It’s November, and that means all of us here at Episcopal Church Home (ECH) are giving thanks for another year of having the opportunity to provide Louisville’s seniors with dignified, person-centered care.
Residents, we’ve cooked up all sorts of fun activities for you, so your social calendars are sure to be stuffed. And don’t forget to call (502) 736-7800 to make your reservation for our special Thanksgiving dinner in Canterbury Court!
Here’s everything that’s going on this month:
Tuesday, Nov. 7
*** It’s Election Day. Don’t forget to vote! ***
Bingocize. Like bingo? Like exercise? Here’s your chance to do both! Join us in Gheens Towne Hall on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 am for Bingocize!
Sing-along. Come to Gheens Towne Hall this afternoon and lift your voices in a fun, resident-led sing-along, provided by The Julie McGee Roszell Sing-Along Fund.
Wednesday, Nov. 8
Gentle yoga. Stiff joints? Need to limber up? Want to exercise your body and your mind? This morning, we’re hosting gentle yoga instruction in Gheens Towne Hall.
Bingo. Join us in Gheens Towne Hall for everybody’s favorite game.
Chili tasting. Come to the Marmion neighborhood this afternoon for a good, old-fashioned chili cook-off.
Happy hour. Come to Gheens Towne Hall this afternoon for a fun cocktail hour. Meet new friends and greet your Episcopal Church Home neighbors!
Thursday, Nov. 9
Bookmobile visit. Come down to the Green Room and pick out a great book or two to read this month.
Trivia game. Can you “Name the State?” Come to Gheens Towne Hall this morning and find out!
Happy hour recital. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy wine and cheese, and a classical piano performance by Nada Loutfi in the Gheens Towne Hall.
Friday, Nov. 10
Card game. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy a few rounds of bridge in the Parlor.
Veteran’s Day program. We’ll honor all our former military members, as well as those who gave their lives for our freedoms, in this special Veteran’s Day program in St. Luke’s Chapel.
Saturday, Nov. 11
*** Veteran’s Day ***
Our thoughts and gratitude are with all our former servicemembers and their loved ones today.
Literary salon. Come to the Green Room for our biweekly ECH Book Club, led by Dr. Mary Greenlee.
Bingo. This afternoon, we’re playing bingo in Gheens Towne Hall with volunteers from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Movie night. Tonight, in the Woodcock neighborhood, we’re watching 1958’s film adaptation of the classic Rogers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific, starring Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor and John Kerr.
Sunday, Nov. 12
Worship service. Join us in St. Luke’s Chapel for our weekly devotions.
Monday, Nov. 13
Creative writing group. Come to the Green Room and participate in our weekly “Feet to the Fire” creative writing circle. Share your poems, short fiction and memoir essays.
Trivia game. Come to Gheens Towne Hall this morning and “Take a Guess.”
Recital. This afternoon, in the Woodcock neighborhood, we’ll enjoy beautiful piano music performed by Ann Yates.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Book club. Our Dudley Square book club meets this morning in the Parlor.
Homemade bread trivia. Do you like trivia? Love homemade bread? Come to the Marmion neighborhood and find out how we pair the two!
Wednesday, Nov. 15
Movie screening. Come to the Marmion neighborhood this afternoon. We’ll be watching your favorite Disney movies!
Family support group. Our monthly caregiver support group meeting will take place this evening in the Parlor.
Thursday, Nov. 16
Exercise class. Come to Gheens Towne Hall and get fit with us, in our instructor-led light exercise class!
Trivia game. Whodunit? We’re playing Clue Trivia in Gheens Towne Hall today. Come solve the mystery.
Lecture. Join us in the Parlor this afternoon for the latest installment of our Therapy Education Series, “Laughter is the Best Medicine.”
Happy hour concert. Trio Louisville returns to perform for us in the Parlor this afternoon, where we’ll also enjoy wine and cheese.
Friday, Nov. 17
Cookie decorating. We’ll have fun decorating pumpkin cookies this afternoon in the Woodcock and Marmion neighborhoods.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Concert. This afternoon, David Hunt will have a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on with his Roaring Oldies performance in the Marmion neighborhood.
Movie night. Tonight’s film tradition will be Fiddler on the Roof, starring Topol, Norma Crane and Leonard Frey. Mazel tov!
Sunday, Nov. 19
Concert. Tyrone Cotton returns to the Clingman neighborhood today to play us the blues.
Monday, Nov. 20
Concert. The MacDowell Music Club will perform for us this afternoon in the Gheens Towne Hall.
Balloon volleyball. Service! Come play with us this afternoon in the Marmion neighborhood.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
Exercise class. Let’s get moving, ECH! Come down to the Gheens Towne Hall this morning for Movement Class with Tim Kelty.
Concert. Come to Gheens Towne Hall for a special birthday performance by Bob Holt & the Prime Time Band!
Wheel Watcher’s Club. Would you like to solve? Come watch Wheel of Fortune with us in the Neighborhood Living Room. We won’t even make you buy a vowel.
Wednesday, Nov. 22
Holiday decorating party. Need a little Christmas, right this very minute? Come deck the halls with us this morning in the Rotunda! It’s time to get into that winter holiday spirit.
Thanksgiving service. This morning, in St. Luke’s Chapel, we’ll give thanks for another blessed year.
Cocktail hour. We’ll enjoy adult beverages and light refreshments in the Gheens Towne Hall this afternoon.
Thursday, Nov. 23
*** Happy Thanksgiving, Episcopal Church Home family! ***
Friday, Nov. 24
Concert. Come hear Sara on the Keys this afternoon in the Morton neighborhood.
Saturday, Nov. 25
Movie night. The hills are alive tonight in the Woodcock neighborhood, where we’ll gather to watch Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer star in The Sound of Music.
Sunday, Nov. 26
Recital. Nada Loutfi returns this afternoon to play classical piano pieces for us in the Parlor.
Monday, Nov. 27
Trivia. Good grief, Charlie Brown! Come play Peanuts trivia with us this morning in Gheens Towne Hall.
Concert. Come to the Parlor today for “An Afternoon with Clarese Fuller” on piano.
Tuesday, Nov. 28
Dog visits with Mercy. Need some cuddle and play time with a furry friend? Our service dog volunteer, Mercy, visits every Tuesday.
Concert. Come down to the Parlor for a special performance by the Meuser Piano Group.
Concert. The River Cities Concert Band brings its annual Christmas show to ECH tonight! Come listen to your favorite holiday tunes in St. Luke’s Chapel.
Wednesday, Nov. 29
French toast breakfast. Oui, madame, we are making ze French toast in ze Marmion neighborhood zees morning. C’est magnifique!
Cocktail hour. Come to our fun ECH meet-and-greet cocktail hour this afternoon in Gheens Towne Hall!
Thursday, Nov. 30
ECH Resident Council meeting. Our monthly meeting takes place in Gheens Towne Hall this afternoon. Come listen, ask questions and find out about everything that’s happening in our beautiful Louisville retirement community.