We have a busy month planned for November so mark your calendars and join us for one or more of the activities. Sign up to receive our newsletter so you know the scoop. Come by the Senior Center at 907 N 10th St. and get put on the list.

Senior Citizens Association Please join us on Nov. 2 at 6 pm. for a covered dish supper and Association Meeting. Bring something tasty to eat and enjoy entertainment by Old Time Country.

 

Learn to play Qwirkle

We will be learning a new game called Qwirkle on Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. The object is for players to create and build upon lines based on the same color or shape. We will then play Qwirkle on Friday afternoons.

 

FCCA board meeting

Nov. 15 is the date for the monthly FCCA Board Meeting in the Senior Center Meeting Room at 2:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Lunch & Learn

St. Catherine Hospital partners with us to bring the monthly Lunch & Learn programs.

Join us on Nov. 15 — Richard Kilgore, CRNA, will be here talking about pain management.

The meal is complimentary, but space is limited. You must be present for the free meal; no carryout meals available. Please call the Senior Center each month to reserve your Spot.

 

Craft Shop

Stop by our Craft Shop and see the beautiful handmade crafts that’s been added. Buy any item in shop and be entered into a drawing for a beautiful Christmas table runner. One entry for each item you buy! Drawing will be held Dec. 7.

 

Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers

Enjoy an evening of music, fun and covered dish supper on the last Saturday of every month starting at 5 p.m.

 

Warm hats and gloves needed

Finney County Transit is taking donations of winter hats and gloves. The drivers keep these on the buses to give out to their passengers that don’t have any. You can drop these by the Transit office at 1008 N. 11th St. or call (620) 272-3636 for more information.

 

Holiday closings

The following holiday closings for the Senior Center and Transit will be observed:

• Veteran’s Day, Nov. 12

• Thanksgiving, closing at 1 p.m. Nov. 21; closed Nov. 22 & 23

 

Weekly activities

Thursday: TOPS, 8:30 a.m.; Art class, 10 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; Skip-Bo, 1 p.m.; Strength training, 4 p.m.; PIYO, 5:30 p.m.; Yoga, 6 p.m.

Friday: Line Dancing, 8:30 a.m.; a nurse from St. Catherine Hospital is here from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness 1 p.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; Association Covered Dish Dinner, 6 p.m.

Saturday: The pool room is open from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sunday: Duplicate bridge, 2 p.m.

Monday: Double Pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; Enhance Fitness; 1 p.m.; Strength Training, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 6 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Pitch, 12:30 p.m.; Puppy Love with the Humane Society, 12:30; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; PIYO, 5:30 p.m.; Yoga, 6 p.m.

Nov. 7: Line dancing, 8:30 a.m.; Completely Unraveled; 9:30 a.m., Pinochle; 12:30 p.m.; Enhance Fitness, 1 p.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; Dance with Bob Walters, 7:30 p.m., ($5 per person).

 

Lunch Menu

Thursday: Nov. 1: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, fruit

Friday: Beef stroganoff over egg noodles, peas, corn muffin, and fruit

Monday: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes/gravy, broccoli, fruit

Tuesday: Open faced hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes/gravy, carrots, orange sherbet

Nov. 7: Connie’s chili, crackers, chicken salad sandwiches, green beans, cinnamon roll

 

Patti Thummel is the interim executive director of the Senior Center of Finney County and director of Meals on Wheels.