THIS WEEK IN RAINBERRY BAY
 

Updated event info: Myrainberrybay.com (click on Calendar) or the Beacon.

RB items for this eblast must be from board sanctioned clubs and committees. Items for outside RB are those for general interest to the community.

 

*** If you are preparing to leave for the summer, please make sure your vehicle is on a driveway, in a garage or for Villa owners, make sure someone has the keys.  Once the roads project begin the cars will have to be towed if not moved when we get to your block!  This is your responsibility. ***

 

In the June-July Beacon there will be a schedule of the PBB trim and spray schedule.  Keep in mind that “week 1” may not always be the first week of the month. This is all planned “weather permitting.”

Board Meetings: Please use the Zoom link if provided. If we are able to move to a hybrid or in person meeting, that information will be sent.

June 7  - 7p Homes Meeting

June 8 - 7p Master Meeting  

Recordings of all meetings will be made available on the myrainberrybay.com website. Click on The Videos Link – they are password protected – contact the office for the password.

Please call the office, 561-272-6560, during regular business hours. They are there to answer your concerns.

RAINBERRY BOARD UPDATE

We are awaiting the bids on the bathrooms for pools 1-4 and hope to begin that much needed update during the summer months.

On our road engineer’s advice, we are seeking additional bids for the repair of the road sinkholes that have occurred. It is a two-step process of first identifying the cause of the problem and then making the repair. This work must take place before the road work commences in the affected sections.

Speaking of roads, we can’t tell you how excited we were to receive word that we can finally move forward with Phase 1 of this project.  We are looking forward to the enormous impact it will have on the appearance of our community.  As each section of work begins, residents will be informed about any necessary parking arrangements or traffic management. Thanks to all who have worked on this project and to all who have patiently waited for the work to begin. 

We hope to begin our hybrid meetings (both zoom and in person) in June.  They will take place in the theater. Anyone attending in person is requested to wear a mask.

 

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The board recommends you wear a mask in the clubhouse, tennis center and theater.

 

Summer Library hours for June, July and August: M, W, F 1-3p

 

THEATER / SUNDAY MOVIES @ 7pm

May 22 – Death on the Nile

June 12- Licorice Pizza,     June 26 – Dog

July 17 – Father Stu,          July 331 – The Batman

MEN’S CLUB

INVITES YOU TO BINGO, SATURDAY EVENING MAY 14, 7:00 P.M.  

 IN THE THEATER AUDITORIUM - FREE EXTRA DRAWINGS FOR WATCHES 

SOCIALLY SPACED SEATING

4 CARDS $10.00

GREEN COMMITTEE

The Board has been planning to remove a very large mango tree located behind 3205 NW 10th St due to many unwanted, damaged and unripe mangoes being left to rot. They attracted iguanas, birds, flies, etc. Over the next two months volunteers are requested to either pick the ripening mangoes and/ or help maintain the site.  A green box, rake and large trash can will be left out to clear any mess. Gloves are recommended. A neighbor will put out that trash can for Tuesday and Friday pickups.

 

If you’d like to assist in saving this tree or helping, please contact Vinnie at 330-256-5822. Thanks.

 

Attention tennis players especially snowbirds:  please bring used tennis balls in any condition to the tennis center and place them in the box.  Do not unload the plastic cans in that box. Bring the plastic cans and lids to your home blue bin to be recycled weekly.

The Earth thanks you.

 

21st Century

Sunday May 29th. 8PM The Gypsy Lane Band 8PM FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE

Let the 21st. Century Club add to your Memorial Day Weekend fun.

IT IS OUR PLEASURE TO BRING TO YOU ONE OF SOUTH FLORIDA'S ULTIMATE PARTY BANDS AND WE ARE GIVING YOU THE TICKETS FOR FREE! THEY ARE LIMITED TO 6 PER PERSON, AND THEY MUST BE PICKED UP AT THE THEATER ON MONDAYS OR THURSDAYS FROM 4 TO 5 PM.

PLEASE HELP US KICK OFF OUR SUMMER SEASON with a really great dance and party band.  A few members were with the Village People, so they know how to get the crowd going.  If you like to dance, or just see a great show, don't miss this one!!!  

Free tickets are distributed at the same time our Summer Show tickets are sold, in the theater, Monday and Thursdays from 4PM to 5PM or you can call Sue Dresner @ 917 882 0973 to reserve your seat, seats or table.  No tickets will be issued at the door for this performance.

 

Our Summer Season continues with some fun entertainment. 

Friday June 17th. 8 PM Rainberry Bay Theater. Tickets are $15 ea. 

The Rhythm Chicks They are a dynamic girl group that do a variety of classic and contemporary songs with great harmonies, dancing g and costumes. Their material includes Broadway, Latin, and exciting g tributes to the girl groups of the '40s, '50s, and '60s. A fun, colorful show with something for everyone. 

