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  • Men's Breakfast

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 9:00-11:00am

    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
  • Limber Up

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 9:00-10:00am

    Drop-in and take part in low-impact, modified movements, from an instructional DVD that meets individual needs for toning, strengthening and improved physical, mental, emotional and cardiovascular health. Chair and standing exercises using aerobic steps, weights, stretch bands and foam balls offering a variety of fitness options.

  • Quilting

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 10:00-2:00pm

    Novice or experienced quilters are welcome each Wednesday for this social and creative group. Participants enjoy working on individual projects and sharing ideas. Drop-in any Wednesday and join the fun.
  • Wednesday Bridge

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 12:00-3:00pm

    Bridge players rotate tables after six hands of play.
  • Pinochle

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm

    PINOCHLE...come and join the fun! 

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm
    All skill levels welcome. For additional information, contact Ed Schouten at

  • Thomas Edison's Photo Album

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Mike Woloszyk has held a fascination for Thomas Edison since childhood. He has drawn from his extensive knowledge on Edison and has created the “Thomas Edison Photograph Album,” a fun and informative presentation of Thomas Edison’s life. Mike recreates and appears as Edison himself, reciting the many highlights from his past. Interesting details of his childhood in Port Huron, his first inventions, the “War of the Currents” with Tesla, and his friendship with Henry Ford are all explored and presented with photographs and videos. Get ready to be enlightened, informed and entertained! Kindly sponsored by Chester Street Residence.

  • Chair Yoga

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 1:30-2:30pm

    Instructor: Karen Lutz E-YRT Chair yoga offers improved flexibility, strength and balance, regardless of physical limitations or age. Incorporate breathing with gentle stretching and adaptive yoga movements while seated. Relax and ease tension through this gentle yoga practice.

  • Watercolor Painting Workshop

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 2:00-4:00pm

    10 week class: 2:00 - pm 4:00 pm  April 2 - June 10 

    Noted Michigan Artist Karen Halpern is now instructing watercolor classes at Next for beginning and experienced students! In this 10-week course you will learn basic skills, color mixing, color theory, design, and painting techniques as you develop your art. Each student will work at their own level of ability in a supportive setting with individualized attention. Materials list available at front office upon registration.

  • Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 2:00-4:00pm

    Meets September – May Wednesdays 2:30- 4:00 pm and now Fridays 2:00-4:00 pm

    This league is looking for both men and women to join. All ability levels are welcome. Enjoy indoor play at the Birmingham Racquet Club.

    All are welcome to join as regular league players or subs. Contact David Young at for information.

    Location: Birmingham Racquet Club, 2100 E. Lincoln Rd. Birmingham 48009

    Contact: David Young

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 3:00-4:30pm

    Wednesdays 3:00 -4:00 pm. Begin or deepen your meditation practice in a safe, welcoming environment with Karen Lutz, E-RYT. All Next members are welcome and registration is required. Attend once or as often as you like.

  • Pickleball

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 4:30-8:00pm

    Membership required
    Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:15 pm
    Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 8:00 pm
    Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Please Note Schedule Change: The first Saturday of the month from 9:00-10:30 is reserved for beginners with skills & drills mini-clinics.

    Pickleball is an exciting sport, described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. This game is played on a badminton-sized court and is easy enough for a beginner, yet challenging enough for the advanced.

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 5:30-7:30pm

    Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics every Wednesday eveing at 5:30 pm. Popcorn is provided.

    Full synopsis of each film can be seen here.

  • Agebusters Workout

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 9:00-10:00am

    Fee: 10 Classes $60 members / $70 non-members Participants enjoy a high energy class that incorporates cardio, muscle strengthening, balance and stretching.

  • Advanced Pottery Studio

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 9:30-12:30pm

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
  • Studio Art Class

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    10-week class: Thursdays, April 2 - June 11 

    This class provides an opportunity for you to develop work you’ve begun previously, or want to begin in class. Bring your own project, and artist/instructor, Karen Halpern will assist you in developing your own ideas in the medium in which you chose to work. Karen will guide critical thinking, expose each student to work by artists working with similar style, as applicable, and offer direction for improvement. Working independently alongside peers fosters an enriching and enjoyable exchange of ideas. Bring the supplies to which you are accustomed.

  • Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 1:00-2:05pm

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00- 1:50 pm Yoga Instructor, Jan Chaney will bring strength and balance into your life. Let your breath guide you through a series of postures. All levels welcome. Bring a mat, towel and water to class. This class is geared toward the physically active senior; new (or experienced) to yoga. Let your breath guide you safely through a series of traditional grounded and flowing postures. These are drop in classes- runs weekly

  • Small Group Personal Training Series

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm

    Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

    Series 1: March 5,12, 19, 26
    Series 2:  April 9, 16, 23, 30 - No class April 2  

    Need a little personal help in reaching your fitness goals, but still enjoy a group class? This group of highly motivated members, along with AFAA certified instructor, Lori Harbour, will help you improve your health, strength, energy and stamina in a fun and lively environment. Parts of the class may be held outside, weather permitting. (4 student minimum, 6 student maximum) Drop in option $72.00 members only/ 4 drop in classes

  • Chess for Begining & Intermediate Players

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 4:00-5:00pm

    Fellow Next members and accomplished Chess players, Chris Dow and Bruce Dobras will be teaching beginner and intermediate chess players tactics and positioning with play time.

  • Mat Yoga

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 4:30-5:30pm

    A gentle and adaptable yoga session on the mat for beginners or those who have been practicing. Instructor Karen Lutz, E-YRT, will focus on breathing, gentle yoga moves and postures that will help improve core strength, balance and flexibility. Each session will begin and end with a few minutes of meditation. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

  • Chess Club - New!

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 5:00-7:00pm

    The Next Chess Club seeks to bring together people who have an interest in chess and wish to advance their skill, regardless of prior experience. All are welcome. For additional information, please contact Chris Dow at 248-647-0728.

  • The World Through the Eyes of a Traveling Artist

    Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    The Thursday Evening Speaker Series is Generously Presented by Stuart Jeffares - Max Broock Realtors, Thank you!  

    Julie Dawson - Artist, Author, Photographer & Traveler

    Enjoy a presentation featuring Julie’s  watercolor paintings of flowers, animals, children and kaleidoscopes. Julie tells stories from her travels to 101 countries. She also shares stories from the five children’s books and coffee table book she has written.

  • Friday Tai Chi

    Friday, April 10, 2020 | 10:00-11:30am

    This class is open to members only, 10 classes for $60. This ancient form of low-impact exercise, taught by accredited instructors, improves circulation, strength, flexibility, and posture, all while reducing stress. Call Next or stop by the office for more information or to register.

  • Next Bowling League

    Friday, April 10, 2020 | 10:00-1:00pm

    Fridays, 10 am – September – May

    Cost: $7 includes three games, shoes, and coffee. Bowlers meet weekly each Friday morning. New bowlers welcome!

    Contact Jeff Getchell for details at

    Location: Hartfield Lanes, 3490 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley. Drop - in any Friday.

     Fee - $6.00

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, April 10, 2020 | 12:00-2:00pm

    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.
  • Friday afternoon - Duplicate Bridge

    Friday, April 10, 2020 | 12:30-3:30pm

    Duplicate Bridge - Facilitator: Irv Feldman. 248-828-5346 Fridays from 12:30 to 3:30 pm

  • New! Yoga for Well-Being

    Saturday, April 11, 2020 | 10:10-11:00am

    Yoga Instructor, Karen Lutz, E-RYT, will teach you how to link your breathing to your movements as you fl ow through the postures. Feel your body expand and become stronger. You must be able to transition up and down on a yoga mat. All levels are welcome.

  • Saturday at the Barre

    Saturday, April 11, 2020 | 11:10-12:00pm

    Barre Class - In this we will use the barre, and move into gentle stretches, gain flexibility and strengthen in balance positions.Move with your own range of motion, and at your own pace. Instructor: Karen Lutz, E-RYT. First try complimentary. Classes sold in packs of not need to be used consecutively.

  • Open Pottery Studio

    Saturday, April 11, 2020 | 9:00-2:00pm

  • Line Dancing - Join the Fun!

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 10:00-11:00am


    Series 1: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    Series 2: April 6, 13, 20, 27 
    Walk-ins welcome for $80 for a series of 10 to be used at your convenience.

    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 Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.

  • Beginning Bridge

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

    This class is for those with little or no bridge playing experience.
  • Knitting

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

    Drop-in to enjoy lively discussions and laughs with this group. Work on your own project or use Next supplies to create items for donation to various charitable organizations in the area.
  • Mah Jongg

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 10:30-12:30pm

    Come with your own Mah Jongg table partners or stop by the office to sign up if you would like to play. You must be able to play independently. Beginner play will be Mondays at 1:00 pm starting March 4. If you are interested, contact the office. Look for Mah Jongg lessons to begin in the spring.
  • Duplicate Bridge

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 11:30-2:30pm

    Regulars and newcomers alike enjoy playing this fun and challenging form of bridge.

