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Alzheimers Support Group
This group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Facilitator for the Alzheimer’s group is Judy Shirley with the Alzheimer’s Association. Hear how others are meeting the challenges. Respite Care provided. Learn what resources are available to help you. You do not have to be a member to attend.
 Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
 W   Mar 15   1:00-2:30 pm    50+ 
 W   Apr 12   1:00-2:30 pm   50+
 W   May 10   1:00-2:30 pm   50+

Location:      Orion Center, Wellness Room

Fee:               FREE

Ask the Attorney

Our Attorney Dana Wilson will come and talk to you about your legal needs. Call the Orion Center and make your appointment today. Membership and pre-registration required. FREE, members only.

Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
M   Mar 13  Appts start at 1:00 pm   50+
M   May 8  12:30-3:30 pm by Appt only   50+
M   Jul 10  12:30-3:30 pm by Appt. only   50+

Location:   Orion Center, Orion Room
  Call for an appointment, 248.391.0304 x305
Bingo

Have fun with your friends and play bingo. Cards and chips provided. Come play a card or two with the members of the Orion Center. Membership and pre-registration required.

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3516.111 Tu   Jan 3-Mar 28   10:00-11:45 pm   50+
3517.111  Tu   Jan 3-Mar 28   12:45-2:45 pm   50+
3516.201 Tu   Apr 4-Jun 27   10:00-11:45 am   50+
3517.201 Tu   Apr 4-Jun 27   12:45-2:45 pm   50+

Location:      Orion Center; Game Room
Fee:      Free

Click here to register online

Library Book Club

Come join us at the Orion Center, pick up the book of the month and join us on a discussion of the author, his works, and what the book is about. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3534.100   W   Apr 12-Jun 14   12:00-2:30 pm   50+

Location:       Orion Center, Multipurpose Room
Fee:      Free

Click here to register online

K4 Knitters/Crochet Club & Charity Knitters
This group gets together to work on projects for charity. We work on lap blankets that are donated to our local veterans in need. Stop by and find out what we are working on. Coffee will be waiting for you. Membership and pre-registration required. Yarn donations accepted.
Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3501.113   M   Jan 9-Mar 20   12:30-3:30 pm   50+
3501.201   M   Apr 3-Jun 29   12:30-3:30 pm   50+

Location:      Orion Center, Game Room
Fee:       Free


Click here to register online.

Mahjong Club
Let’s play Mahjong at the Orion Center. Play with friends who can teach you all the game strategies. Like poker, you will learn a lot about your opponents as you play Mahjong and adjust your strategy according to their strengths and weaknesses. Membership and pre-registration required.
Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3560.133   F   Jan 6-Mar 31   11:00 am-3:30 pm   50+
3560.213  F   Apr 7-Jul 7   11:00 am-3:30 pm   50+

Location:       Orion Center, Game Room
Fee:       $5


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Open Card Club
This club will meet on Thursdays in our game room. Come meet new friends and play.  Membership and pre-registration required.
Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3512.101    W & Th   Jan 4-Mar 30   1:00-3:30 pm   50+
3512.211   W & Th   Apr 5-Jun 29   1:00-3:30 pm  50+

Location:       Orion Center, Game Room
Fee:      Free

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Open Game Club

Meet with friends and discover one of the many new games in our game room. Come play Scrabble, Cribbage and other games. Membership and pre-registration required.

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
 3509.402  F   Oct 7-Dec 16   12:30-3:30 pm   50+
 3509.122  F   Jan 6-Mar 31   12:30-3:30 pm   50+

Location:       Orion Center, Game Room
Fee:      Free

Click here to register online

Open Needle Craft Club
This group gets together to work on projects for charity. We work on lap blankets that are donated to our local veterans in need. Stop by and find out what we are working on. Coffee will be waiting for you. Membership and pre-registration required.

