October Community Center Events
FARE FOR ALL – October 8, 2019
Fare for All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food every month! Fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meats in bulk are available at up to 40% off grocery prices. Every month Fare for All offers a Produce Pack (15 lbs of seasonal fruits and vegetables) for $10.00, a Mini Meat Pack (4 frozen meat items) for $11.00, a Combo Pack (Produce Pack plus Mini Meat Pack) for $20.00 and a Mega Meat Pack (8-9 frozen meat items) for $25.00. A monthly “hot buy” is also available and changes month to month; the October hot buy is a multi-pack of Johnsonville Original Breakfast Links (36 oz) for $3.50; limit two per household while supplies last Items may be ordered in advance (cash only at time of order) at the Community Center until October 4th for pickup on October 8th (at the Community Center) from 4-5 pm. Items may also be purchased at Zion Lutheran Church on October 8th from 4-6 pm with no advance order. For more information please contact the community center at 763-682-6036.
MEDICARE MEETING – October 16th; 10:00 a.m.
Medicare informational meeting; learn more about Medicare prescription (Part D) plans; Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans; Medicare Supplement plans. This program is free but please contact Brian Huotari at 612-708-1508 or email@example.com to register.
PLAN YOUR MOVE – October 17th; 1:30-3:00
Whether you’re thinking about selling your home in 6 months, a year, or longer now is the time to get thinking about one of our biggest investments and what it means for your future. Please call 763-682-6036 to register and learn what steps you can take to make your housing transition a smooth one.
COATS FOR KIDS – October 6-November 3
Bring in a new or gently used (clean) coat to the Buffalo Community Center to donate to the Coats for Kids giveaway at the Blessing Closet. Our goal is to collect hundreds of coats in the hope that no child will have to be cold this winter!
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES – October 22nd; 10:00 a.m.
Community Healthcare Services provides patient-centered care with excellence in quality, service, and access, to enrich the health and well being and reduce unnecessary care expenses for seniors in our communities. Please join us for this question/answer session to discover what services and help are available to you. This is a free program, but please call the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036 to register.
HALLOWEEN PARTY!!!! October 31st; 2:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to attend; treats, games and maybe some prizes! Costumes optional but highly recommended!
BUS TO MYSTIC LAKE CASINO – 2nd Tuesday of the month
There has been a change to the Mystic Lake Casino bus effective immediately. Anyone wishing to take the bus to the casino must sign up with the Buffalo Community Center one week ahead of time. We have been directed by the bus service that we must provide the number of riders and the number of wheelchairs riding on casino day one week in advance. If no one is signed up to ride the bus will not stop. Please call the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036 for more information or to sign up to ride.
WEAVES OF LOVE – 1st and 3rd Thursday
This is a group of individuals making mats out of plastic bags to be given to those who need them. This is a great way to help someone and keep waste out of our landfill!
COMPUTER HELP- Computer/Internet Help for Seniors
Computer help is available upon request; please contact us at 763-682-6036 to schedule an appointment.
FIDGET QUILTS – Second & Fourth Wednesday Mornings @ 9:30 a.m.
We are looking for people who like to sew to help us create Fidget Quilts. A Fidget Quilt is a small lap quilt that incorporates items that might stimulate the senses of dementia patients. Please join us on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Work can be done both at home as well as at the meeting times. Bring your scissors, notions and material and we’ll share our bounty and give input to each other.