Calendar of Events for August 2017

Fall Outing

Friends and Staff Enjoyed a Fall Outing

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Announcements Regarding Hours

  • Open hours for the Forks Senior Center:
    • MON through THU hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • FRI hours are 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
  • The Fitness Center is open any time the Center is open

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Weather Related Closing of the Center

The Forks Senior Center will close and suspend regular operations if weather conditions or other exceptional circumstances exist that might jeopardize the health, safety, or well-being of members and other visitors.

We are in a Calhoun County facility and we will close if

  • the Calhoun County Administrator makes the decision to close County facilities, or
  • the FSC Executive Director, in consultation with the FSC Board President, determines that conditions in and around our center might be unsafe for members and guests.

Information related to closures will be publicized through the

  • Albion E-News
  • WWMT Channel 3 TV
  • Facebook and
  • Constant Contact

Constant Contact is the vehicle we use for our newsletters and special notices.

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Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

MMAP specialists are available to take appointments to answer Medicare or Medicaid questions. Please call the FSC office at (517) 629-3842 to make an appointment.

Senior Meal Site—Senior Services of Southwest Michigan

The Senior Meal Site is located at the FSC at 101 N. Albion. It is open from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Lunch is served at 12:00 Noon.

The Cost

  • $6.00 per guest and under 60 years of age
  • $1.50 per person for seniors 60+


Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Please call (866) 200-8877 to make your reservation and to indicate if you want a hot or lite meal.

For Further Information …

Visit the Senior Services website for further information, view the menus, and so forth. You may also make your lunch reservation online!

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Weekly Events

Early Risers Exercise

  • Meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 am

Silver Sneakers

  • Meets
    • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00 am
    • Tuesday and Thursday at 4:30 pm

Euchre Club

  • Meets Monday and Tuesday at 1:00 pm

Ping Pong

  • Meets Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am

Grocery Bingo

  • Meets on Wednesday at 9:30 am

Fitness Trainer

  • Meets Thursday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Senior Fitness & Fun/BP Check

  • Meets on Tuesday at 1:00 pm and Thursday at 11:00 am
  • Note  → This program is open to all seniors over 60 including non-members.

Sit n' Stitch

  • Meets Thursdays at 1:00 pm

Bridge Club

  • Meets Thursday at 1:15 pm

Penny Bingo

  • Meets Friday at 9:30 am

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Monthly Events

Lunch & Learn

  • This program meets the first Wednesday of the month

The event for August is …

DateWednesday, August 2

Time 11:30 am

Topic Explanation of services provided at the clinic and income eligibility standards

Presenter Mary Jo Byrne from the Fountain Clinic, Marshall

Cost Lunch $3.00


  • The first Wednesday of the month, by appointment

Diabetes Support Group

  • The Diabetes Support Group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
  • The Facilitator is Sue Lackey, RN/Clinical Supervisor

Note  → The Diabetes Support Grtoup is free and open to the public

Join us to learn

  • practical skills for living a healthy life with diabetes
  • how to manage your symptoms, fatigue and depression
  • how to develop a healthy eating & exercise program
  • how to set goals and solve problems while working with your healthcare professional

Breakfast Club

  • The Breakfast Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Note  → The club is open to all members
  • Note  → See the signup sheet at the Center for details

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Potlucks are held the third Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm

  • Details, Details, Details Everyone is welcome to join us. Be sure to sign up to attend, bring your favorite dish to share, and please bring tableware. There will be no formal program.

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Cooking Club

The Cooking Club has suspended opereation for the summer. See you in September.

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Coloring and Conversation

Coloring and Conversation meets the last Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm

  • Location In the Meal Site room
  • Details, Details, Details Express yourself and relieve stress at the same time! Trading designs is encouraged. Supplies are provided or bring your own. This program is offered in conjunction with the Albion District Library. It is meeting a week early this month because of the holiday.

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Board Meeting

The FSC Board mets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm

  • Note  → The FSC Board invites members to attend their meetings to learn about the organization

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