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If you are a resident group leader, you may want to watch this week’s Inside Panorama.  Kathy Houston, the host has a conversation with Lu Hamacek and Brian Hovis about how resident groups can get the word out about their activities. You’ll learn how Panorama Television and Kya can help you with your communication needs.

Here is a direct link: Inside Panorama show for March 29 to April 5  Also available on Panorama TV on Demand or on the new streaming channel if you have a Roku or Apple TV device.

Posted: Mar. 29th


Non-denominational worship service in the Quinault chapel, fourth floor

Sunday 2 April at 3:00 pm

Message: "A Blind Man With 20/20 Vision"

Messenger: Bart Shrum | Piano: Donna Brooke | Song Leader: Doug White

Posted: Mar. 29th


Today’s Careers in Aging Week highlight video features Laura Ripp, C&R Social Worker, Panorama employee for 9 years. Click here to watch the video and learn about everything she does here at Panorama

Posted: Mar 29th


The Glass Case Display will be featuring JEWELRY beginning April 4.

If you are a jewelry artist in any medium the Arts Guild invites you to bring up to 3 pieces to the Art Studio in the lower level of the Quinault on April 4 from 9-11 am. We will try to use all entries if there is ample room. Any questions please call Karen Romanelli.

Posted: Mar. 28th


Today’s Careers in Aging Week highlight video features Sheila Grant, Renovations Assistant, Panorama employee for 17 years. Click here to watch the video and learn about her role!

Posted: Mar 28th


The Panorama Photography Group theme for the month of April is curves.  As you’re walking around Panorama or traveling, look for interesting curves.

Upload your photographs to April: Curves.  Even if you're not a photographer, take a look at the album and see the beautiful photos being taken.  You can see the albums on Kya.  Just go to the activities section, scroll down to the photography group, and then the section on themes.  Then click on whichever month you wish to see - or look at all of them.

Posted: Mar. 28th


Call for Entries to the JUNE combined Gallery and Virtual exhibit.

All residents are encouraged to submit their work.

Click link for full submission details: Spring! into Summer Exhibit

Posted: Mar. 28th


Josh Trunnell, Executive Chef of the Seventeen51 Restaurant and Bistro gives us the menu for Monday, March  27 through Friday, March 31.  Josh always adds the “Heat and Serve” and Take and Bake menu options in his video.  This week Josh reminds us that you can freeze both menu options and serve them some night you do not feel like cooking. Order by Wednesday for a Friday delivery. What’s Cooking at Seventeen51 is always on News with Lu, on channel 370 or Panorama TV on Demand or the streaming channel on Roku or Apple TV.  Also Kya/Dining/Weekly Features.

Here is a direct link to: Menus starting Monday, March 27.

Posted: Mar. 28th


In this short video, Diane D’Alessandro who manages the Disaster Supply Center (DSC) invites you to visit as a step in your own preparedness for an emergency.  Find out where to get help before it is too late.  Here is a direct link to the video: Please visit the Disaster Supply Center.

Also available on Panorama TV on Demand or on the new streaming channel if you have a Roku or Apple TV device. 

Posted: Mar. 28th


Businesses and organizations throughout the country celebrate Careers in Aging Week annually to bring greater awareness to the wide range of jobs available in the field of aging.

To celebrate this year, video interviews featuring some of Panorama's amazing staff will be posted daily this week.

Today's feature is Jimmy Hilario, cook at Seventeen51, Panorama employee for 13 years. Click here to watch the video and learn more about her passion for cooking and attention to detail!

Posted: Mar 27th

Tillicum Guild, the Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild at Panorama, will meet Thursday April 6 at 1:30 in the Chalet Lower Level. We will have Show and Tell of the hand made items for the patients. All residents are welcome. For info. call Liz Roberts - 5271 or Lucy Reuter - 5220.

Posted: Mar. 14th


Below is the blurbs for add-on bus events for April:

Mon 3   United Churches of Olympia presents Holy Week Organ Concert~ An annual Holy Week organ concert, co-hosted by the Olympia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and United Churches of Olympia. The concert will feature organ works from a wide range of genres performed by Daniel Colgan, April Kuhr, Dennis Northway, and Will Stuivenga. It is free and open to the public. $3.00, Bus Leaves 11:30am

Mon 17 Nisqually Red Wind Casino~ Red Wind Casino is the greater Olympia area’s go-to spot for gaming, dining and entertainment. We feature more than 1,500 slot machines, a complete array of table games, four restaurants, and a sports bar. We also offer table games including craps, roulette, blackjack, Pai Gow, and three-card poker along with Keno and Speed Keno. Sign up for the bus at the Activity Desk. This trip must have a minimum of 3 attendees for transportation services to be available. Cost includes transportation. $3.00, Bus Leaves 11:00am (Reboard Bus at 3:00pm)

Tue 18 Timberline High School presents 18th Annual Throwback Concert~ Directed by Terry Shaw, featuring the talented Timberline High School Choir performing old Jazz standards from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s. Tickets are purchased at the door. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Sign up for the bus at the Activity Desk. $3.00, Bus Leaves 6:15pm

Sign up for the Bus on the first day of registration, Tuesday, March 28th, in-person at the Activity Desk.

Posted: Mar. 24th

Are you interested in Pickleball at Panorama?

No matter how much you know, join the Learner's Group at the Pickleball Court every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am - 10:00am! The perfect time (and place) to learn the game or hone your basic skills!

Also, mark your calendars for the Pickleball Clinic on May 25th @ 12:30pm at the Pickleball Court

Pickleball Clinic

Posted: March 22


There are still a few unclaimed copies of the 2023 Panorama Resident Directory. If you live in Independent Living and have not yet picked yours up, they are still available in the Resident Council office until March 31.

The office is open Monday thru Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Posted: Mar. 21st


Sea Level Rise Flooding, an 8-part video series, will be shown over a 5-week period beginning April 1 at 2:00PM on Channel 370.  Bill Lange, Panorama resident and visual storyteller, and Paul Enns, Host, illustrate how different local government agencies developed and implemented a plan to mitigate flooding due to climate change in the downtown Olympia area.

Posted: Mar. 20th


Click the image below to enlarge and as a reminder on how to use your SARA Pendant.

Posted: Sep 23rd


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