For a full list of R&W Clubs visit http://govemployee.com/nih/rw-services-membership/clubs-organizations/.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Community Chorus and the East Avenue Ensemble will present “A Concert of Contrasts: Brahms & Americana” on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, Maryland. This one-time only performance will feature several timeless classics. In addition to Brahms’s Nanie, the concert will include Copland’s Zion’s Walls, Kelley’s Old Joe Clark and Home on the Range, Niles’ Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, Erb’s Shenandoah, An Evening Blessing, composed by the conductor W. Robert Johnson, and more. Free parking, no tickets; donations welcome to benefit the NIH charities. For more information, please visit this website: http://www.nihco.org/cms/ or call 240-277-3480.
NIH Tae Kwon Do Class
The NIH Tae Kwon Do (TKD) School is offering regular and beginner’s classes for adults and mature teens, no previous martial arts experience is necessary. Current TKD practitioners of any rank or any other arts are welcome. The curriculum combines traditional striking, kicking, forms, sparring, and other basic martial arts techniques with particular emphasis on self-defense.
The club meets in the Thomas Malone Judo and Tae Kwon Do Center (Bldg. 31, Rm. B4C18 on Mondays from 6pm – 8pm, Wednesdays from 6pm – 7pm and Fridays from 6pm – 8pm (sparring and self-defense). Registration is $50 per quarter or $150 for the year. The club is also recruiting black belts in Tae Kwon Do to help as instructors. For more info contact Glenn Daigon at email@example.com or 202-942-2340 and visit the Facebook Group: NIH Taekwondo and Aikido or the club website at http://nihtaekwondoaikido.org/.
NIH R&W-Sponsored Co-Ed Softball League
Looking for a spring and summer outdoor activity? Join the NIH Co-Ed Softball League. Teams play once each week from mid-April to mid-August. There are openings for individual players or an entire team. All skill levels welcome! The league is also seeking someone to umpire occasional games ($25/Game). For more info contact Rob Willcoxon at 301-518-9118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIH Aikido Club
The NIH Aikido Club is offering a regular beginner’s class for adults and mature teens. New students are invited to begin classes on any Wednesday. Our curriculum under Irvin Vann-sensei focuses on the principles of Aikido, the art of peace and follows the Aikido Association of America. No experience is necessary. The classes meets in the Thomas Malone Judo and Tae Kwon Do Center (Bldg. 31, B4C18) on Wednesdays, 7pm – 8:30pm and Saturdays 10:45am – 1pm. Registration is $50 per quarter and $40 for a uniform. All are welcome to watch regular training sessions. For more info, contact Irvin Vann email@example.com or Glenn Daigon firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://nihtaekwondoaikido.org/.
Interested in Learning How to Sail?
Sailing Basic Training course: The NIH Sailing Association (NIHSA), an R&W supported club, offers a Sailing Basic Training course for NIH adult employees, contractors, fellows, and patients, and NOAA employees. The summer course will be offered from April 3rd – July 15th. Visit http://www.nihsail.org/training/ for details. The in-class sessions are held on the NIH Bethesda campus and the on-board (on the water) sessions are held at Selby Bay on the South River near Edgewater, MD. Participants must be able to provide or arrange for their own transportation to both the in-class and onboard sessions. If you are interested in this course and would like more info email email@example.com.
Experienced Sailors: If you are an experienced sailor and would like to be able to charter the NIHSA boats please contact us about joining the club and doing a check-out sail. We are also always looking for experienced volunteers to help with both in-class and on-board instruction.
Livalit Travel is R&W Club Frederick’s newest discount vendor. They are a local group travel company offering day trips out of Frederick, MD as well as domestic and international overnight tours. For their overnight tours they keep the group sizes small to make their one of a kind experiences possible and when your tour is over they will send you a photobook filled with the memories you made and friendships you created. Are you ready to live a little?
Below are current travel opportunities through July 2018 with Livalit Travel. Be sure to check out their website often to see what’s new!
Exclusive offer for R&W club members: $5 off all day trips (code: CLUB5) and $100 off all overnight tours (code: CLUB100).
Best of Iceland July 14-23, 2018
We will see the real Iceland, with our guide, Oli, known as “Mr. Iceland”, by staying in intimate guesthouses set among the natural beauty of the country side and we will complete ¾ of the Golden Circle before driving through the interior of Iceland where we will experience landscapes unknown to most tourists. Join us for this one of a kind tour where your biggest worry will be not upsetting the elves! We are offering a $100 discount to R&W members with the promo code CLUB100. To see the full itinerary visit www.livalit.com/iceland