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Fit 4 Mom
Stroller Strides 

Stroller Strides is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms (and dads) with little ones. Each 60 minute, total body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Classes will be led by a certified fitness instructor. Meet Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am outside Friendship Park when the weather is nice or indoors at the Orion Center during the winter months. Join us anytime by registering online at www.fit4mom.com or email orion@fit4mom.com to try your first class for free! Find us on Facebook: Orion/Oxford Fit4Mom

Coming Spring 2017!

Body Back is a results-based workout designed for moms who are ready to take their fitness and vitality to the next level. Visit Orion.Fit4Mom.com for complete class listing and to register. Remember, your first class is always FREE.

VIP Couple Dancing

No more sitting around watching and wishing. You will be ready to step out on the dance floor with confidence at your next speical occasion, wedding or party you attend. Learning with Dennis James is fun and easy as you learn new dances and techniques. He will covering these dances: Swing, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba and Waltz. Put some dance into your life, burn some calories and Feel Great! This class is for beginners or to refresh and update some new patterns, technique, and add some style on the dance floor! No class April 13. 



Code   Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
 1520.207   Th   Mar 23-May 18   7:00-8:00 pm   18+


Location:        Orion Center, FItness Room
Fee:        $89 per couple, 8 wks

Click here to register online

Native American Flute Circle
Bring your flute a friend, and join us in a facilitated flute circle.  Share rhythm in a fun, family friendly setting.  Participants take turns playing both solo and together in a unique event created by the participants.  Flute Circle is not instructional.  All levels of play are welcome.


 Code   Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
 1400.210   F   Apr 21, May 19, Jun 16   7:00-8:30 pm   10+


Location:       Friendship Park, Meeting Room
Fee:      $5

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Natural Red Sugar Scrub

Don't you love the feeling when your dry, cracked hands, feet and elbows are freshly exfoliated and silky smooth? Karen Guilmette, owner of Natural Red, a local company that makes natural personal and family care products, LOVED that feeling. Before she developed her popular sugar scrub recipe, she tried several online recipes only to be left with an oily, sloppy mess that smelled terrible and looked nothing like the pictures. Sign up for this class and you will learn the basics of making a sugar scrub, experience making it yourself and customize the scent with a variety of essential oils. Take home the recipe so you can recreate is again and again. It's a perfect gift your Mother's Day. 

 Code   Day(s)    Date(s)    Time    Age 
 101.157   Th   May 11   7:00-8:30 pm   9+

Location:       Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd  
Fee:          $20
   


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Class Instructors Wanted
Do you have a special talent or skill and are looking to teach a class? Then the staff at the Orion Center wants you! We are always looking for new and exciting programs to offer to the residents of the Orion Township and surrounding communities. Take advantage of one of the beautiful rooms that the Orion Center or Friendship Park has to offer. Work with one of our Recreation Program Supervisors to create a new class offering and earn some extra cash. Call the Orion Center at 248-391-0304 ext. 3500 for additional information.
TaikoFit Cardio Drumming

TaikoFit is a 60 minute drumming fitness class. Taiko is Japanese drumming. Japanese drumming uses big drums, big sticks and big moves. Combine the Taiko drumming style with high energy music and cardio and you have a really fun workout that reduces stress and is good for your mind, body and soul. No drumming experience is necessary. Drums and sticks provided. This class is taught by Cindi Carter who is affiliated with the Great Lakes Taiko Center in Novi. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
1500.295   Th   Mar 23-Apr 27   7:00-8:00 pm   16+

Location:    Orion Center, Art & Craft Room
Fee:    $72, 6 wks

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Fit4Baby

Fit4Baby is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. The class includes cardio, strength, flexibility and balance training. Fit4Baby is designed to accommodate all stages of pregnancy and various fitness levels. These classes are for moms only. Visit Orion.Fit4Mom.com for complete class listing and to register. Remember, your first class is always FREE.  

  Day(s)   Date(s)   Time 
  Tu   Mar 28-May 2   6:30-7:30 pm
Location:     Friendship Park, Meeting Room

 


Arm Chair Traveler

Come with us as we listen to the travels of Jim Roback. We will be visiting stops in South America, South Africa, and Morocco. Take this adventure with us. Breakfast treats will be available. membership and pre-registration required. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age   Topic 
3500.200   F   Apr 7   9:30-10:30 am   50+   South America
3500.210   F   May 5   9:30-10:30 am   50+   South Africa
3500.320   F   Jun 2   9:30-10:30 am   50+   Morocco 
Location:    Orion Center, Game Room B
Fee:   FREE
Oakland Minor Home Repair Program

This Oakland County Program has assistance for home repairs to those who quality. Please call (248) 858-5401 for more information. This program is designed to help low income households to complete repairs of no more than $5,000 to a single unit residence. The repairs can include replacing furnaces, water heaters, roofs and other minor repairs. To qualify, you must be a resident of Oakland County. You must be 62 years of age or older, Disabled Adults 18 or older and/or low income and owners of homes in need of repair. (Disability documents are required).

