Baseball, Tai Chi, and more Painting!
Valencia Bay homeowners enjoyed a month full of events and activities, starting with a free Tai Chi demonstration at the Community center and an “Arts in You” hosted painting party for an afternoon of creativity and fun. To wrap the month up residents, enjoyed an outing to Miami to watch the NY Mets take on the Miami Marlins. A luxurious limo bus ride to the Marlins Park was followed by a meet and greet with Marlins Representative Mario Signarello, who escorted all guests into the game. Everyone enjoyed a great night out with their friends and neighbors, a great time was had by all!
VALENCIA BAY LOVES ITS COMMUNITY CENTER
Valencia Bay is growing, with new homes closing every day! The community center has become a popular hub for friendships, both new and old, to develop. Pickleball, bocce, ping pong, canasta, and mah jongg are being offered on a regular basis and residents are organizing game nights with Pictionary, Tribond, and Scrabble being popular choices. The number of tennis round robin players continues to grow weekly. Both the breakfast mixer and the “Painting Party with Arts in You” received high turnouts and very favorable receptions. Stay tuned for twilight tennis, pizza night, a wine and cheese tennis reception, and a racket demo in September.
VALENCIA LAKES' GOLF CART CLUB CELEBRATES JULY 4TH
Valencia Lakes kicked off the month with dancing and a live band at an independence party on July 1st. On July 4th, members of the Golf Cart Club decorated their golf carts for a patriotic golf cart parade through the community. Residents enjoyed a pool party and barbeque and the Valencia Singers chorus held a live concert for all. Coming up: name that tune trivia.
VALENCIA BAY CELEBRATES THE FOURTH OF JULY IN STYLE
The community center just opened at Valencia Bay and residents already have a full calendar of events and activities to look forward to! For the 4th of July, neighbors got to know one another at an Independence Day housewarming party. The community center was packed with guests enjoying food catered by Lucille’s Bad to the Bone BBQ. Tennis round robins have begun and are being held every Friday at 8:30 am. Mark your calendars for August, a breakfast mixer and painting party are up next!!
VALENCIA BAY'S RACQUET CLUB AND COMMUNITY CENTER IS NOW OPEN!
Residents of Valencia Bay had a ball at the opening of the racquet club, pro shop, and community center! After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, guests participated in a tennis round robin and enjoyed a pickelball demonstration, refreshments, and live DJ. With the addition of tennis, bocci, pickelball, and basketball, there are now more ways than ever before to keep busy at Valencia Bay!
RESIDENT ART SALE + BLUES, BREWS & BBQ
The fun times never end at Valencia Lakes! To celebrate the community’s creativity, residents were invited to sell and shop homemade arts and crafts at the Residents Art Sale on June 17th. The Social Hall was filled with handcrafted jewelry, pottery, wood carvings, paintings and more, and a great time was had by all. For Fathers’ Day, a “Blues, Brews, and BBQ” event was hosted poolside and featured a live blues band, beers, and barbeque. The event marked the third ever Father’s Day event at Valencia Lakes and was a huge success. To wrap the month up, 325 residents came out to play bingo on June 24th. Due to popular demand, bingo will be held monthly instead of quarterly.
CINCO DE MAYO, MEMORIAL DAY, AND MORE
What an action-packed past couple of weeks at Valencia Lakes! To kick things off, residents gathered for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta, complete with a taco bar and DJ. The fun continued the following day with a Kentucky Derby event that featured a “best hat” contest, betting games, and plenty of great food.
The community’s very own Military Club organized a touching Memorial Day morning ceremony with a speech given by residents who are members of a Gold Star family. A barbeque lunch and pool volleyball were the highlight of the afternoon.
Other exciting events: a Mother’s Day breakfast on May 14th in celebration of all mothers everywhere, a luau-themed “Island Night” where neighbors danced to the tropical sounds of a steel drum and DJ set, and a “drag queen bingo” charity event thrown at Hamburger Mary’s.
Valencia Lakes residents enjoyed a Casino Night and played to win "funny money" throughout the night. Gaming included Black Jack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Roulette, Craps and Slots. At the end of the night they cashed in their funny money for raffle tickets. Great prizes
were raffled including gift cards, a cooler, tablet and more. It was a win-win for all.
Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Game
Valencia Lakes residents enjoyed the VIP treatment at a recent Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game. Guests walked the ice on a red carpet, sat close to the action and watched an exciting game against the New York Rangers.
Resident Art Show
Valencia Lakes residents had the opportunity to highlight their artwork in the 3rd Annual Resident Art Show. Complimentary beer & wine was served while guests mingled and viewed the work of their fellow neighbors.
Two Steppin' at Valencia Lakes!
Valencia Lakes recently hosted a Western themed party for residents and their guests. The evening was filled with line dancing, laughs and good times!
Valencia Cove Rings in the New Year in Style
Residents at Valencia Cove celebrated 2017 in style with a fabulous casino themed event that included dinner, dancing and revelry! The event featured casino games, an interactive photo booth, delicious food and a midnight champagne toast.
The Champagne Sunday Brunch
Valencia Cove residents recently enjoyed a Champagne & Jazz Sunday Brunch where more than 250 residents attended with rave reviews! During the event, the Mark Doyle Jazz Trio provided fabulous entertainment while homeowners enjoyed delicious food and mingled with neighbors.
Valencia Cove Pickleball Club demonstration was a success where over 30 new players attended and learned more about how to play this exciting game sweeping the nation.
Halloween costume contest w/dogs
Check out Valencia Cove residents enjoying their Annual Halloween Canine Costume Party sponsored by the Dog Lover’s Club. A great doggie day out was had by all in attendance!
Water aerobics classes
Valencia residents enjoy a variety of activities and amenities that cater to socializing and staying physically active with many outdoor activities, including water aerobics, enjoyed year round.