Special Events for December

Special Happenings at Schooner

December 2011 Special Events [pdf 95kb]

Holiday Party Menu 2011 [pdf 323 kb]

Christmas Menu [pdf 97 kb]

Chorus, Choirs and Singers

Thursday December 1st @ 10:45 A.M. – Live Music with Dave Fisher performing your favorites on his acoustical guitar in the Village Green

Thursday December 1st @ 2:30 P.M. – Live Classical piano concert with 2 amazing performers (newcomer) Mark Demidovich and Veselin Ninov in the Camden Living Room.

Thursday December 1st @ 4:00 P.M. – Live Barry Wood singing all time favorites with his acoustical guitar in the Village Green.

Friday December 2nd @ 10:30 A.M. – Enjoy a Christmas concert performed by Leighton Campbell in the Village Green.

Saturday December 3rd @ 6:00 P.M. – Come listen to the East Wind Gospel Quartet Christmas concert in the Village Green.

Wednesday December 7th @6:00 P.M. – Auburn Community Band Christmas Concert Shuttle.

Thursday December 8th @ 3:00 P.M. – All are welcome to a holiday sing-a-long performance of our very own “Schooner Chorus” in the Village Green.

Saturday December 10th @ 11:00 A.M. – A children’s piano concert in the Castine Living Room.

Sunday December 11th @ 2:30 P.M. – East Auburn Baptist Church’s Christmas Spectacular Shuttle.

Monday December 12th @ 11:00 A.M. – Trim the Camden Christmas Tree in the Camden Living Room.

Thursday December 15th @ 2:30 P.M. – Dave stone live on the Piano in the Camden Living Room.

Friday December 16th @ 6:30 P.M. – Terry Gendron and Jon Whitmore will perform holiday duets in the Tenants Harbor Room.

Saturday December 17th @ 3:00 P.M. – The Melanie Lee Trio will perform for us in the Camden Living Room plus music on the harp.

Thursday December 22nd @ 10:00 A.M. – Live music will Bill Lake on the guitar in the Village Green singing favorite Country songs.

Thursday December 22nd @ 2:30 P.M. – Larry Gowell performs many of your favorite holiday songs in the Village Green.

Saturday December 24th @ 6:30 P.M. – Terry Gendron will entertain with a Christmas Eve mini concert.

Exclusively at Schooner Estates

Tuesday December 6th @ 2:30 P.M. – Charles W. Plummer will be reenacting poet Walt Whitman’s tribute to Abraham Lincoln in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday December 6th @ 6:15 P.M. – Art historian Cynthia Lee Peer will present a slide show of great materpieces in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday December 13th @ 9:30 A.M. – A seminar with helpful tips and tricks to being safe at home or away in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday December 13th @ 5:00 P.M. – Apartment Christmas Party in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Wednesday December 14th @ 4:45 P.M. – Residential Care Christmas Party in the Village Green.

Thursday December 15th @ 4:45 P.M. – Studio Christmas Party in the Village Green.

Thursday December 29th @ 2:30 P.M. – Jerry Wiles will give a slide show presentation of American journalist Ernie Pyle and his articles on World War II in the Tenants Harbor Room.

Saturday December 31st @ 5:00 P.M. – New Year’s Eve Parties in the Tenant’s Harbor Room and Village Green.

Holiday Dine Around Excursions

Wednesday December 14th @ 11:30 A.M. – Lunch out to Auburn’s Village Inn.

Wednesday December 21st @ 8:00 A.M. – Breakfast out at Sylva’s on Minot Avenue in Auburn.

Wednesday December 28th @ 11:15 A.M. – Lunch out at Rolandeaus in Auburn.

November Special Events

This Month at Schooner

Nov 2011 Special Events [pdf 223 kb]

Music To Our Ears

Tuesday November 1st @ 6:15 P.M. – Kevin Farley the Irish music guy will be in the Village Green.

Thursday November 3rd @ 2:30 P.M. – Live in the Village Green, Barry Wood singing all time favorites with his accoustical guitar.

Monday November 7th @ 11:00 A.M. – Sandy Nesbet on the accoustical guitar singing old time favorites.

Thursday November 10th @ 10:30 A.M. – It’s the 50’s played live in the Village Green.

Monday November 21st @ 11:00 A.M. – Jean Louis is new to Schooner.  Please join us in the Village Green and listen to a variety of music.

Special Eats

Wednesday November 2nd @ 11:30 A.M. – Lunch Out to Marco’s Italian Restaurant in Lewiston.

Wednesday November 9th @ 5:00 P.M. – Supper Out to Roy’s Allsteak Hamburgers in Auburn.

Wednesday November 16th @ 9:00 A.M. – The Maine Mall and the Christmas Tree Shop in South Portland.

Tuesday November 22nd @ 5:00 P.M. – Pizza from Dominos in the Tenants Harbor Room.

Thursday November 24th @ – Special Thanksgiving Celebration Meal.

Wednesday November 30th @ 10:00 A.M. – Lunch out to the “New” BOA Thai Restaurant on Sabattus Street in Lewiston.

Only At Schooner In November

Thursday November 3rd @ 9:30 A.M. – Learn how to protect yourself against frauds and scams in the Tenats Harbor Room.

Friday November 4th @ 2:30 P.M. – Ernest G. DeRaps will present a lighthouse slide show in the Tenants Harbor Room.

