MEMBER APPRECIATION EVENTS
Saturday - April 19, 2014
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BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
April 18-20: Easter & Member Appreciation Weekend: We kick off the season with a weekend of fun! At 11 a.m. on Saturday we will have a Bike Parade and decorating contest (weather permitting.) At 1 p.m., we will have a free Ice Cream Social, followed by an orientation presentation for newer members at 2 p.m. in the Family Centre. In the evening, join us for Cook's famous burgers and hot hogs at 5:30 p.m. And, we will be showing a movie in the Rec Centre at 8 p.m. (check the bulletin board for title.) On Sunday, rain or shine, we will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. so meet at the Rec Centre to begin the hunt! Also, note our special deals: Members, bring your guests to the preserve for one free night. Please call the preserve directly at (604) 858-3932 to reserve your guest(s) site.
Members still need to make their own reservations. On this special weekend, we will be assigning sites for both the member and their guest(s).
April 20: Easter Day: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. (rain, snow or sunshine.) Kids, ages 1-12, bring your baskets or buckets and get ready to find lots of Easter Eggs.
April 20: Easter: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., rain or shine! Kids up to age 12 bring your baskets or buckets and get ready for the hunt!!
April 5: Celebrate Whalers Rest 30th Birthday with FREE hot dogs, hamburgers and birthday cake at noon.
April 12: Enjoy Bill's Homemade Potato soup with biscuits at noon. April 19: Member Appreciation Day! Breakfast served from 9 to 10 a.m. FREE Italian sodas for all following the Manager's Meeting at 11 a.m.
April 20: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m.
April 26: Earth Day Celebration
April 12: Karaoke Sing-along Party.
April 19: Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. and TT Family Easter Potluck.
Throughout April: The Happy TTrails' horse trails are open for you equine enthusiasts (reservations required).
March 26-April 6: Spring Break-ation: Family Center will be open for indoor entertainment: Movies, crafts, puzzles, games, Ice Cream Social and good times! Bring your Xbox, Wii, PlayStation, etc and enjoy our new Gaming Center in the downstairs Activity Room.
April 18: Join us for a fun Easter Egg Craft and later treat yourself to an ice cream sundae or a "Brownie Pop."
April 19: Easter Egg 500, Party & Potluck! It all starts at 10 a.m. with our Manager's Meeting in the Family Lodge. Kids can gather downstairs in the Activity Room for a fun game or two. The Easter Bunny and his "helpers" will be hiding the eggs (more than 500 of them!) outside the Lodge. When the hunt begins, see who will find the Golden or Silver Eggs for a special prize! After the hunt, bring your favorite dishes to the potluck. We will be baking a delicious Easter Ham as our contribution! Then get comfy with the kiddies and enjoy the movie "Hop." Popcorn provided.
April 20: Don't forget Easter Sunrise Services with Dr A at the Chapel in the Woods! Check your newsletter insert for times.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop down the bunny trail for this spectacular weekend. There will be egg dying, craft time, an Easter Egg Hunt for all the kids and lots more!
April 19-20: On Saturday at noon, come dye Easter Eggs in the Family Center. We will provide eggs and dye. On Sunday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Easter Bunny has planned a wonderful Egg Hunt just for you! We break into age groups and the one who finds the Golden Egg wins a fabulous prize. Breakfast will be served both days.
April 25-27: Back to Nature Weekend: View all the improvements we've made over the winter and enjoy our fishing, trails and campfires.
April 25- 27: Earth Day Weekend: Saturday Coffee with the Manager will start at 9 a.m. Enjoy doughnuts and coffee as we prepare for our Earth Day Celebration.
April 19: Easter & Member Appreciation: Hop on over and join us for an Eggcellent time. The Easter Bunny might just leave something for you at our Member Appreciation Meeting.
April 5-6: Fools Gold Weekend: There is an age-old story that somewhere in the park there is gold; mined and hidden years ago by travelers and forgotten. Until now! Join us on a quest to find it. You'll have to complete the task and gather clues to where it's at.
