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.

 

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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 – The Bluest Eye - A moving adaptation of a powerful novel.  Based on Toni Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye is a heartrending coming-of-age story about a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved, but she’s only met with ridicule and abuse. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. By turns beautiful and harrowing, this powerful adaptation explores the destructive power of a racist society and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.  Running now through May 21, 2017.  Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 612-377-2224. 

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.

May 18, 2017 - Copperfield Hill Health and Resource Fair - Be Well, Live Well!   Join us Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm at The Manor at Copperfield Hill, 4200 - 40th Ave. N, Robbinsdale.  Up to 20 vendors, short presentations on spinal screenings, PAD/arterial screenings, Chair Yoga, and discussions on Vets' Benefits.  Great prizes, free admission!  All are welcome so bring a friend.  Questions, contact Charlotte at 763-277-1011 or choes@copperfieldhill.com Click Here for Flyer

May 18, 2017 - Fire Safety Event - Todd Williams, Coon Rapids, Fire Marshal will be coming to Margaret Place Senior Apartments to talk about fire safety.  Topics will include:  Grease Fires and Smoking safety tips and the dangers of smoking near oxygen tanks.  Brian Moore from ClearCaptions (a free phone service for those with hearing loss) will also be in attendance and talk about how to apply for a ClearCaptions phone.  Therefore, you can safely call for help when you need it.  All residents, staff and members of the larger community are welcome.  We encourage you to invite family and friends and anyone you think might benefit from this presentation.  Treats will be served and a prize drawing will take place after the presentation.  Click Here for the Flyer.  Join us Thursday, May 18th 3:00pm - 5:00pm 1555 - 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, MN.  RSVP requested but not required:  Angela at 763-862-5432 or angealo@marytinc.com www.marytinci.com.   Tours of Margaret Place Senior Apartments are available after the event. 

May 19, 2017 - Country Roads:  A Tribute to John Denver  Featuring Dennis Curley - Headlined by Dennis Curley, Country Roads is a tribute show to one of America’s best-loved performers and draws deeply on Curley’s own love of John Denver’s music. Backed by a fantastic six-piece band, Curley’s renditions of the music of John Denver is sure to bring a smile to audiences of all ages. Some of the featured tunes include “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” and “Thank God Im a Country Boy.” Frontman Dennis Curley intersperses the songs with personal recollections of growing up with John Denver’s music, as well as stories from friends and family that will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone. And in a truly unique twist, he invites audience members to share their personal stories as well.   Ideal for all ages.  Show is at 8:00pm at Le Musique Room.  Call the Box office for tickets at 612-314-9199 or visit www.lemusiqueroom.com 

May 20, 2017 - RosePointe Special Open House Event - Come be dazzled by our stylish & timeless redesign.  Bring friends & family and enjoy the festivities.  Fine chef-prepared appetizers and home-made desserts.  Entertaiment by CODA, popular Twin Cities Musicians.  Saturday, May 20th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at RosePointe Senior Living, 2555 Hamline Ave. N, Roseville, MN.  RSVP:  651-639-1000  www.RosePointeSeniorLiving.com.

  

May 20, 2017 - Castle Danger Beer Dinner - Join us at Izatys Resort, Saturday May 20th at 7:00pm for a 5 course dinner paired with Castle Danger Brewery beers.  $50 per person or $169 package (includes one night stay and dinner for two - add a second night for $59).  Click Here for MenuCall 320-532-4574 to reserve - Advance Reservations Required!

May 20, 2017 - Daisy Dillman Sings Crosby Stills Nash - Daisy Dillman has a rich heritage of playing, writing, creating music for over 40 years.  In this rare show, the guys are coming together to celebrate music they love that they didn't write.  The music of Crosby, Stills and Nash.  Rich harmonies and perfect melody combined with the mood of an era that is iconic in music history.  Don't miss this highly anticipated show.   Please do not leave single seats when purchasing.  8:00pm at Le Musique Room.  Call the box office for assistance at 612-314-9199 or visit www.lemusiqueroom.com.

May 24, 2017 – Get Your Ducks In A Row 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.  Leah Gilbert, Attorney with Gilbert Legal, PLLC, asks the questions, "What's Your Plan?"  Leah will cover the basics of estate planning, the importance of Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives, the impact of long-term care needs and how your plan should match your goals.  Monie Anderson, Pre-Arrangement Specialist at Kessler & Maquire Funeral Home and Choice Cremation, will be able to answer any questions that you may have regarding how much your funeral will cost and discuss how to preplan and prepay your services.  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.  RSVP by calling 651-224-2341 or send an email to info@KesslerMaguire.com http://www.kesslermaguire.com

May 24, 2017 - ForeverWell Healthy Aging Day - Local resources, services and senior housing options all in one place.  Free and open to the public.  Wednesday, May 24th, 10:00am - 12:30pm at the Elk River YMCA, 13337 Business Center Dr., Elk River. 

