Thursday, May 2, 2013
Students from South Lake and Lakeview high schools met with members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center Thursday for the annual Senior-Senior Sports Day.
Participants in the Senior-Senior Sports Day at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center may have spanned the ages, but they were all determined to win and have fun for the annual event. Started 15 years ago by Parks and Recreation Director Greg Esler, the sports day brings seniors from the local high schools come together with members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center to play sports, share meals and bring generations together. This year, the team of seniors from South Lake and their senior partners were Senior-Senior Sports Day champions.
Monday, December 24, 2012
City and county offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday.
The following city and county offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday weekend:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Check when government offices, library and city facilities in St. Clair Shores will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 22, this year. Here's a look at when the various offices in St. Clair Shores will close in honor of the 2012 holiday. 40th District Court Civic Arena St. Clair Shores Offices St. Clair Shores Library Senior Activities Center Trash pick-up Macomb Community College, Center Campus Macomb County Government Offices & Courts U.S. Post Office Are we missing something you'd like to know about? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center, the center's supporters and the community gathered this week for the annual Thanksgiving dinner.
Turkey, stuffing and all the fixings were served up to 150 members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center, supporters of the center and the community who gathered this week for the annual Thanksgiving dinner. "It is a great time to gather around and give thanks," said Sue Fickau, senior center coordinator. The dinner is one of many events, programs and trips offered throughout the year at the center.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Senior Center of the Shores will host a Fall Harvest Celebration Saturday with live music, a movie and Macomb County's first food truck rally.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Five different food trucks will be featured Saturday during Macomb County's first food truck roundup at the Senior Center of the Shores Fall Harvest Celebration in St. Clair Shores.
One of the hottest trends for foodies—food trucks—will be coming to St. Clair Shores on Saturday for the Fall Harvest Celebration at the Senior Center of the Shores. Food trucks with menus featuring items from around the world—including pierogis, pork tacos, Bell's Oberon cheese soup, falafel wraps and beef ravioli—will be part of the celebration which also includes music and a showing of the movie, We Bought a Zoo. "I wanted something for all ages," said Sue Fickau, senior center coordinator. "This is a great Saturday event." While the event is hosted by the Senior Center, Fickau planned a variety of events for all generations, families and singles with the showing of the movie and a performance at 5 p.m. by classic rock and top 40 cover …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center begins their annual apple pie sale today.
After days of peeling, pinching, mixing and baking, the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center begins their annual apple pie fundraiser today for the senior meal program. Proceeds from the sales of the $10 pies, and $5 pie kits, will help offset the costs of the senior meal program. The reduced cost meals, which are made by onsite by cooked by center chef Marti Marques, feed about 5,500 seniors annually. For more information call (586) 445-0996.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
During the XXX Olympiad, Patch will offer suggestions on how to celebrate the Olympics in London in the city, and locations St. Clair Shores residents can try their best to match the performances of Olympians
Have Olympic fever and can't make it to London for the games? There are a number of locations throughout the St. Clair Shores where residents and visitors can enjoy a taste of the games, workout like Olympians or find gear to prepare for the 2016 games. In St. Clair Shores there is a local version of Michael Phelps who rules the Olympics, but it is the Senior Olympics. Gene Meyer, and partner Joe Gentilia, have ruled the bocce ball courts during the summer, and winter, Senior Olympics. Meyer said he has won the first-place blue ribbon since 2006 during the summer Olympics, and the last four years during the winter Olympics. "It's practice and finesse," Meyer, 81, said recently at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center while …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The St. Clair Shores Senior Activities has expanded hours to meet growing demand for services.
The St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center expanded hours this week to accomodate growing demand for services at the facility. New hours for the center will be 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday. Membership fees were also modified to reflect the extended hours. Residents can join for $25 per year, and the general public can join for $40 per year. Included in the membership fee are classes and use of the fitness room, which is staffed throughout the day. New activities which are proposed for the center include Mexican train dominoes, Zumba and swing dance lessons. "People who work and watch their grandchildren were not able to get in," said Sue Fickau, Senior Center Coordinator, discussing the reasons for …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Members of team Chunky Monkey, comprised of St. Clair Shores seniors 50 and over from St. Clair Shores, lost more weight than the seniors from Clinton Township in the No Limits Weight Loss Challenge.
Losing was winning for team Chunky Monkey from the St. Clair Shores Senior Center for Active Adults. The team, comprised of seniors 50-years-old and older, competed against participants from the Clinton Township Senior Center in a "No Limits Weight Loss Challenge." The St. Clair Shores Chunky Monkeys lost 295 pounds and the Clinton Township Fit and Fabulous team has lost 267.6. The competition ran from Jan. 9 to April 24 and included weekly weigh-ins, where participants received fruit from Vince and Joe's Gourmet Markets and a bottle of water from Pure Water Station. The senior centers also partnered with the Henry Ford Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield to sponsor and assist with the program.