LFV Office Address: 4701 Sangamore Road, S-232, above the Safeway
(301) 320-3267

LFV doings!  |   April/May 2019

Remember that we can assist with more than just a ride. We can also help with household tasks, visits - in person or on the phone, transitioning back home after a hospital or rehab stay, handyperson assistance, errands, getting organized, helping to find answers to a variety of questions you may have, technical assistance and a whole lot more. Just call or email the LFV office.
NOTES:
M&V = for LFV Members and Volunteers. 
ALL = Open to the Public
To our wonderful volunteers for making LFV a community of Neighbors Helping Neighbors! 
These volunteers assisted with transportation, phone & in-person visits, tech/handyperson assistance, birthday calls, administrative, planning assistance, Library speaker events and with LFV's trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show, and participating on Committees!

A special THANK YOU to Mike Proser who has coordinated the LFV Speakers Bureau for so many months of fantastic speakers!

Shobha Abhyankar
Maurine Beasley
Elida Bessalel
Deborah Bisio
Katie Bisio
Nancy Cameron
Grady Catterall
Lois Cohen
Janet Crossen
Norma Dugger
Gary Ender
Elaine Ferat
Karen Goldstein
Sandy Grant
Bill Grosshandler
Gabrielle Grunau
Joanne Hellyer
Eleanor Hillegeist
Russ Hoyga
Judy Lentz
Peter Loew
Tom Maher
Linda Martz
Sally McCarthy
Andrea Mones
Barbara Norton
Marian O'Brien
Lisa Owen
Louise Owen
Lani Pearson
Mike Proser
Pickett Randolph
Sandy Roy
Kathryn Scott
Maribeth Sherman
Dolores Smith
Gabrielle Stevens
David Storey
Mamie Terrott
Manuel Valencia
Nancy Wehr
Chuck Yost
4701 Sangamore Road
Suite# S-232
Bethesda, MD 20816
301-320-3267
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M-Th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Fridays service requests are responded to until noon.
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RSVP FOR EVENTS OF INTEREST BY
Calling (301) 320-3267 or Email info@LittleFallsVillage.org
(LFV Library Events are at Little Falls Library, 5501 Mass.)

April
LFV LIBRARY LECTURES 

Thursday, 4/11 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event / "Making an Aging Plan,"  with Miriam Kelty, consultant in Bioethics, Aging, and Research Strategy, Co-President of the Washington Area Villages Exchange, President of Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors, Associate Director of the National Institute on Aging and Director of the Institute's Extramural Activities Programs (ALL).  

Wednesday, 4/24 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event / "Suffragists in Washington, D.C.," with journalist, author, radio talk show host, and producer Rebecca Roberts. She is currently the program coordinator for Smithsonian Associates, where she works to highlight the history of our capitol city (ALL).
ONGOING CLUBS AND GROUPS

Tuesday 4/2, 4/16, & 4/30 @ 2:00 - 3:30 pm: LFV Handicrafts Group / Bring needle point, cross stitch, sewing, knitting, quilting, or your favorite project. Discover a new handicraft hobby - our members will teach you! Share great conversation & tea!  The Handicrafts Group meets every other Tuesday at the LFV Office (M&V).

Wednesday 4/3 @ 1:00-3:00 pm: LFV Book Club / "Jazz,"  by Toni Morrison,  LFV Office. The book club meets on the first Wednesday of every other month (M&V).

Wednesday 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group /  Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

Thursday 4/4 @ 4:30 - 6:00 pm: Sawbuck Salon / 
Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house.  Group meets every 6 weeks (M&V).

Friday 4/5 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm: Organization Meeting for LFV Adventures in Cooking Club / LFV Office / Members & Volunteers who already signed up and others who are interested, please join us to select dates of dinners, choose cuisines & discuss logistics.  Let us know if you are coming by April 2  (M&V).

Tuesday 4/9 @ noon - 1:30 pm: LFV Men's Lunch / Wagshal's Market, 4845 Massachusetts Ave NW, Spring Valley.  Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch! Contact the LFV office if you need a ride (M&V).

Thursday 4/18 @ 10:30 am showtime: Senior Cinema at the Avalon  / Tickets $5. Movie will be announced the week prior. Members usually carpool. Let us know if you need a ride (ALL, transportation only for M&V).

