A Lifestyle Rich with Possibility

ACTIVITIES IN JANUARY


  • Live Music
  • Arts & Culture
  • Social Activities
  • Health & Wellness
  • Life Long Learning
  • Spiritual Wellness
  • Recreation


    The staff at The Merion strives to provide an environment filled with positive social interaction, educational lectures from diverse local speakers, spiritual learning opportunities, and exposure to the arts by tapping into Chicago, Evanston and Northwestern University’s culture-rich resources.

    August  2018
    SSMTWTF
     1
    08/01/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Workout Wonders w/Johnny
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Merion Roundtable Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Tai Chi Fitness w/ Mike McGinn
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
      Open Forum
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    2
    08/02/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:15 pm
      Best Day of My Life Writing 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
    • 2:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Bridge Club
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Memory Care Movement with Barbara
    3
    08/03/18
    • 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
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    4
    08/04/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Armchair Travel
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      Bingo with Prizes
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      Pilates & You
      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
    5
    08/05/18
    • 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
      Simply Yoga w/Elana
      Location: The Fitness Center
    6
    08/06/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Head to Toe Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 1:30 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
      Classical Piano & Flute Duet
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    7
    08/07/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Integrated Movement For Mind & Body
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:30 pm– 3:30 pm
      History with a Humorous Perspective
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room
    8
    08/08/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Zumba Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Nurse Practitioner Visit
      Location: The Wellnes Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Merion Roundtable Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
      Open Forum
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    9
    08/09/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:15 pm
      Best Day of My Life Writing 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
    • 12:30 pm– 2:00 pm
      Figure Drawing w/ Duffy
      Location: The Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Bridge Club
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Memory Care Movement with Barbara
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Art Alive Movement
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    10
    08/10/18
    • 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
      Challah Baking with Malka
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      The Happiness Project
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      ShopTalk 2018!
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      Armchair Travel: Austria
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    11
    08/11/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Armchair Travel
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      Bingo with Prizes
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      Pilates & You
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:30 pm– 3:30 pm
      Merion Month Trivia
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 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
    12
    08/12/18
    • 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
      Simply Yoga w/Elana
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Strings and Conversations w/ Jaime & Sandro
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    13
    08/13/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Head to Toe Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
      Portraits in Aging
    • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
      Tech Tutorials
      Location: The Sterling Library
    • 1:30 pm– 4:00 pm
      Merion Game Day: Bridge
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Classical Piano & Flute Duet
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    14
    08/14/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Integrated Movement For Mind & Body
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      The Happiness Project
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
      Resident Orientation Meeting
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Historical Perspective
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room
    15
    08/15/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Zumba Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Nurse Practitioner Visit
      Location: The Wellnes Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Merion Short Story Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Tai Chi Fitness w/ Mike McGinn
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      ShopTalk2018!
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 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 of Taste:Mexican Night
      Location: The JEM Dining Toom
    16
    08/16/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:15 pm
      Best Day of My Life Writing 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
    • 12:30 pm– 2:00 pm
      Figure Drawing w/ Duffy
      Location: The Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Memory Care Movement with Barbara
    • 2:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Bridge Club
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      Teaching Through Works of Art
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    17
    08/17/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      The Happiness Project
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Workout Wonders w/ Johnny
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      Radio Players w/ Maura
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music w/S. Aaron
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    18
    08/18/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Armchair Travel
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      Bingo with Prizes
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      Pilates & You
      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
    19
    08/19/18
    • 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
      Simply Yoga w/Elana
      Location: The Fitness Center
    20
    08/20/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Head to Toe Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
      Portraits in Aging
    • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
      Tech Tutorials
      Location: The Sterling Library
    • 1:30 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
      Classical Piano & Flute Duet
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    21
    08/21/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Integrated Movement For Mind & Body
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Mass w/ Father Oldershaw
      Location: The Sterling Library
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Merion Scrabble Group
      Location: Rooftop Terrace
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Merion Card Creations
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:30 pm– 3:30 pm
      History with a Humorous Perspective
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    22
    08/22/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness w Mike McGinn
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Nurse Practitioner Visit
      Location: The Wellnes Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Merion Roundtable Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Balance Fitness Strength
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:30 pm– 3:30 pm
      Activities Discussion Meeting w/Tammy
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    • 3:00 pm– 3:30 pm
      August Birthday Celebration
      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
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 6:00 pm– 7:00 pm
      Dinner & Fireworks @ Navy Pier
      Location: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    23
    08/23/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:15 pm
      Best Day of My Life Writing 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
    • 12:30 pm– 2:00 pm
      Models and Martinis
      Location: The Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Bridge Club
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Memory Care Movement with Barbara
    • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    24
    08/24/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      The Happiness Project
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      ShopTalk 2018!
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music w/S. Aaron
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    25
    08/25/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Armchair Travel
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      Bingo with Prizes
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      Pilates & You
      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
    26
    08/26/18
    • 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
      Simply Yoga w/Elana
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Piano Conversations w/ Sandro
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    27
    08/27/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Head to Toe Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
      Tech Tutorials
      Location: The Sterling Library
    • 11:00 am– 1:00 pm
      Portraits in Aging
    • 1:30 pm– 4:00 pm
      Merion Game Day: Bridge
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music with Tim Fitzgerald
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Classical Piano & Flute Duet
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    28
    08/28/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Integrated Movement For Mind & Body
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:00 am– 2:00 pm
      Lincoln Park Zoo Field Trip
      Location: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Historical Perspective
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room
    29
    08/29/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Workout Wonders w/Johnny
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
      Nurse Practitioner Visit
      Location: The Wellnes Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Merion Roundtable Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Balance Fitness Strength
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
      Open Forum
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    30
    08/30/18
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Tai Chi Fitness
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:15 pm
      Best Day of My Life Writing 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
    • 12:30 pm– 2:00 pm
      Figure Drawing w/ Duffy
      Location: The Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Bridge Club
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Memory Care Movement with Barbara
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      Teaching Through Works of Art
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Historical Lectures
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    31
    08/31/18
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
      Essay Discussion Group
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Workout Wonders w/Johnny
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      The Radio Players
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      Merion Short Story Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73