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08feb9:30 am11:30 amFuture Friend Engagement: Volunteer Orientation9:30 am - 11:30 am 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

As a prospective friend, you’ll gain valuable insights on working with older adults, handling various situations as well as our practices and policies.

Time

(Saturday) 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

11feb9:30 am11:30 amCommunity Engagement: Bingo!9:30 am - 11:30 am 215 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Event Details

Social activities like Bingo are offered at no expense to LBFE participants or volunteers. It’s a special opportunity for our community members to visit, smile and laugh while enjoying time together playing Bingo.

Time

(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

St Olaf Catholic Church

215 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

11feb11:30 am1:30 pmCommunity Engagement: Let's Do Lunch Café11:30 am - 1:30 pm 650 Marshall Ave

Event Details

Join us for this popular Twin Cities “café,” where LGBTQ+ seniors, boomers, and allies come together in friendship on the fourth Friday of each month in an atmosphere that’s warm, accepting, and welcoming. Lunch is “on the house.” No RSVP needed!

Housing for older adults: what’s needed most?
Participants in Let’s Do Lunch have expressed a keen interest in discussing housing needs and opportunities for older adults. But what are the best questions to ask? How do we most effectively identify community or individual priorities? Join us for a conversation about housing facilitated by Kim Lieberman, Housing Advocate at JustUs Health!

Lunch provided by JustUs Health

Time

(Tuesday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Wilder Center for Aging

650 Marshall Ave

13feb6:00 pm8:00 pmFuture Friend Engagement: Volunteer Orientation6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

As a prospective friend, you’ll gain valuable insights on working with older adults, handling various situations as well as our practices and policies.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

15feb9:00 am11:00 amMember Engagement: Friendship and Flowers MPLS/St.Paul9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Details

Friendship and Flowers is a program that promotes friendship and wellness by making a once-a-month social visit to an elder who is homebound or in a nursing home. You bring flowers, treats a friendly smile and conversation.

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 11:00 am

27feb6:00 pm8:00 pmFuture Friend Engagement: Volunteer Orientation6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

As a prospective friend, you’ll gain valuable insights on working with older adults, handling various situations as well as our practices and policies.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

28feb11:30 am1:30 pmCommunity Engagement: Let's Do Lunch Café11:30 am - 1:30 pm 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

Join us for this popular Twin Cities “café,” where LGBTQ+ seniors, boomers, and allies come together in friendship on the fourth Friday of each month in an atmosphere that’s warm, accepting and welcoming. Lunch is “on the house.” No RSVP needed!

Opportunities for Ongoing Learning
Lifelong Learner? OLLI Wants You! Come learn about the award-winning Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Minnesota where curiosity never retires. OLLI members support their love of learning, camaraderie and brain health via an exciting variety of noncredit courses, interest groups, and travel! $240/year = unlimited courses. (Scholarships available.)
If time permits, presenter Peg Lonnquist, E.D. will share tips from her popular Positive Genius program!

Lunch provided by Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

Time

(Friday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

UPCOMING EVENTS

27feb6:00 pm8:00 pmFuture Friend Engagement: Volunteer Orientation6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

As a prospective friend, you’ll gain valuable insights on working with older adults, handling various situations as well as our practices and policies.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

28feb11:30 am1:30 pmCommunity Engagement: Let's Do Lunch Café11:30 am - 1:30 pm 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

Join us for this popular Twin Cities “café,” where LGBTQ+ seniors, boomers, and allies come together in friendship on the fourth Friday of each month in an atmosphere that’s warm, accepting and welcoming. Lunch is “on the house.” No RSVP needed!

Opportunities for Ongoing Learning
Lifelong Learner? OLLI Wants You! Come learn about the award-winning Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Minnesota where curiosity never retires. OLLI members support their love of learning, camaraderie and brain health via an exciting variety of noncredit courses, interest groups, and travel! $240/year = unlimited courses. (Scholarships available.)
If time permits, presenter Peg Lonnquist, E.D. will share tips from her popular Positive Genius program!

Lunch provided by Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

Time

(Friday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

07mar9:30 am11:30 amFuture Friend Engagement: Volunteer Orientation9:30 am - 11:30 am 1845 East Lake St.

Event Details

As a prospective friend, you’ll gain valuable insights on working with older adults, handling various situations as well as our practices and policies.

Time

(Saturday) 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake St.

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