Thursday 4/18 @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm: Happy Hour & Light Dinner / Enjoy non- & alcoholic drinks, a little dinner & lively conversation with LFV friends at Passion Fin in Sumner Mall, 4611 Sangamore Road, separate checks (M&V).

Tuesday 4/23 @ 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Lunch Bunch / Join us for great conversation and a tasty lunch! Meets monthly at local restaurants. The Iris Inn at Glen Echo, 6119 Tulane Ave (M&V).

Sunday 4/28 @ 1:00 - 5:00 pm: LFV Bike Ride and Trail Walk Club /  Starting point and ending point TBD /  Join the LFV Bikers & Walkers for our first ever bike ride and walk. Capital Crescent Trail to/from Bethesda OR Georgetown (group will decide). At the end of the ride, enjoy pizza, soda and beer. Call the office if you want to join this 1st ride. Rain date May 19 (M&V).

Tuesday 4/30 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Bob Heiderer's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V).
OUTINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday 4/4 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm: Artist's Talk and Wine & Cheese Reception with Ann Schaefer /  LAUNCH Workplace, 1st Floor North (same building as LFV office, take the right elevator).  M eet the artist and view the Landscape and Cityscape paintings of Ann Schaefer, local artist and LFV member. Ann has over 100 paintings exhibited and for sale. A portion of sales proceeds will be donated to LFV! (M&V)

Sunday 4/7 @ 9:00 am - noon: Great Falls MD Wildflower Walk with Edd Barrows, professor of Biology at Georgetown University / Meet at Safeway on Sangamore, and bring a snack or lunch for a picnic. Rain date is April 14. RSVP by April 3. Will coordinate car pools, or van for $20 transportation cost (M&V).

Tuesday 4/9, leave @ 5:30 pm for 6:30 pm Lecture: Author's Talk And Signing / "John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court" - with historian and columnist Richard Brookhiser / Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Mass. Ave, NW. RSVP by April 5.  $20 transportation cost, lecture is free (M&V).

Wednesday 4/10 @ noon - 2:00 pm:  LFV and Westmoreland Citizens Association Potluck Lunch & Open House /  Celebrate spring with your neighbors and find out about LFV!  RSVP by April 5 and let me know what you are bringing / The Little House in Westmoreland Hills Park, 5315 Elliot Road (ALL).

Saturday 4/13 @ 6:45 - 9:30 pm, meet carpool @ 6:00 pm: Verdi Requiem / National Philharmonic Choral - Strathmore Music Center. Pre-concert lecture 6:45 - 7:15 pm, light dinner/snacks in cafe, concert @ 8:00 pm. Option to arrive only for concert. Tickets $57.60 for Promenade, free parking in Grovenor Metro garage with concert ticket. RSVP by April 8. Car pool or $20 transportation  cost (M&V).

PLANNING AND ADMIN MEETINGS

Wednesday 4/3 @ 10:00 am - noon & 4:00 - 6:00 pm: Volunteer Training / Sandy Roy's House/ Training for those interested in volunteering for Little Falls Village and current LFV volunteers who have not completed the advanced training (ALL).

Friday 4/5 @ 10:00 am:  Bingo Planning Meeting /LFV office (M&V).

Monday 4/15 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm: LFV Planning Committee /  LFV Office, 4701 Sangamore Road, S-233. Call the office if you want to join in planning great LFV events and outings (M&V).

Wednesday 4/17 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm: LFV Board Meeting  LFV Office (M&V).

May
LFV LIBRARY LECTURES

Thursday 5/9 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event / "Downsizing in Place with Order in Your Life," with Penny Catterall, Owner & Founder of Order Your Life (ALL).  

Wednesday 5/22 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event / "Cutting the Cord: Alternatives to Cable TV," with Victor Rezmovic, IT consultant and teacher at the Information Technology Institute at Montgomery College. Mr. Rezmovic is also a social psychologist by training (ALL).
ONGOING CLUBS AND GROUPS

Wednesday 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

Tuesday 5/14 @ 12:30 - 2:00 pm: Lunch Bunch /  Join  us for great conversation & a tasty lunch! We'll sit outside, weather permitting. Contact the LFV office if you need a ride. RSVP by May 10. Old Anglers Inn, 10801 Macarthur Blvd (M&V).

