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"Mamma Mia", Granville Arts Center in Garland

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship creating an unforgettable show.  A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make this a guaranteed smash you will enjoy.  A mother,  a daughter, three possible dads and a trip down the aisle you will never forget.  After the show, we will walk across the street to eat Tex-Mex at Dos Banderos.  There is no bus for this event. We will be driving there on our own.

Rose-Mary Rumbley "Starting Anew”

Everyone in Dallas has heard of and loves Rose-Mary Rumbley, speaker-humorist-author-teacher-actress extraordinaire, who “performs” over 600 times a year; and TIAA is finally on her calendar (again!)  So, let's listen to her and her stories and start 2020 off on the right foot.  Since the Texins Fitness Center’s conference rooms will be undergoing renovations during the rest of 2019, we have reserved the comfortable S/C auditorium for this entertaining, free event.  Rose-Mary will begin at 1:30 pm but please arrive early as everyone will need to clear security at the TI g

"Ebenezer Scrooge" Pocket Sandwich Theater

This adaptation of A Christmas Carol brings Dickens’ narrative to vivid life with sixteen musical numbers and spectacular effects that illuminate Ebenezer Scrooge’s time-traveling journey with the spirits one magical Christmas Eve. From his kind-hearted sister Fan and first love Belle to his generous employer Fezziwig and humble clerk Bob Cratchit, Scrooge is repeatedly shown the saving grace of love and concern for humanity.

"Werewolf of London" Pocket Sandwich Theater

 

What better way to get in the Halloween mood than to see a melodramatic comedy spoof of that old wolf of incredible evil at the Pocket Sandwich Theater in Dallas? We invite you to accompany us on a trip to the past, to 1889, boo...hiss...!  We will meet at the theater at 6:30 pm, eat dinner there (on your own), watch this play at 8:00 and be on our way home at 10:30. Please register on line for this event. Cost will be $12.

DATE CHANGE!! TX Freshwater Fisheries Center at Athens, TX

DATE CHANGE: FEBRUARY 19th We will hop on a bus and drive about 75 miles to visit this interesting center that is recognized as a national leader in implementing effective natural resources conservation and outdoor recreational programs.  Built as a joint venture between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and the city of Athens, this center offers dive programs, aquatic education and a production freshwater hatchery.

Homestead Heritage Farm Thanksgiving Fair CANCELLED

Let’s leave city-life behind, hop on our TIAA bus and tour a working farm.  You can ride on a horse-drawn hay wagon, watch a cow being milked, lend a hand at the old-fashioned timber-frame barn raising, see a master craftsman fashion a fine Windsor chair from a rough log, sample the tasty dishes from the food court, do some Christmas shopping of handcrafted gifts, or maybe lick a maple-pecan ice-cream cone.

Parker County Peach Festival, Weatherford

The Peach Capital of Texas is celebrating the 35th Annual Parker County Peach Festival in downtown Weatherford so let’s go! They have more than 200 Arts, Craft, Food and Activity vendors. You will be able to get your fill of homemade peach ice cream, peach cobbler, peach pie, peach juleps, peach tea, peach smoothies or just plain ol' juicy peaches to bring home. There will also be two stages with non-stop entertainment for the entire family. And you don't want to miss the food competition, which has quickly become a local favorite!

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