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VILLAGE DEC. 2019

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ON-CAMPUS EVENTS Featured Events.....................................................p. 4 Spiritual Gatherings...............................................p. 8 Social and Games...................................................p. 8 Meetings and Clubs..............................................p. 9 Save the Dates........................................................p. 11 Crafts.........................................................................p. 11 Calendar...................................................................p. 12 Wellness...................................................................p. 14 Dining........................................................................p. 18

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Recreation Department:

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Baird Wellness Center:

33783 Village Living is published monthly. If you have any questions, comments or ideas on current or upcoming trips, please call the Recreation Department. To view this publication electronically, please visit MasonicVillages.org/news.


Christmas at Longwood Gardens MONDAY, DEC. 30

Pick-up: 2:30 p.m. FCC, 2:45 p.m. Clubhouse Return: 10 p.m. Cost: $27 Join Longwood Gardens as they celebrate the many shapes of the season, inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites, like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and the figures of nature from pinecones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll among illuminated trees, glowing orbs and a shimmering tunnel of lights. Take in a light display choreographed to music in the main fountain garden. Dinner may be purchased at the cafĂŠ located at Longwood Gardens. Please note: a lot of walking is required for this trip. Electric wheelchairs are available to rent if needed. RSVP by Dec. 16 to ext. 14512. 3


FEATURED EVENTS Keystone Concert Band SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 3 P.M. Deike Auditorium

Start the holiday season right with music by the Keystone Concert Band, consisting of nearly 50 volunteer musicians, including residents John and Linda Hope. The band has performed in many different locations, such as the State Capitol, community events, churches, parks, picnics and weddings, in addition to regular public concerts. They maintain an active and varied performance schedule which welcomes new members.

Clubhouse Tree Lighting TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 7 P.M. Keystone Room

Glenn Miller Christmas Show

THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 7 P.M. Keystone Room

Join Glenn Miller, the one-man-band, as he entertains you with seasonal favorites. This show features clean humor, which is original and many times unrehearsed and spontaneous.

Masonic Village Recreation’s Holiday Open House FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 9 – 11 A.M. & 1 – 3 P.M. GLH Studio B

Kick off the holiday season during the 10th annual tree lighting program. The Village Encore Band will entertain with favorite holiday songs, and cheer will be abundant.

Celebrate this beautiful time of year with all of your Masonic Village friends and family. Eggnog and an assortment of holiday cookies will be served. If you’d like, please bring along a friend who may be new to Masonic Village.

Servant Stage Presents “Joy to the World”

Glass Fusing Holiday Sale

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 7 P.M. Deike Auditorium

Get into the spirit of the season with Servant Stage’s “Joy To The World.” This heartwarming, original Christmas revue pays tribute to dozens of traditional and modern holiday favorites, tracing the magical spirit of the season to its source - the Miracle of the Nativity. With stunning arrangements and soaring vocals, “Joy To The World” will fill your cup with Christmas cheer. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Friendship Tree Dedication THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 5:30 P.M. GLH Solarium

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The annual dedication of the Friendship Tree will take place during Spiritual Care’s Vesper Service. If you have a holiday card to place on the tree, please drop it in the basket located in the GLH Solarium by Tuesday, Dec 3.

FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. GLH Studio C 

Residents Joan and Bob Terwilliger will host a sale of fused-glass items perfect for holiday gifts. Pieces include pendants, soap dishes, slumped wine bottles, cheese plates, coasters and more! All proceeds benefit the Masonic Village glass fusing program.

Talk on Christmas Trees with Resident Judy Parrish FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2 P.M. Keystone Room

Explore some of the myths and magic of the season with this special presentation by resident and history buff Judy Parrish. Topics include decorating a tree from bare to tinsel with special ornaments and explanations of their significance and origins, as well as stories of other observed traditions the explanation behind them.


Masonic Village Encore Band Holiday Concert FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 7 P.M.

White House Christmas

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 10:30 A.M. Keystone Room

Made up of residents and community members, the Masonic Village Encore Band will bring the holiday spirit to you by playing songs of the season. Singing is welcomed and encouraged!

Residents Walt and Margie Cook will educate you on how the holiday has evolved since John and Abigail Adams lived in the White House. Learn how the Christmas trees, children, pets, gingerbread houses and more are part of the White House Christmas tradition.

Christmas Concert with Elizabeth and Josh Tindall

Music Merrymakers Holiday Concert

Deike Auditorium

SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 3:30 P.M. Deike Auditorium

These two very talented local musicians share songs of the season with traditional favorite pieces, as well as a few more classical holiday compositions on piano and keyboard. Josh is Pastor of Music Ministries at the Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren, and his wife, Elizabeth, plays keyboard and organ for the church. You may also remember Josh from the Josh Squared Band.

Hospice and the Palliative Bridge Seminar TUESDAY, DEC. 10, 10 A.M. Keystone Room

Hospice and palliative care is part of Masonic Village’s continuum of care. The service combines top-notch medical care with a compassionate human touch, one that can have an impact on a family forever. This seminar will be repeated on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m., in the Life Long Learning Center.

Milton Hershey School Chorus Christmas Program TUESDAY, DEC. 10, 1 P.M.

THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 6:30 P.M. Brossman Ballroom, Salon I

Join the Music Merrymakers as they share the Story of Christmas in songs of the season. This group uses sacred and secular music that paints a melodious portrait of the meaning for the season, which we love to remember and celebrate. Share in the fun and the blessedness of the Christmas season with the Music Merrymakers.

Talk on Santa with Resident Judy Parrish FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 2 P.M. Keystone Room

Resident and history buff Judy Parrish is back for this presentation on gift giving, beginning in ancient Rome and progressing to our present image of Santa Claus and how he came to be.

Holiday Movie Showing FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 7 P.M. Keystone Room

A seasonal holiday movie will be shown. Look for the title on your bulletin boards.

