Special Events for April

April 2011 Special Events [PDF 72 kb]


Music to Our Ears

Monday April 4th at 11:00 A.M. in the Village Green – Sandy Nesbit – live music.

Wednesday April 6th at 10:45 A.M. in the Village Green – Dave Fisher – live music.

Thursday April 7th at 2:30 P.M. in the Village Green – Barry Wood – country music.

Saturday April 16th at 6:30 P.M. in the Castine Living Room – Sing-a-Long with Terry Gendron and Jon Whitmore – piano and organ duets.

Monday April 18th at 10:45 A.M. in the Village Green – Bill Lake.

Tuesday April 21st at 3:00 P.M. in the Camden Living Room – Dave Stone pianist.

Good Eats

Wednesday April 6th-Breakfast Out to Tim Horton’s-Van leaves at 8:15 A.M.

Wednesday April 13th – Lunch Out to Dubois Cafe – Van leaves at 11:00 A.M.

Wednesday April 27th – Lunch Out to Cole Farms – Van leaves at 10:45 A.M.

Exciting Things to Attend Offsite

Tuesday April 5th at 1:30 P.M. – Catch a ride to the Auburn Public Library..

Friday April 8th at 1:00 P.M. – Sawyer Memorial’s First Show of the Season..

Saturday April 23rd at 1:30 P.M. – East Auburn Baptist Church’s “Easter Event”  The Passion of Christ on stage – Sign up early for a spot on the van.

Friday April 29th at 1:00 P.M. – Sawyer Memorial “Inside the Tuscan Hills”.

Only at Schooner this Month

Thursday April 14th at 10:00 A.M. – Allen Mitchell, resident of Schooner, will present a slide show of famous Cathedrals in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Wednesday April 20th at 2:15 P.M. – Video – “The Promise” in the Theater Room..

Monday April 25th – Donations to Goodwill – drop off your items in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday April 26th at 2:30 P.M. – Mike Perry will present a slide show of beautiful Vermont in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Thursday April 28th at 2:15 P.M. – Watch a video featuring Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park in the Theater Room.


Schooner Activity Calender April 2011

April 2011 Schooner activity calendar [PDF 180 kb]

This Month at Schooner

Sawyer Memorial Season Begins April 8th.

The “Irish Music Guy” is back.

Make your reservation for “The Event” at East Auburn Baptist Church.

Schooner resident Allen Mitchell will present slides of famous cathedrals.

Watch a video of Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon.

Mike Perry will present a slide show of Vermont.

Dave Stone pianist will entertain Schooner residents.

The Schooner Flash

Schooner newsletter April 2011 [PDF 1190 kb]

In April’s Issue

Mardi Gras Review

Kings and Queens were crowned.

The Parade brought smiles to everyone.

Mmmm……….The Food!

The Schooner Store

Remember – if you forgot anything the store is in the Village Green of Castine House.

Sawyer Memorial

The 2011 Season begins April 8th – The shuttle leaves at 1:00 for the 2:00 show.  Sign up early to reserve your spot.

Who’s New in the Neighborhood

Ray Berendoff, Roland and Arlene Martin, and Clemence Moreau- Welcome!

Schooner Art Event

Artist Jim Dunn was here for a painting demonstration.  He Eis also available for lessons here at Schooner.

Employee Of The Month

Congratulations Rick Pepin.  Rick works in the Maintenance Department here at Schooner and is March’s Employee of the Month.  Well Done Rick!

Flash Newsletter – March 2011

Schooner newsletter March 2011 [492 KB]

In this Month’s Issue

Mardi Gras Menu – Mardi Gras 2011 Poster [234 kb]

American Heart Association Talk

Tuesday March 22nd at 10:00 A.M. in the Castine Living Room

A representative from the American Heart Association will join Schooner Estate’s Residents to offer tips and advice on how to stay healthy.  Please circle this on your calendar.

Spring Senior College

Spring College Courses are starting again.  Charles W. Plummer will begin the 8 week course on Tuesday March 22nd.  The subject this spring is “Psychology and Human Behavior.”  Course brochures are available in the Camden Lobby.

WII Bowling

Jim Williams has been announced as a frequent “High Scorer” in Wii bowling.  The majority of his scores are well over 200. WOW JIM!

Employees of the Month Announcements


Congratulations to Alice Cooper – Front Desk Receptionist and Amy Grenier – Schooner PCA with an honorable mention for their quick response during a Resident emergency.


Well Done Candy Langlois who not only worked a double shift on her weekend off.  She pulled shifts in two different departments.

It’s people like these that keep Schooner running so smoothly for our Residents.

Special Events for March 2011

March 2011 Special Events [76 KB]


March 8th –  Mardi Gras!

