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Activities & Special Events Calendar

With a concerted effort to encourage residents to take not just steps, but strides outside their residences, The Merion offers a wide array of enticing communal activities and events designed to foster a sense of belonging, friendship and community.

With ample dining venues and social spaces, The Merion offers our residents every opportunity to lead fulfilling and healthy lifestyles.

July  2017
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07/01/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Skee Ball Challenge
    Location: The Game Room
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo With Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Spanish 101
    Location: The Sapphire Room
2
07/02/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations w/ Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
3
07/03/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Merion Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Classes with Carol
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Bridge
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Museums of the World
    Location: The Sapphire Room
4
07/04/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    4th of July BBQ
    Location: The Rooftop Terrace
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical/Yankee Doodle Dandy
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
5
07/05/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Blood Pressure Screening
    Location: The Wellness Center
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 3:30 pm
    Merion Dining Committee
    Location: The Private Dining Room
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:30 pm– 5:30 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music w/Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm
    The Art of Romare Bearden
    Location: The Sapphire Room
6
07/06/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm
    Planting with The Merion
    Location: The Arts & Crafts Studio
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
7
07/07/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Sabbath Service with Chaplain Jan Footlik
    Location: The Sterling Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Share Your Story w/ L. McConnell
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    NSV Current Events Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Ice Cream Social
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
8
07/08/17
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo With Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
9
07/09/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Sunday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room
10
07/10/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Merion Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Classes with Carol
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Bridge
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm
    History of an American Musical/Night of the Movies
    Location: TheSapphire Room
11
07/11/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Chicago Botanical Garden Field Trip
    Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022, USA
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History w a Humorous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
12
07/12/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Tai Chi Fitness with Mike McGinn
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm
    Handcrafting with The Merion
    Location: The Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:30 pm– 5:30 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music w/Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 5:00 pm– 7:00 pm
    A World of Taste: Asia
    Location: The JEM Dining Room
  • 7:30 pm– 8:30 pm
    Nutrition Fun Facts witn Nichola
    Location: The Sapphire Room
13
07/13/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
14
07/14/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Psychology Today w/ Christopher Tori
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Bastille Day Happy Hour
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
15
07/15/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Armchair Travel: Tuscany
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo With Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
16
07/16/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations w/ Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
17
07/17/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Classes with Carol
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Merion Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Bridge
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Museums of the World w/Debra Levie
    Location: The Sapphire Room
18
07/18/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:30 am– 12:00 pm
    Mass w/Father Oldershaw
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 10:30 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Field Trip
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
    History of an American Musical: A Chorus Line
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Medidtation Class
    Location: The Conference Room
19
07/19/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 3:30 pm
    Symphony of Evanston Presents: An Afternoon at The Opera
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:30 pm– 5:30 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music w/Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm
    Humor and Speeches : A Stand Up History
    Location: The Sapphire Room
20
07/20/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical:La Mancha
    Location: The Sapphire Room
21
07/21/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Share Your Story w/ L. McConnell
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    NSV- Current Events Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
22
07/22/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Ceramics Studio w/ Charlotta
    Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo With Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Fun & Games with Quinn & Nash
    Location: The Game Room
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
23
07/23/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
24
07/24/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Merion Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Classes with Carol
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Bridge
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations w/ Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
25
07/25/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:30 am– 2:00 pm
    Architectural Boat Tour Field Trip
    Location: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History with a Humorous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Meditation Class
    Location: The Conference Room
26
07/26/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 12:00 pm– 1:00 pm
    Dr. Mayo/Audiologist Visit
    Location: The Wellness Center
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Handcrafting with The Merion/Margaret Keighley
    Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:30 pm– 5:30 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music w/Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm
    RJ Lindsey Presents: King Tut
    Location: The Sapphire Room
27
07/27/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
28
07/28/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Short Story Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Card Creations
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
29
07/29/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Armchair Travel: Croatia
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo With Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Spanish 101 w/ Hannah
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
30
07/30/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
31
07/31/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Classes with Carol
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Merion Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Bridge
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 6:00 pm– 7:00 pm
    Museums of the World: Arts of China Part 2
    Location: The Sapphire Room