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300 Hot Springs Rd
Montecito, CA, 93108
United States

(805) 969-8011

Casa Dorinda offers independence without worry, healthcare without hassle, and a lifestyle tailored to you.  From fine dining to private medical services, our all-inclusive approach to retirement living will leave you thinking: Life is good, but retirement is even better.

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Current Events

Current Events

MINDFULNESS CLASSES

Every Wednesday at 10:30am - Education Center. Come and join a circle of kindred souls as we learn, practice, and apply mindfulness in our daily lives. All are welcome!

SPECIAL BRACELET & NECKLACE-MAKING WORKSHOP WITH CHIALEE

Mondays and Tuesdays in June, 1:30 - Craft Studio. During the month of June, join Chialee on Mondays and/or Tuesdays to make fabulous bracelets and necklaces for the Holiday Bazaar 2018 or for yourself. There are several styles to choose from. They will be easy and fun to make; no experience is necessary. Space is limited to 6 people per day, so please sign up in the Mail Room and indicate the day(s) you would like to attend.

TUESDAY ADVENTURE: "THE SHAPE OF WATER" FILM SCREENING

Tuesday, May 29 - 1:00pm - Auditorium. Come and join Bob for The Shape of Water, a worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.  

TWO NEW TECH CLASSES WITH DORY

Each four-week class is $60, to be billed. The sign-up sheet is in the Mail Room. 
- BEGINNING iPHONE
Sat., June 2, 9, 16, & 23 - 9:30 to 10:30 am
- BEGINNING iPHONE CAMERA & PHOTOS
Sat., June 2, 9, 16 & 23 - 10:45 to 11:45 am

NEW PAINTING CLASS WITH KIM SNYDER

4-Week Class - Mondays, June 11-July 2 from 1:00 to 3:00pm - Painting Studio. Mark your calendar and plan to be with us on this auspicious occasion, when we celebrate helping make it possible for Casa staff and their children to access higher education, thereby creating opportunities for them to live more fulfilling lives. A celebration indeed, so come join us. It will warm your heart. 

SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 16

Saturday, June 16 - 5:30pm - Dining Room. Please join us in honoring the Entertainment Committee for their three years of hard work and dedication in creating fabulous entertainment for us. We will celebrate with a party, accompanied by a musical favorite, Ulysses Jazz; don’t miss it! 

AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

Tuesday & Wednesday June 26-27, 8:00am - 12:00pm - Education Center. This eight-hour course is offered in two four-hour sessions. The cost is $15 for members of AARP and $20 for non-members, to be billed, and includes course fee, materials, and a certificate. Upon completion of this course you will also be eligible for an auto insurance discount. Please sign up in the Mail Room. 

CERAMIC FLOWER-MAKING

Thursdays now through June 28, 1:30pm - Ceramics Studio. Now that you’ve seen the ceramic poppy display, you might be inspired to create some flowers. Everyone is invited to come by the Ceramics Studio every Thursday, between now and through the month of June, and create some flowers with the help of Chialee. No experience is necessary, just come and enjoy the creativity! 

TEN-WEEK MAH-JONGG CLASS

Tues., May 29-July 31 - In the Bliss Room
Beginner/Intermediate - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Intermediate/Advanced - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mah-Jongg teacher, Judi Amsel, will lead this ten-week course. Cost for the course is $65, to be billed. The sign-up sheet is in the Mail Room. 

CATHOLIC MASS

Friday, June 1 - 11:00am - Personal Care. Mass will be offered by one of the priests from Our-Lady-of-Mount-Carmel Parish. All residents are welcome.

CAMPUS DOCENT TOUR

Monday, June 4 - 11:00am - Meet in Great Hall. Montecito Bank & Trust has come to Casa Dorinda, and our upcoming Docent Tour will introduce you to the employees who will be servicing the branch here at Casa. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all about the services that the bank will provide. We’ll meet at Reception in the Great Hall at 11:00 am. Optional lunch follows at 11:30 am. Hope you’ll join us!

CAFÉ DES ARTISTES PRESENTS "ART FLOATS MY BOAT" BY KATHRYN PADGETT

Tuesday, June 19 - 4:00 to 5:30pm - Auditorium. Join your friends at another delightful Café des Artistes. Arrive at 4:00 pm, and enjoy a glass of wine and Chef Michael’ hors d’oeuvres at your Café table. At 4:30 pm, the slideshow/lecture begins, presented by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art volunteer docent Kathryn Padgett. Artists’ fascination with depicting boats is demonstrated by covering a time span of 12,000 BCE to the present. This lecture explores the changing imagery, uses, and symbolism of boats depicted in art. There will be limited seating: so please sign up in the Mail Room by Thursday, June 13, at the table number you wish, with the friends you wish.