December Community Center Events
ALCOHOL INK ORNAMENT CLASS – December 3rd, 2:00 p.m.
Mary Zillmann of the Buffalo Art Guild is back to teach another Alcohol Ink class; this time she will be teaching us how to make a beautiful ornament using alcohol inks. This class is free but please call 763-682-6036 to register; space is limited!
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE CLASS – December 12th, 2:00 p.m.
Patty from Buffalo Floral will be at the Community Center on December 12th at 2:00 p.m. to teach us how to make a beautiful holiday centerpiece. Cost for the class is $15.00; space is limited so please call 763-682-6036 to reserve your spot!
A MATTER OF BALANCE
Mondays and Wednesdays from November 19-December 12, 1:00-3:00 pm
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. In this class you will learn to view falls as controllable; set goals for increasing activity; make changes to reduce fall risks at home; exercise to increase strength and balance.
Who should attend? Anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns.
Please contact the Buffalo Community Center at 763-682-6036 to register; Registration must be received by November 15th. There is no charge for the class but free will donations are suggested to cover the cost of classroom materials. Register early as space is limited!
TOYS FOR TOTS – November 7-December 17, 2018
The Buffalo Community Center is a collection site for Toys for Tots again this year. Please bring in a new, unwrapped toy to donate; all toys are given to children in Buffalo and Montrose. Help make this holiday season happy for a child in need!
BUFFALO FARMER’S MARKET
The Buffalo Farmer’s Winter Market is held at the Buffalo Community every month from November through April. This year’s dates are: November 3rd, December 15th, January 5th, February 2nd, March 2nd, and April 6th. Market hours are 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; stop by and support our local growers!
BUS TO MYSTIC LAKE CASINO – 2nd Tuesday of the month
The bus to Mystic Lake stops at the Buffalo Community Center the 2nd Tuesday of every month. The bus leaves the Community Center promptly at 11:10, arrives at Mystic Lake at approximately 12:20, leaves Mystic Lake promptly at 4:45 (bus will not wait!).
FARE FOR ALL – December 4, 2018
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 January hot buy is a 2.5 lbs of Tyson chicken thighs for $3.00; limit 2 per household. Items may be ordered in advance (cash only at time of order) at the Community Center until November 29th for pick up on December 4th (at the Community Center) from 4-5 pm. Items may also be purchased at Zion Lutheran Church on December 4th from 4-6 pm with no advance order. For more information please contact the community center at 763-682-6036.
CRAFTMANIA – 1st and 3rd Tuesday
Come and share your love for anything and everything crafty!
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!
TUESDAYS AT TWO – Senior Surf – Computer/Internet Help for Seniors
This is a program offered through Senior Linkage Line. Classes will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. Don’t know where to start, having a specific problem figuring something out? Stop by on Tuesdays at two and see if Hank can help you out!
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.