Watermark Virtual Series
The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights is delighted to present Watermark Virtual Series. Join us for fun and engaging events from the comfort of your home, and learn more about our elevated community lifestyle. Meet directors from various avenues of the community and ask us any questions you may have in the realm of senior living. Experience a bit of the Watermark lifestyle at home, thriving with us is easier than ever before!
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If you have questions (for example, you need help learning how to access the group via Zoom visit: youtu.be/FnFSBjFvK2o), or if you have any suggestions for virtual events not listed below, call us at 347-343-4900 or email Michael Flores at firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR NEXT VIRTUAL EVENT
VIRTUAL EVENT ARCHIVE
Mouth Watering Mediterranean Dishes at Gustoso & Family
Thursday, September 17 | 4:00pm–5:00pm
Executive Chef Kifir Kertes will be cooking up some delicious Italian style flatbreads and crisp salads that are recipes featured and cooked live in our Mediterranean restaurant Gustoso’s and Family. Learn some amazing tips and tricks (you don’t need a wood fired oven!) and watch a master chef create magic from simple recipes before your eyes. If you saw our first virtual series with Kfir, you know Hummus can be extra-ordinary and we expect this presentation to leave your mouth watering.
Virtual menu: Italian style flatbreads and crisp salads
Moderator: Aaron Feinstein
Presenter: Kfir Kertes
BROOKLYN COLLECTED: MEET THE ARTISTS
Wednesday, September 16 • 6:30pm–7:30pm
The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights is delighted to have you as host Jen Wallace, Co-Founder and Director of Art for nAscent Art, invites you to learn more about each artist from the exhibit through a live meet and greet video event. Discover what inspires their work and ask them any questions that you may have in the beautiful world of art.
WATERMARK VIRTUAL SERIES: CLASSIC COCKTAILS FROM THE W ROOM
Thursday, September 10 • 4:00pm–5:00pm
In the mood for a classic refresher? Join Lloyd Lewis, who manages The W Room’s dining and beverage program, as we shake up some of your favorites including a Manhattan, old fashioned and martini. Did we mention Lloyd is a master sommelier? You’re in good hands. Shaken or stirred? We say try both! After all, you are joining us from the comfort of your home. Have some fun and discover elevated living at The Watermark.
WATERMARK VIRTUAL SERIES: MEANINGFUL PROGRAMS AND EXPERIENCES FOR MEMORY IMPAIRMENT
Thursday, August 20 • 4:00pm–5:00pm
Maureen Graf, Director of Memory Care at The Watermark Brooklyn Heights, will overview memory impairment and discuss how senior living communities benefit lives by creating supportive environments through meaningful programs and experiences. Bring any questions you may have and engage in conversation, facilitated by our Director of People Arts and Culture Aaron Feinstein. Learn from our in-house expert from the comfort of your own home.
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WATERMARK VIRTUAL SERIES: INTRODUCTION TO INTERSECTIONALITY
Thursday, August 13 • 4:00pm–5:00pm
What is intersectionality, and how does it apply to creating environments that are more equitable? Join The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights for a compelling live video discussion with Brisa Areli Munoz, Brooklyn College lecturer, freelance theater director, former manager of community partnerships with public works of the public theater, and co-founder of The Citrus, a grassroots organization that consults with businesses and communities on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Brisa Areli will share her understanding of Kimberle Crenshaw’s coined term intersectionality, address how it relates to systemic racism and discuss how individuals can create more just and equitable cultures within their own communities. Through shared understanding, relationship building and commitment to one another, individuals of various identities and experiences can live and thrive in harmony.
THEATRICAL SOUNDS OF SUMMER WITH TOBY SINGER
Thursday, August 6 • 4:00pm–5:00pm
Toby Singer’s The Match is music to our ears – literally. Join us for a live virtual video event that will transport you to another place and time. His latest piece tells the fictional tale of a revolutionary poet and special operative during World War II. Hannah Senesh and Rudolph Kasztner, a Hungarian Jewish lawyer and journalist, collaborate to liberate Hungarian Jews. Sit back, relax and unwind from the comfort of your home as you enjoy exquisite songs from an original musical.
