Recreation and activities at Seventy Five State Street are designed to respond to the varied interests of those who live here. While many residents enjoy traditional pursuits such as movies, puzzles, musical entertainment, religious observances, and bingo, they also have the opportunity try new things, like painting, play reading, brain games, crafts, and much more! Every holiday is a cause for celebration with parties and social events held regularly.
Additionally, greater Portland’s rich cultural amenities, including ethnic restaurants, numerous museums, theater, music, art, architecture and literature are right outside our door. Group excursions for shopping, theater, the symphony, and ballet occur frequently.
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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 informal game nights are available. Intergenerational group projects and community service volunteer opportunities occur regularly.
Health care discussions on topics such as osteoporosis, insomnia, dementia, depression and more are offered as well as lectures on subjects of interests such as nature, travel and history. Instructional courses such as computer email, creative writing, drama, crafts and sewing and flower arranging. Art instruction by visiting artists in various mediums including clay sculpture, drawing, watercolor, acrylic paints, and textile painting.
Resident art show, State Street Holiday Stroll (a collection of craft fairs along State Street), holiday party, Veteran’s Day observances, as well as many others.