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Thursday February 1st 2024
Art Therapy For All Time 10:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Coffee & Community Time 11:00 AM Join us for our monthly gathering where we sip coffee, eat snacks, and socialize! Let’s come together for a casual social gathering to share ideas, resources, learn new information, sip a cup of coffee, and meet new friends facing similar challenges. Info & Registration
Sue Fabian Series: What Makes You...YOU! Time 11:00 AM One-hundred-and-fifty years ago, my 3rd great-grandmother loaded a spinning wheel and accessories on the boat to journey to the new land of America. What possessed her to lug this rather large artifact, a prized possession amongst her worldly items she could haul on a boat? How I wish to have known more about her and her life, her values, the politics of her day, even what a day in a life was like for her. We now have this opportunity to record our legacy for our descendants in a fun and spontaneous way, so they are not wondering about what our lives were like. Elderlaw Attorney, Geriatric Care Manager and Licensed Professional Counselor Sue E. Fabian will take you on the grand adventure called your life. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Family Art Time Time 4:00 PM Art Therapist Rachel Stewart, will host a therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful works of art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Info & Registration
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 4:00 PM Join us for yoga with Page! Info & Registration
Kids Living With Cancer Group Time 5:00 PM A Group for kids age 6-12 who are diagnosed with cancer themselves and would like to meet others diagnosed as well. This group uses a variety to activities to to help guide and support kids through their cancer experience and is led by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:00 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Durfee Dinner! Time 5:30 PM Join us for a delicious meal supplied by generous supporters in our Detroit community. We will be meeting once monthly to have open discussions about community needs, program suggestions, and upcoming events and opportunities. We look forward to hearing directly from our members! Info & Registration
Brain Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with a brain cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. Support persons to those diagnosed are also welcome. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 7:00 PM Catch Phrase is a word guessing party game that is LOTS of fun! Teens and adults are welcome to join join Sharon every Thursday Night! Info & Registration
Friday February 2nd 2024
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Kids Story Time Time 3:30 PM Hear a specially selected story read for kids ages 3-8. Messages will be positive, upbeat, and occasionally touch on important topics about feelings, friendship, and kindness. Info & Registration
Saturday February 3rd 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join us for chair yoga with David. Info & Registration
Mindful Writing Time 11:00 AM A journey into mindfulness using the written word. Suggested prompts will guide you as we write together, then share what our minds have illuminated (sharing is optional, and always encouraged). Have a blank journal available, or anything you wish to write on, along with a pen or pencil. That's all you need except for curiosity and a desire to learn more about yourself! Facilitated by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Monday February 5th 2024
Mindful Resilience Yoga Time 1:00 PM Move More Freely, Concentrate And Think More Clearly, Manage Stress More Easily, And Feel More At Ease. Mindful Resilience is a yoga program that includes instruction and practice with self-regulation tools. Each class includes breathing techniques, meditation exercises, mindful movement exercises, guided rest, and gratitude. Ages 16+ welcome. Info & Registration
Tuesday February 6th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:30 AM Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is done while seated or using a chair for balance. Join Judy as she builds strength, concentration, and deep breathing for body and mind. Info & Registration
Tranquility Yoga with Susan Jane Time 11:00 AM Join Susan Jane in the Clubhouse for a gentle, restorative mat practice to support strength, flexibility, balance and mindfulness. Ages 16+ welcome. This class will be filmed today only, please only attend if you are comfortable with being on camera. Otherwise we welcome you to join us next week. Info & Registration
Coffee Hour Time 11:30 AM You are invited to Coffee Hour! During this hour, attendees can chat with other members who are seeking support and share helpful resources. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Info & Registration
Timely Art Tuesdays Time 1:00 PM Stitch, bead, craft and laugh. Take some time for yourself to relax among friends and create unique art projects. Info & Registration
Gilda's Singers & Stringers Time 4:00 PM Stringers and Singers is a collaborative musical community meeting weekly to enjoy ukulele jams, play-alongs and sing-alongs. All string instruments welcome! From hobby hummers to seasoned songbirds, our door is open to all singing skill levels. Find a space in the music and make it your own! Ages 14+ welcome. Info & Registration
Metastatic Breast Cancer Social Time 4:00 PM This group provides fellowship for women who have metastatic breast cancer (advanced stage only) to discuss the unique challenges and issues they face. Ages 18+ welcome. Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 5:00 PM Come enjoy some lighthearted fun with games like trivia, bingo, and a variety of board games. All games/materials to play will be provided. Bring yourself, family members or a friend for a fun night! Info & Registration
Food Demonstrations & Cooking Techniques Time 5:30 PM Whether you are new to cooking or are a seasoned veteran, when you walk away from this hands-on presentation with Debra Studebaker from the MSU Extension program, your confidence level will be soaring! Attendees will learn about: Reading and understanding recipe cooking terms, knife skills that will help you chop like the professionals, saving money by knowing the difference between store or name brand, fresh, frozen, canned, or dried fruits and vegetables and substituting ingredients when you’re missing recipe items. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 6:30 PM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. This class is for members age 12+. Info & Registration
Bingo! Time 6:30 PM Bring a buddy, bring the family, or bring yourself on out to test your luck during a fun game of bingo! All materials to play will be provided. A Small prize will be awarded to the lucky winner of the night. Please note, there is only one rule for those attending…. Have Fun! Ages 8+ with adult supervision are welcomed to attend.

IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK
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Wednesday February 7th 2024
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join Mary for the seated meditation at the beginning of our practice in a chair of your choice. We will then move into a standing flow and close with savasana. All are welcome!

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New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all of our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:30 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Coffee, Cancer & Conversation Time 11:00 AM You're invited to join our monthly conversation! Let’s come together for a casual social gathering to share ideas, resources, learn new information, sip a cup of coffee, and meet new friends facing similar challenges. Coffee & pastries will be provided by our friends at The Office Coffee Shop.

IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK Children welcomed to attend with supervision.
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Meditation for Beginners Time 11:00 AM Attain health, clarity, and joy. In this one hour session with the Isha Foundation, you will learn Isha Kriya, a simple 12-18 minute practice, to help you to become meditative effortlessly. Isha Kriya does not require any previous experience with meditation and can be done sitting on a chair. Created by Sadhguru, yogi, mystic and the foremost authority on yoga. This session will be conducted by a trained Isha facilitator. Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:30 AM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Ages 18+ welcome.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK & AVAILABLE ON ZOOM


Facilitated by: Ashley

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Lake House Lunch! Time 12:30 PM Join us every 1st Wednesday for a tasty meal to connect with other members in St. Clair Shores and surrounding areas. This time will be used to fellowship with others and have open discussions about future programming and events at The Lake House over a hearty lunch. Feel free to bring a friend! Please register so we can plan accordingly. Info & Registration
Book Club: Gilda's Remote Readers Time 1:00 PM Join us! This month we’re each reading our own books to share with the group. Info & Registration
Women's Empowerment Circle Time 1:00 PM A social gathering for women who have had or are in treatment for cancer. There is power in the collective sharing and uplifting of one another. Join us to share, give and receive support in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Because Community is stonger than cancer. Now meeting the first and fourth Wednesday of the month! Info & Registration
Noogieland Family Play Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play for kids 12 and under! Hang out in our beautifully hand painted kids area, with wall to wall toys after school on Wednesdays. Kids must be accompanied by an adult unless a volunteer is requested before hand, in order for the adult to attend a program upstairs. Kids cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
Scattegories! Time 4:00 PM Join us for this classic and a little fun from home - word games are the best way to keep our minds SHARP! Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Join us for Chair Yoga with Page.

VIRTUAL
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with Leukemia or Lymphoma cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Support persons to those diagnosed are welcome to attend as well. Ages 18+ welcome. Info & Registration
Life After Treatment Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults who are post treatment and are seeking support from others, who are also navigating this new chapter in a cancer diagnosis. Facilitated by a licensed clinician, the group focuses on building support and strength for one another, while sharing the unique challenges that often arise post treatment. Info & Registration
Men's Meeting Time 6:30 PM A gathering for men who have been diagnosed with cancer and are seeking support from other diagnosed as well. This welcoming meets hybrid, so you can join either in person or from home. Ages 18+ welcome. Facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Pancreatic Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Support persons to those diagnosed are welcome to attend as well. Info & Registration
Thursday February 8th 2024
Art Therapy For All Time 10:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Sue Fabian Series: Basic Estate Planning Time 11:00 AM What’s really important to complete to make sure our legal affairs are in order? The “Big 3” will be discussed: Will, Medical Power of Attorney, Financial Power of Attorney. Circumstances under which a trust would be useful will also be covered, along with beneficiary designations and how assets are titled. You may be surprised who gets what if you believe a Will takes care of everything. Elderlaw Attorney, Geriatric Care Manager and Licensed Professional Counselor Sue E. Fabian will explain the basics so you can walk away knowing which legal documents are best for your circumstances. Info & Registration
Jazzy Paint & Sip Time 1:00 PM Love is in the air. Come release your creative energy with a valentine’s inspired paint activity to the soothing sounds of jazz. Light refreshments will be served. Materials will be provided. Spots are limited, please register today! Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 4:00 PM Join us for yoga with Page! Info & Registration
Art Therapy For Teens Time 5:00 PM Ages 13-17 Welcome to join Art Therapist Rachel Stewart, for an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful works of art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:00 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Spin & Spill Social Time! Time 5:30 PM Be sure to bring your dirty laundry with you as you join us at our monthly Spin & Spill social gathering. We will spend an hour and 15 minutes together catching up on life events and tackling our laundry tasks. We will be taking full advantage of our FREE laundry facilities while also enjoying each other’s company – just enough time for one full wash and dry cycle! Courtey of Sam's Club, everyone joining us get free DOWNY too!

IN-PERSON @ DETROIT Info & Registration
Women of Color Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for women that focuses on ethnicity and cultural diversity, who are looking to build community and support one another, while navigating a cancer diagnosis.. This group is facilitated by licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Cancer Fighting Smoothies with Shelby! Time 6:30 PM Get those tastebuds ready and drop into the clubhouse to grab a delicious smoothie made with love from our Detroit Program Manager Shelby Beckman. Each month she will have a new delicious new recipe. Info & Registration
Caregivers Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those who have a loved one diagnosed with cancer and seeking support from others with shared experiences. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and meets in person. Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 7:00 PM Catch Phrase is a word guessing party game that is LOTS of fun! Teens and adults are welcome to join join Sharon every Thursday Night! Info & Registration
intenSati: Movement, Mantra & Meditation Time 7:00 PM Join us in-person at our Gilda's Durfee @ Detroit location or virtually from home for a monthly IntenSati session with our instructor, Dawn Gaden. IntenSati is a method of movement, mantra, and meditation to awaken the mind, body and spirit and train us to be an observer of our thoughts, and choose powerful, positive ones. This workout pairs high-energy cardio moves with high-emotion mantras that will leave you uplifted, connected, and strong! All skill levels welcome, for adults and teens. Info & Registration
Friday February 9th 2024
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Join us for yoga with Cathie. Info & Registration
Kids Story Time Time 3:30 PM Hear a specially selected story read for kids ages 3-8. Messages will be positive, upbeat, and occasionally touch on important topics about feelings, friendship, and kindness. Info & Registration
Saturday February 10th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join us for chair yoga with David. Info & Registration
The Mindful Month: Embracing Awe Time 10:00 AM Your opportunity to put mindful theory into practice! The first session of each month will introduce a mindfulness topic and the whys and ways to incorporate it in your life to enhance well-being. The second session of the month will be an introspective and supportive topical discussion of subsequent changes, challenges, and perspectives that participants have experienced in their awareness and mindfulness practice over the last two weeks. Participants must register for the February 24th session as well. Facilitated by Jan Miller, LPC. Info & Registration
Monday February 12th 2024
Angel Pillow Project Time 10:00 AM Angel Pillow was created to encourage healing, offer support and provide comfort to breast cancer patients. The heart-shaped pillows, created by breast cancer survivors, are used to soothe both physical and emotional pain immediately after surgery, radiation or other treatment. If you'd like to join this group, registration is required! Ages 16+ welcome.

IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK
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Living with Cancer Group Time 1:00 PM A support group for those in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This bi-weekly support group is facilitated by a Masters level clinician.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ DETROIT & VIRTUALLY ON ZOOM

You must be a member of Gilda's Club to participate in this group. If you are interested in joining us and are not yet a Gilda's Club member, call 313.356.7600 or complete our New Member Registration form and someone will contact you with further information about our membership process.

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Mindfulness Creative Art Time 1:00 PM Explore your creative potential and your capacity to be mindful. Each class includes guided meditations, a creative mindfulness art project, and optional group sharing to help you tune in to the present moment, get creative, and connect in community. Virtual attendees craft kits are available. Please give us a call or email Mevangelista@gildasclubdetroit.org OR Awilliams@gildasclubdetroit.org on how to secure yours! Ages 16+ welcome. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 2:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tuesday February 13th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:30 AM Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is done while seated or using a chair for balance. Join Judy as she builds strength, concentration, and deep breathing for body and mind. Info & Registration
Tranquility Yoga with Susan Jane Time 11:00 AM Join Susan Jane in the Clubhouse for a gentle, restorative mat practice to support strength, flexibility, balance and mindfulness. Ages 16+ welcome. This class will be filmed today only, please only attend if you are comfortable with being on camera. Otherwise we welcome you to join us next week. Info & Registration
Mindful Journaling Time 1:00 PM Look into what’s really going on in your heart and mind through journaling. Suggested prompts will guide you as we write together and then share what our minds have illuminated. Sharing is optional, but always encouraged. A blank journal, your favorite pen and a desire to explore are all that’s needed. Info & Registration
Reiki Time 3:00 PM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual sessions, member must register to attend. Info & Registration
Reiki Time 3:30 PM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual sessions, member must register to attend. Info & Registration
Noogieland Play at the Lake House! Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play! Hang out in our newly updated space after school. Children under 12 years old can play with all toys in Noogieland and kids over 12 years are free to do homework in the adjoining room with wifi access. If parents would like to attend evening programming, please register so a volunteer can be available, during this time. Children cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
Reiki Time 4:00 PM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual sessions, member must register to attend. Info & Registration
Reiki Time 4:30 PM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual sessions, member must register to attend. Info & Registration
Galentine's Gathering Time 5:00 PM Galentine’s Day is known for celebrating the bond between women. Bring your best gal pal and celebrate the friendships and acquaintanceships that you have made at Gilda’s Club. Enjoy a evening of smiles and laughter as attendees continue to connect with one another. Wear shades of pink or red (certainly not mandatory). Dinner provided. Please register yourself and your guest so we can plan accordingly. Info & Registration
Gilda's Winter Coat Give-Aways! Time 5:00 PM Exciting news! We've been gifted a treasure trove of Moosejaw brand women's winter coats. We're thrilled to be able to spread the warmth to our members! We have a diverse range of coats, from ultra-warm with fleece to athletic vests. The majority of the coats are XS and SM, with a very limited stock of M, L, XL, and XXL. Swing by Gilda's Royal Oak Clubouse on Tuesday, February 13th from 5pm - 7pm. limit one per member. Also happening tonight is Coffee House Open Mic Night, so feel free to stick around for some fun music too! Info & Registration
Parenting with Cancer Group Time 5:00 PM For parents undergoing treatment themselves or recently completed treatment. Parents will have an opportunity to share, learn, and support one another through their parenting journeys and all of the complexities that come with parenting with cancer. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Coffee House! (Open Mic Night) Time 5:30 PM Join us for some good music and great friendship! Come prepared to listen or perform! Please bring a dish to share for our potluck style dinner too. Please call 24-48 hours in advance if childcare is needed. Open to all. Info & Registration
Kids Valentines Craft Party Time 5:30 PM Enjoy a kids craft in Noogieland while parents/caregivers enjoy coffeehouse or other programming around the clubhouse- best for kids 5-12 Info & Registration
Inner Self 'MakeOver' Through Self Love & Self Forgiveness Time 6:00 PM Living in an imperfect world with imperfect people, sometimes we need to refresh ourselves through self-reflection, and having an ‘inner cleanse’ of thoughts and the actions that are no longer helpful to our daily living. In this presentation, we will explore some ways to love ourselves in a healthier way through deeper understanding and compassion for ourselves. We will also explore creating a pathway within ourselves, for self-forgiveness which can lead us to a happier, more fulfilling life, as a wiser and stronger person. Bonnie Watson is a Healing Administrator, Healing Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. Ages 16+ welcome. Snacks will be provided, register today! Info & Registration
Living With Cancer Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Parenting a Child With Cancer Group Time 6:00 PM A fever will never be just a fever and a bruise will never be just a bruise. Gather with other survivor parents to celebrate victories and to talk about and address the fears and challenges associated with loving a childhood cancer survivor. Facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Teen Living With Cancer Group Time 6:00 PM Info & Registration
Caregivers Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults who have a loved one or friend diagnosed with cancer who are seeking support from others who are also supporitng someone diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Spouses Bereavement Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults who have lost a spouse to cancer and are seeking support from others who have also lost their significant other. This welcoming group is facilitated by a lincensed clinician and meets in person. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 14th 2024
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join Mary for the seated meditation at the beginning of our practice in a chair of your choice. We will then move into a standing flow and close with savasana. All are welcome!

VIRTUAL
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Gilda's Winter Coat Give-Aways! Time 10:00 AM Exciting news! We've been gifted a treasure trove of Moosejaw brand women's winter coats. We're thrilled to be able to spread the warmth to our members! We have a diverse range of coats, from ultra-warm with fleece to athletic vests. The majority of the coats are XS and SM, with a very limited stock of M, L, XL, and XXL. We've got Book Club and Art Programs meeting today too! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all of our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:30 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tai Chi Time 11:00 AM Join 17 year Tai Chi practitioner, Martine Salane, for a slow flow Tai Chi experience where we will learn to incorporate gentle exercise into our routines to decrease stress, improve mood, flexibility, balance, and quality of life.

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Living with Cancer Group Time 11:30 AM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Ages 18+ welcome.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK & AVAILABLE ON ZOOM


Facilitated by: Ashley

Info & Registration
Breast Group Time 1:00 PM A support group for those diagnosed with a breast cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Clubhouse Book Club Time 1:30 PM Our book selection for February is 'Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby VanPelt.' May's book selection is: 'The Women by Kristin Hannah' All are welcome to attend! Ages 16+ welcome. Info & Registration
Mindful Meditation Time 2:00 PM This program will be facilitated by Kathy Ransome, LMSW a therapist at Henry Ford Behavioral Health. She will present various mindfulness techniques and lead a number of group meditations. Info & Registration
Mindful Journey Book Club Time 3:00 PM Many non-fiction books today incorporate mindfulness as the foundation for emotional and physical well-being. Join Jan Miller. bi-weekly, in the pursuit of new perspectives and inspiration through the pages of books filled with wisdom. Seasoned mindfulness practitioners and newbies alike are welcome to the journey! Info & Registration
Wellness Wednesday: Mindful Coloring for Adults Time 3:00 PM Did you know coloring is not just for kids? There are several benefits to adult coloring books, such as relaxation and improving brain function. Join program manager, LaShawnda, for an hour as we relax our brains and quiet our minds in a coloring session. Attendees will have the opportunity to take their adult coloring book to continue to create mindfully at home. Info & Registration
Noogieland Family Play Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play for kids 12 and under! Hang out in our beautifully hand painted kids area, with wall to wall toys after school on Wednesdays. Kids must be accompanied by an adult unless a volunteer is requested before hand, in order for the adult to attend a program upstairs. Kids cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
Reiki Time 4:00 PM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. Please bring a small pillow and blanket for your comfort. Foot Reflexology is a science and an ancient healing art that promotes the body's ability for improvement. There are reflex points in the feet which correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Stimulating these points properly can reduce and/or alleviate neuropathy, reduce pain and can assist the body in a natural way. These are both individual sessions, members must register to attend. Info & Registration
Scattegories! Time 4:00 PM Join us for this classic and a little fun from home - word games are the best way to keep our minds SHARP! Info & Registration
Reiki or Foot Reflexology Time 4:30 PM Reiki or Foot Reflexology? Attendees have the option of choosing either a one 30 minute session of a Reiki Session or a Foot Reflexology session. Just let your practitioner- Darlene or Cheryl know, which session you would like after your arrival. Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. Please bring a small pillow and blanket for your comfort. Foot Reflexology is a science and an ancient healing art that promotes the body's ability for improvement. There are reflex points in the feet which correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Stimulating these points properly can reduce and/or alleviate neuropathy, reduce pain and can assist the body in a natural way. These are both individual sessions, members must register to attend. Info & Registration
Exploring Emotions Through Art Time 5:00 PM We are all born with the instinct to draw, create, and make art. When navigating life transitions, traumas, and events, it can hinder our creative abilities. Often times, we are unable to find the words to express why we feel, how we feel. Meet Michele Whalen, who has experience in Mental Health counseling and Art Therapy as she encourages us to embrace our emotions, and channel that power through art. Registration is required to attend. Ages 16+ welcome. Info & Registration
Kids Talk Time 5:00 PM A support group for kids age 5-12 years, diagnosed with cancer or with a loved one diagnosed. Join us as we make connections and focus on positive coping strategies, self esteem building, and creating a community of support. Recommended items: paper, pens, crayons/markers, other supplies potentially available for pickup or delivery when needed. This group is facilitated by a licensed Clinician. Info & Registration
Reiki or Foot Reflexology Time 5:00 PM Reiki or Foot Reflexology? Attendees have the option of choosing either a one 30 minute session of a Reiki Session or a Foot Reflexology session. Just let your practitioner- Darlene or Cheryl know, which session you would like after your arrival. Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The Reiki practitioner places hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. Please bring a small pillow and blanket for your comfort. Foot Reflexology is a science and an ancient healing art that promotes the body's ability for improvement. There are reflex points in the feet which correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Stimulating these points properly can reduce and/or alleviate neuropathy, reduce pain and can assist the body in a natural way. These are both individual sessions, members must register to attend. Info & Registration
Bosom Buddies Time 6:00 PM This is a social gathering for adult women diagnosed with Breast Cancer. This welcoming group is open to those in active treatment, remission, and survivorship. Lisa Hanes, MSN-Ed, RN and 14-year Breast Cancer survivor welcomes you into this safe space of sisterhood, resource sharing and support. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Join us for Chair Yoga with Page.

