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  • Limber Up

    Friday, January 24, 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.

  • Next Bowling League

    Friday, January 24, 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 Jeffrey.Getchell.NEXT.Bowling@gmail.com.

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

     Fee - $6.00

  • Friday Tai Chi

    Friday, January 24, 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.

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, January 24, 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.
  • Pinochle

    Friday, January 24, 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 edward.schouten@gmail.com.

  • Friday afternoon - Duplicate Bridge

    Friday, January 24, 2020 | 12:30-3:30pm

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

  • Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Friday, January 24, 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 davidmpyoung@gmail.com for information.

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

    Contact: David Young davidmpyoung@gmail.com

  • New! Yoga for Well-Being

    Saturday, January 25, 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, January 25, 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 ten..do not need to be used consecutively.

  • Open Pottery Studio

    Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 9:00-2:00pm

  • Line Dancing - New Format!

    Monday, January 27, 2020 | 10:00-11:00am

    LINE DANCING - NEW FORMAT!

    Series 1: Jan. 6, 20, 27
    Series 2: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24
    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 ilovemywork.com. Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.

  • Knitting

    Monday, January 27, 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.
  • Beginning Bridge

    Monday, January 27, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

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

    Monday, January 27, 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, January 27, 2020 | 11:30-2:30pm

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

  • Mah Jongg

    Monday, January 27, 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.

  • Chair Yoga

    Monday, January 27, 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.

  • Pickleball

    Monday, January 27, 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.

  • Agebusters Workout

    Tuesday, January 28, 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.

  • TAI CHI

    Tuesday, January 28, 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, January 28, 2020 | 9:30-10:30am

    (Beginners through Advanced) 10-week class: Jan 7 - March 10 

    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, January 28, 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, January 28, 2020 | 11:30-12:30pm

    Series 1: Jan 7, 21, 28
    Series 2: Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

    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, January 28, 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, January 28, 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.
  • Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Tuesday, January 28, 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

  • Tuesday Evening Partners Bridge

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 2:30-5:30pm

    Bring a partner and play bridge with old friends and new.
  • Mat Yoga

    Tuesday, January 28, 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.

  • Men's Breakfast

    Wednesday, January 29, 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
  • Bridge Lessons

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 9:30-10:30am

    Beginner and Intermediate player are welcome. Part One:  January 8,15,22,29. Part Two: February 5, 12, 19, 26. Please specify beginner or intermediate when registering.

    Silver Life Masters Jim and Cheryl Bloom have years of experience teaching both beginning and intermediate players this classic game of strategy. Learn the techniques that will improve your declarer play. Play of the Hand in the 21st Century is required and can be purchased in class.

  • Quilting

    Wednesday, January 29, 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, January 29, 2020 | 12:00-3:00pm

    Bridge players rotate tables after six hands of play.
  • The Jazz Age in Detroit:1910-1930

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Jim Gallert, of Detroit Music History, has been researching, interviewing musicians, and writing about Detroit music for 35 years. In this talk, Jim delves into early Detroit blues, bands,
    and ballrooms. He will review the rise of contact dancing, and the many new ballrooms to support this radical new form of entertainment. Recordings of Detroit ragtime pioneers, blues
    musicians, and early dance bands are featured. Generously sponsored by Pomeroy Living.

  • Watercolor Painting Workshop

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm

    10 week class: 2:00 - pm 4:00 pm Jan 8 - March 11

    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.

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, January 29, 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.

  • Dinner & a Classic: The Sweet Smell of Success

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

    Walter Winchell-style columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) uses his power to steamroll both friends and enemies. Fawning press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis), desperate to promote his client in Hunsecker’s column, pesters Hunsecker until he’s finally drawn into the columnist’s devious plan to ruin a jazz guitarist who’s angered Hunsecker by daring to date his sister. No one is left unscathed in this sinister tale of greed and corruption. Not Rated 1 hour 36 minutes. Generously sponsored by Nino Salvaggio.

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, January 29, 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.

  • Advanced Pottery Studio

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

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
  • Three Cat's Lunch

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 11:30-1:30pm

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

     

    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, crafted by Matt Prentice himself, that 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!

