Haviland Happenings, March 5, 2015

We have some people to thank this (and every) week:

Jacquie Dangle for organizing the tremendous Hav-A-Laugh Comedy Night. We haven’t laughed so hard since…ever. Francois Weber was particularly, gut-bustlingly funny. Jacquie, we can’t wait for your next project – Hav-A-Glass Wine Tasting, announced below.

Teresa McCabe for organizing the Bridge Luncheon Club Fundraiser for sorely need Club updates. And thanks to Teresa’s extensive team of volunteers: Ken, Linda, Diane, Ray, Norma Lee, Lennie, Irene, Carol, Adele, and all the people who donated food – you’re all stars. The Havilland Club thanks you!

Thanks to Ray Gallant for signing up to do a $5 Friday. Ray will be preparing his infamous seafood chowder Smile Smile The cost will be $5 per member as usual but because of the extra cost it will be $10 for non-members.

We are still looking for more helpful volunteers: feel free to add your name to the list. 

Here’s what’s happening at the Havilland Club:

Friday 6th: SOCIAL FRIDAY – Bar opens at 4, draws at 6

Your friends are always glad to see you, and there will be food – see Cathy! And while you’re there, please consider signing  for a future $5 Friday.

Friday 6th – AMANDA JACKSON BAND & FRIENDS CONCERT, 8 PM

Amanda Jackson Band features former Bad Habits lead singer Amanda Jackson on vocals, guitar and piano, with Dale McKie on guitar and harmonica, and Todd MacLean on piano, guitar and saxophone. Guests this week are PEI country/blues/folk singer-songwriters/guitarists Dan Currie and Katie McGarry. This new live music series features different special guests each show, showcasing blues, adult alternative and folk artists from PEI and Atlantic Canada. 

Saturday 7th: AL TUCK AND NO ACTION – 4-7 PM

Enjoy a fun Saturday afternoon with our friend and nationally-recognized musical artist Al Tuck, along with his guest, Bay Tracadie. By the way, Al, great pun!

Monday 9th, Group Guitar Lesson, 7 PM

Fun, supportive group guitar lesson with Jon Rehder, member price $10 (Non-members $20).

Monday 9th: POETRY OPEN MIC with Ivy Wigmore and Doug Malcolm, 7 PM

See the piece in the Buzz: anyone can read, but this week’s event features award-winning writing couple Ivy Wigmore and Doug Malcolm, with guest host Orysia Dawdiak, PEI’s most recent recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literary Arts.

Tuesday 10th: The BOOK CLUB at the Wine Bar, 7 PM

We’re reading, and will be discussing, a delightful blast from the past: To Kill a Mockingbird. April book: All The Light You Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

Wednesday 11th: Jon Rehder’s Wednesday Evenings at the HAV, 8:30 PM

Bask in the warmth of the talented Jon Rehder and his guest this week is everyone’s sweetheart, Amanda Rae Gallant. 

Jon’s future guests are: Mike Mooney and Laurie Brinklow – March 18, and Al Tuck, March 25.

OTHER HAVILAND CLUB HAPPENINGS (See the Buzz for more information):

– Chris and Sean at the Hav, Monday March 16, 8 PM (Sean’s album Moscow Madness was nominated for an ECMA, and he has performed with Lennie Gallant, Classified, Sir Neville Mariner and John Connolly to name a few. Chris has toured and recorded with acts such as Thom Swift, Nathan Wiley, Rita MacNeil, Mary Jane Lamond and Lennie Gallant. He has appeared on over 100 recordings and is the recipient of the ECMA 2006 Musician’s Achievement Award.) Source: BUZZon.com

– Cross-Cultural Games Night, Wed March 18, 6:30-8:30 PM Hosted by PEI Association for Newcomers

– Guess Who/The Who Tribute Night, 8 PM

– Enchantment Under the Sea—A Prom Do-Over in support of Anderson House, Saturday March 21. Doors open at 8:30 pm. Music begins at 10 pm, featuring Adam MacGregor and the Foes. Come re-celebrate (or re-write) your high school prom. Tickets are available at the door, at Luna Eclectic Emporium, or by contacting Amanda Rae Gallant at araegallant@gmail.com.

– Hav-A-Glass Wine Tasting, Saturday March 28. We’ve been talking about doing this for a couple of years: yay Jacquie. More info in coming weeks!

– Regular Weekly Cards for Members, Guests and Visitors:

– Sanctioned Bridge, Tuesday Evenings, 7-10 PM For more information, contact: irene.macarthur@pei.sympatico.ca 569-3180www.overthebridgeclub.com

– Members’ Auction 45, Tuesday Evenings, 7 PM

– Social Bridge at the Havilland Club, Thursday Evenings – 7 PM

– Members’ Auction 45, Saturday Afternoons, 1 PM

Hav-a-Good Time with your friends at the Haviland Club. See you at the Club!

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