Timbers of Shorewood
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Timbers of Shorewood

The Timbers of Shorewood retirement community hosts a variety of events and activities every day, most of which are open to seniors in the Joliet, Shorewood and Plainfield area. Our roster of performers and guests include first class musicians and entertainers, award-winning authors and artists, healthcare experts and even local elected officials - to name just a few.

  • Chicago area author, comic and actor Tom Connolly

    Tuesday, April 22 at 2:30 p.m.

    Tom Connolly presents “Gaelic & Garlic”

    Tom Connolly is a Chicago area comic, author and actor who will entertain residents and the public with a free performance.

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  • Floyd Andrew

    Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.

    Floyd Andrew: Classical Pianist

    Classical pianist Floyd Andrew, also known as "Mr. Showman," will perform Broadway show tunes, movie theme songs and nostalgic classics.

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    Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.

    The Dennis Colby Trio

    The Dennis Colby Trio will revisit the great musical moments created from the 1940s through the 1960s in this free concert.

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  • Mel and Gary

    Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m.

    The 45′s Good ole Jukebox Music

    Mel and Gary, who love the good old days of the juke-box, will bring back memories from Elvis to show tunes, and country to Rat Pack.

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  • doctor

    Wednesday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m.

    How to Fall Properly

    A representative from Daley's Ambulance will discuss ways to minimize the risk of injury from a fall.

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  • Steve Askins-at-the-Timbers-of-Shorewood

    Friday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m.

    Steve Aksins

    With a passion for songs of yesteryear, Steve has developed a specialty for entertaining seniors, putting a modern edge on classic greats.

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  • Michael-Finn-performs-at-the-Timbers-of-Shorewood

    Friday, May 23 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Saxophonist Michael J. Finn

    Known as the “saxophone player with the great voice,” Finn has a repertoire over over 1,000 popular songs.

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  • Henrik Karapetyan

    Sunday, May 25 at 2 p.m.

    Violinist Henrik Karapetyan

    Violinist Henrik Karapetyan will perform a combination of classical and folk violin pieces. He has been playing for more than 20 years.

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  • Aid-and-Attendance-at-the-Timbers

    Tuesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

    Aid & Attendance seminar with Robert Hart

    Robert Hart will lead an informational seminar on how veterans and their spouses may be eligible for benefits through Aid and Attendance.

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  • musical-note

    Thursday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.

    Larry Levin – One Man Band

    Larry Levin, or the "One Man Band," delivers sounds of a six-piece orchestra on his keyboard to perform ballads, ballroom, swing and rock.  

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More than 300 events every month:


  • - Bridge Club
  • - Bunco Club
  • - Spanish Club


  • - Computer Class
  • - iPad Class
  • - Art & Painting Class
  • - Dance Workshop

Exercise Classes

  • - Tai Chi
  • - Gentle Yoga
  • - Sittercise
  • - Sittercise made easy
  • - Fall Prevention
  • - Exercise & Flexibility for arthritis sufferers
  • - Strength and Balance
  • - Open Gym

Health and Fitness Center

  • - Treadmills
  • - Recumbent and upright bikes
  • - Elliptical machine
  • - More than a dozen resistance machines for strength training

Activities and Games

  • - Bingo
  • - Puzzle Hour
  • - Wii Bowling tournament
  • - Joliet Quilters Guild
  • - Pokeno
  • - Bean Bag toss
  • - Ice Cream Socials