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UPCOMING EVENTS!

Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is back! Half-hour appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Petoskey Friendship Center. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369 to schedule an appointment. Cost is $20 for Emmet County residents age 60 and older; $23 for out-of-county residents.

Ping Pong
Two brand new ping pong tables have been donated to the Petoskey Friendship Center. Come join in the fun and try your hand at ping pong on  June 1 & 7 at 1:00 p.m., June 14 at 10:00 a.m., June 22 at 1:00 p.m., June 27 at 10:00 a.m., and June 29 at 1:00 p.m.  Equipment is provided.

Shuffleboard
Come and enjoy the fun at the Petoskey Friendship Center on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. All levels of play are welcome and instructions is available for beginners. Shuffleboard is a great way to stay active and get some fresh air, while enjoying the view of the beautiful Little Traverse Bay.

Chair Yoga

The Petoskey Friendship Center is hosting a free 30-minute chair yoga class at 2:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. The free class, sponsored by McLaren Northern Michigan, is for those age 60 and older. For more information or to sign up, call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 19. Drop-ins are also welcome.

Mahjong
Free beginner lessons will be offered at the Petoskey Friendship Center by instructors Sandy Birdsall and Phillis Blight at 1:00 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, June through September. Space is limited, so please sign up by calling (231) 347-3211, ext. 19.


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Crooked River Boat Tour
A bus will leave the Petoskey Friendship Center at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28 for a trip to Alanson for a boat tour of the Crooked River. The cost is $20 per person for the boat tour. The boat departs the dock at 11:45 a.m. and returns to the dock around 1:30 p.m. The leisurely ride, aboard a 40-foot pontoon with comfortable seating and a bathroom, will take you to the mouth of Burt Lake. Feel free to bring a sack lunch to enjoy on the boat ride. Reservations are required by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 19. If you have your own transportation to Alanson, please arrive by 11:15 a.m. and reservations are still required by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center.

Nutrition Classes
Lynne DeMoore, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist will be presenting the latest information on making healthy food choices on Wednesday, June 21 at the Huber Senior Center in Brutus and on Thursday, June 22 at the Pellston Friendship Center during Project Fresh. Learn which fruits and vegetables are the richest sources of health protection and explore more options of how to include these into your daily routine. Enjoy cooking demonstrations and taste tests beginning at 10:00 a.m. each day.

Cooking Demonstration
David Coveyou of Coveyou Scenic Farm Market will be doing a cooking demonstration on Wednesday, June 28 at 11:30 a.m. at the Petoskey Friendship Center. He will present an easy and nutritious meal of Roasted Vegetables over Greens.

FCEC Theater
Join us for lunch on Wednesday, June 28 at the Petoskey Friendship Center and stay afterward for a movie. Hidden Figures will be shown at 12:45 p.m. Movie and popcorn is free to seniors age 60 and older and their spouses.

Independence Day
Join us on Monday, July 3 at the Petoskey and Pellston Friendship Centers as we celebrate the birth of our nation with a luncheon beginning at noon. All Centers and Services will be closed on Tuesday, July 4.

Guest Speaker
Bring harmony into your environment by attending this luncheon educational seminar on Thursday, July 6. Leila Greer of Clearing Space will be at the Petoskey Friendship Center to talk about strategies and reasons to reduce clutter in your home. The presentation starts at 12:30 p.m.





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Friendship Centers

Petoskey Friendship Center
1322 Anderson Road
(231) 347-3211
(888) 347-0369

Brutus Huber Center
6436 E Brutus Road
(231) 529-8803

Pellston Friendship Center
6274 W Edgar
(231) 539-8201

Board of Directors Finance Mtgs

2017 Finance Committee Meetings
2:30 p.m.
(except December)

January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 25*
June 22

July 27
August 24
September 28**
October 26
November 16
December
(no meeting)

Meetings held at the
Petoskey Friendship Center Library
*Meeting held at the Huber Senior Center, Brutus MI

**Meeting held at the Pellston Friendship Center, Pellston MI

Board of Directors Mtgs

2017 Meetings
3:00 p.m.
(except December)

January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 22
May 25*
June 22
July 27
August 24
September 28**
October 26
November 16
December 14
(1:30 p.m.)

Meetings held at the
 Petoskey Friendship Center Library
*Meeting held at the Huber Senior Center, Brutus MI
**Meeting held at the Pellston Friendship Center, Pellston MI

Winter Weather Policy

If Petoskey Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Petoskey, Pellston, and Huber Centers will be closed and all services will be suspended at all locations. Meals on Wheels will not be delivered on these days.

If Pellston Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Pellston Center will be closed. If Petoskey Schools are open on this day, all other services will be operating as usual.

If either Pellston or Alanson Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Huber (Brutus) Center will be closed. If the Petoskey Schools are open on this day, all other services will be operating as usual.

Save Your Grocery Receipts

We appreciate grocery receipts from Oleson's Markets and D&W Fresh Markets. You may bring receipts into any one of our Centers or mail them to FCEC, 1322 Anderson Road, Petoskey, MI 49770. This is a great way to bring in additional dollars to support our programs.


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