The Waterford at Fitchburg

5440 Caddis Bend
Fitchburg, WI 53711
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Community Life

The Waterford at Fitchburg celebrates its residents with special activities, seminars and more throughout the year that bring our community together. Monthly birthday dinners are appreciated and well attended.  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: 05/22/2018
Time:
7:00pm

Location: Bistro Versailles

Yahara River Chorus

The Yahara River Chorus is an award-winning local chapter of Sweet Adelines International Inc. They sing four-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style. They have members that come from far away as Platteville and Milwaukee to sing with them. They are 36 members strong and have a very diverse backgrounds. They have a couple of unusual professionals in their group, one of them being their favorite-a "Cow's BFF." She is a Bovine Fertilization Facilitator for American Breeders Association. They are lucky to have four quartets within the chorus. They are known as "By Request", "Charisma!", "Humdingers", and "Spare Parts". They usually like to include as many of the quartets in their performance as possible.

Date: 05/23/2018
Time:
12:00pm

Location: Depart from Front Lobby

Lunch Outing to Red Lobster

Enjoy lunch at this lively chain restaurant serving seafood standards and lunch deals you'll crave amid New England-themed decor. Sign-up sheet and menu can be found in the outing binder in the Library.

Date: 05/23/2018
Time:
3:00pm

Location: Theatre

Documentary: Iris

Iris pairs the late documentarian Albert Maysles, then 87, with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. Iris portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art, and people are her sustenance. She reminds us that dressing-and indeed life-is nothing but a grand experiment.
"If you're lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows."
Premiered on PBS on August 1, 2016; 80 minutes long.

Date: 05/30/2018
Time:
1:00pm

Location: Theatre

A Sampling of Recorded Folk Music from the 1950s and 1960s

Join fellow residents, Tom & Joan, as they share some of their favorite songs from two memorable folk groups. Beginning with the 'undergraduate level,' we'll enjoy a selection of recorded music from The Kingston Trio before moving on to the 'graduate 'level' musical group-The Limeliters. You're sure to be singing, laughing, and tapping your toes to the music!

Date: 05/17/2018
Time:
10:30am

Location: Craft Room

Show & Share

Throughout the years, we tend to collect and surround ourselves with things that have followed us through good times and bad, across continents and back. We cherish objects that represent memories, bring us comfort, and remind us of the life we live and the things we love.

Come to learn more about your neighbors and/or bring an award, memento, souvenir, hobby, collections, photo, or whatever else you want to show and share. It's a great conversation starter and a fun way to build connections with others.

Coffee & treats are provided.

Date: 05/16/2018
Time:
9:30am

Location: Bistro Versailles

Stoughton Norwegian Dancers

The Stoughton Norwegian Dancers will be here right on time for Syttende Mai, the Norwegian Constitution Day!

In 1952, Stoughton held it’s first Syttende Mai celebration and has since become a tradition in the community. The school administrator at the time felt the schools should play an active part in supporting ethnic pride as Stoughton was primarily populated with second and third generation Norwegians. So, in the spring of 1953, Ms. Reek, a physical education teacher selected 6 junior girls and told them to find 6 boys for a folk-dance group that would perform during future Syttende Mai celebrations. The group was accompanied by a single accordion player. And so the dancers began.

With the support and assistance of talented community members, school personnel and parents, the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers have become Stoughton’s “Good Will Ambassadors”. They have performed for millions of people. They have toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Norway and have been in several national folk festivals.

The students who are members of the group are pleased to have the opportunity to bring to each of you a little of the traditions of Norway.

Date: 05/16/2018
Time:
11:00am

Location: Depart from Front Lobby

Outing to Fitchburg Senior Center's 90+ Recognition Luncheon

Join your friends and neighbors at the Fitchburg Senior Center as they celebrate Older Americans Month. The theme for 2018 is Engage at Any Age. They will begin the celebration at 11:30 AM by recognizing seniors 90 years and older with a group photograph and small gift. Following the photo will be a delicious lunch served at noon and entertainment by their very own Fitchburg Singers. For 30 years, the Fitchburg Singers have entertained audiences all over Dane County. The Singer’s program this year is titled “Questions in Song.”
*A Waterford resident will reserve your lunch at the Senior Center. Be sure to sign up early as they need lunch orders by noon on Tuesday, May 15*
Sign up for this outing in the Library.

Date: 05/10/2018
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am

Location: Theatre
Contact: ssigl@capitalseniorliving.net

Ways to Pay for Senior Care

Are you a veteran, spouse or widow of a veteran? You could be entitled to a monthly, tax free pension from the VA to help pay for care. Join your local American Academy of Benefit Planners member, Dan Chippeaux, to learn about the Aid & Attendance Benefit. He will educate you on the parameters of this program, how to avoid the pitfalls and successfully attain the maximum results in the least amount of time. Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Sara Sigl
608-270-9200 x401
ssigl@capitalseniorliving.net

Date: 05/09/2018
Time:
2:30pm

Location: Bistro Versailles

Middleton Jazz Concert

Middleton Jazz was started in 2009 as a semi-monthly jam session at the Middleton Senior Center. As players became more familiar with one another and the music, the jam developed into a weekly jazz band rehearsal. They now play for public and private events in the Madison area.

Middleton Jazz plays traditional jazz tunes, mostly in the "Dixieland" style, with an emphasis on improvised solos. With seven horns and a full rhythm section, they play everything from blues to big band arrangements.

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Posted On: 05/09/2018 - 9:30am

Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser: The Longest Day

On June 21, 2018, the longest day of the year and summer solstice, dozens of people from our community will come together to show their love for those affected by Alzheimer's disease. You can be one of them. Join us Thursday, June 21 at 2:00-4:00 pm for a fun-filled day of bingo to raise money and awareness to fight Alzheimer's.

Throughout May and June, we'll be accepting donations on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association to support research, caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer's. To join the fight, donate online at http://act.alz.org/goto/Waterford-Fitchburg. We look forward to seeing you on June 21!

Questions about how you or your organization can get involved? Contact Lisa Zwierzynski at 608-270-9200 or LisaZ@capitalseniorliving.net.

Posted On: 03/08/2017 - 2:30pm

Spring Business EXPO

The Waterford at Fitchburg will be participating in the Spring Business EXPO on Thursday, April 6th from 4:00 - 6:30 pm at the Fitchburg community Center located at 5510 Lacey Rd.

Meet your local businesses at the Spring Business Expo where they will showcase their goods and services.
60 vendors
Free to attend
Prizes
Complimentary refreshemnts