May 24, 2017 - ForeverWell Healthy Aging Day - Local resources, services and senior housing options all in one place.  Free and open to the public.  Wednesday, May 24th, 8:30am - 11:30pm at the New Hope YMCA, 7601 - 42nd Ave. N New Hope.

May 26, 2017 - Reason To Believe - A Night of Vintage Rod Stewart - A CDT debut! Don’t miss this vintage tribute to Rod Stewart from his early solo days through the ‘80s with the legendary band The Faces. Rocking hits and achingly beautiful ballads performed by Mick Sterling’s band features strings, saxophone and the nuanced, powerful lead vocals of Cate Fierro!  Contact the Box Office: 952.934.1525 or visit www.chanhassendt.com for tickets.

May 27, 2017 - Stronger Than Pride - The Passionate Songs of Sade - Another all-new tribute event spotlights the passionate hits of Sade (Smooth Operator, Sweetest Taboo). Move and groove to a cool collection of tunes inspired by Soul/Funk/R&B and Jazz. Sung by Twin Cities’ frontwoman Cate Fierro, with Katie Gearty, Sara Renner and Norm Blagman and driven by a powerful band. Certain to be a dreamy evening of beautiful music.  Contact the Box Office: 952.934.1525 or visit www.chanhassendt.com for tickets.

June 1, 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.

June 3 & 4, 2017 – Annual Anoka Antique Show Craft & Flea Market -  Anoka hosts over 100 antique dealers locally as well as out of state. The size of the show is just right for a day to browse, shop, and look for that special item.  Antiques, Vintage, and Decorating Items.  Items in all price ranges and collecting categories can be found.  Good Food, Concessions are available for your enjoyment.  Prize Drawings, Register for a visa gift card.  Discount Admission-Print out your own coupon for discount admission. The regular admission price for Saturday and Sunday is $4.50. Remember, children 12 and under are free with parents.  Get a Special $1 Off Coupon

June 4, 2017 - Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influences Lecture Series - Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influences lecture series continues for a third season. Its participatory storytelling format becomes a collective remembering with guest speakers from the local dance communities. It is a way to draw on our pasts together as a means to envision our futures.  All events are FREE from 2-4pm in the U.S. Bank Atrium in the Cowles Center.  Click Here for Tickets or call 612.206.3600.

June 6, 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.

June 6, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview 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 June 13th at Polar Lakes Park in White Bear Township.

June 7, 2017 - MC TOURS TRAVEL SHOW – Bring your friends to Melrose for the MC TOURS TRAVEL SHOW !   Stop out at the Cornerstone Restaurant (223 Kraft Dr SE, Melrose, MN) on Wednesday, June 7th from 9:30am to 2:30 pm.  ALASKA CRUISE TOUR 2018 presented at 9:30am and 1:00pm with BRANSON FALL IN THE OZARKS AND THE EUREKA SPRINGS PASSION PLAY AND BRANSON CHRISTMAS SHOW TOURS throughout the day!  Enjoy "FREE" treats and collect information about our tours!!!!!!  http://www.mayerscharter.com

June 9 & 10, 2017 - Almost Paradise:  1984 Prom Night - Join Deb Brown and friends and travel back to your '80s prom night!  Sing, dance and party on to favorite hits from 1980-1984 when big permed hair, shiny and loud fashions and boom boxes ruled.  Wouldn't it be fun to dress up for the prom and re-live those memories (good or bad).  All-new, just for you!  Contact the Box Office: 952.934.1525 or visit www.chanhassendt.com for tickets.

June 13, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Polar Lakes Park in White Bear Township 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 June 20th at Berwood Park in Vadnais Heights.

June 14, 2107 – Sherwin Linton Performs The Johnny Cash Story - You may think you know the Johnny Cash Story, but come and see the REAL STORY!  Wednesday June 14th at 2pm.  Sherwin recounts all the great memories, songs, stories and interactions with Johnny in this riveting show.  Sherwin is a true living legend to Minnesota music history and tells all in this great show.  You will think Johnny is right there singing with you.  Call the box office for group rates at 612-314-9199, www.lemusiqueroom.com.

June 15, 2017 - Music Therapy: Using Music to Enhance the Lives of People Living with Dementia - Join us at Margaret Place Senior Apartments, 1555 - 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, 3:00pm - 4:30pm, to learn how music affects the brain and some of the ways it can promote speech & communications, cognition & reality orientation, relaxation & pain management.  Gather some ideas and skill for how to use interventions in common caregiving scenarios for those with dementia.  Learn specific songs with role playing to familiarize yourself with ways to participate in the lives of loved ones' situations.  Free and open to the public, treats will be served.  Speaker is Karen Blomgren, Mary T. Hospice Music Therapist & Spiritual Companion.  Hosted by Mary T. Hospice and Senior Living Programs.  For more information and to RSVP, contact Sarah Anderson at 763-760-0315 or email saraha@marytinc.com.  

