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What's Happening at Marjorie P. Lee in June?

Jun 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Boheme1.jpg(Group Outing: Thursday June 22nd, Cincinnati Opera’s performance of La Boheme )

The summer’s heating up and so’s the activities calendar at Marjorie P. Lee retirement community in Cincinnati. Today, let’s take a look at everything our residents will be up to as we approach mid-year!

 

Tuesday, June 6

73rd Anniversary of D-Day Landings – thank you to our World War II veterans!

5 p.m.

Dinner outing. Tonight, we’ll dine at Jean-Robert’s Table, Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel’s casual and welcoming French bistro in downtown Cincinnati.

 

Wednesday, June 7

10 a.m.

Exercise class. Come join us in the Event Center for tai chi.

12:30 p.m.

Art class. This afternoon, in the Craft Room, our volunteer art instructor, Jamie Fredette, will continue our lessons in copper enameling.

3 p.m.

Lecture. This month’s Tech Topic will be “Eclipse Talk,” with Dan. Come learn with us in the Event Center.

6:45 p.m.

Group outing. Tonight, we’ll attend the Incline Theater’s presentation of Damn Yankees. Ya gotta have heart if ya wanna attend!

 

Thursday, June 8

7 p.m.

Bingo night. It’s time again for everyone’s favorite game! Feeling lucky? Join us in the Event Center for bingo, prizes and a lot of laughs.

 

Friday, June 9

10 a.m.

Group outing. Today, we’ll visit the Krohn Conservatory’s annual butterfly show. This year’s theme is “The Majestic Monarch.”

1:30 p.m.

MPL Chorus rehearsal. Love to sing? So do we! Come join the Marjorie P. Lee Chorus. We rehearse every Thursday afternoon in the Chapel.

 

Saturday, June 10

7 p.m.

Movie night. It’s Saturday Cinema night! Come down to the Event Center, where we’ll view the classic 1944 Judy Garland musical, Meet Me in St. Louis.

 

Sunday, June 11

3:30 p.m.

Concert. Pianist Bob Pollack will perform popular standards and songbook favorites for us this afternoon in the Chapel.

7 p.m.

Documentary viewing. Come to the Event Center for Acadia Always — a brand new look at one of America's favorite national parks. Jack Perkins, former NBC News correspondent and host of A&E's Biography Series, lends his powerful narrative to this hour-long tribute to the people who created Acadia National Park and to those who keep and preserve it.

 

Monday, June 12

10:30 a.m.

Video gaming. Join us in the Victoria Courtyard Lounge for a few games on the Nintendo Wii!

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6:30 p.m.

Reds Hall of Fame presentation. The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame will bring its travelling show this evening to our Event Center. Come learn about the history of the first professional baseball team and meet the Reds mascots, too!

 

Tuesday, June 13

1 p.m.

Bible study. Join us in the Chapel this and every Tuesday afternoon for our weekly discussion of Scripture.

 

Wednesday, June 14

3 p.m.

Yoga class. Need to limber up? Need a meditative space? Come join us in the Chapel, this and every Wednesday afternoon, for Yoga with Patty.

7 p.m.

Lecture. Historian Diane Shields will be in the Event Center this evening to share a slideshow lecture on famous American folk artist Grandma Moses.

 

Thursday, June 15

2 p.m.

Concert. The Troubadours will perform choral music for us today in the Event Center.

 

Friday, June 16

1:30 p.m.

Concert. The MPL Chorus will perform for us this afternoon in the Event Center. Come hear your fellow residents sing!

 

Saturday, June 17

7 p.m.

Movie night. This week’s Saturday Cinema installment is The Danish Girl, director Tom Hooper’s 2015 romantic drama starring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander and Amber Heard. PLEASE NOTE: Tonight’s viewing will take place in the Victoria Courtyard Lounge.

 

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Sunday, June 18

Happy Father’s Day!

7 p.m.

Documentary viewing. Experience the intriguing story of one of the world's most scandalous monarchs in The Madness of Henry VIII. Best known for his six marriages, fiery temper and break with the Roman church, Henry VIII’s reign was mired in sexual and political intrigue. PLEASE NOTE: Tonight’s viewing will be held in the Victoria Courtyard Lounge.

 

Monday, June 19

1:30 p.m.

