Here we are in autumn! It’s hard to believe how the year has flown by. For seniors living here at Deupree House, in Cincinnati, September promises to be busy and enriching.
Today, let’s preview the fun and enriching events and activities we have planned for our residents this month.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
Artist reception. Come to the Dining Room and meet this month’s featured Deupree House artist, Deby Raymond.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for a special, 2-part movie event this evening and next. We’ll watch director David Lean’s Oscar-winning 1965 adaptation of Boris Pasternak’s epic Dr. Zhivago. A young physician (Omar Sharif) and his beautiful mistress (Julie Christie) get swept up in the danger and drama of the Bolshevik Revolution. The film earned five Academy Awards.
Thursday, Sept. 7
Card games. Duplicate bridge will be held in the Dining Room this afternoon, due to a previously scheduled event in our usual location.
Movie night. This evening, we’ll conclude our viewing of Dr. Zhivago. Come down to the event center and watch with us!
Friday, Sept. 8
Card game. We play bridge this and every Friday in the Club Room. Come down and play a few hands with us, neighbor!
Saturday, Sept. 9
Group outing. This morning, we’ll shop at Findlay Market, Cincinnati’s famous open-air grocery and foodie destination.
Movie night. It’s Saturday Cinema night! Come down to the Event Center for Witness, the 1985 smash thriller starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis.
Sunday, Sept. 10
Noon - 4 p.m.
Computer assistance. Need help figuring out how to operate your new computer, tablet, smart TV, e-reader, or mobile device? Having software issues or outage problems? Do you suspect adware or a virus might be slowing your computer down? No worries! Our volunteer information technician, Ronaldo, can help you (by appointment) every Sunday afternoon between noon and 4 p.m. Check the schedule for available slots.
Worship service. Join us in the Chapel. We meet every Sunday at this time to worship.
Dinner outing. We’ll enjoy upscale American surf ‘n’ turf this evening at Embers in Kenwood.
Monday, Sept. 11
Bible study. Our Bible study group meets every Monday morning in the Private Dining Room.
Tuesday, Sept. 12
Literary salon. Our resident book club will meet today in the Conference Room.
Concert. The Phoenix Woodwind Trio returns to Deupree House this evening to play beautiful classical music for us. Come give a listen in the Event Center.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Seamstress visit. Need something measured, mended, or let out? Our volunteer seamstress will be in the Art Studio today to help you with your fitting needs.
Presentation. Join us for this month’s Caregiver Resource Feature Presentation, “Getting Your Legal House in Order.” This talk, presented by ProSeniors, addresses questions about the financial and legal imperatives of caregiving, including living wills, powers of attorney and advanced directives.
Bingo night. It’s time again for everyone’s favorite game! Feeling lucky? Join us in the Event Center every second and fourth Wednesday evening for bingo, prizes and good times with your Deupree House neighbors.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Card games. Our duplicate bridge game returns to its usual location, the Club Room, this afternoon.
Group outing. We’ll be attending the Broadway Series performance of Wicked at the Aronoff Center this evening. Residents may click here to purchase their tickets.
Friday, Sept. 15
Art class. Join us this afternoon in the Art Studio for our Informal Mixed Media Painting series.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Cincinnati Ballet’s Kaplan New Works Series at the Aronoff Center.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Movie night. Our Saturday Cinema event this evening will be a showing of De-Lovely, director Irwin Winkler’s 2004 biopic about famed musical composer Cole Porter. Starring Ashley Judd, Kevin Kline and Jonathan Pryce.
Sunday, Sept. 17
Group outing. We’ll attend this month’s installment of the Xavier Swing Series at the Gallagher Theater. This afternoon, 28-year-old NYC-based jazz trumpeter Dominick Farinacci will perform in support of his second U.S. release, Dawn of Goodbye.
Monday, Sept. 18
Art class. Residents can indulge their creative passions in the Art Studio this afternoon.
Tuesday, Sept. 19
Trivia Tuesday. Gather your Deupree House neighbors and smartest friends and meet us in the Conference Room. We play for prizes, bragging rights and laughs every first and third Tuesday afternoon!
Concert. Come to the Event Center for a concert by husband-and-wife duo Dan and Rebecca Culnan. Dan is an associate principal cellist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, for which Rebecca, now-retired, was an associate concertmaster for 37 years.
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Movie night. Tonight, in the Event Center, we’ll watch a film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel of English social propriety, Pride and Prejudice. Mrs. Bennet is all atwitter about the possibility of marrying her off daughters to prosperous gentlemen — especially when a mysterious, wealthy bachelor moves in nearby.
Thursday, Sept. 21
Card games. Come play duplicate bridge with us on Thursday afternoons in the Club Room.
Cocktail party. Come down to the Club Room, meet and greet your Deupree House neighbors, and enjoy drinks and light refreshments.
Friday, Sept. 22
First day of autumn.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Podiatrist visit. Dr. Adams will be in the Salon today for foot checkups and orthotic fittings.
Group outing. This evening, we’ll bus over to the luxurious Cooper Creek Event Center in Blue Ash, where we’ll celebrate Episcopal Retirement Services’ inaugural presentation of the Good Samaritan Awards.
Saturday, Sept. 23
Movie night. It’s time again for Saturday Cinema! Come down to the Event Center and watch this week’s film, Life of Pi, director Ang Lee’s critically-acclaimed 2012 castaway drama, starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain.
Sunday, Sept. 24
Sip ‘n’ Sup fundraiser dinner. If you’ll be attending, please turn in your $7 plate fee to Life Enrichment by Monday, Sept. 11.
Monday, Sept. 25
Resident council. Our resident council meets on the last Monday afternoon of every month in the Event Center. Come join us and stay abreast of all the news and happenings at Deupree House.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Lecture. Popular local speaker and former OLLI instructor, Diane Shields, will be in the Event Center this evening, lecturing on recent geopolitical developments. Come learn about the factors driving today’s news cycle.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Cincinnati City Council candidate forum. This afternoon in the Event Center, we’ll host a forum for candidates seeking election to City Council this November. Come hear them and get informed before you cast your vote.
Bingo night. Come down to the Event Center and bring your lucky rabbit’s foot!
Friday, Sept. 29
Yom Kippur begins at sundown this evening.
8 – 9:30 a.m.
Newcomers group. A big move, like the one to Deupree House, can make one feel like a freshman again! Join our newcomers group.
Get to know your new neighbors, and share some laughs and conversation. We meet for coffee and donuts in the Private Dining Room the last Friday of each month. Please sign up in the Activity Book.
Saturday, Sept. 30
Movie night. Tonight, in the Event Center, it’s the last Saturday Cinema screening of the month! We’ll watch 2009’s Julie & Julia, written and directed by Nora Ephron. The story of Julia Child’s start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. Starring Amy Adams, Meryl Streep and Chris Messina.