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Upcoming Events

REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE
Monday
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Euchre

Tuesday
9:00   Acupuncture
9:00   Line Dance
10:30  Weaving
11:45  Lunch

Wednesday
9:00  Exercise w/ Mark
10:30 Writers Group
10:45 Gentle Fitness
11:45  Lunch
12:30  Bingo
12:30  Art

Thursday
11:45  Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Yoga

Friday
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
10:45 Gentle Fitness
10am -2pm Massage (By appointment)
1:00 - 2:30 Yoga

Saturday
10:00-noon – Quilting

Reminder!  You are responsible for signing yourself up for lunch.  To all current and new lunch participants, to ensure an accurate count for meals are ordered in a timely manner, please sign up on the days you would like a meal for the upcoming week. Meals are ordered every Thursday morning by 11AM. After this time, we are unable to place additional orders. We are asking for your assistance to ensuring your name is placed on sign-up sheet(s).  


COFFEE HOUR WITH STATE REP. RONNIE PETERSON
Thursday, April 12 from 9:00 am - 10:00 am
On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9AM-10AM, join State Representative Ronnie Peterson for “Coffee Hour.” Be on time, bring your questions, and come ready to engage in dialogue on State government issues and seniors. State Representative Ronnie Peterson wants to hear your VOICE! To learn more about “Working for Michigan Seniors,” please pick up a brochure in the lobby of the Ypsilanti Senior Center.

POTLUCK: "ABC DISH" WITH BLUE SAGE PRESENTATION
Tuesday, April 17 from 11:45 am 
Bring a dish that starts with the first letter of your first name! Be creative, have fun, and share the reason why dish was selected. The center will provide the main dish, Sub Sandwiches for “Seniors.”

Drinks will be provided by a representative from Meridian Care and individuals that miss “Blue Sage” presentation in March, here is another opportunity to come and learn more on how to alleviate chronic health issues through safe, non-pharmaceutical alternatives. You do not want to miss this!

MEDICARE OVERVIEW
Monday, April 23 from 10:45 am 
On Monday, April 23, 2018 at 10:45AM, Medicare specialists will be providing an educational overview of recent changes to Medicare, how Medicare works, what options are available as a Medicare recipient, and how to qualify for lower prescription costs or other extra help.

OUT TO EAT BRUNCH
Friday, April 27 at 11:30 am
Meet the group at L’Georges located 43711 Michigan Ave., Canton, MI 48188 @ 11:30AM on Friday, April 27, 2018. As a gentle reminder, please sign-up at the center to ensure an accurate count is provided at restaurant.

MICHIGAN BUREAU OF SERVICES FOR BLIND PERSONS
Monday, April 30 at 10:45 am
On Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:45AM, Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons will be visiting to provide an overview of programs and services offered for the blind or visually impaired to achieve employment and independence. Come learn more to gain information for yourself or for someone you know with no or limited visibility.

EXERCISE CLASSES AND HEALTH AND WELLNESS
WCC classes have concluded for winter semester. Mark will continue weekly class schedule Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30AM. Laugh while working on improving balance, strength, flexibility, conditioning and cognitive capabilities. Exercise balls and weights will be utilized.

Spring/Summer exercise classes commences Monday, May 7, 2018, with Wednesday class resuming at 9AM.

Line Dance: Commencing Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Line Dance will start at 9AM to 10AM. Mark your calendar as spaces are available. Get ready to have fun, sweat pouring, balance improved, and memory enhanced.

Yoga: Commencing Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, 2018, Yoga will start at 1PM-2:30PM. We do apologize, both classes are FULL.

Schedule a Norwegian Massage with Sissel Bridges at 734-340-3766 on Fridays, bi-weekly. The affordable fee is:
•    11 Minutes for $12
•    30 Minutes for $24
•    45 Minutes for $36
•    60 Minutes for $48

Acupuncturist, Ron Hough will be at the center on Tuesdays from 9am – 11am.  The fee is $15/session. Starting on April 30, Ron will be at the center on Mondays 10:30 – 12:30 instead of Tuesdays.
 
The foot nurse, Robbi Duda, will be at the center on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Call 734-741-8586 to schedule an appointment.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTER
Do you need some extra activities or positive social engagement to include in your day? Come visit and/or participant in additional activities the center has to offer:
  • Writers Group. This is an opportunity for writers of ALL skill levels to explore different writing genres, build confidence, collaborate with others and promote a passion for creative writing. Writing assignments are according to a topic selected by participants. Interested? All are welcomed. Come and meet with the group each Wednesday from 10:30AM-11:30AM.
  • Bingo: Come join this lively group each Wednesday at 12:30PM. Bingo is a great game! Each card is $1 and .50 for additional cards. Maybe, you’ll get lucky!
  • Euchre: Looking to learn a new card game or are experienced playing Euchre? The group welcomes new participants and meets Mondays at 12:30PM.  The cost is ONLY 50. 
  • Gentle Fitness: Haven’t worked out in a while, have limited mobility, or would like to incorporate some physical activity to stay healthy and mobile? Consider participating in a low-impact workout session that is easier on the body and joints held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45AM. It’s a great way to get the heart-pumping without worrying about injuries.
  • Weaving: Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, felting, or braiding with yarns or threads? Weaving classes are offered on Tuesdays at 10:30AM.
  • Art for Everyone: In April the art class will work with polymer clay on Wednesday April 11 and 25 at 12:30.
  • Knitting and Crocheting: Anyone who wants to knit or crochet with some friends should come on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2:00.  All are welcome, from newbies to experienced craftsman.  There is always enough experience to help through problems. 
Read the Newsletter for additional weekly programs that are offered.

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