Posts by: Brooke Botwinick

October 2, 2019

October 2019 Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, club, or event to inspire, delight, or amaze you? Look no further! We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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August 30, 2019

Celebrating Summer With A Tropical Luau!

The Watermark at Beverly Hills hosted a Caribbean Luau that transported residents to the tropics with a celebration filled with delicious cuisine and lively dancing! Our spectacular summer luau featured lei-making, vibrant decor, and traditional hula dancers. Aloha!

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August 28, 2019

September 2019 Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further! We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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August 28, 2019

Vamos a la Playa

The Watermark at Beverly Hills recently brought residents on an outing to the beach for some fun in the sun! We had a picnic in the shade while we enjoyed the beautiful ocean view and warm summer breeze. Residents had a chance to beat the staff in checkers, and even dip their toes in the […]

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July 30, 2019

A Summer Of Creativity

Throughout the month of July, residents at The Watermark at Beverly Hills got their creative juices flowing while making a variety of beautiful art pieces. We explored the art of Ebru marbling in honor of our Turkish theme this month. Particularly popular in Turkey and Central Asia, Ebru marbling is a distinctive genre of art used to […]

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July 29, 2019

August 2019 Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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July 1, 2019

July 2019 Community Life Calendar

Sparks are flying this July at The Watermark of Beverly Hills! From rooftop fireworks to picnics at the beach to a Turkish themed party and even a rooftop sing-along movie, you don’t want to miss out on all of the classes, events and programs we have to offer this month.

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June 24, 2019

Summer Open Mic

The Watermark of Beverly Hills brought in the start of Summer with a spectacular open mic and talent show. The residents and outside performers brought down the house with their voices, musical talent, and inspirational poetry.

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June 19, 2019

Expressing Ourselves through Art, Yoga and Meditation

The Watermark of Beverly Hills welcomed Abby and Peter from Abbyville Productions to lead us in a few special classes. We started out doing The Leaf Project; where we connected our inner selves to nature by creating art using leaves and flowers. Abby and Peter also led us in an energetic chair yoga class incorporating […]

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June 3, 2019

June 2019 Community Life Calendar

The Watermark of Beverly Hills is celebrating the culture and cuisine of Thailand this month. Don’t miss out on our Thai themed classes, Father’s Day brunch, Happy Hour and beach outings as we start the Summer.

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May 28, 2019

It’s Raining Bruins!

For the past couple of weeks, the weather in Los Angeles has truly had a mind of its own. With the sun shining in the morning and the sky grey by the afternoon; we don’t really know what to expect. The Watermark decided to make a trip to The Fowler Museum at UCLA. When leaving, […]

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May 28, 2019

Oh Boy… It’s Poi!

The fabulous Jill Hofer from corporate paid The Watermark of Beverly Hills a visit and taught the residents and staff about one of her most beloved hobbies… poi. Poi is a special dance which derives from the Maori culture. It started with fire spinning and has developed throughout the world to include LED lights, flags, ribbons […]

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May 2, 2019

May 2019 Community Life Calendar

iHola Mayo! Throughout May, The Watermark of Beverly Hills will be celebrating the culture and cuisine of Mexico. Don’t miss out on our Mexican Folk Dancer performance, introduction to Spanish class, Mexican food lunch outings, and more!

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April 30, 2019

Happy Easter, Happy Passover!

Easter and Passover were celebrated back to back this Spring. Rabbi Paige led a beautiful seder and included all of the valuable traditions. The Vista Del Mar Nes Gadol program came to celebrate by singing songs and sharing stories. For Easter, chef Jim decorated the dining room with a rainbow of decor and included some […]

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April 3, 2019

MARCHing Through the Month

The Watermark of Beverly Hills had a fun-filled month. Children from The International Children’s Academy came to sing songs, tell the story of Purim, and make hamentashen with the residents. Later in the month, HeARTbreak Studios taught a mindfulness meditation art class where residents had the chance to relax and express themselves through painting. We […]

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February 27, 2019

March 2019 Community Life Calendar

Join us for an array of classes, programs, events and outings throughout the month of March. From a Mardi Gras extravaganza to St. Patricks Day and March Maddness, The Watermark at Beverly Hills is the place to be!

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February 26, 2019

And The Oscar Goes To…

Like the millions of others around the world; Watermark residents were swooning over Bradley Cooper and Lady Gagas performance, awing over gowns, jewelry, and clapping for the winners. In addition, The Watermark at Beverly Hills put together a delightful spread of decadent desserts and festively decroated tables.

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February 11, 2019

Are you starting to feel the love? The Watermark is!

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Watermark residents are getting ready by creating beautiful printmaking cards. They worked so hard to carve out designs and chose unique colors to make their cards extra special.

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January 30, 2019

February 2019 Community Life Calendar

Feel the love this February! The Watermark is bringing Greece to Beverly Hills with a variety of extraordinary outings, celebrations, and activities; check out the exciting events we have to offer.

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January 30, 2019

SAG Awards

The Watermark of Beverly Hills rolled out the red carpet for the SAG Awards. From beautiful dresses, a fun photo booth, and an exquisite dessert buffet, it was truly a night to remember.

