Date Theme May 7 General Meeting
Program: Barber Shop Quartet – The Tuesday Night Alibi
We will be voting on a bylaw change reducing the number of Directors- also presenting the new Board of Director’s.
Location - The Handlery
- 6:00 pm - Social
- 6:45 pm - Announcements
- 7:00 pm - Meeting
Winter meetings are held at The Handlery in Mission Valley
950 Hotel Circle North 92108
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Summer meetings are held on Vacation Isle in Mission Bay.
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Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month during the "after-work hours", unless otherwise noted.
- Snow Skiing
Torrey Pines is and has always been a SKI CLUB. Although some of our members don't ski (they just joined to enjoy all of our other great activities) many of us are always either skiing or planning our next ski trip. Please come with us on one of our trips.
For general info on our ski trips please contact: Joe firstname.lastname@example.org 619-286-0624
- Beach Bunch
Thursdays, June 13 and June 27, 2013
Sunset Point on Mission Bay near the Dana Inn and Marina. (TG 1268 A3)
It’s Beach Bunch time and we are back at Sunset Point on Mission Bay. Meet at 5:30 PM. Bring a dish to share (YOU MUST ALSO BRING YOUR OWN SUPPLIES/plates, silverware, cups, etc.), BYOB, beach chair and firewood.. We stay for a nice time around the fire, so please bring firewood if possible. RAIN (OR NO ONE SHOWING UP by 6:30 PM) cancels. This is a NO HOST activity.
Questions? Call Elaine Urquhart 619-276-2980.
- Bocce Ball
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:00 PM – NOTE TIME CHANGE
Join us at 2:00 PM Sunday for an informal afternoon of Bocce Ball at the location in Liberty Station. We will be in the grassy area (TG 1288 D1). Farragut Road is off Rosecrans Street in Point Loma. Novice players are welcome. Bring a chair, drinks and snacks (if you like) and bocce balls if you have a set. Spectators are welcome and afterwards we will see if anyone would like to go to Happy Hour or a Group Dinner. RAIN (OR NO ONE SHOWING BY 2:15 PM) CANCELS.
For info contact: John Bauer
- Hikes, Walks, Tours
Balboa Park Architectural Tour
Meet at City Hall – 1825 Strand Way
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Join us for a free walk through Balboa Park. We will be guided by a Park Ranger who will describe the architecture and beautiful flora in the park. Meet in front of the Visitors Center by The Prado Restaurant at 10:00 AM. Walk will be fairly flat but we could encounter some inclines so wear comfortable shoes. Bring water. It is a free Tuesday for some museums so you can roam into one of the many museums including the Art Museum or enjoy a nice lunch in the park after the tour.
RSVP TO: Debbie Schroeder 858-551-9651 email@example.com.
Stone Brewing Company Tour
1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, 92029 (760-471-4999)
Thursday, May 30, 2013
$5.00 (includes free glass and samples)
Join us for a private tour with an expert guide at the Stone Brewing Co. (TG 1129 D4) We will go through the heart of the working brewery and learn about the beer process and the popular new craze-craft beers. The tour will last about an hour and will include a free tasting glass along with four samples tastings. The tour starts promptly at 11:00 AM-no refunds or waiting for late arrivals. We will have an optional group lunch at the restaurant after the tour.
The tour is limited, so send your check made out to TPSC asap along with whether you want to join us for lunch to: Debbie Schroeder, 2331 Darlington Row, La Jolla, CA 92037 858-551-9651 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Social Events
Friday July 12, 2013
Bayview Restaurant at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD)
Buffet is from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Dance from 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Join us for the Friday July 12 Dinner/Dance at the Bayview Restaurant at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD). The Buffet is from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and the cost is $23.95 per person, pay at the door. Drinks are available at the bar. Dance the night away from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. You can Google Bayview Restaurant MCRD and Dinner/Dancing for information. Entrance to MCRD requires driver’s license and sometimes proof of car insurance.
Notify us no later than June 28 for TPSC Group seating/reservation.
Contacts: Janet Tremaine/John Bauer 619-297-0937 Johntbauer@aol.com
Annual Padre Game/Tailgate Party - Padres vs. San Francisco
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 3:30-6:00 PM. Travel to game on your own at 6:00 PM. Game time is 7:10pm.
Cost: Tickets are $21 (face value is $35.)