Tuesday 5/14 @ noon - 1:30 pm: LFV Men's Lunch /  Wagshal's Market, 4845 Massachusetts Ave NW, Spring Valley. Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch. RSVP by May 10. Contact the LFV office if you need a ride (M&V).

Tuesday 5/14 & 5/28 @ 2:00 - 3:30 pm: LFV Handicrafts Group / Bring needle point, cross stitch, sewing, knitting, quilting, or your favorite project. Discover a new handicraft hobby - our members will teach you! Share great conversation & tea! The Handicrafts Group meets every other Tuesday at the LFV Office (M&V).

Thursday 5/16 @ 10:30 am showtime: Senior Cinema at the Avalon / Tickets $5. Movie will be announced the week prior. Members usually carpool. Let us know if you need a ride (ALL, transport. only for M&V).

Thursday 5/16 @ 4:30 - 6:00 pm: Sawbuck Salon / 
Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house.  Group meets every 6 weeks (M&V).

Thursday 5/23 @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm: Happy Hour & Light Dinner / Enjoy non- & alcoholic drinks, a little dinner & lively conversation with LFV friends at Passion Fin in Sumner Mall, 4611 Sangamore Road. RSVP by May 20 (M&V).

Tuesday 5/28 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Bob Heiderer's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V).
OUTINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Sunday 5/5 @ 5:00 - 7:30 pm: Cinco De Mayo Bingo - Family Event / Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Rd / Doors open 4:45 pm, $25 per adult, $10 per child (includes Mexican taco/nachos dinner /beverage/dessert & packet of 60 Bingo cards). Great prizes for adults and children, including gift certificates to local restaurants, salons, & yoga studio, toys, games & much more! RSVP  littlefallsvillage.org/bingo (ALL).

Monday 5/13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm: NEW ART CLASS: Gelatin Printing Art Class. Local Artist & teacher Clare Winslow, will lead a relaxing & enjoyable workshop for all skill levels in which participants will use the technique of gelli printing, with acrylic paint paper, stencils, natural objects, stamps, & collage. $50 cost for class, all tools and materials provided. RSVP by May 1. Triangle Art Studio B, 7711 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Carpooling recommended (M&V).

Tuesday 5/14 @ 6:30 pm: Vince Houghton Presents: Nuking the Moon- The Secret History of History / Join Spy Museum historian Vince Houghton as he launches his book Nuking the Moon which details some of the most glorious missions-born of innovation and desperation-that never made it off the drawing board. Book  signing  &  sale at the event. Tickets are free but limited.  RSVP by April 10.   $20 transportation cost. New Museum location, 700 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington DC (M&V).

Friday 5/17 @ 10:15 am - 2:00 pm: Glenstone Museum Trip /  Glenstone Museum in Potomac & lunch in the Cafe. Cost is $20 for transportation only. Let us know if you want to be on the wait list (M&V).

Tuesday 5/21 from 9:00 am -1:30 pm : National Geographic Museum / Queens of Egypt Exhibit.  Meet @ Safeway at 9:00 am. Self-guided tour.  Lunch at museum cafeteria or Cafe. RSVP by May 13. $20 transportation cost (M&V).
PLANNING AND ADMIN MEETINGS

Wednesday 5/15 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm: LFV Board Meeting /  LFV Office (M&V).

Monday 5/20 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm: LFV Planning Committee /  LFV Office, 4701 Sangamore Road, S-233. Call the office if you want to join in planning great LFV events and outings (M&V).

Planning Ahead, RSVP Now!
LFV Book Club / Meets the 1st Wednesday of every other month @ 1:00 - 3:00 pm, LFV Office (M&V):
  • June 5: A Place for Us, by Fatima Mirza
  • August 7: Book TBD
Thursday 6/6 @ noon - 3:30: Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum Tour / Meet at Safeway at noon for LFV transportation. Lunch at Clyde's at 12:30 pm. Tour led by Andrea Mones. Price is $28.50 ($8.50 for museum admission & $20 for transportation) (M&V).

