Around the Community – September 2018

Residents hang out with pooch pals at “Dog for a Day” Laurel-based non-profit Fidos for Freedom came to Riderwood with five trained therapy dogs of all different sizes and types for residents and staff to enjoy. If you weren’t able to make it to last week’s Dog for a Day event but would be interested…

Acousti-Cats celebrate the USA from the mountains to the sea

By Becky Hedin Director, Acousti-Cats Songs from the Beach Boys, Bee Gees, John Denver, Ray Charles and many more will be featured in the Acousti-Cats USA Sing-along on Sunday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Encore Theater. Some songs are very familiar, such as “This Land Is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie. Others, like…

Bella Vocci presents return of the Purple Lady

By Paula Cook Group Leader, Bella Vocci The appearance of the “Purple Lady” on campus heralds the coming of a concert by Bella Vocci, Riderwood’s own premier source of LIVE operatic music. Bella Vocci’s fall concert will present a program of favorite Mozart arias at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, in the Chapel. The…

Actors Studio Players preparing for fall production

By Sue Aiken Director, Riderwood Actors Studio Players The October production of the Actors Studio Players will be held in the Encore Theater on Thursday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. The show will include all new skits, monologues and music. In this production we will be featuring several skits written by our own cast members….

Take up the ukelele

The Acousti-Cats are looking for new member and they’d like to teach you to play the ukulele.

Entertainment Presenters announce audition date for 2019 variety show

By the Riderwood Entertainment Presenters If you’ve got a talent that needs to be celebrated, here’s an opportunity to do it! Riderwood’s Entertainment Presenters will be having its third annual variety show on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., and it’s time to consider auditioning. Singing,…

Classical Concert Series tickets on sale this month

By Susan Rogers PAC Classical Concerts The Performing Arts classical music season will begin in November 2018 and run through June 2019. The paid subscription series begins on November 4 with David Chentian, cello, and continues with a wind trio from the Third Millennium Ensemble on February 10 and the Bard Conservatory string quintet on…

Conversation with Administration – September 2018

By Mickey Thaxton Associate Executive Director Please come and join the next “Conversation with Administration” at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, in Maryland Hall at Montgomery Station                             These monthly conversations provide an opportunity for residents to share concerns and receive feedback….