March 9th –  Ash Wednesday

March 13th – Daylight Savings Time Begins

March 14th – National Potato Chip Day

March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day

March 20th – First Day of Spring


March 2nd –  Lunch out at Rolandeau’s Restaurant

March 8th –  Mardi Gras Buffet in the Village Green

March 9th –  Breakfast out at Center Street Cafe’

March 16th – Lunch out at the Chick-A-Dee in Turner

March 17th – Pizza Night Eat In

March 23rd – Dinner out at Fuel in Auburn

March 30th – Lunch out at Far East in Mexico


March 2nd at 10:45 A.M. in the Village Green  –  The Jubilee Singers

March 3rd at 2:30 P.M. in the Village Green – Barry Wood

March 5th at 6:00 P.M. in the Village Green – Eastwind Gospel Quartet

March 6th at 4:00 P.M. in the Village Green – Dube Duo

March 7th at 11:00 A.M. in the Village Green – Sandy Nesbit

March 12th at 3:00 P.M. in Camden Living Room – Melanie Lee Harp Trio

March 13th at 4:00 P.M. in the Village Green – Gus Turbide

March 17th at 3:00 P.M. in Camden Living Room – Phil House on Piano

March 20th at 4:00 P.M. in the Village Green – Ron Niggle

March 24th at 2:30 P.M. in the Village Green – Larry Gowell on Broadway

March 25th at 10:30 A.M. in the Village Green – Jon Whitmore

March 27th at 4:00 P.M. in the Village Green – Steve Hildonen

March 31st at 2:30 P.M. in the Village Green – Randy Lindsey


Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday – WWII History in the THR

March 8th – Mardi Gras Buffet and Parade in the Village Green Featuring

Live music by Gus Turbide

March 9th – Show and Tell in the Tenant’s Harbor Room

March 10th – Jerry Wiles speaks on the “Philipine Insurrection” in the TR

March 18th – Interesting Internetties Slide Show in the Tenant’s Harbor Room

March 22nd – American Heart Association Talk in the Castine Living Room



Our 2011 Mardi Gras celebration is just around the corner!  We are getting ready for FAT Tuesday on March 8th.  There will be three seating times for the buffet, 11:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Get your RSVP in early by calling 784-2900.  Tickets are just $14.00 each.

Feast your eyes on this year’s “Fat Tuesday”  Brunch Buffet Menu…


Roast steamship of beef w/au jus –  hand cut to order

Or…Hand carved assorted poorboys on authentic Leidenheimer bread from New Orleans

Omelet Bar

An omelet bar featuring omelets made to order

Buffet Selections

Chicken, shrimp and andouille sausage gumbo, Sweet potato muffins w/honey butter,

Brabant potatoes, Cranberry Stilton bleu cheese cole slaw w/candied pecans,

Dirty black-eyed peas, Haricots verts and horseradish salad, Crawfish jambalaya,

Green tomatoes stuffed w/Creole rice, Bacon smothered collard greens


Traditional cinn kings cake to select king and queen at each meal seating,

Bourbon pecan pie w/whipped cream, Coconut ice puffs w/hot fudge and toasted coconut,

Jitterbugs bread pudding w/rum crème anglaise

Senior College

Class Begins

It’s that time again, Charles W. Plummer, instructor for both L/A and Mid-coast Senior College, will be teaching an eight week course in the Spring at Schooner.  The course will run from March 22nd – May 10th.  He will be hosting “Psychology and Human Behavior”.  Course brochures are available.  The course is filling up fast so please call 784-2900 for seating availability.

Special Events – February 2011

February 2011 Special Events [PDF 137 kb]

Happening in February at Schooner

For Your Dining Pleasure

February 2nd – Gippers Sports Grill in Auburn – Lunch Out

February 9th – Hurricane’s Cafe in Green – Breakfast Out

February 16th – Mac’s Grill in Auburn – Lunch Out

February 22nd – Spaghetti from Luiggi’s in Lewiston – Dinner Order In

February 23rd –  Lunch Out

Music To Your Ears

February 3rd at 2:30 P.M. – Barry Wood Live Country Music in the Village Green

February 6th at 4:00 P.M. – The Dube Trio in the Village Green

February 7th at 11:00 A.M. – Sandy Nesbit on Guitar in the Village Green

February 13th at 4:00 P.M. – Gus Turbide in the Village Green

February 17th at 2:30 P.M. – Dave Stone in the Village Green

February 20th at 4:00 P.M. – Ron Niggle in the Village Green

February 22nd at 5:00 P.M. – Bill Lake in the Village Green

February 24th at 10:45 A.M. – Dave Fisher in the Village Green

February 27th at 4:00 P.M. – Steve Hildonen in the Village Green


Specials Events Just For February

February 4th –  American Heart Disease Awareness Month

Wear Red Today in Support

February 10th – Farmer’s Market Day Trip

Sign up at the Castine Reception Desk

February 10th – MAGIC SHOW!! – In the Village Green

Come Be Amazed

February 11th – Pre Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

In Support of the American Heart Association

(All Proceeds will go to this worthy organization)