Seniors news for the week of Sept. 15

Healthy lifestyle planning
Ecumen Centennial House of Apple Valley, 14625 Pennock Ave., is offering a free healthy lifestyle planning workshop Thursday, Oct. 5, with sessions from 1-2 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.

Topic: What is long-term care and how to prepare for aging at home or in a community setting.

Speakers are Nancy Solinger of Ecumen and Amy Nielsen of Thrivent Financial.

Space is limited. RSVP is requested: [email protected] or 952-542-5687.

Alzheimer’s Learning Day
Home Instead Senior Care, 1601 Highway 13 E., Suite 108, Burnsville, will host a free dementia training event as part of its Alzheimer’s Learning Day 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21.

Family, friends and caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia are welcome to attend as well as area residents interested in learning more.

For more information, contact Vitaly Salo at 952-882-9300 or [email protected].

Apple Valley seniors
The Apple Valley Senior Center, 14601 Hayes Road, is home to the following activities, which are organized and run by the Apple Valley Seniors and Apple Valley Parks and Recreation. The facility is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 952-953-2345 or go to www.cityofapplevalley.org.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Int. Line Dancing, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Stretch, 10 a.m.; Pool, noon; Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Happy Stitchers, 1 p.m.; Spite & Malice, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Quilting Bees, 9 a.m.; Tuesday Painters, 9:30 a.m.; Bike Group, 10 a.m.; Catered Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Pool, noon; Cribbage, noon; Pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; Hand & Foot Cards, 1 p.m.; Table Tennis, 1 p.m.; Spanish – Conversation, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Donated Bread, 9 a.m.; Fun Folks on Spokes, 9:30 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Velvet Tones, 10 a.m.; Morning Stretch, 10 a.m.; Jewelry Making Class, 10 a.m.; Pool, noon; Men’s Bowling at Apple Place Bowl, noon; Dominoes, 1 p.m.; Mahjong, 1 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Beg. Line Dancing, 9:15 a.m.; New Member Orientation, 10 a.m.; Nigeria Presentation, 10 a.m.; Int. Line Dancing, 10 a.m.; Tai Chi, 10 a.m.; FMSC, 11:30 a.m.; Insurance Counseling, noon; Pool, noon; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Recreated Cards, 1 p.m.; Table Tennis, 1 p.m.; 500 & Hardanger, 1 p.m.; Color & Chat, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Fun Folks on Spokes, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Stretch, 10 a.m.; ES Meeting, 10 a.m.; Women’s Pool, 11 a.m.; Men’s Bowling at Apple Place Bowl, noon.

Burnsville seniors
The Burnsville Senior Center is located in the Diamondhead Education Center at 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. Call 952-707-4120 for information about the following senior events.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Sunrise Stretch, 8:30 a.m.; Advisory Council, 9:30 a.m.; Cribbage, 10 a.m.; Balance/Brains, 10:15 a.m.; Mobility, 11:15 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:45 p.m.; Defensive Driving Refresher, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Balance/Brains, 10:15 a.m.; Scrabble, 10:30 a.m.; Mobility, 11:15 a.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Coffee Talk – Honoring Choice, 2 p.m.; Line Dancing.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Woodcarvers, 8 a.m.; Sunrise Stretch, 8:30 a.m.; Belle Luncheon, Stillwater, 9:30 a.m.; Cribbage, 10 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.; 500, 12:45 p.m.; Defensive Driving Class, 1 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Foot Clinic, 9 a.m.; Crafters, 9 a.m.; Health Insurance Council, 9 a.m.; Belle Scrappers, 9:30 a.m.; Balance/Brains, 10:15 a.m.; Mobility, 11:15 a.m.; Defensive Driving Class, 1 p.m.; Wood Carving, 6 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Sunrise Stretch, 8:30 a.m.; Flu Shots, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Painting, 9 a.m.; Hand & Foot, 12:15 p.m.

Eagan seniors
The Eagan Parks and Recreation Department offers programs for seniors in the Lone Oak Room at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway. Call 651-675-5500 for more information.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Defensive Driving, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Zumba (Oasis), 9 a.m.; Mahjong, 9 a.m.; F&Fab, 10 a.m.; FFL (Oasis), 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – State Capitol Tour, 9 a.m.; Quilting, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/500, 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Coffee & Discussion Group, 9 a.m.; Chair Zumba Gold (Boardroom), 11:30 a.m.; Hand & Foot, 12:45 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Dominoes, 9 a.m.; Bridge, 12:45 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Tabata Gold (Oasis), 9:15 a.m.; Fit Brain, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba (Oasis), 10:15 a.m.; S/B/Yoga (Oasis), 11:10 a.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.

