Southgate at Shrewsbury is proud to bring excellent programs to our residents, so they can enjoy each day and live life to the fullest. Each new month brings the same caliber of excellent entertainment in the categories of art, music and education that our residents have come to expect. Furthermore, we make sure to add new and unique events to the mix each month, in order to keep our residents exploring, growing and learning.
Here are some exciting events happening this May:
Private Tour of Slater Mill National Park
History buffs will enjoy heading to the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, RI for a private tour of Slater Mill National Park. The tour, which is scheduled for the end of May, will tell the story of this historic textile mill complex and illuminate the role it played in the Industrial Revolution.
Southgate’s 2018 Olympic Games
Residents from all areas of the Southgate at Shrewsbury community are coming together to celebrate “The Year of the Sloth” in the Southgate 2018 Olympic Games. This two-day event is always a laugh riot and a huge favorite with the residents.
Matthew Driscoll presents “Iceland’s Manuscript Heritage”
While life at Southgate at Shrewsbury certainly has its fair share of fun and games, there are plenty of educational events to keep things well rounded. This May, one of those intellectual offerings is a presentation by Matthew Driscoll, who received his doctorate from the University of Oxford and has served as a Professor of Old Norse Philology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark for the past 23 years. He will discuss the long history of literature from the medieval period to the present day and show examples of manuscript production from different historic periods.
Southgate at Shrewsbury is always filled with music, great food, artistic endeavors and educational events. Think of all the fun you’d have if you lived here! Why not experience it for yourself by giving us a call to schedule a tour?