Enriching Your Life

An Extraordinary Program of Events

At Galloway Ridge, you will never be short of things to do! To enrich everyone’s lifestyle, our talented and hard-working Resident Life team puts together an extraordinary program of events for you to participate in, should you desire. All our activities cover the eight dimensions of wellness, to help you achieve a stimulating and well-balanced lifestyle. Get ready to have a wonderful time!

There are trips organized to the symphony, or perhaps chamber music is more to your liking. There are evening outings to our wonderful local restaurants, museums and lunch, or visit the night sky at the Chapel Hill Planetarium. We have fun shopping trips to local malls. We have world class theaters with Broadway musicals, concert performances and ballet to delight you. If you prefer to stay home, we have enough in-house events to fill every day of your week.

You can take a computer class, a history lecture, a travelogue from one of our fascinating, well-traveled residents or perhaps join one of our several book clubs. Or maybe you would like to learn all about wine, take in a movie at our very own 49 seat cinema, or learn to make some beautiful jewelry. There are photography classes, a comedy open-mic night, karaoke night, or lessons in Chinese calligraphy. Maybe an outing to a Durham Bulls baseball game? We also have plenty of spiritual offerings with worship or thoughtful and lively discussions in which to participate.

Come and see for yourself all the wonderful offerings we have for you here, with countless opportunities for you to make new friends and have the time of your life!

Lifelong Learning

Exercising your mind is easy at Galloway Ridge. We have an impressive library of 10,500 books and periodicals including the works of over 25 resident authors. We have seminars, workshops, discussion groups, book clubs and stimulating on-site classes of every description. Osher Life Long Learning Institute at Duke University hosts a number of adult education classes on our campus with courses in history, economics, performing arts, computers, science, art and architecture, to name a few.

Also, the UNC Humanities Program provide seminars and workshops on every aspect of our culture and history. On top of this abundance of programs, at Galloway Ridge you will be surrounded by interesting and well-traveled residents who are happy to engage in lively and stimulating discussions. It is not hard to improve your mind here!

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