A new series of community events at St. Louis Center!

Thanks to funding from St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital and Chelsea Community Foundation, St. Louis Center can provide a new learning opportunity to the Chelsea community, as well as the Center’s residents and staff.

This program will include 5 FREE community events that touch on cultural diversity topics. These topics were chosen to showcase the diversity within our community. These events will be instructional classes for a specific cultural topic or fun community dinners focusing on cultural cuisine. Sign up at the bottom of the page to be notified when registration opens for upcoming St. Louis Center events!

Details on these other classes coming soon…

Nutrition for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Learn the best dietary habits to follow for different forms of I/DD.

Summer 2024 (date TBA)


Weekly ASL Classes

Learn American Sign Language throughout the month of September.

September 2024


Tai Chi at the Chelsea Wellness Center

Joins the residents of St. Louis Center at the Wellness Center for an evening of relaxing Tai Chi.

October 2024

Read about past cultural events at the Center

Natural Hair Care Workshop

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, St. Louis Center residents and staff, and members of the local community learned how to style natural, textured hair with Nikki Lewis!

During the workshop, residents could learn which products work best for their hair type. Staff also learned which techniques would work best with their residents. This information works hand in hand to bring the best care to the residents of St. Louis Center.

Read more about this event!

Dinner and Music to
Celebrate Latino Culture

Featuring a Mariachi band from Ann Arbor
A free event hosted at the Center with Dinner and Entertainment.

A woman and man in traditional Spanish costumes.Every culture has flavors and sounds of its own. Traditional costumes, colors, and decorations round out the senses when experiencing the fullness of a particular place or ethnicity.

This month, St. Louis Center will enjoy the tastes, sights, and sounds of traditional Mexican food with a Mariachi band in celebration of Latino cultures!  We invite you to enjoy a feast prepared by our very own kitchen staff and the styling of the Mariachi Band.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where: St. Louis Center
16195 W Old US Hwy 12
Chelsea, MI 48118

The evening includes:

  • Dinner in the St. Louis Center gym
  • Live music music from a Mariachi band!

Cost: FREE — But you must register below so that we know how many dinner guests to expect!

Are you interested in attending other St. Louis Center free events that are part of our Cultural Diversity Program?
Click here for the St. Louis Center Cultural Diversity Program schedule.

Photo at right courtesy of Marco Carmona on Pexels.

THANK YOU to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea and Chelsea Community Foundation

for making this program possible! St. Louis Center is excited to welcome the Chelsea community to partake in this educational and fun events. We hope you will join us!

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