The City of Farmington Hills offers dozens of programs for area adults age 50 and better at the Center for Active Adults, located in the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd. The Center is open Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lunch is served daily, $2.75 donation for ages 60 and better, $5 for under 60.
Brainstorm Series – Food for Thought
Monday, July 9, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Shake up your brain with fun new activities that stimulate and invigorate your thinking in this program designed by the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University.
Acrylic Painting Class
Tuesday, July 10, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Learn how to paint in acrylics and make a canvas come alive. Step-by-step instructions are offered, plus all the supplies needed to do it on your own. No previous skills required. Wear old clothes and bring a table easel if you wish. Fee is $30 residents/$35 non-residents.
Dine and Discover – Picturing America
Wednesday, July 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a delicious treat while you learn how art has reflected America’s ideals with images ranging from realistic paintings to modern abstractions to views of the unspoiled country and urban landscapes. Fee is $10 for both residents/non-residents. Pre-registration required.
Friday, July 20, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. After a delicious lunch, enjoy “The Greatest Showman” with candy, popcorn, and a drink. Fee is $5 in advance, $7 at the door.
Ice Cream, Ice Cream!
Thursday, July 26, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chill out in the Costick Center Courtyard and enjoy a Sanders hot fudge cream puff! Tickets available in Conway Hall. Fee is $2 by July 10, $4 after or at the door. Space is limited.
Friday, July 27, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Head to Conway Hall for karaoke singing fun with classics from the past and today’s hits. Light refreshments. Fee is $2.
Several support groups and clubs meet regularly at the Costick Center. Advance registration is required for all programs. To register for events or for additional information, call 248-473-1830.