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 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.

Mondays & Fridays at 10:30 am
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. 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.

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 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.

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.

2nd Thursday of every Month
Resident Council Meeting
Residents meet to discuss business, concerns, ideas, etc.

February Events

Tuesday, Feb. 5th
Chinese New Year begins The Year of the PIG
We will have various activities and events, such as the Chinese Lion Dance performed by the SGVCCA-San Gabriel Chinese Cultural Association. Date to be announced. We will learn how to play Mahjong, and have a Chinese craft session & more throughout the first week of the Chinese New Year!

Tues. Feb. 5 & 19 – 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. Jan. 8, 11am- 3pm
Rose Petal Boutique
A lovely visiting boutique with whimsical clothing and accessories, jewelry and more.

Mon. Feb. 11, 11am- 3pm
Taffy’s Baskets
A lovely visiting boutique with whimsical clothing and accessories, jewelry and more.

Tues., Feb. 12th – 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.

Thursday, Feb. 14th
We will have such a great time this coming Valentine’s Day!
The festivities start in the morning. We will have guessing games in the Lobby. The fun continues as residents can order a Valentine’s Balloon- a Gram to be delivered by hand to a friend or loved one at lunch. The smooth jazzy sounds of Marv Robinson will be wafting through the Dining Room as we have a festive lunch with a luscious Valentine’s dessert.

Fri. Feb. 15 – 3:30 pm – Oval Room
Happy Hour- Meet & Greet
A great opportunity for residents to visit and socialize with their fellow neighbors and friends. Spontaneous music requests & good times.
Musical Performer, Wine, Hors D’oeuvres

Friday, Feb 22 – 1:45 p.m. Game Room
Bingo Prize Party
Fun times at our Bingo Prize Party with fun gifts for each winner of every game!! Come join the fun!

Friday, Feb. 22 – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
End of the Month Dance Party with The Time Machine
Enjoy the company of one another, dance, or watch dancers at the Big Dance Party with music by the Time Machine located in the Penthouse. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, Feb. 22 6:30 p.m. Oval Room
Classical Piano Concert with the Vans
Classical musicians Jeffrey & Melissa Van will perform for us. They are brother and sister and Oh so Talented!!

Sunday, Feb. 24, 4:00p.m. Oval Room – Red Carpet Viewing Begins
Academy Awards Viewing Party
Residents will cast their ballot for the main categories. Can you guess the big winners!
Snacks will be served

Thank you.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel