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

LFV doings!  |   February/March 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.
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, and participating on Committees!

Maurine Beasley
Kay Bowman
Deborah Bisio
Katie Bisio
Suzanne Blouin
Anita Bollt
Grady Catterall
Sharron Cochran
Lois Cohen
Janet Crossen
Ursula Daniels
Elaine Ferat
Cathy Gildenhorn
Karen Goldstein
Sandy Grant
Dave Gries
Bill Grosshandler
Gabrielle Grunau
Eleanor Hillegeist
Russ Hoyga
Frank Huffman
Judy Lentz
Peter Loew
Tom Maher
Linda Martz
Sally McCarthy
Andrea Mones
Jane North
Marian O'Brien
Hedy Ohringer
Margie Ott
Lisa Owen
Mike Proser
Pickett Randolph
Ed Rastatter
Sandy Roy
Kathryn Scott
Gabrielle Stevens
David Storey
Betty Taska
Manuel Valencia
Nancy Wehr
Chuck Yost
Luis Zavaleta
Kathleen Zellmer
4701 Sangamore Road
Suite# S-232
Bethesda, MD 20816
301-320-3267
The LFV office is staffed M-Th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Fridays service requests are responded to until noon.
NOTES:
M&V = for LFV Members and Volunteers. 
ALL = Open to the Public
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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. Ave.)

February
MONDAYS 

2/18 @ 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).
TUESDAYS

2/5, 2/19 @ 2:00 - 3:30 pm: LFV Handicrafts Group / NEW GROUP - Bring needle point, cross stitch, sewing, knitting, quilting, or your favorite project. Discover a new handicraft hobby - our members will teach you!  We welcome other handicraft suggestions. The Handicrafts Group will meet every other Tuesday at the LFV Office, 4701 Sangamore Road, S-233 / Future meetings may be in members' homes (M&V).

2/12 @ 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 LFVoffice if you need a ride (M&V).

2/26 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Corrian Atwell's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V).
WEDNESDAYS 

2/6 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm:  LFV Board Meeting /LFV Office (M&V).

2/6 @ 1:00-3:00 pm: LFV Book Club / "A Death in the Family,"  by James Agee,  LFV Office. The book club will meet on the first Wednesday of every other month. (M&V)

2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

2/27 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event: "Alzheimer's Disease Risk Reduction" with Matt Mattson, Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program and Professor of Neurosciences at Johns Hopkins University (ALL).
THURSDAYS

2/14 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm: LFV Library Event - Special Valentine's Day Presentation: "Finding Purpose and Passion at Every Stage and Age"  with Iris Krasnow, bestselling author and Women's Studies Professor at AU (ALL).

2/21 @ 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).

2/21 @ 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).

2/28 @ 4:30 - 6:00 pm: Sawbuck Salon /  Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house.  Group meets every 6 weeks (M&V).
SUNDAYS

2/24 @ 3:00 - 4:30, 5:00 pm, meet carpool @ 2:oo pm (RSVP by 2/15): Elgar Cello Concerto & Prokofiev's Sixth Symphony, BSO / Strathmore Music Center /  Tickets $52 for Orchestra tier, incuding senior discount + $4 fee per ticket if group is less than 10. Free parking in Grovenor Metro garage with concert ticket (M&V).
March
MONDAYS

3/4 & 3/11 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm: FREE Senior Yoga Class / Simon Says Yoga, Sumner Mall.  Call the office by 2/22 if you want to register for either of these classes. Thank you Simon Says Yoga for your generosity! (M&V).

3/18 @ 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).
TUESDAYS

3/5, 3/19 @ 2:00 - 3:30 pm: LFV Handicrafts Group / NEW GROUP - Bring needle point, cross stitch, sewing, knitting, quilting, or your favorite project. Discover a new handicraft hobby - our members will teach you! We welcome other handicraft suggestions. The Handicrafts Group will meet every other Tuesday at the LFV Office, 4701 Sangamore Road, S-233 / Future meetings may be in members' homes (M&V).

3/12 @ noon - 1:30 pm: LFV Men's Lunch / Location TBD. Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch.  Contact the LFV office if you need a ride (M&V).

