Contact Info

wlcWashington Life Center

Supervisor: Laurie Adair

(810) 765-3523 or 1-800-779-4488  (replace # with @)

403 N. Mary Marine City, MI. 48039


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WLC December Calendar

WLC January Calendar





Marine City Police update on December 1st at 10:30 a.m. Marine City Police officer Jim Jones will update members of community crime trends and activities. He will also discuss having your emergency information in a safe viable place in case of an emergency.

Pearl Harbor presentation will be on December 4th at 10:30 a.m. Veteran club member Bill Livesay will tell about the many underlying aspects of Pearl Harbor and its effects on the ensuing war and other Military efforts.

Christmas Pallet project on December 4th at 6:00 p.m. Our Summer Pallet projects went over so well we return with a couple of unique designs. Make a creative decoration for home or check one more gift off of your list. Depending on your choice of project the cost is $25 or $35 and must be prepaid by December 1. See the Washington Life Center Facebook page or pick up a flyer from the main office.

Lakeshore Legal Aid’s Tracie Boyd will be with us on December 5th at 10:30 a.m. for a question and answer period.

Ugly Sock Exchange and Ornament project will be on December 6th at 10:30 a.m. Members will bring in a pair of colorful socks (one filled with presents and goodies) with the luck of the draw exchange with others.
Celebrate CoA Birthdays on December 6 at 11:00 a.m. Come and celebrate CoA members’ December birthdays.

Community Safety from the Attorney General’s Office is on December 8th and December 15th. Representative Zana from the Attorney General’s Office will tell how to avoid Home Repair Rip Offs and what to do if it occurs on December 8th and Long Term Investment concerns on December 15th.


Sing-a-long with Enid is on December 7th at 10:30 a.m. We will sing along with Enid your favorite Christmas carols.

Head Start Christmas concert is on December 11th at 10:30 a.m. Our students from the north end of the building and their families will join us to share their little voices as they perform their Christmas program.

Tap Dancer Tour on December 12th at 10:30 a.m. What’s that noise up on the roof? It’s not reindeer, but up on the stage our own WLC Tap Dancers. It will be a busy day. They share their Christmas show with us before launching out and visiting several other community locations too.

Butterhair here, there and everywhere is on December 13th at 10:30 a.m. The Internationally famous musical group Butterhair stops in with a selection of holiday tunes. Their music and hilarity is enjoyed by all ages. They will also be Singin’ and Ringin’ the Red Kettle bell that evening at the Birchwood Mall.
Assembling Backpacks for the Homeless is on December 14th at 10:30 a.m. We will be assembling items for and filling backpacks to be given to area homeless. For more information call 810-765-3523.

Snowball Dance on December 14th at 6:00 p.m. Chestnuts will be roasted on an open fire and the cafeteria will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with dinner and dancing. $15 per person. Tickets in advance by December 8th. For more information call 810-765-3523.

A Karaoke Christmas Countdown will be one week before Christmas. Everyone will have the opportunity to pick and sing their favorite songs in the cafeteria on December 18th at 10:30 a.m.


Rikki & Dave Nuttings’ Christmas Show will be on December 19th at 10:30 a.m. Things will be a little “Nutty” as we enjoy music from the Nuttings and wear a Crazy or Ugly Sweater to celebrate the season.

Alfie & Jack Wellington, the sweethearts of St. Clair County, who have performed around the state will bring their Ukulele and Upright Bass to entertain with a light Jazzy Christmas theme on December 20th at 10:30 a.m.

Join Rick & Kevin, The Closing Time Band, with a special guest on December 21st at 10:30 a.m. Rick & Kevin return with a fun musical selection of holiday songs and standards. They will be joined on stage by a special guest before he heads out on his Seasonal World Tour.


Wear your Ugly Socks and prepare to fight on December 22nd at 10:30 a.m. If you received a pair of Ugly Socks on December 6th come show them off and prepare to fight in a Nerf Winter War.


Pre-New Year’s Eve Party is on December 29th at 10:30 a.m. We will have a New Year’s Celebration with Bingo, hats and noise makers. The party wraps up at 12:00 noon with a video countdown by Dick Clark.

The Veteran’s Museum will be closed for the month of December.

The Washington Life Center is planning a Special Movie showing at the Sperry Moviehouse complete with dinner and transportation. This holiday movie classic will be enjoyed by CoA members along with a light dining fare and a tour viewing Christmas lights on the return trip. For more information, visit the WLC Facebook page or call 810-765-3523.

Euchre in the Evenings at WLC. Join us on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Players can go it alone or bring a partner as they enjoy this favorite card game. This new round of play starts in January in the WLC Card Room and is limited. Players should sign up in advance.


The WLC Gift Shop has many one of a kind hand made gifts, Christmas and Sentiment cards, knitted and crocheted items. Also some jewelry and pottery. Stop in Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (sometimes later). You might find that perfect gift.

Biggest Loser Weigh-In will be on January 4th. Join the annual 3 month competition as a way to help keep that New Year’s resolution to live a healthier lifestyle in the New Year. This is a contest and a physician’s note is required. For all details contact the Washington Life Center at 810-765-3523.

