WDCSA Newsletter – September 2005

Sept– Oct Washington Nationals Tickets
Sat 9/10 Stanford vs. Navy Football
Sun 9/11 Washington Book Club
Thu 9/15 Ivy Singles – Potomac Boat Club
Sept-Jan Calling All Flag Football Players
Fri 9/30 Shakespeare Reading Group
Mon 10/3 WDCSA Board of Directors Meet
Sat 11/19 Stanford vs. Cal BIG GAME!

Washington Nationals Baseball
Location: RFK Stadium

Tuesday, Sept. 20 – We have 9 tickets for $9/each in Section 514 (infield).

We also have 4 season tickets in left field lower reserve (Section 448, Row
5, seats 3-6) for the games listed below (this list is updated daily) to reflect
any sales:

Thursday Sept 22 4:35PM – San Francisco Giants – 2 tickets – $10
Sunday Sept 25 1:05PM – New York Mets – 2 tickets – $8
Friday Sept 30 7:05PM – Philadelphia Phillies – 2 tickets – $8
Sunday Oct 2 1:05PM – Philadelphia Phillies – 4 tickets $8

Please send an email to Bill Pegram at dc@stanfordalumni.org
listing your choices or call 703-486-0952 if interested in any of these games.

Stanford at Navy Football (6PM) and Pre-game Tailgate
(3:30-5:30 PM)
Saturday, Sept. 10
Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis
304 Farragut Road, Annapolis, MD

If you haven’t yet purchased tickets for the September 10 Stanford at Navy
football game, for the pre-game tailgate, and for the charter bus to and from
New Carrollton Metro Station (in Maryland), you may just be in luck. A LIMITED
number of tickets remain. Get yours by visiting www.stanfordalumni.org

Please join the Stanford Alumni Association, the Buck Cardinal Club, and
the Washington D.C. Stanford Association in cheering the Cardinal to victory!
Come party before the game with fellow Stanford supporters. Tailgate tickets
are available for $25 for alumni, parents, and guests; young alumni (undergraduate
’96-’05) pay $20; tickets for children ages 6-12 are $15; and
children 5 and under get in FREE! The ticket price includes a meal, dessert,
soda and beer. Please register online at www.stanfordalumni.org/event.html?navytailgate.
Please contact May-Ling Gonzalez at maylingg@stanford.edu
or (650) 723-7486 for more information.

The Stanford section of football tickets is sold out! BUT, there are still
tickets available. Navy has told us that this game will definitely sell out
so buy your tickets today! Tickets are $25 plus service and can be purchased
by calling 1.800.US4.NAVY (800.874.6289) or visiting www.navysports.com

Ride to the game with other Cardinal maniacs! A charter bus has been contracted
to shuttle alums from New Carrollton Metro Station (in Maryland) to Annapolis
and back. The cost is $20 per person. Space is very limited, so register early!
The bus will leave at approximately 2:30pm from the metro stop and will leave
Annapolis 45 minutes after the game. Exact pick up location will be emailed
to all who register at the following website: www.stanfordalumni.org/event.html?navytailgate

Washington Stanford Book Club
Sunday, Sept. 11 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: TBA

The Washington DC area Stanford Book Group will meet to discuss Edith Wharton’s
The House of Mirth. Please RSVP to Alison Westfall at (202) 544-7314
or alisoncolew@hotmail.com. Contact
Alison for information about meeting location. For information on or to join
this club, visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wdcsabooks
and click "join this group." The directions will be sent out from
the Yahoo website next week. For people who like to plan ahead, the October
book is Radical Evolution: the Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds,
Our Bodies
by Joel Garreau.

Ivy Singles – Potomac Boat Club
Thursday, Sept. 15 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Potomac Boat Club, 3530 Water Street NW, Washington DC

Hosted by the MIT Club of Washington
Please join them for one of their most picturesque events. Enjoy the rustic
beauty of the historic Potomac Boat Club and celebrate the beginning of fall
while watching the sun go down and the city light up. Come make new friends
or catch up with old ones. It will be a great event come rain or shine!

Please send $25 by check payable to the "MIT Club of Washington"
to Cynthia Cole, 3624 Norton Place NW, Washington, DC 20016, so that it is
received by Monday, September 12. Please note your school on the check. It
will cost $30 at the door. E-mail reservations (by September 14) and questions
to Cindy at Cynthia.cole@alum.mit.edu.
Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservations are strongly encouraged as
space is limited.

Calling All Flag Football Players
Late Sept.-Jan. (Sat & Sun)
Location: Ellipse

Following the successful first season of the Stanford softball team in the
Capital Alumni Network League, WDCSA is planning to field a co-ed flag football
team this fall. The 10 game season starts in late September and ends with
playoffs and a tournament in mid-January. Games are played on Saturday and
Sunday mornings on the Ellipse. If you are interested in playing flag football
for Stanford, or just learning more about it, contact Chris Shinkman at C.Shinkman@verizon.net
or 301-229-4427.

Shakespeare Reading Group
Friday, Sept. 30 Time TBD

The Shakespeare Reading Group will read aloud "As You Like It"
at Alison Westfall’s house on Capitol Hill. New comers are welcome. For further
information and directions, please contact Alison at alisoncolew@hotmail.com
or (202) 544-7314.

WDCSA Board of Directors
Monday, Oct. 3 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Stanford in Washington House (2661 Connecticut Ave, NW)

Looking to reconnect with Stanford? Now is the time! WDCSA is kicking off
another great year of Stanford programming. All are welcome to come onBOARD
with the Washington, D.C. Stanford Association Board of Directors. Our next
meeting will take place October 3rd at 7 PM. Hope to see you then! Please
contact Lindsay Arnold, WCDSA President with questions at wdcsa.president@gmail.com
or (202) 256-1324.

Stanford vs. Cal Big Game
Saturday, Nov. 19 7:00pm EST

Mark your calendars for this year’s Big Game, which will kick off at
7:00pm EST! More details to come in later newsletters.