3/12 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event - "Everything You Need To Know About Medical Marijuana" with Matthew Mintz, MD, FACP, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, the George Washington University School of Medicine (ALL).

3/19 @ 6:00 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm Show:  John Quincy Adams (JQA)  / Arena Stage. For confirmed RSVPs only. Let us know if you would like to be on the wait list. For those who have a confirmed RSVP, meet @ 5:00 pm in front of Safeway for an Uber/Lyft (M&V). 

3/26 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Bob Heiderer's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V).
WEDNESDAYS 

3/6 @ 10:00 am meeting time, noon - 2:30 pm show: 
"Richard III" /Sidney Harman Hall / Confirmed RSVPs only, will take wait list names. Will be time to get a snack before the show. Total price is $72.50 (including the 50% discount, booking fee, and transportation costs) (M&V).

3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

3/6 @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm: LFV Board Meeting  LFV Office (M&V).

3/27 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm:  LFV Library Event - "American Quilts and Diplomacy"  with Le Rowell,  founding member of the International Quilt Guild of Luxembourg and independent exhibition curator and speaker  (ALL).
THURSDAYS

3/7 @ 11:00 am - noon, meet van @ 10:00 am (RSVP by 2/22): FMMC Free Concert / Alberto Ginastera: Cinco Canciones Populares Argentinas / Gluck: Ballet from Orphee et Eurydice / Roger Fiske: Sonata for clarinet & piano: including Janet Crossen, LFV Volunteer, on piano! / Strathmore Mansion. Transporation $20 (M&V).

3/14 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event - "The Truth About Social Security" with Nancy Altman, author and President of Social Security Works  and chair of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition (ALL).

3/21 @ 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).

3/21 @ 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).
SUNDAYS

3/10 @ 2:00 - 3:30 pm, van leaves @ 1:00 pm (RSVP by 2/18): Nell Gwynn / Folger Theater / Total cost is $89, orchestra seats ($69 for tickets including senior discount + $20 transportation; if less than 10 would be +$4 service fee per ticket) (M&V).
Potential Outings - RSVP Now to Make Them a Reality - If Interest Will Schedule!
Sunday 3/3 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm: Philadelphia Flower Show (RSVP & Payment by 2/18)/ Cost is $80 per person, including admission to show and chartered bus transportation. Payment due 2/18 for confirmed RSVPs in order to reserve the bus. Need a minimum of 30 to schedule this event. LFV Members & Volunteers can bring a non-LFV friend. Will meet and return to Safeway parking lot (M&V&Friends). 
Monday 3/4 OR 3/18 (will choose 1 based on RSVPs) / Leave @ 10:15, Return @ 1:45 pm: Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms / GW University Textile Museum / docent tour @ 11:00, lecture @ noon, solo tour after lecture / 3/4 Lecture: "Winston in Washington" / 3/18 Lecture: "Spies in Washington" / Cost is $20 for transportation + suggested donation of $8 at the museum (M&V).
Monday 4/1 @ 10:00 am, meet Uber (tentative date):  In Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice  docent tour / National Gallery of Art (M&V).
Tuesday 4/9, leave @ 5:30 pm for 6:30 Lecture: Author's Talk & Signing - "John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court" with historian & columnist Richard Brookhiser / Society of the Cincinnatti, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW / $20 transportation, lecture is free (M&V).
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. Can choose to arrive only for concert. Tickets $57.60 for Promenade, free parking in Grovenor Metro garage with concert ticket (M&V).
Sunday 4/28, meet @ 1:00 pm:  LFV Bikers Club 1st Ride! Capital Crescent Trail to/from Bethesda OR Georgetown (group will decide), followed by pizza & beer at the LFV office! Call the office if you want to join this 1st ride. If there is interest, will be regularly scheduled rides! (M&V).
Planning Ahead, RSVP Now!
LFV Book Club Schedule / Meets the 1st Wednesday of every other month @ 1:00 - 3:00 pm, LFV Office (M&V):
  • April 3: Jazz, by Toni Morrison
  • June 5: A Place for Us, by Fatima Mirza
Thursday 4/4 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm:  Artist Talk with Ann Schaefer / Wine and cheese reception at Launch Workplaces, 4701 Sangamore Road (take North Wing elevator to N-100) (M&V). 
Wednesday 4/10 @ noon - 2:00 pm: LFV and Westmoreland Citizens Association Potluck Lunch & Open House / Come and meet your neighbors and find out about LFV! Located at The Little House at Westmoreland Hills Park (M&V).
Thursday 4/11 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm: LFV Library Event - "Downsizing in Place with Order in Your Life" with Penny Catterall, Owner and Founder of Order Your Life, LLC (ALL).
Thursday 4/11 @ 4:30 - 6:00 pm:  Sawbuck Salon / Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house.  Group meets every 6 weeks (M&V).
Wednesday 4/24 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event / "Suffragists in Washington D.C." with Rebecca Roberts, journalist, author, radio talk show host, and producer. She is currently the program coordinator for Smithsonian Associates (ALL).
Sunday 5/5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, doors open @ 4:45 pm:  LFV's 2nd Community BINGO! Back by popular demand! LFV's 1st BINGO event was a huge success !!! Spread the word, join the fun for the entire family! Waldorf School (ALL).
Friday 5/17 @ 10:15 - 2:00 pm:  Glenstone Museum in Potomac & lunch in the Cafe. Cost is $20 for transportation only. A few tickets left, RSVP now! (M&V).
Thursday 6/13 @ 1:30 - 2:30 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).
Other Community Events
Exhibits at the American University Katzen Arts Center  Open 1/26 - 3/17, Tuesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm:
  • The Gifts of Tony Podesta / Features strong and provocative photography and sculpture donated by Tony Podesta over the past decade to the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
  • Nancy at Ninety: A Retrospective of Form and Color / Retrospective of seven decades of the work of Washington, DC sculptor Nancy Frankel, including freestanding works in three dimensions, graphite drawings, and tempera paintings.
  • Jiri Kolar (1914-2002): Forms of Visual Poetry / exhibition dedicated to one of the most remarkable Czech poets and visual artists associated with Modernism.
  • Michael B. Platt + Carol A. Beane: Influences and Connections / Inspired by the ancestral stories told by the indigenous keepers of Australia's most sacred grounds.
Thursday 2/28 @ 6:00 - 8:00 pm:  17th Annual Women's Health Symposium with Drs. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez & Danielle Patterson /  Registration and refreshments 6:00 - 6:30 pm, free program 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Registration required, visit events.suburbanhospital.org or call 301-896-3939. Chevy Chase Club, 6100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase. 

