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.

VNA Fall Grief Education and Support Classes

When: Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 6:30pmWhere: Faith Fellowship Alliance Church, Butler, PA

Please join us this fall for free grief support and education classes hosted by the VNA Community Bereavement Center. These classes will allow you to listen to grief specialists, share your experiences, and connect with other people in our community who have experienced loss. For more information, please call Jenna Rhodaberger at (724) 431-3520. Registration is recommended, but not required.

Thursday, October 8 - The Earth Keeps Spinning: Friends, Family, Co-Workers

Thursday, October 22 - Rituals & Routines: Holding on to Memories

Thursday, November 5 - The Battle: If Only vs. Why

Thursday, November 19 - The Dance: Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

Thursday, December 3 - Living After Loss

Lunch and Learn

When: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 11:30amWhere: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

Want to learn more about Medicare insurance part B options and open enrollment? Join us for this educational session at Center at the Mall.

Steelers Tailgate Party

When: Thursday, October 01, 2015 - 10:00amWhere: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

Center at the Mall members are invited to a Steelers tailgate party. Wear your black and gold and join us for a morning of snacks, games and music.

VNA, Western PA Community Celebration of Life and Butterfly Release

When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:30pmWhere: Alameda Park, Butler

Bring your entire family to enjoy this free, uplifting ceremony and butterfly release in honor of or in memory of loved ones. For a $25 donation, you will receive a butterfly to release. The ceremony includes poetry readings, children's time with Kindermusik, a performance by the Circle of Friends Choir and a reading of names of those being honored. Limited seating is available, but for your comfort, feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Transportation from the parking lots will be available for those needing assistance. The ceremony will take place rain or shine, and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

To purchase a butterfly, please call (724) 431-3372 by September 9.

Labor Day Dixie Land Band

When: Monday, September 07, 2015 - 2:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Enjoy your holiday afternoon listening to the sounds of the North Suburban Symphonic Dixieland Band! 

9th Annual Golf Outing

When: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 1:00pmWhere: Hartmann's Golf Course, Harmony, PA

Passavant Community residents and staff are invited to participate in our 9th annual golf outing. Dinner and prizes to follow at the Passavant Community Fitness Center. Cost is $14.75, paid to Hartmann's Golf Course. Please RSVP by August 21 by calling the Fitness Center at (724) 452-3456. We hope to see you there!

2015 Annual Grandparents Run

When: Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 7:30amWhere: Passavant Community

Mark your calendars and join us for the 11th annual Grandparents Run! The run features a Triple Trot Challenge which includes a 10-mile run, a 5K run and a one-mile family walk/run. You are welcome to participate in just one or all of the events. Each participant will receive an official long-sleeved t-shirt, and thanks to our many sponsors, there will be awards and prizes in different age groups. Those participating in all three events will win a medal. There will be door prizes, goody bags, plenty of food and beverages, games for the youngsters to enjoy, and a DJ playing music and encouraging runners. Click  here for an application.


Free Memory Screenings

When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Valley Care, Moon Township

Stop by Valley Care in Moon Township to receive a free 10-minute memory screening assessment. Immediate results will be given. Please pre-register by calling (724) 302-2090.



Your Brain Health and Brain Health Lifestyle

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

The public is invited to a lecture by Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D., President of Brain Health Center, Inc., and Clinical Neuropsychologist Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Unviersity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. 

Participants will learn the basics of the human brain, animal research and the implications of neurogenesis for the human brain, recent human brain research and plasticity, brain health and the importance of a lifelong proactive approach and Dr. Nussbaum's brain health lifestyle.

Please contact Cathy Reid for more information at (724) 452-5400 ext. 3431.

AARP Informational Presentation

When: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

Come join us for an informational presentation about AARP's 2-1-1 program. Refreshments will be served. Contact the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.

Dog Days of Summer

When: Thursday, July 23, 2015 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

The Beaver County Humane Society will give a presentation on the benefits of owning, adopting and fostering animals. Refreshments will be served. Contact the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.

Free Memory Screenings

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Valley Care, Ambridge

Stop by Valley Care in Abridge to receive a free 10-minute memory screening assessment. Immediate results will be given. Please pre-register by calling (724) 302-2090.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History Trip

When: Monday, July 20, 2015 - 9:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to take a trip to the Carnegie Museum of National History. The museum maintains, preserves and interprets an extraordinary collection of 22 million objects and scientific specimens used to broaden our understanding of evolution, conservation and biodiversity. The cost of transportation is $10, admission is $14.95 and is payable at the museum. The group will stop on the way home for lunch.

Downsize Your Home, Simplify Your Life

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Overbrook Pointe, Mars, PA

Looking to simplify your life by downsizing? Jill Yesko, certified professional organizer and senior move manager from Discover Organizing, will share tips, tricks and tools of the trade to break out of the shackles of having too much stuff. Refreshments will be served and tours of Overbrook Pointe will be available following the event. For reservations, call (724) 687-3372 by July 10.

Air Heritage Museum Tour

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00amWhere: Beaver Falls, PA

Residential living residents of Passavant Community are invited to take a tour of the Air Heritage Museum. Museum artifacts include aviation-related displays from the early days of flight (civilian, commercial and military) to the present, Japanese artifacts from WWII and other touching memorial displays. Cost of transportation is $8, admission is free.

Meadow Croft Village Trip

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 11:00amWhere: Meadow Croft Village

Residental living residents at Passavant Community are invited to take a trip to the Meadow Croft Village and Rock Shelter, the oldest site of human habitation in North America. The tour will provide a unique glimpse into the lives of pre-historic hunter-gatherers. This National Historic Landmark features a massive rock overhang used 16,000 years ago for shelter by the first people in North America. Cost of transportation is $10, admission is $5 and payable on the day of the tour. The group will stop on the way home for lunch, cost is on your own. This trip is not handicap accessible.

'Light' Performance

When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Enjoy a special afternoon with 'Light,' a Christian vocal group that is touring the country. One member of the group is the granddaughter of a Passavant Community resident! Join us for this uplifting and fun choral group's performance

California Baptist University Singers

When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:30amWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Join us for musical entertainment by the California Baptist University Collinsworth School of Music singers.

Lunch and Learn

When: Friday, June 26, 2015 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

The Center at the Mall in Beaver Valley Mall will hold an informational session about Elder Law. Participants age 60 and over will receive a complimentary lunch. Lunch cost for those under 60 is only $6. Please call the Center at the Mall to make a reservation at (724) 774-5654.

Pittsburgh Movie Tour

When: Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Calling all residential living movie buffs at Passavant Community! Celebrate the "Hollywood of the East," where movies and film crews abound. Join your knowledgeable guide as we travel around the city exploring great sites featured in some of Hollywood's blockbuster films, and learning about Pittsburgh's unique and rich film history. The tour is about 2.5 hours and is NOT handicap accessible. Cost of transportation is $10. The price for the tour has not yet been determined.


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