1/28/2013 4:49:00 PM Senior Calendar January 29, 2013
'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.
Meridian Manor is located at 163 W. Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata. For more information or to register for programs call 952-473-3200.
Minnetonka Community Center
'Ham Radio': This group meets the second Monday at 10 a.m.
Casual drop-in bridge: Mondays at 1 p.m. in the Glen Lake Room.
Bird club: This group will meet the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m.
Book club: This group will meet the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m.
'Computer Interests': This group will meet Fridays at 10 a.m.
'500 Card Club': This group will meet the second and fourth Tuesday at 10 a.m.
'Art Drop IN': Every Monday morning painters are welcome to drop in and paint at the center in the Minnetonka Mills Room until noon.
Billiards: Come in to play pool in the afternoons Monday-Friday. Free.
Pickle ball: Come and enjoy this mini-tennis game at the Williston Center Monday-Friday from 7:30-11 a.m. Free.
Mah Jongg: Check it out on Wednesdays at 10 .m.
Bingo: Play every Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. in the Glen Lake Room. The cost is 5 cents per card, per game. Bring quarters, dimes and nickels to play.
'Over 50 and Fit': This exercise group meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10 a.m. Annual fee is $12.
'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.
Thursday, Jan. 31
'Nellie': Head to the History Theater to see renowned playwright Kim Hines tell the remarkable story of a young African-American woman, Nellie Stone Johnson, who moved from a farm in northern Minnesota to Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota. In the face of discrimination at her job Nellie fought back by organizing workers to form a union, breaking numerous race and gender barriers along way. After the show enjoy lunch at The Machine Shed in Lake Elmo. The bus departs at 8:45 a.m. $24/lunch on own.
Thursday, Feb. 7
'To The Arctic': Check out this film about the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs at the Minnesota Zoo's IMAX theater and enjoy lunch at Axel's Grill in Mendota Heights.
The bus departs at 10:15 a.m. from RidgePointe, 12600 Marion Lane, Minnetonka. $12/lunch on own.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
'Demographic Changes: The New Normal for MN': Susan Brower, who became the state demographer in February 2012, will speak in Marion Hall at 10 a.m.
RidgePointe is located at 12600 Marion Lane in Minnetonka. For more information call 952-540-6212 or visit www.funatridge.com.
Tai Chi: This class meets Mondays at 10 a.m.
500 cards: Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m.
Bingo: Fridays at 1 p.m.
Bridge: Thursdays at 1 p.m. Call Helen at 952-474-6832 to reserve a spot. Free.
'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.
'Fit Ball Class': Improve core strength, flexibility, balance, posture and back health with classes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-10:45 a.m.
Line dancing: Classes are held Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m.
Lunch: Seniors who are 55 and older can enjoy lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m. Reservations required by noon the day before. $3-$5.
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.