A busy week of activities at the senior center

Published 12:15 pm Sunday, November 13, 2016

Once again we have many things going on this week at the center.

At noon on Tuesday, we are appreciating our veterans by hosting a free lunch. This luncheon is sponsored by Mayer Funeral Home and will include the veteran and a significant other. We will be serving deep pit barbeque chicken dinner. There will be a short program with music and the presentation of colors. If you would like to attend please confirm by stopping by the front desk or calling 507-433-2370 and signing up.

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At 2 p.m. on Thursday there will be a training class at the senior center for technology your kids want you to use but you have many questions about how to use it.

Bring your cell phone, smart phone and tablet to get your questions answered. This training is available to all seniors regardless of your wireless carrier. This class is sponsored by AT&T. Please sign up by stopping by the front desk or calling.


This year we are doing it big for Thanksgiving. Let us make this year’s Thanksgiving special for you are your friends by doing all the work. We will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal at noon on Friday. During your dinner we will have the music of Chris Von Arx, an Austin favorite. He plays the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and many more. We are serving turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy or maple pecan sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. We won’t forget the cranberries or dessert.

The cost to members of the senior center is $8.50 non-members $9.50. If you plan to attend please confirm by stopping by the front desk or calling to sign up.

Don’t forget Tuesday hotdish day. Tuesday we are having tator tot hotdish for only $2.

Upcoming Events

Monday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; NAPS, 9:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise w/Evie’s Friends, 1 p.m.; Facebook, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Tator tot hotdish,11:30 a.m.; Veterans Dinner, noon; Cards (500 Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge) Cards, 12:30 p.m.; Life Long Learners, 2 p.m.; Our Family Matters, 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; AMP Graduation, noon; Weight Watchers, 12:15 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 w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Caregivers Support Group, 10:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo and open chess, 1 p.m.; Device training, 2 p.m.; Zumba, 5:45 p.m.

Friday: Sons of Norway Bake Sale, 8 a.m.; Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Thanksgiving dinner, noon; Cards (500 Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Ping Pong 3 p.m.

 Weekly Card

Results Monday Bridge

Oct. 31, one table

1st Millie Seiver, 2nd Dave Solomonson, 3rd Mary Johnsen, 4th Ann Dvorak

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

Nov. 1, 6.5 tables

1st Orrion Rosien, 1st Barb Engebritsen; 2nd Gail Nelson, 2nd Sue Mann; 3rd Gail Schmidt, 3rd Ray Schmidt; 4th Rick Stroup, 4th John Leisen; 5th Bud Higgins, 5th Vandy Newman; 6th Edna Knobe, 6th Kathy Leisen

Tuesday 500

Nov. 1, one table

1st Dorran Rickert, 2nd Carol Evenson, 3rd Mary Kikuts, 4th Gene Rauen

Friday Bridge

Nov. 4, one table

1st Mary Johnsen, 2nd Millie Seiver, 3rd Ann Dvorak, 4th Lois Johnson

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge

No Results


No Results

Wednesday Cribbage

No Results

Friday 500

Nov. 4, four tables

1st Sally Michels, 2nd Dave Solomonson, 3rd Wayne Chilson, 4th Eddie Hall