The Red Wing Area Senior Center is located in the Fairview Red Wing Professional Building and Community Center. All events listed are held at the Senior Center unless otherwise noted. Phone number is 651-267-3599.
Laurel and Hardy
Presenter William Hoyt will show the movie “March of the Wooden Soldiers” Monday March 19 at 1 p.m.
Learn the basics of your digital camera from instructors Tom and Judy Walsh at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday March 20. Bring your camera, manual and questions and get started on taking those photos you have wanted to capture.
Roundtable Book Club
The group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday March 21 and discuss this month’s book, “Dark Quartette” by Lynn Reidbanks.
The art of memoir writing
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether you just want to write stories to pass on to your children or would like to publish your work, this is a good starting point. No experience required. Men and women of all ages welcome. Participants will write and share selections of their work with the group every week.
The group will meet at 10 a.m. every Thursday beginning March 22 and be led by Sharon Schroeder. She is a retired art historian who taught at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for seven years.
Cards & Games
The following games will be played: Duplicate Bridge – 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 15; Euchre – 1 p.m. Monday, March 19; 500 – 1 p.m. Monday, March 26; Scrabble - 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Fun Bridge – 10 a.m. Wednesdays.
Support services offered
Several support groups and services are available.
• Parkinson's support group will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22.
• Foot care clinic will be available Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. with a home health nurse. To schedule an appointment, call Fairview Red Wing Homecare and Hospice at 651-385-3410. The cost is $32.
Medical equipment available
Gently used medical equipment is available at the Senior Center to use for up to three months during a period of medical convalescence or short-term disability.
Items include wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, shower chairs, commodes and more. If you need something, visit or call the center. A $20 donation is requested to help with the ongoing program costs.