SilverTones Play 'Hawaiian Holiday' In May
May 12, 2018 06:00AM
● By Theresa Gilman
2018 Silvertones: Front: Lynn Badrick, Ken Gross, John Dearden, Director MaryBeth Foley, Paul Just, Roland Jacobson, Jim Sutton Rear: Jim Harmon, George Kondos, Adam Reitz, Sue Current, Angie Ortolano, April Cummings, vocalist B.B. Braxten, manager Barbara Flanagan, Sheldon Chandler, Jack Foley, John Hurley, Mike Petrishen, Jim DiVito. Absent, Don Heathcock.
On Friday, May 18, 7-10 pm , come to the Tewksbury Senior Center for the SilverTones “3rd Friday”event called “Hawaiian Holiday “ to dance to great, Big Band music by a professional 20 pc.band led by MaryBeth Foley-Cummings. Listen to vocals by B.B. Braxten, retired long time leader of the Sweet Adeline’s Liberty Belles.
The Dance is for singles and couples, featuring foxtrot, waltzes, rock, polkas, Latin, jitterbug and line dances in each of the Band’s 3 sets.
Bring along your favorite beverages and snacks. Ice machine is nearby, as well as a soda machine. Cake, coffee/tea are served. There is a 50/50 raffle whose winner last month took away $72! A door prize allows free entry twice for one of the SilverTones Dances. This month, sctratch tickets will be won by lucky patrons who come wearing a floral or Hawaiian shirt/top/blouse. Come join the fun in the beautiful Senior Center, with it’s huge lighted parking lot, handicapped access , and brand new dance floor . It’s also the 10th Anniversary of enlarged/updated Center and the Band’s nearing its 200th performance since it’s formation by Tom MacPerson in 2001.