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Live, Learn, Laugh - August 2014

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Vibrant Violin Concert” Thursday, August 7th 4:00 p.m. Join us for this special happy hour featuring CU student, Julie Nelson, who will entertain us with her beautiful music.   “Only In Boulder” Tuesday, August 12th 3:00 p.m. The CU History Museum will present some interesting and unusual facts and fun information about our unique community!   “Hillbilly Hoedown” Sunday, August 17th 5:00 p.m. Our pocket park will be the setting for this summer party featuring the award-winning Roe Family Band, the Hoffin’ High Country Cloggers and a genuine Hillbilly Buffet!  Don’t miss this fun event!   “Jubilate Sacred Singers” Sunday, August 24th 4:00 p.m. This gospel group will engage us with this uplifting ...

Live, Learn, Laugh - July 2014

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“Mandela and the Journey from Apartheid” Thursday, July 3rd 2:30 p.m. Active Minds will explore the history of South Africa, its struggle with Apartheid, and the legacy that this amazing man left behind.   “Jazz Diva” Sunday, July 13th 4:00 p.m. Stephanie Browning is a well known jazz singer who has performed in the USA, Asia and Europe. Razzmatazz love that jazz!   “Wow Luau” Tuesday, July 22nd 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Don your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts and join us for this fabulous Primefit event featuring Polynesian dancers (come learn the hula), fire dancers, delicious Asian treats, and healthy umbrella drinks!   “Globeology” Tuesday, July 29th 3:00 p.m. The Wildlife Experience Museum will presen...

Live, Learn, Laugh - May 2014

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Orava Quartet Sunday, May 4th, 4:00 p.m. These Australian students are part of the CU  Takacs program for emerging and very talented musicians.  This is a program that will bring music to your ears!   “Summertime in Art History” Tuesday, May 13th 3:00 p.m. Art Historian, Cynthia Lee Peer, will guide us through this beautiful slide show presentation as we view the great artists who created this carefree world of  summer!   “Defying Gravity” Tuesday, May 20th 3:00 p.m. Michelle Rahn, Ms. Senior America 2004, is an innovating and enthusiastic speaker who will give us pointers on ways to age gracefully and improve  our well-being.   “National Health & Fitness Day” Wednesday, May 28th 8:30 a.m.- ...

Live, Learn, Laugh - April 2014

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Active Minds Presents: “Ben Franklin” Thursday, April 3rd 2:30 p.m. This informative presentation will illustrate the  fascinating life and the accomplishments of this  famous man who was key in our history.   “To the Moon” Tuesday, April 8th 3:00 p.m. Carillon Resident, Jim Anderson, will highlight the US space program from the Wright Brothers to Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon!   Happy Hour with Albert Galli Thursday, April 17th 4:00 p.m. This well- acclaimed solo performer will  entertain us with vocals, clarinet, and sax with tunes from the Swing and Big Band era!  Be ready to get up and dance!   “Pick a Pack of Pansies Party” Friday, April 25th 5:00 p.m. Come celebrate Spring in our Gazebo...

Live, Learn, Laugh - March 2014

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Mardi Gras Party Tuesday, March 4th 4:00 p.m. Fat Tuesday is upon us so let’s party with Rick Weingarten’s Dixieland Jazz and indulge in a tasty  Cajun buffet. Meet our King and Queen and be  ready to catch some beads!   “The Real St. Patrick” Tuesday, March 11th 3:00 p.m. Frank Lovett, retired professor of ancient Irish Literature, will enlighten us with the facts about this famous Irish character.   “The Man and The Art” Tuesday, March 18th 3:00 p.m. Art Historian, Jill Kanitz, will showcase artworks by Edward Hopper and present insights into one of America’s best-loved artists.     “Strong Women in History” Monday, March 31st 3:00 p.m. Well-know story-teller, Dan Overholser, will en...

Live, Learn, Laugh - February 2014

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SUPER BOWL PARTY Sunday, February 2nd 4:00 p.m. Join us in our Flatirons Pub as we cheer on the Broncos! Wear your colors and be ready for a fun afternoon! Football food and libations will be abundant!   “Broadway to Branson” Happy Hour Thursday, February 13th 4:00 p.m. Described as “Extreme Variety (music from the Big Band Era, Western, Jazz, and Show Tunes) with Comedy and Impersonations.”  Don’t miss this couple as they engage us in this unique entertainment!   “If These Stones Could Talk” Tuesday, February 18th 3:00 p.m. Boulder’s Columbia cemetery is a historical, cultural, and artistic resource containing the remains of  many of the city and county’s founders and pioneers.  Mary Reilly-McN...

