Calendar men and women

Residents are getting ready for the new year by taking a cue from the Silver Screen.

Burcham Hills Retirement Community in East Lansing, Michigan, has created a 14-month calendar featuring residents dressed up as famous characters.

Residents in their 80s and 90s recreated scenes from The Sound of Music, Harvey, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Fiddler on the Roof, Bonnie and Clyde and dressed up as the Marx brothers.

The calendar was the idea of longtime resident Bruce Greenman. He first did a Hollywood-themed calendar in 2016, which raised $6,000 for the retirement center’s nonprofit foundation. Residents were eager and willing to do another.

“They were all naturals to me,” he says to the Lansing State Journal. “I had no trouble coming up with plenty of movies.”

There will be an autograph signing party 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the retirement community’s lobby.


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