Enrichment & Health

  • Cafe Next!

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 12:01-11:59pm

    Grab a light lunch with friends or a bite before a class. Choose from fresh salads, wrap sandwiches or salad scoops such as chicken salad, egg salad or tuna prepared by Stacked Deli in downtown Birmingham! Open anytime Next is!

  • Coffee & Conversation: New Women's Group

    Tuesday, October 20, 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, October 21, 2020 | 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

  • Mindfulness & Meditation at Home via Zoom

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 2:30-3:30pm

    Wednesdays 3:00 -4:00 pm at home via Zoom. 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, October 21, 2020 | 5:30-7:30pm

    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.

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club
  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, October 23, 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.
  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm

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

  • Trivia Time at Next!

    Monday, November 9, 2020 | 3:00-4:00pm

    Enjoy an evening trivia in a lively, interactive quizlike atmosphere with a professional and entertaining trivia host! Teams of four can enjoy a little friendly competition with
    a chance to win bragging rights! Generously sponsored by Afffordable HomeCare.

  • Healthy Feet

    Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 1:30-2:30pm

    At Next and via Zoom

    During this in-person lecture, Dr. Victor Nwosu, DPM, will discuss common foot and ankle conditions that plague us as we age. Topics to be covered include gastrocnemius soleus equinus, heel spurs, plantar fasciitis and bunions. Dr. Nwosu is board certified, fellowship trained, and specializes in pediatric and adult foot and ankle surgery, as well complex wound care. Dr. Nwosu is from the CORE Institute, which has locations in Michigan and Arizona. Generously sponsored by The Bank of Ann Arbor.

  • Magic, Funny Side Up with Jason Abbott

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 6:00-7:30pm

    One part magician three parts comedian, Jason Abbott entertains audiences nationwide with his hilarious brand of comedy and magic. He has performed for many celebraties, hundreds of collegues, and top cpmpanies nationwide. The secret to jason's success is his rapport with the audience and combining fresh,orginal magic with quick wit and outrageous situational comedy. Kindly sponosred by laourdes Senior Community. 

  • Crash Course in Jewish History 1:

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Ancient History at Next via YouTube

    Dr. Abramson, Dean of Touro College and a specialist in Jewish History and Thought presents a four-lecture tour through Jewish history from earliest times to the present. Dr. Abramson delivered his lecture in September, 2019. Next will continue the series in the New Year and follow with a community dialogue.

  • Museum Secrets

    Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm

    Thursdays at 12:00 noon

    Come with us to the world’s greatest museums to uncover secrets dark and strange. Museum Secrets combines surprising revelations about things we all recognize with amazing
    revelations about things we’ve never seen before. In every episode, this National Geographic series takes us to a new museum.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - November 19
    From the mystery of a king’s madness to a silver chalice some think is the Holy Grail, discover the secrets inside the Metropolitan Museum. One of the world’s largest collections of art
    features galleries filled with tragedy, madness and murder. 

    Imperial War Museum, London - December 3
    The Imperial War Museum tells the story of Britain at War, from World War I to the present, through a collection of 10 million items — from guns to planes to medals to cyanide
    pills — at fi ve locations in England visited by over two million people every year.

  • Musical Matinees!

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm

    We may not be able to attend the theater, so we are bringing the theater to Next! Join us for an afternoon of entertainment as we watch some of the most popular musicals to date. We may be outdoors for this event, so please dress accordingly.

    Tuesday, November 24 at 12:00 noon

    Never in rock and roll history has there been a production like Springsteen on Broadway. Following a busy 2016 which opened with him touring a revival of "The River" with the E-Street Band
    and concluded with the publication of his autobiography Born to Run, Springsteen decided to stay in one place for 2017 — New York City, to be specifi c. There he began a residency at the
    Walter Kerr Theatre in October 2017, performing a show based on his memoir. Springsteen on Broadway turned out to be a runaway success, staying on Broadway through December 15, 2018.

    Tuesday, December 8 at 12:00 noon

    In this Irving Berlin musical, Jim (Bing Crosby) and Lila are members of a performing trio who plan to quit and run a country hotel. When Lila says she has fallen in love with the dancer in
    the act, Ted (Fred Astaire), Jim leaves town with a broken heart. After turning the inn into a holidays-only live entertainment venue, Jim winds up booking — and falling for — Linda (Marjorie
    Reynolds). But when Ted shows up at the place after being dumped by Lila, he too sets his sights on beautiful Linda.

  • State Representative Mari Manoogian

    Friday, December 4, 2020 | 10:30-11:30am

    Join us for a conversation with State Representative Mari Manoogian. We will learn about what is happening in Lansing, and you will have the opportunity to let her know which issues are important to you. Community members welcome. 

  • Inside the USS Arizona Documentary

    Monday, December 7, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm

    Pearl Harbor Remeberance Day 

    The USS Arizona has been resting on Pearl Harbor's ocean floor for the past 79 years. For the fi rst time since it was destroyed in 1941, scientists have the technology to take an in-depth look inside the ship. Once considered the pride of its fleet, the Arizona has taken on drastic changes in the shallow waters of the Pearl. This comprehensive search of the USS Arizona sheds light on one of the darkest days in American history. The discoveries made inside the ship are a stark reminder of all those who paid the ultimate price for their country. The film retells personal stories of survivors who lived through Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. It also brings a survivor who was aboard the Arizona back to see the ship for what might be one last time.

  • Holiday Musical Revue with

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Chris Ayotte, entertainer, celebrity impresonator and radio talk show host returns to Next to perform holiday songs to get you into a festive mood! Chris has entertained at a variety of
    venues across the country with his fun-loving style of comedy and distinct voice. He is especially recognized for his vocal likeness to Elvis and for his ability to recreate many celebrities. Those who have heard Chris call him “one of the best!”. Generously sponsored by Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills.

  • Why am I so hungry?

    Thursday, December 17, 2020 | 1:30-2:30pm

    Undertanding what your body is telling you - viz Zoom.

    There are many reasons why we can feel hungry. In this lecture Gail Posner, a registered dietician, will discuss these and offer suggestions for you to help control your hunger. Topics will include, hydration, timing of meals, balanced meals (protein, fat, complex carbohydrate, and fi ber), sugar, simple carbohydrate, sleep. Also, learn to recognize and HALT (hunger, angry, lonely, tired) triggers that feel like hunger. Generously sponsored by The Bank of Ann Arbor. 

  • Costume Jewelry Sale!

    Monday, March 29, 2021 | 10:00-11:00am

    Time to clean out your jewelry box! Donate your costume jewelry to the Next office — and it will be part of the 2nd Annual Next Costume Jewelry Sale! We welcome all types
    of jewelry: rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, pins and brooches! All proceeds will benefi t Next! Remember — one person’s donation is another person’s treasure!