St Patrick’s day in retirement community is celebrated on 17 March of every year and it’s a cultural holiday with Irish roots. The main theme consists of green outfits, a lot of fun and beautiful decorations. Our retirement community puts an emphasis on this celebration and we help our residents get in touch with their Irish relatives to take this holiday to the next level.
If you haven’t celebrated St Patrick’s day in a retirement community or you don’t really know how to make the most of it, then keep reading this article. You’ll find out a lot of interesting ways you can have fun and celebrate this day with your loved ones.
Enjoy Irish Recipes
You might be happy to find out that St Patrick’s day is best celebrated using traditional Irish recipes. For example, the day can start with delicious Irish stew and corned beef with cabbage. These delicious recipes are prepared by our experienced team members and they can also incorporate traditional ingredients. You can also enjoy other tasty dishes and desserts including mint ice cream and cakes. Everything is done to make your celebration as fun and exciting as possible.
Have Fun Karaoking With Irish Songs
Karaoke provides one of the best ways to release stress, anxiety and take you out of your comfort zone. You don’t need to be a professional singer, you just have to be willing to have fun. Various traditional Irish songs can be sung together with your loved ones in our retirement community. These songs can be played using a karaoke machine and you even get a microphone to show your skills. At the end of the day, if you laugh a lot in the company of your friends and family members, it’s a win-win situation for everyone and that’s all that matters.
Play Irish Trivia
Trivia is another interesting game designed to test your general knowledge and learn something new. Since you’re celebrating St Patrick’s day, the trivia game will be themed accordingly. You get to answer questions related to Irish history, famous Irish people and general Irish knowledge. Even if you don’t know some of the answers, this is a great opportunity to learn something new and expand your general understanding of Irish culture.
Come Up With Exciting Green Outfits
Think of St Patrick’s day as a great reason to dress up in a different way and have fun with your loved ones. As mentioned earlier, one of the symbols of this holiday is green so you need to come up with a green outfit that impresses others and makes you stand out from the crowd. Traditional green hats and other outfit accessories are highly encouraged, and it will make you remember St Patrick’s day fondly.
You might be happy to find out that our team members go the extra mile to help you celebrate St Patrick’s day in a fun and exciting way. At the Conservatory at Plano, we organize various celebrations, cultural events and healthy activities to keep our residents happy and entertained. Contact one of our team members to find out more about our retirement communities and the events we organize.