Jam Session At The New Santa Ana Elks 6/30/2019

New Digs Are Amazing!!   

Time To Dance With Friends!

The new lodge just opened and the Jam Session is restarting. Today we were in the main hall and it was quite nice. They are still "adjusting" their service but all in all, it was a super afternoon! Thank you Leon and Marsha for reserving the tables right on the dance floor!


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Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Welcome... Come on in!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
The gang has collected and the tunes are coming back!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
We got the best seats in the house!
Next to each other!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Jan and Brian have their G&T's and are ready to go!

Did You Know? - Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink that derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis). Gin is one of the broadest categories of spirits, all of various origins, styles, and flavour profiles, that revolve around juniper as a common ingredient.

From its earliest origins in the Middle Ages, the drink has evolved from a herbal medicine to an object of commerce in the spirits industry. Gin was developed based on the older Dutch liquor, jenever, and became popular in Great Britain (particularly in London) when William of Orange became King William III of England.

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
We brought Nancy with us...she loves the Jam Session and we love her!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Obviously, everybody wanted to buy them a drink!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
We may have to take him for a transfusion at the bakery!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
We all wondered what they called Leon????

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Miss Nancy takes it all in!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
..as Brian's hands get to moving the story gets better and better!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
This calls for a "Caption Contest"

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Using his Marine training... he sneaks up on the ladies!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Conrad reminds us that he had already had dinner

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Someone is hungry!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Bob and Donna make the scene

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Ready to dance!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Renewing friendships!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Heading for the parking lot for the frisbee game?

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Sandy & Bob...the party can now start!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Del & Vicky are ready to visit with everyone!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Vicky! Stop that!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Standby for "The Shimmy Shimmy"

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
"V" for Victory or is it "V" for TWO MORE DRINKS!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
The frisbee returns

Did You Know? - The frisbee was invented by students at Yale University in 1947, who played with aluminum pie plates, which they discovered had amazing aerodynamic qualities when thrown to each other. These came from a Bridgeport baker, Joseph Frisbie, whose Frisbie Pie Company was a regular supplier to the University.

In 1948 a young American just out of the army, Walter Frederick Morrison, applied for a patent for a similar disc in plastic. It is said the idea originated when Morrison and his wife began flinging pie tins to one another on the beach.

Walter Frederick Morrison promoting his Pluto Platters, forerunner of the Frisbee.

On January 23, 1957 Morrison sold the rights to his flying disc to the Wham-O toy company, (inventors of the hula- hoop). Called at first the "Toy Flying Saucer", they changed its name to the Frisbee disc, having heard about the origins of the game,

A company designer, Ed Headrick, patented the design for the modern Frisbee in December 1967, adding a band of raised ridges on the disc's surface--called the Rings--to stabilize flight.

After Headrick died in 2002, he was cremated and made into frisbees. It was his dying wish.

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Oh dear... Another story from Brian!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Watch out for your eyes when Brian gets going!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Vicky loves hearing the stories

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
...and so does Brian

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Catching up on things

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Taking a rest from the dancing!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
RJ and Nita off the floor? The band must be taking a break!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
We are taking a rest also!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Watching everyone is our hobby!

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019
Having too much fun!


The band takes a break


OUCH!!!!


Not too bad


Havimg fun with friends


Still swapping tales


The last dance of the day

Jam Session at the Santa Ana Elks Lodge 6/30/2019