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The Newscaster

December 2018, January, February and March 2019

Lenox’s own Satin Dolls! Join us Wednesday, December 12 for their wonderful show at 1:30 p.m. in the Lenox Gym. IT’S FREE! Movies with Bob DeFlores:

Lunch Bunch:

Holiday Inn The Cat and the Canary You Can't Take It With You Hold That Ghost

Ox Yoke Inn Crooked Pint Ale House Dangerfield’s Bunny’s Northeast

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Brighten A Local Senior’s Holiday: Be a Santa to a Senior See page 2.


Upcoming Events Brighten A Local Senior’s Holiday: Be a Santa to a Senior

Help a senior who otherwise might not receive gifts this holiday season. (Call Home Instead at 763-544-5988 if you know someone who may not receive any holiday gifts.) The ornaments will be set up Wed., Nov. 14 and we invite you to take an ornament and purchase the items for that person, put the items in a gift bag, attach the ornament and drop off the gift bag in the office. Feel free to include other items such as slippers, nail polish, towels or stamps. Please bring your gift to the office by Fri., Dec. 7. Your participation can make a difference in another senior’s life! For more information call 952-928-6443.

Lunch at Lenox

On Wednesdays and A national project by Thursdays, caterer Julio Home Instead Senior Care. Margalli will be offering lunch in the Lenox cafeteria Senior Program Fundraiser with Schwan’s from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The menu will change daily, Shop at Schwan’s and raise money for the with American food such as Senior Program: use code #37950. The Senior Program will earn 5% on all purchases from homemade chicken or sauThurs., Nov. 1 – Mon., Jan. 28. when you sage pasta bowls with garlic reference our special code at checkout. It’s bread and Ceasar salads, that simple. You may order online at www.schwans.com or call and Mexican food such as 1-888-724-9267, just be sure to reference the Lenox Senior carnitas and rice with salsa, Program #37950. tortilla soup, and more. This promotion is valid for both Prices range from $5 – $9. new and existing customers. You may have your order delivered to No reservations are necesyour home, or pick it up at Lenox. sary — just stop by and (This is a great option for those enjoy lunch at Lenox’s new who live in buildings where receiving a delivery can pose a hot spot! Cash and credit problem!) cards accepted. A catalog of Schwan’s products is available at Lenox, and you will receive your own after your first order. (Or simply go online to www.schwans.com to shop.) Thank you for supporting the Senior Program. Questions? Call Toni, 952.928.6443.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Become A Volunteer Birthday Party MC

For more information or to volunteer, contact Linda Asche, 952.928.6419, asche.linda@slpschools.org

Introduce the entertainment, conduct the drawing for the birthday flowers, and have fun with the crowd: 2nd Wednesday from 1:30 – 3 p.m. Sign up for just one month — or more.

Adopt-a-Room

Give a Lenox classroom a little TLC by checking to see that it is clean and tidy. A little straightening and cleaning would be nice; no heavy lifting is required.

Advisory Council

Help set the direction of the Senior Program by giving input, and lend support on fundraising events, etc. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday from 1 – 3 p.m.

Activity Leader

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Help your group by collecting activity fees and reporting to the office. If you’d like to see a new activity offered — start one!

Outdoor Plant Maintenance

Soon the parking lot will be reconstructed, with dozens of plants. Nurture our new greenery by helping the custodial staff water.

Photographer

So many photo opportunities – so few people to take pictures! No experience necessary, but you do need a digital camera or smartphone.

Office Volunteer

Support the Senior Program by serving on the Lenox Foundation Board. The Foundation exists to raise funds to promote the mission of the Senior Program. Meetings are held on Friday mornings (six per year).

Creative Display Designer

The display case and bulletin board in the main hallway could use a makeover. Put your eye for design to work on one or both.

We could use a back-up for those times when a regular volunteer needs the day off.

Panera Bread

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Pick up donated bread at Panera, deliver it to Lenox, and organize it.

Answering the phone and providing customer service is a great way to meet people and share your sunny disposition with others! Friday morning position is open.

Class Attendance — Taker

Event Committee

Needlecraft and Woodworking Groups

Help Senior Program Manager Linda Asche plan the Volunteer Luncheon and/or the spring Fashion Show and Open House fundraiser.

Proofreader

Lenox Foundation

Sub Volunteer

Put your editing skills to the test as you proof the Newscaster.

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Be a Senior Program ambassador by showing new folks the ropes. New Member coffee and tour is the 2nd Mon., at 9:30 a.m.

Greet students as they enter class and take attendance.

Enjoy fellowship and fun as you create items for our craft sales.

Santa to a Senior

Help create ornaments detailing items needed, and/or deliver gifts on Thurs., Dec. 13.

Budget monitor Filled

Create a monthly Senior Program budget spreadsheet.

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Send Senior Program offerings to media outlets

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Upcoming Events

Post Holidays Lenox Foundation Fundraiser with

TRIVIA contest

at Parkway Pizza Tuesday, February 5th Fundraiser is Entire Day – 11 AM to 10 PM

TRIVIA starts 7:00 PM

Parkway Pizza 6325 Minnetonka Blvd St. Louis Park, MN 952-929-0095

Parkway will donate 10% of all sales including Dine In – Take Out – Delivery on Tuesday Feb 5

Sponsored by the Lenox Foundation In support of the St. Louis Park Community Education Senior Program

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Center News/Driving Classes Advertisements................................ 38-43 Arts & Crafts...................................... 7-8 Bead Therapy! Beginning & Almost Beginning Crochet Beginning Hardanger Embroidery Beginning Spindle Spinning Count Your Blessings Cute as a Button Bracelet or Necklace Fun with Watercolor — Beyond Beginners Fun with Watercolor — Plants, Floweers and Sea Shells Needlecraft Oil Painting Open Painting Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club Woodworking Shop

Calendar of Events.......................... 34-37 Cards & Games...................................... 9 500 Cards Bingo Cribbage Mah-jongg Party Bridge Ponytail Canasta Scrabble Table Tennis

Center News................................. 6, 28-29 Lenox Community Center Closings

Community & Resource Services.........30-31 Computers & Technology.............. 12-13 Android Phone & Tablet Computer Buddy Club Facebook 101 iPad Basics iPhone Basics Online Safety: Protect Your Information Open Computer Lab SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring Social Media 101 Twitter 101

Driving Classes...................................... 6 Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center (MHSRC) Driver Refresher Classes 4 Hours & 8 Hours

Extended Travel..............................24-25 Travel Show with Landmark Tours, Inc. Alaska: Land & Sea Expedition Albuquerque: Balloon Fiesta America’s Heritage: Gettysburg & Williamsburg Canyonlands of the Southwest Danube River Cruise: Journey from Prague to Budapest

Extended Travel (continued).......... 24-25 Highlights of Britain: England, Scotland, & Wales Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice Ireland the Emerald Isle New England Fall Foliage Adventure: Berkshires & White Mountains New York City: The Big Apple Nova Scotia & the Maritimes Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons Travel Show with Landmark Tours, Inc. Medicine Lake Tours Door County Tour Kentucky Commonwealth

Fitness................................................... 11 EnhanceFitness®: Exercise For Life Gentle Yoga T’ai Chi Ch’uan Warm Water Pool Exercise Class Zumba Gold®

Health & Wellness............................... 10 Argentine Tango for Your Health

Lenox Foundation News..................... 28 Lifelong Learning........................... 13-20 African History: Origins to 1800 Books Alive! Escape to the Lake — Cabins of MN Health Care Fraud — Preventing Medicare Fraud & Avoiding Scams Hidden in Plain View — Cemeteries of MN Lunch & Learn — Do You Have a Plan? Modern Monsters: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at 200 Movies with Bob DeFlores Hold That Ghost Holiday Inn The Cat and the Canary You Can’t Take it with You Plains Indian War Saving History Senior LinkAge Line — Who We are and What We do St. Louis Park Writers Taking a Leap into Creative Writing The Civil War/No Proper Names, Battles or Dates Thursday Seminars with Dan Hartman American Wars Mexican American War — Training Ground for the Civil War Mexican Border War Spanish American War The Vietnam War

Membership/Discounts ...................... 33 Movies.................................................. 27 A Dog’s Purpose Bolt Catch That Kid Elf Frozen Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Man from Snowy River Pacifier

Music & Dance...................................... 9 Ballroom Dancing Country Music Jam Satin Dolls & Company

Out & About.................................... 21-23 “Ain’t Retirement Grand” at the DayTrippers Theatre Bell Museum & Lunch at Murray’s “Flowers for the Room” at the Yellow Tree Theater “Hello Dolly” at the Orpheum Theater “Lend Me a Tenor” at the Old Log Theater Lights Tour of St. Paul The Church Basement Ladies in “You Smell Barn”

Registration......................................... 32 Senior Video Club............................... 29 Social Groups......................... 6, 26 & 29 Golden Kiwanis New Members Birthday Party in the Park The Satin Dolls with Bob Dynan Lenox Pre-School Children Mark Scroggins Mary Franz Tim Patrick Men’s Group

Upcoming Events........................... 2 & 4 Be a Santa to a Senior Post Holiday Lenox Foundation Fundraiser at Parkway Pizza Lunch at Lenox Senior Program Fundraiser with Schwan’s

Volunteer Opportunities....................... 3 Become a Volunteer

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Lunch Bunch.................................. 20-21 Bunny’s Northeast Crooked Pint Ale House Dangerfield’s Ox Yoke Inn

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Index Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center (MHSRC) Driver Refresher Class – 4 hours Men’s Group This group meets every Tuesday and offers educational speakers. All are welcome to the Men’s Group. Member: $2 includes roll Nonmember: $4 includes roll

New Members John Amonson Mary Kay Boell Diane Elsberry Joan Fenton Sally Fiecke Rita Frank

Janet Hansen Terry Ingram Carol & Leland Kottke Marlene Larseen Leo Frank

Nancy Martatos Karen Stevens Cynthia Thompson Catherine Toussaint

Personal Notes: Wishing you well in a hurry, then Wishing you a little bit more – Hope you’ll not only feel better, But better than ever before!

Gail Hillestad, Hazel McMillin, Violet Osbeck, Jim Stelle and Eleanor Younger

Our Sympathy To:

2018-2019 Minnesota Highway Schedule This four-hour class is open to all who have taken the eight-hour class within the last three years. Walk-in registrations will be accepted as the discretion of the instructor. To register call 1-888-234-1294 4 hour a.m. classes Wed., Jan. 30 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tues., Feb. 26 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thurs., Mar. 28 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mon., Apr. 22 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., May 15 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thurs., June 27 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thurs., July 18 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 8 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 5 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., Oct. 2 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., Oct. 30 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., Dec. 4 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4 hour p.m. classes Thurs., Jan. 17 1 – 5 p.m. Tues., June 11 1 – 5 p.m. Tues., Oct. 15 1 – 5 p.m. Tues., Nov. 12 1 – 5 p.m. 4 hour p.m. classes Thurs., Jan. 3 5 – 9 p.m. Tues., Feb. 5 5 – 9 p.m. Thurs., Apr. 11 5 – 9 p.m. Wed., May 29 5 – 9 p.m. Wed., Sept. 18 5 – 9 p.m.

The Family of Daniel Benda The Family of Ginny Boe The Family of Ray Eckers The Family of Gene Gustafson Doreen Goodman on the death of her son. Bette Hietala on the death of her husband. The Family of Lew Miller The Family of Warren Steinke

Sunshine and Good Cheer

Do you know a member who is ill, in the hospital, or has experienced a death in the family? Call 952-928-6444 with the person’s name and concern.

Mon. – Fri.

Program Hours/Closures 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Center Closed: Mon. and Tues., Dec. 24, 25, 31, Jan. 1 and Mon., Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. If ISD #283 is closed, the Senior Program is closed.

