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.
Mondays & Fridays at 10:30 am
We are starting off with dominos, 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.
Mondays & Fridays at 10:30 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 as they create wonderful works of art – still lives, 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.
Thursdays, 9:15 am.
Stronger Seniors workout with Sheila & Good Ol’ Rock n’ Roll Workout
Residents participate in a Chair exercise class with Sheila – some light weightlifting, and a full body workout & stretch session. Every other Thursday is a workout where our residents groove to the good ‘ol sounds of Rock n’ Roll
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.
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.
This activity will resume in the Fall.
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.
Thurs. Oct. 10th – 3:15 pm, Oval Room
3rd Thursday of every month – 5:15 p.m. Dining Room
Monthly Birthday Party Celebration
We will celebrate & honor all our residents who have a birthday during the month at a festive dinner with entertainment to be announced.
1st Saturday every month – 3:00pm
Don Applegate’s Radio Show Gold
An old time radio show with Don, who just so happens to have a great old DJ’s Radio announcers voice. Come here old favorites and hear nostalgic bits of trivia , etc.
Thurs. Jan. 2 – 10:00 am
Outing – Shopping Trip To JC Penney’s
Get those lists ready for all your items. Time to head to a department store for any items our residents may need.
Tuesday, Jan 7 & 21 – 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.
Mon. Jan. 13 & Mon. Jan. 27 , 3- 4:00pm
Robin & Norm Live
One of our new FAVORITES! This duo is just fantastic. Norm on vocals & guitar, and Robin on sax, clarinet, flute and more. An array of favorite songs, standards, jazz, pop. Come and enjoy
2 Mondays per month check for dates.
Mondays, Jan. 6 & 27 10:30 a.m. Game Room
We will be making seasonal crafts. A fun time to be creative & visit with fellow residents and friends. The type of craft will be announced.
Tues. Jan. 7 & Tues. Jan. 28 this month – 10:30 am
Sing Live with Leon!
Leon entertains the residents – favorite songs the residents can join in with, dance to and have a great time!
Wed. Jan. 8 & 29
Karaoke Group Fun
Come sing with us! We have a great time as we sing along to Karoake lyrics in the Game Room. Lot’s of songs to choose from.
Tues. Jan. 14 – 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. Jan. 16th 11:00 pm.
Outing- Annia’’a Kitchen at the El Monte Airport
We will go out to a great lunch at Annia’s Kitchen at the El Monte Airport. We will watch planes come in & take off. Annia’s is know for great food and homemade Mexican dishes.
Tues. Jan. 21 – Oval Room
BUNCO SAS Shoes Trunk Show
SAS shoes for seniors will be here with a wide variety of shoes for you to try on. This is a great opportunity to get a great new pair of comfortable, good shoes.
Friday, Jan. 31 – 3 – 4:30 pm
Resident Birthday Party 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.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel