Share and Spread the Joy

Easter Blessings to all the Friends and Family of the Young at Heart!

In a world of tornados, floods, fires, shootings and war, I feel ever grateful for the beautiful day; for the hope of Easter; and for all of you. I hope that each of you are also able to enjoy these blessings. Spring is such a wonderful time for beauty and hope! 

This Wednesday, April 12th at 10:00-11:30 the Calvin Nursing Students will be offering blood pressures and Glucose screenings. They will also be doing a presentation on the risk factors, and the best ways to manage, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Arthritis. This will be useful information for all, and help us to keep our heart and lungs feeling the fresh air of Spring! 

Our first Line Dancing Class will start at 12:30! We have a great group! I am definitely looking forward to seeing all your smiling faces, hearing the joy, and watching all the dancing feet! There is still time to register! Cost is $3.00.

  • Attached is another great opportunity to experience joy, and have some feet tapping going on. The Male Schubert Chorus is at is again! This time they will be resurrecting a variety of old TV show theme songs and commercials. The Schubert Spring 2023 Concert will be May 13, 2023 at 7:30 at the East Grand Rapids Performing Arts Center. See attached flyer and a link to the website for an animated version!

Monday, April 17th at 1:00 will be a presentation with Nancy Patten on the History of the Celtic Harp. Come, listen to a history of beautiful, joyous music making.  At 2:00, after the Harp History, the YAH Planning Committee will be meeting to plan future informative and entertaining programs to help all of our bodies, minds and spirits grow. All are welcome to give your ideas and let us know what programming you would like to see in the future. If you cannot attend but would like to be a part of this Committee in the future, or have ideas to pass along, feel free to call 616-913-4419 or email

  • Last, but certaintly not least, put on your happy faces, here is our April Birthday List! Please join us in celebrating their special day, with our BirthDay Brunch on Wednesday, April 19th at 9:30. Cost is $5.00. Menu: Homemade Waffles with fruit toppings, eggs, meat and pastries. RSVP by Monday, April 17th. April Birthday Celebrants: Pat Arnold, Alma Bouwens, Norma Cervantes, Jodi Deschaine, Dave Duggan, Mary Feutz, Paul Jensen, James Kujawa, Donna Matlak, Larry Oberst, Mary Reed, Barb Serbowicz, Marian Shuker, Barb Steffins, Mary Lou Wodecki, Kim Cruickshank, and George Doyle. Wish them a Happy Birthday when you see them!

Spread the Hope and Joy of Spring and the Promise of Easter!


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