Wednesday Bingoat 12:30 pm – in the Great Room. We play hard cards, payouts are cash, we play sixteen games and the cost is 5 cents per card per game. Bingo begins at 12:30 pm and is usually done by 3 pm. Popcorn is Free. Donuts and Coffee are available for purchase. You can enjoy an afternoon of Bingo for less than $1. Stop in and participate, it’s almost an Event!!
Movies: Catch a movie on a Friday at 1 pm and enjoy the free popcorn at The Center. On March 23rd ‘Adventure’ starring Clark Gable and Gree Garson and on March 30th it will be ‘The Yellow Rolls Royce’ starring Ingrid Berhman, Rex Harrison, George C. Scott, Omar Shaif and Shirley MacLaine. There is more detailed information on the movies in the March Newsletter.
2nd Monday Dinner, March 12th, 5 pm is entertainment by The Center Choir Members.
Morning Club Program – On March 21st Sarah Shaw from Sage Restaurant will be the presenter and on March 28th Chris O’Day from Westside Auto will be the presenter. Program is at 9:30 am and membership required.
Thursday Band is playing weekly in the Great Room at The Center. The music begins around noon, anyone who plays an instrument can be part of “the band”. If you love to dance to country music you can step out onto the dance floor. If you just want to listen to wonderful music, you can do that also. On the Second Thursdays , this group celebrates the birthdays of the month with cake and ice cream. Come in and join us! You will find welcoming people, talented musicians playing great music and an enjoyable afternoon of toe tappin’ music
Lunch ‘n Learn at noon on Friday, March 23rd. Steve Kohl from The Dispatch will be talking about photography. The cost of lunch is always $5.00.So plan to buy your ticket by Wednesday, March 21st. See you on the 23rd!!!
Bluegrass Jammin’ will happen the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Great Room. We will be Jammin’ again on March 20th. Plan to join Butch in the band, come to enjoy the music or do some foot stompin’ to the banjo/fiddle music.
Day Trippers Theatre, Bloomington on Wednesday, April 4th. You will board a bus at 8:45 am on the Southwest Corner of Westgate Mall and return about 6:30 pm. At Noon you will have lunch. The Buffet will feature Chicken Kiev, Roast Loin of Pork, Country Sausage with Sauerkraut, Sliced Beets, Salami, Cheese, Assorted Peppers, Red Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, Green Leaf Salad, Rolls & Butter, Spice Cake, Coffee, Tea and Water. After Lunch, at 1:15 pm, you will see ‘Drinking Habits’. A humorous play about The Sisters making wine as a fund raiser. Cost is $63 for Center Members and $68 if not a member. The deadline to purchase your ticket at the Front Desk of The Center is March 23rd. There is information in the The Center March News. We are trying to fill a 2nd bus, if you want to go; sign up at the Front Desk at The Center.
Silent Auction features a variety of items available for bidding. You don’t need to be a member to get in on this ongoing event. This is an opportunity to purchase something for yourself and possibly a gift for someone else. We have over a dozen different Silent Auction items and the Silent Auction table will close out at noon on Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Pool Table has been donated by Hazelwood Corporation, Aitkin. It is a gently used 8′ Commercial Dynamo pool table. Center members have been ‘rackin up’ the balls. Stop in to shoot a game! Stop in, shoot a game of pool and sign up to participate in the leagues we will be setting up soon.
Tuesday Extended Evening Hours has us open until 9 pm. You could be playing Bridge, Cribbage, Mahjong, Dominos, shooting a game of pool with friends or trying your hand at Woodcarving. The Bluegrass Band Jam Sessions happen every other Tuesday. You pre-sign up for the Bridge. Stop in and get involved.
Uff Da Theatre is The Center theatre group that will be performing in June.
Great Decisions Discussion Group will be in the Great Room on Monday, April 16th at 4 p.m. to start of their new year. That group can be educational entertainment as they discuss current national events.
Quilt Bingo * Purse & Shoe Sale will be held on Sunday, April 29th. Get this marked on your Calendar, it is a lot of fun.
Let’s Go Fishing Trips are done for this year. No matter what lake the LGFT is on, it is really a fun, relaxing and socializing few hours. Make sure you get in on the action next summer!!! You have the opportunity to fish or just have a pontoon ride with an enjoyable group of people.