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.

Every Thursday
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.

Every Monday
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.

Every Monday
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.

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 to maintain strong balance.

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.

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, and many inspirational sources. Residents enjoy this time of reflection & the uplifting, inspirational nature of this special activity.

May Events

Mondays, 3:15 – 4:15
Piano with GIL!
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 at 10:30 am in the Oval Room-various games as announced
Gaming Time
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.
*Mexican Train- dominoes will meet in the Winner’s Circle

Every Monday & Wednesday 9:30 am
Gentle Tai Chi Exercise
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.

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.

Thursdays, 9:15 am.
Stronger Seniors workout with Sheila
Residents participate in a Chair exercise class with Sheila – some light weightlifting, and a full body workout & stretch session.

Friday, May 4t 12:15 pm Dining Room
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
We will celebrate the festivities of Cinco de Mayo with the Mariachi band – “Los Aventureros Mariachi de Mexico” and a fabulous Mexican meal during lunchtime on Friday.

Mon. May 7 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Oval Room
Taffy’s Baskets Boutique
Fun whimsical items, accessories, jewelry, clothing , etc.

Tues. May 8 & 22 – 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., May 8 – 10:30 am
Adventures with Doug
Join Doug for an adventure as we go armchair traveling. Each month we will travel to an exciting and interesting destination.

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.

Thurs. May 10 – 3:15pm Oval Room
Resident Council Meeting
Resident meet to discuss business, concerns, ideas, etc.
2nd Thursday of every Month

Thurs. May 10 – 10:00 am
Shopping Outing to Walmart
Make your shopping list and let’s head to Walmart for all your favorite items & necessities.

Saturday, May 12th – 12:30 pm Dining Room & Oval Room
MOTHER’S Day Celebration
We have planned a wonderful Mother’s Day luncheon for our moms at the gardens and their families. Chef Nathan Rojas and staff will be preparing a fantastic meal. Music by Jordan Preston and harpist Katrina Saroyan will flow through the dining room while we enjoy our meal. We look forward to serving our residents and guests on Saturday, the day before Mother’s Day.

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 to maintain strong balance.

3rd Tuesday of the month 3:30 pm
Reminiscence Group Talk
A group chat that focuses on reminiscing. Stories, memories etc., our residents would like to share with on another.

Thurs.,May 17th – 5:00 pm
Birthday Celebration
A celebration for all our residents who have their birthdays this month. We have cake and entertainment with a variety of performers in the Dining Room. Soprano,Francesca Sola will perform.

Fri. May 18 – 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

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, and many inspirational sources. Residents enjoy this time of reflection & the uplifting, inspirational nature of this special activity.

Thursday May 24, 10:30 am
Outing-Reagan Library & Museum
We will visit the Reagan Library & Museum. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs is the presidential library and final resting place of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, and his wife Nancy Reagan. His legacy thrives at The Reagan Library where events and exhibits rediscover his values, actions and spirit of determination.

Thursday, April 27th – 1:45 p.m.
Bingo Prize Party
Fun times at our Bingo Prize Party with fun gifts for each winner. Come join the fun!

Piano Performance Friday, May 25 – 6:30 pm
JaZZ Jam Trio Saturday, May 26 – 12:15 p.m.

Classical Piano Performance & Jazz Jam Trio
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.

Friday, May 25th & Monday, May 28th – Lobby Table
Memorial Day Letter & Note Writing Blitz
Residents can write notes to our service men & women thanking them for their service to our country as commemorate Memorial Day on Monday May 28th. They will be sent off via an organization that delivers to our service people.

Friday, May 25th – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Big Dance Party with The Time Machine
Enjoy the company of one another, dance, or watch dancers at the Big Dance Party with the Time Machine located in the penthouse. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, May 28 3:15 pm – Oval Room
Memorial Day Concert with Gil Gunderson
Gil will perform patriotic standards and avariety of ALL – AMERICAN Tunes as we enjoy popcorn and sing along to honor Memorial Day, and celebrate the unofficial kick off of Summer!!

Thank you.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel

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