Cultural Diversity Outings
Our Greater Detroit Community is rich in its many diverse cultures. Join Next as we tour a few of them. Please note, there is a considerable amount of walking on all of these
tours. Please pre-register, as space is limited.
St John Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church
Wednesday, October 11- Bus Departs Next at 9:15 am, returns about 2:00 pm
St. John’s Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church, “the Church with the Golden Dome”, has invited us to experience their traditions and learn more about their community. First enjoy a 1-hour tour of the sanctuary, accompanied by music, and the museum. After the tour, enjoy an Armenian inspired buffet lunch.
Arab American National Museum
Tuesday, October 26 Bus departs Next at 9:15 am, returns about 2:00 PM
Enjoy a 90-minute docent-led tour of this fascinating museum. The Arab American National Museum strives to foster a better understanding and appreciation for Arab and Arab American culture through education and presentation of the arts. Lunch on your own at Ollie’s.
Holocaust Memorial Center
Tuesday, November 14 Bus Departs Next at 9:15 am, returns about 1:00 pm
First enjoy a continental breakfast at 8:30 am at Next. While at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, take a 90 minute, docent-led tour as well as additional time with a Holocaust survivor. Please note both photography and videography is prohibited.
National Shrine of the Little Flower
Monday, December 4 Bus Departs Next at 11:15 am, returns about 3:00 pm
First enjoy lunch on your own at Crispelli’s, then take a docent-led tour of National Shrine of the Little Flower. In 1998, the United States Bishops’ Conference declared the site a National Shrine, one of only five in the country.