Senior living is exactly what it’s cracked up to be—and more—at Marjorie P. Lee this March.
Monday, March 3
7:00PM: “Lundi Gras” Celebration
Never let it be said that retirement communities don’t know how to have fun. Marjorie P. Lee got a jump on “Fat Tuesday” with a Lundi Gras celebration in the Event Center this evening with an open bar, festive goodies and musical guests Robin Lacy and DeZydeco.
Friday, March 7
12:30PM: World Day of Prayer
Every March, Christian women from many different traditions come together in more than 170 countries and regions across the globe to observe a common day of prayer. This past Friday, the whole Marjorie P. Lee community took part, joining the World Day of Prayer Service hosted by Nativity Church.
Tuesday, March 11
5:00PM: Dinner Out
This Monday, Marjorie P. Lee tried out the new farm-to-table fresh American cuisine at Red Feather Kitchen in Oakley at the former site of Bocca.
Wednesday, March 12
1:00PM Museum Trip
After our excursion on Wednesday, we definitely recommend you head over to Taft Museum of Art to see the new exhibition Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty which features a selection of exquisitely embellished robes, accessories, and textiles from the Qing dynasty.
These rarely seen items include imperial silk robes, hats, fans, sleeve bands, rank badges, jewelry, shoes, and wall hangings. The exhibition provides an enriched context for the Taft’s porcelains, which share a number of decorative motifs and symbols with the visiting objects.
Thursday, March 13
2:00PM: Afternoon Tea
Join us for afternoon tea in the Event Center. This afternoon we will have two special groups share their talents with us. First our Memoir Group will share stories as we enjoy our tea and pastries. They will be followed by a finale offered by a small group of singers from the May Festival Chorus.
Monday, March 17
7:00PM: St. Patrick’s Day Performance
Marjorie P. Lee will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a bit of Irish music from talented cellist Angela Bolen this evening in the Chapel.
Tuesday, March 18
2:00PM: Movie Premier
Today Marjorie P. Lee is hosting a film premiere party for the movie A Strange Kind of Happy which stars our very own Mary Lou Palmer’s granddaughter, and we are happy to welcome the family to this private screening in the Event Center.
Wednesday, March 19
7:00PM: Pub Night
It’s Saint Patrick’s Day redux with an Irish Pub Night in the Event Center this evening where we’ll be enjoying the music of Irish folk duo Mai Hernon and Mick McEvilley and Celtic Font! Hernon, who is from Sligo, Ireland, and McEvilley, a Cincinnati native, are a one of kind act who create a unique blend of Irish/American folk songs.
Friday, March 21
7:00PM Storytelling by Eric Wolf
World Storytelling Day is on March 20, and Marjorie P. Lee is pleased to welcome storyteller Eric Wolf (Brother Wolf) to help us celebrate! Eric is an Oracle Award winning storyteller for his wealth of stories and has traveled extensively with his Brother Wolf’s Story Telling Projects.
Monday, March 24
3:00PM Book Discussion Group
The Book Discussion Group will meet in the Lee Library to discuss House Rules by Jodi Picoult.
Friday, March 28
2:00PM: Lifelong Learning Opportunity
We’re pleased to welcome Thane Maynard, the Director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, today for an informal lecture in the Event Center.
Maynard, who has been nationally and internationally recognized for his innovation and dedication to wildlife preservation, research and education, will be sharing a bit about what he has learned in his long career as a wild life expert.
Monday, March 31
3:30PM: Opening Day
It’s Opening Day in Cincinnati as the Reds take on the St. Louis Cardinals, and Marjorie P. Lee is bringing the ballpark to you with the game live on our big screen in the Event Center and a “Dress your own Dog” bar featuring Nathans Famous Hotdogs and all the fixings to make your favorite ballpark hotdog. And, of course, we won’t forget popcorn, peanuts and Cracker Jacks!