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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.

Activity Calendar

Surgite: A Sacred Dance Company Comes to The Commons

On Friday, September 22 the residents at The Commons at Brightmore were treated to the I Got Rhythm concert program performed by Keri Sutter from Surgite: A Sacred Dance Company located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The residents enjoyed the program that celebrated the great songs of the 1920’s, ‘30’s, “40’s and ‘50’s, and enjoyed having […]

What do you know about Ava Gardner?

Brightmore residents traveled to Smithfield, NC last week to visit the well-known Ava Gardner Museum and what a treat it was for all of us! We all seemed to know a little bit about Ava Gardner, but were pleasantly surprised to learn that what we knew was just a small piece of her life. We […]

Brightmore University: De-mystifying Classical Music

Brightmore University started the month with our first presentation, “De-Mystifying Classical Music” presented by Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director of Chamber Music Wilmington, where she not only answered questions just like these, but provided a thorough education on the history of Classical Music.  Music lovers joined together to gain insight into the “behind the scenes” musical […]

Can You Answer This?

Tuesday September 5th, residents at The Commons spent the afternoon doing tricky trivia.  Trivia stimulates the brain’s activity and helps maintain cognitive function and mental sharpness, not to mention it is fun to do with our friends.   From easy trivia to super tricky trivia with video clips we engaged our brains, showed our smarts and had […]

Peach Caperse: A Delightful Treat!

What’s the worst part of watching a cooking show on television? Not being able to taste what you just saw being created. Well that’s not a problem here at The Commons at Brightmore as we have our wonderful chef Ryan McCoy come and prepare amazing dishes every month as part of the Cooking with Ryan […]