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  • 2 0 2 0 V O L U M E I I A P R I L T O J U N E

    Cultural & Recreational Program

  • Covenant WoodsT H E N A T U R A L C H O I C E .

    Your life’s work is a work of art. That’s why we celebrate you at Covenant Woods, an accredited continuing care retirement community where making lasting memories comes naturally. Pursue lifelong passions or explore new challenges through the amenities and activities available here or in downtown Richmond, only minutes away. Our maintenance free lifestyle provides the perfect canvas for creating your life’s next masterpiece. Make the natural choice.

  • JOIN THE ADVENTURE

    804-569-8000

    www.covenantwoods.com

  • MONDAY, APRIL 13TH

    “Musical Theater’s Best” performed by SPARC

    SPARC is one of the nation’s most comprehensive community-based youth performing arts education organizations. SPARC’s Touring Ensemble, made up of some of their most experienced and dedicated students throughout Central Virginia, will perform musical theater songs focusing on being the best version of one’s self.

    April

    Evening programs are held from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM in The Commons inside The Lodge.

    MONDAY, APRIL 6TH

    “How Does Our Garden Grow?” presented by Alinda Uzel

    In 2019, Covenant Woods partnered with the Sustainable Urban Agriculture program at Virginia State University and Virginia Cooperative to bring its Farm-to-Table program to new heights. Get the dirt on what the garden produced last year and find out which delicious fruits and vegetables will be featured this growing season.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 20TH

    “Classic Country & Delta Blues” performed by Faron Hamblin

    Join Honkytonk Heroes lead singer and Northern Neck native Faron Hamblin for an evening of classic country music and Delta blues. Faron has been performing around Central and Eastern Virginia for years and has quickly become a fan favorite with his rich vocals, authentic style, and talented guitar playing.

    MONDAY, APRIL 27TH

    “World Music and More” performed by Greater Richmond Children’s Choir

    The critically acclaimed Pro Arte Choir of Greater Richmond Children’s Choir will present a program featuring the musical styles of Central and South America and much more. The concert will also include opportunities for you to sing with the choir. The program will be conducted by Crystal Jonkman and Pete Curry. Join us and be uplifted by these beautiful young voices!

  • WEDNESDAYS, APRIL 15TH–JUNE 24TH

    Senior Citizens Police Academy with Hanover County Sheriff’s Office9:00 AM – 12:00 PM in The Commons

    This 11-week course is open to applicants 55 years of age or older with no criminal background that meet at least one of the following criteria: employee in Hanover County, Hanover County business owner, or Hanover County resident. This academy is designed to give participants an inside look into law enforcement with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. The training will consist of a variety of law enforcement topics as well as pro-active crime prevention presentations, which will give seniors a better understanding of how and why the members of the Sheriff’s Office do what they do. Each week, participants learn about topics such as: crime scene investigations, functions of specialized units, narcotics, safe streets, youth services, identity theft, Medicare fraud, personal safety, and traffic stops.

    FEE: Free; Application required. Please visit https://www.hanoversheriff.com/199/Senior-Citizens-Police-Academy for more information and the application.

    DEADLINE: Friday, March 20th Contact Deputy Jim McLaughlin at (804) 365-6110 for additional information.

    Refreshments provided by Covenant Woods in support of the First Responders, a Community Relations Initiative.

    S P E C I A L I N T E R E S T C O M M U N I T Y C L A S S E S

  • Call 569-4277 to register or receive more information.

    MONDAYS, APRIL 20TH–MAY 4TH

    Clockmaking Workshopwith Leslie Messersmith 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in The Pottery Studio

    Participants will create a clock face in clay. Once fired and glazed, it will be fitted with battery powered clockworks. Cost includes tuition, supplies and firing.

    FEE: $45.00 per resident / $50.00 per non-resident

    CLASS SIZE: four person min, six person max

    DEADLINE: Monday, April 6th

    A P R I L O U T I N G S

    Registration is required for all outings. Details will be published in separate flyers or in the Covenant Woods’ Connections. For more information and to register please leave your message at 804-569-4201.

    APRIL 30 Chamberlayne Actors Theatre: The Unexpected Guest

    APRIL 1 Swift Creek Mill Theatre: I Love You! You're Perfect! Now Change!

  • May

    Evening programs are held from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in The Commons inside The Lodge.

    MONDAY, MAY 4TH

    “Hanover Police Canine Demonstration” presented by Hanover County Police

    Dogs have been used by law enforcement agencies for over 100 years. Different breeds are utilized for special purposes such as: detecting illegal drugs, tracking fugitives, search and rescue and patrol work. Well-trained canine teams are essential to modern law enforcement. Come learn about our Hanover Canine teams and watch some of these amazing animals in action!

