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TV Theme Song Trivia
From a tale of a fateful three-hour tour to the place where everybody knows your name, an ear-catching theme song instantly brings the most iconic television shows to mind.
Join us on Wednesday, May 25th at 6pm for TV Theme Song Trivia! Played in teams, the top three will receive prizes.
$5 per person | Tickets Available at the Front Desk. 
Landscape Updates from Brightview
The team was unable to complete the mowing cycle last week and will be completed the remainder of phase 2 and 1 this week. Due to the weather the team will most likely only be able to complete the third mowing of the month, I will have to make up a mowing cycle next month to catch up. I apologize for the inconvenience, but we are expecting to acquire some labor reinforcements this weekend and should complete this week’s cycle on the following week.
Home front pruning has begun, the crew has started this operation in Phase 1 and will work their way to Phase 3. This operation will take several weeks to complete.
The crew is currently about halfway through phase 1 with pruning and will moving into phase two in 2-3 weeks weather permitting.
Irrigation team has completed the annual start up irrigation repairs. System is fully functional and in operation. 
New Flowers! Seasonal color has been completed and is looking great.
Lastly, another item that will have to be postponed for next week is retention pond maintenance. They are to be completed at the end of the month and move into the first week of next month.
Bingo this Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 pm in Ballroom. Come play with us!
Croquet Championship
The moment you have all been waiting for!!!! The Spring Croquet Play Off's and Championship Game is right around the corner. This years event will be held on Friday  May 27th at 2:00 at the Croquet Court on recreation Dr. Please join us to cheer on your friends and neighbors and see who will be awarded the coveted  Custom Made Croquet Trophy for this Season! Bring a chair and a beverage of your choice. It is always great fun!
Celebration of America Patriotic Performance by the North Georgia Winds (Orchestra)
Join as we honor our Armed Forces through a orchestral performance from North Georgia Winds!
Saturday, May 28th | 6pm | Village Green
Free to attend, donations encouraged (all proceeds to benefit a scholarship fund created by North Georgia Winds dedicated to providing children access to summer music camps)
Bring Your Own Chair! Friends and family are also invited.
Memorial Day
Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2022
The Military Support Club is, once again, pleased to host a Memorial Day Observance event in the Clubhouse Ballroom on Monday, May 30th at 11:00AM.  Please join us as we gather to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our great nation. Along with a dynamic guest speaker, the Village Singers will provide patriotic music.  As we pay tribute to our fallen, we will also recognize and honor our WWII veteran neighbors and friends. Light refreshments and program assistance will be provided by the local chapter of the DAR.  Everyone is invited. Thank you all and we hope to see you there.
Update: The MSC is pleased to announce the addition of three outstanding exhibits at this years Memorial Day event. First, award winning military modelist/artist Doug Harlin Jr. will present several of his works in the clubhouse lobby from 25 May thru 31 May. Second, VDC’s own quilt artist, Cassandra Williams, will display her award winning patriotic Quilt in the ballroom on Memorial Day. And finally, our own WWII era expert , Mel Pinsker, will exhibit many of his original WWII Newspapers and printed materials also in the ballroom that same day. We hope that you enjoy these remarkable works as we honor our defenders who sacrificed so much for so many.
Memorial Day Classic Car Show
(Open to all pre-1977 models)
On-site registration begins at 10:30am || $10 registration fee for models wishing to be judged.  Free for models wishing to simply showcase
Free admission
Featuring food trucks & music
Monday, May 30, 12:30pm to 4pm (winners announced at 4:30pm)
A portion of registration proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project!
To sign-up, contact Holly at or 770.965.4085.
Open to friends and family.
Chick-fil-A Food Truck on Memorial Day
The Chick-fil-A food truck will be joining us onsite for our Memorial Day celebration on 5/30. Parked at the Recreation Complex from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, orders can be placed and paid for at the truck. 4:30pm to 6:30pm | Monday, May 30th
Memorial Day Celebration with The Gold Standard Band
Join us for an unofficial kickoff to summer bash with The Gold Standard Band!
