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Highlighted Events for this Week

Mon., November 12 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Tue., November 13 10:15 a.m. Exploring Technology with Alice - Bits & Pieces - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Wed., November 14 10:00 a.m. Art with Jennifer - Crafts Room
Wed., November 14 4:00 p.m. Pianist Bobby Phillips - Lounge (flyer)
Fri., November 16 11:00 a.m. Symphony Preview Lecture - Lounge (flyer)
Fri., November 16 4:00 p.m.  Sherry Hour Slideshow with David Powell - Wild Cats - Lounge (flyer)
Fri., November 16 6:15 p.m.
Flamenco Dancers with guitarist Terrence Farrell - Auditorium (flyer)
Sun., November 18   Monterey Symphony Concert - Sunset Center - BUS TRANSPORTATION CANCELED (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., November 19 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Wed., November 21 4:00 p.m. Raymond Neutra - A Cozy Afternoon of Music by the Fire - Lounge (flyer)
Sun., November 25 6:15 p.m. Sunday Night Concert - Lounge (flyer)
Mon., November 26 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Wed., November 28 4:00 p.m. Music Matters with Todd Samra - Lounge (flyer)
Mon., December 3 9:00 a.m. Stir
2:00 p.m. Roll Out
Truffle Time - Blue Room (flyer)
Mon., November 3 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Wed., December 5 10:00 a.m. Catholic Mass with Father Ron - Chapel
Mon., December 10 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Mon., Decembet 17 4:00 p.m. Great Courses - Dutch Masters:  The Age of Rembrandt - Canterbury Room (flyer)
Ongoing Events

Gentle Walking with Rehab:  Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 - 9:30 a m.

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

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 GroupMondays 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.

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

Exploring Technology with Alice:  Alice Englander's website and computer classes continue.  Join us for various tech topics every other Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. in the Canterbury Room. 

For copies of slides, handouts and other information from the classes, go to the Exploring Technology with Alice page.

Please note:  The Tech classes are on break until Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, when we will begin taking another look at smartphones and tablets.

PG Library Services - Outreach & “Zip Books”:  An ongoing library service every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. in the Rose Room.  (flyer)

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.

Weight Watchers:  Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Canterbury Room

ITCH - Intrepid Thursday Canterbury Hikers:  Thursdays, 1:00 - 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 (check the Activities Calendar for dates), 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. - Rose Room

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.

Gentle Walking with Rehab:  Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 - 9:30 a m.

Chair Volleyball for ALL/ Pirates:  Fridays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in the Auditorium

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

Pilates for Seniors:   Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. 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

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 Large Print Library 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 Large Print Library as well as on the Resident Website.

Upcoming Movies & Documentaries

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH, Lounge - 6:15 p.m.:  The Railway Children

Three Edwardian era children and their mother move to a country house in Yorkshire after their father’s sudden disappearance in the custody of the police, but the mother declines to tell her daughters anything about how or why this took place.  To help pass the time in their lonely single-parent state, the children make daily visits to a nearby railway and wave to passengers who reciprocate in kind.  In particular, they come into contact with an interested and persistently helpful gentleman whose detailed familiarity with law enforcement practices and associated legal issues helps bring the long-missing father back to his family and with regained social standing in the community.   105 min., closed captions        

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27th, Lounge - 6:15 p.m.: Amelia  

This movie chronicles the career of Amelia Earhart, from her earliest flying experiences through her numerous “first woman to…” exploits of increasing distance and complexity, culminating in her final and fatal attempt to circumnavigate the world with the sole assistance of flight navigator, Fred Noonan.  The numerous romance- and publicity-seeking aspects of Amelia’s constantly driven and self-directed life are well depicted.  However, at least for this reviewer, the airborne scenes in the noisy, museum-worthy tin cans that kept this American heroine aloft so well and so long are the true cinematic winners.    111 min., with 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   The dates for their current season of concerts have been set and the first one will be performed at the PG Performing Arts Center on Saturday, December 8th, at 2:00 p.m.  (flyer)

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.