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    Senior Programs and Activities

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    The Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of activities for seniors:

    Senior Trips

    • Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge Trip
    • Berry Picking
    • Lakeside Casino
    • "Heart of Dane Country" Day Trip
    • Historic Omaha Day Trip
    • Fall in Love with Iowa Falls Day Trip

    Senior Lunch- held each month, guests are invited to stay for Bingo after lunch

    The Kirkendall Public Library also offers a number of free activities for seniors to enjoy. 

    • Book Clubs
    • Craft Sessions
    • Guest Speakers
    • Computer Classes
    • Card Games 
    • And more!

    Visit the Library to learn more.