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Highlighted Events for this Week

Tue., March 20 10:00 a.m. Kyle Krasa, Attorney - Estate Planning Documents - Lounge (flyer)
Tue., March 20 10:15 a.m. Exploring Technology with Alice - Organizing Your Smartphone or Tablet - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Wed., March 21 12:45 p.m. Loading
1:00 p.m. Departing
Gentrain - MPC Campus - BUS TRIP
The Jefferson Presidency: Insights for a #Nation by Dr. Richard Kezirian
Wed., March 21 4:30 p.m. Sam Coutts, Saxophonist - Lounge (flyer)
Thu., March 22 4:00 p.m. Karen @ the Keys with Bill and his standup bass - Lounge (flyer) (playlist)
Sat., March 24 11:00 a.m. Slideshow with Dave Powell - Famous and Unusual Statues and Sculptures - Lounge (flyer)
Sun., March 25 1:30 p.m. Youth Music Monterey Chamber Players - Lounge (flyer)

Weekly activities calendar

Multi-week activities calendar
(This calendar is updated weekly.  Future events are subject to change.)

Note:  Some activities are fee-based, which is shown on the activities calendar with a dollar sign $.

Health Center activities calendar

Upcoming Events

Mon., March 26 7:00 p.m. AMAP Lecture - Restoration of the 1937 Monterey County Court House - Auditorium (flyer)
Tue., March 27 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist - Chapel (flyer)
Wed., March 28 10:00 a.m. Art with Julie - Crafts Room (flyer)
Wed., March 28 4:00 p.m. Music Matters with Todd Samra - Lounge (flyer)
Thu., March 29 10:00 a.m. Meditation - Chapel (flyer)
Fri., March 30 10:00 a.m. Good Friday Liturgy - Chapel (flyer)
Sun., April 1 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist - Chapel (flyer)
Sun., April 1 4:00 p.m. Charles Lee, Pianist - Lounge (flyer) (program)
Tue., April 3 10:15 a.m. Exploring Technology with Alice - Canterbury Room
Wed., April 4 4:00 p.m. Beth & Bill - Lounge
Tue., April 17 10:15 a.m. Exploring Technology with Alice - Canterbury Room
Ongoing Events

Resident Council meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Lounge.  All residents are invited to attend.

Women's Conversation Group -  every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Rose Room (except 2nd Mondays when the Resident Council meetings take place).  We enjoy opening with a variety of humor/jokes.  The weekly topic is posted on the bulletin board in the coffee area outside the Rose Room.

Walk and Roll - Mondays 9:30 -10:00 a.m. in the Auditorium. 

Great Courses - Lectures will be shown each Monday 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Canterbury Room. 

The next two Mondays at 4 p.m. we will show the last episodes of our series The Cathedral.  On Monday,  March  19th, we show:  Gothic Churches in the Holy Roman Empire and Gothic Churches in Italy.  The following Monday, March 26th, we will view Gothic Styles in Iberia and The New World and Gothic Architecture in Today’s World.  Looking ahead, our next series, starting just after Easter Sunday, will be The American West: History, Myth and Legacy, a highly recommended 12-week series.  

We invite  you to come and join us each Monday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Canterbury Room as we watch this new series. 

Exporing Technology with Alice:  Alice Englander's website and computer classes are back.  Join us for various tech topics every other Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. in the Canterbury Room, starting January 9th.

Catholic Mass:  Catholic Mass is said in the chapel on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m., said by Fr. Bill Patrick.   

Beth & Bill (B&B) - B&B plays a concert on the first Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Lounge.

Meditation - Thursdays 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel (flyer).

Weight Watchers - Thursdays 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. in the Canterbury Room.  New session starts mid-March.

ITCH - Intrepid Thursday Canterbury Hikers - Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fire Alarm Testing - Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.

Every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. the fire alarms on campus are tested.  The location on campus varies from week to week.  If you want to know where the alarms are being tested on a particular Thursday, you can ask at the front desk.

The fire alarm system is on test status from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. while the alarm company is doing the testing.  Please dial 911 for any fire emergencies that may occur.

