This November, Marjorie P. Lee is showing what senior living in Hyde Park is all about. Just take a peek at our events calendar for the month.
Sunday, November 3
11:30AM: A Very Special Welcome
This Sunday marked the very first Sunday Worship with our new chaplain Angelo Puopolo which we celebrated with a special reception after the service.
3:30PM: Gallery Opening
Today marked the opening of a new art exhibit. Residents gathered in the Event Center for an evening of art and song (courtesy of the Phoenix Woodwind Trio) to celebrate the new Queen City Art Club exhibition called Fine Art at Marjorie P. Lee which will be open all month.
Monday, November 4
2:00PM: Holiday History
Historian Jack Lightcap presented “…but did they have turkey?: A look at American Thanksgiving and other Harvest Celebrations from around the World” which gave us an interesting historical look at how all our favorite traditions developed.
Thursday, November 7
1:00PM: Writing Workshop
We had an amazing time with Kathy Stewart who hosted the Writing our Memoirs group in the Event Center. This group, led by Kathy Stewart, encouraged members to write and share the richness of the incredible (and mundane) experiences they have had throughout their lives.
Friday, November 8
11:00AM: Art Show
We headed over to the Art in Bloom exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum where we were able to browse through more than 60 exquisite amateur and professional floral arrangements interpreting renowned works of art from the Art Museum’s permanent collections.
7:00PM: Veteran’s Salute
There was a party in the in the USO Canteen (which has fortuitously relocated itself to our Event Center for the evening)! In honor of the upcoming holiday, we held a veteran’s salute to show our respect for the men and women who have served our country. The night was a rousing success with snacks, refreshments and the very talented Martin Quintet who stopped by to play all of our favorite tunes. Resident veterans even wore whatever pieces of their uniforms they were able, so that we could properly show our appreciation.
Saturday, November 9
6:45: CSO Performance
Resident ticket holders and Symphony subscribers were able to take the shuttle to Music Hall for new Music Director Louis Langrée’s inaugural weekend.
Monday, November 11
3:00PM: Coffee and Conversation
Residents came together this evening in the Event Center for our regular update meeting on all the latest happenings within the Episcopal Retirement Homes organization.
Friday, November 15
7:00PM: CCM Student Artist Performance
Tonight, students from the College-Conservatory of Music Student Artist Program will be testing out their musical chops by treating us to a wonderful evening of music.
Saturday, November 16
6:45PM: CSO Performance
Ticketholders and subscribers will be provided with transportation to Music Hall for the CSO’s reprisal of One City, One Symphony.
Tuesday, November 19
7:00PM: Musical Guest
Tonight our Chapel will host an evening of music by talented musicians from the Piatigorsky Foundation, clarinetist Igor Begelman and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine.
Friday, November 22
2:00PM: Poetry Group
Fred McGavran will be hosting our regular poetry group in the Lee Library this afternoon.
Monday, November 25
3:00PM: Book Club
Our book discussion group will be meeting in the Lee Library to discuss The Language of Bees by Laurie R King. Copies of the title are available at the Shaw Lobby Reception Desk for residents interested in joining the discussion.
Tuesday, November 26
5:00PM: Dinner Out
This evening, we’re headed to dinner at Embers, 2010 winner of Open Table’s Diner’s Choice Award. This contemporary take on the all-American steakhouse offers some of the best surf and turf in Kenwood.
Saturday, November 30
6:45PM: CSO Performance
We’re offering Orchestra subscribers and ticket holders shuttle services to Music Hall for the Symphony’s post-holiday performance Rhapsody in Blue featuring the talented pianist Kirill Gerstein.