2014-2015 Interest Groups
Explore the World of Wine
Sample wines from around the world among friends, with the guidance of a sommelier. It is necessary to sign up each year; openings are limited.
Contact: Fred Hasler, 224.6569, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets: 4th Sunday, 7:00 p.m., 6 meetings/year in members' homes, beginning September 28.
Fee: $10–15/person/session. Cost is divided amongmembers, so regular attendance is important.
Roll Out the Barrel: Microbrews and Other Beers
Local brews? Yes! Explore the world of microbrews and other beers in this interest group. Meets 2nd or 3rd Sunday of each month.
Contact: Craig and Katie Olsen, 316.393.6897
Fee: To be determined. Cost is divided among members, so regular attendanceis important.
Family Day Out
Explore Manhattan family style! Join us for short, family/kid-friendly excursions in and around Manhattan (early evening or Saturday).
Contact: Missy Matthews, 806.252.3771, email@example.com
Food! Fun! Fellowship! Singles and couples, novices and experts, all are welcome. Hosting, menu planning, cooking, and expenses are shared.
Contact: Bernice Schoneweis, 539.5923, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets: Monthly at members’ homes, on the 2nd Saturday at 6:30 p.m., October through April. Cooking assignments given about a week in advance.
Fee: Expenses will be shared.
Needlecraft with Conversation
We enjoy learning about each other’s needlework.
Contact: Maureen Herspring, 539.6765 or Leola Smith, 539.7844
Meets: 2nd Thursday, 9:30 a.m., beginning October 9.
Begin that journal you’ve been thinking about – your life story, family history or memoir. Members are encouraged to bring work to share. Visitors are welcome.
Contact: Linda Gallagher, 539.8514
Meets: 3rd Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., beginning October 21.
Location: Westbank Townhomes Clubhouse
Fee: Provide an occasional snack
Fitness with Enell
Gentle exercises that work all parts of the body.
Contact: Enell Foerster, 537.0977, email@example.com
Meets: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 a.m., beginning Monday, September 15.
Location: Riley County Senior Center
Fee: $42 per person for 30 classes
Bridge – Afternoon
Contact: Karen Sisk, 537.1040, firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizational meeting to be announced. Currently scheduled for Thursdays but can be flexible.
Bridge – Evening
For couples and singles with partners.
Contact: Wanda Jepsen, 539.4816
Meets: 2nd Friday, 7:00 p.m., beginning October 9.
(Optional pre-bridge dinner: 5:45 p.m.)
Location: American Legion, 114 McCall Road
Fee: None – It is necessary to sign up each year.
After the first meeting, bring a dish and share the recipe with friends, new and old. New members are welcome!
Contact: Barbara Stewart, 539.2663
Meets: 2nd Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., beginning October 9.
Location: Members’ homes. Contact Barbara for location.
Fee: $5/person for recipe printing
Join us for a good time as we share thoughts from interlibrary loan selections. Group will read one book and discuss it at the next meeting.
Contact: Please contact Louise Benjamin, 320.6934 if interested in chairing this group.
We will explore hidden treasures in the Historic Costume and Textile Museum holdings, and learn how clothing is a collectible form of art.
Contact: Marla Day, 532.1328