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  • Advanced Pottery Studio

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 9:30-12:30pm

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
  • Slow Flow Yoga

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 10:30-11:30am

    Caryn Ciagne, Concierge Wellness Coach and owner of CC Yoga

    Thursdays 10:30 - 11:30 am.

    This class will bring strength and balance into your life. Let your breath guide you through a series of postures.

    These are drop in classes- runs weekly

  • Next Bowling League

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 11:00-1:00pm

    Summer Schedule, note new day: Thursdays at 11:00 am at Country Lanes 30250 West Nine Mile Road, Farmington Hills. $3.25 per game. Members only. 

    All levels welcome for bowling and camaraderie at Country Lanes at 30250 West Nine Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Cost includes three games, shoes and coffee. No need to register, just drop in. Contact Bob Borgon at 248-388-1191 for more information on the submission.

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

     Fee - $3.25

  • New at Next - Chair Yoga & Meditation

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm with Caryn Ciagne, Concierge Wellness Coach and owner of CC Yoga.

    Utilizing a chair to sit and to stand beside for support, we will gently stretch and breathe our way into our body. Through this gentle practice, we will release tension and tightness,
    increase fl exibility, strength, body awareness, range of motion and balance, while promoting a feeling of relaxation and calm.

  • Afternoon Pickleball

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 12:30-2:30pm

    Current Pickleball Hours:

    Mondays through Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 2:30 pm

  • Painting Open Studio

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 1:00-4:00pm

    Join fellow Next members for camaraderie and enjoy the creative synergies that come from being with other talented artists.

  • Chess Club

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 4:00-6:00pm

    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.

  • Let's Travel to Turkey

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Jim and Py Wolfe, Educators and Citizens Diplomats– Global Ties Detroit

    Join Jim and Py for a tour of mysterious Istanbul that includes the mosques, harems, museums and hotels. We will see photographs of The Blue Mosque, the Haggia Sophia and Topkapi museums and The Para Hotel, which was the setting for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” We will also visit the Greek and Roman ruins of Ephesus, Purge and Aspendos. Then we will sail the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts in a “gullet,” a two-masted schooner and finally take a hot air balloon ride to the “Fairy Chimneys” of Cappadoccia. History and mystery meet at this beautiful juncture representing many cultures and religions.

    Part of the Jeffares Speaker Series presented by Stuart Jeffares of max Brook Realtors 

    Format: at Next 

  • Limber Up at Next

    Friday, June 25, 2021 | 10:00-11:00am

    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.

  • Friday afternoon - Duplicate Bridge

    Friday, June 25, 2021 | 11:00-1:00pm

    Please note start date: June 4 th 

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

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, June 25, 2021 | 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.
  • Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Friday, June 25, 2021 | 1:30-3:30pm

    Meets September – May on Wednesdays and Fridays 1:30 pm - 3:30 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 davidmpyoung@gmail.com for information.

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

    Contact: David Young davidmpyoung@gmail.com

  • Monday Moves

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 9:15-10:15am

    NEW FITNESS OFFERINGS
    at Next with Caryn Ciagne

    Caryn Ciagne, Concierge Wellness Coach and owner of CC Yoga, discovered yoga to reduce stress and anxiety. She continues to enjoy yoga and its myriad of benefi ts and looks
    forward to sharing what she has learned!

    Monday Moves
    Mondays from 9:15 to 10:15 am
    Let’s move around the Seaholm track together and utilize the fence and benches and other props for stretches and strength work. Park and check-in at Next.

  • Golf League - Springdale

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 9:37-11:37am

    Thank you for your interest. This league is currently at capacity.  Please call the office to be added to the sub list.  (248) 203-5270

     

    Springdale at 9:37 am 

    Springdale League: Plays Mondays at 9:37 am
    League Manager: Jerry Mercier - 248-514-2853

  • Knitting

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 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.
  • Line Dancing - Join the Fun, at Next!