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January 29, 2019

Never Underestimate the Power of Chocolate

Throughout the month of January, The Watermark of Beverly Hills celebrated the history and mystery of Belgium, which of course included some of its delicious cuisine! Our Bittersweet Belgium Meet and Greet grabbed the attention of several residents, including a few of our newest ones. Our homemade hot chocolate, liege waffles, truffles, and strawberries were […]

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January 3, 2019

January 2019 Community Life Calendar

The Watermark of Beverly Hills is bringing in 2019 with a Belgium theme! We are offering several new and engaging classes and are going on a variety of exciting outings during the month of January. Please check out our calendar for more information.

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January 2, 2019

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

It may not be snowing in Southern California, but The Watermark of Beverly Hills sure brings the most wonderful time of the year to life. From clay trinket dishes to bath bombs and candles; residents created handmade gifts from the heart. The holidays were brought in with style with Hanukkah prayers, a British High Tea, a […]

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December 17, 2018

Professional MAPS Charity Breakfast

“Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew… The Watermark can!” The staff at The Watermark of Beverly Hills worked hard to create a beautiful charity event for the over 150 professionals in attendance. From homemade truffles and peppermint bark, to chocolate shavings, a dreamy breakfast spread, decadent desserts, and elegant décor, The Watermark staff […]

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December 4, 2018

December 2018 Community Life Calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Here at The Watermark of Beverly Hills we will be celebrating the season with a variety of festive classes, outings, and events.

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November 27, 2018

Thanksgiving at The Watermark

Thanksgiving is a time of giving back and togetherness. This Thanksgiving at The Watermark, The International Children’s Academy decorated and wrote special cards to give to the residents. In addition, they conversed with the residents and assisted with bingo. Later in the week The Watermark celebrated with their annual Thanksgiving Brunch which included a beautiful […]

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November 26, 2018

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG offered a visually rich and entertaining look into the life and career of Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Through a variety of contemporary art, media, photographs, documents and interactives, the exhibition showed a unique take on the American legal system and civic rights movements through the eyes of Ginsburg’s personal experiences.

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November 6, 2018

We Salute Veterans

Words cannot express our appreciation of those who served our country. This Veteran’s Day at Watermark communities coast to coast, we continue our commitment to recording the advice, life lessons and video interviews of our veterans in residence. We welcome veterans, their families and friends to join us for our Veteran’s Day observations and upcoming […]

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October 31, 2018

November 2018 Community Life Calendar

It’s the perfect season to celebrate thankfulness as fall weather and colors abound, pumpkin and cranberry flavors are anticipated, and plans are made to gather and eat with family and friends! This November there is much taking place at The Watermark at Beverly Hills!

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October 25, 2018

Open Mic at The Watermark

David Zimmerman brought his spectacular Meet The Biz crew to The Watermark to sing their hearts out! A few of our very own residents even had the chance to steal a song. With a variety of octaves, the room was filled with sheer talent. Our hostess with the mostess; Keri Kelsey lightened the room with […]

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October 15, 2018

Adventures in California – Autry Museum Outing

The Human Nature exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West sheds light on four key California stories: Salmon, Fire, Desert, and Plants. Human Nature taught our residents how traditional ecological knowledge can help current Californians understand and care for our environment.

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September 28, 2018

Sukkot at The Watermark

Sukkot is a week long Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest. The Watermark celebrates this special holiday by decorating the Sukkah (a foliage covered booth), baking unique cookies, and sharing a special ceremony over the Lulav and Etrog. The Lulav and Etrog are made of […]

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September 12, 2018

Icons of Style

With an afternoon of glam at The Getty the residents enjoyed fashion, shopping at the gift shop, and views overlooking Los Angeles. The exhibit, Icons of Style, exemplified the diverse history of modern fashion photography.

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September 5, 2018

September 2018 Community Life Calendar

The theme this month is Morocco! Join us for a lively selection of offerings, events and programs and we are sure you will find something that will spark your interest.

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August 24, 2018

National Senior Citizens Day | Color Wars Competition

In honor of celebrating all of the wonderful, dedicated residents at The Watermark, we played Community Wide Color Wars! The residents were divided into two teams; Coral and Turquoise. The teams competed against each other in a Spelling Bee, Pictionary, Name That Tune, and a Scavenger Hunt. In our eyes, everyone is a winner, but a […]

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August 8, 2018

An Octopus’ Garden in the Shade

Sunny skies and breezy air awaited us as we visited creatures under the sea. The Watermark of Beverly Hills went on an adventure to The Aquarium of the Pacific where we saw glowing jellyfish, swimming sea otters, baby sea horses and got to touch star fish and baby sharks!

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August 1, 2018

August 2018 Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, outing or event to inspire or dazzle you? Look no further. We have an exciting selection of programs and we are sure you will find something that will spark your interest.

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July 25, 2018

Made in LA at The Hammer

Native Angeleno’s are a rare find. The Watermark of Beverly Hills has an eclectic mix of residents from all over the world including Los Angeles. On an outing to the Made in LA exhibit at The Hammer Museum, we had the chance to dive deeper into the diverse and creative landscape of Los Angeles today. From […]

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July 23, 2018

July 2018 Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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July 12, 2018

Always Keep a Little Beach Day in your Heart!

On August 11th we packed our hats, sunscreen, and lunches and had a wonderful picnic at Topanga Beach! The residents enjoyed soaking up the sun while taking in the ocean view. We ate delicious lunches provided by The W Cafe, took an ocean side photo shoot, played Beach Bingo, and even had time to cool […]

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