Fall Cleanup Day – Sat Nov 11

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MARC Families!
 
The votes are in!  The annual fall cleanup day will be held Saturday November 11 from 8:30 to 12:30 for members seeking to earn a $50 credit on their account, to help make sure the pool and grounds look their best, and to enjoy a day of community involvement (FUN!).  With the great weather we’ve been having, we hope for a great turnout.

In order to ensure that volunteers are wide-awake, coffee will be provided!!!

  • Volunteers should bring:  rakes/shovels for mulching shrubs, leaf blowers, loppers, chainsaws (mark any tools with your name or initials please)
  • Pool board will provide:  paint and painting equipment, material to patch holes in shed

Potential project ideas include:

  • Mulch shrubs and flower beds
  • Ride-on mower oil change and install batteryDrain garden hoses / store for winter
  • Pruning/clearing/weeding
  • Repair hole in shed 
  • Painting
  • Cut stumps down
  • General trash pickup and especially around trash cans
  • Mow inside the fence
  • Put ping pong table in upper room
  • Organize/clean-out shed (determine condition of gas grill) 

See you out there! 

Thanks,

MARC Pool Board

Pool Hours – Final Weekend

  The pool is currently closed until Friday September 8.  The pool will re-open on Friday at 4 PM, closing for the night at 8 PM.

  >>> End of Season Snack Shack Sale.   Almost Everything is 50% off!  <<<

  Friday night we will again have Movie Night when the critically acclaimed Beauty and the Beast will have it’s Medfield premiere.  Come on weather – allow us to have this movie shown without a rain event.

  The pool will be open regular hours Saturday (10-8) and Sunday (12-8), and to celebrate the last day of the pool season, the hard-working MARC Social Committee will host the second annual Chili Cookoff Sunday at the 5:50 break.   The pool closes for the season at Sunday night at 8 PM.

This Friday, we’ll be  watching:
 
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
2 hr 9 min

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The movie will start at sunset(ish) at the MARC tennis courts. Bring your chairs, flashlights, blankets, and cash for Hut snacks.

Fresh popcorn will be available at 50 cents a bag, or 3 for $1. The movie is free and open to all members and guests. Non-members are welcome to join the fun too, so feel free to invite some friends along! Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Popcorn is excluded from the 50% off Sale – but almost all of the rest of the food items are now half price.

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Our 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off is Sunday, September 10th!!  It’s the last day of the season, so come on down and offer some sincere sounding “We should definitely get together soon!”s and perhaps even a “Let’s not wait til next year!”  If chili’s not your thing, bring something sweet* and join the fun.
 

Aqua water line work blocking access to parking lot summer 2017

  Access to the pool parking lot is temporarily blocked by construction work at the Baker street entrance.  Pool access is still available by the paths from Medfield Road and from Braeloch.  For maps and directions to the pool from these alternate locations, please see: 
   http://marcpool.org/bridgeculvert-work-to-start-as-early-as-tues-627-alternate-paths-to-pool/

  Constructions crews are digging at the entrance to the pool parking lot on Baker Road.  As of Friday morning 8/25, the construction worker that one of the board members spoke to was hoping that they would be done with the parking lot today but it might bleed into early next week.

  Aqua is replacing the water lines throughout the neighborhoods of Medfield and Kingsbrook.  They deferred work on Baker road scheduled for earlier this summer at our request (which was hard to achieve).  We had requested the work be postponed to avoid this situation during our busiest part of the season (around swim meets).  They are now here to complete this section of the neighborhood.

  Keeping fingers crossed that we can make it through the remainder of the season without utility disruptions that have occurred elsewhere that were caused by these construction efforts.

 

 

Movie Night Friday! 08/25/2017

This Friday, we’ll be  watching:

Sing

Sing (PG)
1 hr 48 min

The movie will start at sunset(ish) at the MARC tennis courts. Bring your chairs, flashlights, blankets, and cash for Hut snacks.

Fresh popcorn will be available at 50 cents a bag, or 3 for $1. The movie is free and open to all members and guests. Non-members are welcome to join the fun too, so feel free to invite some friends along! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

See you there!

Cheers,
MARC Social Committee

Friday Movie Night 2017-08-11

There’s a chance of a shower tonight, but rather than risk cancellation, we’re moving the movie from the tennis courts, to under the shelter!!  Plus, there’s been a change of movie!

