The Friends of the Verona Senior Center

The Friends of the Verona Senior Center (formerly Verona Area Active Adults) partners with the Verona Senior Center to offer activities and services for Verona adults. (more…)

Staying Active

We offer classes and activities that promote staying as active as we can.

Socialize at the Verona Senior Center

Have lunch, play cards, take a class at the Verona Senior Center.

Calendar

There is always something happening at the Verona Senior Center.  Take a look at the calendar and find a new activity that you will enjoy! (more…)

News from the Center

Chronicle Renewal


If you want to continue to receive the Chronicle in the mail, return the renewal form and a check for $15 to the Friends of Verona Senior Center. Click on "newsletter" above to download the form.

Fitness Classes


Affordable Fitness Classes for Persons of All Abilities We offer a variety of fitness classes. Call 845-7471 or click on the "Activities" tab above for details.

Seasonal Events

(Posted 6/18/2018)

Ice Cream Socials


Fridays, June 22 at 12:30 PM
Fridays, July 6, 13, 27 at 12:30 PM

Ice cream socials are back for the summer!
We will have many tasty toppings for you to add to your ice cream and you can top it all off with whipped cream and a cherry! Ice cream sundaes will be served before the 1:00 movies on Fridays instead of the popcorn!

Brat Cookout


Monday, July 2, 2018
Brats Served at 11:30
Games and Trivia at 12:30
RSVP by Monday, June 25
Cost: $7.00 per person.
We will be serving brats, chips, cookie and water or soda.
If you are not planning on eating, come and join us for the festivities.
Let's celebrate the 4th of July a bit early! We will be serving brats, chips, cookie, water, and soda. There will be some fun trivia and a game or two!!! Hope to see you there!

Family Fun Mega Fund-Raiser.


Saturday, July 28, 2018 3-7:00 PM
Verona Senior Center Back Parking Lot! Proceeds to benefit the Senior Center Programs.
See our Flyer, pg 2 of July Chronicle.

Regular Events

Morning Coffee


Come for coffee and treats at 9:00 AM every weekday morning at the Senior Center

Regular Activities


  • * Hand and Foot - Monday 1:00-3:00pm
  • * Mahjongg Tuesday 10:00-12:00pm
  • * Euchre - Tuesday -1:00 - 3:30pm $1.00 per person. Participants must be seated by 12:55pm before the bell rings.
  • * Bridge - Wednesdays 12:30 - 4:00
  • * Mexican Train Dominoes - Wed. 1:00
  • * AA Meeting - Thursday at 1:00
  • * 500 - Thursdays 1:30
  • * Bingo - Thursdays 12:30 - 1:30pm
    2 cards for $1.00.
  • * Game Night - Thursdays 6:00
  • * Literature Lovers Book Club Each month we choose a book to read and discuss. - 2nd Wednesday of month at 12:30.

CENTER SERVICES


Information and Assistance for Seniors,
their Families, and Caregivers.
Click tab "Senior Center Services" to learn more!


We Are Eager to Hear From You Is there an activity or program that you think would be of interest to the Friends of the Verona Senior Center or Senior Center participants? Let a Board or staff member know, or click on the “Contact” tab on the web site and send us a note,

Senior Center Weather Closings


If Verona Schools are closed due to weather the Senior Center will be closed as well. This also means that all of our Transportation Services, including MOW will not be available that day.

Club 108


Club 108 at the Verona Senior Center. Club 108 is a program for individuals with early memory loss. The program meets on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. There is no cost for the Club, but lunch is included during the program for $5. If you are interested in enrolling or have questions, please contact our case manager, Becky Losby, at 845-7471.

Monthly Support Groups


The Verona Senior Center offers a support group for persons living with or caring for family members with Parkinson's Disease; Caregiver Support Group; and a Healthy Living Discussion Group. No registration required and drop in’s are welcomed. Contact Becky Losby (845-7471 for details. Check the Chronicle or the complete monthly calendar on the website for dates and times.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer

The Senior Center depends heavily on volunteers to help with all of its programs. Bring your skills, hobbies, knowledge and tallents. Volunteering is fun and rewarding, as well as being essential to the Center. Check with a staff member for volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Drivers

  • Deliver Meals on Wheels Lunches
  • or help by driving seniors to medical appointments.
Contact Alasa at 845-7471 for details.

Our Top Volunteer Needs


Updated 6/20/2018
  • * Looking for Volunteers for a new Friendly Call Program. Want to help an isolated or lonely senior to feel less alone? Interested in making a difference in a senior's quality of life? Intered in making connections with senior community members over the phone? Then contact us to folunteer for the Friendly caller program! 845-7471
  • * Virtual Reality "Tour" Guide - it's a Fun and Easy Way to "Tavel" the World with Friends!
  • * RSVP Home-Delivered Meal Drivers
  • * RSVP Drivers for medical appointments
  • * Front Desk Receptionists
  • * Special Event Assistants
  • * Foot Care Assistants
  • * Kitchen Assistants
  • * Piano Player
  • * Gardening

Do you have a special hobby you’d like to share? Do you like to travel? Play piano? Would you like to teach a class? Start a choir? Lead a sing-along?
Whatever your interests are, we have a volunteer opportunity for you! Call Alasa Wiest 845-7471 to learn more.

Special Meals

Brithday/Anniversary


July Birthday/ Anniversary


Karen Wickham
Karen, Patsy Cline Tribute Artist will be performing
Friday, July 20
Lunch at 11:30 AM, $8.00
Music starts at 12:30 PM
We will be having a 50/50 Raffle!!!
RSVP @ 845-7471 by noon Mon., June 11. City of Verona Seniors and active volunteers with a July birthday/anniversary eat free! Check the menu tab for more information.

Trips

May - "Happy Days"


May Trip - "Happy Days" at the Palace Theatre Bus Tour
We're heading to the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells to enjoy our favorite TV show.
Thursday May 24. 9:30am to 5pm The bus leaves at 10am



PLANNING AHEAD

Future Trips Planned


June 21: Lake Geneva 2-hour luncheon boat lake tour and shopping. Check What's New, Events 6/21 or the May Chronicle page 3 for details.
July 12: Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Tour - Check What's New, Events 7/12, or the May Chronicle pg 3 for details.
August 9: Milwaukee Brewers Game - Check What's New, Events 8/9, or the May Chronicle pg 3 for details.
September 13: Wisconsin Dells Antiques Mall and Craft Mall, Outlet Mall and Ponderosa!
October 12: Warrens Cranberry Tour and Museum
October 22-26: Smoky Mountain Fall Foliage Tour - KY