Enlightening Information and Events
Whether you’re on our Brightmore of Wilmington campus or visiting our namesake town, you’ll quickly learn that there’s never a dull moment. We invite you to review our calendars below to learn more about upcoming events at each of our communities and learn about the latest “happenings” on the Brightmore of Wilmington campus.
What’s Going On?
Please feel free to review our social calendar for upcoming activities and events. If you would like to join us for a particular event, please call our office at the community of your choice, and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.
Monthly Support Group
Monthly Caregiver Support Luncheon - Held on the second Monday of the Month at 11:45 am, this support group is for persons caregiving for a family member. Members of the community or families of current residents can RSVP to Holly Hines at (910) 392-6899.
Brightmore University held its last class for the 2017 Spring Semester as we partnered with the Cape Fear Orchid Society. Byron Price and Jim Lanier presented “Big Bloomin’ Orchid Day”: The Cape Fear Orchid Society’s 2017 Growers Day. It was a beautiful event with an array of orchids decorating the hallways. Participants admired all the […]
Everyone has a story to tell and that’s why the residents in Paraklay Way love the “Getting to Know You” program. It provides an opportunity for residents to interact and learn about and from each other, they enjoy finding out new things about each other and also the things that they have in common. Getting […]
“Art enables us to find ourselves & lose ourselves at the same time” –Thomas Merton Brightmore University ended a very successful art series with its 3rd and final class, “Art for a Positive Well Being” presented by Maureen McKenna, Artist and Instructor. The dedicated individuals that joined for the complete series had the opportunity to learn […]
The first day of spring was Monday March 20, 2017. The Kempton celebrated the first day of spring with an afternoon Spring Equinox Social. The residents enjoyed fresh fruit that included pineapple, oranges, blackberries and blueberries. They also had refreshing punch made of orange sherbet, cranberry juice and ginger ale. An old folklore says you […]
A small group joined in the Activity Office Kitchen to make “Irish Mug Cakes” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. Not many of us bake a lot at Brightmore, but once in a while you may get a sweet tooth and want to make something quick! Simple desserts can be made in the microwave oven […]