Welcome to Bemidji Senior Center


The Bemidji Senior Center is located at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  Our hours of operation are 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday -Friday.  You may reach us by calling 218-751-8836.  We have a great time getting together with friends at the Senior Center and enjoy a wide variety of activities.  Click on the Activities link to find out more information.



Tax preparation assistance for people over 60 or for anyone with a moderate

income begins Monday, February 3 at the Senior Center in Bemidji. Tax counselors

will be available from 9:15 to 2:30 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from February 3

to Monday, April 13. During this time, clients will be seen on a first come first served



Clients need to bring photo ID, social security cards for all individuals on the

return including dependents, copies of all forms of income including tax exempt income,

information on health insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. Both husband and

wife need to be present if possible to efile a joint return. If applying for a renter’s credit,

the certificate of rent paid (CRP) is also needed.


Individuals wanting to only file a rent rebate are encouraged to wait until March.

MN does not process property tax/rental rebates until August.


This free service is provided by the Senior Center, AARP, IRS, and MN Dept of

Revenue. For further information, please call the Senior Center at 751-8836.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Bemidji Senior Center’s monthly Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is this Saturday, January 11th from 8:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.  The “Best Pancakes in Town” are just $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. The meal includes juice, coffee and two sausages in addition to the pancakes.  The Senior Creations Gift Shop will also be open.  The Bemidji Senior Center is located 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.


Chair yoga is offered at the Senior Center every Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the dining room.  The first Friday of each month, the class is led by a local, experienced yoga instructor.  All other Fridays, the group follows along to a chair yoga DVD.  There is no cost to attend any of the chair yoga classes.  The low impact class is designed to improve flexibility and is adapted to individual needs.

Laptop/Tablet Q & A

Tuesday, Jan. 7th from 1:00-2:00pm there is a free LIMITED SIZE question/answer session on your specific laptop/tablet questions at the Bemidji Senior Center located at 216 3rd St NW.

  • Class size is limited to 4 participants.
  • Call the Center at 751-8836 to sign up….please do not email to sign up.
  • Must bring own laptop/tablet and specific questions for instructor to answer.

Chair Yoga

The Bemidji Senior Center is hosting Chair Yoga on Friday, January 3rd at 9:00am at the Senior Center located at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  The class is free and is designed to help improve flexibility and is adapted to individual needs.  Please call the Center at 751-8836 with any questions.

Getting to Know Bemidji: Chapter 3 Bus Tour

The Bemidji Senior Center will be hosting  “Getting to Know Bemidji: Chapter 3” bus tour on February 5th, 2020.  The tour of Bemidji includes:  KC’s Best Wild Rice, Paul Bunyan Playhouse/Bemidji Community Theater, Lake Bemidji Bed and Breakfast, Buena Vista (lunch will be served), and Wells Technology.  Cost is $35.00 for 2020 Bemidji Senior Center members and $45.00 for non-members.  Register for the bus tour and pick up an information sheet at the Bemidji Senior Center, located at 216 3rd St NW.  Call Carole Holmes at 218-333-0921 with questions.  Last day to sign up is January 29, 2020.