Submitted by Karen Gunderson, SVSSP President

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

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, September 10th , 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, September 26th, 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.

WALKING CLUB:  Call 715-778-5800 to set up a walking time, or to get the contact info for other walkers.

“LET’S TALK ABOUT MEDICINES”:  Friday, September 21st, 9:30 AM – 10: 30 AM at Sneakers. Free educational program developed by Wisconsin Literacy to help participants obtain a better understanding of how to more safely and effectively use medicine, which can lead to better health. Participants receive a free pillbox and workbook to take home, plus the chance to enter a cash prize drawing at the end of the program. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, CALL 715-778-5800 or register at Sneakers.

STRONG BODIES FITNESS SESSIONS: Begins Tuesday, September 11th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM at Spring Valley Village Hall. Fitness classes for 55+…. strengthening exercises, balance activities, use of weights, adaptable to varying abilities. Runs September 11 through November 29, Tuesday & Thursday each week. Fees: $3.50 per class for full session paid up front/ $5 for drop in. PREREGISTRATION AND ASSESSMENTS ARE REQUIRED/CURRENT SESSIONS FILLED. CALL 715-778-5800 to be placed on a waiting list. Future sessions will likely follow after November.

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: September 11th and 25th, 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.