April at Marjorie P. Lee is going to be full of engaging performances, enlightening classes, stimulating discussion, and enjoyable excursions.
Monday, April 8
2PM - “B. Franklin A-Z” – Benjamin Franklin was an American Renaissance man. He held many roles during his lifetime including inventor, statesman, philosopher, scientist, printer and founding father. Join Historian Jack Lightcap in the Event Center for a closer look at the remarkable life of Benjamin Franklin.
7PM - Barbershop Quartet Celebration– National Barbershop Quartet Day is approaching (April 11), so we’ll be enjoying the music of the local barbershop quartet Forte. Join us in the Chapel to celebrate the founding of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America in 1938 and the decades of fine vocal talent that followed.
Tuesday, April 9
5PM – Dinner at Olive Garden on Beechmont Ave in Cherry Grove
Wednesday, April 10
12:30PM - Art Class – We will have copper enameling class in the Craft room with instructor Jaime Frechette. Everyone is welcome.
Thursday, April 11
11AM - Departure to Cincinnati Nature Center – You are welcome to pack your own lunch, or request a form and we will pack a lunch for you. If you would like for us to pack a lunch for you please turn the completed order form in by Monday, April 8th.
Friday, April 12
3PM - Poetry Group in the Library – Hosted by Fred McGavran
Saturday, April 13
3PM - Music Performance in the Chapel – The young men from Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity, Eta-Omicron Chapter, will be here to perform.
Sunday, April 14
3PM – Piano in the Chapel – Pianist Bob Pollack will be here to provide an hour of music for your enjoyment.
Thursday, April 18
4:30PM - Dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – Located down at the Banks. The menu is in the transportation sign-up book for viewing.
Friday, April 19
3PM - Art Class– Janet Kempf will offer instruction in Watercolor Painting in the Craft Room.
Monday, April 22
2PM - Queen City Dog Club in the Event Center – Linda Borland, member of the Queen City Dog Club, will be bringing her Papillions to demonstrate some of the training exercises they go through to participate in Agility competitions. If you enjoy dogs please join us is welcoming Linda and her dogs.
3PM - Book Discussion Group in Lee Library – The book for this month is A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. This title is available in regular and large print as well as audio book at the Shaw Lobby Reception desk. Join us for some stimulating discussion.
Tuesday, April 23
7PM - CincinNatalies in the Event Center– This group performs hits from songbirds like Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney and other ladies with Cincinnati connections. They always put on a wonderful show so don’t miss them!
Thursday, April 25
3PM - History of the Longworth Family – The Cincinnati Historical Society has put together the Heritage program with a wonderful collection of slide show programs on different topics highlighting the history of Cincinnati. On April 25, the Event Center will host a lecture on the historical Longworth Family.
7PM - Guitar in the Event Center – Guitarist Patrick Calvert will be strumming out timeless songs from the late 1800s to the 1950s in the Event Center. Join us for this dazzling display of skill.
Friday, April 26
12:30PM - Copper Enameling– Instructor Jaime Frechette will be in the Craft Room to teach the finer points of copper enameling. Everyone is welcome.
7PM – Birds in the Event Center – Raptor Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, education and conservation of birds of prey, will be bringing a few birds to share with us as they continue their mission to educate about these beautiful creatures.
Saturday, April 27
3PM - Irish Dancing– Each year, the McGing Irish Dancers host a Dance for the Cure Event to raise money for cancer research. The girls will be all over the city today dancing to help end cancer, but you don’t have to tramp all around Cincinnati to show your support. They’ll be giving a short performance in the chapel.
Tuesday, April 30
7PM - Jazz in the Event Center – We’re celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month in April and International Jazz Day on the 30th at Marjorie P. Lee. We’ll be welcoming the Monday Night Big Band as they fill our evening with the sweet sounds of jazz.