The membership fee for the 4th quarter of 2022 is $30 per couple. The fee for 2023 will be $60.
Click on a calendar event below to see details or scroll further down to see the event listings.

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Monday December 5, 2022 7:00 PM
 

The Book Group

We meet on the first Monday of each month between 7 – 8 pm
in the Solarium Room at Dollar Clubhouse.The books chosen for 2022 are:

Jan 3 – “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Frederick Backman (Susan Baskin)
Feb 7 – “Beneficence” by Meredith Hall (Sue Jones)
Mar 7 – “The Last Nomad” by Shugri Said Salh (Nancy Conrad)
Apr 4 – “Call Your Daughter Home” by Deb Spera (Kickan Wilson)
May 2 – “The Bee Keeper of Aleppo” by Christy Lefteri (Betsy Werner)
June 6 – “The Girl With The Louding Voice” by Abi Dare (Elaine Harris)
July 4 – “Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (Clare Mittler)
Aug 1 – “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger (Rosemarie Krovoza)
Oct 3 – “The Splendid and the Vile” by Eric Larson (Kickan Wilson)
Nov 7 – “The Island of Sea Women” by Lisa See (Denise Davis)
Dec 5 – “Deacon King Kong” by James Bragg

For information or to join us contact our coordinators:

Fran Free: franceshfree@comcast.net or 650-224-4118

Kickan Wilson: kickan.wilson@comcast.net or 925-954-718

Tuesday December 6, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 7, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 7, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

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Wednesday December 7, 2022 7:30 PM
 

MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINO GROUP STARTS – WEDNESDAY, JULY 6th, 7 p.m.

This game group is new and will play on the 1st and 4th Wednesday of every month in the Oak Room at Gateway Clubhouse. 
If you want to know more about Mexican Train, just Google it.  There are many variations. 
The coordinator, Bruce Blumberg, will have some printed rules to help those just learning and those who have played before. 
It’s a simple game and easy to learn. He likes to play using numbers on the tiles instead of the dots.  If you have a Mexican Train set of dominoes please bring them no matter what kind. 
For questions or more information contact Bruce at bpblumberg@gmail.com or 240-498-9567

Thursday December 8, 2022 12:00 AM to 9:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Monday December 12, 2022 12:00 AM
 

Mens Monday Breakfast

We gather in the Gateway parking lot to carpool at 08:30
on the second Monday.

(more…)

Tuesday December 13, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 14, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 14, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Thursday December 15, 2022 12:00 AM to 10:30 PM
 

We meet Thursday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Echo room at the Event Center.

Ladies will play the first, third, fourth and (when there is a) fifth Thursday of each month.
No Ladies Bridge
on the second Thursday.

Ladies play party bridge with Chicago scoring.  You do not need a partner.
After 4 hands the lowest scoring partnership moves to the next table.
The high 
scores split up and remain at the table. Masks are required per GRF guidelines.

For more info you may contact Jane Salzfass at 925-954-1817 or jane.salzfass@gmail.com or
Bev Pincus at 925-954-7964 or bevpincus7@gmail.com

Thursday December 15, 2022 12:00 AM to 9:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

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Sunday December 18, 2022 6:00 PM
 

Holiday Dinner Dance 18 December

The grand finale of our year! Perfect evening to wear your glitz and glam to our fabulous holiday party!

More details later!

Tuesday December 20, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 21, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 21, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

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Wednesday December 21, 2022 11:30 AM
 

Wednesday, July 20th, Pacific Catch in Walnut Creek

The Ladies Who Lunch group of the Club will dine at The Peasant’s Courtyard on Wednesday, July 20th. The restaurant’s address is 3195 Danville Blvd., Alamo.  It is located in a relaxed neighborhood of Alamo.  A parking lot is located in front of the restaurant. 
The Peasant’s Courtyard offers 
casual American and European sandwiches and plates, plus a quaint patio.  You can check their menu on www.rodneyworth.com/menu-the-peasants-courtyard/.  
Please bring cash to pay. Many restaurants are not doing individual checks for groups and paying with credit card is not an option.
We meet at 11:15 am in the Gateway parking lot, corner of Tice Creek and Golden Rain Road to form car pools. 
The Ladies Who Lunch is a social gathering, and new club members are encouraged to participate.  It is a great way to get to know others in the club in a
more intimate atmosphere. 
For reservations and cancellations, please call or email

Contact Lilly Kite at 925-939-3754 or lillykite@gmail.com

Thursday December 22, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

We meet Thursday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Echo room at the Event Center.

Ladies will play the first, third, fourth and (when there is a) fifth Thursday of each month.
No Ladies Bridge
on the second Thursday.

Ladies play party bridge with Chicago scoring.  You do not need a partner.
After 4 hands the lowest scoring partnership moves to the next table.
The high 
scores split up and remain at the table. Masks are required per GRF guidelines.

For more info you may contact Jane Salzfass at 925-954-1817 or jane.salzfass@gmail.com or
Bev Pincus at 925-954-7964 or bevpincus7@gmail.com

Thursday December 22, 2022 12:00 AM to 9:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

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Monday December 26, 2022 10:00 AM
 

Couples Club Board meeting

The Couples Club Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month except in December.

Tuesday December 27, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 28, 2022 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday December 28, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Wednesday December 28, 2022 7:30 PM
 

MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINO GROUP STARTS – WEDNESDAY, JULY 6th, 7 p.m.

