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          September 16th 2018        

 

 Headlines - Life Events and Recent News:

We want to thank the Maintenance Committee for all they have done to help make our roads safer! The pot holes are all filled, the stop lines have been painted, a couple of new stop signs and speed limit signs have been installed and we should have more stop signs soon! Please slow down and help keep our roads safe for all of us! Thank you to the people that always drive the speed limit and stop at the stop lines !

 You Should Have Received this : A letter from the Rules/Bylaws Committee. It contains the following documents: 1. Copies of Rule 15(e) and Rule 26 that were amended by the residents at the Membership Rules Committee Meeting on July 12th, 2018; and 2. Certified mail receipts to Massachusetts Attorney General and the Department of Housing and Community Development, as required by law. There will also be a letter enclosed from our attorney explaining the legal process. Please put the amendments page in your Rules packet that you all received at the end of June.   ……… Thank you !

 Let's all do our part to keep the planet moving in the right direction with our trash and recycle Visit the recycle center for complete guidelines.

RECYCLE: We are now single stream means all paper, glass bottles and jars and metal cans can all go in the same bin ! Cardboard boxes must be less than 2 ft x 2 ft. and please no Styrofoam and No Plastic Bags !

Trash which is picked up by our own private trash company must be household trash only ! No Furniture No Paint Cans ! No Construction Material !  ........................  Thanks for the reminder about trash and recycle Rosee ! :-)

Just a reminder about what kind of community we are ! !  - Friendly & Caring ! - When you are out driving or walking ….. WAVE -

See a new neighbor …. SAY HELLO -  ......   You know, It cost nothing to be friendly and welcoming ! !     

We are still compiling and double checking our stump removal list. - Please Call Me to confirm if you have one and it hasn't been removed @ 781-293-8685 Thanks ............. Nancy Froio

Hey There ! ! Ready to get your hands dirty ?? Anyone interested or willing to help with projects around the community is more than welcome to Help the Beautification Committee and also anyone with an abundance of plants in their yards we would love to dig up a few and spread the good fortune around our community !  We could also use any large plant pots you are may not be using.  If you want to help please call me @ 781-293-1937 ….. Thank You ………..  Deb Winiewicz

The Visiting Nurse will be here on Monday, Sept. 24th from 12:30 - 1:30. Come have all your vitals checked and she'll answer any questions you may have. She is here the 4th Monday of each month and guess what ? ? ? .............................it's free!

Special Home Cooked Lunches ! - Every Wed. @ 12 Noon @ the Halifax Council on Aging -  506 Plymouth St  ( Popes Tavern ) - Reservations  Are Required  ..................... Please Call 781-293-7313

 

 


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Our Weekly Community Events:

Bingo - September 10th  -  1st  Special –Sandy Pratt - Door Prize-Anna Byers -  50/50 –Claire Johnson – Even Odd- Roxanne Currier  - 2nd  Special -  1st  - Elaine Vinci -  2nd -Elaine Vinci -  3rd - Cathy Walsh ................................ Claire Johnson

 

      BINGO EVERY MONDAY @ HENRICH HALL GAMES START 6:45 Sharp

  Whist – September 12th   1st - Nancy Hiltz with 51 Pts - 2nd  _  Carol Nelson with 50 Pts and 3 rd _ Lorraine Umbrianna with 27  Pts  ......... Nancy Hiltz

 

 Bowling – September 13th - Woman’s High Single – Anna Buyers @ 102 -  Woman’s High Three Total –Sally Burke @ 257 - Men’s High Single: Tom Crotty @ 108 -  Men’s High Three Total – Tom Crotty  @ 281  - Pat Darrah won the quarters.

...... Rita Magnarelli

Knitting and Crocheting  - Every Wed @ 90 Maplewood Dr -  1:00 pm -  Yarn for something different Come join us !

The Singing Seniors   Practices Thursday evenings  7 PM to 8 15 PM ...... Note: It's @ Henrich Hall. 


 

   Upcoming Events:

 Free Sale ..... Monday Sept 17th @ 21 Parkwood Drive from 9am to 3pm- That's right FREE: Household items- tools- dishes - pictures and more  NO EARLY BIRDS ! ! - No Holding Come on by ! ! !

REMINDER: Fosters Down East Clambake in Maine - Tues. Sept 18th    - $81 per person - Leave Henrich Hall 8 am Return by 5 pm - 

Call Dottie Martel @ 781-801-4822 

 

The Next Halifax Estates Helping Hands Committee Meeting will be held on Friday September 21st lower Level Henrich Hall !

 

Movie Night is scheduled for Saturday September 22, 2018 @ 7pm. It is comedy night, (the Carol Burnett show type)! Let’s laugh a little and enjoy some oldies but goodies! From Carl Faith’s library. Thank you Carl !

Motorcycle Show off ! - Sunday Sept 23rd @ 10 am Henrich Hall - Have a bike and live here in the park ?  - Bring it down to Henrich Hall parking lot on Sunday Sept 23rd @ 10 am and let’s see it. Everyone else of course is welcome to come see the bikes ! Free Coffee provided !.................................... No Rain Date !

The Visiting Nurse will be here on Monday, Sept. 24th from 12:30 - 1:30. Come have all your vitals checked and she'll answer any questions you may have. She is here the 4th Monday of each month and guess what ? ? ? .............................it's free!