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 10:15-12:00pm

    LINE DANCING - NEW FORMAT!


    Walk-ins welcome. $80 for a series of 10 to be used at your convenience. Drop-in per class $10.00 each

    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.  Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.

  • Blood Pressure Clinic

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 11:00-12:00pm

    The first Monday of each month. 

    A trained healthcare professional will screen your blood pressure and blood oxygen levels.

  • Duplicate Bridge

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 11:30-2:00pm

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

  • Pickleball

    Monday, June 28, 2021 | 4:00-7:00pm

    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.- Membership required

    Current Hours

    Mondays through Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 to 2:30 pm

    Please Note- there will be no Skills and Drills at this time. .

     

    Safety Protocols for Pickleball: Masks muct be worn at all times, even when playing until further notice. When waiting for your turn, please observe 6-feet social distancing. 

  • Coffee & Conversation: New Women's Group

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 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!

  • Chess at Next

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 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. All boards and pieces are thoroughly sanitized after each use or for a safer option, bring your own set. 

  • Tuesday Evening Partners Bridge

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 2:00-5:00pm

    Bring a partner and play bridge with old friends and new.

  • Mat Yoga

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 4:00-5:00pm

    All levels are welcome to join Karen Lutz, E-RYT to learn gentle, adaptable yoga moves that help improve your breathing practices, core strength, balance and flexibility.

    Thursdays at Next 

  • New - Morning Yoga at Next!

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 9:15-10:15am

    NEW: MORNING FLOW YOGA with Caryn Ciagne
    Wednesdays from 9:00 to 10:00 am
    Caryn Ciagne, Concierge Wellness Coach and owner of CC Yoga will lead these new classes. C

    Wednesday Flow
    A slow yet strong flow practice suitable for all who may be interested in expanding their yoga practice. This class will explore sun salutations, traditional standing postures, balance, seated and supine to strengthen, stretch and calm one’s presence to be ready for the day. Please bring a yoga mat, water for hydration, and optional towel, yoga blocks and strap.

  • Men's Breakfast

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 10:00-12:00pm

    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

  • Quilting

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 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.
  • Golf League - Lincoln Hills

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 10:00-1:00pm

    Thank you for your interest. This league is currently at capacity.  Please call the office to be added to the sub list.  (248) 203-5270

    Lincoln Hills: Plays Wednesdays at 10:00 am
    League Manager: Bob Borgon and Jack Nanry at 248-431-4003 or jack.nanry@gmail.com

  • Environmental Allergies?

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Are you allergic to pollen, dust, mold, or animals? Did you know that environmental allergies could worsen asthma and cause symptoms resembling food allergies? Come learn how to identify
    and treat this common disorder that affects nearly 25% of the population. Dr. Claire Ward earned her medical degree at Loyola Chicago and completed her residency and Allergy/Immunology
    fellowship at University of Michigan. She sees patients with a variety of allergic conditions, including environmental, food, drug and venom allergies — as well as hives, eczema and asthma.
    She currently practices with Allergy and Immunology Associates in Bingham Farms.

    Format: At Next 

  • Wednesday Bridge

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 12:00-3:00pm

    Bridge players rotate tables after six hands of play.

  • Wednesday Chair Yoga

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Chair Yoga: Wednesdays at Next 

    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.

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 2:30-3:30pm

    Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm at Next. 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.

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 5:00-7:00pm

    Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics every Wednesday eveing at 5:30 pm. Popcorn is not provided at this time.

    Full synopsis of each film can be seen here.

  • Painting with Acrylics and Oils via Zoom

    Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 10:00-12:00pm

    Tuesdays July 6 - August 24 via Zoom  

    Join noted Michigan artist Karen Halpern on Zoom.

    Lessons pertaining to new subjects and styles will be introduced every few weeks. Karen Halpern will provide explanation, examples, and inspiration, applicable to each new assignment.
    Students will paint during class time in their own space. They can also email the instructor for suggestions, advice, and support during the week between class sessions. Ask for supply list!

