Events at Noble Horizons

All of our events are open to the public so mark your calendars and bring your friends! Contact Caroline Burchfield, Community Relations for more info at cburchfield@churchhomes.org.

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Keith Moon Presents: The Life and Times of Gorbachev

On March 27 at 2 pm, Hotchkiss instructor Keith Moon returns to Noble Horizons to teach his annual Russian book series. This year's selection is Gorbachev: His Life and Times, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, written by Pultizer Prize-winning author, William Taubman. Moon’s class will read this definitive biography of the transformational world leader, called "masterly...essential reading," by the New York Times, and discuss it on Wednesdays, from 2-3 pm, March 27 through May 15.

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Master Aging!

March 28-May 30, 2019:  Make the years ahead of you your best years! If you are 55 or over and would like to navigate a longer, healthier, more fulfilling life, Noble Horizons invites you to join the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program (AMP), meeting Thursdays March 28-May 30, from 10:30-noon, followed by a complimentary refreshments. A remarkable 98% of AMP participants in this nationally renowned incentive-based 10-week series report an improved quality of life after completing the class and 99% described it as FUN! There is no fee to enroll, but the program is limited to the first 25 registrants.

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Jeffrey Engel: Bernstein's Rise to Fame

On March 29 and April 5, from 10:30-11:30 am, Noble Horizons celebrates the 100th year of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with Jeffrey Engel who will explore Bernstein’s legendary musical achievements as a composer, performer, conductor, lecturer, TV personality and teacher.  In his first class, Mr. Engel will present, Bernstein’s Rise to Fame; on April 5, he will discuss On the Town and Wonderful Town, the first two of Bernstein’s five Broadway musicals.

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Mar
27
2019

On March 27 at 2 pm, Hotchkiss instructor Keith Moon returns to Noble Horizons to teach his annual Russian book series. This year's selection is Gorbachev: His Life and Times, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, written by Pultizer Prize-winning author, William Taubman. Moon’s class will read this definitive biography of the transformational world leader, called "masterly...essential reading," by the New York Times, and discuss it on Wednesdays, from 2-3 pm, March 27 through May 15.

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Mar
28
2019

March 28-May 30, 2019:  Make the years ahead of you your best years! If you are 55 or over and would like to navigate a longer, healthier, more fulfilling life, Noble Horizons invites you to join the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program (AMP), meeting Thursdays March 28-May 30, from 10:30-noon, followed by a complimentary refreshments. A remarkable 98% of AMP participants in this nationally renowned incentive-based 10-week series report an improved quality of life after completing the class and 99% described it as FUN! There is no fee to enroll, but the program is limited to the first 25 registrants.

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Mar
29
2019

On March 29 and April 5, from 10:30-11:30 am, Noble Horizons celebrates the 100th year of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with Jeffrey Engel who will explore Bernstein’s legendary musical achievements as a composer, performer, conductor, lecturer, TV personality and teacher.  In his first class, Mr. Engel will present, Bernstein’s Rise to Fame; on April 5, he will discuss On the Town and Wonderful Town, the first two of Bernstein’s five Broadway musicals.

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Mar
30
2019

On Saturday, March 30 at 11 am, Noble Horizons welcomes author and historian David Frye, PhD. who will discuss his new book, Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick.

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Apr
02
2019

Noble Horizons invites you to enjoy a complimentary light supper while learning “What’s New with Diabetes” from Endocrinologist Dr. Egils Bogdanovics of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH). A light dinner will be provided prior to the 6:30 p.m-7:30pm program with a question and answer session to follow

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Apr
03
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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Location: Learning Center

Be sure to save the dates for the semi-annual Book, Jewelry and Tag Sale sponsored by the Noble Horizons Auxiliary. This popular event attracts people from throughout the region—from antique dealers to book lovers and bargain-hunters. The event will be held in the Learning Center at Noble Horizons from 9am to 2pm. Admission is free on both days. However, Early Birds pay $10 for admission from 8 to 9am on Friday only.

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Apr
05
2019

On March 29 and April 5, from 10:30-11:30 am, Noble Horizons celebrates the 100th year of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with Jeffrey Engel who will explore Bernstein’s legendary musical achievements as a composer, performer, conductor, lecturer, TV personality and teacher.  In his first class, Mr. Engel will present, Bernstein’s Rise to Fame; on April 5, he will discuss On the Town and Wonderful Town, the first two of Bernstein’s five Broadway musicals.  

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Apr
06
2019

When winter is vanquished and spring begins to brighten northwestern Connecticut, our thoughts will inevitably turn to "spring cleaning" as we seek a renewal as transformative as the one washing across the landscape.

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Apr
08
2019

Noble Horizons will welcome back Anne Humel, MS, RN who will teach her annual free 6-week diabetes management workshop on Mondays, May 13, 10am-noon. Hummel has offered the series for over two decades and helped hundreds of people better manage their self-care, achieve improved control of their diabetes and communicate well with their physicians.

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Apr
10
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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Apr
13
2019

Bone health plays a major role in longevity and on April 13 at 11 am, Fairview Hospital Orthopedic, Dr. Pier Boutin, will present a program to enhance bone health. A sixth of the United States population, or 54 million Americans, have low bone mass, but the good news is that many nutrition and lifestyle habits can help build and maintain strong bones.

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Apr
17
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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Apr
17
2019

Spring is around the corner, bringing hope and new beginnings…and by donating blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive, you can bring hope and new beginnings as well.

Your donation of a pint of blood can save up to three lives. There is a critical need for blood in CT, especially the universal 0-.

Welcome the spring season of renewal by giving life to others. You may register for an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS or www.redcrossblood.org

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Apr
24
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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Apr
27
2019

Noble Horizons welcomes award-winning journalist and filmmaker Sam Eaton, who will present, "Climate Change: Can We Avoid the Tipping Point?" Sam Eaton has covered complex global issues from the front lines of more than two dozen countries around the world. He was the founding Senior Reporter for sustainability coverage at Marketplace and more recently his stories and films on climate change, international development and environmental conflict have been featured on American Public Media’s Marketplace, PRI's The World, PBS NewsHour, the BBC, The Nation magazine, and UN Web TV.

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Apr
29
2019

Sharon Hospital Medical Practice gynecologist Dr. Susan Parisi and primary care physician Dr. Kathleen Mantaro will discuss the important patient-physician relationship, how to maximize this relationship and review current recommendations for mammograms, pap smears and colonoscopy screenings at noon on Monday at Noble Horizons.  A complimentary lunch will be served in the Community Room at 11:30 a.m.

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May
01
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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May
08
2019

Location: Community Room

Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series will resume on Wednesday, April 3, 10:30-11:30am  and run weekly through May 8.  The classes are in the Community Room and  may be joined at any time, although registration is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone.  

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