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  • Senior Program Donation

    Greetings from the White Bear Area Senior Program. All year round, the White Bear Area Senior Program gives you the opportunity to: Hang out with friends at more than fifteen weekly activities. Stay fit at fun daily fitness classes. Shop for unique items at the Craft Corner Gift Shop. Relax at our “Take a Book, Leave a Book” Library. View local artist and history exhibits. Continue lifelong learning through a variety of enrichment classes. Save on your insurance by completing Smart Driver classes. Keep your feet healthy and toes happy at our Foot Care Clinic. Volunteer with the senior program, area schools, and greater community. Receive nutritious meals through our Meals on Wheels program. Stay connected though The Voice newsletter. Thanks to the generous support of the community, the White Bear Area Senior Program is able to provide these activities, programs and services at no or low cost to participants. Please consider making a financial contribution today. Give area seniors the gift of education, companionship and connection with a donation to the White Bear Area Senior Program. All gifts are appreciated and tax-deductible.
  • Meals on Wheels Donation

    Meals on Wheels is a community service that delivers nutritious meals to your home with the help of volunteers. This services is available to all persons regardless of age or ability. It is a wonderful way for individuals to stay connected to their communities, remain healthy, and live independently, for as long as possible as well as those with a short term need for meals after a hospitalization/surgery. Meals are provided at a reduced rate due to generous donations from participants, foundations, and the wider community, and also through support of the White Bear Lake Area School District, Senior Services Consortium of Ramsey County, Metro Meals on Wheels, local Lions Clubs and others. For more information about Meals on Wheels call our Meals on Wheels Coordinator Debbie Walker at 651-653-3123 or email Deb.Walker@isd624.org
  • Get Up & Go Fitness - Class Punch Card

    Fun aerobic classes for those needing a slower tempo and less vigorous program. Improve endurance, flexibility and strength, balance and coordination. Great for beginners! These are drop in classes - Attend when you can. Tuesday - Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. Purchase a 8-class punch card either online or from the White Bear Area Senior Center Office. Punch cards need to be picked up from the Senior Center at 2484 East County Rd F, WBL Classes are held at the White Bear Dance Center, 2462 East County Road F, WBL Questions? Call 651-653-3121
  • Senior Program Donation 2021-2022

    Greetings from the White Bear Area Senior Program. All year round, the White Bear Area Senior Program gives you the opportunity to: Hang out with friends at more than fifteen weekly activities. Stay fit at fun daily fitness classes. Shop for unique items at the Craft Corner Gift Shop. Relax at our “Take a Book, Leave a Book” Library. View local artist and history exhibits. Continue lifelong learning through a variety of enrichment classes. Save on your insurance by completing Smart Driver classes. Keep your feet healthy and toes happy at our Foot Care Clinic. Volunteer with the senior program, area schools, and greater community. Receive nutritious meals through our Meals on Wheels program. Stay connected though The Voice newsletter. Thanks to the generous support of the community, the White Bear Area Senior Program is able to provide these activities, programs and services at no or low cost to participants. Please consider making a financial contribution today. Give area seniors the gift of education, companionship and connection with a donation to the White Bear Area Senior Program. All gifts are appreciated and tax-deductible.
  • Get Up & Go Fitness - Class Punch Card

    Fun aerobic classes for those needing a slower tempo and less vigorous program. Improve endurance, flexibility and strength, balance and coordination. Great for beginners! These are drop in classes - Attend when you can. Tuesday - Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 am. Purchase a 8-class punch card either online or from the White Bear Area Senior Center Office. Punch cards need to be picked up from the Senior Center at 2484 East County Rd F, WBL Classes are held at the White Bear Dance Center, 2462 East County Road F, WBL Questions? Call 651-653-3121 Drop in classes begin Tuesday, January 19, 2021
  • How to be a Smart College Shopper (online)

    Your student is getting ready for college. You saved your money. Is it enough? Learn how to be a smart shopper, where your student will fit best, academically, socially and financially. Also learn which schools will offer your student the largest merit scholarships and how to apply for grants and how FAFSA works. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Five Keys to Retiring Fearlessly

    After years of hard work, retirement may finally be in sight. Learn the five keys to unlocking a fearless retirement while also answering questions such as: What do I need to know before my last paycheck? What types of accounts should I have? How do I turn my assets into a paycheck in retirement? In addition, you'll gain insight into Social Security. While it can be be confusing, making the most of your Social Security has a lot to do with when you apply for benefits. This is a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and learn what Social Security can mean for you.
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  • Equity Conversion: The New Reverse Mortgage