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8 hour classes Tues. and Wed., Mar. 12 and 13 1 – 5 p.m. Wed. and Thurs., May 8 and 9 5 – 9 p.m. Tues. and Wed., Sept. 24 and 25 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center the MHSRC provides certified professionals with the most up-to-date research in the field of driver safety. No written or behind the wheel tests will be given. Walk-in registrations will be accepted as the discretion of the instructor. To register call 1-888-234-1294. $22 for 4 hours payable to MHSRC $26 for 8 hours payable to MHSRC


Arts & Crafts Open Painting

Members are welcome to come and paint on their own. Please sign in and out in the Main Office, Room 113. Room availability may change due to facility needs. Fri., Dec. 7 – Mar. 29 9 a.m. – Noon Art Room FREE to members

Cute as a Button Bracelet or Necklace

Design your own beaded bracelet or necklace while learning about the tools and other components used by jewelry makers. Instructor Leslie will share many tips and tricks she learned during her 20+ years working in the wonderful, colorful world of beads! $10 supply fee, payable at class, includes all beads and stringing materials for a bracelet or necklace. Bring your cheater glasses if you use them. Make something for yourself or to give as a gift! Instructor: Leslie Granbeck SRL151 Wed., Dec. 5 3 – 5 p.m. Craft Room Member: $15 Nonmember: $20

Beginning Hardanger Embroidery

Hardanger is a counted-thread embroidery originally from Norway. Traditionally it was done in white on white but now often incorporates any color of thread or fabric. The pattern is stitched, then portions of the fabric are cut away and lacy stitching is worked over the open areas. We will do a small project to learn many of the basic stitches. Information about sources for more materials and patterns will be provided, A material fee ($15-$25) will be collected by the instructor. Some Needlework experience required. Instructor: Peggy Dokka SRL118 Fri., Jan. 18 – Feb. 15 1 – 3:30 p.m. Conference Room Member: $25 Nonmember: $30

Oil Painting

Under the direction and supervision of the instructor, students will be able to paint their own picture following a series of exercises on painting approaches and experimenting with painting materials and tools. Each student will be encouraged to find their own style and way of seeing. Students learn the basics of color mixing, use of brushes and palette knives and how to build painting layers from dark to light. Advanced students may bring their own project to class the first day for evaluation and approval so they can begin right away. A supply list will be mailed to each registrant prior to the first class or it may be picked up when you register. If class fills an additional section will be added for advanced students in the afternoon. Instructor: Gerri Reid SRL149 Mon., Jan. 14 – Mar. 4 10 a.m. – Noon Art Room Member: $79 Nonmember: $89

Beginning and Almost Beginning Crochet

Whether you are an absolute beginner or someone who learned to crochet once-upona-time and has forgotten how, this class is for you! We start at the beginning, looking at tools and materials and learn to make chain, slip stitch, single crochet and double crochet stitches, read patterns and follow diagrams. You will complete a dishcloth, scarf, granny squares and a small stuffed toy as part of class assignments. You will also get help and advice on selecting your next projects. A welcome letter with a supply list will be sent at registration. Here's what participants had to say about this class: “She is great! So, patient and easy to learn from. Love her class!” “Judy is an excellent instructor whose casual style and the ability to meet students at their own level is awesome.” Instructor: Judy Goebel SRL146 Wed., Jan. 30 – Feb. 27 1 – 3 p.m. Art Room Member: $45 Nonmember: $59

Count Your Blessings

Create a beautiful and meaningful strand of beads for use in reflection, meditation or for simply calming your mind. Choose stones, charms, symbols and crystals known for their healing and protective properties. Your beaded strand is a personal expression of gratitude to make for yourself, a friend or a family member. $10 supply fee, payable at class, includes all beads and stringing materials. If you have a meaningful bead or charm you’d like to use, feel free to bring it to use. Bring your cheater glasses if you use them. Instructor: Leslie Granbeck SRL152 Wed., Feb. 13 3 – 5 p.m. Art Room Member: $15 Nonmember: $20

Fun With Watercolor — Beyond Beginners

You will learn how to analyze reference photos, apply techniques you know and learn new ones. You will be painting from your reference photos or from photos provided. Instructor will provide demos and guide students through painting process. Instructor: Vera Kovakovic SRL167 Wed., Feb. 6 – 27 1 – 3 p.m. Art Room Member: $50 Nonmember: $59

Fun With Watercolor — Plants, Flowers and Sea Shells

You will learn how to paint a beautiful rendition of leaves, flowers and sea shells. Instructor will provide demos and guide students through painting process. Basic watercolor skills required. Instructor: Vera Kovacovic SRL168 Wed., Mar. 6 – 27 1 – 3 p.m. Art Room Member: $50 Nonmember: $59

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Arts & Crafts Open Woodshop and Wood Carving Club

Lenox has a shop with a variety of power and hand tools for your use. Prerequisite: Beginning Woodworking or previous woodworking experience. We will include a new Wood Carving Club on Tuesday evening. Bring your project and tools and enjoy carving and conversation. Pay at the door — Please bring exact change, or check, payable to ISD 283. Instructor: Kevin Terry SRL158 Tues., Dec. 4 – Mar. 26 (No class Tues., Dec. 25 and Jan. 1) 6:30 – 9 p.m. Woodshop Member: $2 Nonmember: $5

Woodworking Shop

Lenox has a shop with a variety of power and hand tools for your use. You must be a member of the St. Louis Park Senior Program in order to participate. Mon. – Fri. (when supervised) 9 a.m. – Noon Woodshop $2/day

Hand Building Bowls for Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls is an annual event hosted by STEP in St. Louis Park to support efforts to eliminate hunger. This class is an opportunity to learn a fun craft and support this event. You will learn about food insecurity in St. Louis Park from a STEP staff member and Angela Jacob will teach you how to create your bowl. You will get to make two bowls, one to be donated to STEP for the Empty Bowls event and one to have for yourself. All supplies are included in class fee. All ages are welcome to attend, students under age 18 must be registered with a participating adult. AEH508 Sat., Jan. 19 – Feb. 2 10 a.m. – Noon Senior High Room B114 Price: $35

Alcohol Ink Painting Workshop

Experiment with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. The non-absorbent nature of Yupo means it will not buckle, no matter how much water you put on it, and it makes colors more vibrant and brilliant than on standard papers as all the color sits on the surface. Alcohol inks are pigment-intense and vibrant, free-flowing and filled with an energy all their own. You will leave the workshop with knowledge of a new technique that you can then take home and expand your artist interest. All supplies included in class fee. Instructor: Lisa Vitkus AEL578 Tues., Feb. 5 7 – 8:30 p.m. Art Room Price: $38

Mosaic Glass Table Lamp or Candleholder

Create a custom, colorful table lamp or candle holder in 2 fun evenings! Using precut glass and some creativity, you will cover a 4”x 9” lamp or 3”x 3” square candle holder. Stencils will be available or you can use your creative freedoms to create a beautiful work of art. The first night is dedicated to working on your project, having fun, and discovering your creative side. The second night is messy using grout, so make sure to dress for a mess and bring some old towels. After your project is finished, you will learn about glass cutting, mosaic resources, other types of mosaics, and I will answer questions. A material fee of $30 is payable to the instructor the first night and includes 1 lamp or 3 candle holders. Additional candle holders are available for $10 each. Instructor: Lindsey Guetter has been teaching and enjoying glass mosaics for at least 5 years, it is hard to keep count when having so much fun and chasing two young boys! She enjoys seeing all the different creations people can make using the same materials, no two are the same. Her favorite part of doing mosaics is relaxing, getting creative and teaching others how much fun it can be. AEL554 Thurs., Feb. 7 and 21 6 – 9 p.m. Craft Room Price: $39

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Knitting Fix-It Clinic

These knit-in clinics are for finishing up your knitting projects that have languished, getting started on new projects or mending wellloved knitwear. Bring your project and the instructions for it. If you need to mend, bring a darning needle and yarn that matches your knitwear in both color and thickness. Instructor: Lara Neel AEL513 Wed., Feb. 20 – Mar. 6 6 – 8 p.m. Lounge Price: $39

Beginning Spindle Spinning

Have you ever wondered where yarn comes from, watched someone spin, or thought about your ancestors and how they made their clothing? Here is your chance to connect with your heritage and learn a new skill! You will get a hand spindle and a packet of easy to spin fiber, and you will learn to make beautiful and unique two-ply yarn. Hand spinning is not difficult. People all over the world still do it, even children. No previous experience needed. A $15 material fee which includes wooden spindle paid to the instructor. Give material fee to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Judy Goebel SRL148 Wed., Mar. 6 – Mar. 20 1 – 3 p.m. Art Room Member: $30 Nonmember: $37

Bead Therapy!

The doctor is in! No appointment necessary, just drop in for a session of Bead Therapy. Make something new, repair broken pieces, or simply play with color and design. The conversation will be lively and fun! Leslie will be there to answer questions or help with a bracelet or necklace. Previous beading experience helpful, but not required. Bring your “cheater” classes if you use them. You can bring your own beads and supplies or purchase them from instructor for $5 – $10. Instructor: Leslie Granbeck SRL150 Wed., Mar. 13 3 – 5 p.m. Art Room Drop In: $2


Music & Dance/Card Games Satin Dolls & Company

The Senior Program’s tap dancers perform for reunions, church and synagogue functions, fairs, senior parties, and other social events. For bookings and more information call Joan Madden at 612-925-3806.

Ballroom Dancing Join the crowd that loves to ballroom dance to Dick Macko’s Band. Everyone is welcome. No partner necessary. Thurs., continuous (No dance Thurs., Nov. 22) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Gym Member: $5 Nonmember: $7 Includes refreshments

Grand Ole Opry Country Music Jam Session Wed., Dec. 5, Jan. 2, Feb. 6 and Mar. 6 All are welcome!

Want to put some fun in your life? Join us in playing and listening to country music. Guitar players, drummers, bass players, line dancers and singers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. For information call 952-928-6444 or JUST COME! 1 – 3 p.m. Lenox Gym Light refreshments available for purchase. Suggested donation $1 Accordian Music by Mary Jo Mileski

Party Bridge

Tues. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Member: $1/time

Card Room Nonmember: $2/time

Scrabble

We Scrabble players at Lenox have a great time! We follow relaxed rule in that we allow players to look up 2 or 3 letter words to help improve scores. We even have lists. We bring a snack to share and there is coffee at the center. Questions call Marlyce at 612.926.8178. Wed. (continuous) 1 – 3 p.m. Card Room You are welcome to bring your own board. Member: $1/time Nonmember: $2/time

Table Tennis

Needlecraft

Play 500

Mon. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Member: $1/time

Continuous daily – lower level Resource Room Pick-up key in office. Card Room Member: $1/time Nonmember: $2/time Nonmember: $2/time

Ponytail Canasta

Fri. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Member: $1/time

Card Room Nonmember: $2/time

This group makes items for our Craft Sales. Tues. (continuous) 9 a.m. – Noon Craft Room Free 1st and 3rd Thurs. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Card Room Member: $1/time Nonmember: $2/time

Bingo

Enjoy prizes. 1st and 3rd Wed. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. $3/time

Craft Room

Cribbage

Fri. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Member: $1/time

Card Room Nonmember: $2/time

Mah-jongg

2nd and 4th Thurs. (continuous) 1 – 3:30 p.m. Card Room Member: $1 Nonmember: $2/time Wed. (continuous) 6:30 – 9 p.m. Card Room Member: $1 Nonmember: $2/time

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Health & Wellness Argentine Tango for Your Health

Come and participate in Passport to Live’s “Dance for Your Health” program at the Lenox Center, and learn an exciting, fun, beautiful, elegant dance… Argentine Tango. Dancing Argentine Tango provides significant health benefits by improving your balance, mobility, and mental acuity. It may also improve your confidence on the dance floor and it just happens to be fun and quite social. These sessions are specifically designed for seniors as well as persons with neurological disorders (such as Parkinson’s) and their caregivers, and persons with Alzheimer’s. Everyone and all skill levels are welcome. No partner is required. No preregistration necessary. Instructor: Len Mathe SRL159 Thurs., Dec. 6 – Mar. 28 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cafeteria Member: $1 Nonmember: $2

Neue Moves

Find out what NeuroMovement is all about in Neue Moves, a movement class based on the work of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais! Guided lessons are designed to improve our ability to move with an efficient use of ourselves as a ‘whole person’ to develop well-organized movement and safe ways of moving to restore confidence in our equilibrium. By learning ‘how’ to move your musculoskeletal system, your brain will learn how to release superfluous effort in your body. You will reduce stress; relieve pain from injuries and misuse. Lessons are done lying on the floor. All abilities are welcome and will benefit. Bring a mat or blanket and socks. Learn more at www.NeuroMovement. com or email Neue at neuemoves@gmail. com. Instructor: Neue Livingstone AEL359C 3 – 4 p.m. Price: $72

Tues., Dec. 4 – Jan. 22 Gym

Interval Circuit

Studies show that interval training boosts the body’s metabolism. Circuit training is an effective method of exercising the whole body in a short period of time. Combine the two and you have a dynamically efficient strength and conditioning workout. All levels and abilities welcome. Our motto is, “We have to exercise in the morning before our brains realize what we are doing!” Bring a water bottle and towel. Instructor Cathy O’Donnell has been working in the fitness industry since 1991 as both a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer, and holds multiple certifications. As a presenter for the National Exercise Trainer’s Association, Cathy travels the country training and certifying fitness professionals. She is also a certified Laughter Yoga teacher, training others to spread health and hilarity. AEL575-Fri. 7 – 7:45 a.m. Price: $72 AEL575-Mon. 7 – 7:45 a.m. Price: $60 AEL575-Wed. 7 – 7:45 a.m. Price: $72

Fri., Jan. 11 – Mar. 29 Gym Mon., Jan. 7 – Mar. 25 Gym Wed., Jan. 9 – Mar. 27 Gym

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

This gentle program improves mental and physical capacity as well as relaxation, balance and vitality! Tai Chi has proven through numerous studies to relieve pain, increase range of motion and improve quality of life. Arthritis foundations around the world and the CDC are recommending it for arthritis and fall prevention. It is suitable for most physical conditions and can be done sitting or standing. Please wear loose fitting clothes and flat bottomed shoes. Instructor: Christine T. Morgan, Christine has been practicing Tai Chi since the mid 80s and teaching for approximately 15 years. She taught Chen Synthetic style in the past and now teaches Yang Short Form and SUN Forms. Christine is a certified instructor through Tai Chi for Health Institute to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention. She is also certified as a Level III instructor with

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Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention (continued) American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (over 2,000 hours of teaching students). For more information about her classes, please e-mail her at ctm@clearerspeech.com or see her website, www.clearerspeech.com AEL517A Mon., Jan. 7 – Mar. 18 9 – 10 a.m. Cafeteria AEL517B Tues., Jan. 8 – Mar. 19 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Gym Household Income Over $80,000: $135 Household Income $50,000 – $79,999: $95 Household Income $35,000 – $49,999: $54 Household Income $20,000 – $34,999: $34 Household Income Under $19,000: $7

Yoga for Life

Looking for a yoga class that is slower paced and more relaxed, while still challenging, effective, and therapeutic? This class is for you! It’s a great class for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Enjoy in-depth instruction and calming music as you practice a wide variety of yoga exercises and poses. You’ll also learn breathing, centering and relaxation methods. We’ll work on the whole body to improve flexibility, strength, balance, and range of motion. Reduce stress and tension, sleep and feel better. Hatha Yoga is the timetested, traditional way of practicing yoga. You’ll be encouraged to work at your own level and pace in this supportive, non-competitive class. Let Wendy’s easily followed instruction, relaxing voice and meditative style enhance your experience of yoga. You’ll leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated! Bring a mat. Instructor: Wendy Anderson AEL501A 4:30 – 5:55 p.m. Member: $81 AEL501B 6 – 7:20 p.m. Member: $81

Mon., Jan. 7 – Mar. 18 Gym Nonmember: $108 Mon., Jan. 7 – Mar. 18 Gym Nonmember: $108


Fitness EnhanceFitness *Exercise For Life

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Improve the quality of your daily life by attending this class designed for seniors. This class focuses on stretching, balance, low impact aerobics and strength training. You will have so much fun in this class you might forget you are exercising! We welcome drop ins: $5 Instructor: Katherine McGraw is a St. Louis Park resident and mother of 4 beautiful teenagers. She exudes a passion for fitness and has been teaching a wide variety of group fitness classes throughout the Twin Cities area since being certified in 1988. She is certified in ACE and BOSU, and licensed in Zumba, Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold, Zumba Core and Zumba Glutes. All classes Mon., Wed. and Fri. 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Gym SRL109 Dec. 3 – Dec. 28 (No class Dec. 24 and 31) Member: $40 Nonmember: $48 SRL110 Jan. 2 – Jan. 28 (No class Jan. 21 and 30) Member: $40 Nonmember: $48 SRL111 Feb. 1 – Feb. 27 (No class Feb. 18) Member: $40 Nonmember: $48 SRL112 Mar. 1 – Mar. 27 (No class Mar. 29) Member: $40 Nonmember: $48 Drop In: $5 for all of the above.

Zumba Gold

Warm Water Pool Exercise Class

Do you have aches and pains from arthritis, fibromyalgia or just general stiffness in your body? This class is in a 91° warm water pool at Parkshore Senior Campus, and consists of basic strength, flexibility, and range of motion. No swimming skills are required, and the pool has a zero-entry ramp to get into the warm water. There are full locker rooms on site to use before and after the class. This Instructor: Katherine McGraw class is for those 55 and over. Class will be SRL113 Tues., Dec. 4 – Mar. 26 held at Parkshore Senior Campus, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Gym 3663 Park Center Drive. Drop In: $5 SRL106 Thurs., Jan. 3 – Feb. 7 1:15 – 2 p.m. Parkshore T’ai Chi Ch’uan Member: $23 Nonmember: $27 This ancient art SRL107 Thurs., Feb. 14 – Mar. 21 teaches how to 1:15 – 2 p.m. Parkshore know one’s self and Member: $23 Nonmember: $27 improve one’s wellSRL108 Tues., Mar. 26 and being, both Thurs., Apr. 4 – May 2 physically and 1:15 – 2 p.m. Parkshore psychologically. Member: $23 Nonmember: $27 Instructor: Rand Adams is a licensed psychologist, working in a commuGentle Yoga nity non-profit clinic. His passion is Taijiquan. This fun class Rand studied this martial art from Master is a wonderful T. T. Liang. Rand has also been a student of other martial arts, a first degree black belt in way to stretch, Bojitsu, a Japanese style which uses an eye- increase brow level staff, and is currently a student of flexibility, Sifu Steve Salek learning Hung Gar and other balance and strength, all styles of kung fu. while relaxing Thurs. (continuous) your body and 9 – 10 a.m. Gym mind. Gentle stretches and postures are acMember: $1 Nonmember: $3.50 companied by deep steady breathing that improves blood circulation, soothes the nervous system and increases vitality. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Instructor: Annette Fragale teaches older adults throughout the metro area and has an award-winning television show: “Yoga On the Go.” Get groovin’ at your own pace. This easy-to-follow program lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It’s an invigorating, community-oriented dancefitness class that feels fresh, and most of all, exhilarating! Zumba Gold® classes provide modified, low-impact moves for active older adults.

* Many insurance companies encourage fitness and will

help pay for your EnhanceFitness. Bring your insurance card to Toni and she can check your eligibility.

SRL116 9 – 10 a.m. Member: $44 SRL117 9 – 10 a.m. Member: $44

Tues., Jan. 22 – Mar. 12 Gym Nonmember: $48 Tues., Apr. 2 – May 21 Gym Nonmember: $48

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Computer & Technology iPhone Basics

Do you have an iPhone but feel you are not fully understanding how to use it? This is the course for you. We will go over each topic slowly, together, and in detail. The first day: the basics, including but not limited to, general operation of phone, on / off, charging, low power mode, buttons (what do they do?), Change background, change sounds the phone makes. On the second day, we will look at how to, call family, text family, check favorites, check the weather, check the news, how to take pictures and find pictures time permitting. Come with your phone fully charged and a notepad to take personal notes. Note: This class is not appropriate for Android phones or tablets. Instructor: Douglas Carlson SRL136 Tues., Dec. 11 and Thurs., Dec. 13 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL137 Tues., Jan. 8 and Thurs., Jan. 10 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL138 Tues., Feb. 5 and Thurs., Feb. 7 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL140 Tues., Mar. 19 and Thurs., Mar. 21 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35

Facebook 101

Are you new to Facebook or just getting started? Learn how to use the popular social media site to safely connect with family and friends. You will leave this hands-on class with your own free Facebook account. We’ll also review the recommended privacy settings and you’ll leave this training with the knowledge on how to navigate confidently through the website. If you do have a pre-existing account, it’s recommended that you bring your username and password. Instructor: Nickie Welsh SRL121 Tues., Jan. 22 4 – 5:30 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

iPad Basics

Do you have an iPad and want to learn more about general operation? Do you want three hours of time to talk to an expert and solve your toughest challenges? This is the course for you. We will go over each topic slowly, together, and in detail. The topics covered in this class are as follows: Day 1 General operation, buttons overview, Q&A. Day 2 How to use apps. How to take pictures. How to Face-time. Come with your iPad fully charged and a notepad to take personal notes. Looking forward to seeing you in class! Instructor: Douglas Carlson SRL141 Tues., Dec. 18 and Thurs., Dec. 20 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL142 Tues., Jan. 15 and Thurs., Jan. 17 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL145 Tues., Feb. 19 and Thurs., Feb. 21 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 SRL144 Tues., Mar. 26 and Thurs., Mar. 28 4:30 – 6 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $30 Nonmember: $35

Social Media 101

Do you want to learn what exactly social media is all about? This class will go over step-bystep basics for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube. Common questions and insights on social media will be reviewed so that you’re up to date on the latest buzz words and topics. Come and learn to share, search and connect and leave social media savvy as ever! No prior experience required. Instructor: Nickie Welsh SRL122 Thurs., Feb. 7 4 – 5:30 p.m. Conference Room Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring

Need help with your laptop? John McHugh will help members of the Senior Program by appointment only. Fri. mornings 10 – 11:20 a.m. FREE Inquire in Lenox Office, Room 113 or call 952-928-6444.

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Android Phone and Tablet

Do you want to learn how to customize your Android phone or tablet, take advantage of all its great features and have fun? In the first class, you will learn how to set up your device to work the way YOU want it to work. You will set up wall paper, the home page, control the sounds it makes and then, learn how to control it with voice commands and more. In the second class, we will practice doing some common tasks using the applications that came with your device such as checking email, taking photos and sharing, saving information, etc. Our third class will be applications—where to get them and how to do it safely, download and install them. We will discuss resources when things go wrong. Be sure to bring your Android phone or tablet with a well charged battery, and set up your Google account for it ahead of time. Note: *This class is not appropriate for Windows or Apple Devices. Instructor: Judy Goebel SRL238 10 a.m. – Noon Member: $30 SRL147 1 – 3 p.m. Member: $30

Wed., Nov. 28 – Dec. 12 Computer Lab Nonmember: $35 Wed., Jan. 9 – Jan. 23 Computer Lab Nonmember: $35

Online Safety: Protect Your Information

Learn the top essentials for keeping your information safe while you are online. The internet is a powerful and useful tool, but should be used with some basic precautions. We’ll go over how to protect yourself, your family and devices so that you leave the class with an action plan for staying out of cybercrimes way. Instructor: Nickie Welsh SRL123 Tues., Mar. 12 4 – 5:30 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $10 Nonmember: $12


Computer & Technology/Lifelong Learning Intro to Digital Cameras and Photography

Have you always wanted to take great photos? Not sure how to use your Digital SLR or mirrorless camera? No worries! This 4-session class will introduce you to how to adjust your camera to take those great shots. We will take the mystery out of camera settings to understand which settings are really important, how each works, and how to use them! This class is designed for both new digital camera owners and beginning photographers. Here’s what participants had to say: “I’ve owned my DSLR for 6 yrs and now I finally know how to use it. Thanks!” “I highly recommend his class. Excellent for beginners. Mike’s depth of knowledge is excellent. Well worth the cost.” “Great introduction to photography and and very applicable to daily photography.” “What a wonderful class! Mike is a great teacher! Absolutely worth the time and money!” Instructor: Mike Woodard, Over the past two years, he has been teaching and tutoring photography, from using the camera to creating the finished product. Mike was born and raised in Minneapolis and is a resident of St. Louis Park. AEL580 Thurs., Feb. 21 – Mar. 14 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Computer Lab Price: $60

Open Computer Lab

Would you like the opportunity to check your email, research your family history, find out what Google is all about, or play games online? Sign in and out at the main office, Room 113. Fri., Dec. 7 – Mar. 30 9:30 a.m. – Noon Computer Lab FREE

Twitter 101

Have you been curious as to what Twitter is exactly? In this class, we'll go over all the basics you need to know about one of the largest social media platforms in the world. You'll learn how to create a profile, read what others are saying, how to send a Tweet, and more. Whether you are just curious as an observer or you would like to become a user yourself, this is the class you need to stay to up to date in today's digital world. Instructor: Nickie Welsh SRL130 Thurs., Apr. 25 4 – 5:30 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

Computer Buddy Club

Before and After the Funeral

After a loved one dies, family members are bombarded with a multitude of questions related to decisions that must be made before the funeral. Working through those questions ahead of time will ease the burden on the deceased’s loved ones. A second flurry of activity occurs after the funeral related to the legal settlement of the deceased’s estate. Learn when probate is and isn’t necessary, and outline the steps that the deceased’s loved ones can expect in settling the deceased’s affairs. Bonnie Wittenburg, an estate planning, probate and trust administration lawyer, and Jeanne McGill, an independent funeral consultant, will lead the presentation. AEL328 Tues., Dec. 4 6:30 – 8 p.m. Card Room Price: $15

Hidden in Plain View — Cemeteries of Minnesota

The club provides weekly topics and HELP for you and your “BOX.” Get on our weekly email list and get tips, schedules and more! Scanning is available to digitize photographs! NEW! Don’t use email very much? Get info about the buddies at our website! www.seniorcomputerbuddies.blogspot.com. Questions? Call John McHugh at SLP City Hall's TV department: 952-924-2528. Or email him at jmchugh@stlouispark.org. Leader: John McHugh, SLP City Hall Community TV Coordinator, Room 110. Tues. 1 – 3 p.m. Computer Lab Member: $1 Nonmember: $2

Take a virtual walk along with Doug as he photographs cemeteries and un-covers stories of the forgotten. Learn where the only Revolutionary War soldier to die in Minnesota is buried. Learn the difference between a cemetery and a graveyard and much more. The photos and stories are amazing. Instructor: Doug Ohman SRL169 Mon., Jan. 7 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $7 Nonmember: $10

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Lifelong Learning The Cat and the Canary (continued)

ith Movies Fwlores Bob De

alarmed when Crosby turns up dead. This is horror comedy at its finest. SRL132 Wed., Jan. 23 1 – 3:30 p.m. Little Theater Members: $7 Nonmembers: $10

You Can’t Take It With You Holiday Inn (continued)

with her to a farm in Connecticut. At the last minute, Lila decides she is not ready to stop performing, and that she has fallen in love with Ted. She tells Jim that she will stay on as Ted’s dancing partner. While heartbroken, Movie Archivist: Bob DeFlores is known na- Jim follows through with his plan and bids the tionally as a film consultant and archivist. act goodbye. As the holidays come and go this He supplies film for documentaries for group returns to the Inn and their love story major television networks. Over the years gets more and more entangled. This is one of Bob has worked with many celebrities on the greatest musicals of all time, and Bob will their film libraries. His presentations are add a couple of surprises. huge favorites at Lenox. SRL131 Wed., Dec. 19 1 – 3:30 p.m. Little Theater Members: $7 Nonmembers: $10 Holiday Inn Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. With music by Irving Berlin, the composer wrote twelve songs specifically for the film, the best-known being “White Christmas.” The film features a complete reuse of the song “Easter Parade,” written by Berlin for the 1933 Broadway revue As Thousands Cheer. The film’s choreography was by Danny Dare. (The film received a 1943 Academy Award for Best Original Song “White Christmas”), as well as Academy Award nominations for Best Score (Robert Emmett Dolan) and Best Original Story (Irving Berlin). Jim Hardy (Bing Crosby), Ted Hanover (Fred Astaire), and Lila Dixon (Virginia Dale) have a musical act popular in the New York City nightlife scene. On Christmas Eve, Jim prepares to give his last performance as part of the act before marrying Lila and retiring

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary is a 1939 American horror comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard. Remake of the 1927 silent film The Cat and the Canary, which was based on the 1922 play of the same name by John Willard. Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman (Paulette Goddard) and Wally Campbell (Bob Hope). Organized by Norman’s lawyer, Crosby (George Zucco), the six meet at Norman’s eerie New Orleans Gothic mansion. During the reading, the superstitious housekeeper declares that someone will be dead by midnight. Wally fears for Joyce when she is declared the sole inheritor, but all are

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Sweet-natured Alice Sycamore (Jean Arthur) falls for banker's son Tony Kirby (James Stewart). But when she invites her snooty prospective in-laws to dinner to give their blessing to the marriage, Alice’s peculiar extended family — including philosophical grandfather Martin Vanderhof (Lionel Barrymore), hapless fledgling ballerina sister Essie (Ann Miller) and fireworks enthusiast father, Paul (Samuel S. Hinds) — might be too eccentric for the staid Kirbys. This classic film will have you laughing from start to finish. Bob will add a couple of extra film treats for you to enjoy. SRL133 Wed., Feb. 27 1 – 3:30 p.m. Little Theater Members: $7 Nonmembers: $10

Hold That Ghost

Hold That Ghost is a 1941 horror comedy film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello and featuring Joan Davis, Evelyn Ankers and Richard Carlson. On August 1, 1941, Abbott and Costello performed a live version of the film for radio audiences on Louella Parsons’ Hollywood Premiere. Two nightclub waiters (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello) inherit a haunted roadhouse from a bumped-off gangster. The situation gets more hilarious by the moment. If you like comedy mixed with a little horror you will love this movie! SRL134 Wed., Mar. 27 1 – 3:30 p.m. Little Theater Members: $7 Nonmembers: $10


Lifelong Learning Thursday Seminars with Dan Hartman — American Wars

American Wars is a four-part historical series on the American Wars and how they helped to form the history of the United States. You may sign up for the entire four-part series or take the classes individually. The classes will be Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Mar. 14 and Apr. 18. Instructor: Dan Hartman SRL153 Thurs., Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Mar. 14 and Apr. 18 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Full Course Nonmember: $42 Individual Class Nonmember: $12 Full Course Member: $35 Single Program Member: $10

Mexican American War — Training Ground for the Civil War

The Mexican—American War was an armed conflict between the United States and the Republic of Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It followed in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory, despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from the spring of 1846 to the fall of 1847. American forces quickly occupied New Mexico and California and then invaded parts of Northeastern Mexico and Northwest Mexico. The American army also captured Mexico City, and the war ended in a victory for the United States. SRL153A Thurs., Jan. 31 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

Spanish American War

The Spanish — American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States,

Spanish American War (continued)

the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain’s Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine — American War. On July 1st Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders charged up San Juan Hill. SRL153B Thurs., Feb. 14 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

The Vietnam War

Mexican Border War

From the beginning of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, the United States Army was stationed in force along the border and on several occasions fought with Mexican rebels or federals. The height of the conflict came in 1916 when revolutionary Poncho Villa attacked the American border town of Columbus, New Mexico. In response, the United States Army, under the direction of General John J. Pershing, launched an expedition into northern Mexico. Conflict at the border continued and the United States launched several more smaller operations into Mexican territory until after the American victory in the Battle of Ambos Nogales, lead to the establishment of a permanent border wall. SRL153C Thurs., Mar. 14 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. The war was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries. The Viet Cong, a lightly armed South Vietnamese communistcontrolled common front, largely fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region. The North Vietnamese Army engaged in a more conventional war, at times committing large units into battle. U.S. and South Vietnamese forces relied on air superiority and overwhelming firepower to conduct search and destroy operations, involving ground forces, artillery, and airstrikes. SRL153D Thurs., Apr. 18 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $10 Nonmember: $12

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Lifelong Learning Native American Studies Video Series

This series is taught by Dr. Elizabeth Rowan Keith, a professor of Native American Studies. We will watch a film about each topic and have a discussion on how these pieces of our past have created the world we know today. All classes are held from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Lenox Little Theater. They are free, but please register to insure your spot in class. Instructor: Elizabeth Rowan Keith Black Indians: Native American identity and A Seat at the Drum: We will explore the history and adjustments to the Urban Indian identification are pressing issues. Learn how Relocation Program as it began in the 1950s, identity and expectations shape education, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of career and personal development of Native Native people and their neighbors. people. Through video, lecture and discusAEL-Drum Thurs., Feb. 28 sion, we will explore the complicated quesIncident at Oglala: Learn about the 1975 tion: Who is a Native American? AEL-Black Mon., Dec. 10 conflict at Pine Ridge and the deaths of two FBI agents resulting in the conviction and Aleut Story: Learn the little-known story of incarceration of Leonard Pettier. We will the Aleuts of Alaska during World War II as discuss details of the case, why it is important they were separated from family, relocated today among Native people, how the circuminto internment camps and forced into indenstances are viewed internationally and how it tured servitude. Inadequately protected by the U.S., some were captured by the Japanese continues to affect U.S./foreign relations. AEL-Oglala Mon., Mar. 11 military. AEL-Aleut Mon., Jan. 14 Trudell: Learn about the insights and perspectives of poet, musician and lifelong Broken Rainbow: Follow the Dine (Navajo) activist for Native rights, John Trudell. We and Hopi people as they struggle with U.S. will look into how the actions he followed as Government and corporate demands for their well as the results and repercussions along the land and lives. This award-winning docuway. mentary captures the Native cultures and the AEL-Trudell Thurs., Mar. 28 determination to maintain sacred practices in the face of staggering adversity. AEL-Rainbow Thurs., Jan. 31 Books Alive! Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: Taken This group has fun from a portion of the book by the same title, together performing this film explores the life of Ohiye Sa, Dr. theatrical oral readings, Charles Eastman, a Dakota physician who battles for the rights and welfare of his people making books come alive for children and as they are forced onto reservations. Discusadults. Books Alive tours sion includes the Dawes Act, Ghost Dancing as Asset Champions and the Agency System. AEL-WoundedKnee Mon., Feb. 11 encouraging literacy and active aging. Participants must be Senior Program Members. There is no charge for this course and no registration is needed. For more information call Friends of the Arts at 952.928.6422. SRL166 Mon., Dec. 10 and Mar. 25 6:30 – 8 p.m. Little Theater FREE

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Health Care Fraud — Preventing Medicare Fraud and Avoiding Scams Don’t be a target of Medicare fraud and abuse. This presentation will teach you how to detect Medicare fraud and what to do if Medicare Fraud is suspected. We discuss the top scams currently being directed towards seniors and highlight why seniors are specifically targeted. Tips will be offered on how to avoid falling for scams and where to get help. Instructor: Senior Linkage Line MAAA SRL164 Fri., Jan. 11 10 – 11 a.m. Little Theater FREE

Taking a Leap into Creative Writing

Do you have a story begging to be told? Have you always wanted to write a novel, but you’re not sure where or how to start? Whether you want to write fiction or creative non-fiction, start by motivating yourself with Taking the Leap into Creative Writing, where you’ll learn techniques writers use to capture a reader’s attention and bring a story to life on the page. Each class will include writing time and the opportunity for feedback. Instructor: Laura Vosika SRL119 Tues., Jan. 15 – Feb. 19 12:30 – 2 p.m. Craft Room Member: $30 Nonmember: $35

The Civil War — No Proper Names, Battles or Dates

The most wonderful way to learn about the Civil War is through photography, maps, inventions, genealogy and reenactment. This method of Civil War history will leave you with a wonderful picture of a most interesting period of U.S. History. Instructor: Gary Blessman SRL114 Tues., Jan. 22 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $7 Nonmember: $10


Lifelong Learning Prepare Your Own Will

This course will provide you with all the instruction, forms, witnesses and notaries necessary to allow most everyone to prepare and walk away with his/her own simple will. Will forms are included in tuition. Instructor Adam Altman is a practicing attorney experienced in drafting wills. Please bring a blue pen with you to class. When registering as a couple, choose per couple price, but register just one person per couple. Here’s what participants had to say: “Great class, easy to follow and efficient. Thank you!” “Awesome and funny instructor. Very engaging.” Instructor: Adam Altman AEL506 7 – 9 p.m. One Person: $45 AEL706 7 – 9 p.m. One Person: $45

Wed., Jan. 23 Cafeteria Two People: $80 Wed., Apr. 3 Cafeteria Two People: $80

Transitioning Identity, Passion and Purpose in Retirement

Authentic Aging is a two-hour workshop that prepares mid-life adults for the transition to retirement as it relates to identity, passion and purpose. Authentic Aging seeks to have an honest conversation about the myths and realities that surround retirement and to offer up a list of practical and actionable tools to help one begin the process of building a wonderful second chapter in life. This is an interactive workshop with handouts to follow and refers back to on your retirement journey. Instructor: Bob Koehler was a life-long entrepreneur having started 5 small companies in his career. Active and engaged he thought that retirement would come naturally and easily. Finding that it was a good deal more complicated he became consumed with the need to understand this major transition in time and spent 2 ½ years studying the topic, reading endless books, attending conferences and interviewing endless numbers of those preparing for and those already on the retirement journey. Bob is dedicated to helping others to prepare and give them the tools to begin building a new life filled with passion and purpose in their post career life. AEL523 Thurs., Jan. 24 6 – 8 p.m. Craft Room Household Income Over $80,000: $25 Household Income $50,000 – $79,999: $18 Household Income $35,000 – $49,000: $10 Household Income $20,000 – $34,999: $7 Household Income Under $19,999: $2

Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is known as the ‘Science of Life.’ This ancient holistic system of medicine originated in India about 3000 years ago and is now spreading all over the world. Ayurveda treats every human being uniquely and teaches each of us how to live in harmony with nature so we can live a happy, healthy life. This introductory class will focus on basic principles of Ayurveda and how they can be used in our daily life. Get familiar with your unique constitution and the changes you can incorporate in your daily routine to be balanced physically, mentally and emotionally. You will be amazed to know the secrets this science has to offer and you will fall in love with it! Instructor: Vanashree Belgamwar is an Ayurvedic practitioner and a Hatha yoga teacher. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from the University of Health Sciences, India. AEL545 6 – 8 p.m. Price: $20 AEL745 6 – 8 p.m. Price: $20

Tues., Jan. 29 Computer Lab Thurs., Apr. 11 Computer Lab

Getting Ready to Sell Your Home

Whether you are up-sizing or downsizing, this course will provide an overview of the process of selling your home, including: Preparation for bringing your house to market (resources, inspections, disclosures). The five factors that determine what your property will sell for. From yard sign to sold—what happens once you go on the market. Financial strategies for getting into your next home while selling your current home. Class is cosponsored by Jodi Williams- Keller Williams Realty and Randi Livon, Alerus Mortgage/ NMLS460415 Instructor Bio: Randi Livon, Alerus Mortgage/NMLS460415 and Jodi Williams, Keller Williams Realty – Integrity Lakes Instructor Jodi Williams is with Keller Williams Realty. AEL544 Wed., Jan. 30 7 – 8 p.m. Craft Room Per Person: $2

OLLI • African History: Origins to 1800 This is an ethnologyhistory of African from origins to 500 years ago. It is the first of three courses on African history. Look for the second and third courses in the upcoming Newscasters. Instructor: Tom O'Toole SRL175 Thurs., Jan. 31 – Mar. 7 10 – 11:30 a.m. Craft Room Member: $25 Nonmember: $30 • This is an OLLIE Course.

• Modern Monsters: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at 200

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, first published in 1818, marked the creation of the modern monster. The novel spawned adaptations in theater, film, and television, becoming synonymous with tensions between ancient and modern, faith and science, and human and monster. In this course, we will read Shelley’s novel and watch the 1931 film adaptation. Our discussions will explore the novel and larger questions about what defines monsters and how monsters change in response to our current moment. Instructor: Amanda Alexander SRL174 Thurs., Jan. 31 – Mar. 7 12:30 – 2 p.m. Craft Room Member: $25 Nonmember: $30 • This is an OLLIE Course.

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Lifelong Learning Appraise Your Antiques

Learn the basics of identifying and appraising art, antiques, jewelry, coins, and collectibles. Get tips on what makes things valuable and the best ways to sell them. Examine things like lithophane, trench art, U.S. Zone china, a U.S. 3 cent nickel, precious gemstones, mourning jewelry and German silver. No pictures or books in this class, everything is “hands on” and the instructor's notes are given to each student. Instructor: David Schlueter is a certified appraiser who specializes in ecommerce and insurance claims. AEL522 Thurs. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 6 – 8:30 p.m. Card Room Price: $29

St. Louis Park Writers

Do you love to write? Are you a storyteller? If you’ve told it, it’s time to write it. Come and explore all forms of writing, because you can’t do it wrong. Wed. (continuous) 1 – 3 p.m. Conference Room FREE

Display Case The handmade crafts in the display case are for sale year round!

Senior LinkAge Line — Who We are and What We do The Senior Linkage Line is a service of the Area Agencies on Aging in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging. The provides information and assistance to seniors, Medicare beneficiaries, and the people who care about them. This presentation will cover the role of the SLL and how the SLL provides resource connections for consumers to promote choice and independence. We will specifically highlight how the SLL helps people with questions about Medicare benefits and options; talks people through how to age and live well in the community of their choice; and identifies caregivers to connect them to resources available to support them. This presentation includes an introduction to our public database. Instructor: Senior Linkage Line MAAA SRL165 Fri., Feb. 8 10 – 11 a.m. Little Theater FREE

Escape to the Lake — Cabins of Minnesota

Enjoy a relaxing and scenic journey to the heart of Minnesota lake country. See some of Minnesota’s most interesting and unique cabins. The pictures will bring back those wonderful memories of spending time at your favorite getaway with your favorite people. Doug will share stories, history and memories of this long-time Minnesota tradition. Instructor: Doug Ohman SRL170 Mon., Feb. 11 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $7 Nonmember: $10

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Plains Indian War

After the Native American Hangings in Mankato, Minnesota, President Lincoln pardoned the rest of the Native Americans. Where did they go? They not only left Mankato they left Minnesota completely. The focus will be on why they created their new home in Colorado and how it changed history. Instructor: Gary Blessman SRL115 Tues., Feb. 19 1 – 2:30 p.m. Little Theater Member: $7 Nonmember: $10

Lunch and Learn — Do You Have A Plan?

Too often, seniors don’t have a plan for future housing needs. When life’s circumstances suddenly change, they often feel a sense of panic and make unhealthy decision with the sale of their home. Poor decision making could very easily jeopardize your independence and quality of life for years to come. In troubling times, one way to switch over to an objective mindset is to prepare a plan in advanced. Having a plan doesn’t mean you have to activate it immediately. It just means you have solved the tough problems in advanced when you were able to think objectively about your future. Join Dan and Mary Tillman, Seniors Real Estate Specialists as they discuss: • Why you need to know the current value of your home. • Why it is important to know how long it will take to sell your home and the best time to sell. • How to make a cost-effective list of easy, effective updates to ensure you get the highest selling price. • De-cluttering options — which one is best for you. • How to get a resource list of qualified trade professionals to help with minor updates. • Understand your senior housing options. Lunch will be served and there will be plenty of time for Q&A. Instructors: Mary and Dan Tillman SRL135 Tues., Feb. 26 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Art Room FREE


Lifelong Learning Saving History

Saving History Travel with Doug as he chronicles lost history. With the use of a metal detector and camera, Doug has respectively recovered and photographed artifacts that help us reconnect to our past. He will share his experiences, photos, stories and actual relics that will help bring local history to life. Instructor: Doug Ohman SRL171 Mon., Mar. 4 1 – 3 p.m. Little Theater Member: $7 Nonmember: $10

Introduction to Improvisation

Improvisation means making it up as you go along. It's what jazz musicians, Drew Carey and many other performers do in their shows. It can help you gain confidence and ability to think on your feet in your daily life, whether you are interested in performing or not. Using experiences and stories from your own life, you will learn simple improvisational techniques in storytelling and acting. These skills will help in building confidence in public speaking, making small talk and becoming a better listener; serving well in both your personal and professional life. Wear comfortable clothing that you can move in. No experience necessary. Instructor: Homeward Bound Theater Company AEL535 Thurs., Mar. 7 and 14 6 – 8 p.m. Little Theater Price: $55

Driving Change: Intro to Ride Sharing Apps

Learn the basics of ride sharing services and gain useful knowledge to become an informed ride share customer, while increasing your safety, mobility and independence. We will discuss pitfalls, functionality, dispute/resolution, setting up an account for payment and installation of commonly used mobile applications such as Lyft and Uber. Bring your device and follow along on it to ensure you have a good grasp on how best to get from point A to point B, safely, cost effectively and timely. AEL547A Mon., Feb. 25 1 – 3 p.m. Computer Lab Household Income Over $80,000: $25 Household Income $50,000 – $79,999: $18 Household Income $35,000 – $49,999: $10 Household I Ncome $20,000 – $34,999: $7 Household Income Under $19,999: $2

A Plant — Based Diet for Optimal Health

Join Karla Moreno-Bryce as she explains how studies show eating plant-based foods protects individuals from various chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and cancer. Karla provides simple strategies on how to incorporate more plantbased foods into your diet and why everyone can benefit from this addition. Instructor: Karla Moreno-Bryce, Karla Moreno-Bryce, MDA, RD, LD is a Registered Dietitian specializing in vegetarian/vegan nutrition. She offers one-on-one individual counseling to clients of all ages and provides strategies to improve client's health and well being. AEL595 Tues., Mar. 19 4:30 – 6 p.m. Craft Room Price: $29

Estate Planning Solutions

When should a Trust be considered, and when is a Will sufficient? Why are a Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney needed during your lifetime? What methods are available to help protect your children’s inheritance? Get these answers and learn ways to avoid probate. Discussion of common mistakes will help you avoid the unwanted consequences that others have faced. Bonnie Wittenburg, an estate planning, probate and trust administration lawyer, will lead this presentation. AEL549 Tues., Mar. 19 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Card Room Price: $15

What You Always Wanted to Know about Islam and Muslims

Have you always wanted to learn more about Islam and Muslims? Register for this class and you will have a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and differences between religion and culture. You will learn about the beliefs and practices of Muslims as well as religious celebrations. You will also have the opportunity to get your questions answered first hand. Instructor: Islamic Resource Group AEL519 Mon., Mar. 25 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Little Theater Price: $7

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Lunch Bunch NOTE: Lunch Bunch reservations are taken on a first-come first-served basis. Most restaurants are wheelchair-accessible. Please be aware that many restaurants do not accept personal checks or credit cards. We ask all participants to carry cash to cover their lunch check.

Ox Yoke Inn

Family owned since 1973 Ox Yoke Inn has been in the Coleman family for the past 40 years, and the food is always delicious. You have a huge variety of scrumptious dishes they have to offer. My favorite is the fried clam basket and of course those great burgers and soups. The Ox Yoke Inn even has frog legs. It is located on the Luce Line with beautiful country side views all around.

Crooked Pint Ale House

Located in the Chaska Curling & Event Center, Crooked Pint Ale House is the perfect restaurant for a terrific lunch outing. They feature the best Lucy’s around, Pub Pot Pies, Jumbo Tatar Tot Casserole, even a wonderful shepherd’s pie. The ale house is actually attached to the new Chaska Curling Center. You will have a wonderful view into the curling center while enjoying a terrific lunch.

SRL161 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Member: $12

Dangerfield’s (continued)

of the delicious paninis. Don’t forget to try one of their homemade desserts. They are special! SRL162 Mon., Feb. 25 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $12 Nonmember: $15

Bunny’s Northeast

After over 80 years in St. Louis Park Bunny’s decided it was time to expand. Bunny’s Northeast is housed in what was the warehouse of the old Grain

Mon., Jan. 28 Lenox Lounge Nonmember: $15

Dangerfield’s

SRL160 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Member: $12

Mon., Dec. 17 Lenox Lounge Nonmember: $15

Lunch Bunch prices are for bus travel only. Price for lunch is on you.

The Dangerfield’s tradition is about excellence, warm hospitality and legendary but comfortable cuisine, all in a beautiful nature setting that has no equal. Dangerfield’s is the perfect place for a great lunch of soup and salad bar, munchies like walleye fingers or crab rolls and a salad or a cup of soup, or one

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Belt brewery. The food Northeast is just as delicious as in St. Louis Park with spaghetti, flat breads, munchies, homemade soups and of course the best hamburgers in town. Come enjoy the Northeast Keg House atmosphere and great food! SRL163 Mon., Mar. 25 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $12 Nonmember: $15


Out & About “Ain't Retirement Grand”

Lights Tour of St. Paul

Lights Tour of St. Paul (continued) Landmark Center, Ordway and the downtown library. The entire block is draped in twinkling lights and features St. Paul’s official Christmas tree. See Mears Park and drive along Summit Avenue for subtle views of a quiet neighborhood of mansions. Impressive displays are located throughout the city of St. Paul. Neighborhoods have private homes aglow to celebrate the season. The owners have gone out of their way to spread holiday cheer.

After a delicious buffet lunch, enjoy “Ain’t Retirement Grand!” a NEW, UPBEAT and HILARIOUS musical that confirms retirement is GRAND! Written by playwright and composer Gil Perlroth. This musical is a funny and delightful look at our retirement years with a cast of four singing 20 original songs. For years this musical has been receiving standing ovations with their upbeat characters, catchy songs and humorous scenes about early bird specials, the silver cord, pets and MUCH more! SRL101 Wed., Dec. 5 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $70 Nonmember: $75

Before the “Lights” enjoy a wonderful meal at Cherokee Tavern in Casper's Sirloin Room. Menu: small sirloin with tossed salad, baked potato with sour cream, rolls, beverage and dessert. (A chicken entrée can be pre-ordered at the time of registration.) A local guide will give you a tour of St. Paul, bathed in Christmas lights. View Rice Park surrounded by the Saint Paul Hotel,

SRL712 2:45 – 8:45 p.m. Member: $70

Thurs., Dec. 13 Lenox Lounge Nonmember: $74

Please arrive in the Lenox Lounge 15 minutes prior to departure on all trips.

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Out & About “Lend Me a Tenor” at the Old Log Theater

“You Smell Barn” from the Famous Church Basement Ladies

Arrive at The Ames Center in Burnsville. Built in 2009, the lobby is two stories tall, all glass, with a sweeping view of Nicollet Commons Park, The Minnesota River Valley, and the Minneapolis Skyline. Enjoy an informal lunch in the second story Atrium area. Menu: Soup and salad bar, turkey breast with gravy, mashed potato, seasonal vegetable, fresh bread and butter, assorted pie, coffee, water, lemonade. After lunch take time to enjoy the exhibition in the 2,000-square-foot art gallery. The visual arts center displays a diverse collection of artwork from local emerging and professional artists. Time for Black Box Theater and another Church Basement Ladies performance. “You Smell Barn” From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hot dish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and the Jello molds are put away, these steadfast, sturdy women head to their farms, peel off their good girdles, and get on with their daily chores. In between picking eggs, milking cows, and dusting knickknacks, they congregate with some of the other lovable folks who inhabit this rural community: Earl, who delivers the mail up and down Rural Route One; Fergus, the hired man; and Tillie, who chronicles the action for the Fish Country Weekly. SRL105 Thurs., Jan. 24 10 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $70 Nonmember: $74

“Flowers for the Room” at the Yellow Tree Theater

We will arrive at the Golden Corral in Maple Grove for a Luncheon Buffet featuring a variety of entrees, salads, soups, vegetables, breads, beverage, desserts. After lunch arrive at the Enjoy a wonderful lunch and this Tony Award small Yellow Tree Theater that seats winning madcap screwball comedy, set in 1934. It will keep you laughing all night long! 120. It was founded in 2008 Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveby theater artists land Grand Opera Company, is set to welcome world-famous Tito Morelli, the greatest and husband/wife team Jason tenor of his era, to appear for one night only Peterson and Jessica Lind Peterson. It was as Othello. The star arrives late, and followborn with the goal of creating a welcoming aring a series of hilarious mishaps, is given a tistic venue, with live theater as its backbone. double dose of tranquilizers and passes out. It serves as a vibrant artistic hub for the comSaunders convinces his assistant Max to put munity. The artists are hugely important to on Morelli’s costume and fool the audience cultivate creatively. Plays are new and often into believing they are seeing the star. Max quirky. You may have never heard of the offsucceeds, but Morelli comes to and puts on the-wall stories that are lovely. This perforhis other costume ready to perform. Hilarity mance is “Flowers for the Room” a stunning ensues! This is comedy at its very best! SRL104 Wed., Jan. 30 new musical about human resilience and the 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge power of choice. It is a story by award-winMember: $80 Nonmember: $85 ning playwright Jessica Lind Peterson and a gorgeous original score by contemporary folk sensation Blake Thomas. SRL102 Wed., Feb. 13 10:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $70 Nonmember: $74

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Out & About Bell Museum and Lunch at Murray’s

We will begin our day with a fabulous lunch at Murray’s Steak House. It is a classic upscale restaurant, serving customers in stylish surrounds since 1946. Menu: Boneless short ribs of beef with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans. Bread basket with garlic toast, mini chocolate mousse and coffee or tea. after lunch, we will arrive at the New Bell Museum — preserving and celebrating Minnesota since 1872. Take a few minutes to visit the gift store for specialty items. Your tour guide will issue the admission pin to each guest and give a Gallery Tour of the New Bell Museum. The Bell Museum brings together science, art, and the environment with a unique Minnesota perspective. The new facility features a digital planetarium, high-tech exhibits, famous wildlife dioramas, outdoor learning experiences and more. The tour covers the permanent galleries, including world renowned wildlife dioramas — span space and time, from the origins of the universe, through the diversification of life on Earth, to Minnesota’s own unique

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habitats. Also, learn about U of M researchers who are working to create a better future for our evolving world. (If guests cannot walk or stand for an hour, they may consider bringing a portable wheelchair.) After the tour, see the Planetarium Show at the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium. The State-of-the-art planetarium takes you on amazing journeys from the far reaches of the cosmos to deep inside the human brain. Using the latest technology to construct a “seamless” dome, our planetarium is the first of its kind in the United States! After the show, spend free time at the museum. You can visit the Touch & See Lab — The Bell Museum created the first natural history museum discovery room in the world. They carry that tradition on in the new Touch & See Lab where all ages can actively learn through observation and sensory engagement. The learning continues outside with a second-floor green roof and observation deck, and sustainable landscaping with native plants, geology exploration area, solar station, and other highlights on the ground floor. SRL120 Tues., Mar. 12 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $80 Nonmember: $84

Please arrive in the Lenox Lounge 15 minutes prior to departure on all trips.

“Hello Dolly” at the Orpheum Theater

“Hello, Dolly” is the title song of the popular 1964 musical of the same name. It is one of Broadway’s most enduring musicals. The darling of Broadway has returned! With a successful revival lighting up Broadway Hello, Dolly! is heading out on a national tour. With four Tony’s under its belt, including Best Revival and Best Actress for Bette Midler, Jerry Herman's musical comedy is back where it belongs. With memorable classics such as ‘Before the Parade Passes By’ and ‘Put on Your Sunday Clothes’ Hello, Dolly! is ready to reclaim the hearts of the American people. Based on Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker, Hello Dolly! was an instant success when it first debuted in 1964. Winning an unprecedented 10 Tony’s at that year’s ceremony it was soon adapted for the big screen featuring a cast led by Barbra Streisand and a young Michael Crawford. This 2017 revival is directed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks (Sister Act) who's talent has brought Hello, Dolly! back into the lime light. In 1880’s New York a rich and cantankerous widower by the name of Horace Vandergelder is on the lookout for a wife. To help him on his quest he engages the services of professional matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, but little does he know that Dolly has his perfect match in mind from their very first meeting — herself! Now all she has to do is make Horace realize it as well. Seats are on the main floor. SRL103 Thurs., Apr. 25 6:15 – 10:45 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $77 Nonmember: $81

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Extended Travel

TRAVEL PREVIEW

St. Louis Park Community Education

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

&

at 10:00 AM

Join St. Louis Park Community Education on Wednesday, February 27th at 10:00 AM at the Lenox Community Center where Landmark Tours will present several 2019 extended travel opportunities. Learn about their inclusive vacations. Information and literature will be available on-site.

Call for a Catalog:

612-230-2040

Albuquerque

Landmark Tours • • • • • •

ALL TRIPS INCLUDE

Roundtrip Airfare from MSP / Airport Greeting Quality Accommodations in Great Locations Baggage Handling at Hotels Professional Tour Manager & Local Guides Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation Daily Breakfast & Many Quality Meals

America’s Heritage

Balloon Fiesta

Canyonlands

of the Southwest

Gettysburg & Williamsburg

October 2019

September 2019

October 2019

Highlights of Britain

New York City The Big Apple

May and September 2019

Yellowstone

& The Grand Tetons

June 2019

England, Scotland, & Wales

May 2019

September and October 2019

August 2019

Danube River Cruise

Ireland

Journey from Prague to Budapest

September 2019

New England Fall Foliage Berkshires & White Mountains

Alaska

Land & Sea Expedition

The Emerald Isle

May and September 2019

Iceland

Land of Fire & Ice

July and October 2019

Nova Scotia

& The Maritimes

September 2019

Many More Group Trips Available! If you can’t attend the show, call for a catalog: 612-230-2040

For a list of all trips visit www.gowithlandmark.com

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Extended Travel Motorcoach Tours with Medicine Lake Tours Kentucky Commonwealth

Leave Golden Valley at 7 a.m. and begin your trip with a wonderful lunch at Quivery Grove Restaurant in Madison and continue to Merryville, Indiana for lodging at Hilton Garden Inn. Day two takes you to the Derby Café. Take the Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack, and visit the Derby Museum. It takes visitors through every stage of a Thoroughbred’s life, from birth to the First Saturday in May. Learn about the history of the race dating back to the inaugural running in 1875.Travel to the Lexington area for lodging. Spend the morning at the Kentucky Horse Park. Explore the grounds,

Kentucky Commonwealth

take a horse Drawn Trolley Tour, See the Hall of Champions Presentation, the Parade of Breeds and visit the International Museum of the Horse. Take time for lunch (on own) at the Bit & Bridle Cafeteria. This afternoon tour Woodford Reserve Distillery. It is a guided educational tour through the Distillery that explains the history of bourbon. Tonight, a special dinner is planned at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Day four you will explore the

Ark Encounter, a life-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. The massive seven story structure is a marvel of engineering with the largest timber-frame structure in the world. Tour the world-class exhibits and have lunch at Emzara’s Kitchen with a spectacular view off the bow end of the Ark. In Shipshewana, have lunch at the Blue Gate Restaurant. See the matinee musical “A Simple Sanctuary. This compelling story is about the price of

Door County Tour

freedom and the solace found in sanctuary of true community. Lodging tonight is in Hammond, Indiana at the Holiday Inn. On the way home, you will stop for lunch near Wisconsin Dells. What a fabulous trip! SRL172 Mon., May 13 – Sat., May 18 Departure Time: 8 a.m. Golden Valley Park and Rec. Return Time: 6 p.m. 2 per room: $1,135 1 per room: $1,550 Deposit due at registration: $135 Final payment due: Mar. 25, 2019:

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4-Day Motor Coach Tour Includes: Deluxe motor coach transportation, 3-night lodging at Rowley’s Bay Resort in Ellison Bay, WI Breakfast lunch and dinner each day at Rowley’s Bay Resort Evening performance

at The Peninsula Players Theater near Fish Creek. Take the ferry to Washington Island to tour attractions on the island Local guide will talk about the history and culture of Door

Kentucky Commonwealth

SRL173 Tues., Oct. 1 – Fri. Oct. 4 Departure Time: 8 a.m. Edenborough Park Return Time: 6 p.m. Price: To be determined

County. Shop in the unique villages of Door County and visit the Bjorklund Chapel in Baileys Harbor. Tour Eagle Bluff Light House in the Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek and Visit the Door County Maritime Museum. Call for a detailed brochure

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Birthday Party

Birthday Party in the Park! Free 1:30 – 3 p.m 2nd Wed. of the Month Gym Join us for our monthly celebration. Enjoy food, entertainment, laughter and great conversation. See old friends, meet new ones and have a fun filled afternoon. If you are celebrating your birthday you are our special guest. We invite everyone to bring a treat to share and bring a friend along. Food. Friends. Fun = The Best at Lenox! Dec. 12

The Satin Dolls with Bob Dynan Lenox Pre-School Children

Jan. 9

Mary Franz

Feb. 13

Mark Scroggins

Mar. 13

Tim Patrick

Mary Franz will entertain you with her beautiful guitar music and wonderful voice. Her music spans the years and it is wonderful fun for all!

Mark Scroggins will entertain you with his country and folk music and beautiful keyboard. Come and sing along! Lenox’s very own famous Satin Dolls with Bob Dynan to entertain you for the holiday season. Then for a special treat Lenox’s preschool will join in! This is going to be the best holiday treat ever!

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Tim Patrick is an awardwinning Sinatra-Style Singer. Close your eyes and you will think “Old Blue –Eyes” is back!


Movies Friday Films and Popcorn Children Welcome at Your Discretion Dec. 7

Frozen G

When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa. Starring: Jonathan Groff and Kristin Bell

Dec. 21

Elf PG

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Buddy travels to New York, in search of his real father. Starring: Will Ferell and James Caan

Jan. 4

Catch That Kid G

Jan.18

A Dog’s Purpose PG

12-year-old Maddy shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest. Maddy decides to get the money by robbing a bank. Starring: Kristin Stewart and Max Thieriot

A devoted dog discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Starring: Dennis Quaid and Peggy Lipton

Feb. 1

Pacifier PG

Elite Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe can handle just about anything but when he’s being assigned to protect Plummer’s five children, these kids — and their pet duck pushing to the edge. Starring: Vin Diesel and Brittany Snow

Feb. 15

Man from Snowy River PG

Jim helps Jessica break a high-strung colt and saves her life and then is unfairly blamed for the loss of an expensive horse. Craig fights to restore his honor and prove that he's worthy. Starring: Kirk Douglas and Tom Burlinson

Mar. 1

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner PG13

When Joanna Drayton, a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Sidney Poitier

Mar. 15

Bolt G

When Bolt is accidentally shipped from his Hollywood soundstage to the mean streets of New York, he begins his most-amazing adventure. Starring: John Travolta and Miley Cyrus. 10 a.m. – Noon Little Theater Member: Children: FREE Nonmember: $1 Children invited to the G or PG movies.

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Lenox Foundation/Center News Letter From The President

Hello Members and Friends: I hope all of you enjoyed summer and fall and are looking forward to winter. The Senior Program is busy with members creating, playing, traveling, exercising and much more to keep us active and learning through the winter. I had the opportunity to emcee the October Birthday Party in the Park. It was so much fun. I know I am thankful for the Senior Program and I bet you are too. In this season of thanks and giving, I want to thank each of you who has supported the Lenox Foundation fundraisers, at Parkway Pizza and Nelson’s Meats. The Foundation is having another fundraiser at Parkway Pizza on February 5, 2019. There is more information about this fundraiser elsewhere in the Newscaster. I want to thank you in advance for responding generously to the Foundation’s annual campaign letter you will receive in November. Donating to the Lenox Foundation in honor of someone’s birthday or anniversary or in memory of a friend or loved one is a lovely gift. When you donate to the Lenox Foundation your name will appear in the Newscaster, on a plaque on the wall of the Lenox Community Center and on the Foundation webpage. Your support/donation helps the Foundation give generously to the Senior Program. This is how it works, all the donations the Lenox Foundation receives are invested with St. Paul and Minnesota Funds, our investment partner. The interest the Foundation funds earn is donated to the Senior Program. The larger the investment grows, the more interest the Foundation receives, the more the Lenox Foundation can donate to the Senior Program. The Lenox Foundation has two new Board members, Margaret Rog, a city councilperson and Breanna Freedman, a St. Louis Park police liaison. The Board welcomes them and is excited to have their fresh perspectives on fund raising and community involvement. Please note the businesses that are supporting the Lenox Foundation and become their customers. They appreciate it. Happy Thanksgiving Judith Cook, President, Lenox Foundation

Foundation Donations from June — September 2018

2018 – 19 Senior Program Advisory Council

Marlene Lindahl Memorials In Memory of: Vi Osbeck Homer & Virginia Hauke Joyce Carlson Don Heitala Homer & Virginia Hauke Ray Eckers Joyce Carlson Virginia Boe Frances Doring Reiko Komoto Carol Kohler Video Club Anonymous Neil Anderson Mary Croxford Virginia Nelson Patricia Pixler Businesses Citizen’s Independent Bank Nelson’s Meats Parkway Pizza

Judith Cook Birdie Elkofska, Chair Louise Griver MaryKay Harrington Jean Johnson Elizabeth Rowan Keith

Carol Kohler Gerald Mortenson Sherill Mozey Mary Jo Peterson Marti Sanville William H. Tape

Lenox Foundation Board

Community Ed / Lenox Staff

Seeking Senior Program Advisory Council Members!

Are you willing to give input and direction about the growth and/or development of the Senior Program? Would you like to learn more about the Senior Program and its operation? We are seeking members to fill Advisory Council openings. Duties and responsibilities include: • Attend monthly meetings • Serve a two-year term • Participate in discussions • Support special events and other program offerings • Actively connect with other members to learn their thoughts, concerns and or recommendations.

2018 – 2019 Lynne Carper Jean Johnson Judith Cook, President Sherrill Mozey, Immediate Past President Birdie Elkofska Barb Person, Treasurer Rich Erickson Tom Schmitz, Vice President Mary Kay Harrington, Secretary Kay Stienessen

Lisa Greene, Community Education Director Linda Asche, Adult Services Manager Senior Program Toni Nelson, Administrative Assistant Adult Enrichment Angela Martinez Grande, Specialist Kathy Steffes, Administrative Assistant Building Operations Coordinator Jim Estevez

Lenox Foundation Board Meeting Schedule 2018 – 2019

If ISD #283 is closed, the Senior Program is closed. If you have questions, closures will be announced on radio and TV or call the district hotline at 952-928-6055.

50% size

All meetings are held at Lenox Community Center Craft Room 9 – 10:30 a.m. Fri., Jan. 18, 2019 Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 Fri., May 17, 2019 (Annual Meeting) Fri., July 19, 2019 (New Member Orientation Breakfast)

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School Closing Hot Line

Lenox Lost & Found…

Is located in the Main Office, Room 113. After three months, items will be donated.

For Sale: Books And Puzzles

These items are available for purchase in the main hall across from the Art Room. Prices: Books 50¢ Puzzles 50¢


Center News Senior Program Advisory Council

Here is my thought for today: What if you woke up today and all you had was what you had thanked God for yesterday. In this issue of the NEWSCASTER I am going to go beyond the many things about our St. Louis Park Lenox Senior Center and talk about something FOR the people who live in St. Louis Park. That is STEP St. Louis Park Emergency Program for people living in St. Louis Park, located at 6812 West Lake Street by the St. Louis Park High School Football Field. 952-925-4899. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 8 am – 4 pm, Tuesday – 12 noon – 8 pm, Friday 8 am – 12 noon. STEP is a wonderful program and available to anyone in St. Louis Park. They have a Clothes Closet and Food Pantry. This is not for just our senior citizen population. It is for everyone. They have Infant and Children's Items as well. They have a program that helps with transportation to and from important appointments. Every Tuesday they give out bags of fresh fruits and vegetables at the back door of the building. The time is from 1 to 3. So, if you need assistance of any kind, visit or call STEP. They do have a few requirements. You must live in St. Louis Park and you need to talk to someone at STEP first and they will help you determine all of your needs. All this information is kept very confidential. And it is FREE. Do not be afraid of that interview. The Clothes Closet has items for all sizes and all ages and for everyone. A wonderful variety of items to put on your body and the entire family is included in this. Winter items, shoes, scarfs, jeans, tops, pants. The racks of items change daily. The Food Pantry has so many items donated by Trader Joe's, Cub, Fresh Thyme, Second Harvest Food Bank and members of our community. This includes fresh fruit and vegetables, organic items, canned foods, fresh breads, ethnic items. Their program works with manufacturers and they check the expiration dates on items and they know which items can still be very good even past the expiration date and they do use those. Remember those date requirements are only sugges-

tions and put on there with requirements for the Food and Drug Administration and most of those dates can be extended depending on the ingredients in the products. At least 40 families receive some assistance each week. Some people may only use one item from there and others might want many items depending on their needs. Income is not a factor. STEP is available for EVERYONE. And they do have a need for volunteers if you are interested in that. Things to do for volunteers are wide spread. You could hang clothes on hangers, sort shoes, become a driver in their transportation area, sort can goods, put things on food shelves, answer phones, bag up fresh fruits and vegetables. If interested give STEP a call. I saw a man working there open up a bag of oranges. Inside the bag was one orange with mold on it. The rest of the bag was perfectly good. The grocery store had to get rid of the bag of oranges because of that one bad orange but there still were several good ones. So, STEP is where they take that bag and STEP sorts things out and redistributes it to the residents of St. Louis Park who come in for fruit items. They call this type of thing their RESCUE Program. We live in a wonderful community with many wonderful services. I wanted to share this one service just in case you did not know about it. They are there for YOU. Do not go without any item of clothing ... go to STEP. Do not miss out on food ... go to STEP. Do not miss a doctor or dentist appointment because you cannot get there... go to STEP. They are there as your friend and helper. I hope this has opened your eyes to another program that can be just for YOU. My closing thought: After every storm there is a rainbow, no matter how long it takes to show up. So, don't just talk about doing something .... just do it ... Birdie Elkofska Chair, St. Louis Park Senior Program Advisory Council

New Member Coffee And Tour

A tour and an overview of the many services, programs and activities available through the St. Louis Park Senior Program. Meet other prospective or new members and enjoy refreshments. Mon., Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and Mar. 11 9:30 a.m. Conference Room

Golden Kiwanis Fellowship

Join this congenial group for coffee, rolls, door prizes and interesting meetings. Each week there is a speaker or demonstration. For more information, call Bill Tape 952-935-1992. Thurs. 9 – 10:30 a.m. Card Room Member: $1 Nonmember: $2

Senior Video Club

SVC activities are by appointment, at SLP City Hall! We are on the #17 bus line, the same as Lenox Community Center! If you wondered when you should start your home audio-video project...the answer is...This Year! Here's what you can do: Transfer photographs, slides, home movies to video. Transfer phonograph records and audio cassettes to audio CD. Repair video and audio cassettes and much more! We are OPEN…by appointment only! Call John McHugh at City Hall (952-924-2528) for info. SVC is brought to you by SLP Community Education and City Hall Community TV. We are an EXCLUSIVE activity of the SLP Senior Program. Do you have a box filled with memories…? Want to digitize it for future use? Take a break from yard work…go ahead, transfer some stuff each month.

Open Computer Lab

Would you like the opportunity to check your email, research your family history, find out what Google is all about, or play games online? Sign in and out at the main office, Room 113. Fri., Dec/ 7 – Mar. 29 9:30 a.m. – Noon Computer Lab FREE

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Community & Resources Services FREE Legal Consultations

Call 612-334-5970. You will need to provide your full name, phone number and age. Must be over 60 and live in Hennepin County.

Use of Office Equipment

Copies for personal use are available to members for 15¢ per copy. If the office is busy you may be asked to come back at another time.

Foot Care Clinic

Call Happy Feet at 763-560-5136 for a half-hour appointment. To cancel, call Happy Feet at least 24 hours in advance, or a fee will be charged to you. 2nd and 3rd Wed. of the month. Wed., Dec. 12 and 19, Jan. 9 and 16, Feb. 13 and 20 and Mar. 13 and 20 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lenox Library $36 payable to Happy Feet

Resource Books Available Free at Lenox

Senior Housing Directory Created by Care Options Network Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare Prepared by The Minnesota Board on Aging

Transportation Options:

Metro Transit: 612-373-3333 / Metro Mobility: 651-602-1111 or www.metrocouncil.org. Reservations required three business days in advance. For information call 763-529-1252. Deikel Transportation Program of Jewish Family Services of Minneapolis call 952-546-0616.

East Side Neighborhood Services

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin County Services

For help with energy assistance, community resources, home buyers or owners services, renters services and homeless services call 952-933-9639.

Disability LinkAge Line 1-800-333-2433

Open between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Messages may be left.

Grocery Shopping for an Elderly Neighbor/Parent?

Store to Door is a nonprofit grocery shopping and delivery service to seniors, age 60 +, delivering groceries throughout the Twin Cities. They are committed to giving seniors personal, reliable access to their choice of food and household essentials so you or a loved one can continue to live in your home. Clients order and receive groceries every other week. There is a minimum grocery order of $40. To register for Store to Door or if you have questions please call 651-642-1892.

Hotline for Vets — LinkVet

Call 1-888-546-5838 or www.minnesotaveterans.org

Senior LinkAge Line 1-800-333-2433

The Senior LinkAge Line (SLL) is a service of the Area Agencies on Aging in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging. The SLL provides information and assistance to seniors, Medicare beneficiaries, and the people who care about them. Call 1-800-333-2433 from 8a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays. Messages can be left after hours.

Are you 55 or older and seeking employment? Paid employment training is available for low-income seniors or veterans 55 and older Fare for All at Peace Lutheran Church living in Hennepin County. Senior Community Services EmployIndividuals pay $20 per package. At 8115 Highway 7, St. Louis Park, ment Program (SCSEP) participants gain valuable on-the-job training MN, 55416. Call 763-450-3880 or online at www.fareforall.org. through paid work at local non-profits & government organizations including schools, libraries, social service agencies, nursing home St. Louis Park Resource Directory care facilities and senior centers. Questions: Ron Lee 612.787.4066 Guide online at www.NORCMN.org

Hennepin County Library at — Home Service Call 612-543-8850 or visit the website: http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/Outreach/at_home.cfm

STEP: St. Louis Park Emergency Program To volunteer call Allison Johnson at 952-925-4899.

St. Louis Park Historical Society

Sat., 1 – 4 p.m. or by appointment, call 952-583-9893. 3546 Dakota Ave. So., just west of the Central Building.

Senior Community Services Provides Programs to Help St. Louis Park Seniors

Attention older adults, age 60+! Do you need help around the house? We offer an array of affordable services designed to help you stay in

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Community & Resources Services your home. Our handypersons can help with that dripping faucet that’s just getting worse or with those other repairs that you just haven’t taken care of. Our homemakers can help with routine cleaning tasks and also run errands for you. This time of year, yard work might be on your mind as well. We provide mowing services and tackle small yard projects as well. We are a trusted non-profit that has been working with older adults since 1950. We partner with cities in Hennepin County to offer affordable help so you can stay in the home of your choice. Call today at 952746-4046 to get more info or visit us on the web at seniorcommunity. org. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Senior Outreach

Staff member meets with seniors and/or family members in their homes to identify specific needs and find resources suited to ones unique situation and budget. For information call 952-767-7888.

Medicare and Health Insurance Counseling

Trained counseling staff and volunteers can help you navigate your choices for a Medicare Supplement, Part D plan, Social Security concerns, long term care, medical bill organization and more in person, over the phone or in presentations. For information or an appointment call Toni at 952-928-6443. 1 – 3 p.m. Wed., Dec. 5, Jan. 2, Feb. 6 and Mar. 6

CareNextion

One-Stop Resource for Caregivers provides a free, easy-to-use website allowing family members and other care groups to easily communicate, share schedules and find assistance for your loved ones. This online tool enables you to bring together the support needed to help your loved one live a vital and engaging life. For a free phone consultation, please call 612-770-7005, online at CareNextion.org or contact scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org

Senior Partners Care

Seniors who meet the program’s eligibility requirements submit an application to Senior Community Services. Upon acceptance, clients who use SPC healthcare partners for Medicare-approved services are eligible to have the balance on medical services and treatments (after Medicare payment) waived. For information call 952-767-0665 or 1-888-541-5488.

HOME Can Help

• For a limited time, we are offering you a FREE Home Health and Safety Assessment and a Written Report. Did you know? We provide senior homemaking services – vacuuming, dusting, sweeping/mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, cleaning kitchens, and changing bed linens and more. This can also be a great relief to family members who find themselves balancing time to keep their own home comfortable. Did you know? We have Handymen available to provide assistance around the home. They can help with changing light bulbs, installing grab bars, fixing leaky faucets, repairing running toilets, installing new faucet and light fixtures, checking carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, changing furnace filters, and hanging wall decorations and mirrors. For more information on HOME or to schedule a FREE Home Health and Safety Assessment call 952-746-4046 or visit www. seniorcommunity.org

Second Harvest Heartland

The NAPS Program is for seniors 60+ and 130% below the poverty level, and provides free food once a month to them. FREE, nutritious food for seniors 60+. Who is eligible? Men and women 60 years and older. Eligibility also determined by household size and income (at or below 130% of the poverty level). Please call Second Harvest Heartland — NAPS at Metro: 651-484-8241 Toll Free: 1-800-365-0270

Project SOAR (Adults with Disabilities Program)

For over 30 years, Project SOAR has been a leader in providing options and positive experieces for adults with disabilities in Community Education. Project SOAR provides specially designed enrichment classes in arts, crafts, sewing and cooking. We also offer recreational and leisure activities such as bowling, movie night, bingo and dances to meet the diverse needs of the participants. Project SOAR will provide accommodations such as sign language interpreters for participants to gain access to these classes and activities if needed. If you know someone who would benefit from Project SOAR, please call us or go online to learn more about our program. A full catalog of services, classes and activity offerings is on our website or can be mailed to you. You can even register online for your classes. Go to www.projectsoarmn.org., or call 952-401-6898. Project SOAR is a Community Education program, supported by the Hopkins, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park and Wayzata School Districts. However, you don’t have to live in those areas, to participate in the Project SOAR program.

Speaking of HOME, here are some fun facts that you may not know about our HOME program: Did you know? This stands for Household and Outside Maintenance for Elderly. Did you know? • 1/3 of people over the age of 65 fall every year • Part of the reason is your physical environment – your home

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Registration Name________________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________________ Phone (home)_ ________________________________________________________________ Phone (cell)___________________________________________________________________ email________________________________________________________________________ City_____________________________________________ Zip________________________ Emergency Contact Phone (home)_ ________________________________________________________________ Phone (work)__________________________________________________________________

Class or Outing Title ________________________________________________ SRL No.____________________ Date_____________________________________________ Fee________________________

Class or Outing Title ________________________________________________ SRL No.____________________ Date_____________________________________________ Fee________________________

Class or Outing Title ________________________________________________ SRL No.____________________ Date_____________________________________________ Fee________________________ Total Fees________________________________________ Check #____________________ Please enclose a check, payable to ISD #283, or call to register with Mastercard, Visa or Discover. Permission and Waiver I agree to allow myself to participate in the above St. Louis Park Community Education activities. In consideration of your accepting this registration, I hereby, for myself and my heirs, waive any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against ISD #283 or the City of St. Louis Park and its representatives, for any and all injuries from whatever cause suffered by the above participation in the indicated activity. In case of an emergency, the staff has my permission to use their judgment with regard to treatment until emergency personnel and/or my emergency contact is notified. I also understand that the information that I have provided will be distributed to individuals involved in each program. Registration Signature______________________________________ Date_________________ You can register for both adult and senior classes on the same form.

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ONLINE

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BY MAIL

Complete registration form, including credit card or check payable to ISD #283. Lenox Community Center, Room 113 6715 Minnetonka Blvd. St. Louis Park, MN 55426

IN PERSON

Lenox Community Center, Room 113 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fri., June – Aug.

BY PHONE

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REGISTER EARLY

Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Although some registrations are accepted up to and including the time of class, the decision to run or cancel a class is made in advance, so register early! This could ensure your spot in a class or trip that may fill up quickly or prevent your class from being canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

CONFIRMATIONS & CANCELLATIONS

Please include your email address so our system can send you an automated confirmation. You will be notified of any changes in your class or a class cancellation. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact us immediately since many programs maintain waiting lists. All cancellations must be processed by our staff. A $5 processing fee may be charged for registrations canceled or changed after initial registration by participants. For activities/outings that have advance program expenses, i.e. bus transportation, contracted services or prepaid admissions, no refunds will be issued after the registration deadline. If you find a substitute or an individual on the wait list takes your place, a refund will be made.


Memberships & Discounts Exercise Insurance Statement

Membership Benefits

Many insurance companies encourage fitness and will help pay for your classes. Bring your insurance card to Toni and she can check your eligibility.

Do you see something interesting in the Newscaster, Community Education or Parks & Recreation catalogues? Stop by Lenox Community Center between 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday to learn more about the Senior Program. Volunteers will help you complete a short application form. Membership benefits include: • The Newscaster, the program’s newsletter mailed to members. • Reduced or nominal fees for program activities and outings. • Wide array of programs in a spacious facility. • Becoming part of a warm and welcoming community. • Volunteer and leadership opportunities. For more information call a hospitality committee member at 952928-6444 or check online at www.slpcommunityed.com.

Tuition Assistance Tuition assistance is available for class program reductions. Individuals must complete an application for each individual class or program every time they register. This will be followed by a phone call to determine if the individual is eligible and meets the program guidelines. Applications are available in the Lenox Office, Room 113, or call 952-928-6443.

Wellness Center Discount Members receive a reduced fee at the Wellness Center, located at Jones Harrison Residence, 3700 Cedar Lake Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. Participants are entitled to supervised use of all fitness equipment, the warm water pool, plus classes. To learn more call 612-225-1125.

H Senior Program Membership Rates

• Regular: $30/year • Associate Membership: $30 (for spouse between 50-55)

Senior UCare Discounts If you have UCare insurance, you are eligible for a one-time $15 discount per year. Call 952-928-6443 for details.

Disability Access Call Project SOAR, the adults with Disabilities program to request accommodations for successful participation in classes or programs 952-401-6898.

Friends of the Arts Scholarships If you want to grow or develop in the arts but lack the financial resources, consider this local resource. Residents are eligible to apply for scholarships. For information call 952-928-6422 or info@SLPFriendsoftheArts.org.

Mission Statement of St. Louis Park Senior Program Our mission is to improve and enhance the lives of adults age 55 and older in St. Louis Park and our broader community. This is done by: • Offering a variety of programs that include social, recreational, educational and physical aspects • Striving to provide cooperative programs with other service providers • Having a warm and welcoming environment • Being a resource to members

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December Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

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3 4 5 6 7 Woodworking Shop 9 Men’s Group 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Needlecraft 9 500 Cards 1 Woodworking Shop 9 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Woodworking Shop 9 Android Phone & Tablet 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 O&A: Ain’t Retirement Grand 11:30 Bingo 1 Country Music Jam 1 Health Insurance Counseling 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Cute as a Button Bracelet or Necklace 3 Mah-jongg 6:30

Tai Chi 8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: Frozen 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1 Santa for a Sr. Gifts in Office

10 11 12 13 14

Woodworking Shop 9 New Members Tour 9:30 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 LL: Books Alive! 6:30

Men’s Group 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Advisory Council 1 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPhone Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Foot Care Clinic 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Android Phone & Tablet 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Bithday Party: Satin Dolls w/ Bob Dynan & Pre-Schoolers 1:30 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Tai Chi 8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jongg 1 O&A: Lights Tour of St. Paul 1:45 iPhone Basics 4:30

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

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Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 LB: Ox Yoke Inn 10:45 500 Cards 1

Men’s Group 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPad Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Foot Care Clinic 9 Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Bingo 1 LL: Bob DeFlores: Holiday Inn 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Tai Chi 8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1 iPad Basics 4:30

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: Elf 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

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Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Tai Chi 8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jongg 1

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

MHSRC: Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center/Senior Driver Refresher Classes LL: Lifelong Learning LB: Lunch Bunch O&A: Out & About


January Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

1 2 3 4 Tai Chi 8:30 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Painting 9

Closed

EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Bingo 1 Country Music Jam 1 Health Insurance Counseling 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 MHSRC: 4 hrs 5

Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: Catch That Kid 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

Men’s Group 9 9 Woodworking Shop 9 8 Foot Care Clinic 9 10 11 7 Tai Chi 8:30 Open Painting EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 LL: Hidden in Plain View: Cemeteries of MN 1

Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Advisory Council 1 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPhone Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Android Phone & Tablet 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Birthday Party in the Park: Mary Franz 1:30 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jongg 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 iPhone Basics 4:30

9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 LL: Health Care Fraud 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

Men’s Group 9 Foot Care Clinic 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Tai Chi 8:30 Lenox Board Meeting 9 14 15 16 17 18 New Members Tour 9:30 Oil Painting 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1

Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: Taking a Leap into Creative Writing 12:30 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPad Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Android Phone & Tablet 1 Bingo 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1 MHSRC: 4 hrs 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 iPad Basics 4:30

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: A Dog’s Purpose 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Beginning Hardanger Embroidery 1 Cribbage 1

21 22 23 24 25 Tai Chi 8:30 Open Painting Gentle Yoga 9 Woodworking Shop 9

Closed

Men’s Group 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: Taking a Leap into Creative Writing 12:30 Computer Buddies 1 LL: The Civil War 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 Facebook 101 4 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Android Phone & Tablet 1 LL: Bob DeFlores: The Cat & the Canary 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 O&A: You Smell Barn 10 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jongg 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15

Tai Chi Woodworking Shop 9 Gentle Yoga 9 MHSRC: 4 hrs 9 28 29 30 31 Oil Painting 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 LB: Crooked Pint Ale House 10:45 500 Cards 1

Men’s Group 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: Taking a Leap into Creative Writing 12:30 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Woodworking Shop 9 O&A: Lend Me a Tenor 11:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Beginning & Almost Beginning Crochet 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: African History 10 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 LL: Modern Monster 12:30 Ballroom Dance 1 LL: Mexican American War 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15

9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Beginning Hardanger Embroidery 1 Cribbage 1


February Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

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Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: Pacifier 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Beginning Hardanger Embroidery 1 Cribbage 1

Open Painting 9 Gentle Yoga 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Tai Chi 8:30 4 5 6 7 8 9 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop Oil Painting 10 Men’s Group 9:30 9 Open Computer Lab 11:30 Woodworking Shop EnhanceFitness 10:15 Needlecraft 9 Lunch @ Lenox 10 LL: African History 10 LL: Senior LinkAge Line 9 Beginning & Almost 500 Cards 1 Woodworking Shop SLP Senior Program Parkway Pizza Fundraiser Beginning Crochet 1 Argentine Tango 10 for Your Health 10:30 Laptop Mentoring Starts 11 Bingo 1 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 EnhanceFitness 10:15 LL: Taking a Leap into Country Music Jam 1 LL: Modern Monsters 12:30 500 Cards 1 Creative Writing 12:30 Fun with Watercolor 1 1 Ballroom Dance 1 Beginning Hardanger Computer Buddies 1 Health Insurance 1 Canasta 1 Embroidery Cribbage 1 Party Bridge 1 Counseling 1 Warm Water Pool Zumba Gold 1:30 LL: SLP Writers 1 Exercise Class 1:15 4 iPhone Basics 4:30 Scrabble 1 Social Media 101 4:30 MHSRC: 4 hrs 5 Mah-jongg 6:30 iPhone Basics Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Gentle Yoga 9 Foot Care Clinic 9 11 12 13 14 15 Tai Chi 8:30 9 New Members Tour 9:30 Men’s Group 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9:30 Oil Painting 10 Needlecraft 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab EnhanceFitness 10:15 Woodworking Shop 9 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 LL: African History 10 Movie: Man from Snowy River 10 500 Cards 1 LL: Taking a Leap into O&A: Flowers for the Argentine Tango LL: Escape to the Lake 1 Creative Writing 12:30 Room 10:45 for Your Health 10:30 SLP Senior Program 10 Advisory Council 1 Beginning & Almost Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Laptop Mentoring Computer Buddies 1 Beginning Crochet 1 LL: Modern Monsters 12:30 EnhanceFitness 10:15 1 Party Bridge 1 Fun with Watercolor 1 1 Ballroom Dance 1 500 Cards Zumba Gold 1:30 LL: SLP Writers 1 LL: Spanish American War 1 Beginning Hardanger 1 Open Woodshop & Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 1 Embroidery Cribbage 1 Wood Carving Club 6:30 Birthday Party in the Park: Warm Water Pool Mark Scroggins 1:30 Exercise Class 1:15 Count Your Blessings 3 Mah-jongg 6:30 Gentle Yoga 9 Foot Care Clinic 9 Tai Chi 8:30 18 19 20 21 22

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Men’s Group 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: Taking a Leap into Creative Writing 12:30 Computer Buddies 1 LL: Plains Indian War 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPad Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Beginning & Almost Beginning Crochet 1 Bingo 1 Fun with Watercolor 1 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: African History 10 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 LL: Modern Monsters 12:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 iPad Basics 4:30

Gentle Yoga 9 27 Woodworking Shop 9 28 Woodworking Shop 9 25 26 Oil Painting 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 LB: Dangerfield’s 10:45 500 Cards 1

Men’s Group 9 MHSRC: 4 hrs 9 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: Lunch & Learn 11:30 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

Travel Preview 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Beginning & Almost Beginning Crochet 1 Fun with Watercolor 1 1 LL: Bob DeFlores: You Can’t Take if with You 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Tai Chi 8:30 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 LL: African History 10 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 LL: Modern Monsters 12:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jongg 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15

Open Painting 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1


March Monday

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Friday

1 Open Painting Don’t Forget Woodworking Shop Apr. 2 (Tues.) Gentle Yoga Starts

9 a.m.

Apr. 25 (Thurs.) Twitter 101

4 p.m.

9 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Movie: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 10 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

Apr. 18 (Thurs.) Thursdays with Hartman The Vietnam War 1 p.m. Apr. 25 (Thurs.) Hello Dolly at Orpheum

6:15 p.m.

Tai Chi 8:30 Woodworking Shop 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Gentle Yoga 9 Open Painting 9 4 5 6 7 8 Oil Painting 10 Men’s Group 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 9 Open Computer Lab EnhanceFitness 10:15 Needlecraft 9 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Woodworking Shop 9:30 10 SLP Senior Program 500 Cards 1 Woodworking Shop 9 Beginning Spindle Spinning 1 LL: African History LL: Saving History 1 Computer Buddies 1 Argentine Tango 1 Bingo Laptop Mentoring 10 10:30 EnhanceFitness 10:15 1 for Your Health Party Bridge 1 Country Music Jam 11:30 500 Cards 1 Lunch @ Lenox Zumba Gold 1:30 Fun with Watercolor 2 1 LL: Modern Monsters 12:30 Cribbage 1 Health Insurance Open Woodshop & 1 1 Ballroom Dance Wood Carving Club 6:30 Counseling 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Canasta Scrabble 1 Warm Water Pool 1:15 Mah-jongg 6:30 Exercise Class Tai Chi 8:30 Lenox Board Meeting 9 Foot Care Clinic 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Gentle Yoga 9 11 12 13 14 15 9 9 Kiwanis 9 Open Painting New Members Tour 9:30 Men’s Group 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Needlecraft 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Woodworking Shop Open Computer Lab 9:30 11:30 Argentine Tango 500 Cards 1 Woodworking Shop 9 Lunch @ Lenox 10:30 Movie: Bolt 10 Beginning Spindle Spinning 1 for Your Health O&A: Bell Museum 11:30 SLP Senior Program 1 Lunch @ Lenox & Murray’s 10 Fun with Watercolor 2 1 Laptop Mentoring 10 1 Ballroom Dance Advisory Council 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 LL: Mexican Border War 1 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Computer Buddies 1 MHSRC: 2 of 2 – 4 hrs 1 MHSRC: 1 of 2 – 4 hrs 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jonng 1 500 Cards Warm Water Pool Cribbage 1 Party Bridge 1 Birthday Party in the Park: 1:15 1:30 Exercise Class Zumba Gold 1:30 Tim Patrick Bead Therapy! 3 Online Safety: Protct Your Info 4 Mah-jongg 6:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30 Tai Chi 8:30 Foot Care Clinic 9 Open Painting 18 19 20 21 22 Men’s Group 9 Woodworking Shop 9 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Woodworking Shop 11:30 Computer Buddies 1 Lunch @ Lenox Party Bridge 1 Beginning Spindle Spinning 1 1 Zumba Gold 1:30 Fun with Watercolor 2 1 iPhone Basics 4:30 Bingo LL: SLP Writers 1 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Canasta 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 iPhone Basics 4:30

9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 EnhanceFitness 10:15 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1

25 26 27 28 29 Open Painting Men’s Group 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Tai Chi 8:30 Woodworking Shop 9 EnhanceFitness 10:15 LB: Bunny’s Northeast 11 500 Cards 1 LL: Books Alive! 6:30

Needlecraft 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Computer Buddies 1 Party Bridge 1 Warm Water Pool Exercise Class 1:15 Zumba Gold 1:30 iPad Basics 4:30 Open Woodshop & Wood Carving Club 6:30

EnhanceFitness 10:15 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Fun with Watercolor 2 1 LL: Bob DeFlores: Hold That Ghost 1 LL: SLP Writers 1 Scrabble 1 Mah-jongg 6:30

Kiwanis 9 MHSRC: 4 hrs 9 Woodworking Shop 9 Argentine Tango for Your Health 10:30 Lunch @ Lenox 11:30 Ballroom Dance 1 Mah-jonng 1 iPad Basics 4:30

9 Woodworking Shop 9 Open Computer Lab 9:30 SLP Senior Program Laptop Mentoring 10 500 Cards 1 Cribbage 1


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Co-sponsored by ISD #283, Community Education and City of St. Louis Park St. Louis Park Senior Program Independent School District #283 6425 W. 33rd Street St. Louis Park, MN 55426

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Argentine Tango for Your Health No partner is required. No preregistration necessary. Instructor: Len Mathe he SRL159 Thurs., Dec. 6 – Mar. 28 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cafeteria Member: $1 Nonmember: $2 See details on page 13.

“Lend Me A Tenor ” at The Old Log Theater This is comedy at its very y best! SRL104 Wed., Jan. 30 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $80 Nonmember: $85 See details on page 13.

“Ain't Retirement Grand” at the DayTrippers Theatre A *NEW, UPBEAT and HILARIOUS* musical. SRL101 Wed., Dec. 5 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lenox Lounge Member: $70 Nonmember: $75 See details on page 13.

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A four-part historical series on the American Wars. Instructor: Dan Hartman SRL153 Thurs. Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Mar. 14 and Apr. 18 1 – 3 p.m. Lenox Little Theater Full Course Nonmember: $42 Individual Class Nonmember: $12 Full Course Member: $35 Single Program Member: $10 See details on page 13.

All activities and events at Lenox Community Center, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55426

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