20 FebNext Meeting
Coin ClubEvery 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
5 FebNext Meeting
Stamp ClubEvery 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
23 JanNext 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.
Jan 2- Now You See Me
Jan 9 - Philomena
Jan 16 - Mickey Blue Eyes
Jan 23 - Born in China
Feb 6 - Age of Adaline
Feb 13 - Little Women
Feb. 20 - Soloist
17 JanNext 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.
18 JanNext 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.
23 JanNext 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
Bridge LessonsTuesday, September 5, 2017 at 9:30am
Beginner and Intermediate player are welcome.
Wednesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30 from 9:30 to 11:30 am
Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 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.
18 JanNext Meeting
Life TransitionsEvery Friday at 12:00am-12:00am
Conversation & Companionship Every Friday morning at 9:00 am
Have you experienced a signiﬁcant transition recently? Perhaps the loss of a spouse or child, divorce or a move? This new group meets weekly to provide a little comfort, and mutual support to one another. Join Next members who are looking to connect to others with similar life-changing experiences. Gather for support, advice and companionship.
17 JanNext Meeting
We Love Our Sponsors!Every (all day)
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
We are grateful for our partnerships!! Without sponsor support, Next could not meet the growing needs of our 50-plus community.
From programming, to transportation and support services, we appreciate your assistance!!
21 JanNext Meeting
Conversational SpanishEvery Monday at 6:00pm-8:00pm
Mondays, January 7, 14, 21, 28 and
February 4, 11, 18, 25 from 6:00 from 7:00 pm
March 4 make-up if necessary
Join Lisa Mimmio, Spanish interpreter and teacher, as she teaches the fundamentals of Spanish. This class includes basic conversation, verb conjugation and how to communicate in Spanish while traveling. After living in Spain, Lisa has the experienceto introduce you to the Spanish language. Hola migos!!
There's an App for That!Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9:30am
This offering is at capacity. Please contact the office to be added to the wait list.
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT: APP CHAT
Join us for this information sharing session about the latest apps specifically designedfor seniors. Terri McCardell, Next Programming will demonstrate on an iPhone, but all users are welcome. We will discuss specific apps in each category and demonstrate as needed. This class
requires a basic knowledge of smartphone use. Class limited to 10 people
Games to Sharpen Your Brain - Thursday January 10th 9:30 am
Health & Fitness - January 24 - 11:30
Vision Enrichment Support GroupFriday, January 11, 2019 at 9:00am
Facilitated by the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Those who are visually challenged are welcome to join to discuss issues and hear speakers. Family and caregivers are also invited to join us.
American Mah Jongg LessonsFriday, January 11, 2019 at 1:00pm
Cost: 5 week series - $45 members / $50 non-members $9 materials fee paid directly to the instructor, if you need a current Mah Jongg card. Instructor Judy Shell’s Mah Jongg journey began at Next,and we are excited to welcome her back to share her “addiction” and love of the game! Judy incorporates techniques acquired in her 37 years as an educator, and teaches for beginners and those wanting a review. Learn rules of the game, how to make a hand, and how to play.
Michigan Consumers Education SeriesFriday, January 11, 2019 at 1:00pm
Please register for each session separately.
Session 5: INVESTMENT FRAUD
Friday, January 11 at 1:00 pm
Learn how to recognize fraudulent investments and obtain objective facts about reverse mortgages and annuities. Also provides information on how to investigate both the seller and the product before investing.
Session 6: HOME REPAIR & IMPROVEMENT SCAMS
Friday, February 8 at 1:00 pm
Fixing and improving your home can be overwhelming and expensive. This session will provide the warning signs of home repair and improvement scams — and strategies to prevent and report unscrupulous contractors from cashing in. Be cautious and be informed!.
Line Dancing - New Format!Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00am
LINE DANCING - NEW FORMAT!
Monday, January 7 at 10:00 am
Christine Stewart offers this one-hour demo of her Line Dancing class this season. Each class will begin with beginner level dances and progress to more difficult dances. All levels of dancers will be able to participate each week. Christine will let you know approximately what time to arrive to class each
week, based on your ability level.
Mondays, January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, 11
Christine Stewart has been teaching line dancing for 13 years. She loves her work and invites you to join her in exercising body and mind as you move to different types of music and learn new steps and dances. Check out her website at ilovemywork.com.
Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes. We must have 5 people registered by January 10 to run this class.
