THE ESTONIAN SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (KESK FLORIDA EESTI SELTS) IS ON SUMMER HIATUS. IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA, PLEASE LET US KNOW. WE LOVE TO GET TOGETHER SPONTANEOUSLY. WE WILL RESUME FORMAL ACTIVITIES ON OCTOBER 1, 2017.
2016-17 Monthly Meetings of the
Estonian Society of Central Florida
Kesk Florida Eesti Selts
Sundays, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (unless otherwise posted for special events)
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 2:00-4:00 pm (annual business meeting for 2016-17)
Location: Community Room, Seminole Isles, Seminole, FL
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:00 pm (Santa Claus/Jõuluvanaga and a traditional Estonian Christmas meal with verivorst; reservations with payment ($30 per adult, $10 per child under 12) and names and ages of children to the KFES Treasurer required by December 1, 2016;
Location: Fellowship Hall, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 10891 102nd Avenue N, Seminole, FL 33778
Saturday, January 7, 2017, 1:00 pm (please note the earlier start) Estonian soups, salads and sandwiches prepared by participating members according to traditional Estonian recipes);
each participant is asked to contribute $10 to defray KFES costs;
sign-up with the KFES Treasurer Anneliis Kuusik by email to Kuusika09@aol.com by December 30, 2016 is required.
Location: We will gather in the Clubhouse in Inne and Heikki Joonsar’s condominium complex, which is TAMARAC BY THE GULF, 9099 141st St., Seminole, FL 33776. This is a community of individual homes all painted white with white tile roofs. The best way to enter is at the traffic light on 86th Ave N. and Oakhurst Rd. (137th St) where there is NO sign. Once you are in the complex, turn right onto 140th Way. Continue until you come to a slight left onto 141st St., where the club house and club house parking are visible. Parking is available on both sides of the clubhouse. A GPS can get you there easily.
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11:00 am-3:00 pm (Celebration of the 99th Anniversary of Estonian Independence)
reservations/check to the Treasurer by February 10, 2017 required
Cost: $40 per adult; $23 for children over the age of 3
Location: Countryside Country Club in Clearwater
You may print an invitation to this event in Estonian and English through this link: Invitation to the Estonian Society of Central Florida/Kesk Florida Eesti Selts Celebration of the 99th Anniversary of Estonian Independence.
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 pm (potluck luncheon)
Kesk Florida Eesti Selts will be gathering together for a potluck luncheon at the home of Kersti Linask, KFES President. Please send an email to Ms. Linask to let her know what you will bring. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Linask’s home address and directions will be sent by email.
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 11:00 am-3:00 pm (Jaanipäev picnic and April birthdays celebration)
reservation with the KFES Secretary by April 17, 2017 is advised;
KFES will serve grilled sausages with buns and condiments; participants are asked to bring appetizers, salads and desserts for the potluck table; please bring your own beverages too;
each participant is asked to contribute $5 to defray KFES costs;
Location: WE HAVE MOVED THE PICNIC FROM ANNA MARIA ISLAND AND WE ARE RETURNING TO THE CONDOMINIUM CLUBHOUSE AND RECREATIONAL CENTER AT THE WINTER HOME OF INNE AND HEIKKI JOONSAR. We celebrated our soup-and-sandwich luncheon there earlier this year.
TAMARAC BY-THE-GULF, INC.
9099 141st St.
Seminole. Fl., 33776
Tamarac By-the-Gulf is a community of 380 individual homes all painted white with white tile roofs. The best way to enter is at the LIGHTS on 86th Ave. N. and Oakhurst Rd.(137th St.) where there is NO sign. Then Right onto 140th Way. Continue until you make a slight Left onto 141st St. where parking & club house are visible. Parking is available on both sides of the clubhouse. The entrance at the TAMARAC sign off Oakhurst & 94th Place can be easily missed because it is hidden by a curve. But one’s GPS can usually get you there.
Sunday, October 1, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm Details will be announced in September 2017.
Our 2016-17 meeting locations:
Pier 22, 1200 First Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida 34205; telephone: 941-748-8087.
Seminole Isles Community, 7253 Key Haven Rd, Seminole, FL 33777; (727) 399-2038.
Fellowship Hall, Church of the Good Shepherd, 10891 102nd Avenue North, Seminole, FL
Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater, Florida 33761; telephone: 727.796.2153
TAMARAC BY-THE-GULF, INC., 9099 141st St., Seminole, FL 33776