December Activities at a Glance
Southlake Book Club
Book club members will meet in the Palmetto Theater for our Southlake Book Club! If you enjoy getting lost in a story and discussing with people who are just as passionate about reading, then the book club may be a great option!
When: The fourth Monday of every month @ 3:00pm – Palmetto Theatery
If you are interested in joining our community Choir, please see the sign up sheet in the book. We would love to have you join in any capacity! (Singing, piano playing, instruments, etc.)
When: TBD- Palmetto Theatre
Southlake Knitting Group
Please join us for our Knit & Gab group on Wednesdays. (Knitting, Crocheting, Crosstitch, etc.) Sign up sheet available.
When: Every Wednesday @ 10:30am – Hemingway Lounge
Southlake Stepping Out Group
Join our new stepping out group and get some exercise and fresh air! Starting Monday, December 23rd. Please use sign up sheet so we know who will be joining us!
When: Every Monday morning @ 10:00am – Meet in Lobby
Board Games with Julia - Yahtzee
Do you have a competitive spirit? Just like to play for the fun of it? Come and play some Yahtzee with our Activities Director! Sign up sheet available.
When: Monday, December 2nd @ 10:30am – Gibson’s Lof
New Resident Meet and Greet
Come and meet your new neighbors at our new resident meet and greet!
When: Monday, December 2nd @ 3:30pm – Hemingway Lounge
Wreath Decorating Winner Chosen & Social
Let’s see who made the most festive wreath and get together for some Christmas goodies and great conversation
When: Tuesday, December 3rd @ 2:30pm- Hemingway Lounge
Manicures and Hand Massages with Julia
A time to relax and have your nails beautified by our own Activities Director. We will have many color options to choose from! Sign-up sheet available.
When: Thursday, December 5th @ 1:30pm – Palmetto Theater
Annual Christmas Party
Please join us for our annual Christmas party! We will have Santa available for photos in the club house, as well as kids crafts, coloring, and cookies down there. Sign up sheet for Santa photos available. Come and celebrate the joy of the Holiday season with us!
When: Thursday, December 5th @ 5:00pm
Need a good book? The Book Mobile can help with that. Make sure to check out their great selection.
When: Friday, December 6th @ 11:00am – Lobbyo
Virgin Happy Hour
For anyone who doesn’t partake in alcoholic beverages, we will be hosting a virgin happy hour with virgin variations of drinks and yummy food!
When: Friday, December 6th @ 4:00pm – Hemingway Lounge
Young at Heart Luncheon
Come and join us for a time of worship, music and lunch. There will be live music by Dennis Gwizdalla
When: Tuesday, December 10th @ 10:15am
Arts and Crafts with Amber- Making Christmas Ornament
Come and get creative with Amber! Sign-up sheet available. We will be making Christmas ornaments!
When: Tuesday, December 10th @ 2:30pm – Art Studio
Chair Yoga with Melissa Crook
Yoga is great for the body and mind. Join Melissa for some chair Yoga. Sign-up sheet in HL.
When: Tuesday, December 10th @ 3:00pm – Palmetto Theater
Painting Class with Malinda Rutledge
Join us and learn how to do some painting from a seasoned professional! I can’t wait to see everyone’s beautiful paintings!
When: Wednesday, December 11th @ 3:30pm – Art Studio
Resident Activity Meeting
See what's going on in YOUR community!
When: Thursday, December 12th @ 2:00pm – Dining Room
Please join us for our Holiday Market. We will have over 30 vendors with handmade jewelry, wreaths etc. Paparazzi, Mary Kay, Avon, etc. Something for everyone, especially if you need to pick up any Christmas gifts! .
When: Thursday, December 12th @ 5:00pm
Salon Polish Party
Come and join our awesome ladies in the salon for a polish party! Get those nails beautified for the Holidays!
When: Monday, December 16th @ from 11am-2pm
Robert Mills Holiday House Tour
One of only five National Historic Landmarks in Columbia, the Robert Mills House showcases the skill of the architect who designed some of our nation's most prominent buildings, including the Washington Monument
When: Tuesday, December 17th @ 12:00pm
Craft Time with Julia- Decorating Gingerbread Houses
Decorating gingerbread houses is a Christmas tradition that my family and I love to do every holiday season. Please join me in decorating these houses for our Southlake home. 😊
When: Wednesday, December 18th @ 3:30pm – Art Studio
Reading Day with Lake Murray Child Development
The children at Lake Murray Child Development will be coming to us to show us what they’ve been working on for Christmas and for us to read to them! The joy that we feel when we interact with these little ones is insurmountable.
When: Thursday, December 19th@ 9:30am – Hemingway Lounge
Keep up to date with happenings in your community.
When: Thursday, December 19th @ 2:00pm – Dining Room
Board Games with Julia - UNO
Do you have a competitive spirit? Just like to play for the fun of it? Come and play some UNO with our Activities Director! Sign up sheet available.
When: Thursday, December 19th @ 3:00pm – Gibson’s Loft
Afternoon Tea Social and Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
Let’s get really into the spirit this Christmas Eve and put on our ugliest Christmas sweater and party! Prizes will be awarded to the best/ugliest Christmas sweaters! In addition to tea we will also have hot cocoa, eggnog, and other Christmas goodies!
When: Tuesday, December 24th @ 2:00pm – Hemingway Lounge
Resident Dietary Meeting
Come out and learn the best diet for a healthy and active life.
When: Tuesday, December 24th @ 2:00pm – Dining Room
Please join us for Christmas dinner at 11:30am and Mary will be showing a wonderful movie at 2:30pm!
When: Wednesday, December 25th ALL DAY!!
Adult Coloring and Social
Adult coloring books can be super therapeutic and fun. Anyone who joins will get to choose their own book to work on this day and in the future! Refreshments as well!
When: Thursday, December 26th @ 2:30pm – Palmetto Theater
New Years Eve Party
Let’s begin our night by ringing in the new year with friends and loved ones!
When: Tuesday, December 31st @ 6:00pm – Palmetto Theater