5/28/2013 10:12:00 AM Senior Calendar May 28, 2013
'Dementia Support Group': This group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. for caregivers, family members or friends of anyone suffering from Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
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
Bird club: This group will meet the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m.
Garden club: This group will meet the second Monday at 1 p.m.
Pickle ball: Come and enjoy this mini-tennis game at the Williston Center Monday-Friday from 7:30-11 a.m. Free.
Bike Club 2: Interested in a shorter distance bike group? Attend a meeting to learn about this new group that rides on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Bingo: Play every Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. in the Glen Lake Room.
'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, May 28
'Quilting Through the Ages': Master Quilter Cathy Balaz will talk about how the pastime of quilting has changed in her lifetime and also through the ages. She will share stories and some quilting examples in Marion Hall at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 4
'How to Improve your Balance and Avoid Falls': Jenny Jackson, P.T., will speak in this lecture about the ways you can maintain or improve your balance as well as the latest information on how you can avoid falls from happening in the first place in Marion Hall at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 11
'Safe and Healthy Travel for Adults 60+': David Benenson of New Departures will discuss the latest pertinent issues in travel for adults 60+. Additional topics will include traveling with grandchildren, group travel, travel insurance, tips for the 60+ adult traveler and more 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.
Bingo: Fridays at 1 p.m.
Craft group: Fridays from 9 a.m.-noon.
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.
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.
Thursday, May 30
Open house: Trillium Woods Senior Living Community will host this event for prospective residents and/or their families at the Trillium Woods Information Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Trillium Woods is located at 3300 Fernbrook Lane North, suite 225, Plymouth. For more information or to register for programs call 763-553-7600.