16 MayNext Meeting
Coin ClubEvery 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
1 MayNext Meeting
Stamp ClubEvery 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
25 AprNext Meeting
Wednesday Night @ The MoviesEvery Wednesday at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics. Popcorn is provided. Please register for Dinner and a Movie separately.
Full synopsis of each film can be seen by clicking RSVP button before you register.
March 7 Dunkirk
March 14 Battle of the Sexes
March 21 Last Flag Flying
April 4 Victoria & Abdul
April 11 Wonder
April 18 Goodbye Christopher Robin
3 MayNext Meeting
Writer’s CornerEvery 1st & 3rd Thursday at 9:30am-11:00am
Resumes in September
Come join this drop-in group and unlock your inner-author in a supportive environment with other aspiring writers whose interests range from poetry, novels, social commentary, short stories, to family history. Share your material and receive constructive feedback.
27 AprNext Meeting
Current Events Discussion GroupEvery Friday at 12:00pm-2:00pm
With everything going on in the world today, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Come join other members for this casual discussion group about current events — from what’s going on in Michigan to what is happening around the globe. This is a drop in, non-facilitated group dialogue.
25 AprNext Meeting
Men's BreakfastEvery Wednesday at 9:00am-11:00am
Men of Next, gather together to discuss the week’s events,weekend plans, sports — or whatever’s on your mind! No agenda, no mandatory attendance, or pre-planned topics. This is just an opportunity for the men of Next to gather and enjoy each other’s company. We will provide the breakfast
and coffee, you provide the conversation. - Note change to Wednesday Mornings
Computer Classes with the Baldwin LibraryTuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30pm
NEXT WELCOMES THE BALDWIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Baldwin Public Library is partnering with Next to offer you the classes below.
Cost: $5 - Learners of ALL ages are welcome.
These classes will take place in the Next computer lab.
Excel 2016: Building Basic Formulas Tuesday, March 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet creation in Microsoft Excel.
Word 2016: An Introduction Tuesday, April 3 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Learn the fundamentals of word processing with Microsoft Word.
Start a Blog Tuesday, May 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Learn how to start your blog, create content, and build an audience in this single session class.
24 AprNext Meeting
Intergenerational Fun!Every Tuesday at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 am
Pre-registration in the Next office required
A bus from Next will take interested members to Greenfield Elementary where you will be teamed up with students for activities such as: reader workshops, writer’s workshops,
editing, listening to students read, math, science, and much more. Teachers in each class will show you what to do and be there to assist if needed. You may drive yourself if you
prefer. No experience necessary.
26 AprNext Meeting
Intergenerational Fun!Every Thursday at 9:30am-10:30am
Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 am
Pre-registration in the Next office required A bus from Next will take interested members to Greenfield Elementary where you will be teamed up with students for activities such as: reader workshops, writer’s workshops, editing, listening to students read, math, science, and much more. Teachers in each class will show you what to do and be there to assist if needed. You may drive yourself if you prefer. No experience necessary.
Bridge LessonsWednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:30am
Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Play Class
Series 1: Wednesdays, April 4, 18, 15 - from 9:30 - 11:30 am - No Class April 11th
Series 2: Wednesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 am
Learn play techniques that will improve your declarer play. Our instructor, Silver Life Master Jim Bloom, has more than 10 years experience teaching bridge to beginner and intermediate players. The book Play of the Hand in the 21st Century is a required book and can be purchased from instructor.
Ballroom DancingThursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:30pm
Have you always wanted to ballroom dance? Join this group class and learn a different Smooth, Rhythm or Swing dance style each month. Instructor Amy Tranchida brings 38 years of experience, a diverse dance background and a great sense of humor to her classes. She offers tips and techniques to ensure student progress and build life-long learning. No partner necessary. Dress shoes recommended. Please avoid slip-on, backless or tennis shoes.
Session 1: Rumba Thursdays, March 8, 15, 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm A romantic, slow Latin dance, originating from Cuba, that is considered the “dance of love”.
Session 2: East Coast Swing Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm An extremely popular dance of the 30s and 40s, this upbeat style showcases triple steps and a rock step, and is performed to both big band, rhythm and blues, and pop music.
Session 3: Tango Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm A dramatic and evocative dance that originated in Argentina; Tango music incorporates staccato movements, a strong drum roll, and a driving beat.
Trivia Time!Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 4:00pm
Who is going to take the prize this month?
Enjoy a evening of trivia! Facilitator Mike Wicker, Seaholm High School’s Social Studies Department Chair and Trivia Game Host, will lead a lively, interactive quiz-like atmosphere! Enjoy a little friendly competition with a chance to win bragging rights and maybe a prize or two. Pizza and beverage provided! Generously sponsored by Oakmont Rochester Please Pre-register.
