Edenwald Programs

You’ll find a multitude of programs at our Maryland retirement community. The calendars of Edenwald residents are so full, they are rarely ever home! View this month’s calendar and The Edentimes see the latest happenings at Edenwald!

A SAMPLING OF ONGOING PROGRAMS:

  • Edenforum lecture series
  • Bridge games, duplicate bridge and Mah Jongg
  • International Dine-Around-Town series
  • Poker
  • Concerts
  • Saturday evening movies and foreign films
  • Monthly wine tastings
  • Flower arranging
  • Book club and writing group
  • Art classes
  • Coffee and conversation
  • Green-roof gardening
  • Sunday worship service, monthly ecumenical service, weekly Catholic service
  • Bi-monthly Shabbat service
  • Weekly Bible study
  • Baltimore County Public Library “Bookmobile” on-site weekly
  • Glee Club
  • Holiday and special event parties
  • Bingo
  • Reader’s Theater
  • Weekly trips to area attractions, museums and cultural events
  • Continuing education classes through Community College of Baltimore County
  • Lifelong Learning

WELLNESS:

  • Line dancing and Zumba Gold
  • Yoga, tai chi and pilates
  • Cornhole, bocce and shuffleboard
  • Wii bowling
  • Pool volleyball
  • Aquatic Fit, Aquatic Arthritis and Aqua Dance
  • Strength, conditioning and balance classes
  • Men’s and women’s billiards leagues
  • Drums Alive
  • Trail walks to local parks and historical sites
  • Group Exercise Schedule

 


Wellness at Edenwald

Duckpin Bowling

  • 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Monday, December 9th
  • AMF Towson Lanes
  • Bus leaves promptly at 1:30 PM from the main lobby. The cost of the trip is $10. The cost includes 1.5 hours of unlimited bowling, shoe rental, and transportation to and from the bowling alley. The deadline to cancel was November 18th. Accounts have been charged.

Winter Workout Wonderland

  • Monday, December 23rd at 1:15 PM
  • Tuesday, December 24th at 9:00 AM
  • Location: 2nd Floor Walking Track

Want to burn some extra calories right before the holidays? Stop by the walking track for holiday themed group exercise class. The class will include walking around track, light hand weights, rubber bands, and a workout surprise. All are welcome! No sign-up needed, just show up the days and times you would like to participate.

25 Days of Fitmas Challenge

  • All December Long
  • See Ryan if interested

Push yourself with some exercise during the holidays! Stop by the fitness area and check out the December fitness challenge. Each day involves an exercise or activity to keep you active. Challenge your friends to participate as well! All who complete the challenge will receive a small prize.

Fitness Center News

  • Ryan’s exercise classes are canceled in the afternoon of December 9th (Duckpin bowling trip).
  • All classes are canceled on December 25th and January 1st for Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Trips and Travel

Tuesday, December 3rd

Bus Tour of Towson

Rated: EASY      

Departure: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

Please join us for a ride around Towson to find out what is happening to our little “sleepy town.”  Be smart about the “over the top” construction project in Towson.

There will be two times to sign up. This is a free trip.  Each trip is limited to 18.  Please sign up in the registration book.

Tuesday, December 3rd

Holiday Brass Concert at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

Rated: EASY       Departure: 6:30 p.m.

Members of the Baltimore Symphony and the National Symphony orchestras, along with members of many of the premiere military bands, have joined for the fifteenth year to create the Holiday Brass Concert. The total cost of this trip is $22. The deadline to cancel was Thursday, October 17.  Your account has been charged.

Thursday, December 5th

Hagerstown Premium Outlets

Rated: MODERATELY DIFFICULT      Departure: 9:30 a.m.

Slip into your comfortable walking shoes, grab everyone’s wish list item and get ready for an ideal shopping day. Whether you’re looking for a holiday-inspired treat or the newest gadget on the market, Hagerstown Premium Outlets, Hagerstown, MD have it all.

The total cost of this trip is $5 for transportation.  The deadline to cancel was Thursday, November 21. Your account has been charged.