Aging and Me:  Every other Thursday in the Rose Room 2:30 - 4:00-ish.   Discuss age related topics of interest with others with experienced facilitator Cindy Klaniecki, M. Ed., LCSW.  Free of charge.

Karen Robinson on the Piano:  4:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month in the Lounge.  Check the calendar for occasional changes.

Chair Volleyball:   Fridays, 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium.  Drop by to watch or play a game or two any Friday at 1:00 p.m. on your way home from lunch.  This is a fun group/easy game with lots of laughs and great upper body exercise.

Sherry Hour Slideshows with Dave Powell:  The third Friday of each month during Sherry Hour at 4:00 p.m. in the Lounge.

Open Play Ping Pong:  Fridays 10:00 a.m. - noon in the Auditorium.

Pilates for Seniors:  10:00 a.m. Saturdays in the Auditorium.  $4 per session.  (flyer)

Pilates for Seniors is focused on balance, stretching and strengthening and is modified to suit your comfort level.  Exercises can be done in a chair or standing, using stretchy bands, weights, etc.  


Come and check out this offering, geared to be accessible for Canterbury residents.

Slideshow with Dave Powell:  The 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the Lounge.

  Movie Nights

Movie Nights

Tuesday movie - 6:15 p.m. in the Lounge

DINNER AND A MOVIE DATE!   If the idea of DINNER AND A MOVIE appeals to you, you can participate in a well-planned/well-timed dinner in our Dining Room and then take a short walk just across the lobby to the Lounge and view a movie.  Our CW Movie Committee works diligently to present GOOD MOVIES for your pleasure - and, they are FREE for you to enjoy right here!  Of those who responded to our Movie Survey last year, most indicated that they would like to view recent releases or “good” movies.  This we try to do.  However, they are not always available for 1-3 years as well as being relatively expensive.  If our budget allows we often buy them or get the next best thing. Our goal is to present a variety of genres each month as well as to intersperse Movie Night presentations of “oldies” with newer films.  

MEMO!  We often draw films from our extensive collection of DVDs, many of which are donated for the pleasure of our Canterbury Residents.  Last year, the Committee spent close to $1,000 on new films and replacements of those found missing from our DVD Library.  This is a reminder that DVDs may ONLY be checked out in the Canterbury Room Sign-Out sheet by CW residents.  Please also remember to cross out your selection on the sign-out sheet when you return DVDs.  Many thanks for your participation and cooperation!  Incidentally, our 28 page listing of all our DVDs is currently being updated and will be available in the Canterbury Room as well as on the Resident Website.

NOTE TO TUESDAY NIGHT MOVIE ENTHUSIASTS:  The Movie Committee has purchased a variety of cartoons in response to our movie audience.  One short cartoon will be shown on an occasional basis at 6:00 p.m. to be followed by the main feature at the usual hour of 6:15 p.m.  Look for a small banner announcing a cartoon with the information below, on the face of the movie poster in the Lounge lobby or as an announcement in “What’s New.”  

Upcoming Movies & Documentaries

TUESDAY, MARCH 27th, Lounge  -  6:15 pm:   “DARKEST HOUR”  -  Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill during his early days as Prime Minister. Western Europe was falling under the dark shadow of Nazi Germany with the looming threat of defeat for the United Kingdom.  Churchill refused to make a peace treaty with Hitler, making him at odds with those in high places who thought otherwise. Oldman won the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor, along with awards from BAFTA, Motion Picture Drama, Screen Actors Guild and numerous others. The film was released in 2017-18 and was well-received worldwide by critics.  About 2 hrs. Subtitles. 

Please note - the Video Library information and the section about borrowing Great Courses videos from other residents have been noved to the Need to Know page.

 Off-Campus Events

PG POPS Orchestra

The Pacific Grove Pops Orchestra consists of students and adult musicians.  For more information, visit the orchestra website at  

Gentrain - Wednesday lectures at MPC

The Gentrain program at MPC offers Wednesday lectures twice a month.  See their website for details.

Transportation from Canterbury Woods is provided.  Please sign up at the front desk.