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Peabody Retirement Community Announces 20th Annual Tulip Festival

March 19, 2018

North Manchester, IN–This year, Peabody Retirement Community will host its 20th Annual Tulip Festival, and all in North Manchester and the surrounding areas are invited. Scheduled for Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the festival event lineup will include a treasure hunt, live musical entertainment for all ages, activities for children, plus free picnic food, and more. General admission for the annual event, as always, is free.

Tulip Treasure Hunt: Attendees are invited to join in a classic scavenger hunt with a chance to win a big treasure at the end. Those interested in participating can stop by the Wellness Center desk at Door #9 anytime after 10 a.m. to pick up a map. The Tulip Treasure Hunt ends at 2 p.m.

Live 50s & 60s Music: The Bulldogs perform live in Peabody Chapel beginning at 10:30 a.m. and ending with a likely standing ovation at 1:30 p.m. Voted “Best Oldies Performers” nine years in a row by whatzup magazine, The Bulldogs revisit the days of drive ins and sock hops with tunes from Buddy Holly, Billy Haley, The Beach Boys, Elvis, The Beatles and more.

Children’s Activity Area: With special thanks to sponsors Visiting Nurses and Encore Rehabilitation, Peabody’s Tulip Festival kids’ zone will offer activities designed specifically for youngsters. There will be a face painter and a balloon artist on hand from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Plus, games and character appearances are scheduled to entertain them. Spiderman will appear in the morning, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and a Minion will greet guests in the afternoon, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Free Fun Food: No celebration would be complete without classic picnic fare, so Peabody will provide complimentary hot dogs, chips and drinks. Families can fuel up at no charge, but Amish baked goods and Grand’s Ice Cream also will be available for purchase.

Horse & Wagon Rides: Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., youngsters and those young-at-heart are invited to hop on a horse-drawn wagon for a free trip around the Peabody campus. Wagon rides will be wheelchair accessible.

For young and old alike, the annual Tulip Festival demonstrates once again how Peabody Retirement Community celebrates the ageless spirit. For more information about the 20th Annual Tulip Festival, the public is encouraged to call (260) 982-8616.

About Peabody Retirement Community
On 33 acres of tranquil and pristine beauty in North Manchester, Indiana, Peabody is a continuing care retirement community offering a complete range of residential and healthcare lifestyle options including independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and memory care. Here, the lives of senior adults are enriched through recreation, education, and culture in an atmosphere of grace, compassion, and respect. To learn more, call (260) 982-8616.

About Life Care Services®
Peabody Retirement Community is managed by Life Care Services, An LCS® Company. Established in 1971 and based in Des Moines, Iowa, the firm is a leading manager of senior living communities. Life Care Services currently provides operations management, and marketing and sales management for not-for-profit and for-profit continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), stand-alone assisted living, memory care, and rental communities nationwide. For more information, visit

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