Senior Living. Redefined.

A Lifestyle Rich with Possibility

ACTIVITIES IN OCTOBER


  • 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.

    October  2017
    SSMTWTF
    1
    10/01/17
    • 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
    2
    10/02/17
    • 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
    3
    10/03/17
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    4
    10/04/17
    • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
      Katie's birthday
    • 10:00 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
      Share Your Story
      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
      Senior Connections Volunteer Training Meeting
      Location: Private Dining Room
      Training and orientation for 10-12 new Volunteers for Senior connections. We provide space, beverage service and light snack.
    5
    10/05/17
    • 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– 10:00 pm
      Thursday Night Football: TBA
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    6
    10/06/17
    • 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
    • 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
    • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Merion Short Story Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    7
    10/07/17
    • 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
    8
    10/08/17
    • 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 Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    9
    10/09/17
    • 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– 9:00 pm
      Monday Night Football
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    10
    10/10/17
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      History of an American Musical
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    11
    10/11/17
    • 10:00 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
      Share Your Story
      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: French
      Location: The JEM Dining Room
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      An Eastern Voice
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    12
    10/12/17
    • 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
    • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
      Computer Drop in With Mickey
      Location: The Sterling Room
    • 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
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Survey of African American Artists
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 7:00 pm– 10:00 pm
      Thursday Night Football: TBA
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    13
    10/13/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      Psychology Today: 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
      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– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    14
    10/14/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Ceramics Studiow./ 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
    • 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
    15
    10/15/17
    • 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
      A Musical World Presents: The Gershwin Brothers
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    16
    10/16/17
    • 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– 9:00 pm
      Monday Night Football
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Impressionism Presentation: Der Blaue Reiter
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    17
    10/17/17
    • 9:30 am– 11:30 am
      NSSC Field Trip: The Age of Trump
      Location: The MerionFront Desk
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 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
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room
    18
    10/18/17
    • 10:00 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
      Symphony of Evanston Presents: Ice Cream Social
      Location: TheCrystal Ballroom
    • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
      Open Forum
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      RJ Lindsey Presents: The Sugeon General
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    19
    10/19/17
    • 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
    • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
      Computer Drop in With Mickey
      Location: The Sterling Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 3:00 pm– 4:30 pm
      Spooky Game Day w/Beacon Acdemy
      Location: The Game Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 10:00 pm
      Thursday Night Football: TBA
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    20
    10/20/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:00 am– 2:00 pm
      Oktoberfest Lunch @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
      Walking Club with The Merion
      Location: The SappFront Desk
    • 1:00 pm– 2:30 pm
      ESO Musical Insights
      Location: Crystal Ballroom
      Pre-concert lecture & preview: Beethoven 7 and Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor with William Hagen, Violin
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Oktoberfest Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    21
    10/21/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Ceramics Studiow./ Charlotta
      Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
    • 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
      Halloween with The Girl Scouts of America
      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
    22
    10/22/17
    • 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 Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    23
    10/23/17
    • 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– 9:00 pm
      Monday Night Football
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    24
    10/24/17
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      History with a Humorous 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
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room
    • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
      Town Hall Meeting
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    25
    10/25/17
    • 10:00 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
      Share Your Story
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 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– 5:00 pm
      October Birthday Celebration
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      An Eastern Voice
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    26
    10/26/17
    • 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
    • 12:00 pm– 1:30 pm
      Women In Business Luncheon
      Location: Crystal Ballroom
      Chamber of Commerce sponsored buffet luncheon - attendees pay C of C, they pay us. Budget (all inclusive - F & B, tax, gratuity) is $15. We will co-sponsor with Symphony - they are primary sponsor, but do not have space to handle 30-35+ attendees.
    • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
      Computer Drop in With Mickey
      Location: The Sterling Room
    • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
      Guest SpeakerAdlai Stevenson III
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 10:00 pm
      Thursday Night Football: TBA
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    27
    10/27/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Aqua Aerobics
      Location: The Aquatic Center
    • 11:00 am– 12:30 pm
      World Religion: Buddism
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
      Walking Club with The Merion
      Location: The SappFront Desk
    • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
      NSV- Current Events Discussion
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      Merion Short Story Discussion
      Location: The Conference Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Historical Lectures: John Boda, Haunted Chicago
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm
      Friday Night Movie:TBA
      Location: Channel #73
    28
    10/28/17
    • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
      Ceramics Studiow./ 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
    • 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
    29
    10/29/17
    • 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
      A Musical World Presents: Cole Porter
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    30
    10/30/17
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
      Monday Night Football
      Location: The Sapphire Room/The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Strings & Conversations w/ Jaime & Sandro
      Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    31
    10/31/17
    • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
      Fit Club with Daniel
      Location: The Fitness Center
    • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
      Trick or Treat Pastry Demonstration
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
      American Musical: Little Shop of Horrors
      Location: The Sapphire Room
    • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
      Happy Halloween Hour @ The Merion
      Location: The Emerald Lounge
    • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
      Stop, Breathe, Think Meditation
      Location: The Conference Room