Ralston, NE

Friends on Q

Mission: To provide opportunities for adult 55+ who are members of St. Gerald Parish and from the surrounding area. Monthly scheduled activities provide opportunities to develop new and expand continuing friendships through social activities.

We are: Singles, widows, widowers, couples, working, retired, socially active people, Catholics as well as non-Catholics forming a social community here in St. Gerald Parish.

To join: Simply fill out a membership form and pay the $5.00 annual dues.

Committee Members: If you have any questions, please contact Rita Guenette at 402-980-5787. Friends on Q is lead by a committee of volunteers, Fran Curran, Barb Considine, Alice Glantz, Kay Goodro, Rita Guenette, Paul and Colita Kwitakowski, Marie Pennisi, Janet Rentko and Pat Seier

Activities are publicized in the church bulletin and committee members contact members prior to events.

2017 FOQ Activities

All events are held at St. Gerald's in the Fellowship Hall unless otherwise noted. Make all checks payable to Friends on Q.

March 22, 6:00pm - Corn Beef Dinner, 6:00 pm. Cost: $8.00 for member, $10.00 non-member
Program: Musical Entertainment

April 26, 6:00pm - Salad & Dessert Pot Luck.
Program: Master Gardener speaking about Container Gardening.

May 17, 6:00pm - Pot Luck Dinner and Game Night. Bring a dish to share and a game you would like to play.

June 28 - Pending

July 16, 2:00pm - "A Funny Thing Happen on the Way to the Forum" a play at the Ralston High School and Dinner at Spaghetti Works on Park Drive

August 23, 6:00pm - Indoor Picnic and Bingo. Cost $8.00 member, $10.00 non-member - includes meal and four bingo cards

September 27, 11:00am-3:00pm - Private Tour, Loess Hills Lavender Farm. Cost $13 which includes box lunch and tour. We will have a bus available, cost for the bus will be determined later. Space will be limited.

October 25 - Pending

November 15, 6:00pm - Soup Supper. Cost $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members

December 9, noon - Christmas lunch and Gift Exchange, Cost $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members

Updated 2/2017

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