Deike Auditorium

The Milton Hershey Elementary Choir (approximately 60+ students) and members of the Milton Hershey Elementary Band will be presenting holiday music for your enjoyment. These youth are full of holiday spirit and will help to lift yours with their enthusiasm and good cheer.

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FEATURED EVENTS



Triechler Lodge Holiday Breakfast

Jay Smar Ol’ Tyme Country Christmas

Brossman Ballroom $7 per ticket (purchase at door)

Keystone Room

SATURDAY, DEC. 14, 6:30 A.M. Enjoy all-you-can-eat eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage gravy and biscuits. Santa will appear from 8 – 11 a.m., and toys are being collected for Toys for Tots. There will be a blood drive from 7 – 11 a.m.

Wilbur Buds Holiday Music SATURDAY, DEC. 14, 1 P.M. Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Join in on your favorite holiday music singing or jamming with the Wilbur Buds. The tavern is not open for business, just for music during this hour.

New Cumberland Town Band

SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 3 P.M. Brossman Ballroom

The historic New Cumberland Town Band (established in 1964) will perform holiday favorites, which will get you in the holiday spirit.

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MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2 P.M. Enjoy Jay Smar’s iconic music as he once again visits Masonic Village. He will entertain you with your favorite holiday tunes with a country flare.

Thirsty Third Thursday THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 4:30 P.M. Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Rooster Stone acoustic duo Chris and Mo, who were here in April for our “British Invasion” theme, will return with classic holiday songs mixed in with other popular music.

Geriactors Holiday Performance

THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2 P.M. GLH Solarium

Masonic Village’s readers theater, the Geriactors, will present holiday stories to warm your heart. Second performance is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m., in the Keystone Room.

Formal Gardens Grand Illumination Event Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. Trexler Terrace

Ring in the holidays by singing favorite Christmas carols, sipping hot chocolate and celebrating with friends. The illumination of the Formal Gardens will happen after the signature countdown - watch it from a bird’s eye view on the Trexler Terrace! 6


A Jazzy Christmas with Temple Avenue Jazz Band TUESDAY, DEC, 17, 2 P.M. Deike Auditorium

Swing into the Christmas spirit with this group that was formed seven years ago by Lancaster teenagers and friends at Temple University. The band still has a mix of local and Philadelphia roots. Singer Calli Graver is a McCaskey High School graduate, and pianist Colin McKeel is a Manheim Township graduate. Temple Avenue now consists of musicians in their mid-20s. The band will perform its fun and upbeat arrangements of holiday standards, such as “Frosty the Snowman,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” “Let It Snow” and many others.

“Rockin Around the Christmas Tree” with the Quentin Jones Trio FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 7 P.M. Brossman Ballroom

Last seen as a solo act in the tavern this summer, Quentin will return with a couple of friends to entertain you with instrumental versions of some favorite Christmas hits that are a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll. Featured instruments include guitar, drums and piano.

Matinée Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas” SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2 P.M. Deike Auditorium

Watch the story of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol.” This movie shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real-life inspirations with his vivid imagination. This movie is rated PG and is one hour and 14 minutes long.

Movie Showing: “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” FRIDAY, DEC. 27, 7:05 P.M. Deike Auditorium

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. Come and enjoy this all-time favorite holiday movie. This movie is not rated and has a run time of two hours.

New Year’s Eve Party with the Andy Angel Band TUESDAY, DEC. 31, 9 P.M. Brossman Ballroom

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SPIRITUAL GATHERINGS Sundays, 8:15 a.m. & 10 a.m.

Worship Service, Sell Chapel

Mondays, 9 a.m.

Handbell Practice, Sell Chapel

Mondays, 9:30 a.m.

Bible Study, Life Long Learning Center

Mondays, 1:30 p.m.

Women’s Chorus Rehearsal, Sell Chapel

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Sell Chapel Choir Rehearsal, Sell Chapel

Thursdays, 1:15 p.m.

Bible Study, Keystone Room

Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

Men’s Choir Rehearsal, Sell Chapel

Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.

Vespers, GLH Solarium

Fridays, 9 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study, All Purpose Room, James Buchanan

Wed., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.

Searching the Scriptures: Women’s Group, Roosevelt Assembly Room

Thurs., Dec. 5, 10:30 a.m.

Advent Study, Sell Chapel Parlor

Sun., Dec. 8, 8:15 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Hanging of the Greens, Sell Chapel

Sun., Dec. 8, 2 p.m.

Blue Christmas, Sell Chapel: There are many moments in our lives when we need comfort and consolation. Christmas can be a time when we are in need of that reassurance. This Service of Wholeness and Healing with the theme of “Blue Christmas” will feature quiet reflection and meaningful words and music.

Mon., Dec. 9, 2 p.m.

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Sell Chapel Book Club, Sell Chapel Parlor

Tues., Dec. 10, 8 a.m.

Men’s Freemasonry Discussion Group, Roosevelt Assembly Room

Wed., Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m.

L’Chaim, Roosevelt Meditation Chapel

Wed., Dec. 11, 2 p.m.

Episcopalian Open Service, Keystone Room

Thurs., Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m.

Advent Study, Sell Chapel Parlor

Fri., Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m.

Special Singles Widows Group, Lodge Multipurpose Room

Thurs., Dec. 19, 9 a.m.

Men’s Support Group, Keystone Room

Fri., Dec. 20, 2 p.m.

Shabbat, Roosevelt Meditation Chapel

Tues., Dec. 24, 2 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service, Roosevelt Assembly Room

Tues., Dec. 24, 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service, GLH Solarium

Tues., Dec. 24, 7 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service, Sell Chapel

SOCIAL AND GAMES Mondays, 9 a.m.

Cornhole, Brossman Ballroom, Salon IV

Mondays, 3 p.m. Scrabble for Fun, Keystone Room Mondays, 6:30 p.m.

Bridge, Keystone Room

Mondays, 6:45 p.m.

Mah Jongg, Sycamore South Rec. Room

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Wii Bowling, Smith North Rec. Room

Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.

