Virtual Fundraiser - Event Descriptions

The Bridging the Gap virtual fundraiser will be held on Sept 8 through 12 at 6:30pm each night.

Virtual Fundraiser - Event Descriptions

Guided Meditation Workshop

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing one's attention to the internal and external experiences

occurring in the present moment.  Evidence supports the use of mindfulness programs to alleviate

symptoms of a variety of mental and physical disorders.  Mindfulness meditation has been connected

to favorable structural changes in the brain, including prevention or delay in the onset of

dementia.  It is also a great way to increase focus, decrease stress, and stimulate your


David Chandler is the founder and director of Eagle's Quest Tai Chi Center.  No previous experience

is needed  for  this  workshop. Participants will learn about different types of meditation

practices and will be guided through a mindfulness meditation.  There will be time for questions

and answers.

Tai Chi and Yoga

TAI CHI:  Slow, gentle, flowing movements, connecting our breath with our movements, providing us

with a feeling of calm and relaxation, as well as helping to slow ourselves down. Can be done

standing, with a chair, or in a chair.

YOGA: A full body stretch and toning session, in a gentle, safe makes sense kind of way. Particular

attention to our bodys' alignment, space, and softness. Can be done standing, with a chair, or in a


Kim Langley is a contracted instructor at The Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. and has been

teaching both Tai Chi and Yoga here at the senior center for several years. This class is an

introduction level class. You do not need prior experience to enjoy it.

Paint and Sip Night

Grab your favorite beverage and join us for a paint class hosted by The Drunken Palette. Art

supplies will be provided. The painting we will be doing is called Daylight Lighthouse.  You can

find it in TDP’s online gallery under Nautical Themes.

Trivia Night

Trivia Night will be hosted online by Trivia Hub Live and you have the option of creating your own

team or being placed into a team at random.. Please note that, because this is all virtual, teams

do not have to all be in the same house. Prizes will be given out to the members of the top team.

Interactive Cooking Demonstration

This cooking demonstration with ECSI’s Aaron Pratt will show you how to make:

Pan Seared Scallops with lemon butter  and herb oil, pepper crusted filet mignon with a pan sauce

reduction, wild mushroom risotto with parmesan, and roasted asparagus with blistered cherry


This will be interactive so you will be able to ask questions as we go. You will have the option to

cook along with Aaron if you wish.  Everyone who participates will be given the recipe in advance.