    MONDAY, MAY 11TH

    “Broadway Melodies” performed by Todd William Donovan

    American bass-baritone Todd William Donovan has been described by critics as a singer full of confidence, dominating the stage. He is known for his powerful, resonant voice and expressive acting. Todd is comfortable both on the opera and musical theater stage where he has performed throughout the United States. For this performance, he will be accompanied by pianist Shellie Johnson.

    This program was made possible thanks to the sponsorship of Covenant Woods’ Raymond T. Holmes, Jr. Community Services Fund, which seeks to serve seniors in the greater Hanover community.

  • MONDAY, MAY 18TH

    “Spring Concert” performed by Covenant Woods Chorus and Creaky Crooners

    Our friends and neighbors in the Covenant Woods Chorus and Creaky Crooners will conclude their spring semester with an array of Broadway songs from the sixties, including The Sound of Music, Oliver, and Guys and Dolls. The mixed choir is directed by Sarah Williams and accompanied by Susan Riddell. The all-male glee club is directed by Richard Haas and accompanied by Sarah Williams. Light refreshments will be served following the program.

    M A Y O U T I N G S

    Registration is required for all outings. Details will be published in separate flyers or in the Covenant Woods’ Connections. For more information and to register please leave your message at 804-569-4201.

    MAY 5 Flying Squirrels Game

    MAY 13Meadow Farm: Murder, Mayhem, and Natural Causes

  • June

    Evening programs are held from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in The Commons inside The Lodge.

    MONDAY, JUNE 1ST

    “Big Band Music” performed by The Stardusters Band

    The Stardusters Band of Richmond performs concerts to raise money for the Shriners mission of providing free health care to children at one of their 22 Children’s Hospitals worldwide. They will play an eclectic collection of jazz, classic pop and swing.

  • MONDAY, JUNE 8TH

    “Keeping Your Spark” presented by Kim Eley

    Passion has been described as a flame, a burning desire to accomplish something. Motivated people use their passion to fire up their creations, projects, and art. But how is that initial passion, when everything is “hot,” kept alive later when you’re worn down or burdened by a hectic schedule? How do you keep your project moving forward when you’re not feeling “on fire?” Find out how to sustain a flame, or reignite an ember, in writer, author, and publisher Kim Eley’s presentation, “Keeping Your Spark".

    MONDAY, JUNE 15TH

    “Greatest Hits of Yesteryear” performed by Smokin’ Fireballs Band

    After providing the soundtrack to our 1950s Party in February 2019, Smokin’ Fireballs returns to the Covenant Woods stage! Formed in 2013 by veteran musicians, this 5-piece band from Central Virginia will perform familiar favorites from the golden era of Rock ‘n’ Roll: the 1950s and early 1960s.

  • MONDAY, JUNE 22ND

    “Meet Stuart: The Ambassador Opossum” presented by Awesome ‘Possumz

    Come learn about North America’s only native marsupial and one of the most misunderstood animals in all of Virginia. Karen Brace, wildlife rehabber and owner of Awesome ‘Possumz, will bring Stuart, the Ambassador Opossum, to Covenant Woods.

  • J U N E O U T I N G

    Registration is required for all outings. Details will be published in separate flyers or in the Covenant Woods’ Connections. For more information and to register please leave your message at 804-569-4201.

    JUNE 28 Evening with the Richmond Pops

    MONDAY, JUNE 29TH

    “Virginia’s Musical Roots” performed by Lamar Banister

    Playing a wide variety of 15+ instruments (some vintage, some personally crafted) Lamar Banister will demonstrate, through story and tune, Virginia’s remarkable legacy of song up to the 1960s. The development of some of the instruments will also be discussed. Participation is encouraged as we clap, tap and sing familiar and surprising tunes of triumph, tragedy, joy and just plain fun transitioning through Colonial, spirituals, country, western, folk and blues.

  • Month at a GlanceC H E C K T H E P R O G R A M S

    Y O U A R E I N T E R E S T E D I N

    □APR.6 “How Does Our Garden Grow?” presented by Alinda Uzel□APR.13 “Musical Theater’s Best” performed by SPARC□APR.20 “Classic Country & Delta Blues” performed by Faron Hamblin□APR.27 “World Music and More” performed by

    Greater Richmond Children’s Choir

    □MAY 4 “Hanover Police Canine Demonstration” presented by Hanover County Police

    □MAY 11 “Broadway Melodies” performed by Todd William Donovan Made possible by the Holmes Fund

    □MAY 18 “Spring Concert” performed by Covenant Woods Chorus and Creaky Crooners

    □MAY 25 Memorial Day – No program

    □JUNE 1 “Big Band Music” performed by The Stardusters Band □JUNE 8 “Keeping Your Spark” presented by Kim Eley□JUNE 15 “Greatest Hits of Yesteryear” performed by

    Smokin’ Fireballs Band □JUNE 22 “Meet Stuart: The Ambassador Opossum” presented by

    Awesome ‘Possumz□JUNE 29 “Virginia’s Musical Roots” performed by Lamar Banister

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