Tuesday, December 10th

Christmas at Winterthur

Rated: MODERATE    Departure: 9:30

Discover one of the Brandywine Valley’s most spectacular holiday showcases!  Yuletide at Winterthur embraces the warmth and festivity of the season with a magnificent holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s mansion as well as breathtaking trees, dazzling room displays, a magical dollhouse, and the opportunity to shop, dine, and create new memories.

Lunch will be on your own at the Cottage Café or Center Garden Café. The total cost of this trip is $25. The deadline to cancel was Tuesday, November 26. Your account has been charged.

Thursday, December 12th

Jacksonville Train Garden

Rated: EASY      Departure: 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy this Christmas Holiday display of “O” gauge model trains, featuring original artwork, handmade buildings, decorative woodwork and animation.  A new element is featured every year!  The senior citizens of Jacksonville work year-round on this labor of love.

This is a free trip. If you are interested, please sign up in the registration book.

Friday, December 13th

Central Presbyterian Concert

Rated: EASY      Departure: 6:45 p.m.

Emmanuel: God with Us. Central’s renowned celebration of Christmas will feature the Chancel Choir, Bell Choir, and Orchestra. This is a free ticketed concert.  Tickets are limited to 25 and will be distributed at the time you board the bus. If you are interested, please sign up in the registration book.

Sunday, December 15th

Concert at Grace United Methodist

Rated: EASY      Departure: 2:30 p.m.

A traditional Christmas concert featuring Grace Church’s Chancel, Youth and Children’s Choirs with organ, flute, trumpet, and congregational singing.

This trip is free. A free will offering is suggested. If you are interested, please sign up in the registration book.

Tuesday, December 17th

Country Club of Maryland

Rated: EASY      Departure: 11:30 a.m.

Please join us for a Holiday Luncheon at the Country Club of Maryland on Stevenson Lane in the Hunt Room.

You will have a choice of:

Sautéed Breast of Chicken Eugene

Chicken breast sautéed and served with Smithfield ham and mushrooms in a

light sherry cream sauce over rice with fresh vegetables.

Flounder Française

Sautéed in a light batter, served with rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.

There will be a cash bar- cash only accepted, no checks or credit cards. The cost of the luncheon will be $30, which includes non-alcoholic beverages.  The deadline to cancel is Monday, December 9. After which you will be charged. If you are interested please sign up in the registration book.

Wednesday, December 18th

American Music Theatre:    Joy to the World

Rated: MODERATELY DIFFICULT         Departure: 8:00 a.m. 

The ringing of church bells in a quaint town square sets the scene for Joy to the World, AMT’s newest holiday spectacular, featuring scenes filled with entertaining elves, dramatic dancing, sensational singing, and grand moments galore.

Following this spectacular show we will have lunch at Miller’s, a staple in the Lancaster community for over 90 years.  The cost of this trip is $70.00. Registration for this trip is closed.

Please prepare and plan for this extended day trip. The bus will be departing at 8:00 am and returning by 5:00 pm.

Thursday, December 19th

Movie Trip

Rated: EASY      Departure: TBD

Enjoy a quiet afternoon at the movies. Theatre and show time to be determined at a later time.  If you are interested please sign up in the registration book.

Weekly Community Events

Sunday Worship

Every Sunday

Location: Auditorium     

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Sunday Worship will continue each Sunday in December.  All are welcome for worship, fellowship, and inspiration for the week ahead:

December 1        Rev. Emora Brannan (Communion Will Be Served)

December 8        No Service (Board Holiday Cocktail Party)

December 15     Mr. John Kirby

December 22     Rev. Ron Standiford

December 29     TBD

Backgammon

Every Monday

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room  

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Backgammon is one of the oldest board games for two players, dating from the Byzantine Empire. A game that has been played for centuries has got to be fun! Don’t know how to play? We’ll teach you! We will have 5 boards available.

Glee Club

Every Monday

Location: Auditorium  

Time: 1:30 p.m.                                                                                     

Come join the Glee Club!

Edenwald Theatre

Every Monday

Location: Auditorium    

Time: 3:00 p.m.

You may join us, or you may come just to watch.

At present, skits and short plays are being performed for members, followed by a critique or discussion.

We are a reader’s theatre — we do not memorize.

Knitting/ Crocheting Group

Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Terraces Lobby

Time 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

We make charity hats, scarves, prayer shawls, octopuses for the NICU, comfort dolls, any size, any color, etc.  Free needles/ hooks, patterns and yarn in 1205.

Duplicate Bridge

Every Tuesday

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room   Time: 12:30 p.m.    

Bingo    Every Tuesday 

Location: Auditorium                                    

Time: 7:30 p.m.

2 cards for $1.00! Come try YOUR luck!

Bible Study

Every Thursday

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room   Time: 10:00 a.m.

Rev. Ron Standiford will be teaching from the Old Testament book of Job showing that God’s care is not what we expect.

Shabbat Service

2nd and 4th Friday of Every Month

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room Time: 4:00 p.m.

Kabbalat Shabbat at Edenwald is an experience. It begins as congregants gather together with friends, bid farewell to the week that has passed, reconnect with one another and welcome Shabbat with joyous songs.

Bookmobile 1st and 3rd Friday of Every Month

 Location: Outside the Main Building   Time: 2:00 to 3:30

You can call ahead and reserve a book if you know which title you are looking for.

Call the Mobile Library Service at 410-887-7586 or see Lisha for a reservation sheet.

When you call, be sure to have your library card number handy.

Monday, December 2nd

Healthcare Presentation              10:30 a.m.

Location:  Boardroom     Facilitator:  Healthcare Committee

We, the independent residents of Edenwald, have an opportunity to inform ourselves of health care services available at Edenwald. The initiative originated with the residents. The health services staff has responded by volunteering their time and energy to help us get to know the services provided.

Services provided in Stroh Hall will be presented by Director of Nursing Aira Bautista-O’Donnell.  This small setting ensures the most effective way for us to learn and ask questions. If you are interested, please sign up in the registration book.

Monday, December 2nd 

White Supremacy and Christian Theology

Location: Auditorium   Time: 7:30 p.m.

An underreported aspect of recent active-shooter attacks on religious congregations — synagogues in Pittsburgh and Poway, and mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand — has been the ways the shooters have drawn from Christian history and the Christian theological tradition to justify their attacks. What roles have Christian theology and the centuries-long heritage of Christians denigrating Jews and Muslims played in these violent acts? How can Christians and Jews and Muslims today work against these entrenched tendencies and trends?

Dr. Matthew D. Taylor is the Protestant Scholar at the Institute for Islamic, Christian and Jewish Studies. He was educated at the University of California and Fuller Theological Seminary. He earned his PhD at Georgetown University and is especially interested in Christianity and Islam.

Wednesday, December 4th 

Art w/ Emily      10:00 a.m.

Location: Art Studio Room 1205 Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Join Artist in Residence Emily Kendall the first Wednesday of every month, when she will share new approaches to art.  Classes are limited to 10 residents per class and fill very quickly.  Classes are free.  If you are interested, please sign up in the registration book.

Wednesday, December 4th 

Thomas Pandolfi: Holiday Spirit – Piano Works for the Season of Christmas                         

Location: Auditorium     7:30 p.m.                  Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Have you ever wondered how it would sound if a world class concert pianist interpreted music for the holidays? Well, your curiosity will be satisfied as you listen to favorites such as Sleigh Ride, White Christmas and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy sparkle like bright snowflakes on the 88 keys! Beethoven’s birthday is December 16th, so Thomas always includes a favorite sonata as the centerpiece of this marvelously entertaining program, and what is more, he lets you choose between the three most popular: “Pathetique,” “Moonlight” or “Appassionata! ”

Thursday, December 5th

Holiday Movie: The Nutcracker 7:00 p.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Party Committee

Peter Tchaikovsky’s the Nutcracker live from the Bolshoi Theatre with the Bolshoi Ballet. This 1978 remake is a truly spellbinding version of this Christmas classic, Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies combined with superb dancing to great pure delight.

