Bible Study continues every Monday morning at 9:30 in the auditorium.
Mike Mayers is giving a talk on Monday, October 4th at 1:30 in the Auditorium about orchids. He will give tips on how to keep your orchids alive! He will also give an update about the Bay Village Orchid Garden. Everyone is welcome.
October 5th will be the Flu Vaccine Clinic in the auditorium. You will receive more information in your mail. October 5th there will be a group going to Lemon Bay Park at 9:30.They will have a tour of the park and an educational program about snakes. They will have lunch at Fin’s on the way home.
Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00 there is a faux leather earring class. You can get ready for the holidays by making several different pairs of these cute, light-weight earrings. Cost is $5. Please sign-up in the Activity Book.
Brain Games will be in the auditorium October 11th & 25th at 2:00. This group has fun while improving their cognition. Give it a try.
Please note the change in the Resident Council meeting, it is now Tuesday, October 12th at 2:00 in the Auditorium.
Let’s enjoy the scenery on the inter-coastal waterway while also enjoying a nice lunch at Pop’s Grill in Nokomis. We will head out at 11:15 on Thursday, October 14th. Please sign-up in the Activity Book. There is a Quarterly Meeting October 14th at 10:00 in the Auditorium.
Socrates Seekers will meet Saturday, Oct. 16th in the Board Room. Please sign-up in the Activity Book if you plan to attend.
Monday, Oct. 18th. Painting with a Twist. We have reserved a studio, at Painting with a Twist at Palmer Ranch Crossings. The cost is $37 pp if you chose an option more expensive you can pay the day of. We will leave Bay Village at 1PM. You will be able to pick the painting of your choice we will be painting from 2-4p-m. Come make a painting to take home for you or someone else.
October 19th and 26th we will begin showing the series, “The Chosen” in the auditorium at 2:00. The Chosen is a television drama based on the life of Jesus of Nazareth, created, directed and co-written by American filmmaker Dallas Jenkins. It is the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus, and season one was the highest crowd-funded TV series or film project of all time. The series’ creators stated that they had hoped to distinguish the new series from previous portrayals of Jesus by crafting a multi-season, episode-based story. The series portrays Jesus “through the eyes of those who met him”. This is awesome come watch with us.
Oktoberfest! Bay Village will be celebrating Oktoberfest on Wednesday, October 20th. We will have meals catered from DaVinci German Restaurant. You will receive a menu in the mail the week before. They will need to be turned into Resident Services by October 15th. On October 20th you just come down to the Resident Entrance between 4:00-6:00 to get your meal. You can either take it back to your apartment to eat, or join us in the auditorium for some German music and videos while you eat. The best part is that you can use your dining dollars for this meal! There will be 2 meal options, each costing $16. The Bay Village Dining Room will be closed on October 20th. If you don’t want the German meal, please plan accordingly. If you need room service delivery, please mark that on your menu. Please do not call Dining Services regarding this event. Resident Services is planning this activity for you.
Thursday, October 21st there will be a holiday card making class. You will learn several techniques to make cards for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. This class is free. Please sign-up in the Activity Book.
October 28th Bay Village will be having a Fall Festival. There will be music by our own Holly Munck and snacks for everyone to enjoy.
For October, BILL will return to lectures by Professor Robert Greenberg from “Music as a Mirror of History” for three Tuesdays and finish the month with a return lecture by an internationally prominent speaker on change and leadership.
Oct. 5th – Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op.25 (1861) Oct. 12th – Louis Moreau Gottschalk: The Union (1862)
Oct. 19th – Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco (1842)
Oct. 26th – Dr. Gary Bradt: “How to Stay Resilient During Challenging Times: Science-backed Practices for Reducing Stress and Increasing Well-Being.”
Dr. Bradt’s lectures are informed by science, shaped by experience, and delivered with passion and heart. He last spoke at Bay Village before the pandemic and the many changes here. His message is needed now more than two years ago to help our community cope in these stressful times. Dr. Bradt believes that change is hard because it is hard, not because we are not doing it right.
By Petra Mueller
On October 5th we are taking a group to Lemon Bay Park. We have done this trip several times in the past and always had a good and interesting time. Jack Sneider is a volunteer at the park and helped organize the tour. We are walking with a guide to explore some of the park and then we can enjoy a talk about snakes from the Director. Lunch at Fin’s a waterfront jewel in Venice will follow.
During October Tasha Robinson and Melissa Berry are helping out with live exercise classes, come and join them and try something different. With the construction going on all around us it is challenging to go for walks and swims these days but when ” there is a will there is a way”. The path around the pond is open, the pool is open and the weather is perfect right now, so please go out and enjoy the outdoors, the sights and sounds and smells.
We thought maybe some humor would be good for all of us this month! So except for some Wednesdays, all of our movies will be comedies. Join us for a good laugh Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and Sundays at 3:00.
