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May 30, 2022 Events & News

Calendar of Events

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Grow Young Fitness Program for Seniors Barnesville 

Channel 12 at 9:05am and 4:05pm Monday through Friday.

Fika - Coffee and Conversation

Fika—“Take a Break” with Coffee and Conversation

Wednesday, June 1st

10-11am, HELPERS office

 

Please join us for this monthly morning coffee break that is open to all. Our Fika is a time set aside for being together, catching up with friends, and enjoying a little something to eat. 

 

Contact HELPERS in advance if you would like transportation assistance.

The Sound of Music!

Bus Trip to Frost Fire Summer Theater, Walhalla, ND, Wednesday, June 29th. Join us as we travel to see one of America’s most beloved musicals, The Sound of Music

Ticket Price is $90 per person and includes bus transportation, lunch buffet, and the theater event. Partial grants are available for those with income limitations. 

Contact HELPERS for more information and/or to make your reservation. Deadline for Barnesville residents to reserve is June 17th

Reservations will be made available to neighboring communities after June 17th.

Lunch & Learn

Stroke Recognition and Prevention Lunch & Learn, Monday, July 11th, 12-2pm, Bville Senior Community Center. 

Presented by Molly Murch, MSE, RN-BSN, BC, Essentia Health Stroke Program Educator. Come learn about the importance of recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and ways you can prevent a stroke. Lunch will be provided by HELPERS & served from 12-12:45pm. The presentation begins at 1pm. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS FREE EVENT. Contact HELPERS to register.

Exercise Seniors

Mondays, and Thursdays

Exercises for Seniors, 

on Mondays, and Thursdays, 9:30-10, 

Bville Senior Community Center. 

This is a basic, low impact strengthening exercise program to promote body movement and strength. 

No pre-registration is required. 

Just show up and have fun while also doing your body good!

Game Day!

Tuesday & Friday

Game Day every Tuesday & Friday, 12:45 to 3pm, at the Bville Senior Community Center

Join in the fun & games such as Pinochle, Whist, Hand & Foot and Rummy with other area seniors. 

Coffee and treats served following the activities. 

The Senior Community Center is located at 501 2nd Ave. NE. Call 218-493-4277 for more information. 

Transportation assistance can be provided by calling HELPERS in advance.

Toenail Clipping Clinic​

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WHAT:  Toenail Clipping Clinic, Monday, June 6th

TIME:  Beginning at 10:30am

LOCATION: Bville Senior Community Center. 

 

By appointment only. 

 

Call HELPERS to reserve your spot.

Viruses, Vaccines & You Informational Event

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Viruses, Vaccines & You Informational Event, Wednesday, June 15th, 1-2:30pm, Bville Senior Community Center. 

Are you overwhelmed by all the information out there on viruses, vaccinations and COVID-19? We are too! 

Katie Martin, NP, Lake Region Healthcare, will be present to share information, provide resources and answer our questions. 

Enjoy BINGO Trivia with Barnesville Bucks for prizes! 

Refreshments will be served at this FREE event. 

 

No pre-registration is required.

Coming in August

Coming in August: The Remember Project. The Remember Project is a community of professional theater artists that believes in building a more dementia-capable Minnesota and Wisconsin by using the arts. 

The two-hour event includes a one act play performed by professional actors who bring to life real issues connected to the care, diagnosis, and experience of dementia and how relationships can be tested in unexpected ways. Following the performance, audience members take part in a facilitated conversation about the themes, metaphors, and impact of memory loss depicted in the play.

Coming October 22

Coming this Fall: Tour of Tables Brunch Fundraiser, October 22nd

 Tour of Tables is a unique fundraising event in which the general public is invited to “tour” imaginative tablescapes designed by Table Hosts. 

This will be our first Tour of Tables event!  

For more information, to sign up as a Table Host, and or to be on the Tour of Tables planning committee, contact HELPERS. 

Let your creativity shine at our first Tour of Tables!

The Barnesville Senior Community Center is available for rental for your gatherings. 
Contact Eva at 218-493-4277 for information and to make your reservation.

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