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.

Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Caregiving Seminiar

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 6:00pmWhere: LIFE Beaver County

Holidays are a time when family and friends come together and share memories, laughs and good cheer. But for families living with Alzheimer's, the holidays can be a difficult time.

Join us for "Holiday Tips and Ideas," a free seminar for caregivers presented by the Alzheimer's Association, and learn how to plan and adjust expectations so that your celebrations can be filled with joy.

To register, call Leslie Linta, intake coordinator at LIFE Beaver County at (724) 302-2090.

NAMI Family Support Group

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:30pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Beatitudes Room

This group meets the second Tuesday of every month in support of families and friends of persons with serious mental illness. Learn about resources, training, conferences, workshops, webinars and available education in the community. For more information, contact Joan Gill at (724) 453-1090.

Veteran's Day Luncheon

When: Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:30amWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Veteran's Day is a time for thanks to all military men and women who have served our country so bravely throughout the years. Veterans, spouses of veterans, including widows/widowers are invited to this special event. Entertainment will be provided by pianist Greg Van Valien who will play your patriotic and military favorites. Call the Travel and Events office to make your required reservation. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 or Jody Gulish at X3534 for more information.

"We Ain't Got No Roots!"

When: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 - 2:30pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Join your host Linda Maurhoff for a brief look at the history of American music. If you enjoy music, you will love this presentation! Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Black & Gold Party

When: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 - 2:00pmWhere: Fitness Center, Passavant Retirement Community

Show your Pittsburgh spirit and celebrate our Pirates, Steelers and Penguins teams. Come hungry and thirsty as we will be offering a variety of game time cuisine and beverages. Don't forget to wear your black and gold! Call X3456 for more information.

Annual St. John Fashion Show

When: Saturday, November 02, 2013 - 11:00amWhere: Treesdale Golf and Country Club

Join us for an afternoon of fun and entertainment at the annual St. John Specialty Care Center fashion show. This year's theme is "White Lights, Christmas Nights." KDKA personality Shelley Duffy will once again act as the mistress of ceremonies. Attendees will enjoy lunch, a gift basket raffle and silent auction, with proceeds benefiting the St. John Specialty Care Center Secret Santa program and activities department. For tickets to the show, please contact Sue Leonberg at (724) 625) 4895.

Dreams in Motion

When: Friday, November 01, 2013 - 1:00pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Come and enjoy this spiritual and engaging program. Shari Mastalski performs story dances and will get you in on the act. Get your creative energy flowing and bring your dreams to life. This program is appropriate for any age and ability, so bring your friends and family! Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Fort Pitt Museum Tour

When: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

The Fort Pitt Museum, located in historic Point State Park, is a two-floor museum that tells the story of western Pennsylvania's pivotal role during the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh. The cost of the tour for seniors age 62 and over is $5. Lunch and shopping are on your own. Transportation is $8. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office at Passavant Retirement Community. Contact Cathy Reid at ext. 3431 for more information.

Creative Movement Class

When: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 2:00pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

Explore the potential of the body and mind in this class designed for participants of all abilities and levels. No dance experience is necessary. The class begins with gentle body warm-ups followed by exploration of movement concepts for stretching and strength building through an artistic perspective. The class is taught by Pittsburgh Ballet Theater instructor Laura Stokes. Please contact Cathy Reid at ext. 3431 with questions.

Duquesne Incline and Station Square Trip

When: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 10:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Enjoy a great Pittsburgh afternoon visiting the Duquesne Incline and Station Square. The Incline ride and tour are free for seniors 65 and older, compliments of the Pennsylvania Lottery. Cost of lunch and shopping at Station Square are on your own. Cost of transportation is $8. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office at Passavant Retirement Community. Contact Cathy Reid at ext. 3431 for more information.

Retirement Seminar

When: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 4:30pmWhere: Overbrook Pointe, Mars, PA

The Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation is offering a free seminar "Your Retirement and How to Sustain Long-Term Care." Enjoy a complimentary dinner and learn about how to plan for your needs in retirement, long-term care insurance and more. Please RSVP by October 4 at (724) 453-6014. Click here for more information.

Retirement Seminar

When: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 11:00amWhere: Overbrook Pointe, Mars, PA

The Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation is offering a free seminar "Your Retirement and How to Sustain Long-Term Care." Enjoy a complimentary lunch and learn about how to plan for your needs in retirement, long-term care insurance and much more. Please RSVP by October 4 at (724) 453-6014. Click here for more information.

