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.
Balance & Fall Prevention Exercise class with Fortanasce Physical Therapy instructor 2:15 pm
This very important class helps residents stay strong, stretched and most importantly to maintain strong balance.
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.
3rd Monday of the month
Inspirational thoughts with Connie Scolinos 10:30 am
Connie facilitates a very special devotional time spent discussing the Bible, and many inspirational sources. Residents enjoy this time of reflection & the uplifting, inspirational nature of this special activity.
Gaming Time 10:30 am in the Oval Room
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.
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm
Canvas Creations with Rick
Residents are guided as they create wonderful works of art – still lifes, portraits, etc using various painting techniques
Fridays, 6:30 pm
Twilight Guitar with Rick
Rick plays a variety of styles of music on guitar for residents every Friday evening in the Oval Room.
Jazz Jam Trio – Jazz & Classical Piano Performance
Happy Hour- Meet & Greet
Jeffrey & Melissa Van brother and sister duo, perform both jazz and classical Music along with Rick Stubbs from the Activities Dept. for residents as they dine during the lunch hour.
Sat. Oct. 6 at 3:15 pm and Friday Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 at 10:30 am O/R.
Don Applegate’s Radio Show “Gold of Old” is BACK!
Hooray! Don’s back after a six-month hiatus! See his Radio Show on Sat. Oct. 6 at 3:15 pm. And catch his TV Treasures on Friday Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 at 10:30 am O/R.
Friday Oct. 5 8:30 – 1:13 pm G/R
Get those tootsies looking sveldt.
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. Oct. 9 & 23 – 9:30 am
BUNCO with Debbie
Bunco Time is fun for all. This is a great game, time to socialize, laugh and have some fun. Residents LOVE their Bunco games.
Tues., Oct. 9 – 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.
Thurs. Oct. 11, 12:15 – 1:15 pm Dining Room
Oktoberfest mit Jim Gilman on Accordion
Ya ya ya! All your favorite German polkas and oom-pa-pa music with special cuisine and drink. Lunch time
Thurs. Oct. 11 – 3:15pm Oval Room
Resident Council Meeting
Residents meet to discuss business, concerns, ideas, etc.
2nd Thursday of every Month
Sat.10 am O/R.
Special Catholic Holy Rosary Prayer – “Our Lady of Fatima”
This year is the 101st anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun. On October 13, 1917, Our Lady performed a miracle witnessed by 70,000 people. Our nation is in great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion. We ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother. Sat.10 am O/R.
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.
Oct. 18, D/R
Entertainment with crooner Peter Bennett. Yummy cake too!
Fri. Oct. 19 – 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!
Musical Performer, Wine, Hors D’oeuvres
Thursday, Sept. 26 – 1:45 p.m.
Bingo Prize Party
Fun times at our Bingo Prize Party with fun gifts for each winner. Come join the fun!
Oct 20 at 1:30 pm O/R.
Ingrid Chun Performs the Alexander Glazunov Violin Concerto at AG!
Ingrid is a virtuoso violinist with the LA Philharmonic Orchestra awho will grace us with her fabulous talent. Don’t miss it!
Friday, Oct. 26 – 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.
1:00 pm on Oct. 31
Staff Pumpkin Carving Contest – YOU be the judge.
The various departments will be participating in a pumpkin carving contest to be judged by residents ONLY. Ballots must be all in by 1:00 pm on Oct. 31.
Halloween Party, Costume Contest and Entertainment
This Halloween will be SpookTacular! Dress up and win one of several prizes in different catagories, and listen to the sounds of Danny “Sinatra” Mills. If you need to borrow a costume, we’ll have a rack of them up in the Activity Office a week before Halloween.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel