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Behring Senior Center, January 2023
Behring Senior Center

MONROE — To register for events or programs please call us at (608) 325-3173 or stop by the front desk.

You are welcome to pick-up your copy of “THE RED BRICK AGENDA” at the Behring Senior Center to get more information. They are found inside the Front Lobby door in a basket or in the Wellness Center just inside the door.


For all veterans who are 55 years of age and over! Wednesday, January 11th from 10:00am until 12:00pm. We will be having breakfast casserole, sausage, cinnamon rolls, and beverages. Donation of $3.00 and PLEASE CALL (608) 325-3173 so we know how much food to prepare. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!!! Thank-you.


Please bring a change of shoes to wear in the gym. Classes are as follows:

1. Fitness First is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 to 9:15am.

2. Men’s Exercise is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30 to 10:15am.

3. Chair Pilates is on Mondays from 10:45 to 11:30am & Wednesdays 11:45 to 12:30am

4. Balance Yoga is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:15am.

5. Dance Aerobics will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. First class is from 8:30 to 9:15 am and the second class is from 10:45 to 11:30am. Please note there are 2 classes!

6. Yoga is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:45am to 12:30pm. 

7. Step Aerobics -Monday Mixer at Noon 

8. Fusion is on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:45 to 11:30am.

The Behring Senior Center offers Drop-ins and Punch Cards for all exercise classes.


Dates: Friday, January 6th              

Cost: $30.00

Times: 9:30am to 12:00pm 

(20 minutes)

Melissa Kieler is a Massage Therapist at Healing Notes here in Monroe. You will pay Melissa directly the day of your appointment.


Dates: Tuesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31

Cost: $42.00 and you will pay Julie directly

Times: 8:00am to 4:00pm. Appointments are around 

30 minutes.

Senior Center Library is open on the 2nd floor, 8am-4pm 


Table Tennis (ping pong) will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00pm.  

Pool (Billiards) The pool hall is open from 9am to 4pm Monday-Friday.

Pickleball     Beginners: Mondays 2-4 pm   Intermediate: Tues & Thurs 2-4 pm.


Card games are at the Senior Center FROM 12:30 TO 3:30PM.  We are playing for fun and there are NO PRIZES.  Mondays are 

Euchre, Tuesdays are Canasta and Horse & Pepper, Thursdays are for 500 and Yass.

Bingo with Aster & Flippo at the Senior Center.  You must sign up because there is a limit of only 35 people.                

* Bingo is Friday, January 13th at 1:30pm.  Aster will be giving away prizes.  Be sure to sign up for this event, remember space is limited, call (608) 325-3173 soon. 

* Flippo is Friday, January 27th at 1:30pm.  You have to bring your own deck of cards. Please sign up for this event.  


Movie:  Tuesday, January 17th at 1:30pm.  Showing is ”Eight Below”, Rated PG, Run time: 2 hours

Movie: Tuesday, January 24th at 1:30pm.  Showing is “Here Today”, Rate PG-13, Run time: 1 hour, 57 min.  

Coffee & Chat Book Club

Date: Monday, January 9th

Time: 10:00am

Place: Senior Center Gym

Quilts of Valor

A Quilt of Valor is awarded to a Service Member or Veteran who has been touched by war.  Honor, Freedom, and Comfort are stitched into every quilt to honor his/her service and sacrifice.  Please stop by the Senior Center front desk to pick up a request form.  Call (608) 325-3173 with any questions. 

Mayflower Tours and Collette Tours

Travel brochures, applications, and pricing will be available in the front lobby.

“Anatomy of a Novel” with Author David Benjamin 

Tuesday, January 10th•1:30 pm   

This is a seminar for both readers and writers.  David Benjamin has written 14 novels and has won 20 book awards.  He will cover the beginning, the middle, and the end points of how to write a novel.        

Nutrition with Lucy

Tuesdays:  January 10, 17, 24, & 31, February 7, 14

Time: 10:00 am

Cost: $35.00 

Our very own Lucy Whyte is a certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, and we are excited to offer this new program to kick-off in 2023!  This is a six-week Nutrition and Wellness Course with some classes that will involve cooking. 

Beginning Tap Dance with Nadine Patchin


Feb. 1, 8, 15 & Mar 1, 8, 15     

Time: 3-4pm

Cost: $30.00* pay instructor

Tap Dance is a great way to move your body and learn a new skill.  Tap shoes are optional but highly recommended.  Each class is independent of the other classes, so no prerequisites are needed. 

Introduction to Art Journaling

Wednesday, January 18th        

Time: 1:00 pm

Cost:  $15.00

In this workshop, we will talk about art journaling, answering questions like “why?”  “how?” and “when?”.

While we discuss, we will make a journal to get us started using a variety of surfaces and will apply special preparation to the first few pages so it’s easy to jump right in!

Dinner & Drumming

Tuesday, January 24th

Dinner at 5:30pm

Show at 6:30pm

Cost: $5.00 per person

Seniors and their families are welcome to join us for an evening event.  We’ll enjoy a Baked Potato Bar for Dinner, and afterwards, we’ll be entertained by a local Drumming Group!  This event is open to Seniors and their families.  Children 10 and under are free and must be accompanied by a Senior.  To register call 608-325-3173.