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    Astrology for Beginners (Anwatin)

    Learn astrology by studying your own chart. The astrological chart is like a snapshot of the sky at the time of your birth. Astrologers see this birth chart as a formative blueprint of your nature, that you express throughout life. We will learn about the signs and planets and what their placement means. We will also look at aspects, how the parts of ourselves interact with each other. With registration, give your birth information, and the instructor will bring a print-out of your chart. Information must include birth date, year and exact time (AM or PM) and city of your birth.
  • Being Safe in the Community (Roosevelt 55+)

    Nick Juarez, Community Engagement Liaison with UMN Public Safety Department will explain how the "bad guy's" think, how to create your own safety plan and some takeaways you can you learn from of incidents in the community. PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required when attending programs at Pillars of Prospect Park.
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    Book Club (Waite Park)

    Gather monthly to discuss a new book chosen by the group. Call 612.668.1590 to find out the book title.
  • Chair Yoga 101 (Roosevelt 55+) ONLINE

    Discover the benefits of Chair Yoga. No experience is required for this class. Wear comfortable clothing. Co-sponsored by Minneapolis Community Education and Southeast Seniors. This presentation will be offered via Zoom. The link will be emailed to you the week before your class.
  • Count Me In Cards & Games at North Commons (North)

    This is a great opportunity to meet new people and have some fun playing cards or board games of your choice. We look forward to having you here with us.This class is at North Commons Park the address is 1801 James Ave N.
  • Count Me in Como: Cards & Game Hour (Roosevelt 55+)

    Join us for this monthly social opportunity to gather with neighbors for friendly conversation, while playing cards and board games together! Beverages and snacks will be provided as safety protocols allow. Co-sponsored by Minneapolis Community Education and Southeast Seniors. Held at Southeast Christian Church (960 15th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414) Note: While the church building is accessible, the bathrooms are not accessible via wheelchair. We apologize for this inconvenience.
  • Count Me in Fuller: Cards & Game Hour (Barton 55+)

    Join us for this monthly social opportunity to gather with neighbors for friendly conversation, while playing cards and board games together! Beverages and snacks will be provided as safety protocols allow. Held at Fuller Park (4802 Grand Ave. S.)
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    Enjoying Life Lunch Bunch (Waite Park)

    Come on out and enjoy getting to know your neighbor across the river! After the first meeting participants will decide where we will meet. We will choose restaurants that are no greater than the $$ range and will meet at 11:45am. Call 612-668-1590 if you have any questions.
  • Foreign Policy Discussion: Changing Demographics (Roosevelt 55+)

    Less than half of the world's population lives under some form of democratic government and often those people are deprived basic human rights and quality of life. This results in increasing numbers of international migrants, refugees, and climate refugees and will continue to cause changing demographics across the world. How can and should we respond? Through the nationwide Great Decisions program, learn more about vital foreign policy issues facing our country. The sessions feature lectures and lively discussions with local college professors and other guest speakers. This event is co-sponsored with the Westminster Magnet Senior program and held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Marquette Ave. in the Meisel Room on the main floor. Free parking at Westminster, enter off 13th St. between Nicollet Mall and Marquette. Register online or call 612.668.4828. If you have cold symptoms or COVID-like symptoms do not come to the program. If you have COVID or have been exposed to a person with COVID do not attend the program until your isolation or quarantine period is over. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home.
  • Foreign Policy Discussion: Drug Policy in Latin America (Roosevelt 55+)

    The United States has long played a key role in the set of policies that for over 50 years have sought to eradicate illicit drug-trafficking and have long been associated with the notion of a war drugs with a primary focus on Latin America. However, the chain of operations, campaigns, and plans that have been at the heart of successive wars on drugs in the region have failed to curb the cultivation, production and shipment of such drugs to the United States and increasingly to the Latin American region itself. This reality demands some new thinking on ways to address this important problem. Through the nationwide Great Decisions program, learn more about vital foreign policy issues facing our country. The sessions feature lectures and lively discussions with local college professors and other guest speakers. This event is co-sponsored with the Westminster Magnet Senior program and held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Marquette Ave. in the Meisel Room on the main floor. Free parking at Westminster, enter off 13th St. between Nicollet Mall and Marquette. Register online or call 612.668.4828. *If you have cold symptoms or COVID-like symptoms do not come to the program. If you have COVID or have been exposed to a person with COVID do not attend the program until your isolation or quarantine period is over. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home.
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    Foreign Policy Discussion: Outer Space (Roosevelt 55+)

