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Southshore Center Events and Activities

 

 

Classes and Programs

Register for all classes by calling the community center, 952.474.7635.

55+ Fitness Class
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 8:15 am (No classes in March)
$5 per session (discount packages available)
Exercise classes for the active Baby Boomers! You can improve your aerobic power, lower body endurance, strength, flexibility and balance. It's a fitness class that feels like a party!

Zumba
Mondays at 6:30 pm; $7 pre-register, $10 drop in
Get fit in this Latin inspired dance fitness class. No experience necessary. A discount punch card is available at class. Register in class.

Senior Tai Chi
Session 2: Mondays, February 16-March 23, $48
Instructor Ron Erdman-Luntz has been teaching seniors Tai Chi for over 25 years. Studies show that Tai Chi enhances the quality of life for seniors by improving balance, gracing us greater ease of movement and range of motion, and reducing stress. Give it a try!


 

Art and Garden for Everyone

Register for classes online!

Weekly Quilt Group

Every Wednesday from 9-11 am
Call Linda, 952.475.1430, for more information , or just stop by to lend a hand and learn a thing or two!

Beading

Every Tuesday, 1 pm, No registration necessary
Bring beads for group beading if you have experience! Come and learn and use our beads if you have little or no beading experience! This social beading experience is fun and there is plenty of room to spread out and design. For more information contact Linda at 952.475.1430.

Spring Garden Fair

Saturday, March 14, 8:30am-3pm; $25
There may be snow on the ground, but spring isn’t far away, and gardeners of all levels start dreaming of what their garden spaces will look like once the snow is gone. To help you plan and to teach you new gardening ideas designed for our garden zone, Southshore Center is hosting its 5th Annual Spring Garden Fair.

Professionals will share their knowledge with gardeners of all levels. Featured this year is Jim Gilbert discussing how environmental changes will affect the way you garden; Jeffrey Johnson sharing which native trees and shrubs you want to have (or to add) to your landscape; Joe Ackerman discussing shoreline restoration; and, Dorothy Pederson completing the day with ideas on how to design your landscape.

The full day, including lunch and a vendor fair, is only $25. Register online or call Southshore Center, 952.474.7635. The fair is located at Southshore Center. See the complete registration brochure.

 

55+ Activities

You do not have to be a member of Southshore Senior Partners or a resident of Shorewood to participate in activities.

Lifeline Screening

Saturday, February 7, by appointment 8:30am-5 pm
Get any vascular screening for just $60 or all 5 screenings for only $149. Call 1.877.792.8480 for more information or to schedule a screening.

AAA Driver Improvement Refresher Course

Friday, March 13, 9am-1pm
If you are 55 or older, this course will save you 10% on your auto insurace for 3 years. There are no written tests. This session is for those who have already completed the full 8 hour course and need to renew. To register and get fee information call 1.888.234.1294, or go to www.mnsafetycenter.org.

Happy Feet

Third Mondays by appointment
Enjoy a foot massage & foot care with ‘Happy Feet’! Happy Feet is featured at the Southshore Community Center the third Monday of each month. Call 763-560-5136 for an appointment.

Senior Tai Chi

Mondays, February 16-March 23, $48
Instructor Ron Erdman-Luntz has been teaching seniors Tai Chi for over 25 years. Studies show that Tai Chi enhances the quality of life for seniors by improving balance, gracing us greater ease of movement and range of motion, and reducing stress. Give it a try!

Weekly Classes

Dance Fitness (No classes in March)
Mon - Wed - Fri
8:15 - 9:15am; $4 per class

Woodcarvers
Tuesdays, 9:30am

Card Makers
Tuesdays, 9am

Cards/Games

Mahjong - Wednesdays, 1 pm

Bridge - Thursdays, 1 pm

Bingo - Fridays, 12:30 pm

Senior Partners Memberships

Those 55 and over may support community programming and the community center with a membership to Southshore Senior Partners. Membership options: $25 for single $40 for dual. Any age may offer support with advanced giving levels: $50 supporting level; $100 sustaining member. Members get a newsletter, reduced price lunches, discounts on some classes and trips. For information, contact the center at 952.474.7635

Community Events

Register online for all classes and events!

Don't miss all of the Art classes under the Art tab!

Computer Workshop

Tuesday, March 10, 1-2pm or 2-3pm
Tuesday, April 14, 1-2pm or 2-3pm
Members: Free & Non-Members: $2

Bring your laptop, iPad or iPhone. Rebeca Hanrahan will help you get the most out of our devices. Create a binder to help you remember what you learn! Call the Center at 952.474.7635 to sign up.

TED Talks

TED Talks will be taking January, February and March off. Get ready for some great discussion in April!