Save your VG’s or any Spartan Store receipts. Please bring in your receipts from your grocery shopping to help us earn financial support toward event programming. Bring the receipts into the Center to help us reach our goals.



Chocolate Covered Cherry Day will be on January 3 at 10:30 a.m. As if we haven’t had enough sweets from the Holidays, the folks from Morley’s will be stopping by with a presentation of their delicious treats and a video on the process.

Trivia Day will be on January 4 at 10:30 a.m. We will form teams for a friendly game of Trivia. Stop in, challenge your memory or come in to show off all that useless stuff you’ve learned over the years.

January 5 at 10:30 a.m. is For the Birds National Audubon Day. A representative from the Pine River Nature society will drop by to tell us about the many birds we can see in our backyards through the winter months and why they are so much easier to spot and photograph this time of year.

Celebrate CoA members and Elvis’s Birthday on January 8 at 10:30 a.m. We will celebrate our members and the King of Rock and Roll’s birthdays by watching King Creole and making Peanut Butter and Banana sandwiches.

Thank Law Enforcement Personnel and First Responders on January 9 at 10:30 a.m. Thank them for their service and putting others before self. We will write letters thanking them.

DTE will be dropping by with ways to save on your energy bill on January 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Join us January 11 at 10:30 a.m. for “Down on the Farm,” National Dairy Day. Local members of an area 4-H club will stop in to share stories about life on the farm and today’s technology used to process milk. We will also churn some butter and make a batch of ice cream.

Rubber Duck Races will take place on January 12 at 10:30 a.m. “Rubber Ducky You’re the One”. National Rubber Duck Day. We will race rubber ducks for some fun prizes. 

On January 16 Riki & Dave will sing your favorites at 10:30 a.m. Take your hat off to our first music group of the New Year. Actually its wear a Hat Day, so wear your hat and be ready to tell a story about it if it has one. Make a day of it, reserve your lunch and get a table stage side. Call 810-765-4724.

Do you have or are you a candidate for Neuropathy? Dr. Morgan, DC will be stopping by to discuss the signs and symptoms of Neuropathy on January 18 at 10:30 a.m. Genetics, work conditions and other causes can lead to this painful condition.

National Flavored Popcorn Day is January 19 at 10:30 a.m. We will have a few varieties to sample. We will also pop some of your favorite songs on the Cafeteria “Jukebox” system with a chance for dancing or singing along.

Days for Girls Event on January 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come join our crafters as they make kits for the Days of Girls non-proft group committed to helping girls stay in school by supplying sanitary products.

Travel Frog with WLC Supervisor Laurie Adair will be on January 22 at 10:30 a.m. We will be hopping across the Big Pond as she shares pictures and experiences from past and her most recent trip to Ireland. The Travel Log will include a sample of a couple non-alcoholic beverages and treats.

Handwriting analysis will take place on January 23 at 10:30 a.m. We will take a look at what your handwriting says about you. Are your letters in Harmony, is your signature in Flux? Stop in to find out.

Be the Star you are! Sing your favorite song or learn a new one on January 24 at 10:30 a.m. We have people who play a mean air guitar and dynamite drums to accompany you too.

The Veterans Museum will be open on January 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come explore our E. Jack Morris Veteran’s Museum. The public is welcome and encouraged to bring artifacts to share during your visit.

A representative from McLaren Karmanos will stop by on January 30 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss some of the new treatment regimes and other dietary practices to assist in healing and prevention of Cancer.

Euchre Wednesday Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. You don’t have to be a Yuper to enjoy Euchre here. This great card game, can take away the cabin fever. Bring some friends or go it alone.

Water Color classes will be every Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the Art Room. Materials are available or bring your own. Billiards every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. starting on January 8 through April 25. Those interested can call 810-765-3523 or stop by the Programmers office.

The Washington Life Center is looking for volunteers in the Kitchen. Please call 810-765-3523 if you are interested or know of someone.


Washington Life Center
Daily Schedule (Lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m.)

Yoga M, W, F 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Tues/Thurs 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Balance Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Tai Chi Tues 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Advanced Total Rebound M, W, F 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Beginning Total Rebound M, W, F 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Walking Group Tues/Thurs 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Zumba Wed 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Pickleball-Adv M, W, F 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Tues/Thurs 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thurs 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Pickelball – Open Thurs 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Pickleball Beg/Int. Tues/Thurs 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
M, W, F 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Volleyball Tues 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Bowling (Voyageur) Fri 1:00 p.m.
Line Dancing Tues 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Clogging Tues 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Tap Tues 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Lunch Program M-F 10:30 a.m. (see calendar)
Lunch M-F 11:30 a.m.
50/50 Raffle M/Tues/Thurs 11:20 a.m.
Billiards Mon/Wed 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Bingo M/Thurs 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Bridge Wed 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Craft Group Tues 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Fri 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Computer Lab/Lib. M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Needlers Tues 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Bring your own project)
Hand & Foot Cards Tues/Thurs 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Mah-jongg Tues 12:30 p.m.
Quilting Wed 1:00 p.m.
Art Group Wed/Fri 1:00-4:00 p.m.