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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!

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Haven's Point Sunday Brunch Buffet - Build your own Bloody Mary just the way you like it at our Bloody Mary Bar. Chef Carving Station, Made to Order Eggs, Omelets and Scramblers. Menu also includes Belgian Waffles, Biscuits & Country Gravy, Breakfast Potatoes, Freshly Baked Carmel Rolls and Muffins, the Season's Freshest Fruits and Berries, Hardwood Smoked Bacon & Sausage Links and more!  Located at Green Haven Golf Club, 2800 Greenhaven Rd., Anoka.  10:00am - 1:00pm,  $15.99 Adults, $12.99 Seniors (65+), $8.99 Kids 6 - 10yrs, Kids 5 & under eat Free.  Reserve Today at 763-576-2966.  Click Here for Flyer

Experience FlyOver America & FlyOver Canada - A must see attraction for locals and visitors alike, FlyOver America is a ride unlike anything Minnesota has ever seen.  Riders are suspended in the air with feet dangling 10-40 feet above the ground immersed in a giant half-spherical dome screen.  Special effects including, wind, scents and  mist make you feel like you are truly flying.  FlyOver America began a limited engagement of FlyOver Canada. Come soar over Canada at FlyOver America! Get whisked away on an exhilarating journey across Canada, from east to west. You’ll dip into deep valleys, glide over magnificent prairies, gaze at snow-capped mountains, and experience the thrill of buzzing urban environments. By the journey’s end, you will find yourself in awe of the breathtaking elegance of Canada!  FlyOver America and FlyOver Canada will alternate rides running approximately every 15 minutes. The price for experiencing FlyOver America and FlyOver Canada; Adult:  $23.95 + sales tax; children 12 and under $17.95 + sales tax.  www.FlyOver-America.com.  Restrictions/Exclusions may apply.  See attached flyer for more information on special events!  FlyOver America offers discounted group rates beginning at a 15+ person minimum.  Call 952-853-6000 or email:  info@flyover-america.com for more information.  FlyOver America is open standard Mall of America hours.  It’s always a good idea to check flyover-america.com or call ahead for information regarding extended or restricted hours.

Now Playing - The Looney Lutherans in: Livin' La Vida Lutheran - The Looney Lutherans are a trio of wacky gals on tour promoting their new cookbook and "lifestyle guide", USE YOUR FOOD. A GUIDE TO A HEALTHY HOLIDAY, FROM OUR KITCHEN TO YOURS, EAT LIKE A LUTHERAN! Using music, comedy, and some help from the audience, these gals share some age-old wisdom for healthy living, the Lutheran way. (But you don’t have to be Lutheran to love ‘em!) Segments include the Lutherans food wheel (all roads lead to hotdish), an exercise routine, and Lutherans Beauty Tips (using items from your own kitchen you, too, can be a Sexy Lutheran.)  Running now through October 21st.  Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at (763) 553-1600 x1.

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 now thru October 28th Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at 952-934-1525.

Now Playing – The Bucket Brigade Presents “Sam’s Son” - The world premiere of our newest musical! A Prohibition-era Americana musical loosely inspired by the biblical story of Samson.  Gifted with unnatural strength, Sam Jr. wants to accomplish great things, but his reverend father seeks to shelter him from the wide world.  Sam and his father get caught up in a tangled mission of truth, where lies get revealed at great cost.  Playing now through October 28th at Art House North, 793 Armstrong Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102.  Call 612-547-9839 or  Click Here for more information and tickets.

Now Playing – Guthrie Presents “Romeo and Juliet” - A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers.  It’s a story so well-known it scarcely needs an introduction, yet surprisingly the Guthrie has produced it just twice before. Set in Verona, where the rival houses of Capulet and Montague have had a long-standing feud, Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare’s famous tragedy of star-crossed lovers, filled with all the passion of young love. Underscored by ingenious wit and astonishing beauty, the play pits the bitterness of resentment against the intensity of romance. Running now through October 28th Click Here For Tickets or call the box office at 612-377-2224.

