Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Community Service

Hello Neighbors,

      My husband and I are missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on assignment to promote education in the Eastern Cape.  I love to read, share books and dance, either Zumba and/or Dance Exercise, in my garage. We will be moving from #16 into #17 Turnburry on June st. I wish to share our good fortune and larger flat by offering the following:

1. Dance Exercise and/or Zumba every Saturday morning at 7 a.m. in my “dance studio,” my double garage, beginning June 9th.

2.  Bible Study- the New Testament (King James version)  on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

3.  Monthly Book Club.  I have read several books lately which I would like to share with some like minded readers: They include:  Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mendela; Pale Native - Memories of a Renegade Reporter by Max Du Preeze, An Inconvenient Youth, Julius Malema and the ‘New” ANC - by Fiona Forde; Safari and  African Dawn- “A country in Turmoil, a Family torn Apart.”  By best selling author Tony Park.  I would like to consider:  Heaven is for Real - a little boys’s astounding story of his trip to heaven and back by Todd Burpo.  Chronicles Brothers Series is fiction based on bible sources.  Author Wendy Alec is the programming director of her husband’s Christian TV network. Book One,  “The Fall of Lucifer,” Book Two, “The First Judgment,” Book Three, “Son of Perdition.”  This is the story of Three Royal Brothers... Three Archangels... One Turned Renegade.  The book selection for our first gathering at the end of June will be determined by the interest of participants.  Date and time will be announced later.

4.  Turnburry Book Exchange.  I am happy to share any book that I am not holding back for review.  If any one has backs they want to exchange or donate please bring them to #16 or to #17 after  June 1st.

5. In conjunction with the above my husband will offer READERS THEATRE - reading from plays or SELECTIONS OF POETRY on Monday nights.  We will also announce some community events you might enjoy such as plays or live theater.  Note that "A Million Colours," has opened in Walmar and the BYU Young Ambassadors will present a program at the Nelson Mendela Theater at 7:00 p.m. May 15th.

Elder Thomas Stokoe was a Drama, Speech, and History teacher for 41 years.  He has directed over 130 major theatrical productions and coached students who competed in humorous and dramatic reading.  He  managed a 3,000 seat auditorium and has performed in over 40 productions.

       If you would like to participate in any of these activities please call 083-272-1202 or stop by  Flat #16.
                                                                   Sister Diane Stokoe
                                                                   Master of Arts Degree
                                                                   Political Science, Family History
.                                                                  Retired High School Teacher and Librarian

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