Singing all of your Motown, Soul, and Carolina Beach music favorites, this dynamic party band PROMISES a good time!
Featuring food vendors and tons of fun, this event is open to family & friends.
$15 per person | Village Green | Monday, May 30, 5pm
Bring Your Own Chair
Tickets on sale now.
A Day In The Life with Holly (Beach Boys)
From the aching roots of You Win Again to the bluesy notes of Can't You Hear Me Knocking, a lyric, melody, or voice has the prodigious ability to instantaneously impact our very being. 
Join Lifestyle Director, Holly, as she takes you on a musical journey (presentation-style) exploring the seeds of the music and artists that we know and love best! Featuring a different artist each month, A Day In The Life: Music, seeks to enrich and expand your repertoire.
This month's focus is on: The Beach Boys
Suggested listening:
Suggested viewing:
Wednesday, June 1st | 2pm | $2 per person
Movie On The Green: American Graffiti Has Been Rescheduled to June 1
Nothing says spring has sprung like a movie night on the green.
Join us on Wednesday, June 1st  (7:30pm) on the Village Green as we screen the cinematic classic American Graffiti. Where were you in ’62?
$ 3 per person | Sign-Up at Front Desk | Bring Your Own Chair
Read more about the film here (insert link ||
Prince of Peace
Stephen Ministry  JUNE 2nd  10:00 to 11:30 Ballroom
When life brings trials and tribulations, most people feel the need to share that difficulty with someone whom they trust and who would keep their confidence.  Stephen Ministry provides that safe and confidential space, through their pastoral and spiritual care by ministering to those who need to share their burdens/ whether it is a divorce, grief, terminal illness, loss of job, hospitalization, loneliness and isolation during this pandemic, being a caregiver to a loved one or any other stresses and challenges, Stephen Ministers are there to help.
Stephen Ministry is a lay ministry based on the idea that all Christians are called to and gifted to minister to others.  They offer compassionate and caring listening by ministering to members of our parishes and our communities.  Stephen Ministers are each assigned a care receiver and they meet weekly for about an hour, as long as the care receiver needs it. There is no cost involved.
Come learn more about the wonderful ministry.  Coffee and breakfast pastries will be served.
Great Affordable Grapes
Great Affordable Grapes, Friday, June 3, 6:30pm
Good Measure Band (Glow in the Dark)
Saturday, June 4, 7PM
Join us as we boogie our way into June! The Good Measure Band, an Atlanta-based six- piece group. Playing top ‘70s and ‘80s hits by artists such as Journey, the Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Doobie Brothers, The Good Measure Bank is certain to have you movin’ and groovin’. $10 per person. Tickets are on sale at the front desk. Tables of 10. Open to Friends and Family over the age of 19.
FROYO by the Pool
FROYO by the Pool
Cool off from your fun in the sun with FROYO (frozen yogurt) by the pool. Featuring an assortment of flavors and toppings, this is the perfect treat on a summery afternoon. Sunday, June 5th | 2pm | $1 per person. Tickets on sale now.
Staying Active - Safely
Tuesday, June 7, 10am
Refreshments served.
Dr. Ian C. Quinn, D.O., Sports Medicine
Dr. Quinn graduated from Buford High School. He is a board-certified family physician and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist welcoming new patients in Braselton. RSVP to the front desk or call 770-965-4085.
AARP Driver Safety Class Is FULL!
This class is full, please call the front desk to get on a waitlist.
AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS, Thursday June 9, 9AM (Please arrive by 8:45am)
The AARP “Smart Driver” Safety Class is six hours long as required by Georgia State Law, which also stipulates that insurance providers offer at least a 10% discount and requires that you do not leave before the class is completed. The course is geared especially to your safety needs, covering defensive driving techniques along with how to adjust your driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. This nonrefundable, resident-only class is limited to 32, the fee is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members, with checks made payable to AARP Driver Safety. Your membership card number and driver's license are required. Register at the front desk and plan to bring a sack lunch. 
