On March 5th enjoy the unique duo called, “Flaming Flutes”. There may not be actual flames, but these two flutists are sure to thrill.
Steve McAllister will bring his humor and songs to Bay Village on March 12th. His program will have an Irish theme.
We have a special program March 13th when resident Estelle Estes’ sons will entertain. All three brothers share their Mom’s musical talent and will play the guitar, violin, and mandolin.
March 19th resident Charlotte Trautwein will be playing with the Earlye Musieke Consort. This group plays all different types of recorders and they dress in period clothing.
The wonderful pianist Tao Lin will entertain with his classical repertoire on Monday March 23rd.
Singer Katie Eagleson is bringing her show, “Come to the Cabaret” to our auditorium on March 26th.
Tuesday March 31st at 11:00 the Key of Sea Women’s chorus will put on a show for us.
Over the next few months we will be showing some of the Oscar nominated movies. This month that includes “Harriet”on March 8th & 11th, and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” on March 22nd & 25th. Although “Downton Abbey” the movie did not receive any Oscar nominations, it did win several Critics’ Choice Awards. We will show it March 15th.
The rest of the movies for March are inspirational stories. March 1st & 4th are “Wish Man,” which is based on the story of Frank Shankwitz, a founder of the Make A Wish Foundation. We will watch Julia Roberts as Erin Brockovich on March 2nd. “Maiden” will be shown March 7th. This is based on an all female sailing team. March 9th is a movie called “Big Miracle” starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. “Lilies of the Field” starring Sidney Poitier will be shown on March 14th. March 16th we will watch “127 Hours”, the story of a man trapped in a remote canyon. Richard Dreyfuss stars in “Mr. Holland’s Opus” on March 21st. The story of Dian Fossey, “Gorillas in the Mist” will be shown March 28th. “Overcomer” is an inspirational story that has faith, humor, and heart. It shows March 29th. And finally we will show “Hidden in Silence” on March 30th. The true story of a young woman’s selfless commitment in the face of war.
By Petra Mueller
“Get moving Bay Village” is in full swing and you will have another chance to get extra steps in, to reach your goal on March 14th walking the Ringling Bridge.
March 20th is the big Shuffleboard Tournament between a team of the Directors of Bay Village and a team of residents. Come to the Shuffleboard Courts and cheer for your team.
A trip and tour of Global Echo Farms in Fort Myers, where agricultural and developing programs to help world hunger are the focus, are planned for March 24.
Sean and Jeni Leonard will give a presentation on March 31 in the auditorium, “A natural approach to Anti-Aging”.
We added the cardio drumming class on the 1st and 3rd Monday with Diana to the calendar, as well as a walking group on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30 pm with Leesa.
Special Events for March
Diana will be teaching a Cardio Drumming class on Monday March 2nd and 16th at 9:00 in the Wellness Center. This class can be modified for your fitness level. It is fun and we will use great music!
March 9th we are offering a free card making class. You will learn some simple techniques to make cute cards for any occasion. All supplies are provided, just sign up in the activity book.
March 18th Gillian Stockton and some of her friends will be hosting another Formal Tea. This is an educational and fun social event, but space is limited. Please sign up in the activity book.
Everyone should come see the Shuffleboard competition between some of the Directors and residents of Bay Village. It will be out on the courts Friday March 20th at 10:00.
We are having another art class in alcohol inks. This time you can make at least 3 different projects on glass such as candle holders, wine glasses, framed glass and more. The date is March 30th, the cost is $5, and the sign-up is in the activity book!
March 3rd Dr. Robert Lieber will present “Indispensable Nation: The U.S. Role in World Order”. Dr. Lieber is a Professor of Government & International Affairs at Georgetown and will discuss how the U.S. should position itself in international affairs. He asks if the role of indisputable leader of the free world is still possible or even desirable, and what are the consequences should America abandon that role.
Baila Miller will present “Dali and Surrealism” on March 10th. Ms. Miller describes the life and art of Salvador Dali, a major figure in the 20th century art world. Using pictures of his works, she explains his unique talents, styles of painting and how other artists, social trends and new findings in science and psychology influenced his move to surrealism. This is a timely talk as it ties in with the special Dali theme exhibit at Selby Gardens. Bay Village will be planning a trip to see this exhibit in April.
The rest of March we will continue with the Ancient Civilizations of North America DVD. March 17th will be “Medicine Wheels of the Great Plains” and “Adena Culture and the Early Woodlands Period”. March 24th will include “The Hopewell and Their Massive Earthworks” and “The Origins of the Mississippian Culture”. And March 31st we will show “The Mississippian City of Cahokia” and “The Wider Mississippian World”.