12/3/2012 3:29:00 PM Senior Calendar December 4, 2012
'Veteran's Breakfast': Enjoy a free, hot breakfast for veterans the third Thursday every month at 7:30 a.m.
Alzheimer's and dementia support group: This support group for family members and caregivers is held the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
Chronic illness support group: This support group for people with a chronic illness, family members and caregivers is held on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
Meridian Manor is located at 163 W. Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata. For more information or to register for programs call 952-473-3200.
Minnetonka Assisted Living
Thursday, Dec. 6
'Winter Christmas Party': Enjoy dinner and entertainment at 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 15
'Holiday Shopping Bazaar': Check out local vendors and enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments. Vendors include Jubilee Jewelry, West Metro Learning Connections and more selling jewelry, wooden crafts and jarred desserts from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Minnetonka Assisted Living is located at 14505 Minnetonka Drive, Minnetonka. For more information or to RSVP, call Minnetonka Assisted Living at 952-988-0011.
Minnetonka Community Center
Tuesday, Dec. 4
'Christmas in Savannah 1864': Hear the story of one man's service with the Union forces under generals Grant and Sherman at 10 a.m. $2.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Gingerbread house contest: Enjoy socializing while building gingerbread houses as a team at 1 p.m. $2.
Monday, Dec. 10
'Invasion of Normandy': Examine the events of the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion of Europe, followed by the Normandy campaign that led to the liberation of Paris on Aug. 25, 1944, at 10:30 a.m. Light lunch will follow. $2 for presentation only, $6 for presentation and lunch.
Thursday, Dec. 13
'Holiday Galab': Celebrate the holiday with friends, entertainment and a meal of baked chicken with gravy, oven brown potatoes, cranberries, green bean almondine, Caesar salad and dessert, with entertainment by pianist James Shaw at noon. $7.
'Tonka Tale Tellers': Seniors travel to elementary schools within the area to tell and animate stories. This group meets the second Monday of the month at 10 a.m.
The Minnetonka Community Center is located at 14600 Minnetonka Blvd. For more information and to register for activities call 952-939-8393 or visit www.eminnetonka.com.
Plymouth Creek Center
Caregiver support group: Learn from others caring for an older adult. A social worker from Senior Community Services facilitates the group, which meets the third Wednesday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. For more information call Susan Makela at 763-509-5284.
Plymouth Senior Services programs are held at the Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave. N., Plymouth unless otherwise noted. For more information call 763-509-5280.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
'Christmas Around the World': Constance of Full Bloom will speak in this lecture in Marion Hall at 10 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 13
'Christmas of Swing-Andrew Sisters': Check out this show at the History Theatre and enjoy lunch at St. Paul Hotel. The bus departs at 8:45 a.m. $24/ticket, lunch on your own.
Sunday, Dec. 16
'Christmas with Cantus': In their newest holiday performance, the men of Cantus bring the sounds of the holidays at St. Bart's Church in Wayzata The bus departs at 2 p.m. $25.
Tuesday, Dec. 18
'The Pillsbury Family of MN': Star Tribune columnist Lori Sturdevant will chronicle the family's pioneering role in making Minneapolis the milling capitol of the world in this lecture in Marion Hall at 10 a.m.
Chair yoga: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:45 a.m. in Marion Hall.
RidgePointe is located at 12600 Marion Lane in Minnetonka. For more information call 952-540-6212 or visit www.funatridge.com.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
'Holiday SSSP Luncheon': Enjoy a play featuring Players in the Grove "Santa Flunks Retirement" at 11 a.m., followed by lunch. $7.
'Chair Class': This exercise class addresses the needs and challenges of those who need to be in the stabilizing safety of a chair. Classes held on Wednesdays from 2:30-3 p.m.
The Southshore Center is located at 5735 Country Club Road, Shorewood. For more information about events or for a complete list of activities call 952-474-7635.
Sunrise of Minnetonka
'Bound Together': This book club will meet the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8 p.m. in the second floor activity room.
Sunrise of Minnetonka is located at 18605 Old Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka. For more information or to register for programs call 952-474-9155.