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December 2019
December 2019

Mon. 2 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Mon. 2 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Goulash (Mon. 2 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Goulash  
Carrots  
Juice  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   
   

Bell Choir Concert & Holiday Sing-along (Mon. 2 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Join us after lunch (at 1:00 p.m.) in the lower level at Perennial Park for a concert of holiday music and a community sing-along. Everyone is welcome to this free event!

 

Bell Choir Holiday Concert 2019

Tue. 3 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Tue. 3 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Giving Day: "The Great Give" (Tue. 3 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Great Give 2019 List Landscape

 

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is designated world-wide as "Giving Day" - an opportunity to give back and make a difference in our local communities. In Hillsdale County we participate in The Great Give - hosted by the Hillsdale County Community Foundation.

 

On this day, Perennial Park and eight other Hillsdale County nonprofit organization will receive your financial gifts between the hours of 9am - 4pm. Gifts may be made in person at the Community Foundation office (located at 2 S. Howell St. in downtown Hillsdale,) or on line through the Foundation website at: www.abouthccf.org

 

Thank you for your generosity!

Creamy Potato Soup (Tue. 3 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Creamy Potato Soup  
Chicken Salad  
Pineapple  
Croissant  
Milk  
   
   
   

Mahjong Tile Game (Tue. 3 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mahjong smallMahjong is a Chinese-based tile game commonly played with 4 people.

 

Everyone is welcome to play on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m!

Barbershop Chorus (Tue. 3 Dec, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

BarbershopAre you a man who enjoys the harmonies of Barbershop Music? Do you enjoy singing, or have you wanted to try singing this style of music? The Town & Country Barbershop Chorus meets at Perennial Park most Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. to enjoy singing and camaraderie. New members are always welcome!

Wed. 4 Dec, 2019

Pork Fritters w/ Gravy (Wed. 4 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Pork Fritters w/ Gravy  
Redskin Potatoes  
Corn  
Fruit Cocktail  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Knitting Club (Wed. 4 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Knitting ClubIf you enjoy knitting and other kinds of needlework, stop by Perennial Park on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. This informal group meets to do personal knitting and needlework projects and to enjoy time socializing together. This is a weekly "drop-in" group open to anyone who is interested. Bring your own supplies.

Euchre Card Game (Wed. 4 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

EuchreTry your hand at Euchre every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

Thu. 5 Dec, 2019

Baked Chicken (Thu. 5 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Baked Chicken  
Wild Rice  
Vegetable Blend  
Peaches  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Hearing Services - By Appointment Only (Thu. 5 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Typically offered on the first and third Thursdays of the month.  Please call (517) 279-8787 to arrange an appointment.

Pinochle Card Game (Thu. 5 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

PinochleDrop in on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Pinochle.

Woodcarvers (Thu. 5 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

wood carving toolsIf you enjoy working with wood and conversation with others who share your interest, join the Woodcarvers group on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Woodshop located in the lower level. This is an informal "drop-in" group.

 

Please bring your own tools and supplies.

Karaoke (Thu. 5 Dec, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

karaokeHelen & Floyd host Karaoke at Perennial Park on the first, third, & fifth Thursday of the month from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 

Come sing your heart out -- or just listen and tap your toes! Popcorn provided for munching.

Fri. 6 Dec, 2019

Coffee Hour (Fri. 6 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

coffee hourFresh coffee and light refreshments are served most Friday mornings at Perennial Park beginninig at 9:00 a.m.

 

Drop in for this informal gathering and enjoy conversation with others. All are welcome!

New Beginnings (Fri. 6 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

New BeginningsNew Beginnings is an informal group of widows and widowers who meet for lunch on Fridays at Perennial Park.

 

The group is open to anyone who has lost a spouse.

Spaghetti & Meatballs (Fri. 6 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Spaghetti & Meatballs  
Garden Vegetables  
Mandarin Oranges  
Garlic Bread  
Milk  
   
   
   

Sat. 7 Dec, 2019

Fitness Center OPEN (Sat. 7 Dec, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Exercise BikeThe Fitness Center is open on Saturdays from 8am - Noon.

Please come in and enjoy the facilities.

Mon. 9 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Mon. 9 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Chicken Tenders (Mon. 9 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Chicken Tenders  
Tater Tots  
Peas & Carrots  
Applesauce  
Waffle Biscuit  
Milk  
   
   

Tue. 10 Dec, 2019

Ham & Bean Soup (Tue. 10 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Ham & Bean Soup  
Cauliflower Salad  
Mixed Fruit  
Cornbread  
Milk  
   
   
   

Mahjong Tile Game (Tue. 10 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mahjong smallMahjong is a Chinese-based tile game commonly played with 4 people.

 

Everyone is welcome to play on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m!

Barbershop Chorus (Tue. 10 Dec, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

BarbershopAre you a man who enjoys the harmonies of Barbershop Music? Do you enjoy singing, or have you wanted to try singing this style of music? The Town & Country Barbershop Chorus meets at Perennial Park most Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. to enjoy singing and camaraderie. New members are always welcome!

