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American Legion Post 129

Friday, December 13th 

This Friday join us for the SAL dinner. They will be cooking up Chicken Parmesan served with pasta, salad and garlic bread for only $8.

The A1A Jax Band will be here to entertain us in the Freedom Hall and we will have karaoke in the Liberty Hall.

Plus of course we will have steak bingo at 630 pm and since it is SAL week there is a good chance that the prizes will come from Fresh Market so you know you will want to be there for those! 

The Latest News, Events, and Menus for the Week of
December 10th to December 16th 

We are going to try karaoke on Saturday nights in the Liberty Hall from 6 pm to 9 pm starting this weekend December 14th.

Many of you have requested it so we will try it and see how it works. I personally think it is going to be a great time so be sure to come out and support it if you would like to see it continue. 
Friday, December 13th
Join us this Friday night for music by A1A Jax Band in the Freedom Hall. This band has two of our own Post 129 members, Bob Fowler and Steve plus our blackjack dealer, Edwin from Tuesday nights so be sure to come out and show your support! 
The Queen of Diamonds started a few weeks ago but the pot is already at $1700 so be sure to come on up for your chance to win. 
Remember we play steak bingo on both Fridays and Saturdays every weekend! 
Sunday, December 15th 
This Saturday is the Children's Christmas Party - Event runs from 1030 am to 1 pm, with a special visit from Santa at 11 am.

This event required a sign up by last week so Santa had time to shop but if you missed the cut off be sure to talk to Erin Flynn and see if there is room to add a few more kids. 
Friday, December 20th 
The Auxiliary will be holding their fourth annual Mele Kalikimaka – a luau for Christmas on Friday, December 20th. So mark your calendars and plan on joining us. They will be serving up a a dinner of chicken or pork kabobs served with pineapple and sweet peppers, saffron rice, green beans and Hawaiian cream pie for dessert.  We will have special entertainment that night from Mystic Dino as well. So be sure to mark your calendars and plan on joining us. 

There is a sign up sheet if you would like to reserve your dinner. 
New Years Eve!!
Plan on celebrating the New Year with us here at Post 129 - we always have a great time and always have a few surprises in store for the evening. This year is shaping up to be even better with two separate venues to throw amazing New Years Eve Parties!

In the Freedom Hall we are extremely excited to announce that we will have the band Yowsah here starting at 8 pm. They are an amazing band and I promise you you will have a great time! In the Liberty Hall we will have karaoke with no other than our very own Bob and Diana Pratt also starting at 8 pm.  With this stellar entertainment on both sides there is no where else you will want to be! 

And remember there will NOT be a cover charge. We like to throw what we call no fuss parties for New Years Eve. Great Entertainment, Simple Decorations, and Wonderful Friends. What more can you ask for?

There will be party favors and a champagne toast at midnight but other than that it is just come, party, drink, and dance! No dinner will be available that evening. We are requesting that if possible everyone brings in some snacks to share. 
Deck the Chairs is Now Open! 
Our chair is decorated at the Deck the Chairs event and it looks great. Special thanks to all of the volunteers that work so hard to pull it together. Be sure to stop by downtown Jacksonville Beach and check them out and place your vote for best chair. 
Your 2019 membership expires at the end of the year - time to renew your membership is now! All staff will be asking to see your 2020 cards starting on January 1st. Be ready to show your card proudly.Without a valid 2020 card we will not be able to serve you in the canteen so please be sure to get those memberships paid.
We will be open for Christmas! We will announce the hours later this month. 
Did you know we added a Bowling Machine to the Liberty Hall? Well we did and now we are talking about starting a tournament night on Monday evenings. If interested please let Marcia know so we can get an idea of how many people to prep for. 
December Raffle
Get your tickets for the Auxiliary raffle. They are raffling off TWO FREE AUXILIARY DINNERS EVERY MONTH FOR 2020 plus wine and more! Tickets cost $1 for one, or $5 for six. See any Auxiliary member for tickets. 
Christmas Eve at 6 pm 
This year at our Annual Christmas Party we will be holding our 5th annual white elephant gift exchange.

So bring a gift and join the fun, there will be something for everyone. We ask that everyone brings a gift of $20 dollars in value. Re-gifting is strongly encouraged - the more outrageous the gift, the better.

To participate you and your wrapped gift must be at the Post by 6 pm. 
Christmas Eve at 7 pm
Com in your best ugly sweater or best Christmas outfit and join in on the silly fun! So start shopping and designing. Why not get fun and silly after all it's the holidays! 
The shirts are in. Please see Brandi or Scott to pick up your pre ordered shirts.  We did order a FEW extras so if you missed out on the order stop by and see what we have you may find something you love. 