 

All our shows are cabaret style. Wear your dancing shoes, we supply water and ice, you bring your goodies. 

Be sure to mark your calendar for our New Year's Eve show Dec. 31st. 9PM featuring The Flyers. 

 

CLASSES:

 

BEADING

The Beading Class is on hiatus until the Fall.  You are welcome to come and bead privately.

Beads were donated by a former RB beader – please contact Karen Miller (3-2-743-7702) for more info.

 

CLAY STUDIO

The Clay Studio has 4 openings available now, first come, first served. We meet Fridays 10am -12noon. Beginners - experienced. Please respond with name, phone number, type of experience. You must be a resident of RB & be sincerely committed to coming to classes. Joyce Poses, Joyceshawk57@bellsouth.net

 

EZ FITNESS CLASSES - Muscles in Motion

The EZ fitness classes will be in session again M W F from 9:00 to 10:00 AM

For the HEALTH AND SAFETY of all participants, we ask that non-vaccinated people wear a mask throughout the session or abstain from participating.

Questions?  Call Madeleine Bochner - 561 279 2062

 

FLOWER MAKING/CRAFTS

 

1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10am in the clubhouse craft room. Come join the fun. Please contact Babs Heller 561-352-1030. 

 

Canasta

Canasta Play every Monday, 2-4 pm in MCR. Learn the game Canasta or refresh your game.

 

Water aerobics

Water aerobics classes are held at pool 1 Wednesdays at 11:30. No class May 18 and 25. Any questions please text Nan at 610-613-9181. 

 

NIA CLASSES (low impact dance aerobics)

Are you ready to fall in love with a workout? Are you ready to change not only your body, but your RELATIONSHIP with your body? Then get ready to dance, laugh, shake and put PLEASURE in your workout with dance, martial arts and healing arts- all low impact, barefoot (or soft indoor shoes) with great music.

 

Classes meet in The Men’s Card Room in our Clubhouse on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10AM -11AM. Suggested donation of $5. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a drink, a towel, and (optional) mat. 

Come early 9:45AM, for a brief introduction to Nia. Beginners welcome! Adaptable to your fitness level.

 

For more information, please call or email - Helen Sohne: 561-376-9789/ Niadelray@gmail.com .

 

Gentle Yoga with Deb Mayes

Deb Mayes mayesda1@gmail.com – No Class May 21 & 23.

 

Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 am in the MCR - $20.00/month or $10/class

Please bring a mat and any props you wish to use.  Some props are available and will be provided as we develop our practice. 

Mondays 10:30am in the MCR. Chair Yoga. (No mat needed)

 

Card-Making Workshop

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 10:15, clubhouse craft room. All supplies provided. Great fun. Interesting techniques. No experience necessary. There's a $4 fee for supplies. Lots of fun for everyone. Any questions please email Madeline Hincken at mhincken@gmail.com

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

The group is adjourning immediately for the summer.  We will resume in October at a date yet to be determined. 

Current Events

 

Clubhouse MCR, Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Our lively and stimulating discussions on timely topics will continue in- doors. All opinions are welcomed, and respected.  Mask wearing is appreciated.

Nancy & Jack Effrain. 561 877 9166

 

Book Discussion

The book discussion group will be taking a break for the summer months. You can spend your hot lazy summer reading. We will resume in Oct with the book, “The Lincoln Highway “by Amor Towles. Meetings will take place on the third Thursday of the month.

The “Lincoln Highway “will be followed by, Nov- “Wish You Were Here”/ Jodi Picoult,

Dec- “The Life List”/ Lori Nelson, Jan- “The Exiles”/ Christina Baker Kline

For questions call: Nancy Effrain at (561) 877 9166

 

HURRICANE ED

 

Top ten things to do and have on hand (for a week) during Hurricane Season which runs from June 1st through November 30th.

 

This is just a quick overview. For more detailed preparation information pick up a copy of First Service Residential’s preparation guide in the clubhouse or download Palm Beach County’s manual at: https://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/PDF/Hurricane-Guide-ADA.pdf

 

1. Water - 1 gallon per person per day 

2. Non-perishable food items that can be eaten cold or heated on the grill or a camping stove if you have one. Remember your manual can opener.

3. At least a week supply of your current prescription medications

4. Batteries of various sizes depending on your devices

5. Battery operated fans and flashlights or lanterns - candles are not recommended

6. Keep some cash on hand, keep you gas tank filled and have quarters for laundromats if needed.

7. A first aid kit with all your supplies in one place

8. Put your important papers in a water tight bag or bin - take with you should you evacuate or place in the dishwasher or clothes dryer. (Consider sending copies to an out-of-town friend or family member.)

9. Have a “to go bag” packed and ready in case you need to evacuate quickly

10.Keep a hard copy of important phone numbers that are not on a “device.” Make a plan now with your family or friends and speak with your doctor if you have specific medical needs.

 

Consider taking the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) course to become informed and prepared. You will then be eligible to work with the team in Rainberry Bay during recovery from a storm or simply be in the best position to protect yourself, your family and your home. Contact Van Kushner for more information: rainberrybaycert@gmail.com

 

Have questions about general hurricane preparedness? Call Helen Sohne 561-376-9789

 

 

TENNIS, BOCCE & POOLS will follow the updated CDC guidelines.

POOL RULES

All Pools are now open.  Pools #1-4 are open dawn until dusk.  Do not go to a pool/spa unaccompanied.

Pool #5 is open from dawn until 10pm – adults only.

TENNIS:

Sign up at the courts.

PICKLEBALL HOURS: 

Come one come all to Pickleball Round Robin on Sunday. Please show up at 4:45

Play will begin at 5 pm. Please sign up on the sheet at the courts.

This is a club event for members only.

 

Court sneakers are required for all Pickleball players when playing at RB Courts.

 

PLAY PING PONG (Table Tennis Club)

Remember to bring a drink and wear shoes you can move in that are not too “grippy."

 

We play on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 - 2 PM and Fridays from 10 AM - 12 PM. 

**Please note that we sometimes break earlier depending on attendance so coming earlier is best.

 

For more information call Helen Sohne: 561-376-9789

 

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OUTSIDE RAINBERRY

 

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home tests. Order yours today.

https://www.covid.gov/tests

 

The Womens’ National Book Assn. Chapter is participating in “Free Lunch - and Books - at the Library!”

If you have some time this summer for a fun volunteer opportunity, the Delray Beach Public Library needs folks to read to kids during their summer free lunch program from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. You can volunteer for just one day, or more, in June and July. The library is at 100 W. Atlantic Ave.

Fill out this volunteer form and specify your interest as the “Book Buddies.” https://www.delraylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/VOLUNTEER-APPLICATION-2020-1.pdf. Call 561 266 0197 or contact Andrea Baron for more information.

 

 

Learn how to Recycle Right in Palm Beach County! If you have questions about what goes in your blue bin, what goes in your yellow bin, and what should be tossed in the trash, visit the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s website at swa.org/RecycleThat where you can look up specific items to see where they should go.

 

“Community Information”

Landscape update:

Per the PBB landscape contract – privacy hedges are trimmed to 7’, perimeter edges, 8’ with sides neatly trimmed.

Fertilizer will be applied to help promote healthy growth.

Leaves, clippings and debris will be removed by the crew before leaving the property.

Questions may be directed to Comm Chair: Eileen Block at eileenrainberrylandscaping@gmail.com

 

 

All clubs and committees must contact rbcalendar@yahoo.com to schedule any dates.

Eblast: Clubs and Committees are responsible to get the info to be posted sent in a timely fashion. Deadline is Friday noon. Information for the eblast: rainberrywebsite@yahoo.com.

Info for the calendar goes to: rbcalendar@yahoo.com

 

-Bulk pickup is Friday morning.  Please do not put your bulk garbage out before Thursday at 4pm

-Please do not cut through your neighbor’s yard heading to / from the lake (Homes sections)

-Please walk your dog on your property or in the common area, not your neighbor’s yard, and clean up after it does its business. Do not drop the poop bags in the storm drain!

-Fruit trees are not to be planted, as per our Documents. However, if a neighbor has a fruit tree on their property, please ask for permission before taking any fruit.

-Do not hang onto or bang the pool gates. The “lakeside” gate for pool 5 has been repaired numerous times and it continues to get damaged.

 

The library is open. Librarians Available: Mon through Friday 1-3p.  It will be closed Memorial Day.

If you are using the fitness room, you MUST wipe down each machine when you finish with that machine.  Please, no food in that room.  

Make sure the office has your emergency contacts! Important for all and especially those who are not here full-time.

Dog walkers: violations, and ultimately, fines will be issued for leashes that are over 6’ or retractable.

Need to put in a work order?  Call the office during regular office hours. They will let you know if it is the homeowner’s responsibility or the HOAs. (561-272-6560)

Children who are not toilet trained are NOT PERMITTED in any of the pools.

If you use the clubhouse facilities – please leave the rooms as you found them. Remove all debris.  No smoking is allowed in any buildings.

 

The owner records in the office are not up to date – has there been a change in your household? A partner has died?  Has someone inherited the property? A new occupant/partner is in the home?  It is up to YOU to make sure the office has the correct information. This affects mailings, votes, etc.  Please email rainberrybay@fsresidential.com OR call the office to make any corrections needed. They will advise you if you need to bring or fill out the appropriate paperwork.

If riding a bike on the lake path, please notify anyone walking/ with a dog that you are behind them. Please remember the speed limit on our roads is 25 mph. If you’re walking and wearing headphones you may not hear the bike’s bell or the rider’s shout.

The Beacon is available on the website: myrainberrybay.com and can be picked up by the Clubhouse and Theater entrances as well as the tennis center.