Bingo, stars & more on tap
February is a busy month at the Ripon Senior Center. In addition to the regular activities, a list of some special happenings is listed below. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss any of them. Ripon Center Star Gazing on Feb. 22 Star Gazing our Galaxy is being presented by Ripon Senior Center on Thursday, Feb 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It includes free telescope viewing and a science presentation by Fred Yerzy. Bring a lawn chair and join others at the parking lot at 433 S Wilma. All ages are welcome although children must be accompanied by an adult. Your evening will be more enjoyable if you also bring warm clothing, hat, gloves, flashlight, lap blanket, snacks and binocular. The event is weather permitting. Call 24 hours prior. The number is 599-7441. Bingo crazy hat night on Feb. 20 You get a free early game if you wear a hat. The “Friends” will be having another bingo game fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the games start at 6 p.m.. This is a great way to have fun and support the Ripon Senior Center. Everyone has a great time. Tickets are available at the Senior Center Office at the corner of 4th and Wilma Street and at the door. Be sure to bring your appetite as there is a snack bar with lots of food. Bingo games are open to anyone age 18 and over. Senior fellowship potluck on Feb.. 22 If you are looking for an evening out with good food, entertainment and fellowship, at the Senior Fellowship Potluck which will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m.
Everyone over 50 is invited. You are asked to bring a main dish, a salad, or a dessert for 8 people. You should also bring your own table service. Entertainment is provided after dinner. Please call 599-7441 or 599-9530 for more information.
Almond Blossom Bake Sale Feb. 23-23 The annual Almond Blossom Bake Sale, Craft Fair and Cream Puff sale will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There are many craft vendors selling their hand made item which you won’t want to miss.
The Cream Puff sale has been an Almond Blossom tradition for many years. Cream Puff can be pre-ordered by calling 599-7441. Cakes, cookies, and pies are some of the items also available for sale.
This is a great way to stock up “goodies” for the festival weekend.