Now thru October 31, 2017 - FlyOver America presents Broomelda the Witch - FlyOver America welcomes aspiring witches, wizards, and guests of all ages to experience a limited-engagement Halloween event featuring ‘Broomelda the Witch’. Guests have a chance to earn their official ‘Witch Academy Diploma’ as they make their way through the ‘Haunted Hallway’, and then onto the ride for a thrilling flight across America. This is a fantastic family-friendly event with the ‘spook-factor’ suitable for those aged 4 years and up. For tickets visit www.FlyOver-America.com.  Restrictions/Exclusions may apply.  See attached flyer for more information on special events!  FlyOver America offers discounted group rates beginning at a 15+ person minimum.  Call 952-853-6000 or email:  info@flyover-america.com for more information.  FlyOver America is open standard Mall of America hours.  It’s always a good idea to check flyover-america.com or call ahead for information regarding extended or restricted hours.

Now Playing – Guthrie Presents “Watch on the Rhine” - A classic political thriller. In Watch on the Rhine, set in 1940 in Washington D.C., Fanny Farrelly is expecting the arrival of her daughter Sara, Sara’s German husband Kurt, and their children who have fled Europe due to Kurt’s role in the anti-Nazi resistance movement. When a Romanian houseguest who is a Nazi supporter discovers Kurt’s identity, he threatens to expose him. Published in 1941 by Lillian Hellman, a brilliant activist who was ahead of her time, Watch on the Rhine is a timely examination of moral obligation and sacrifice.  Running now through November 5, 2017.  Click Here For Tickets or call the box office at 612-377-2224.

  

Now Playing - William Shakespeare's Hamlet -  Devastated by his father’s death and disgusted by his mother’s marriage to his hated uncle, Denmark’s Prince Hamlet has hit rock bottom. Now the ghost of his father haunts him, driving Hamlet to avenge a crime that may or may not be a product of his own imagining.  Running now through November 11thTickets are on sale at the Park Square ticket office, 20 W. Seventh Place, or by phone: 651.291.7005, (12 noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday), or online at www.parksquaretheatre.org.

Now Playing – Life Could Be A Dream - Return to Springfield High (where "The Marvelous Wonderettes" matriculated) and meet the "Crooning Crabcakes," the boy group banned from the senior prom. The singing foursome is headed for fame and fortune by trying to win the local radio contest on Big Whopper Radio. Songs from this musical journey to the past include "Runaround Sue," "Tears on My Pillow," "Earth Angel," and "The Glory of Love." The show won L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards as Best Production of the year in 2011.  Running now through February 17, 2018.  Call the box office at 952-474-5951 or visit www.oldlog.com for tickets. 

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 18, 2017 – Comedian & Magician David Harris - David Harris is a Midwest Emmy Award Winning comedian, magician, actor, and host who has been entertaining across the United States and Canada at top clubs, colleges, corporate events and other venues for over 20 years. Based in Minneapolis but traveling internationally, Harris has performed live at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, the Hollywood Improv, Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy at the Mall of America, Goodnight’s Comedy Club, and countless other rooms throughout North America. Harris’ personal and person-driven approach to the topics of work, family, relationships, and stress makes his act and style relate-able to almost anyone while still being creative, fun, original, and most of all – hilarious. In short, Harris is a true entertainer who is sure to please. Content of this show is recommended for ages 16 and up.  For tickets go to www.lemusiqueroom.com or call the box office at 612-314-9199.

October 19 – 21, 2017 - Twin Cities Tap Festival - The Twin Cities Tap Festival brings together national artists, local tap dancers, and students of all ages to share in the love of rhythm, music, and the art of tap dance. Click Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

October 20, 2017 - Pat Donohue (from A Prairie Home Companion) - Grammy winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue’s devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard, as he echoes the tones of Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Merle Travis or Muddy Waters. Chet Atkins called Pat one of the greatest fingerpickers in the world today; Leo Kottke called his playing “haunting.”  Friday, October 20th, 8:00pm.  For tickets go to www.lemusiqueroom.com or call the box office at 612-314-9199.