    This course is NOT a sales pitch. It is a course that will go over the pros and cons of Reverse Mortgages and will provide a better understanding about Reverse Mortgages and clarify the myths and truths. During the class there may also be available a Realtor and or Financial Planner available to answer questions that attendees may have. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Mixed Media: Trees & Textures

    This is a unique project using mixed media, acrylics, photographs, papers, beads, paste, glitter and a variety of fabrics including lace & ribbon. We'll be creating textures by first putting down papers with writing and/or music, painting, and then embedding materials and painting some more! We’ll create 3 dimensions with various tools. The instructor will walk you through each layer and at the end you'll be surprised at your amazing result! No experience necessary! These paintings will have multiple layers of paint and textures for greater depth and 3-dimension. You will be doing 2 paintings ( 8x10 inches each). You may create 2 matching paintings or 2 uniquely different ones. Just come & enjoy the fun! PLEASE NOTE: There is a $15 materials fee due at class. Bring a lunch or snack. Wear a paint shirt as you may get dirty. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • A Look Back: Stories From The Attic (online)

    Did you know that people used to use stacks of newspaper as insulation in the house walls?! Several years ago a friend of our instructor knew of some remodeling that was being done at a family members house. During that project, they found a bunch of newspapers from the 1940’s tucked in the walls of the attic! This class will feature a virtual walk back in time. We will look at the headlines of the day; what was being advertised in those days; and what the ever popular “comics” section looked like! Amateur historian, Jay Grammond will weave these pieces together to take you on a virtual walk back in time. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Women, Weight & Hormones (ONLINE)

    Is fat collecting around your mid-section and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? If this is your story, your inability to lose weight probably has more to do with your hormone levels than anything else. Until you discover and correct any imbalances, trying to lose weight will be like shoveling sand against the tide. You will learn key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight including: concrete solutions (not tricks, not using your will power) for controlling appetite and cravings; boosters to keep your metabolism burning brightly; how to tell if your thyroid is creating weight problems and what to do about it; hormone mimicking chemicals; what HRT or birth control pills have to do with weight gain; hormone levels checked reliably; steps needed to safely break the vicious cycle of hormone related weight gain to help your body begin to lose weight again. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Acrylic Painting

    Whether you have experience with acrylic painting or not, these painting party classes are a great way to spend your mornings. You will be given all the supplies needed and step-by-step instructions from a professional artist as you create your very own masterpiece. All classes will be held at the Gladstone Community Center in Maplewood. Only 3.45 miles South of Hwy 694 - View Map Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled. Winter Fox January 22 Winter Tree February 26 Lift Bridge March 26 Witch's Tower April 23 Stone Arch in the Rain May 21
  • Wedding Dance Crash Course - It's Not to Late to Learn!

    You thought about it! You wanted to! But where did the time go? Not to worry. Learn fun moves and simple tips to have you feeling comfortable and looking great for any occasion! With the expert guidance of 3-time Ballroom Dance champion, Monica Mohn, you’ll be dancing before you know it! Couples only please. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • 55+ Driver Safety Refresher Class

    Participants will be able to attend class at the Senior Center or take as an online class at home. Please choose which location you will be participating in when registering. If you're 55 or older, get a discount on your personal auto insurance and improve your driving skills! The Defensive Driving Course, developed by the National Safety Council, teaches basic crash prevention techniques and has a proven record of reducing traffic violations and incidents. It's taught by experienced, professional traffic safety instructors, including officers of the Minnesota State Patrol. The class consists of lecture, films and discussions. There is no behind-the-wheel driving and there are no tests. According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state-approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. This includes in-person classroom, online training, and live virtual Zoom classes. After you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion to give to your insurance company. NOTE: If you choose to take the class from home, you will need to visit the Senior Center to pick up the class booklet. The class link will be sent the day before the class. Instructor: Minnesota Safety Council Our Mission: To strengthen individuals, families and organizations by helping prevent injuries and support safer, healthier lives. What We Do: The Minnesota Safety Council is a member-based, private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries - a leading cause of death, disability and economic loss. We offer traffic programs for the workplace and the larger community, including defensive driving classes for mature drivers and interactive online programs for teens. Since 1928, our sole focus has been to make Minnesota a safer and healthier place to live. The Minnesota Safety Council is a chapter of the National Safety Council. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Organize Your Photos - Digital and Print

