News & Views from Campus: October 2nd – October 8th

The Month of October: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore

The month of October comes from the Latin “octo” meaning eight, because it was the eighth month in the early Roman calendar.

October 10th is a VERY busy day! It’s Canadian Thanksgiving, Columbus Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day.

Octobers full moon, also known as the Hunters Moon, arrives on Sunday the 9th.

Octobers birthstone is Opal.

When deer are in a grey coat in October, expect that a hard winter is to come.

A warm October is said to mean a blistering cold February.

Supernatural creatures, spirits, and beings are said to roam freely the month of October.

Notable October Historic Events

Henry Ford’s Model T went on sale to the public in 1908.

St. Francis of Assisi was born in Assisi, Umbria, Italy.

Christopher Columbus made landfall in 1492 in the Bahamas.

Happy Birthday

Rebecca Rossiter(E)                      10-02

Nancy March(E)                             10-03

Carlene Cane                                 10-03

Rebecca Cookson(E)                     10-04

Heather Tallman(E)                        10-07

Doris Dolan                                     10-08

Mary Bradley                                   10-08

Weekly Inspiration

“Wherever you go, go with your heart.”

~ Confucius ~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK

Matthew 6:25-27, 34

“Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you worrying add a single hour to life?…Therfore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:

Residents:  Eastbrook Staff: Receptionists & Secretaries

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to change without notice***

Sunday, October 2nd————————————————    

Salem Church Service & Our Redeemer Lutheran service available for individual viewings

9:00      Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

1:00      Sunday Matinee: Hotel Transylvania – Channel 3

Monday, October 3rd———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:45       Tap Fitness – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       LindyMoo Mooosic – Channel 3  

Tuesday, October 4th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Odin & Ranger Visit – Social Room

10:00     Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       Powerful Partnerships: Civil War Era Couples – Channel 3& Social Room

6:30       Noodleball – Social Room

Wednesday, October 5th———————————————

9:00       Devotions: Marty Pressey & Dan – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell – Channel 3

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Craft Class – Town Hall

6:00       Pizza Bingo w/ LifePoint Bingo Buddies – Social Room

6:30       Witches Potion Craft – Social Room

Thursday, October 6th———————————————–

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00    Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Good Witch – Channel 3

1:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Friday, October 7th—————————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Ozzie & Rocky – Social Room

10:00     Bingo – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       Country Classics – Channel 3 & Social Room

Saturday, October 8th————————————————–

Games, Cards, Etc. available in Bartley Family Room

10:00       Bingo – Anna Brown

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

1:00         Saturday Musical: Lady In The Dark – Channel 3

2:00         Bingo – Southern Court

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