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Head and Neck Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for adults diagnosed with any kind of oral, head or neck cancer, who are seeking support from others diagnosed as well. This welcoming group is faciliated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Ovarian/Gynecological Cancers Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults diagnosed with ovarian or another type of gynecological cancer are seeking support from others diagnosed as well. This welcoming group is faciliated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Young Adults Group Time 6:30 PM A support grup for young adults (age 18-40) diagnosed themsleves, who are seeking support from others their age also navigating the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Thursday February 15th 2024
Art Therapy For All Time 10:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Stress Relief Reiki Time 10:30 AM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. Reiki practitioner Kim Young will gently place her hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual 40-minute sessions; you must register to attend. Info & Registration
Sue Fabian Series: Doing Your Medical Power of Attorney Time 11:00 AM You will actually have an opportunity to complete your Medical Power of Attorney for free. Step-by-step instructions will be given in a clear and evenly-paced manner. Elderlaw Attorney, Geriatric Care Manager and Licensed Professional Counselor Sue E. Fabian will help you walk your way through this legal document. Info & Registration
Stress Relief Reiki Time 11:30 AM Reiki is a Japanese energy-healing technique used to promote relaxation and reduce stress. Reiki practitioner Kim Young will gently place her hands just above the body to transmit Universal energy with the intention to reduce pain, speed healing and create a relaxed mind and body. These are individual 40-minute sessions; you must register to attend. Info & Registration
Stress Relief Reiki Time 12:30 PM Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Family Art Time Time 4:00 PM Art Therapist Rachel Stewart, will host a therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful works of art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Info & Registration
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 4:00 PM Join us for yoga with Page! Info & Registration
Kids Living with Cancer Group Time 5:00 PM A Group for kids age 6-12 who are diagnosed with cancer themselves and would like to meet others diagnosed as well. This group uses a variety to activities to to help guide and support kids through their cancer experience and is led by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
The Effect of Oral Health on Overall Health Time 5:30 PM Join us for an educational presentation by Dr. Jeffery Johnston from Delta Dental regarding the important connection between the oral cavity and overall health. Dr. Jeffery Johnston will also discuss how to take care of your oral health before, during and after cancer treatment. Bring your questions! Dr. Walker will be presenting virtually. However, attendees are welcome to come in person to Durfee and enjoy refreshments, while viewing this educational opportunity. Info & Registration
Spouses Bereavement Time 6:00 PM A support group for those who have lost a spouse to cancer and are seeking support from others who have also lost their significant other. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 7:00 PM Catch Phrase is a word guessing party game that is LOTS of fun! Teens and adults are welcome to join join Sharon every Thursday Night! Info & Registration
Friday February 16th 2024
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Join us for yoga with Cathie. Info & Registration
Kids Story Time Time 3:30 PM Hear a specially selected story read for kids ages 3-8. Messages will be positive, upbeat, and occasionally touch on important topics about feelings, friendship, and kindness. Info & Registration
Saturday February 17th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join us for chair yoga with David. Info & Registration
Mindful Writing Time 11:00 AM A journey into mindfulness using the written word. Suggested prompts will guide you as we write together, then share what our minds have illuminated (sharing is optional, and always encouraged). Have a blank journal available, or anything you wish to write on, along with a pen or pencil. That's all you need except for curiosity and a desire to learn more about yourself! Facilitated by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Monday February 19th 2024
Camp Snow Flake! Time 11:00 AM Create your own snow globe – virtual craft project. All supplies will be provided for pickup at any Gilda’s location. Parents should be available to assist kids under 8. Ages 5-17 welcome! Info & Registration
Mindful Resilience Yoga Time 1:00 PM Move More Freely, Concentrate And Think More Clearly, Manage Stress More Easily, And Feel More At Ease. Mindful Resilience is a yoga program that includes instruction and practice with self-regulation tools. Each class includes breathing techniques, meditation exercises, mindful movement exercises, guided rest, and gratitude. Ages 16+ welcome. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 2:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tuesday February 20th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:30 AM Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is done while seated or using a chair for balance. Join Judy as she builds strength, concentration, and deep breathing for body and mind. Info & Registration
Camp Snow Flake! Time 11:00 AM Kids Table Virtual Cooking Class. Ages 6-17 Welcome to participate. Join us as we prepare 2 dishes with the guidance of a professional cooking instructor. Parent will need to be present for safety in kitchen. Kroger gift card for groceries available for pickup at any Gilda’s Location. Apron’s provided for first time campers who didn’t receive one last year. Info & Registration
Coffee Hour Time 11:30 AM You are invited to Coffee Hour! During this hour, attendees can chat with other members who are seeking support and share helpful resources. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Info & Registration
Timely Art Tuesdays Time 1:00 PM Stitch, bead, craft and laugh. Take some time for yourself to relax among friends and create unique art projects. Info & Registration
Gilda's Singers & Stringers Time 4:00 PM Stringers and Singers is a collaborative musical community meeting weekly to enjoy ukulele jams, play-alongs and sing-alongs. All string instruments welcome! From hobby hummers to seasoned songbirds, our door is open to all singing skill levels. Find a space in the music and make it your own! Ages 14+ welcome. Info & Registration
Blood Cancers Support Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for anyone diagnosed with any type of blood cancer, who are seeking support from others diagnosed as well. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed level clinician and can be joined in person or on zoom. Info & Registration
Euchre! Time 6:00 PM Euchre is back at Gilda’s Lake House Location. Bring your A game and join us for an evening of good ol’ Michigan fun. Info & Registration
Strength Training & Cancer...Oh My! Time 6:00 PM This workshop will focus on simple exercises you can perform at home with just your body weight and household item. This makes it easy for you to sculpt your strength in any room. Our friends at Home Turf Gym will teach us all that we need to know on how to safely build muscle in your own four walls. Please come dressed in comfortable clothing, yoga mat (optional). Register today for this hybrid workshop. Healthy snacks will be provided! No gym needed! Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 6:30 PM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. This class is for members age 12+. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 21st 2024
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join Mary for the seated meditation at the beginning of our practice in a chair of your choice. We will then move into a standing flow and close with savasana. All are welcome!

