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.

Super Food Presentation

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:30pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe Cafe

Overbrook Pointe residents are invited to "Legumes: Plant Power," a tasting and educational experience given by the Overbrook Pointe dining staff.

Heart Healthy Living

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe Multi-Purpose Room

Overbrook Pointe residents are invited to receive free blood pressure screenings and information on heart healthy living from staff from the VNA (Visiting Nurses Association), western Pennsylvania.

Intergenerational Tea

When: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 1:15pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

We will meet once a month for tea with our personal care residents and children from Portersville Christian School. Additional dates include March 25 and April 15.

Jazz Band Concert

When: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 6:00pmWhere: North Allegheny Senior High School

Passavant Retirement Community residents are invited to enjoy an evening of jazz with the Jazz Band students at North Allegheny High School. Cost of transportation is $8 and the show is free. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

St. Valentine's Day Party

When: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:30pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

We bring you the old love songs that are near and dear to our hearts. Come and sing along as Joe Lege plays the piano and accordion. A special dessert will be served.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Friday, February 14, 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.

February's theme is Paris, The City of Love.

Be My Valentine Cookie Drop-Off

When: Thursday, February 13, 2014 (All day)Where: Fitness Center, Passavant Retirement Community

This Valentine's Day, show your love for our first responders. The Fitness Center is coordinating a "Be My Valentine" Cookie Drop-Off to show our appreciation for our local Harmony Emergency Medical Service. We're asking residents and employees who enjoy baking to consider bringing two or three dozen homemade cookies to the Fitness Center by 3 p.m. Feel free to include a card or note with your cookies to show your affection for those who run to our aid when there is an emergency. Please package the cookies in sturdy disposable wrapping. Contact the Fitness Center if you plan to participate.

Pittsburgh Banjo Club

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 7:00pmWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Passavant Retirement Community residents are invited to the Allegheny Elks Lodge #339 to see the Pittsburgh Banjo Club. Enjoy a great evening of entertainment and fun with your friends. This is a popular trip destination, so sign up at the Travel and Events Office as soon as possible. Cost of transportation is $8 and the show is free. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

Open Interview Day

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Passavant Retirement Community, Lower Level Conference Room

BeHome PartnersTM, an agency of Lutheran SeniorLife, is looking for caregiers to work in our clients' homes in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties. Join us for our Open Interview Day to see if this is the opportunity you have been looking for! We offer paid training for Home Health Aide Certification. For questions, please contact Mary Jane McAdams, recruiter, at (724) 720-9209 or by email at or

Joe Diamond, Entertainer

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 7:00pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Wittenberg Place

Enjoy a fun evening with Entertainer Joe Diamond. Joe will sing, play guitar and interact with the audience. For more information, contact Cathy Reid at X3431.

NAMI Family Support Group

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 6:30pmWhere: Beatitudes Room, Passavant Retirement Community

This group is in support of families and friends of persons with a serious mental illness. We will be meeting in a confidential setting for support of one another. Learn of resources, training and education available in the community. Occasionally, there will be speakers who are experts in the field of serious mental illnesses. Family members and friends will be given information on any conferences, workshops and webinars locally and throughout the state that they can attend. Additional dates include March 11 and April 8. For more information, contact Joan Gill at (724) 453-1090.

Tech "Help Desk" Presentation

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe

Overbrook Pointe residents looking for help using their technology devices such as cell phones, tablets and digital cameras are invited to this special presentation by Sharon Whalen, Lutheran SeniorLife technology associate. Bring your devices and have your questions ready!

Caring Clown Visits

When: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 1:00pmWhere: Olde Main, Passavant Retirement Community

Our very own Caring Clowns will be visiting the nursing floors to bring a little cheer and a smile to our nursing residents. Additional visitation dates are March 10 and April 14.

If you are interested in being a Caring Clown, contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Science on the Road

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

Everyone loves ice cream, so why not add even more excitement? See what happens when things get really cold - 320 degrees below zero to be exact! We whip up liquid nitrogen ice cream in just seconds. And yes, samples are included in this presentation by the Carnegie Science Center.

Log Cabin Inn Restaurant

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 10:30amWhere: Harmony, PA

Join us for a trip to a favorite local restaurant with a wonderful view of the rustic woods. Cost of transportation is $4 and the cost of lunch is on your own. This is a Passavant Retirement Community Personal Care/Newhaven Court resident outing, but others are welcome if space allows.

North Allegheny Fiddlers

When: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 6:30pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

The North Allegheny Fiddlers, under the direction of Dennis Morton, a string teacher within the North Allegheny School District, was organized in 2002 for students interested in expanding their love and knowledge of music. The students representing the North Allegheny Fiddlers are in grades 6 through 12. These fiddlers participate in a weeklong workshop during summer months. Tunes are taught and learned in the traditional aural style, meaning by ear and without the use of written notes. Local folk musician Mark Tamsula attends each workshop and presents the students with a variety of styles including Scottish, Irish, Old Timey, Scandinavian and Cajun. Enjoy an evening with these very talented kids as they perform for you!

Music in Our Schools

When: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 - 5:30pmWhere: North Allegheny Senior High School

Passavant Retirement Community residents are invited to the Music in Our Schools program. The musical program features a mix of select elementary, middle and high school students each performing separately, then combining for a grand finale in which they perform together as a group. Cost of transportation is $8, and the concert is free. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office.


When: Monday, February 03, 2014 - 3:00pmWhere: Newhaven Court, Passavant Retirement Community

Entertainer Dave Neal will play the organ and lead us in singing the old favorites. Additional dates include March 3 and April 7.

Baking for a Cause

When: Monday, February 03, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Newhaven Court

If you enjoy working in the kitchen and sharing with friends, come join us as we bake for Meals on Wheels. We will also be baking on Monday, March 3 and Monday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m.

Passavant Singers Meeting

When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 3:00pmWhere: Wittenberg Activity Room, Passavant Retirement Community

The Passavant Singers will meet to start preparing for the spring concert in May. If you are interested in joining this singing group, contact Cathy Reid at X3431.


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