Activity Calendar Ideas

We offer 2 ways for you to gather activity ideas for your
senior activity calendars!

1. Observance Calendars
If you like creating your own senior activity ideas, then use our observance calendars to find daily, weekly, and monthly observances that you can use to gather inspiration!

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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

February Observances for Activity Calendars

Plan fun activities for February, like a Happy Hour on World Bartender Day (February 24) or a Candy-Making Party on National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day (February 25). In addition, schedule a few intergenerational activities with your residents and their grandchildren, like a Scout Troup Visit on National Boy Scouts Day (February 8) or a Gumdrop Tower Contest on National Gumdrop Day (February 15).

View the February observances
General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

March Observances for Activity Calendars

Have fun this month with your residents by recognizing several of the unique observances and holidays throughout March and then planning fun activities on those days, like hosting a Tennis Tournament on World Tennis Day (March 5), organizing a Sloppy Joe Lunch on National Sloppy Joe Day (March 18), or scheduling a Spring Fling Dance on the first day of spring (March 20).

View the March observances
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General Monthly Observances (no membership needed)

April Observances for Activity Calendars

Celebrate the month of April by scheduling fun parties for your residents to enjoy throughout the month, like a Scrabble Tournament Party on National Scrabble Day (April 13), a Tax Party on Income Tax Pay Day (April 17), a Jelly Bean Tasting Party on National Jelly Bean Day (April 22), and a Pie Tasting Party or even a Pie Bake-Off Party on National Blueberry Pie Day (April 28).

View the April observances


2. Membership Calendars
If you'd rather just plug in our fun activity ideas, then view our sample calendars below to view the types of activity ideas found in the Not Just Bingo Membership.

General Activity Calendar (with membership)

Assisted Living Activity Calendar

Schedule fun activities that work well for your general population and that allow you to celebrate unique observances, like hosting a Beer & Nuts Nightcap on International Beer Day, organizing a Happiness Game on Happiness Happens Day, or even scheduling Left-Handed Paintings during International Left-Handers Day.

View the sample assisted living calendar
Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Men's Activity Calendar

Don't forget about the men in your facility. Schedule interesting discussions, like an Animal Hunting discussion on World Elephant Day. In addition, provide unique special events for the men, like hosting a Bowling Tournament for the men in your Activity Room to celebrate National Bowling Day.

View the sample men's calendar
Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Dementia Activity Calendar

Provide specialized activities for your residents with dementia that are fun, yet meaningful. For instance, as a bedside activity, teach your resident a few Tips and Tricks for coloring on National Coloring Book Day, or assist your resident with recording a greeting for her sister during a Recording Messages session on National Sister's Day.

View the sample dementia calendar
Specialized Activity Calendar (with membership)

Weekly-Themed Activity Calendar

Create fun activities for your residents by providing weekly themes. For example, during "Leave a Legacy" Week, assist residents with revisiting their past by using Reminiscence Boxes as a lower-functioning activity, or during "Saying Bye-Bye to the Grandkids" Week, host a Back-to-School Party for your residents and their grandchildren.

View the sample weekly-themed calendar

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