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Early summer is a glorious time filled with warm days and long strolls around our beautiful community. This also means it’s time to finish up the spring to-do list. Read more for our recent efforts in spring cleaning and other updates at Oak Point.
The Community Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. We wish everyone safe and happy holiday!
As the seasons change, so do our tastes. We crave fresh ingredients, herbs, and fruitier flavors. If you are planning pool parties or gatherings, make sure your cocktails match the seasonal preference. Town and Country Magazine shares innovative drink recipes, while this piece by The Spruce shares advice on excellent, easy-to-prep pairings.
You’ve seen them at Foxwoods Casino, and now, Souls on Fire is coming to Oak Point on June 2! This eleven-member band features music from artists you know and love, such as Stevie Wonder, the Beatles, Chicago, and Blood, Sweat & Tears. Read on for ticket information.
Save the date! Some of the area’s funniest standup comics will take the stage at Oak Point. The evening of June 16 will feature comedy from EJ Murphy and headliner, Mark Bedard. Comedy Night is always a great time at Oak Point. Don’t miss it!
Summer is here, and it’s time to celebrate! Oak Point will be hosting the Summer Solstice Pool Party Saturday, June 23. Click to read more about this sunny event, and please note it’s limited to Oak Point residents only.
In the battle against the ticking clock, it’s interesting to see different perspectives on what keeps folks young. A great wonder is how on the Greek island of Ikaria, one in three make it to their 90’s and rarely have illnesses. Ikarian and author, Diane Kochilas, shares her secrets to a long life. It’s also useful to get advice directly from centenarians. From Betty White (95) to Norman Lloyd (102), these 12 celebrities share their tips for a long life.
Celebrate Independence Day at Oak Point with our Stars & Stripes cookout on Saturday, June 30, featuring the South Shore Bay Band and classic cookout fare of burgers, sausage, and BBQ chicken. For more details, read on!
Come watch an Oak Point favorite this July. Dale and the Duds has been entertaining the South Shore for 40 years. Dance and party to a varied mix of classic rock ‘n’ roll tunes from the 50s and 60s. Keep reading for all the details.
Enjoy a two-scoop sundae of your favorite flavors and pick your own toppings. This deliciously fun event on July 27 will be catered by the famous T.C. Scoops ice cream parlor. Click to learn more about Sundaes on Friday.
If a spotless home is your pride, then spring cleaning means you plan on attacking the really big items. Online magazine, House Beautiful, has great deep cleaning recommendations, from tackling your dishwasher to preparing your patio furniture for a great summer. Click here to see their tips and tricks.
Join us in giving a big Oak Point welcome to comic hypnotist, Frank Santos Jr., on July 28. This hilarious, energetic, and unique show is a first for our community and promises to be an unforgettable night. You’re sure to be amazed as you and your neighbors become the stars of the show!
What a great time we had country line dancing to the sounds of Jimbo Wilson & Creekside Band. The turnout on March 3 was amazing, so much so that we had to open a second dance floor in the gym! Thanks to all who joined us.
On March 15, Oak Point welcomed Irish folk music artist and Dublin native Tom O’Carroll, who played and sang traditional Irish songs and told wonderful tales of Ireland. Dinner was from D&D Catering and included corned beef and cabbage with all the fixings. Everyone had a great time!
If you can’t make it to Broadway to catch the hot new show, or you enjoy concerts from some of our greatest musicians, PBS Great Performances are just a click away. Rediscover your love for theatre with the Broadway series or watch performances from the Kennedy Center. Some of the online shows are free, and additional ones are available through the PBS Passports subscription series. Explore to learn more.
DNA kits are growing in popularity, with many people wanting to learn more about their genetics or ancestry. Unusual stories arise, too, like two men in Hawaii who took DNA tests and found out they were more than best friends. Read on to learn their story and what DNA kits can do for you.
You may be familiar with Facebook, but do you know all of its secret tips and tricks? Make the most out of your social media experience, from hidden settings to fun features. Read more to find out what else Facebook offers.
As a senior, you have access to hundreds of discounts you may not know about. AT&T, Regal Cinemas, McDonald’s, and even Marriott Hotels have a discount for folks as young as 50. Read on to find out the savings you have access to.
What was once old is new again! Hitting the road for vacations are becoming more popular, albeit apparently for more frequent but shorter trips. A great alternative to the increasingly stressful airline experience, you should make the most of your road trip experience. Embrace the allure of the road and check out these excellent road trip tips.
Today’s manufactured and modular homes are built with the highest standards of quality, livability, and affordability. While there are a few myths and misconceptions that still arise, we are happy to debunk them. Explore this list of frequently asked questions from the Manufactured Housing Institute so you can learn the real facts and judge for yourself if these stylish and affordable homes are the perfect fit.
Take the hassle out of making rent payments with Hometown America’s E-Z Pay. With E-Z Pay, your lot rent will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the third of each month. New sign-ups earn a $10 credit.