2012-10-14 / Seniors

SENIOR Menus & Activities


Monday, Oct. 15: Seafood salad with red peppers, marinated vegetables, fresh fruit, onion roll and margarine, and one percent milk.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Black bean soup with ham, carrot raisin salad, fresh fruit salad, wheat roll and margarine, and 100 percent apple juice.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Sub sandwich with cheese, mustard potato salad, baked beans, fresh fruit and one percent milk.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Birthday lunch, chicken gumbo with turkey sausage, tossed salad with tomatoes and French dressing, birthday cake, potato roll and margarine, and 100 percent apple juice.

Friday, Oct. 19: GCARD kitchen is closed, we are ordering pizza. The cost is $2 per person and must be paid in advance.


Monday, Oct. 15: Country style turkey casserole, mashed potatoes, green beans, apricot halves, and whole wheat bread.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Fish florentine, prebaked potato, mixed vegetables, peaches, and whole wheat bread.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Pork chop with mushroom gravy, brown rice, Capri vegetables, applesauce, and dinner roll.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, winter blend vegetables, tropical fruit salad, whole wheat bread, and fat free chocolate milk.

Friday, Oct. 19: Vegetable lasagna, baby lima beans, mixed green salad, pineapple orange delight, and multi-grain dinner roll.


Montrose Township Senior Center

200 Alfred Street


(810) 639-2822

Transportation is available. Please call for more information.

Join us for a Halloween potluck (sign up in advance) and Costume Contest (judging will take place during lunch) on Wednesday, Oct. 31. We will also be passing out candy to the elementary children as they come through on their Halloween costume parade. We will be collecting unopened prewrapped candy all month.

We will have a hayride on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Montrose Orchards at 3 p.m. This is a handicapped-accessible hayride. The cost is $5 per person and includes a pumpkin, which is great because our pumpkin carving contest is the week after.

MMAP open enrollment appointments are available for Monday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by appointment only.

The Montrose Senior Center is hosting a flu shot clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please sign up at least a week in advance.

The Montrose Senior Center will be visiting Shipshewana on the Road on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Birch Run Expo Center. The bus leaves the senior center at 9 a.m., and will leave the Expo Center at noon to return to Montrose. Those riding the bus must sign up in advance, as bus seating is limited to 20 people. The show runs Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission price is $4 for adults, free for children ages 12 and under.

Line dancing is cancelled until further notice.

Monday, Oct. 15: Coffee hour, 10 a.m.; advisory meeting, 10 a.m.; euchre, 1 p.m.; jigsaw puzzles, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Yoga, 9 a.m.; easy exercise, 11 a.m.; Riverfront Optical, 11 a.m.; jigsaw puzzles, 2 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Coffee hour, 10 a.m.; board games, 1 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; quilting, 1 p.m.; couponing, 1 p.m.; jigsaw puzzles, 2 p.m.; hayride, 3 p.m.; acrylic painting, 6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Commodities, 9 a.m.; blood pressure, 11 a.m.; easy exercise, 11 a.m.; birthday lunch, noon; shopping at Wal-mart, 1 p.m.; game day, 1 p.m.; jigsaw puzzles, 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 19: Coffee hour, 10 a.m.; blood pressure, 11 a.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.; jigsaw puzzles, 2 p.m.

Chesaning Young at Heart Club

218 Church Street


(989) 845-6565

Puzzles and all board games are always available.

Monday, Oct. 15: Pool league, 10 a.m. to noon; cards; bingo, 12:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Choir practice, 10 a.m.; pool practice, 11 a.m.; grocery bingo, 12:45 p.m.; Friendship Club, 2 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Pool practice, 10 a.m.; exercises, 11 a.m. to noon; $1 bingo (bring in a $1 gift or a $1 bill), 12:45 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Pool practice; Wii bowling; cards; bingo, 12:45 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 19: Wii bowling; cards.

Maple Grove Senior Center

4017 Peet Rd.

Maple Grove

(989) 845-7444

Monday, Oct. 15: Bid euchre tournament, 10 a.m.; progressive euchre tournament, 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Line dancing, 10 a.m. to noon; bingo.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Setback tournament, 10 a.m.; progressive euchre tournament.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Progressive euchre tournament; bingo.

Friday, Oct. 19: Sing-along with Betty; bingo.

Brady Senior Activity Center

16020 Peet Road, Oakley

(989) 845-7200

Come join the Brady Bunch activities. The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visit with friends and make new friends. Lunch is served Monday-Friday with a suggested $2.25 donation. Please call to order your meal (989) 845-7200 by 11:30 a.m. the day before you will attend.

“What you do makes a difference. You have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall Monday, Oct. 15: Bid euchre; puzzles; golf card game; coffee and social time.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Birthday Party; bid euchre; puzzles; golf card came; coffee and social time; music by L.J. Meseraull.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Music jam; bid euchre; puzzles; golf card game; coffee and social time.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Coin bingo; bid euchre; puzzles; golf card game; coffee and social time.

Friday, Oct. 19: Bid euchre; puzzles; golf card game; coffee and social time.

Albee Senior Friends

10645 East Road (M-13), Burt

Albee Senior Friends meet for activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Albee Community Center. Registration is not required. People who wish to participate may bring a friend. Programs change weekly.

St. Charles Prime Timers

Nativity Lutheran Church

625 W. Clinton St.

St. Charles

Do you enjoy making new friends and socializing with long-time acquaintances? How about doing that while playing games? If so, Prime Timers is just for you. Meeting the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Nativity Lutheran Church, 625 W. Clinton St., there is no age minimum or maximum — all are welcome.

For further information, contact Nativity Lutheran Church at (989) 865-9964 or Red Coleman at (989) 585-3643.

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