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Delta Township Senior Council

The goals of the Delta Township Senior Council are to seek improvement to the township through community projects and encourage education of seniors regarding township programs and amenities. The Senior Council consists of Senior Representatives, age 50 and up, who are residents of Delta Township.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Marcus Kirkpatrick, Department Director at mkirkpatrick@deltami.gov or call 323-8555. If you are interested in serving on the council please fill out application below. Please note that the Delta Township Senior Council also has a Facebook page.

Senior Council Application

The RSVP Bridge to Wellness is re-starting a Walking Club for the spring and summer. Walks will originate at the Delta Township Library, and walkers will go down the pathway through Sharp Park. No registration is necessary. Just bring comfortable shoes and dress for the weather!  Every Tuesday from 11a.m.-12 p.m.  This event is sponsored by RSVP, with support from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

Coffee with the Council  Come join us for an informal gathering with a variety of topics.  Upcoming dates are: September 14, October 12, November 9.  We meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Enrichment Center. Check our Facebook page for specific details.

Lunchtime Lectures
Join us at the Library for weekly online lectures featuring the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers and doers speaking at Google offices around the world. Presented in partnership with Delta Township Parks and Recreation and the Delta Township Senior Council. More information: www.dtdl.org/lunchtimelectures or call 321-4014.

Library Lecture Series Co-Sponsored with the Delta Township District Library, Delta Township Parks & Recreation and Delta Township Senior Council in October are:

  • October 10th: Textile Artist and certified Zentangle instructor, Jane Reiter, will discuss her art and lead attendees through a hands-on Zentangle lesson.
  • October 17th: Special performance by actors from the Starlight Dinner Theatre: Farce of Habit.
  • October 24th: Join Robert Muladore, retired Michigan State Police Trooper and author of Tuebor: I Will Defend – An Anatomy of a Michigan State Police Trooper, to discuss his book and experiences as a State Trooper.

October 6th: Scarecrow Project sponsored by the Delta Township Senior Council and the Delta 39er’s
Like Scarecrows? (And who doesn’t?) Come on over to the Delta Enrichment Center on October 6 at 10 a.m. to create a few of your own.  Members of the Senior Council will work with the Delta 39’ers to design and assemble scarecrows that will be placed around the Township during the month of October. A fun fall activity! Cider and doughnuts will be served. Questions? E-mail Carol Goergen, Senior Council member: carolsg521@gmail.com or Tammy Opdyke, Senior Coordinator, at TOpdyke@deltami.gov.   Have old pants, shirts, skirts, hats or other scarecrow type items hanging around your house? Donations would be appreciated. You can drop off your scarecrow items at the Delta Enrichment Center Office through the month of September.

The Delta Play in the Park Day (co-sponsored by the Delta Township Senior Council and the Delta Township Parks and Recreation Department) is planned for the enjoyment of all ages.  The event will be held Saturday, August 26th, 1-4pm at Sharp Park.  Your active participation can help this event be a success. Come help us “Play in the Park”. This event will give you an opportunity to share your hobby with others.  We are looking for volunteers to help with the listed activities: Hula hoop contest, Reading , Gardening, Bicycling, Bird watching, Chair exercises, Coloring for adults , Crafts, Dance, Healthy eating, Genealogy, Jazercise, Juggling, Choral music, Chess, Art painting, Quilting, Running/jogging, Walking, Tai Chi, Winemaking, Woodcarving, Yoga, Zumba, Collecting Model Trains, Chalk art, Face painting, Soft ball, Cornhole and Tennis.  Contact information to assist with these activities:  Jim Kirschensteiner; kirschen.a@sbcglobal.net (517) 281-1274; Jim Hughes; jhughes@sriservices.com (317) 727-9588; Wibert Fobbs; fobbsart@gmail.com (517) 755-7393.  Delta Township Senior Council events are open to all.

Delta Township Senior Council Quarterly Get Together December 4, 2017
Save the Date!!  All Delta Township Senior Citizens are cordially invited to attend the Delta Township Senior Council Quarterly Get Together on December 4, 2017 at 4p.m.  Details will be provided soon.

Coffee with the Council
Come join us for an informal gathering with a variety of topics.  Upcoming dates are: October 12th, November 9th.  We meet at 10:30am at the Enrichment Center.  Check our Facebook page for specific details.

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