Blues Bingo and more for adults 50 and older

The City of Farmington Hills offers these and other activities at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd. Programs and activities are sponsored by Farmington Hills Special Services Adults 50 & Better. Advance registration is required for all programs. To register for events or to obtain additional information, please call 248-473-1830. Learn more at

Summertime Blues Bingo Party: Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Connect with friends and enjoy an afternoon with a traditional game of Bingo, plus an array of prizes. Start with a jazzy performance followed by a delicious summer meal. Tickets are $8 by the August 3 deadline, $10 after.

First Friday Ballroom: Aug. 5, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Enjoy ballroom dancing featuring the Mike Wolverton Band with buffet dinner included. All levels of experience and adult ages, singles and couples welcome. $10 by August 4 deadline, $12 after.

Managing Your Blood Pressure: A Health Literacy Workshop: Mondays, August 8-29, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

This four-week workshop is designed for those who have blood pressure issues or take blood pressure medications. Learn how to ask your doctor the right questions in this educational program that offers practical tools to help promote health literacy in the community. Provided by Wanda Chukwu, MA, MSN, RN, Doctoral Candidate. No cost, but space is limited. Sign up in Conway Hall or call 248-473- 1830. Light refreshments provided.

Concert in the Courtyard: Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of live music with Travis Sinclair and his jazz band, light refreshments and appetizers in the beautiful courtyard, plus meet staff and instructors and learn about new fall programs. No fee. Beer and wine available for purchase for those ages 21 and over.

Sweet Dreams – Sleep Education Workshop: Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Learn about the importance of sleep and strategies to get more and better quality sleep. No fee, but space is limited. To sign up, call 248-473-1830.

Newcomer Welcome Tour: Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Residents of Farmington and Farmington Hills, 50 and older, can tour the Center for Active Adults at the Costick Center and learn more about services, trips, classes, volunteer opportunities, and activities. Includes a welcome packet with a coupon for a complimentary lunch, gym class, swim or line-dance. Residents only.

Friday’s Film: Aug. 19, 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Come in and enjoy the movie “Eddie the Eagle.” Includes lunch, candy, popcorn, and a drink. $5 advance tickets, $7 at the door.

Dine & Discover: Timber, Venison & Booze – Booty of Great Lakes Pirates: August 24, 11 a.m.

Learn about pirates that sailed our Inland Seas in the 1700s, 1800s, and early 1900s when the waters of the Great Lakes were like the Wild West! Fee is $8 and includes lunch.