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.
May 16 - Recipes, Troy
This diner-like restaurant has a diverse menu! Order a Frittata, Omelet, Reuben, Turkey Club, Salad, etc. There’s something for everyone.
June 13 - Mex, Bloomfield Hills
Try the Build Your Own Salad, Fajita Bowl, White Bean Chicken Chili, etc. All are so delicious, you can’t go wrong.
July 11 - Roadside Bar and Grill, Bloomfield Hills
So much to choose from! Try the Daily Omelet, Grilled Salmon Burgers, Southwest Grilled Shrimp Salad and much more!
August 8 - Benihana Sushi & Japanese Steak House
Benihana is both delicious and entertaining! A few popular menu options include Hibachi Scallops and Hibachi Steak.
Tour area senior living communities with NextWednesday, May 3, 2017 at 10:30am
COMMUNITY HOUSING TOURS
Join us to tour local senior living communities. There are many wonderful options in the area — and this is a great opportunity to gather information. You will be picked up and returned to Next — and you will enjoy a complimentary lunch as part of the tour. Please call 248-203-5270 to RSVP.
Sanctuary at Bellbrook
Wednesday, May 3 - Bus departs at 10:30 am
Stonecrest of Troy
Wednesday June 14- Bus departs at 11:00 am
Meijer Gardens & Gerald Ford MuseumMonday, May 8, 2017 at 7:45am
Spend time at Fredrick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park as well as the Gerald Ford Museum. This trip includes entry to both locations and a $12 lunch voucher to be used at Meijer Gardens. Meijer Gardens is one of the leading cultural destinations in Michigan, featuring 132 acres of indoor and outdoor
gardens. Both a tram ride, as well as a guided tour, will be provided.After lunch, head to the Gerald Ford Museum for a short film with time to explore exhibits including the spotlight exhibit “Space: A Journey to Our Future”. Please note that there is a considerable amount of walking on this trip. Trip offered
by Bianco Tours.
21 JunNext Meeting
Next is Moving to Beverly Elementary for the Summer!Every (all day)
As of June 21st until mid-August, 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 gym that will accommodate two pickleball courts, a large 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
Holland & Saugatuck Over NightJune 21, 2017 - June 22, 2017
HOLLAND & SAUGATUCK TRIP
Tuesday, June 20 and 21 - 2 days / 1 night
Take a trip to the western part of the state. This trip includes lodging and round-trip transportation on a deluxe motorcoach, as well as cruise and three meals. Enjoy lunch at Coral Gables and shopping in downtown Saugatuck, an art colony with 30 art galleries and several boutiques. Upon arrival in Holland, check in at the Haworth Inn, nestled between Hope College and Holland’s historic downtown. That evening, board the Holland Princess for a dinner cruise on Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan. The next day, enjoy shopping in Downtown Holland as well as trip to Windmill Island Gardens. Before returning home, spend some time at Holland State Park. Please note that there is a considerable amount of walking on this trip. Trip offered by Bianco Tours.
The Detroit Institute of Arts - Highlights TourThursday, June 29, 2017 at 12:00pm
The DIA has invited Next members and friends to an afternoon “Highlights Tour”. This enjoyable experience includes motor coach transportation to and from the DIA, a guided tour of museum highlights, and an afternoon coffee/tea/cookie reception.
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
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 Revitalization TourFriday, September 15, 2017 at 8:30am
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.
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)