Duplicate Bridge, Keystone Room

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Pickleball, Patton Campus Gym Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Shuffleboard, Brossman Ballroom, Salon II

Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.

Wii Bowling, GLH Solarium


Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

Mah Jongg, Sycamore South Rec. Room

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Pinochle, Keystone Room

Thursdays, 9 a.m.

Pickleball, Patton Campus Memorial Hall Gym

Thursdays, 6:45 p.m.

Mah Jongg, Smith North Rec. Room

Thursdays, 7 p.m.

Canasta, Clubhouse Lobby

Fridays, 9 a.m.

Bowling, Clearview Lanes, Elizabethtown

Fridays, 9:30 a.m.

Ceramics, Smith North Ceramics Room

Fridays, 12:30 p.m.

500 Rummy, JB Game Room

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Morning Stretch, Keystone Room

Tues., Dec. 3, 7 p.m.

Organ Music with Volunteer Kathy Collins, Brown Apartment Building

Wed., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.

Hand and Foot Card Game, Keystone Room

Sat., Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

Bingo, Keystone Room

Sun., Dec. 8, 5 p.m.

Wine and Cheese Social, Keystone Room

Mon., Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

Bingo, Brossman Ballroom, Salon III

Thurs., Dec. 12, 1 p.m.

Scrabble by the Rules, Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Fri., Dec. 13, 2 p.m.

Bingo, Sycamore North

Mon., Dec. 16, 6 p.m.

Horseracing, Brossman Ballroom, Salon III

Sat., Dec. 21, 2 p.m.

Bingo, Keystone Room

Mon., Dec. 23, 6 p.m.

Bingo, Lodge Multipurpose Room

Thurs., Dec. 26, 1 p.m.

Scrabble by the Rules, Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Fri., Dec. 27, 1 p.m.

December Birthday Party, Studio B: Celebrate December birthdays with friends. Cake and ice cream will be served. RSVP by calling ext. 33277 by Dec. 20.

Fri., Dec. 27, 2 p.m.

Bingo, Sycamore North

Fri., Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m.

Happy Hour, Keystone Room

Sat., Dec. 28, 6:30 p.m.

Trivia Night with Bob Reigh, Lodge Multipurpose Room

MEETINGS AND CLUBS Mondays, 1 p.m. Masonic Village Piece Makers Quilting Group, Sycamore North Mondays, 1:30 p.m.

Line Dancing Class, GLH Solarium or Brossman Ballroom, Salon I

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Classes for the Curious, Life Long Learning Center: Instruction occurring in math, science, philosophy and more.

Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

Social Hour, Recreation Center Studio A: Call ext. 39930 for a monthly list of subjects.

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.

Craft Group Meeting, JB Craft Room

Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

The Inquisitives, JB All Purpose Room: This group takes a rational look at some of America’s serious social problems. Everyone is invited.

Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.

Blood Pressure Clinic, GLH Resident Services Office: Clinic closes at 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.

Knit Club, JB Lobby

Fridays, 10 a.m.

Music Merrymakers Rehearsal, GLH Solarium

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.

Busy Bee Coloring Club, Goose and Gridiron Tavern

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Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 1 – 3 p.m.

Art Studio and Gallery Hours: This month will feature the paintings of resident Darlene Fairfax and photography of resident Gary Herbert. Contact resident Roland Snyder at ext. 72169 for more information.

Mon., Dec. 2, Noon

High 12 Club, Patton Campus Dining Room

Mon., Dec. 2, 1:30 p.m.

Aviation Interest Group, Keystone Room: Meet with fellow pilots and aviation enthusiasts and explore aviation legends and lore.

Tues., Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m.

Nurses Club, Keystone Room: All LPN/RNs are welcome to attend.

Wed., Dec. 4, 1:30 p.m.

Low Vision Support Group, Recreation Center Studio A

Wed., Dec. 4, 2 p.m.

Brain Fitness Club, Goose and Gridiron Tavern: For more information, contact the Baird Wellness Center at ext. 33783.

Thurs., Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m.

MVE Retirement Living Association Meeting, Deike Auditorium

Thurs., Dec. 5, 1 p.m.

Book Club Meeting with the Village Bookies, Life Long Learning Center: This month’s book is “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Della Owens.

Thurs., Dec. 5, 7 p.m.

Order of the Eastern Star Meeting, Brossman Ballroom, Salons III & IV

Fri., Dec. 6, 1:30 p.m.

Penn State Grey Lions, Lodge Multipurpose Room

Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Model Railroad Club Open House

Sun., Dec. 8, 2 – 4 p.m.

Model Railroad Club Open House

Mon., Dec. 9, Resident Giant Gift Card 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Sale, FCC Atrium

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Mon., Dec. 9, 10 a.m.

Lancaster County Life Story Writing, Star Points Private Dining Room

Mon., Dec. 9, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Resident Giant Gift Card Sale, Keystone Room

Mon., Dec. 9, 7 p.m.

Astronomy Club Meeting, James Buchanan All Purpose Room

Tues., Dec. 10, 9 a.m.

Coffee with Mark, Brown Building

Tues., Dec. 10, 7 p.m.

Amaranth Meeting, Brossman Ballroom, Salons III and IV

Tues., Dec. 10, 7 p.m.

Corinthian Royal Arch Chapter, Lodge Room

Wed., Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m.

Intergenerational Sensory Garden Program with Kids, GLH Studio B: This month, we complete and frame our pressed flower projects.

Thurs., Dec. 12, 10:15 a.m.

Dog Club Meeting, Keystone Room: Local resident Randy Hess and his Susquehanna Service Dog will return.

Thurs., Dec. 12, 5 p.m.

Sojourners Meeting: If you would like to join the Sojourners, please contact resident Jack Heinze at ext. 15417.

Fri., Dec. 13, 1 p.m.

Birders’ Club, James Buchanan All Purpose Room: Call resident Lew Cressler ext. 14030 with questions.

Sat., Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Model Railroad Club Open House

Sat., Dec. 14, 9 a.m.