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.

October 25, 2017 - New! AARP Class Offering * Smart DriverTek * - FREE Wednesday, October 25th at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.  AARP Driver Safety has teamed up with The Hartford to develop a workshop to provide drivers with the necessary tools to navigate modern vehicle technology.   WHAT IS SMART DRIVERTEK? Smart DriverTEK is a new educational program that helps drivers to understand current and evolving vehicle safety technologies, how to use them and to recognize how these technologies might enhance their driving safety and extend their safe driving years.  Contact us today!  P 651-779-6639, 1355 Phalen Blvd., St Paul MN 55106, Email: realifecoopphalen@gmail.com

October 26, 2017 - Hitchville   - Songs of Joy and Healing: An Intimate Evening with Hitchville.  In the midst of all the recent tragedy, loss, suffering, and distress...let us fill your hearts with hope, aspiration, and optimism on this special night filled with powerful music you love, as never before performed by Hitchville.   FIRST RESPONDERSCall the Box office 612-314-9199 for a FREE ticket.  www.lemusiqueroom.com  

October 27 – 29, 2017 – Minnesota Dance Theatre - This fall at The Cowles Center, Minnesota Dance Theatre turns its focus to the future. Honoring the company’s longstanding commitment to the cultivation of new dances, MDT Artistic Director Lise Houlton has commissioned three world premieres pairing beloved local artists and innovators with MDT’s exceptionally versatile performers. Drawing from their extensive performing experience with such respected local companies as James Sewell Ballet, TU Dance, and Black Label Movement and from their own distinctive aesthetic exploration, choreographers Penelope Freeh, Darwin Black, and Elayna Waxse will each create a never-before-seen work for an evening that promises to be an electrifying and eclectic celebration of the Twin Cities’ vibrant dance community.  Click Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

October 31, 2017 - Margaret Place Senior Living Halloween Party & Scarecrow Contest - Come and visit Margaret Place Senior Apartments and see all the scarecrow creations on display for your viewing enjoyment.  Register, create and enter your own scarecrow in our Fall contest.  Finished scarecrows will be set up the last week of September in the assigned area.  Signs will be provided for your company, organization, business or family and placed in front of your scarecrow entry.  All scarecrows must be in good taste and represent you.  Vote for your favorite scarecrow by emailing or faxing your vote to Lucia at luciaf@marytinc.com or fax 763-754-0332.  1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded at our Halloween Party, Tuesday, October 31st at 2:30pm.  RSVP's are required to participate to Lucia 763-710-1498 or luciaf@marytinc.comSee attached registration form

November 1 & 2   , 2017 - The Fabulous Armadillos Present: Southern Soul - Music from Muscle Shoals, Stax and Sun Studios - This theme features the chicken-fried sound of songs made in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee, both with a rich legacy of soulful music coming out of it’s studios. In Muscle Shoals, the musicians that started the scene there were affectionately called “The Swampers” and they backed many of the artists that recorded at Fame Studios  and Muscle Shoals Studios. From the Rolling Stones to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seger to Aretha Franklin….Muscle Shoals emanates from the sound of these records. At Stax Studio in Memphis, they too had a house band of musicians known as Booker T. and the M.G.’s. They played on records by the Staple Singers, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Rufus Thomas and of course their breakout star, Otis Redding. Memphis’s Sun Record Company opened in 1950 by it’s founder, Sam Phillips. In 1951 he recorded what is known as the first rock and roll single called "Rocket 88" by Ike Turner. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich and Jerry Lee Lewis all started their careers at Sun. Lots of songs filled with harmony, horns and soul, rhythm and blues and powerful vocals will be featured in SOUTHERN SOUL - MUSIC FROM MUSCLE SHOALS, STAX AND SUN STUDIOS.  Fabulous Armadillo Season Tickets on sale now!!!  Or single show tickets on sale 1 month prior to the show.  Tickets at www.lemusiqueroom.com or at 612-314-9199.

