Activities & Events
MUSIC AT GHBC
Music is everywhere at GHBC. Residents participate in music classes, enjoy performances featuring guest groups and individuals, and residents share their time and talent as volunteers providing music to residents in the Health Care Center and in Assisted Living.
OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTCIPATE
The Encore Chorale will meet again in the fall for live rehearsals in the auditorium on Friday afternoons from 1:00-2:30 p.m., beginning Friday, September 10. This is an invitation for all residents—especially new residents—to join. The only requirement is your love of singing. For more meeting information, click HERE. Contact: Mandy Whalen, ext. 7534.
Jefferson St. String Band
A five-piece group, which includes both residents and non-residents, plays fiddle and dance music of Appalachia and popular folksongs. They perform during Happy Hour in the Lounge area on occasion as well as at events such as the opening of the Employee Gift Fund. In addition, they perform outside GHBC. Contact: Hank Lewis, ext. 3179.
Afternoon at the Opera
Fridays at 1:00 p.m. in the Media Room watch high-quality full-color opera productions. For information about the opera, contact Gary Nooger on ext. 7493 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sing-along in the Rotunda
Occasional evenings after dinner in the JDR. Talented pianists, both residents and volunteers, sit down at the piano outside the Jefferson Dining Room after dinner (approximately 6:15) and play popular music from the 30s, 40s, Broadway, and dinner guests are welcome and encouraged to sing along. Drop in.
OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER
Sing-along with Anne and Friends (Assisted Living)
Mondays at 11:00 a.m. in the 3rd floor living room. Join residents of Assisted Living on the 3rd floor for a sing-along of popular show tunes, folk songs, and patriotic songs. Lyrics provided.
Sing-along with Anne and Friends (The Terrace)
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. in The Terrace. Join residents of The Terrace on the 3rd floor for a sing-along of show tunes, folk songs, and patriotic songs. Lyrics provided.
Sing-along with Hank Lewis
Last week of the month: Tuesdays in Assisted Living at 4:00 p.m; Wednesdays in the Health Care Center at 4:00 p.m. Check the monthly schedule on the Health Care Center Activity Calendar on the website to confirm. Contact: Hank Lewis, ext. 3179.
PERFORMANCES AT GHBC
Several local musical groups present programs at GHBC, generally in the evening and generally in the Auditorium. Check the calendar in West Winds and Coming Events on the website, www.ghbcresidents.org
Among the groups performing recently at GHBC:
- The Fiddle Diva
- The Borisevich Duo
- Quentin Walston