October 1st we will show The Apartment. This 1960 Academy Award Winner stars Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray. Newsweek called this movie one of the finest comedies Hollywood ever turned out.
Best In Show takes a hilarious look at the people and their dogs who participate in dog shows. Stars include: Christopher Guest, Jane Lynch, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and more. This movie will be shown October 2nd.
Evan Almighty is a comedy for all ages. Steve Carrell stars as Evan and God is played by Morgan Freeman. Evan’s life goes from self-absorbed success to almighty mess. See this movie October 3rd.
Wednesday, October 6th at 2:00 you can watch Puccini’s opera Turnadot. The theme of this opera is love triumphant over barbaric cruelty combined with the opulent beauty of Puccini’s music.
Another oldie but goodie will be shown October 8th. Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe star in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Guarding Tess stars Shirley MacLaine as a former First Lady and Nicholas Cage as the Secret Agent assigned to guard her. This will be shown on October 9th.
No comedy movie list would be complete without Mrs. Doubtfire. Robin Williams is hilarious as a father who dresses up as a British housekeeper so that he can spend more time with his children. This movie also stars Sally Field as his ex-wife. This will be shown October 10th.
Wednesday, October 13th we will show the environmental movie, Birds of Prey. World-renowned wildlife cinematographer, Neil Rettig, embarks on the most challenging assignment of his career: to find and film the rarest eagle on the planet. An expertly woven tale with stunning cinematography, Bird of Prey journeys deep into the vanishing world of the Great Philippine Eagle and reveals an inspiring group of people that are determined to save the world’s most critically endangered eagle species from extinction.
Neil Simon has a special genius for finding the great hilarity in ordinary people doing everyday things. Like two divorced men (Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau) sharing a New York apartment. The Odd Couple will be shown October 15th.
Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, and Rhea Perlman star in the movie Poms. These ladies prove it is never too late to follow your dreams. This movie will be shown October 16th.October 17th you can watch Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn in the romantic comedy Housesitter. This 1992 movie will have you laughing from the first scene to the last.
A former jewel thief with dementia, Frank, receives a gift from his son, a robot programmed to take care of his every need. Initially reluctant to accept the robot, Frank soon finds that it may have its uses, as he introduces it to a life of crime. You can see the movie, Robot & Frank, on October 22nd.
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star in the movie 50 First Dates. He has to use his imagination to win over the girl of his dreams when he discovers she has no short-term memory. Watch this comedy October 23rd.
October 24th watch Robin Williams’ comic genius as well as Disney magic, adventure, and eye-popping visual effects in the movie Flubber.
One of the top comedies of all time is Some Like it Hot. Chicago musicians (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemon) accidentally witness a shooting and quickly head to Florida disguised as Josephine and Daphne. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards, this movie also stars Marilyn Monroe. It will be shown October 29th.
Getting into the spirit of Halloween, we will show Ghostbusters on October 30th. Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Rick Moranis, and Sigourney Weaver star in this comedic look at a ghost removal service.
And on Halloween we will show Hocus Pocus. This fantasy comedy stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy as outlandishly wild witches.
Members of the Bay Village/Wilkinson Elementary School Partnership Committee presented a check for over $9,000.00 to Principal Susan Nations on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Susan expressed her deepest appreciation to all those at Bay Village who so generously contributed to the GEAR Program. This amount is a 50% increase over last year’s gift. These funds will enable classroom teachers to buy additional books, supplies, computer software etc. which will enrich the children’s learning opportunities and make a significant difference in the lives of the students at this Title 1 School.
The Bay Village/Wilkinson Elementary School Partnership Committee is also most grateful for the enthusiastic response and generous support from the residents who made this significant gift to the GEAR Program possible.
Committees & Groups
*There are currently almost fifty Bay Village residents who are corresponding with boys and girls at Wilkinson Elementary School. There are no limits to the number of participants. If you are already a PenPal you know the joy and rewards which you receive from this very worthwhile activity. If you are not yet involved or have any questions please contact Terry Kall, Apt. 732, or Barbara Peterson, Apt. 940, to learn more about this most meaningful experience.
*Bay Village Book Group will meet on Thursday, October 28th at 1:00 in the Board Room. Martha Bonham will lead the discussion for the book, “The Daughters of Yalta”. This is a true story written by Catherine Grace Katz. Books are available in the library.
Recently Holly, proprietor of Bay Village’s TLC Salon talked with the Environmental Committee about what they are doing to help the environment. TLC Salon is using AEGIS10 coloring system which is 10 times more natural than other color lines while creating vibrant soft shiny hair. It is vegetable based, has no petro and less ammonia which is better for the customer and the planet. TLC Salon also recycles every bottle, box and paper used in the salon. Holly says, “If we all do little things we can change our world!”