2020 Calendar of Events
Planning Meetings / Dates (Mondays at 7pm)
Monday, January 20, 2020 at home of Bill and Bonnie Dutton
Monday, March 9, 2020 at home of Jo Magistad
Monday, May 4, 2020 at home of Barbara and John Rose
Monday, July 13, 2020 at home of Dawn McGrew and Pat Wade
Monday, September 14, 2020 at home of Gail and Don Gillies
Monday, November 9, 2020 at home of Terry and Stan Scrivner
Program Meetings (Fourth Monday Bimonthly at Goleta Library 7 pm)
Monday, January 27: “How to be a Good Journey Coordinator”, Presented by Barbara Rose and Karolyn Hanna
Monday, March 16: “Tuxtla-Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico Journey”, presented by Bruce Arnheim and Sandy Grasso-Boyd - canceled
Monday, May 18: “Cannabis - All you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask" presented by KopSun
Monday, July 20: Canceled
Monday, September 21: “Sarasota, Florida Journey”, presented by George and Roberta Lehtinen
Monday, November 16: “Quad Cities, Illinois & Iowa/Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journey”, presented by Bill Boyd
Coordinators needed for the following social events (except for February)
Saturday, February 29,2020: –1 p.m.- Carpinteria Marijuana Farm Tour; 3 p.m.- Chocolats du CaliBressan champagne and chocolate tasting; or Carpinteria wine tasting at Corktree Cellars, 4:45 p.m. dinner at The Palms on your own. Coordinators: Roberta Lehtinen and Terry Scrivner
Sunday, March 8, 2 pm: SBCC live Theater production - "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" - organized by Mary Orr
June TBD: Cachuma Lake Nature Center; Lake Cruise for 30 people; Lunch at the lake café. Coordinators: John Rose (lake cruise) and ?
August 12: Spaghetti Dinner at the Goleta Elks Club
October TBD: Dotty Iverson’s Pot Luck; either Welcome or Farewell Dinner for the Japanese Ambassadors from Kumamoto.
December TBD: – Annual Holiday Dinner Party at Mulligans
Conferences and Special Events
March 1, 2020 - World Friendship Day
May 21-23, 2020 Western Regional Super Conference, Portland, OR - canceled
Feb 2021 - The Friendship Force International 42nd World Conference in Taiwan is being canceled.
however a smaller event, a Taiwanese Friendship Festival will be planned for late February/early March, with cultural workshops and ac,vi,es as well as home-hos,ng for up to 100 people around the country. Details will follow this summer.