Walk-ins welcome starting January 14 for $8 per class
22 JanNext Meeting
Coffee & Conversation: New Women's GroupEvery Tuesday at 11:00am-12:00pm
Drop-in every Tuesday at 11:00 am
Join us to get to know other women here at Next. This group will give women the opportunity to gather in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie. This is a fun way to connect and discuss upcoming plans, travel and anything else that might be on your mind. While you’re chatting, enjoy coffee and other light refreshments!
Essential OilsThursday, January 17, 2019 at 11:30am
ESSENTIAL OILS: Medicine Cabinet Makeover
Thursday, January 17 at 11:30 am
Take control of your family’s health naturally with safer, cheaper, and more effective healthcare alternatives. Learn about essential oil basics and create a roller to take home. Choose a roller to ease stomach aches or headaches, one to create calm, or one to support your immune system.
ESSENTIAL OILS: Pamper Yourself Thursday,
February 14 at 10:00 am
Caryn Ciagne will review the basics of essential oils and share a favorite chocolate truffle treat made with essential oils. We will create a massage oil blend (choice of tranquility or energizing) and also a mini peppermint mocha lip scrub. Caryn will also share other essential oil treat recipes!
Storytelling: Preserving an ArtThursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:00pm
James Graham, Storyteller
Joining us from the Detroit Association of Black Storytellers, Mr. Graham will share the importance of preserving the oral tradition of African and African American Diaspora Folklore, history, culture and heritage. Using the knowledge and wisdom from folklore and ancestral stories, enjoy a story told by a
Healthy Smile, Healthy MouthFriday, January 18, 2019 at 10:30am
Brushing, flossing, and rinsing are the ABCs of oral health, but they’re only the beginning. A marvelous mouth takes more than squeezing paste out of a tube — think about prevention as the key to healthy living and keeping your mouth healthy. Professionals from Michigan Geriatric Dental Care will discuss
typical issues in oral health as we age, causes and prevention of oral disease, and how to tell when you have a problem.
Trivia Time!Monday, January 21, 2019 at 4:00pm
Trivia Night returns! Enjoy an evening of trivia in a lively, interactive quiz-like atmosphere! Teams of four can enjoy a little friendly competition with a chance to win bragging rights! Pizza provided! Generously sponsored Hospice of Michigan
The New Tax Law: How to Make it Work For YouWednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:00pm
How do the new tax laws affect retirees and retirement planning as well as tax liabilities? Many of the new laws are geared towards minimizing taxes — which means more money in your pocket and less paid out to Uncle Sam! Join Eric Giddings, Trifound Certifi ed Public Accountant to learn about the critical
items that could affect you now and in the years to come.
The Apollo Space ProgramThursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:00pm
Cliff Marko, Attorney & Historian -Formerly a docent at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
Mr. Marko has a passion for all things aviation and space! Join us for a walk down memory lane as we take an in-depth look at putting a man on the moon and the Apollo Moon Landing Program. As a journalist covering the Space Program from Project Apollo onward, Mr. Marko developed
expertise in the development of the Space Program.
Downsizing Workshop: Selling & MovingTuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1:00pm
Join Realtor Kathi Jones-Cutler and John Green of Morse Moving to get tips from the pros on starting the moving process. They will discuss how to clear the clutter and prepare your home for the market. Learn how to pack the right way including “how to” box, wrap and label your possessions. Kindly sponsored by Kathi Jones-Cutler of Max Broock Realtors and Morse Moving.
Dinner & a Classic - Funny FaceWednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00pm
Dispatched on assignment, NYC fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) is struck by the beauty of Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn), a shy bookstore employee he has photographed by accident. He believes she has the potential to be a successful model and convinces her to go to France where
he snaps pictures of her against iconic Parisian backdrops. In the process, they fall for each other only to fi nd hurdles in their way. Generously sponsored by The Sweetest Gourmet. Not rated 1 hour 43 minutes
2019 Super Bowl TailgateThursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00pm
Are you ready for some Football? Don your favorite team’s jersey and join us for some delicious tailgate snacks, football trivia and friendly betting on the Big Game! Then enjoy Any Given Sunday starring Al Pacino and Dennis Quaid to get in the mood for Sunday’s Super Bowl! Generously sponsored by Trifound.
The Detroit Chevrolet Grand PrixThursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:00pm
CHEVROLET GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR
Merrill Cain, Grand Prix Spokesman
As the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear prepares to celebrate the 30th Grand Prix in Detroit’s history in 2019, join Grand Prix Communications Director Merrill Cain as we look ahead to the May 31 through June 2 event at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. Mr. Cain will share all the inside details about the race and some exciting new enhancements for 2019. So, start your engines and learn more about next summer’s celebration!
