Travel

  • 20Mar
    Next Meeting

    Community Housing Tours

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10:30am

    Join us to tour local senior living communities. There are many wonderful options in the area and this is a great opportunity to gather information. Enjoy a complimentary lunch as part of the tour. You will depart from and return to Next! Please register here or call 248-203-5270 to make a reservation if you would like to join us.

    Bellbrook of Rochester
    Wednesday, March 20 - Bus departs at 10:30
    Bellbrook is a warm, friendly neighborhood of elders and associates who share life experiences together. This is a Life Plan community with options including independent living, assisted living and memory care. If your needs change, your home doesn’t have to.

    Provision Living of West Bloomfi eld
    Wednesday, April 24 - Bus departs at 10:30
    Come join us on a tour of this brand new upscale senior living community. Provisions of West Bloomfield covers 11 acres that will offer elegant hospitality and residential areas including landscaped courtyards and patios. This community offers assisted living as well as memory care.

    All Seasons of Birmingham
    Wednesday, May 15 - Bus departs at 11:00
    All Seasons Independent Senior living is located in the heart of downtown Birmingham, amidst the best in shops, dining and entertainment. All Seasons is uniquely designed to offer today’s seniors a world of quality and luxury combined with the best travel and residential experiences. Many amenities
    and services are offered including transportation, fine dining and diverse educational and cultural programs.

    The James of Ferndale
    Wednesday June 12 - Bus departs at 10:30
    The James is an all-inclusive community with every need located on site, including convenient shuttles, gourmet meals and educational and cultural activities. The James offers independent living for today’s modern senior located in vibrant downtown Ferndale.

    Waltonwood Royal Oak
    Wednesday July 17 - Bus departs at 11:00
    Waltonwood is dedicated to nurturing the spirit — and improving the quality of life for their Assisted Living residents. Community features include elegant dining room with three healthy meals served daily, exercise room, 24-hour supervised care and social activities and programs.

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  • 25Apr
    Next Meeting

    Kirk in the Hills Tour

    Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10:30am

    This offering is currently at capacity.  Please contact the office to be added to the wait list.

    Kick of the Hills Tour and Lunch at Tavern 5
    Thursday, April 25 - Registration required
    Bus departs Next at 10:30 am, returns about 2:00 pm

    We will visit and take a one-and-a-half-hour docent-led tour of Kirk in the Hills, the dream and vision of Colonel Edwin S.George. Colonel George, a Detroit businessman, gifted his home and estate (Cedarholm) in 1947, intending the Kirk to be a community church serving the area. View the Pewabic ceramic tile, Marshall Fredrick’s sculptures, and the tower which houses one of the world’s largest carillon with 77 bells. The Gothic design church was patterned after the once famous 13th century Melrose Abbey in Scotland, and is one of the last truly Gothic structures built in America. Lunch on your own after at 5th Tavern.

  • 6May
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    Music & Humor from the Heart and other vital organs!

    Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12:30pm

    Music & Humor from the Heart and other vital organs!

    MEADOWBROOK THEATRE
    Monday, May 6 – Registration required
    Bus departs Next at 12:30 pm, returns about 4:30 pm

    Enjoy an afternoon of humor, laughter, fun and singing at Meadowbrook Theatre.  This musical variety show will be performed by a group of local talented (and young at heart) seniors, who are known for their performances throughout Oakland and Macomb counties.  Light refreshments will be served, starting at 1pm, prior to show time.  Proceeds benefit Meadowbrook Theatre.  Running time for the show is approximately 2 hours.

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  • 10May
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    Detroit Opera Theatre: The Grapes of Wrath

    Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:26am

    This offering is at capacity.  Please call the office to be added to the wait list.

    Friday, May 10 - Registration required
    Bus departs Next at 10:00 am, returns about 2:15 pm

    Experience the dress rehearsal, the day before opening night! This heart-wrenching opera, based on the classic novel by John Steinbeck, tells the story of the Joad family on their quest for survival during the 1930s Dust Bowl. Featuring jazz-inspired, folksy music by Ricky Ian Gordon, The Grapes of Wrath has been called “the great American opera”. Running time about 2.5 hours

  • 17May
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    DSO: Morning Coffee Concerts

    Friday, May 17, 2019 at 9:00am

    Bus departs Next at 9:15 am, returns about 1:00 pm
    Please pre-register, space is limited.

    Friday, May 17 - REVOLUTION: The Beatles REVOLUTION is a symphonic journey through the history of The Beatles at Abbey Road told through the Fab Four’s #1 Hits and Jeff Tyzik’s restorative arrangements of the original recordings for singers and orchestra.

    Friday, June 14 - The Music of Oz Defy gravity and follow the yellow brick road on a musical journey over the rainbow. Frank Baum’s classic novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, took the world by storm —and for over one hundred years has inspired storytellers and
    composers on Broadway (Wicked, The Wiz), in Hollywood (The Wizard of Oz, Return to Oz) and on the radio (“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”). Relive all the wonderful music of Oz based on the original tale in one magical concert event.

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  • 22May
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    Heilelberg Project &Sister Pie

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:15pm

    Wednesday, May 22 - Registration required (Limited to 10)
    Bus departs Next at 10:15 am, returns about 1:00 pm

    Explore the history and mission of the Heidelberg Project — including key installations and the elements of the canvas at the site, as well as the philosophy behind Tyree Guyton’s work. This is a docent-led outdoor walking tour of about a block and a half, and approximately 30 minutes in length. After the tour, we head to Sister Pie, a bright corner bakery and finalist for the prestigious James Beard Award for Outstanding Baker in Detroit’s West Village. Bakery treats not included in price.

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