  • New! Ageless Yoga: Advance Chair

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Move into the day with yoga postures and fl ows while working with a chair with Karen Lutz, E-RYT. Find balance, strength, fl exibility and begin to feel better in body and mind. We will not
    get onto the fl oor during this class. Each session will begin and end seated with a brief meditation. Join this class if you are new to yoga or if you want more challenge than our regular
    chair sessions.

    Cost 10 drop-in classes: $70 members / $80 guests

  • Mah Jongg

    Monday, April 13, 2020 | 1:00-4:00pm

    Come with your own Mah Jongg table partners or stop by the office to sign up if you would like to play. You must be able to play independently. Beginner play will be Mondays at 1:00 pm starting March 4. If you are interested, contact the office. Look for Mah Jongg lessons to begin in the spring.


    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 9:30-11:15am

    This class is open to members only, 10 classes for $60. This ancient form of low-impact exercise, taught by accredited instructors, improves circulation, strength, flexibility, and posture, all while reducing stress. Call Next or stop by the office for more information or to register.

     Fee - $60.00

  • Painting with Acrylics and Oils

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 9:30-12:00pm

    (Beginners through Advanced) 10-week class: March 31 - June 2

    Pick up your paintbrush and join us! Artist/instructor Karen Halpern's class lessons focus on color theory, subject, techniques, and design . Individual guidance and personal encouragement will help you develop your own style. Bring a 12"x18" sketch pad, 16x20 canvas (or larger) , #2 desk pencil, eraser, and painting supplies to the first class. Materials will be discussed in first class for new students.

  • Coffee & Conversation: New Women's Group

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 11:00-12:00pm

    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!

  • Strength & Balance

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 11:30-12:30pm

    Series 1: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    Series 2: April 7, 14, 21, 28 

    Join Lori Harbour, Certified AFAA instructor and Older Adult Specialist, to develop greater strength and stability. With this class, you will recognize improvements in coordination, mobility and posture. This will result in fewer injuries and greater stability as you age, which can help prevent falls and keep you strong and independent. Must be comfortable standing from seated position and standing in 5-minute increments. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

  • Socki!

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 12:00-2:30pm

    Socki is a family card game for 2-8 players that plays like an open faced gin rummy. If you can count to 12, you can play Socki.

  • Chess at Next

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 12:30-3:00pm

    Did you know Next has chess boards available in the office? You can borrow one for use in the center anytime — but on Tuesday we will be setting up the boards for drop in play in the lobby. Come and enjoy the centuries old game of kings.
  • Tuesday Evening Partners Bridge

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 2:30-5:30pm

    Bring a partner and play bridge with old friends and new.
  • Beginning Pottery: Intro to Hand Building

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 3:00-5:00pm

    Next welcomes artist/instructor Jan Lindell-Meinhard! Free your inner artist — join Jan and learn the art of pottery. Intro to Hand Building will be an opportunity for students
    to work with clay as an art medium, focusing on the process of ceramic making from start to fi nish. Each student will become familiar with the basic methods of construction,
    decoration and vocabulary, as well as sculptural techniques. Learn slab building, coil method, pinch method and modeling. All materials will be supplied by Next. $45.00 material fee to be paid at registration. 

  • How to Volunteer in our Community

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Want to shake off winter with a renewed dedication to giving back to the community? Join us as representatives from local organizations share opportunities to contribute your time and talent in much needed, meaningful ways. More than ten organizations all making a positive impact, helping animals, children and teens, elderly and other groups will briefl y share details about how to get involved.

  • WSU Bonstelle Theatre

    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | 12:45-5:15pm

    This offering is at capacity.  Please register to be added to the wait list. 


    Wednesday, April 15 - Registration required
    Bus leaves Next at 12:45 pm, returns about 5:15 pm

    Pop open your umbrellas and take flight with us as everyone’s favorite — and practically perfect — nanny takes the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. Mary
    Poppins is an enchanting story that follows the Banks family as they struggle with life in Edwardian England just after the turn of the 19th century. The children, Jane and Michael, are terribly
    ill-behaved. Mrs. Banks is lonely and bereft, aching for dreams long ignored. And Mr. Banks just wants to live an orderly, wellestablished life. Helping them is the mysterious nanny who can
    talk to birds, magically transform a gloomy park into a painterly scene, and, just maybe, with a spoonful of sugar, get the Banks back on track. A mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and theatrical magic!

