May 27 Pot Luck dinner club meeting. Approximately 25 members and guests ate their fill with a choice of 3 different deviled eggs. My vote went to Bonnie Oster’s apple pie.
16 May Club trip to Wright’s chicken farm. A group of 19 people visited the highlights of NW RI antiques as well as Wright’s
25 May North Stonnington Memorial Day parade. We had 11 cars in the group and enjoyed John Parker’s generous hospitality afterwards
Upcoming club and other car events
7 June. Sun. Washington county RI fairgrounds swap meet Rt. 112 Hopkinton RI Put on by the RI Street Rod Assoc.
20 June. Sat. (Fathers’ day w/e) Klingberg car show (one of the best) New Britain, CT
28 June. Sun. Elks and our own WPAACA club’s show Wakefield RI Everyone bring a car is asked to meet at the Benny’s on Rt. 1 Dunn’s Corner section of Westerly at 10:30 AM
4 July Sat. Groton town July 4th parade. All participating drivers must submit a copy of their no fault car insurance ID card to the parade organizers through Bob DeGoursey ASAP. The deadline for submitting no fault cars is June 12th. The parade route starts from Sage Fort park in Groton. Past experience indicates that it can be a hot day for the parade so all drivers should make sure their cooling systems are running at peak efficiency.
15 July Wed. Crusin on High St. Westerly RI High St. downtown will be reserved for crusin car parking 5 -8 PM
17-19 July Fri-Sun Good Guys Syracuse Nationals, NY
26 July. Sun. Time Machines show, Guilford, CT
2 Aug. Sun. Bell Town show E. Haddam CT
16 Aug Sun CT Trolley Museum E. Windsor, CT is looking for pre 1940 cars to help celebrate their 50th anniversary.
12-13 Sept. Sat-Sun Mt Washington show, Conway, NH Contact Don Oster for a motel room 401-789-6293
13 Sept. Sun. Brooklyn CT car show
15 Sept. Tues. Apple Rehab cruise Rt. 1 Westerly 5-8 PM
20 Sept. Sun. Southbury CT car show
6-11 Oct Wed-Sun Hershey PA fall AACA show and swap meet
11 Oct. Sun. Oak Harbor Car Show Rt. 2 Exeter RI
Cruise Nights and Car Shows
Mondays starting May 4th to Oct. 5th Oak Harbor Village shopping center 567 South County Trail (Rt. 2) 5P to dusk 567 South county trail (Rt. 2) Exeter RI until Oct. 6th Call Big John (401) 207-6810
Mondays starting May 15th Ocean Beach park New London, CT 6-9P till Sept.
Tuesdays starting May 19th RISA cruise Conerstone Pub 273 Nooseneck Hill Rd. (Rt. 3) Exeter RI 5P to dusk
Wednesdays starting May 6th to Sept. 30th Billy Hill’s Way Back Cruise Rt. 138 (main St.)Hope Valley RI just west of the I-95 interchange 5P to dusk
Thursdays starting May 15th Misquamicut cruise Windjammer East lot 321 Atlantic Ave. 5:00 to dusk Westerly RI 401-322-1026 or 323-9283 until Sept. www.misquamicut.org
Fridays starting May 15th to Sept. 25th The Pavilion steak house & banquet 5P to dusk 15A Frontier Rd. (off of Rt. 3 near I-95 exit 1) Hopkinton, RI until Oct. 10th Call Big John (401) 207-6810
Saturdays starting May 2nd Tri State cruisers Loos & Co. Pomfret Center CT junction of Rt. 169 and Rt. 101 exit 93 off Rt. 395 3P till dark through Sept.
More details on shows and cruise nights can be found at the “Dream Machine Classics” and “Crusin Bruce” websites www.dreammachineclassics/calendar.html http://www.cruisinbruce.com/CarShowCalendar.html or Rich George “DJ Car guy” www.djcarguy.com or our own Big John Hodis’s calender http://jbigjohnh.wix.com/cruise
2015 Schedule of members providing refreshments at club meetings
June. Bonnie Oster & Stefania Peterson
July. Carol Cormier &Ann Pattison
August. Members provide Potluck refreshments and canned food donations
September. John & Kim Parker and Bill & Mary Ann Ricker
October. Kevin & Sharon O'Rourke and Al & Sandy Bernard
November Still looking for a club refreshment provider. Any volunteers?
New members, will get name tags for themselves and their spouses in the US mail
CLUB ROSTER Is online in the members section of our club web page referenced in the title section of this newsletter. For members getting this newsletter via email, there is a copy of the latest member roster attached.