Thursday 6/13 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm:  LFV Library Event / "The Last Palace" with Norman Eisen , chairman and co-founder of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, political commentator for CNN, former U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic (2011-2014), former chief White House ethics lawyer (2009-2011) (ALL).
Wednesday 6/26 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm:  LFV Library Event /
"Inside the White House" with Antoine Sanfuentes
, Managing Editor at CNN's Washington Bureau, where he oversees stories on the White House and Capitol Hill (ALL).

Thursday 6/27 @ 4:30 - 6:00 pm: Sawbuck Salon  Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house.  Group meets every 6 weeks (M&V).

Other Community Events
Wednesday 4/3 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm: Urban Neighborhoods and American Life / Metropolitan Center, American University School of Public Affairs- Annual Spring Lecture, with Robert J. Sampson of Harvard University / A reception will follow the lecture. Register on the OLLI website: www.olli-dc.org

Sunday 4/7 @ 4:00 pm: Illuminare / Award-winning women's early music vocal ensemble.  Part of the Little Flower 2018-2019 Concert Series. Free & open to the public. Little Flower Parish, 5607 Mass Avenue, Bethesda.

Tuesday 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, & 5/7 @ 10:15 am - noon: Transformations: The Empowered Next Step / Taught by author Iris Krasnow, bestselling author of books on relationships and a writing professor at American University. This course will help women identify their goals and strategize how to meet them, in both their personal and professional lives. Register at http://herahub.com/dc/   o r iris@american.edu /Hera Hub, 5028 Wisconsin Ave NW #100, Washington, D.C.

Saturday 5/11 @ 9:00 am - noon: The Grateful Shred 2019 / Shred no-longer needed paperwork. $5 voluntary donation per box, proceeds support the Center. Clara Barton Community Ctr., 7435 MacArthur Blvd.

Monday 4/15 & 5/20 @ 12:30 pm: Monthly Meeting of the Ward Circle Chapter of AARP / Refreshments will be provided at 12:30 pm, and the meeting will commence at 1:00 pm. Vestry of National United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave NW. 

Saturday 4/27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Glen Echo Park Carousel Day / Celebrate the opening of Glen Echo Park's historic Dentzel Carousel for its 99th season. There will be FREE activities throughout the park, including live music/performances and more!

Saturday 4/27 @ 9:00 am - noon: 41st Annual Westmoreland Hills Garden Club - "Garden and Gourmet" Sale / Rain or shine. Offering: Perennials, Annuals, Gourmet Foods, Corner Cafe. Payment is by cash or check only and all proceeds support community beautification and conservation projects. The Corner Garden at Duvall Drive and Elliott Road.

Sunday 4/28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm:    Nathan Laube, Organist/   In celebration of St. Ann Catholic Church's 150th Anniversary. Free Admission. Champagne reception following the concert. Wisconsin Avenue at Tenley Circle.

Friday 5/3 & Saturday 5/4 @ 10:00 am: National Cathedral Flower Mart / Drawing locals and tourists alike to the grounds of the Cathedral since 1939, this festival includes an irresistible array of festival foods, children's rides, artisanal/boutique gifts, herbs and flowers.

Sunday 5/19 @ 4:00 pm: Juilliard Alumni Ensemble / The Annual Juilliard Reunion Ensemble Concert celebrates our unites States Armed Forces Veterans and their families by performing classical, theatre, and old favoritesPart of the Little Flower 2018-2019 Concert Series. Free & open to the public. Little Flower Parish, 5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda.

Sunday 6/2 @ 4:00 pm: Apollo Orchestra / The exciting Apollo Orchestra and Maestro Stephen Czarkowski present a special program, with world class opera soloists and the combined choirs of Little FlowerPart of the Little Flower 2018-2019 Concert Series. Free & open to the public. Little Flower Parish, 5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda.

Thank you & best wishes to LFV's wonderful
B-CC Intern Hannah Holzer!!!
Please join me in wishing Hannah success as she begins her college career in the Fall! Hannah has made tremendous contributions to our Village all year and we will miss her! Thank you Hannah!!!!
Water Aerobics Anyone?
Are you interested in an LFV Water Aerobics Class at a neighborhood pool, beginning in June? (M&V)
Cost would be $5 per class
Class time would be 10:00 am
Day to be determined later
  If interested, RSVP to the LFV office