Holiday extravaganza and more for seniors in December

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.

Get Fit for the Holidays!

Fitness classes are available for drop-ins throughout December. Yoga, Tai Chi, Gym Exercise, Pickle Ball, and more! Call 248-473-1830 for information.

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Dine and Discover – Saints and Sinners

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Longacre House. Enjoy coffee, tea, and muffins while you view an illustrated presentation that looks at villains and heroes from various cultures as depicted by artists. See how artists have shown examples of virtue and vice throughout the ages. A special holiday lunch will be served after the presentation. Advance tickets only, $10 at the Costick Center.

Shredding for Safety

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Protect your identity, de-clutter your home, and recycle. Bring in up to four paper grocery bags of documents to be shredded in the Costick Center parking lot. Drive up only. No junk mail or trash! Residents of Farmington and Farmington Hills only please. No fee.

Brainstorm Series – Create Something

Monday, Dec. 10, 10 – 11 a.m. Shake up your brain with new activities that stimulate and invigorate your thinking in this program designed by the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University. Sign up in Conway Hall. No fee.

The Holiday Extravaganza

Friday, Dec. 14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Return to the days of glamorous holiday parties! Dress to the nines and enjoy a scrumptious meal, entertainment, prizes, and dancing to live music. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Friday’s Film

Friday, Dec. 21, 12 – 3 p.m. Enjoy lunch, beverage, popcorn, and candy, and watch the movie “I, Tonya.” Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door.

Several support groups are available at the Center for Active Adults including Caregivers, Grief and Loss, First Step Stroke, and Low Vision Support. The Center also offers many clubs that meet regularly including Book Discussion, Computer Forum, Heritage Hikers, Quilters Group, Farmington Piecemakers, Painters Group, Sojourn Bears, and the Red Hat Society. Call 248-473-1830 for meeting dates and times.

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