Friendship Center events, classes, and more


Open building hours are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; on Tuesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

2019 Friendship Center membership

For those members who have memberships you will receive a renewal letter a month before you need to renew your membership. The membership cost is $30 for an individual or $50 for a couple (two people in a household). Memberships are yearly from the date of purchase. Stop in to get your membership set up or renewed.

2019 Active Wellness Center membership

Winona State University (WSU) exercise science students are available for monitoring and training. Older-adult-friendly exercise equipment and workout programs designed specifically for each individual are also available. Release forms must be filled out prior to your workout on the first day; forms will be faxed to your doctor to avoid charges for an office visit.

The Friendship Center accepts Silver & Fit or Silver Sneakers. (If you have either of these programs there is no cost to you, and the center takes care of the billing!) 


Payment is required upon registering. The cost for members is $78 yearly.

Events and classes

Hand massages

February 5 and 19, the first and third Tuesdays of each month

Help improve circulation, relieve tension and anxiety, and increase levels of flexibility in your hands. Hand massages are good for both men and women! Call or stop in to schedule your appointment with Gloria Siewert of Caring Hands for a low membership cost of $3.50.

Frozen Friday

Friday, February 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to be a safe and supportive community member for persons with memory loss, their care partners and families by becoming a Dementia Friend.
The Winona Forget Me Nots Chorus will perform!

Acrylic painting class

Monday, February 11, from 2-5 p.m.

In this session all artists will follow and paint the same picture as instructor Sylvia Tolzin of Backyard Brushes. Instruction and supplies are provided with a member fee of $25. No experience is necessary.

The Winona Friendship Center is open to all individuals age 55 and over. For more information about classes, hours, or nominal class or participation fees, feel free to stop in or call 507-454-5212.

The Senior Advocacy Program provides information and assistance to people over age 60. If you need assistance, please call 507-454-7369.


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