October 2017 Events and Activities

Our events team, Gwynne & Larissa, are located across from the Wellness Centre, 519-783-3236 x2031

Monday, October 2 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm—Sunshine BIRTHDAY Social Hour & Sing-along—Come celebrate all of the October birthdays with cake, tea, and coffee. Everyone welcome. In the Great Hall.

Tuesday, October 3 from 3:15 to 4:00 pm—Hymn Sing—Join Chaplain Rick Tozer for a musical afternoon of hymns. Elizabeth Heinmiller on piano. In the Chapel.

Wednesday, October 4 from 10:00 to 11:00 am—Friend to Friend: “I am thankful for…”—Join your friends and neighbours for this meaningful discussion. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 4 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm—BINGO—Bring your quarters! In the Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 4 at 3:00 pm—First United Church Service—In the Chapel.

Thursday, October 5 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm—“Alzheimer’s Annual Cider Break”—Hosted by your Resident Health Committee. Enjoy a warm mug of cider & a cookie to support the Alzheimer’s Society. Any donation accepted. See notice boards for details. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm—Tech Talks: “Social Media”—Join 2 professionals, Emma and Matthew, for this interesting talk and slide presentation. Check poster for more details. In Chapel.

Friday, October 6 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm—Music Thyme Entertainment & Friendship Hour—Join us for this fun entertainer: karaoke, sing-alongs, & old time favourites. All welcome! In the Muskoka Lounge.

Saturday, October 7 from 2:00—3:30 pm—Saturday BINGO—All welcome! In the Muskoka Lounge.

Sunday, October 8 at 2:00 pm—Sunday Matinee: “Planes, Trains, & Automobiles”—A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious salesman as his only company. In the Great Hall.

Monday, October 9—Happy Thanksgiving—AS/GV Coffee Hour at 10:00 am, SC Social Hour at 3:00 pm. No staff or announcements. Coffee, tea and treats available. SMART exercise classes cancelled today.

Tuesday, October 10 from 10:00 to 11:00 am—Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Mass—In the Chapel.

Tuesday, October 10—Oktoberfest at the Alpine Club—Get a group of friends/neighbours and join us for a fun night. Featuring dance competition between the German clubs. Good German food available! Check notice boards for more exciting details. Sign up at the Front Desk.

Wednesday, October 11 from 10:00 to 11:00 am—Friend to Friend: “Let’s travel...can you name the site or place?”—Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 11 at 2:30 pm—Concert with Kira (vocals) & Janet (piano) Fondse—Don’t miss this young talent, all the way from out west, just to sing for you (& her Grandpa). In Chapel. NO BINGO.

Thursday, October 12 from 7:00—9:00 pm—Oktoberfest Party with Rick Guzik on Accordion—Enjoy traditional music, pretzels, refreshments, cash bar, dancing, and lots of Gemütlichkeit! In the Great Hall.

Friday, October 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm—Oktoberfest Dinner at Martin’s—See flyer for more exciting information. Call Martin’s for reservations, 519-783-3236 ext. 2222.

Saturday, October 14 from 2:00—3:30 pm—Saturday BINGO—Everyone welcome! In Muskoka Lounge.

Saturday, October 14 at 7:00 pm—Saturday Night Movie: “Hidden Figures”—African American women work at NASA during space race. Starring Octavia Spenser. Rated PG. In the Great Hall.

Monday, October 16 at 10:00 am—Special AS/GV Coffee Hour—Join us for an opportunity to view the Resident Pioneers photo slideshow & video. Video will be shown after announcements. In Great Hall.

Tuesday, October 17 from 3:15 to 4:00 pm—Hymn Sing—Join us for a musical afternoon of familiar hymns. Led by Chaplain Rick Tozer with Elizabeth Heinmiller on piano. In the Chapel.

Wednesday, October 18 at 10:00 am—Friend to Friend—Check poster for topic. In Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 18 from 10:00 to 3:00 pm—Geri Fashions Fall Sale and Fashion Show—Browse their selection of men’s & women’s clothing. Fashion show starts 2pm. Models needed! In Great Hall.

Wednesday, October 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm—Hearing Aid Clinic—Call to make appt., 519-896-2654.

Wednesday, October 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm—BINGO—Please note the time change! Only 25 cents per card and you have a chance to win your money back. Everyone is welcome. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Thursday, October 19 from 10:30 to 1:30 pm—Shopping Trip to Conestoga Mall—Sign up at the Front Desk for only $10. Must be a self-sufficient shopper. Check notice boards for more details.

Thursday, October 19 at 7:30 pm—Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents: “Exploring Vancouver Island”—An evening of slide travelogues. Presenter: Jean Weller. $2 for residents, $3 for public. In the Chapel.

Friday, October 20 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm—Concert with Michael Toby: “Give Thanks”—Join Michael and his beautiful voice for an afternoon of song and story. In the Chapel.

Saturday, October 21 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm—Saturday BINGO—All welcome. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Sunday, October 22 at 2:00 pm—Sunday Matinee: “Away From Her”—A man coping with his wife moving to a nursing home due to Alzheimer’s disease. Rated PG-13. In the Great Hall.

Monday, October 23 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm—Kismet Gifts—A unique shop in Stratford! Browse their selection of beautiful accessories. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 25 at 10:00 am—Friend to Friend: “Music from the Movies”—Muskoka Lounge.

Wednesday, October 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm—Acrylic Painting Workshop: “Lighthouse”—Get the basics of acrylics & finish a painting for $40, materials included. Sign up at Desk. In Multi-Purpose Rm.

Wednesday, October 25 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm—BINGO—25 cents per card. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Thursday, October 26 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm—Decadent Day: “Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream in a Waffle Bowl”—Pumpkin pie ice cream with spiced graham cracker pieces. Only $3.00. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Friday, October 27 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm—Concert with Jontue Elan—Join us for this first time entertainer. She sings and plays the piano. In the Chapel.

Friday, October 27 at 7:30 pm—Village Forum: “From the Group of Seven to Contemporary Canadian Artists Today”—Presented by Brad Blain, the Director of the K-W Art Gallery from 1980 to 1998. Chapel.

Saturday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm—Saturday BINGO—All welcome. In the Muskoka Lounge.

Saturday, October 28 at 7:00 pm—Saturday Night Movie: “The Zookeeper’s Wife”—1939 Warsaw resistance couple hides families in their zoo. Starring Jessica Chastain. Rated 14+. In the Great Hall.

Tuesday, October 25 from 10:00 to 11:00 am—St. John’s Lutheran Church Communion—In the Chapel.

Tuesday, October 31 at 1:00 pm—Pumpkin Carving Judging Contest—Resident Judges! Staff & residents carve a pumpkin. DROP OFF carved pumpkin by Fri., Oct. 27 to Sunshine Atrium to be judged over wkd.

Tuesday, October 31 at 2:30 pm—Halloween Party—Come in costume, trick and treats, & refreshments. Spooky storytelling by Derek Brisland. See notice boards for more exciting details. In the Great Hall.

Reminders:

Saturday, November 18 at 9:00 am—Christmas Bazaar—Luther Village Crafters selling a variety of handmade items. Public vendors will be included. Coffee House available! In the Great Hall. Invite your friends and family.