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.

Monday 10:30
Crafting Time
Residents will make a cute pot of gold with rainbow for the upcoming festivities of St. Patrick’s Day.

March Events

Tues., Mar. 5 Noon
Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration- Let The Good Times Roll!!
Our annual Mardi Gras Parade & festivities (bead throwing included), in the Dining Room at lunchtime. A kick off to Spring also know as FAT Tuesday!! Cake! Gumbo served at Dinner.

Wed., Mar.6 Oval Room 9 :00 am
Ash Wednesday Service
Catholic service for Ash Wednesday will be held on

Tues. Mar. 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.

Thurs. Mar. 7 – 10:00 am
Outing- Shopping Trip to Walmart
Residents go on various shopping outings with fellow residents. Activities staff is present if there is a need for any help, etc.

** Daylight savings time begins Sunday Mar. 10
Spring Forward – Set your clocks ahead by one hour Before you go to bed on Saturday. Mar. 9

Tues., Mar. 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.

Saturday, Mar. 16th
Kattywompus Folk Band will perform
for an early St. Patty’s Day celebration on Saturday, Mar. 16th at Dinner time in the Dining Room.

St. Patrick’s Day – Mar. 17th
Happy Hour- Meet & Greet
A great opportunity for residents to visit and socialize with their fellow neighbors and friends. Spontaneous music requests & good times.
St. Patty’s Day Themed
Fri. Mar. 15 – 3:30 pm – Oval Room
Musical Performer, Wine, Hors D’oeuvres

Sunday, Mar. 19 – 4:15 p.m Oval Room
Performance by Barnhardt Academy
The student choir from Barnhardt Academy, will perform for us.

Friday,Mar. 29 – 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, Mar. 29 – 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!!

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!!

Thank you.
The Activities Team at Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel