The Barron Park Association

May 052015
 

JOIN US FOR MAY FETE 2015!
SUNDAY, MAY 17TH AT BOL PARK FROM NOON TO 4 PM

Come and enjoy live musicians and dancers. They will perform all afternoon, with a Maypole dance at 2:30. Bring the family and a blanket and make a picnic of it. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza will also be for sale. Wear ribbons. There will also be games and crafts for the children, donkeys and donkey art, and the history exhibit. Activities will include face painting for children, donkey parade and more! Suggestions for other activities from the Barron Park community are welcome.

The May Fete is a volunteer effort. If you’d like to help and volunteer, or if you’d like to propose a display or activity, contact the event organizer John King at johnwadeking@gmail.com or the event planner Sarah Van Zanten at bpmayfete@gmail.com, the event email address. Look forward to seeing you there!

Apr 042015
 

There will be a Senior Lunch on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Corner Bakery. It is located at 3375 El Camino Real at the corner of Fernando where the Boston Market used to be, with plenty of parking either in front or behind the restaurant.

The Corner Bakery is cafeteria style so you will each pay for your own selection at the counter, and they will deliver your order to the table when it is ready. The prices are modest and there are no tips involved. You can look at the menu in advance by going to wwwcornerbakerycafe.com.

If you are interested in joining us, please email Julie Spengler at juliespengler at sbcglobal.net or call at 493-9151 so we can make a name tag for you. Changes in plans can be made up until 10:AM Tuesday be calling
Rosemary Jacobsen at 493-9151.

Looking forward to seeing many of you there.

Mar 312015
 

BPA Members are part of an influential community that interacts with local residents and city officials to enhance the Barron Park community. Members of BPA receive quarterly newsletters, access to baby sitting/job posts in addition to the many other resources offered by BPA.

Membership dues support popular Barron Park activities such as Email lists, neighborhood social/cultural events, BPA Newsletters, Emergency Preparedness, BPA website and the annual May Fete. We appreciate your timely renewal, as dues received by April 30th enable BPA planning for upcoming activities.

How to join:

  • A membership form is in the center of the Spring newsletter and can be mailed in
  • Membership can be processed on our website

Please note the many volunteer positions listed on the BPA membership form.  The more participation BPA receives, the better we can meet the needs of our community.

Jan 312015
 

Our bi monthly senior lunch will be on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at 1:00 pm at Da Sichuan Chinese restaurant, located at 3781 El Camino Real, with easy access to the parking lot at the back entrance by turning off El Camino at Curtner and making an immediate left into the lot.

The cost for lunch will be $15, including tax and tip, and features 8 different dishes.

We need to make reservations by Friday, Feb. 6th, so let us know as soon as you can if you are interested in joining us by either calling me (Julie) at 493-9151 or emailing me at juliespengler@sbcglobal.net.

We look forward to having a great group of seniors, as usual.

Oct 062014
 

There will be a Senior lunch Tuesday October 14 at 1 p. m. It will be at the Corner Bakery Cafe, 3375 El Camino Real. It is located at the corner of El Camino and Fernando, where the Boston Market formerly was. There is plenty of parking behind the restaurant.

The Corner Bakery is cafeteria style so you will each pay for your own selection at the counter. They will deliver your order to your table when it is ready. The prices are modest and it is nice because there are no tips. You can see the menu on line in advance at www.cornerbakerycafe.com.

If you are interested in joining us, please notify Bob Frost by Saturday, October 11th. Please reply to Bob Frost until Saturday evening at bobfrost34@gmail.com or 493-8272 so we can make a name tag for you. If you change your plans, please call Bob by 7 PM. Monday the 13th.

Seniors Rosemary Jacobsen & Julie Spengler will be at the door to great new attendees and hand out name tags to everyone. Julie will also have menus available so they can be checked in advance of going to the counter to order.

Jul 022014
 

Please act before July 30th!  We need your input and advice!

Our survey will help guide the BPA’s efforts in 2014 and beyond.

In the following survey, please indicate how important each of the items is to you. Opinions on issues are not asked but can be expressed in comment boxes.

We prefer that you take the survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/L8S63FN

If you prefer to mail in your responses, the newsletter version can be downloaded here.

Survey responses should be submitted by July 30.

Jun 042014
 

To all,

You have about five days left to join the BPA for 2014 to receive the upcoming summer edition of our quarterly newsletter, plus the other newsletters for this year. Articles will include:

Barron Park Streets Scarred by Gas Pipe Line Distribution Replacement Work schedule – Art Liberman
Art in the Park – Lorraine Capparell
Graffiti article (removal & artwork restoration, Bob Moss and Erin Castelan)
May Fete – John King
Pets article – Reine Flexer
General BP Survey (+ online) – Lisa Landers (BPA board)
Liberman resigns from the board – Lynnie Melena
BPA e-mail lists – Rich Elder
Business Beat – Bob Moss
Presidents message – Markus Fromherz
History article – (Walk through Barron Park in the 1930’s + map of the area back then) – Doug Graham
Tour de Coup – bicycle tour in September
Hannah May Allison article – Barron Park girl a musical success

We welcome local stories and artists to feature in “Art in the Park.”

Thanks,

Nancy Hamilton
BPA Newsletter Editor

May 172014
 

We need photographers for the May Fete tomorrow from 1-4 p.m. in Bol Park.

Please send me your best shots — whenever possible please get children’s names if there’s only one to three in the shot, their ages, and permission from their parents to print them in our BPA Newsletter.

We also need photographers for the BPA Newsletter. Articles would be very welcome as well. Don’t worry about spelling or grammar, we can edit them.

Thanks in advance,

Nancy Hamilton
BPA Newsletter Editor email

May 092014
 

We’re looking for stories/articles from our readers.

Have you or one of your neighbors lived here a long time?
Your/their story might be interesting.

Have you recently joined our neighborhood? Your story might be
interesting.

Have a special story about your child? Your pet? Submit them.
Ours is a neighborhood newsletter for our neighborhood and the
people in it. Please contribute and send photos.

Final deadline is June 1st for the summer edition. Articles &
photos received well ahead of time would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Nancy Hamilton
BPA Newsletter Editor — email