A Warm Reception at Cold Harbor

We traveled to Cold Harbor Battlefield on Tuesday, September 24 to get the real story on the battle that took place there. Our Park Ranger Mike was very informed and entertaining. He cleared up many of the myths surrounding this very important event. After we headed to the White Plains

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What are SWAG Out & Abouts?

We are so lucky to have such a wonderful city to explore. It is an easy trip into the city and with new museums, breweries, and restaurants opening all the time each of our trips is sure to be amazing!! SWAG Out & Abouts are for any resident, member or

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Thanks Wickham House!

SWAG visited the Wickham House last week. The Wickham House is a historic house museum on East Clay Street. Completed in 1812, it is considered one of the finest examples of architecture from the Federal period. We had the most amazing and fun guide who told us not just about

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Virago Spirits Showed Us a Wonderful Time!

Want to check out an amazing place in Richmond to meet friends and relax? Try Virago Spirits for their creative drinks and awesome atmosphere!!! SWAG took a trip there recently and was able to tour their facilities and learn about their “brewing” techniques. Check out the website under events for

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Thank You, Gary Powers!

SWAG has had a very busy Spring filled with lots of fun activities. We are so happy to see so many of you joining us. We love that we have residents of all different ages taking part. It is great to meet and mingle with new people each month! Thank

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Summer Events are on the Way!

Summer is almost here and that means our events and activities are about to get rolling. Not only do we have things going on right in your backyard, but also events that will get you out in the Richmond area. It wouldn’t be summer without Friday Cheers, and this year

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Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Our SWAG group was fortunate to have a Ballroom Dancing Instructor from Lifelong Learning Center come to instruct us. Bill taught us 6 of the most popular dances that have lasted through the ages. We had the opportunity to learn the basics and try them out with the proper music.

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Holocaust Museum and Bottoms Up Pizza

On March 25, we had large group that met to tour the Holocaust Museum and have lunch at Bottoms Up Pizza in downtown Richmond. We had a private tour that not only explored the entire story of the suffering during the Holocaust, but we also heard the story of the

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Richmond Walking Tour!

It was a beautiful day in Richmond yesterday! Our group took a private tour and discovered many “old tales” and history about the Church hill area. So many lovely renovated houses with lots of stories built around them. SWAG events are open to any resident or member. We have a

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New Kent Winery Trip!

SWAG traveled to New Kent Winery this past week and enjoyed a tasting. New Kent has beautiful porches and appetizers to go along with their wines. We had quite a few new members join us! SWAG events are open to all Woodlake residents and members. Please check out the website

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