Spring is almost here, Cincinnati seniors! From Valentine’s Day to Mardi Gras, February is a month of celebrations that anticipate the return of fair weather and good times. Let’s take a look today at all the events Deupree House residents will enjoy as we wait on the annual warm-up.
Friday, Feb. 10
Group outing. Today, we’re taking a trip to the 10,000 Villages shop in O’Bryonville, where we’ll learn more about the vendor who has the highest sales every year at our annual Fall Bazaar.
Computer assistance. Held every Friday evening from 6 to 10 p.m.; check the schedule for available spots. You may schedule an appointment with our volunteer, Ricardo, more than once a month. Please do not sign up for an additional session more than 24 hours in advance of an open time slot and do not schedule an appointment after 10 pm. In addition to helping you with your computer issues, Ricardo is also knowledgeable about the iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Kindle, Nook and other mobile devices.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Ballet’s performance, King Arthur’s Camelot, based on the legendary king of the British Isles.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Group shopping trip. This morning, we’ll bus down to Cincinnati’s famous Findlay Market, where residents can procure the perfect ingredients for their culinary adventures.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for Saturday Cinema! Tonight, we’ll watch Selma, director Ava DuVernay’s dramatic exploration of the 1965 Civil Rights March that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led from Selma to Birmingham, Alabama. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Tim Roth. This film is an especially poignant view this Black History Month.
Sunday, Feb. 12
Concert. ROKCincy will present Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The performance is approximately 40 minutes long, fully staged with colorful costumes and sets and features Q&A with the performers after the show.
Sip ‘n’ Sup fundraiser dinner. Our popular dinner event returns! The menu this month will include baked spinach and artichoke dip, chicken strata, tossed salad, rolls, and cherry cobbler with ice cream, all by Janet Melvin.
Monday, Feb. 13
Concert. Tonight, the Adagio Trio will put on a special Valentine’s Day program for us, including romantic, folk and popular love songs.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Happy Valentine’s Day, residents!
Wednesday, Feb. 15
Remembrance Event. Join us for our annual service honoring those who passed away in the last year.
Group dinner outing. Tonight, we’ll dine at Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel and maitre d’hôtel Richard Brown’s Parisian style restaurant, Restaurant L. Please note, we’ll have a pre-determined menu, including 3 courses and dessert for $89 per person. Gratuity is included; tax is not.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Cocktail party. Join us in the Club Room for an aperitif and meet your Deupree House neighbors.
Saturday, Feb. 18
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for Saturday Cinema! Tonight, we’ll watch director Fred Zinnemann’s classic 1952 Western High Noon, the quintessential “get outta town by sundown” showdown story starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell and many other favorite Hollywood character actors of the period.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
Concert. The Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band will present a special program of early Americana and traditional jazz songs tonight in the Club Room.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Great Decisions group. We’ll meet this afternoon in the Private Dining Room.
Bingo night. Come join us in the Event Center for everyone’s favorite game!
Friday, Feb. 24
Bridge. Grab your partner and come play a few hands with us this afternoon in the Club Room.
Saturday, Feb. 25
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for our last Saturday Cinema installment of the month! Tonight, we’ll watch director Clint Eastwood’s 2016 drama Sully, starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney, which depicts the insurance investigation into the “Miracle on the Hudson” airline accident.
Sunday, Feb. 26
Group outing. We’ll attend the Cincinnati Pops’ matinee performance, Best of Broadway, featuring Sutton Foster.
Group outing. Another group of residents will attend this afternoon’s Linton Chamber Music Series performance. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director Louis Langrée makes his Linton Chamber Music debut for a special performance of French songs and Brahms lieder, with Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor.
Monday, Feb. 27
Resident Council meeting. Our monthly gathering takes place this afternoon in the Event Center.
Tuesday, Feb. 28
Mardi Gras party. Laissez les bons temps rouler in true New Orleans style with the six-piece Bone Voyage Jazz Band! Popcorn, chips and wine will be served.