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

LFV doings!  |   September / October / November 2018

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, handyman 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/handyman assistance, administrative, planning assistance, participating on Committees & with LFV's 1st Community Bingo Night!
 
Shobha Abhyankar
Corrian Atwell
Cecilia Bacigalupo
Maureen Beasley
Steve Berube
Elida Bessalel
Debbie Bisio
Peter Bisio
Lowell Bisio
Suzanne Blouin
Anita Bollt
Susan Brown
Michael Cairo
Grady Catterall
Sharon Cochran
Jane Croft
Suzanne Dater
Sandie Deighton
Barbara Denison
Lorraine Douglas
Norma Dugger
Gary Ender
Elaine Ferat
Cathy Gildenhorn
Karen Goldstein
Sandy Grant
Bill Grosshandler
Lisa Grove
Gabrielle Grunau
Susan Harding
Joanne Hellyer
Eleanor Hillegeist
Russ Hogya
Ann Humphrey
Helen-Louise Hunter
Peter Loew
Gary Lorenz
Sally McCarthy
Carol Moravsky
Margie Ott
Lisa Owen
Lani Pearson
Mike Proser
Pickett Randolph
Sandy Roy
Kathryn Scott
Todd Smith
Betty Taska
Mamie Terrot
Bobby Turnbull
Don Turnbull
Manuel Valencia
Nancy Wehr
Charles Yost
Luis R. Zavaleta
Katheleen 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
Thank You To our Business and Community Spporters!



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. )

September 
MONDAY 

9/10 @ noon - 1:30 pm: LFV Men's Lunch  / China Pavilion, 4611 Sangamore Road, next to CVS in the Sumner Mall. Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch buffet! (M&V).
TUESDAY

9/18 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm:  Hospital Planning and Discharge Seminar - How your Village can Help presented by Sibley Hospital, LFV and Palisades Village.  Palisades Library, 4901 V St NW. RSVP 202-244-3310.

9/25 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Bob Heiderer's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V)
WEDNESDAY

9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V).

9/26 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm:  LFV Library Event  Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Prep Workshop , with Rafael Espinoza, Montgomery County SHIP Director (ALL)
THURSDAY

9/6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Game Day/ Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive - Bridge, Mahjong, Scrabble, Mexican Train, Rummikub and more! We give lessons and welcome game suggestions! (M&V).

9/13 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event  - Market Outlook Seminar , with  Andrew Gibson and David Weinistein, from Ameriprise Financial. Little Falls Library (ALL).

9/20 @ 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).
October
MONDAY 

10/8 @ noon - 1:30 pm: LFV Men's Lunch  / China Pavilion, 4611 Sangamore Road, next to CVS in the Sumner Mall. Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch buffet! (M&V).

10/15 @ 3:30 pm - 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).
TUESDAY 

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

10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group - now open to men & womenSumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

10/3 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm: LFV Book ClubCrossing to Safety, 
by Wallace Stegner.  Bring a packed lunch, enjoy a great book discussion and select the next book!  The Book Club meets  on the 1st Wednesday of every other month.  LFV Office, back room (M&V).

10/17 @ 1:30 - 2:30:  The Etiquette of Illness , with Allison M. Kuchar, Capital Caring / presented by LFV in collaboration with Sibley Senior Services, Sibley Hospital, Building D, Room 2 (ALL).

10/24 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event - Turning the Tables: Aging Experts Interview Each Other & Answer Your Questions, with  Stuart Rosenthal, publisher and editor of the Beacon Newspapers and former Chair of the Maryland Commission on Aging, and Austin Heyman, moderator of Montgomery County Cable's Seniors Today, and founding Director of Interages and the Montgomery County Intergenerational Resource Center (ALL).
THURSDAY

10/4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: 
Game Day
/  Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive - Bridge, Mahjong, Scrabble, Mexican Train, Rummikub and more! We give lessons and welcome game suggestions! (M&V).

10/11 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event - Fight for the Living!  Book talk and signing by Bonnie Friedman, author of "Hospital Warrior: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One", an essential guide for working within the system to get the best care and outcomes, and becoming an effective advocate (ALL).

10/18 @ 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).

10/18 @ 4:30 - 6:00:  Investment Discussion Happy Hour / Gabrielle Grunau & Bill Grosshandler's house. Group meets every 7 weeks (M&V).

10/25 @ 5:00 pm - 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 (M&V).
FRIDAY 

10/5, Van leaves @ 10:30 am for 11:30 am concert: Arts Outing. N SO Coffee Concert / Kennedy Center. For those who have a confirmed RSVP, meet the van @ 10:30 am in front of the Safeway on Sangamore.  Tickets are  $44.50 + $20 for transportaion  (M&V).