It stars Yekaterina Maximova, Vladimir Vasilev, Vladimir Levashev and Sergei Radchenko with choreography by Bolshoi Artistic Director and Ballet Master Yuri Grigorovich.

Maximova charmingly dances as Maria, the young girl whose mysterious uncle Drosselmeyer gives her a wooden Nutcracker for Christmas. When he comes to life, she rescues him from marching mice and is taking him to the kingdom of sweets for a series of entertaining divertissements from many nationalities. The running time is 3 hours.

Friday, December 6th      

Wine Tasting     4:30 p.m. 

Location: Inside & Outside the Auditorium  

Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

First Friday of the month, Wine Tasting, will offer light refreshments along with the wines of the Month!

Monday December 9th

Open House       11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: 1st Floor Salon              Facilitator:  PS  Salon

Have seen our new look? Well here is your chance.  Light refreshments will be available and you will have an opportunity to win free salon products!

Tentative salon hours of operation once they reopen, Wednesday- Friday 9-3.

Monday, December 9th

Holiday Concert                 7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Party Committee

Holiday Concert with the Harbor City Chorus and Sweet Adeline’s. Music makes the holiday season so very joyful.

So please join us for an evening good music, good times and good cheer!

Tuesday, December 10th

Book Club:  Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the

Birth of the FBI 7:30 p.m.                                  

Location: 2nd Floor Private Dining Room               Facilitator: Patricia Owens

Please note!  The Book Club will meet one week later than usual, because of the Holiday Brass Concert at the Cathedral on Tuesday, December 3.

We will meet in the usual location, the second floor Private Dining Room, on Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. Our book this month was “Killers of the Flower Moon; The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” by David Grann. A serious work of nonfiction, it tells a riveting story of greed, serial murder, and racial injustice that exposes an extremely disturbing episode in American history.

All are welcome. Please join us if you would like to participate in our discussion of this fascinating book.

Wednesday, December 11th

Let’s Write                          3:30 p.m.  

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room Facilitator: Jack Gillett

Your writing can be a journal entry, poetry, fiction, an op-ed piece, or essay. Perhaps write about a memory from your past or thoughts about people or events for the present, visits to memorable places, encounters with unusual people, humorous incidents or recollections of friends or relatives that you treasure.  Writers are asked to bring eight copies of pieces to be read to the group.  Listeners are welcome and may join the discussion. Sessions last one hour. Those who attend our meetings are also invited to have dinner and conversation with other Let’s Write! members at 5:30 in the Valley Room.

Wednesday, December 11th

Christmas in Baltimore w/ Wayne Schaumburg 

Location: Auditorium   Time: 7:30 p.m.

In mentally gearing up for this year’s holiday season, have you ever wondered which Baltimore traditions have changed and which have stayed the same?

Baltimore historian and educator Wayne Schaumburg will give insight into “Christmas in Old Baltimore.” He will focus on some of Baltimore’s great holiday customs from the 1940s to the 1960s, including downtown shopping, visiting Santa, the Toytown Parade, firehouse train gardens, and even our favorite holiday topic to quibble over: aluminum trees.

Wayne, born and bred Baltimorean, graduated from City College and went to college at Towson University and then on to Morgan State University for a Master’s Degree in History/ Social Science and another Master’s degree in Art History/ Architecture from Johns Hopkins University.

Wayne has been a prodigious evangelist for the history of his native city for over 25 years. He has brought Baltimore City history back to life.

Thursday, December 12th  

Children’s Choir                                10:00 a.m.                                                

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Year after year the Children’s Choir of the Church of the Redeemer School has been coming to entertain us during the holiday season. Don’t miss the joyful voices of these children.

Thursday, December 12th  

Albert Niedel                    7:30 p.m.                                               

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Born in Budapest, Hungary, baritone Albert Niedel specializes in the great lyric-dramatic roles of Verdi and other composers.  Top 4 Finalist of The American Prize in 2019, and Second Prize Winner of the 2018 Inese Galante International Voice Competition in Latvia, Mr. Niedel also received top honors in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Advanced College Division (which consisted of participants from Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania) as well as the Baltimore Music Club, in the Professional Vocal category.

