WDCSA Newsletter – September 2007

Sun 9/9 Stanford Book Club Meeting
Sun 9/9 Annual WDCSA Welcome BBQ
9/15, 22, 23 Nationals Baseball
Sat 10/6 Stanford Football Game Watch
Mon 10/29 Stanford at the Opera – Don Giovanni

Stanford Book Club Meeting
Sunday, September 9, 6:00-9:00pm

The Washington Book Group will meet this Sunday, September 9 at the home of Terence and Connie Barrett to discuss Faulkner’s “Absalom, Absalom.” October’s book is "13 Ways of Looking at the Novel" by Jane Smiley. Please contact Alison Westfall for more information at (202) 544-7314 or alisoncolew@hotmail.com, or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wdcsabooks and click "join this group." Books for the next 6 months are available on the group’s web site.

Annual WDCSA Welcome BBQ
Sunday, September 9, 12:30-3pm
5607 Wood Way, Bethesda, MD 20816

Looking for a way to reconnect with the Stanford community? Now is your chance! Please join the Washington, D.C. Stanford Association board of directors as we kick-off a new year of service to alumni in the area. This event is graciously hosted by Chris and Marsha Shinkman, parents of Elizabeth, ’98.

Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share. Everything else will be provided. To RSVP and to get directions, please contact Lindsay Arnold at wdcsa.president@gmail.com or (202) 256-1324. In case of rain, please call 301-229-6106 the day of the event. 

Nationals Baseball Outings

Don’t miss the Nats final games in RFK stadium before their move to the new stadium next year! Tickets available for the following games:

Saturday, Sept. 15 vs. Braves @ 7:05PM $8 (8 tickets)

Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. Phillies @ 7:05PM $10.50 (8 tickets)

Sunday, Sept. 23 vs. Phillies @ 12:05PM $10.50 (13 tickets) (LAST GAME at RFK!)

All seats are in Rows 2 and 3 of Section 402 along the right field line.  Ticket price is 1/2 the box office price for each game.  To request tickets, please email Bill Pegram at wmpegram@comcast.net Questions, call Bill at 703-486-0952.

Stanford Football Game Watch
Saturday, October 6  – 7 pm
McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon,
2401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Join your fellow Stanford fans to cheer on the Cardinal football team to victory against USC! Our next Stanford football game watch will be at McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon. (Metro: Foggy Bottom).

Stanford at the Opera – Fall 2007

Don Giovanni – Mozart
Monday, October 29 at 7 PM
New production with super star cast including Anja Kampe (Die Walkure – Sieglinde) as Donna Elvira and Placido Domingo conducting. Deadline for ordering is October 5th.  Tickets will be mailed week of October 15th.

Prime Orchestra $141.50. 2nd Tier $69.50.
For tickets – Send a check payable to WDCSA to Betty Byrne, 1822 Ingleside Terrace NW, Washington, D.C. 20010.  Contact Betty for more information at bettybyrne@stanfordalumni.org or (202) 483-4048.