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A Vibrant Lifelong Learning Community


A Vibrant Lifelong Learning Community

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    Explore new and familiar topics in a casual atmosphere


    Expand your mind and broaden your horizons


    Exchange ideas and insights with friends both old and new


    Experience learning for the fun of it

Welcome to SOAR (Society of Active Retirees), a year-round program of lectures, field trips and special events for lifelong learners. Based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, we serve nearly 900 active members who believe that anytime is a good time to learn something new. As you explore our website, you’ll see how much there is to do and see at SOAR. We’re glad you’ve discovered us!

What's New At SOAR

Winter Term is Coming

Mark your calendar for two winter class terms to be held on Wednesdays in February and March. Classes will begin February 1st. Stay tuned for more details.

Inclement Weather Policy

Winter is fast approaching and, with it, the promise of snow. Click here to read about SOAR's "Snow and Inclement Weather Policy".

Join a Shared Interest Group

Looking for some fun this winter? Three newly-forming shared interest groups (SIGs) are actively recruiting members. Click here for more info about Around Town with SOAR, The Power of Drumming, and Canasta for Fun.