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Minnesota Seniors Community Events and Entertainment!

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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Now thru Feb 1, 2015 – Saint Paul Winter Carnival – Saint Paul’s beautiful and historic Rice Park acts as center stage for the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Check out the variety of events and activities - Signature Events:  Rice Park, Parades, Snow Park at the Fair, Beer Dabbler, Securian Winter Run, Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt, Ultimate Tournament, Autonomous Snowplow Competition, Saintly City Cat Show, Legend, Ice Palaces For more information on all activities, getting involved, volunteering, go to:   www.wintercarnival.com

Now thru February 21, 2015 – Hello Dolly on the Main Stage at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre - Dolly Levi is a delightfully scheming busybody who makes her living as a matchmaker in glamorous New York City. She's out to make a match for Horace Vandergelder, the "well-known half-a-millionaire," with the charming hat maker, Irene Molloy - but in the process, Dolly snares a groom for herself. Dolly masterfully orchestrates romance and adventure in a glittering mixed up night on the town.  For Tickets call the box office at 952-934-1525 or visit www.ChanhassenDT.com.

January 30 – February 1, 2015 – Contempo Physical Dance - Contempo Physical Dance returns to The Cowles Center with Motirô, a fast favorite and defining work of the company. Based on the Brazilian indigenous word meaning, “a meeting of people to help and build something together,” this full-length performance by Marciano Silva dos Santos brings to life the company’s irresistible fusion of Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira and contemporary dance.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org.  

January 31, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee, MN To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com. Print FREE tickets at: www.mediamaxevents.com/vip

January 31, 2015 - Anoka Winterfest – located at Greenhaven Golf Course in Anoka. 10:00am – 8:00pm, come enjoy a fine arts show, live music, food, wine and beer tasting, bonfires, s'mores and a cross-country ski race. Bring the whole family during the afternoon for sledding and free indoor kids activities such as movies, craft projects, face painting and more.  More info available on the City of Anoka, Minnesota website: www.ci.anoka.mn.us.

January 31, 2015 - Spider John Koerner in Concert - The Beatles were among his fans, Bob Dylan acknowledges his musical influence, Bonnie Raitt recorded his song "I Ain't Blue".  For half a century, Spider John Koerner has been creating music and bringing his own special interpretations to the American songbook.  Now you can hear this Minnesota music legend up-close-and-personal in a one-man performance.  Join us at N2 Living Strong, 3260 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis at 7:30pm.  Adult admission is $15, kids free.  All proceeds go to the performer and to productions costs.  For further information, contact Doug Clow at dclownman45@gmail.com, 612-747-6083 or John Farrell at wordsoutloud@gmail.com.

February 2, 2015 – Live Safe:  Tips for Your Personal Safety - Specialists presenting:  Kelly Lindell, Owner ComfortKeepers; Roseville Fire Department  Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Location Name: RosePointe Senior Living Community, Towne Hall, Address: 2555 Hamline Avenue N., Roseville, MN 55113, Cost: Free Registration: Required by 2/01/15; Call: 651-639-1000, Website: www.RosePointeSeniorLiving.com This is part 2 of a 3-part Live Well! Series. Part 3, 3/2/15 – Fitness 101: Motivation & Basic Steps.  Specialists presenting:  Tara Jebens-Singh, CPT and fitness specialist.

February 6 – 8, 2015 – SHAPESHIFT - Minneapolis based SHAPESHIFT performs at The Cowles Center. SHAPESHIFT dance is a fresh new hip-hop dance company (collective of 17 talented dancers) that creatively fuses hip-hop styles to create high quality productions that emphasis storytelling, featuring pirouetting hip-hop dancers and ballerinas. SHAPESHIFT dancers tell stories of love, loss, and human emotion through movement-tacking themes from chemical dependency to discrimination – moving audiences to experience a deep inner connection with the performance long after the lights go out and the performance ends. SHAPESHIFT productions are passionately produced and choreographed by hometown talents, Herb Johnson and Ashley Selmer. Be ready to SHAPESHIFT!  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

February 6 – 8, 2015 – James Sewell Ballet - Our winter program serves as a choreographic laboratory designed to push and play with the ballet idiom - twisting, tweaking, and turning it upside down to put the audience at the heart of the creative dance making process.  This year we are fortunate to have a number of guest choreographers joining us, with Manhattan based Joanna Kotze - named "Outstanding Emerging Choreographer" at the 2013 NTC Bessie Awards - leading the charge along with Houston based Jane Weiner of hope Stone Dance and our partners in Grand Rapids, Co-directors Amy Earnest and Lance Hardin from Reif Dance. JSB dancer Nic Lincoln rounds out the lineup for an invigorating evening of new work in the TEK BOX.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

February 6 – March 8, 2015 – The Woman In Black - A gripping, theatrical explosion of terror, suspense, drama and bold storytelling--The Woman in Black follows the story of a young lawyer who hires an actor to tutor him in the retelling of a true horror story.  But the tutoring sessions take a turn for the worst when the very subject of his ghost story turns up for a private haunting.   Tickets at http://www.yellowtreetheatre.com/ or call 763-493-8733.  Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 5th Ave. SE, Osseo.

