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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.


Lunch & Bingo at Oakmont Parkway

Tuesday, May 21st at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come join us for Lunch & Bingo at Oakmont Parkway in Clinton Township. Oakmont Parkway is an enhanced independent senior living community. This Free event is limited to 16 participants. Y ou will be picked up at the Fraser Senior Center, followed by Lunch, a mini tour and bingo with prizes. Must pre-register, call the office to sign up!



Jeopardy Party & Learn

Tuesday, May 14th at 2 pm

Fulfill your dream of being on Jeopardy with our live, interactive version! We will have questions from eras gone by and prizes for correct answers. Not only will you be having a blast, but Alysia Ritter from Healthcare Advisor will be touching on questions and information regarding Medicare as well! Coffee and snacks will be provided. Register at the Fraser Senior Center by Tuesday, May 7th for this Free event



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, April 16th 12 pm doors

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 with prizes. This is just for fun and we invite everyone to participate! Cost is $12 members, $15 non-members. Registration deadline is April 9th..


Glam Gals Pamper Party

Tuesday, May 28th at 2:30 pm – 4pm

Grab your gals and come out for an hour and a half of pampering and appetizers! We’ll do some meditation and chair yoga to calm our mind, paraffin hand wax dips and nail polish, make a beautiful fabric floral brooch and finish the event with a glamour shoot because you deserve it!  This is a perfect event for mothers and daughters! RSVP by Tuesday, May 21st. Cost is $9 members, $13 non-members


Health and Wellness

Matter of  Balance

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm

This is a weekly program and runs for 8 weeks.

Do you have concerns about falling? Join this class presented by the Macomb Area Agency on Aging to learn informational tips, group exercises to increase strength, flexibility and endurance while sharing solutions & positive thinking.  A Matter of Balance is an evidence based program for seniors who want to learn more about preventing falls. Cost is $8.00 for 8 sessions. Don’t miss your chance on this popular program!

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.

Pickleball 101 (4 Lessons)

Tuesday night’s at 6:30 May 21st – June 11th @ The Activity Center
Join us for the latest craze! It’s not only great exercise but a ton of fun! Get out & play. This class will be led by our very own Steve Clements. Cost is $15 Members and $20 Non-Members. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and class size is limited

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.

Line Dancing/Exercise Class

Wednesdays 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 beginners at 1pm, Intermediate at 2pm

5 week sessions starting January 7th, February 11th and March 22nd

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. Call the center to find the next start date for this class. Cost for 5-week session is $26 for members, $32 for non-members. Drop in fee is $7.


Chair Yoga

Tuesdays at 11 am, 6 week sessions starting July 2nd and August 13th

Chair yoga focuses on increasing movement and using a chair assures that people of all abilities are able to participate. Call (586) 296-8483 for more information and the next upcoming session start date.  Cost for 6 sessions is $26 members, $32 non-members.

Mat Yoga

Mondays at 6 pm, 7 week sessions Starting June 3rd and July 22nd

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.

Blood Pressure Checks

Thursday May 23rd from 10:30 to 11:30 with more dates to come

It’s important to have regular blood pressure checks to keep tabs on your health! This free walk-in service is provided by Southern Care Hospice.

Matter of Balance presented by Macomb Area Agency on Aging

Tuesdays for 8 weeks, Beginning June 4th from 1pm to 3pm (skipping July 2nd)
Do you have concerns about falling? Join this class presented by the Macomb Area Agency on Aging to learn informational tips, group exercises to increase strength, flexibility and endurance while sharing solutions and positive thinking!  A Matter of Balance is an evidence based program for seniors who want to learn more about preventing falls and want to live an overall heathier, more positive life! Cost is $8.00 for 8 sessions. Don’t miss your chance on this popular program.

Trips

 

Greektown Casino

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

June 3rd, July 1st  and August 5th

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.

Restaurant Rovers

Last Tuesday of the Month, Bus Departs at approx. 11 am

Tuesday, May 28, El Charro’s JUNE & JULY

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.

The Marvelous Wonderettes presented by Meadowbrook Theatre

Saturday, May 18th, 2019. Bus leaves at 1:00pm.

This hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts!  As we learn about their lives, the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits. When the girls reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten-year reunion, we learn about the past decade’s highs and lows. Members $42, Non-Members $47, register soon as this one will sell out!

