Jul 09

West Hills Social Commons Happenings

Posted on July 9, 2021 at 11:24 AM by Jessica Abrahams

West Hills Social Commons
Did you miss us? The West Hills Socials Commons is open again to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8-4pm.
 
** The Social Commons will be closed on Monday July 5th
 
Adult Leisure Pursuit Membership
Sign up for our membership and get access to discounted programming along with discounts at several business part of our local partnership program. The annual membership fee remains at $40 for 2021 year; however, our 2020 members will receive a $16 discount off their 2021 membership with a remaining balance amount of only $24. Annual memberships are valid for January through December.
 
Trips
St. Paul Saints Baseball Game: Sunday, July 18th
Join others from Adult Leisure Pursuits as we take a trip up the CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints. Take advantage of this great opportunity to watch outdoor baseball and take a stroll through the beautiful CHS Field concourse. The Saints will be taking on the Columbus Clippers for a 2:05pm first pitch. Bring a friend, grandchild, or the whole family. Children under the age of 18 pay the members price
-Cost: $32 members/ $47 non-members
-Registration Deadline: July 9th
-Depart SeniorPlace:12:15pm
 
Strength Training (Free/ with Membership)
Try our FREE Strength Training Class. This program will teach you how to get a full-body workout from either a standing or a sitting position. Weights and resistance bands are available for use if you are looking for a challenge. You will go through stretching to increase flexibility, mobility, and balance. The class is held in the Social Commons West on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, from 9-10 am. No registration is required.  
 
Table Tennis
The table tennis program will run at West Hills Social Commons on Wednesday’s 12:30-2:00 PM ($1.00 per time). Any age can play the game, so don’t be afraid.  Players of all abilities are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. They are willing to teach any new players!
 
500 Club (Free/ with Membership)
Played on Friday, June 25th, 2021. There were 13 players, 4 tables with 6 rounds each.  First place went to Betty Mikeworth with 3,480 points. Second Place went to Roger Milbrath with 3,130 points. Third Place went to Shirlly Malecha with 2,600 points. Fourth Place went to Lowell Larson with 2,440 points. Fifth place went to Mernie Malecha with 2,160 points. Sixth place went to Fran Kubista with 1,970 points Betty Mikeworth made a 10 spade bid 2 times. Roger Milbrath made a 10 no Trump Bid.

Owatonna Senior Bowling Highlights:
Friday, July 2:
Fifth Frame Strike Jackpot:  Chuck Newgard
Pins Over Average:
Game 1:  Mike Dettmer 214 ( 17)
Game 2:  Mike Dettmer 267 ( 71)
Game 3:  Judy Drevlow 198 ( 38)
Series High:  Mike Dettmer 696 ( 105)
Split Conversions:  Marty Speikers (2-5-7-8); Reuben Ebeling & Mike Dettmer (each 3-10)

Monday, July 5:
Pins Over Average:
Game 1:  Reuben Ebeling 181 ( 31); Rod Fletcher 223 ( 27)
Game 2:  Judy Drevlow 189 ( 31)
Game 3:  Dennis Branstad 220 ( 49); Sharon Hassing 185 ( 48);
Myland Vroman 204 ( 34); Jerry Drevlow 232 ( 27)
Series High:  (Tie); Myland Vroman 564 ( 54); Sharon Hassing 465 ( 54)
Split Conversions:  Bill Nelson (6-7-10); Chuck Newgard (4-7-9); Marty Speikers (2-7); Willie Peterson (3-10 twice); Reuben Ebeling (3-10)
 
Billiards (Free/ with Membership)
The billiards players are always looking for new players to join the group.  They meet on Wednesdays at 8:30am and Fridays at 9:00am . You don’t have to be a pool shark to enjoy a game of billiards.  Come on down and play a game or two.  Both men and women are always welcome if you are a beginner, the players would be happy to teach you the game.  Drop-in billiards is also available Monday-Friday when the building is open.  Cost: $0.50 for 2 hours.
 
Bingo
Every Friday at 12:30pm in the multipurpose room, all participants must be Adult Leisure Pursuit Members. Pay per card.


May 13

West Hills Social Commons Happenings

Posted on May 13, 2021 at 8:32 AM by Jessica Abrahams

West Hills Social Commons
West Hills Social Commons is now open! Our hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Below you will find the schedule for the next week.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Monday- May 17

Wednesday- May 19

Friday- May 21

8:30- Sewing

9:00- Weight Training

1:00-Book Club

1:30- Bunco

9:00- Weight Training

11:00- Spring Craft

1:00- Billiards

1:30- Players Choice Dice Game

9:00- Weight Training

11:00- Yahtzee

1:00-Billards

1:30- Bingo


Book Club– Third Monday of the Month at 1:00pm
Calling all avid readers! Adult Leisure Pursuits has a book club! Join the Book Worms at West Hills Social Commons to discuss the monthly books.

  • May 15- Tamarack County– William Kent Krueger
  • June 21– The Icecutter’s Daughter– Tracie Peterson
  • July 19– The Secret of Pembooke Park– Julia Klassen
  • August 16– The Book of Lost Friends– Lisa Wingate
  • September 20– This Tender Land– Will Kent Krueger
  • October 18– Where the Crawdads Sing– Delia Owens
  • November 15– The Winter Sister– Megan Collins
  • December 20– Skipping Christmas– John Grisham               

AARP Safe Driving Class
AARP Safe Driving Classes are cancelled through September 1, 2021.   AARP classes can be taken online at https://www.aarpdriversafety.org. Use the code Drivingskills for a discount.

Dawnlight Senior Bowling Highlights

   Monday, May 3:

   High Series Over Average: 

       Dee Schroeder 427 ( 100)

    Pins Over Average:

       Game 1:  Dennis Branstad 226 ( 53); Reuben Ebeling 196 ( 46);

                       Dee Schroeder 150 ( 41); Jerry Drevlow 237 ( 37)

       Game 2:  Judy Drevlow 192 ( 33)

       Game 3:  Dee Schroeder 163 ( 54); Marty Speikers 215 ( 33);

                       Judy Johnson 164 ( 31)

     Split Conversions:  Arlene Gleason: 5-10, 4-5, 3-9-10;

                       Marty Speikers 3-6-7 & 4-5 twice;  Sharon Hassing 3-10;

                       Judy Johnson 2-4-7-10; Willie Peterson 3-6-7 & 3-10;

                       Reuben Ebeling 9-10 & 3-10

  Friday, May 7:

    Fifth Frame Strike Jackpot:  Mike Dettmer

    Pins Over Average:

       Game 1:  Marty Speikers 192 ( 10)

       Game 2:  Rod Fletcher 215 ( 21)

       Game 3:  Sharon Hassing 173 ( 45); Jerry Drevlow 234 ( 34)

       Series Over Average:  Sharon Hassing 419 ( 35)

    Split Conversions:  Willie Peterson 3-7-10; Mike Dettmer 6-7 & 3-10


May 05

West Hills Social Commons Happenings

Posted on May 5, 2021 at 9:49 AM by Jessica Abrahams

West Hills Social Commons
West Hills Social Commons is now open! Our hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Below you will find the schedule for the next week.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Monday- May 10

Wednesday- May 12

Friday- May 14

8:30- Sewing

9:00- Weight Training

1:30- Bunco

9:00- Weight Training

1:00- Billiards

1:30- Players Choice Dice Game

9:00- Weight Training

11:00- Yahtzee

1:00-Billards

1:30- Bingo


Book Club– Third Monday of the Month at 1:00pm
Calling all avid readers! Adult Leisure Pursuits has a book club! Join the Book Worms at West Hills Social Commons to discuss the monthly books.

  • May 15- Tamarack County– William Kent Krueger
  • June 21– The Icecutter’s Daughter– Tracie Peterson
  • July 19– The Secret of Pembooke Park– Julia Klassen
  • August 16– The Book of Lost Friends– Lisa Wingate
  • September 20– This Tender Land– Will Kent Krueger
  • October 18– Where the Crawdads Sing– Delia Owens
  • November 15– The Winter Sister– Megan Collins
  • December 20– Skipping Christmas– John Grisham               

AARP Safe Driving Class
AARP Safe Driving Classes are cancelled through September 1, 2021.   AARP classes can be taken online at https://www.aarpdriversafety.org. Use the code Drivingskills for a discount.

Dawnlight Senior Bowling Highlights:

  Pins Over Average:

   Monday, April 26:

     Game 1:  Jim Harlicker 213 ( 67); Rod Fletcher 245 ( 49)

     Game 2:  Marty Speikers 216 ( 36); Myland Vroman 193 ( 25)

     Game 3:  Dave Linders 180 ( 45); Willie Peterson 192 ( 39);

                     Marty Speikers 211 ( 31); Judy Johnson 163 ( 30);

                     Myland Vroman 194 ( 26); Rod Fletcher 221 ( 25)

     Split Conversions:  Judy Johnson (2-7-8; 2-7 twice; 3-10);

                     Rod Fletcher (4-5-7); Judy Drevlow (3-10);

                     Dennis Branstad & Marty Speikers (each 5-7);

                     Arlene Gleason (3-10)

   Friday, April 30:

    Fifth Frame Strike Jackpot:  Jerry Drevlow

    Pins Over Average:

      Game 1:  Paula Burshem 244 ( 50); Delores Boyer 201 ( 43)

                      Chuck Newgard 194 ( 33)

      Game 2:  Reuben Ebeling 205 ( 48); Marty Speikers 212 ( 31)

      Game 3:  Mike Dettmer 258 ( 64); Marty Speikers 217 ( 36);

                      Chuck Newgard 189 ( 28)

      Total Pins Over Average:  Marty Speikers 616 ( 73)

     Split Conversions: Delores Boyer (2-7 twice); Mike Dettmer (5-7);

                       Judy Drevlow (5-7 & 3-10); Rod Fletcher (4-5);

                       Marty Speikers, Sharon Hassing, 

                       & Reuben Ebeling (each 3-10's)

  Lots of good bowling; come and join the fun and prizes!