  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 7:00-9:00pm

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

  • Watercolor Painting Workshop via Zoom

    Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | 2:00-4:00pm

    Wednesdays July 7 - August 25 via Zoom 

    Join noted artist and instructor Karen Halpern - Karen will present a new assignment at each class, with directions, examples, and inspiration. The subjects and styles will be varied, providing opportunities for continued growth and development. Students paint in their own home space, between classes. They show their completed art in the next meeting, with Karen providing positive commentary and helpful suggestions. A new subject is presented for that next week. All levels of experience welcome. Ask for supply list!

  • Studio Art Class via Zoom

    Thursday, July 8, 2021 | 1:30-4:00pm

    Thursdays July 8 - August 12 via Zoom 

    Karen Halpern guides students working in their chosen medium (watercolor, collage, acrylics, oils etc.) and their own subject and style. No lessons or assignments. Students develop their work, with their own subjects and ideas, during class in their own chosen workspace. On Zoom there will be opportunities for personal interchange of ideas with other students. Assistance and suggestions from the instructor will be integral to class. Karen is happy to hear from you via email between class meetings, for suggestions and assistance. Participants continue in their own space, and in weekly class with their work “in progress.” This is not an introductory level class.

  • Haley Stevens @ Next!

    Thursday, July 8, 2021 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Representative Stevens comes to share updates and highlights from her fi rst term in Congress. She has been passionate about serving Michigan families with a reputation of getting problems solved when no one else could. Representative Stevens will share her goal of strengthening the regional economy and her passion as co-founder of the first-ever Congressional Women in STEM Caucus — and as Chairwoman of the Research & Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space & Technology Committee. She will also discuss other important issues she is working on including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, the Child Care Stabilization Fund, plastics recycling and efficient mobility options for Michiganders.

  • Sloppy Joes in the Next Courtyard!

    Friday, July 9, 2021 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Sloppy Joes take us back to the good old days of summer vacations! Please join us in the Next courtyard for a fun lunch — sloppy joes, chips and a beverage. It will be a great opportunity to meet some new friends and catch up with other Next members. So, please join us for this fun event to celebrate summer and friendship!

  • Anniversary Gardens - Troy Garden Walk

    Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | 9:30-12:30pm

    Experience this year’s 46th annual Troy Garden Walk apply caleed "Anneversay Gardens." We will visit up to seven beautiful private gardens in and around lovely Troy.
    Spend a leisurely morning outdoors featuring a variety of garden styles, designs ideas, and growing tips. This tour will also allow time time for browsing and shopping
    at their Midsummer Arts & Crafts Boutique plus the Village. This tour runs rain or shine, please dress accodingly! 

  • Chosin - A Documentary Film with Professor Zellars

    Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | 5:00-7:00pm

    Professor Bruce Zellers, Oakland University, introduced us to the valor of American soldiers in his presentation, “Smashing the Trap at the Chosin Reservoir” at Next in May. Learn more about one of the greatest feats in military history as we present Chosin, a film not to be missed — where you can watch veterans describe their intensely emotional first hand experiences. Attendance at the May presentation is not necessary — this movie will tell the whole story. Professor Zellers will be on hand after the film to share his comments, welcome perspectives and field questions.

  • Birmingham's City Wide Master Plan

    Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 1:30-2:30pm

    Residents of Birmingham have recognized the value of planning since 1929, when Birmingham was still a village. In 2020, as we engage in comprehensive planning for Birmingham, input
    from the residents is essential to success. Join Jana Ecker, Birmingham Planning Director for a thoughtful and timely presentation of the Citywide Master Plan’s fi rst draft. If you would like
    to download the first draft of the Master Plan, it is available on their website at www.thebirminghamplan.com. The site includes relevant data, surveys and documents and an email communication option. Please make sure your voice is heard.

