Winona Friendship Center events and classes


Are you interested in how your Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) looks for next year? Are you interested in how your Medicare Advantage plan looks for next year?

Medicare open enrollment is October 15 to December 7.

Due to COVID-19, appointment availability will be limited. There will only be five appointments allowed per day. Please call the Winona senior advocates at  507-454-7369 now to set up your appointments. Last-minute appointments will not be served.

Programs are offered virtually, hybrid, and in-person only (indicated below). For participants attending in-person programming, paperwork must be signed prior to registration. All registrations must be at least 24 hours prior to class.


AWC workouts    

Monday, 7-8 a.m., membership


Generations connect

Monday, 9:30-10:15 a.m., FREE


Chair yoga

Monday, 10:45-11:30 a.m., $3.50

(in-person or virtual)



Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

$.75, must pre-register


Strength & balance

Tuesday, 8-8:40 a.m., $3.50


Tai Chi    

Tuesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $3.00


Brain health

Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., FREE



Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., FREE


AWC workouts

Wednesday, 7-8 a.m., membership


Yoga mat

Wednesday, 8-9 a.m., $3.50



Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., FREE



Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., FREE

(in-person only)


Memory Café

Wednesday, 2:30-3:30 p.m., FREE


Movin’ & Groovin’

Thursday, 8-8:40 a.m., $3.50


Bridges Health Foot & Nail Clinic  

Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Students will be operating out of the East Recreation Center on Thursdays. Programs will be available in-person and virtually. Watch your email and the Friendship Center Facebook page for more information.


NEW: Health Check-ins

Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., FREE

Bridges will be offering one-hour health check-ins with nursing students. Discuss health concerns, get a blood pressure check, neck and should massages and more! Reservations must be made in advance, call the Friendship Center for details. 



1 p.m.

•    Thursday, October 29, Eleanor Roosevelt (part two) “Casting her Own Shadow in the Post-White House Years”

Registration is required and the Zoom link will be emailed to you the week of the teleconference.


Active Wellness Center

Registrations may be made up to a week in advance with up to five reservations per week. When an individual makes more than three reservations in a week, the additional reservations must be made for afternoon time slots. Reservations may be made by calling the Friendship Center between 8  a.m. and  3 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Sign up for a 45-minute session; times are on the hour from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Registration in advance for non-fitness programs is encouraged.


Group fitness

Join Angelo on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7-8 a.m. for virtual group fitness sessions.


If you are in need of assistance for food or deliveries or a face mask, call the center. 


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