Flower Power Party
Say yes to flowers …
Join us on June 10th at 11am for a Flower Power Party as we craft Lavender Wreaths and Sunflower posies (small arrangement of flowers) in mason jars.
Bring your favorite snack and drink of choice as we craft and mingle.
$27 per person (includes: sunflowers, assorted filler flowers & greenery, 6 inch grapevine wreath, twine, lavender) Sign up at the front desk.
Co-Ed Softball's First Game
Coed Softball's first game of the season will be Sat. Jun. 11 (9 am).
The season will consist of 6 games throughout the summer thru August.  
The exact dates of the remaining 5 games will be announced at a later date.
On Jun. 11th we will have Opening Ceremonies with surprises.
Support this endeavor OR Play; either way hope to see you at the field!
Anyone can play (or be a sub)
Contact Rick Byrd  at
Afternoon & Evening Trivia
Afternoon & Evening Trivia, Saturday, June 11, 3pm & 7pm, $6.00
Tie-Dye Party
Sunshine, tie-dye, and good feelings …
Grab your friends and family and join us for an afternoon tie-dye party on the Village Green (weather permitting)! We will have shirts and hats on hand to tie-dye but encourage you to bring your own dye-able items. $3 per person (open to friends & family) Tickets on sale now at the front desk. 
Sunday, June 12, 12pm
One More Time Band
One More Time, Deaton Creek's own "Oldies but Goodies Band", is offering a free concert at the Clubhouse on Monday, June 13 from 1:00-2:45pm. Come join Joe Taves, Terry Blevins and Chuck Pierce for an afternoon of music from the 50s, 60s and 70s.  
Please RSVP at the Front Desk. 
Fitness Center Orientation
Join Carol Osborne on Tuesday, June 14 and June 28 at noon for a Fitness Center Orientation, as the explain the proper use and benefits of equipment located in the Center. Free to attend but space is limited. Please RSVP to front desk.
*This is part of a recurring series, therefore, if you are unable to sign-up for this event, more will follow.
Vision Board Crafting
Travel? Fitness? New Connections? Growth?
Whatever your goals may be, studies show that benefits are reaped from visualization. As we reach the halfway mark of the year, join us for a Vision Board crafting session.
We will provide cardboard, scissors, glue, and select adornments (example: ribbons, fabrics, stickers) but encourage you to bring photos/adornments of your choosing to the gathering. We also encourage attendees to bring snacks and their drink of choice to enjoy as you create and mingle with fellow attendees.
$5 | Tuesday, June 14th at 2pm
Advance Travel Seminar
Penny Dennard, owner of Advance Travel will be presenting a new travel opportunity for us on June 15th at 1pm in the Ballroom. Penny has a degree in Art from Brenau University and is a Certified Travel Counselor as well as a cruise and destination specialist. She and Advance Travel has been serving the public for 39 years. They have seen many changes in the travel industry during that time.
For 35 of those years, they have been working with Eric Kelley. Eric is the Business Development Manager in the Southeast for Globus Family of Brands. Eric was born and raised in Atlanta. He is a Navy Veteran, graduate of UGA where he played Rugby for Georgia. Eric has over 35 years of experience in the travel industry with Commodore, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises 1987-2007 and finally Globus family of brands since 2007.
They will be talking about the new trends in the industry, presenting unique travel opportunities and offering booking incentives for those who attend.
Won’t you please join us? There will be a capacity limit of 50. Dessert will be served.
The Power of Music with Gayle Cohen (Interactive Performance)
Gayle Cohen, Vocalist and Keynote Speaker, is thrilled to be touring with her original seminar entitled, "The Healing Power of Music”.  Join Gayle on this one-of-a-kind, autobiographical and musically interactive journey through her 35-year career. She will share first hand experiences and teach how Music is used to lift and heal Body, Mind and Spirit. Topics include: Everyday Stress, Loss of Spouse or Friend, Divorce, Chronic Illness, Terminal Illness, ADHD, Fear and Confidence Issues, Memory Difficulties, Addictions, and more.