The Social Order of the Beauceant (S.O.O.B.), Masonic Lodge Room: Contact resident Sonja Alcon at ext. 15154 for more information.

Mon., Dec. 16, 1:30 p.m.

Caregivers Support Group, GLH Studio B

Mon., Dec. 16, 7 p.m.

Treichler Lodge Meeting

Tues., Dec. 17, 5 p.m.

MV Shriners Club Meeting, Brossman Ballroom, Salon I

Wed., Dec. 18, 9 a.m.

Coffee with Mark, Smith North

Wed., Dec 18, 2 p.m.

Brain Fitness Club, Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Thurs., Dec. 19, 10 a.m.

Bereavement Support Group, Sycamore North

Fri., Dec. 20, 9 a.m.

Coffee with Executive Director Mike Rowe, Keystone Room


Fri., Dec. 20, 1 p.m.

Coffee with Executive Director Mike Rowe, Lodge Multipurpose Room

Sat., Dec. 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Model Railroad Club Open House

Mon., Dec. 23, 9 a.m.

Coffee with Mark, Sycamore South

Mon., Dec. 24, 10 a.m.

Lancaster County Life Story Writing, Star Points Private Dining Room

Tues., Jan. 28, 10 a.m.

MV Travel Club, Keystone Room: Trips include: Christmas at the Biltmore, Dec. 9 – 13; Nashville, May 11 - 16, 2020; and Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Oct. 6 - 11, 2020. Contact resident Ann Berger at 361-5170 for information.

CRAFTS

SAVE THE DATES

Express your creativity and pick up a new hobby! Craft classes are open to all retirement living residents. Call ext. 33277 to reserve a place in a class.

The Matt Daniel Band Thurs., Jan. 2, 2 p.m. Deike Auditorium

CERAMICS GLH Studio C Cost: $5 Every Tuesday

Vocalist Maria Damore Presents the “Music of Hollywood” Sat., Jan. 4, 7 p.m. Deike Auditorium Matt Cleveland Game Show Night Mon., Jan. 6 GLH Solarium Break from the Blue Collar Barbershop Quartet Sun., Jan. 12, 7 p.m. Thirsty Third Thursday with Over Easy Thurs., Jan. 16, 4:30 p.m. Goose and Gridiron Tavern

“Sound of Music” Audience Sing–A-Long  Sun., Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Deike Auditorium Conley & Watson, Country and Western Acoustic Duo Fri., Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Deike Auditorium Bonus Thirsty Thursday Matt Wenger, Guitar & Vocals Thurs., Jan. 30, 4:30 p.m. Goose and Gridiron Tavern

Class I: 8:30 - 11 a.m. Class II: 1 - 3 p.m. GLASS FUSING GLH Studio C Cost: Varies Dates will vary

Call ext. 33277 for dates and times. HAND BUILDING POTTERY OPEN STUDIO

DECORATIVE WINTER HOLIDAY LIGHTED CENTERPIECE GLH Studio B Cost: $5 Thurs., Dec. 5, 1 - 3 p.m.

RSVP by Nov. 27.

CANDY CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, HOLIDAY GREETING CARDS & PINECONE ORNAMENTS GLH Studio B Cost: $5 Thurs., Dec. 12, 9 - 11 a.m.

RSVP by Dec. 5.

HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE WITH LIVE GREENS GLH Studio B Cost: $5 Thurs., Dec. 19, 9 - 11 a.m.

RSVP by Dec. 10.

Tools are provided, and firing is included. All skill levels welcome. Residents Marilyn Morrison and Pat Reed will lead. GLH Studio C Cost: Varies Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.

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DEC. 2019

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CALENDAR KEY Off Campus Excursions Standard Trips Other Events BB

Brossman Ballroom

BN

Brown Building

CC

Courtyard Café

DA

Deike Auditorium

FCC-AT

Freemasons Cultural Center Atrium

GGT

Goose and Gridiron Tavern

LLL

Life Long Learning Center

LMR

Lodge Multipurpose Room

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3 p.m. Keystone Concert Band (DA)

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8:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. Hanging of the Greens (Sell Chapel) 5 p.m. Westminster Music Concert 2 – 4 p.m. Model Railroad Open House 2 p.m. Blue Christmas (Sell Chapel) 3:30 p.m. Christmas Concert with Elizabeth and Josh Tindall (DA) 5 p.m. Wine & Cheese (KR)

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MC

Meditation Chapel in Masonic Health Care Center

KR

Keystone Room

LE

Louis Eisenlohr

PCDR

Patton Campus Dining Room

SM-N

Smith North

SYC-N

Sycamore North

SYC-S

Sycamore South

VA

Village Apartments

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8:30 a.m. Gift & Thrift and Country Store Noon High 12 Club (PCDR) 1:30 p.m. Aviation Interest Group (KR) 6 p.m. Formal Gardens Grand Illumination (Trexler Terrace)

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9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Resident Giant Card Sale (FCC-AT) 10 a.m. Lancaster County Life Story Writers (Star Points) 12:30 p.m. Park City Mall 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Resident Giant Card Sale (KR) 2 p.m. Sell Chapel Book Club 5 p.m. Festival of Lights 6 p.m. Bingo (BB, Salon III) 7 p.m. Astronomy Club Meeting (JB All Purpose Room)

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3 p.m. New Cumberland Town Band (BB)

8:30 a.m. Walmart 1:30 p.m. Caregivers Support Group (GLH Studio B) 2 p.m. Jay Smar Ol’ Tyme Country Christmas (KR) 6 p.m. Christmas Light Tour 6 p.m. Horseracing (BB, Salon III) 7 p.m. Treichler Lodge Meeting

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GLH-SO Grand Lodge Hall Solarium MHCC-R Roosevelt Assembly Room

MONDAY

TUESDAY

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10:30 a.m. Leed’s Restaurant 10:30 a.m. Nurses Club (KR) 7 p.m. Clubhouse Tree Lighting (KR) 7 p.m. Organ Music with Kathy Collins (BN)

