Sept 11, 2023 Events & News

September is National Senior Center Month

It’s an opportunity to promote a positive image of aging and highlight how our Senior Community Center improves the lives of older adults. Senior Centers are vital to the health and well-being of a community. The Barnesville Senior Community Center is active in offering social, educational, and health-related events in close collaboration with HELPERS. There is no question that having this impressive Senior Center here in Barnesville improves the lives of the people in our community and surrounding area. Become a member and join the fun!

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Senior Safety Academy

Senior Safety Academy, Thursday Sept. 14th, 9am-1pm, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead.  Valley Triad will be discussing topics important to seniors including tactics to conquer fear of victimization, medication issues, post COVID self care. This is a free event is sponsored by Clay Co Social Services and Adult Protective Services. Brunch and vendor booths are included. RSVP is required! To register call 218-299-5514. If you would like to attend but need transportation assistance, contact HELPERS no later than Sept. 11th.

PART TWO-Hospice and Dementia Care: What You Need to Know and How We Can Help.

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Monday, Sept. 18th, 1:30pm, Bville Senior Community Center. 

Presented by Kyra Kainz, HRRV Community Relations Specialist & Arlene Correia, HRRV Certified Dementia Trainer. Free and Open to All. No need to pre-register. We will continue this important informational presentation where questions will be answered and misunderstandings will be clarified.

October 14th, 10am-12pm, Hildebrand Hall

Get your creative juices flowing! This year’s theme is My Favorite Things. If you are interested in decorating and hosting a table, contact HELPERS. We have a limited number of tables available so notify us soon.

Fika “Take a Break” with Coffee & Conversation, 

Wednesday, Sept 13th, 10-11am, at the HELPERS office. 

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All are welcome to join us for this monthly morning coffee break. Fika is a Swedish coffee tradition; it’s a time set aside for being together, catching up with friends, and enjoying a little something to eat. Contact HELPERS in advance if you would like transportation assistance.

Grow Young Fitness

Grow Young Fitness Program For Seniors

Channel 12 at 

9:05am and 4:05pm 

Monday through Friday.

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Be sure to check it out!

Exercise Seniors

Mondays and Thursdays

Exercises for Seniors on Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30-10, Bville Senior Community Center

This is a basic, low-impact strengthening exercise program to promote body movement and strength. 

No pre-registration is required. 

Just show up and have fun while also doing your body good!

Game Day!

Tuesday & Friday

Game Day every Tuesday & Friday, 12:45 to 3pm, at the Bville Senior Community Center Join in the fun & games such as Pinochle, Whist, Hand & Foot and Rummy with other area seniors. 

Coffee and treats served following the activities. 

The Senior Community Center is located at 501 2nd Ave. NE. Call 218-493-4277 for more information. 

Transportation assistance can be provided by calling HELPERS in advance.


HELPERS is always looking to add to our amazing team of volunteers and we have a variety of opportunities to fit your interests and time availability. 

Some of those opportunities include Transportation in and/or out of town, Monday delivery of Meals on Wheels, Friendly-Visiting, Errands/Shopping Assistance. 

Give us a call or stop in our office for more information.

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The Barnesville Senior Community Center is available for rental for your gatherings.

Contact Eva at 218-493-4277 for information and to make your reservation.