Magic Jack brings his show to the senior center

Published 5:11 pm Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Amazing Magic Jack will be at the Senior Center at noon on Oct. 15, to demonstrate his skills as a magician and make you laugh.

The Amazing Magic Jack is a retired senior citizen that performs magic, weaves his humor and winning routines into a super show by creating laughter, fun, audience participation, and some terrific magic that will entertain all.

Magic Jack has performed for many senior events and teaches magic classes. He has performed for Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Le Sueur Mall Halloween Event, MEEP Leadership Conference in Brainerd, Sertoma Convention, Ring 19 Magic Banquet, Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, Mall of America, KIA Motors Grand Opening, Amboy Arts Festival, Northbridge Mall while also appearing on Otter Places, Otter Times with Garrison Keillor among several other events.

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He has won nine magic competitions, including 2013 America’s Funniest Magician and a number of stage and close-up contests. You don’t want to miss his show for anything.

While the Amazing Magic Jack entertains we will serve Tortellini Pasta Salad with scones for only $5. Come and enjoy fresh pasta salad and great entertainment. Amazing Magic Jack is sponsored by St. Marks Living in Austin. To sign up for this stop by or call the front desk at the Senior Center 433-2370.

Do you like to drive, here there and everywhere, over the river and through the woods? Do you like to meet interesting people and help others in need, or pay it forward for yourself worthiness? If you have a valid driver’s license, insured personal vehicle, a good driving record and the desire to help with transportation of individuals, the Mower County Senior Center has an open position for a volunteer driver.

A volunteer driver uses their personal vehicle to drive clients to and from appointments as assigned by the transportation coordinator. The transportation coordinator will assign client pick up times and notify a driver of the ride that’s available. A driver will pick up the client from home or place of pick up, drive to their medical appointment or necessary services.

After the appointment, the volunteer driver will give them a ride home. Drivers can make their own schedules of days and times available, in-town rides or out -of town drives, and the driver has the right to refuse a ride. Volunteer drivers receive mileage reimbursement at the federal rate, reimbursement for meals and the reimbursement of smiles and laughs. So if you love to drive or someone you know loves to drive and meet new people come down or call the Mower County Senior Center and fill out an application to become a volunteer driver today, call 507-434-2188

 Upcoming Events

Monday: Blood pressure Checks, 9 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise with Evie, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie’s Friends, 9 a.m.; Hormel Breakfast, 9 a.m.;

chicken alfredo hotdish, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500), 12:30 p.m.; Zumba Gold 4:15 p.m.; HIIT, 5:10 p.m.; Zumba 5:45 p.m.; Zumba, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Weight Watchers, noon; Magic Jack Program;

cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; open chess, 1 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.; Medicare A,B,C,D, 5:30-8 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers, 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; Caregivers Support Group, 10:30 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; open chess, 1 p.m.; HIIT, 5:10 p.m.; Zumba, 5:45 p.m.; Zumba, 7 p.m.

Friday: Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Ping Pong, 3 p.m.

 Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

Sept. 29, 3 tables

1st John Karnes, 2nd Quentin Fiala, 3rd Millie Seiver, 4th Arnie Lang,

5th Carolyne Higgins

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

Sept. 30, 8 tables

1st Arnie Lang, 1st Bud Higgins; 2nd Ray Schmidt, 2nd Gail Schmidt; 3rd Cleo Osmondson, 3rd Vandy Newman; 4th Ron Peters, 4th Gene Muchow; 5th Dave Solomonson, 5th Judy Bungum

Tuesday 500

Sept. 30, four tables

1st Beulah Luthe, 2nd Wayne Freitag, 3rd Wilbur Mittag


Hilton Henschen

Friday Bridge

Oct. 3, five tables

1st Arnie Lang, 2nd Millie Seiver, 3rd Carolyne Higgins, 4th Dave Solomonson, 4th Mary Johnsen

Wednesday Cribbage

Oct. 1, 2 3/4 tables playing

1st Dale Peters, 2nd Hilton Henschen, 3rd Barb Dickman

Friday 500

Oct. 3, four tables

1st Dorothy Stern, 2nd Eloise Williamette, 3rd Eddie Hall, 4th Dennis Bray