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8 a.m. Men’s Freemasonary Discussion Group (MHCC-R) 9 a.m. Coffee with Mark (BB) 10 a.m. Hospice and Palliative Care Seminar (KR) 1 p.m. Milton Hershey School Chorus Holiday Program (DA) 6 p.m. Christmas Light Tour 7 p.m. Amaranth (BB, Salons III & IV) 7 p.m. Corinthian Royal Arch Chapter (Lodge Room)

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9 a.m. Wegman’s Market 2 p.m. A Jazzy Christmas (DA) 5 p.m. Shriners Club Meeting (BB, Salon I)

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2 p.m. Movie Showing (DA)

9 a.m. Coffee with Mark (SYC-S) 10 a.m. Lancaster County Life Story Writers (Star Points Dining Room) 9:30 a.m. Park City Mall 6 p.m. Bingo (LMR)

2 p.m. Christmas Eve Service (MHCC-R) 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Service (GLH-S) 7 p.m. Christmas Eve Service (Sell Chapel)

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2:30 p.m. Christmas at Longwood Gardens

9 p.m. New Year’s Eve Party (BB)


WEDNESDAY

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7:30 a.m. Gus’s Keystone 10 a.m. Hand & Foot Game (KR) 10 a.m. Searching the Scriptures (MHCC-R) 1:30 p.m. Low Vision Support Group (Studio A) 2 p.m. Brain Fitness (GGT) 4 - 6 p.m. Holiday Cocktail Social (CH Lobby) 7 p.m. Servant Stage (DA)

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Lunch & Dinner Holiday Magic (GLH) 9:30 a.m. Intergenerational Garden Program (GLH Studio B) 10:30 a.m. White House Christmas (KR) 10:30 a.m. Roxy’s Chatter Box & Rhoads Gift Shop 1:30 p.m. L’Chaim (MHCC-R) 2 p.m. Episcopalian Open Service (KR)

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THURSDAY

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9:30 a.m. MVE Retirement Association (DA) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Bake Sale (MHCC Lobby & FCC Atrium) 10:30 a.m. Advent Study (Sell Chapel) 4:15 p.m. Allen Organ’s Holiday Concert 5:30 p.m. Friendship Tree Dedication (GLH-SO) 7 p.m. Glenn Miller (KR) 7 p.m. OES (BB, Salons III & IV)

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10 a.m. Hospice and Palliative Care Seminar (LLL) 10:15 a.m. Dog Club Meeting (KR) 10:30 a.m. Advent Study (Sell Chapel) 12:30 p.m. Dollar Tree 1 p.m. Scrabble by the Rules (GGT) 5 p.m. Sojourners Meeting 6:30 p.m. Music Merrymakers Holiday Concert (BB, Salon I)

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FRIDAY

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8:30 a.m. Walmart 9 – 11 a.m. & 1 – 3 p.m. Recreation’s Holiday Open House & Glass Fusing Sale (GLH Studio C) 1:30 p.m. Penn State Grey Lions (LMR) 2 p.m. Parkinson’s Disease & Neurological Disorders Seminar (DA) 2 p.m. Talk on Christmas Trees (KR) 7 p.m. Encore Band Holiday Concert (DA)

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SATURDAY

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10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Model Railroad Club Open House 12 p.m. Christmas Wonderland 2 p.m. Bingo (KR)

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10:30 a.m. Special Singles (LMR) 1 p.m. MV Birders’ Club (JB All Purpose Room) 2 p.m. Bingo (SYC-N) 2 p.m. Talk on Santa (KR) 3:30 p.m. Yuletide Dinner Celebration (Restaurant at Eisenlohr) 7 p.m. Movie (KR)

6:30 a.m. Treichler Lodge Holiday Breakfast (BB) 8:30 a.m. Elizabethtown Saturday Shuttle 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Model Railroad Club Open House 9 a.m. S.O.O.B. (Lodge Room) 1 p.m. Wilbur Buds (GGT) 6:30 p.m. Susquehanna Chorale

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Lunch & Dinner Candlelight Dinner (Restaurant at Clubhouse) 9 a.m. Coffee with Mark (Smith North) 10 a.m. Bird-in-Hand Theater 2 p.m. Brain Fitness (GGT)

9 a.m. Men’s Support (KR) 10 a.m. Bereavement Support Group (SYC-N) 10:30 a.m. Dukes Bar & Grille 2 p.m. Geriactors Holiday Performance (GLH-SOL) 4:30 p.m. Thirsty Third Thursday (GGT)

8:30 a.m. Dollar Tree 9 a.m. Coffee with Mike (KR) 1 p.m. Coffee with Mike (LMR) 2 p.m. Geriactors Holiday Performance (KR) 2 p.m. Shabbat (HCC-R) 7 p.m. Rock’n Round the Christmas Tree (BB)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Model Railroad Club Open House 2 p.m. Bingo (KR)

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Christmas Day

NOTES

1 p.m. Scrabble by the Rules (GGT)

12:30 p.m. Golden Triangle Plaza 1 p.m. December Birthday Party (GLH Studio B) 2 p.m. Bingo (SYC-N) 3:30 p.m. Happy Hour (KR)

8:30 a.m. Elizabethtown Saturday Shuttle 6:30 p.m. Trivia Night with Bob Reigh (LMR)


WELLNESS Baird Wellness Center

Tai Chi  33783

Located in the Freemasons Cultural Center, the Baird Wellness Center offers an array of cardiovascular and strength equipment, functional training, personal training and group fitness classes. Massage therapy and wellness workshops on mind, body and spirit are also offered.

Lodge Meeting Room  Cost: $24 for Wed. or Fri./ $48 for both  Register Dec. 23 – Jan. 3

Open daily, from 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. Staff are available Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sat., 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Classes are also broadcast on MVTV.

