Pre-breakfast tai chi session. Getting in/out of maxi-vans. Driving approximately 15 miles, for about 2 hours. Limited walking and standing required.
At 8:00 a.m. in the Mayflower Dining Room, the breakfast buffet offers choices such as scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit bar with yogurt and granola, bread for toast, milk, juice, coffee, tea, water.
Before breakfast, we will enjoy a tai chi session that promotes strength, balance, and peace of mind. After breakfast, our first class session will focus on Pearl Harbor. The morning break will include coffee, tea, water, fruit, and homemade Danish to renew our energy. Following the break, we will continue into World War II, leading about the events leading up to the Battle of Guadalcanal.
In the Mayflower Dining Room, the lunch buffet includes a full salad bar, soup of the day, sandwich, dessert, coffee, tea, and water.
We’ll set out in maxi-vans to see the six covered bridges of Cheshire County, all within a 10-mile radius of Pilgrim Pines. The six bridges are all National Historic Landmarks and help to frame hundreds of years of local history and culture. Returning to Pilgrim Pines, we will start to explore the musical elements that came to America out of World War II, beginning with jazz.
Dining room buffet.
We gather for part one of two to learn about the films of the Weimar period. Following class, the rest of the evening is at leisure.