November 2 through December 23, 2017 - The Looney Lutherans in:  HOLD THE LUTEFISK! - You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…” Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New Year’s resolutions with exciting new exercise tips (the 12 Days of Housework); hear the Loonies extol the virtues of their new Cuisinart 12 speed mixers; and learn the secret to getting on Santa’s “nice list” (hotdish, anyone?)  Whether your in-laws have overstayed their welcome, or the furnace is acting up, take a break from the stress of the season by celebrating the holidays with the Looney Lutherans. (And, of course, you don’t have to be Lutheran to love ’em.)  Running November 2nd thru December 23rd.  Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at (763) 553-1600 x1.

November 3, 2017 - Bazaar & Flea Market - All the proceeds from this event benefit local charities.  Join us for crafts, refreshments, Christmas Room, flea market, raffles, back sale and more!  Thursday, November 2nd from 9:00am - 3:00pm at the Coon Rapids Senior Center, 11155 Robinson Dr./City Hall, Coon Rapids.  Sponsored by the Super Senior Club. 

November 3 & 4, 2017 – The Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project - Threads Dance Project’s 10th Season show promises an exciting evening of all-new works.  Artistic Director Karen L. Charles taps into her previous career as a Computer Analyst and Mathematician to inspire her new work - Uncertain Reality. The dance explores the concept of Chaos Theory as it relates to the world we live inClick Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

November 3 & 4, 2017 – Mathew Janczewski’s Arena Dances - Mathew Janczewski's ARENA DANCES is pleased to present The Architect, an evening lenth solo for long-time ARENA dance Timmy Wagner. It is an intimate exploration of the beginnings of a creative idea and the playful process of completing that creation. The idiosyncratic and intricate movement will be heightened with an interactive set design by fabric artist Margarita Jane Arguedas and dramaturgical support by Rachel JendrzejewskiClick Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

November 3, 2017 thru February 24, 2018 - Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Presents "Sister Act" - Featuring the acclaimed original cast from when it last played a little more than two years ago, tickets are now on sale. Starring Regina Marie Williams and Norah Long, SISTER ACT is the ultimate uplifting and inspiring night at the theatre.  Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at 952-934-1525.

November 4, 2017 - Lord of Life Church Holiday Bazaar - Join us for a great holiday event from 9:00am - 2pm at Lord of Life Church in Ramsey.  Get some early Christmas shopping done.  Shop high-quality vendor, crafters, artists, and more.  Shop the secret bid auction for one-of-a-kind finds.  Shop the "Blessings Boutique" for handmade gifts.  Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win beautiful prizes including a queen size quilt, wall of wine and mosaic glass window panel.  Saturday, Nov 4th at Lord of Life Church, 14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey, MN.  Click Here for Flyer to share with friends.    http://www.lol.org

November 4, 2017 - Northrop Presents The Velveteen Rabbit - Performed by ODC/Dance, Margery Williams' classic and endearing tale of a young boy, his favorite toy, and the abiding power of love comes to life through lively music, dance, and narration. Sat, Nov 4 at 1:30 pm on the Carlson Family Stage. Enjoy this festive and heartwarming favorite with family & friends. Groups of 10+ SAVE!  Kids 17 & younger receive 50% off each ticket. Adults 18 & older receive 25% off each ticketReserve your tickets today!  Contact Bridget Reddan at 612-625-1578 or bsreddan@umn.edu.com.  http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/velveteen-rabbit

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 10, 2017 – Holiday Boutique - Come get an early start on your holiday shopping at the Camilia Rose Holiday Boutique.  9:00am – 3:00pm, 11800 Xeon Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids.  More info at 763-755-8400. 

November 10, 2017 - Fire and Rain: A Tribute to James Taylor - Will Bauermeister from Dazy Head Mazy Presents:  A tribute to James Taylor, his music, and his art of writing. A Celebration of some of the best music to grace Earth. Through his wit, images, humor, melodies, and his intelligence that comes through his writing, James Taylor has inspired many to make music of their own. Fire and Rain: A James Taylor Tribute, represent those inspired, making music of their own for decades, now bringing it full circle in an evening of James Taylor music. Show Time 8:00pm. For tickets go to  www.goexit205.com  or call 612-314-9199. 

