Wilmore Senior Community Center

Events in December 2019

 

Flex Exercise with Aureol, Mon. Wed. & Fridays, 11:00 am

Village Yarn Club with Jean Yackly, Tuesdays, 3:00 pm

Scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell, Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

Bible Study with Pastor D. Merricks &

Chaplain Gary Story, Thursdays, 10 am

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

Village Players Acting Class with Carol Anderson, Fridays, 10:00 am

 Gentle Movement for Mind, Body & Spirit,

Carolyn Price, Saturdays, 10 am

 

In addition to weekly classes above, all area Seniors are invited to the following special events which are free and open to the public

unless otherwise noted…

 

 

Wednesday, December 4th, 12:45 pm  (please note earlier start time)

Wesley Village Book Club

Resident Bob Thurman leads a review of “An Amish Christmas” by Cynthia Keller. The book weaves a marvelous lesson about slowing down after stressful times of coping with “too much stuff” (can you identify?). Also discovering when one door closes another always opens.

 

Wednesday, December 4th, 2:00 pm

UK Donovan/OLLI Christmas Concert      

  This 100-plus senior member choir under the direction of John Stegner will delight and inspire you with a wide range of holiday classics – a concert you’ll not want to miss!

 

Friday, December 6th, 3:00 pm

Christmas with UK Tubas & Euphoniums          

Enjoy music of the season performed by this truly remarkable student ensemble of the largest brass instruments, all under the direction of

 Dr. Matt Hightower.

 

Saturday, December 7th, 7:30 to 10:00 am

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast & Model Train Display

Delicious home style pancakes for just $5 (preschoolers $1). And be sure to bring the kids to see a wonderland of model trains on display till 2 pm!  Tickets available at the door.

 

Wednesday, December 11th, 1:15 pm

Holiday Classics with Bruce Smythe

This wonderful local talent returns to croon your favorites of the season,

many from the Big Band Era.  Requests will be taken.

 

Thursday, December 12th, 6:30 pm

Movie Night: “Christmas Story” (1983; PG; 94 mins.)

This beloved modern day Christmas classic follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker.  Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd.

 

Saturday, December 14th, 8:30 pm

Thirteenth Annual Wilmore Christmas Ball

Dancing, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and live music featuring Central KY’s finest Big Band, The Metrognomes!  Dressy attire. Optional free swing dance lesson begins at 7:30 pm. Sponsored by The UK Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center, Highbridge Springs Water and Bluegrass Hearing Clinics. Ticket price $15 per person – please call ahead

for reservations as seating is limited (Alan at 858-3865, ext. 238).

 

Monday, December 16th, 6:00 pm

Christmas Concert with Tedrin Blair Lindsey    

  Raised in Rome, Italy with roots here in Wilmore, this prodigy on the piano has been playing professionally since age 10. Dr. Lindsey is now on faculty with the UK School of Opera, performing over 100 concerts a year, featuring many arrangements and compositions of his own.  Special guest soloist for the evening also from the UK opera program, Casey Nardolilo.

 

Tuesday, December 17th, 1:30 pm

Village Vespers: “Celebrate the Music of Christmas”

  A cherished Village tradition to present our December Vespers all in song.  Come hear many old favorites plus a few new ones presented by The Village Singers and Men of Song. Sandy Wilmot directs; Claire Vance accompanies; with several guest musicians joining in.

 

Wednesday December 18th, 1:30 pm

Christmas Piano Duets and Tea     

Julie Tennent and Linda Pickerill return with more extraordinary duets to accent the Advent Season in honor of our Savior’s birth.  A proper English Tea with “biscuits” (cookies) will follow in memory of beloved Asbury Theological Seminary Professor, Dr. Donald Demaray.

 

Thursday, December 19th, 6:00 pm

Holiday Open Mic

  Sign up to share your unique gifts on this special holiday edition of our resident talent night. Community seniors from Wilmore welcome too.  Please Sign up in the Village Library

or call Alan at #858-3865 ext. 238, for more details.

 

 Friday, December 20th, 3:30 pm (please note later start time)

Readings and Tea with Dr. John Oswalt

Our distinguished professor friend from Asbury Seminary returns to present more passages from Elizabeth Goudge’s “The Scent of Water.” A proper English tea with cookies follows.

 

Saturday, December 21st, 1:30 pm

True Talent Christmas Recital       

Children and youth from the True Talent Studio bring “joy to the world”

with their Christmas carols and piano pieces, all under the direction of Gwen Hensen.

 

For a printable copy click here

 

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