Thursday, December 27 2018 8:48

Senior Happenings

Written by County Lines Magazine

Retirement communities in the area host interesting events, open to the public as well as their residents. You’ll find health screenings, education classes, information sessions, entertainment and so much more. Check them out!



Kendal-Crosslands Communities
1109 E. Baltimore Pk., Kennett Square
The certified, accredited Arboretum on the grounds is open to the public 7 days a week. Visitors check in at the front desk, pick up a map and walk the Arboretum’s paved pathways. Visit and enjoy over 70 species of trees on the 500-acre campus.



Canvas Valley Forge
101 Bryce La., King of Prussia
Wine Share Wednesday. The public is invited to bring a favorite bottle of wine along with an appetizer and mingle with neighbors. Held in the Canvas Great Room on the 2nd level, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.


Ongoing, Every Other Friday

Daylesford Crossing
1450 Lancaster Ave., Paoli
Watercolor Class. Call for information.



Plush Mills
501 Plush Mills Rd., Wallingford
Wine Tasting Club. A monthly event. Call for more information.


January 8–February 12

Foulk Manor South
407 Foulk Rd., Wilmington
Diabetes Education Classes. The Delaware Diabetes Self-Management Program offers 6 weeks of free classes to help in your plan for diabetes control. Food and beverages will be provided. Tuesdays, 1 to 3:30.


January 22

Barclay Friends
700 N. Franklin St., West Chester
“Opioid Epidemic: Past, Present & Future.” The presentation covers the opioid epidemic in Chester County: how we got here, information on the life-saving drug Naloxone, and how to access treatment services in the county. 5 p.m.


January 25

Pleasant View
Retirement Community
544 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim
Learning About Our Amish Neighbors. An afternoon, customized bus tour focusing on the Amish lifestyle and culture. $20. 717-664-6218 to RSVP.



Friends Home in Kennett
147 W. State St., Kennett Square
“A Vaudeville Valentine Show.” Presented by Philly Senior Stage, The Kennett Square Players perform a salute to funny moments and famous melodies from the era of American Vaudeville Theater. 7 p.m.


March–May, Mondays

Pleasant View
Retirement Community
544 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim
Food for Thought Educational Seminars. Professionals share their expertise on many topics over light refreshments. Visit website for specific dates and topics. 4 p.m.


March 20

Kyffin Grove
1419 Horsham Rd., North Wales
Casino Night. Live jazz and games of chance. 6 p.m.



Daylesford Crossing
1450 Lancaster Ave., Paoli
Fashion Show. Chico’s latest collection. Call for information.


May 2

Kyffin Grove
1419 Horsham Rd., North Wales
Kentucky Derby Day High Tea. Call for information.


May 10

Echo Lake
900 N. Atwater Dr., Malvern
Boutiques & Bellinis—A Fashion Show. Call for information. 2 p.m.


May 23

Willow Valley Communities
900 Willow Valley Lakes Dr., Willow Street
Open House. Tour a variety of residence styles and see exceptional amenities. Learn about Lifecare, which provides long-term care if needed. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. RSVP to 800-770-5445.

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