  • Studio Art Class

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    10-week class: Thursdays, Jan 9 - March 12

    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.

  • Voice Disorders: Hoarseness, Tickles & More!

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Vocal clarity is important for clear communication and selfconfidence. Voice disorders affect 47% of Americans over 65. These issues can lead to concerns with overall health, frequent
    physician visits and social limitations. Dr. David P. Schleimer, board certified Otolaryngologist practicing in Bloomfield Hills, will identify problem conditions and teach voice-care strategies.
    Join in a discussion about this very important health concern and ways to maintain overall health and quality of life. Generously sponsored by the Bank of Ann Arbor. 

  • Small Group Personal Training Series

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm

    Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

    Series 1: Jan 9, 23, 30
    Series 2:  Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 

    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 Club - New!

    Thursday, January 30, 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.

  • Winston Churchill

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

    Frank Cardimen, Professor of Business - Oakland University

    Frank Cardimen will discuss the life of iconic World War II figure, Sir Winston Churchill — his failures and successes! Winston Churchill was the greatest orator of his day, the greatest leader of the Second World War, the greatest statesman of his age, and the greatest Englishman of the twentieth century, perhaps of all time. The debt owed to Sir Winston Churchill by the free world remains immeasurable. Yet at the heart of this often intimidating colossus lay a man of vast humanity, prolific writing, enormous wit and boundless humor, much of it mischievous. Professor Cardimen will touch on all this and more at this special presentation. Generously sponsored by Stuart Jeffares- Max Broock Realtors. 

  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

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

  • Art Therapy: What is it?

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Kathy Schnur, licensed therapist and accredited art therapist, joins us for this introduction to art therapy. Kathy has been an art therapist for a dozen years and has worked with individuals and
    groups in a variety of ways. She has used art therapy to improve mood, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem with individuals and in group settings. Kathy will discuss how creativity  influences nd brain health and how we can all benefit from this guided creative experience. Kathy will also be facilitating a 2-class Art Therapy, hands on series. See page 9 for more information. Generously sponsored by the Bank of Ann Arbor. 

  • Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Guided Tour

    Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 10:15-1:15pm

    Bus leaves Next at 10:15 am, returns about 1:15 pm

    Experience a 90-minute guided tour at the birthplace of the Ford Model T, the original Ford factory. Built in 1904, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is recognized as one of the most significant automotive heritage sites in the world. Birthplace of a revolution, rich with Detroit and automotive history, and an absolutely superb collection of vehicles. Car lover or not, you shouldn’t miss this one! The building can be drafty, please dress warmly.

  • Shakespeare's King Lear and the History of Tudor-Stuart England

    Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    The sixteenth century was a time of tumult and great social upheaval, both in England and in Europe as a whole. Some 50 years before Shakespeare’s birth, the Reformation had swept
    through the continent challenging long-standing religious practices and institutions. William Shakespeare wove many of these challenges into King Lear. How can historians use a work of
    literature to better understand a place and time? We will explore King Lear to see what Shakespeare’s greatest play reveals about the state of Tudor-Stuart England. Generously sponsored by Stuaret Jeffares- Max Brook Realtors. 

  • Greenfield Elementary Students Coming to Next!

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 10:00-11:30am

    Join us as Greenfield Elementary School students are matched with Next members to participate in all sorts of activities. We are building on last year’s great event that so many of our members enjoyed! What a great opportunity to get to know some students and hear their thoughts, ideas and laughter! This is a win-win situation — for you and for our inter-gen partners! Please sign up in the office.

  • Valentine Cookie Decorating

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 3:30-4:30pm

    Learn the foundations of decorating cookies with royal icing from talented baker, Patricia Davis of the Cookie Cool Cookie Company. You will learn the tips and techniques for creating
    beautiful cut-out cookies — and get to practice your decorating skills and take home your creations to share with a Valentine.

  • Scarf Tying made Simple

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 1:00-3:00pm

    Looking for a new way to tie a favorite scarf? Next member, Alice Lezotte will demonstrate a few ideas to tie scarves, and then we'll have some hands on practice. Bring one or two of your own favorite scarves, a sense of adventure, and be ready for some fun!

