Submitted by Karen Gunderson, SVSSP President

SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here are the Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put (SVSSP) events for OCTOBER:

SENIORS LUNCH: Every week Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Sneakers. If you need a ride call 715-778-5800.

CRAFT CIRCLE: Monday, October 8th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the Staying Put office, S312 McKay St., for time to socialize and work on fun craft projects. CALL FOR A RESERVATION – 715-778-5800.

DANCE CLUB:  Wednesday, October 3rd, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Moose Lodge in Menomonie ($5/person cover charge).  Live entertainment…. Lots of fun!  Call 715-778-5800 for updates and for a ride.  Drivers needed…  call 715-778-5800.

STRONG BODIES FITNESS SESSIONS: Every Tuesday and Thursday through November 29th (except Thanksgiving, November 22) 9:30 – 10:30 AM at Spring Valley Village Hall, Community Room.  This is a fitness series developed by a physician, designed for 55+, focusing on overall strengthening, balancing activities, uses various weights, is adaptive to varying abilities.  Current sessions are full.  If interested in being placed on a waiting list, or for continuing session series after November, please call 715-778-5800. Preregistration is required.

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Saturday, October 13th - 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM at the Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put office - S312 McKay Street/Spring Valley. This is your opportunity to help make a difference in your community and to enjoy social connection with other volunteers and community members. There is much need in the senior and disabled population, and a wide choice of volunteer activities with which to get involved. Come get to know us, have a refreshment, and participate in a casual orientation about volunteering with our organization.  A little help is a lot of help!  Call 715-778-5800 to register.

BOOKS-to-GO CLUB:  Volunteers will deliver a basket of books or movies to you for your reading/watching pleasure.  For more information call SV Library 715-778-4590 or Staying Put office 715-778-5800.

MEMORY CAFÉ: A social get-together for older adults. Held Tuesdays: October 9th and 23rd, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, S520 Church Ave., Spring Valley, WI 54767.   For information call 715-778-5800. Anyone with memory loss is invited to attend with a friend or companion.  Have fun and share stories. Enjoy coffee or tea and treats.  For information call 715-778-5800.