February 7 - March 29, 2015 - Guthrie Theater presents A Midsummer Night's Dream - Mischief meets merriment in this fresh reimagining of Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedy. In just one night, four magical stories are cleverly woven together: the marriage of the Athenian duke to the Amazon queen; the battle of the king and queen of the fairies; the follies of four lovers in a forest; and the hilarious antics of amateur actors staging a play. Enter a vibrant world where fairies fly overhead, a donkey bursts into song, and love potion makes your perspective turn on a dime. This production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an immersive theatrical experience suitable for theatergoers nine to 90 - one you don’t want to miss!  A limited number of seats are available on stage for every performance! Onstage seating is general admission. Call 612.377.2224 for details.  http://www.guthrietheater.org

February 7, 2015 - Music at The Gramercy Presents "Trio Matisse" - Join us for a flute, cello and harp trio at 10:00am.  Refreshments and door prizes.  Located at Gramercy Park Cooperative at Lake Shore Drive, 6711 Lake Shore Drive S, Richfield.  RSVP to 612-861-1378. 

February 7-8, 2015 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - We EXPANDED this show to be our LARGEST EVER! Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all areas of life. 3 - Stages of on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and live entertainment. Product sampling, hourly drawings and free health information. 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!  Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm, Minneapolis Convention Center Hall D- 1302 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

February 12 – 15, 2015 – James Sewell Ballet - Our winter program serves as a choreographic laboratory designed to push and play with the ballet idiom - twisting, tweaking, and turning it upside down to put the audience at the heart of the creative dance making process.  This year we are fortunate to have a number of guest choreographers joining us, with Manhattan based Joanna Kotze - named "Outstanding Emerging Choreographer" at the 2013 NTC Bessie Awards - leading the charge along with Houston based Jane Weiner of hope Stone Dance and our partners in Grand Rapids, Co-directors Amy Earnest and Lance Hardin from Reif Dance. JSB dancer Nic Lincoln rounds out the lineup for an invigorating evening of new work in the TEK BOX.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

February 13 – 15, 2015 - Beyond Ballroom Dance Company - Featuring special guest artists Gene and Elena Bersten and more.  Beyond Ballroom invites these dance champs to the stage with a dazzling Latin dance medley showcasing the passion and excitement of this sizzling dance form.  The company rounds out the evening with a whirlwind ensemble piece to Meatloaf’s rock opera Paradise by the Dashboard Light that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

February 17, 2015 - FREE Advance Planning Seminar - Be our guest and enjoy refreshments at this FREE workshop and get some answers to your questions.  Relax with your friends and neighbors, invite a family member, and visit with the speakers after the program.  You'll be able to enter a door prize drawing and receive a FREE information packet to take home.  Featuring local experts, Jill Sauber and Brenna Galvin, Attorneys at Maser, Amundson, Boggio & Hendricks, P.A., will explain which legal tools can help protect your family.  Powers of attorney, wills, trusts, and health care directives...which documents are appropriate for you?  Advanced Funeral Planning with Jane Mellas, Prearrangement Specialists and Licensed Funeral Directory with Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels.  Jane will explore the question of how advance funeral planning can help protect our loved ones.  How you can give them peace of mind on one of the hardest days of their lives?  Tuesday, February 17th at 10:00AM or 6:00PM, located at Blaine Prearrangement Center, 10450 Baltimore St. NE, Blaine, MN.  RSVP at 763-231-0506.  We look forward to seeing you at our FREE seminar.  Blaine Prearrangement Seminar Flyer

February 20, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  February 20 is Book Giveaway, read & recycle.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  Free books, over 1000 to choose from.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org

February 20 – 22, 2015 - Beyond Ballroom Dance Company - Featuring special guest artists Gene and Elena Bersten and more.  Beyond Ballroom invites these dance champs to the stage with a dazzling Latin dance medley showcasing the passion and excitement of this sizzling dance form.  The company rounds out the evening with a whirlwind ensemble piece to Meatloaf’s rock opera Paradise by the Dashboard Light that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

