Welcome to Bemidji Senior Center

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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.

 

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., November 16, 2019. You do not need to be a Senior Citizen member to participate in the show.

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 8, 2019.

Also, used jewelry donations are being accepted for the Jewelry Sale held in conjunction with the Craft Show on Nov. 16th. Donations can be dropped off at the Gift Shop in the Senior Center, 216 3rd St NW, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Vital Signs Clinic

Bemidji State University Nursing Students will be offering free vital sign clinics at the Bemidji Senior Center, located at 216 3rd St. NW.  Each clinic will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00pm-4:00pm on the following dates:  Oct. 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and Nov. 5th.  Vital signs to be checked include:  blood pressure, pulse, oxygen saturation, respirations,  and temperature.

FREE Manicures and Pedicures

Bemidji State University Nursing Students will be offering foot care, nail trimming and painting (polish provided or bring your own) at the Bemidji Senior Center located at 216 3rd St. NW.  All seniors are welcome to come enjoy some relaxation as BSU nursing students provide free foot and nail care.  Come one day or all six!  Service will be offered on the following Fridays from 9:00am-12:00pm on a first come/first served basis:  Oct. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Nov. 1st and 8th.

Immigrant Snapchat Presentation

The Bemidji Senior Center will be hosting a presentation on Friday, October 18th at 11:00am by Barb Schlichting called Immigrant Snapchat.  The presentation will be of her inherited collection of postcards that tell the story of her family’s Norwegian heritage.  The postcards date back to the early 1900s and feature photos of places her relatives had visited, and conversations about everything from updates on how the crops were doing to recipes and details of births and funerals.  Barb learned so much about her heritage after getting the postcards translated and would like not only to share what she learned, but also have discussion with those attending the presentation on their own heritage.  The Bemidji Senior Center is located at 216 3rd St NW.  Call 751-8836 with questions.

 

 

Flu Shot Clinic

The Bemidji Senior Center will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Tuesday, October 15th from 11:00am-1:00pm and Thursday, October 17th from 11:00am-1:00pm.  Most insurance accepted, please have insurance card available for copy.  The Bemidji Senior Center is located at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  Please call 751-8836 with questions.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Bemidji Senior Center’s monthly Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is this Saturday, October 12th 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.  Fundraising supplies this month were provided through a Thrivent Financial Action Team Grant.

 

Thanks for helping us get the word out!

Michelle Crow

Bemidji Senior Center Manager

Wood Carving Exhibition

The Bemidji Wood Carvers Club is having a showing of local artists’ talent.  The project featured will be a snow leopard bust.  The exhibition will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the Bemidji Senior Center located at 216 3rd St NW, Bemidji.  Come and meet the featured artist, Debbe Edwards.  Refreshments will be served.

This activity is made possible, in part, by a grant provided by the Region 2 Arts Council through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.