Events February 8, 2023 2:00 pm EDT

Friendships & Foundations Virtual Event Series

As we head into the winter months, we invite you to imagine how warm and bright your life can be at The Commons. Our four-part virtual event series will be the perfect introduction to our community as you meet our fascinating and friendly residents and learn ways to incorporate the old and new into your new home here.

Plan to attend one or all these fun and engaging opportunities to connect with your future neighbors and help you get excited for your move.

Event 2: Imagine Your Space: A Discussion on Design and Décor

Join local designer Melanie Pellegrini as she works her magic on one of our floor plans bringing it to life with colors and concepts from current design trends. During this session we will learn:

  • Features and benefits of current design trends and how to implement them
  • Preview designs for our Jonagold floor plan
  • Learn about choosing the right furniture for you and your space
  • Q&A
February 8, 2023 2:00 pm EDT


Stay tuned for these next virtual events in the Friendship & Foundations series.

Event 3: Life Through Their Lens: Be a Virtual Guest in Our Residents’ Homes

Meet some of our residents and get a virtual peek inside their homes. They will share how they selected a floor plan, what they like about their location, their favorite things about their home and how they made the space their own.

  • Get to know our residents before you move in
  • Hear authentic stories about the move-in process
  • Discover new details about the homes here
  • Learn about residents’ favorite spaces around campus

Event 4: Cocktails with The Commons: Virtual Mixology Class

Grab your favorite cocktail glass to join our residents for the final event of our Friendships & Foundations series. A professional mixologist will walk you through how to make the perfect Old Fashioned cocktail or mocktail while we learn about the highlights of The Commons social scene.

  • Hear residents share their favorite social activities
  • Learn how our community stays connected
  • Make an Old Fashioned with a professional mixologist – we will send you all the mixing materials. You provide the glass, ice and spirit of choice.

View Recordings for Past Events

The Decision to Downsize: Planning for Your Move 

Jane Kiegel, a downsizing specialist from WayForth and a provider of personalized moving solutions presented to our guests on how to eliminate “stuff” and demonstrate how that can make them happier.


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