Tuesday November 8th @ 10:00 A.M. – Come learn more about Diabetes and how new items can make coping easier.  In the Tenants Harbor Room.

Friday November 11th @ 11:00 A.M. – Veteran’s Day Service in the Village Green.

Tuesday November 15th @ 9:30 A.M. – Michelle Gosselin from the Fortin Group will be giving a seminar entitled “Planning Ahead”, in the Tenants Harbor Room to learn about making your final arrangements.

Wednesday November 16th @ 2:15 P.M. – “Message in a Bottle” movie will be shown in the Theatre Room for members of the Book Club.

Thursday November 17th @ 3:00 P.M. – The Great Stephen! Will be giving a Magic Show in the Village Green.

Tuesday November 29th @ 10:00 A.M. – Join Dianne Day, Schooner Controller, in the Tenants Harbor Room to discuss the Rent Rebate Program.

Employee News

Exciting News at Schooner

1.  The Employee Appreciation Ceremony was a great success once again.  All employees received a year of service pin and a cool new Schooner hoodie sweatshirt.   We gave away gift certificates as door prizes as well.  See some of the pictures below.

We also crowned the 2011 Employee of the Year.  Congratulations to Therese Banks, CRMA.



2.  The Biggest Loser is Starting on November 1st.  If you havn’t signed up, we can still get you on a team.  Call Christine at extension 195.  Good Luck to all who entered.

3.  This year’s Halloween parade was deemed the “Best Ever” by Schooner residents.  Thank you everyone for your participation.





















October Employee Of The Month

Congratulations To:

Who will win next month’s Employee of the Month?

Don’t forget to nominate your co-workers to thank them for displaying outstanding customer service.

Calendar of Events

This month at Schooner

October 2011 Schooner activity calendar [pdf 390 kb]

Games of Skill with Prizes and Free Apples.

Day trip to Rangeley Maine and lunch at the Red Onion.

The annual Flu Clinic.

Lunch out to Mac’s Grill.

Staff Appreciation Ceremony.

New Tenant Reception.

Turn in your outdated medications.

Lobster Rolls from Mac’s Seafood.

Breakfast out to Fran’s in Lewiston.

The Inside Passage – a video of Alaska.

Goodwill collection day.

Interfaith tour.

Annual parade of costumes on Halloween.

October Special Events

Happening in October

October 2011 Special Events [pdf 99kb]

Music Music Music

Monday October 3rd @ 3:00 P.M.  – Live Music with Dave Stone will tickle the ivory with popular tunes in the Village Green.

Thursday October 6th @ 2:30 P.M. – Barry Wood live in the Village Green on acoustical guitar and vocals singing top favorites of all times.

Monday October 17th @ 10:45 A.M. – Live country music with Bill Lake on the guitar in the Village Green.

Thursday October 20th @ 3:00 P.M. – Bill and Lori LIVE! Two new entertainers in our Schooner music line up in the Village Green. Lori plays the Spoons, Bones, Keyboard and the Mandoline while Bill accompanies her on vocals. Wow!

Friday October 21st @ 4:15 P.M. – A sing-a-long with Schooner residents Duffy Edwards and her friend Caroline.  See you in the Village Green.

Thursday October 27th @ 10:45 A.M. – Live music with Dave Fisher in the Village Green performing your favorites on the acoustic guitar.

October happenings only at Schooner

Wednesday October 5th 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. – Games of Skill in the Village Green – Prizes to the high scores and Free Apples for everyone.

Tuesday October 11th 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. – Our annual Flu Clinic in the Castine Living Room – Sign up required.

Wednesday October 12th @ 2:45 P.M. – Schooner’s Annual Staff Appreciation Ceremony in the Village Green.

Thursday October 13th @ 3:00 P.M. – “New Tenant Reception” everyone is welcome in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday October 18th @ 2:30 P.M. – Tenant Council Meeting held in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday and Wednesday October 18th & 19th – Turn in outdated medications into the nurse’s station.

Wednesday October 26th @ 3:00 P.M. – A video tour of Alaska in the Theater Room.

Thursday October 27th – Goodwill collection day! Bring unwanted items to the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Sunday October 30th @ 2:30 P.M. – Interfaith Tour – See Jan Hersey in apt. 432 for details.

Monday October 31st @ 11:00 A.M. – Parade of Costumes in the Village Green.

Good Eats

Wednesday October 5th @ 4:00 P.M. – Shuttle to Wallingford’s Orchard and bakery in Auburn.

Friday October 7th @ 9:00 A.M. – Shuttle to Rangeley Maine to see the foilage and lunch out at The Red Onion.

Wednesday October 12th @ 11:15 A.M. – Lunch out to Mac’s Grill in Auburn.

Wednesday October 19th @ 10:00 A.M. – Day trip to the Cracker Barrell Restaurant and gift shop in Portland.

Tuesday October 25th @ 5:00 P.M. – Lobster rolls from Mac’s Seafood in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Wednesday October 26th @ 8:00 A.M. – Breakfast out at Fran’s Restaurant in Lewiston.

Sawyer Memorial Outings

Friday October 14th @ 1:15 P.M. – “Chapel Chix & Chap” a fun loving group that combines rich harmonies with a mad-cap style.

Friday October 28th @ 1:15 P.M. – “A Taste of Old Holland” by Don and Fran Vanpolen.  Photography of their visit to Holland.