Canton Club 55+ Prime Times eNewsletter
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

In The Spotlight This Month
At The Village Theater

Aeolus Quartet and Franklin Cohen
January 19, 7:30 p.m.

The award-winning Aeolus Quartet is joined by revered clarinetist Franklin Cohen, former principal of the Cleveland Orchestra, for concerts in Grosse Pointe, Canton and Rochester Hills for the inaugural season of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s new regional partner series. The program includes Mozart’s beloved Clarinet Quintet, plus works by Beethoven and Ben Johnson. Get your tickets today!

Canton Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 21, 6:30 p.m.

This year's keynote address will be presented by Martin Philbert, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, at the University of Michigan. The program will also feature a performance by the Dodson Elementary School Choir. Tickets are only available at door: $2 per person, $5 per family.

Purchase your tickets online today for Aeolus Quartet and Franklin Cohen or by calling 734/394-5300. If tickets available, the Village Theater Box Office is open for walk-up service one hour prior to show time.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton, MI 48187, is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theater, soul-stirring music, the thrill of dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups.

Canton Club 55+

Classes & Workshops

Brain Health: All Good News
Thursday, January 3, 12:30 p.m. 

Kathy Housey, Brains and Balance’s certified instructor will present the latest findings on the aging brain. This first lecture in the series will dispel past theories that we all are genetically predisposed to cognitive decline and even Alzheimer’s disease. Also learn exercises you can do at home. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Stand Tall and Prevent Falls
Tuesday, January 8, 12:30 p.m. 

Gain confidence and knowledge of how you can reduce the risk of falls and learn ways to improve your stability. Participants will have the opportunity to be tested to see how well your balance really is. Presented by DMC. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Improve Mobility with Better Flexibility
Tuesday, January 15, 12:30 p.m.

Learn stretching exercises that are a major part of your mobility and how muscle flexibility is one of the factors in how a muscle joint moves. Presented by DMC. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Computer 1on1
Thursday, January 15, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Looking for assistance with your laptop, smart phone, or tablet? Club 55+ is partnering up with the Canton Public Library to offer 30 minute Q&A appointments with a librarian. Register for an appointment time. Come with your device and questions. Register online or in person.  Fee: $1M¦$1R¦$2NR

Exercise: Cognitive Candy for the Brain
Thursday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.

The old adage “Use It or Lose It” is never more valid as related to senior brain health. We will discuss the latest findings and offer exercises for different ability levels of balance, alongside aerobic exercise. Sponsored by Stonecrest of Northville. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Improve Mobility with Good Posture - Do You Have It?
Thursday, January 22, 12:30 p.m.

This class will teach you about posture and how to improve it, as well as tips on sitting, standing, and sleeping correctly. Presented by DMC. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Your Gut is Your Second Brain
Thursday, January 24, 12:30 p.m. 

Discuss the important connections between what you put into your body and how it affects cognitive functioning. Simple dietary changes can make you look and feel better.Sponsored by ROSE Senior Living. Register online or in person Fee: Free

Shoe Education: Are You Wearing the Right Shoes?
Thursday, January 29, 12:30 p.m. 

Your shoes can make a significant impact on the way you walk. Learn the important parts of a shoe and what to look for when you are shopping your new shoes. Register online or in person. Fee: Free

Mindful Relaxation: Medicine for the Mind
Thursday, January 31, 12:30 p.m. 

Reveal the importance and lasting effects relaxation and sleep have on achieving and maintain brain health. Measurable results and brain growth can be achieved by taking a few minutes each day to use the techniques Kathy Housey will present during this session. Register online or in person.  Fee: Free

Blood Pressure Screening
Please check back in February for this screening service by calling Club 55+ at 734/394-5485.

Special Events & Activities

Movie "Adrift"
Wednesday, January 9, 1:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13: Drama/Thriller
Fee: $1M¦$2R¦$3NR. Register online or in person at Club 55+ by January 7.
Sponsored by Regency at Canton.

Wednesday, January 16, 2:30 p.m.
Join us for our monthy Bingo games. Register online or in person.
Fee: $1M¦$1R¦$2NR.
Sponsored by American House.

Learning Across the Generations
Ice Cream & Conversation

Wednesday, January 23, 4:30 p.m.
Club 55+ and the BLOCK Teen and Youth Center are partnering again! Come and share things you have seen throughout your years with a younger generation, all while enjoying ice cream. Register online or in person by January 16

Social Night at Keller and Stein
Thursday, January 24, 5:00 p.m.
Stay in the holiday spirit and enjoy making a Grinch Tree centerpiece. Fee 
includes all supplies needed for centerpiece. Bring work gloves. No transportation provided. Location: 320 N. Canton Center Rd, Canton 48187. Register online or in person.  Fee: $29M¦$30R¦$33NR

Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendars

  • January 1: All programs are CANCELLED
  • January 2, 4, 23, 25: Pickleball Cancelled
  • January 3: Pickleball time change: 9am - 12pm - ALL LEVELS
  • January 21: Pickleball time change: 9am - 12pm - BEGINNERS ONLY
  • January 24: Pickleball time change: 9am - 12pm - ALL LEVELS


A variety of Day Trips and Overnight Trips are available. Please pick up a printed copy of the Prime Times or contact the Club 55+ desk for trip offerings. You may also check monthly online for upcoming trips.

Upcoming Events

February 1, 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Chinese New Year event
February 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m. - Hawaiian Luau
February 13, 11:00 a.m. - Valentine's Day event
February 28, 12:30 p.m. - Wii Bowling Banquet

For more information and questions

Call Canton Club 55+ with any questions at 734/394-5485.

For additional information on Clubs, Groups, Sports, and Trips; visit and select 55 Plus under the top Programs tab or call Canton Club 55+ Front Desk.

Reminder: If you have changed your phone number and/or email address recently, please notify the Canton Club 55+ desk so we can update your profile. Without phone numbers and email addresses, we are unable to contact participants if a program is cancelled. Thank you!

Programs/Events/Activities are subject to change without notice.

Canton Club 55+

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46000 Summit Parkway
Canton, MI 48188

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