Past Events at Lutheran SeniorLife

Below is a listing of past events hosted at on- and off-campus locations.
For a list of upcoming events, visit our Events page.

Old Stone House Trip

When: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 11:00amWhere: Slippery Rock, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to tour the Old Stone House, a historic inn and museum of rural life. The Stone House was built in 1822 by John Brown as a stagecoach stop and tavern to accommodate business from Pittsburgh to Erie Pike. During its long history, the Stone House served as a local post office and was used as a muster point duing the Civil War. Our group will be attending the French and Indian War Experience, complete with military war encampments, drills, battles, demonstrations and much more. Cost of transportation is $10 and admission to the Stone House is free, but donations are welcome. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Gently Used Shop Bag Sale

When: 
Friday, August 08, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (All day)

The Gently Used Shop at Passavant Community is hosting a Bag Sale through the end of September. Bags, provided by the shop, can be filled with any clothing (excluding jewelry) or household item for the total price of $2. Stop by the shop at 210 Burgess Drive during regular hours on Tuesday, Thursday and the last Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Passavant Community benevolent care fund.

Fitness Center Picnic

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 11:30amWhere: Passavant Community Gazebo

The Fitness Center staff invites you to our annual Fitness Center picnic. Join us for good food and great company!

Take Me Out To The Ballgame Presentation

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Auditorium

You don't want to miss this wonderful program presented by Heinz History Center Volunteer Ambassador Jim Haller. This is a look at baseball history from the city that created the first World Series. His presentation is about growing up in Pittsburgh and following the Pittsburgh Pirates. It is a joy for all those who remember the World Series winning teams of 1960, 1971 and 1979. Jim Haller has logged nearly 1,000 hours at the Heinz History Center as a concierge for special programs and events and as a docent for youth and adult tours at both the History Center and at the Fort Pitt Museum. He is a long-standing and highly respected member of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research). Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Cracker Barrel Trip

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:30am

Personal Care residents at Passavant Community are invited to lunch at Cracker Barrel, a great place for homestyle cooking. Enjoy a meal and spend some time shopping at the General Store or sit and relax on the restaurant porch. Cost of the trip is $8. Contact Chris at X5014 for more information.

Rivers of Steel Tour

When: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 8:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Passavant Community's residential living residents are invited for this docent-let tour of the Bost Building and Pump House telling the story of iron and steel workers during the Homestead lockout and strike. Cost of transportation is $10 and the tour is $12. The group will stop on the way home for lunch. Please sign up in the Travel and Events Office by July 18. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Waterfront Shopping Trip

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Passavant Community's residenital living residents are invited to a day of shopping at the Waterfront. Built on the site of the former Homestead Steel Mill, the Waterfront in Homestead provides 260 acres of shopping, entertainment and dining. This upscale shopping complex is one of the cool spots in Pittsburgh, with great ambience and action along Pittsburgh's rivers. There's even an old-fashioned village square surrounded by the shops, and the Loews Cineplex Waterfront Theater for those who do not wish to shop. Cost of transportation is $10. Shopping and eating are on your own. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Mars Train Station Tour

When: Friday, July 18, 2014 - 12:30pmWhere: Mars, PA

Passavant Community's residential living residents are invited to tour the Mars Train Station, the red caboose, the Adams Shortline, the Butler Shortline Trolley Route and the gift shop. After the tour of the station, the group will stop for a bite to eat. The tour is free. Cost of transportation is $4. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Summer Barbecue at Overbrook Pointe

When: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: Overbrook Pointe

Relax and enjoy good food and entertainment on the patio, and discover the advantages of maintenance-free living. Click here for more information. 

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Friday, July 04, 2014 - 5:00pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe Dining Room

Residents at Overbrook Pointe are invited to take part in the Travel the World Dining Journey. Each monthly dinner will feature internationally inspired cuisine. Those who attend all 12 events will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Captain's Dinner for six.

July's theme is Happy Birthday America.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 5:00pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe Dining Room

Residents at Overbrook Pointe are invited to take part in the Travel the World Dining Journey. Each monthly dinner will feature internationally inspired cuisine. Those who attend all 12 events will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Captain's Dinner for six.