Live, Learn, Laugh - January 2014

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Active Minds Presents Martin Luther King, Jr.” Thursday, January 2nd 2:30 p.m. Join us for a look at Dr. King’s life and legacy, examine how his efforts impacted history, and how his ideas continue to influence our society today.     “What has the Space Program Done for ME?” Tuesday, January 7th 3:00 p.m. Every day we depend on hundreds of products that wouldn’t exist without the technology and research that results from exploring space.  Come learn how the space program has improved our everyday lives!     “ 65 at 20,000 Feet”! Tuesday, January 14th 3:00 p.m. Come hear this presentation by Ann Price who completed a five-month, 1100 mile journey crossing Nepal’s Himalaya Range to celebrate her 65t...

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“Time is a Lovely Friend” Tuesday, December 3rd 3:00 p.m. Len Barron will sing, dance, and share stories in this theatre piece about the richness that time and experience bring.   “Mountain View Youth Choir” Sunday, December 8th 4:00 p.m. Back by popular demand, this special group not only performs beautifully but are known for their friendly interaction with seniors after their show!   “ The Original Dickens Carolers” Saturday, December 21st 4:00 p.m. Denver’s premier Victorian caroling company will highlight this holiday gathering.  Come experience these professional entertainers in the comfort of The Carillon Community and enjoy the sweets provided by the Cookie Exchange!     “New Year’s Noone...

November Activity and Event Highlights

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  “Full Moon Howl” Saturday, November 16th 4:30 p.m. Crazy events happen on the full moon, come see what’s in your future, soothe your soul with the sounds of classical guitar and violin, and feast of moon munchies.     “Life as a Nature Photographer” Tuesday, November 19th 3:00 p.m. Well known Colorado photographer, John Fielder, will awe the audience with his stunningly artistic photos.   “Dynamic Duo Happy Hour” Thursday, November 21st 4:00 p.m. Join us as Brian Trumble ( Ed Trumble’s nephew) and Will Morrison entertain us with the bass, guitar, and vocals as we enjoy our weekly happy hour.     Please RSVP  720 565-6844 We look forward to seeing you!      

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Benefitting Veterans Helping Veterans Now

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Join The Carillon at Boulder Creek at our upcoming Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser benefitting Veterans Helping Veterans Now.  Enjoy live music, silent auction, door prizes, a chance to win our grand prize drawing, and friends galore!  (And did we mention all the spaghetti you can eat?)  All are welcome! WHEN:Saturday, October 19th | 5:30 - 8:30 pm  WHERE:American Legion, Post 32315 S. Bowen StreetLongmont, ColoradoCOST:Adults $10 | Kids $5(Tickets available at the door) Call The Carillon at Boulder Creek at (720) 565-6844 for more information.Brought to you by Family Hospice and The Carillon at Boulder Creek   

Live, Learn and Laugh at The Carillon During the Month of October!

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Join The Carillon at Boulder Creek at an upcoming event during the month of October.  Please call (720) 565-6844 to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!ACTIVE MINDS "FRACKING & US ENERGY POLICY"Thursday, October 3rd | 2:00 pmFracking is a controversial issue.  The presenter at this event will explore the risks and benefits in the broader context of the US Energy Policy.DADDY'S FAVORITE QUILTSTuesday, October 15th | 3:00 pmThis heartfelt presentation by Diann Logan will charm you as she shares her stories and the quilts that she's made with her father.STORIES AND SONGS OF PERSERVERENCESunday, October 20th | 3:30 pmJoin us as husband and wife team Melina and Matt Ponak weave together folk stories and music into a lively performance.MASQUERADE HAPPY HOURThursday, October 3...