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club
  • Nutritional Supplements and You

    Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Dr. Michelle Crowder Davila will discuss nutritional supplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs, probiotics, etc. Due to lack of standardized regulation and quality control, it can be diffi cult
    to know if your supplements are safe or effective. Michelle will share the evidence separating fact from fad.

  • Terror in the City of Champions

    Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    The Thursday Evening Speaker Series is Generously Presented by Stuart Jeffares - Max Broock Realtors, Thank you!  

    Tom Stanton, Journalist, Educator, Author University of Detroit - Mercy 

    In the mid-1930s, Detroit reigned as the City of Champions. Within a 6-month span, the Tigers, Lions and Red Wings won a World Series, an NFL title and the Stanley Cup — a major sports trifecta achieved by no other American city before or since. It happened as undefeated local boxer, Joe Louis was becoming a national sensation. Beneath the jubilation, a wave of mysterious crimes had police baffled. The work of the Black Legion, a terrorist organization flourished. Tom’s book, Terror in the City of Champions, will be available for purchase.


    Friday, April 17, 2020 | 1:00-4:00pm

    Drop -in! Eight games of regular bingo are played. Play up to four cards at only $2 apiece. Pay upon arrival.
  • New! Socki Tournament

    Monday, April 20, 2020 | 5:30-8:00pm

    Join creators Jenny and Charles Copeland and other Socki players for a fun and exciting evening, starting with a Potluck dinner at 5:30 pm. You are welcome to bring a dish to pass!
    The Socki Tournament begins at 6:00 pm. There will be prizes for the lowest scores over two hours of play and a free set of game cards to the lowest score of the evening. Socki card sets
    will also be available for purchase.


    Registration required  - Limited to 24 players.

  • Photography Club

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

    Photography Club Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

    Interested in photography as a hobby? Interested in taking better pictures? Want to learn how to fully utilize your camera, regardless of what type of camera you use? Join the Photography Club to enhance your skills, to share ideas and to enjoy each other’s company and pictures. Chuck Green will be available to “coach” members.

    For additional information contact

  • Autism Awareness

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Thank you to the Bank of Ann Arbor - 2020 Health Series Sponsor! 

    One out of every 59 children has Autism Spectrum Disorder, according to the CDC. Renee Ruiz, BPS Specialized Instruction Supervisor and team will help us understand Autism and appreciate the challenges that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder face personally and socially.

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch Tour

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 10:15-12:45pm

    This offering is at capacity.  Please register to be added to the wait list


    Bus departs Next at 10:15 - returns about 12:45 pm. 

    Show us the money! Take a one-hour guided tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Detroit Branch). The tour includes a discussion of the Federal Reserve System and a direct view into the cash department, which disburses currency to area banks. All visitors must show a government issued photo identification prior to entering the branch.

  • Garden Club

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Join us on Earth Day to learn more about the new Garden Club. Learn about the gardens here at Next and how you can have a part in keeping them beautiful! We will take
    a tour of the Next gardens and make a plan for maintaining them. We will also plan for speakers and activities for the season. No gardening experience is needed. We
    welcome all levels of physical ability.

  • The Slave Across the Street

    Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    The Thursday Evening Speaker Series is Generously Presented by Stuart Jeffares - Max Broock Realtors, Thank you!  

    Theresa Flores, LSW, MS - Human Trafficking Expert, Survivor & Activist

    When Ms. Flores attended Groves High School, she was drugged and raped by a male classmate. The rapist’s cousins took pictures and used those for sexual blackmail. After two years, her dad was transferred to another city and the trafficking stopped. Theresa is a survivor of and campaigner against sex trafficking and creator of Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution, a non-profit that aims to help prevent sex trafficking and support people with similar experiences. Theresa’s book, A Slave Across the Street will be available for purchase. This riveting memoir
    was listed by the Wall Street Journal and USA Today as recommended reading on the important topic of human trafficking.

  • Medicare 2020

    Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Are you new to Medicare or considering retirement? Please join us for information and a discussion on Medicare, the different parts and what you need to sign up for, costs and plan options
    for 2020. Army Veteran Kyle Crume, General Manager and founder of the Senior Health Shop will share his knowledge on all things Medicare. We are here to help you!

