Activity Ideas

VACATION TIME


Pack your bags, it’s vacation time! What’s your idea of the perfect summer getaway? Some say that relaxing in the sun, seeing the sights, and tasting local food are the ingredients for a great trip. Stir up heartwarming memories of …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, April 2014, Newsletters | Tagged , | Leave a comment

FIRST JOBS


Remember scooping ice cream, delivering newspapers, bagging groceries, collecting movie tickets, manning the elevator, or pumping gas? Many in your group can wax nostalgic about their first jobs. Summertime elicits memories of early work experiences in the teenage years. Try …

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HERE COMES THE BRIDE


The wedding season is underway, and beaming brides-to-be are getting ready to walk down the aisle. The celebration of a wedding – whether simple or elaborate – is a special time for a couple, their families and friends. Ring the …

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ALL THE BUZZ


Spring is a hectic time of the year – around the house, in the garden, on the farm. In fact, some folks say they’re “busy as a bee” in the springtime. Why the comparison? Just like the bees, people are …

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SPRING COMES CALLING


The wait is over. Springtime is officially here – at least on the calendar. It’s time for sun-kissed days, gentle breezes, birds and blossoms – and an occasional shower of rain.  The arrival of spring is a welcome relief after …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, March 2014, Newsletters | Comments Off

It’s About Time!


Spring forward, fall back – sound familiar? The daylight hours will soon be longer, thanks to the arrival of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in March. Setting your clocks – and other timepieces – forward one hour might conjure up a …

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YOUNG AT HEART


If you’re celebrating another birthday soon, you might hear this cliché: You’re only as old as you feel. Age is just a number, and despite what the calendar might indicate, you can still stay “young at heart.” This month’s newsletter …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, January 2014 | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

WINTER COMFORTS


The song says it best: “Baby, it’s cold outside.” While you may not enjoy tromping through the snow and ice or dealing with the frigid temperatures outdoors, you can still enjoy some of the comforts of winter indoors. Hot cocoa, …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, December 2013 | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

YEAR IN, YEAR OUT


Activities for December Days, weeks, months, years – oh, how time flies! Before this year comes to an official end, your group might enjoy some sessions that focus on the passing of years. We all have a version of “It …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, November 2013 | Tagged | Comments Off

NO PLACE LIKE HOME


The holiday season is fast approaching, and many people are making plans to travel “home” to be with relatives and loved ones. Wherever it may be, “home” holds a special place in our hearts. Rekindle a few nostalgic memories of …

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Posted in Newsletters, October 2013 | Tagged , | Comments Off

HARVEST TIME


Fall is the season of harvest. Whether you take a trip to the pumpkin patch, go to the local farmers’ market for produce, pluck grapes from the vineyard, or enjoy a family outing to the apple orchard, you’ll find bountiful …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, Newsletters, September 2013 | Tagged , , | Comments Off

KITTENS AND CATS


Leaf through the family photo album, and odds are, you’ll find some snapshots of children and their pets. Pets – especially dogs and cats – are treasured members of the family. They provide unconditional love, affection, and companionship. If your …

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Posted in Activity Ideas, August 2013 | Comments Off