Programs for You

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Weekly Programs at Eastside

(See newsletter for schedule)

 

Armchair Exercise:

Wednesday morning at 10:30 am This program was designed for Seniors to develop strength, flexibility and increase mobility of joints.

Arthritis Exercise

This FREE class is offered through the Valley Area Agency on Aging, every Wednesday at 10:00 am.  This is an instructor led exercise class designed to improve mobility, strength and functional ability.

Balance Exercise

Mondays at 1:00pm.  This is an exercise video designed to reduce the risk of falling.

Bid Euchre:

Bid Euchre is played every Friday at 1:00 p.m, and every Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m.

Bingo:

Come play Penny Bingo every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m., Regular Bingo every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m, and Fast Bingo every Friday at 1:00 p.m. Playing Bingo keeps the senses sharp and lifts your emotional well being. Why not bring a friend?

Bridge:

Seniors meet for Social Bridge each week on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. and Duplicate Bridge Monday and Thursday at 1:00, and Tuesday at 5:30.

Bunco:

Bunco is played every Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

Caregiver’s Art Program

This exciting opportunity is designed for you if you are caring for a loved one, you are at least 60 years old, you need to spend time doing something for you! 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!

Seating is limited so please sign up ASAP by calling (810)250-5000

Date: Fourth Wednesday of the month     Time: 10:00 am

Chess Club:

Interested in playing Chess? Come join this great group that plays on Tuesday Nights at 6:00 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

This is a quick cooking class, designed to teach simple meals or snacks. This class is free; however, donations are always appreciated!

Cribbage:

Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Euchre:

Come to play Euchre on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.!

Exercise for Free:

Our treadmills and exercise bike are available daily for your use and convenience! The staff will teach you how to use them.

Hand, Knee and Foot:

Hand and Foot is a card game similar to Canasta or Rummy that is very entertaining. You are invited every Saturday at 1:00!

Landscape Painting:

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 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. You will leave with a complete painting, an art lesson and a smile on your face! Cost $20.

Library:

Looking for a good book to read? Eastside has a variety of books to borrow or exchange. We accept donated books. We especially look for autobiographies, mysteries, bestselling authors and LARGE PRINT!

Line Dancing:

Each Monday and Thursday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. there will be beginners instruction and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. advanced instruction. Our wonderful teacher Marge will give you the best of instruction and encouragement!

Make It, Take It

We will be making a new craft every Wednesday.  If you are unable to attend 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 Wednesday at 9:30 & Thursdays at 1:00

American Mahjong

Mahjong has been canceled due to lack of interest.  Please call if you and interested, we would love to bring this program back!

Pinochle:

Pinochle is played every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Double Deck Pinochle is also played on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. Come and enjoy!

Po-ke-no:

Each Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. you can come join this great game that is a cross between cards and Bingo.

Pool Table:

Seniors come and play pool Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Join a pool group, bring a group to play or come practice on your own!

Sit, Stand, Stretch with Gina

Fridays at 10:00.  This class is being offered free of charge by Mid Michigan Home Health and Hospice.  This is a safe, low impact exercise for anyone to try!

Sit ‘N Stitch:

This is a new knitting, crocheting, needlework club that will meet in the Arts & Crafts room every Thursday.   The room will be open all day for your use.  Join the group to share your talents, and ideas and socialize!

Strengthening Exercise

This is a FREE seated exercise class offered by Comfort Keepers.  Join us for stretching, arm and leg warm ups as well as weights and stretchy bands, cool downs and breathing exercises.  Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am.

Sewing and Quilting

Our sewing and quilting group needs help. This holiday season we will be making pillows, dolls and scarves to donate to Toys for Tots.  We could use some extra help in making all of these gifts.  Please joins us!  Tuesdays 9:00-12:00.

 

Veterans Services Officer

When:  Fourth Monday of the month       How:  Please call for appointment