April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Join us Saturday afternoon for our Annual Easter Potluck in the Activity Center. Easter Service at 9 a.m. on Sunday in the Activity Center.
April 4-6: Happy Birthday to Lake Minden: It's going to be all fun and games as we celebrate Lake Minden's 28th Birthday with a weekend of great games and fantastic activities. There will be silly contests and competitions, and of course, cake and ice cream. Have your cameras ready for some great photo opportunities as the Float and Fly RC Planes take off and land on the lake with some pretty impressive flying in between.
April 11-13: National Pet Day: This weekend is going to the dogs and cats. We'll have some doggone good and cat-tastic activities including a cutest pet photo competition, a doggie talent contest and a recipe share for homemade pet treats. We'll also be doing pet-themed scrapbooking, card making and art journaling, so bring your pet and your favorite pet photos and join the fun. RC Boats will be racing on the lake so don't forget to check them out.
April 18-20: Easter Everywhere: Join us Saturday for egg dying, bunny crafts, and the ever popular Annual Easter Potluck Dinner. We'll also have a "Bunny" scavenger hunt and paddle boat races. On Sunday bring the kids for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.
April 25-27: Is it a Bird, Is it a Plane - It's Both: Watch the big beautiful Float and Fly Radio Controlled planes take off and land on the lake. But that's not all that's flying around Lake Minden. Grab your camera and help us celebrate National Bird Day on a nature/bird walk. We'll also have a nature walk/talk for the little ones. Take a jewelery, card/scrapbooking or art journaling class and incorporate birds or planes into your projects.
Lake of the Springs
April 18-20: Hip Hop Weekend: Starting things off at the Craft and Variety Fair you may find some really hip stuff. Kids will have a hopping good time at the Kids' Fishing Derby. Bring the family and join in on the fun decorating Easter Eggs. Join us for an Easter Ham Dinner. Then you will have a Hippity Hoppity good time at the Family Dance. Sunrise Services Sunday morning followed by a visit from the Easter Bunny at the Easter Egg Hunt.
April 21-25: Line Dance Festival with Marion. Come join the fun with dancing, food and friends.
April 26: Enjoy John Carter at our Family Campfire sing-along and then join us for a family dance with DJ Mike Allen.
April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Join the fun in a coloring contest, egg dying and Easter crafts. Bring the kids to enjoy the movie, "Hop" on Saturday. On Easter Sunday, join the park for a great egg hunt.
April 11-12: End of Season Party Weekend. As our season draws to an end and our members head home or on to other adventures we celebrate the season with a Friday Night at the Movies featuring a family movie in the Recreation Lodge with FREE popcorn. Saturday will feature games in the pool area including tic tac toe golf and bean bag toss. We end the day with dinner and poolside entertainment.
April 18-19: Easter Weekend will be filled with lots of activities for our youngest, and young at heart members and our young at heart members. The Easter Bunny will be making a stop here and will be hiding some very special Easter surprises. Make sure you check the activity schedule when you check in so you don't miss out on any of the FUN!!!
April 5: Casino Night is now the first Saturday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Jamul Kiwanis - $5 buys you $300 in chips. Play to win 50% of the total earnings. The more you play the more $$$ you could win!
April 6: The 2014 Campagnolo Gran Fondo of San Diego will be making a pit stop at Pio Pico. Be a part of one of San Diego's largest bicyclist tours!
April 11-12: The Jamul Kiwanis 6th Annual Hot Rod & Chili Cook-Off! Kicking off the fun-filled weekend is a dinner with live music and dance on Friday. Event is on Saturday and includes raffle prizes, beer garden, multiple vendors, a DJ and band, kid's playground, 50/50 drawing, and of course food!
April 19-20: Easter ‘Egg'stravaganza!: On Saturday the kids can enjoy egg coloring, an Easter Egg Hunt, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! On Sunday, the Pio Pico Chapel will be holding an Easter Service for all guests to enjoy.