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July Activity & Event Highlights: "All Things Golden"

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Our calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below are just a few of the fun things happening at The Carillon during the month of July.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!ACTIVE MINDS PRESENTATION ON NORTH KOREAJuly 5 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.Join us for a discussion on the history of North Korea and the development of their nuclear program.  Human rights and international trade will also be discussed.  Refreshments will be served.QUEEN'S DIAMOND JUBILEEJuly 14 | 3:00 p.m.Celebrate with us at our royal garden party and high tea to honor Queen Elizabeth's 60 years as monarch.  The history of her reign will be part of the program.COLORADO CLASSIC CAR SHOW & BARBECUEJuly 20 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.Cool cars, ba...

June Activity & Event Highlights: "Tales of Invention"

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Our calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below are just a few of the fun things happening at The Carillon during the month of June.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!ROCKING HAPPY HOURJune 7th | 4:00 p.m.Wilson is a talented multi-instrumentalist who teaches at CU and plays professionally with his band.  He will perform on guitar a variety of tunes from bluegrass, jazz, classical and country western."THE POTENTIAL OF ROBOTICS"June 12th | 3:00 p.m.The future of technology in robotics is happening now and will be a major influence in the future.  Come learn more about this fascinating topic!ISABELLA BIRD BY LINDA BATLINJune 19th | 3:00 p.m.This is a great opportunity to follow the life of this fa...

Join The Carillon for some fun in May at our upcoming events!

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Our calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below are just a few of the fun things happening at The Carillong during the monthy of May.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!KENTUCKY DERBY PARTYMay 5th | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.Dust off your hats, don your derby attire, and place your bets on this 137th annual event!  Enjoy mint juleps and a traditional southern buffet."ENJOYING LIFE'S JOURNEY"May 8th | 4:00 p.m.National leader in the positive aging movement, Rosemary Williams, will lead this program and teach us how to age well and be happy!SPRINGTIME TEAMay 19th | 3:00 p.m.Join us for this delightful afternoon with the "Victorian Tea Lady" as we enjoy tea tasting and learn about the theraputic properties of tea!SWING...

Join The Carillon for some fun in March at our upcoming events!

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ANTHEM WRANGLERETTESMarch 8th | 2:00 p.m.Join us as we are entertained by this lively group of senior "Wrangers and Wranglerettes."  If you feel so moved, get up and dance along!ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONMarch 17th | 4:00 p.m.Bring on the green beer and enjoy a delightful performance by the youthful Celtic Step Dancers!  A St. Patty's Day buffet will follow.LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERSMarch 20th | 4:00 p.m.This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the forums in Boulder.  While you are here, don't forget to register to vote!PRESENTATION ON "THE EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF A STROKE"March 27th | 2:45 p.m.The Boulder Community Hospital will be giving extremely important information on this subject.  After the presentation, Steve Borstein will be speaking about is bo...

Join The Carillon for some fun in February at our upcoming events!

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Our calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below is just a sample of what is going on at The Carillon at Boulder Creek during the month of February.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!FAT TUESDAY BASHFebruary 21 | 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.Come party at The Carillon's second annual Fat Tuesday Bash!  Great food and entertainment will abound.  Join our Resident King and Queen for this lively evening.THEME OF LOVE IN ART HISTORYFebruary 28 | 3:00 p.m.Join us as Cynthia Peer enlightens us with  her visual presentation of this timely art topic.

The Carillon at Boulder Creek Named One of the Top Assisted Living Communities by Caring.com

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(BOULDER) January 24, 2012 — There are more than 38,000 assisted living communities nationwide and The Carillon at Boulder Creek has been named one of the best.  The Boulder retirement community is one of three assisted living communities in Colorado — and one of 119 nationwide — to be named “Caring Stars” of 2012 by Caring.com, a leading online resource site for caregivers.  Designation as a Caring Star is based on consumer ratings and reviews that recognize service excellence on Caring.com in 2011; The Carillon at Boulder Creek received a top rating of five stars.   “This honor shows us that we are doing exactly what we set out to do with each of our communities: positively impact the lives of our residents, families and employees, eve...

Join The Carillon for some fun in January at our upcoming special events!

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Our activity calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below is just a sample of what is going on at The Carillon at Boulder Creek during the month of January.  Please call (760) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!ACTIVE MINDSJanuary 5th | 2:00 - 4:00 pm"The State of the European Union" will be explored in this interactive educational program.  Join us as we learn about the issues that will challenge our future.TRAVELING HARP HAPPY HOURJanuary 12th | 4:00 pmEnjoy a performance by Carolyn Kuban as she entertains us with a mix of classical and popular music.  This beautiful and inspired program will be paired with delicious wines and hors d'oeuvres.GHOST TOWN OF THE ROCKIESJanuary 17th | 3:00 pmRocky Mountain ghost towns...

