Nervous you won’t make friends? Unlikely! Afraid you’ll have to give up your hobbies? Not a chance. Get a glimpse into our community programming and what life is like living here by checking out our Facebook page. We frequently share what residents have been doing to stay active, involved, and living life to the fullest.
Plarn! Have you heard of it? It's plastic yarn! Plarn is made by cutting plastic bags into strips and connecting them. Plarn can be used to crochet all sorts of items, including trash bins, baskets, and coasters. We're creating plarn to donate to local volunteers that take this plarn to ...crochet sleeping mats for homeless people. We're saving the environment while helping those in need; it's a win-win for everybody! #plarn #community
Who knew you could create such beautiful artwork with Q-tips and straws? Residents had so much fun dipping and stamping their masterpieces. Residents want to learn other techniques!
#paintingwithtools #acrylicart #livecolorfully
Residents were thrilled to host students from St. Al's for an afternoon of fun. While the students may have won more games than us, we couldn't get enough of their fun-loving, high-energy spirits! We can't wait to have them back! #community #beinvolved #beconnected
Residents created their air terrariums and learned how to care for them with Lake Katherine this week. Air plants are usually tiny, easy to grow, and don't need soil. As the name implies, air plants absorb nutrients and water from the air through scales on their leaves, making these adorable ...greenhouses perfect for residents' rooms. #diy #natureindoors #gardening
Our first resident art show was a major hit! The goal was to highlight many diverse and creative talents in our community, and that we did!
We displayed welded metal figures to perfectly painted flowers, towel origami to patchwork quilts; the resident's artistry and skill were on ...display.
Thank you to all the families and friends who came to support our amazing artists.
#livecolorfully #residentartshow #artondisplay
Thanks to the local nature center, Lake Katherine, our residents are helping the environment, feeding the wildlife, and learning about their impact on Earth. Their skilled staff comes to our community to highlight a different nature-based topic. With spring upon us, it was the perfect time to paint... birdhouses that we will place around the nature preserve. If you're walking the trail, let us know when you spot them! #nature #community #wildlife
We're so lucky to have such wonderful artists here! Each month we gather to test out a new technique or practice a learned skill to create a masterpiece. These lovely ladies are officially ready for St. Patty's Day! #gogreen #shamrock #livecolorfully
We were having a roarin' good time at the jazz joint until things went horribly wrong! It was of gangsters and flappers socializing, prohibition, laughs, music, and fellowship. Residents immersed themselves into character roles, hunted down clues in a scavenger hunt, and solved a murder ...mystery! Luckily, it was all good fun, and the residents can't wait to do it again!
#murdermysterydinner #detectives #goodtimes