February 20 & 21, 2015 - Back In The Day Snowmobile Get Away - The Antique Snowmobile Club of  America (ASCOA) is excited to be holding its annual winter meeting and first ever “Back in the Day Snowmobile Get-Away”  in Roseau, Minnesota on February 20th and 21st.  Kids of all age are invited to come and view the antique snowmobiles and participate in the outdoor show & driving events.   Running concurrently is the Third Annual David Johnson Vintage Sno-Cat Spectacular.  This weekend of fun is a great way to unplug and get outdoors and enjoy one of Minnesota’s great wintertime activities. The 2 day event will include many activities where you can learn about the history of snowmobiles and see restored sleds that hold a unique history and often have a story to tell.   All of the club’s events are open to the public and most are free of charge.  For more information about the event visit the ASCOA website at http://www.ascoa.org or contact  Club President, Valdi Stefanson, at 651 462 4497, Local Coordinator Bruce Monsrud, 218 463 2520 or Rob Crowe, Third Annual David Johnson Vintage Sno-Cat Spectacular Coordinator, 218-244-8092.

February 23, 2015- Healthy Feet by Mary T. Foot Care Clinics - Mary T. will be offering a monthly foot care clinic in the Margaret Place Senior Apartments, Fireside room. Our clinic will open the fourth Monday of each month between 9am and 1pm.  We look forward to offering you the best in foot care at a reasonable cost of $20. Our session includes a warm foot soak, general foot check-up, nail & cuticle trimming, a relaxing massage, lotion applied to your feet and legs, and great conversation! We will accept appointments and welcome walk-ins.  Call Barb at (763) 754-2505 to make an appointment.  Margaret Place Senior Apartments, Fireside Room, 1555 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448,  www.marytinc.com  • www.facebook.com/maryt.inc Click Here for a list of all clinics.

February 27, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  February 27 is Bill Mann, Sing-a-long and songs from the 40's & 50's.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org

February 27 & 28, 2015 - Flying Foot Forum - a vibrant and bold percussive dance/theater company that fuses percussion and percussive dances with many other forms of music, dance and theater, telling unusual tales, creating a wild variety of characters, and exploring universal ideas in inventive and exciting new ways.  Repertory concerts and full-length pieces are available for touring along with an exciting mixture of residency activities for people of all ages and degrees of dance ability.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org.

March 2, 2015 – Fitness 101:  Motivation & Basic Steps - Specialists presenting:  Tara Jebens-Singh, CPT and fitness specialist. Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Location Name: RosePointe Senior Living Community, Towne Hall, Address: 2555 Hamline Avenue N., Roseville, MN 55113, Cost: FreeRegistration: Required by 2/01/15; Call: 651-639-1000, Website: www.RosePointeSeniorLiving.com

March 5 – 7, 2015 - Black Label Movement (BLM) - a Twin Cities based dance theater dedicated to creating wildly physical, naturally virtuosic, intellectually and emotionally engaging art. Led by Carl Flink, this collective of dance artists seeks to push the mind, body, and heart to the edge of what is possible and beyond.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org.

March 6, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  March 6 see Bobby & Christine, Duets with Harmonies.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org

March 7, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at Ames Area, 1990 Ipava Ave., Lakeville, MN To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com. Print FREE tickets at: www.mediamaxevents.com/vip

March 12, 2015 – CANTUS THE SINGING REVOLUTION: SONGS OF THE BALTIC AWAKENING - Can music really change the world? In 1989 it did, as the people of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia joined hands in a peaceful revolution of song to gain their independence from the Soviet Union. Cantus returns to this inspiring story and the beautiful music of the Baltic states. The Pioneer Press said this program “just might be the best thing the ensemble has ever created” and the Star Tribune included it in their Best of 2012. For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org.

March 13, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  March 13 see the Satin Dolls Dance Group.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org.

March 13 – 21, 2015 - Park Center Senior High Presents: Oklahoma!  Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today.  Tickets: $8 adults, $6 students/seniors - 763-569-7673.  Alyce Marlin Auditorium, Park Center Senior High, 7300 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443.  http://parkcentermusical.com/

March 14, 2015 - Yellow Tree Theatre Gala - Our sixth annual Gala is Saturday, March 14th and it won't be a party without you.  Featuring a sneak peek from our upcoming musical Next to Normal and hosted by Greta Grosch (aka "Junie" from A Hunting Shack Christmas) you won't want to miss it!  Space is limited so click here for tickets today!

March 20, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  March 20 see the Aquatennial Singers & Senior Royalty.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org.

