Tools for Successful Aging

Learn about the essential documents and healthcare options that enable seniors to age successfully.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Presented by Family Hospice, part of UPMC, thanks to a generous grant by the McElhattan Foundation.

Tuesday, January 28
2:00 p.m.

River City Brass Band

River City Brass Band receives praise from audiences and critics alike: “RCB delivers the rare kind of show that combines light-hearted fun with serious musicianship,” notes an audience member. “River City Brass puts the fun back into music,” says the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Wednesday, December 11
2:00 p.m.

Voices in the Attic

Presented by Carleton Young, PhD, author and history professor

Imagine cleaning out your family attic and discovering an enormous collection of letters written by two soldiers during the Civil War, but not knowing why the letters were there. Faced with that situation, Carleton Young spent more than a decade visiting battlefields and researching the two Vermont soldiers. He tells the story of two brother who witnessed and made history by fighting in many of the most famous battles of the Civil War. They preserved that history through their surprisingly detailed and insightful letters.

Wednesday, December 4
2:00 p.m.

Judi Figel with David Crisci

One of the preeminent singers in the Pittsburgh jazz and cabaret scene, Judi Figel will share her extraordinary voice. Judi is backed by the multitalented keyboardist, David Crisci, to create an unforgettable program of fun music! Judi Figel is a celebrated singer in the jazz scene and musical nightlife in the Pittsburgh area. A dynamic singer and great pianist, Judi performs an eclectic array of music styles.

Tuesday, November 19 2 p.m.

Halloween Homicide Murder Mystery

Our annual party is back and this year, it’s a “killer!” There will be plenty of treatson hand, as well as a few bloody tricks. Feel free to dress in costume, if you dare! Will you be able to answer the perplexing question of whodunit? It’s a celebration of Halloween, and we’re going to have a frighteningly fun time.

Thursday, November 7, 2 p.m.

The Demon on Brownsville Road

Presented by Robert W. Cranmer

In December 1988, Robert and Lisa Cranmer and their four children moved into their house on Brownsville Road. Soon the family began experiencing strange phenomena—objects moving on their own, ghostly footsteps, unsettling moaning sounds—that gradually increased in violence, escalating to physical assaults and, most disturbingly, bleeding walls. Bob and his family were under attack from a malicious demon that was conjuring up terrifying manifestations to destroy their tightknit household. They had two choices: to leave or draw on their unwavering faith to exorcise the malicious fiend who haunted their home.

Tuesday, October 29
2 p.m.

Lunch & Learn

All retirement communities are not created equal

Get the facts from Sherwood Oaks Executive Director and CFO Annette McPeek, who will explain what Lifecare is and how it’s the defining difference between Sherwood Oaks and other retirement options. Enjoy a taste of our vibrant lifestyle and delicious cuisine. A complimentary lunch will be served.

To RSVP, call 1 (800) 642-2217

Tuesday, September 17
11 a.m.

AARP Smart Driver Course

Sharper your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver course!
You will learn:

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Proven safety strategies
  • New traffic laws and rules of the road.
  • There are no tests to pass. You simply sign up and learn. Upon completion, you may be eligible to receive a multi-year discount on your car insurance.

    Cost: $15 AARP Members $20 Non-members

    Thursday, September 12
    1-5 p.m.