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The foundation for our program is the Nine Dimensions of Wellness concept called The Village Way. Physical, Social, Emotional, Spiritual, Intellectual, Nutritional, Health Services, Vocational and Environmental are the nine aspects of daily living that are enriched through targeted activities, programs and events.
From the moment you arrive at Friendship Village of Dublin, we want to include you in the many programs and activities we offer. Our Resident Services Director will spend some time with you, touring the campus and answering any questions you may have.
Columbus, Ohio is fortunate to have a wide range of professional and amateur entertainers. A diverse selection of bands, choirs and solo performers visit Friendship Village of Dublin each week. Whether you like jazz, pop, the classics or something in between, there will be something for you.
Our Art Program covers various art disciplines, such as watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawing, clay, calligraphy, printmaking and crafts. For artists and those who appreciate art, a class in Art History and talks on a particular artists or movements are offered every month. Various trips covering arts events are organized, such as museums around the state, art galleries, special exhibitions, visits to artist's studios and demonstrations.
A popular outing is the monthly mystery trip that includes several stops at galleries, bazaars, garage sales, antique stores, libraries and any points of interest the residents might enjoy. This always includes lunch at some unique or out of the way place.
Our Annual Holiday Bazaar, 14 years running, gives residents an outlet for items they make and want to buy. Outside vendors, as well as our own residents, sell their wares along with raffle items, baked goods and "garage sale items." Money from this event provides an arts-related scholarship through our Scholarship Program and to purchase larger items for the art program.
Our art director organizes and directs plays with those residents willing to "tread the boards." Footlighter's Plays are presented for our community and outside guests.
Other components of the Arts Program include The Lynn Vogt Resident Art Gallery where residents are encourage to display their art works, as well as a display case for collections to be presented. Art from outside groups is recruited and exhibited in our Convocation Room throughout the year so that residents can see what others are doing in the Art World.
Transportation is available to grocery stores, shopping and special events such as:
For those less mobile, a new program implemented this year, A Round–About, is a bus tour designed to just "sight see" places like German Village, Denison University and The Ohio State University.
Our residents lead many of the programs and activities:
Worship services, bible studies and guest speakers on world views target the Spiritual development of residents.
LucyLee came to Friendship Village of Dublin after teaching theatre for a number of years at Otterbein College. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking & Ceramic from the College of the Dayton Art Institute and a Master of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts in Theatrical Design & Production and has taught Children's Theatre, College Theatrical Design and various Art Classes. LucyLee plans and organizes various trips which cover arts events such as trips to museums around the state, art galleries, special exhibitions, visits to artist's studios, demonstrations and trips to areas of interest at resident's request.