Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader who would have turned 84 this year. A federal holiday to honor King, who was assassinated in April 1968, was first observed in 1986. Congress also designated it a national day of service in 1994.
April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and transformation of America by Michael Eric Dyson
At Canaan's edge: America in the King years 1965-68 by Taylor Branch
This program will take place on Wednesday, February 19 from 7:00-8:30 PM.
Raja Yoga Meditation helps you reach a deeper understanding of yourself, your intrinsic positive qualities and your innate value. Join practitioners from the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University every Sunday from 2:45-5:45 PM to explore these universal concepts and encourage your inner spiritual development toward a fresh perspective on values such as justice, freedom, respect and love.
*2:45-4:00 PM class is for registrants only. You may register with Brahma Kumaris in Michigan by calling 248.987.2687 or emailing email@example.com
*4:00-5:45 PM class is open to any and all participants. No registration is necessary.
PLEASE NOTE: The Feb 2 and 9 classes will be held in the Community Room. The February 16 class has been cancelled. The Feb 23 class will be back in the Purple Room.
The Closers: a novel by Michael Connelly — Harry Bosch, Homicide Detective Los Angeles Police Department has been called out of retirement to join LAPD's Open/Unsolved Unit and he will bring his usual tenaciousness to the job regardless of the cost.
In the first class, YouTube, participants will learn how to create a YouTube account, upload videos, and share videos with friends and family. They will also learn how to like and favorite a video and even create a playlist so you can view all your favorite videos with just the click of a button. So come in and learn about how to use YouTube as a social media and video storage tool. Program takes place on Saturday, February 22 from 10:00-11:30 AM. Space is limited and registration begins on January 20. This class is designed for Internet users aged 13 and up.
There will also be a drop in session the following week on Saturday, March 1 from 10:00-11:30 AM for additional one-on-one assistance.
Learn the art of letting go
Manage worry and anxiety
Discover your real self by rediscovering the true joy and peace within
Please wear comfortable clothing to practice breathing !!!!
[yoga by Natalie Lucier is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0]
Have you wondered why everyone is talking about being "gluten-free" ? Are you starting the journey of being gluten-free or have you been without gluten for a long time? This class/support group is for you. Dr Cynthia Shaft-Toll DC will share health benefits of the gluten-free lifestyle : how and where to shop for gluten-free items, how to and where are the best gluten-free restaurants, how to cook for holidays and special events. Guest speakers also will be presenting at different months. Some sample gluten-free food will be available and we hope for the group to share their best recipes as well.
- Saturday, February 8
- Saturday, February 22
Defending Jacob: a novel by William Landay — Andy Barber has been an Assistant District Attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than 20 years. He is respected in his community and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But after a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: His 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student.
Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us on Thursday, February 13 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
For more information call/email the Senior Adult Program at 734/394-5485 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Annie’s Ghosts is part memoir, part detective story, and part history. As the author tries to understand his mother's reasons for hiding her sister’s existence, he takes readers on a journey into his mother’s world of the 1930s and ‘40s, where he explores how a poor, immigrant family manages life with a child who has special needs.
The Hit [large print] by David Baldacci
Fly Away [large print] by Kristin Hannah
Life After Life [large print]: a novel by Kate Atkinson
Gone Girl [Large print]: a novel by Gillian Flynn
Inferno [Large print]: a novel by Dan Brown
The Racketeer [Large Print] by John Grisham
Daddy's Gone A Hunting [large print] by Mary Higgins Clark