Join us for a good old fashioned baseball game. This event starts with a tailgate party at 3:30 PM in the Qualcomm Parking Lot - section J2-J3 under the Trolley. Bring a dish to share and BYOB. The group consists of people from several ski clubs. The seats are discounted…a new section this year. (FP123 Rows 34 and 35). Parking is free at Qualcomm. After tailgating most will take the trolley to Petco Park about 6:00 PM. The game starts at 7:10 PM (Padres vs. San Francisco Giants). This event is always a good time.
Send a check for $21.00 made payable to TPSC with a SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope) to: Barbara Shramek 7940 Forrestal Road, San Diego, CA 92120.
Coronado Concert in the Park/Bike Ride
Sunday, July 17, 2013
4PM to Bike
5PM for the Concert
Join us for this always fun Coronado Concert at the Gazebo on Orange Avenue. The band will be “The High Street Band”. We are going to have a short bike ride for anyone interested – meet at the Park at 4:00 PM to participate in the bike ride. If not, meet at the park for the concert at 5:00 PM. The music starts at 6:00 PM. You will find us on the Orange Avenue side of the park in front of the bandstand. Bring your chairs, BYOB, and an appetizer to share and whatever you want for the main course.
Contacts: Camille and Tom Rothenburg 619-435-0662
Summer Fest Under the Stars
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Scripps Park-La Jolla
Join us for this wonderful free concert of the La Jolla Music Society at the La Jolla Cove. Music Director Cho-Liang Lin with several artists and special guests including the San Diego Youth International Symphony will present the program. Enjoy the sunset and bring a picnic dinner. The concert starts at 7:30 PM so we will gather around 6:30 PM. Bring a low chair, food and drink, etc. Look for the TPSC group. No RSVP necessary.
Contact: Debbie Schroeder 858-551-9651
Silent Movie Night
Monday, August 19, 2013
Balboa Park Spreckels Organ Pavilion
7:30 PM Program Begins
A Classic Silent Movie, “The Eagle”, starring Rudolph Valentino is accompanied by Dennis James on the famous Spreckels Organ. This program is always one of the most popular of the summer organ concerts. Look for us near the front on the west side. Seats will be saved for a short time but this event fills up fast so why not come early and stake out your seat….if you like you can then enjoy the park or head off for a picnic. THIS IS A NO HOST EVENT. If you have questions call Barbara.
Contact: Barbara Shramek 619-286-1250 (cell 619-876-1850)
- Happy Hours
Brigantine Restaurant, Point Loma
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2725 Shelter Island Drive
Join us on THURSDAY, May 23 for Happy Hour. Laura Meldrum has requested this month's location. Appetizer and drink prices. We hope to see you there. Suggestions are always welcome.
Peohe's Restaurant, 1201 1st Street in Coronado
FRIDAY, June 21, 2013
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
In response to a number of requests, this month we will return to Peohe's, located on the lovely waterfront at the Ferry Landing in Coronado. Drinks and appetizers range from $4.00 to $6.00. Come early and beat the traffic across the bridge. I am certain we will enjoy the beautiful scenery, good conversation, and lots of laughs. We look forward to seeing you. There is plenty of parking. Bring a new friend.
Contact: Janet Hanson 858-336-8396 email@example.com
- R.H. Fleet Science Center
Senior Mondays at the R. H. Fleet Science Center
The first Monday of each Month
Entrance Fee (for seniors 65 and better): $7.00
If you're 65+ get together with other Torrey Piners for Senior Monday at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. The entrance fee of only $7.00 includes a lecture at 12:30, all current exhibits, and the 2:00 PM IMAX movie. The lecture takes place in the Grayson Boehm Lecture Hall. Lectures often sell out so come early to purchase lecture tickets by 11:00 a.m. and then enjoy the galleries and special senior discounts in the cafe and store before the lecture.
Note: The schedule is subject to change, so it's a good idea to check the Reuben H. Fleet Web site at http://www.rhfleet.org/events/senior-mondays.
12:30 Afternoon Lecture Topic 2:00 IMAX films
Rise Above Plastics
Rise Above Plastic is a SurfRider campaign whose mission is to reduce the impacts of plastics on San Diego’s coastal environment. Discuss how to pomote awareness of plastic pollution, recycling, and encourage the reduction of single-use plastics.
Scott Harrison is a former founder of the RAP campaign and also serves on the San Diego County Chapter Advisory Committee.
