7:30 - 8:15 Early Arrivals/Breakfast
Early arrivers are offered a light breakfast (oatmeal, cocoa, etc.)
to start their day at Charles House.
8:15 - 9:30 Morning Activities
Participants are greeted, offered coffee or juice and are invited to join in the activities. Many enjoy the time to read the newspaper, visit with their Charles House friends, help with folding napkins, fill birdfeeders, or join in a craft project.
9:30 - 10:00 Small-Group Activities
One group may gather in the sun porch to listen to reading. Another group has a variety of games and projects.
10:00 - 10:45 Snack and Current Events
Our cook serves bread or muffins fresh from the oven every morning to accompany group discussion of current events and an overview of the daily news.
10:45 - 11:30 Morning Program
Each day a program is presented based on seasonal topics, educational interests, and entertainment. The group program offers time for fun, learning, reminiscing and sharing. Volunteers and community members often participate in our programs.
"Tell me and I'll forget.
Show me and I
may not remember.
Involve me and I'll understand."
(Native American proverb)
11:30 - 12:00 Morning Exercises
Participants gather for seated stretching and exercises.