Who will you walk for? Green Valley HungerWalk is Saturday, September 23!

Who will you walk for?

Imagine ….

  • Having to choose between turning on the lights AND paying for food
  • Wondering where your next meal will come from, or how you will feed your children

Join us on Saturday, September 23rd for the 2017 Green Valley HungerWalk! This event is located in The Shoppes at La Posada on the La Posada campus in Green Valley, Arizona.

The 2017 HungerWalk event schedule:

7 AM – Pre-registration pick-up and same-day registration

8 AM- Walk begins

Walk alone, come with family, or create your own HungerWalk team! Cheering supporters are welcomed!

Now is your chance to commit to The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s  mission and hope you will walk for a hunger-free tomorrow! Your support of the 2017 HungerWalk may assist a great friend, fellow work mate, wonderful volunteer, future scholar, or kindly senior fill their pantry with food.

Sign-up online for the 2017 HungerWalk for Green Valley – Sahuarita here! 

Everyone who registers will receive a HungerWalk t-shirt and grab bag. 🙂

For sponsorship or general information about the 2017 Green Valley Hunger Walk, please call the Green Valley community food bank office at 520-625-5252.

Don’t want to wake up early for the 2017 HungerWalk, but want to donate to the Community Food Bank? Please visit The Community Food Bank’s  donations page.

For up to date 2017 Hunger Walk event information, please monitor and follow La Posada’s Facebook Pages: La Posada Green Valley, AZ and The Shoppes at La Posada.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer award-winning, maintenance-free living choices: Apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes. La Posada is 30 and Thriving!

Ice Cream and Music Friday Concerts start July 21!

What goes great with ice cream during the Arizona summertime?

It’s not hot fudge or the whip cream and cherry 🙂 …….

How about toe-tappin’ live music!

Take the time to thrive between monsoon rains and Arizona “winter” (sometimes, what we call our summer heat season) to get outside and enjoy music from great local bands.

Beginning Friday,  July 21,  the Ice Cream and Music Friday Concert Series returns to the Shoppes at La Posada!

This year’s concert series benefits and supports The Community Food Banks of Amado & Green Valley.  We are spotlighting this great cause because every year the local food banks mission expands to meet the food insecurity needs of the Southern Arizona community.  From past summer concerts, non-perishable food and monetary donations ended up helping our local food bank meet and fill the needs of their customers.  Your support of our concert series may assist a great friend, fellow workmate, wonderful volunteer, future scholar, or kindly senior fill their pantry with food.

Also, all receipts earned at Posada Java during the concert hours ( 6 – 8 PM) will be donated to the local food bank too! So, go ahead and have that frosty treat and dance it off with your sweetheart or friends.

Who is performing at our 2017 concerts?

  • Friday, July 21, Les Roberts, vintage and contemporary Jazz.
  • Friday, July 28, Good Question, a band bringing their own unique beat to classic rock, country, and rhythm & blues
  • Friday, August 4, The Banjo Blasters, lively, banjo music  playing from swing to jazz
  • Friday, August 11, Two’s Company,  a musical/comedy duo performing country, big band, and soft rock
  • Friday,  August 18, The Dust Devils,  traditional and newgrass style bluegrass music
  • Friday,  August 25,  The Jukebox Junqies Band, MOVE, DANCE, and FEEL the music of yesteryears. Change in concert time! This concert begins at 5 PM.

Free admission to all concerts.  Donations of non-perishable food items and cash accepted at the concerts for The Community Food Banks of Amado & Green Valley.

All concerts begin 6 PM in the courtyard at The Shoppes! If monsoon rains visit on our concerts dates, we move the concert inside to Posada Java.

The Shoppes is located at 665 South Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ 85614.

For further information about our beneficiary, please visit The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona website.

For up to the minute concert information, please return to this blog post or visit our Facebook Pages: La Posada Green Valley, AZ and The Shoppes at La Posada.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer award-winning, maintenance-free living choices: Apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

A Health Fair for People and Pets! 3rd Annual Wag & Walk is April 15.