Virtual Talk with Emily Reidel star of “Bering Sea Gold”
Thursday, July 30 • 4:00pm–5:00pm
Did you ever want to learn about Mining for precious metals in Alaska? Emily will discuss the unique culture and mining community, why she chose to live in this intense natural environment, and how she went from a career in opera to being on a popular reality television show on Discovery network.
virtual DISCOVERY LUNCH
Tuesday, July 28 • 12:00pm–1:00pm
Join us for a delicious lunch virtually via Zoom and we’ll provide an overview of CCRCs, in-home care, rentals, entry fee communities and other options, along with an explanation of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing. Elevate your lifestyle, ask any questions you may have and discover what makes The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights unlike anything you’ve seen before.
virtual DISCOVERY LUNCH
Wednesday, July 15 • 12:00pm–1:00pm
Join us for a delicious lunch virtually and and we’ll provide an overview of CCRCs, in-home care, rentals, entry fee communities and other options, along with an explanation of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing. Elevate your lifestyle, ask any questions you may have and discover what makes The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights unlike anything you’ve seen before.
TALK IT OUT SUPPORT GROUP
Fridays, June 19 and 26 • 4:00pm
Join us virtually to gather and share about the feelings and emotions we are all experiencing during these uncertain times. The support group will be led by Katy Amory, clinical social worker with Senior Living Behavioral Health. She will create a safe space for you to express yourself with your peers in a caring and supportive environment. Our goal is to uplift your spirits and provide encouragement in any way and all are welcome to join.
Going Ape! with Primatologist Natalia Regan
NEW DATE: Thursday, June 18 • 4:00pm
You’re cordially invited to a fun-filled, lighthearted and hilarious evolutionary journey into the world of monkeys and apes, presented by Primatologist Natalia Reagan, hosted by The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights. Join family, friends and neighbors online as you learn about everything from monkey calls and mischievous behavior to primate roots and more. Have a laugh and learn something new without having to take a trip to the zoo!
Meet the Team
Wednesday, June 17 • 2:00pm–3:00pm
Meet directors from various avenues of the community including culinary, community life, health and wellness and more. Hear about their roles in creating an extraordinary, elevated lifestyle.
Discover Offered Amenities and Services
Wednesday, June 17 • 5:00pm–6:00pm
Learn about grand-scale amenities, curated wellness offerings, engaging opportunities and tailored services such as 24-hour concierge service, personal drivers and shoppers, mind and body fitness classes, concerts, outings, events and so much more.
Model Residences Tour
Saturday, June 13 • 2:00pm–3:00pm
Enjoy a live walk-through of various spacious model residences with designer kitchens and bathrooms and see the beautifully adorned spaces with high-end finishes and stunning city views.
Explore Common Areas
Saturday, June 13 • 5:00pm–6:00pm
Experience common spaces including three on-site restaurants, library and wine bar, salon and spa, art studio, fitness center and pool, rooftop club room and garden, and wellness clinic.
TASTE OF ISRAEL
Thursday, June 11 • 4:00pm
Join The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights Executive Chef Kfir Kertes as he demonstrates live how to cook easy and delectable specialties from his home country. These cherished recipes will impress and amuse your palate. Watch to learn, or simply to be entertained by Chef Kertes’ extraordinary talent as you explore Israeli cuisine from the comfort of your kitchen and delight in familiar and foreign recipes.
Corks Out! Every Bottle Has a Story
Aired May 27 • 4:00pm
Select your favorite bottle of wine to share with friends, future and potential neighbors, and members of our team at The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights. Unwind and enjoy a glass or two as Director of Dining Services Vince Stewart and Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer take you on a journey of rich taste and delicious flavors. Learn more about helpful descriptions and what to look for the next time you’re shopping for a great bottle of wine. Stay in with corks out and join us for some fun! Shop your favorite bottles on wine.com and enjoy two-day delivery, or call a local store near you to have them delivered (availability may vary). Preview the selection of wines and print the tasting sheet prior to joining. No purchase is necessary to enjoy this lighthearted educational event.
Fleet Week Fun
Aired May 21, 2020
Enjoy an introduction to everything there is to know about Fleet Week including the long history and present significance, presented by Andrew Gustafson of Turnstile Tours. From the return of the victorious fleet after World War II to OpSail ’88, and modern Navy ships, take a look back at images and hear stories of special military vessel visits to our harbor and Brooklyn waterfront.
Cocktails and Conversation
Aired May 14, 2020
Pour yourself a drink and join us for a virtual open house, hosted by The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy an exclusive live stream look inside our remarkable and historic, nearly complete community, and meet Executive Director Rocco Bertini as he takes you on a unique journey into our elevated lifestyle. Learn more about stunning residences, entertainment and engagement spaces, grand-scale amenities, curated wellness offerings, tailored services such as 24-hour concierge, personal drivers and shoppers, mind and body fitness classes, concerts, outings, events and so much more.