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Senior Center

  1. Tai Chi Balance Zoom Class

    March 8, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    “Tai Chi Balance is a body-mind-spirit practice offered by certified Tai Chi Instructor Jody Curley, featuring Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements and breathing practices for physical and emotional balance. Movements can be done standing or seated. Have a chair nearby! Pay by credit card at: https://mononaseniorcenter.weshareonline.org/

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  2. Chair Yoga Express

    March 8, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Amy Davidson Unitan for 30 minutes of flowing movements to elevate heart rate and warm the body; connecting the body, breath and mind.

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  3. Woodman's Trip

    March 9, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Picked up at your Monona residence and transported to Woodman's East. Then, transported home after shopping.

    Dane County supports grant dollars to provide transportation beyond what is already provided in Monona. On the second Tuesday of every month, transportation is provided to Woodman's East. Call 222-3415 if interested.

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  4. Mindful Movement Zoom Exercise

    March 9, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual Exercise

    Mindful Movement is a gentle movement class designed for all ability levels, allowing you to find your own pace and intensity. A simple, yet effective practice focuses on body awareness and joint mobility to encourage oxygen and blood flow, increase vitality, release unhealthy tension and promote balance and self awareness.

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  5. Mindful Moments

    March 9, 2021, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Zoom

    Join Sandy Homburg for a calming, 15-minute guided mindfulness meditation. It is a form of meditation that focuses awareness on breathing to achieve a healthy, balanced mental state. Mindful meditation is proven to reduce reactions to stress, lower the heart rate and strengthen positive thought patterns and attitudes. Call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address to be sent the Zoom link.

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  6. Remember to Write Workshop Using Zoom

    March 9, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Zoom

    ·     Writing about your life can significantly boost the power & clarity of your brain & mind ·     Young relatives thrive when they know family stories showing values like resilience, courage, & honesty ·     Writing in a small, supportive group is fun Whether you want to share your life experiences or pass on your family’s stories, this workshop will help you get started and stay motivated. Each week we’ll discuss aspects of writing from life, including storytelling, organizing your project, and the ethics of writing about living people. Suggested themes and prompts will help you write 2-3 pages each week. Each session includes time to share what you’ve written in a supportive environment. Presenter: Sarah White is a published author & personal historian who has taught reminiscence writing workshops since 2004. Participants praise the way she makes the sessions stimulating & keeps discussions on track. Enroll: Call 222-3415 and leave your e-mail address.

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  7. Coffee and Conversation!

    March 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join us virtually to talk about what is on your mind, connect with others, share recipes, share news and updates. Call 222-3415 and leave us your email address. We will send you the Zoom link! Come chat with us!

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  8. Virtual Travel Book Club

    March 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Facilitated by Kirstin Pope with Capri Communities February 10th Book: The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner.  It’s SO good!  We will travel to the Netherlands, Ice Land, Switzerland, Bhutan, Thailand, Qatar to name a few. Broaden your horizons. Be introduced to new places and authors. We will likely read books you wouldn't usually choose and have some great discussions about them. Keeping It Simple! Meeting online means you can attend however it's most comfortable for you. All you have to do is read the book. That's it! Where Will We Travel? Choosing our monthly book will be a group effort. March 10th Book: “Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting my job and moving to Costa Rica” by Nadine Hays Pisani. Please call 222-3415 to register for this program so we can send you the Zoom link.

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  9. Chair Yoga Live on Zoom

    March 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    For anyone who has ever hesitated to try yoga because of the challenge of getting down onto the mat or doing standing poses, now a chair becomes your mat. Beginner to advanced, each pose will be presented in multiple levels of flexibility.