"Wrap It Up" in style at The Carillon and join us for these fun and exciting events during the month of December!

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HEALTH FOR THE HOLIDAYSDecember 6th | 4:00 pmDr. Felicia Santelli, Ph.D and nutritional consultant, will educate us on her alternative and preventative health practices and guide us towards a healthy holiday season.  Attend this informative seminar and find out how you can have your cake AND eat it too! MOUNTAIN VIEW CHILDREN'S CHOIRDecember 11th | 1:30 pmEnjoy the sweet voices of the Mountain View Children's Choir as they sing your favorite Christmas carols.  This program is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. CHRISTMAS STORY THROUGH THE ARTSDecember 19th | 2:00 pmBack by popular demand, Art Historian Cynthia Lee Peer will host this presentation that brings the artist history of this holiday season to life. NEW YEAR'S NOONER CHAMPAGNE TOAST & RESOLUTION CEREMONYDecembe...

"Live, Laugh, Love" at The Carillon during the month of November and join us for some fun!

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Our activity calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below is just a sampling of what is going on at The Carillon at Boulder Creek during the month of November.  Please call (760) 565-6844 for more information.  We look forward to seeing you!HAPPY HOUR WITH ALBERT GALLINovember 3rd | 5:00 pmCome and enjoy this talented performer as he entertains us with his solos on clarinet, soprano, and saxophone.  Selections include Dixieland, swing, big band tunes, and more.  Albert performs throughout Colorado and at resorts nationally and internationally.  Bring your dancing shoes! TAILGATE PARTY: CU VS. ARIZONANovember 12th | Two hours prior to kick-offParty with The Carillon before the Buff's home games!  Enjoy a buffet, beverages and plenty of pr...

"Raise your voice" at the Carillon during the month of October and join us for some fun!

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Our activity calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below is just a sampling of what is going on at The Carillon at Boulder Creek during the month of October.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information.  We look forward to seeing you! TAILGATE PARTIES: CU VS. WASHINGTON STATE AND CU VS. UNIVERSITY OF OREGONOctober 1st & October 22nd | Two hours prior to kick-offParty with The Carillon before the Buff's home games!  Enjoy a lunch buffet, beverages, and plenty of pre-game excitement. ACTIVE MINDS PRESENTS "PAKISTAN"October 6th | 2:00 p.m.Join us as we examine the future of this precarious nuclear nation.  A long0time U.S. ally and key country in the war on terror, the nature of this relationship is now being questioned with the discovery of Osama b...

Join us for some fun in September at our upcoming events!

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Our activity calendar is full of fun and engaging events.  Below is just a sampling of what's going on at The Carillon at Boulder Creek during the month of September.  Please call (720) 565-6844 for more information or to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you!TAILGATE PARTY: CU VS. CALIFORNIASeptember 10 | 11:30 amParty with us before the first home game of the season! Enjoy a lunch buffet featuring California-style cuisine, lively beverages and pre-game excitement. Go Buffs!THE ROYAL GORGE BRIDGESeptember 15 | 10:30-11:30 amLearn about the history, the unbelievable construction feats, the epic proportions, and marvel at the awe-inspiring views from one of the world's highest suspension bridges.BRIDGE THE GAPSeptember 22 | 5:00-6:00 pmRick Lehman will share with us the v...

Five-Star Yum Recipe Showdown

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Since July Leisure Care residents across the country have been competing in the Five-Star Yum Recipe Showdown with the hopes of winning the coveted Golden Spatula Award!  The contest, spanning four months, has residents at each community competing for the titles of Best Appetizer, Best Main Course, and Best Dessert.  The three winning recipes will go head to head at a fun-filled tasting event in October where each community’s Golden Spatula Award winner will be crowned.  All winning recipes will be featured in a Five-Star Yum cookbook that will be released just in time for the holidays, proceeds of which will benefit the One Eighty Foundation. Click here for more information and to find out how you can purchase your own copy of Five-Star Yum.   ...

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Visit us at 2525 Taft Drive in Boulder and take a tour the building. To schedule an appointment call 720.565.6844. Looking forward to seeing you soon!