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November 17th 2019
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Hey this is an exciting time of year coming up with all of the different holidays that will soon be here ! Let's not forget about our neighbors ! ! ! It only takes a second to make sure our friends and neighbors are doing OK ! A friendly hello a wave or a knock on the door to see if all is good, especially if you haven't seen them for a while.
We are sure that it would mean an awful lot !
This is why this such a great community because of the caring people we have living here ! .......... JFO
A friend was walking their dog down by the garden area @ Henrich Hall a couple days ago and realized she left behind her walking stick that her son whittled for her which she treasures. She came back and could not find it. The owner is very upset that she lost it. Someone said it was seen by the courts on a bench. If Anyone knows where it is or picked it up please email Anne @ DeJavu6881@aol.com
Reminder: If you have anything @ the RV Lot the Registrations are due end of November.
A Copy of the new registrations must be left @ the Main Office and the new sticker must be on the plate Lets plan on getting that done now as it will make it so much easier. …… Thanks…….Ted Hunt
Need Some Christmas Cards at a great price ?? The Halifax COA has these wonderful cards that contain 12 cards in each pack that would be great for your friends and neighbors here in the community The best part is that they are only $1.00. Stop in @ the Council on Aging across from the Town Hall and get yours before they run out ask for Jo Schofield !
Please don't forget that the no overnight parking on the street is in effect from Nov. 1st through April 30th or during a snow event during the day. This is for safety reasons and will be enforced.
This rule is not new and has been the same for many, many years.
Thanks for your cooperation !
When cleaning your yards please Do Not Rake or Blow leaves in to the street ! ..............Thank You ! !
IMPORTANT: Few things we all should do before the weather gets bad:
Make sure the windows are on your skirting ! Make sure your Heat Tape is on !
Pine needles and leaves are off of our roofs and that are yards are all cleaned up for the fall !
Be sure and disconnect your hose outside so water drains out of the spigot.
Also a good time to do a walk around inspection of your home to see if all is well !
The Halifax COA has what they call a "TRIP OUT" Adventures with Chris Tompkins. People that go on these trips have a ball ! - Be sure to CALL the Halifax COA for more info or to reserve your space on the van!
They leave approximately 9am and return at about 2pm. the transportation cost is only $5pp
Call them @ 781-293-7313 or 781-293-3883
The Halifax Council On Aging has a wealth of information from saving on your heating oil to meals on wheels to access to many programs we as mature people may need ! Call them @ 781-293-7313 or 781-293-3883
Have some news that you would like to share with the community ??
E mail it to HalifaxEstatesNews@gmail.com
Whist November 6th - 1st - Jim Hiltz with 59 pts - 2nd Myrna Yunits and Avis Arsenault with 52 pts
and 3rd Pat Tameo with 37 pts
Whist November 13th - 1st - Nancy Hiltz with 61 pts - 2nd Jim Hiltz with 59 pts and 3rd Judy Duncan with 24 pts
............... Nancy Hiltz
Bowling –November 7th - Womens High Single - Anna Byers with 101 - Womens High three - Dottie Martel with 249 - Mens High Single - Tom Crotty with 94 - Mens High three -Tom Crotty with 256 - Quarters were won by John Spencer
Bowling –November 14th - Womens High Single - Anna Byers with 100 - Womens High three - Anna Byers with 273 - Mens High Single - Bob Grahn with 99 - Mens High three - Bob Grahn with 263 - Quarters were won by Carol Keegan
……………………….. Rita Magnarelli
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 !
Every Month !
The visiting nurse will be at our community building on the first Tuesday of each month) from 12:30 - 1:30 for a wellness clinic. Please come take advantage of this free program and have your vitals checked !
Halifax Estates Helping Hands Meeting 3rd Friday Every Month @ 10 am Lower Level Henrich Hall.
Want to Help Out ??? Come on down and see what we are all about ! !
There is always lots to do here @ Halifax Estates !
Get Involved ...... Try One or Try All
After All ....... It's your Community !
Here is a list of community events that are coming up !
Please Mark your Calendars: From Iris Perkoski/Entertainment
Paint Night Tuesday Nov 19 @ Henrich Hall Call or Text Suzie Hopps
@ 339-933-3057 to reserve a spot !
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 21st 4pm @ Henrich Hall
Thursday December 5th at 1pm - it’s decorating time!!
Come on down to Henrich Hall and help Deck the Hall with Christmas Spirit !
The Entertainment Committee is meeting on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10 am at the hall downstairs in the boardroom to brainstorm and come up with a schedule of events for 2020. Anyone having an interesting idea, please let me know and/or show up to this meeting. Date of this meeting More info please call 781-293-1577 ................ Iris Perkoski
RD & The Reindeers Christmas Concert on Sat, Dec 14, 2:00 PM @ Henrich Hall
New Years Eve Dinner Party is scheduled for Tues. December 31 @ Henrich Hall with DJ Rick Darling.
