On a rainy and chilly Saturday evening in Febuary, members of Live For Today got together to enjoy dinner and laughs at The Comedy Club of Jacksonville. Our members and their guests where invited for a night out to hear comedian Scott Novotny’s latest comedy act. His credits include Saturday Night Live writer, MTV’s Half hour Comedy Hour, Comedy on the Road, and America’s Funniest People to name a few.
As members and their dates arrived, they caught up over drinks and appetizers in the dim light. Marissa quickly learned that the small red electronic candles were in fact to summon the wait staff, and not for light purposes. Which gave everyone a good laugh and realization that none of us were familiar with comedy club protocol.
One of our newest members, Ryan, joined us for the night and we enjoyed getting to know him and welcome him into our Live For Today Family. Soon dinner arrived and everyone grew quiet while enjoying their delicious entrees. Just before the show started a group of Red Hat ladies came in and sat at the table right behind us. Katie’s husband Adam got a chuckle out of some of the outfits and comments from the ladies in the bold hats and tu-tus.
Once the lights went down, the room became quite and the show began. Over the next hour, laughter could be heard amongst all the groups in the audience. Several impressions and stand-up comedy proved to be a great combination. After the show was over we all headed to the lobby for a group picture with the comedians.
As everyone began to go their separate ways we gave hugs and waved goodbyes. We look forward to our next group event which is a healthy living workout class followed by brunch at Trinity fitness in Riverside on Saturday, March 21st.
A huge thanks to The Comedy Club of Jacksonville for their generous discount and wonderful accommodations including the Live For Today shout out during the show. We look forward to more comedy shows with our Live For Today group in the future!