Tonight we’ll be showing:
                      Boss Baby

The Boss Baby (PG)
1hr 37min

The movie will start around sunset, as soon as it’s dark enough.

Bring a blanket or chair to sit on, as well as some dollars for refreshments.  The hut will be open and serving food, including our world famous popcorn – 50 cents per bag, or 3 for a dollar.

See ya there!

Cheers,
MARC Social Committee

Desserts-Only Potluck & Movie Night!!

It’s Pot Luck Time!!  Saturday, July 29th at the 6:50 pm break

BRING SOMETHING SWEET!!!
(and, no, Buddy Bell doesn’t count)

Please join us for a desserts-only potluck dinner this Saturday! 

You’re on your own for dinner, but bake up that family favorite confection and bring enough to share.  We’ll start eating at the 6:50 break.  And, I swear, if any of you try bring something healthy…….

   Please remember, absolutely no glass containers.  That includes Pyrex and ceramic.

Afterwards, hang around and watch:

Storks(PG)
1 hr 40 min   Movie Trailer Preview

See ya there!

MARC Social Committee

Horror Movie Night! Fri 7-14-2017

This Friday, we’ll be scared witless watching:

    Tucker And Dale vs Evil (R)

Tucker And Dale vs . Evil (R)
1 hr 29 min

As you may have guessed, this one is NOT for the wee ones.  Don’t worry though, we’ll be back to business as usual next week!

The movie will start at sunset(ish) at the MARC tennis courts. Bring your chairs, flashlights, blankets, and cash for Hut snacks.

Fresh popcorn will be available at 50 cents a bag, or 3 for $1. The movie is free and open to all members and guests. Non-members are welcome to join the fun too, so feel free to invite some friends along! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

See you there!

Cheers,
MARC Social Committee

Friday 7/7 Family Fun Night featuring The Secret Life of Pets

This Friday, we’ll be enjoying:

The Secret Life of Pets (PG)

The Secret Life of Pets (PG)
1 hr 30 min

The movie will start at sunset(ish) at the MARC tennis courts. Bring your chairs, flashlights, blankets, and cash for Hut snacks.

Fresh popcorn will be available at 50 cents a bag, or 3 for $1. The movie is free and open to all members and guests. Non-members are welcome to join the fun too, so feel free to invite some friends along! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

See you there!

Cheers,
MARC Social Committee

Pool WAS temporarily Closed due to Phone issues Wed July 5th, 2017

  2:40 PM update:  The pool is now open again!  A temporary line has been dropped until a proper AT&T install can be performed.  So the pool is now officially open.  However the pool will close again at 4 PM to prepare for the 1st swim team HOME meet of the year.  

  Come on out and Cheer on the MARC Sharks Swim team tonight!

The pool’s phone [ (919) 851-8821(seasonal) ] is currently down, causing the pool to be closed.  Wake County pool regulations require the pool have an operating LANDLINE in order to be open.  I know in the world of almost everyone having a mobile phone…. but that is the rules by which we have to operate under.

  The phone service provider has been called and a ticket opened for immediate service.  

We hope the pool closure is of limited duration, but it is something beyond our control at the moment.

 

Why does the pool sometimes close unexpectedly?

  The pool must close under certain circumstances. If there is thunder, the lifeguards must clear the pool until there has been a 30 minute period with no thunder. If there is a “biological incident” in the pool, the pool must be cleared while additional sanitizing chemicals can be added and have had a chance to work. In all cases, the lifeguards will inform swimmers when they may return to the pool.  If the pool must be closed due to mechanical problem,  chemical imbalance, or telecommunication issue, the lifeguards will inform swimmers and we will make every effort to inform the broader membership via email or Remind App message.

Friday Family Fun Night

  Join us tonight (Friday June 30, 2017) for

Moana (PG)

Moana (PG) 1 hr 47 min

  The movie will start at sunset(ish) at the MARC tennis courts. Bring your chairs, flashlights, blankets, and cash for Hut snacks.  We are hoping the weather holds out – we have missed the last 2 weekends due to weather. 

   Fresh popcorn will be available at 50 cents a bag, or 3 for $1. The movie is free and open to all members and guests. Non-members are welcome to join the fun too, so feel free to invite some friends along! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

See you there!
Cheers,
MARC Social Committee