DEARBORN, Michigan – Dearborn Senior Services has a variety of events for senior citizens to participate in and convenient bus services within the City limits.
The Dearborn Senior Walking Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Avenue. The Club walks the indoor track from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Membership is open to Dearborn Senior Citizens. Members pay $1 for each visit. Passholders are free.
The Annual Winter Pinochle Tournament will be Monday, January 30 beginning at 11 a.m. The cost is $7 and includes pizza, snacks and prizes. Space is limited to 24 players. The deadline for payment and registration is Friday, January 27. Contact the Dearborn Senior Services offices at 313-943-2412 to reserve your spot.
The City of Dearborn SMART bus transportation serves Dearborn residents age 60 years of age or older. Seniors are required to schedule trips at least four days in advance. Dearborn Transportation Service is curb to curb. The services area is within the Dearborn city limits. The fee is $1 each way or $2 round trip. The transportation service is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Call 943-4083 to schedule or cancel a ride.
Dearborn Senior Services presents a Brain Exercise Class that challenges participants with a series of games, exercises and puzzles. The class meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at The Center. The next meeting is January 19. Pre-registration is required for this free class.
The Leap Year Day Tea will be held on Wednesday, February 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Studio A at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center. The menu will include tea sandwiches and sweet treats. Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite tea cup. Live entertainment will also be provided. Tickets are $5 for residents and $8 for non-residents. Space is limited. Reservations can be made at the Senior Services office at The Center.
For more information about these and other senior activities, call Dearborn Senior Services 313-943-2412.