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Current Volunteer Needs:

Water Fun
Saturday, August 17th 11-2pm, Steffens Park: Filling water balloons, set up of event, running games

Tech Assistance Tuesdays
Tuesdays between 1 pm and 4 pm, Starting April 23rd: Register to sign up to be updated when assistance is needed! Time is determined by appointments with seniors, organized by the Activity Center. call 586.296.8483 and talk to Julie to register!

Wanted! Volunteer Organizers
We are looking for residents who would like to be active in organizing and planning upcoming events! Meet new people and have fun with the event! If interested, please contact

Fraser Buddies
We are looking to expand our programming for special needs! If you are interested in volunteering or running this program joining please contact

Sunset Club
First Saturday of the Month at McKinley Park
Community members will meet at McKinley Park and have opportunity to socialize and do activities for all ages! Persons with stargazing, crafting, organizing skills wanted! 

Fraser Walkers and Runners
Join the Fraser Walkers and Runners group on Facebook if you are interested in finding a walking or running buddy or group! We are looking for volunteers to help coordinate this group. This is a great way to stay motivated and to meet neighbors!

Fraser Toddler Parent Meetups
Raising young children is hard! Finding other adults to socialize with is even harder! Join our Toddler Parent Meetup group on Facebook as we start to form a support group for both Dads and Moms of young children! We are looking for volunteers to help coordinate this group

Dog meet Up
We are looking for community members to help organize a dog meet up group! The group will meet at different parks and could have snacks or activities as you socialize.

Storybook Walk Organizers
We’re bringing back the storybook walk at McKinley Park! Volunteers would let us know what books to use for the path, laminate them, install around the path and monitor them for damage every so often. We would like to do multiple stories throughout the summer. The Recreation already has donations to cover the book expense, just needs a caring community member to help out!

Senior Clubs

We are also looking for people to start some clubs! There’s nothing better than socializing with people and sharing similar interests! Anyone can do it – Club organizers would provide suggestions on what to do and contact group members to keep everyone up to date. The Senior Center staff will also help every step of the way!  Interested in one of these clubs? Let the office know to put you on a contact list! Have an idea for another club? Let us know and we’ll offer it to find others to join!

Couponing Club – Meet up weekly to go through newspapers and clip coupons and share great deals going on!

Collectors Club – The club for everyone! Bring your coins, playing cards, stamps, pens, whatever you collect and share with others over coffee and snacks!

Fishing Club- Chat with others who share your love of fishing! We will provide coffee and snacks, you provide the conversation! We will also have scheduled fishing outings.

Gardening Club – Who doesn’t love watching things grow? Get together with others who love gardening and chat about interests, hold plant exchanges, tend to the Center’s plants and get a Community Garden started! We will also visit local gardens and home gardens!

Car and Motorcycle club – Get together to share old memorabilia and talk about cars and motorcycles. Scheduled meetups and trips all about cars and motorcycles!

Dog meet ups – Bring your dog for some socializing! Only dogs comfortable with other dogs and people are allowed. We will socialize with coffee & Snacks, and go on scheduled walks and outings as available.

Scrapbooking and paper craft club- Do you like scrapbooking, cardmaking, stamping or calligraphy? Get together to make some beautiful projects or start a new hobby! Supplies will be provided along with coffee & snacks.

Other Ideas:
  • Gardener or someone interested in starting a "Green Thumb Club" for seniors, adults, or kids
  • Senior Drop In Cornhole program
  • Senior Walking Group
  • Couponing club for adults or seniors
  • Drama/acting group
  • Any types of Crafts or DIY
  • Senior Darts drop in group
  • Any kind of exercise or dancing, all ages
  • Adult/Family walking group
  • Sunrise Club, first Saturday of the Month at McKinley Park
  • Parent and Toddler Meet Up group
  • Fraser "Slow Roll" biking meetup 
  • Plant exchange in Fall
  • 18+ geeky board game group (Dominion, Ticket to Ride, Magic the Gathering, ect)
  • Buddies Group, social group for special needs adults
  • Color walk/run fundraiser for the end of summer
  • "Find Santa" city wide scavenger hunt event
  • Or any other ideas you may have!

Current Donation Needs
We could use donations of:

  • Unused Greeting Cards
  • Books
  • Craft Supplies
  • Puzzles
  • Games (with all pieces)
  • Playing Cards
  • Gifts or Knick Nacks for prizes for seniors and kids
  • Party Centerpieces
  • Paper plates/plastic ware