  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | 10:30-12:30pm

    Though the church currently located at 760 W. Wattles can trace its religious history back about 2,000 years through apostolic succession, the congregation that would become St. Nicholas
    Greek Orthodox Church in Troy fi rst came together in Detroit in 1936 at the corner of Tuxedo and Hamilton. Participants will visit the parish, view the magnificent architecture and learn of its
    rich and vibrant history. The tour includes a meet-and-greet with the priest, compete with questions and answers. We then will have an opportunity to explore the church and its iconography on our own. On our way out, the bookstore will be open for those that are interested.

  • Dinner and a Classic; The Searchers

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | 5:00-7:00pm

    After his entire family is viciously wiped out, hardened war veteran Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) embarks on a long journey to fi nd his only surviving niece, Debbie (Natalie Wood), who
    has been captured by hostile Comanche Indians. Director John Ford’s richly scenic Western also stars Vera Miles. Not Rated 1 hour 59 minutes

  • Next Bike Groups - Kick off Meeting

    Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 5:00-6:00pm

    Kick-Off Meeting - Tuesday, April 30 at 5:00 pm Join us as we kick-off the new cycling season at Next! You will meet fellow riders and hear about the exciting additions to these weekly rides.

    Next is proud to offer two biking groups! Stuart Jeffares, our own very accomplished rider, will lead and share information about both the Slow Roll and the Intermediate Roll
    Biking Groups. Please join us to discuss start dates, times, equipment, plans and a new incentive program. 

    Slow Roll Bike Group: Monday late afternoons
    Intermediate Bike Group: Tuesday mornings

  • Cannabis: Use, Treatment & Policy

    Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    The Thursday Evening Speaker Series is Generously Presented by Stuart Jeffares - Max Broock Realtors, Thank you! 

    Jordan Braciszewski, PhD, Clinical Psychologist & Researcher - Monarch Behaviorial Health As the prevalence of state level cannabis legalization continues to increase across the
    country, public health awareness of cannabis paramount. Recreational cannabis, edibles and CBD are among the products being made more readily available to the public
    and are accompanied by reports of improved health. At the same time, cannabis has increased in potency over the last 30 years, perception of risk is low and use among young people is increasing.This confluence of issues requires a detailed examination of the evidence as access to cannabis increases. Audience members will learn about various types of cannabis and cannabis related products, prevalence of use and disorders, the state of evidence with regard to the benefi ts and harms of cannabis use, and the state policies aimed at regulating the use of cannabis.

  • Men's Softball - Two teams to choose from!

    May 1-15, 2020

    Two men’s softball teams are being formed for the season from May through early August. One team is in a 55+ league that plays Monday and Wednesday mornings with the home field at Poppleton Park. This league consists of teams from Oxford, Clarkston, and Rochester in addition to the Birmingham Next team.  If you are interested, please email Joe Cunnings at

    The second team plays in the 50+ Recreation softball league that plays on Thursday evenings. If you are interested in this option, please email Stuart Jeffares at

  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Stamp club. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 

  • Meadow Brook Presents: Seasoned Senior Variety Show

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 12:30-4:15pm

    Registration required (10 tickets available)
    Bus leaves Next at 12:30 pm, returns about 4:15 pm

    Back by popular demand, the “seasoned senior” variety show at Meadow Brook, for ONE performance only! Join us for a marvelous afternoon of humor, laughter, music, singing and just plain lots of fun! Enjoy some light refreshments before the show begins!

  • Designer Show House 2020

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 9:00-2:00pm

    This offering is at capacity.  Please register to add your name to the wait list. 

    Bus leaves Next at 9:00 am, returns about 1:45 pm
    Please note: Meal is included in cost of trip.

    Experience a docent led tour of this year’s home, located at 1771 Seminole Street in the Indian Village neighborhood of Detroit. The 23rd Designer’s Show House was designed and built in 1907 by Chittenden & Kotting for Bingley Fales, an attorney and assistant general manager of the Edison Illuminating Company. At 15,000 square feet, it is recognized in The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture — and is the largest home in the neighborhood. Set on two acres of land with formal gardens and a Pewabic tile refl ecting pool, the home boasts 10 bedrooms, 5 full and two half baths. Multiple fi replaces and beautiful original wood paneling refl ect the elegant life of this classic Georgian home. Lunch in the café, provided by City Kitchen, is also included in ticket price. Choose from entrée salad or sandwich when registering. We will also have time to shop the Market Place and Garden Center. Plan on 3 hours to fully enjoy this experience!

    Please note, this home is NOT ADA compliant.