This year’s Members’ Social, Saturday, June 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., looks to have a more festive flair thanking you for 50 years of service to Manchaug Pond as the Manchaug Pond Association and the Foundation! Dues donations for your family are payable at the door making the event free for all paid members! Bring the children as we have special crafts and activities just for them!
Here’s what you can expect:
All attending, adult and children, can enter their name to win their choice of 10 door prizes and one grand prize to be drawn every 15 minutes from 11:15 AM until 1:45 PM. You must be present to win.
Grand prize is a special edition 16 x 20″ 3D Lake Art oak-framed wall art with a $325. retail value.
Take a selfie with friends and neighbors in a large Manchaug 50th Polaroid frame and other special props.
Oldest MPA Tee-shirt (check the cedar chest or the attic for your entry!)
The President and crew will have the grill fired up with a menu which includes marinated chicken, hamburgers and hotdogs; garden, macaroni and potato salad; chips and Helen’s Bakery fudge brownies; coffee, water, ice tea, and lemonade; and more!
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES:
Young child will receive a pail and shovel at the door to fill with goodies to take home. The popcorn machine will be popping and beach balls will be ready for fun at the waterfront.
- Get your face painted by an award-winning professional and let her twist you a special balloon creation.
- Create a “Lake in a Bottle” with sand, water, fish and more.
- Decorate a sugar cookie with fish, bubbles and more.
- Dress a Bear paper doll.
- Take a guess on two guessing jars filled with Swedish Fish and Life Savers. Closest guess without going over wins the jar!
- Coloring books donated for both children and adults and the new Manchaug Pond puzzle for you to make with friends and take home.
In old MPA style, we’ll be cutting the playing cards for this year’s 50/50 raffle. $5.00 per chance could make you the big winner of half the cash. MPF’s take looks to cover expenses for the event.
MPF LOGOWEAR AND GEAR:
In addition to our embroidered golf shirts, fleece and baseball caps, we have a new line of products from Lake Art you are sure to love! This exclusive edition features the latest Manchaug Pond depth map and the MPA/MPF logo on mugs, postcards, playing cards and tee-shirts. Beautiful wood 3D wall art, clocks, cribbage boards and photo cards, and more will be available to take home at a special donation price or to order.
SO… Plan to arrive by 11:00 am parking on the lawn area or at the baseball field parking lot. Head down to the boat house at the waterfront of the Camp Blanchard facility down the hill behind the dining hall where we usually meet. At the REGISTER TABLE, you can sign in, pay your dues donation, enter your name for the door prize drawings, and play the 50/50 raffle. Enjoy the day with family and lake neighbors, celebrating 50years of coming together as a dynamic organization for a truly beautiful natural resource.