Halifax Estates Weekly Newsletter

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          June 16th - June 23rd 2019      



  Happy Fathers Day !

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person:

He believed in me." ……. Jim Valvano


Headlines - Life Events and Recent News:


This is a combined version of the newsletter for June 16th and June 23rd -...... See You On June 30th ! 


The Date for the Next BOD Meeting is Wednesday, June 19th @ 4:00 pm. All Members in good standing are invited to attend and participate in the open forum part at the end of the meeting.



The visiting nurse will be here on Monday, June 24 @ 12:30 - 1:30 pm. @ Henrich Hall.



Yard Sale Update: We have 29 homes so far signed up for this years yard sale. It is still NOT too late to add your name to this list by calling Iris @ 781-293-1577. The date of the Yard Sale is August 10th and August 11th. Price is $15 per home. We will do all the advertising and signage. Make check payable to HMHE Association, put check or cash into envelope addressed to Yard sale att. Iris and drop it into mail slot located on the office door at 50 Sycamore Drive.  Payment is due now.



HALIFAX C.O.A Transportation Van: Do you need a ride for a doctor’s appointment, pharmacy or to do food shopping ? Call the COA office @ 781-293-7313 to check for van availability ! ! - They are there to try and accommodate all your needs. Mon - Friday 9 am - 2pm - Medical Appointments - Thursday, noon is pick up for Stop & Shop - Friday, 910 am pick up for WalMart & errands. - Van rates: roundtrip In town = $3.00 Surrounding towns = $6.00 (E. Bridgewater, Hanson, Pembroke, Plympton) Outer Towns = $8.00 ) Brockton, Weymouth, Plymouth, Hanover, etc.) Cape Cod = $12.00 Boston = $30.00 (one way OR roundtrip)


The Annual HMHEA Inc. Meeting will be @ the Calvary Baptist Church in Hanson on August 13th @ 7pm.


It’s time to think about running for an office on the Board of Directors ! - Elections on August 13th 2019

The positions open this year are Vice President - Secretary and 1 Director.

                                             7.5 Secretary


If your interested call  Charlie Brine @ 352-789-9791- Roxanne Currier @ 339-244-4942

or Donna O’Connell @ 781-294-1035


Main Office Hours @ 50 Sycamore Dr. - Tues. & Thurs. - 9am - 1pm Only !  - 781-293-9015

Tel. # For Emergency - Bristol South - 1-508-823-2300  ext 2102 - Mon - Fri  9 am -5 pm  - After Hrs. Ext 8

Your resident on site contact person for non emergency or maintenance issues daytime hours is:

 Peter Hayhow  @ 1-508-397-2891

These might be nice to have on your fridge !

Have some news that you would like to share with the community ??

For Halifax Estates Member Residents ! See Bottom of Newsletter for details !

Our Weekly Community Events:


Bingo - June  3rd   -Thanks for coming and congrats to all the winners !


  Whist – June 5th -   1st - Gene Dalton with 65 PTS - 2nd -Carol Nelson with 60 PTS -

3rd  -  Louise Johnson with 29 PTS ................ Nancy Hiltz



 Bowling –  June 6th - Woman’s High Single -Dottie Martel @ 97 - Woman’s High Three Total –Dottie Martel @ 258  - Men’s High Single:  Bob Grahn  @ 93 -  Men’s High Three Total – Bob Grahn@ 255 -  


Pat Darrah won the quarters ! ...................................Rita Magnarelli



These Other Activities Are Down At Our Community Building -  Henrich Hall !


The Singing Group  @ Halifax Estates

Practices on Thursday Evenings 7 pm @ Henrich Hall in the Upper Level

The Singing Group Music Sessions are a great time !  Come down and join !

 All Welcome ............... Hope to see you there .................... Rick Darling

Line Dancing -  Tuesdays - 2:30pm  - Upper Level  @ Henrich Hall ! 

If you don't want to dance you are welcome to come down and watch !  All Are Welcome !

 Chair Yoga -  Wednesdays  - 11:00 am - 12:00 Noon  - Upper Level @ Henrich Hall ! 


  Knitting and Crocheting  -  Wednesdays 1:00  PM Upper Level @ Henrich Hall !

Ladies Cards  - Fridays @ 1 pm Upper Level Henrich Hall.


Don’t forget the Library  - Lower Level Henrich Hall - Books - VCR Tapes - DVD’s and More ! !

 There are also a Fitness Area and Pool Tables, Dart Board, Ping Pong Table and a Wood Shop Too !


