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Labor Day celebration planned at Little Falls senior center

LITTLE FALLS — The Little Falls Senior Center’s Labor Day celebration will be Sept. 1, with live music by Social Security Express starting at 2:30 p.m., with a meal to follow at 5 p.m. Participants are encouraged to put on their favorite bibs or overalls and join the workers’ day dance.

For the meal, please make reservations for before noon the previous day by calling (320) 632-8200 or between 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday or from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. 

The center also will host its monthly pancake, sausage and egg breakfast and bargain bin sale from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Cost is $5 for adults; age 7-10 is $2.50 and age 6 and under is free.

Denise Pollard from the University of Minnesota Extension nutrition education programs will be talking about “Get Creative with Cauliflower” at an event at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7.

The senior center will host its senior prom on Sept. 24 entitled “Waltzing Matilda, who’ll come a-walzing with me?” The dance will be held from 6-8:30 p.m., with a chicken dinner and all the trimming served before the dance at 4:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be accepted. The deadline to make reservations with Colleen Duncan at (320) 616-4916 or with Kathy Burgardt at the senior center at (320) 632-8009 is Sept. 15. The center requests that when people make reservations that they submit a photo of themselves of when they were teenagers.

The senior center also is preparing for its 27th anniversary celebration on Oct. 16.

For more information on the events or to become a member, call Kathy Burgardt at the senior center at (320) 632-8009 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.