Our Town Production

When: Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 1:00pmWhere: O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

This is a story that is simple, yet profound, a work of unparalleled imagination and heart. This stunning theatrical achievement captures the experience of living in the moment. Pittsburgh's most beloved actor, Tom Atkins, stars in this Pulitzer Prize winning production. Cost of transportation is $8. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office. Contact Susie Guiliano at (724) 452-3406 for more information on trip details and ticket prices.

Fall Festival

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 2:00pmWhere: Creekside Path Dining Room

Celebrate this beautiful season with food and friends, and reminisce about your favorite fall activities.

Fall Nautical Nature Boat Tour

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 11:00amWhere: Moraine State Park

Come and take a ride on Nautical Nature, a 37-pasenger enclosed pontoon boat and Moraine State Park's premier attraction. Enjoy learning about the area's natural history and osprey reintroduction, while appreciating the unique scenery and wildlife on an exciting trip around Lake Arthur. Nautical Nature is handicap accessible. Cost of transportation is $8 and cost of the tour is $19. There will be boxed lunches aboard. Please sign up at the Travel and Events office no later than September 11. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Fall Bridge Classes

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:00amWhere: In-Service Room

Bridge classes are available at Passavant Retirement Community this fall. All classes are Current American Standard System according to the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League). All of the texts used were written by the very qualified and well-known Audrey Grant and updated by Betty Starzec, Senior TAP teacher/trainer.

There is a charge of $60 per semester for each class series. Passavant Retirement Community members will receive a discounted rate of $5 per series. All classes will be held in the Overflow Dining Room at Passavant Retirement Community. Please call the instructor, June Morrison, at (724) 452-3686 at least 10 days prior to the class start date to register and order the text book if necessary. Classes are being scheduled in advance and may be cancelled if student enrollment is too low.

BRIDGE I - BASIC/BIDDING: This is the first of a Bridge class series, comprising nine sessions, and is an introductory class that concentrates on bidding. It is meant for beginners or those who wish to bring their bridge game up to date with current standards. Classes begin Wednesday, September 25, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and run each Wednesday through November 20.

BRIDGE II - PLAY OF THE HAND: This is the second in a Bridge class series, comprising nine sessions, and focuses on the play of the hand. This class is designed as a sequel to Bridge I. It is recommended that the student have taken the first course, although this one is designed to stand on its own for students with a basic knowledge of current Bridge standard bidding. Classes begin Tuesday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and run each Tuesday through November 19.

BRIDGE III - DEFENSE: This is the third in a Bridge class series, comprising nine classes, and focuses on defense strategies. It is designed as a continuation to Bridge I and II. It is recommended that the student have taken the first and second courses, although this one is designed to stand on its own for students with a basic knowledge of current Bridge bidding and standards. Classes begin September 27, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and run each Friday through November 22.

MOIO's Italian Pastry Shop & Miracle Mile Shopping Center

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 9:00amWhere: Monroeville, PA

We will begin our day at Moio's Italian Pastry Shop, with tantalizing cakes, cookies, pastries and pies, then off for some shopping at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center. Cost of transportation is $8. Shopping and eating are on your own. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Hartmann's Restaurant, The Waterhole

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 11:30amWhere: Harmony, PA

Enter into the rustic charm of the Waterhole Restaurant, a local favorite of the community for 28 years. Enjoy quality food at affordable prices, great service and friendly atmosphere. Transportation is $8, lunch is on your own. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

Collectible's Day

When: Monday, September 16, 2013 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Vesper Hall

Do you have a collection you would like to share? If so, contact Pam at (724) 625-4712 by September 14. Collections will be displayed for all residents to enjoy. Some past collections have included cookie jars, lighthouses, dolls and old toys.

Ninth Annual Grandparent's Race

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:30amWhere: Passavant Retirement Community

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the ninth annual Grandparent's Run. Proceeds from the 10-mile run, 5K run and walk and the 1-mile family fun run and walk benefit the Passavant Retirement Community benevolent care fund. Interested participants must pre-register by September 12. Click here for a registration form. For more information or to register, call Joella Richard Baker at (724) 321-4265. 

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