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

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Pier 55

Red Wing Area Seniors

Pier 55 Building

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Pier 55 is open to all, and you do not need to be a member to participate. The Center is handicapped accessible and no one shall be refused access to programs because of race, religion, sex, color, economic status, or disability. Our mission as Red Wing Area Seniors, Inc. is to enhance, stimulate, accommodate and support ever-changing and active lives.

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Pier 55 will be closed July 4 & 5 for the holiday


Pier 55Annadee’s Closet will be closed July 10 -July 24th. Opening with our NEW look on July 25th. We look forward to seeing you in our newly expanded space!!

Volunteers are needed to help with the remodeling process. Remodeling volunteers can be skilled or general labor support. If you are interested in offering your time and talent please call or stop by Pier 55 and talk with Stef. 651-327-2255


Pier 55Hot? Come into the library, check out a book. You'll still be hot, but you'll have a book! And hopefully find an air conditioned spot to read it. We have air conditioning, and we do have comfy chairs. We have local and national newspapers, and a variety of magazines if you want to just rest your feet for a few minutes in the middle of a hot day. This month's challenge is to "read around the library", reading a book from different zones of the library, possibly introducing you to a section you've never been to before. On Saturday, July 21 at 10am, we welcome Matt Goldman, author of Gone to Dust, which introduces private detective, Nils Shapiro. The book has been nominated for a Shamus Award, was named to the Texas Library Association's Lariat List, and has become a New York Times Best Seller. Also a television writer, Matt has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award and has won an Emmy Award. His credits include Seinfeld, Ellen, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. And the last day for the summer reading program is July 31, so get all your slips filled out and handed in to be in the drawing for awesome prizes from local merchants.

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Spring Coloring Contest

Thank you to all that submitted coloring contest entries. We had 32 creative entries and 347 votes were cast. This year's spring coloring contest winners are Shirley H., Doug B., Linda R., and Mary M., a repeat winner from last year! Watch for the coloring contest again next spring. Thanks to Braun Plumbing we will always have 3- $50 cash prizes. Thank you Braun Plumbing of Lake City for sponsoring this fun event.

Diggin’ Old W. Main Street

5:00pm to 9:00pm, 3rd Thursdays
May through September

Old West Main from Highway 61 to Wither Harbor Wrive

Contact Brenda Stelter at 651-385-7777 or Kim at Info@DowntownRedWing.org for details.

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2018 Colorado Peaches

Pier 55 We once again will be getting a shipment of Colorado peaches in late August. These delicious peaches are hand picked, hand –packed, and tree ripened and shipped directly from the orchard in Colorado. Watch for the order form with time of delivery and prices in next month’s Red Wing Area Seniors newsletter.

Feel free to contact Kim or Aaron at the Country Stop with any questions you may have. 715-442-2429.

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This past month we again had some fantastic radio show guests. Thank you Lottie Aslakson and Sharon Marty for your guest spot discussing your volunteer service for the Field of Honor. Also, thank you Joyce and Dan Erz for taking the time to stop and talk about your Landmark Tour trip to New York.

Pier 55A huge thank you to Landmark Tours for sponsoring our weekly Radio show on Saturdays at approximately 11:05 am on 98.9 FM 1250 AM

There are lots of ways
you can help.

Pier 55You can buy gift certificates to Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors for trips, gift shop, fitness, memberships and more.

The Silvertones Choral group is taking donations of boxed Christmas Trees in good condition and ornaments for their fundraiser (Christmas Tree Jubilee) in November.

Advertising in our newsletter supports area seniors. If you would like to advertise your business in our newsletter contact Kim. We love to have small and home based businesses advertise with us.

If you are spring cleaning your house and you have items to donate to our Annadee’s Thrift Store is ready and willing to take those donations. We love furniture in good condition!

Contact Us

Phone: 651.327.2255

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm (except Fridays)

Receptionist: reception.pier55@gmail.com

Program Coordinator: rwasprogram@gmail.com

Executive Director: rwasdirector@gmail.com

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Pier 55: Inclement Weather
Pier 55 will be closed when the Red Wing Public Schools (RWPS) are closed. In the event RWPS open late in the morning or close early in the day Pier 55 will do the same. For additional information refer to KWNG or Facebook.

Parking at Pier 55: If you are attending an event at Pier 55, please park on our assigned side and not on the Pottery Museum section. Park in front of Pier 55 if possible. Stop in at the front desk if you need clarification.

Our Staff


Tom Walsh




Doug Blakesley


Rose Burke


Marcy Underwood

Past President


Clare Cox

Jeff Marcus

Marm Nihart

Pastor Karl Rydholm

Dick Johnson


Kim Wojcik

Executive Director

Stef Braun

Program Coordinator

Shirley Perkins

Administrative Assistant

Mary Machnik

Volunteer Gift Shop Manager

Sheryle Boldt

Annadee's Manager

John Simanski

Store Associate