Minnesota Seniors Online

Minnesota Seniors Community Events and Entertainment Online is dedicated to keeping you connected to all the fun things to do around town!  Whether it's a couples' night out for yourselves or you're looking for something to do with your kids and grandkids, you'll find it all right here!

If you know of, or you are on the planning committee of an event, we would love to hear about it!  Please contact us with all the particulars of the event and we will post it here.

 

Click Here for "Open House" Listings for Senior Housing

Click Here for a list of On-Going Activities

All events in date order - scroll down
 

Experience FlyOver America & Lunch at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar - See America like never before! FlyOver America is an amusement ride that involves motion, darkness, artificial scents, mist and wind to simulate a realistic flight.  With FlyOver America you’ll feel like you’re truly flying. Soar over spectacular landscapes and experience the USA from a birds-eye view - all in 10 minutes! There’s no faster, or more amazing, way to see what America has to offer.  Then lunch at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar at Radisson Blu Mall of America.  This package is available Monday – Friday from 11AM – 2PM and much be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.  Total cost is $23.99/per person and includes Admission to FlyOver America and Lunch at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar.  Souvenir Photo add on options are available.  Located at Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America.  Book your Group Flights & Lunch Reservations at 952-853-6000 www.FlyOver-America.com.  Restrictions/Exclusions may apply.  See attached flyer for more information and lunch menu options.   

Now Playing – GREASE - Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) most popular show, returns to the Main Stage for the first time in a decade. The original Rock ‘n’ Roll musical, GREASE, opens to a week of preview performances from March 3rd through 9th with opening night festivities on Friday, March 10.  Join Sandy, Danny and the rest of the Burger Palace Boys and Pink Ladies for an affectionate satire of high school life in the 1950's.  Don't miss the unforgettable tunes like: “Summer Nights,” “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee,” “We Go Together,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Beauty School Dropout,” AND added songs made popular in the beloved film: “Grease (Is The Word),” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “You’re the One That I Want.”  It’s a high-octane rock ‘n’ roll party packed with explosive energy!  Running March 3rd thru October 28th Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at 952-934-1525.

June 27, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Pioneer Park in Little Canada for free dinner. A summer invitation to build connections with the communities we serve. 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Food trailer with hot dogs, chips, bottle water and frozen fun pops. Hosted by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, Public Safety Services Divistion. Next event is July 11th at Tony Schmidt Park in Arden Hills.

June 27, 2017 - Back to the 50s Open House - Join us for our 3rd annual event of drive-in fare, live band, refreshments, prizes, tours and a whole lot of fun!  Bring a friend and feel free to wear your poodle skirt.  4 to 7 p.m at Ecumen Lakeview Commons, 1200 Lakewood Drive North, Maplewood, MN 55119, 651-770-1111, www.ecumenlakeviewcommons.org.  RSVP to Corrine appreciated at 651-773-7150 or CorrineMcCallum@ecumen.org.  Can’t join us on the 27th? Schedule your personalized tour between now and July 15th, and we’ll treat you and a friend to complimentary meal!

June 28, 2017 - German Polka Gesellschaft with Dale Dahmen & the Beats - It's time to get your polka fix with Dale and the Beats.  Wednesday June 28th at 2pm  - a special Seniors Matinee. This matinee is perfect to a mid day break to take you back to when music had a real beat to it.  A polka beat that is!  Call the box office at 612-314-9199  or visit www.lemusiqueroom.com for tickets and details.

July 8, 2017 – Anoka Riverfest - Anoka Riverfest has something for everyone. It's one of the Twin Cities largest craft fairs with over 140 hand-selected crafters exhibit their unique, 100% hand-crafted wares and so much more. Spend a great day in historic downtown Anoka browsing booths or enjoying free, live music, a food court with all your favorite fair foods, family activities, and more.  Enjoy free live concerts. Listen to Jazz, Big Band, Folk and more while you enjoy one of the delicious fare from one of the many food vendors.  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Historic Downtown Anoka, MN.  Admission, parking, and most events are FREE!

