Latest Past Events

Anthony Cirillo – By Request

Anthony Cirillo fell into a mission for elders when he started performing in senior communities. And he still sings for seniors. He also does performances for all ages. With a repertoire of some 1,000 songs, Anthony can do a Mitch Miller sign-along, a Woodstock party, or move right into today with Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kenny Chesney and any number of artists. Want to request something? Check out our song list here: Please fill out the post-program survey found here –  

Painting Sunflowers with Lia Miller

There’s beauty across the life span. Inspired by Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers Gone to Seed,” Lia Miller will provide a short tutorial on acrylic painting on canvas. She will demonstrate Impressionistic techniques and use vibrant yellow’s while sharing information about Van Gogh’s most famous series. Materials needed: Canvas Acrylic paint (primary colors plus black and white OR medium yellow, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber, cerulean blue, cadmium red, black and white) Palette Round Brush (size 4 or 6) Flat Brushes (1/4, ½ and ¾) Water Towel or paper towels Lia is the Co-founder/Executive Director of Creative Aging Network-NC. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in video from Savannah College of Art & Design in 1990. She worked as a videographer, editor and digital artist for about 10 years before changing careers to work with older adults. In 2008, she co-founded Creative Aging Network-NC to enhance healthy aging through meaningful lifelong learning in the arts. In addition to developing and teaching visual arts classes, she works to advance the field of creative aging for healthcare staff, artists, older adults and those closest to them through programming, training, conference presentations, and consultations. Please fill out the post-program survey found here –   

Tom Padovano’s Clean Comedy Show

Tom Padovano will be performing a clean comedy show.  He's performed on cruise ships, at senior facilities, comedy clubs, private parties, conventions, and places beyond description. He's sold over 1,000 jokes to various comedians, including Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers and Phyllis Diller.  He's even sold jokes to ventriloquists, or is it to his dummies?   :-) Please fill out the post-program survey found here -