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All activities (unless otherwise noted) take place at:
20 Bayon Drive
South Hadley, MA 01075
Call (413) 588-5102 for more information
Ongoing Fitness and Wellness Programs at Loomis Village
Residents enjoy morning and afternoon group exercises, osteo exercise, tai chi, movement group, swimming aqua classes in our 4-season indoor pool, self-directed workouts in the fitness room and pool, Mind Aerobics, monthly wellness chat with our Health Services Director, Lisa Ball. Keeping our bodies and minds in tune.
July 2019 Highlights
- Thursday July 4th, 7:15PM – Performing Arts Center
- Enjoy this Independence Day concert with favorites from the American Songbook. A tenor and guitarist, Doug studied guitar and composition at the Berklee School of Music.
The Deerfield Trio
- Saturday, July 6th, 3:00PM – Performing Arts Center.
- Anthony Berner, violin, Mark Fraser, cello and Yu-Mei Wei, piano will perform Piano Trio in Eb Major Op. 70 no. 2 by Ludwig Von Beethoven and Piano Trio no. 2 in c minor Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn.
Coffee with Lauren
- Wednesday July 10th, 2:30 PM – Phylly’s Café
- Come and have a cup of coffee with CEO and President, Lauren Scruggs, who will share Loomis Communities Updates with residents.
- Monday, July 15th, 1:30PM– Performing Arts Center
- Thursday, July 18th, 7:00PM – Performing Arts Center
Tech Support Drop-in with Joe and Sabrina
- Thursday, July 25th, 2:00PM – Conference Room
Loomis Village Sponsored Trips
Wednesday July 3rd – South Hadley Fireworks Wednesday, July 10th – Barrington Stage Company, Lenox
Saturday July 13th – Chester Theatre
Wednesday July 17th – Brewery Crawl with Joe and Josh
Thursday July 18th – New Britain Museum and Lunch at Wood-n-Tap
Tuesday, July 30th – Shakespeare and Company, Lenox
Loomis Village Resident Directed Events
- The Writer’s Group
- Theater Group
- Poetry Group
- Loomis Village Chorale Group
- Current Issues
- Bridge and Games
- Omni Book Club
- Better Together Group
- Play Reading Group
- Week-end Movies
- Opera Matinees
Challenging Times Discussion Group - Challenging Times: A Mindful Centered Response: resident - led gathering “to explore ways to prepare ourselves emotionally and spiritually for our nation’s uncertain future.” Loomis Village residents meet regularly to share their group’s reflective experience.
Fitness and Wellness Programs
- Exercise Classes and Osteo Exercise offered by trained instructors
- Movement Group
- Tai Chi
- Meditation Group
- Caregivers Support Group
- Parkinson’s Support Group
- Aqua Fitness
- Aqua Walking Group
- Aqua Yoga
- Fitness Center Orientation
- Mind Aerobics
- Fully equipped Fitness Room and 4 season pool
- Art Appreciation Video
- Hymnal Singing Group
- The Loomis Village Chorale Group
- Resident Theater Group - seasonal
- Monthly wellness topics
June 2019 Highlights
- Sunday, June 2nd – Paul and Charlie
- Enjoy this varied selection of musical favorites including songs from John Denver, Elvis, Louie Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and even some Polka!
- Thursday, June 13 – “Meeting in a box” South Hadley Master Planners
- Sunday, June 16th, Jerry Noble & Marlene Wong Concert
- Jerry Noble and Marlene Wong join forces to focus on the songs of Kurt Weill (1900-1950), the most influential and versatile theatre composer of the 20th century; and whose great collaborators include Bertolt Brecht, the Group Theatre, Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, Maxwell Anderson, Ogden Nash, Oscar Hammerstein II, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner and Weill’s own wife and muse, Lotte Lenya.
- Thursday, June 20th, Artist Reception for Betty Sheridan
- Wednesday, June 26th, Loomis Village Annual Picnic
- Friday June 28th, Adaskin String Trio
- Since 1994 the Adaskin String Trio has won over audiences with exuberant playing and programming that blends classical masterpieces with unexpected treasures.
May 2019 Highlights
- Wednesday, May 1st, May Day Celebration and Contra Dance
- Tim Van Egmond leads this session of ‘folk dancing that’s fun and easy to learn; no partner or experience necessary and more like walking to music.” Selected dances will be done while seated. Sweet treats to eat as well!
- Thursday, May 2nd, Artist Reception & Talk with Don David
- Tuesday, May 7th, SHINE Vocational Dance Group leads Morning Movement
- From the Berkshire Hills Music Academy, this group brings with them a true love and talent for performing dance, and a hope of inspiring their audiences to move with them.
- Sunday, May 12th, Steven Page Piano Concert
- Monday, May 13th,Spring Choral Concert, “Broadway and Beyond”
- Wednesday, May 29th,“Edith Wharton: Life at the Mount,” with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D.
- Author of Edith Wharton at Home, Wilson discusses the historic home and the influences of Whatron’s inimitable spirit in its archetecture and design. Wine and Cheese to follow.
April 2019 Highlights
- Tuesday, April 2nd, The Beatlemania Years, Mark S. Cartier
- This presentation covers the first half of the Fab Four’s career, from the recording of the single Love Me Do to the release of their brilliant album “Revolver” What was their first #1 hit in America? What was the original title of the film “Help!”? Who was known as the “quiet Beatle”? Join Mark S. Cartier as he answers these questions and many more.
- Thursday, April 4th, Antarctica Travelogue
- South Hadley residents Bill and Lorain Giles invite you to share their adventures on the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding islands – hiking in deep snow and high winds; kayaking in calm waters among gigantic and small icebergs; zipping around harbors in rubber zodiacs sighting seals, whales, and sea birds; and seeing, hearing, and smelling penguins.
- Monday, April 8th, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
- Tuesday, April 23th, The Eric Carle Story, Alix Kennedy, Executive Director
- Friday, April 26th,How China’s Economic Challenges Are Driving the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Dr. Calvin Chen
- Tuesday, April 30th, Connecticut River Conservation Commission