November 10 & 11, 2017 – Zenon Dance Company - Zenon celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a show highlighting new works created by up-and-coming New York choreographers, as well as classic, well-loved pieces from the company’s repertoireClick Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

November 10 through December 31, 2017 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “A Gone Fishin’ Christmas” - Back by popular demand! From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A Hunting Shack Christmas—Jessica Lind Peterson’s hilarious new holiday comedy is back for an encore! The Northland’s biggest ice fishing contest of the decade is underway and two sisters travel home to Duluth to catch a big one. But an unseasonably warm winter threatens to break apart the ice and the girls quickly find themselves in precarious waters. Featuring an unruly team of sled dogs, an aquaphobic intern and an old boyfriend—A Gone Fishin’ Christmas is guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and cast you into the Christmas spirit! Last year’s run sold out before opening night so don’t wait to snag your seats!  Running November 10th thru December 31st Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733. www.yellowtreetheatre.com

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 11, 2017 - Cross of Hope Annual Craft Boutique & Bake Sale - Please join us for a fun community event with shopping at over 28 crafter & vendor tables, Saturday, November 11th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  We will be serving lunch (free will offering) that includes a variety of homemade soups, bakery breads. Plus sweet rolls & coffee in the morning.  Bring your grandkids to Santa’s Workshop where they can have their picture taken with Santa & receive a special gift, make fun gift giving crafts to wrap and put under the Christmas tree, and have their face painted. The bake sale is huge and is also a free will offering.  We will also have a variety of raffle drawings.  Proceeds will be directed to service dogs for Veterans; Patriot Assistance Dogs.  Cross of Hope Lutheran Church, 5730 179th Lane NW, Ramsey, MN, (Off HWY 47 & County Rd 27).  www.crossofhope.com

November 15, 2017 - Family Aging - Joins us for a free seminar on Family Aging.  Is your family ready to handle an aging relative?  Learn how to start the conversation about "what if," what kinds of questions to ask, and the options available.  This free seminar will be Wednesday, Nov. 15th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Centennial Library, 100 Civic Heights Dr., Circle Pines. MN.  Call 763-324-1540 to register and with questions.   https://www.anokacounty.us/1758/Library

November 15, 2017 - DENNIS WARNER - Dennis Warner draws on his wealth of stage experience in creating a warm, welcoming and intimate concert. Dennis loves his audience, taking great care in making sure they have as much fun as he does.  During his concerts, most of the music comes from his ten CD’s, with favorites like The Garden Song (Inch by Inch), Homegrown Tomatoes, Don’t Laugh at Me, I’m My Own Grandpa, Beads on One String, Northern Lights and the Fish Story Song. The audience will know immediately that Dennis likes to laugh, including humorous stories of life on the road. Besides the fun music and stories, Dennis also includes thoughtful ballads such as Old Love, a touching tribute about a couple who have been together many years.  While his style is uniquely his own, Warner’s musical influences include John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, James Taylor, Bobby Vee and Michael Johnson. Occasionally, he will also include some of their material in his show.  Show Time 2:00pm.  For Tickets go to  www.goexit205.com or call 612-314-9199.

November 17 & 19, 2017 – Zenon Dance Company - Zenon celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a show highlighting new works created by up-and-coming New York choreographers, as well as classic, well-loved pieces from the company’s repertoireClick Here For Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-206-3600.

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.

November 24, 2017 – January 2, 2018 - FlyOver America's Winter Wonderland - FlyOver America will transform into a magical winter wonderland this holiday season. Guests will help Santa search for his missing elves on a thrilling flight across America and onto the North Pole!  For pricing & tickets visit www.FlyOver-America.com FlyOver America offers discounted group rates beginning at a 15+ person minimum.  Call 952-853-6000 or email:  info@flyover-america.com for more information.  FlyOver America is open standard Mall of America hours.  It’s always a good idea to check flyover-america.com or call ahead for information regarding extended or restricted hours.

