News & Updates - Category: Events

Piper Shores Announces Resident Art Show

published on May 18th, 2018 - The show will take place in two locations on campus, including the new Bigelow Arts Center On Saturday, June 16, Piper Shores will throw open the doors on its annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show, which draws a large audience of artists and art lovers each year to the Piper Shores’ campus. This year, for the first time ever, the show will take place in… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Hosts Firefighters from Maine and Russia for Project Brotherhood

published on May 14th, 2017 - Firefighters from Portland, Maine and Archangel, Russia recently stopped by Piper Shores for a discussion in the Founder’s Room. The firefighters are working together to learn each other’s best practices and to share training expertise and techniques as part of Project Brotherhood. Project Brotherhood promotes exchanges between the firefighters in Greater Portland and the City of Archangel in Northwest Russia; to provide opportunities for Russians… Continue Reading »

‘Piper Pacers’ raise $3,500 for Alzheimer’s Association

published on November 10th, 2015 - Piper Shores sent a large team of residents and staff – the Piper Pacers – to actively participate in the 2015 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 26. In fact, Piper Shores was recognized by race organizers for fielding the largest of all teams for the event. With the help of fitness instructors, a ‘Couch to 5K’ eight week training program that focused… Continue Reading »

‘Couch to 5K’ Program Prepares Residents for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

published on September 14th, 2015 - Piper Shores is sponsoring the 2015 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk, which takes place on September 26, around Portland’s Back Bay, is one of 600 walks occurring across the country to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research. The walks are organized by local chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association, whose mission is to eliminate the disease through the advancement of research; to… Continue Reading »

Featured Summer Solstice Artist

published on June 2nd, 2015 - A Conversation with Resident Karen Walker Piper Shores Resident Karen Walker Piper Shores is getting ready to host its 13th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show and the featured artist is resident Karen Walker. Karen is a retired civil servant and cellular geneticist who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and during the course of her career lived in the Caribbean, Seattle, New Zealand, Hawaii, San… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Summer Solstice Resident Art Show

published on May 22nd, 2015 - Featured artist Karen Walker inspired by water for her work and her life Piper Shores will host its 13th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show on Saturday, June 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Great Room. More than 25 residents will show their original artwork, and participating residents will be on hand to discuss the inspiration behind their art. The show is free… Continue Reading »

Volunteer Opportunities Fair 2015

published on April 5th, 2015 - More than 30 nonprofit organizations expected on Piper Shores campus The Piper Shores Volunteer Opportunities Fair is coming again! This year it will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, from 10 AM to 2 PM in the Founders Room. The Fair is part of our expanding emphasis on life enrichment and provides a convenient opportunity for our residents to come together and meet with… Continue Reading »

Artist Engagement Promotes Brain Health

published on June 18th, 2014 - Piper Shores will host its 12th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show on Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Great Room. More than 25 residents plan to show their original artwork. The art show also showcases the importance of activities like painting, drawing, and sculpting as a way to keep seniors active and healthy, according to Mary DeSalle, Piper Shores… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores to Host 12th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show

published on May 21st, 2014 - Piper Shores’ will host its 12th Annual Summer Solstice Resident Art Show on Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Great Room. More than 25 Piper Shores’ residents plan to show their original artwork. “The resident art show is one of the highlight events of the year,” said Andrea Killiard, Marketing Director at Piper Shores.  “It’s a wonderful kick-off–to- summer event… Continue Reading »

Volunteer Opportunities Fair Attracts 30 Nonprofit Organizations

published on March 25th, 2014 - The Piper Shores Volunteer Opportunities Fair scheduled for Wednesday, April 9 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM will feature 30 Southern Maine nonprofit organizations. A Piper Shores Building Community event, the  Volunteer Fair commemorates National Volunteer Week and seeks to connect caring individual volunteers with nonprofit organizations. (Read more information about the Volunteer Opportunities Fair). Southern Maine Nonprofit Participants Alzheimer’s Association of Maine American Heart Association (Maine) Animal Refuge… Continue Reading »