Games for Everyone

There are many opportunities at the Verona Senior Center for those who enjoy cards and games.  Schedules are subject to change, so call the Senior Center 608-845-7471 or check The Chronicle for current information.  If you are interested in other games, please let us know.

 

Scheduled Games

Updated 4/24/2020  ALL REGULAR PROGRAMS ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

Games for Everyone

Hand and FootMondays 1 – 4 PM

 

Hand & Foot is a North American game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards – the Hand, which is played first, and the Foot, which is played when the hand has been used up.

 

Mah-JonggTuesdays 10 – Noon
EuchreTuesdays 1:00-3:30 PM.
$1.00 per person. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to register.  No one will be added to the game after the bell rings at 1:00 PM.
BridgeWednesdays 12:30 – 4:00 PM.
First Wednesday, meet in the Fireside Room
Mexican Train Dominoes

 

Wednesdays 12:45 – 1:45 PM

 

BingoThursdays 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Two cards for $1.00 for the hour.  Don’t miss your number being called!
“500”Thursdays 1:45 – 3:30 PM
Game NightThursdays at 6:00 PM
A variety of games available!

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

Word Search:

 

Summer Picnics

Posted 6/1/2020

Click on the image on the right to print and play the game.

Games to Play on your IPad, Computer, or Phone

 

Word with friends:  sort of a digital version of scrabble.
Angry Birds 2: strategic thinking game
Mister Smith & his adventures:  storyline with strategic thinking and some trivia
2048: uses tiles with a grid as the basis. Must hit the 2048 tile
Tetris: gameplay
Peak: brain games with puzzles & games
Candy crush saga: strategy and analytical game
Farmville 2: strategy and planning game  with online social interaction
Jigsaw puzzle epic: pick a puzzle and put together on line; can rotate pieces, etc.
Dots: basically connect the dots game

 

AARP has a site.

 

Games.aarp.org that lists a lot of games. You might need to be an AARP member!
Crosswords, Card games, Mahjongg, Solitaire,
Word games, Brain game activities

 

There is a site game house.com that has some games:

Text twist:  word game, Treasure huntGardenscapes: mansion makeover

 

Some “sit down” games: (like we used to do)

 

Scrabble (Be  sure to have a dictionary handy)
Round robin story:  we all have stories to tell
Bingo, Dominoes, Jigsaw puzzles, Rummy or other card games , Taboo game, Sequence
Cup stacking, Go Fish, Kings Corner, Skip-Bo, Uno, Solitaire, Checkers, Cribbage.

 

We would love to know what some of your favorite games are! Please email us your ideas at alasa.wiest@ci.verona.wi.us

 

Enjoy your Gaming!!!!!

HALLOWEEN TRIVIA!!

 1. What do the colors orange and black represent on Halloween?

2. Jack o’ Lanterns originated in what country?

3. Pumpkins can come in what three colors?

4. Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from where?

5. What was the first wrapped penny candy in America?

6. The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing what to avoid being recognized as human?

7. Halloween candy sales average about how many billion dollars annually in the United States?

8. What candy bar tops the list as the most popular for trick-or-treaters?

9. Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, what holiday is first?

10.  What Halloween activity is thought to have originated from the roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees?

11. What animal is the witches best friend?

12. The fear of Halloween is known as?

(Answers below Crossword Puzzle)

CROSSWORD GAME!!

 

(Answers are found below the Sudoku)
ANSWERS TO HALLOWEEN TRIVIA:      1. Orange is Fall Harvest, Black is Death    2. Ireland   3. White, Blue, Green    4.Europe   5. Tootsie Roles   6. Masks and costumes   7. 2     8. Snickers    9. Christmas    10. Bobbing for Apples.    11. Black Cat.    12. Samhainopobia

SUDOKU!

Crossword Answers:

The Verona Public Library is here for you!!

Free online resources available with your library card:

 

eBooks & audiobooks: Borrow electronic books and audiobooks from Wisconsin’s Digital Library with the Libby or OverDrive apps. Make sure to check out the “Always Available” collection for books with no wait times!

 

Magazines: rbDigital gives you access to over 3,000 digital magazines.

 

Learn a language: Transparent Languages offers over 100 languages to choose from to learn at home.

 

Genealogy: Heritage Quest connects you to your past using census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, and more.

 

 

Find these and many more digital resources available at www.veronapubliclibrary.org, and check our online calendar and Facebook page for virtual events!

 

Don’t have a library card? Visit the library’s website to apply for a web-use only card!

Games to play on your IPad, Computer or Phone!!

 

Word with friends:  sort of a digital version of scrabble.

Angry Birds 2: strategic thinking game

Mister Smith & his adventures:  storyline with strategic thinking and some trivia

2048: uses tiles with a grid as the basis. Must hit the 2048 tile

Tetris: gameplay

Peak: brain games with puzzles & games

Candy crush saga: strategy and analytical game

Farmville 2: strategy and planning game with online social interaction

Jigsaw puzzle epic: pick a puzzle and put together online; can rotate pieces, etc.

Dots: basically connect the dots game

 

 

 

 

AARP has a site.  Games.aarp.org that lists a lot of games. You might need to be an AARP member!

 

Crosswords
Card games
Mahjongg
Solitaire 
Word games 
Brain game activities

 

There is a site gamehouse.com that has some games:

Text twist:  word game
Treasure hunt
Gardenscapes: mansion makeover

 

Some “sit down” games: (like we used to do)

Scrabble (Be sure to have a dictionary handy)
Round robin story:  we all have stories to tell
Bingo, Dominoes, Jigsaw puzzles, Rummy or other card games , Taboo game, Sequence,
Cup stacking.

 

Enjoy your Gaming!!!!!