More info will follow after Thanksgiving. The price range per person, about $20 or less to cover expenses.
Please Mark your Calendars ! ! !
Now That is a lot of fun and important times coming up here @ Halifax Estates !
Any Questions Or Ideas ??
Please Call Entertainment Committee Chairperson Iris @ 781-293-1577
Trips with Nancy and Jim - 781-293-7195
No Trips @ this time ! Check Back Soon !
Need a Copy of the Community Rules ?? Click Here For A Full Copy of All The Rules !
For Sale, Wanted, Needed or Free:
Wanted - Looking For A Dog Walker - Once a day ( afternoon ) ........... Please Call 781-985-4592 - Thanks !
Needed for Upcoming Use - Polar Care Cube and also a walker with wheels and a seat
Please Call 781-243-2541 - Thank You !
For Sale - An antique wine rack that holds 12 bottles of wine. A nice addition for anyone who enjoys wine. Only $25.00. Call Glenda at 781-293-3391.
Free – Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame table cover 54” x 89 ¼” – 8 available – Call Jeanne @ 781-217-4706
For Sale - Maroon recliner with power leg lift - $25 - White Plastic Bench with 2 white Chairs and a side table $30 - White glass top porch table with 2 metal chairs $30 - Folding end table $10 - Hover vacuum $20 - Call Karen @ 603-303-1792
For Sale : Tires and wheels HD Electra Glide $350 - HD Seats - $50 - Floor Jack $15 - Fairing with stereo $300 - Receiver Hitch and rear window protector $20 each - Aluminum roof rack $75 - Large Dresser with hutch $150 - Coffee table $10 - Cloth Recliner $20 - Please Call @ 1-339-933-1143
ONCE YOUR ITEM IS SOLD OR PICKED UP LET US KNOW PLEASE !
Thank You !
Need to sell something, or give it away for free ? ? Want or need something ????
Free Ad for all HMHEA Inc Members !
For Your Entertainment Section:
November 17th is Homemade Bread Day ! There is nothing like the taste or aroma of baking your own bread ! …….. Enjoy !
Did You Know ? The Human brain has the capacity to generate approximately 23 watts of power when awake ?
Trivia - Speaking of Brains ! ……. How much information can the brain process at one time?
Weekly Quote - Ride the energy of your own unique spirit. ………. Gabrielle Roth
Weekly Laughs - A doctor accidentally prescribes his patient a laxative instead of a coughing syrup. Three days later the patient comes for a check-up and the doctor asks: “Well? Are you still coughing?” The patient replies: “No. I’m afraid to.” - An Eskimo brings his friend to his home for a visit. When they arrive, his friend asks, puzzled – “So where’s your igloo?”…………….. Oh Snap ………The friend replies “ I must’ve left the iron on…” - Guest to the waiter: “Can you bring me what the lady at the next table is having?”……..Waiter: “Sorry, sir, but I’m pretty sure she wants to eat it herself.” - Doctor: “I’ve found a great new drug that can help you with your sleeping problem.” Patient: “Great, how often do I have to take it?”…………….Doctor: “Every two hours.” - What has four legs and can fly ?? …… Two birds. - Waiter, there’s a fly twitching in my soup!”…………..“And what do you expect for this price? A ballet?!” - Wife calls her mother: "Today I had a fight with my husband. I am coming to live with you again. …….Mother: No. He should pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you ! - I was picking up my girl. Her dad looked at me very sternly and said, "I want her home by midnight, young man!" - …….I said, "What do you mean? You already own her home!" - How do you rob a snowman?…………….With a hairdryer. -
Question: Why did the cow cross the road?…….Answer: It wanted to go to the mooovies. -
That’s All I got ! ! ................................. Till Next Week ! !
Extra Joke ! - Heard in a shoe shop: ….. Hey Harry These shoes might be tight for the next two weeks……….
Don’t worry. ........I’ll wait and start wearing them in three weeks !
Trivia Answer - The brain processes 400 Billion bits of information a second. BUT, we are ONLY aware of 2,000 of those?" The average "clock speed" of neurons in the brain is a mere 200 firings per second.
Say What ! - 'If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.'
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To All Who Have Placed Ads ................Thank You !
Business Ads and Notices:
Time for Your Yards to be cleaned for the Fall !
Also time to turn on and check your Heat Tape !
I can do both ! ! ! Please Call Tom @ 1-617-240-0863
NOTICE: All Notices Above Are Paid Advertisements Only !
That’s it for this week, Be Safe and Be Well !
............ Jeff O’Connell Sr. - Editor
Next Town Recycling - Wed Nov 20th and Wed Dec 4th
Thought for today - Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
…….. Julius Charles Hare
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HALIFAX ESTATES CONTACT NUMBERS !
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
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