Tai Chi is a martial art that utilizes gentle, flowing movements to enhance health in the body and the mind. Improve strength, balance, coordination and flexibility using the eight basic principles of the short 24-yang style form of Tai Chi. Taught by Certified Tai Chi instructors Jamie Rosenshine and Lydia Greinermiller.

SilverSneakers Classic

Spin N Sculpt

TUES. & THURS., 9 – 9:45 A.M. Brossman Ballroom, Salon I $3 (free for BWC members)

This universal class is designed to improve agility, balance, coordination and functional capabilities.

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 7 – MARCH 12, 6 – 7 P.M. Patton Campus Carpenter Chapel $77 Register Dec. 17 – 31

A standing class with alternating intervals designed to increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

Want to burn 400-600 calories, improve your cardiovascular fitness, increase muscle tone and have fun exercising without impacting your joints? Try this 45-minute, 10-session indoor cycling class combined with 15 minutes of toning/core. Participants will climb hills, hit jumps and ride through valleys. Please bring two 5 to 10-pound dumbbells, workout towel, water bottle and yoga mat. All fitness levels are welcome.

Yoga Within

Aqua Dynamics

SilverSneakers® Circuit TUES. & THURS., 10 – 11 A.M. Brossman Ballroom, Salon I $3 (free for BWC members)

WED. & FRI., 10:15 – 11:15 A.M. Lodge Meeting Room $3 (free for BWC members)

Experience gentle yoga poses, ranging from seated to standing, with focus on strength, relaxation, balance and flexibility.

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WED. & FRI., JAN. 8 – FEB. 28, 1:15 – 2:15 P.M. 

MON., WED. & FRI., JAN. 3 – FEB. 21, 8:30 – 9:15 A.M. Patton Pool $66 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Start your day with a mix of strength, endurance and flexibility exercises for a total body workout. This class also includes exercises to improve agility, coordination and balance and to increase power and range of motion.


Water Walking

MON., WED. & FRI., JAN. 3 – FEB. 21, 9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Patton Pool $66 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Low impact class using a variety of steps, speeds and arm movements to increase the effectiveness of this workout. This class also includes exercises for strength and flexibility.

Wave Runners

MON., WED. & FRI., JAN. 3 – FEB. 21, 10:30 – 11:15 A.M. Patton Pool $66 Register Dec. 13 – 27.

Low to moderate intensity class with an emphasis on cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and flexibility. Activities include water walking/jogging, standing aerobic combinations, strengthening exercises using resistive equipment and stretching exercises.

H.I.I.T.

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 2 – FEB. 18, 8:30 – 9:15 A.M. Patton Pool $42 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Jump start your day with this 45-minute shallow water workout. This class allows you to set goals, improve your aerobic capacity, increase your metabolism and build a healthier heart. You will vary your pace and how hard you work – push your limit, then drop back into your comfort zone and then do it again!

Aqua Fit

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 2 – FEB. 18, 9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Patton Pool $42 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Build your cardio fitness, strengthen your core and improve your muscle tone and flexibility with this invigorating shallow water class. You will be kept moving with a variety of activities, such as water walking, jogging and strengthening exercises with resistive equipment.

Aquacise

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 7 – FEB. 27, 10:30 – 11:15 A.M. Patton Pool $56 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Want more energy? What about flexibility, strength, balance and core stability? Join us for a high energy, deep water, heart healthy workout. Move at your own pace through this cardio workout with additional moves to stretch, strengthen and build endurance.

Water Wakeup Workout

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 2 – FEB. 18, 8:30 – 9:15 A.M. MHCC Flohr Pool $42 Register Dec. 13 – 27

Low intensity workout targeting all major muscle groups to improve strength and flexibility. Activities include water walking/jogging, standing aerobic movements and range of motion exercises. Pool water is heated to 90 degrees for additional comfort.

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WELLNESS Baird Wellness Center

33783

Aqua Stretch

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 2 – FEB. 18, 9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Flohr Pool $42 Register Dec. 13 – 27

This class focuses on using the warm 90-degree pool water to improve relaxation, balance and flexibility. Easy yoga, Pilates and Tai Chiinspired movements, as well as some walking and aerobic movements, will enhance this class.

Open Swim/Lap Swim MONDAY – FRIDAY, 1– 7 P.M. Patton Pool  our lanes are open for lap swim, and F two lanes are open for free swim.

New! Aqua Medley

TUES. & THURS., JAN. 2 – FEB. 18, 10:30 – 11:15 A.M. Flohr Pool $42 Register Dec. 13 – 27

This meditative, calming and relaxing class combines the movements of Tai Chi, yoga, balancing and breathing exercises. Focus on breathing, movement, alignment and mindfulness while gaining flexibility.

Aqua 3.0

WED., JAN. 8 – FEB. 26, 10:30 – 11:15 A.M. Flohr Pool $42 Register Dec. 20 – Jan. 3

Join Ron Stetler, aquatic coordinator, in the Flohr Pool for a dynamic class focused on fall prevention. This class will focus on three specific areas: strengthening muscles, improving balance and and increasing flexibility. You will also enhance cognitive abilities through brain fitness games. It is a safe, fun way to get moving and improve your performance of activities of daily living. 16

Resident Only Open Swim & Lap Swim MONDAY – FRIDAY, 11:30 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Patton Pool  our lanes are open for lap swim, and F two lanes are open for free swim.

Open Swim

MON., WED. & FRI., 8:45 – 9:45 A.M. AND MON. – FRI., 1:30 – 6 P.M. MHCC Flohr Pool  ool water is heated to 90 degrees for P

additional comfort. An eight-person spa is heated to 100 degrees. There is also a one person, six-foot-deep water well.


Parkinson’s & Neurological Disorders with Dr. Thomas Tropea

FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2 P.M. DEIKE AUDITORIUM

Make your reservation at ext. 33783 DR. THOMAS TROPEA is a Neurologist, Movement Disorder Specialist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His research focuses on translating laboratory findings into clinical research studies that can help find treatments and cures for neurological disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These can include Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, strokes and brain tumors. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

New! Dr. Jane Drobin, Doctor of Naturopathic and Chiropractic Medicine, joins the Wellness Center An initial appointment (one hour) includes a detailed intake, full health history, comprehensive physical exam and discussion of treatment plan/education. After the initial appointment, 15 to 30-minute sessions typically follow. To schedule with Dr. Drobin, call ext. 33783.

Modalities Offered at the Baird Wellness Center:  Chiropractic Adjustments; Cold Laser; Cupping Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy; Pin and Stretch; and Kinesiology Tape.

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DINING



Holiday Cocktail Social

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 4 – 6 P.M. Clubhouse Lobby

An $8 cover charge includes hors d’oeuvres. Delicious holiday-themed cocktails are priced separately.

National Cocoa Day THURSDAY, DEC. 12

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 25

Clubhouse Dining Room

Enjoy a hot cocoa display with different toppings and alcohol add-ins, including whipped cream, marshmallows, candy canes, peppermint schnapps, Kamora liqueur and more!

Sour Saturday

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

Restaurant at Clubhouse

Christmas Dinner

Assorted sour drinks such as whiskey sours, blueberry, apricot and amaretto will be featured for $5.

All Campus Restaurants

Restaurants at Grand Lodge Hall: Continental breakfast from 7 – 8:30 a.m. Reserved seated service will be from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., featuring pistachio-crusted prime rib and cod with lobster Newburg. Restaurant at Clubhouse: Reservations from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., featuring garlic and herb seasoned New York strip steak and local smoked ham. Restaurant at Eisenlohr: Reservations from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., featuring surf and turf and paupiette of flounder fillet. Reservations for all locations begin Thursday, Dec. 12, from 2 - 4 p.m.

RESTAURANT LOCATIONS: Clubhouse 14507 Eisenlohr 33627 Grand Lodge Hall 33303

Bake Sale THURSDAY, DEC. 5 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

MHCC Lobby & FCC Atrium

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 urchase delicious homemade treats for a good cause! Proceeds P from the sale will support the Helping Hands Fund to aid employees through personal emergencies, hardships or natural disasters. This fund was recently created in honor of retiring CEO Joe Murphy.


Holiday Fine Dining Events Reservations will be accepted Monday, Dec. 2, through Saturday, Dec. 14, between 2 - 4 p.m. daily. All cancellations must be made no later than 24 hours prior to the start of the event; otherwise, the charge will be non-refundable. Please select one (1) holiday dinner.

HOLIDAY MAGIC

IN THE RESTAURANTS AT GRAND LODGE HALL

Christmas Around the World Wednesday, Dec. 11

Menu includes beef tenderloin Wellington, char-grilled halibut, braised stuffed chicken, vegetarian cabbage rolls and specialty beverages and desserts. Reception will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the waiting area of the Restaurants at Grand Lodge Hall. Holiday Magic will be held from 4 - 7:30 p.m. for dinner service. Call ext. 33303 for reservations.

YULETIDE CELEBRATION IN THE RESTAURANT AT EISENLOHR

Home for the Holidays Friday, Dec. 13

Menu includes filet mignon, jumbo lump crab cakes, a warm poke bowl and specialty beverages and desserts.

Reception will begin at 3:30 pm. in the waiting area of the Restaurant at Eisenlohr. Yuletide Celebration will be held from 4 - 7:30 p.m. for dinner service. Call ext. 33627 for reservations.

CANDLELIGHT

IN THE RESTAURANT AT CLUBHOUSE

White Christmas Wednesday, Dec. 18

Menu includes filet mignon, crab and lobster cakes, beet and goat cheese gocce pasta and specialty beverages and desserts. Reception will begin at 11 a.m. for lunch service and 3:30 p.m. for dinner service in the James Buchanan first floor lobby. Candlelight service will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch service and 4 - 7:30 p.m. for dinner service. Call ext. 14506 for reservations.

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CHRISTM AS C AT E R I N G Leave the Cooking to Us!

HOLIDAY MEAL PACKAGE OPTIONS (Serves 4 - 6 OR 8 - 10) • Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze OR SlowRoasted Prime Rib • Candied Sweet Potatoes OR Mashed Potatoes • Pineapple Bread Stuffing • Green Beans OR Corn • Dinner Rolls

DESSERT OPTIONS (Choice of One) • Apple Pie • Cherry Pie • Carrot Cake

All items will be cold and packaged for reheating.

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MEAL PACKAGE PRICES Ham (serves 4 - 6): $50.38 Ham (serves 8 - 10): $83.95 Prime Rib (serves 4 - 6): $63.96 Prime Rib (serves 8 - 10): $106.60 Plus 6% sales tax Each additional dessert: $10.75, plus 6% sales tax

PLACING ORDERS

Please contact Jed Sweigart at ext. 33501 or JSweigart@masonicvillages.org. All orders must be placed by Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m.

Order pick-up is Tuesday, Dec. 24, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


STANDARD TRIPS

33205

Please call to sign up on Nov. 25, beginning at 8 a.m., at the GLH Transportation Desk for the Elizabethtown Shuttle or Village Green Transport for shopping, breakfast, lunch and supper trips, as well as Masonic Village campus meetings and entertainment provided on campus. If for any reason you need to cancel a trip on a weeknight or weekend, call the operator (0), and the bus driver will be notified. Desk closes during lunch.

DATE

LOCATION

PICK-UP

RETURN

Monday, Dec. 2

Gift & Thrift Shop and Country Store, Mount Joy

8:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Lunch Trip: Leed’s Restaurant, Harrisburg

10:30 a.m.

2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Breakfast Trip: Gus’s Keystone, Mount Joy

7:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Friday, Dec. 6

Walmart, Palmyra

8:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 9

Park City Mall, Lancaster

12:30 p.m.

4 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Lunch Trip: Roxy’s Chatter Box and Rhoads Gift Shop, Hummelstown Please note: cash only for your lunch.

10:30 a.m.

2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Dollar Tree, Mount Joy

12:30 p.m.

