- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - A series of recreational and educational programs for seniors from Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties is coming to Detroit’s Belle Isle.

Officials with Senior Power Days announced details of the 11 events Wednesday on the Detroit River island park, northeast of downtown.

The sessions begin July 8 and run through Dec. 16. Each event will be held on a Wednesday.

Topics include senior safety, health concerns and veterans issues. Jazz concerts and faith-based activities also will be held. The state Department of Natural Resources manages Belle Isle through a lease agreement with the city and is presenting sponsor of the senior events.

Recreation Passports for entry to Belle Isle and all other state parks will be given to the first 500 participants at the July 8 program.



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