Posts by: Jessica Lowe

November 9, 2018

Trip to Peddler’s Village

Last month, a group of Springs residents from The Watermark enjoyed an autumn adventure to one of Bucks County’s favorite historic shopping destinations: Peddler’s Village. Peddler’s Village is a charming historic village with colonial style buildings. Many specialty shops line a winding brick path and picture perfect promenade featuring a working water wheel. During our trip, […]

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November 9, 2018

Helping Hands in The Springs at The Watermark

We kicked off our revamped Helping Hands course in The Springs with a wonderful Saturday morning service project to benefit local dogs at ACCT Animal Shelter! It was a special morning where we learned how to create the Kong Treats and Peanut Butter sandwiches that staff members and volunteers provide for the dogs after taking […]

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May 31, 2018

“A Salute to Service” Memorial Day Ceremony

On May 24th, we honored our residents who served in the military with “A Salute to Service” Memorial Day ceremony. Linda Simon from Compassus Hospice ran a beautiful program to acknowledge our proud Veteran residents. A majority came to be honored and thanked for their service. We commemorated their bravery and the sacrifice of lost […]

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May 31, 2018

Guide to Beer Road Trip! Brewery Tour and Tasting at Yards Brewing Company

From a garage in Manayunk, to Roxborough, then Kensington and finally to Northern Liberties, Yards has been brewing in the City of Brotherly Love since 1994. From their Pale Ale to the Love Stout, Brawler to the IPA, Yards beers have gained a reputation for their consistent and perfectly balanced flavors. This May, residents of The […]

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May 31, 2018

Mexican Fiesta at The Watermark

This May, Watermark amigos were invited to a fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We celebrated Mexico’s heritage, culture, food and drink with a fiesta featuring a live performance by Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble, Crisol. The band was amazing and played authentic numbers from a variety of folk and traditional music genres from all […]

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April 30, 2018

Mother & Daughter Bond Strengthened through Watermark University Course

There is nothing quite like the bond between a mother and her daughter. Recently, we caught up with Muriel “Mitzi” Nexum and her daughter Nancy. Nancy has enjoyed teaching a weekly Printmaking course at The Watermark since 2017 and shared how this class has provided her with a unique avenue to relate to her mother. […]

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March 5, 2018

Gold Medal Flavors of the Olympics with Robert Weinberg from City Food Tours

This February, residents at the Watermark at Logan Square were treated to a very special afternoon when Robert Weinberg and Eric Matzke, unabashed foodies and owners of City Food Tours, shared samples of some of the world’s best specialty foods in celebration of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. City Food Tours is a top rated […]

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January 31, 2018

Words of Wisdom, Peace, Joy and Love for the New Year Open Mic Night

This January, residents at The Watermark came together as a community to express themselves through spoken word, song, jokes and stories during a very special “Words of Wisdom, Peace, Joy and Love for the New Year” Open Mic Night. The room was packed and residents were served desserts and hot drinks in this coffee house […]

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August 9, 2017

Family History Presentations with Youth from the Mormon Temple

Every family has a story. It’s not by chance that we nickname the collection of our descendants as a Family Tree. Families are like branches on a tree. They grow in different directions and have unique leaves, yet their roots remain as one. If you’ve ever had an interest in family history, you would be interested […]

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August 9, 2017

Fun in the Sun & Mini Golf Social at The Watermark

To celebrate summer in style, this July we teed off with a Mini Golf and Fun in the Sun Social. Residents were able to come down to the Auditorium anytime between 1:00pm and 4:00pm for a free round of golf or choose to be a spectator as their friends gave it a go and tried […]

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August 8, 2017

The Mark’s on Tap Mixer!!

Summer is officially in high gear and The Watermark at Logan Square recently celebrated the fine weather with a Mark’s on Tap Mixer hosted right outside our building on Franklin Town Blvd. Modeled after Parks on Tap, Philadelphia’s traveling beer garden which has quickly become one of the city’s most popular seasonal attractions, the Mark’s […]

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July 7, 2017

Watermark Pool Party and Trip to Valley Forge Casino Resort

Last Friday, Jen Tapner and the Community Life staff skipped out on work for our chance to relax with the residents at the first ever Watermark Pool Party at Valley Forge Casino Resort! We were not sure what to expect, as this is the first time the pool staff ever planned a trip for residents […]