June 16 & 17, 2017 - Forever Everly - The Everly Brothers combined their two voices for a distinctive harmony that was wrapped around some of the finest songs of the early rock era. This joyous performance features a full band and six wonderful vocalists: Mary Jane Alm, Matt Velline, Boyd & Aimee Lee, and brothers Paul & Tim Frantzich, all taking turns to interpret the rich and varied musical catalog of the legendary duo. A major influence on the Beatles and virtually every vocal act that followed, the Everlys were also able to cross genres and had both pop and country hits. Featuring all of their greats: "Bye Bye Love," "Wake Up Little Susie," "Devoted To You," "Cathy's Clown," "All I Have To Do is Dream," and "Let It Be Me," as well as a few under-appreciated gems. Whether you're a lifelong Everly Brothers fan, or just a fan of great vocal harmonies, this show promises to be a treat!  Contact the Box Office: 952.934.1525 or visit www.chanhassendt.com for tickets.

June 20, 2017 - Hot Dog with a Deputy - Join us at Berwood Park in Vadnais Heights 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 June 27th at Pioneer Park in Little Canada.

June 21, 2017 – Scams Targeting 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

June 22-24, 2017 – Twin Cities Jazz Festival - The festival is set for June 22-24, in and around Mears Park in Saint Paul's Lowertown arts district. The three days will include headline acts on the Securian Main Stage in Mears Park, Maker’s Mark Mears Park Stage, and Union Depot North Plaza Stage, as well as performances on the Lowertown Live Stage at TPT, and at over 20 clubs, bars and studio venues. A new downtown Saint Paul stage will be added on Saturday, June 22—the Presbyterian Homes & Services Stage on Exchange Street. More information will be available next month.  On Saturday, June 17, as a Jazz Fest preview in Minneapolis, Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church will host the Cameron Kinghorn Quartet beginning at 7:00 p.m. The group will feature Cameron Kinghorn, vocals; Javier Santiago on piano; Ted Olsen on bass; and Miguel Hurtado on drums.  The entire schedule including the club schedule is available at TwinCitiesJazzFestival.com/schedule/

June 23 & 24, 2017 - Jeff Dayton Salutes Glen Campbell - Glen Campbell’s guitarist and bandleader for 15 years, Nashville recording artist and Long Lake, MN native Jeff Dayton presents a unique, intimate, first-person evening of the songs and stories behind Glens Hall of Fame career that is both sentimental and upbeat. Dayton is backed by other musicians from Glen’s tours and this is as close to seeing Glen as anyone can get, now that he’s retired from any appearances. You’ll hear all your favorites like Wichita Lineman, Gentle On My Mind and Rhinestone Cowboy, mixed with hits you may not know Glen was a part of recording and singing on. His battle with Alzheimer’s is well covered in the national media and this show also adds a very personal look at Glen’s memory loss in Dayton’s song “Long Slow Train Out of Town.” Not a dress-alike or sound-alike or look-alike show, this is the one show that uses actual musicians from one of the greatest entertainers in American pop and country history. Dayton is hot off his shows at the 2015 MN State Fair and appearing in clubs and shows around the USA.  Crowds in Sedona and Scottsdale, AZ sold out the first run of these shows and you’ll want to get your tickets for the Chanhassen Dinner Theater dates ASAP Contact the Box Office: 952.934.1525 or visit www.chanhassendt.com for tickets.

June 24, 2017 - Mick Sterling Presents ELTONSONGS - The Hits and Deep Tracks of Elton John and Bernie Taupin 1970-76 has become the definitive live celebration in the Twin Cities of Elton and Bernie's most prolific and influential era.  Led by MN Music Hall of Fame recipient Mick Sterling and former Brave New Workshop Musical  Director, Peter Guertin, they display their four decade long musical friendship as they honor the man who so deeply everything that followed for both of them.  ELTONSONGS features a thrilling and powerful full band featuring a string section, full percussion, incredible background vocals, and rocking rhythm section that honors the magnificent arrangements of their early work.   If you are an Elton fan, this is the concert you've always wanted to see Elton do.   Don't miss this amazing night!   8:00pm Show at Le Musique Room.  Call the Box Office 612-314-9199 or www.lemusiqueroom.com for tickets.

June 25, 2017 - Swing In To Summer Craft & Vendor Expo - Stop out at The Refuge Golf Club for a great event!  20 Vendors/Crafters, Swag Bags for first 25 in the door.  Free raffle ticket for drawings throughout the event to win prizes from participating vendors.  Sunday, June 25th from 12:00pm - 5:00pm at the Refuge Golf Club, 21250 Yellow Pine St., Oak Grove, MN. 

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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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.

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.

 

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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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