Senior center to host learning series

Published 7:01 am Sunday, January 3, 2016

We all think, but not all of us think deeply, which is thinking beyond what your mind defaults to.

Deep thinking is how we increase our number of valuable and useful thoughts. Your quantity of valuable thoughts has a direct effect on your quantity of valuable actions. And great lives are made by taking valuable action.

Starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday the senior center is hosting Mary Holtorf’s new 10-week series called Lifelong Learning. During each session you will explore areas of deep thinking and discuss the topics. Attend one or the series and you will dig deep into:

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•The News,


•Your strengths,

•The World,

•Ted talks and


If this sounds like you or you have always enjoyed a good discussion, please join us. There will be a free will donation for the series. Please sign up by stopping by the senior center front desk or by calling 507-433-2370.

We look forward to seeing you at our many programs at the senior center. Don’t forget our coffee shop where every day you can have homemade soup for $1 a sandwich for 50 cents. Tuesday we are having scalloped potatoes and Ham for only $2.

 Upcoming events

Monday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise w/Evie’s Friends, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise with Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Scalloped potatoes and ham, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge) 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; Wood Carvers, 9 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 12:15 p.m.; Cards, 12:30 p.m.; 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.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise with Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Open chess, 1 p.m.;

Life Long Learning, 2:30 p.m.

Friday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage, 500), 12:30 p.m.; Ping pong 3 p.m.

 Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

Dec.14, one table

1st Lois Johnson, 2nd David Solomonson, 3rd Ann Dvorak, 4th Mary Johnsen

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

Dec. 15, 4.5 tables

1st Bud Higgins, 1st Vande Newman; 2nd Jim Fisher

2nd Larry Crowe, 3rd Russ Vaale, 3rd Lorraine Lippert;

4th Ron Peters, 4th Gene Muchow; 5th Joyce Crowe,

5th Millie Seiver

Tuesday 500

Dec. 15, two tables

1st Pat Andrews, 2nd Gene Rauen, 3rd Wayne Chilson

Wednesday Cribbage

Dec. 16, 1.5 tables

1st Bernice Scholer, 2nd Loretta Nelson, 3rd Russ Vaale

Friday Bridge

No Results


Hilton Henschen

Friday 500

Dec. 17, three tables

1st Eloise Williamette, 2nd Sally Michaels, 3rd Hilton Henschen

Friday Cribbage

No Results