April 25-26: Protect our Environment: This weekend includes environmentally friendly crafts. You can donate and plant a citrus tree (to help build our very own citrus garden), and enjoy a predator presentation put on by San Diego's Sky Hunters. At the end of the night bring your family to enjoy a free bag of popcorn and a movie on our outdoor cinema screen! And, don't forget, every Tuesday-Friday we have set aside specific time for members to play games and enjoy our Activity Center.
April 17-May 4
April 19: Join us, along with the Easter Bunny, for Ponderosa's Annual Easter Egg Hunt. We'll start off in the Family Lodge, where everyone will design their very own Easter Basket to use on the hunt. We'll also have games and prizes and more surprises.
April 5-6 and April 12-13
Every Weekend in April: Join the fun and hop on board the famous Rancho Oso hay wagon to take a tour of our beautiful resort! Wagon will drop off passengers at the barn for the barn tour and the Stock Dog and Bucking Bull demo at 11 a.m. at the arena on Saturday. Don't forget to call the stables at (805) 683-5110 and book your unforgettable horseback ride for ages eight and over. Of course, your little buckaroos can get their first ride on a big horse, led by one of our friendly wranglers! This is a great "photo-op" for your scrapbook. The spring weather is perfect for hiking, riding, photography, or wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley, only a scenic half hour drive away. Don't want to drive? You can arrange a guided winery tour with several local tour companies who will pick you up here! Later on Saturday, join us for the Ice Cream Social to make your favorite sundae! Keep the weekend sweet with our Candy Bar Bingo too! Check out our delicious weekend meals at the Stone Lodge Kitchen! Visit our website at www.rancho-oso for updated activities and menus.
April 19-20: Happy Easter! Bring your children and grandchildren for egg decorating and games. We will have an Egg Hunt (be sure to look for the Golden Egg!) The perfect end to a perfect day will be a movie with popcorn and candy. Come join the fun!
April 5: Casino Night (must be 21 and older to play.)
April 12: Family Movie Night.
April 19-20: Easter Weekend: On Saturday, Sunny Sunshine and Twinkles The Clowns will be here for face painting and balloon figures. We also have 1296 Easter Eggs to decorate! In the evening, Dominic's Karaoke is here. On Sunday we will have our Easter Egg Hunt with prizes.
April 26: JD & Debbie McBriety's Cornbread Washtub Band.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on over for our Easter activities. The Easter Bunny will be here to help us celebrate. Angie will have all kinds of goodies cooked up in her kitchen. Find the Golden Egg at our three different age group Egg Hunt and win the huge prize. Free cake and ice cream will be served. Don't forget to decorate your own bonnet and basket for the contest. We will be having an Adult Flashlight Hunt starting at dark so bring your flashlights to find your Golden Egg.
April 19: Easter and Member Appreciation Weekend: Hippity Hop on over and join us for an eggcelent time. We will be Easter Egg hunting at 1 p.m. followed by a tasty Member Appreciation meeting with cake and ice cream at 2 p.m.
April 20: Easter Sunday: We will be having our Easter Services at 10 a.m.
April 5: Kids' Fishing Weekend: There's fish in them thar ponds, so kids, bring your poles and let's catch ‘em. Prizes will be awarded so be sure to sign up in the AC for the big fish-off. Afterwards we'll treat ourselves to an Ice Cream Social.
April 12: Fruity Weekend: Don't miss out on Lake Conroe's Famous Fruity Bingo this weekend. One o'clock – grab a date and don't be late. We'll have apples and oranges and bananas and other fruity treats for you to win!
April 19: Easter & Member Appreciation Weekend: Hop on over and join us for our Easter Egg Hunt and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Let's see who finds the golden eggs!! Don't forget there will be an adult Egg Hunt after dark.
April 26: Cajun Fest Weekend: Crawfish races, games on the pavilion and some finger-lickin' good crawfish, boudin sausage, corn on the cob and potatoes. There will be dancing at the pavilion in the evening.