Companionship is about taking care of each other and adding joy to one’s life through both two-legged and four-legged friends.

Looking for a great social walk for you and your canine furbaby?

May we suggest our 3rd Annual Wag & Walk Your Way to Health!

Wag & Walk is a free health fair for people and pets.  Join us on Saturday, April 15, 2017,  8 AM – Noon, for a morning of exercise and education for both people and their pets.

What are we doing at the Wag & Walk Health Fair?

  • Fun walk for people and dogs (on a leash) around the scenic La Posada campus-Registration begins 9 AM
  • Learn about great local wellness resources to keep you and your pet healthy and happy
  • Ask questions to a cancer doctor about the latest in cancer care advancements during a free presentation conducted by Dr. Bruce Porterfield with Arizona Oncology
  • Door prizes to those attending

Proceeds from this event benefit the Arizona Oncology Foundation serving the needs of those fighting cancer.

Admission is free. Please bring a non-perishable food item to help support our local food banks.  Also, donations of food, toys, and blankets for local pet rescue organizations accepted.

This event is located in the courtyard at the Shoppes of  La Posada.  The Shoppes is located at 655 South Park Centre Avenue, Green Valley, AZ 85614.

For up to date information about Wag & Walk Your Way to Health, please friend and watch the La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is an award-winning, nationally accredited not-for-profit retirement community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.  La Posada offers its residents a lifestyle filled with personal choices to learn, grow, and volunteer within the Southern Arizona community.

Honor Flight Benefit Concert is April 1st!

Arizona Honor Flight

The Willingness of America’s Veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude. – Jeff Miller

A free concert for a great cause:  To take World War II and Korean War veterans to their national memorials in Washington, D.C., at no cost to them!

Join us Saturday, April 1st to support  Honor Flight Southern Arizona!  Come to honor, learn, and reminisce with the Greatest Generation. La Posada is honored to host this concert for Veterans.

This benefit concert begins at NOON with the Big Bands Sounds of Green Valley taking the stage to perform lively melodies from the Big Band era of music.  Come early to get a great seat.  Always plenty of room to dance.

Free admission!

This concert is located in the courtyard within The Shoppes at La Posada. The Shoppes is located at 665 South Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, Arizona.

Donations accepted at the concert help Honor Flight Southern Arizona provide travel to deserving WWII and Korean War veterans to visit their national memorials in Washington, D.C.

For further information about Honor Flight Southern Arizona, visit the Honor Flight Southern Arizona website.

To nominate a WWII and Korean War veteran as an Honor Flight recipient, visit this page.

For up to date concert information, please visit The Shoppes at La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is an award-winning, nationally accredited not-for-profit retirement community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

La Posada is 30 and Thriving! Come celebrate with us at our Arts Showcase on April 27.

We’re celebrating our 30th Anniversary and you’re invited!

Come help us celebrate by attending the La Posada Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 27, 2017,  10:30 AM – 2 PM.  Free admission.

Discover the artwork of over 30 La Posada resident artists in a wide variety of media – clay,  watercolors,  quilting, photography,  woodworking, etc.

Author Lisa Napoli

As part of La Posada’s 30 and Thriving celebration,  we welcome special guest speaker and author, Lisa Napoli!

Lisa will discuss her latest book, Ray & Joan,  The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and The Woman Who Gave It All Away, and her podcast, Gracefully- All About Aging Well.  Lisa speaks at 10:30 AM.

Lisa Napoli is an accomplished multimedia journalist.  Her career is filled with wonderful stories and memories.  She covered technology for the New York Times at the dawn of the Internet and on-air journalism work at MSNBC.  For the past 4 years, Lisa served as art correspondent for KCRW Radio in Santa Monica, California.