Wed. 11 Dec, 2019

Smoked Sausage (Wed. 11 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Smoked Sausage  
Baked Beans  
Broccoli  
Pineapple  
Wheat Bread  
Milk  
   
   

Knitting Club (Wed. 11 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Knitting ClubIf you enjoy knitting and other kinds of needlework, stop by Perennial Park on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. This informal group meets to do personal knitting and needlework projects and to enjoy time socializing together. This is a weekly "drop-in" group open to anyone who is interested. Bring your own supplies.

Euchre Card Game (Wed. 11 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

EuchreTry your hand at Euchre every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

Thu. 12 Dec, 2019

Legal Services (By appointment only.) (Thu. 12 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Typically offered on the 2nd Thursday of the month.  Please call (800) 676-9488 to schedule an appointment.

Ground Beef Stroganoff (Thu. 12 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Ground Beef Stroganoff  
Egg Noodles  
Mixed Vegetables  
Pears  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Pinochle Card Game (Thu. 12 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

PinochleDrop in on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Pinochle.

Woodcarvers (Thu. 12 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

wood carving toolsIf you enjoy working with wood and conversation with others who share your interest, join the Woodcarvers group on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Woodshop located in the lower level. This is an informal "drop-in" group.

 

Please bring your own tools and supplies.

Parkinson's Support Group (Thu. 12 Dec, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Parkinsons Support Dec 2019 SMALLIf you or a loved one is diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, or if you are caring for someone with this disease, the Parkinson's Support Group provides discussion and education to help members learn strategies for living with (or caring for persons with) this neurological disorder.

 

Our special guest on December 12th will be Joshua Kingsley, a physical therapist from Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists. Joshua works specifically with Parkinson's patients, providing them with exercises and information designed to address impairments with small movements and difficulty performing tasks of daily living.

 

 The group typically meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. New members are always welcome!

Fri. 13 Dec, 2019

Coffee Hour (Fri. 13 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

coffee hourFresh coffee and light refreshments are served most Friday mornings at Perennial Park beginninig at 9:00 a.m.

 

Drop in for this informal gathering and enjoy conversation with others. All are welcome!

New Beginnings (Fri. 13 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

New BeginningsNew Beginnings is an informal group of widows and widowers who meet for lunch on Fridays at Perennial Park.

 

The group is open to anyone who has lost a spouse.

Roasted Pork Loin (Fri. 13 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Roasted Pork Loin  
Scalloped Potatoes  
Brussel Sprouts  
Apricots  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Will Carleton Academy Students present Holiday Music (Fri. 13 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm)

christmas carol kidsJoin us for Congregate Lunch today and enjoy holiday music presented by students from Will Carleton Academy!

Sat. 14 Dec, 2019

Fitness Center OPEN (Sat. 14 Dec, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Exercise BikeThe Fitness Center is open on Saturdays from 8am - Noon.

Please come in and enjoy the facilities.

Mon. 16 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Mon. 16 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Pork Riblet Sandwich (Mon. 16 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Pork Riblet Sandwich  
Baked Fries  
Green Beans  
Juice  
Milk  
   
   
   

Tue. 17 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Tue. 17 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup (Tue. 17 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Broccoli Cheddar Soup  
Egg Salad  
Tropical Fruit  
2 Slices Wheatberry Bread  
Milk  
   
   
   

Reynolds Elementary School presents Holiday Music (Tue. 17 Dec, 2019 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm)

christmas carol kidsStudents from Reynolds Elementary School in Reading will present

a performance of holiday music during Congregate Lunch today.

Mahjong Tile Game (Tue. 17 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mahjong smallMahjong is a Chinese-based tile game commonly played with 4 people.

 

Everyone is welcome to play on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m!

Barbershop Chorus (Tue. 17 Dec, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

BarbershopAre you a man who enjoys the harmonies of Barbershop Music? Do you enjoy singing, or have you wanted to try singing this style of music? The Town & Country Barbershop Chorus meets at Perennial Park most Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. to enjoy singing and camaraderie. New members are always welcome!

Wed. 18 Dec, 2019

Swedish Meatballs (Wed. 18 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Swedish Meatballs  
Egg Noodles  
Peas & Pearl Onions  
Peaches  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Knitting Club (Wed. 18 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Knitting ClubIf you enjoy knitting and other kinds of needlework, stop by Perennial Park on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. This informal group meets to do personal knitting and needlework projects and to enjoy time socializing together. This is a weekly "drop-in" group open to anyone who is interested. Bring your own supplies.

Euchre Card Game (Wed. 18 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

EuchreTry your hand at Euchre every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

Alzheimer's Support Group (Wed. 18 Dec, 2019 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

oldhandsbwThis group is available for caregivers and family or friends of someone with any type of dementia or short-term memory loss. Learn practical strategies for providing care and comfort for those affected with memory loss, and learn to care for your own physical and emotional well-being. Find help, hope, and strength from others who are coping with similar circumstances.