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New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all of our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:30 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tai Chi Time 11:00 AM Join 17 year Tai Chi practitioner, Martine Salane, for a slow flow Tai Chi experience where we will learn to incorporate gentle exercise into our routines to decrease stress, improve mood, flexibility, balance, and quality of life.

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Living with Cancer Group Time 11:30 AM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Ages 18+ welcome.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK & AVAILABLE ON ZOOM


Facilitated by: Ashley

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Book Club: Gilda's Remote Readers Time 1:00 PM Join us! This month we’re each reading our own books to share with the group. Info & Registration
Caregiver to Caregiver Peer Networking Group Time 2:30 PM A social gathering for those who identify as a caregiver to someone in active treatment or remission. In this safe space you will interact with those facing similar challenges while providing and receiving support. Info & Registration
Noogieland Family Play Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play for kids 12 and under! Hang out in our beautifully hand painted kids area, with wall to wall toys after school on Wednesdays. Kids must be accompanied by an adult unless a volunteer is requested before hand, in order for the adult to attend a program upstairs. Kids cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
Scattegories! Time 4:00 PM Join us for this classic and a little fun from home - word games are the best way to keep our minds SHARP! Info & Registration
Family Fun Day - Craft Night! Time 5:30 PM Come craft with us! Dinner provided. We will have a fun seasonal craft project for families to complete. All ages welcome! Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Join us for Chair Yoga with Page.

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Improv! Time 6:00 PM Learn basic scene skills in this fun improvisation class. No experience required! This monthly class will faciliated by Chris Moody. Ages 18+ welcome. Info & Registration
Men's Meeting Time 6:30 PM A social gathering for men who have been diagnosed with cancer and are seeking support from other diagnosed as well. This welcoming group is peer led and meets hybrid, so you can join either in person or from home. Info & Registration
New To Remission Group Time 6:30 PM A group for individuals within 2 years of completing treatment. This group will process the early transition of going from living with cancer to life after treatment. Example topics to be discussed are: finding your “new normal”, transitioning to fewer appointments, secondary grief, health anxiety, fear of reoccurrence, coping with emotions, and much more. Info & Registration
Thursday February 22nd 2024
Art Therapy For All Time 10:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Sue Fabian Series: Patient Advocacy Time 11:00 AM Expectant mothers have 9 months to prepare to care for a precious new life, and she gets all kinds of help. But on the other end of life, we find ourselves with a loved-one’s life in our hands with absolutely no training. Can you effectively communicate with health care professionals, move through the maze of health care, deal with systems and policies of health care institutions? It’s a bewildering other world that has it own customs and even its own language. Have you ever felt like the outsider who is often side-stepped in the care of your loved one? Elderlaw Attorney, Geriatric Care Manager and Licensed Professional Counselor Sue E. Fabian walked this road for 22 years as a sole caregiver, and has helped scores of clients and families learn how to best advocate for their loved ones in health care settings. Info & Registration
Motown Brunch Time 11:30 AM Meet us for an afternoon of tasty eats, jazzy beats, and Motown trivia. Please register you and your guests so we can plan accordingly. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 4:00 PM Join us for yoga with Page! Info & Registration
Family Bingo! Time 5:00 PM Prizes for all kids who attend! Snacks provided Info & Registration
Functional Health and Fitness Series with Coach Khari Time 6:00 PM Join us for a 3-session series with Coach Khari from Konnected Fitness in Detroit. Coach Khari, who is specialized in physical wellness and nutrition, will be educating us on fitness routines you can do from the comfort of your own home, as well as physical exercises to assist with pain management. No experience is necessary to attend! Info & Registration
Caregivers Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those who have a loved one diagnosed with cancer and seeking support from others with shared experiences. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and meets in person. Info & Registration
Metastatic Breast Cancer Group Time 6:30 PM Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 7:00 PM Catch Phrase is a word guessing party game that is LOTS of fun! Teens and adults are welcome to join join Sharon every Thursday Night! Info & Registration
Friday February 23rd 2024
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Join us for yoga with Cathie. Info & Registration
Kids Story Time Time 3:30 PM Hear a specially selected story read for kids ages 3-8. Messages will be positive, upbeat, and occasionally touch on important topics about feelings, friendship, and kindness. Info & Registration
Saturday February 24th 2024
2nd Annual Young Breast Cancer Symposium Time 8:30 AM

