Events, Speakers and Classes...ALL WELCOME!!


July 17 - 2nd Annual CAL Summer Picnic – Serving lunch from 11:30 am -12:30 pm at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th Street. Enjoy John Lang’s award-winning smoked, pulled-pork sandwich, beans, chips & water for a Free will donation. You may also bring a salad or dessert to pass. All welcome.

July 18 - Let's talk about Aging! A discussion with references to the book titled: Aging Backwards by Miranda Esmonde-White. Includes Low impact fitness with Ruth S at 10:00 am - Call ASAP to reserve your spot! FREE!

July 23 - Scrabble at the Center for Active Living at 1:00 pm. Spend an afternoon playing a game you love! This may be the start of something fun!

July 27 - Afternoon Crazy Days Refreshments at the Center for Active Living- Stop in for a refreshing glass of fruit-infused water or a cup of coffee and learn what the CAL has to offer!

July 30 - String Art w Kelly Henkels at 6 pm at the Center for Active Living. Use craft nails and string to create the shape of a state with a heart located over your favorite city - OR - Create a mason jar that you can add flowers to! Call 376-6457 for information and sign up.

Aug 2 -  Sterling Drug Monthly Blood Pressure Clinic from 8:30 - 10:00 am, with Nurse, Vicki Place. Sponsored by Sterling Drug. All Welcome. Free.

Aug 15 - Paper Flower Burlap Message Board Make n Take was re-scheduled! Artist, Kelly Henkels will help you design a trendy burlap-covered memo board and make paper flowers to decorate it. Pre-paid registration required. Call 507-376-6457 for sign up & class date. Adults of all ages welcomed.

We need you for Social Bridge at the CAL! Meets the 2nd Friday at 1 pm, and the Third Monday at 9 am!

Dominoes are being played regularly! Choose the day that works best for you! We meet the 1 pm on the 1st, 3rd (& 5th) Tuesdays and/or the 2nd & 4th Friday!

Men's and Ladies Pinochle groups play together and play separately on the 1st & 3rd Mondays! We are open to adding days to the schedule.

Hatha Yoga -  Summer punch cards good through July 25th. Our August mini session will meet Wednesdays, August 8, 15, 22, 29 at 5:15 pm. Call 376-6457 for sign up and info.

Line Dancing refresher/catch up classes will meet August 23rd & 30th at 10:00 amPat Brandt will teach & review the line dances we worked on over the past few sessions, so please feel free to join us! This class will be offered in 6 week sessions, beginning in September! Call 376-6457 for info and sign up. 

Handmade Paper-making Workshop - We will make paper from pulp, dried flowers, glitter or anything else that you can think to add! Instructor/Artist: Margaret Hurlbut Vosburgh; Call 376-6457 to sign up. We will pick dates based on participant availability. 

Center for Active Living Genealogy research group is getting organized! Please call to sign up!


We would love to hear from you! We continually look for opportunities to expand the programs offered to include health education and screenings, social activities to combat loneliness and promote social involvement, provide and expand fitness programs, promote mental alertness and maintain mental health, active aging awareness, special events and day trips, and offer more volunteer opportunities within the community.

Come enjoy the Center for Active Living! We'll make aging fun!