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

Calendar

Aug
10
Wed
MSU WALKING TOUR @ MSU, Mankato
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

MSU WALKING TOUR

  • Wednesday, August 10
  • 10 – 11:30 am
  • Danielle Duffey, Alumni Relations
  • Park in PURPLE LOT 20 North. Parking is free. When you arrive on campus, come to the Office of Admissions, Taylor Center Room 122.
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Come explore “what is new” on the campus of Minnesota State University! Some of the highlights of the tour will include the Taylor Center, Residential Communities, and Centennial Student Union.

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Aug
11
Thu
CANOE PADDLE @ Red Jacket Valley Park
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

UPDATED!

SWAN LAKE PADDLE will be help at RED JACKET VALLEY PARK

  • Thursday, August 11
  • 10 – 11:30 am
  • Scott Kudelka, DNR
  • 19950 Old Highway 66 Mankato (2.5 miles southwest of Mankato along Old Hwy 66)
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Join Scott to paddle a canoe through this extraordinary natural world. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are provided.

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THE NEXT CHAPTER: DECLUTTERING @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

THE NEXT CHAPTER: DECLUTTERING

  • Thursday, August 11
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Doug Lamoureux, Caring Transitions
  • Free and open to the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Have you ever wondered if you should sell, donate or toss something? Doug Lamuoreux from Caring Transitions will share information about decluttering your home. Advice on how to determine the value of your personal property will also be addressed.

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Aug
12
Fri
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

Friday, August 12

12 – 1 pm

Volunteers are the heart of VINE. Come and find a good fit for your time and talents. Call Adam or Joyce at (507) 387-1666 to learn more and sign up.

Aug
16
Tue
MINI INFO SESSION: WHAT IS PEO? @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

MINI INFO SESSION: WHAT IS PEO?

  • Tuesday, August 16
  • 11 – 11:30 am
  • Kathy Jacobson, VINE member & PEO sister
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

P.E.O provides financial support for those in need or those in pursuit of opportunities through education. We offer charitable grants to Minnesota residents who may be facing unique challenges related to advanced aging, illness or disability. For women, we offer grants, loans and scholarships to assist in obtain a degree or certification which will allow you an opportunity for a brighter future. Come learn about more about PEO!

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Aug
18
Thu
HOSPICE 101 @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

HOSPICE 101

  • Thursday August 18
  • 11:30 – 12:30
  • Jodi Meyer, St. Croix Hospice
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Jodi Meyer a Care Transition Coordinator with St. Croix Hospice will give an overview of hospice care.  Learn how to know when a family member is ready, what it means for the patient and family, and what hospice truly is.

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Aug
19
Fri
MUSIC THERAPY @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

MUSIC THERAPY

  • Friday August 19
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Isaac Winkler, music therapist
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Isaac Winkler uses music to support clients of all ages. Join us in learning about how music affects the brain and how learning an instrument can support memory, enhance motor skills, enhance communication, and provide stimulation for older adults.

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Aug
22
Mon
COMPUTER UNIVERSITY: SOCIAL MEDIA @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

THE GRAND OLE DAYS OF SUMMER: COMPUTER UNIVERSITY – SOCIAL MEDIA

Bring your school age grandchildren to VINE! We are offering specially designed programs that are adult and kid- friendly. You are welcome to attend without the grandkids too. Free for VINE members and their school-age grandchildren. Registration is required.

  • Monday, August 22
  • 5:30 – 7 pm

Learn about the different social media platforms including TikTok.

DPP INFO SESSION @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS

Monday, August 22 & Sept 12

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Learn about DPP, which helps people improve their health with the purpose of preventing type 2 diabetes. Call Jen to determine your eligibility at (507) 386-5588. Free and open to the public.

Aug
23
Tue
BENEFITS OF INTERGENERATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES @ VINE Adult Community Center
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

BENEFITS OF INTERGENERATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • Tuesday August 23
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Hayley Fast, LSW Generations Child & Memory Care
  • Free for VINE members, $5 for the public
  • Register at vinevolunteers.org or (507)387-1666

Hayley Fast will share information about the benefits of intergenerational opportunities. Both young and old benefit from spending time together!

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