MariElders will open when Ohio Mandates for Senior Centers Closing is lifted.

Transportation, Resources & Support are available to all members during this time.

 Please call Center if you need anything!

513-271-5588

come join us!

A senior recreational center for all adults aged 55 and older in the 

Greater Cincinnati area

--- Open every weekday from 9 am to 4:30 pm ----

(except National Holidays & Mariemont City School weather closings)

 

How to easily make your own Face Covering

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPx1yqvJgf4

 

Non-Emergency number for Mariemont Fire and Police

271-4089

If you have to climb up a ladder, please think about calling our local fire/police department to assist you. They are here for our seniors in the area and often folks don’t know all the amazing services they do besides the obvious. If in doubt, please call them.

Must-Have Assistive Devices for Seniors
Assistive devices are fantastic resources to help seniors maintain their daily activities and routines, while encouraging personal freedom and prolonging independent living. Many devices can restore confidence, increase mobility and provide family members with peace of mind that their loved one is safe. Learn more from our list of must-have assistive devices for seniors:

https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/must-have-assistive-devices-for-seniors/
 

 ME Chats on Zoom
Wednesdays, 10:00 am
June 24th 

How are you bringing humor into your day?

 

If interested in learning how to get onto Zoom, please email Nicole to schedule a one-on-one session with Jake and a trial session to practice with Nicole before attending your first Zoom meeting. Please email Nicole for Zoom Invite at nchrist.marielders@gmail.com


Comedy Relief
Sammy Davis Jr. vs. Wilt Chamberlain | Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In | George Schlatter

With Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Arte Johnson. Guest Sammy Davis Jr., who is diminutive, squares off against the extremely tall Wilt Chamberlain.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvjvGwKBat8&list=PL2RzsTTHhhwWjnc-tpG5zivYXwCSTq9f3&index=2

 

Song of Inspiration

The Rose~ Bette Midler with Lyrics
Magical song by Bette Midler - The Rose. (Licensed by WMG)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxSTzSEiZ2c
 

NASA TV
NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV

Direct from America's space program to YouTube, watch NASA TV live streaming here to get the latest from our exploration of the universe and learn how we discover our home planet. NASA TV airs a variety of regularly scheduled, pre-recorded educational and public relations programming 24 hours a day on its various channels. The network also provides an array of live programming, such as coverage of missions, events (spacewalks, media interviews, and educational broadcasts), press conferences and rocket launches.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21X5lGlDOfg

Pickleball

Though Mariemont Tennis Courts are now open; we are still closed due to The Ohio Mandate for Senior Centers not being lifted. The Mariemont Tennis Association will work with us when we are allowed to open. However, if you want to join them and begin using their courts, click here for membership:
https://www.mariemont.org/lifestyle/tennis/
For more information on the most current Mariemont Tennis Court guidelines: https://www.mariemont.org/download/tennis/covid-mta-guidelines.pdf


Doubles Pickleball Strategy 101-How to Play Smart Pickleball, Ten Tips
This video provides strategy and tips for playing smart Pickleball. It discusses shot selection, court positioning, etc.  The focus is on Pickleball strategy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5ceh-7DI1Y


How to get up from the floor (after a fall) - MacGyver style!
Homeability

Watch how Homeability.com founder and Occupational Therapist Rhonda B. teaches creative "out of the box" thinking for getting up from the floor after a fall in the home!

The video, meant for seniors and people with balance problems, raises awareness that common items in the household can often be turned into surprisingly effective makeshift fall-rescue tools.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ETgQD8QhZs


StoryWorth

Learn stories you never knew about your family. StoryWorth collects family stories, preserving them in books for generations to come. Connect With Your Family. Invite Loved Ones Now. Weekly Story Prompts. A lifetime of stories.
https://welcome.storyworth.com/mom?date=2020-05-10&tag=mothersday&theme=mothersday&promo=hR8XucBp

Internet Basics - Using Search Engines
With billions of websites online today, there is a lot of information on the Internet. Search engines make this information easier to find. Let's look at the basics of using a search engine, as well as some techniques you can use to get better search results.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/internetbasics/using-search-engines/1/

Art Club 
Tuesdays @ 1:00PM via Zoom 

Artist David Laug will be setting up this virtual class at his Essex Studio. Each class is independent of each other. Each class will begin with learning about an artist and his/her techniques. Students will then experiment the Artist’s style and medium to create works of their own.
Please email Nicole at nchrist.marielders@gmail.com  to be included in Zoom invites’ email and to know what mediums David will be working with.


Art Documentary

National Gallery:  Behind the Scenes of a London Institution (2014) 174m
Frederick Wiseman's NATIONAL GALLERY takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. NATIONAL GALLERY is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings. In a perpetual and dizzying game of mirrors, film watches painting watches film. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and the New York Film Festival. Nominated for Best Documentary Film at the Cesar Awards.
https://cincinnatilibrary.kanopy.com/video/national-gallery-0


Is This Art?

