Wheel of Fortune
Thursday, April 10 & 24, 11:30 am
Give the wheel a spin. See if you can solve a variety of clever puzzles. Grab your lunch and join in on the fun. No RSVP required.
Hand-Building Pottery – Ceramic Open House
Monday, April 14, 1 pm
Meet and Greet New Instructor Angela Krueger
Learn how pottery can become your greatest passion!
There is no shortage of exciting hand-building pieces that can be created today by the hands of ceramic artists. Learn a variety of methods with step-by-step instruction. Working with naturally mined clay, learn techniques such as slab, pulling, texturing, and sculpting. Make beautiful, original crafted items with different projects each month– bowls, mugs, plates, vases, and more. All levels of skill welcome. Have fun, make a mess! No wheels.
April Project: Pinch-Pot
Monday, April 21 & 28, Noon-3 pm
Cost: $20. RSVP to Business Office by April 16, limited space. Members Only.
No material costs for the month of April.
Arts 101 Extravaganza
Monday, April 14, 4–6 pm
The event begins with a free soup and dessert supper for all those who have participated in any Arts 101 event* (Writing with Humor, Classic Brass, Chinese Ink Drawing, Weaving, Writing “Your Story”, Beginning Watercolor).
Entertainment by The Whirlwinds (woodwind quintet), Rochester Male Chorus and Janet Lang dancers. There will also be displays of different art medias from the Arts 101 classes.
RSVP by April 7, 287-1404.
*Non-participants in Arts 101 may attend the dinner for a small donation and are invited to the entertainment at no charge.
Arts 101 is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.
Wellness Series – 1st Session of Many More!
Are You and Your Home Fit for Each Other?
Thursday, April 17, 1 pm FREE!
Presenters: Ms. Karen Hoffman, RN, Always Caring Home Care and Ms. Lisa Bailey, PT, ExercisABILITIES
An educational session on home safety. These professionals offer a fun environment to help you learn how to prevent a dangerous situation at home for you & your families. Strategies to make one’s home safer & better suited for older adults, such as removing potential fall hazards, will also be discussed.
Open to the general public, all ages. RSVP to the Business Office by April 16, 287-1404.
Celebration of Life
Tuesday, April 29, 9:30 am
Recognizing Center members 90 years & older; tapping into their knowledge & wisdom; sharing their advice on living healthy, happy & fulfilled. RSVP by April 16th, 287-1404.
Cost: $5 for guests; Complimentary for 90+
Ms. Senior Minnesota Pageant
Saturday, May 3, 3 pm
Senior Center, Fred Reed Hall, 3rd floor
A search for the gracious lady who best exemplifies the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior women.
Cost: $10/person; tickets can be purchased now in the Business Office or at the door.
Hotel room block at Holiday Inn Downtown; mention code MSP for reduced rate, reserve by April 18, 507-252-8200.