Exercise class. We have Water Fitness class every Monday afternoon in MPL’s heated indoor pool. It’s a great way to keep strong and trim, and soothing for stiff joints!

7 p.m.

Concert. Tonight, the One Voice Chorus will perform for us in the Chapel. Come welcome them and listen to some wonderful music!

 

Tuesday, June 20

9 a.m.

Art show opening. This year, Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community is the host site for the Southern Region of the LeadingAge Art & Writing Exhibition. Art and writing from residents from communities belonging to LeadingAge Ohio throughout our region will be on display in the Event Center for the next two days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Works that receive ribbons at this show will continue on to the statewide show, which will be held in September in Columbus.

5 p.m.

Dinner outing. Tonight, we’ll eat at the casual Firehouse Grill in Blue Ash. Click here to view the menu.

 

Wednesday, June 21

Summer Solstice

7 p.m.

Concert. This evening, cellist Angela Bolen will present a program of opera favorites in the Event Center.

 

Thursday, June 22

11 a.m.

Group outing. Today, we’ll take a trip to downtown Cincinnati’s riverside Fernbank Park for our first picnic of the summer. We’ll grill hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and metts!

6:30 p.m.

Group outing. Our destination this evening is the Cincinnati Opera’s performance of La Boheme.

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Friday, June 23

10 a.m.

Exercise class. We hold water fitness class every Friday at this time in the indoor swimming pool.

1:30 p.m.

MPL Chorus rehearsal. Love to sing? So do we! Come join the Marjorie P. Lee Chorus. We rehearse every Thursday afternoon in the Chapel.

 

Saturday, June 24

7 p.m.

Movie night. Tonight, in the Event Center, we’ll watch Jackie, last year’s biopic about Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy, starring Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard, directed by Pablo Larrain.

 

Sunday, June 25

7 p.m.

Documentary viewing. In The Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace, you’ll learn why Hampton Court is the ultimate royal pleasure palace — embodying the indulgent and grandiose kingship of England’s infamous Tudor patriarch. We’ll view it in the Event Center.

 

Monday, June 26

3 p.m.

Literary salon. Our resident-led Book Discussion Group will meet this afternoon in the Lee Library to talk about Ann Patchett’s novel Commonwealth. Copies of the book are available at the Shaw Lobby Reception Desk, or by calling Debbie MacLean, 513-533-5044.

7 p.m.

Game night. Grab your lucky rabbit’s foot and come play bingo with us in the Event Center!

 

Tuesday, June 27

1:15 p.m.

Group outing. We’ll visit Rookwood Commons and Pavilion today for a bit of shopping.

7 p.m.

Concert. Tonight, we’ll host a recital by Suzuki flute students in our Chapel. Come listen to beautiful woodwind music.

 

Wednesday, June 28

10:30 a.m.

Board games. Come to the Victoria Courtyard Lounge this morning for a few rounds of mahjong.

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7 p.m.

Movie night. It’s a bonus Wednesday night installment of our cinema series! Tonight, in the Event Center, we’ll watch The Last Word, starring Shirley McClaine and Amanda Seyfried. When Harriet, a retired businesswoman, decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth — resulting in a life-altering friendship for both.

 

Thursday, June 29

5 p.m.

Annual MPL resident picnic. The Dining Team has prepared a wonderful menu for this year’s summer picnic! Dinner will begin around 5 p.m. in the Victoria Courtyard; later, we’ll enjoy an outdoor concert by the Sycamore Community Band. Come meet your neighbors and enjoy the beautiful summer weather!

 

Friday, June 30

1:30 p.m.

Ice cream social. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy ice cream floats in the Victoria Courtyard Lounge.

 

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Bryan Reynolds

Written by: Bryan Reynolds

Bryan Reynolds is the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Bryan is responsible for developing and implementing ERS' digital marketing strategy, and overseeing the website, social media outlets, audio and video content and online advertising. After originally attending The Ohio State University, he graduated from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of fine arts focused on electronic media. Bryan loves to share his passion for technology by assisting older adults with their computer and mobile devices. He has taught several classes within ERS communities as well as at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute run by the University of Cincinnati. He also participates on the Technology Team at ERS to help provide direction. Bryan and his wife Krista currently reside in Lebanon, Ohio with their 5 children.

Topics: Marjorie P Lee, Senior Life

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