Cycling spring kick-off and more for seniors in April

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 for ages 60 and better, $5 for under 60. Advance registration is required for all programs. To register or for more information, call 248-473-1830.

Knitting Classes (Part 2)

Mondays, April 1 – 22, 1 – 3 p.m. Take your knitting skills to the next level. Fee is $55 residents/$60 non-residents. $15 materials fee payable first day of class.

Jon Aldred for Farmington Hills City Council

Nutrition 1, 2, 3!

Tuesday, April 2, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The first step toward good health is to eat right. Find out how nutrition needs change as you age, and what nutrition and lifestyle changes can help slow the aging process. Sign up in Conway Hall. No fee.

Total Brain Health – “A” is for Attention

Monday, April 8, 10 – 11:15 a.m. Learn the A.M. (Attention and Meaning) principle, a two-step approach to memory strategies that is the backbone of the TBH Memory Program. Enjoy this class that stimulates and invigorates your thinking. Call 248-473-1830 to register.

Understanding Home Services

Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Learn about the home services that are covered under Medicare and how private duty home care services can fill in the gaps of what isn’t covered. No fee.ome ServiceHom

CFAA (Cycling for Active Adults) Spring Kick-Off Meeting

Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m. Keep your body healthy and stay active as you age. The club’s goals are to promote bicycle safety and to enjoy fellow riders and a healthy lifestyle. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. The cost to join is $15, which helps to fund club activities. Rides happen each week from a variety of locations. For more information, call 248-473-1822 or email


Friday, April 26, 1 – 3 p.m. Head to Conway Hall for karaoke and enjoy singing along with classics from the past and today’s hits featuring Zack Entertainment. Light refreshments. Fee is $2.

Dine & Discover – Michigan Women Who Rocked the Boat and the Cradle!

Tuesday, April 30, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy a delicious brunch at the Costick Center as you learn about some amazing Michigan women – from the first African-American to own property to the scientist who helped cure whooping cough. Advance tickets only. Fee is $10.

2019 Fifty and Better Golf Leagues

Registration for Women’s, Men’s, and Couples’ Leagues continues through mid-April. General meetings will be held at the Costick Center for Women’s League on Monday, April 8 at 10 a.m.; Men’s League on Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m.; and Couples’ League on Wednesday, April 17 at 11 a.m. Play the Farmington Hills Golf Club for all levels of golfers. Register at the Costick Center or call Angela at 248-473-1823 for details.

Women’s Softball

Tuesdays, April 30 – August 27, 6:45 – 8:30 p.m. Join the Farmington Hills Women’s 50+ travel softball league. All skill levels welcome. Bring a glove and bat. Fee is $60 residents/$65 non-residents.

Dance and fitness classes are available and most of them offer drop-in rates. Several support groups are also available including Caregivers, Grief and Loss, First Step Stroke, and Vision Impaired. Many clubs meet regularly including the Computer Forum, Painters Group, Red Hat Society, and the New Friends Social Club, which meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a sweet snack, meet new friends, and find out about events in the community.

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