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  10. Info Session on Covid Vaccines

    March 11, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Michael Roy has studied infectious diseases for over 40 year, developing vaccines for bio-pharmaceutical firms and federal agencies. He served 30 years with the Army, active and reserves, developing and applying diagnostics for infectious diseases, taught in the Biotechnology Masters Program at UW-Madison and is the co-author of Biotechnology Operations: Principals and Practices. Michael will provide current information to help us make the persona decision about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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  11. Scholarly Scoop - Zoom Style

    March 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Zoom

    Eco-Cultural Struggles and Successes in Great Lakes Indian Country The Great Lakes are at risk as multiple threats converge from extractive industries and agribusiness to climate change. The lakes hold 20% of the accessible fresh-water on Earth. Many Native nations depend on natural resources for traditional foods, medicines and cultural practices. Their voices proclaim, “Water is Life!” Sacred Water walkers have circled the Great Lakes and walked many rivers, including the Mississippi from the headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico. This talk explores environmental justice threats and collective mobilization for successes.

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  12. Let's Cook Together via Zoom

    March 12, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Join UW Medical School students as they lead you through cooking simple, healthy recipes with six ingredients or less! We will send you the recipe and you pick up the ingredients on your own. If you need help getting the ingredients, please contact Diane at Monona Senior Center at least one week in advance. On the day of the event you click on the Zoom link you will receive through e-mail and you will start cooking step-by-step to create the delicious dish! You will be sent the Zoom link closer to the class date if you are registered. Sign up for one or all dates. Register by calling 222-3415 and sharing your contact information including e-mail address.

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  13. Tai Chi Balance Zoom Class

    March 15, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    “Tai Chi Balance is a body-mind-spirit practice offered by certified Tai Chi Instructor Jody Curley, featuring Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements and breathing practices for physical and emotional balance. Movements can be done standing or seated. Have a chair nearby! Pay by credit card at: https://mononaseniorcenter.weshareonline.org/

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  14. Chair Yoga Express

    March 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Amy Davidson Unitan for 30 minutes of flowing movements to elevate heart rate and warm the body; connecting the body, breath and mind.

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  15. Mindful Movement Zoom Exercise

    March 16, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual Exercise

    Mindful Movement is a gentle movement class designed for all ability levels, allowing you to find your own pace and intensity. A simple, yet effective practice focuses on body awareness and joint mobility to encourage oxygen and blood flow, increase vitality, release unhealthy tension and promote balance and self awareness.

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  16. Mindful Moments

    March 16, 2021, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Zoom

    Join Sandy Homburg for a calming, 15-minute guided mindfulness meditation. It is a form of meditation that focuses awareness on breathing to achieve a healthy, balanced mental state. Mindful meditation is proven to reduce reactions to stress, lower the heart rate and strengthen positive thought patterns and attitudes. Call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address to be sent the Zoom link.

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  17. Remember to Write Workshop Using Zoom

    March 16, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Zoom

    ·     Writing about your life can significantly boost the power & clarity of your brain & mind ·     Young relatives thrive when they know family stories showing values like resilience, courage, & honesty ·     Writing in a small, supportive group is fun Whether you want to share your life experiences or pass on your family’s stories, this workshop will help you get started and stay motivated. Each week we’ll discuss aspects of writing from life, including storytelling, organizing your project, and the ethics of writing about living people. Suggested themes and prompts will help you write 2-3 pages each week. Each session includes time to share what you’ve written in a supportive environment. Presenter: Sarah White is a published author & personal historian who has taught reminiscence writing workshops since 2004. Participants praise the way she makes the sessions stimulating & keeps discussions on track. Enroll: Call 222-3415 and leave your e-mail address.

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  18. Coffee and Conversation!

    March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join us virtually to talk about what is on your mind, connect with others, share recipes, share news and updates. Call 222-3415 and leave us your email address. We will send you the Zoom link! Come chat with us!

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  19. St. Patrick's Day Music by The Tooles

    March 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom

    Built from the wreckage of several other bands, The Tooles have created their own fiery brand of Irish pub music. Combining traditional tunes with powerful originals and a few favorite pub songs, they bring together influences from Dublin to Nashville, with a bit of Midwestern grit thrown in. Two of the four members of this band will be playing; Amy on fiddle and Kurt on bodhran and guitar. Register with link: tinyrul.com/962mucml or call 222-3415 and we can help get you registered.

