Activities: Social Groups

Acoustic String Jam

Every Thursday, 4-5:30PM

Do you play an acoustic stringed instrument? This is a fun group with no pressure, just spending time jamming together. All acoustic string musicians are welcome: guitars, banjos, fiddles, mandolins, harps…you name it. Please email Tim Figge at figincol@gmail.com if you are interested in learning more. When emailing, please share your interest level, what instrument you will be playing. Come join us!

Timberline Toppers Square Dance Club

Select Saturdays, usually at 6PM

A fun activity of moving with a partner, in patterns as directed by the professional “caller”. For those without a partner, the Club welcomes singles and they enjoy dancing with several other singles. Square Dance is good exercise that is mentally challenging without fancy footwork. Most dances are at the Senior & Community Center.

Mainstream and Plus dances 1st and 3rd Saturdays. Lessons start in January with an introduction to Square Dance Party January 10, 2023. To view the Timberline Toppers calendar, please visit our website. For more details, please call 970-390-1604 or email Timberline@davebittner.com.

Happy Hour Book Club

Second Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.

The Happy Hour Book Club meets monthly, for one hour, to discuss a book that has been chosen by the group. We select our books in November for the following year. There is always a mix of fiction and non-fiction. Our discussions are casual and everyone is encouraged to participate.  For more details, please contact Jan Goodwin by email at gutwinsky@gmail.com or  Lynn Amstutz by email at lynnamstutz@yahoo.com

2023-24 Book Club Schedule

December 13, 2023:   THE MOON IS DOWN by John Steinbeck (fiction)

 

January 19, 2024: LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY by Bonnie Garmus (fiction)
Suggested by Kathie Ballah

 

February 14, 2024: LOOKING FOR JANE by Heather Marshall (fiction, inspired by true stories)
Suggested by Jane Johnston

 

March 13, 2024: SHADOW DIVERS by Robert Kurson (non-fiction)
Suggested by Jane Johnston

 

April 10, 2024: HE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton (non-fiction)
Suggested by Lynn Amstuz & Jan Goodwin

 

May 8, 2024: CARNEGIE’S MAID by Marie Benedict (historical fiction)
Suggested by Michal Stefanacci

 

June 12, 2024: THE EMERALD MILE by Kevin Fedarko (non-fiction)
Suggested by Deirdre Cebry

 

July 10, 2024: HELLO BEAUTIFUL by Ann Napolitano (fiction)
Suggested by Deirdre Cebry

 

August 14, 2024: FEVER IN THE HEARTLAND: THE KKK’S PLOT TO TAKE OVER AMERICA by Timothy Egan (non-fiction)
Suggested by Lynn Amstuz

 

September 11, 2024: THE DIAMOND EYE by Kate Quinn (historical fiction)
Suggested by Sharon Copper

 

October 9, 2024: THE ART THIEF by Michael Finkel (non-fiction)
Suggested by Kathie Ballah

 

November 13, 2024: THE COVENANT OF WATER by Abraham Verghese (historical fiction)
Suggested by Irene Hayes & Michal Stefanacci

 

December 11, 2024: THE GOOD EARTH by Pearl S. Buck (fiction)
Suggested by Nancy Hines

Summit Community Cafe Lunch

Every Tuesday & Thursday, 12:00 PM; reservation required. Meal reservations are required by 9:00 AM the day of the meal.

Meal reservations are required by 9:00 AM the day of the meal. Click on the link below or call the Summit County Community Center Front Desk at (970) 668-2940 to make a reservation. Note that you will NOT receive a call-back to confirm your reservation. Lunches are $8.00, payable by cash or check. Checks should be made payable to SCG. Menus are subject to change.

Menus are determined on a monthly basis

Sign up for an Upcoming Lunch

GALS Group

First Wednesday of the month at 4:00PM

This is a women’s  social group, open to all women that are members of Summit 50 Plus.  GALS usually meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 4PM at a restaurant or a member’s home. Participants bring an appetizer to share and a beverage of their choice if meeting at a private home. These gatherings provide an opportunity to meet  new friends, exchange ideas and the potential for planning future shared experiences.  Contact either Bev Muraski at 937-307-9914 or Carole Woodbury at 303-437-5622, the GALS co-chairs, for up to date information.