Marquis Place of Elkhorn

20800 West Maple Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(866) 748-3655

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Community Life

Marquis Place of Elkhorn celebrates its residents with special activities, seminars and more throughout the year that bring our community together. Residents can take part in scheduled religious services including weekly Mass and Communion. Residents, family members and friends can keep track of all of our daily, weekly and monthly happenings, find out how to get involved in our activities, see photos from past events and get the latest news from our community by checking here.

 

 


Date: 01/19/2018
Time:
3:30pm

Penguin Party

January is recognized as Penguin Appreciate Month so let's get together and celebrate our waddling friends. Dress in your best black and white and join us for our first Penguin Party on Friday January 19th at 3:30 pm in the Activity Room. We will learn a more about the flightless birds, compete in a penguin drawing contest, and enjoy some wonderful penguin themed food. Don't worry, no raw fish here! We hope to see waddle in!

Date: 01/24/2018
Time:
10:30am

First Monthly Spelling Bee

A new competition is coming to Marquis in 2018: a monthly spelling bee! The first spelling bee will be held on Wednesday January 24th at 10:30 am. Check out the rules below:
* A spelling list will be made available one week before the event for anybody who would like to study the words in advance.
* Words will be chosen from national spelling lists and seasonal terms. Words will begin easier and get more difficult.
* Participants will receive their word and have three attempts at spelling the word correctly. Every correct word is worth one point. If a participant spells the word incorrectly they are not eliminated they will simply not receive a point for that round.
* In the event of a tie there will be a spell off.
* The winner will receive a prize and the coveted spelling bee trophy for the month.

Date: 02/02/2018
Time:
2:45pm

Groundhog Hunt!

Punxsutawney Phil and his friends have made their way to Marquis to let us know if there will be six more weeks of winter or not. The question is, will he find his shadow and will you find him? Meet in the activity room at 2:45 pm for our Groundhog Hunt!

Date: 02/09/2018
Time:
1:30pm

Mardi Gras Masks

Join us on Friday February 9th at 1:30 pm to flex your creative muscles and create your very own Mardi Gras mask. These will come in handy when Fat Tuesday rolls around. Bring your mask and a friend to the Mardi Gras party on Tuesday February 13th at 3:00 pm in the Activity Room. We will have games, beads, and of course some King Cake to celebrate the day.

Date: 02/09/2018
Time:
3:00pm

Marquis Place Olympics!

The Winter Olympics will soon be upon us and the competition is heating up. Join us for the Marquis Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday February 9th at 3:00 pm. Learn all the details about our in house competition and upcoming events. Teams will be divided based on apartment. Points will be awarded to participants based on attendance and performance in qualifying Marquis
Olympic events. No athletic ability or Olympic experience required! Rally your teams and let the games begin! Prizes will be awarded to all participants and the wining team will be announced at the closing ceremony on Friday February 23rd at 3:00 pm. Go Team USA!

*Check back soon for competition event dates and times!*

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Date: 01/15/2018
Time:
10:30am

Birds We Love with Fontenelle Forest

Alysa from Fontenelle Forest will be joining us for our first Seniors Understanding Nature (SUN) program of 2018. Cardinals, wrens, and woodpeckers are a few of our common birds. During Birds We Love we will discover the rich color and behavior of a variety of birds. As long as they are happy that morning, Alysa will be bringing along some live birds for us to see up close. Fontenelle's SUN Program is something we are proud to bring to Marquis and you are always sure to learn something new.

Date: 12/29/2017
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm

New Year's Celebration!

Afraid you won't be able to stay up until midnight this New Year's Eve? Don't worry! We are celebrating early so you won't have to miss out on the fun. Marquis will be having an early New Year's Social on Friday December 29th at 3:30 pm. We'll enjoy snacks and welcome 2018 with a bubbly toast!

Date: 12/21/2017
Time:
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Resident Christmas Party!

Join us for the Resident Christmas Party on Thursday December 21st at 2:30 pm in the dining room. You won't want to miss out on the great food and fun. There are sure to be a few gifts and prizes as well. If you have any questions please see Caitlin.

Date: 12/18/2017
Time:
6:15pm

Holiday Lights Tours

Join us for our Holiday Light Tour bus rides. There are currently two rides scheduled but more may be added per demand. Be sure to sign up in the lobby to secure your spot. As always, outings are first come first serve and weather permitting. Current dates are Monday December 18th and Wednesday December 20th. We will load up and leave around 6:15 pm. Rides will last approximately an hour.

Date: 12/08/2017
Time:
5:00pm

First Annual Candlelight Dinner

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our First Annual Candlelight Dinner. The night was a huge success and we enjoyed starting off the holiday season with you. Norma and her team did an excellent job preparing a wonderful steak dinner for 200 people. We hope to see you again next year!

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Posted On: 12/18/2017 - 12:15pm

Thank You Angels!

A huge thank you to everyone who donated gifts to our Salvation Army Angel Tree this year. All of your gifts are going to families who can use a little help making sure their children feel the joy of Christmas. This year Marquis collected over 50 toys, clothes, and winter wear for the Salvation Army. Next year let's set our goal even higher!

Posted On: 12/07/2017 - 10:15am

Marquis Place Large Print Library Program

Beginning today it will now be easier than every to access large print materials from the Omaha Public Library. Marquis is participating in a long term loan program which allows us to have several large print books in our facility for three months at a time. There are no late fines for any materials so please take your time enjoying a new book! If you would like to browse our current selection please stop by the Activity Room.

Posted On: 09/20/2017 - 11:00am

Flu Shot Clinic!

Flu season is here! Protect yourself and others by getting a flu shot. We will have a flu shot clinic in Cafe Marquis on Wednesday October 4th beginning at 2:00 pm.The best way to prevent the flu is with a flu vaccine. The flu vaccine you will be offered here is the "high dose" vaccine, which is being recommended as the most effective for seniors. You can certainly obtain your flu shot at your doctor's office or elsewhere, we just as that you let us know when you have.

Posted On: 07/21/2017 - 3:15pm

Horseshoe Casino

Some of our residents tested their luck at Horseshoe Casino this month. While none of us walked away with the big jackpot it was fun to get out and play!

Posted On: 07/19/2017 - 5:00pm

Pie Rush Wednesday

As you may know every Wednesday, Village Inn offers free pie with any purchase. We couldn't pass that up! Residents enjoyed a soda or a cup of coffee and of course a slice of free pie. The featured pie of the month, peach, was the favorite.

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