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Cards

Pinochle- Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm

Euchre - Thursday at 12:30 pm

Duplicate Bridge - Friday at 10 am

Drop in fee applies. Game entrance fee varies among groups and is paid out in prizes.

Wii Games

Every Wednesday at 12:45 pm

Join the Wii video game craze! This game is great to help improve hand-eye coordination and movement, and can be done while seated. This drop-in program is lots of fun! Drop in fee applies.

Mexican Train

Wednesdays at 11 am. This twist on the classic Domino game is great fun! Everyone is invited to play in this drop-in program. Don’t know how to play? No worries! We’ll teach you this fun game!

Bingo

Every Thursday at 9:30 am

Come and try your luck at BINGO! Cost is $2 for 3 cards. Drop in fee applies.


Scarlet Ladies of Fraser

The Scarlet Ladies group meets at the Fraser Activities Center on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for conversations, friendship, lunches and outings-whatever we want to do!  You must be a member of the Fraser Activity Center and $25 if you’re a Fraser resident & $35 if you reside outside of Fraser.  Our only rules are to wear purple and a RED hat and have fun!  For more info on the Scarlet Ladies, Call Gail at (586) 731-2996.


Fraser Seniors Volunteer Force

Become a Member of the Fraser Seniors Volunteer Force. If you could spare some time to volunteer, we could use some helping hands in the following areas: Crafting, Holiday Parties (Planning, decorating, serving, door prize giveaways), Reminder calls, Birthday calls, Bagel Pick up & Plating, Organize Books & Cards. Please give us a call (586) 296-8483

Euchre Tournament

First Friday of the Month. Sign in at 6 pm, Game at 6:30 pm

Come in and use your skills at the Euchre Tournament! Cost is $10 per person. Two 50/50 raffles available, water and coffee are provided.


Crafts


Parties & Events 

Wheel of Fortune – Fraser edition

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd doors at 12 pm

Put your knowledge to the test with our live interactive Wheel of Fortune gameshow! We’ll have a light lunch and play Wheel of Fortune complete with prizes. We invite everyone to participate! Our first Wheel of Fortune was a hit! Cost is $12 members, $15 non-members. Registration deadline is one week prior to event

Halloween Costume Party
Tuesday, October 29th, Doors at 11:45
When is the last time that you’ve dressed up for Halloween? Let’s have some laughs together! Join us for a great time as we enjoy lunch & punch, music and games with prizes. There will be prizes for the best costume too! Cost is $12 Members and $15 Non-Members


Health and Wellness

Seniors 55+ Pickleball

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 9:00 am 

This fun program is co-ed drop-in and seniors from every community are welcome to play at the Activity Center. Don’t know how to play? Call the Center to set up a lesson! Drop-in fee: $1 members, $2 non-members.

Starting Aug. 20th (Third Tuesday of the month) we will have open Pickleball in the gym from 6:30 – 8pm. If we get a good turnout we will create a Fall League.


Exercise Club

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 am – Richard Simmons Silver Foxes low impact exercise.

Mondays at 10 am – Chair Tai Chi

Meet up with friends and exercise along with these videos that have a fan following! Each session is suitable for the beginner or intermediate exerciser and is designed to increase flexibility, stamina and balance. Drop in fee applies.


Chair Yoga

Tuesdays at 11 am, 6 week sessions starting August 13th, September 24th  and November 5th

Chair yoga focuses on increasing movement and using a chair assures that people of all abilities are able to participate. Cost for 6 sessions is $26 members, $32 non-members.

Toenail Trimming by Hosey Foot & Ankle Center

Wed, Aug. 21st  from 9 - 10:30am
Doctors from Hosey Foot & Ankle Center will be coming in to do nail trimmings. There is no charge for this service, however proper paperwork is to be completed to bill your insurance company. Please register by Friday, August 16th.


Line Dancing/Exercise Class

Wednesdays (Starting September) from 1:00-2:00pm

Let’s get the week started with a little fun and exercise! Join us for line dancing, led by Carol Pakizer who has 25 years of experience! Cost is $15 Members and $20 Non-Members for the full 4 week class or $6.00 drop in fee per week. This is an ongoing class that can be registered for monthly. Sign up today!


Beginners and Intermediate Tai Chi with Instructor John Marchowitz

Mondays, 5 week sessions starting August 26th & October 7th

Beginners at 1pm, Intermediate at 2pm

Find your Zen with this beginning Tai Chi Class with an option to use chair. Tai Chi exercises help to rejuvenate, heal, energize and de-stress; and help those with arthritis, joint pain, back pain and more. Cost for 5-week session is $26 for members, $32 for non-members. Drop in fee is $7.