10/19, Van leaves @ 9:30 am: Arts Outing - 
Phillips Museum, Nordic Impressions Exhibit & Tour
Will arrange 2 groups -- All confirmed RSVPs will tour the Exhibit. Cosmos lunch after the tour for limited number. Tour tickets are $13 + transporation cost (M&V).
November
MONDAY 

11/12 @ noon - 1:30 pm: 
LFV Men's Lunch/ 
China Pavilion, 4611 Sangamore Road, next to CVS in the Sumner Mall. Join us for great conversation & a tasty lunch buffet! (M&V).

11/19 @ 3:30 pm - 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).
TUESDAY 

11/13, Van leaves @ 10:45, return @ 3:00 pm: Arts Outing - Museum of American Art / Portrait Gallery. Special Exhibit 'Eye21: Self Portraits 190 - Today'. Also the Michelle Obama portrait! Will be time to solo tour, join scheduled tours and have lunch in the enclosed courtyard snack shop (M&V).

11/27 @ 10:30 - 11:30 am: Poetry Circle  / Bob Heiderer's home.  Bring a poem to read & poetic thoughts to share (M&V).
WEDNESDAY 

11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28 @ 10:00 am - noon: LFV Bridge Group - now open to men & womenSumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive (M&V). 

11/14 @ 6:45 - 8:00 pm: LFV Community Membership Drive Meeting.  Westland Middle School. Join us and bring your friends and neighbors to share the benefits of joining LFV's member and volunteer community! (ALL). 

11/28 @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm: LFV Library Event - How Heritable are Neuropsychiatric Disorders? Genetics and Personalized Medicine in the 21st Century, by Dr. Thomas M. Hyde, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer Lieber Institute for Brain Development (ALL).
THURSDAY

11/1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Game 
Day
/ Sumner Village Community Center, 4910 Sentinel Drive - Bridge, Majong, Scrabble, Mexican Train, Rummikub and more! We give lessons and welcome game suggestions! (M&V).

11/8 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event -  Emergency Preparedness , with Joe Corona, CEM, Outreach Coordinator, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security. Presented in collaboration with Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors  (ALL).

11/15 @ 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).

11/29 @ 5:00 pm - 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 (M&V).
Planning Ahead, RSVP Now!
Monday 12/10, Tea begins @ 1:00 pm:  Strathmore Mansion Scandanavian Music Tea.  Confirmed RSVPs only, event full. Will have time after the tea to tour the Juried Exhibit of Fine Art in Miniatures from Around the World, and visit Strathmore's Gift Shop, in full holiday swing! (M&V).
T hursday 12/13 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm:  LFV Library Event -
The Challenges of Reporting in Turbulent Times, with Richard Harris, currently Editorial Producer of the nationally syndicated newsmagazine "Matter of Fact" with Soledad O'Brian. Little Falls Library  (ALL).
Monday 12/17, leave @ 9:30 am:  Arts Outing - U.S. Botanical Gardens, Special Holiday Exhibits.  Cost is for transporation only. Details to be provided later (M&V).
Tuesday 1/15/19:  Arts Outing - Rodart Exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.  Details to be provided later (M&V).
T hursday 2/14/19 @ 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, best-selling author, journalist and and women's study professor at Amerian University. Book signing after the presentation. Little Falls Library 
(ALL).
Other Community Events - Concerts
Saturday 10/6 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm: Concert by Washington Conservatory of Music, Pressendra Chamber Players, Music by Tchaikovsky and Ravel. Westmoreland UCC Church,  Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Free, donations welcome
Sunday 10/7 @ 5:00 pm: 
Concert, First prize winners of an international competition for young string players. 
Annunciation Catholic Church, 3810 Massachusetts Avenue, NW .  Free, donations appreciated. 
Friday 10/12 @ 7:30 - 8:30 pm: Piano Concert Series '7 on Fridays' Westmoreland UCC Church,  Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Free, donations welcome
Friday 10/12 @ 7:30 - 8:30 pm: The Mason Symphony Orchestra Presents an Evening of Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral', Piano Concert No. 3, Dr. Dennis Layendecker, conductor, Ms. Hakyong Park, piano soloist.  Our Lady of  Victory Church, 4835 MacArthur Blvd., NW.  Free.
Friday 10/12 @ 7:30 pm: Apollo Orchestra, with Maestro Stephen Czarkowski with Grammy Award winning violinist Cho-Liang Lin.  Church of the Little Flower, 5607 Massachussetts Avenue, Bethesda.  Free.
Saturday 10/20 @ 8:00 - 9:30 pm: Travelogues 3 Part Series, Great Noise Ensemble, Westmoreland Chamber Ensemble in Residence.  Westmoreland UCC Church,  Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Free, donations welcome
Saturday 10/27 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm: Marlow Guitar Series, with Richardo Marlow, flamenco guitarist. Tickets are $35, purchase on-line at marlowguitar.org or call Marlow International at (301) 799-4028. Westmorland U CC Church,  Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda.