Friends and followers of our community know that there’s nothing we love more than a good concert—but we always have plenty of educational and social events on the go, too! Take a look at what Marjorie P. Lee has in store for August in addition to our usual line up of musical guests.
Thursday, August 7
1:00 PM: Writing Group
Everyone has a story to tell, and residents of Marjorie P. Lee will have a chance to share their experiences this afternoon when the Writing Our Memoirs group meets in the Lee Library. This group enjoys recording memorable moments in their lives and sharing with others in the group.
Tuesday, August 12
2:30 PM: K-9 Demonstration
Officer Tim Pappas and his K-9 Jaeger will be hosting a talk in the Victoria Courtyard where he will share the history of Cincinnati’s K-9 program as Jaeger demonstrates some of the skills that help Tim in the field.
Wednesday, August 13
10:30 AM: Gallery Tour
We will depart for lunch at the Sky Galley Restaurant located in Lunken Airport. The Sky Galley is not only a great spot for lunch, but a wonderful place to watch the planes as they take off and land.
Tuesday, August 19
2:00 PM: Cincinnati Public Library Book Talk
Blossom Smith from the Hyde Park Branch of the Hamilton County and Cincinnati Public Library will provide a book talk today. This book talks hope to build relationships with patrons, increase readership, and actively promote the library’s collection.
Today, Blossom will be speaking on Diana: Her True Story, Flags of our Fathers and When Character was King. She’ll be bringing plenty of spares, so residents will be able to borrow a copy if they’re interested.
Thursday, August 21
11:00 AM: Picnic in the Park
As summer starts creeping to a close, we’re taking advantage of the nice weather while we still can! Marjorie P. Lee will be picnicking at Fernbank Park!
Located on the Westside of town, the shelter is nestled right on the banks of the Ohio River. Debbie will grill hamburgers, hot dogs and brats, which will be accompanied by baked beans, potato salad, drinks and s’mores.
Friday, August 22
3:00 PM: Art Instruction
Expert instructor Janet Kempf will host an Open Art Studio in the Craft Room this afternoon. We have a variety of supplies and projects that residents can work on—watercolor painting, pencil drawings and more.
Monday, August 25
3:00 PM: Book Group
The book discussion group will meet in the Lee Library to discuss Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O’ Reilly and Martin Dugard. This non-fiction work charts the aftermath and events leading up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, focusing on Kennedy's attempts to deal with the expansion of communism and the rising threat of organized crime.
Wednesday, August 27
9:45 AM: Museum Tour
Today, we’ll be taking a daytrip to the National Museum of the US Air Force (the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world) at Wright Patterson in Dayton. With all of the amazing collections on display, documenting the history of American flight from the Wright brothers to today’s stealth and precision aircraft, the Air force museum is always a hit with history buffs and aerospace enthusiasts!
Thursday, August 28
5:00 PM: Lobster Bake
Steaming hot lobster, sweet, crunchy corn, and savory red potatoes. It’s that time of year again! Kevin and Lobsta Bakes of Maine will be returning for our Annual Lobster Dinner.
Friday, August 29
2:00 PM: Poetry Reading
Poetry lovers rejoice! Assistant Chaplain Fred McGavran will be hosting his regular poetry reading again this month where he’ll be reading a selection of poetry—both solemn and light-hearted.