2017-05-18 / Around Town

Aging Has a New Voice

Newport’s Senior Week 2017 is full of activities and opportunities for seniors. For reservations or for more information, call the center at 401-846-7426 or visit edwardkinghouse.org.

May 19 – Newport Navy Choristers Concert

The Newport Navy Choristers present their annual “Proudly We Sing” concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lucy’s Church. Proceeds will the benefit the Edward King Center.

May 22 and 25 – Bellevue Stroll

The Bellevue Stroll is an opportunity to encourage health and wellness through walking. The “strollers” meet every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. beginning at the Edward King House. The group continues their walk down Bellevue Avenue and is always looking for new participants. The Stroll is free and open to the public.

May 22 – Hearing Screening

Professionally hearing screening free at 1 p.m. at the Edward King House.

May 23 – Senior Portraits

Family and friends have the unique opportunity to have professional photographer, Joseph Bashour, take high-quality portraits. A $10 donation is requested for an 8x10 color print. All proceeds benefit the Edward King House. Call the center at 401-846-7426 to set up an appointment.

May 23 – Annual EKH Spring Sing

Come sing along with EKH Singers and the St. Michael’s School Chorus. The event, to be held in the ballroom at the Edward King House, is free and open to the public.

May 24–Oldies Night Dinner Dance

Take a trip back in time to celebrate Oldies Night with dinner and dancing from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Authentic 1960s menu to include real ice cream sodas and music from the 40s and 50s. $10 per person and reservations are a must.

May 25 – Senior Cinema and Ice Cream Social

Ice cream sundae bar plus a showing of “Wild Oats,” at 1 p.m. The event is free, but reservations are a must.

May 26 – Mayor’s Luncheon and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Formerly known as the Mayor’s Picnic, celebrate Older American’s Month and recognize the EKH volunteers at the Atlantic Resort in Middletown at 12:30 p.m. Live music by Mark Gorman. Admission is $25 per person and tickets must be purchased in advance.

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