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.

Soergel's Orchard and Country Store

When: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:00am

Passavant Community residential living residents are invited to enjoy the fresh country air and the wonderful smells of Soergel's Orchards. Baked goods, produce, candies, jams, coffee, ice cream, country crafts and fall plants are available for purchase.

Newhaven Court residents are invited to tour the orchard and store on Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Low Vision Health Fair

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 1:00pmWhere: Wittenberg Activity Room, Passavant Community

If you or someone you love is experiencing difficulties with impaired vision, please join us for this informative Health Fair. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with occupational therapists, interact with technologies and assistive devices for low vision and receive educational information. Vision screenings will also be offered.

Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00amWhere: Heinz Field

Did you know that every 68 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's disease, the 6th leading cause of death? Currently there are more than 15 million caregivers of people with Alzheimer's.

Please join St. John Community in the Pittsburgh Walk to End Alzheimer's. Pre-walk festivities begin at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. You may choose to walk either the 1 or 2.5 mile route.

Lutheran SeniorLife has made a generous contribution to the Alzheimer's Association. We are not asking any families for donations for this event, just to come and join us in a show of support and solidarity in the battle to end Alzheimer's.

To join our team log on to, go to Join a Team, type St. John Community, and enter your information. St. John Community team t-shirts are available for $10. Please submit your order by Friday, September 12 by calling (724) 687-3377.

We look forward to seeing you at the walk!

Moraine State Park Trip

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:30am

Passavant residents in Newhaven Court are invited to take a trip to Brown's Country Kitchen in Portersville for lunch, followed by a boat ride around Moraine State Park. Cost of the trip is $8, cost of lunch is on your own. For more information contact Chris at X5014

Meadows Casino Trip

When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 8:30amWhere: Washington, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to join us for a day at the Meadows Casino. Cost of transportation is $10, games and lunch are on your own. Please sign up for the trip at the Travel and Events Office.

Beaver Bop Cats

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:00pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Community

This popular band is back! Come swing and jive the night away. Enjoy songs by Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman and many more. Light refreshments will be served.

Red Barn Theater Performance

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:00pmWhere: Red Barn Theater near Zelienople

Passavant residents are invited to enjoy an evening out at the Red Barn Theater for their production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." This hilarious celebration of dating takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as "the relationship." Cost of transportation is $4. Ticket price is $12. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office by September 10.

Dog Show

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Auditorium

Is your dog "Top Dog?"

Residents, families and staff of Passavant Community are invited to enter their dogs into our Dog Show. Awards will be given for Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Behaved and Best in Show. Please contact the Fitness Center at X3456 by September 3 to register.

Watering Hole Trip

When: Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00amWhere: Watering Hole Restaurant, Harmony, PA

Residents from Newhaven Court at Passavant Community are invited to enjoy fellowship and food and enjoy the spectacular view of the turning trees at the Watering Hole restaurant at Hartmann's Golf Course. Cost of transportation is $4.

Community Celebration of Life and Butterfly Release

When: Sunday, September 14, 2014 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: Succop Conservancy

Please join us for the Lutheran SeniorLife VNA Western Pennsylvania Community Celebration of Life and Butterfly Release. Butterflies will be released into the gardens of the Succop Conservancy at this free community event to honor our loved ones. If you would like to purchase a butterfly, please click here for an order form.

Entertainment will be provided by the Circle of Friends Choir. It is recommended that you bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating near the gardens. Transportation will be available from the parking lots for those needing assistance. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Investment Seminar

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 (All day)Where: Passavant Community

Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation invites you to a free seminar "Your Investments and the Current Economic Environment" and tour of our new Abundant Life Center with speaker Mark Trauman, owner and financial advisor at Reliance Financial Advisors. Two sessions are available, but seating is limited. Click here for more details.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Tuesday, September 09, 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.

October's theme is Moon Festival in China.

Fellowship and Fun Golf Outing

When: Friday, September 05, 2014 - 1:00pmWhere: Hartmann's Golf Course

Residents and staff of Passavant Community are invited to participate in the 8th annual Fellowship and Fun Golf Outing. The cost is $14.75. Dinner and prizes will follow at the Passavant Community Fitness Center in our new location at the Abundant Life Center. Contact the Fitness Center at X3456 to register.

Veteran Recognition Football Game

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 6:00pmWhere: Seneca Valley High School

Community veterans are invited to participate in a veteran recognition ceremony during the Seneca Valley Raiders football game. A bus will be available to transport 12 residents from Passavant Community, or you may choose to drive if you would like. Contact Jody Gulish at X3534 for more information.

Campus Career Fair

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: Passavant Community

Join us at Passavant Community's Career Fair and receive an on-site interview to see if a career as a household assistant is right for you! Click here for more information.

Just Ducky Tour

When: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Just Ducky Tours takes riders on Pittsburgh's only adventure through the city, on land and on water. Each excursion begins at historic Station Square before waddling downtown for the ride of your life. The boat travels through the city's business district, past local government buildings and the headquarters of some Fortune 500 companies. After going on a tour through the city, you will splash into one of the rivers to offer a view of the city skyline. After the tour, we will eat lunch at any of the fine restaurants in Station Square, or take some time to shop. Transportation is $10, the tour is $22. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Lernerville Speedway Trip

When: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:30pmWhere: Lernerville, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to come out to a night at the races. Enjoy an evening of Fab Four Racing which offers the top three divisions of race cars, plus Pure Stock. They have 410 Sprints, Super Late Models and Dirt Car Big Block Modified every Friday night. Cost of transportation is $10. Tickets are $19 for seniors at the gate. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Pymatuning State Park Trip

When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:30am

Passavant Community's residential living residents are invited to travel to Pymatuning State Park for a day of sun, fun and interesting things to see and do. First we will stop at the Pymatuning Spillway, an area where the fish are plentiful. A fish feeding station is available for people with disabilities. We will then head to the Linesville Fish Hatchery which is responsible for stocking five million adult trout and salmon and 90 million walleye each year. Finally we will visit the Wildlife Learning Center Museum which contains exhibits with native waterfowl, mammals and artifacts from earlier days of sport hunting. A boxed lunch will be provided. Cost of transportation is $10. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

10th Annual Grandparent's Race

When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 -
6:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Passavant Community

Attention runners and walkers of all ages!

The Lutheran SeniorLife Passavant Community 10th annual Grandparent's Race wil be held on August 16. Proceeds benefit the Passavant Community benevolent care fund.

The race is a Triple Trot Challenge, consisting of a 10-mile run, 5K run and walk and a one-mile family fun run and walk through and around the Passavant campus. All participants will receive an official long-sleeve race t-shirt, a goody bag and refreshments following the race. Click here for a race application.

For more information or to register, please contact Joella Richard Baker at (724) 321-4265.

LIFE Beaver County Open House

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: LIFE Beaver County

LIFE Beaver County is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by inviting the community to visit its day center located in the CenterPlace Plaza at 131 Pleasant Drive in Center Township. Refreshments, tours of the center, giveaways and opportunties to meet LIFE's staff will be part of the celebrations.


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