Paint Night is scheduled for Tuesday September 25th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Reservations are required by calling Iris @ 781.293.1577 or via Face Book. The cost is $15/p.p. Come join us for this fun activity.  .........................   YES, you too can paint!

 The Next Board Of Directors Meeting is Thurs. Sept. 27th  @ 4pm Upper Level Henrich Hall.

The Annual October Halifax Estates Craft Fair - Will be held on October 27th 2018.  from 9am - 2pm -If Anyone would be interested in helping out please come to a meeting at Henrich Hall @ 10 am on Tues. Sept 18th - Hope to see you there as we all work together and plan for another successful community event ...... Thank You in advance for your donation of time and expertise .....   Judy Yergeau

Also scheduled is a Halloween Dance with DJ’s Carl and Jeff. Please reserve the date: Saturday November 3, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 11:00pm. !Costumes anyone?  ......... Yes! Prize for best costumes? Of course!!!    ....... $5 per person.

Coming in January: Line Dancing ! ...............  Also starting in 2019, Meet and Greet.


 

 

   Trips !    ................................ More Information Soon ! ! 

 

 


 

   For Sale, Wanted, Needed or Free:

 

Free - Electric Wheel Chair -(needs Battery) Call 1-508-887-6135  …… No Calls After 4 pm please

For Sale - White Wicker Chair. Great Condition $35 or best offer. Call Carl 774 240 3252

For Sale:  2 His and hers swivel rockers  $100.00 for the pair Call Carl @ 781-293-3391 or 774-240-3252

Free – under the cabinet light (29” long x 1 ” wide x about 2 ” tall) Call Jeanne @ 781-217-4706

 

For Sale – new blue Schwinn Meridian 3-wheel bicycle with bike lock $400 Please call Jeanne @ 781-217-4706

For Sale  - 2005 F-350 pick up 4x4 diesel with set up for Boss plow - $2000 - 2008 Ford Focus -  $1000 -  20 Ft Aluminum  ext Ladder $100 - 8 ft Aluminum Step Ladder $50 -  6 ft step ladder $30 - 2 bowling ball sets $20 per set Please Call 339-933-1143

Please Notify Us When Items Are SOLD  !  ................... Thank You !


 Other Notices:

 Let's all do our part to keep the planet moving in the right direction with our trash and recycle  Click here  to see the guidelines for recycle. Some hints: We are now single stream means all paper, glass bottles and jars and metal cans can all go in the same bin ! Cardboard boxes must be less than 2 ft x 2 ft. and please no Styrofoam and No Plastic Bags !

Trash which is picked up by our own trash company must be household trash only ! No Furniture No Paint Cans !

No Construction Material ! .............. Thanks for the reminder about trash and recycle Rosee ! :-)

If you are using a tool in the wood shop and it malfunctions or breaks please let me know so it can be repaired. We all know stuff breaks please just call !   .................... Thank You …. Jeff O’Connell @ 781-294-1035

COMMUNITY REMINDER : Don’t forget that bag when you take Fido Out ! !


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A Message From: The Park Sales Group -  If you have a home to sell here in the Community of Halifax Estates we can help you sell your home period ! ! ! !  Please call Jeff or Donna O'Connell @  781-294-1087  or  781-264-6588 -

NO HYPE  just doing business the right way ! - Visit Us ONLINE @ ParkSalesGroup.com  or  HalifaxMobileHomes.com  or you can see  our ad in the Halifax C.O.A. Newsletter Too ! We Support Local ! - That's it ........  “ Plain - Simple - Straightforward “


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For Your Entertainment  Section:

 

Today Sept 16th -  Is National Neighborhood Day !   Good time to say hello to your neighbors ! :-)

 

Trivia - What is a “toque.” ???

 

Did You Know ? - The Statue of Liberty is the largest hammered copper statue in the world.

 

Weekly Laughs - What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?….A dino-snore!-Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert?…..Because he was stuffed. - How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying?…….You rocket! - How do you make a lemon drop? Oh you Just let it fall! -What did one volcano say to the other?  I really lava you! -How does the moon cut his hair?…….. Eclipse it. - How are false teeth like stars? Because they both come out at night! - What was the first animal in space?…… The cow that jumped over the moon of course ! - How does a cucumber become a pickle?  It goes through a jarring experience. -What musical instrument is found in the bathroom?…. A tuba toothpaste. - How do you fix a cracked pumpkin?  With a pumpkin patch. -  Knock-knock. ….Who's there?…..  Figs……. Figs who?……. Figs the doorbell -- it's broken! -What do you get when you cross a snake with a pie?….. A pie-thon! -What do call it when you help a lemon that's in trouble?……. Lemon-aid. -What did the tree say to the wind? ….… Leaf me alone!- .........................That is all we have for today !   Rata Tat Tat BADA BING  ! 

 

Extra Joke -  Why are Italians so good at making coffee?….. Because they know how to espresso themselves.

 

Trivia  Answer -The tall chef’s hat is called a “toque.” or any type of hat that does not have a brim like a hockey or stocking hat !

 

 

Weekly Quote   --You can be a leader in your workplace, your neighborhood, or your family, all without having a title.  ...... Travis Bradberry

  

That’s it for this week, Be Safe and Be Well !

............ Jeff O’Connell Sr. - Editor    

    Next Town Recycling - Wed Sept 26th and Wed Oct 10th   

Thought for today -  Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life. …… Oscar Wilde

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