This game group is new and will play on the 1st and 4th Wednesday of every month in the Oak Room at Gateway Clubhouse. 
If you want to know more about Mexican Train, just Google it.  There are many variations. 
The coordinator, Bruce Blumberg, will have some printed rules to help those just learning and those who have played before. 
It’s a simple game and easy to learn. He likes to play using numbers on the tiles instead of the dots.  If you have a Mexican Train set of dominoes please bring them no matter what kind. 
For questions or more information contact Bruce at bpblumberg@gmail.com or 240-498-9567

Thursday December 29, 2022 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

We meet Thursday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Echo room at the Event Center.

Ladies will play the first, third, fourth and (when there is a) fifth Thursday of each month.
No Ladies Bridge
on the second Thursday.

Ladies play party bridge with Chicago scoring.  You do not need a partner.
After 4 hands the lowest scoring partnership moves to the next table.
The high 
scores split up and remain at the table. Masks are required per GRF guidelines.

For more info you may contact Jane Salzfass at 925-954-1817 or jane.salzfass@gmail.com or
Bev Pincus at 925-954-7964 or bevpincus7@gmail.com

Thursday December 29, 2022 12:00 AM to 9:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Sunday January 1, 2023 12:00 AM
 

Mens Bridge Group

We meet every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Dollar Clubhouse in the upstairs card room.

(more…)

Monday January 2, 2023 7:00 PM
 

The Book Group

We meet on the first Monday of each month between 7 – 8 pm
in the Solarium Room at Dollar Clubhouse.The books chosen for 2022 are:

Jan 3 – “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Frederick Backman (Susan Baskin)
Feb 7 – “Beneficence” by Meredith Hall (Sue Jones)
Mar 7 – “The Last Nomad” by Shugri Said Salh (Nancy Conrad)
Apr 4 – “Call Your Daughter Home” by Deb Spera (Kickan Wilson)
May 2 – “The Bee Keeper of Aleppo” by Christy Lefteri (Betsy Werner)
June 6 – “The Girl With The Louding Voice” by Abi Dare (Elaine Harris)
July 4 – “Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (Clare Mittler)
Aug 1 – “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger (Rosemarie Krovoza)
Oct 3 – “The Splendid and the Vile” by Eric Larson (Kickan Wilson)
Nov 7 – “The Island of Sea Women” by Lisa See (Denise Davis)
Dec 5 – “Deacon King Kong” by James Bragg

For information or to join us contact our coordinators:

Fran Free: franceshfree@comcast.net or 650-224-4118

Kickan Wilson: kickan.wilson@comcast.net or 925-954-718

Tuesday January 3, 2023 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday January 4, 2023 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Wednesday January 4, 2023 7:30 PM
 

MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINO GROUP STARTS – WEDNESDAY, JULY 6th, 7 p.m.

This game group is new and will play on the 1st and 4th Wednesday of every month in the Oak Room at Gateway Clubhouse. 
If you want to know more about Mexican Train, just Google it.  There are many variations. 
The coordinator, Bruce Blumberg, will have some printed rules to help those just learning and those who have played before. 
It’s a simple game and easy to learn. He likes to play using numbers on the tiles instead of the dots.  If you have a Mexican Train set of dominoes please bring them no matter what kind. 
For questions or more information contact Bruce at bpblumberg@gmail.com or 240-498-9567

Thursday January 5, 2023 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

We meet Thursday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Echo room at the Event Center.

Ladies will play the first, third, fourth and (when there is a) fifth Thursday of each month.
No Ladies Bridge
on the second Thursday.

Ladies play party bridge with Chicago scoring.  You do not need a partner.
After 4 hands the lowest scoring partnership moves to the next table.
The high 
scores split up and remain at the table. Masks are required per GRF guidelines.

For more info you may contact Jane Salzfass at 925-954-1817 or jane.salzfass@gmail.com or
Bev Pincus at 925-954-7964 or bevpincus7@gmail.com

Monday January 9, 2023 12:00 AM
 

Mens Monday Breakfast

We gather in the Gateway parking lot to carpool at 08:30
on the second Monday.

(more…)

Tuesday January 10, 2023 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday January 11, 2023 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Tuesday January 17, 2023 12:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 

Mens Bridge Group

MEN’S BRIDGE is back!

Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Dollar Clubhouse

It is rubber bridge with table rotation every 4 hands.
It is a low key game and partners are not required.
The game runs for two hours. Masks are required.
There are usually 3 to 5 tables
any given week.

For info or questions contact Al Smith at 925-949-8325 or allensmith33135@gmail.com.

This group is looking for a new coordinator starting in January.

Wednesday January 18, 2023 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Men’s Poker Faces

 We play between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Pine Room at Hillside, on every Thursday of each month.

(more…)

Wednesday January 18, 2023 12:00 AM
 

Please bring cash to pay. Many restaurants are not doing individual checks for groups and paying with credit card is not an option.
We meet at 11:15 am in the Gateway parking lot, corner of Tice Creek and Golden Rain Road to form car pools. 
The Ladies Who Lunch is a social gathering, and new club members are encouraged to participate.  It is a great way to get to know others in the club in a
more intimate atmosphere. 
For reservations and cancellations, please call or email

Contact Lilly Kite at 925-939-3754 or lillykite@gmail.com

Thursday January 19, 2023 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

We meet Thursday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Echo room at the Event Center.

Ladies will play the first, third, fourth and (when there is a) fifth Thursday of each month.
No Ladies Bridge
on the second Thursday.

Ladies play party bridge with Chicago scoring.  You do not need a partner.
After 4 hands the lowest scoring partnership moves to the next table.
The high 
scores split up and remain at the table. Masks are required per GRF guidelines.

For more info you may contact Jane Salzfass at 925-954-1817 or jane.salzfass@gmail.com or
Bev Pincus at 925-954-7964 or bevpincus7@gmail.com

Monday January 23, 2023 10:00 AM
 

Couples Club Board meeting

The Couples Club Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month except in December.