Sunday 3/3, 4/14, & 5/12 @ 4:00 pm: Romantic Salon Conversations with Stanislav Khristenko /Admission $15 at the door. Washington Conservatory of Music, Glen Echo Park. 

Sunday 3/24 @ 4:00 pm: District5 Wind Quintet Part of the Little Flower 2018-2019 Concert Series. Free & open to the public. Little Flower Parish, 5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda.

Tuesday 3/26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Vincent Dubois, Organist titular of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. In celebration of St. Ann Catholic Church's 150th Anniversary. Wisconsin Avenue at Tenley Circle. Free Admission. Champagne reception following the concert (ALL).

Friday 3/29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Village Ambassador Forum / "Rethinking How We Age in a Changing World" with Howard Gleckman, Suburban Hospital Board Chair and Senior Fellow at The Urban Institute. Light lunch served during event.  Registration required, visit events.suburbanhospital.org or call 301-896-3939 to reserve your seat to this free event. Normandie Farm, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac.

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 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda.

Sunday 4/28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm:    Nathan Laube, Organist.   In celebration of St. Ann Catholic Church's 150th Anniversary. Wisconsin Avenue at Tenley Circle. Free Admission. Champagne reception following the concert (ALL).
LFV Member Highlight!
Special Invitation for LFV Members & Volunteers  to view the Landscape & Cityscape Paintings of Ann Schaefer, local artist & new LFV member! 
Location: LAUNCH Workplaces on the 1st Floor North of 4701 Sangamore, the same building where the LFV office is located, next to the Safeway.  Ann has over 100 paintings that are exhibited and for sale in the LAUNCH space. 
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
Ann has offered to donate a portion of all sale proceeds from her paintings to LFV! 
For more information: Check out Ann Schaefer's website www.AnnSchaeferArt.com  or call LFV office @ (301) 320-3267