Activities, Clubs & Groups
- AARP Tax Aide
- Board Game Day
- Coloring Group
- Fare For All
- Fitness Class
- Golden Aires Singing Group
- Hand & Foot Card Game
- Painting Group
- The Weavers
- Writers Club
- 500 - Card Game
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone, free of charge, with a focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low to moderate income. Tax-Aide volunteers are located nationwide, and are trained and IRS-certified every year to make sure they know about and understand the latest changes and additions to the tax code.
We host Tax-Aide on Tuesday’s and Friday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning February 1 until April 15th. You do not have to be a member of AARP to take advantage of this FREE tax program. To schedule an appointment go to the Tax-Aide Appointment Reservation website or call the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036
For more information you can check out their AARP Tax-Aide website
Do You like to Play Board Games?
All New Game Day Monday’s at 1:00 pm at the Buffalo Community Center. We will start by playing Squeegee and Tripoly. Squeegee is a marble game and Tripoly is a card game. If you would like to give it a try please join us each Monday.
We have many other board games to choose from if you would like to try something new.
A group of individuals get together on Wednesday's and Thursday's at 1:00 p.m. to color together. Please bring your coloring book and markers, gel pens, colored pencils, etc. and join them for a great time and socialization.
Buffalo Community Center partners with Fare For ALL
Fare For All (FFA) is a low-cost, mobile grocery purchase program- open to ALL. Shopping with Fare for All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. They buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to pass on deep discounts off typical grocery prices. They select the best food from their shipments, pre-packaging it to give you the best deals. It’s community-supported and open to everyone- there are no qualifications to participate and no pre-registration. By following a co-op model, the more people who shop Fare for All sales, the better the value becomes for everyone!
Fare For All buys fresh produce and frozen meat in bulk from wholesalers and manufacturers to find the best deals. Volunteers at their warehouse pre-pack the produce and meat into food packages that range in price from $10 – $30. These packages are then sold directly to you at all of our sale locations. All are welcome to shop with FFA! We visit each location for two hours at a time and accept cash, credit, debit, and EBT cards. Personal checks are NOT accepted. For a list of all their location date and times you may visit their Fare For All Schedule.
The Buffalo Community Center partners with them and we will take pre-orders each month. Then one of our staff members will go pick them up and bring them back to the community center for you to pick up the following day.
Buffalo's local location site is Zion Lutheran Church, the 2023 Fare For All scheduled pick up dates are Tuesday's on 1/10, 2/7, 3/7, 4/11, 5/9, 6/6, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12, 10/104, 11/7, 12/12 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. No pre-order is necessary if going to the Buffalo location site yourself during those dates and times.
They offer a variety of products that change throughout the year and may vary slightly from what is advertised. They offer a combination of fresh and frozen products at every sale. Items are sold in the following packs;
Mega Meat Pack– $25
- contains 7-9 frozen meat items
- may include chicken, turkey, pork, beef or fish
Mini Meat Pack– $11
- contains 3-5 frozen meat items
- may include chicken, turkey, beef or fish
- no pork
Produce Pack– $10
- contains 3-4 fresh fruit items
- contains 3-4 fresh veggie items
Combo Pack– $20
- a combination of the Mini Meat and Produce Pack
- save $1
Holiday Pack– $30
- seasonal- offered in November and December
- contains turkey or ham, protein and veggie sides, and seasonal dessert item
For information on what is available in the monthly packs please visit the Fare For All website.
Please contact the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036 for information on ordering. Pre-orders are due the to the center by 4:00 p.m. on the Tuesday 1 week prior to scheduled pick up dates listed above. The pickup date at the Community Center (for pre-ordered items only) is the day after the scheduled location sites from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Fitness class is a mixture of stretching, balance and strength building exercises. We work on functional mobility, emphasizing the muscles and joints that are used the most in day to day life. All exercises can be modified to make them more or less difficult, depending upon each person’s needs.
Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. All Ages welcome. Exercise classes with Megan Liepholtz, Certified Fitness Specialist.
Golden Aires Singing Group
A singing group that meets every week to sing favorite tunes and have a good time. We also visit local nursing homes and perform for the residents. We welcome any singing ability and would love to have you join us! They meet Thursday's at 9 a.m. in the Game Room at the Buffalo Community Center. They are always welcoming new members!
Hand & Foot card game
Hand and Foot is a North American game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards--the hand, which is played first; and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up. Join them on Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Buffalo Community Center.
Mahjong is a lot like Rummy. You draw and discard tiles, aiming to complete a hand with playable sets. However, instead of a 52-card deck, Mahjong is played with a 144-tile set. When you complete a winning hand, you call "Mahjong!"
The Mahjong group gets together on Monday's at 9:00 a.m. at the Buffalo Community Center come join them.
Do you like to paint? Bring your paints and supplies and join the painting group every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Community Center. It’s a great way to meet new people, and share your creativity. For more information call the Buffalo Community Center at 763.682.6036.
We need plastic bags! Join our dedicated group of Weavers on Thursday's at 9:00 a.m. to make mats for the homeless and in doing so, make a difference.
Help is needed with:
- Crocheting plastic bag mats
If you are able to help please stop in or call the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036; training will be provided upon request.
The Writers Club meets on Wednesdays at 9:30 am. They share stories of the past and present, imagine future possibilities, and write in a variety of genres. Since 1995, when they began, the group has maintained its vital nature by the inclusion of new members and over the course of time they have lost old friends. Join them if you are interested.
Their writings are published in our Buffalo Community Center library they often share some of their writings in our monthly newsletter.
Join a group of individuals on Tuesday's from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Community Center to play a game of 500.