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3502.101   Th   Jan 5-Mar 30   1:00-3:00 pm   50+
3509.202   Th   Apr 7-Jun 30   1:00-3:00 pm   50+
         

Location:  Orion Center, Art Room
Fee: Free

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Painting Club

Come join fellow artists!  Relax and work on your projects in the Orion Center.  This no-pressure atmosphere will allow you to work on your pieces at your own pace while enjoying the company of others with the same passion of painting.

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time

  Age

3072.212        Tu  Jan 3-Mar 28   10:00 am-2:00 pm   50+
3072.233       Tu  Apr 4-Jun 6   10:00 am-2:00 pm   50+
Location:       Orion Center, Art Room
Fee:      $5

Click here to register online

Quilting Club

Meet with friends and discover the world of quilting. Bring your current projects in for assistance from the club members. Sewing machines are provided in the room as well as tall tables to cut your work. Membership and pre-registration required.

Code  Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3506.131  F   Jan 6-Mar 31   9:00 am-12:00 pm   50+
3506.201 F   Apr 7-Jul 7   9:00 am-12:00 pm   50+

Location:      Orion Center, Art Room
Fee:     Free

Click here to register online

Senior Afternoon Movie Club

This club meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 1:00 pm. Come watch some great movies with us. Bring a friend. Popcorn will be ready for you. Call for upcoming movie schedule.  Membership and pre-registration required.

Code    Day(s)    Date(s)   Time   Age    Movie
 3556.158    F   Mar 10   1:00 pm   50+   How to Marry a Millionaire
 3556.159   F   Mar 24   1:00 pm   50+   42
 3556.222   F   Apr 28   1:00 pm   50+   Bicentennial Man
 3566.223   F   May 12   1:00 pm   50+   Secretariat
 3556.224   F   May 26   1:00 pm   50+   Ruby

Location:  Orion Center, Multipurpose Room 
Fee: Free 

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Spanish Language Club

Come meet with friends and discover something new. Our longtime instructor, Norm Gilbert, will work with you on conversational skills you need to know. Membership and pre-registration required.

Code  Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3508.131  Th   Jan 5-Mar 30   1:00-3:00 pm   50+
3508.201 Th   Apr 6-Jun 29   1:00-3:00 pm   50+

Location:       Orion Center, Multipurpose Room
Fee:      Free

Click here to register online

T.O.P.S (Take off Pounds Sensibly)

(Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight loss support group. Members receive encouragement while making changes slowly and steadily.  Monthly charge of $4 and $26 annual dues are payable the night of class directly to the group.

Registration is not required.

Day    Date(s)   Time    Age
Th   Aug 4-Dec 15     6:30-8:30 pm    18+ 

Location:     Orion Center, Game Room
Fee:    Free


Ham Radio Club

This club meets every Monday and Thursday night of the moth from 6:00-9:00 pm. Ham radio allows people to talk across the globe wirelessly. Learn how to get started. Membership and pre-registration required. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3510.112    M & Th   Jan 5-Mar 27   6:00-9:00 pm   50+
3510.201   M & Th   Apr 3-Jun 26   6:00-9:00 pm   50+

Location:       Orion Center, Orion Room
Fee:      Free

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed
Volunteer drivers are desperately needed to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Orion and Oxford communities. Over 60 meals are delivered daily.  Routes are available any day of the week and on weekends.  4-6 volunteers per day are needed.  This is a great opportunity for families, church groups, students, civic groups, businesses, employees and retirees to assist homebound seniors by providing a daily hot meal.  Call the Orion Community Center at 248.391.0304 x313 to volunteer for weekday meal delivery or 248.391.0304 x324 to schedule weekend meal delivery.
Orion Senior Band

Come join us at the Orion Center for this great new club. Under the direction with music provided by George Sinnott, we will create the Orion Senior Band. Join us for this fun new club. All levels will be accepted. Pre-registration and memberships required. 

Code    Day(s)   Date(s)   Time   Age
3502.113   Th   Mar 2-30   10:00 am-12:00 pm   50+
3502.213   Th   Apr 6-Jun 8   10:00 am-12:00 pm   50+
Location:    Orion Center, Game Room A
Fee:   Free