Lunch BunchTuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:15am
Let Next transport you to and from lunch at a fun local restaurant. Enjoy a relaxing lunch in the company of friends. Participants are responsible for lunch and gratuity payment.
Tuesday, July 11
Roadside Bar and Grill - Bloomfield Hills
Tuesday, August 8
Benihana Sushi & Japanese Steak House - Troy
Thursday, September 7
Pronto! - Royal Oak
23 JunNext Meeting
Next has Moved to Beverly Elementary for the Summer!Every (all day)
As of June 21st until August 18th, Next will temporarily move to Beverly Elementary School while Midvale undergoes much needed infrastructure improvements. Beverly School is located next to Beverly Park, just west of Southfield Road on Beverly Road (13½ Mile Road). The school is spacious with central air conditioning and more available parking, a bright, large gym, a media center with plenty of room for cards, movies and speakers, a fully equipped computer lab, an art room with a kiln, outdoor spaces, and several other classrooms we can utilize. Please note, any classes after June 21st will be at Beverly. Support Services will also be moving to Beverly. Nothing will change including Meals on Wheels, home medical equipment loans, and transportation, as well as the caring customer service you have come to rely on. We are excited to take advantage of our temporary home and offer much of our same programming,while introducing new offerings that will uniquely fit into Beverly. Think of it as summering in a new vacation home!Location: Beverly Elementary School
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House & Gardens TourTuesday, July 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Enjoy the Premium House Tour of this magnifi cent home, including of the home life of a prominent American family. The house was designed by Albert Kahn to resemble a cluster of Cotswold village cottages, complete with stone roofs, vine-covered walls and leadpaned windows. Enjoy lunch on your own at Pegasus. This home is not handicap accessible and requires going up and down steep fl ights of stairs
Take Me Out to the Ball Game!Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5:45pm
Don’t miss out on your chance for a great evening. Join us as we cheer on the Tigers and enjoy Comerica Park.
Bus departs Next at 5:45 pm, returns about 11:00 pm
Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals: Tuesday, July 25. Seats are in section 323 on first base line.
Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees: Wednesday, August 23. Seats are in section 113 on first base line.
Requires lots of walking and some stairs. Trip offered in partnership with Bloomfield Township Senior Services
Royal Oak Farmers MarketFriday, July 28, 2017 at 9:00am
Spend the morning at the farmers market. Lots of delicious, Michigan grown fruits and vegetables to choose from. Michigan is blessed with a great abundance and variety of growing things, many of which are available, in season, at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Participants are encouraged to bring a
sturdy bag for shopping. Please note that there is a one bag per person maximum.
Cranbrook House TourTuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:30am
Enjoy a guided tour of this magnificent home. Cranbrook House was designed by Detroit architect Albert Kahn in 1908 for the founders of Cranbrook, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth, and served as their family home for 40 years. The estate is know the centerpiece of the Cranbrook Educational Community campus, a National Historic Landmark. There will also be some time to stroll through the gardens as well. Enjoy lunch on your own at Salvatore Scalopini before heading back to Next.This home is not handicap accessible.
Detroit River TourWednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12:45pm
This offering is at capacity. Please call the office to be added to the wait list.
Diamond Jack’s has been providing exciting Detroit River Tours for more than 20 years. Come aboard and see Detroit like you’ve never seen it before! Begin with lunch on your own at Andrews on the Corner. Trip offered in partnership with Bloomfield Township Senior Services
Niagara on the LakeFriday, August 18, 2017 at 8:00am
Next is partnering with Zelma Travels to offer you this trip. Discover the most enchanting city located just beyond our borders. This trip includes a 2-night stay at the marvelous Prince of Wales Hotel, which is located in the center of town.It also includes round trip motorcoach transportation, hotel stay with breakfast each morning and 2 dinners, as well as 2 evening theatre performances. These performances include “The Madness of George III” and “Me and My Girl”. On the return trip, a photo opportunity at Niagara Falls will be provided.Travelers must have a valid Enhanced License or Passport.
