Residents from The Watermark at 3030 Park enjoyed an educational learning experience at the Discovery Museum. From manning spaceships to learning facts about the moon and solar system, everyone enjoyed their time out!
Category: Out & About
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 […]
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 […]
Residents from assisted living at The Inn (just one part of The Watermark at 3030 Park) enjoyed visiting the Peabody Museum in nearby New Haven, CT and enjoyed the museum's rich collections which provide a remarkable record of the history of the earth, its life, and its cultures!
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 […]
We had a delightful visit to the Griswold Museum. The sun was shining, the water was peaceful and the company was terrific!
At The Watermark at 3030 Park we have a minimum of four outings per month. Recently we have gone to the Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC and the Botanical Gardens in NY. Many residents enjoy the cultural genre and others also love going out on a mystery dinner.
This week a group of residents went shopping at Clinton Crossings and stopped to have lunch at Fish Tales Restaurant. It was a gorgeous day!
Residents of the Health Center enjoyed an outing at Uncle Bucks Fishbowl. Uncle Buck's has an aquarium like set up for bowling and is great fun for a Thursday afternoon! There we also tried the food craze of fried pickles!
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.
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!
Residents of our Health Center enjoyed Radio City Music Hall's Rockettes Christmas Spectacular last Thursday for one of our extreme outings of the year. One of our residents had a dream to be a Rockette and to see their show in real life, and was so excited to hear that she would be able to […]
Ed Faulkner was recently inducted to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. When the UConn Football team played Virginia at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Renschler Field, Ed and 9 other coaches where recognized at halftime. Ed had coached at Bassick High School in Bridgeport and Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk. He had a […]
Residents of our Town Center went out bright and early yesterday morning to visit the National September 11 Memorial, a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,00 people killed in the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, PA, and at the Pentagon as well as […]
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 […]
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 […]
Residents of our Health Center enjoyed an outing on a cold but beautiful day to look at fall foliage. They started their journey on at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a narrated round trip throughout the Connecticut River Valley. At Deep River Landing they were picked up by the Becky Thatcher Riverboat for a cruise […]
What a beautiful day we had to pick apples, enjoy freshly baked cider donuts, and ice cold apple cider! Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, Connecticut is celebrating their 275 year anniversary of their family owned orchard which covers more than 1,100 acres of land after starting with a mere 37 acre parcel in 1741. The company has […]
Our community offers a Mystery Dinner once per month. They love to dine out with a surprise menu! There are at least 2 outings per month to various museums and other interesting places to see. Many of trips are requested by our residents. We love to accommodate and they have great time!
The Watermark Team had a successful walk for Alzheimer's on Sunday, September 18th at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT. We walked, we danced to music and we sang in honor and memory of our loved ones here at The Watermark at 3030 Park. We met and exceeded our goal for this event. Our community had a casual for […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Walking with our friends is way more fun than walking alone! Our group enjoyed a lovely walk around our grounds this morning before the hot weather came. We relaxed in the shade before going back in for ice water and ice coffee!
Our residents went to Seaside Park to watch the fireworks and had the pleasure of listening to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony! What a lovely and enjoyable night!
On July 16th, The Watermark at 3030 Park residents enjoyed a beautiful day. The ferry ride was relaxing and was followed by amazing food at Long Island.
Residents had a Makeup Class at Bare Minerals located in Trumbull Mall. Residents learned secret makeup tips and some helpful hints for their own personal skin. Each resident had a one-on-one session and enjoyed their new look.
Lots of memories shared while enjoying lunch at Captain's Cove.
We spent a great day in the city! The cold didn't keep us away from exporing the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Our residents enjoyed a beautiful Fall day on the Essex Steam Train enjoying the Fall Foliage! Thank you Mother Nature!
According to a Ohio State University study, horses help reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia. After learning of this finding we decided to plan a trip for our Gardens’ residents to visit a local farm. Blue Spruce Farm in Monroe fit the bill, it was easily accessible and all of their animals were rescues. The residents all […]
Our residents had an amazing venture to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT yesterday. You can see our resident, May Sancibrian, enjoying the Jelly Fish.
Our residents were escorted by our Watermark driver to the New York Botanical Gardens last week. We had a beautiful day. Just another reason why living here is full of life's wonderful experiences.
Our residents spent their Tuesday night touring a new local hot spot, Two Roads Brewing Company. They had a personalized tour to educate them on the history of the building in Stratford and the entire Beer Making Process. The best part....they got to enjoy samples of all the different beers produced locally.
We wanted to share with you some great photos of our residents enjoying the Yale Museum of British Art. A great day trip for our residents!