Saint Gerald

Friends on Q

Mission: 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, Shirley Cloyd, Barb Considine, Alice Glantz, Kay Goodro, Kathy Goodman, Rita Guenette, Paul and Colita Kwitakowski, and Pat Seier

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

2020 FOQ Activities

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

January - No Activity planned

February - No Activity planned -

March 25, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Corn Beef Dinner

April 22, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Neil Diamond Tribute and dinner, come and enjoy a fun evening of song, dancing and socializing with friends.

May 27, 12:30pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Day-trip to the beautiful St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, at 602 Park Ave. Join our friends for a wonderful tour of this beautiful church and enjoy a specially prepared Grecian lunch. Reservation are required, cost is $22.50 which includes the tour and lunch. We will meet at 11:30 in St. Gerald parking lot and car share from there. Our tour begins at 12:30.

June 24, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. A Night at the Movies. Our movie will be "The Upside". A movie about a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine. He decides to hire a struggling parolee. Despite coming from different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom. Concessions: hot dogs, popcorn and candy will be provided A treat for all ages.

July 12, 2:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Join us for "The Adams Family" presented by Ralston Community Theater at Ralston High School. RSVP date TBD.
Following the play we will go to dinner at Spaghetti Works on Park Drive, separate checks for dinner.

August 26, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Indoor Picnic and Bingo. Cost $8.00 member, $10.00 non-member - includes fried chicken dinner and four bingo cards.

September 23, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Bar B Que Dinner, cost is $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members..

October 28, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Neil Diamond Tribute and Soup and Pie Supper. Cost $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members.

November 18, 6:00pm - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Anniversary and Birthday Celebration. Dinner will include lasagne, salad and of course, dessert.

December 12 (Saturday), 11:00am - THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. Christmas Brunch, cost $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members

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