    Having organized photos is a wonderful feeling. Learn about a system to get every printed photo, digital photo and your memorabilia organized. Learn about scanning for slides, movies and prints as well as backing up, cloud storage and scanners. Discover easy ways to repair old photos. By the end of class you'll have a plan for a system that allows you to access every photo you own in literally seconds! Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Acupressure Face Lift & Skin Savvy (ONLINE)

    Here’s a facelift you can do at home. Acupressure is an ancient Eastern healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin; increase muscle tone; decrease puffiness and eye bags; reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming; even decrease headaches, relieve eye strain, soothe nerves and increase relaxation. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Barn Storming: A Tour of Minnesota Barns & Barn Quilts (Online)

    Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of Barns, most from a bygone era. However, there are still a bunch in operation as well. Professional Photographer and Amateur Historian, Jay Grammond has travelled the state capturing images of barns of all shapes, sizes, and conditions. There is just something about a barn! There are some areas of the State where the barns are adorned with something called a Barn Quilt. Barn Quilts are pieces of art on the side of a barn, shed, or house that usually tell some sort of story. These places are all visible from the roadways, so once you know about them, you can go check them out! Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • 90-Minutes with an Estate Attorney

    We all have goals. Sometimes our goal is to gift assets to others either while we are alive or after we've passed. We also wonder about: What about Estate Tax and Gift Tax Planning? Should I gift my money away in a Will, or a Trust? Would I qualify for Medicaid? What is the 60-month claw back? What if my spouse goes into the nursing home and exhausts our money? What about my current Trust; does it avoid the nursing home? Most people believe that their trust shields the assets from the nursing home and creditors. Many people may be wrong! We will walk through these questions and many more, including how to plan and place your assets to meet your retirement, your nursing home goals, and after you have passed. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Zumba

    Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — to help improve cardiovascular fitness. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Family Dog Obedience - Level 2

    This class is for dogs 6 months and older. Students ages 16 and up can attend without an adult. Younger than 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult. This class builds on the behaviors learned in Level 1* (Come, Leave it, Heel, Sit, Down, Stay) working on reliability with real life distractions. Prepare your dog to come with you to restaurant/brewery patios and other fun and busy places that well behaved dogs are welcome. This class will help you prepare for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test, should you choose to do it! * All dogs welcome if these commands are mastered. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Blow Your Own Succulent Glass Dish

    Like our beginner classes, students will be working with an instructor to design and BLOW their vessel. The piece will allow students to experience working with blow pipes, punties and optic molds that allow for more complex manipulation of the molten glass. This class will also provide a glimpse of the skills that are needed to create more complex shapes. NOTE: You will need to return 48 hours later to pick up your finished work. Please wear closed toed shoes and dress in layers as the studio can get quite warm. Students ages 10-17 welcome. Vandalia Glass requires a signed safety waiver of a parent or legal guardian signature for anyone under the age of 18. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Fun with Epoxy

    Come learn the basics of working with Epoxy. Decorate your own wall plaque, choose from several shapes (Minnesota, rectangle, heart and dragon). Additional plaques or custom designs can be made in the same class for $20 each (let us know in advance, extra fee for custom shapes). Feel free to bring any items from home you might want to use to personalize it like sea shells or a heart shape to mark where you live, as these can be placed on the piece at the end when the epoxy is sticky. No artistic talent required! It's easy and fun to do. Please note: Epoxy needs to cure for 24 hours, so you will need to pick up your project a different day. Kids (age 10+) also welcome, with an accompanying adult.
  • Many Faces: Racial Definitions 201 (Online)

    After experiencing a year that will not soon be forgotten in American history, we find ourselves in a society that is ripe for change. We are wanting to do better and be better with and for each other no matter your race, gender, or ethnic background. Americans are hearing and using language that may be uncommon including phrases like implicit bias, cultural awareness, and anti-racism. Dive deeper with us into historical racial definitions that have shaped American society from past to present. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.
  • Soma Yoga (Online)

    This class is a multi-age class and for all yoga skill levels. The practice of Soma Yoga helps re-educate our muscles to release tension and create freer mobility. The class emphasizes moving from within our bodies using breath practice and meditation to calm minds and spirits and gain strength, flexibility, balance, and stamina. Register Now, Pay Later: Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we are using a “Register Now, Pay Later” procedure. When you register for a class, the class total will come up at Zero dollars ($0). Your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if a class is canceled.