Activities are subject to change. Watch the church bulletin, and this webpage, for details/changes. Signup forms for most activities are available in the church narthex. Some activities may have to be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather conditions; read the VPC inclement weather policy. For more information contact SWATT at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Month||Potluck Luncheon (Wednesdays)||Activities|
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Sep 11: Dr. Hugo Keesing will entertain us on the piano with hits from the era of 1957-1964. Dr. Keesing is a pop music collector, historian, archivist, and teacher. He taught for 15 years at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Sept. 26: Tour of Fredericksburg, VA, including the Visitor’s Center (we will see a 30 minute film about Fredericksburg); we will have docent-led tours of both Mary Washington's home and Kenmore (Mary Washington’s daughter's home) and visit the Monroe Museum. We will leave VPC at 8am and return about 5pm. Cost is $41 plus lunch on own. Contact is Shirley Peck.
Oct 9: Historical interpretor, Jenee Lindner will assume the personas of Clara Barton (founder of American Red Cross), Julia Ward Howe (writer of Battle Hymn of the Republic), and Sarah Tracy (caretaker of Mt. Vernon during the civil war).
Oct 16/17: Overnight trip to Lexington and Lynchburg historic sights i.e., Natural Bridge, Jefferson’s Poplar Forest. We will stay at the Craddock Terry Hotel (w/nearby biergarten) and dine at historic Waterstone. For more info contact Terry Sisk.
Oct 27: Comedienne Jeanne Robertson will tell side-splitting tales based on her life experiences. This Shepherd Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) fundraiser will be held at 3pm in the VPC Sanctuary. See Harry Mason/Jayne Young for $20 tickets purchased in advance; $25 at the door.
Nov 13: Dr Ruth Everhart, an author, speaker, and PC(USA) Presbyterian pastor, will speak to us at our luncheon. Her book is Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land.
Dec 18: SWATT Christmas luncheon, catered in VPC Great Hall. We will be entertained by the James Madison Madrigals. Reservation required.
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Jan 8: Joe Alonso, National Cathedral Architect/Stonemason, will present information about the history of building the cathedral, about special works, about the earthquake damage, and future plans.
Feb 12: High Tea with Emily Murphy. Emily will discuss tea etiquette and many types of tea which we will sample. Dessert will be scones and strawberries.
Mar 12: Potluck luncheon
Apr 9: Potluck luncheon
Apr 4/5: STOP WORLD HUNGER. SWATT outreach event; $22 for food supplies. Have a fun time chatting and helping assemble meals for our countrymen made destitute by disaster. We will have designated two-hour shifts at JMHS.