15 AugNext Meeting
Coin ClubEvery 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
21 AugNext Meeting
Stamp ClubEvery 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm
15 AugNext Meeting
Wednesday Night @ The MoviesEvery Wednesday at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics. Popcorn is provided.
Please register for Dinner and a Movie separately.
Full synopsis of each film can be seen by clicking RSVP button before you register.
July 11 - Lincoln
July 18 - 500 Days of Summer
August 1 - Keep on Keepin on
August 8 - Sweet Home Alabama
August 15 - Mama Mia
August 22 - Sunshine Superman
16 AugNext Meeting
Writer’s CornerEvery 1st & 3rd Thursday at 9:30am-11:00am
Resumes in September
Come join this drop-in group and unlock your inner-author in a supportive environment with other aspiring writers whose interests range from poetry, novels, social commentary, short stories, to family history. Share your material and receive constructive feedback.
17 AugNext Meeting
Current Events Discussion GroupEvery Friday at 12:00pm-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.
15 AugNext Meeting
Men's BreakfastEvery Wednesday at 9:00am-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 LessonsWednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:30am
Beginner and Intermediate player are welcome.
Wednesdays, Sept. 5, 12, 26, and Oct. 3rd. (No class Sept. 19)
Learn play techniques that will improve your declarer play. Our instructor, Silver Life Master Jim Bloom, has more than 10 years experience teaching bridge to beginner and intermediate players. The book Play of the Hand in the 21st Century is a required book and can be purchased from instructor.
17 AugNext Meeting
Life TransitionsEvery Friday at 12:00am-12:00am
Conversation & Companionship Every Friday morning at 9:00 am
Have you experienced a signiﬁ cant transition recently? Perhaps the loss of a spouse or child, divorce or a move? This new group meets weekly to provide a little comfort, and mutual support to one another. Join Next members who are looking to connect to others with similar life-changing experiences. Gather for support, advice and companionship.
17 AugNext Meeting
Hot Dog Fridays!Every Friday at 12:00pm-1:00pm
All summer long, weather permitting, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm we will be grilling up hot-dogs in our courtyard.The hot dogs are all-beef dogs, and they come with chips and a drink. There’s no cost for this, it’s just our way of thanking you, our fantastic members, for making Next,
the wonderful place it is.Feel free to bring a dish to pass if you would like!
14 AugNext Meeting
We Love Our Sponsors!Every (all day)
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
We are grateful for our partnerships!! Without sponsor support, Next could not meet the growing needs of our 50-plus community.
From programming, to transportation and support services, we appreciate your assistance!!
American Mah Jongg LessonsThursday, August 2, 2018 at 1:00pm
Cost: 5 week series - $45 members / $50 non-members $9 materials fee paid directly to the instructor, if you need a current Mah Jongg card. Instructor Judy Shell’s Mah Jongg journey began at Next,and we are excited to welcome her back to share her “addiction” and love of the game! Judy incorporates techniques acquired in her 37 years as an educator, and teaches for beginners and those wanting a review. Learn rules of the game, how to make a hand, and how to play.
New Member CoffeeTuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:30am
If you are a new member, please join us for coffee and conversation. Meet other new members and learn more about Next including new programs, classes, and events, off-site activities and support services. Light refreshments provided.
Healthy is a State of Body & MindTuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2:00pm
All of us are a “work in progress.” Setting small goals that are easy and within your control can improve your life. Wellness and ﬁ tness involve being aware and making healthy choices about diet, exercise, and staying positive. Strive for the best health you can have in all areas of your life by making mindful, healthy choices. Join us for guided meditation and relaxation techniques from experts at Blossom Ridge, Oakland County’s inspired senior living community!
Mukho MemoriesWednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1:00pm
Next welcomes Author/Professor Don Haffner. Mukho Memories is the heartfelt, humorous and entertaining story of his service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Korea in the 70s. Devoting his young life to teaching English to children, he also immersed himself in the language and culture of this beautiful country, and made lifelong friends in the process. Come listen to his amazing experience — and learn of his labor of love. Don has three graduate degrees and presently works as a Professor of History at Oakland Community College. Kindly sponsored by St. Anne’s Mead.
The Revitialization of Detroit's RiverfrontThursday, August 16, 2018 at 6:00pm
Marc Pasco, Director of Communications Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
The Conservancy is transforming Detroit’s international riverfront — the face of the city — into a beautiful, exciting, safe, accessible world-class gathering place. Through its public and private partnerships, the Riverfront Conservancy supports the expansion of the Detroit RiverWalk, associated green spaces and the development of the riverfront district, facilitating community access to the waterfront. With a goal of enhancing Detroit’s image, the Conservancy plans to develop a collective sense of ownership and create an inviting destination for all.
Leader Dogs for the BlindThursday, August 23, 2018 at 6:00pm
Kevin Anderson, 25 year Dedicated Volunteer Today, with a mission of empowering people who are blind or visually impaired to be safe and travel independently every day, the Leader Dogs for the Blind is a valuable organization. Their actions are guided by the important values of doing what is right, respect and compassion, passion for the work, superior experience, teamwork, innovation and safety. Look forward to a visit with Fillip, one of the Leader Dogs in training! Fillip will do the presentation and Kevin, Puppy Raiser and former Puppy Counselor will be our interpreter!
Hello, Dolly: Dinner and a ClassicWednesday, August 29, 2018 at 5:00pm
This offering is at capacity. Please call the office to be added to the wait list.
Directed by Gene Kelly, this movie features matchmaker Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) as she travels to Yonkers to ﬁ nd a partner for “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau), convincing Horace’s niece, his niece’s intended, and his clerks to travel to New York City along the way. Rated G 2 hours 26 minutes
Making Memories: Photo BookTuesday, September 4, 2018 at 6:30pm
Computer Classes - Baldwin Library & Next
Instructor: Bart Gioia
Photo Book: MAKING MEMORIES:
Learn how to get your pictures off your digital devices and into your hands with a beautiful photo book. Learners of ALL ages welcome.
Health Expo & Flu Shot ClinicTuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10:00am
No registration is required…walk-ins are welcome! This event is free!!
Please join us for this important event featuring more than 50 vendors providing rafﬂe prizes and giveaways! Walgreen’s of Birmingham will be providing the high dose ﬂu shot speciﬁcally for seniors, as well as the regular dose shot. The Birmingham Police Department will be accepting expired medications for safe disposal. Please remember to bring your identiﬁcation and insurance cards. Most insurances, including Medicare are accepted. Please call the ofﬁce to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome but may have a longer wait
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn what is available in our community! So bring your questions and join us for the Health Expo on September 25!!