Past Events at Lutheran SeniorLife

Below is a listing of past events hosted at on- and off-campus locations.
For a list of upcoming events, visit our Events page.

Mental Aerobics

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 3:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Wittenberg Place

The phrase 'use it, or lose it' applies to your mind as well as your body. We can keep our minds sharp with a little mental exercise. Each session includes a variety of puzzles, word teasers, trivia, riddles and logic. Come and see how well-tuned your mind is!

Blood Pressure Screenings

When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall

While at the mall, stop by the Center at the Mall and receive a free blood pressure screening by Lutheran SeniorLife VNA, Western Pennsylvania.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 7:00amWhere: Lancaster, PA

Members of the Center at the Mall at Beaver Valley Mall are invited to take a trip to Lancaster, PA to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The cost of this overnight trip is $220 per person and includes the cost of the bus, overnight accommodations, dinner, breakfast buffet, show ticket and entrance to the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA, which we will visit on our way. No refunds will be given, payment is due in advance. Contact the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.

Chuck Tamblyn Entertainment

When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 7:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Wittenberg Place Activity Room

Passavant residents are invited to enjoy a fun evening with entertainer Chuck Tamblyn. He will be singing and playing many of your favorite songs from all eras, from Elvis to Sinatra.

Michael Kelly Blanchard Concert

When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 - 1:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Passavant residents are invited for an evening of beautiful entertainment. For more than 20 years, Michael Kelly Blanchard has been writing songs that connect us to the merciful heart of God. As a solo performer on guitar and piano, Michael tells stories with a tender touch to help us laugh and cry at both the human condition and the renewing power of God's unconditional love.

Choir and Handbell Performance

When: Friday, May 29, 2015 - 2:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Come join us for a delightful performance by the Passavant Singers followed by Joyful Sounds, Passavant's own handbell choir, in celebration of Zelienople Borough's 175th anniversary. 

Zelienople Past, Present and Future Presentation

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Residents and community members are invited to attend this presentation by the the Zelienople Historical Society in commemoration of the borough's 175th anniversary. This free event will also feature a performance by the Seneca Valley Girls Choir.

Also as part of the anniversary celebration, everyone is welcome to tour the Abundant Life Center between 1 and 4 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Tours will be given from 1-2 p.m. and from 3-4 p.m. of the public areas of this new community center, including Seaman Chapel, Fitness and Wellness Center, Train Room, Gently Used Shop, Creative Arts studio featuring bridge classes and an exhibit of resident art, and more! See our 10 history banners showing the progression and growth of Passavant over its 110-year history. At 2 p.m., there will be a performance by the Passavant Singers and Joyful Sounds handbell choir. Our dining venues will be open and will be offering grab-and-go picnic lunches and ice cream treats for a nominal charge.

We hope you can join us!






Forever Young Walk/Run

When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 9:00pmWhere: Brady's Run Park

The Center at the Mall at Beaver Valley Mall in Monaca is holding a 1-mile and 5K walk/run to benefit the center's social, educational and fitness programming. Please contact Stacie Shearer at (724) 774-5654 for a paper registration form, click here for a printable registration form, or register online at


Wine and Cheese Social

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Wittenberg Place Activity Room

Join friends for a relaxing social before dinner. Non-alcoholic refreshments are available.

Strip District Trip

When: Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:00amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to spend the day in the Strip, with lots of specialty stores and good eats! Cost of transportation is $10. Shopping and lunch are on your own. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

2015 Excellence is Ageless Gala

When: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:00pmWhere: Heinz Field, East Club Lounge

Please join us for an exciting evening to celebrate Abundant Life and our Excellence is Ageless honoree tradition. Proceeds benefit Lutheran SeniorLife benevolent care. For tickets or table sponsorships, call (724) 453-6014.

Rusty Nail Restaurant Trip

When: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:30amWhere: Avalon, PA

Newhaven Court residents at Passavant Community are invited to join us for lunch at the Rusty Nail restaurant and a trip to the second-hand store. Cost of transportation is $8, cost of lunch is on your own.

Rare Old Books Presentation

When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

Michael Dabrishus, assistant university librarian at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on Rare Old Books. The focus of this presentation will be rare books, manuscripts, and archives. He will talk about characteristics of a book that make it rare or collectible, and he will explain how monetary values are assigned to these works. If you are interested in finding out the value of a book you own, please bring it with you.

Frick Art and Historical Center Trip

When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Located on five acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens in Pittsburgh's East End, the Frick is the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick, one of America's greatest industrialists and art collectors. You will visit the turn-of-the-20th-century family home that tells the story of Pittsburgh during the Gilded Age. Cost of transportation is $10, cost of the tour is $10. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

10th Annual VNA Friendship Luncheon

When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 11:00amWhere: Butler Country Club

Please join us for the 10th annual Friendship "Lunch at the Shore" to benefit the VNA Hospice and VNA Inpatient Hospice patients and their families. The cost is $40 per person and includes lunch and a gift basket raffle. Wear your favorite sundress and join the 'shell'-abration by designing your own pair of sandals to be eligible to enter a special drawing. This year's Mistress of Ceremonies is Kathy Gregory-Steiner, co-host of Coffee With Kate on WISR-Butler radio network. Seating is limited, so please call (724) 431-3502 by April 3 to make your reservation.

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

When: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:30amWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center

It is time to celebrate and honor all of our wonderful resident volunteers who unselfishly dedicate their time to help others live a more abundant life. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Invitations will be sent. Please RSVP by April 7 to Cathy Reid at X 3431.

PA Trolley Museum Trip

When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:00amWhere: Washington, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to visit the PA Trolley Museum. The visit includes a video presentation about the trolley era, a 4-mile scenic trolley ride aboard one of the museum's restored streetcars, and a visit to the Museum store. Cost of transportation is $10, admission is $8. The group will stop on the way home for a bite to eat. Please sign up at the Travel and Events Office.

Pittsburgh Church Tours

When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 10:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Residents at Newhaven Court at Passavant Community are invited to see two of the many interesting churches in the Pittsburgh area. Lunch will follow. Cost of transportation is $10, the cost of lunch is on your own.

Men of Melody

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 7:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Wittenberg Place Activity Room

Join a fun filled evening with the Men of Melody. These wonderful men have been entertaining Passavant Community residents for many years, and are always excited to come back and do it again!

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Trip

When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 9:30amWhere: Pittsburgh, PA

Residential living residents at Passavant Community are invited to enjoy this interesting trip to the Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The museum has a significant collection of ancient, Near Eastern and Palestinian pottery and artifacts brought together by travelers and archaeologists during the past 60 years. Cost of transportation is $10, admission is free. Please sign up in the Travel and Events office.


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