We'd like to invite you to the 2nd Annual Young Breast Cancer Symposium on Saturday, February 24, 2024, where we'll be addressing the unique challenges that young adult breast cancer survivors and metastatic thrivers face. This symposium is open to ALL, offering learning opportunities tailored towards survivors, thrivers, community health workers, health care professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about breast cancer. Join to learn from experts in the field and young adults who experienced cancer under the age of 45. Participants can attend in-person or virtually.

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Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join us for chair yoga with David. Info & Registration
The Mindful Month: Embracing the Awe Time 10:00 AM Your opportunity to put mindful theory into practice! The first session of each month will introduce a mindfulness topic and the whys and ways to incorporate it in your life to enhance well-being. The second session of the month will be an introspective and supportive topical discussion of subsequent changes, challenges, and perspectives that participants have experienced in their awareness and mindfulness practice over the last two weeks. Participants must attend the February 10th session first. Facilitated by Jan Miller, LPC. Info & Registration
Monday February 26th 2024
Soulful Steps with Take Root Time 10:00 AM Led by professional dancer and Take Root company member, Maddy Petz, this free movement class is open to any and all Gilda’s Club participants. Maddy will lead the class in a joyful, supportive, and energetic dance class, catered and modified to the participants and their needs. Providing an atmosphere of connection and support, “Soulful Steps" monthly classes will help participants stay active while connecting with the soul and freedom of movement and music! Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 1:00 PM A support group for those in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This bi-weekly support group is facilitated by a Masters level clinician.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ DETROIT & VIRTUALLY ON ZOOM

You must be a member of Gilda's Club to participate in this group. If you are interested in joining us and are not yet a Gilda's Club member, call 313.356.7600 or complete our New Member Registration form and someone will contact you with further information about our membership process.

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New Member Meeting Time 2:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tuesday February 27th 2024
Chair Yoga Time 10:30 AM Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is done while seated or using a chair for balance. Join Judy as she builds strength, concentration, and deep breathing for body and mind. Info & Registration
Tranquility Yoga with Susan Jane Time 11:00 AM Join Susan Jane in the Clubhouse for a gentle, restorative mat practice to support strength, flexibility, balance and mindfulness. Ages 16+ welcome. This class will be filmed today only, please only attend if you are comfortable with being on camera. Otherwise we welcome you to join us next week. Info & Registration
Changing Your Mindset Time 1:00 PM Join author and cancer survivor, Brenda Montgomery, on how to create a new, positive mindset for the new year! In session, Brenda will teach us how to own our thoughts, feelings, and emotions and how to refrain from letting them overcome us. We will discuss how we can work towards changing our negative thoughts into positive and uplifting thoughts we can use to help ourselves. Info & Registration
Mindful Journaling Time 1:00 PM Look into what’s really going on in your heart and mind through journaling. Suggested prompts will guide you as we write together and then share what our minds have illuminated. Sharing is optional, but always encouraged. A blank journal, your favorite pen and a desire to explore are all that’s needed. Info & Registration
Cancer Fighting Smoothies with LaShawnda! Time 4:00 PM Get those tastebuds ready and drop in to try out a delicious smoothie made with love from our Lake House Program Manager LaShawnda Greenwood. Each month she will feature a delicious new recipe for you to try! Info & Registration
Gilda's Singers & Stringers Time 4:00 PM Stringers and Singers is a collaborative musical community meeting weekly to enjoy ukulele jams, play-alongs and sing-alongs. All string instruments welcome! From hobby hummers to seasoned songbirds, our door is open to all singing skill levels. Find a space in the music and make it your own! Ages 14+ welcome. Info & Registration
Noogieland Play at the Lake House! Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play! Hang out in our newly updated space after school. Children under 12 years old can play with all toys in Noogieland and kids over 12 years are free to do homework in the adjoining room with wifi access. If parents would like to attend evening programming, please register so a volunteer can be available, during this time. Children cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
What to Do About Intimacy & Sex with a Cancer Diagnosis Time 4:00 PM This discussion will focus on an aspect of treatment and survivorship that isn't often discussed: Resuming healthy and fun intimacy during and after cancer treatment. Sexual function problems from: erectile dysfunction, incontinence, vaginal dryness, changes in vaginal discharge and odor, changes in desire, comfort, and body image, pain, are all things that can come up with treatment. It's something that our doctors rarely talk to us about and can be hard for us even to talk to our partners about. Join us as Dr. Roy speaks on these sensitive issues with frank and informational tips on how to get back to a place of joy and comfort in your sex life, during and after treatment. This talk is appropriate whether you are single or partnered as sexual health is important in either case. Info & Registration
Art Therapy Time 4:30 PM Art Therapy class led by Rachel Stewart ATR-P, explores themes such as: mindfulness, self-awareness, self esteem/compassion, emotion, anxiety, stress, connections/relationships, change, problem solving, coping skills, grief and loss. Info & Registration
Little Kids, Big Feelings Time 5:00 PM 4th Tuesday of every month for kids who have a parent with cancer or have experienced cancer in some other way. This group is ideal for children ages 4-9. Each month we will explore feelings and expressions along with free play time in our Noogieland Play Area. This group time coincides with “Parenting With Cancer” group. Info & Registration
Parenting With Cancer Group Time 5:00 PM For parents undergoing treatment themselves or recently completed treatment. Parents will have an opportunity to share, learn, and support one another through their parenting journeys and all of the complexities that come with parenting with cancer. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. This group coincides with the “Little Kids, Big Feelings” group/playtime that takes place in the Noogieland play area. Please register your children for that group separately. Info & Registration
Life After Loss Gathering Time 6:00 PM Grief does not have an expiration date. This group is an opportunity for those who have lost a loved one to cancer and are wanting to connect with others on managing life after loss. This welcoming social group is peer led and meets in person. Info & Registration
Living With Cancer Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Multiple Myeloma Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for those diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Support persons to those diagnosed are welcome to attend as well. Info & Registration
Women of Color Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for adult women that focuses on ethnicity and cultural diversity, who are looking to build community and support one another, while navigating a cancer diagnosis.. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and is hybrid, so members can join in-person or remotely from home. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 28th 2024
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 10:00 AM Join Mary for the seated meditation at the beginning of our practice in a chair of your choice. We will then move into a standing flow and close with savasana. All are welcome!

