Enrichment & Socialization

  • Men's Roundtable Discussion Group

    Wednesday, November 29, 2023 | 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

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, November 29, 2023 | 5:00-7:00pm

    Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics every Wednesday eveing at 5:30 pm. 

    Full synopsis of each film can be seen here.

  • Calling all Jigsaw Puzzle Lovers!

    Thursday, November 30, 2023 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Teams must register by November 22 

    If you love a good jigsaw puzzle and enjoy some friendly competition, you need to grab two or three of your jigsaw-loving friends and sign up for Next’s 1st Annual Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament! Teams of two, three or four will try to complete a puzzle within one hour. The team with the greatest portion of the puzzle completed by the end of the hour, wins! If you don’t have a team, but would still like to participate, sign up; we’ll find a team for you!  

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, December 1, 2023 | 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.
  • Women's Conversation Group

    Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 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!

  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 7:00-9:00pm

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

  • Join us for a Beautiful Cello Concert

    Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 6:00-7:00pm

    We are grateful to have Stuart Jeffares as the 2023 sponsor of The Next Big Night Out! 

    Let’s gather to enjoy a truly amazing cello concert with Mauricio Bentanzo! Trained at the Catholic University of Chile with a Residency at Carnegie Mellon, Mauricio has performed all over the world, including the Kennedy Center, Chilean Embassy and as a soloist with the Catholic University of America Orchestra. He also played with the rock cello group Primitivity during its residency at Strathmore. Mauricio will share an exciting variety of music with different dimensions all designed to provide beauty and wonder to us all!

  • Holiday Card Making

    Friday, December 8, 2023 | 9:30-10:30am

    Join Beth Johnson, owner of Beth Johnson Creations, and embrace the spirit of the season. Beth will teach a variety of different greeting card making techniques for you to make FIVE different festive Holiday cards. We will have fun with, die-cutting, stenciling, and an assortment of crafty and artistic methods. Material fee of $5.00 to be paid to instructor on day of class.

  • Holiday Traditions - Potluck Lunch

    Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 12:00-1:00pm

    It’s back! Please join us for a potluck meal to celebrate the season! Prepare a dish to share with your fellow Next members. International and holiday favorites are encouraged, but not necessary. To participate, bring a homemade dish for 8 people (main dish, side dish or appitizer - dessert will be provided). Good food is all the sweeter when shared with good friends. Kindly sponsored by American House Stone & Elmwood

    Registration required by Monday, December 5

  • Joyful Music for the Holidays

    Wednesday, December 13, 2023 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Join the Terra Voce Ensemble for a chamber music concert featuring classical and popular holiday favorites. Selections will include quartet arrangements of the Christmas Concerto by Corelli, Children’s Album by Chaminade, the Nutcracker Ballet, Carols from Around the World, Hanukkah Medley, and more. The perfect holiday treat! Terra Voce Ensemble • Lillian Dean, clarinet • Doris Hall, keyboard • Kelly Roenicke, violin • Karen Wingert, cello.

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, December 20, 2023 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club

    For information contact Robert Beuter at 248-646-9657. Coin Club will take a Summer hiatus beginning in June and will resume in the Fall.