90 Over 90 Celebration
- Spring 2020
Celebrate the lives of those who helped shape our community and continue to make the Grand Traverse Region a vibrant place to live, work and play. Hear stories, see pictures, enjoy brunch and a view of the bay. Join us in honoring the special individuals who have made our community what it is today. We are able to host this event with financial support from our presenting sponsor, the Grand Traverse Pavilions, and the support of additional sponsors including: Comfort Keepers, Monarch Home Health, Munson Home Health, Life Story Funeral Home, Hospice of Michigan, Swenson Memorials, Village at Bay Ridge, BrightStar of Northern Michigan, Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan, Options for Senior Living, Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging, Villa at Traverse Point, and Heartland Hospice.
Veteran's Appreciation Event - Hometown Heroes
- Fall 2020
Tour of local monuments, memorials and more!
Be part of this special celebration honoring our home town heroes. A guided BATA bus tour will take participants to the
region’s many monuments and memorials that commemorate local veteran’s service. Following the tour, enjoy lunch and a
special program at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station. Buses are wheelchair-and walker-accessible.
Assisted Living Home Tours
- Offered Spring and Fall
Cherry Festival Activities - Senior EventsThe Senior Center hosts several Cherry Festival senior events. All events take place at 801 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686. All ages welcome: once you start play, you must finish, intermediate game knowledge expected. Advanced registration required/ walk-ins based on availability. Call the Senior Center Network for more details or visit the Cherry Festival's website.
- 1st Wednesday Monthly
- 7-9 p.m.
Traverse City Chapter
MSSFA Chapters have membership meetings with guest speakers to learn all the aspects of sport fishing. MSSFA Chapters also sponsor fishing clinics, seminars, sport-fishing shows, derbies and tournaments. A Traverse City Chapter has recently formed and meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center in Traverse City. Senior Center Members are welcome to attend these meetings.
With a common goal, and a close working partner with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). MSSFA helps to enhance the resource and sport fishing in our rivers, streams, inland lakes and of course the Great Lakes.
For more information, visit the Michigan Steelheader website.
Twin Lakes Fitness Programming
Crystal Bindi Dance Studio began with the goal of facilitating positive transformation, both physical and personal, through the freeing art of dance. This fun and adventurous dance community is about gaining wellness from the inside out. Now through a new partnership with Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation, at the Gilbert Lodge at Twin Lakes, we offer a new and fun way to come play in your parks today. Listen to the rhythms of live drums or just the peaceful sounds of the lake as you relax and enjoy. No prior dance or fitness experience necessary; any age, size, fitness level welcome. Special pricing for Senior Center members.
Check out the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks) about the renovation story in their latest industry magazine! http://en.calameo.com/read/00246880115875473f7f3
During the months of February, March and April - volunteers from AARP assist senior citizens in completing simple tax returns, at no charge, through the Senior Center Network.
To qualify to have your taxes completed:
- You must be of low or middle income
- You must have a simple tax return to complete
Advance registration is required. Scheduling will begin in January each year for appointments starting February 1. Contact us at 231-922-4911, to schedule your appointment.
- 1st Wednesday Monthly
- 12:30 - 3 p.m.
Bay Area Senior Advocates (B.A.S.A.) hosts this expo of collective solutions for changes that area families may experience when aging. The Senior Center Network participates with over 100 exhibitors in the Ideas for Life Expo, offering services available to seniors in our community. Visit their website.