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  • 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 jcunnings@comcast.net.

    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 stuartjeffares@gmail.com.

  • Agebusters Workout

    Thursday, July 2, 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, July 2, 2020 | 9:30-12:30pm

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
  • Pinochle

    Thursday, July 2, 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.

  • Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Thursday, July 2, 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

  • Mat Yoga

    Thursday, July 2, 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.

  • Pickleball

    Thursday, July 2, 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.

  • Chess Club - New!

    Thursday, July 2, 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.

  • Limber Up

    Friday, July 3, 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.

  • Friday Tai Chi

    Friday, July 3, 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, July 3, 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

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, July 3, 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, July 3, 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, July 3, 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, July 4, 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, July 4, 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, July 4, 2020 | 9:00-2:00pm

  • Knitting

    Monday, July 6, 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, July 6, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

    This class is for those with little or no bridge playing experience.
  • Next Golf League- Springdale Course

    Monday, July 6, 2020 | 10:20-11:20am

    Join Next members for commeraderie, fresh air and lots of fun with the Next Golf Leagues. Register for one or both leagues below to participate. 

    Springdale Golf League:

    June 1 – August 31

    14 sessions

    Carts allowed for single riders, if a cart is unavailable, a rain check will be issued.

    Registration deadline May 22nd- payable by check mailed to Next or register below on-line.

    Start time: 10:20 am with groups going out in ten minute intervals.

    Cost for the 14 weeks - $ 153.00 per person

    Further information can be obtained through the league manager: 

    Jerry Mercier 248-514-2853

    Location: Springdale: 316 Strathmore Rd. Bloomfield Hills

  • Mah Jongg

    Monday, July 6, 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, July 6, 2020 | 11:30-2:30pm

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

  • New! Ageless Yoga: Advance Chair

    Monday, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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.

  • TAI CHI

    Tuesday, July 7, 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

  • Coffee & Conversation: New Women's Group

    Tuesday, July 7, 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!

  • Socki!

    Tuesday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 2020 | 2:30-5:30pm

    Bring a partner and play bridge with old friends and new.
  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

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

  • Men's Breakfast

    Wednesday, July 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
  • Quilting

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

    Bridge players rotate tables after six hands of play.
  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, July 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.

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, July 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.

  • Coin Club

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

    Coin Club
  • BINGO

    Friday, July 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.
  • Photography Club

    Tuesday, July 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 NextPhotoClub@gmail.com