  • WSU Bostelle Theatre: The Winter's Tale

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 1:00-5:30pm

    This offerings is at capacity.  Registering for this will add you to the wait list.

    Bus leaves Next at 1:00 pm, returns about 5:15 pm

    One of William Shakespeare’s most famous and funny stage directions — ‘Exit, pursued by a bear’ — appears in Act III of The Winter’s Tale, a romance, comedy and fairy tale that has
    entertained audiences for 400 years. The story begins in Sicilia where the king accuses his wife of having an affair with his childhood friend. As his unfounded jealousy consumes him, he
    puts his wife on trial and abandons their newborn girl, Perdita, in the wild. But as with all fairy tales, the child survives and, now living in Bohemia, she blossoms into a free-spirited young
    woman. It’s there that she meets and falls in love with a young man who may just be the son to her father’s former friend. In a magical twist that must be seen to be believed, she might
    just fi nd the homecoming she’d never expected.

  • The Five Love Languages

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Did you know that vacuuming the entire living room is more effective than saying “I love you”? Maybe not for you, but for someone whose love language is “acts of service”, it could be!
    Each person has a primary love language that we must learn to speak if we want that person to feel loved. Diane Beri, MS, Executive Director of Botsford Commons will share how each
    person has a primary love language that we must learn to speak if we want that person to feel loved.

  • The Nature of Chocolate

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Naturalist Educator, Laurel Zoet, tapped into over 10 years of experience to build Nature on the GO! programs. She is passionate about connecting people of all ages with the diversity and wonder of the natural phenomenon right in our own backyards. This presentation focuses on something delicious we all know and love — chocolate! Even though it doesn’t grow here in the Great Lake’s region, we are connected to the nature of chocolate every time we indulge! This interpretive program looks at the history, ecology and manufacturing of one of our favorite treats. An indulgent chocolate tasting is included in this 90-minute program. Limited to 50 members. Generously sponsored by Stuart Jeffares- Max Brook Realtors.

  • Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures

    Friday, February 14, 2020 | 9:45-1:15pm

    LITTLE CAESARS ARENA
    DISNEY ON ICE: ROAD TRIP ADVENTURES

    This trip is at capcity - please register to add your name to the wait list. 


    Friday, February 14 - Please register by Tuesday, January 21
    Bus leaves Next at 9:45 am, returns about 1:15 pm

    Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy — and you —
    embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. Extending the show beyond the ice, aerial artists and acrobats dynamically enhance the storytelling throughout the performance.
    This show seamlessly blends innovative technology with classic theatrical elements, elevating the audience’s live ice show multi-generational experience. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  • Photography Club

    Tuesday, February 18, 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 NextPhotoClub@gmail.com

  • Art Therapy With Kathy Schnur

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    2-class series: Tuesdays, February 18 and 25 at 1:00 pm

    Please pre-register by February 14 to guarantee materials when classes begin. $5 materials fee to be paid to instructor on February 18. How can you improve your mood, reduce anxiety and
    increase self-esteem? PAINT! Kathy Schnur, licensed therapist and accredited art therapist, joins us for this guided, creative painting experience . Kathy has been an art therapist for
    a dozen years and has worked with individuals and groups in a variety of ways. Kathy is very interested in how creativity influences wellness and brain health and can’t wait to share her passion with you!

  • Your Holistic Retirement Journey

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    What does a holistic retirement plan mean? Find out at this informational session on planning with a unique, holistic take led by Justin Pippert, Managing Partner at Trifound. We will
    discuss approaching this exciting time utilizing financial, legal and accounting services together to avoid common pitfalls. With education, attention to detail and a comprehensive plan,
    you will get the most out of your retirement.

  • Pewabic Tour & Hands-on Workshop

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 10:00-2:15pm

    Bus leaves Next at 10:00 am, returns about 2:15 pm

    Take a one-hour docent led tour through this National Historic Landmark building to experience the history and the tile-making process. You will be guided through the studio to see where the clay is made, tiles are pressed and glazed, and the kilns are fired by gifted artisans. Explore the museum and exhibition space to see historic Pewabic ceramics and contemporary ceramic art. After completing the tour, make the experience more memorable, with a hands-on workshop. You’ll learn the basics of tile-making and create your own tile masterpiece — and a Piece of Detroit history. Dress casual; must be able to climb narrow stairs.

  • Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice!

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Enjoy Iceland’s 1000 mile Ring Road that will take you to beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous vistas. Learn about the “Hot Pots” and the Legend and Lore of the Elves, Trolls and Nordic Myths
    that enchant Iceland. Enjoy the natural beauty of the island’s glaciers. Reid Beyerlein, businessman and world traveler will share Iceland’s history and his travel experience! Kindly sponsored
    by Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfi eld Hills.

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club
  • Osteoporosis: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Prevention & Treatment

    Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low bone mass, a reduction in bone strength, and an increased risk of fractures. According the National Osteoporosis Foundation, approximately
    50% of women and up to 25% of men over the age of 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis. Dorothy A. Nelson Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology at Oakland University
    will explore risk factors, methods of diagnosis, approaches to prevention, and various options for treatment. Generously sponsored by The Bank of Ann Arbor. 

  • Immigration

    Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Melanie Goldberg, Attorney for Justice for Our Neighbors

    “Our identity is not based on race or ethnicity, it’s based on a set of shared values. That’s American citizenship, Justice for Our Neighbors assists with humanitarian cases, family reunification and other immigration services including citizenship, Green Card status adjustment and providing advice and information. Ms. Goldberg will provide a clear background on immigration law, policies and current issues. Immigration law and policies are changing daily under the current administration. Since immigration law is as complex as tax law, it is hard to know what the changes mean if you do not have a point of reference. This presentation provides that point of reference. Generously sponosred by Stuart Jeffares - max Broock Realtors. 

  • BINGO

    Friday, February 21, 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.
  • Marimba, Marimba!

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    What is a marimba? It’s a percussion instrument, originating in Africa, with wooden bars that are struck with mallets to produce lovely musical tones. Musician, Paul Demick will share interesting facts, stories and a special performance for your pleasure. Kindly sponsored by Affordable HomeCare.

  • Dinner & a Classic: The Dark Passage

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 5:00-7:00pm

    Vincent Parry (Humphrey Bogart) has just escaped from prison after being locked up for a crime he did not commit — murdering his wife. On the outside, Vincent finds that his face is betraying him, literally — so he finds a plastic surgeon to give him new features. After getting a ride out of town from a stranger, Vincent crosses paths with a young woman (Lauren Bacall) who lets him stay in her apartment while he heals and continues to try and clear his name. Not Rated 1 hour 46 minutes

  • Manresa Jesuit Retreat House

    Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    You are warmly invited to this presentation by Grace and George Seroka, who will provide us with a brief history and the offerings of Manresa Jesuit Retreat House. Come join us to learn
    more about Manresa, located on 39 acres at the corner of Woodward and Quarton in Bloomfield Hills. Perhaps you may want to experience an event at Manresa even before their presentation. Grace and others will lead an outdoor meditation program at Manresa on January 12 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Additional information about the meditation program can be found
    on the Manresa website at www.manresa-sj.org.

  • Revolutions Around the World

    Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Gus Mondalek, International Expert & Religious Scholar

    A new wave of protests and revolutions are happening all over the world, from Lebanon to Hong Kong to Bolivia. These conflicts are impacting countries ability to govern while hundreds
    of thousands of civilians are displaced looking for food, shelter and safety. We will investigate the cause for these protests and revolutions, and their immediate and long term objectives. Generously sponsored by Stuart Jeffares - Max Broock Realtors.

  • Michigan Opera Theatre: Champion

    Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 10:00-2:15pm

    MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE AT
    THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE: CHAMPION
    Thursday, March 26 - Registration required
    Bus leaves Next at 10:00 am, returns about 2:15 pm

    Terence Blanchard’s “opera in jazz” makes its Detroit Opera House debut March 26. Based on the real story of prized fighter Emile Griffith, Champion is a refl ction on the boxer’s life as he
    struggles with regret, prejudice and the fluidity of sexual and societal morality. Featuring opera star Denyce Graves, Champion is a self-refl ective work not to be missed. The running time for
    this performance is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including intermission.

  • WSU Bonstelle Theatre

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

    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!