November 25, 2017 - Daisy Dillman Acoustic sing Crosby Stills Nash - It's rare to know someone for more than 40 years much less create music with them.  These guys have done both and share that wonderful gift in this very musical show.  We are proud to have these gents back again with this show.  Don't miss this one.  It's a keeper.  Show Time 8:00pm.  For tickets go to  www.goexit205.com  or call 612-314-9199.

November 25 thru December 31, 2017 - A Taxing Christmas - A musical comedy by Patti J. Hynes-McCarthy.  Join us at The Seasons Dinner Theater at Majestic Oaks Golf Club for our dinner show.  Matinee shows also available.  Ticket prices include dinner & show (tax & gratuity are not included).  Tickets can by purchased online at www.majesticoaksgolfclub.com or call 763-755-2140.

November 29, 2017 - Billy McLaughlin's SimpleGifts Holiday Christmastide Tour 2017 - With little media attention, SimpleGifts is arguably the most successful MN holiday-themed project celebrating exclusively traditional hymns and carols interpreted in modern arrangements. Fueled by grassroots fans since 2001, the 16th Annual SimpleGifts 2017 Holiday "Christmastide" Tour includes close to 20 concerts between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve in the Twin Cities metro or close proximity. Music from the group's most recent CD  "This Christmastide" and previous five critically acclaimed releases will be featured. The ensemble's previous CD, Wintergrace, is characterized by local music critic Jim Walsh:  "…one of the most elegant and listenable Christmas collections of this or any year — "WinterGrace" from the Billy McLaughlin-led local collective SimpleGifts" – MinnPost.  With exceptional set and lighting design and an impeccable sound-system, SimpleGifts puts community celebration ahead of commercialization - pulling the audience into the sublime side of traditional repertoire in a truly meaningful Christmas event. Expect modern arrangements with an "Old-world" feel highlighting Billy's signature acoustic-guitar, angelic three-part harmony vocals, bagpipes, Celtic whistles, violin, piano and tasty atmospheric percussion.  Wednesday November 29th  2pm matinee and 7:30pm.  For tickets call the Box Office 612-314-9199 or www.lemusiqueroom.com 

December 1, 2017 - Sinatra & Company "That Holiday Feeling" - Colleen Raye, Debbie O'Keefe and Tim Patrick bring the big band, the big sound all for the big Holiday Season.  The Rat Pack celebrated Christmas in style.  Come see how as we celebrate the holiday season.  Show times 2:00pm or 8:00pm.  Call 612-314-9199 for group rates.  Tickets on line at  www.goexit205.com  or call 612-314-9199.

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 6, 2017 - A BLUEGRASS CHRISTMAS WITH MONROE CROSSING - The warm feeling of Christmas mixed with the amazing sounds and talents of Monroe Crossing will certainly bring cheer to Le Musique Room.  Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their superb musicianship and on-stage rapport have entertained audiences across the United States, Canada and Europe.  Based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, Monroe Crossing plays an average of 150 shows a year in intimate rooms, at major venues, and outdoor festivals. They are favorites among bluegrass connoisseurs and non-bluegrass audiences alike. They love introducing newcomers to bluegrass music!  2pm and 8pm shows.  For tickets go to  www.goexit205.com  or call 612-314-9199.