Her first book, Radio Shangri-La is about her accidental invitation to the Kingdom of Bhutan to help start a radio station at the dawn of democratic rule. Ray & Joan is her second book.

Refreshments are available.  This free event is located at the Pavilion on the La Posada campus in Green Valley, Arizona. The resident arts showcase is located at the tent.  Download a campus map here! Free parking is available. Also, a shuttle to the exhibit tents is available.

For further information about this event, dial 520-648-8131.

Also, save the date for another free 30th Anniversary celebration event!

Come back to the La Posada campus on Friday, April 28, 2017!  Beginning 11 AM in front of the La Vista apartments, join us for a free musical dedication! Domingo DeGrazia with violinist Beth Daunis and the Degrazia band will perform Spanish and classical music. Degrazia’s music embodies the experience of the Southwest and weaves a delicate tapestry through sound. Free admission.

For up to the minute 30th-anniversary celebration updates please return to this blog post or watch for updates on the La Posada Facebook Page and The Shoppes at La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is an award-winning, nationally accredited not-for-profit retirement community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Navigating Cancer and Beyond – Free Community Seminar is April 1!

If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer we invite you to join us at a free,  1-day community seminar!

The Navigating Cancer and Beyond seminar happens Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Pavilion on the La Posada campus.

Between 9 AM – 2:45 PM, attendees will have their choice of the following learning and exercise opportunities:

  • Workshops with local support groups & resources
  • Denis Cournoyer – American Cancer Society Services
  • Nancy Karsh – Nutrition
  • Karen Rhodes – Palliative Care
  • Seija Snow – Breathing
  • Michael Beale – Tibetan Bowl Meditation
  • Culinary demonstrations and sampling
  • Introduction to Beat Cancer Boot Camp (modified)

Free admission.

To save you seat or have questions, please email Kimberly Murphy at kimberly@laposadagv.com or Jennifer Vandivort at jennifer@laposadagv.com

If you cannot email, please contact Kimberly Murphy at 520-648-4223.

The Pavilion is located at 670 Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ 85614.  Find and download a La Posada campus map here!

For up to date event information please return to this web page or friend and watch the La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Spring Concerts For A Better Community Begin February 11!

Aloha, Green Valley!

Your Southern Arizona Spring Break begins February 11 when Concerts For A Better Community returns to The Shoppes at La Posada for 6 weeks.

First up, Scattered Grass takes the stage with lively Bluegrass and Gospel music to spotlight a vital community resource, Posada Life Adult Day Services, who knows the challenges of caring for a loved one at home.

Posada Life Adult Day Services offers a safe and stimulating environment for your loved one while offering respite to their caregivers. If you are caring for someone with a physical disability, impaired memory or emotional needs, this program may be your answer to helping you take care of yourself while you strive to keep your loved one at home.  Adult Day Service’s state-licensed program is staffed with health aides, activity specialists and licensed nurses. Your mother, father, or spouse will enjoy a variety of individual and group activities, including, exercise, entertainment, monthly theme parties, and field trips. For further information about Posada Life Adult Day Services, please contact Rosanna at 520-393-6835.

FREE ADMISSION to all concerts and the live performances start at noon. If rain, concerts are relocated indoors to Posada Java.

And the 2017 spring concert performers are.

  • Saturday, February 11:  Scattered Grass, Gospel, and Vintage Country Music
  • Saturday, February 18:  Jukebox Junquies, 60’s and 70’s Dancing Music!
  • Saturday, February 25: The Green Valley Stage Band,  Jazz/Pop/Swing music 
  • Saturday, March 4: Two’s Company, Musical and comedy duo. Listen to music from Big Band, soft rock, country, and easy listening.
  • Saturday, March 11:  Retro Rockets, Rock N ‘ Roll with an ATTITUDE
  • Saturday, March 18: Alcan Band, A quintet delivering jazz standards with upbeat creativity and humor!  

