Senior living is heating up this July! After our Independence Day brunch with a string trio from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, we’ll be out and about all month long.
Here’s a look at some of the activities we’ve been up to already this month:
Monday, July 8
12:45PM: World Piano Competition
We’re headed to Music Hall for an opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s greatest pianists perform. Join us as we take a trip to see the first round of the famous World Piano Competition!
Turn in your $15.00 to Life Enrichment & Activities by Friday, July 5 if you would like to join us.
Wednesday, July 10
10AM: Visit with Father Cuff in Portsmouth
It’s been far too long since we’ve seen Father Cuff. But the wait is over! We’ll be meeting with residents from our sister ERH retirement community Marjorie P. Lee for a road trip to see Fr. Cuff in Portsmouth. Join us on Wednesday for a chance to catch up with Fr. Cuff over lunch and hear a historian speak about the famous murals inside his new church.
Lunch will be $5.00 which you will need to pay during the trip.
Please note: the expected return time is 5:00 p.m. so you will not miss the Cooper Creek opportunity.
6:15PM: Bus to Cooper Creek Event Center
We’re heading to Cooper Creek in Blue Ash for an amazing musical opportunity. The World Famous Harry James Orchestra, is making a command return to Cincinnati. They’ll be performing a line-up of swinging hits like “It’s Been a Long Long Time,” “I’ve Heard That Song Before,” “Ciribirbin,” and “You Made Me Love You”. Tickets have already been purchased.
Thursday, July 11
6:45PM: Cincinnati Opera
Residents who wish to see the new production of Galileo Galilei by Phillip Glass, one of the most influential musicians of our time, can take the shuttle downtown to the Cincinnati Opera’s brand new, second performance home: the intimate Corbett Theater at Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts.
And a peak at what’s yet to come in July:
Monday, July 15
12:45PM: Master Class with Awadagin Pratt
This week we have a very special lifelong learning opportunity. On Monday, we’ll be taking a bus to the College-Conservatory of Music to sit in on a special Master Class, given by the Chair of the CCM department, Awadagin Pratt. This is a rare opportunity to listen in as the talented CCM piano students receive advice from and share stories with their instructor. You don’t want to miss this!
Free of charge.
Tuesday, July 16
10AM: Gardening in Courtyard
Join Mollie O’Neil, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden intern, for a summer program of gardening tips, a flower arranging activity, and a casual talk about our connection with nature. Flowers and containers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favorite (containers should be no more than 6” tall and 4”- 6” wide).
Thursday, July 18
6:45PM: Cincinnati Opera
We’re heading to Music Hall for a breath-taking performance of Aida featuring lauded soprano Latonia Moore in the title role, fresh off her Met debut last season.
Friday, July 19
7:30PM: Concert by Alex and Connie Ignatiou
This evening, we have the opportunity to host the talented husband-wife pianist and oboist duo, Alex and Connie Ignatiou. These doctoral candidates at the CCM have performed solo and chamber recitals in the United States and the Republic of Cyprus!
Come out and see Alex and Connie in a full blown concert; it’s not to be missed!
Monday, July 22
10-11AM: Seamstress Alterations
As requested, we will have a seamstress from Cyndy’s Alterations on-site to provide services. Head down to the Art Studio with all your alterations, and just pay when you receive your bill.
Wednesday, July 24
4PM: Art Gallery Opening and Reception
We welcome Contemporary Master and local artist, Chuck Marshall, for a special two-part entertainment evening. First, courtesy of the Mary Ran Gallery, Chuck will be showing a selection of his wonderful paintings, in our gallery.
Then after dinner, we’ll get to watch Chuck create a portrait of one of our very own residents! We will have a drawing for the resident portrait. If you would like to enter, place an asterisk by your name on the sign-up sheet.
Image Credit: The World Piano Competition