New at the Senior Center

SAVE THE DATES FOR

SUMMER CONCERTS!!!

 

 

Outdoor Concert:  All That Jazz (L)

Monday, June 27 – 6 PM

4-6 PM Free Kona Ice Slushies.

Thanks to Capri Communities,

the first 20 people to sign up will

receive free kettle corn!

Fresh kettle corn will also be available for purchase.


 

Outdoor Concert:  Scott & Jeana (L)

Monday, July 11 – 6 PM

Thanks to Capri Communities,

the first 20 people to sign up will

receive free kettle corn!

Fresh kettle corn will also be available for purchase.


 

Indoor Concert:  Larry Bird (L, F)

Wednesday, July 20 – 11 AM

Lunch will be served at noon.

Cost of meal is $6.50.  Please RSVP by

noon on Wednesday, July 13.

 


 

Indoor Concert:  Jim Gemini Entertainment (L, F)

Wednesday, August 17 – 11 AM

Lunch will be served at noon.

Cost of meal is $6.50.  Please RSVP by

noon on Wednesday, August 10.

 


 

Board Sponsored Event (L)

Pig Roast with Tony Rocker

Friday, August 26 – 4 – 7 PM

Free event; donations welcome!

 

Meal/ice cream served: 4 – 6 PM

DJ Todd Kocher:  4 – 6 PM

Tony Rocker:  6 – 7 PM

Fresh kettle corn available for purchase!

 

FRIENDS of VERONA SENIOR CENTER

 

 

 


TRIAD Presentation:
Safe Housing As We Age (L,V)
Wednesday, May 4 – 10 AM

 

Please join Shannon Guzman, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor for AARP as she discusses the housing challenges people face as they age and solutions to make homes and communities more livable.

Car Seat 101 for Grandparents (L)
Monday, May 9 – 10 AM

Becky McCright from the Verona Fire Department will go over the state laws as well as the best/safest practices for transporting children. There will be several certified technicians available to check car seats and assist with installation.

Let’s Discuss (L)
Tuesday, May 10 – 10 AM

 

“Kids Say the Darndest Things.”  Let’s relive those days by sharing our memories of our grandchildren’s statements. This activity will bring smiles to all who attend.

Badger Talks: Karen Oberhauser
Monarch Conservation (V)
Thursday, May 12 – 10 AM

 

Please join Karen Oberhauser, Director of the UW- Madison Arboretum as she discusses a variety of monarch related topics such as biology, conservation, climate change and natural enemies.

Easy Peasy Earring Making Class (L ,F)

 

Friday, May 13 from 1:30 – 3 PM
$2/pair (limit 5 pairs/person)

 

Learn how to make easy earrings from a large selection of beads. All ear wires are nickel free. We’ll have a drawing for a pair of earrings made by the instructor for one lucky attendee!

Tour of Emerald Isle (L)


Tuesday, May 17 – 1 PM

 

In this presentation, Joe Fahey will share his experiences traveling in Ireland, the Emerald Isle. This fun and informative pictorial presentation will discuss some of the key points of Irish culture, both past and present.  Of course, no Irish discourse would be complete without visiting a few pubs to tilt a Guinness along the way!

Best of Broadway: My Favorite Things (L)
Wednesday, May 18 – 12 PM

 

Four Seasons Theatre continues its Best of Broadway outreach series with a program called My Favorite Things. Local singers will share songs and stories about their favorite tunes.  Audiences will enjoy hearing Broadway classics and lesser-known songs performed by local singers.

Visit of New Zealand (L)
Thursday, May 19 – 10 AM

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Follow Larry and Ann Schekel as they view snow-capped Mount Cook, Franz Josef Glacier and Geothermal Wonders.  They will share a ride on a boat into Milford Sound and take a jeep trip up Skippers Canyon.

The Life and Times of a Wisconsin
Storyteller (L)
Tuesday, May 24 – 11 AM

 

Madison author and publisher, David Benjamin, has won 20 book awards in eleven different genres. He will share insights about the book business from an insider’s keen perspective and discuss his Coming of Age Quartet book set in Wisconsin.

Join us for a drive thru lunch!
Wednesday, May 25
12:30 – 1 PM
Please RSVP by NOON on
Monday, May 23

 

Meal Choices
* Broccoli & Cheddar Quiche
* Ham, Cauliflower & Cheese Quiche
* Tomato & Basil Quiche

 

Each quiche order is $8.25
All quiches will be served with a side of fruit
Please bring a check payable to the Verona Senior Center or exact change
Change will not be available

 

Icki Sticki is a local ice cream and coffee shop with locations in Mount Horeb and Verona. Icki Sticki was started by Jessica Jackson a stay-at-home mom. She found a need in the community for an ice cream shop and a place that served coffee in the afternoon and evening. Icki Sticki has grown to include many new treats like shaved ice, cotton candy and boba tea.

Fall Prevention (L)
Thursday, May 26 – 2 PM

 

Join MD Melissa Ricker for a presentation about ways to decrease your risk of falling, including home safety, exercises, risky medications to discuss with your doctor and other lifestyle changes.

Brewery & Rural 1 Popcorn (F)
Thursday, June 30

 

 

Join us for a bus trip to Dickeyville. We will tour the Grotto, Potosi Brewery and Rural Route 1 Popcorn.


Pontoon Boat Ride (F)
Thursday, August 11

 

Join us for a 90-minute boat ride on Lake Monona. Sack lunch provided.

 


Milwaukee Brewers Game (F)
Wednesday, August 31

 

Join us to watch the Brewers play the Pirates.


Be sure to check out the May Chronicle for more information!

**All trips and prices subject to change

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For more information, please contact our Board of Directors.

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.