Spring is in the Air
Monday, March 1st at 2:00 pm
Join us as we kick off March with peanut butter tastings on Monday, March 1, at 2:00 p.m. during our “Who Loves Peanut Butter?” program. We will be sampling various peanut butter flavors and maybe some jelly too!
National Crayon Day
Wednesday, March 31st at 2:00 pm
As March goes out like a lamb, show us what you can do with a crayon! Maybe draw a lamb, a sunny day, or whatever the beginning of Spring means to you! Wednesday, March 31st, is National Crayon Day, and you will be surprised what you can do! Show us your creativity…join us for a splash into Spring.
St. Patty’s Day
Wednesday, March 17th at 2:00 pm
It’s March 17th and in true Rockville Centre tradition, we will be donning the Green with pride! Festivities begin at 2:00 p.m., as we travel the facility singing Irish ditties and passing out traditional Irish treats! Bonus points and prizes if you show us your best jig!
Honoring Black History Month
Thursday, February 4th at 2:00 pm
We are honored to celebrate Black History month here at our community through education and vibrant programming! On February 4th, we will learn more on historic icons such as Rosa Parks, who pioneered strength and courage and made her mark on history. Keep up with us throughout the month of February as we share more!
Tuesday, February 9th at 2:00 pm
It’s “Hugs” & Chocolate Kisses” day! Partake in our sampling of “hugs & kisses”, all while socially distancing …..what’s your favorite flavor……have you tried sugar cookie…..coconut cream……or do just love the original? Let us know on February 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. What a kick off to Valentine season!
Tuesday, February 16th at 2:00 pm
What is Bananas Foster? Have you ever had Rockville’s version? Well, on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., you have your chance! It’s Mardi Gras time….some call it “Fat Tuesday,” some “Shrove Tuesday” any which way join us for food fun and yes beads on this festive day!
Monday, January 4th at 2:00 pm
Let’s start 2021 off with some fun shenanigans! At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 4th, Rockville’s incredible recreation staff will be visiting our residents for Photobombing Day! Who will photobomb who? What does photobomb mean? Will there be snacks related to photobombing? For answers to these questions and many more invite us in and say cheese!
Paint a Pollock Art!
Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 pm
What is a Pollock? How do you paint a Pollock? Give it a try and “express” yourself! “It doesn’t make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.” (Jason Polack) (hint, hint) Let’s all say “something” on Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00 pm
Rockville kicks off this magical season with our “cookie” exchange on Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. We are asking our residents, families and staff to send their favorite cookie recipe to email@example.com and Recreation Therapy will be serving as many as we can throughout December! At the end of the month, we will gather all the recipes and put together a cookbook for anyone who participates! Today will be Debbie’s recipe, enjoy!
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 18th at 2:00 pm
Join us, as we honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18th, at 2:00 p.m. with a reading of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, origami peace doves, and tributes. The recreation department will be serving birthday cake in his honor, as well as for all of our January birthdays!
New Year’s Eve
Thursday, December 31st at 2:00 pm
As 2020 comes to a close, instead of resolutions for 2021 we will be asking for good wishes for 2021. Thursday, December 31st at 2:00 p.m. we are “kicking” 2020 out of here and welcome in 2021 at our New Year’s Eve celebration….who will kick 2020 the farthest?
All the Holidays in December
Let’s face it, December is full of celebrations…we have Hanukkah with the festival of light on December 10th, then on to Christmas on December 25th (yes, Santa will be visiting on Christmas Eve!), and Kwanzaa on December 26th, as we begin this holiday by lighting the center black candle, which symbolizes unity! This year to lighten the mood and laugh a bit, Rockville will be celebrating Festivus on December 23rd at 2:00 p.m. with all the traditions we can get into the day….yes we will have the pole and meatloaf with peas.
Labor Day Celebration
Monday, September 7th at 2:00 pm
On Monday, September 7th at 2:00 p.m. we will enjoy a “Labor Day Celebration.” Let’s start the month with our crazy Labor Day party. Our wonderful recreation staff will be serving Italian ices, talking about our craziest jobs (yes I was a clown), and taking special pictures for our families!
The Kiss and VJ Day
Tuesday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m. enjoy “The Kiss and V-J Day.” Join us as we reenact the famous Times Square photo “the Kiss” and talk about V-J day… do I have any sailors out there? We have plenty of nurses!
Monday, September 21st at 2:00
They may have canceled Oktoberfest in Germany, but here at Rockville, we are ready with the Oompah band, the beer, pretzels, the strudel, and of course the Reiberdatsch. Each day, we will provide a version of what you would find at Oktoberfest! So get out your lederhosen, practice the chicken dance, and enjoy the festivities! Danke schön! On Monday, September 21st at 2:00 pm enjoy “Oktoberfest!”
Monday Morning Mashups
Join us for our new Monday Morning Mashups. Each and every Monday at 10:15 a.m. we will work out in the MDR, as we combine Recreation and Rehab. We will be doing everything from getting fit while you sit to learning the newest dance!
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