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Community Engagement

Looking for ways to engage in the community? The following events, classes, and opportunities exist for older neighbors in Houston County.

SAIL Exercise Class

SAIL is an evidence-based program designed to prevent falls and includes exercise classes, educational materials and self-assessments. The classes are designed specifically for older adults and focus on strength, balance, flexibility and aerobics. 

Free, Registration Required

La Crescent
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Old Hickory Park, 393 Red Apple Drive

Caledonia
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Municipal Auditorium, 219 E Main

Spring Grove
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Spring Grove Fest Building, 110 N Division Ave

Information: www.ccsomn.org/active-aging-programs/wellness-programs/sail/

SPARK- Programming for People with Memory Loss

SPARK! at Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) is a unique program designed specifically for people with memory loss and their care partners. SPARK! programs offer participants an opportunity to enhance their quality of life through social engagement, mental stimulation, and communication around pieces of art. 

Free, Registration Required


Information: www.mmam.org/spark

La Crescent Library Senior Social Hour

Senior Social Hour before the library opens every Tuesday from 8am - 9:30am. Meet other seniors and chat, read the newspaper, and relax.

Free, No Registration

Information: https://lacrescent.lib.mn.us/events-2/

SEMCAC Senior Dining

Senior dining takes place at locations throughout Houston County (La Crescent, Caledonia, Spring Grove, Eitzen). Individuals gather to share a meal and time together.

Donations Encouraged, Registration Required

Information: www.semcac.org/senior-services/senior-dining/

Planning for the End

An educational series covering end of life planning that takes place in La Crescent. The series is free but registration is required. Dates for the class will be released soon.