Below is a listing of past events hosted at on- and off-campus locations.
For a list of upcoming events, visit our Events page.
12 Days of Fitness
Monday, November 17, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, November 23, 2014 (All day)
Where: Passavant Community Fitness & Wellness Center
Everyone knows the age-old Christmas song "The 12 Days of Christmas." The Fitness Center would like to bring something similar to the residents of Passavant Community called "The 12 Days of Fitness." The contest runs from November 17 to December 23. Stop by the Fitness Center to pick up a game card. Each card contains 12 activities. If you complete them all by December 23, you will receive a prize. Call the Fitness Center at X3456 for more information.
Tara's Country Inn Trip
When: Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 9:30am
Passavant Community's residential living residents are invited to visit Tara, a country inn themed after the movie Gone With The Wind, complete with costumed belles, antiques and the largest Civil War gun and memorabilia collection west of Gettysburg. After touring the building, we will enjoy a Sunday brunch. Cost of transportation is $10, cost of the tour and brunch is $21.97 plus gratuity.
Phipps Conservatory Trip
When: Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Residents from Passavant Community's Newhaven Court are invited to view the Christmas display at Phipps Conservatory, including the trees, poinsettias and other holiday flowers, as well as the Chihuly glass display. Cost of admission is $14. Lunch is on your own at the deli. Transportation is $10. For more information, contact Chris at X5014.
When: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 1:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center
All Passavant Community veterans and their spouses are invited to join the Greater Cranberry Men's Quartet as we salute our vets with song. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are required and can be made in the Travel and Events Office.
Red Lobster Trip
When: Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 10:30am
Newhaven Court residents are invited to take a trip to Red Lobster for a seafood lunch. This is a personal care trip, but others are welcome to join if space allows. Transportation is $8. For more information, contact Chris at X5014
Holiday Glam Fashion Show
When: Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 11:00am
The annual St. John Community fashion Show, 'Holiday Glam,' will take place on Saturday, November 1 at Treesdale Golf and Country Club. Doors will open at 11 a.m. Proceeds benefit the St. John activities department and Secret Santa program. Click here for more details.
When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:00pmWhere: The Atrium, Prospect, PA
Lutheran SeniorLife VNA Western Pennsylvania is hosting an informative evening for caregivers to connect with local community organizations and to interact with a panel of experts who will discuss your caregiving concerns and answer questions. Click here for a complete list of panel members and participants. Please R.S.V.P by October 24 at (724) 431-3372 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brady's Run Quilt Show
When: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:30am
Passavant Community residents are invited to the Brady's Run Quilt Show. Some beautiful quilts made by local crafters will be on display. Several vendors will offer fabrics and patterns for sale. Cost of transportation is $8. For more information call Chris at X5014.
Farewell to Olde Main
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: Passavant Community, Scholl Auditorium
As we prepare to begin making new memories in the Abundant Life Center, join us in celebrating and saying farewell to Olde Main, the place that has meant so much to so many. Community members are welcome to join us for refreshments, musical performances by the Passavant Singers and an open microphone session to give everyone a chance to reminisce. Participants will be invited to share a written memory which will become part of a work of art to be hung in the new building.
The Simple Life Amish Country Tour
When: Monday, October 20, 2014 - 9:00am
Passavant Community residential living residents are invited to tour Amish country in a unique and unforgettable way. We will stop at an Amish farm where you can pick pumpkins and gourds, watch Amish work and play as you view their beautiful homes and farms, and learn more about their simplistic lives. Other tour destinations include an Amish greenhouse, quilt shop and fabric shop, schoolhouse and a covered bridge. We will stop and have lunch at Tavern on the Square. Transportation is $10, Amish tour is $18. Lunch and shopping are on your own.
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 www.alz.org, 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.
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.