Farmington seniors
The Rambling River Center is located at 325 Oak St. For more information on trips, programs and other activities, call 651-280-6970.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Coffee Guys, 9:30 a.m.; Dulcimer Club, 10 a.m.; AMP Rosemount, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10 a.m.; Recycled Cards, 12:30 p.m.; 500 Cards, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Leinenkugel’s Brewery Tour, 8 a.m.; Table Tennis, 8:30 a.m.; Xa Beat, 9 a.m.; Coffee Guys, 9:30 a.m.; Fitness Center Orientation, 9:30 a.m.; Wood Carving, 1 p.m.; LSCG Fall Decoration, 1 p.m.; Pickleball Drop In, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Coffee Guys, 9:30 a.m.; AMP Rosemount, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Table Tennis, 8:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold, 9:15 a.m.; Coffee Guys/Gals, 9:30 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; Pickleball Drop In, 5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Coffee Guys, 9:30 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.

Rambling River Center garage sale drop-off dates: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18; 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Wednesday, Sept. 20. The center will NOT accept the following items: computers, monitors, tires, paint, electronics, VHS tapes, child car seats, cribs, mattresses, Christmas items. Small furniture in good condition will be accepted. The sale takes place 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. More information is at ci.farmington.mn.us.

Rosemount seniors
The following activities are sponsored by the Rosemount Parks and Recreation Department and the Rosemount Area Seniors. For more information, call the Rosemount Parks and Recreation Department at 651-322-6000.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Bridge, 9 a.m.; Bone Builders, 9:30 a.m.; AMP, 10 a.m.; 500, 1 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Coffee at Cub, 8 a.m.; Leinenkugel’s Brewery Tour, 8:45 a.m.; Bid Euchre, 9 a.m.; Craft Club, 1 p.m.; Bunco, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Walking Club, 9 a.m.; AMP, 10 a.m.; Canasta, 10 a.m.; Quilting Club, 1 p.m.; Hand & Foot, 1 p.m.; Musical Jam, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Cribbage, 9 a.m.; Bone Builders, 9:30 a.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 1 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Euchre, 9 a.m.; Lunch Out, 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 23 – 500 Tourney, 12:30 p.m.

The Rosemount Area Seniors are located in the Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail. Check monitors and room schedules at the facility for activity locations.

Lakeville seniors
All Lakeville Area Active Adults events are held at Lakeville Heritage Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave. Call 952-985-4620 for information.

Monday, Sept. 18 – Yoga, 8:15 a.m.; Computer Tutoring, 9 a.m.; Interval Walking, 9:30 a.m.; Knitting Class, 9:30 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 10 a.m.; Stretch Your Food Budget, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10:15 a.m.; SS Strength & Balance, 11 a.m.; SS Cardio & Strength, noon; Spanish Intermediates Class, 12:30 p.m.; Texas Hold ’em & Mahjong, 1 p.m.; Spanish Beginners Class, 1:40 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Leinenkugel’s Brewery Tour, 8:15 a.m.; Pickleball, 9 a.m.; Dominoes & Poker, 9 a.m.; Flu Shots, 10-11:30 a.m.; Creative Writing, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10:15 a.m.; Party Bridge, noon; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Driver Safety Class (four-hour), 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Men’s Golf, 8 a.m.; Health Angels Biking, 8:45 a.m.; Poker & Hearts, 9 a.m.; Line Dancing, 9 a.m. to noon; Casual Golf – Women, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10:15 a.m.; SS Strength & Balance, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, noon; Cardio & Strength, 5:30 p.m.; Pickleball, 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Classic Voices Chorus, 9 a.m.; Interval Walking, 9:30 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10:15 a.m.; Red Hat Chorus, 10:30 a.m.; SS Strength & Balance, 11 a.m.; SS Cardio & Strength, noon; Euchre, Hand & Foot, noon; Quilting Group, 1 p.m.; Fitness Nutrition, 1:30 p.m.; Tai Chi, 1:30 p.m.; Red Hat Chorus at Trinity Terrace, 2 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Yoga, 8:15 a.m.; Pickleball, 9 a.m.; Poker, 9 a.m.; 500 Cards, 10 a.m.; Day Old Bread, 10:15 a.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Social Painting, 1 p.m.