December 7, 2017 – Sherwin Linton’s Christmas Show - Mr. Classic Country aka Sherwin Linton presents his wonderfully heartfelt Christmas show with his wife Pam and the whole band.  It's a special time of the year and this is a special show.  Don't miss Minnesota's own Sherwin and Pam Linton as they bring you a classic  Christmas show.  This show is a 2PM Matinee! “Christmas Times A Comin’!” From the opening lines of that classic Bill Monroe Bluegrass Christmas favorite to the shows closing “Merry Christmas Day” the warm narrative “Christmas Guest” and “Go Tell It On The Mountain” the Sherwin & Pam Linton Christmas Show has deep roots, holiday spirit & tradition.  For over 30 years, the Linton's have performed holiday Christmas shows throughout the mid-west. In 1986 Sherwin wrote and recorded a novelty anti drunk driving song “Santa Got A DWI” which became a million selling record. The show includes a great variety of holiday favorites drawn from Sherwin and Pam’s vast repertoire developed through the years. With beautiful costuming, a brightly lighted colorful stage setting and Sherwin and Pam’s flair for comedy and humor plus music with energy this show has become a holiday tradition and is a hit everywhere.  2PM Show.  For tickets go to  www.goexit205.com or call 612-314-9199.

December 8, 2017 - Saint Therese of Woodbury Holiday Boutique - Free to attend! Open to the public! The Saint Therese of Woodbury First Annual Holiday Boutique will feature craft vendors, a bake sale and the gift shop grand opening. Enjoy a free glass of wine and chair massage while your little ones visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. Carolers, music and entertainment. Free prize drawings all day.  9:00am - 4:00pm, 7555 Bailey Rd., Woodbury, MN, 55129. 

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

December 10, 2017 – Mick Sterling Presents:  An Andy Williams & Bing Crosby Christmas - When people are asked what their favorite Christmas albums are, the vast majority of people mention two albums:  The classic Andy Williams Christmas Album and The Bing Crosby Christmas Album.  The songs are timeless and the treatments are a perfect reflection of the holiday season.   Join us in the Le Musique Room as Mick Sterling Presents brings you a wondrous night of Christmas classics as an extraordinary band/orchestra of 19 members performs a memorable night celebrating those two remarkable albums.  Hear the lush orchestrations, horn and string arrangements and stunning vocals led by Mick Sterling and Super Bowl Champion and U of M alum Ben Utecht and also featuring Twin Cities favorites Cate Fierro and Shalo Lee.  A true classic.  Show Times 3:00pm or 7:00pm.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com  or call  612-314-9199.

December 15, 2017 - A Salute to Glen Campbell featuring Jeff Dayton - Nashville songwriter, guitarist and producer Jeff Dayton is one of Music City’s busiest touring and recording artists. With songs recorded by George Strait, Doug Stone, Sarah Darling, Grammy winning zydeco artist Chubby Carrier and placed on hit shows The Voice and Hawaii Five-O, Jeff is a dynamic and interactive entertainer who loves performing live, making records and sharing his music all over the US.  Jeff has toured with Kenny Chesney, Lee Greenwood and 15 years with Hall of Fame member Glen Campbell. Other artists Jeff has backed include Willie Nelson, Toby Keith, Buck Owens, Steve Wariner, John Michael Montgomery, Bryan White, Mark Wills and many more.  Call the box office 612-314-9199 or visit: www.lemusiqueroom.com  

December 17, 2017 - Naughty Or Nice Craft & Gift Show - We welcome everyone with FREE ADMISSION to this event where we will have approximately 120 vendors with Unique and Quality product from Handmade Crafters, Upcyclers, Repurposers, Artists, Bakers, Direct Sales Reps, Photographers, Small and Home Based Businesses as well. Sunday, December 17th 2017 from 10am to 3pm. At Oakview Middle School, 15400 Hanson Blvd., Andover MN.

December 21, 2017 – A Kat Perkins Christmas - Kat LOVES Christmas and it shows. Her Christmas show is fantastic and we are so happy to have this wonderful show back again.  The stage, the band, everyone and everything about this show says CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE!  Lets celebrate in style with the one and only Kat Perkins.  Show times 2:00pm or 7:30pm.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com  or call 612 314-9199.

December 22, 2017 - Mick Sterling Presents: At Christmas -   Mick Sterling’s comedic, dramatic & heartwarming show that resonates with the spirit of the season.  Brilliantly written and performed by alumni of The Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop.  Classic Christmas songs performed in a refreshingly intimate way. A Holiday Saturday Night Live for the whole family!  Le Musique Room, 4300 O'Day Ave, St. Michael, Tickets at www.lemusiqueroom.com or at 612-314-9199.