April 19: Join us in celebrating April Birthdays and all our Members. Cake will be at the Family Center during our Member Appreciation meeting.
April 5: NASCAR Weekend: Let's go racin'! If you have a need for speed this is the weekend for you with golf cart races and obstacle courses. We'll see who's the fastest!
April 12: Eggstravaganza: This weekend is all about the egg. We're going to hunt them, decorate them and maybe even have a contest or two!
April 19: Preserve Birthday Party & Member Appreciation: We will be celebrating our 30th birthday! Join us for cake and ice cream and celebrate 30 years of camping at Lake Texoma.
April 26: Baseball Weekend: Bring your bats and glove as we kickoff baseball season in Texoma.
Throughout April: Every Monday is Potluck Lunch and every Thursday is Potluck Dinner. Join us on Saturdays for Ice Cream Social followed by Candy Bingo. Also, our Community Garden is in the works! Everyone is invited to help make it grow!
April 5: Flower Photo Contest! Come to the park for details!
April 12: Photo winner will be named.
April 18: Adult Easter Egg Hunt.
April 19: Kids hunt Easter Eggs with the Easter Bunny!
April 5: It's Backwards Day: We will do everything backwards today. Greet someone with a goodbye or play golf backwards. We will also have a craft sale, kids' craft and Ice Cream and Cake Social to celebrate April birthdays and anniversaries.
April 12: Dice Day is here so let's roll the dice for Candy Game, T.T. Dice, LCR, and yard dice.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend includes Friday Fish Fry at Top of the Trail Cafe and Member Appreciation event on Saturday. Easter events include egg dying, Easter Egg Hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny, plus free ice cream during the Ice Cream Social.
April 26: Tournament Day: Let's see if you have what it takes to be a winner in shuffleboard, mini-golf, pool and more.
April 19: Member Appreciation Day: Learn how to make reservations and other tips at the New Member Orientation and enjoy some delicious ice cream at the Ice Cream Social.
April 4-6: Taste of Italy: Friday night enjoy an Italian favorite with our Spaghetti Dinner, followed by entertainer, Lou Renshaw in the Ballroom singing favorites. On Sunday, enjoy a performance by Jerry Jones.
April 18-20: Hippity Hoppity Easter Weekend: Start off our celebration on Friday with a Loaded Baked Potato Dinner followed by a Bunny Hop Dance in our Ballroom. On Saturday enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny as we serve Peeps and Pancakes in the Rec Hall. Peter Cottontail will host our Member Appreciation Easter Egg Hunt and crafts for kids at noon. Join us on Sunday for our traditional Easter Ham Dinner with all the fixings to be served at 1 p.m. in the Ballroom.
April 19-20: Easter Weekend: We are having an Easter Luncheon for our Member Appreciation and our monthly Birthday Celebration for all those born in April. Ladies - don't forget to wear your Easter Bonnets!!! Perhaps we will have a parade!!!
Three Flags RV Resort
April 18-20: Spend your Easter Holiday with us! Enjoy your Saturday morning with coffee and doughnuts for Member Appreciation Day! End your weekend with an Easter Dinner. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share!
April 5: Meet and Greet: Covered dish supper at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Lodge. Enjoy DJ John Chucci from 7 to 10:15 p.m.
April 19: Easter Celebration/TT Member Appreciation (RSVP Required.): Full day of Easter activities including Easter Egg Hunt and Saturday night entertainment with DJ John Chucci at the Family Lodge from 7 to 10:15 p.m.
April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on in for our Member Appreciation Event! Bring the kids for Easter baskets, egg hunt, games, arts and crafts, and more fun.
April 18-20: Eggstravagant Easter: Celebrate Easter with us! We will be dying eggs, playing games, and the Easter Bunny will be here!
April 25-27: Spring Fling: We will be cleaning up the park and restoring its beauty for the summer season. Movies, suppers, and crafts make for a great weekend! Come join the fun!