June's theme is Caribbean Cruise for "Caribbean Heritage Month."

Passavant Community Dedication Ceremony

When: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 - 3:00pmWhere: Passavant Community

After three years of planning and construction, Lutheran SeniorLife's mission to provide an Abundant Life® for our residents will be more easily met, as the new Passavant Community and Abundant Life® Center are finally revealed at a Dedication and Celebration on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Invited guests will be treated to a Bell Choir presentation in the new Scholl Conference Center at 2:45 p.m., followed by a Dedication Program at 3 p.m. Music and song will be performed by the Passavant Singers and Seaman Church Choir. Comments will be given by David Fenoglietto, president and CEO of Lutheran SeniorLife and Laura Roy, executive director of Passavant Retirement Community. Bishop Kurt Kusserow of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will perform the sermon. Tours of the new building and refreshments will follow at 4 p.m.

On June 5, there is an invitation only event for prospects from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Diabetes and Nutrition Presentation

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: Overbrook Pointe, Multi-purpose Room

Managing your diabetes is more than simply cutting back on sweets. Its about eating a well-balanced diet in the right proportions to manage your weight. Its also about eating healthy carbs and feeling full and content when mealtime is over. If you have been struggling to keep your blood sugars under control, isn't it time you find out what works? Get some advice from our guest speaker Helenkay Smith, registered dietitian nutritionist from Home Health. Blood pressure screenings will also be available.

Seniors for Safe Driving Class

When: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 9:00amWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Become a safer driver and receive a minimum 5% discount on your auto insurance as mandated by Pennsylvania state law. Seniors for Safe Driving is the American Automobile Association's highway safety program for drivers 55 years of age and older. No exam will be given, classroom instruction only. Cost is $16. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Center.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Monday, May 05, 2014 - 5:00pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe Dining Room

Residents at Overbrook Pointe are invited to take part in the Travel the World Dining Journey. Each monthly dinner will feature internationally inspired cuisine. Those who attend all 12 events will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Captain's Dinner for six.

May's theme is Cinco de Mayo in Mexico.

Ballroom Dance

When: Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Remember the last time you were on the dance floor and were swept off your feet? Would you like to feel that moment one more time? Join us and dance the day away for our Ballroom Dance Social. Bring your spouse, a friend or family member and have a great time. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact the Fitness Center.

Excellence is Ageless Gala and Awards Dinner

When: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 6:00pmWhere: Heinz Field, East Club Lounge

Join the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation as we celebrate Abundant Life® at the 11th annual Excellence is Ageless Gala and Award Celebration. This signature event has provided more than $1.2M for benevolent care, making a profound difference in the lives of those served by Lutheran SeniorLife.

We have the privilege of recognizing two Excellence is Ageless Honorees - The Honorable Tom Ridge and Mark H. Wholey, M.D. Mr. Ridge served our country as the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania, and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He is currently President and CEO of Ridge Global, an international security and risk management firm. Dr. Wholey is an internationally recognized interventional radiologist, co-founder of MEDRAD, an inventor of the Wholey Wire used in vascular procedures, and currently is Director of the Center for Vascular and Neurovascular Interventions at Allegheny General Hospital.

For tickets or table sponsorship, please call (724) 453-6014.

Grove City Outlets Trip

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00amWhere: Grove City, PA

Passavant Retirement Community residents are invited to enjoy a great day of shopping with impressive savings at the Grove City Outlet stores. There are 130 retailers including Coldwater Creek, Ralph Lauren, Nike, Pole, J. Crew, Guess, Brooks Brothers and many more. Cost of transportation is $8, shopping and lunch are on your own. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

The Birthday Party Experience

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Fitness Center, Passavant Retirement Community

One thing that we all have in common is a birthday. So, regardless of when it is, spend the afternoon with us as we celebrate everyone's special day. Join in on the birthday party essentials, such as birthday cake, ice cream, a pinata, singing, and Pin the Tail on the Fitness Instructor.

Rivers Casino Trip

When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Passavant Retirement Community residents are invited to enjoy a day out at Rivers Casino. Cost of transportation is $8, gaming and lunch are on your own. You will receive perks of $15 in free play and a $5 food coupon. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

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