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  20. Chair Yoga Live on Zoom

    March 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    For anyone who has ever hesitated to try yoga because of the challenge of getting down onto the mat or doing standing poses, now a chair becomes your mat. Beginner to advanced, each pose will be presented in multiple levels of flexibility.

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  21. Chair Massage

    March 19, 2021, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Monona Senior Center

    Gonzalo Reategui, Licensed Massage Therapist at Peak Performance Massage, offers the beneficial service of chair massage. You can experience improved circulation, a reduction in swelling, relaxed muscles, enhanced sleep quality and more. 15 minute session for $15 or 30 minutes for $30.

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  22. Dane County Climate Action Plan

    March 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting

    In April 2020 Dane County issued an ambitious community-wide Climate Action Plan to cut all greenhouse gas emissions in Dane County in half by 2030. The priority now is to implement the climate action plan - to reduce emissions from buildings, transportation and other sources. Join Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Kathy Kuntz, Director of the Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change, to learn about Dane County’s efforts to create a clean energy future. Call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address for the Zoom link.

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  23. Diabetic Foot Care Clinic

    March 22, 2021, 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Monona Senior Center

    All diabetics are welcome to attend by appointment. Please bring a face mask and two towels with you. The cost is $25.00 and checks may be made out to Gail Owens. She is an RN, BSN and will perform a complete foot inspection, warm foot soak, nail trimming and relaxing foot rub. Please call 222-3415 for an appointment. Please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment.

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  24. Tai Chi Balance Zoom Class

    March 22, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    “Tai Chi Balance is a body-mind-spirit practice offered by certified Tai Chi Instructor Jody Curley, featuring Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements and breathing practices for physical and emotional balance. Movements can be done standing or seated. Have a chair nearby! Pay by credit card at: https://mononaseniorcenter.weshareonline.org/

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  25. Chair Yoga Express

    March 22, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Amy Davidson Unitan for 30 minutes of flowing movements to elevate heart rate and warm the body; connecting the body, breath and mind.

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  26. Mindful Movement Zoom Exercise

    March 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual Exercise

    Mindful Movement is a gentle movement class designed for all ability levels, allowing you to find your own pace and intensity. A simple, yet effective practice focuses on body awareness and joint mobility to encourage oxygen and blood flow, increase vitality, release unhealthy tension and promote balance and self awareness.

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  27. Mindful Moments

    March 23, 2021, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Zoom

    Join Sandy Homburg for a calming, 15-minute guided mindfulness meditation. It is a form of meditation that focuses awareness on breathing to achieve a healthy, balanced mental state. Mindful meditation is proven to reduce reactions to stress, lower the heart rate and strengthen positive thought patterns and attitudes. Call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address to be sent the Zoom link.

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  28. Do I Matter? Thriving with Purpose in this Crazy World

    March 23, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom

      Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked, “Do I Matter?” Daily we’re caught in the fray of expectations, responsibilities, conflicts and the craziness of life. It’s difficult to know what the answer is to this question of mattering. This inspirational talk will examine the good, the bad and the ugly, the scary and sad, and the awesomeness of building our lives that truly matter. Through popular culture, great stories and a recipe for mattering, the audience will leave with ten strategies for showing others and themselves that they matter. Mary Helen Conroy is an author, a speaker and a daring adventurer. Just like you she has had to learn and grow during the different chapters and pages of her decades. She may be “retired” but she most certainly is not done. Mary Helen is a believer in the good in this world and our ability to believe in ourselves and create positive change.

