Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Madison Historic Architecture Walking Tours

Every Thursday this summer, June thru August,  at 6:00 PM. Transportation is on your own, however you’re welcome to add your name to our list and we can help assist in arranging a carpool.

Reservations: Sign up at the Senior Center Front Desk the Tuesday prior to the Thursday tour.

Cost: $10 per tour and FREE for Madison Trust members. Purchase tickets at the starting locations. They accept cash or check only.    Consider joining the Trust if you plan to attend more than 4 tours as a membership is $40       annually and free for all walking tours.

Weather: They will be there rain or shine!

What to wear: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The tours require standing and walking for up to 90 minutes.

June 20 – Maple Bluff – Cambridge Rd

Meet at the corner of Lakewood Boulevard and Cambridge Road, near 98 Cambridge Rd at 6 PM. Tour is approximately 1 ¼  hours. After the tour enjoy a medium drink or pastry at Manna Cafe & Bakery.

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Jun
25
12:00 PM12:00

Over 90 Luncheon

Join us in celebrating your life longevity at our  annual Over 90 Luncheon. Honorees, still living independently in the community, will   receive a complimentary lunch. Cost for others is $5.00. Open to all. Make your reservations by noon June 24 by calling 873-8585. Attendees can enjoy the program: Route 66-America’s Main Street at 1:15PM. Take a ride on one of America’s most famous highways, Route 66. Folk singer and humorist, Craig Siemsen,  will explore the 2,448 miles of songs, stories, legends, and humor of Route 66. This Route 66 performance is open to all at 1:15 PM

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Jun
26
1:30 PM13:30

Parkinson's Group: Educational Talk on Inbrija for Off Periods

Dacy Reimer, PA from Lakeshore Neuroscience will share information on Inbrija.  Inbrija is a new inhaler therapy for off periods for people taking Carbidopa/Levodopa to treat Parkinson’s disease.  Light snacks, coffee and tea will be served. Literature on the talk is available at the Senior Center prior to the meeting.

 

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Jun
27
12:30 PM12:30

Outing - Governor's Mansion and Dessert

Join us for a 30 minute docent led tour at the Wisconsin Governor’s Residence. The tour will begin at 1:00 PM and will include a historical account of the rooms on the first floor of the Residence. You will also have the opportunity to walk the grounds to view the stunning gardens and beautiful Lake Mendota. And for anyone that has a sweet tooth, we’ll stop afterwards at Daisy Café and Cupcakery. Sign up at the reception desk by June 24th. Transportation will be on your own or carpool. 

 

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Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Madison Historic Architecture Walking Tours

Every Thursday this summer, June thru August,  at 6:00 PM. Transportation is on your own, however you’re welcome to add your name to our list and we can help assist in arranging a carpool.

Reservations: Sign up at the Senior Center Front Desk the Tuesday prior to the Thursday tour.

Cost: $10 per tour and FREE for Madison Trust members. Purchase tickets at the starting locations. They accept cash or check only.    Consider joining the Trust if you plan to attend more than 4 tours as a membership is $40       annually and free for all walking tours.

Weather: They will be there rain or shine!

What to wear: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The tours require standing and walking for up to 90 minutes.

June 27 – University Heights

Meet at 130 N. Prospect Ave. in front of Olin House at 6 PM.  Tour is approximately 1 ¼ hours. After the tour enjoy a surprise snack or drink at Regent Market Co-op, 2136 Regent St

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Jun
18
10:30 AM10:30

Outing: Sweet Shoppe

National Candy month brings us to Stoughton’s very own, family owned and operated Sweet Shoppe. They are currently an online only store while finishing work on the late 1930’s Cities Service Station. The Barman family will show you how they approach making peanut and tree nut free sweets. Learn about how fudge is made. Sign up by June 17. We’ll meet at the Shoppe or walk over together from the Senior Center with Tricia.

 

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Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Madison Historic Architecture Walking Tours

Every Thursday this summer, June thru August,  at 6:00 PM. Transportation is on your own, however you’re welcome to add your name to our list and we can help assist in arranging a carpool.

Reservations: Sign up at the Senior Center Front Desk the Tuesday prior to the Thursday tour.

Cost: $10 per tour and FREE for Madison Trust members. Purchase tickets at the starting locations. They accept cash or check only.    Consider joining the Trust if you plan to attend more than 4 tours as a membership is $40       annually and free for all walking tours.

Weather: They will be there rain or shine!

What to wear: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The tours require standing and walking for up to 90 minutes.

