(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

Calendar

Apr
17
Wed
HEARING CARE AND EAR HEALTH @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

HEARING CARE & EAR HEALTH

• Wednesday, April 17
• 9 – 9:30 am
• Kristi Oeding, MSU-Mankato Professor/Audiologist & Sabrina Ehmke, Professor & Student Nurse Assn. Advisor

Discover the keys to maintaining healthy ears and optimal hearing. Explore safe cleaning methods, identify common problems and emphasize the importance of professional care. Following the presentation, ear cleaning and hearing screenings will be offered.

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CHAT WITH FRIENDS @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

CHAT WITH FRIENDS (formally Memory Cafe)

Wednesday, March 20
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

People with memory loss and care partners are invited to join VINE staff in a comfortable setting to connect, socialize and build new support networks with peers. Chat with Friends is held the 3rd Wednesday of the month at VINE. Reminisce while you enjoy a treat.

Free and open to the public. Call Glenda at (507) 386-5571 to register.

MANKATO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: FAIRYTALES AND FANTASIES @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

MANKATO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS FAIRYTALES & FANTASIES
• Wednesday, April 17
• 12 – 1 pm
• August Jeske, MSO Artistic Director & Musicians
• Free & open to the public

Raise your wands, heft your enchanted swords or sprinkle yourselves with fairy dust as our musical magic carpet whisks you off to distant shores of fun and fantasy.

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MEMBER FUN HOUR: BOOK CLUB @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

MEMBER FUN HOUR
Held the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5 pm, rotating between game night and book club.

April 17: Book Club “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café” by Fannie Flagg

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Mankato Caregiver Support Group @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 17 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

All of VINE’s services, including these caregiver support groups and individual coaching sessions are open to people of any ethnicity, race, gender or sexual orientation. Without support, caregiving can be difficult and isolating. Gain insight and encouragement from others. Registration is required.

Mankato Support Group
3rd Wednesdays of the month at VINE Adult Community Center

Wednesday, Nov. 15
5:15 – 6:15 pm

To register call (507) 387-1666 or email vine@vinevolunteers.org. VINE can also help you find a virtual caregiver support group.

Apr
18
Thu
TRAVEL WITH VINE @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

TRAVEL WITH VINE
• Thursday, April 18
• 10:30 – 11:30 am
• Katie Ganshert, Collette Travel
Katie will unveil our 2024 and 2025 travel plans, including a delightful Christmas trip to San Antonio and two unforgettable bucket list adventures: exploring Switzerland by rail and indulging in the beauty of the Greek Islands. Learn about these excursions and start planning your VINE trip.

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DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM BEGINS @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM

Thursdays, beginning April 18
11 am – 12 pm

A free year-long program that helps individuals improve their holistic health with the purpose of preventing Type 2 diabetes.

Our evidence-based wellness series include weekly classes with a start and end date. Call Jen at (507) 386-5588 to sign up for these series.

FOOD SWAPS @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

FOOD SWAPS
• Thursday, April 18
• 12 – 1 pm
• Emma Smith, MSU-Mankato Professor of Family & Consumer Science

Lightening up your favorite meals does not mean that you must sacrifice flavor. Join Emma, a Registered Dietitian, to learn about tasty food swaps in your meals to make them healthier. She will share healthier seasonings, condiments, and lightening up the classic hotdish.

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FOOT CARE CLINIC @ VINE Adult Community Center
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FOOT CARE CLINIC
• Thursday, April 18, 1 – 5 pm
$10 per 30-minute appointment

MSU-Mankato’s Nursing faculty and students are offering a foot care clinic at VINE. Participants must preregister at vinevolunteers.org and bring their own basin and towel.

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PICKLEBALL AT THE PICKLEBARN @ The Picklebarn
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

PICKLEBALL AT THE PICKLEBARN

Join your VINE friends at the Picklebarn for VINE open play or attend a clinic to learn more about the sport. Wear comfortable clothes and clean shoes.

VINE OPEN PLAY
Tuesdays & Thursdays
2 – 4 pm
Picklebarn, 90 Power Dr. Mankato
Cost: $6 for VINE members paid to the Picklebarn
No registration required

PICKLEBALL CLINIC
3rd Thursday of the month
2 – 3 pm
Meet at Picklebarn
Free for VINE members
Registration required

Tour the Picklebarn and learn more about Pickleball.