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  29. Remember to Write Workshop Using Zoom

    March 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Zoom

    ·     Writing about your life can significantly boost the power & clarity of your brain & mind ·     Young relatives thrive when they know family stories showing values like resilience, courage, & honesty ·     Writing in a small, supportive group is fun Whether you want to share your life experiences or pass on your family’s stories, this workshop will help you get started and stay motivated. Each week we’ll discuss aspects of writing from life, including storytelling, organizing your project, and the ethics of writing about living people. Suggested themes and prompts will help you write 2-3 pages each week. Each session includes time to share what you’ve written in a supportive environment. Presenter: Sarah White is a published author & personal historian who has taught reminiscence writing workshops since 2004. Participants praise the way she makes the sessions stimulating & keeps discussions on track. Enroll: Call 222-3415 and leave your e-mail address.

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  30. Diabetic Foot Care Clinic

    March 24, 2021, 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Monona Community Center > Monona Room

    All diabetics are welcome to attend by appointment. Please bring a face mask and two towels with you. The cost is $25.00 and checks may be made out to Gail Owens. She is an RN, BSN and will perform a complete foot inspection, warm foot soak, nail trimming and relaxing foot rub. Please call 222-3415 for an appointment. Please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment.

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  31. Coffee and Conversation!

    March 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join us virtually to talk about what is on your mind, connect with others, share recipes, share news and updates. Call 222-3415 and leave us your email address. We will send you the Zoom link! Come chat with us!

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  32. Foot Care Clinic

    March 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Monona Senior Center

    This foot care clinic serves those who are non-diabetic. Begin with a warm water foot soak followed by a basic nail trip by a trained nail technician. Please bring two bath-sized towels, your face mask and payment to the appointment.

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  33. Chair Yoga Live on Zoom

    March 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    For anyone who has ever hesitated to try yoga because of the challenge of getting down onto the mat or doing standing poses, now a chair becomes your mat. Beginner to advanced, each pose will be presented in multiple levels of flexibility.

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  34. Foot Care Clinic

    March 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Monona Senior Center

    This foot care clinic serves those who are non-diabetic. Begin with a warm water foot soak followed by a basic nail trip by a trained nail technician. Please bring two bath-sized towels, your face mask and payment to the appointment.

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  35. Tai Chi Balance Zoom Class

    March 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    “Tai Chi Balance is a body-mind-spirit practice offered by certified Tai Chi Instructor Jody Curley, featuring Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements and breathing practices for physical and emotional balance. Movements can be done standing or seated. Have a chair nearby! Pay by credit card at: https://mononaseniorcenter.weshareonline.org/

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  36. Chair Yoga Express

    March 29, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join Amy Davidson Unitan for 30 minutes of flowing movements to elevate heart rate and warm the body; connecting the body, breath and mind.

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  37. Mindful Movement Zoom Exercise

    March 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual Exercise

    Mindful Movement is a gentle movement class designed for all ability levels, allowing you to find your own pace and intensity. A simple, yet effective practice focuses on body awareness and joint mobility to encourage oxygen and blood flow, increase vitality, release unhealthy tension and promote balance and self awareness.

    More Details
  38. Mindful Moments

    March 30, 2021, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Zoom

    Join Sandy Homburg for a calming, 15-minute guided mindfulness meditation. It is a form of meditation that focuses awareness on breathing to achieve a healthy, balanced mental state. Mindful meditation is proven to reduce reactions to stress, lower the heart rate and strengthen positive thought patterns and attitudes. Call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address to be sent the Zoom link.

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  39. Zoom Coffee with Mayor O'Connor

    March 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom meeting

    Connect with us on Zoom and take this opportunity to meet with Monona’s Mayor, Mary O’Connor. She will join a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, March 23rd at 1:00 p.m. and is willing to answer questions you may have on things going on around Monona. You do not need to be a Monona resident to participate in this event. Please call 222-3415 and share your e-mail address so we can send the Zoom invite to you.

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  40. Coffee and Conversation!

    March 31, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join us virtually to talk about what is on your mind, connect with others, share recipes, share news and updates. Call 222-3415 and leave us your email address. We will send you the Zoom link! Come chat with us!

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