July 8, 2017 - Page Education Foundation Doggie Walk - Direct your paws—while supporting a great cause—to the 2017 Page Education Foundation Doggie Walk. Join former Minnesota retired Supreme Court Justice, Minnesota Viking and NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Page for a walk around beautiful Lake of the Isles (2020 W. Lake of the Isles Pkwy., Minneapolis). The Page Education Foundation Doggie Walk is a unique opportunity to bring together people in the community from all walks of life to support education while taking a fun and healthy walk together with their dogs.  Saturday, July 8th, Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with walk from 9-11 a.m.  Early bird: $35 (until June 8), Regular: $40 (June 9-July 7), Day of: $50, Includes one T-shirt and one doggie companion.  Pack Teams (groups of eight: $250), Each additional dog: $5, Children, 13 and younger, free.  Proceeds benefit Page Education Foundation.  Click Here to register or call 612-332-0406.

July 9, 2017 - Art in the Park: Art Fair - Join Rumriver Art Center and the City of Ramsey for its first annual art fair, where community members and visitors will be able to share and enjoy the arts.  This free event will also feature local food vendors, artist demos, and introductory art classes.  Introductory art classes are free for everyone! These 45-minute classes will occur at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm and will be led by Rumriver Art Center staff.  Vote on your favorite artists for their chance to win a grand prize of $200 for the “People’s Choice Award.” And you have the chance to win your favorite artists work!  Raffle tickets will be for sale at the art fair for $2 each, you do not have to be present to win.  Event is Sunday, July 9th, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Elmcrest Park, 16303 Quicksilver Street NW, Ramsey, MN 55303.  Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 9, at 3:30 pm.  More information at http://rumriverart.com/art-fair.html.  Want to display your art? CLICK HERE to learn more and register. Please contact tbailey@cityoframsey.com, 763-576-4309 with questions.

July 11, 2017 - CrestView Senior Community Ice Cream Social - Join us at our Columbia Heights community for a fun Ice Cream Social!  1:30pm - 3:00pm.  4444 Reservoir Blvd. NE, Columbia Heights, MN.  763-782-1601, www.crestviewcares.org.

July 11, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Tony Schmidt Park in Arden Hills for free dinner. A summer invitation to build connections with the communities we serve. 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Food trailer with hot dogs, chips, bottle water and frozen fun pops. Hosted by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, Public Safety Services Divistion. Next event is July 12th at Commons Pavilion in Shorview.

July 12, 2017 - LEGENDS - A Kat Perkins Tribute featuring the music of Dolly Pardon, Patsy Cline & Linda Ronstadt.  When Kat Perkins does a show,.... it's ALL THE WAY! This amazingly talented singer brings to life her passion for LEGENDS of country music featuring the music of Dolly Pardon, Patsy Cline & Linda Ronstadt. Hold on to your seats - this is going to be a don't miss event!  Wednesday, July 12th, two shows, 2pm and 7:30pm  Call the Box office 612-314-9199 or www.lemusiqueroom.com.

July 12, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Commons Pavilion in Shorview for free dinner. A summer invitation to build connections with the communities we serve. 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Food trailer with hot dogs, chips, bottle water and frozen fun pops. Hosted by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, Public Safety Services Divistion. Next event is July 18th at West Rec Center in North Oaks.

July 13, 2017 - CrestView Senior Community Ice Cream Social - Join us at our new Blaine community for a fun Ice Cream Social!  1:30pm - 3:00pm.  12016 Ulysses St. NE, Blaine, MN  763-762-8430, www.crestviewcares.org.

July 18, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at West Rec Center in North Oaks for free dinner. A summer invitation to build connections with the communities we serve. 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Food trailer with hot dogs, chips, bottle water and frozen fun pops. Hosted by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, Public Safety Services Divistion.

July 19, 2017 – Safety Tips For Seniors Seminar - Each Free Informational Workshop start with coffee and cookies at 10:30 AM and will end at Noon with a light lunch to follow. Door prizes will be drawn. These workshops will be hosted by and held at Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home/ Choice Cremation; 640 West Seventh Street; St. Paul, MN 55102.  http://www.kesslermaguire.com

July 25, 2017 - The Law & Fashion - An informative and fun event.  Covering Your Assets - Theresa Johnson, Attorney of Counsel with Elder Law Services, PLLC will speak on basic estate planning (wills, trusts, health care directives, powers of attorney) and paying for long-term care. Theresa has time to answer questions at the end of her session.  Accessorizing Your Wardrobe - Donna Rongstad, from Mainstream Boutique in Maple Grove, will show folks how they can change the look of a top/dress by adding different accessories. Items will be available for purchase after the presentation.  ALL are WELCOME to attend this FREE event.  Tuesday, July 25, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Margaret Place 55+ Apartments, 1555 118th Ln NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448.  RSVPs requested but not required.  Contact Angela at angelao@marytinc.com Click Here for Flyer.

