(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

Calendar

Oct
21
Mon
Member Perk: Chair Massages @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Members of the VINE Adult Community Center can take advange of this monthly member perk – a free chair massage from trained volunteers occuring the 3rd Monday of each month from 10 am – noon.

THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT
Monday, October 21
5:30–7 pm
Trevor Waagner, Mankato Computer Technology, Presenter

Do you have data capabilities on your phone but don’t know how to use any of the applications (also known as “apps”)? Want to learn to text with people? Do you wish you could use your phone to help get you to places you’ve never been before or to contact an Uber driver? Or maybe you want to record the activity from your Fitbit. Come and find out how.

Registration deadline is 10/18.

Oct
23
Wed
Grief & Loss Support Group @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grief and Loss Support Group

  • Wednesdays
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Free, but contributions are welcome

Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one is welcome to attend.

Facilitated by VINE’s Community Living Coaches, Joyce Kolbet and Carol Ries.

Please call (507) 387-1666 with any questions.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP AT VINE @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

Caregiving can be difficult and isolating. These groups provide insight and encouragement from others facing similar challenges.

Second and fourth Wednesday of each month
1:30–3 pm
VACC Reflection Room

Free, but contributions are welcome.

MEET THE FATHER OF KIWANIS HOLIDAY LIGHTS @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

MEET THE FATHER OF KIWANIS HOLIDAY LIGHTS

  • Wednesday, October 23
  • 2–3:30 pm
  • Scott Wojcik, Founder/ President of Kiwanis Holiday Lights, Presenter

What began as a far-fetched idea just over a decade ago has grown into one of Southern Minnesota’s premier holiday lights displays, the Kiwanis Holiday Lights.  Founder Scott Wojcik will tell us how this dream came true and what new features to look for this November and December.

  • Registration deadline is 10/21.
Volunteer Orientation @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Call Adam at (507) 387-1666 to attend and learn more about how you can share your time helping others at VINE, the VINE Adult Community Center, and/or the VINE Home Thrift Store.

Oct
25
Fri
LAW ENFORCEMENT’S RESPONSE TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

LAW ENFORCEMENT’S RESPONSE TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  • Friday, October 25
  • 1:30–3 pm
  • Marc Chadderdon, Investigator with Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, Presenter

Investigator Marc Chadderdon will share information on Greater Minnesota collaborations to combat human trafficking.  Marc is president and founder of MSCIC, a coalition organization that tracks, investigates and prosecutes individuals involved in sex trafficking.  He is committed to protecting people from this devastating criminal activity that occurs in all 50 states, including our region.

  • Registration deadline is 10/23.
Oct
29
Tue
YOUR STORY, MY STORY, OUR STORY @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

YOUR STORY, MY STORY, OUR STORY

  • Tuesday, October 29
  • 1–2:30 pm
  • Pat Branstad and Erika Rodriguez, United Cultures/Uniendo Cultures, Presenters Learn how the United Cultures/Uniendo Cultures group in the St. James area came together, their conscious efforts to embrace their community’s changing demographic with respectful, collaborative intention, and their book project of sharing one another’s stories.
  • Registration deadline is 10/28.
Oct
30
Wed
Grief & Loss Support Group @ VINE Adult Community Center
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grief and Loss Support Group

  • Wednesdays
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Free, but contributions are welcome

Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one is welcome to attend.

Facilitated by VINE’s Community Living Coaches, Joyce Kolbet and Carol Ries.

Please call (507) 387-1666 with any questions.

Nov
1
Fri
FREE A1c testing @ VINE Adult Community Center
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hy-Vee will offer FREE A1c testing in the VINE Adult Community Center parking lot on Friday, November 1st from 1-5pm.

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