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.

February 2 through March 4, 2018 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “The Royale” - Jay ‘The Sport’ Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905 and, in the racially segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out. Told in six rounds and set in a boxing ring, The Royale is inspired by the story of Jack Johnson, an African American boxer whose quick rise to stardom made him a world-wide phenomenon. But at the height of the Jim Crow era, victory for a black man over a white man posed untold dangers and Jay quickly finds himself fighting for more than just a title. Written by award-winning American writer Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy, Orange is the New Black), Yellow Tree is thrilled to host the regional premiere of this extraordinary new play!  Running February 2nd through March 4th Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733.

February 2 – 24, 2018 – The Bucket Brigade Presents “Til Death” A Marriage Musical - The hit Valentine’s musical returns! It’ll have you elbowing your date in the ribs, laughing ’til you cry and/or crying ’til you laugh.  Ethan and Olivia are stuck in marital midlife crisis and in a tiny cabin with a honeymooning couple who are perfectly perfect for each other. Will their marriages last… the weekend? The hit musical that’s ridiculous, heart-wrenching, squirm-inducing and lovely… just like marriage.  “A charming, silly, and at times poignant musical about love and relationships… with catchy songs and great performances.” – Cherry and Spoon.  Playing at Art House North, 793 Armstrong Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102.  Call 612-547-9839 or  Click Here for more information and tickets.

April 13 through May 13, 2018 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “Still Dance The Stars” - We are beyond excited to host the world premiere of this  touching and highly theatrical new play! A powerful love story with extraordinary heart, Still Dance the Stars follows the journey of James and Anne, a married couple facing unthinkable loss. Desperate to heal, they discover an old box of stuffed animals, and the magic unfolds. Whimsical and heart-warming, this brand new play is truly a breathtaking gem! Running February 2nd through March 4th Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733.  www.yellowtreetheatre.com

April 26, 2018 - The Fabulous Armadillos Present: Singer/Songwriters - Singers Who Wrote Their Own Songs and Made Them Into Hits - The connection between a singer and the song they wrote themselves is a deep one. Their story is often times told more clearly in a song than they can speak in words. This theme will take a look at some of the best artists of that genre. From yesterday to today, country, folk, pop and rock…artists like Hank Williams and Buddy Holly to Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, Tom Petty, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Don Henley, and many, many more. With special guests that have their own story to tell, the Armadillos will explore these songs and artists, and you are sure to find a connection to many of these treasured songs. Many of these songs will continue to live on for years past the singer that wrote them in our hearts and minds. Their songs find a way to connect to us all, with not just a hook or an ear worm, but a message, either subtle or distinct that finds it’s way into our DNA. Come join the Fabulous Armadillos and our many special guests for SINGER/SONGWRITERS. Thu, Apr 26, 2018 @ 7:30 PM at Le Musique Room, 4300 O'Day Ave, St. Michael, Tickets at www.lemusiqueroom.com or at 612-314-9199.

June 20 & 21, 2018 - Fabulous Armadillo's Present: Flying Solo - Superstars Who Left Their Successful Groups And Made A Career On Their Own.  For one reason or another, artists sometimes find themselves breaking apart from the group that catapulted them to fame and venturing out on their own. Sometimes these artists find even greater fame after leaving their group and carving out a new career. The list is long of hit songs and artists to cover…from all four of the Beatles, to Sting, Paul Simon, Micheal Jackson, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Nicks, Diana Ross, Glenn Frey, Neil Young, Rod Stewart, George Michael, Lionel Richie, Steve Winwood and many more. See if you can guess the artists we will highlight from these musicians who made it big, both with their original group and FLYING SOLO!  Fabulous Armadillo Season Tickets on sale now!!!  Or single show tickets on sale 1 month prior to the show.  Tickets at www.lemusiqueroom.com or at 612-314-9199  

 

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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.

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.

 

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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.

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