July 26, 2017 – Bridgeview Summer Celebration -  HELP US CELEBRATE SUMMER....the island way.  Join us for a Barbecue & Tropical drinks (non-alcoholic), Island-themed raffle prizes, Hula lessons, limbo and lawn games, Art activities for all ages.  The community is invited to attend, Kids and families welcome.   Donations gratefully accepted at the door.  Event proceeds benefit Bridgeview's Meals for Members Program, providing balanced and nutritious lunches daily for our members.  Wednesday, July 26th, 5:00-8:00 pm, Bridgeview, 7920 University Avenue NE, Fridley, MN  55432.

July 26, 2017 - Robby Vee's Rockin Caravan - Join us for a show filled of electricity and music hosted by Second Generation Rocker & Rockabilly Hall of Famer Robby Vee.  Robby Vee "The Prince Of Twang” was born Robert Velline named after his father Bobby Vee. He is recognized by both the American and Canadian Rockabilly Hall of Fames and has been performing his unique style of Rock-n- Roll music for years on stages across the globe. Having been on tour with the legends and architects of rock-n-roll, Robby has learned from, and shared credits and stages with the best, from James Burton to Carl Perkins, Albert Lee, Little Richard, the Everly Brothers, Sir Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Dion, The Righteous Brothers, Buddy Holly’s Crickets, Dick Clark and his ‘Caravan of Stars Rock ‘N’ Roll Show’, his father, 60’s pop rocker Bobby Vee and many more. 2pm show, call the Box office 612-314-9199 or visit www.lemusiqueroom.com for tickets.

July 27, 2017 - Summer Bash Shopping ExpoStop out at Willy McCoy's in Champlin for some summer fun!  25+ Vendors and Crafters, DJ Music, Cash Bar with 2 for 1 specials, Swag Bags to 1st 30 in the door, Door Prizes and more!!  Willy McCoy's Champlin, 18800 Business Park Blvd.  Click Here for event details and postings from vendors. 

August 5, 2017 - Pavilion Craft & Gift Expo - This Pavilion Craft and Gift Expo is going to be so Spectacular!  We welcome everyone with FREE ADMISSION to this event where we will have approximately 150 vendors with Unique and Quality product from Handmade Crafters, Upcyclers, Repurposers, Artists, Bakers, Direct Sales Reps, Photographers, Small and Home Based Businesses as well.  So gather up some friends and bring them down to the Hopkins Pavilion located on Excelsior Blvd next to the Hopkins Fire Dept and the City Works building, just off of 15th Ave S. if you are coming from Mainstreet.  Saturday, August 5th 2017 from 10am to 3pm.   Click Here for more info from the vendors. 

August 8, 2017 - CrestView Senior Community-Columbia Heights Block Party - Join us as we celebrate at our Columbia Heights community.  4:00pm - 5:30pm, 4444 Reservoir Blvd. NE, Columbia Heights, MN.  763-782-1601, www.crestviewcares.org.

August 8, 2017 - CrestView Senior Community-Blaine Block Party - Join us as we celebrate at our Columbia Heights community.  5:30pm - 7:00pm, 12016 Ulysses St. NE, Blaine,MN  763-762-8430, www.crestviewcares.org.

August 16, 2017 – Nutrition For Seniors Seminar - Each Free Informational Workshop start with coffee and cookies at 10:30 AM and will end at Noon with a light lunch to follow. Door prizes will be drawn. These workshops will be hosted by and held at Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home/ Choice Cremation; 640 West Seventh Street; St. Paul, MN 55102.  http://www.kesslermaguire.com.

August 16, 2017 – CELEBRATE AGING - Leighton Broadcasting and Lake Region Healthcare of Fergus Falls invite you to attend “Celebrate Aging”, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 9  am to 2 pm at the Bigwood Event Center, 925 Western Avenue in Fergus Falls.    Dozens of exhibitors, free health screenings, hundreds of dollars in prizes!   For more information, call Leighton Broadcasting at 218-736-7596.   www.kbrfradio.com

August 17, 2017 - WINOS Event (Women In Need of Shopping!) Join us for a fun ladies night!  Swag Bags to 1st 25 thru the door. Door prizes throughout the event, DJ, light appetizers, cash bar and more.  Located at the Elegance Room at Bebops in Blaine (1009 - 109th Ave), June 15th from 5pm – 8:30pm.  Click Here for event and vendor information.  

August 23, 2017 - THAT’LL BE THE DAY The Music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt and Gene Pitney - Colleen Raye Productions presents this NEW SHOW featuring the talented Wayne Luchau, Colleen Raye and Debbie O’Keefe with The Echoes Rock and Roll Band. They will be performing the dynamic music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, and Gene Pitney.  You’ll hear your favorites from Roy Orbison including “Pretty Woman”, “You Got It,”  “Crying,”  Gene Pitney “Town Without Pity,” “24 Hours From Tulsa,”  and Linda Ronstadt “Blue Bayou,” “That’ll Be The Day,” “When Will I Be Loved” and more.  Filled with stories and humor as well as masterful musicianship and impressive vocals, the show will take you on an emotional, energetic and nostalgic journey you won’t forget.  2:00p Show at Le Musique Room.  Call the Box Office 612-314-9199 or www.lemusiqueroom.com for tickets.

   

September 6, 2017 – Catholic Eldercare’s 4th annual Fall Festival/Senior Resource Fair  - Join us on Wednesday, Sept 6th from 4 -6 at our RiverVillage campus (2919 Randolph Street NE, Minneapolis, 55418).   We will have approx. 20-30 vendors as well as  free food (grilled brats and dogs), entertainment, book fair, and a wellness area with free blood pressure, BMI, glucose testing as well as flu vaccines.

September 20, 2017 – A Guide to Cremation Planning Seminar - Each Free Informational Workshop start with coffee and cookies at 10:30 AM and will end at Noon with a light lunch to follow. Door prizes will be drawn. These workshops will be hosted by and held at Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home/ Choice Cremation; 640 West Seventh Street; St. Paul, MN 55102.  http://www.kesslermaguire.com.

October 18, 2017 – Veteran's Issues & Benefits Seminar - Each Free Informational Workshop start with coffee and cookies at 10:30 AM and will end at Noon with a light lunch to follow. Door prizes will be drawn. These workshops will be hosted by and held at Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home/ Choice Cremation; 640 West Seventh Street; St. Paul, MN 55102.  http://www.kesslermaguire.com

October 21, 2017 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  SUNDAY 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Bielenberg Sports Center (BSC), 4125 Radio Dr, Woodbury, MN 55129.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf.  http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 4 - 5, 2017 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - Sat and Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center – Hall D - 1301 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN – 55403.  Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and live entertainment. Free product sampling, hourly drawings and health information, tips, and ideas. New this year is the Yoga Stage with on-going seminars and demonstrations. The Smart place to get the free tips information to start living a healthier life. See the latest in men’s & women’s health, weight loss, living well, health services, and much more! Seminars, product demonstrations, entertainment, and great shopping all weekend long!  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for Golden Valley Family Center Food ShelfSee all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 11, 2017 - CrestView Senior Community - Columbia Heights Open House & Craft Fair.  Join us from 9:00am - 12:30pm and tour our beautiful community.  Also check out the craft/vendor fair.    4444 Reservoir Blvd. NE, Columbia Heights, MN.  763-782-1601.  www.crestviewcares.org.

November 11, 2017 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm at the National Sports Center in Blaine Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf.  http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 18, 2017 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf.  http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

December 2, 2017 - Feast Local Food Festival - This is an event where local farmers and foodmakers showcase, sample and sell their products at over 100 exhibit booths. Also during the event we have chef demonstrations, a children's activity area, and beer and wine tasting. It is great event for learning about local food in the area as well as purchasing food gifts for the holiday season!  Located at the Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN.  Cost is $5 to attend. A beer/wine wristband is an additional $20, but we can offer a discounted price for these to larger groups.  You can see more about the event on ourwebsite, or from this article from City Pages.

December 8, 2017 -  Church of Cash Present: A Johnny Cash Christmas - Jay and the guys always bring a fantastic Johnny Cash Tribute show to us and now we add the Christmas show to our line-up.  Come celebrate Christmas and Cash in style with the Church of Cash.  Group rates available by calling the box office at 612-314-9199.  2pm and 8pm shows.  More information at www.lemusiqueroom.com   Free parking, easy in and out, buses welcome

January 23, 2018 – What A Girl Wants Girls Night Out – Women’s Expo - Mark You Calendars! You won't want to miss our 13th Annual What a Girl Wants, Girl's Night Out... Women's Expo! Tuesday, Jan. 23rd from 4 to 9 PM!!! $3 at the Door! Green Haven Golf Course -2800 Greenhaven Road Anoka 55304.  New!!! Free Valet Parking from 4:30 to 8:30 PM by Unparalleled Parking Don't miss out on $5 eyebrow waxing by Salon Ciry!!! Free Flowers to First 200 women by Forever Floral! Free bags by Suburban Imaging!!! Free Mini Board Projects by Bee artsy, $5 Mini Canvas Painting, by Wine and Canvas Minneapolis! Free Make and Take cards, by Sandy McManus ! Plus many other wonderful vendors! Food and cocktails available for additional cost! Stop in for a little time for yourself or stay all night with your girlfriends! All Proceeds will go to Women Worth Celebrating - Random Acts of Hope & Encouragement for Women in Anoka County! Thankful for our Partnership with All Event Party Rental & Supplies, LLC and Lori Wawers.

******************************
On-Going Activities  --  Activities by Day

CLICK HERE FOR THE JACKPOT JUNCTION NEWSLETTER

CLICK HERE FOR THE JACKPOT JUNCTION ENTERTAINMENT

Free Computer/Smartphone/Tablet Classes Available at George Latimer Central Library, 90 W 4th St., Ecolab Training Center on the 4th floor, St Paul, MN 55102.  Call 651-266-7000 or go to http://www.sppl.org/computer-classes to register. 

Now Playing - Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret - in The Playhouse and continuing... Stevie Ray's Comedy Troupe will keep you laughing with comedy sketches, music and improv based on suggestions taken from the audience!  Shows are Thursday-Sunday. Tickets are $20 for Thursday & Sunday, Tickets are $25 for Friday & Saturday, Show is at 8p (Thursday-Saturday) and at 7p on Sunday, Reservations recommended at 952-934-1525 or order online at www.ChanhassenDT.com.

MovementWise is a dance movement experience where older adults are encouraged to take chances and empowered to become visible. Through adaptive, modifiable movement classes with Cowles Teaching Artists, participants will:  Dance, Explore their creativity, Engage their minds, Socialize with like-minded people.  MovementWise is for dance and art enthusiasts, curious thinkers looking to try something new, newcomers to dance, former dancers, and everyone in between. Designed as a dance community for adults 55+, participants in MovementWise classes receive a variety of benefits including discounted tickets to all Sunday matinee performances at The Cowles Center.  Please look for more information about the next series of classes.  Click Here for information on classes. Contact Jessi Fett to learn more about MovementWise opportunities at jfett@thecowlescenter.org or 612.206.3640.  Click Here for more details:  MovementWise

FREE Fitness Classes for Seniors - Live 2 B Healthy® conducts FREE senior fitness classes, led by Certified Personal Trainers, at over 100 different Minnesota-area senior communities, senior centers and churches.  These classes are free and open to the public.  To locate a class in your area, please visit:  https://franchise.live2bhealthy.com/class-schedule/ and enter your zip code.  All ability levels are welcome.  Please call the listed Organizer for more information about the class you are interested in. 

Margaret Place Senior Apartments is Now Offering Senior Fitness Classes.  Margaret Place Senior Apartmentsis proud to partner with Live 2B Healthy to provide professional quality, Certified Personal Trainer led senior fitness classes.  We will be holding classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week from 1:30pm - 2:15pm.  Come join our group and experience improved strength, balance and and mind/body connection.  Classes are free with insurance from SilverSneakers, Silver & Fit, UCare, Humana, BCBS, Medica, Cigna, Aetna, United Health & Health Partners.  For more information or to sign up for classes, contact Lucia Frost at luciaf@marytinc.com. or call (763) 710-1498.  1555 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapid, MN 55448.  Click Here for Flyer www.marytinc.com/senior_apartments.php

Minnesota Theater Alliance compiles discounts from theaters for seniors. To see their latest listing, visit http://mntheateralliance.org/discounts/seniors

55+ Driver Improvement Program - 8 hour initial course and 4 hour refresher courses available.  Participants who are age 55 and older will earn a 10% discount on their automobile insurance premium by taking the initial 8 hour course. The 10% discount can be retained be taking a 4 hour refresher course every three years.  This is an approved accident prevention course with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and is similar in content to the nationally recognized 55 Alive or 55 plus course.  Cost:  The 8 hour course fee is $24.  The 4 hour course fee is $20.  For class times and locations and to register call toll free at 1-888-234-1294 or Click Here.

Anoka Senior Center:  Enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch Monday through Friday for a suggested donation of $3.50, including milk, coffee, and dessert.  For more information, call 763-427-6646 or Click Here For More Details
For all up coming events at the Anoka Senior Center Click Below:
Click Here for the monthly "Anoka Senior Times" Newsletter

Coon Rapids Senior Center - Click Here for information on senior services and the monthly newsletter offering a list of day trips and activities for seniors.

Spring Lake Park Recreation Older Adult Program - In this age of fast pace technology, we find ourselves running to keep up with the daily demands on our time. Take this opportunity to find something to enjoy, to rejuvenate your spirit, to allow you to take on another day.  Call a friend and join a class or tour. Explore the many enrichment opportunities available to adults of all ages.  Sports, crafts, home and garden, hobbies, tours, day trips, whatever your interest, do something just for you.  Check out our special interest classes and sports & fitness offerings on the menu to the left.  http://www.slprec.org

FREE Breast Cancer Screening available for qualifying women who are over 40, meet income requirements, and are either under-insured or have no insurance to cover the cost of testing. For more info, call MN Dept of Health Sage Program, 1-888-643-2584

Anoka Women of Today - Get involved with your community! For more info, Click here

American Legion

VFW

FREE ART CLASSES - Hennepin County Library, through a grant from the "Friends of the Library", are offering free art classes for the first 15 registrants.  Take a class with a friend or family member!  Click Here for a list of classes, dates, times and locations.  Visit www.ArtsySmartsyClass.com for more information. 

FREE YOGA CLASSES - Union Depot in downtown St. Paul has added another free yoga opportunity to its weekly schedule of classes open to the public.  The new class, Yoga Sculpt done with no weights, will be held weekly on Mondays beginning April 4 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and will be taught by skilled instructors from Studio925 by CorePower Yoga & Spa in Woodbury.  No advance registration is required.  Yoga Sculpt with no weights is a total body workout designed to tone and sculpt every major muscle group.  This class will increase the heart rate with an easy-to-follow program and complements regular yoga practice by increasing overall strength.  Union Depot also offers free yoga classes on Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00-10:00 a.m.  The Tuesday classes are at Intermediate level and the Saturday classes are at a variety of skill levels, with the first Saturday of the month focused on Beginner level. Classes are held in the Waiting Room and guests are asked to bring their own towel, water and yoga mat.  If the Waiting Room is closed for a private event, classes take place in the Head House under the East clock unless otherwise noted.  For more information about the classes, visit http://www.uniondepot.org/events/eventcalendar/.

Let's Go Fishing with Seniors:  If you enjoy the outdoors and you're looking for a fabulous volunteer opportunity, here's your chance!  LGF is a network of members, volunteers and chapters with a passion for the outdoors and who come together as one team, to serve seniors and advance the mission of LGF. Our unique program serves to improve the quality of life for seniors and build stronger communities. With chapters located throughout Minnesota LGF is able to reach thousands of individuals each year. All the fishing rods, bait, and life jackets are provided.  The pontoons  are handicap accessible.  The only thing the individual needs to provide is a fishing license! (Minnesota DNR).  Chapters are looking for help with fund-raising, planning, and taking Seniors out fishing and boating.  Call toll free at 888-235-8448 or Click Here For More Details & Make Your Reservation

Events by day of the week (click the day): 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

MONDAY'S

3rd Monday of every month - Lewy Body Dementia Support Group.  This is a great group for anyone who is struggling with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Lewy Body dementia.   Join us at 6:30pm at Ecumen Lakeview Commons, 1200 Lakewood Dr. N, Maplewood, MN.  Our facilitators are amazing and know of the disease first-hand. Anyone who is interested can call Maryann Schaefer at 651-773-7150 or email maryannschaefer@ecumen.org

3rd Monday of every month - Senior Writers Group - A new writers group for seniors who love to write and/or have written books or poetry, meeting every third Monday of the month.  10:00 am, Burnsville Senior Community Center, Suite 102.  Call 952-707-4120 or email watchmenoftheking@yahoo.com for more information. 

4th Monday of the month BINGO - Join us 12:30pm - 2:30pm for Bingo at the Heritage Park Senior Services Center, 1015 4th Ave. N, Minneapolis.  Special guest caller, great prizes and refreshments.  612-344-2221.

TUESDAY'S

Crooners Tuesday Date Nights - Two three-course dinners and a bottle of wine for $50. Three options for different tastes and diets. The best in local and national music daily. Crooners opens at 4pm and is located at 6161 Highway 65 NE, Fridley, MN. - 763-571-9020http://www.croonersloungemn.com.

Every Tuesday 9:00 AM:  New Knitting & Crocheting Group meeting every Tuesday morning at the Anoka Senior Center, 1500 6th Ave., Anoka, MN.. 

1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month - Science Museum of Minnesota Senior Tuesdays- Special discount pricing: $11.00 for seniors ages 60+.  $9.00 for senior groups of 15 or more.  For more information, call 651-221-9444.

3rd Tuesday of the month - Movie Matinee - Join us at Heritage Park Senior Services Center, 1015 4th Ave N, Minneapolis from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.  You pick the movie!  612-344-2221. 

Last Tuesday of each month – The Homestead’s Memory Café – This is a place for individuals with early memory loss, their caregivers and their families to find support and fellowship with peers. Coffee, treats, and enjoyable activities are offered at no charge.  The Homestead’s Memory Café meets on the last Tuesday of each month at The Homestead at Maplewood, 1890 Sherren Avenue East Maplewood, MN 55109, from 1pm to 2:30pm.  Questions? Please contact Dana Rossbach at 651-770-3959 or by email at drossbach@voa.org

WEDNESDAY'S

Every Wednesday - Silver Sneakers Flex Program at Body In Motion Pilates Studio, 11452 Martin St. NW., Coon Rapids, MN. 10:00am class.  Call 763-213-5181 for more information or visit our website, www.bodyinmotionmn.com 

Every Wednesday UCare Skyway Senior Center Walking Club - This is open to everyone.  10:00am-11:00am the walking club follows paths through the downtown Minneapolis skyways and around downtown.  All fitness levels are welcome.  Beginning at UCare Skyway Senior Center.  Cost is FREE.  Call 612-370-3869 or visit www.Minneapolismn.gov for more information. 

1st Wednesday of each month - FREE Blood Pressure Checks - 8:30 am to 9:30 am at Southdale Center, 1st Floor, Center Court.  Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care of Edina For more information call 952-929-5695.

1st Wednesday of each month - Parkinson’s Support Group - Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month 3:00 pm.—4:00 p.m.  For more information call Jane Hubbard, LSW, 952-898-8728.  Augustana Regent at Burnsville, 14500 Regent Lane, Burnsville, MN. 55306

1st Wednesday of each month - Senior Dance at the Savage American Legion, Post 643 Dan Patch, 12375 Princeton S, Savage, MN.  Music by the Hi Hats Band 1:30 pm - 4:30pm, with a light meal at 4:30, Cost is $5.00 per person.

2nd Wednesday of each month 1:30 PM:  Senior Dance at the Prior lake VFW Post 6208.  Downtown Prior Lake on Main St. and Pleasant.  Music by the Hi Hats Band starts at 1:30pm with a light meal at the end of the dance.  Cost is $5.00 per person.

2nd Wednesday of each month - The MN Alzheimer’s Association will offer a support group for family members with loved ones suffering from memory loss.  2:00pm - 3:00pm at St. Hedwig Church, 129 29th Ave NE, Mpls. Teri Brustad, RN will be the facilitator. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month. All are welcome, no cost. Call 612-362-2463 for more information.  In collaboration with RiverVillage a Catholic Eldercare Community

2nd Wednesday of each month - Parkinson's Support & Education - 4:00pm at Catholic Eldercare MainStreet Lodge Assisted Living, 909 Main Street NE, Minneapolis.  Contact 612-379-1370 for more information. 

