Category: Out & About

March 21, 2019

Extraordinary Outing – 9 Night Royal Caribbean Cruise to Bahamas

The first ever Fountains at Washington House cruise created lots of great memories for Pat Dowd, Barbara Gallagher, Priscilla Lotsberg, Shakun Ghare, Prab Ghare, Sal Libretto and Community Life Director, Dennis Del Rosario. From Port of Baltimore, the first stop was Charleston. The entire group went on a bus tour of the city including Calhoun St., […]

September 14, 2018

Community Outing at The Kennedy Center for Manacapuru Festival

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House attended the Millennium Stage show at the Kennedy Center entitled Manacapuru Festival: From the Amazon to D.C. Dancers from Parintins and Manacapuru, state of Amazons, Brazil showcased rhythms, songs, multicolored costumes, diverse choreography, and the history and origin of Brazilian Amazon legends. The residents were wowed by the […]

May 15, 2018

Celebrating National Senior Health and Fitness Month

This May is the 25th anniversary of “National Senior Health and Fitness Month.”  In recognition of this celebration, The Fountains at Washington House is offering a series of Health and Fitness Programs and you’re invited! Our Offerings Include:   Mondays Flow-Motion - 1:30pm Line Dancing - 3:30pm Tuesdays Seated Tai-Chi - 9:30am Stabilization Endurance Training […]

April 16, 2018

Trip to The National Portrait Gallery in D.C.

Eleven Washington House residents and two guests recently enjoyed a guided visit to the National Portrait Gallery with traveling docent and art expert Roshna Kapadia. Residents were able to see different areas of the gallery including “American Origins,” “America’s Presidents,” the current “The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers” exhibit, and “20th Century Americans”. […]

August 4, 2017

Washington House Divas Meet The Kennedy Center Divas

Residents of The Fountains at Washington House were dolled up with feather boas to attend a drag salute to Divas and Devos at The Kennedy Center. This show celebrates diversity and individuality in hopes of inspiring people to embrace their differences. Everyone was stunned when the show started with the Diana Ross female impersonator Shi-Quetta […]

January 4, 2017

MGM National Harbor Outing

The residents enjoyed exploring the new MGM National Harbor Casino and checking out a variety of clothing stores. While walking around MGM, the residents were surprised to see the well known actress, Sarah Jessica Parker, by the window of her new store "SJP". She was helping out customers and even taking selfies with them! They are looking forward to coming back and maybe trying […]

May 20, 2016

The Kennedy Center Performing Arts Concert Outing

Residents from The Fountains at Washington House were delighted to attend a concert at The Kennedy Center to hear a delightful choral performance by The Washington Chorus and Washington Cathedral Choir of Boys and Girls. It was an evening filled with glorious gems of the French repertoire, including "At the Lighting of the Lamps," written by The Washington Chorus director Julian Wachner […]

December 16, 2015

Day Trip: Lunch Outing and Winery Tour in Purcellville, Virginia

Our residents at The Fountains at Washington House enjoyed a day trip to Purcellville, Virginia with our first stop to a local restaurant - Magnolias at the Mill. This restaurant is a leader in the buy local movement and has been involved with local producers since 1986. After our tasty meal, we headed out to our winery […]

August 6, 2015

Tour of Green Spring Gardens

The Fountains at Washington House's Garden Club members and residents explored the beautiful gardens in Green Spring. It was a warm day, but that didn't stop us from enjoying the beautiful flowers, amazing landscaping and the wooded stream valley with ponds. The residents also enjoyed the naturalistic native plant garden, over 20 thematic demonstration gardens, a greenhouse […]

May 30, 2014

Cherry Blossom River Cruise

What could be better than a cool breeze on your face and the sight of cherry blossoms blooming? We couldn't think of anything, so we took a full bus of our residents for an extraordinary outing to view the cherry blossoms at their peak from the Potomac River! Residents took a leisurely cruise along the river and […]