April 4-6: Mother Earth Weekend: Introduction to Trailblazer Club for Kids: fun activities that teach kids how they can contribute to the protection of our environment. Kick-off to the 2014 Ronald McDonald "Pull-Tab" program, a recycling program that raises money for out-of-town families in need of housing while a child is hospitalized. Start saving your soda can pull tabs and bring them to Sandy in Recreation.
April 11-13: Pies and Pickles: Can you bake a cherry pie, Billy Boy? Whether you are renowned (as you will discover, we like this word) for your pies or a novice, bake a pie of your choice to be entered in the contest. After chowing down on pie, it's time to get back into Pickleball-fighting shape as we return to a regular schedule of TT's most popular court sport.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend A weekend full of our traditional Easter activities! At the dance, strut and sashay in your most garish and outrageous Easter bonnet for the Easter Bonnet Parade. (Gentlemen, we dare you!) Member Appreciation/Orientation is Saturday. Please RSVP to (804) 695-2825.
April 25-27: NASCAR Weekend: Start your engines! Root on your favorite driver at the outdoor big screen with Brad. Kids, build a race car to run in the CBSCAR (that's Chesapeake Bay Stock Car Auto Racing for the uninformed.)
April 12: Opening Weekend: Chili Cook Off - share your Chili for dinner, prize will be awarded for Best Chili! Judging will be done by all that participate. See Mary Jane for details.
April 19: Member Appreciation: Enjoy Coffee and Doughnuts at 10 a.m. with the manager. Bring your thoughts and questions.
April 25-May 4
Annual Flounder Tournament
Annual flounder fishing tournament with a top prize of $2,000. Entry fee is $35. Register at wachapreaguemarina.net. For information call (757) 787-4110. Event is held in Wachapreague, just 12 miles from the preserve.
April 18-20: Easter & Member Appreciation/Orientation: Events include annual Egg Hunts, Easter Crafts, Wagon Rides, Wacky Golf Tournament and Bingo. Members are invited to attend an orientation on how to maximize the benefits of their Zone Camping Pass Membership.
April 18: Welcome Back Weekend: Moody Beach is open again and ready for you to come prepare your site and chat with your old friends after a long winter. Come for Free coffee and doughnuts on Saturday morning.
April 25: Indoor Family Fun Weekend: Enjoy time spent with friends in our Recreation Hall or the Members Lounge playing board games, Darts, Shuffleboard or cards. Enjoy $1 Hog Dogs and Chips on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Gateway to Cape Cod
April 11-13: Welcome Back Campers! Enjoy your first weekend of camping.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: The Easter Bunny will still find you even if you are camping! There will be lots of eggs to hunt for!
April 25-27: Spring Fever Weekend: Get out and see what spring has brought into the campground. How many new flowers and types of wildlife can you spot?
April 11-13: Welcome Back Weekend: Enjoy the first weekend of our camping season with some old friends around the campfire.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Come and have fun with Easter Egg coloring and Easter Egg Hunts, plus Easter crafts.
Lake and Shore
April 18-20: Happy Easter! Come and enjoy your Easter at the shore and give back to the community at the same time! We will have plenty of fun activities for the entire family, including Easter Egg dying, Easter Egg hunts, crafts, games and plenty of candy. We will even have a special Easter Egg Hunt for the adults! After all the Easter fun come to our first-ever Campers for a Cause Potluck Dinner and Dance hosted by the one and only DJ Sonja! Bring a side dish to feed 10 and have the chance to donate to a good cause!
April 4-6: Opening Weekend: It's been a long, long winter so come camping to enjoy getting out of the house and visit with all your camping buddies. Fishing Season has begun so bring all your fishing gear and take your kids fishing.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on as we bring back Easter Dinner. Please bring a dish to share.
April 25-27: Celebrate the wonderful world we live on and enjoy our walking trails and get back to nature this weekend in honor of Earth Day (4/22).
