Upcoming Events and Activities Calendars
We believe that everyday can be a celebration of life! That’s why we’re deeply dedicated to keeping residents socially engaged through an extensive array of enjoyable programs. Whether pursuing life-long hobbies with friends or joining fellow residents for daily activities, everyone at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel gets to follow their bliss.
Every Monday & Wednesday
Gentle Tai-Chi Exercise 9:30 am
Residents perform gentle Tai-Chi movements from their chairs with instructors from California Tai-Chi. This system of exercise helps residents to lower stress, stay limber and increase mobility.
Piano with GIL! 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Fantastic performances from one of our favorite performers – Gil Gundersen. Gil performs around Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley at many eclectic cafes, & restaurants and we are so lucky to have him here with us every Monday.
Mondays & Fridays at 10:30 am
We are starting off with dominoes, as we explore different and new games. Dominoes is a fun, social game, and helps keep your brain stimulated. Come play “Mexican Train” with friends and neighbors. Various games as announced *Mexican Train- dominoes will meet in the Winner’s Circle.
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm
Canvas Creations with Rick
Residents are guided step-by-step through the process as they create original acrylic paintings from start to finish – still lifes, portraits, etc. using various techniques.
Fridays, 6:30 pm
Twilight Guitar with Rick
Rick sings, tells humorous stories and plays a huge variety of styles of music on virtuoso guitar for residents every Friday evening in the Oval Room.
Thursdays, 9:15 am.
Stronger Seniors Workout with Staff
Residents participate in a Chair exercise class with Staff – some light weightlifting, and a full body workout & stretch session.
Tues. Nov. 6 & 20 – 9:30 am
BUNCO with Debbie
Bunco Time is fun time for all. This is a great game that features Debbie’s unique spin on it. It’s a time to socialize, laugh and have some fun. Residents LOVE their Bunco games.
Thurs. Nov. 8, 3:15pm Oval Room
Resident Council Meeting
Residents meet to comment and discuss business, concerns, ideas, etc.
2nd Thursday of every Month.
Thurs. Nov. 9, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Veterans’ Day Celebration
We honor our veterans in a special ceremony of thanks with formal seating, live patriotic music, a flag ceremony, the reading of each branch’s names and words of appreciation.
Friday Nov. 9 and Nov. 23
Don Applegate’s Radio Show “Gold of Old” is BACK!
See his Radio Show and listen to his basso profundo voice as he proffers his encyclopedic knowledge of the world’s greatest music on Sat. Nov. 3 at 3:15 pm. And catch his TV Treasures on Friday Nov. 9 and Nov. 23 at 10:30 am O/R.
Tues., Nov. 13 – 10:30 am Oval Room.
Adventures with Doug
Join Doug for an adventure as we go armchair traveling. Each month we will travel to an exciting and interesting destination.
Every Thursday – 2:15 pm
Balance & Fall Prevention Exercise class with Fortanasce Physical Therapy instructor
This very important class helps residents stay strong, stretched and, most importantly, helps support strong balance fitness.
3rd Monday of the month – 10:30 a.m.
Inspirational thoughts with Connie Scolinos
Connie facilitates a very special devotional time spent discussing the Bible. Residents enjoy this time of reflection & the uplifting, inspirational nature of this spiritual activity.
3rd Tuesday of the month 3:30 pm
Reminiscence Group Talk
A group chat that focuses on reminiscing, stories, memories etc. that our residents would like to share with another.
Nov.15, Dining Room.
Back by popular demand! Our entertainment features the angelic voice of Francesca Sola. Yummy cake too!
Fri. Nov. 16 – 3:30 pm – Oval Room
Happy Hour- Meet & Greet
A great opportunity for residents to visit and socialize with their fellow neighbors and friends. This month we will have a special Happy Hour where we focus on meeting all of our NEW Residents! With a musical performer, wine and hors d’oeuvres.
Thursday, Nov. 23 – 1:45 p.m. Game Room
Bingo Prize Party
Fun times at our Bingo Prize Party with fun gifts for each winner. Come join the fun!
Friday, Nov. 30 – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Big Dance Party with The Time Machine
Enjoy each other’s company, dance, watch dancers or just listen to the fabulous music at the Big Dance Party with the Time Machine located in the penthouse. Refreshments will be served.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel