Wilmore Senior Community Center Events

April 2018

 

  Scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell, Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

Bible Study with Wilmore UMC Pastor D. Merricks, Thursdays, 10 am

  Creative Writing with Carolyn Barnum, Thursdays, 1:00 pm

 

All area Seniors are invited to the following special events

which are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted…

 

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11 am

Flex Exercise with Aureol

Keep fit and be at your best! Based on the popular nationwide

“Silver Sneakers” program, you’ll be amazed at how much fun it can be and better you will feel. “Silver Sneaker” insurance benefits help to pay the cost.

 

Wednesday, April 4th, 1 pm

Wesley Village Book Club

Marcella Newkirk will lead a discussion of “Wonderland Creek,” by 7-time Christy Award winning author Lynn Austin.  This fun and uplifting book features the pack-horse librarians

of the 1930’s Works Projects Administration who brought reading materials to the isolated folks in remote areas of Eastern KY.  

 

Wednesday, April 4th, 3:30 pm

The Best of Asbury University Student Orators

Judge for yourselves why these gifted few have been named the best among their communications classmates.  Each will present a topic of his or her own choosing, responding to your feedback when finished.  Light refreshments will follow.

 

Monday, April 9th, 1:15 pm

Alspach/Benny Distinguished Lecture:

“Keeneland History and Horses”

Enjoy learning about Lexington’s historic and most prestigious thoroughbred race track. Long-time Tour Guide, Carol Sue Ray, will bring many great stories, photographs and

some actual equipment used with the horses

(unfortunately no horses themselves will be in attendance as not allowed in the community center!).  

 

Thursday, April 12th, 3:30 pm

Asbury University Masterworks Series

Dr. Jill Campbell brings her signature Asbury Women’s Choir to present a most enjoyable and inspiring program you will not want to miss! Delicious hors d’oeuvres served at the end.

 

Thursday, April 12th, 6:00 pm

Movie Night: “Lion” (2016; PG-13; 118 mins.)

Based on an inspiring true story, 5-year-old “Saroo” is adopted by an Australian couple after being lost in the urban jungle of Calcutta, India.  Twenty years later Google Maps helps him reunite with his lost birth family. Nominated for six Oscars.

 

 

Saturday, April 14th, 1:15 pm

Piano Students of Song Hwa Chae

This UK Doctoral Student in Piano Performance (whose recital concerts we’ve enjoyed many times here at Wesley Village) brings six of her own students to play their recital pieces.

 

Monday, April 16th, 4:00 pm

The Olympic Experience of Asbury University

Please join Asbury University Professor, Dr. Jim Owens, and two of his 60 plus students who traveled to PyeongChang, South Korea this past February, as they share their amazing stories of working with broadcasters to send video feeds of events literally around the world!

 

Tuesday, April 17th, 1:15 pm

Village Vespers

Wesley Village welcomes Dr. Ellen Marmon, Associate Professor of Christian Discipleship at Asbury Theological Seminary, as she comes to share a special message.  Men of Song will provide the special music.

 

Wednesday, April 25th, 3:00 pm

An Afternoon Tea & Reading with Dr. John Oswalt

This distinguished Asbury Seminary Professor returns to present more passages from his favorite short stories. Tea and cookies will follow in the Encore Café.  Free & open to the public, but please call Alan at #858-3865 ext. 238 to reserve your place.

 

Thursday, April 26th, 6:00 pm

Café Cabaret with Jean Ritchie: “Damsel with a Dulcimer”

One of the newest, most popular Kentucky Humanities “Chautauqua” character actors, Rachel Lee Rogers, portrays this legendary musician from the mountains. During the mid to late 20th Century, Ritchie earned the title “Mother of Folk” for her influence in a revival of folk music that swept our nation and beyond. This program funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Free & open to the public but please call Alan at #858-3865 ext. 238 to reserve your place.

 

Two Special Notes:  1) The Village Coin Club will no longer schedule monthly meetings, but residents Gene Snodgrass and Phil Halley are still available to answer questions and give guidance.

 

2) Wednesday, May 30th, 12:30 to 4:30 pm – AARP Safe Driving Class will be returning to our Wilmore Senior Community Center!   Call Alan for more details…

 

 

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For more details on all the life-enriching activities of the

Wilmore Senior Community Center, call Alan at 858-3865 ext. 238.

 

 

 

 

 

Wesley Village

1125 Lexington Road, Wilmore, KY 40390

Phone: 859-858-3865