New at the Senior Center

Tax Appointments  –  Available Now!

 

Tax appointments will be available at the Verona Senior Center on Tuesdays, between February 14 to April 4 from 8:30 AM – 4 PM.

 

Starting Monday, January 23, you may sign up online at https://schedulesplus.com/verona/kiosk/ or call 608-845-7471 to make an appointment.  In-take forms and instructions need to be picked up and filled out prior to your appointment.

Ribbon Dancing: Chinese New Year
Thursday, February 2 – 10 AM

 

For over 4,000 years of recorded history, China has developed a rich and varied tradition of artistic and folk dance. Joy Chen moved to the United States a decade ago.   Joy will present a lively, artistic program of Chinese dance and history, using traditional dress and music.

Grief 101
Thursday, February 9: 10 AM

 

When there is death, whether in your professional or personal life, you may be unsure how to support those around you who are grieving. This presentation teaches the basics of grief and the grieving process, as well as common reactions to grief. Learn words and phrases that are helpful – and some that are hurtful – to grieving people.

 

Coffee and Conversation
Monday, February 13: 9 AM

 

Josh Grotheer from Edward Jones will be here with breakfast treats and updates on the stock market and the economy. Come join us!

Card Making Group
Tuesday, February 14: 10 AM

 

Make your own cards for all kinds of events using Stampin’ Up products. The cost for class is $15 to make 6 cards.   Please contact Terry Schultz at 608-712-0572, or via email sraschultz0924@yahoo.com to register.

Valentine’s Dinner with Top Shelf
Tuesday, February 14: 5:30 – 7 PM

 

Cost: $10/person

 

Join the unique duo Top Shelf Music, performing great songs from yesterday and today — rock and pop plus a touch of country, jazz, blues, and standards. Menu details: roasted stuffed pork loin, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, herb focaccia roll, and Cupid’s chocolate raspberry torte.

 

Please RSVP by noon, Wednesday, February 8.

Carbon Foot Printing
Wednesday, February 15: 11 AM

 

Cremation versus burial, which one leaves a larger ecological footprint? Learn from Nickie Gard and Melissa Theisen about the environmental impact of a funeral home’s services and what Gunderson and other funeral homes are doing to combat the rise of these ecological concerns.

 

Tuesday, February 21: 12:30 – 1 PM
Please order by Noon on Wednesday, February 15
$20/Person

 

Order includes a 4 – pack of regular size cupcakes in the following favors.

• Wedding Cake – Vanilla with creamy and rich vanilla frosting; topped with white pearl sprinkles.
• Cookies N Creme – Dark chocolate cake with our oreo buttercream, filled with a light and fluffly
mallow; topped of with a mini oreo.
• Lemon Champagne – Lemon favor with tingly champagne cream cheese frosting; topped with
golden sanding sugar.
• Nilla Amore – Amaretto favor with creamy cream cheese frosting; topped with a buttered
cookie crumble and a maraschino cherry.

 

Please bring exact change or a check payable to the Verona Senior Center. Change will not be available.   Order can be picked up in the drive thru at the Senior Center. 

 

Gigi’s has been swirling cupcakes for more than 12 years, growing from the first location in Nashville to more than 50 locations in 21 states. While cupcakes are at the heart of their kitchens, they are big fans of other sweet treats too: cookies, brownies and macarons bring a little variety to the party.

Lunch & Learn: Life After Retirement
Thursday, February 23: 12 PM

 

Retirement is changing.  The majority of people are thinking about retirement as “a whole new chapter in my life” with new choices and new freedoms. No matter what your next chapter looks like, four essential “pillars” can impact your quality of life once you retire.  Are you ready for the new retirement?   Josh Grotheer from Edward Jones will be presenting on this topic. A light lunch from Panera will be provided.

Please sign up by noon, Tuesday, February 21.

Vaccines 101
Tuesday, February 28 – 1 PM

Please join Melissa Ricker, MD for a presentation about influenza (flu), covid, pneumococcal (pneumonia), and zoster (shingles) vaccines.   She will discuss who should get these vaccines, when to get them, benefits, potential side efects, and what questions to ask your doctor. Learn about ways to keep yourself healthy this winter!

WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS:

Effective immediately, (12/16/2019), Verona Senior Center will not automatically close if Verona Schools are closed due to weather. If the Verona Senior Center is closed it will be listed with local news channels under closings.
See below for other related programming:

Click here for the related city policy.

YouTube Channel – Verona Senior Center

The Verona Senior Center now has a YouTube Channel.  We will be adding new programs as they become available.

Click here to go to the YouTube site.