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Ann Arbor Senior Center

1320 Baldwin [map]
(734) 794-6250

Community programs and public or private events to empower and engage older adults. Promotes fitness and activity that improves physical stamina and cognitive functioning. Open Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Director Pamela Simmons. PSSimmons@a2gov.org, a2gov.org/senior, V


Viva Ventures

(734) 747-8785 (Sandy)
2401 Plymouth

Seniors enjoy occasional walks, party games at members' homes, monthly lunches and dinners out. Occasional theater. Hosts annual Christmas party and summer picnic. Meets 3rd Fri. (except June, Aug., and Dec.) 7 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth. Dues $25.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (U-M)

2401 Plymouth, #C [map]
(734) 998-9351

Volunteer centered program for people age 50 & over who love learning. Provide lecture series, study groups, social events, and special programs to enhance quality of life. Volunteers welcome across variety of planning committees. Membership $20/yr; additional fees for some activities. olli.info@umich.edu, olli-umich.org V


Pittsfield Senior Center

701 W. Ellsworth [map]
(734) 822-2117

Fitness classes, monthly book club, senior cafe program, and many scheduled activities for adults 55 and older, including cards, painting, bingo, and line dancing. Membership $5 for township residents, $10 for non-residents. Classes in writing, computers, cooking, music and more. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. seniors@pittsfield-mi.gov, pittsfield-mi.gov/seniors V


Mature Ministries

1432 Washtenaw [map]
(734) 662-4466

Regular meetings for 60-and-up divorced, widowed, or single adults interested in contemporary Christian topics, personal growth, and social activities. Fri. dinners out and holiday potlucks. 2nd Thurs. lunch-and-learn for mature singles and mature marrieds together. Trips to Stratford, museum and luncheon trips by chartered bus four times per year. Check website for meetings and topics. mrogers@firstpresbyterian.org, firstpresbyterian.org


Elderwise

(734) 340-4691
4624 Packard (Red Cross Building)

Classes in history and politics, art, film, literature, music, current events, environment, technology, and science, with an emphasis on discussion in a welcoming atmosphere; museum tours and theater trips. Classes $15-$45, discounts for members,($40/yr.) elderwiselearning@gmail.com elderwiselearning.org


U-M Kinesiology Community Programs/Lifetime Fitness


(734) 647-2708

Designed for seniors but open to all, at Macy's Court in Briarwood Mall, 9-10 a.m. Aerobic exercise and stretching (Mon., Wed., Fri.), chair yoga (Tues.), and Zumba Gold (Thurs.) Free, (donation requested). kebwink@umich.edu, kines.umich.edu/lifetime-fitness




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