Edsel & Eleanor Ford Mansion Tour

Friday, May 31st 2019, Bus leaves at 10:00 am

Guides reveal the private side of the Ford family while you tour the mansion of one of the most influential families in Michigan. Stroll through the magnificent grounds with formal gardens, walkways, swimming pool, pool house, play house -  even tour the garage! We will be stopping for lunch on our way back, as always lunch is on your own.  Members $15, Non-Members $20


Detroit Tigers Games

Thursday, June 6th, (vs Tampa Bay Rays), Van departs at 11:30 am
& Thursday, 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-Membe

FBI Tour and Presentation

Friday, June 7th, 2019, Van departs at 9:15 am and will return about 2 pm

Get a glimpse of the FBI world right in our own Detroit! Join in with your friends for two very interesting presentations by an Official FBI agent on Elder Abuse and the Opiates Epidemic, ending with a tour of the FBI building. We’ll take care of the driving and even stop for lunch at a restaurant on the way back (lunch location TBD). Cost is $12 members, $15 non-members.

A Stroll in the Park

Monday, June 10th, bus leaves at 10:30, returns at 1 pm

When is the last time that you’ve been to METRO PARK (now Lake St. Clair Park)? This park is a beautiful addition to Macomb County that has recently had numerous beautiful updates! There is a new Marina, updated walking paths and much more. We will take you to the park and the choice is yours. Lunch will be brought to you at 11:30 by the Marina. Cost is $10 Members, $14 Non-Members.


Detroit Princess Cruise

Friday, June 14th, 2019 Bus leaves at 10:45 a.m.

Take a midday break from the day-to-day and cruise on the Detroit River!  Enjoy the sights and sounds of Motown. Lunch will be served buffet style:   Beef Tips with Gravy, Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Veggie Lasagna with sides of Cheese Tortellini, Wild Rice, Fresh Steamed Veggies, Salad and Rolls. The Chef's choice of dessert is also included.  Cost is $55 Members, $62 Non-Members. Sign up soon as this trip sells out!

Blake’s Orchard Lavender Festival

Friday, July 12th  Bus leaves at 9am
With just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Lavender Festival at Blake’s is a perfect mid-summer getaway. Discover the wonders of Lavender, and local artisans of one-of-a-kind hand-made goods! From lavender cupcakes, cookies and fudge to lavender kettle corn and almonds you’ll be amazed at the delicious touch lavender can add to these sweet creations. Don’t forget the famous lavender lemonade and lavender ice cream that will also be available. Trip includes transportation and admission. Lunch or concessions are on your own. Cost is $14 Members and $18 Non-Members

Russian High Tea @ The Royal Eagle

Tues, July 16th Bus leaves @ 11:15
Join us for a fancy luncheon. The Royal Eagle is located in Harper Woods on the grounds of a monastery. Guests are welcomed to walk the grounds and enjoy the beautiful gardens. We are asked that standards of dress and behavior be observed. Cost is $40 Members and $46 Non-Members.

River Rouge Factory Tour & Henry Ford Museum

Monday, July 22nd  Bus leaves at 9am
From race cars to freedom rides, modular houses to microprocessors, the wide-range exhibits of the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation bring you face to face with real things that have the power to Inspire, inform & engage you in ways no image or description can do on its own. The factory has undergone a sweeping transformation to become a model of 21stcentury sustainable design & showcase how community, business & the environment can thrive together in a single environment.  Join us for the tour of inspiring encounters celebrated manufacturing past, present & future. Cost is $42 Members and $48 Non-Members.


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


Educational

Tech Assistance Tuesdays

Tuesdays between 1pm and 4pm

Beginning April 23rd

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!

In Case of Emergency… Presented by Healthcare Advisor

Tuesday, April 23rd at 2 pm

Be ready and prepared for life’s biggest medical and financial challenges! This workshop presented by Alysia Ritter of Healthcare Advisor will focus on preparation and prevention. You will also receive a helpful booklet to keep to help organize information in case of an emergency. To add another level of preparation, the City of Fraser will talk about the new SMART 911 system and how it will help a police or EMS better protect you in case of emergency. Pre-register by April 19th by calling the office at 586.296.8483!



Lunch & Learn “Until Death Do We Part”

Monday, June 3rd at 11 am

Did you know that there are at least 67 tasks that need attention within the first 24 hours of a death? Join Cadillac Memorial Cemetery as they discuss what information you will need to give to loved ones. Lunch and planning booklets will be available. Program limited to 20 people, register early at the Activity Center!


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!

DIA Trip

Transit Museum Trip