What does life at SFSS look like? Well, we know that having a vibrant community matters to you. That’s why we’re proud to offer a full, active schedule that responds to the interests of our residents. Those who live here enjoy many traditional pursuits like movies, puzzles, music, religious observances, and bingo. We also encourage everyone to try new things. Painting classes take place often, as well as play reading, brain games, crafts, and much more! Plus, each holiday is a cause for celebration, with parties and social events held often.
Greater Portland’s rich amenities (such as ethnic dining spots, a number of museums, theaters, music, art, architecture and literature) are all right outside our door. We provide frequent group trips to the theater, symphony, and ballet. We travel via our own cars and buses, which are always driven by our own staff members.
Plus, we adapt our daily schedule to suit the needs of current residents. For example, we currently offer a German speaking group that meets each week! This group was founded by residents who wanted a chance to converse in their shared second language. No matter what you’re looking for, we’ll help make sure you find it. Do you have an idea for something new to add to our schedule? Let us know!
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Newcomer’s tea, ice cream socials, discussion groups (topic du jour), readers theater, bingo, sports viewing (football & baseball), open art, and festive game nights are available. Intergenerational group projects and volunteer opportunities occur regularly.
Health care discussions on topics such as osteoporosis, dementia, depression and more are offered as well as lectures on subjects such as nature, travel and history. We also provide courses, such as how to use email, creative writing, drama, crafts and sewing, and how to arrange flowers. There are also art lessons by visiting artists in various mediums such as clay sculpture, drawing, watercolor, acrylic paints, and textile painting.
We have some festive events that happen once a year, such as our resident art show, the State Street Stroll (a collection of craft fairs along State Street), holiday parties, Veteran’s Day observances, as well as many others.