 

Due to the Christmas holiday, our December meeting will take place on Wednesday December 18th at 3:30 p.m. New members are always welcome. For more information call (517) 437-2422 or (800) 479-3348.

Thu. 19 Dec, 2019

Turkey Loaf (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Turkey Loaf  
Mashed Potatoes  
Corn  
Mixed Fruit  
Whole Grain Roll  
Milk  
   
   

Gier Elementary School Holiday Visit (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm)

christmas carol kidsJoin us for Congregate Lunch today and enjoy a wonderful Perennial Park tradition -- a Holiday Season visit from Mrs. Galloway's class from Gier Elementary School!

Hearing Services - By Appointment Only (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Typically offered on the first and third Thursdays of the month.  Please call (517) 279-8787 to arrange an appointment.

Pinochle Card Game (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

PinochleDrop in on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Pinochle.

Woodcarvers (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

wood carving toolsIf you enjoy working with wood and conversation with others who share your interest, join the Woodcarvers group on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Woodshop located in the lower level. This is an informal "drop-in" group.

 

Please bring your own tools and supplies.

Karaoke (Thu. 19 Dec, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

karaokeHelen & Floyd host Karaoke at Perennial Park on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursday of the month from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 

Come sing your heart out -- or just listen and tap your toes! Popcorn provided for munching.

Fri. 20 Dec, 2019

Coffee Hour (Fri. 20 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

coffee hourFresh coffee and light refreshments are served most Friday mornings at Perennial Park beginninig at 9:00 a.m.

 

Drop in for this informal gathering and enjoy conversation with others. All are welcome!

New Beginnings (Fri. 20 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

New BeginningsNew Beginnings is an informal group of widows and widowers who meet for lunch on Fridays at Perennial Park.

 

The group is open to anyone who has lost a spouse.

Hot Dog w/ Chili & Cheese (Fri. 20 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Hot Dog w/ Chili & Cheese  
Sweet Potato Tots  
Beets  
Mandarin Oranges  
Milk  
   
   
   

Sat. 21 Dec, 2019

Fitness Center OPEN (Sat. 21 Dec, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Exercise BikeThe Fitness Center is open on Saturdays from 8am - Noon.

Please come in and enjoy the facilities.

Mon. 23 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Mon. 23 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

"Christmas Dinner" (Sliced Ham) (Mon. 23 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Sliced Ham  
Sweet Potatoes  
Roasted Brussel Sprouts  
Whole Grain Roll  
Cheesecake  
Milk  
   
   

Tue. 24 Dec, 2019

Wed. 25 Dec, 2019

Thu. 26 Dec, 2019

Cheeseburger (Thu. 26 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Cheeseburger  
Baked Fries  
Carrots  
Applesauce  
Milk  
   
   
   

Pinochle Card Game (Thu. 26 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

PinochleDrop in on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Pinochle.

Woodcarvers (Thu. 26 Dec, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

wood carving toolsIf you enjoy working with wood and conversation with others who share your interest, join the Woodcarvers group on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Woodshop located in the lower level. This is an informal "drop-in" group.

 

Please bring your own tools and supplies.

Fri. 27 Dec, 2019

Coffee Hour (Fri. 27 Dec, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

coffee hourFresh coffee and light refreshments are served most Friday mornings at Perennial Park beginninig at 9:00 a.m.

 

Drop in for this informal gathering and enjoy conversation with others. All are welcome!

New Beginnings (Fri. 27 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

New BeginningsNew Beginnings is an informal group of widows and widowers who meet for lunch on Fridays at Perennial Park.

 

The group is open to anyone who has lost a spouse.

Breaded Tilapia (Fri. 27 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Breaded Tilapia  
Wild Rice  
Garden Vegetables  
Wheat Bread  
Juice  
Milk  
   
   

Sat. 28 Dec, 2019

Fitness Center OPEN (Sat. 28 Dec, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Exercise BikeThe Fitness Center is open on Saturdays from 8am - Noon.

Please come in and enjoy the facilities.

Mon. 30 Dec, 2019

MDHHS Worker at Perennial Park (Mon. 30 Dec, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

MDHHS logoThe Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) has a specialist stationed at Perennial Park on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a drop-in basis -- no appointment necessary!

 

This specialist is available to the general public and can help with things such as: applications for Medicaid or Food Assistance, reviewing personal cases, and answering questions about the various services available through the Department.

Sloppy Joe (Mon. 30 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Sloppy Joe  
Seasoned Potatoes  
Green Beans  
Craisins  
Milk  
   
   
   

Tue. 31 Dec, 2019

Chicken & Mushroom Soup (Tue. 31 Dec, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Chicken & Mushroom Soup  
Macaroni Salad  
Mini Breadsticks  
Pears  
Milk  
   
   
   

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