Mat Yoga

Mondays at 6 pm, 7 week sessions Starting September 16th and November 11th

Yoga helps calm the mind, body, and spirit and also has many health benefits!  Our yoga class is taught by the talented Jasmin! From beginners to advance students, Jasmin’s experience with many different types of people allows her to modify these poses for all abilities! Cost for 7-week session is $65 Resident, $75 non-resident.


Brains and Balance Lecture Series by Certified Instructor Kathy Housey

Tuesdays in October starting Oct. 1st @ 1pm. Kathy Housey, certified "Brains and Balance" instructor, will be holding four different lectures on the subject of brain health. They will occur every Tuesday in October at 1 pm at the Fraser Activity Center. Kathy will discuss the topics of:

  • Oct. 1st - Breaking through the Myths About Alzheimer's and Dementia, to the Good News Beyond! Sponsored by: POMEROY LIVING STERLING SKILLED REHABILITATION.
  • Oct. 8th - Why You Absolutely Must Exercise to Preserve Brain Health! Sponsored by: COMFORT KEEPERS
  • Oct. 15th - What and How You Eat Affects Your Brain, in Ways You Never Thought Possible! Sponsored by: AMERICAN HOUSE, STERLING HTS.
  • Oct. 22nd - Sleep Does More Than You Think; It Cleans and Rewires Your Brain! sponsored by: HEARTLAND, STERLING HTS.

Com many seminars as you would like. Space is limited so please sign up today by calling or visiting the Fraser Activity Center



Crafts

Fairy Garden

Tuesday, August 27th @ 12pm. Back by popular demand!!! Make your very own miniature fairy garden! All supplies will be included. We will enjoy a snack and beverage too. Pre-register by Tuesday, August 20th
Cost is $10 members, $14 non-members.

Wreath Making Workshop

Tuesday, November19th @ 1pm
Join us for a wreath making workshop. We will have everything from Pinecones to flowers to complete your front door wreath. We have supplies for fall and also Christmas. If you would like a special touch to your wreath, your more than welcome to bring in items to complete your wreath. Cost is $10 Members and $14 Non-Members


Trips

Greektown Casino

First Monday of the Month from 9:30am – 3pm

 August 5th, September 9th & October 7th 

Try out your luck and have a great daytrip with friends! Leave the driving to us, and as an extra benefit you also receive $15 in bonus play & $5 in food vouchers! Cost is $18 for Members, $20 for Non-members. Registration deadline is one week before program date


Trip to Belle Isle

Tues, August 13th Bus leaves at 9:00 a.m.

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park located in Detroit with historic, environmental, and cultural resources that have been beloved for generations.  The park is home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, Ann Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle Nature Center & the James Scott Memorial Fountain, and more!  We will be stopping at the Aquarium & the Fountain, if time permits, we may visit the Conservatory.  * Don’t forget to bring good walking shoes.          Cost is $12 Members and $16 Non-Members

Greenfield Village Tour

Mon, Aug 19th Bus leaves at 9:00am

Experience firsthand the sights, sounds & sensations of America’s fascinating formation, where over 80 acres brim with resourcefulness & ingenuity.  Here, 200 years of American perseverance serve as a living reminder that anything is possible. Step into the lab where Thomas Edison had his lightbulb moment or the workshop where the Wright Brothers taught us to reach for the sky.  Take a ride in a real Model T, or walk through 4 working farms.  Rub shoulders with work-class artisans, & explore the place where America’s can-do spirit inspires you to go out & get it done.  An day transportation pass is available at an additional cost of $16.00 for all rides.  Jump on the bus, train, Model T car or the Model A bus anytime all day. Cost is $35 Members and $40 Non-Members



Restaurant Rovers

Last Tuesday of the Month, Bus Departs at approx. 11:15 am
Tuesday, August 27th, September 24th and October 29th   
Get out and try something new! Our bus will take us to a new restaurant every month. Cost varies depending on location we are traveling to. Cost is for transportation; lunch is on your own. Menus will be available at the Center upon request.


Detroit Tigers Game
Friday, August 29th (vs Cleveland Indians) van departs at 11:30 am


We’ll take you out to the ballpark! Join us for a fun filled day and support our Detroit Tigers Baseball team. We will enjoy lower level seats along with the food package of hot dog, chips and a soft drink. Sign up quick cause tickets for this event sell out fast. Cost is $ 52 Members and $ 57 Non-Members


A Day at the Detroit Zoo 
?Wednesday, September 4th, Bus leaves @ 8:30 am
Wednesday, September 4th, Bus Leaves @ 8:30This is for Seniors 62 and older along with one caretaker per person. Join us for Senior Day at the Detroit Zoo. Senior day features live entertainment, Tram Tours, Bingo, Zookeeper talks and a senior resource area. Cost is $8 Members, $10 Non-Members.


