(Tour of Smale Park, along the downtown riverfront. Wed. September 28th)
Welcome to autumn! It’s hard to believe that 2016 is already over three-quarters complete. In just a few short weeks, Halloween will be here, then Election Day, Thanksgiving . . . The days move quickly.
And Deupree House residents are staying busy! Today, let’s take a look at just a few of the events seniors will enjoy this month at Cincinnati’s premier retirement community.
Monday, Sept. 12
Group outing. Episcopal Retirement Services and The Model Group have completed the construction on Central Parkway Place, a new Affordable Living by ERS senior apartment community housed in the renovated Central YMCA building at 1105 Elm St., in historic Over-the-Rhine. Today, the Affordable Living team will lead us on a tour of the building and show us all the exciting developments.
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Concert. Tonight, we’re honored to welcome 2012 Banjo Hall of Fame inductee Glenn Parks to our Event Center. Glenn will entertain us with gospel, country, Dixieland and ragtime songs.
Thursday, Sept. 15
Cocktail party. Curious to meet your Deupree House neighbors? Come join us in the Club Room for a cocktail party! Light refreshments and your favorite drinks will be served.
Group outing. We’ll be bussing over for a celebration of music and the arts at the Greenacres Arts Center. This annual concert event began as a centennial birthday celebration for one of our beloved founders, Mrs. Louise Dieterle Nippert, and has continued on as a celebration in her memory. This year’s concert will feature performances by the Cincinnati Pops, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet and May Festival Chorus.
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll be taking in the Cincinnati Ballet’s two-nights-only revue Director’s Cut, celebrating Artistic Director and CEO Victoria Morgan’s 20th season. This show will feature Morgan’s all-time favorite works, world-renowned choreographers and a handpicked, all-star lineup of dancers.
Saturday, Sept. 17
Group outing. This afternoon, we’ll catch the Ensemble Theater’s regional premier of the new comedy, The Legend of Georgia McBride.
Movie night. Join us in the Event Center for Saturday Cinema! Tonight we’ll view Billy Elliot, director Stephen Daldry’s 2000 film about a young boy’s burgeoning love of dance, starring Jamie Bell.
Sunday, Sept. 18
Group outing. Today, we’ll catch the Cincinnati Pops’ Hollywood Action and Adventure performance, including music from beloved movie franchises like Star Trek, Indiana Jones and Mission: Impossible. The show will be narrated by actor Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica, Blade Runner).
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Trivia Tuesday. Find your friends and form your trivia team. We play every other Tuesday in the Conference Room!
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Group outing. Today, we’ll enjoy a tour of Cincinnati’s historic Spring Grove Cemetery, hosted by a guide from the Spring Grove Heritage Foundation.
Thursday, Sept. 22
Dinner outing. Tonight, we’ll dine at Barresi’s Italian Restaurant in Deer Park.
Friday, Sept. 23
Annual ERS Gala. The Annual Gala is back! Join us for a wonderful evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing to benefit the Good Samaritan Mission fund. This year’s installment — our 10th — will take place at the Cooper Creek Event Center in Blue Ash.
Saturday, Sept. 24
Group outing. Tonight, we’ll hear the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.
Movie night. Not going to the Symphony tonight? Then join us in the Event Center for Saturday Cinema! We’ll view Fly Away Home, director Carrol Ballard’s 1996 family adventure about a young girl and her father, who decide to use their ultralight aircraft to lead a wayward flock of Canadian geese south for the winter. Starring Jeff Daniels, Dana Delaney and Anna Paquin.
Sunday, Sept. 25
Group outing. Today, we’ll bus over to scenic Ault Park to view the Greater Cincinnati Rose Association’s 4th annual floral exhibition, Ault in Bloom. This year’s theme is “River Serenade.” The event will include flower arranging demonstrations, educational presentations, crafting opportunities for children and nature talks.
Monday, Sept. 26
Resident Council meeting. Our monthly Resident Council meeting takes places today in the Event Center.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Presentation and lecture. Come down to the Event Center and enjoy an afternoon of fun and learning! A presenter from Cincinnati wildlife preservation organization Raptor, Inc., will show us some fascinating birds-of-prey and teach us why they’re such an important part of our ecosystem.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
Group outing. Today, we’ll embark on a tour of Smale Park, along the downtown riverfront.
Thursday, Sept. 29
Concert. Pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, who passed away earlier this year, was an American jazz master, best known for his composition “Take Five.” Tonight, please join us in the Event Center as we welcome the Phil DeGreg Trio and CCM saxophone professor emeritus Rick VanMatre, as they perform Brubeck’s music and discuss his enduring legacy.