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New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all of our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:30 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. * There are evening appointments available upon request, just give us a call! Info & Registration
Tai Chi Time 11:00 AM Join 17 year Tai Chi practitioner, Martine Salane, for a slow flow Tai Chi experience where we will learn to incorporate gentle exercise into our routines to decrease stress, improve mood, flexibility, balance, and quality of life.

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Living with Cancer Group Time 11:30 AM A support group for those who are currently in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and are seeking support from others who are also in treatment. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Ages 18+ welcome.

HYBRID: IN-PERSON @ ROYAL OAK & AVAILABLE ON ZOOM


Facilitated by: Ashley

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Healing Arts, Watercolor Basics Time 1:00 PM Learn basic instruction and create your own beautiful watercolor painting. Supplies provided. Info & Registration
Women's Empowerment Circle Time 1:00 PM A social gathering for women who have had or are in treatment for cancer. Join us to share, give and receive support in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Now meeting the first and fourth Wednesday of the month! Info & Registration
Learn to Play the Ukulele! Time 2:00 PM Have you ever wanted to play a string instrument? If so, this group is for you! Come join Liz Edwards as she teaches beginners how to play the ukulele! Please register to ensure we will have enough instruments. Info & Registration
Mindful Meditation Time 2:00 PM This program will be facilitated by Kathy Ransome, LMSW a therapist at Henry Ford Behavioral Health. She will present various mindfulness techniques and lead a number of group meditations. Info & Registration
Mindful Journey Book Club Time 3:00 PM Many non-fiction books today incorporate mindfulness as the foundation for emotional and physical well-being. Join Jan Miller. bi-weekly, in the pursuit of new perspectives and inspiration through the pages of books filled with wisdom. Seasoned mindfulness practitioners and newbies alike are welcome to the journey! Info & Registration
Noogieland Family Play Time 4:00 PM Noogieland will be open for free play for kids 12 and under! Hang out in our beautifully hand painted kids area, with wall to wall toys after school on Wednesdays. Kids must be accompanied by an adult unless a volunteer is requested before hand, in order for the adult to attend a program upstairs. Kids cannot be left unsupervised. Info & Registration
Scattegories! Time 4:00 PM Join us for this classic and a little fun from home - word games are the best way to keep our minds SHARP! Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Join us for Chair Yoga with Page.

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Breast Group Time 6:30 PM

This is a support group for adult women diagnosed with breast cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Support persons to those diagnosed are welcome to attend as well.

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Thursday February 29th 2024
Art Therapy For All Time 10:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Sue Fabian Series: Joint Replacement Patient Advocacy Time 11:00 AM Learn questions to ask that you would never think of from Attorney Sue Fabian who just experienced a total knee replacement. In her journey to fine her best surgical option, she consulted two surgeons with two rounds of questions for each. What she learned in her journey is well worth relaying for those of you who face this possibility. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Gentle Flow Yoga Time 4:00 PM Join us for yoga with Page! Info & Registration
Zumba Fitness Time 4:00 PM Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit has partnered with Penny Love Fitness to offer FREE Community Zumba once monthly! Come get a good workout in while learning about your local cancer support resource. Zumba (low-impact) will protect your joints and muscles while raising your heart rate and improve your balance, posture, and coordination. This low impact workout allows you to go at your own speed and the instructor provides routines that are fun, engaging and easy to follow! Info & Registration
Children's Yoga Workshop Time 5:00 PM Children's Yoga Workshop, Thursday, February 29, 5-6 p.m. for ages 8+, offered in-person and virtually. Join us for a fun, interactive hour of movement and breath as we explore user-friendly tools to energize, calm, and focus the body. Each participating family will receive a yoga book to take home for their personal practice. Info & Registration
Spouses Bereavement Group Time 6:00 PM Info & Registration
Game Night! Time 7:00 PM Catch Phrase is a word guessing party game that is LOTS of fun! Teens and adults are welcome to join join Sharon every Thursday Night! Info & Registration
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