Special interest groups

Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon
These groups meet on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. The meetings involve the Big Book, 12 Steps or someone’s story. Any age is welcome.
This group plays bingo at 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday.
Join others for a game of billiards upstairs at the Center, most days at 1 p.m. Dates vary; please see the calendar in the Minnetonka Script for details.
The Minnetonka Bike Club is entering its sixth season. We have three groups to accommodate different skill levels of bikers—riding different speeds and distances. Each group meets different days of the week. Go to www.mtkabikers.org for descriptions of trail rides, schedules, biking advice and more. Registration fee is $11. Questions, call 952.939.8393.
There are two times when bridge is played at the Center.
Social bridge
Wednesday afternoons at 12:45 p.m. No partners needed. Reservations no longer required.
Duplicate bridge
Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Partners needed.
Seniors playing chess.Chess Club
Know the chess basics? Come join us for social chess. Looking for advanced beginners/intermediate chess players to hone their skills and check mate opponents. This will be held on Thursdays from 12–1:30 p.m.
Computer Interest Group
Join this group on Friday mornings from 10–12 p.m. to examine topics of interest to a membership of approximately 70, 35–40 of whom attend regularly. Experience ranges from “beginner” to “expert,” with “amateur” predominating. This is not a group of “techies.” Come to a few meetings and look us over. We think you’ll find the experience worthwhile.
500 Club
Do you enjoy playing the card game 500? If so, join us every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10 a.m. or every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. to play a friendly game of 500. Everyone is welcome.
Garden Club
Meets the second Monday of every month at 1 p.m.
Minnetonka Red Hatters
For more information on the Minnetonka Red Hatters call 952.939.8593.
Senior Singles
This group meets once a month for lunch and a trip. If you are interested in learning more about the senior singles please call 952.939.8393. New members welcome.

The 70+ group plays at Big Willow, which is next to the public works building. They play Monday and Wednesday, April–October, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., and the cost is $15.

The 55+ group plays at Van Valkenberg softball fields, which is located off of Highway 169 and Lincoln Drive, in northwest Edina. They play on Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning late April and runs for 4 months and the cost is $40. For more information regarding these programs call 952.939.8393.

A senior carving wood.Wood Carvers
Join the group every Thursday morning at 10 a.m. This group works independently and shares ideas with each other. New participants are always welcome.