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.

Low Vision Support Group

When: Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Center for Creative Expression, Passavant Retirement Community

This support group will provide aid with daily living for persons with low vision. We welcome discussion and suggestions from anyone in the group. Residents are welcome to bring friends and family. There will be a variety of speakers and topics. Additional dates include February 20, March 20 and April 17. For more information, contact Mary Ann Frederick at X4136.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Wednesday, January 01, 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.

December's theme is New Year's in New Zealand.

New Year's Eve Party

When: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 2:00pmWhere: Creekside Path Dining Room, St. John Specialty Care Center

Count down to 2014 with us at our New Year's Eve party. Refreshments will be served and entertainment provided. Let us all toast to a new year together!

Christmas Eve Worship Service Schedule

When: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 (All day)Where: Passavant Retirement Community

Worship services will be offered throughout campus at the following times:

1:30 p.m. - Seaman Memorial Chapel, Olde Main building

2:30 p.m. - Wittenberg Place

3:00 p.m.- Newhaven Court

3:00 p.m. - Harbor Lights

Chrismas Sing-A-Long

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 2:00pmWhere: Creekside Path Dining Room, St. John Specialty Care Center

Warm up those vocal cords for our annual Christmas Sing-A-Long! Residents and their families will join in holiday favorites like "Jingle Bells" and "Rudolph" to put us in the Christmas spirit.

Fitness Center Christmas Gift Wrapping Party

When: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 10:00amWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

Grab a friend and join us to wrap gifts for our personal care and nursing residents. Refreshments will be served.

Cookies and Carols

When: Friday, December 13, 2013 - 3:00pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Wittenberg Activity Room

Join us as we sing your favorite holiday songs and feast on delectable cookies of the season. Jody Gulish, community life director, will be playing the peiano and keyboard to accompany your beautiful voices in song.

Christmas Cookie Bake-Off

When: Thursday, December 12, 2013 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 4th Floor Activity Room, St. John Specialty Care Center

Residents are encouraged to submit their favorite Christmas cookie recipe, then bake them with their families with the help of the activity department. Please RSVP to Pam Hayward at (724) 625-4712 by December 6 if you plan to attend so that we can ensure we have the ingredients needed.

Merry Fitness Day!

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (All day)Where: Passavant Retirement Community, Fitness Center

Stop by the Fitness Center any time on this day to celebrate the season in a healthy way. Nutritious refreshments will be available all day as well as a chance to win a prize in our Healthy Holiday trivia game.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 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.

December's theme is Winter Holidays on a Scandinavian Cruise.

Cranberry Civic Chorale

When: Sunday, December 08, 2013 - 2:45pmWhere: Passavant Retirement Community, Scholl Auditorium

Enjoy a special holiday afternoon with traditional Christmas songs. This performing group is always a favorite and is sure to put you in the holiday spirit!

B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert

When: Friday, December 06, 2013 - 7:30pmWhere: Community Alliance Church, Butler, PA

Join us for this special holiday performance by B.E. Taylor. All proceeds benefit VNA Inpatient Hospice. General admission tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Meet & Greet with reserved seating tickets are $50, and include refreshments and an autograph session at 6 p.m. Donations to assist the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program will be accepted at the door. To purchase tickets, please call (724) 431-3395.

Holiday Decorating Party

When: Monday, December 02, 2013 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 4th Floor Activity Room, St. John Specialty Care Center

Everyone is welcome to help the St. John Specialty Care Center activity department elves decorate for the holidays. Come with a Ho-Ho-Ho in your heart and help us make St. John look cheery for our residents and staff.

Reader's Theater Performance

When: Sunday, December 01, 2013 - 2:45pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

This production is "From the Sublime to the Ridiculous." Everyone is welcome to see this wonderful presentation by Passavant Retirement Community resident performers.

Reader's Theater Performance

When: Friday, November 29, 2013 - 7:00pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

This production is "From the Sublime to the Ridiculous." Everyone is welcome to see this wonderful presentation by Passavant Retirement Community resident performers.

Christmas Card Selection Day

When: Friday, November 29, 2013 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Creekside Path Dining Room, St. John Specialty Care Center

St. John Specialty Care Center residents in need of Christmas cards to give to family and friends can come pick out free cards at our annual card selection day. Also, any resident in need of help signing or addressing their cards can bring their address book along, and the activity staff and volunteers will provide assistance.

Travel the World Dining Journey

When: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 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.

November's selection is Home for the Holidays, with traditional American cuisine.

Thanksgiving Eve Church Services

When: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (All day)Where: Passavant Retirement Community

All are welcome to join together to thank God for His blessings.

Seaman Memorial Chapel   1:30 p.m.

Wittenberg Place               2:30 p.m.

Newhaven Court                3:00 p.m.

Harbor Lights, Olde Main    3:30 p.m.

Covenant Players

When: Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 1:30pmWhere: Scholl Auditorium, Passavant Retirement Community

Enjoy a performance by this Christian acting troupe as they illustrate the Gospel through drama and humor.

Heinz History Center Trip

When: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

From the pre-revolutionary drama of the French and Indian War to the legendary match-ups of the Super Steelers, discover 250 years of Pittsburgh history at the Senator John Heinz History Center. During your visit, there will be a special exhibit called Pennsylvania's Civil War, an in-depth look at Pennsylvania's significant role during the Civil War which highlights the state's contributions to important conflicts such as the Battle of Gettysburg. This exhibit showcases Pittsburgh's role as the "Arsenal of the Union" and the impact western Pennsylvania had on the war both on the battlefield and on the homefront. The exhibition is a key component in a series of History Center programs and publications developed in partnership with the Pennsylvania Civil War 150, the statewide initiative to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Cost of transportation is $8. Cost of the museum tour is $13 for seniors 62 and older. Regular admission is $15. Sign up at the Travel and Events Office. Contact Cathy Reid at X3431 for more information.

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