Originally from New Jersey (where she began studying voice and acting at 11 years of age), by 16, Cohen was a professional Musical Actress performing in New York City.
While living in Chicago, Gayle studied Improvisation at the famed Second City.  She also became a certified Crisis Intervention Counselor after which she joined a group known as the Mental Health Players. This began her love for working with physically and emotionally challenged adolescents and adults through the use of Music and Drama.
Cohen’s theatrical endeavors include Musical Theatre, Improvisational Theatre, Mystery Theatre and Children's Theatre where she has served as both director and performer. She has been a featured vocalist for musical groups with varied styles ranging from Big Band, "Oldies" Bands, Broadway Revues, to the Contemporary sounds of today. Gayle also presently performs and tours with her musical duo, "Time Squared.”
Throughout the presentation, Gayle will also sing some of your favorite songs as she demonstrates the subject matter through melody and lyrics.
In addition, she will guide you through a beautiful relaxation exercise ... using music, of course!!
$15 | June 15th at 7pm
Bingo with Stan & Chuck
Bingo with Stan & Chuck, Thursday, June 16, 1pm. Tickets are $5 and you can purchase at the front desk.
Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social, Thursday, June 16, 3pm
Oh, What A Good Thing We Had: A Tribute to Johnny & June
They got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout …
There’s no love story quite as iconic (in country music at least) as the one shared by Johnny and June Carter Cash. Both enigmatic entertainers with legions of adoring fans, although unconventional, Johnny and June’s tale is one filled with passion and intrigue.
Join performers Cliff Wright and Kasey Hutchinson as they take you on a musical journey of this infamous couple. Direct from Branson, MO, “Oh, What a Good Thing We Had: A Tribute to Johnny & June” is certain to leave you wanting more!
-Cliff Wright: Recognized as one of the top Cash tribute artists in the nation, Wright has performed in numerous productions (including a national run in the award-winning production The Million Dollar Quartet) paying tribute to various musical icons.
-Kasey Hutchinson: Calling Covington, Georgia home, Hutchinson is a veteran performer who brings a breadth of talent and passion to her role as June Carter Cash.
To be held on the Village Green
Sunday, June 19th | 7pm | $25 per person | Open To Family & Friends (FATHER’S DAY)
Hurley Elder Care Seminar
Please join Danielle Humphrey, JD, CELA of Hurley Elder Care Law, Tuesday, June 21, 11am for a complimentary In-person Community Education Event "You Don't Know What You Don't Know - The Importance of Being Educated Prior to a Crisis" Most families do not realize their limited options until they are in a crisis-usually when their loved one is about to be discharged from a hospital. Making decisions while in a crisis can be stressful and result in bad choices. This seminar is intended to provide information prior to a crisis. Learn how to best find, get and pay for good long-term care. RSVP to the front desk at 770-965-4085. Munchies provided. 
Parkinson's 101: What You & Your Family Should Know
This program will provide a basic overview of Parkinson’s disease and is for anyone who wants to learn more about Parkinson's. The program covers what Parkinson’s is, what causes it, common symptoms, treatments, and strategies for managing symptoms. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and pick up free resources from the Parkinson’s Foundation.
June 22, 11am
Attendance is free but registration is required. Lunch will be served. RSVP to the front desk at 770-965-4085.
Featured Speaker:
Thomas Wichmann, MD
Emory University
This program is hosted in partnership with Arbor Terrace of Hamilton Mill and The Village at Deaton Creek
Cheeseburger in Paradise Social
Whether you like yours with lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57, or French fried potatoes, its never a bad day when eating cheeseburgers in paradise!
Join us we celebrate National Hamburger Day with a social fit for Jimmy Buffett. Featuring cheeseburgers + fries from Wayback Burgers, attendees are encouraged to bring dessert and a beverage of their choice.
Cheeseburgers include: two beef patties, American Cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, ketchup, and mustard. PLEASE NOTIFY THE FRONT DESK OF ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS WHEN PURCHASING YOUR TICKET!
$12 per person | June 22nd at 6pm