Enrichment & Health

  • 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.
  • 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!

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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. 

  • 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