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Reminder Cosmos & Cocoa Tonight—Friday, December 22, 1017

Cosmos & Cocoa will be held as planned tonight!  The experts at Morehead Planetarium expect clear skies and a great view of the moon. If you did not RSVP but want to join the party, please do—the more, the merrier!

Join Governors Village residents for a private skywatching session with Morehead Planetarium staff.

Friday, December 22nd, 6-7 PM at the Stadium Steps in Meadow Park, Governors Park

Morehead staff will bring sky charts, telescopes and provide a laser guided tour of the night sky. The Governors Village Social Committee will provide cocoa and marshmallows. Below are tips for the evening:

  • Please dress warmly.  You are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, sleeping bags and flashlights.
  • It takes approximately 20 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the darkness. If you want to see stars and do not plan on staying long, you may want to consider walking to the park to allow time for your eyes to adjust for optimal skywatching.
  • If you happen to live near the park, and it’s convenient for you, please pull the plug on the beautiful Christmas lights from 6-7 pm Friday, December 22nd. It will help the skywatchers view more stars.

This is an event for everyone, please come out and join your fellow neighbors as we learn about the moon, constellations and planets.

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

RSVP Now For Cosmos & Cocoa, December 22, 2017

Sign up now – Cosmos & Cocoa

RSVP to reserve your hot chocolate and marshmallows at the first Cosmos & Cocoa this Friday.

The Governors Village Social Committee has arranged an exciting sky watching activity this holiday season. On Friday, December 22, 2017, sky watching experts from Morehead Planetarium will join residents to provide a laser guided sky tour with star charts. They will also bring two telescopes so people can view far off stars and planets.

Learn about the night sky while sipping hot cocoa with neighbors. This family event takes place at the stadium steps in Governors Park 6-7pm (weather permitting. In case of inclement weather Cosmos & Cocoa will be rescheduled for spring).

Contact:
Leda Werrell, Social Committee, lkwerrell@gmail.com
Heather Schultz, Social Committee, schultz.heather@gmail.com

Attachment:
Santa and Cosmo, 2017 Holiday Events(PDF)

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

Governors Village Holiday Activities 2017

The Governors Village Social Committee has planned two holiday events for 2017.  Santa is coming and so are sky-gazing guides from the Morehead Planetarium. See the attached flyer for more details.

Santa Visit

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 Santa will make his annual visit to our neighborhoods riding atop a Chatham County Fire Department fire truck.  Starting at 2:30pm, he will visit in the following order:

#1 – Forest, corner of Raintree Bend & Forest entrance
#2 – Village, corner of Fountain Park & Long
#3 – Townes, corner of David Stone & Loop Park
#4 – Lake, corner of Wicker & access road to Townes
#5 – Park – Pool Parking Lots

Sky Watching—Laser Guided Sky Tour

The Social Committee also has arranged an exciting new activity this holiday season. On Friday, December 22, 2017, sky watching experts from Morehead Planetarium will join us to provide a laser guided sky tour with star charts. They will also bring two telescopes so we can view far off stars and planets.

Learn about the night sky while sipping hot cocoa with neighbors. This family event takes place at the stadium steps in Governors Park 6-7pm (weather permitting).

Luminary Reminder

Another holiday event to keep in mind is the 17th Annual Governors Village Luminary Night December 16, 2017, sponsored by the Watkins Family.

Contact:
Leda Werrell, Social Committee

Attachment:
Santa and Cosmo, 2017 Holiday Events(PDF)

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

Photo: 2017 Governors Village Turkey Day 5K Gallup

Leda Werrell of the Social Committee shared a photograph from this year’s 3rd Annual Official/Unofficial Governors Village Turkey Day 5K Gallup.

Governors Village Turkey Day 5K Gallup

Participants met at the stadium steps in Governors Park at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning for a fun run/walk using the Firemen’s 5K route.

Thanks to Martha Ebert other Social Committee members for organizing this event.

Contact:
Martha Ebert, martha_ebert at yahoo.com

Attachment:
Map of Firemen’s 5K Route (PDF)

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

Governors Village Turkey Day 5K Gallup November 23, 2017

Hey Neighbors!

Who wants to participate in our 3rd Annual Official/Unofficial Governors Village Turkey Day 5K Gallup?

Meet at the stadium steps in Governors Park at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017, ready to run, walk, gallup or stroll. We will use the Firemen’s 5K route.

See ya’ll out there! 🍗🤠👍🏻
Martha Ebert & The Social Committee

Contact:
Martha Ebert, martha_ebert at yahoo.com

Attachment:
Map of Firemen’s 5K Route (PDF)

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

Photos: 2017 BooFest

 

2017 BooFest Costume Parade

The 2017 Governors Village BooFest was held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  The weather was picture perfect as families gathered at the Governors Park playground for Halloween festivities. The event featured face painting, games, pumpkin decorating and a costume parade, followed by an overnight Family Camp-out in Meadow Park.

Thanks to Heather Schultz, Kelly Venditti, Jennifer Brondon, John Eberhard and the many other volunteers who participated in making this year’s BooFest successful. Photos are courtesy Jennifer Allen, Communication committee. [Click on an image to view the photo gallery.]

Contact
Social Committee: Heather Schultz, schultz.heather at gmail.com

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

TGIS October 28, 2017

Please join your Governors Village neighbors as we kick off this year’s TGIS at the home of Linda and Dan Chegash (30182 Ruffins in the Park) on Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 from 7-9 pm.

The Blue Popcorn Band will be providing free, live entertainment to go along with corn hole games and a fire pit will be burning. You are encouraged to “dress up” in your costume as Halloween is just around the corner. This will be a great time to relax and catch up with new and old friends Hope to see you there!

Please bring your beverage of choice and a dish to share. This is an adult event.

TGIS hosting opportunities are still available, please contact Robin Heesacker.

Contact:
Robin Heesacker, 2017-2018 TGIS Coordinator, heesacker.robin at yahoo.com

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)

RSVP Now For BooFest Saturday, October 21, 2017

It is time to RSVP for the annual Governors Village BooFest to be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Please respond by October 14.

REGISTER Now (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0848a9af2ea7f94-rsvp)

2017 Governors Village BooFest Halloween Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 4 – 6pm
Governors Park Playground

4:00 pm – Festivities begin! Face painting, Fairy hair, Kids’ games, Pumpkin decorating
4:45 pm – Costume Parade
5:00 pm – Food Trucks – Merry Franksters & Latin Grill

After BooFest – Family Camp-out in Meadow Park

Volunteer Or More Information

BooFest:  Kelly Venditti, kellyvenditti at gmail.com

Family Camp-out:  John Eberhard, j.eberhard at icloud.com

Contact
Social Committee: Heather Schultz, schultz.heather at gmail.com

Attachment
2017 BooFest Flyer

Sponsored by the Governors Village Social Committee for residents of Governors Village community (Forest, Lake, Park, Townes and Village)