  There is always lots to do here @ Halifax Estates !

Get Involved  ...... Try One or Try All

  After All ....... It's your Community ! 


   Upcoming Events:

Indian Princess Lake Cruise - Thursday June 20th -Leaves Henrich Hall @ 745 am and returns @ 815 pm $87 Per Person - Lunch -  Choice - Baked Cod - Tuscan Steak Tips - Chicken Picalla - Call Dottie 781-801-4822

Conifer Green Cooperative Inc.  is having its 2nd annual Arts Show and Open House Sat June 22nd @ the Conifer green Clubhouse 14 Oldfield Dr in Kingston

Upcoming Event: RED, WHITE and BLUE Dance with DJ Rick Darling is scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 7pm to 11pm at Henrich Hall. Come one come all. Its time to have some fun! Bring your own booze. There is no charge for this event; however, we will have a 50/50 Drawing/Raffle to cover expenses. For more info, please call Iris @ 781-293-1577

Generations Meeting - (Friends of the Council on Aging) - Tuesday July 9th @ 10 am @ Henrich Hall

Election of Officers - All Welcome !


The Annual HMHEA Inc. Meeting will be @ the Calvary Baptist Church in Hanson on August 13 th @ 7pm.

Is anyone interested in going on a whale watch out of Plymouth sometime in August ? - This suggestion was made by a resident. The cost is approx.. $45/pp. Let us know and if there is interest we will arrange it. - Call Iris @ 781-293-1577

Here is a summary of community events below that we have coming up !

 Please Mark your Calendars:

 RED, WHITE + BLUE DANCE, Sat. July 6th, 7pm-11pm with DJ Rick Darling 

Cape Cod Canal Cruise – Thurs. July 18th

 Helping Hands Meat Drawing  – Sat. July 27

 COA is hosting the annual Ice Cream Social at Henrich Hall – Wed. July 24

Halifax Estates Candidates Night – date to be announced

 Halifax Estates Park Wide Yard Sale – Sat. August 10th & Sun. 11th 

Halifax Estates Annual Membership Meeting - @ the Calvary Baptist Church

in Hanson on Tues. August 13 th @ 7pm.

COA is hosting their annual picnic – Wed Aug 21st @ 12 noon

In September, a speaker about Elder Abuse – Date to be announced

Game Night on Sat. Sept 21st

Craft Fair here at Henrich Hall –  Sat. October 19th 

Halloween Dance with DJ’s – Sat. October 26th  

Movie Night in November – Date to be determined  

New Years Eve Party – Tues. Dec. 31

Now That is a lot of things coming up here @ Halifax Estates !

Any Questions Please Call Entertainment Committee Chairperson Iris @ 781-293-1577

We will update this as soon as information is available

Community Rule Reminder of the Week !

Need a Copy of the Community Rules ?? Click Here For A Full Copy of All The Rules !

You all have been so good this week ............ No Reminders !





   Trips with Nancy and Jim Hiltz !    For More Info Please Call 781-293-7195 



Foxwoods Casino Trip - July 9th - Leaves Henrich Hall 10 AM Returns 8 PM - Full Buffet or $10 food credit -

$10 slot play -  Casino Time 12 - 6pm - call to reserve please ! !





   For Sale, Wanted, Needed or Free:



FREE ! FREE ! FREE ! - GIANT HUTCH -  What a really nice piece ! Its a light oak color and has plenty of storage with many shelves and draws ! Its beautiful but it is big and you must pick it up SORRY ...... NO DELIVERIES !   

Interested .......... Call Jeff O’Connell @ 781-294-1087  Leave Message if no answer.


For Sale - One 10 foot Aluminum Ladder - Very Good Shape ! (in Park) Call Mike @ 781-293-6164



For Sale - Antiques, furniture, household goods, bric a brac - ALL MUST GO ! Come by and see  ( some free stuff too ! ) ....................... Call Me @ 781-294-8247 for more info ! (in Park)



For Sale -   Fence Posts $3 ea - Recycle bins  - $3 ea - Tires and wheels HD Electra Glide $350 -Floor Jack $20 - Aluminum track racks for trucks- $100 - Receiver hitch for  GM truck $20 -Rear window Back Rack for Pickup truck - $75 - 18 speed touring bike $200 - 2 50lbs bar bell plates $25 - Large dresser with hutch $200 - 2012x12 vinyl tiles $20 ....... Call Bob @ 339-933-1143






Thank You !


