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Aug 15- Patio Picnic burgers, fries, chips, fruit, ice cream and fun fun fun. There will be a sign up sheet available for this event.

 

Aug 23- Hollywood Theme day join  us for a walk of fame, trivia, and a hollywood sing along social.

 

Aug 29- Country drive and ice cream. Join us as we take a scenic ride into the country of Champaign with ice cream.

 

 

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Hello Families-

Summer is ending but the fun does not stop here. Lets took a look inside the calendar this month for some sizzling fun.

Aug 1- Dine with A Doc at First Christian Church. Please sign up if you are intrested.

 

Aug 8- County Fair Theme Day join us for some games, prizes, cotten candy and a magic show you don't want to miss.

 

Aug 11- Back to School Ice Cream Social Join us from 1pm to 3pm for some community fun and prizes. Also we will have Wings of Wonder from Avian Rescue sharing their beautiful birds with us.

 

 

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Bickford News You Can Use

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A second crop of hay lies cut and turned. Five gleaming crows search and peck between the rows. They make a low, companionable squawk, and like midwives and undertakers possess a weird authority.

Crickets leap from the stubble, parting before me like the Red Sea. The garden sprawls and spoils. 

Across the lake campers have learned to water-ski. The have, or they haven't. Sounds of the instructor's megaphone suffuse

 

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the hazy air. "Relax! Relax!"

Cloud shadows rush over drying hay, fences, dusty lane, and railroad ravine. The first yellowing fronds of goldenrod brighten the margins of the woods.

Schoolbooks, carpools, pleated skirts; water, sliver-still, and a vee of geese. The cicada's dry monotony breaks over me. The days are bright and free, bright and free.  

            -Jane Kenyon

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Three Songs at the End of Summer

Branch Name
Champaign
Month

August

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9a Manicures

10a Piano Solo Dee

11a Exercise

1p Skip-Bo

2:15p Pop & Popcorn

6p Puzzle

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9:45a Coffee & Donuts

11a Exercise

1p Guitar Solo John

2p BINGO

7p Classic TV Night

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9:45a Morning Walk

11a Exercise

1p August IQ Test

2p Pet Therapy Sam

3p Seated Soccer

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Kings in the Corner

3p Church Service

6p Lemonade & Chat

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Relax on the Patio 

2p Rootbeer Float Day

2:30p Sandlot w/ Popcorn

7p Card Game

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10a Patio Talk

11a Exercise

1p Common Endings

2p Balance Class

3p Devotion w/ Rich

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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County Fair Day

9:45a County Fair Search

11a Exercise

1p Make Cotton Candy

2p Tin Can Toss

2:30p Sally the Clown

6p Bickford Piano Music & Lemonade

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9:45a Morning Walk

11a Exercise

1p Change A Letter

2p Pet Therapy Morgan

3p Balloon Volleyball

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Coffee & Donuts

11a Exercise

1p Guitar Solo John

2p BINGO

7p  Classic TV Night

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9a Manicures

10a Piano Solo Dee

11a Exercise

1p BACK TO SCHOOL

ICE CREAM SOCIAL

6p Puzzle

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Kings in the Corner

3p Church Service

6p Lemonade & Chat

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Kings in the Corner

3p Church Service

6p Lemonade & Chat

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9:45a Crossword

11a Exercise

1p Left Handers Trivia

2:30p CoCo w/ Popcorn

7p Card Game

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10a Patio Talk

11a Exercise

1p Dan Ryan Express

2:30p Balance Class

3p Devotion w/ Rich

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

12p Patio Picnic-Burgers

2:30p Resident Council

6p Bickford Piano Music & Lemonade

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9:45a Morning Walk

11a Exercise

1p Mixed up Gems

2p Pet Therapy Sam

3p Hank & Friends

6p Hilary & Rebecca Sing Along

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9:45a Coffee & Donuts

11a Exercise

1p Guitar Solo John

2p BINGO

7p  Classic TV Night

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9a Manicures

10a Piano Solo Dee

11a Exercise

1p Skip-Bo

2:15p Pop & Popcorn

6p Puzzle

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Relax on the Patio

2:30p The Goodbye Girl w/ Popcorn

7p Card Game

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10a Patio Talk

11a Exercise

1p Mixed up Food

2p Balance Class

3p Devotion w/ Rich

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p 3 minutes or less

2p Balloon Volleyball

3p Reminisce: Power of Music

6p Bickford Piano Music & Lemonade

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Hollywood Day

9:45a Walk oF Fame

11a Exercise

1p Hollywood Trivia

2p Pet Therapy Morgan

3p Hollywood Social

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Coffee & Donuts

11a Exercise

1p Guitar Solo John

2p BINGO

4:30p Social Hour w/ Angelicka

7p  Classic TV Night

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9a Manicures

10a Piano Solo Dee

11a Exercise

1p Left Center Right

2:15p Pop & Popcorn

6p Puzzle

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1p Kings in the Corner

3p Church Service

6p Lemonade & Chat

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9:45a Crossword

11a Exercise

1p 3 minutes or less

2:30p Charlotte's Web w/ Popcorn

7p Card Game

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10a Patio Talk

11a Exercise

2p Balance Class

3p Devotion w/ Rich

6p Bridget's Melody

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9:45a Word Search

11a Exercise

1:30p OUTING Country Drive & Ice Cream

3p Sandlot Movie

6p Bickford Piano Music & Lemonade

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9:45a Morning Walk

11a Exercise

1p Popsicle Mining

2p Pet Therapy Sam

3p Birthday Party

6p Wheel Of Fortune

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9:45a Coffee & Donuts

11a Exercise

1p Guitar Solo John

2p BINGO

7p  Classic TV Night

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Happy Birthday

Betty Brown - 8th

Elaine Mustain - 14th

Helen Hites - 22nd

Harriet Adams - 25th

Hugh Peters - 28th

Sandra Nichols - 29th

 

August Fun Facts

  •  August birthstone is the Peridot and the Sardonyx.
  • August flower is the Gladiolus or the poppy.
  • Romans gave this month its name in 8BC, after the first Roman Emperor Augustus who ruled from 27BC until his death in AD14.
  • In the month of August we have Leos July 23 - August 22 and Virgos from August 23 - September 2.

 

 

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9:45a Word Search

OUTING: DINE w/ Doc

11a Exercise

1:45p 3 minutes or less

2:30p Bowling 

6p Bickford Piano Music & Lemonade

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