Mr. Niedel has been a featured artist at the French and German embassies and performed a solo operatic recital at the State Department in Washington, DC.  He was among selected guests to perform at the house of the President of Israel, the Governor of Louisiana and the Mayor of Long Island, among others.

Friday, December 13th        

Computer Q&A 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                                             

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Alvin Miller

Alvin Miller connects his computer to the screen in the auditorium so all participants needing computer help can see what he is doing.  Alvin will answer a question from each person in turn.  He will offer answers to PC questions. No sign up needed.

Friday, December 13th        

Residents’ Association Meeting    1:30 p.m.     

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Executive Committee

Residents’ Association Meeting. All residents are invited to attend.

Saturday, November 14th 

Coffee and Conversation                  10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Location: Private Dining Room 2nd Floor  

Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Want a great way to meet your neighbors?  Stop in on Saturday morning. Hope to see you there!

Sunday, December 15th   

Sunday on Broadway:  Perry Como’s Christmas Show          

 7:00 p.m.  

Location: Auditorium    Facilitator:  Party Committee   

Perry Como’s Christmas Show represents the beloved crooner in the prime of his popularity when he enjoyed a decades-long association with holiday television specials that entertained tens of millions of viewers from the 1950s through the 1990s.

Originally airing on CBS-TV the Christmas Show includes special musical guests The Carpenters along with Olympics Skating star Peggy Fleming and comedy great Rick Little.

Join us for a warm and nostalgic holiday celebration.  The running time is 1hr and 20 min.

Monday, December 16th 

Town Hall w/ Mark   10:00 a.m.   

Location: Auditorium

Come to this informative session, as Mark lays out how Edenwald will move towards the future and answer any questions you may have about life at Edenwald.

*You can logon to www.edenwaldra.org  to receive information on the most recent Town Hall notes, or read them in the Library located on the 3rd floor.

Monday, December 16th

Ain’t Misbehavin’ Big Band         7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium      Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

With performances that encompass a whole spectrum of listeners and dancers, Ain’t Misbehavin’ Big Band will have you dancing out of your seats this holiday season.  Their musical library consists of festive holiday tunes. With vocal stylings by Brenda Blackwell, you are set for an event of musical bliss!

Tuesday, December 17th

Holiday Cookie Party and Sing Along      1:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Join us for a Holiday Cookie Party and Sing Along. Hot chocolate and coffee will be on hand. If you would like to bring your own homemade cookies to share with others, please do!

Music will be provided by Paul Hulleberg. Hope to see you there.

Wednesday, December 18th

Bach in Baltimore at Edenwald 7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium      Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Music Director and founder T. Herbert Dimmock brings Bach in Baltimore to our Edenwald audience. They will present a program of short pieces:  some choral, some solo and some instrumental.

Bach in Baltimore’s mission is to perform the choral works of Johann Sebastian Bach (and his contemporaries), and to educate the concert-going public about the musical language of Bach and the texts he chose to set to music.

Thursday, December 19th

Monthly Foreign Film   7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium    Facilitator: Movie Committee

Watch the bulletin board for the movie title and movie description for our December foreign film of the month.

Friday, December 20th 

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles     1:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium    Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

The origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving.

See rare archival footage, interviews and musical luminaries as they explore the legacy of this long-running, award-winning musical.

Friday, December 20th 

Glee Club Holiday Concert      7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium    Facilitator: Glee Club 

Come join the Glee Club as we sing our favorite holiday songs! What’s yours?  Is it a carol, a hymn, a tune from a classic movie?  We want to know, so be sure to vote for yours by December 6th at the front desk.  The Glee Club will perform the winner at our Holiday Concert.  We hope to see you there!

Saturday, December 21st

Musician in Residence:  Holiday Concert with Claire and Family    2:00 p.m.

Location: Auditorium                    Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

The first half of this concert will consist of holiday themes pieces, both Christmas and Hanukkah. Grace, Claire’s sister, will also return to sing some selections from Handel’s Messiah. These selections will be followed by a holiday sing-along led by Claire and her family.

Sunday, December 22nd               

Hanukkah Candle Lighting           5:00 p. m.