Need to sell something, or give it away for free ? ? Want or need something ????

See Bottom of Page For Details

Free for all HMHEA Inc Members !

More Notices:

  Another scam seems to be coming around and calling you saying you must call them to avoid  $299 in bank fees. Don't fall for it they are only tring to get your banking info. If you ever have any doubts call them directly using the number on your statement ! ..........................Thanks Johanna and Ray for the info ! :-)



There was a small aluminum stepladder mistakenly taken that was keeping a cover down on a couch put out for pick-up @ 24 Redwood Drive. Could you PLEASE RETURN IT as it was there to keep the cover in place and not being given away. It has the Name and Address of the owner on it written in Capitol Letters on the side ! .......Thank You !



For Your Entertainment  Section:


June 16th - Not only is it Fathers Day but also National Turkey Lovers' Day !  .................. Gobble Gobble !


Trivia -  What is the name of the boy that visits the chocolate factory owned by Willy Wonka?


Weekly Quote  - "Lately all my friends are worried they're turning into their fathers. I'm worried I'm not." ……. Dan Zevin


 Did You Know ? Henry VIII had 6 wives ?

Weekly Laughs - What do you call a totally unimportant elephant? - An Irrelephant ! - What do you call your dad when he falls through the ice?…… a POPsicle! - Why do scuba divers fall backward out of the boat? Cause if they fell forward they'd still be in the boat. - How do you know your dad is planning for the future? A: He buys two cases of beer instead of one. - What did the tired criminal need? ……. Arrest.  - Why don't some fathers have a mid-life crisis? A: They're stuck in adolescence. -Why are Fathers like parking spaces? ……The good ones are already taken! - I’m thinking about removing my spine. I feel like it’s only holding me back. - What did daddy spider say to baby spider?…… You spend too much time on the web. - Father's Day is just like Mother's Day, except on Father's Day you buy a cheaper gift. - I had to sell my vacuum cleaner, because it was just collecting dust ! - Have you ever tried eating a clock? It's very time consuming! - Why did the fish get bad grades? Because it was below sea level.- What’s red and shaped like a bucket?……..  A blue bucket painted red.


That’s it !.…… Hope you enjoyed them………… till next week !


 Extra Joke ! - Two children are born on the same day from the same mother but they are not twins. How is that possible?

 .............................................................. They are triplets!   GOTCHA ................................ How did you like that ??

(NEW) Say What ! - I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.   ..........................I just wish I could say this once !


Trivia  Answer - That would be Charlie Bucket !



For a Little $ $ Your Approved Business Ad Could Be Below !

( which is then donated to the Halifax Estates Helping Hands Committee)

send us an e mail @ halmobilehomes@aol for details !  Or call 781-294-1087

To All Who Have Placed Ads ................Thank You !

   Business Ad's and Notices:






There are many reasons we sell so many more

Community Homes Here @ Halifax Estates ! 

No Hype ! Only Results !

Remember with us its never complicated It's always .............

“ Plain - Simple - Straightforward"

If you want or need to sell please call us !

We can do so much more than others !


We Thank You For Your Consideration !

Donna And Jeff O'Connell @ The Park Sales Group

Our Tel # are 781-294-1087  or  781-264-6588




NOTICE: HMHEA Inc Does Not endorse any of these businesses above.

 They are paid advertisements only !


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

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

We hope all the Fathers here @ Halifax Estates has a wonderful  Fathers Day !

    Next Town Recycling - Wed June 19th  Wed July 3rd


Thought for today - A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there,

but a guiding light whose love shows us the way."  ………………. Author: Unknown


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Main Office Hours @ 50 Sycamore Dr. - Tues. & Thurs. - 9am - 1pm Only !  - 781-293-9015

Tel. # For Emergency - Bristol South - 1-508-823-2300  ext 2102 - Mon - Fri  9 am -5 pm  - After Hrs. Ext 8

Your resident on site contact person for non emergency or maintenance issues daytime hours is:

 Peter Hayhow  @ 1-508-397-2891

If you have any Questions, Comments, or if you have something to go in the “Chat”  you must leave it @ the Office @ 50 Sycamore Drive by noon on Friday thru the slot in the front door or you may e mail it to me @ halmobilehomes@aol.com. All items to be considered for publication in the On Line or print version Newsletter  MUST BE Signed by signing or sending it e-mail you acknowledge that the information submitted will be part of the newsletter and may be visible by anyone on line

.......   Thank You !

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