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Mass & Holiday Dinner/Dance

Saturday, November 19, 2016 starting at 5:00 p.m.

Make your reservation now! by November 15! (or contact us)


Join us for Mass, Dinner and Dance!

Note: We are past the sign-up date for dinner reservations, but check with us in case we have a space for you! (See below.)
No reservations are needed to come to the dance at 7:45. Please bring cash or check; if you prefer to pay in advance, see below.

Join Catholic Singles of Greater Washington to celebrate the season at our annual event. Mass is at Holy Redeemer Church on 4902 Berwyn Road in College Park, MD. Dinner and dance are at the Clarion Inn, which is only two blocks away on 8601 Baltimore Avenue (Route 1) in College Park.

5:00 p.m. - Mass, celebrated by CAC Chaplain Father David Beaubien, at Holy Redeemer Church on Berwyn Road just two blocks off Route 1.

~ 6:00 p.m. (after Mass) We convene at the Clarion Inn ballroom for appetizers and cocktails (cash bar).

~ 6:30 p.m. - A delicious buffet dinner will be served with a variety of tasty fares - including baked chicken, Escovich fish, vegetable lasagna, Normandy vegetables, mashed potatos, rolls and butter. There will be appetizers and desserts, and there will be a cash bar throughout the evening.

Dinner reservations must be made in advance! Payment may be made online by noon on November 15. If paying by check, your mail should be postmarked by November 12 and received by November 15 (let us know the check is coming). After November 15, contact us to see whether seating is still available - we need to give a count to the caterers.

7:45 - 10:45 p.m. - Dance - DJ Mary Ann Fitzpatrick will provide a selction of your popular music favorites and will enthusiastically encourage attendees to get up, polish the floor with your dancing shoes, and have a great time with frinds old and new. Many of you will remember Mary Ann from last year's event. (Dancing expertise is not requireed for having a grand time!)

Admission for dinner and dance is $45 for non-members, $37 for CAC (paid) members.*
Purchases are non-refundable.

*** Deadline November 15*** (contact us after Nov 15, for space available - dependent on caterer).

You can make your reservation either by paying online
or sending a check payable to Catholic Singles of Greater Washington, to

CSGW Dance
P.O. Box 10214
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-0214.

If you pay by check after November 12, please call Don at (301) 498-3269 by to alert us to watch the PO Box for your check - if Don is not there, leave a message and your phone number, and let Don know whether you are a member of CAC.*

Reservations are not valid until non-refundable payment is received.

Reservations are required for dinner only. You can come at 7:45 PM for the dance only, with admission of $15 for nonmembers and $12 for CAC members* at the door.

This warm and convivial evening allows you to meet wonderful people, enjoy great music and a fine meal. Cocktail attire is encouraged (for men, a coat and tie; for women, dress, pantsuit, etc.).

* Please note: Member rate is for members of Catholic Alumni Club (aka Catholic Singles of Greater Washington) (If you are a member, you have paid annual dues and receive the newletter each month.)

DANCE ONLY: If you would like to pay for the dance in advance, you may. Or, bring cash or check to the dance (for those not coming also to dinner.)

Choose CAC paid Member or Meetup/Non-member

Dinner and Dance: If you want to come to the dinner, please contact us first to be sure space is available.

Choose CAC paid Member or Meetup/Non-member

Charity collection: As traditional at our holiday parties, you have the opportunity to contribute to a local charity. This year, the charity is St. Ann's Center, for Children, Youth, and Families, in Washington, DC.

Directions: To Holy Redeemer Church: From the Beltway (Route 495) take Exit 25B, Baltimore Avenue/Route 1 South towards College Park. Proceed South on Route 1 for about 1.5 miles, passing over Route 193 and Greenbelt Road. At the first light after Greenbelt Road, turn left onto Berwyn Road. The church will be on the right after the second intersection. Parking is available behind the church.
To Clarion Inn: Same directions, except the hotel is at the corner of Route 1 and Berwyn Road.
By Metro, take the Green Line to the College Park Station. Take the #83 bus to the Clarion Inn (intersection of Route 1 and Berwyn Road). From here, walk two blocks East on Berwyn Road to get to the church.

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