    What was science fiction, is now reality. Issues of satellites. space warfare, communications, space debris, mining of other planets, governance, and ties to power on earth will be discussed. Through the nationwide Great Decisions program, learn more about vital foreign policy issues facing our country. The sessions feature lectures and lively discussions with local college professors and other guest speakers. This event is co-sponsored with the Westminster Magnet Senior program and held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Marquette Ave. in the Meisel Room on the main floor. Free parking at Westminster, enter off 13th St. between Nicollet Mall and Marquette. Register online or call 612.668.4828. If you have cold symptoms or COVID-like symptoms do not come to the program. If you have COVID or have been exposed to a person with COVID do not attend the program until your isolation or quarantine period is over. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home.
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    Fraud & Scams Targeting Seniors (Roosevelt) ONLINE

    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. We’ll offer tips on how to avoid falling for scams and where to get help.
  • Holiday Square Dancing with Ann Carter (Roosevelt 55+)

    “Hand over hand, heel over heel, the more you dance the better you feel.” Come join us for a fun, beginner-friendly hour of good, old-time square dancing! Professional caller Ann Carter will lead us in some fun, simple dances. No partner required. Co-sponsored by Minneapolis Community Education and Southeast Seniors.
  • Medicare 101 (Roosevelt) ONLINE

    This presentation introduces Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as what additional insurance options are available. The enrollment process and options for enrollment in Medicare will be discussed along with the personal costs of the program. We will also address eligibility for extra help with prescription drug costs. We will introduce the services of the Senior LinkAge Line® that include assistance making personal comparisons using the Medicare.gov website and the Health Care Choices booklet, published by the Minnesota Board on Aging.
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    Smart Phones & Tablets with John Sweeney (Waite Park)

    Join our very own senior presenter, John Sweeney as he helps beginners learn about their iphone or itablet. These new smart phones and tablets are akin to the famous “Swiss Army Knife” in that they have a multitude of helpful convenient tools to handle day to day tasks with simplicity. Owners of these devices can do far more with them than phone calls and emails. The session will consist of demonstrations of many of the valuable applications. Before the class the registrant will receive an email with a tutorial attached. Registrants can follow along the demonstration and use the tutorial to practice using the applications. Register online or call 612.668.1590.
  • The Drug Crisis in 2022 (Roosevelt 55+)

    What does drug abuse on our streets look like today? Join Maddy Reagan from The Steve Rummler HOPE Network to learn more about heroin and other substance abuses and how Narcan is used to help those in overdose crisis. This event is co-sponsored with the Westminster Magnet Senior program and held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S Marquette Ave. in the Meisel Room on the main floor. Free parking at Westminster, enter off 13th St. between Nicollet Mall and Marquette. Register online or call 612.668.4828. Since its inception in 2011, the Steve Rummler HOPE Network has been an important leader in addressing the opioid epidemic in the Twin Cities and across the nation. Over the past decade, SRHN has worked hard to reach communities at every level to help create meaningful change and provide hope. A link to their website can be found here.
  • The Forgotten War: Korea 1950-1953 (Roosevelt 55+)

    Once called “the century’s nastiest little war,” US forces suffered over 33,000 dead within three years and saw the highly controversial recall of General Douglas MacArthur by President Truman. Review the causes, the see-saw nature of the fighting, and the drawn out peace negotiations. Held at Nokomis Library, 5100 34th Ave S. Register online or call 612.668.4828.
  • The Power of Friendship & Gratitude (Roosevelt 55+)

    Join us for this fun, interactive spotlight on the power, purpose and pleasure of friendship. We’ll kick things off with a gratitude circle. Then hit pause and reflect on the role social connections play in our lives. Share your insights and hear others’ thoughts and ideas on what it means to make, to be and to have friends. Weigh in on an exciting, new free programs centered on connection and companionship. Your input and ideas matter. Together, let’s explore why being there for each other is what matters most! Co-sponsored by Minneapolis Community Education and Southeast Seniors. PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required when attending programs at Pillars of Prospect Park.
  • Understanding Green Burial (Roosevelt 55+)

    Natural or green burial is among the most ancient of rituals to honor a body after-death. Join this session to learn how natural burial is making a comeback, the three designations of natural burial cemeteries and how your after-death choices can reflect the values of your life. Co-sponsored by Minneapolis Community Education and Southeast Seniors.
  • WWll Memories (Roosevelt 55+)

    Honor Veterans Day with a tour of the Kittleson WWII Collection at Minneapolis Central Library. You’ll see highlights from one of the largest collections of WWII material in the Upper Midwest, including original propaganda posters, correspondence, photographs, books and pamphlets, and more. Class held at Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, in the 4th floor Special Collections department.