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    Upcoming Events August & September

    Sunday, August 19th 7pm: The Inns and Hotels of Biddeford Pool and Fortunes Rocks.  Click here for post. August 28, 5pm: FRA University, Genealogy part 2! In July, Jeff Leman and Ray Leavitt held a well-attended and very informative talk about their genealogy adventures.  Ray and Jeff will conduct a second family genealogy session this time focusing on providing other FRA members the opportunity to discuss their family research stories.  Please plan to attend, Tuesday, August 28th, 5:00 pm at the clubhouse. Please bring your family genealogy story. For questions, please call John Redman at 301 807 1742. August 25, 10am: General Membership Meeting August 25, 6pm: Final Social! August 26,…

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    Labor Day FRA Beach Cookout Saturday, September 1, 12 pm

       They’re Back….Come Join Bill Murray and Jimmy Oleson Once Again for the 2018 FRA Labor Day Weekend Beach Cookout    Date: Saturday, September 1st (rain date: Sunday, September 2nd)  Cookout: Starts at 12 noon and ends at 3pm (bar closes and clean-up begins) stay as long as you wish  Tides: low tide 9:42 am – high tide 3:50 pm  FRA will provide: two gas grills as well as appetizers, salads, beverages (beer, wine, soda, and water), cups, plates, and napkins.  What you should bring: food to grill for you and your family, grilling tools, table, chairs, sun lotion, and a desert that can be shared.  Cost: No charge for…

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    August Upcoming Events Reminder

    Yes, It’s August already.  However, there are some great events happening! Here is a mini-newsletter highlighting 3 of them: August 8, Wednesday, 3-5PM:  Kids, did you always want to learn to knit?  Here is your chance to learn the basics.  And, if you have mastered knitting already but are ready to move on to purling, you are welcome to join in too.  Sally, our local queen of knitting and purling, is once again volunteering to teach you how. Please come to the FRA clubhouse from 3-5 on Wednesday, August 8th.  Age 8 is the minimum age for this event.  Please RSVP to sally8pp@gmail.com (no later than Monday, August 6th) so that we…

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    Member Update July 25, 2018

    Coming up: Today:  3-5pm:  Kids, Moms and Grandmothers, you are all invited to the big BINGO tournament.  Please come to the FRA clubhouse from 3-5. July 26, Thursday, 5-7pm:  FRA University part 2:  Swirl, Sniff and Sip – France.  This session is fully subscribed. July 28, Saturday:  Social! Saturday 6-8pm. All attendees are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert, enough to serve 8-12. July 29, Sunday: Tennis Social 1pm August 8, Wednesday, 3-5: Children’s program part 3: Knitting with Sally.  Ages 8 & up suggested. Please RSVP by Monday, August 6 to Sally at sally8pp@gmail.com Other news and updates: FRA University:  Provost John Redman reports two very successful FRA/University sessions: Genealogy (Jeff Leman/Ray…

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    Member Update July 9, 2018

    Hope you all had a great 4thof July week.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather. If you find yourself complaining about the heat, think of last winter.  Here’s what’s coming up: July 11, Wednesday, 3-5pm:  To Parents, and Grandparents…Don’t forget that Wednesday, July 11, is when you can make a pretty sea shell frame with our local artist, Jacquie T.  Last year was lots of fun! An adult must accompany children under the age of 6.  Please RSVP to jackt615@hotmail.com so we know how many of you will participate. July 15, Sunday:  Music at the Clubhouse: Troy Ramey is coming to FRA on Sunday, July 15 at 6:00 pm to…

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    Fortunes Rocks Association University

    Fortunes Rocks Association University (FRAU) is pleased to announce three events for July.  All events will be two hours long and held at the FRA Clubhouse at 5 p.m. July 19th:  Adventures in Genealogy: Getting to REALLY Know Your Family. Ray Leavitt and Jeff Leman will share their extensive experience researching their personal genealogical heritage in a focused instruction session that will set each participant on the road to researching his/her own family. As needed, Ray and Jeff also will be available throughout the summer to help your efforts along. Depending on interest, a late summer session would be held to allow researchers an opportunity to present their learnings and get…

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    Member Update June, 2018

    Greetings to all members, “old” and new!  We are just days away from the official start of summer which of course means it’s time for the first social of the season!  We just completed our 2018 membership renewal process and we are happy to welcome several new members.  As expected, we are at our capacity of 115. Saturday, June 23 Social starts at 6pm at the clubhouse. All attendees are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert.  Please keep the presentation small due to limited table space.  Your delicious offering does not need to serve 115! Saturday, June 23 10-10:30 am General Membership Meeting follows the 9 am Board meeting at the clubhouse.…