Eagle Center to hold photo contestThe National Eagle Center’s 2011 calendar will feature entries from the 2010 photo contest, which recently announced winners.
The National Eagle Center’s 2011 calendar will feature entries from the 2010 photo contest, which recently announced winners. As the new year begins, the center also will launch its 2011 contest in anticipation of the 2012 calendar.
The 2010 eagle category winners are Filomena Larson, John Larson and Gary Meyer. In the flyway category, Tim Coughlin took first- and third-place honors; San Banicki took second.
Taking people’s choice awards were Gerry Siebell, Jerry Weige and Coughlin.
The center in Wabasha will accept photographs Jan. 1 to Feb. 28. Entries must be postmarked no later than Feb. 28.
Send or deliver entries to Photo Contest, National Eagle Center, P.O. Box 242, 50 Pembroke, Wabasha, MN 55981. All photographs will be on display from March through mid-May. The center will feature winners for the entire year. Entry forms and instructions are posted at www.nationaleaglecenter.org.
Minnesota fencing instructor Chris Hagen is coming to the Sheldon Theatre this winter to teach basic introductory skills in fencing with foil, epee and saber. A class previously was scheduled in the fall had to be postponed.
Offered in conjunction with the Sheldon School of Performing Arts, the fencing lessons are for anyone 12 and older, not just children. Also, school director Julie Martin said, it’s not just for people who are involved in theater but for anyone interested in acquiring the skill.
There is a charge, including a refundable fee for equipment (mask, glove, jacket and foil.)
For information or to register, call 651-388-8700.
The Red Wing Area Senior Center is located in the Fairview Red Wing Professional Building and Community Center. Call (651) 267-3599.
Technology classes offered next week
Don Mayo will offer two technology classes. Class size is limited to allow for as much one-on-one instruction as possible. Internet for Beginners will be 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Introduction to Computers will be 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 17. Cost for each is $10.
Laurel & Hardy
William Hoyt will present classic talking shorts Laurel and Hardy 1 p.m. Wednesday.
The Real Gifts
Licensed psychologist Dr. Bruce McBeath will hold a forum 10 a.m. Dec. 16. McBeath will acknowledge what is truly cherished and valued today.
‘Night Before Christmas’ tea
Lois Burnes will talk about the origin of this poem and its author 2 p.m. Dec. 17. Burnes will have a display of “Night Before Christmas” dishes, books and other collectibles. Holiday treats will be served. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Please sign up by Tuesday.
‘Art of Moving’
Facilitator Pat Kernan will show a DVD by John Argue, Author of “The Art of Moving,” at 3 p.m. Dec. 16. These movement strategies were developed for people with Parkinson’s but they will work equally well for many seniors, Kernan said.
Jordan Towers are located are located in the 400 block of West Fifth Street in downtown Red Wing.
Here’s the schedule of games to be played in the bingo area:
Bingo - 1 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Nickels - 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Polish poker - 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Euchre - 7 p.m. Fridays.
St. Brigid’s at Hi-Park is located at 135 Pioneer Road. Call (651) 388-1234 for more information.
Support group plans to meet
The Alzheimer’s Association Family and Caregiver support group at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Brigid’s at Hi-Park, 135 Pioneer Road. Call 651-388-1234.