Private Room - $999.00
Double Room -$799.00
Detroit ZooWednesday, September 6, 2017 at 9:30am
DETROIT ZOO: SENIOR DAY
Senior Day at the Detroit Zoo features live music, tram tours,bingo, zookeeper talks and a senior resource area. While there,check out the new Polk Penguin Conservation Center. Among the most spectacular features of the 33,000 sq ft facility is a 326,000 gallon, 25 ft deep aquatic area where more than 80 penguins of four species, explore their habitat.
Home Garden TourMonday, September 11, 2017 at 10:00am
Next member, Rosemarie Battey has invited members to tour her serene waterfront home garden. The expansive private garden is filled with unusual plants and interesting artwork from her world travels. Enjoy the beautiful gardens as well as a boxed lunch — water, sandwich, chips and a sweet.
Detroit Revitalization TourFriday, September 15, 2017 at 8:30am
This trip is at capacity. Please call the office to be added to the wait list.
Linda Yellin, from Feet on the Street Tours, will board the Next bus and take us on a fun, informative and interactive tour.On this guided tour, enjoy an overview of the recent revitalization and current developments in Detroit, including highlights in Detroit’s downtown, the International RiverWalk, Campus
Martius, Woodward Avenue, and Capitol Park. In addition, the tour will feature highlights of Midtown including the site of the new Hockey Arena (District Detroit), historic Brush Park and the Cass Corridor. We will get off the bus at the Detroit International RiverWalk/Rivard Plaza and one other site to be determined.Lunch on your own at Traffic Jam & Snug.
Grand Rapids Art PrizeTuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:00am
This docent lead tour includes round-trip motor coach transportation, lunch, raffles and more! Art from around the world pops up in every inch of downtown in over 160 venues. The bus will stop at several of these locations, accompanied by a docent. Lunch at the Olive Garden is included. Please note
that there is a considerable amount of walking on this trip. Trip offered by Step On Bus Tours.
Stratford Festival Day Trip - Guys & DollsThursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:45am
Pre-registration required. Travel is through Canada, so you MUST have a passport or enhanced driver’s license.
Trip includes round trip transportation on a luxury motor coach complete with a tour director escort. While in Stratford, enjoy a buffet lunch at the Queen’s Inn (included), then explore the downtown shopping area. Lastly enjoy the musical, “Guys and Dolls”. Trip offered by Bianco Tours.
Meadowbrook Theater PresentsWednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:00pm
Wednesday, October 18 - Shear Maddness
Please register by Wednesday, September 13
This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the “Shear Madness” hair salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder
is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.
Wednesday, January 31 - Nana’s Naughty Knickers
Please pre-register by Tuesday December 19
Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget.
Mackinaw Island and the Grand HotelMonday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00am
Trip includes: Round trip luxury motor coach and ferry transport, accommodations at the elegant Grand Hotel, horse drawn taxi to/from Grand Hotel, 5-course dinner each evening and full breakfast each morning, tea and cookies each afternoon, two Grand Hotel luncheon buffets, special champagne
reception, nightly demitasse,nightly dancing with the Grand Hotel Orchestra, a carriage tour of the island, and bocce, golf putting/chipping, bingo, cooking demos, tour Fort Mackinac, daily activities and evening entertainment.Baggage handling, taxes and gratuities included. Trip offered by mParks (Michigan Parks and Recreation Association)
Afternoon Tea at the TownsendThursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:45am
Join us for an English tradition where afternoon tea is served as a social, relaxing and unique experience. Fine, loose rolled teas are enhanced with satisfying fare that will make your mouth water. Classical music, Waterford chandeliers and mahogany wood provide a charming backdrop for this celebration.
Washington D.C.: A Capital HolidayThursday, December 7, 2017 at 8:00am
Thursday December 7th through Sunday December 10th
WASHINGTON, DC: A Capital Holiday
Enjoy this festive trip to Washington D.C. which includes motor coach transportation, three nights in downtown D.C., three breakfasts and two dinners. Also features a sightseeing tour of D.C., an evening Illumination Tour, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial and much more. Experience “A Christmas Carol” at the famous Ford’s Theatre, as well as The NSO Pops “Happy Holiday” concert. Trip offered by Shoreline Tours & Travel.