Location: Auditorium

We will be having a short introduction to the Hanukkah holiday and symbolic candle lighting followed by dinner. Residents may choose to eat at any dining venue because a traditional Hanukkah meal will be on the menu that evening. No formal sign up is required unless individuals want to make a reservation for a large party in the Grille or Valley Room.  All are welcome to attend. Contact Margery Cohen 410-321-1160 with any questions.

Sunday, December 22nd  

Sunday on Broadway: “White Christmas”            7:00 p.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Party Committee    

Two talented song and dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business.  One winter they join forces with a sister act and trek to Vermont for a White Christmas. The result is what stuff dreams are made of.

White Christmas is a treasure trove of Irving Berlin’s most memorable songs.  Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen. It’s from 1954. The running time is 2hrs.

Monday, December 23rd

Ding-a-ling, I feel so Christmas-y!   7:30 p.m.

Location: Auditorium    Facilitator: Lifestyles Programming Department

Ding-a-ling, I Feel So Christmas-y! captures the holiday spirit from madcap to meditation, with a few stops along the way at madness and merriment. Christine Thomas and Michael Tan present an entertaining evening of songs familiar and new (and some familiar and new, at the same time!) from musicals, movies, TV, and sanctuaries of various faiths.  Kick off the Christmas season with some Crabs for Christmas, spend your Hanukkah in Santa Monica, and enjoy All Those Christmas Clichés.

Mezzo-soprano Christine Thomas has performed everything from the motets of J.S. Bach to the melodies of Irving Berlin to the minimalism of Philip Glass. As a cabaret artist, Ms. Thomas has appeared at Germano’s in Little Italy as well as at Spotlighters, and in venues in Milwaukee and NYC. She is the owner and proprietor of Mezzoid Voice Studio in Baltimore, where she helps up-and-coming singers become curiously strong singers.

Michael Tan is a local music director, with more than 50 shows in seven local theatres over the last 14 years. To pay the bills, he is the Director of the Center for Alternative and Supported Education – ACCESS at the Community College of Baltimore County, providing programming to adults with developmental disabilities.

Sunday, December 29th

Sunday on Broadway: “It’s A Wonderful Life”    7:00 p.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Party Committee    

Roger Ebert wrote “It’s one of those ageless movies- that improves with age.”

Voted the #1 most inspiring film of all time by AFT’S 100 years-100 cheers. It’s A Wonderful Life has had just that, with the endearing message that “no one is a failure who has friends.” Frank Capra’s heartwarming masterpiece continues to endure, and after 70 years this beloved classic still remains as powerful and moving as the day it was made. This timeless movie, with its timeless message, is the greatest year-round of all.

Made in 1946 it stars James Stewart and Donna Reed. Running time of 2hrs and 10min.

Tuesday, December 31st

New Year’s Eve Party     8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Party Committee    

Each New Year offers an exciting opportunity for a fresh start and new beginning, which is probably why we all look forward to New Year’s Eve so much. No matter what your goals are for the coming year or how many New Year’s resolutions you plan on making for 2020, ringing in the start of the New Year is a movement to acknowledge.

2020 is a very special year- DOUBLE DIGITS- and it only happens every 101 years. The New Year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written. January 1st is the first blank page of a 365 page book.  Write a good one! Start your book with an entry about Edenwald’s New Year’s Eve Party. Please join us in the auditorium from 8:30pm until 12:30am

With dancing and good fellowship. Our favorite D. J. – Larry Adler will be spinning those great records.

So put a big circle on your calendar for December 31st.

Sharing Group                    

Location: Terraces Multipurpose Room  

Facilitator: The Executive Committee

Sharing Group will not meet in December.

Thursday, January 9th

Edenwald Theatre Presents:  The Magic of Words

Location: Auditorium     Facilitator: Jerry Mandelberg

Edenwald theatre group’s next show is now scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020. It will cover a lot of ground, in addition to poetry by Judith Viorst. It will focus on the power of words, and where much of it comes from. For example, how it is understood by children and fed back to us in the form of answers to test questions.