Typography

This month, we will be learning about the art of Typography. This week, learn about the history of type that we now take for granted. For Part I, participants will need to have watched the independent documentary entitled Helvetica:  Typography, Graphic Design and Global Visual Culture for June 11th discussion. This 2 part discussion series will be held Thursdays, June 11th & 25th at 1:30 pm via Zoom. If you have not been a part of ITA? and would like to be included in this 2 part discussion, email  
nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

 

A Brief History of Type
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XohCW4ecYyg

 

How a Gutenberg printing press works

Demonstration on the only working model of a Gutenberg printing press

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLctAw4JZXE

 

Helvetica: Typography, Graphic Design and Global Visual Culture (2007) 80m

HELVETICA looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. An exploration of urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, this film offers a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative process, and the choices and aesthetics behind their use of type. Official Selection at the SXSW Film Festival. Nominated for the Truer than Fiction Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

https://cincinnatilibrary.kanopy.com/video/helvetica-2

World Religion: Earth Religions - Neopaganism

This month, we will be learning about Earth Religions through additional videos and readings that will be provide through group email. Part I and Part II Zoom discussions will be held Tuesdays, June 9th and 16th at 11:30 Am., In Part I, participants will be discussing Paganism/Neopaganism. Part II, we will explore Wicca, Animism and Druidism. Part III is the night of summer solstice, Saturday, June 20th at 5:44 pm in which members will celebrate remotely outside. If you have not been a part of World Religions and would like to be included in this 3 part discussion, please email Nicole nchrist.marielders@gmail.com 
 

Roman Pagan Life and Worship
Ryan M. Reeves is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw3CjmoB3oY

                                                                                              

25 Popular Holidays with SURPRISINGLY Pagan Origins
List25

You won’t believe how many popular holidays have surprisingly pagan origins. A lot of these origins come from religions attempting to “redeem” pagan celebrations.  In most cases, they were successful. Check out these 25 popular holidays with surprisingly pagan origins you may not be aware of.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=QizO25TaCFA&feature=emb_logo

 

Harvard University: Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology
This introductory course will explore the art, archaeology, and history surrounding the Giza Pyramids. We will learn about Egyptian pharaohs and high officials of the Pyramid Age, follow in the footsteps of the great 20th-century expeditions, and discover how cutting-edge digital tools like 3D-modeling are reshaping the discipline of Egyptology.

https://www.edx.org/course/pyramids-of-giza-ancient-egyptian-art-and-archaeol?source=aw&awc=6798_1590336455_a99eecc8c253c063c2854ba5f226cc90&utm_source=aw&utm_medium=affiliate_partner&utm_content=text-link&utm_term=428885_Open+Culture%2C+LLC

 

American Military History Podcast
The Stamp Act, Sons of Liberty & British Troops in Boston

The American Revolution didn't happen overnight, nor did it happen without the help of "radical" freedom fighters like the Sons of Liberty, but how exactly did it start and why were the colonists angry enough to rebel against one of the largest world powers of the time?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEc28me1L20

 

Fiction Book Group
The Secrets We Kept: A Novel 
(Lara Prescott, 09/03/2019)

A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.. The discussion of this book will be Thursday, June 4th @ 11:00 am with Mariemont Head Librarian, Kelly Hartman via Zoom.
If would like a Library copy of this book, please email Nicole nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

 

USS Indianapolis: The Legacy

The Legacy Project tells the fate of the World War II heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis using exclusively first-person accounts. The last crew and their families share gripping stories of kamikaze attacks, invasions, a secret mission, and ultimately a devastating torpedo attack that killed three fourths of the crew. The survivors recall the 5 days they spent floating alone in the Pacific Ocean, their miraculous rescue, and how they fought together to clear their captain's name. Start to finish, this feature-length film flows from survivor to survivor as they finish each other's sentences. Set to a completely original score, the incredible story unfolds while rare WWII footage, a collection of previously unpublished photographs, open-ocean reenactments, and new footage from one of the last WWII era heavy cruisers in existence.

https://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/eBranch/movies_tv.html

Select HOOPLA option and create a new account.
You will need your library number for free access.
Type in search bar USS Indianapolis: The Legacy.

Hoopla will allow up to three days for you to borrow access to this film.
If you need any assistance, please call 513-369-6900 to speak to a library representative or email
Kelly.hartman@cincinnatilibrary.org

 

Author Lecture
What did you do in the War, Sister?

Lecture with Dennis Turner will be rescheduled for Monday, September 21st at 2:00 pm


Games

1 pm – Canasta – Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Pay Canasta online at www.cardzmania

We currently have 4 players and would like to add more. Assistance is available to set-up, play trials to joining in playing with this Great group.

Please email Nicole if you want to learn how to play with other members at: nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

 

10:00 am Mah Jongg! Tuesdays and Thursdays

Play Mah Jongg online at https://myjongg.net/

MariElder’s member Elaine Cook is offering one-on-one assistance for Mah Jongg players to be able to join their online group that is meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am. Right now they have only 6 players and are hoping to have 2 tables. Experience players only (this is not the place to learn)

Email for more information: nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

 

Trivia

https://www.funtrivia.com/

Play over 140000 trivia quizzes and games! Movies, sports, TV, geography, and much more. Over one million trivia questions on thousands of topics. Email Nicole if you want to play with members at: nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

https://www.funtrivia.com/

 

Jigsaw Puzzles Online
JigZone

JigZone has a daily puzzle game you can play or you can create your own puzzle, send a puzzle postcard to a friend and compare your solve time with friends.
http://www.jigzone.com/


1:00 pm Bridge- Fridays

We currently have 6 players for Bridge I and 4 for Bridge II. We would like to add more. Assistance is available to set-up, play trials to joining in playing with these Great groups.

Please email Nicole if you want to learn how to play with other members at: nchrist.marielders@gmail.com

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