June 13 – Machinery Row

Meet at Machinery Row, 601 Williamson Street at 6PM.  Tour is approximately 1 ½ hours. After the tour enjoy a complimentary pint of beer, coffee, iced tea or soda at Eldorado Grill

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Jun
12
1:00 PM13:00

Wellness Wednesday

Kick the habit of negative thinking. How to show up with a can-do attitude? Step one is noticing what negative soundtracks play in the background of the mind.  All humans have a cast of cautionary characters to advise us to play it safe, don’t put yourself out there, to hold back and avoid failure. Spend 45 minutes exploring this topic to discover your own gremlins that sabotage your energy and creativity. Kick the habit of following the downers to find a new path freed up from negativity. How?     Notice your thoughts, name the negative players, and return to the present moment. Sign up by June 11th

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Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Madison Historic Architecture Walking Tours

Every Thursday this summer, June thru August,  at 6:00 PM. Transportation is on your own, however you’re welcome to add your name to our list and we can help assist in arranging a carpool.

Reservations: Sign up at the Senior Center Front Desk the Tuesday prior to the Thursday tour.

Cost: $10 per tour and FREE for Madison Trust members. Purchase tickets at the starting locations. They accept cash or check only.    Consider joining the Trust if you plan to attend more than 4 tours as a membership is $40       annually and free for all walking tours.

Weather: They will be there rain or shine!

What to wear: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The tours require standing and walking for up to 90 minutes.

June 6 – Orton Park

Meet at 1021 Spaight St. in front of Immanuel  Lutheran Church at 6PM.  Tour is approximately 1 ¼ hours. After the tour enjoy a buy-one-get-one-free ice cream or pint of beer at The Roman Candle Pizzeria

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May
24
1:00 PM13:00

Classic Movie Friday

His Girl Friday
Starring Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant. The plot centers on a newspaper editor named Walter Burns who is about to lose his ace reporter and ex-wife Hildy Johnson, newly engaged to another man. Burns suggests they cover one more story together, getting themselves entangled in the  case of murderer Earl Williams as Burns desperately tries to win back his wife.                                                   

 

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May
7
11:00 AM11:00

Commission on Aging Meeting

The Senior Center's advisory committee (COA) is comprised of members from City Council, the Stoughton Area School District, residents of the City of Stoughton and surrounding townships.  The group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 11:00 AM.  All meetings are open to the public.

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May
2
1:00 PM13:00

AARP CarFit Event

CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their  personal vehicles "fit" them.  A fit in one's car can greatly increase not only the driver's safety, but also the safety of others.  At a CarFit event, a team of trained technicians and/or health professionals work with each participant to  ensure they "fit" their vehicle properly for  maximum comfort and safety. This check takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. For more information see: www.car-fit.org. 
Reservations required; call (608) 873-8585.

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May
1
to May 17

Wisconsin Senior Games

The Wisconsin Senior Games offers competitive events for seniors fifty and older with individual events and group events from June 1-15, 2019. The events are held in Madison and the  surrounding area.

Stoughton Area Senior Center will  be hosting one of the Euchre events on Tuesday, June 4.
Registration deadline is May 17th. For details and to register see: www.wiseniorgames.org.

 

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Apr
30
1:00 PM13:00

Silk Scarf Dyeing --Marble It!

Dyeing is back! Create an amazing accessory as we learn to make a marbled silk scarf. Dyes are added to water where they float on top and then are manipulated to create a one of a kind design on your silk scarf. Supplies provided. This class is a partnership between Stoughton Library and the Stoughton Area Senior Center.

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Apr
30
9:00 AM09:00

AARP Smart Driver Class

The AARP Smart Driver Class helps older drivers become more aware of changes that occur due to aging (vision, hearing, and reaction time) and how to adjust driving accordingly. The class also reviews some basic rules of the road, updates on driving laws for Wisconsin and tips on  roundabouts. It is open to the public and entirely in a classroom setting with no tests. The cost of the course is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members payable at the class in cash or check made out to AARP. To register for the class, please call the Senior Center at (608) 873-8585.

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Apr
17
2:00 PM14:00

Ice Age Trail

The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a thousand-mile footpath that highlights the glacial landscape  features as it travels through some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful natural areas. The Trail is a place for mental and physical rejuvenation, a place to unwind after a hard day and enjoy the landscape of Wisconsin. More than 1 million people use the Ice Age Trail each year to hike and snowshoe, to backpack, to  disconnect and reconnect. Join us to learn more! Presentation will be given by Amy Lord, Ice Age Trail Alliance Outreach and Education Manager.

 

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