Monetary donations accepted for Adult Day Services at all concerts.  During concert hours, 12 PM – 2 PM, Posada Java will donate all sales to Posada Life’s Adult Day Services.

Thank s to our concert series sponsors! Please show love to our concerts sponsors by visiting their websites below:

Come early for a great seat!  Or, bring your own portable chair and find a special place to watch the concert with family and friends. And…there is always plenty of room to dance.

The spring concerts are located in the courtyard at the Shoppes on the La Posada campus in Green Valley, AZ.

For up-to-date concert information, please friend and visit The Shoppes at La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Summer Concert Series Begins July 15!

We get it Green Valley – Sahuarita,  you need to cool off from the summer heat!

Arizona is known for cool summer nights. Why aren’t you taking advantage of them?

Now, add a frosty, sweet treat, a little live music, and the evening is complete!

Your summer respite begins July 15th when the Ice Cream and Music Friday Nights concert series returns to The Shoppes at La Posada for 6 weeks. All concerts begin 6 PM.

First up, the Sonoran Dogs take the stage with lively Bluegrass and Folk music to spotlight a vital community resource, The Amado-Green Valley-Sahuarita Community Food Banks!

FREE ADMISSION! If rain, concerts are relocated indoors to Posada Java.

And the 2016 summer concert performers are.

  • Friday, July 15:  The Sonoran Dogs, Bluegrass, Folk and Celtic music
  • Friday, July 22:  The Tucson Retro Rockets, Classic Rock n’Roll
  • Friday, July 29: The Big Band Sounds of Green Valley,  Big Band favorites you know and love
  • Friday, August 5 : The Mary Lou Sextet, Entertaining  Piano
  • Friday, August 12:  ROH Band, Rock, Blues, Ballads songs with an ATTITUDE
  • Friday, August 19: Mariachi La Aguilitas de Davis,  Davis Elementary Schools’ youngest mariachis will perform!  

Both monetary and food donations accepted for the local food bank at all concerts.  During concert hours, 6 PM – 8 PM, Posada Java will donate all sales to the local food bank.

Come early for a great seat!  Always plenty of room to dance in the Shoppes courtyard.

Thank you KGVY -Familiar Favorites for your media sponsorship.

The summer concerts are located in the Shoppes on the La Posada campus in Green Valley, AZ.

For up-to-date concert information, please friend and visit The Shoppes at La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission :To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Art Auction to Benefit Community Food Bank is Friday, December 4th!

What makes a great holiday gift?

Unique self-expression!  Or, fine art created by Green Valley’s wonderful artists!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Art Auction at Posada Java on Friday, December 4th, 6 PM.

Come for a great night of music, raffle drawings, fine art, and bidding competition.   Whether one comes to shop, buy, or socialize, your helping a great cause during their most needed time of the year.  Hors d’oeuvres provided.

All proceeds earned and donated at the art auction benefits the Green Valley-Sahuarita Food Community Food Bank.

Now, how does one give art as a gift? We got you covered with these ideas!

Thank you local artisans for donating your works to a great community service.

Free admission. This event is located at Posada Java in the Shoppes at La Posada.

For event updates or art work information, please visit The Shoppes at La Posada Facebook page!

For further information, please dial the Green Valley-Sahuarita Food Bank at 520 -625 -5252.

La Posada’s mission :To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Have a question about La Posada? Ask Residents on September 30th!

We  know you have questions about La Posada!

Some questions we are asked by future residents:

  • What about the lifestyle?
  • What types of apartments and homes are available?
  • What services and features are included?
  • Can pets move to La Posada?
  • What activities are available to residents?

Now is the time to get your questions answered about La Posada by our residents!

Join us,  Wednesday, September 30th, 10:30 AM for an open question and answer forum with current La Posada residents. Complimentary lunch provided.

To reserve your seat, dial La Posada Marketing at 520-648-8131.

This free event is open to the public. The Ask a Resident Forum is located at the La Posada Recreation Center.

La Posada’s mission :To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.