“Cookie lady” Alana Eaby celebrated her birthday July 28 with a full house of friends and popping balloons. Eaby rarely sings at the karaoke parties, but tempts those gathered each week with fresh-baked goodies. Like many others, she loves socializing and appreciating the music of the karaoke performers.
Ric Dizon dedicated “Waltz Across Texas” to the birthday girl. Wayne Urban got the audience engaged with “Chug-a-Lug,” and Don Sunday beamed when receiving a standing ovation for “All the Things You Are.” Welcoming applause were new singers Laura Freedman, Michele Nygard and Anna Le. Vita Villamor sang “Achy Breaky Heart” for a lively group of line dancers. And “My Girl” was a popular selection done by Bob Barnum.
The Monday practice session on the Amphitheater stage is an intimate setting to perfect a tune or try out a new one. Karaoke parties are Wednesdays in Clubhouse 1 beginning at 5:30 p.m. There are always coffee and snacks during this nice night out with neighbors and friends.