April is here and seniors living in Cincinnati know what that means: baseball, Easter traditions and warmer weather!
Here at Deupree House, our retirement community residents will be celebrating Spring in style. These are all the fun events we’ve planned for the remainder of the month.
Monday, April 10
Group outing. Join us on a tour of our sister retirement home, Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community, and learn about the recently completed renovations to the memory care center there.
CSO luncheon. Subscribers or donors to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops are invited to a special lunch and conversation with CSO Music Director Louis Langree and Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, to be held at the Hilton Netherland Plaza downtown. We’ll provide transportation for residents who plan to attend.
Concert. Tonight, in the Event Center, join us for an evening of operatic and musical theatre favorites by one of Deupree’s favorite opera singers, John Humphrey, accompanied by pianist Matthew Umphreys and baritone Thom Dreeze.
Tuesday, April 11
Book club. Our Deupree House book club meets this afternoon in the Conference Room.
Wednesday, April 12
Caregiver Support Group meeting. Are you a full- or part-time caregiver to an older loved or dementia patient? Find yourself in need of good advice, mutual support and inspiration? Come join our Caregiver Support Group. It’s open to anyone and meets this afternoon in our Conference Room.
Bingo night. Come down to the Event Center for everyone’s favorite game!
Thursday, April 13
Worship service. Maundy Thursday service will be held this afternoon in the Chapel.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll offer transportation to the University of Cincinnati’s CCM Mainstage Series dance performance, Masterworks and Beyond.
Friday, April 14
Group outing. Today, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s performance, Louis Conducts Brahms Fest.
Art class. This afternoon in the Art Studio, we’re offering our new, weekly, informal workshop on mixed-media painting. Come learn how to make beautiful art with us!
Worship service. Good Friday service will be held this afternoon in the Chapel.
Saturday, April 15
Group outing. This afternoon, we’ll take in the Ensemble Theatre’s matinee performance of Bloomsday. Set against the backdrop of James Joyce’s masterwork novel Ulysses, an American man searches for the Irish woman who first captured his heart 30 years earlier while leading a “Bloomsday” walking tour in Dublin. Told with humor, wit and heartache, this buoyant and moving new play bends time and space to explore a love affair that might have been.
Group outing. If you missed yesterday’s Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Louis Conducts Brahms Fest, here’s a second opportunity to attend!
Movie night. It’s Saturday Cinema night! Come down to the Event Center, where we’ll be screening the classic 1954 Judy Garland musical drama, A Star Is Born.
Sunday, April 16
9:15 a.m., 10:25 a.m.
Transportation to church services. Those wishing to attend Easter services at Christ Church or Knox Church can catch their respective shuttles.
Easter brunch. Deupree House residents, their family and friends can enjoy our delicious Easter brunch this morning in the Dining Room.
Worship service. Join us for our Easter observance this afternoon in the Chapel.
Monday, April 17
FROSH Newcomers Group meeting. A big move like the one to Deupree can sometimes make one feel like a freshman again! Join us for FROSH — our newcomers group — to get to know other residents a little better and share some laughs and conversation.
We meet in the Private Dining Room from 12 - 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month. If you wish to have lunch, you may order from Grille 39, or bring your own. Please sign up in the Activity Book. If you have questions, please call Tarrah at 513-272-5555 ext. 6607, or Susan Smyth at 859-468-7609.
Tuesday, April 18
Art lessons. Come down to Art in the Studio this morning and create with us!
Trivia Tuesday. Gather your teammates and come make new friends! We play trivia in the Conference Room every first and third Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 19
Concert. Back by popular demand, local trio Full Moon Ranch will treat you to a performance of your favorite Americana and folk songs. We’ll listen in the Event Center.
Thursday, April 20
Cocktail party. Join us in the Club Room for aperitifs and conversation with your Deupree neighbors.
Friday, April 21
Group outing. The Vice Chairman of the City Planning Commission, John Schneider, will be lead us on a ride on our city’s streetcar. Locally known as “Mr. Streetcar” for his role in returning passenger rail transit to Cincinnati after a 60-year absence, Schneider will share points of interest along the Cincinnati Bell Connector route and the discuss the reasoning behind bringing streetcars back to the Queen City. The ride is free. Following the tour, we’ll lunch at Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel’s French Crust Café.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Ballet’s Kaplan New Works Series performance, “Women Who Move Us.”
Saturday, April 22
Group outing. We will offer transportation to the Cinemark movie theater for the Metropolitan Opera’s simulcast of Eugene Onegin.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s special Earth Day performance, Louis Conducts Mahler: Song of the Earth.
Movie night. For tonight’s installment of Saturday Cinema, we’ll watch director David O. Russell’s 2012 film, Silver Linings Playbook, starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro.
Sunday, April 23
Group outing. Come out for this afternoon’s Linton Chamber Music Series performance, “Party of Four.”
Monday, April 24
Resident Council meeting. Our monthly residents’ meeting, held in the Event Center, will keep you abreast of everything happening at Deupree House and across the Episcopal Retirement Services family.
Tuesday, April 25
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hearing screenings. Staffers from our partner provider, Hearing Solutions, will be in the Nurse’s Office today to provide hearing tests for Deupree House residents. Please remember to sign up for an appointment.
Wednesday, April 26
Group outing. Today, we’ll visit the Mercantile Library for lunch and a presentation by the Cincinnati Opera. The Cincinnati Opera’s Managing Director, Chris Milligan, will explore Puccini’s “La Bohème,” and show you why the Opera’s 2017 season-opener should top your summer to-do list. Box lunches and water will be provided.
Great Decisions group. We’ll meet this afternoon in the Private Dining Room.
Thursday, April 27
Jazz concert. In celebration of National Jazz Month, legendary Cincinnati jazz man Phil DeGreg and his drummer, John Taylor, will joined in the Event Center by Paul Keller, an amazing upright bass virtuoso who toured for years with Diana Krall and now works regularly with John Pizzarelli. They’ll be performing American songs, along with your requests.
Friday, April 28
Group outing. Our Deupree House celebration of National Jazz Month continues! Join us for an evening out at the Xavier Swing Series. Tonight, we’ll hear a performance by Christian McBride and Tip City.
Saturday, April 29
Group outing. This evening, we’ll provide bus transportation to Princeton High School for Deupree residents who purchased tickets for the Southern Gateway Chorus’s annual Spring Show.
Movie night. For our last Saturday Cinema event of the month, we’ll gather in the Event Center to watch director Andy Tennant’s 2016 comedy, Wild Oats, starring Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange and Demi Moore.
Sunday, April 30
Group outing. This afternoon, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra’s matinee performance, “Disney in Concert,” featuring themes from all your favorite animated films from the “House of Mouse.”