April 11-13: Season Kick-Off: Spring cleaning and campfire story night, plus hot dogs with all the fixings and marshmallows and crafts for all ages. DJ on Saturday night.
April 18-20: Hop in to a Happy Easter: Events include Easter Egg Hunt and Saturday night Karaoke. Meet the Easter Bunny and find the eggs filled with candy and prizes.
April 25-27: Learn about Earth Day, plus Movie Night on Saturday.
April 11-13: Opening Day and spring cleaning, plus Member Social on Saturday night.
April 18-20: Easter Celebration.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Perfect weekend not only for an egg hunt, but the Annual Fishing Derby.
April 4-6: Spring Cleaning.
April 11-13: Welcome Back Weekend features Candy Bar Bingo Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday Wagon Ride at 2 p.m. followed by Soup and Sandwich Social at 5 p.m. you bring the dessert!
April 18-20: Potluck Weekend features Friday night Karaoke at 7 p.m. and Saturday Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m.
April 4-6: Spring Cheer: Sunshine and Daffodils
April 11-13: Spring Cleaning.
April 18-20: It's No Yolk: Celebrate the incredible egg. You can decorate them and we will hide some and you can find them in our Egg Hunt on Sunday.
April 25-27: Annual Fishing Derby: 7 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Come on, the trout are waiting!
Timothy Lake North & South
April 18-20: Hippity Hoppity Easter Weekend: Spring is just about here as Easter marks the beginning of a great season planned! Fantasy Karaoke will be joining us just in time to get your vocal cords warmed up for the season. Come see a great Magic Show by Doug Young Saturday afternoon in the Activity Center. Join us for some great Easter activities such as Ham Potluck Dinner, Easter Egg Hunts, Pictures with the Easter Bunny, and many more activities for all ages. Most events will take place at Timothy North.
April 18: Open For Business! We are opening EARLY! Come enjoy Easter Weekend with us!
April 25-27: Welcome Back/Jumbo Games Weekend: Enjoy jumbo games like Tic-Tac-Toe, Connect Four, Chess, and Checkers. Join us for complimentary Doughnuts and Coffee on Saturday morning - meet the staff and say hello to old friends.
April 25-27: Easter Weekend: Hop on over Friday for an adult gathering and join us on Saturday for an Easter egg hunt and celebration!
April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on over for some fun. Activities this weekend will include our annual Egg Hunt with prizes, egg coloring, jellybean guessing contest, crafts, games, coloring, word searches, and mazes.
April 18-20: Easter Weekend - Join in Fellowship! Come Hungry! Continental breakfast served Sunday morning. Worship together at the church service afterwards.
April 4-6: Intrepid Camper's Weekend: The snow may still be around, but we welcome all you hardy camping souls to celebrate opening season at Bear Cave. Please join us for our annual chili cook-off, hot dogs, s'mores, Bingo and board games. Bring your travel pictures to share. Enjoy the movie, "Same Time, Next Year" in the Lodge Movie Room.
April 11-13: Let's Make It Blossom: Let's recycle, swap, and donate unwanted goods. Bring any unwanted, non-perishable item to the office and the Bear Cave staff will gladly prepare you a surprise camper medley dinner.
April 18-20: Easter Eggstravaganza! Join Bear Cave for an eggcellent celebration on your three-day holiday! We will be hunting for glow–in-the-dark eggs at night, viewing the movie "Hop", and enjoying a pancake breakfast on Sunday.
April 25-27: Home Grown Michigan: A world renowned horticulturist will share with us his visions of the food industry and its direct impact on family farming. We will learn the techniques to grow affordable produce right here at Bear Cave. Savor the tastes of Michigan all year long---learn the skills of produce preparation and storage. Bring your favorite toppings, as we will be grilling home-made pizzas with local ingredients. Create a flower pot dessert or enjoy a nature craft session.
April 18-20: Welcome Back Weekend: Dust off your marshmallow sticks, clean up your sites, and get ready to camp! Take a break for potluck on Saturday and meet your neighbors.
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