In order to offer interesting and useful programs for patrons of all ages, Kent District Library now offers the Boomer Social Club programs spanning from nostalgic recreation to improving physical and mental health to protecting seniors from financial exploitation.
Current programs include:
Avoid the Scam – Some deals seem too good to be real, and many of them are! Get tips from the Kent County Sheriff’s department on how to avoid getting scammed through the mail or online. While senior citizens are especially encouraged to attend, this program is recommended for all adults.
Monday, September 21, 10:00 AM Byron Township Branch
Tuesday, September 22, 6:00 PM Tyrone Township Branch
Monday, November 16, 6:30 PM Nelson Township/Sand Lake Branch
Celebrating Life in the Laughter Lane – As part of our Boomer Social Club, senior comedienne Judy Schreur will show you a humorous look at the power of laughter: why we need to laugh, what makes us laugh and how to make others laugh. This workshop will motivate you to look at the positive and good things in your life.
Wednesday, September 23, 1:00 PM Grandville Branch
Monday, November 2, 1:00 PM Plainfield Township Branch
Matter of Balance – Learn how to manage fears of falling and improve your balance. This 8-week series of classes at the Englehardt (Lowell) Branch will help you stay healthy and independent by learning how to re-think fall prevention in order to limit fears as well as incorporate strength and flexibility classes to improve balance. This award winning program is provided in partnership with Senior Neighbors. Registration for the entire series is required.
Thursdays, September 10-October 29 1:00 PM Englehardt (Lowell) Branch
Boomer Social Club also holds social gatherings with speed dating, trivia and games.
Wednesday, September 30, 1:30 PM Comstock Park Branch
Wednesday, October 21, 1:30 PM Nelson Township/Sand Lake Branch
Posted by: Andrea