New Member CoffeeTuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am
If you are a new member, please join us for coffee and conversation. Meet other new members and learn more about Next including new programs, classes, and events, off-site activities and support services. Light refreshments provided.
Dinner & a Classic: GigiWednesday, April 25, 2018 at 5:00pm
This offering is at capacity. Please call the office to be added to the wait list.
Home, motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: man-about-town Gaston (Louis Jourdan) offers them all to Gigi (Leslie Carron). But Gigi, who’s gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for something money can’t buy. Honore Lachaille (Maurice Chevalier) intrigues with his memorable rendition of “Thank Heaven for Little Girls”. Rated G 1 hour 55 minutes
Troy: From Wilderness to a Great CityThursday, April 26, 2018 at 1:00pm
Loraine Campbell, Executive Director of the Troy Historic Village traces the development of Troy from wilderness to becoming the largest city in Oakland County. Before it was the site of shopping centers, corporations, and universities, Troy was a pioneer settlement comprised of farms and small knots of buildings at simple crossroads. School bells and harvesting seasons punctuated simple country lives. By the end of World War II, subdivisions replaced farms, the township was incorporated — and gracious homes and new businesses replaced clapboard structures which was a signiﬁ cant step in the development of Troy, our beautiful neighboring city.
Normandy: From Omaha Beach to the Falaise GapThursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00pm
THE AMERICAN ARMY IN NORMANDY FROM OMAHA BEACH TO THE FALAISE GAP
Jim Craft, B.A., M.A., Career Consultant & Historian
Success on D-Day was the beginning the ultimate defeat of Germany. Learn how despite sustaining horrible loses, the American army breached the Atlantic Wall and gained control of the bluffs overlooking Omaha Beach.
One Man's Quest to See the WorldThursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00pm
Mr. McGaugh spoke at Next in March, but a storm prevented many people from attending. Here is a repeat performance, this time with photography!
In 2017, Mr. McGaugh completed his quest to visit every country and continent on Earth; 50 states, 7 continents and 252 countries and lands. He then authored Longitude and Latitude with Attitude: One Man’s Quest to See the Entire World to capture these experiences. Join Rufus as he shares his interesting and adventurous path of life.
Living with Parkinson'sTuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:00pm
LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON’S DISEASE
A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S AND THEIR FAMILIES
This 5-week series at NEXT provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care professionals who specialize in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The program is free of charge, however you must pre-register.
Tuesday, May 8 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Introduction: What is Parkinson’s Disease & Managing Medication
Learn what causes Parkinson’s, the motor and non-motor symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. Review of Parkinson’s medications, how they are administered, effectiveness, and side effects.
Tuesday, May 15 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Role of Rehab Therapy & Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by a physical therapist and occupational therapist.
Exercise is a critical component of living well with Parkinson’s. Learn how to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. Occupational therapist will teach how to manage “freezing”, gait issues, and activities of daily living.
Tuesday, May 22 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speech & Swallowing Issues
Parkinson’s can cause problems with speech and swallowing. A speech therapist will explain the mechanisms of speech and swallowing and provide exercises participants can do at home to address these problems.
Tuesday June 5, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Discuss non-motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s Disease and how to manage them. Symptoms include constipation, urinary problems, sexual concerns, orthostatic hypotension, thermoregulation, sweating, skin problems, pain, fatigue, sleep disorders, pain, and fatigue.
Tuesday, June 12 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mental Health Issues: Coping with Depression & Anxiety
Review common feelings people with Parkinson’s and their family members experience with a diagnosis and the progression of a chronic condition. Discuss the common stages people go through in adapting to changes created by this condition, coping methods, and warning signs that additional support may be needed.
2018 Golf Classic to Benefit NextMonday, June 11, 2018 at 1:00pm
2018 Golf Classic to Benefit Next will be held June 11th at Lincoln Hills. Registration begins at 1:00 pm along with a preview of the amazing silent auction and the putting contest. Nine hole shotgun start with cart at 2:00 pm with a scramble format complete with contests. Prizes for the first place team, longest drive, closest to the pin, and don’t miss out - the Hole in One prize is a Cadillac! Golf will be followed by drinks and appetizers in the club house where the silent auction will be open for bidding - Look for rounds of golf at highly sought after area courses such as Pine Lake Country Club, restaurant certificates and items perfect for father’s day. Dinner will be served under the pavilion at the top of the course when contest winners are announced!
Thank you to our 2018 Tournament Sponsor : Thorton and Grooms
Spots fill up quickly, please reserved your spot early!
Thank you to our growing list of 2018 Golf Classic sponsors:
The Somerset Collection
All Seasons of Birmingham
Mills Pharmacy & Apothecary