Senior Living. Redefined.

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.

September  2017
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 1
09/01/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Trivia with The Merion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    NSV Current Events Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:30 pm– 9:00 pm
    Friday Night at The Movies
    Location: Channel #73
2
09/02/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:30 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
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 5:00 pm
    Northwestern University Football Game
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
3
09/03/17
  • 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
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, & Strength
  • 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
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    Abigail Riccards
4
09/04/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Labor Day BBQ
    Location: The Rooftop Terrace
  • 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
5
09/05/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
    11:30 Merion Field Trip
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History w/ a Humourous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
6
09/06/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:30 am
    Encore Chorale Rehearsal
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom
    Singers begin arriving at 9:30 - rehearsal begins at 10 am and goes to 11:30 am. We provide beverage service.
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Handcrafting with The Merion
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
7
09/07/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:45 am– 12:00 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
  • 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm
    Thursday Night Football
    Location: The Sapphir Room
8
09/08/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Psychology Today w/Chris Tori
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
9
09/09/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Armchair Travel: Angor Wat in Cambodia
    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
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
10
09/10/17
  • 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
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, & Strength
  • 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 Emerald Lounge
11
09/11/17
  • 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
  • 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
12
09/12/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    The Incredible Magical Greg
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    One Woman Show/Eleanor Roosevelt
    Location: The Sapphire Room
13
09/13/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:30 am
    Encore Chorale Rehearsal
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom
    Singers begin arriving at 9:30 - rehearsal begins at 10 am and goes to 11:30 am. We provide beverage service.
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Trivia at The Merion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Levy Center Choraleers
    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
  • 5:00 pm– 7:00 pm
    A World Taste:Cuban Night & Live Music w/ Marajacuz Band
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:30 pm– 8:30 pm
    Nutrition Fun Facts w/ Nichola
    Location: The Sapphire Room
14
09/14/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:45 am– 12:00 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
    Fitness Equipment 101 w/ Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Impressionism Presentation w/ Debra Levie
    Location: The Sapphire Room
15
09/15/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Short Story Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 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– 3:45 pm
    Veteran's Day Salute to Irving Lerner
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:30 pm– 9:00 pm
    Friday Night Movie: TBA
    Location: Channel 73
16
09/16/17
  • 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
    French Connections with Koffi
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
17
09/17/17
  • 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
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, & Strength
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Zumba Fitness w/ Tara
18
09/18/17
  • 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
    Museums of the World w/ Debra Levie
    Location: The Sapphire Room
19
09/19/17
  • 8:30 am– 11:30 am
    New Resident Orientation
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
    Mass w/ Father Oldershaw
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History w a Humourous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Stop, Breath, Think, Meditation
    Location: The Conference Room
20
09/20/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:30 am
    Encore Chorale Rehearsal
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom
    Singers begin arriving at 9:30 - rehearsal begins at 10 am and goes to 11:30 am. We provide beverage service.
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Tai Chi w/ Mike McGinn
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Handcrafting with The Merion
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
21
09/21/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:00 am– 11:30 am
    Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Details to Follow
  • 10:45 am– 12:00 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– 2:30 pm
    Transitions and Transformations w/ Jackie Mattfeld
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 10:00 pm
    Thursday Night Football: TBA
    Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
22
09/22/17
  • 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
    2nd Day Rosh Hashannah
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
    Friday Night Movie:TBA
    Location: Channel #73
23
09/23/17
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Farmer's Market Field Trip
  • 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 with Koffi
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73
24
09/24/17
  • 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
  • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, & Strength
  • 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 Emerald Lounge
25
09/25/17
  • 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– 9:00 pm
    Monday Night Football
    Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
26
09/26/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Fit Club with Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Muscial
    Location: The Sapphire Room
27
09/27/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:30 am
    Encore Chorale Rehearsal
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom
    Singers begin arriving at 9:30 - rehearsal begins at 10 am and goes to 11:30 am. We provide beverage service.
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Blood Pressure Screening
    Location: TheWellness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Handcrafting with The Merion
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 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
28
09/28/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:45 am– 12:00 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
  • 1:00 pm– 2:30 pm
    Essay Discussion Group w/ Robin Tucker
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 10:00 pm
    Thursday Night Football: TBA
    Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    KolNidre Service
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
29
09/29/17
  • 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Day of Atonement Yom Kippur
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    Walking Club with The Merion
    Location: The SappFront Desk
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Day of Atonement Yom Kippur
    Location: The JEM Dining Room
  • 5:15 pm– 7:15 pm
    Day of Atonement Break the Fast
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
    Friday Night Movie:TBA
    Location: Channel #73
30
09/30/17
  • 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 with Koffi
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie
    Location: The Sapphire Room/Channel #73