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July 7, 2017

Logan Square at Longwood Gardens

After a three year wait, the fountains at Longwood Gardens have been illuminated once again and boy, was it a spectacular show! Last week, residents from The Watermark took an afternoon and evening trip to Longwood Gardens to view their magnificent botanical displays and newly renovated fountain garden. We were blessed with beautiful weather for […]

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July 7, 2017

Father’s Day Recap

This June, we pulled out all the stops as we honored and celebrated the men at The Watermark. Men who love and care for their children, men who have set firm boundaries & taught children about love and respect, men who worked to provide for the household, men who were role models or men who […]

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June 2, 2017

Memorial Day at The Watermark

Summer technically doesn’t begin until June 20th, but many consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. Many heat up the grill, head to the beach or take in a blockbuster movie, but Memorial Day is much more than a weekend of summer fun. The holiday was implemented on May 30th, 1868, […]

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June 1, 2017

Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Recap

Mothers are not rare to find. Good mothers are. Giving birth seems simple compared to the amount of effort it takes to raise a child to adulthood. From the countless hours of cooking, cleaning, helping with homework or driving the kids to sports or musical activities, being a mother is hard work! So this goes out […]

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June 1, 2017

I Hope You Dance

With shows like Dancing With the Stars in full swing, dancing is becoming one of America’s favorite pastimes and this May, we discovered that we truly know how to move to music at The Watermark! We started our month-long infatuation with the art of dance during our Roaring Twenties Party where couples and friends crowded the dance floor for […]

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March 21, 2017

Erin Go Bragh Irish Pub Social with Music by Fisher & Maher

St. Patrick’s Day may be an Irish holiday, but it’s celebrated all over the world. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that the first St. Patrick’s parade didn’t happen in Ireland — it was held in New York City, in 1762. This St. Patrick’s Day, The Watermark celebrated in style. As residents entered […]

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February 13, 2017

2017 Watermark Superbowl Party Highlights!!

Even if Philadelphia’s home team rarely makes it to the play-offs, our annual Super Bowl party is always the place to be! This year’s game proved it’s not how the Super Bowl starts, it is how they finish. Super Bowl LI kicked off with a dominating performance by the Atlanta Falcons and most of the […]

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January 12, 2017

A Day in the Big Apple – Rockettes Christmas Spectacular!

This December, Watermark took to the big apple as we enjoyed New York City and all of its breathtaking holiday displays cloaking the city that never sleeps. Our first stop was to an intimate Italian restaurant, Trattoria Trecolori. The wait staff practically bent over backwards to ensure we had a wonderful experience and the hearty food was […]

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September 29, 2016

First Day of Fall Bonfire!

On Wednesday, September 21st the First Day of Fall Bonfire at Logan Square was the place to be! Residents danced until the sun went down as the lights on the Terrance kissed the sky. We sipped cold Cider, Apple Sangria, hot Mulled Wine and relaxed with the sweet smells of spices and festive foods and […]

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September 7, 2016

A Celebration of a Century!!!

Sunday, August 28th proved to be a day of celebration at The Watermark as Eve Rudin’s family hosted a party for Rudin in honor of her 100th birthday with her daughter, granddaughter, great-grandsons and nephews by her side. As Eve greeted the many guests in attendance, she looked back on 100 years of wonderful memories. […]

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June 28, 2016

Chester County’s 10th Annual Balloon Festival in Toughkenamon, PA!!

Hot air ballooning is the world’s oldest form of aviation and air travel. In 1783, the Montgolfier brothers of Annonay, France made the first successful balloon flight in a balloon filled with smoke from a straw-fed fire. Today, ballooning has become a fun-filled recreational sport as well as a great spectator event. In June, Watermark […]

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April 4, 2016

The Watermark at Logan Square Casino Night!!!

This past week, a slice of Vegas came to The Watermark as residents tried their luck and skills to win it big! Residents were treated to all of their favorite table games including Texas Hold ‘Em, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and the Big 6 Money Wheel. For those that enjoy the horse track, we even brought […]

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January 29, 2016

Philadelphia, Here We Are!

Embraced by a new and enthusiastic generation of older adults, Senior Stage is one of the fastest growing forms of the performing arts. Last evening, Watermark’s talented and comical seniors took to the stage as they premiered the show, Philadelphia, Here We Are, co-written by residents Gerry Pickering, Gerry Schneeberg and director Steve Hatzai. This performance was modeled after […]

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