Michigan Concealed Pistol License Class (CPL)

This is a minimum of an eight-hour course with a minimum of 5 hours in the classroom and another 3 hours of shooting instruction at a local range. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. This course is for law-abiding adult citizens that are experienced shooters. This course satisfies the requirement for training to apply for the Michigan Concealed Pistol License. Class time is held from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Camp Agawam in Orion Township, Range time is held from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at Williams Indoor Range in Davison. Both classes must be attended. Call Orion Township Community Programs for additional information at 248.391.0304 x3500 or visit www.familyft.com for additional information. Students need to bring their own ammunition, ear and eye protection to the second class.

PreRequisite: Students must have basic knowledge of their firearm and be proficient in operating their firearm.

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age   Location
1500.299   Sa  Apr 22   9:00 am-3:00 pm   21+  Camp Agawam, Alberici Lodge
    Su  Apr 23   10:00 am-1:00 pm   21+   Williams Indoor Range, 7389 Lapeer Rd
1500.399   Sa Jul 22   9:00 am-3:00 pm   21+   Camp Agawam, Alberici Lodge
    Su Jul 23   10:00 am-1:00 pm   21+   Williams Indoor Range, 7389 Lapeer Rd
 Fee:          $125
   

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ONTV Orientation Nights

Come and learn what Orion Neighborhood Television is all about and how you can be a part of it. All area residents are welcome. Call 248.693.3377 for additional information. RSVP is preferred but not required.

Day(s)    Date(s)   Time   Age 
  Apr 10   6:30-7:30 pm   13+
M   Jun 5   6:30-7:30 pm   13+
Location:    ONTV Studio, 1349 Joslyn Rd 
Fee:   FREE
Women's Only Learn & Play Golf

Ladies, learn to play golf in a relaxed outdoor environment from golf instructor Mark Vagi. Each week includes a 30 minute group lesson covering putting, pitching and chipping instruction, full swing instruction with irons and woods. Nine holes of golf also included weekly. Build personal and business relationships and get exercise in the great outdoors. Join individually or with a group of friends or co-workers. Space is limited to 14 players. Any weeks rained  out will extend the program by one week. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
 1060.303   M   May 8-Aug 7   5:30 pm   15+
 1060.304   Tu   May 9-Aug 8   6:00 pm   15+
 1060.305   Th   Jun 1-Aug 17   5:15 pm   15+
Location:   Mulberry Hills Golf Course, 3530 Noble Rd. Oxford, 48371
Fee:   $264; 12 wks


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Adult Golf Lessons

Lessons with Mulberry Hills will review and improve existing skills, introduce variations of the golf swing, shot techniques and implement aspects of gold course management. Students will be approached as if they have some experience and some grasp of golfing fundamentals. Group sessions will have a minimum of six participants and a maximum of ten. Because golf is a great family and social sport, we encourage families, couples, friends, co-workers, and neighbors to attend together. Participants in group lessons will be able to play Mulberry Hills Golf Club at a discounted rate during specified times throughout the season. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
1060.306   M   May 8-Jun 19   6:30-7:30 pm   15+
Location:    Mulberry Hills Golf Course, 3530 Noble Rd. Oxford, 48371
Fee:   $150; 6 wks

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How to Discover Your Family Tree

This is a great workshop. Create your family tree and discover your family's history. Begin your family research at the Orion Center. Derek Blount, will give you the tools to start this fantastic voyage. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
3018.222   M   May 8   6:30-8:30 pm   16+
Location:    Orion Center, Multipurpose Room
Fee:   $10

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Picnic on the Porch

The Orion Center is once again having Picnic on the Porch. Join us as we listen to the tunes of the Paint Creek Boys. We will have all your summertime favorites mixed in with a little sunshine. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
5100.322   W   Jul 19   12:00-1:30 pm   18+
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $6
ONTV Senior Class

Join the crew at Orion Neighborhood Television at this Senior Class only. Seniors will learn all aspects of video production including how to write, and direct a TV show. Learn the technical aspects of a studio production. Call 248.693.3377 for more information or to register. 


Day    Date   Time   Age
  Apr 5-Apr 26   1:00-4:00 pm   50+
Location:    ONTV Studio, 1349 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   FREE, Register at the ONTV Studio
Teen Distracted Driving

Did you know that traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for American Teens? And when it comes to distracted driving, young people are among the most likely to text and talk behind the wheel. Don't become a statistic. St. Joesph Mercy Oakland Trauma Services presents a course which will show how you can keep yourself and others safe when you're out on the road. Pre-registration required, 10 participants are required for the class to run. 

Code    Day   Date   Time   Age
1880.101   Th   May 18   6:30-8:00 pm   14+

Location:   Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   FREE

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2017 Senior Living Open House

Baby Boomers, Seniors and Caregivers; join us for our Senior Living Open House. We will have local vendors here to let you know about senior living. What are your options? Do they have housekeeping, meals, scheduled trips or are they pet friendly? Get all your answers under one roof. Free Admission and Parking.

Day    Date   Time  
M   May 15   3:30-8:00 pm  
       
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:   $100, Vendor Fee
2017 Senior Health & Screening Expo

Come visit the Orion Center, and take care of yourself. Join us at a FREE Healthcare Expo. Visit our exhibitors for free screenings, and information to meet your health concerns. Plenty of giveaways. FREE Admission and Parking. 

Day    Date   Time
Tu   May 2   10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:    Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd
Fee:    $100, Vendor Fee