Weekly Programs at Eastside
(See newsletter’s calendar for schedule)
Join a friendly group for a time of reflection.
Bid Euchre is played every Tuesday evening at 6:00pm.
Come play Bingo every Tuesday at 1:00pm, Wednesday at 1:00pm, and every Friday at 1:00 p.m. Playing Bingo keeps the senses sharp and lifts your emotional well being. Why not bring a friend?
Duplicate Bridge is held Tuesday at 4:30 and Thursday at 1:00pm.
Bunco is played every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Grief/Caregiver’s Art Program
This exciting opportunity is designed for you if you are caring for a loved one or grieving the loss of a loved one, are at least 60 years old and live in Genesee County. If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are invited and encouraged to take two hours each month and participate in the “Anyone Can Paint Class”, FREE of charge! This program is fully funded by Genesee County of Senior Millage funds.
Seating is limited so please sign up ASAP by calling (810)250-5000
Date: Fourth Wednesday of the month Time: 1:00 am
Interested in playing Chess? Come join this great group that plays on Tuesday Nights at 6:30 p.m.
Coloring for Relaxation
Adult coloring books have recently gained popularity for their stress-relieving abilities. All supplies are provided for this program, so why not try it out? When: Tuesdays from 1:00– 2:00
Cooking Class (Unavailable)
This is a quick cooking class, designed to teach simple meals or snacks. This class is free; however, donations are always appreciated. Check the newsletter’s calendar for times!
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
Dementia Support Group
Are you caring for a loved one with dementia? Come and join other care givers for a time of sharing your experiences and exchanging techniques that work for you. Periodically we will have guest speakers. On Fridays—Once a month. Check calendar page for the date.
Come to play Euchre on Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.!
Hand, Foot and Knee
Hand and Foot is a card game similar to Canasta or Rummy that is very entertaining. You are invited every Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Heartland Hospice Grief Gathering
A time for those who are grieving the death of a loved one to gather together to offer each other support, encouragement and hope. This group allows participants time to share their stories, learn new information regarding the grieving process, and connect with others who have similar experiences. This is an open, ongoing group that is free of charge and welcomes the public.
When: SECOND Thursday 10:00am– 11:00am
Come and meet our teacher Steve Wood who has a unique ability to blend humor, encouragement and painting on the SECOND Tuesday of each month from 10:00 to Noon. You will leave with a complete painting, an art lesson and a smile on your face! Cost $20.
Looking for a good book to read? Eastside has a variety of books to borrow or exchange. We are currently not accepting donated books.
Make It, Take It
If you are unable to attend Monday’s class, we will repeat the project on Thursday. Please sign up by the Monday prior so that we can provide enough supplies. Class is FREE unless otherwise noted.
When: Every Monday at 9:30am & Thursdays at 1pm
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (Unavailable)
We are very excited to announce that Eastside is now partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. A state assistance caseworker with MDHHS will be available at the center to assist clients biweekly at the Eastside Senior Center.
The caseworker will be available to assist seniors who are applying for or receiving benefits/assistance from MDHHS, such as food assistance, Medicare Savings Program, Medicaid and emergency assistance programs. For anyone who has questions about their case, needs help understanding a benefits letter or has general questions about state assistance, we will be able to help. We will also be available to assist seniors with referrals to other community resources.
Please call the office for an appointment.
Pinochle is played every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Double Deck Pinochle is also played on Mondays at 12:30pm. Come and enjoy!
Seniors come and play pool Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join a pool group, bring a group to play or come practice on your own!
Join the local red hat group for the monthly meeting here at Eastside. Look for monthly updates in our newsletter. It will be the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm!
Sewing & Crocheting
This is knitting, crocheting, needlework club that will meet in the Arts & Crafts room. Check calendar for sewing schedules on Tuesdays. Join the group to share your talents, and ideas and socialize!
Will be held on May 3, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday starting at 12:00pm
Mondays at 1:00pm