March 20 – 22, 2015 - Saint Paul Ballet - returning to The Cowles with a dance concert of familiar line and fresh images. Emerging and established choreographers paint their musical phrases with dynamic grace, heart and engaging sincerity as this fledgling company finds its place in contemporary ballet. For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org.  

March 21, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove.  To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com. Print FREE tickets at: www.mediamaxevents.com/vip

March 23, 2015 - Healthy Feet by Mary T. Foot Care Clinics - Mary T. will be offering a monthly foot care clinic in the Margaret Place Senior Apartments, Fireside room. Our clinic will open the fourth Monday of each month between 9am and 1pm.  We look forward to offering you the best in foot care at a reasonable cost of $20. Our session includes a warm foot soak, general foot check-up, nail & cuticle trimming, a relaxing massage, lotion applied to your feet and legs, and great conversation! We will accept appointments and welcome walk-ins.  Call Barb at (763) 754-2505 to make an appointment.  Margaret Place Senior Apartments, Fireside Room, 1555 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448,  www.marytinc.com  • www.facebook.com/maryt.inc Click Here for a list of all clinics.

March 27, 2015 - Friday Fish Fry Lunch - Come for lunch and stay for entertainment.  Every Friday through March 27 12:00 - 1:00pm lunch, 1:00pm - 2:00pm entertainment.  Each week something different.  March 27 see Mary Hall, Country Western & Folk Music.  Lunch includes deep fried walleye, french fries, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert & beverage.  $8.00 per person, at the RiverVillage East, 2919 Randolph St. NE, Minneapolis, MN.  Reservations Requested at 612-605-2500.  www.catholiceldercare.org.

March 27 & 28, 2015 – Mathew Janczewski’s Arena Dances - Kicking of ARENA’s 20th Anniversary Season is Plastic Language, an evening length trio that deconstructs everyday moments to investigate their simplest form. Inspired by the surrealist works of painter Miro, this avant-garde work undulates between confined and open spaces as dancers attempt to establish communication between each other. Dancers (Dustin Haug, Stephen Schroeder and Timmy Wagner) oscillate between roles as spectator and performer, expanding concepts of relationship with oneself and another. This unusual, thought-provoking work is technically stunning as it is conceptually challenging.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

March 28, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave. Blaine, MN To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com. Print FREE tickets at: www.mediamaxevents.com/vip

April 2 – 4, 2015 - Shapiro & Smith Dance - a reputation for performing tales of beauty and biting wit that run the gamut from searingly provocative to absurdly hilarious. Dancing with breathtaking physicality and emotional depth they have earned an international reputation for virtuosity, substance, craft, and pure abandonment.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

April 10 – 12, 2015 -  Minnesota Dance Theatre - With a history spanning over half a century, Minnesota Dance Theatre & School is an acclaimed arts leader in our state, our region and in the nation.  The mission of Minnesota Dance Theatre & School is to create masterful and inspiring dance through performance and education.  MDT remains one of Minnesota’s cultural treasures with an eclectic international voice.  For Tickets call 612-206-3600 or go to www.thecowlescenter.org

April 11, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at Inver Grove Heights Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights, MN To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com. Print FREE tickets at: www.mediamaxevents.com/vip

April 17 – May 17, 2015 - Next To Normal a rock musical - Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments get more aggressive her family struggles desperately to hang on.  An electrifying feel-everything musical with soaring music, sharp, smart lyrics and a storyline full of unexpected twists and turns. Heartbreaking in one breath and uplifting the next, this powerhouse musical shows just how far two parents will go to keep their family’s world intact.  Winner of three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Tickets at http://www.yellowtreetheatre.com/ or call 763-493-8733.  Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 5th Ave. SE, Osseo.

April 18, 2015 - 4th Annual Longevity Expo - Feel your best, be your best!  Up to 150 exhibitors highlighting the latest products, services and information for living well at any age.  Free seminars, demos and fun entertainment on two stages.  Great shopping, product sampling, healthy cooking tips, free health screenings, fitness options and education resources!  Saturday, April 18 from 10:00am - 5:00pm.  Located at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove.  www.mediamaxevents.com.

 

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Every Sunday - Jazz Brunch Sunday's at Crooners Lounge & Supper Club - Join us every Sunday from 9:00am - 2:00pm for Brunch and some Jazz!  Music starts at 11:00am.  Crooners is located at 6161 Highway 65 NE, Fridley, MN.  Click Here for the Brunch Menu - 763-571-9020. 
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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.

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.

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. 

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

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. 

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

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 - 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.

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.

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.

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 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

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. 

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

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.

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
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Coon Rapids Senior Center - Click Here for links to activities and their newsletter

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

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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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