3 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Elizabethtown Saturday Shuttle

8:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 16

Walmart, Palmyra

8:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Wegman’s Market, Lancaster

9 a.m.

1 pm.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Lunch Trip: Dukes Bar & Grille, Hershey

10:30 a.m.

2:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 20

Dollar Tree, Mount Joy

8:30 a.m.

11 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 23

Park City Mall, Lancaster

9:30 a.m.

2:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 27

Golden Triangle Plaza, Lancaster Stores include Marshall’s, Dollar Tree, Aldi, Staples and Walgreens.

12:30 p.m.

4 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Elizabethtown Saturday Shuttle

8:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

9:15 a.m.

RECURRING SCHEDULE Call ext. 33205 at anytime to register Every Sunday

Sunday Shuttle Service (for the 8:15 a.m. church service)

7:40 – 8 a.m.

Every Sunday

Sunday Shuttle Service (for the 10 a.m. church service)

9:10 – 9:30 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

Every Saturday

Masonic Village Farm Market

9:30 a.m.

10 a.m.

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Elizabethtown Shuttle

8:30 a.m.

Varies

Every Tuesday & Thursday

Elizabethtown Shuttle

1 p.m.

Varies

NOTICE If you have not received a reminder phone call one day prior to a scheduled trip, please call the GLH Transportation Desk at ext. 33205, the Clubhouse Information Desk at ext. 14512 or recreation at ext. 14509. The Elizabethtown Shuttle provides transportation to various destinations in Elizabethtown, including but not limited to: GIANT, Kmart, Weis, appointments, CVS, post office, library and Groff’s Meats.

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EXCURSIONS

Sign up Nov. 25, 9 a.m., at the Clubhouse Info. Desk

14512

Christmas Wonderland 2019 A Festival of Lights SATURDAY, DEC. 7 at Rocky Ridge Park Pick-up: Noon Return: 5 p.m. $19

MONDAY, DEC. 9

A Christmas legacy takes you inside the beautiful Billingsley Hotel where you will meet the hardworking staff, some very interesting guests and Pamela, the current reluctant owner of the hotel. See how Pamela and the staff balance the introduction of current technology with the proven traditions of her ancestors. As you are transported through time, experience Christmas through a little bit of barbershop quartet, or catch some doo wop along the way. Enjoy beautiful music and dance, elaborate sets and costumes and heart-warming stories woven through the generations. This production is located at Christian Life Assembly Church in Camp Hill. Show is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Westminster Concert Series: “Christ Was Born for This” SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Pick-up: 5 p.m. Return: 8:30 p.m.

This advent worship service includes the music of Hoist and Vaughan Williams performed by Westminster’s Senior Choir, accompanied by Chamber strings. This program is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and is located at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lancaster. A freewill offering will be taken at intermission.

Pick-up: 5 p.m. Return: 8:30 p.m. $9

Walk through the half-mile Christmas Magic trail that meanders through 600,000 Christmas lights, holiday scenes and five enclosed heated pavilions. Enjoy the G-gauge train display and other trains. Please note: walking paths are paved.

Dave Stahl Big Band Show THURSDAY, DEC. 19 Pick-up: 4:15 p.m. Return: 11 p.m. Cost is TBD

Dave Stahl’s Christmas show will feature Tom Strohman at the West Shore Elks Club. Dinner is on your own prior to the show. RSVP by Dec. 1. An additional show is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 27, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and the cost for this show is $17. RSVP for this show by Dec. 7. Call resident Bill Gottschalk at ext. 14067 with questions.

Christmas at Longwood Gardens MONDAY, DEC. 30

Pick-up: 2:30 p.m. FCC, 2:45 p.m. Clubhouse  Return: 10 p.m. $27 Join Longwood Gardens as they celebrate the many shapes of the season, inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites, like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and the figures of nature from pinecones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll among illuminated trees, glowing orbs and a shimmering tunnel of lights. Take in a light display choreographed to music in the main fountain garden. Dinner may be purchased at the café located at Longwood Gardens. Electric wheelchairs are available to rent, if needed. RSVP by Dec. 16.

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Masonic Village’s Annual TUESDAY, DEC. 10

Pick-up: 6 p.m., Return: 8 p.m. It’s that time of year again! Enjoy this festive holiday shuttle ride as you view the beautifully decorated homes of the surrounding area. Since this trip is so popular, please select only one date. You remain on the bus throughout the tour. An additional tour will take place on Monday, Dec. 16, from 6 – 8 p.m.

Twelfth Night Festival at Christ Lutheran Church SATURDAY, JAN. 11 OR SUNDAY, JAN. 12

Pick-up: 11 a.m. Clubhouse, 11:15 a.m. FCC  Return: 9:30 p.m. Donation of $10 per person recommended Presented annually at Christ Lutheran Church in Allentown, the Twelfth Night Festival is a highlight of the Christmas Season (this year will be 37 years). Over 300 members of the congregation participate in this liturgical drama with full choir, costumes, sets, orchestra and live animals. The Festival Pageant is a memorial to Eleanor D. Kramp whose inspiration began the festival which reflects on the adoration of the Christ Child. Prior to the show, on the way to Allentown, enjoy dining at Cracker Barrel on your own. Please select either Saturday, Jan. 11, or Sunday, Jan. 12, each with the same scheduled time frames and details.

Lancaster Bible College Presents “Ruth,” the Musical SUNDAY, JAN. 26 Pick-up: 12:15 p.m. Return: 5:30 p.m. $24

Enjoy the inspiring and captivating musical “Ruth” based on the beloved Bible story. The show follows the improbable journey of Ruth and Naomi, two destitute widows whose faith in God and in each other ignites a chain of events that change the course of history. LBC’s performance of the show represents the first time Sight & Sound Theatres has licensed an original production for public use and will star a cast of LBC students and a live orchestra. This production is scheduled for 2 p.m. and will be held at the Main Campus in Lancaster. RSVP by Dec. 27.

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