We will also be selling the extra shirts we have left over from past events for a deep discount. So be to be here to see what kind of deals we are offering on those. 
New Chips Are Coming! 
I have been receiving many questions and it seems that there many conflicting stories circulating the Post. So let me clear it up. Yes we are retiring our old chips and we are getting new ones. This is not happening until mid January.

Also at that time we will be increasing our drink prices. We have not increased our prices in over 8 years so it is time. Watch in the upcoming weeks for a list of the new drink prices. I assure you we have done everything possible to keep our drink reasonable and I think you will all agree when you see the new pricing. 

Once we do roll out the new chips system you will still be able to use the old chips but they will only be good for what they were purchased for. An example of this is if you have a blue chip which is valued at $2.50 and you want a $2.75 drink you would just have to add .25 cents to purchase that drink. If you have any questions please feel free to ask Brandi. 
If you haven't gotten your Tervis yet now is the time! Pick up yours today! Any bartender would be happy to help you. 
Live Music Schedule!!

Main Canteen / Freedom Hall
Friday, December 13th - A1A Jax Band
Friday, December 20th - Mystic Dino

Back Hall / Liberty Hall
Every Friday in the Liberty Hall we have Bob & Diane Pratt with karaoke starting at 7 pm
Remember this email only give you an update on the special events we still have a full slate of regular events that happen everyday at the Legion in both halls. 

Freedom Hall (Smoking)
Monday Nights - Trivia
Tuesday Nights - Blackjack
Wednesday Afternoon - Live Bingo 
Wednesday Nights - Karaoke 
Thursday Nights - Texas Holdem
Friday Afternoon - Live Bingo
Friday Nights - Live Bands / Steak Bingo
Saturday Nights - Queens Raffle / Food Trucks / Canteen Cash Giveaway
Sunday Nights - Pass the Trash

Liberty Hall (Non Smoking)
Monday Nights - Bar Olympics
Tuesday Nights - Darts 
Wednesday Nights - Trivia
Thursday Nights - Open Mic Night
Friday Nights - Karaoke
Saturday Nights - Steak Bingo
If your hungry remember the Post 129 kitchen most likely has you covered! 

Monday Through Friday
Lunch from 11 am to 2 pm 
Dinner from 6 pm to 8 pm 

Saturdays
Kitchen open from 11 am to 2 pm
Food Trucks Starting at 530 pm

Sundays
Breakfast 9 am to 11 pm
Snacks and Apps 1 pm to 6 pm 
Third Annual Post 129 Cruise -
Thurs, Oct 1st, 2020 to Mon, Oct 5th, 2020

The cruise is less than 300 days away! I know that seems like a long way off but it will be here before you know it!

Looking for someway to treat your self or a loved one for Christmas? Why not book a room on the cruise? I promise you you will have a great time and memories that will last a lifetime. 

Get all the details by clicking the below button. 
Cruise Info
Kitchen is open for lunch from 11 am to 2 pm Monday through Saturday! 
Check out this week's specials and remember that the full menu is also available. So stop on by and grab some dinner. 

Tuesday - Grilled Blackened Fish served with Mac and Cheese 
Wednesday - Salisbury Steak w/ Mashed Potatoes and Green Peas
Thursday - Oven Baked Chicken w/ Mashed Potatoes & Veggie
Monday, December 16th - Meatball Subs served with Fries and Slaw
Freedom Hall
Smoking Permitted

Monday Nights
Trivia at 7 pm
 
Tuesday Nights
Blackjack at 6 pm
 

Wednesday Nights
Karaoke at 7 pm
 
Thursday Nights
 Texas Hold’em Poker
 

Friday Nights
Live Bands
Steak Bingo at 630 pm

 
Saturday Nights
 Queen of Diamonds
 
Sunday Nights
 Pass the Trash
Liberty Hall
No Smoking Permitted

Monday Nights
Bar Olympics

Tuesday Nights
Dart League at 7 pm
 
Wednesday Nights
Trivia at 7 pm
 
Thursday Nights
Open Mic at 7 pm 

Friday Nights
Karaoke w/ Bob and Diane Pratt at 7 pm 

Saturday Nights
Steak Bingo at 730 pm
 
Join us for Bingo every
Wednesday and Friday starting at 2 pm
Please join us in our American Legion Post 129 Saturday golf.  It is a nine hole captains choice/best ball theme.  We now have over 40 players signed up to play on Saturday Mornings. We would love to have you join us.

If interested please give Clint Swinehart call at 904-253-5856 or e-mail him at swineiam@bellsouth.net. We now play at Windy Harbor Mayport Naval Station and tee times start at 10:30.

http://www.post129.org/golf-league.html
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