Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors
240 Harrison St, Ste 2 | Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651.327.2255

Groups & Clubs


Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors

Spanish Conversation Group

Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Interested in brushing up on your Spanish or improving your speaking skills? Join this group at any time. Instructor LaVoie House plans mini-lessons for the group. Native speakers frequently attend.

Writer’s Workshop

Friday, April 20th from 10:30am - noon

Back again Mary Sharratt, this time for a FREE writing workshop. “Finding Your Voice as a Writer.”

Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors

Gandy Dancers

Come see the trains! The club meets at 1:30 p.m. the first Wednesday for business. All other Wednesdays someone is around at the old Red Wing Hospital 1-4 p.m. All are welcome to stop in!

The club can always use more model trains, tracks, engines and cars to add to its working train displays. For more information call Jerry Dooley at 651-385-7965.

Genealogy Club

Was your great-great grandpa a cattle thief? Was your fourth cousin removed a princess in Poland? Find out who your relatives were. For more information call Phyllis at 651-212-6539.

Puzzle Club

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Also, we have a puzzle station and a puzzle exchange area at Pier 55. Stop down and help complete the latest puzzle.

Granny Blankets/Needlework

Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm

Pier 55 Granny BlanketsThe Granny Blanket Group makes tied fleece blankets and knitted items that are donated to children and adults in need. We generate dollars to do this work by selling handmade items in the gift shop.

Thanks to those who have donated fleece and yarn as well as to those of you who have been tying the blankets and knitting and crocheting with us. We welcome all who are interested.

Book Club for Women

Facilitator: Jane Whiteside at Pier 55
First Friday of each month at 10:30 am

May 4: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

June 1: Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby

July 6: My Own Country by Abraham Verghese

Aug. 3: Snow Blind by Ragnar Johnson

Sept. 7: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Oct. 5: Light in August by William Faulkner

Nov. 2: The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers

TRAVEL, TRAVEL AND MORE TRAVEL

Like to travel? Want to learn more about traveling? Just want to share your travel experiences and talk with others about their traveling passions and stories? Here you can have an opportunity to provide input on Red Wing Area Seniors future trips and adventures. Come to our TRAVEL CLUB! We always have plenty to say and it’s all about travel. We meet at 2 p.m. the 3rd Tuesday each month. For more information, call Phyllis, 651-212-6539.

Silver Tones -Choral Group

Red Wing Area SeniorsThe Silver Tones practice Tuesdays at 1:00 pm at Pier 55. The fourth Tuesday of each month they meet at First Lutheran Church in Lake City. Director Coleen Fowler and accompanist Cheryl Hemphill invite you to join.

If your organization is looking for live entertainment, the Silver Tones singing and performance groups are now available for booking (for a donation). They provide 20-30 minutes of toe-tapping and sing-along enjoyment. To book a date with the Silver Tones, contact Coleen Fowler at 651-345-9988.