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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

Wednesday June 13 at 10:30am - Education Center. Special guest Asura Serra will bring the singing bowls on June 13. This is a very special treat and will give us an opportunity to experience relaxation with Meditation and sound. You don’t want to miss it! 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.

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. Q

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.