Coral Reef Adventure
For more information, visit the Website at http://www.rhfleet.org/events/senior-mondays.
Torrey Pines Club Contact: Barbara [ Bjshramek@aol.com] 619-286-1250
- San Diego Council of Ski Club Activites
San Diego Council of Ski Club Activities
The Torrey Pines Ski Club is part of the San Diego Council of Ski Clubs. Our members can participate in their activities. They include such things as ski trips, bike rides and trips. To learn more, please visit their website at: http://www.skisandiego.org.
There are two trips to France planned for Fall of 2013. Don’t hesitate or you will be left behind.
Rolling Stones Tribute
The Summer Pops
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Entrance at 5:30 PM
The Summer Pops is featuring the Rolling Stones Tribute on Saturday, June 29, 2013 and the SDCSC is inviting you to join them at their pot luck summer event. Purchase your own Lawn Tickets ($18) and meet at the Entrance at 5:30 PM. Tickets are limited. They can be ordered at sandiegosymphony.com or by calling 619-235-0804. The SDCSC will provide dessert, napkins, plates and flatware. Bring blankets and low to ground chairs. We will be on the west side of the lawn facing the stage near the bay water. The Concert starts at 7:00 PM and the Entrance opens at 6:00 PM. We will enjoy fireworks after the concert. Alcohol may not be brought in but will be available for purchase.
France Bike and Hotel Tour of the Loire River Valley
The tour price per person in a double room including bike:
LAND ONLY: $1,400.00 - no air - double occupancy
There are many inclusions (meals, three tour guides, bus, accommodations, etc.).
Trip leader and contact person is Eileen Sanford firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-695-1442.
Cruising Burgundy & Provence to the Cote d’Azure
September 23 - October 5, 2013
The tour stops in Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon, Arles and Nice.
The tour price per person in a double cabin on the Grand Circle Cruise Line:
12 Days from only $3,495 - river cruise only
13 Days from only $4,795 - including international airfare from San Diego
For more information, download the tour brochure.
Trip leader and contact person is Eileen Sanford email@example.com or 858-695-1442.
- Far West Ski Association Activities
Far West Ski Association Activities
The Torrey Pines Ski Club is part of the Far West Ski Association. Our members can participate in their activities. They include such things as ski trips, cruises and trips. To learn more, please visit their website at: http://www.fwsa.org.
The FWSA 81st Annual Convention
Reno, Nevada - Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
June 6-9, 2013
The 81st Annual FWSA Convention will be held June 6-9, 2013 at the fabulous Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno. Be sure to visit the brand new FWSA website at http://www.fwsa.org and link into Convention. All registration information and forms are now on the website, as well as detailed information about the optional events. A Grand Sierra Standard Room is $79.00 and the Summit Suites Grand II upgrade is $104 (double occupancy). To book your reservation, call 800-648-5080 or 775-789-2129 and use the Group Name: Far West Ski Association 2013. For booking online, go to https://resweb.passkey.com/go/FarWestSki. No password is required. The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino also has an RV Park located next to the Resort. Call for information and to book a site. There are lots of fun activities being planned including the River Walk Pub Craw, 7th Annual Michael German Memorial Golf Tournament, Reno Run Whitewater Rafting, Tahoe Rim Trail Hike, Grand Sierra Spa Day, and Grand Sierra Resort Fun Day. TPSC’s Diane Raines will be representing San Diego Council for Woman of the Year so let’s show our support and sign up to join the fun in Reno.
November 9 - 16, 2013, Far West is planning a Caribbean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines. Details, along with dates and pricing are available on www.fwsa.org.
Scuba Dive Trip
The 4th annual FWSA Scuba Dive Trip will be to the wonderful island of Ambergris Caye in Belize, and includes seven nights lodging at Ramon's Village (double occupancy), six days of 2-tank boat dives, full breakfast daily, plus airport transfers. The cost is $1,159 per person for divers and $879 per person for non-divers, excluding airfare. Contact Randy Lew 530-304-0802 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Dates: September 7 – 14, 2013.
2014 - Sneak Peak
FWSA has announced their 2014 ski trips to Zermatt, Switzerland, with a post-trip to Spain and its 2014 Ski week to Beaver Creek, CO. In September, 2014, FWSA will host a trip to Africa. See www.fwsa.org for more details.