Senior Special Events
Through rewarding partnerships with local schools
and organizations, Community Services sponsors a number of special events
for senior adults throughout the year:
Tribute to Benny Goodman
When: October 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
(Doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
Where: Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, 600 Forest Hill Avenue SE
Enjoy Benny Goodman favorites like “I Got Rhythm,“
“Sing, Sing, Sing,” “Poor Butterfly,“ “Let’s Dance” and other classics!
Clarinetist Dave Bennett's knowledge of Goodman recordings, and his penchant
for wire-rim glasses, spats, and classic suits will transport you back
to the time and mood of America's swing era. Other musicians performing
Ray Tini, bass, was a musician with Paul Anka for 14 years.
Terry Lower, piano, is a well-known musician in the Grand Rapids area.
Jerry McKenzie, drums, was part of our "Big Band Memories" and "Sinatra" concerts. Jerry performed on 11 of Stan Kenton's albums including, West Side Story.
The cost of the concert is $8 if you register by October 27 at 4 p.m. (pay in advance). $10 at the door (cash/check only on day of show).
To make your reservation, please call us at (616) 493-8950 or click here.