Windsor Place Of Wilmington Offers FREE Programs This April (Public Welcome)

WILMINGTON, MA — The following events are FREE and OPEN TO ALL (regardless of age) at Windsor Place of Wilmington (92 West Street) this April

Monday, April 1
Pop Up Library
11:00 am, Pub
Kim Blakely, the Adult Services Librarian at Wilmington Memorial Library, will be coming to bring books, audiobooks, magazines and DVDs to the Pub for residents to check out. When Kim comes, she can register residents for
library cards. Kim can also bring items based off of resident suggestions and requests. Please let Jen from Activities know ahead of time if you’d like anything specific.

Tuesday, April 2
Music Program: Steve Marvin, vocals
2:30 pm, Activity Room
Join us as we welcome back performer Steve Marvin! Steve is a vocalist with years of experience. He has had the opportunity to perform at such venues as Lincoln Center, where he performed with the White Heat Swing Orchestra and Norah Jones ​as well as the Town Hall in NYC. With a smooth voice resembling, Frank Sinatra, you won’t want to miss this program!

Thursday, April 11
Music Historian Bruce Hambro Lecture
Topic: Judy Garland: The Girl from Oz
11:00 am, Activity Room
This presentation is an engaging one-hour review of the life and fabulous career of the girl from Oz! It analyzes the genius of Judy Garland, a show business dynamo of unparalleled gifts. During the program, an informative discussion is teamed with a PowerPoint presentation that includes fascinating archival photos, many of which harken back to the delightful motion pictures in which Judy starred, such as “The Wizard of Oz,” “For Me and My Gal,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “Easter Parade” and “A Star Is Born.” Bruce Hambro is a history teacher, as well as a student of the American entertainment industry. He has always been enchanted by the magic of Judy Garland. Mr. Hambro believes that no other female musical performer in the history of show business has ever matched Judy’s brilliance in the areas of singing, dancing and acting. Her signature, of course, was her incredible facility to pack heartrending emotion into so many classic songs, that the listener couldn’t help but love her!

Tuesday, April 16
Monthly Birthday Party with entertainers
The Winiker Trio
2:30 pm, Activity Room
Everyone is invited down to our monthly birthday celebration as we salute those born during the month of April. Our performers, the Winiker Trio are swing royalty on the Boston music scene, and the brothers continue to headline at the best hotels in town. They’ll present an hour-long concert filled with your favorite memorable tunes from Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and all the great swing bands. Bo is on vocals and trumpet, Bill on drums and their cousin, Neil Greene on piano. A delicious birthday cake, ice cream and live music will add to the merriment!

Friday, April 19
Gary Hylander Lecture
Topic: Boston Molasses Flood
11:00 am, Activity Room
Gary Hylander holds a Doctorate in Presidential History and is a scholar entirely impassioned by his subject matter. He makes U.S. history come alive as he lectures here each month. This month’s topic is: Boston Molasses Flood. In the early afternoon of January 15, 1919, a fifty foot steel tank filled with over two million gallons of molasses collapsed in Boston’s North End sending its sticky contents in a fifteen-foot wave through the neighborhood streets. The disaster was blamed on immigrant anarchists and seen by many as proof that the nation was imperiled by Bolsheviks and others. The event knocked the end of World War I and Prohibition out of the headlines.

(NOTE: The above information is from Windsor Place of Wilmington.)

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