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Behring Senior Center: November 2022
Behring Senior Center

MONROE — To register for events or programs, call (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, November 9th 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:

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

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

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

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

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!

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

Fit Ball -Monday Mixer at Noon

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: Fridays, November 4 & 18, December 2 & 16; Cost: $30.00; Times: 9:30am to 1:00pm (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, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 13, 20, 27

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 Monday-Friday.  

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, November 11th 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, November 18th at 1:30pm. You have to bring your own deck of cards. Please sign up for this event.  


First movie is Tuesday, November 8th at 1:30pm. Showing is “A Cowgirl’s Song”, Rated PG, Run time: 1 hours, 33 min.  

Second movie is Thursday, November 17th at 1:30pm. Showing is” By the Light of Silvery Moon”, Rated G, Run time: 1 hour, 41 min.  

Third movie is Tuesday, November 29th at 1:30pm. Showing is “Elvis”, Rate PG-13, Run time: 2 hours, 39 min.  

Coffee & Chat Book Club

Date: Monday, November 14th 

Time: 10:00am

Place: Senior Center Dining Room

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 at the front desk.


We have two different Medicare specialists who will be here to answer your questions about Medicare.

Appel Agency, 10:00 am on Thursdays: November 3 & 10

Nitza Pfaff, 10:30 am on Wednesdays: November 2, 9, 16, 30  

Medicare Program, 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 16

Painting with Nina “Abandoned Farm Scene”

Thursday, November 10th 9:00am-Noon; Cost: $25.00

Please bring your own paper towels and paint clothes. You will pay Nina directly the day of the class.


Packer Party 

Sunday, November 13th at 2:30 pm-6:30pm        

Come cheer on the Packers at the Behring Senior Center as they take on the Dallas Cowboys! We’ll have a spread of tailgate treats, and cornhole boards will be set up for those who want to play. Suggested donation of $3.00 per person and $5.00 per couple. 

Tech Time 

Friday: November 11th and December 9th 2-4 pm   

Tech Time will be here at the Senior Center! Help is provided by the students of the Monroe High School, and they can assist you with questions about your iPad, tablet, and cell phone. You must register for a 20-minute appointment. 

Healthy Active Aging 

Tuesday, November 1st 1:30pm

Join Sean Casey from Hometown Pharmacy for this discussion, and learn how to use food, movement, sleep, and stress reduction techniques to have you feeling your best. 


Thursday, November 10th 9:00am-1:00pm; Cost: $20 for AA Members/ $25 for Non-Members

This AARP refresher course has helped millions of drivers 50 and older sharpen their skills and drive safely on today’s roads. 

Please pay the instructor the day of class with cash or a check.