Dickens Birthday Luncheon February 2, 2016
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Welcome to our Dickens' Luncheon
Celebrating the 204th anniversary of Dickens' birthday
Tables were decorated with cut-outs of Dickens characters, chocolate treats and a program
Ellie welcomed everyone and gave an overview of the year to date and a preview of things to come
19 of us gathered in
the cozy back room "Dickens Place"
Louise toasted the Fellowship
Andrew Macdougall gave us a lively reading of
Dickens's sentimental Christmas story "The Boots at Holly Tree Inn"
Sylvia toasted the "Immortal Memory" of Charles Dickens and Ellie for her leadership
and Judith Elson gave us a very animated version of "The Magic Fishbone"
Louise presented yet another spectacular birthday cake, this one bearing the image of Robert Buss's "Dickens's Dream"
We raffled off prizes, collecting over $150 for the Tiny Tim Fund of the Montreal Children's Hospital.
Many thanks to the Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurant for donating a $50. gift certificate as one of the prizes.
which was won by enthusiastic member Tony D'Artistotile.
Many thanks to our wonderful readers, Margaret,
Thanks to everyone for coming out in the chilly weather to celebrate!