Super Smoothies ClassTuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:00pm
Learn how to blend up delicious and healthy creamy cold smoothies loaded with antioxidants! Next’s Bev Singer and iane Henninger will show you how easy it is using fresh fruit and veggies to make a yummy smoothie at home. Try samples and take home recipes.
Irish Lunatics, Britian & The Insane AsylumThursday, February 7, 2019 at 6:00pm
Ireland had the fi rst state-sponsored system of public insane asylums decades before any other country in the world. Given British imperial and economic policy at the time, this development is surprising. This talk will discuss how and why this came to be, and how it profoundly infl uenced the development of mental health care, and Irish and British history.
New - Non- Fiction Book ClubThursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00am
This new book club will begin meeting the second Thursday of each month in February to discuss a different type of nonfiction literary work. This month, the provocative book No One Cares About Crazy People by Ron Powers has been selected.
Register in the Next office and Baldwin Public Library will provide the book and lead this new Book Group at Next.
Young at HeartThursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00pm
Let’s turn Next red for the day! Join us for a special viewing of the Academy Award winning fi lm made by Next’s own Sue Marx, Young at Heart. This fi lm affi rms that love and romance can happen at any age! Sue will be on hand to discuss the fi lm and answer questions. She will also bring some special
“bling” to share! Following the fi lm, we will engage in some holiday fun, games and treats! Red attire is encouraged! Generously sponsored by Baldwin House.
The History of the KKK in Howell, MichiganThursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:00pm
Buddy Moorehouse, former Editor of the Livingston County Press, Historian
Learn how Howell’s reputation of being a hotbed of activity for the Ku Klux Klan dates back to Robert Miles, the former Grand Dragon of the Michigan KKK. Miles, who has been dead for 25 years, tainted Howell’s reputation. Learn what Howell has been doing to fi ght back against this unfair legacy.
John Wilkes Booth and the Women Who Loved HimTuesday, February 19, 2019 at 1:30pm
Ernest L. Abel, local author and emeritus professor at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, joins us to discuss his latest book about John Wilkes Booth, President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin. This book tells of Booth’s life and the tragic stories of the many women who fell under his charismatic spell. Abel’s other works include A Finger in Lincoln’s Brain and Singing the New Nation, both refl ecting his interest in the Civil War period. Kindly sponsored by Oak Street Health.
How to Protect Your Life SavingsWednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12:00pm
Join Collin Dickey, Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney from the Rutkowski Law Firm, for a presentation on asset protection. Given the current global and economic situation, many people are concerned about losing their savings. Learn the most common mistakes families make and how to avoid
them while protecting your assets. Planning for the unknown (illness, disability or even death) can protect your spouse and other family members. How to qualify for Medicaid, Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefi ts will be discussed. Join us to get answers to these important issues.
Winston Churchill: War LeaderThursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:00pm
Winston Churchill was one of the most influential people of the 21st Century. He has been said to have mobilized the English language and rallied the British People to stand alone against the Nazi tyranny. This discussion will cover Churchill’s entire life, but will focus on his role as a wartime leader.
Heart Healthy DietTuesday, February 26, 2019 at 4:30pm
Heart-healthy eating is an important way to lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. Maggie Demock, a Registered Dietician with Beaumont Rehabilitation Centers, returns to Next to share her tips on a diet that will get the most benefi t for your heart. She will share her tips for planning, executing
and enjoying a heart healthy diet. Join us as we learn how to implement practices during this, National Heart Awareness Month!
Dinner & a Classic - It Happened One NightWednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm
In Frank Capra’s acclaimed romantic comedy, spoiled heiress (Claudette Colbert), marries the scheming King Westley, leading her father to spirit her away on his yacht. After jumping ship, Ellie falls in with reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable) who offers to reunite her with her new husband in exchange for their store. During their travels, the reporter fi nds himself falling for the feisty young heiress. Not rated 1 hour 54 minutes
Ready, Set, Spell!Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1:00pm
Join us for this fun event where you’ll be asked to spell words with varying degree of difficulty. Spelling bees originated around 1850 and had their heyday in the 50’s and 60’s. We want to bring them back — to Next! So put on your thinking cap and join us for a little friendly competition reminiscent
of days gone by.
Millennials & TechnologyThursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm
Gus Mondalek, International Affairs Expert & Religious Scholar
Gus returns to Next for a discussion about how the Millennials and Gen-Z are impacting society, technology and politics worldwide. Learn about similarities and differences between these groups and what we can do to better understand and improve communication with these very important next generations!
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