Category: Out & About

March 23, 2018

The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Residents Step Out for Mystery Dinner

Always a fun outing....Mystery Dinner! Once a month on one of our quiet Sunday afternoons, The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living residents head out for an unknown dinner destination.  As soon as the scheduled outing shows up on the calendar, residents quickly sign up and then the buzz begins...."Where are we going this time?"  We have so much […]

March 21, 2018

The Watermark at 3030 Park Participates in March for Our Lives Movement: Local March Organized for Residents, Associates and Area Seniors

The Watermark at 3030 Park will participate in the March for Our Lives movement by organizing and participating in a local march on Saturday March 24th from 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the retirement community. The demonstration will be attended by residents and associates. The greater community is invited to join The Watermark in […]

December 19, 2017

Extraordinary Outing: Christmas at Newport Mansions

The Watermark at 3030 Park traveled to Newport, Rhode Island on Wednesday, December 13th to the Breakers Mansion for a tour of the mansion's Holiday Decorations.  It was amazing, despite the fact that it was the coldest day yet this winter and the wind gusts took our breath away!!  The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a […]

March 20, 2017

Cheesecake Factory Outing

Residents of the Health Center went on a wonderful outing to the Cheesecake Factory (a favorite at our community). We enjoyed pineapple chicken & shrimp, burgers, shrimp scampi as well as spaghetti and meatballs! Our next few outings include, Pez Factory Tour, Bowling, Maritime Aquarium, and the Blue Spruce Farm.  

January 6, 2017

Chocolate Works Outing

Chocolate Works Darien is the first Connecticut Chocolate Works Franchise location! They transformed the corner candy shop into an interactive chocolate factory experience. On Thursday, January 5, 2017 our residents who live in the Health Center were able to indulge in a hands-on learning experience molding, decorating, dipping, enrobing and crafting their very own chocolate and candy creations!

November 7, 2016

Metropolitan Museum of Art Outing in NYC

Residents of Town Center enjoyed a beautiful cool but sunny day in NYC to visit The Met. Exhibitions included - Jerusalem 1000-1400 Every People Under Haven, Fragonard Drawing Triumphant, Valentin De Boulogne Beyond Caravaggio, Max Beckmann in New York as well as many other long running exhibitions. Upcoming museum outings include Yale University Art Gallery […]

October 28, 2016

New Britain Museum of American Art Outing

Residents of The Town Center enjoyed a wonderful outing to the New Britain Museum of American Art with our Art Therapist and Community Life Associate, Clare Chapman. Inside they were able to view approximately 8,274 paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, and illustrations by American Artists. Some works included noted illustrators such as Norman Rockwell and landscapes […]

September 23, 2016

A Visit Back in Time

Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts is a wonderful way to step back in time to early 19th-century rural Village. Costumed historians, antique buildings, water-powered mills, and a working farm. Residents of The Inn and Gardens enjoyed visiting with historians, watching cows being milked, observing a blacksmith working on horse shoes, and visiting with the many horse […]

September 21, 2016

Blue Spruce Farm Therapy Horses

Here at The Watermark at 3030 Park, we have many avid animal lovers! Smaller animals are always coming to visit our residents. Whether it is a family member's dog, therapy pups, or the curious creatures from Animal Embassy, we constantly have animal visitors. However, horses are a little tricky to get through our community's doors, so […]

September 21, 2016

Estia Greek Cuisine Visit

Residents of the Health Center enjoyed a cultural lunch from Estia Authentic Greek Cuisine, in honor of our Ancient Greek Week. Residents enjoyed various dishes of their choice including Tzatziki, Hummus, Dolmadakia (handmade stuffed grapes leaves), Spanakopita (Feta cheese, and spinach layered between phyllo dough), and much, much more! According to the restaurant, Estia was the […]

September 12, 2016

Port Jefferson Ferry Outing

The residents of The Inn, Gardens, and Springs enjoyed a Steamboat Ride on the Port Jefferson Ferry. As their website states "There's nothing quite like being out on the open water, enjoying the fresh breeze on you face, the gentle sound of the birds above, the beauty of the blue sea and majesty of the […]