Senior Creations Gift Shop Seeks Vendors

The Senior Creations Gift Shop, located in the Bemidji Senior Center, welcomes area vendors to register for the upcoming Fall Craft Show to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The Fall Craft Show is open to all crafters.

If you are interested, please call 218-751-8836 and ask for the gift shop or pick up the sign-up form at the Gift Shop located in the Bemidji Senior Center, 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji. The deadline for the vendor registration and payment is Friday, November 12, 2021.

Used jewelry donations are being accepted for the Jewelry Sale held in conjunction with the Craft Show on Nov. 20th.  Jewelry donations can be dropped off at the Gift Shop in the Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.



Volunteer tax counselors are needed for the Bemidji Senior Center/AARP Tax-Aide Program.  Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation and assistance to senior citizens and to anyone with low to moderate income.  Training will be provided by trained volunteers, the IRS, and the Minnesota Department of Revenue.  All volunteers must pass a certification test.  Volunteers are asked to provide at least 40 hours of counseling during the tax season from February 1 through April 15.  Supplies and equipment are provided and mileage reimbursement is available through the AARP Foundation.  For more information, go to, call Susan Lind at (218)751-0060, or leave a message at the Bemidji Senior Center at (218)751-8836.   


The Annual Senior Creations Fall Craft Show and Bake Sale will be held at the Bemidji Senior Center located at 216 3rd St NW on Saturday, Nov. 20th from 8:30 A.M. to 2 P.M. Handmade items of all descriptions by local crafters will be featured and fresh baked goods to eat at the Center or take home. In addition, there is the annual jewelry sale from 8:30 to noon and a raffle with hourly drawings for great prizes from the Senior Creations Gift Shop.  For more information, contact the Senior Center at 751-8836.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Bemidji Senior Center’s monthly Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is on Saturday, November 13th 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.  Fundraiser proceeds go to support the Bemidji Senior Center.  The Bemidji Senior Center is located at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  Call 751-8836 for more information.


The Bemidji Senior Center is kicking-off our membership drive for 2022.  All membership amounts above the Basic Level of $25.00 are tax deductible. Those who choose to give at a higher level will have a big impact on our 2022 operating budget.  You do not have to be a senior citizen to be a member of the Bemidji Senior Center, all are welcome.  

The Bemidji Senior Center is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation.  Our mission is to provide a welcoming environment encompassing activities and programs primarily for senior citizens of the Bemidji area.  Membership dues help us to accomplish our mission.  

To learn more about the Center, benefits of membership, and to get a membership form, call 751-8836 or stop in at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  You may also visit our website at .

Thank you for your continued support!  We are able to do all that we do because of you!

Veterans Day Tribute

The Bemidji Senior Center, located at 216 3rd St NW, will be honoring area Veterans with a Tribute to be held Thursday, November 11th at 1:00pm.  The tribute will feature a guest speaker, entertainment, refreshments, and Quilts of Valor presentation.  All are welcome. Call 751-8836 for more information.