Little Caesars Arena Tour

Thursday, September 12, Bus leaves at 9am
This will be the trip of the year.  Bring a friend & have a great time at this landmark facility.  Wear or bring a good pair of walking shoes as this is a 1 1/2 mile guided tour through the arena. To round out your day we will stop for lunch in the arena at Kid Rock's Rest or the District Market. (As always lunch is on your own.) Cost is $24 Members and $29 Non-Members.



Metro Park-Guided "Nature Bus" Tour
Friday September 20th 

Jump on our NATURE BUS! Join us for a guided bus tour (by DNR's Dale) around Lake St. Clair Metro Park. Dale will explain everything about Metro Park from wildlife to plant life and on to history. We will get to drive our bus out to the Point and learn all about our surroundings and enjoy the scenery. Cost - Members $12, Non-Members $15 Bus leaves @ 9:15am, Tour @ 10am, Lunch @12

75th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Friday, Oct. 11th Bus leaves at 12:30
Experience displays from world-renowned universities & museums, and listen and learn with speakers and demonstrations. Shop for jewelry and of course gems, minerals and fossils! Don't forget to get your photo taken with the 30 Ft. tall T-Rex dinosaur skeleton display! Registration deadline is one week prior to event. Cost is $8.00 Members and $10 Non-Members.


Meadowbrook “Murder on the Orient Express”

Wed, October 16th Bus leaves at 1pm
Join us for this classic Comedy/Whodunit. Just after midnight a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify their murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again. Cost is $44 Members and $49 Non Members

Upland Hills Farm Fall Festival & Apple Orchard

Thursday, October 24th, Bus leaves at 9am
This festival has something for all ages! Enjoy visiting the animals, milk a cow, watch a farm demonstration, be amazed at the Baffling Magic Show, enjoy a hayride in the woods, walk the storybook trail, pick a pumpkin and finish the day with a warm donut and a beverage. The Harvest Calendar tells us that Pumpkins, Apples, Pears & Raspberries will be available for purchase. Cost is $16 for Members and $18 for Non-Members.

OPC “Tribute 2 the Stars” Performance & Luncheon

Thursday, October 31st, Bus leaves at 11:00 a.m.
We are happy to announce the fall show at the OPC Center in Rochester.  “Tribute 2 The Stars” is a musical variety show that will showcase the talent of the OPC performers in singing, dancing & storytelling paying homage to their favorite stars!  This performance includes a served luncheon with a delicious dessert from 12 pm to 1pm followed by the show from 1:00-3:00.  Cost is $25.00 Members and $30.00 Non Members


Ford Field Tour

Friday, November 8th, Bus leaves at 9:30a.m.
We invite you to tour Ford Field for a behind-the scenes glimpse at Detroit’s crown jewel & the home of Detroit Lions.  Ford Field represents Detroit’s history.  Lunch is on your own XXXXXXXXXXXXXX restaurant at Ford Field. Members $14.00 and Non-Members $18.00


Leader Dogs for the Blind Tour

Saturday, November 16th, Bus departs at 12 pm.
Join us for an afternoon tour at Rochester Hills leader Dogs for the Blind. The tour is about 1.5 hours of walking and standing, so wear your comfy shoes! We will stop at Alex’s Restaurant after the tour. As always, cost of lunch is on your own. Cost is $10 members, $13 non-members.


Educational

Tech Assistance Tuesdays

Tuesdays between 1pm and 4pm

Could you use some assistance with your new phone, tablet or laptop? Perhaps you just need to brush up on how to use your email or Facebook account. Bring your questions as you meet one-on-one with a volunteer in this FREE program. Must register one week in advance, cancellations must be at least 24 hours in advance to respect the volunteer assistant’s time. Please note the topic you would like assistance with at time of registration. Interested in volunteering? Call the office or email to be put on the volunteer call list.

Bridge Class Instruction 

Have you ever wanted to know how to play Bridge, or want to improve your game? Bridge Instructor Chet will be holding classes to pass on this great game! Meetings will be on Wednesdays at 2 pm and cost $30 for a six-week class. Class start date to be determined, a minimum of 6 interested persons are needed to start the class so sign up on the waitlist at the Senior office!

Upcoming Events

In The Works!

Halloween Party – Tuesday, October 29th

Fall Pickleball League

Leader Dogs for the blind Tour – TBD

Upland Hills Fall Festival – October

OPC – October 31st

Ford Field Tour – November 8th