  • BINGO

    Friday, July 16, 2021 | 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.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | 1:30-2:30pm

    Spend an afternoon at the Franklin Village Hall with our 16th President, played by Ron Carley who bears a remarkable resemblance to Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln will share details about his youth in Kentucky, his formative years in Southern Indiana and his personal and professional struggles in Illinois when he was on his own, preparing for his political career.

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club

    For information contact Robert Beuter at 248-646-9657. Coin Club will take a Summer hiatus beginning in June and will resume in the Fall.

  • Three Cat's Lunch

    Thursday, July 29, 2021 | 11:40-12:40pm

    Bus leaves Next at 11:40 am, returns about 1:30 pm

    Please note: Meal is not included in cost of trip. Three Cats Café — of Leon and Lulu fame — has recently become Three Cats, a full-fledged restaurant and bar, and a unique place unlike any other. Three Cats has a rotating menu, changes daily to bring you the best in seasonal, American-style cuisine as small plates with a twist in a modern and engaging space. It’s a fusion of fine dining and retail, enjoy lunch on your own, in the most eclectic environment around. Bon Appetit!

  • Desoto Drive Concert & Ice Cream Social

    Thursday, July 29, 2021 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Join us in the Next Courtyard for that perfect summer evening that kicks off with an Ice Cream Social and a toe tapping concert featuring DeSoto Drive with James Murphy on guitar and Ken Marten on harmonica. This cool duo delivers a hefty blend of classic blues, heartland rock and outlaw country. Originals? Check. Covers? Yep. Muddy and Buddy, Johnny and Bobby, Bo,
    Hank and Gordon Slim and the whole Hee-Haw gang. Kindly sponsored by Anthology Farmington Hills

  • Detroit River Tour

    Thursday, August 5, 2021 | 11:45-12:45pm

    Treat your senses to an awe-inspiring guided boat tour of various sights, and significant attractions along the Detroit River to the Ambassador Bridge. All aboard the “mini ship” Diamond Queen and enjoy a 1-hour cruise on the sparkling waters of the world’s busiest international waterway. Shorewatch, shipwatch! Bask in the refreshing river breeze and summer sun! Ride alongside giant lake freighters and world traveling ocean ships, pass under the mighty Ambassador Bridge linking the U.S. and Canada, share spectacular views of the Detroit skyline — and much more. Soft drinks, beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase on board at the snack bar. Food and beverages are not allowed to be brought on the boat. Come cruise with us! We’re sure you will want to ride more than once. Fun, excitement and adventure await you! Don’t forget your camera!

  • Essential Oil Shower Steamers

    Monday, August 16, 2021 | 1:30-2:30pm

    Shower steamers can help turn your shower into a spa-like experience. Participants will make three or four steamers and choose between invigorating, relaxing or springtime scents and a variety of shapes. Your steamers will dry overnight at Next and be available on Tuesday, August 19 for pick up in a pretty gift bag.

  • Lexington Bach Festival String Quartet

    Tuesday, August 17, 2021 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Let’s enjoy a special concert featuring music composed by Bach, Prokofi ev, Haydn and Handel. The Festival Quartet has been performing since 2011 with Melody Wootton as
    fi rst violin, Denice Turck as second violin, Kay DeLuca playing viola and Tim Nicolia as cellist. This promises to be a special summer evening of classical music and complimentary
    ice cream treats.

    This event is part of the Connect to Next week and therefore complimentary for all attendees. Please feel free to invite your friends! 

  • Coney Dogs Anyone?

    Friday, August 20, 2021 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Let’s get together for a tasty summer lunch — coney dogs! Join us to relax and enjoy the afternoon with others in the Next courtyard under the big, white tent. Coney dogs, chips  and a beverage — a delicious lunch for a fun afternoon with friends!

     

    This event is part of the Connect to Next week and therefore complimentary for all attendees. Please feel free to invite your friends!