(Group outing at the Ensemble Theatre - Saturday, Jan. 28)
Welcome to 2017! For seniors living in our retirement community in Cincinnati, it promises to be an exciting year. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the events our residents will be enjoying this month.
Friday, Jan. 6
Group outing. Today, we’ll tour the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum downtown, next to Great American Ballpark.
Card games. Grab your partner and join us in the Club Room for a few friendly hands of Bridge.
Saturday, Jan. 7
Group outing. The bus departs for the movie theater, where we’ll enjoy an encore filmed performance of the Metropolitan Opera.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Brahms Fest performance at the Taft Theater.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for our first Saturday Cinema installment of the new year! Tonight, we’ll watch director Mervyn LeRoy’s 1962 film adaptation of the smash Broadway Gypsy, starring Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood and Karl Malden.
Sunday, Jan. 8
Group dinner outing. Tonight, we’ll dine at longtime Covington bistro favorite Dee Felice.
Monday, Jan. 9
Concert. Tonight, the Kings Mills Elementary Kokorodza Marimba Ensemble will perform for us in the Club Room. Featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Kokorodza Marimba Ensemble plays music from and inspired by Zimbabwean culture.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Literary salon. Our resident-led Book Club meets this afternoon in the Conference Room.
Wednesday, Jan. 11
Bingo night. Come join us in the Event Center and play everybody’s favorite — bingo!
Friday, Jan. 13
Group outing. Foodies rejoice! The bus departs this morning for shopping at Cincinnati’s famous Findlay Market.
Saturday, Jan. 14
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend MusicNOW, an annual musical festival and collaboration between the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati native and member of the critically-acclaimed indie rock band The National, Bryce Dessner, and a slate of world-class popular and classical musicians.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center as our Saturday Cinema series continues! Tonight, we’ll screen director Dustin Hoffman’s 2012 dramatic comedy Quartet, based on Ronald Harwood’s hit play and starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly.
Sunday, Jan. 15
Group outing. For residents who prefer chamber music, we’ll also offer transportation today to the Linton Chamber Music Series.
Monday, Jan. 16
FROSH Newcomers Group meeting. A big move like the one to Deupree can sometimes make one feel like a freshman again! Join us for the inaugural meeting of 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 noon - 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, Jan. 17
Art class. Join us in the studio and practice your craft.
Trivia Tuesday. Gather your teammates and come make new friends! We play trivia in the Conference Room every first and third Tuesday.
Wednesday, Jan. 18
Presentation. Tonight, we’ll welcome the Executive Director of the Cincinnati Nature Center, Bill Hopple, who will present a lecture about the new Center for Conservation and Stewardship. The Center will act as a community resource by promoting research, developing education programs and helping people become better stewards of the land in and around Greater Cincinnati.
Thursday, Jan. 19
Social hour. Come join us in the Club Room for a fun cocktail party. Come meet and greet your Deupree House neighbors!
Friday, Jan. 20
Group outing. Episcopal Retirement Services driver and Cincinnati Museum Center docent, Gary Morgenroth, will take us on a bus tour highlighting the history of the Verdin Bell Company, including stops at the facilities where they make Verdin bells and stops to point out several signature bells in the Greater Cincinnati area. Following our tour, we’ll go out for lunch (restaurant to be determined).
Saturday, Jan. 21
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for Saturday Cinema! Tonight, we’ll view director Adam Shankman’s 2002 romance A Walk to Remember, starring Mandy Moore, Shane West, and Peter Coyote.
Sunday, Jan. 22
Group outing. This afternoon, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra’s performance featuring former Miracles front man and golden voice of Motown, Smokey Robinson!
Tuesday, Jan. 24
Art show opening reception. Join us in the Dining Room art gallery for a meet and greet with this month’s featured artist — our very own volunteer art instructor Jaime Frechette.
Thursday, Jan. 26
Concert. Tonight, in the Event Center, we welcome Cincinnati jazz legend Phil DeGreg and his trio, with their special guest, Brazilian guitarist Bruno Mangueira! The program will feature some of Mangueira’s exquisite compositions, as well as melodies by Brazilian composers Antonio Carlos Jobim and others.
Saturday, Jan. 28
Group outing. This afternoon, we’ll take in the Ensemble Theatre’s regional debut performance of the musical, First Date.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Violin Legends performance, featuring violinist Christian Tetzlaff, including pieces by Schumann, Bartók and Nielsen.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for our last Saturday Cinema installment of the month. Tonight, we’ll watch Florence Foster Jenkins, director Stephen Frears’ 2016 biopic and comedy about a 1940s New York heiress who wanted to become an opera singer, despite being possessed of a terrible voice. Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg.
Monday, Jan. 30
Resident Council meeting. Our monthly residents’ meeting takes place this afternoon in the Event Center.
Tuesday, Jan. 31
Concert. Tonight, the Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel UMC proudly presents two groups made up of student musicians who come from schools and counties in throughout the area. Ellen C. Stephens directs the Strings Division and the Youth Sinfonia in our Event Center.