2nd & 3rd Wednesday of each month - Senior Dances at the Coon Rapids American Legion1:00 to 4:00 pm. $4.00/person For more info, call 763-421-6260

3rd Wednesday of each month Senior Dance at the Lakeville Senior Center - 20110 Holyoke, Lakeville, MN.  Music by the Hi Hats Band starts at 1:30pm with a light meal at the end of the dance.  Cost is $5.00 per person.

3rd Wednesday of Every Month - Caregiver Support Group - Join us at The Heathers Manor, 3000 Douglas Dr., Crystal, MN.  This is an open group that caregivers of older adults may join at any time.  There is NO FEE.  3:00pm - 4:00pm.  Contact Krystal Wiebusch, LSW at 952-746-4028 fore more information.  www.heathersmanorcrsa.com.   

4th Wednesday of each month Senior Dance at the Apple Valley American Legion, 14521 Granada Dr, Apple Valley, MN.  Music by the Hi Hats Band 1:30 pm - 4:30pm, with a light meal at 4:30, Cost is $5.00 per person.

Last  Wednesday of each month - Memory Care Support Group - Memory ‘Café’ - Meets the last Wednesday of each month , 2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.  For more information call Jane Hubbard, LSW, 952-898-8728.  Augustana Regent at Burnsville, 14500 Regent Lane, Burnsville, MN. 55306.

THURSDAY'S

Every Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM: Come by for a few bags of FREE Groceries. Everyone is welcome. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers. Kingswood Church, 1264 109th Ave. NE in Blaine.  For more information, call 763-757-4266 or Click Here For More Details

1st Thursday of each month - Come play cribbage with Augustana Regent.  9 – 11:30 a.m., *Rotate partners after each game.*  Augustana Regent 14500 Regent Lane Burnsville, MN R.S.V.P. to Beth at 952-898-8722.  (Limited to 24 players)  Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7

1st and 3rd Thursday - Singles All Together - Offering activities for single people, in a non-threatening environment for social and personal growth.  Located at the Colonial Church of Edina, 6200 Colonial Way - Edina Time:  6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.   Click Here for the schedule of all events.

FRIDAY'S

1st Friday of every month:  Fabulous First Fridays! - Join us from 10:30am - 12:00pm for our fun day filled with games, laughter and of course fun!  Heritage Park Senior Services Center, 1015 4th Ave N., Minneapolis, MN.  612-344-2221

1st Friday of every month:  Senior Dance at the East Bethel Senior Center 2241 221st Ave NE, East Bethel.  Call 763-434-6179 for more information.

SATURDAY'S

Every Saturday - Listen Live to "Aging But Dangerous" Radio Show on AM 1220 KLBB every Saturday morning 9:30AM - 10:00AM.  Click Here to listen to Podcast Aging BUT DANGEROUS.com® inspires, empowers and challenges women over 50 to self-fulfill, self-actualize and live their lives to the absolute fullest.

 

Deals & Discounts - Not Affiliated with Minnesota Seniors

Student Theatre Camp Experience Rises To Top
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ renowned summer theatre camp program, CHAN DT MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP, returns this summer with exciting new themes for youths and teens.  Since 1994, over 11,000 kids and teens have learned about the magic of musical theatre as only Chanhassen can do it. This educational camp program is also terrific summertime fun. Kids and teens, ages eight to eighteen, are given opportunities to explore a wide spectrum of musical theatre components including voice, movement, costumes, scenery, stage combat, improv and more -- all taught by professional members of the Chanhassen acting company, designers and choreographers making the CDT student theatre experience rise above other offered theatre camp programs.  Camp sessions are available throughout the summer months for both half and full day, week-long sessions. This makes the perfect gift for grandchildren who love musical theatre or are looking to make new friends and boost confidence. To register or receive more info, call the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ box office at 952-934-1525 or go online to www.chanhassendt.com to watch a video and learn more.

Do you have a public event coming up
that you would like to promote on
Minnesota Seniors Online?
 
You can submit your event information to: webmaster@mnseniorsonline.com  
Please include date, time, location, and a
brief description of the event!
 

* Minnesota Seniors is not personally affiliated with any of the posted events, we are strictly sharing what is available.  In the event of discrepancies, injury, cancellations, etc., please contact the actual event contact person/company.