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  1. Doors Open Milwaukee

    September 23, All Day @ Various locations

    Six West Allis historic locations will join the roster of sites participating in this year’s Doors Open Milwaukee, September 23 and 24. Doors Open Milwaukee is a two-day public celebration of Milwaukee’s art, architecture, culture and history. This event offers behind the scenes tours of more than 150 buildings throughout Milwaukee’s downtown and neighborhoods and in-depth tours led by community leaders. Doors Open sites include commercial properties, sacred spaces, apartment buildings, breweries, art galleries, community gardens and more stretching from downtown to the surrounding suburbs, and the neighborhoods between.

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  2. Doors Open Milwaukee

    September 24, All Day @ Various locations

    Six West Allis historic locations will join the roster of sites participating in this year’s Doors Open Milwaukee, September 23 and 24. Doors Open Milwaukee is a two-day public celebration of Milwaukee’s art, architecture, culture and history. This event offers behind the scenes tours of more than 150 buildings throughout Milwaukee’s downtown and neighborhoods and in-depth tours led by community leaders. Doors Open sites include commercial properties, sacred spaces, apartment buildings, breweries, art galleries, community gardens and more stretching from downtown to the surrounding suburbs, and the neighborhoods between.

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  3. Market Place at the West Allis Farmer's Market

    September 24, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Farmers Market

    Market Place is held from the first Sunday in May through the last Sunday in October, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The site of the West Allis Farmer's Market comes alive with vendors selling everything from antiques to tools, record albums to hats. You may even find the treasure that you have been looking for! Come and shop!

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  4. MKE Food Truck Tour

    September 27, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Farmers Market

    Discover Milwaukee’s best food trucks and carts in a fresh new setting! - Kids games - Music - Beer - Free Entry for public

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Health Department

  1. Immunization Clinic (by appointment)

    September 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Health Department

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  2. Immunization Clinic (by appointment)

    September 27, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Health Department

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  3. Immunization Clinic (by appointment)

    September 28, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Health Department

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Library

  1. Coloring Club

    September 21, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library, Constitution Room

    Be sure to check out Coloring Club this summer! This drop-in style program is a place to sit back, relax, and color. We’ll provide the coloring pages and materials, you provide the creativity. No registration necessary. Free for artists of all ages.

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  2. Library Makers: Engineering Challenge

    September 21, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    Kids in grades K5-5th grade can join us in Library Makers. Each month we craft, build, or experiment with something new. This month, we're doing a few engineering challenges using only cups, cubes, and craft sticks. Registration is not required.

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  3. Teen Event: Friday Fun

    September 22, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Library, Constitution Room

    It's time to hang out @ the library! Teens are invited to stop by the library for games, a snack and to just hang out at our Friday Fun program! Registration is not required for this drop in event. Teens are patrons ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

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  4. Leisure Learners Presentation: Polka Heartland presented by Dick Blau

    September 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library, Constitution Room

    Photographer Dick Blau captures the beat that pulses in the Midwest…polka! Explore polka and it’s beloved, unique, and rich history in Wisconsin and the rest of the Midwest.

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  5. Preschool Power Storytime

    September 25, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    Preschool Power is a storytime for children who are 3-5 years old. Each session includes age appropriate songs, rhymes, and books. Sessions end with a craft. Registration is required and can be done in person, online, or by calling the library at 414-302-8502 beginning September 5.

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  6. Art Cart

    September 25, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library

    All ages are welcome to this weekly arts and crafts night. Each week a different craft will be out in the Children's department of the library from 6:30 to 8:00pm, while supplies last. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.

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  7. Preschool Power Storytime

    September 26, 1:30 PM - 2:10 PM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    Preschool Power is a storytime for children who are 3-5 years old. Each session includes age appropriate songs, rhymes, and books. Sessions end with a craft. Registration is required and can be done in person, online, or by calling the library at 414-302-8502 beginning September 5.

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  8. Storytime after Dark

    September 26, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    This storytime is for children ages 5 and under, with a caregiver. Each session includes age appropriate songs, rhymes, and books. Following each storytime, there is a short playtime or craft. Registration is required and can be done in person, online, or by calling the library at 414-302-8502 beginning September 5.

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  9. Wonderful Ones Storytime

    September 27, 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    This storytime is for children who are 9-23 months old and a caregiver. Each session includes age appropriate songs, rhymes, and books. Following each storytime, there is a short playtime. Registration is required and can be done in person, online, or by calling the library at 414-302-8502 starting September 5.

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  10. Toddling Time Storytime

    September 27, 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM @ Library, Children's Story Room

    This storytime is for children who are 2 years old and a caregiver. Each session includes age appropriate songs, rhymes, and books. Following each storytime, there is a short playtime. Registration is required and can be done in person, online, or by calling the library at 414-302-8502 beginning September 5.

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Public Meetings

  1. Historical Commission

    September 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall, Room 128

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  2. Police & Fire Commission Meeting

    September 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Police Department, Police & Fire Commission Meeting Room

    This is the monthly meeting of the Police & Fire Commission Board. The Chief of Police and the Fire Chief, or their respective representatives, also attend.

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  3. Plan Commission

    September 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Plan Commission consists of the Mayor and seven citizen members who are appointed by the Mayor for three year terms.The Plan Commission is responsible for guiding the orderly development of the City through oversight of both current and long range City Planning activities consisting of the following: Land Use Planning; Site, Landscaping and Architectural Review; and, Comprehensive Planning.Meetings are convened on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm.The Plan Commission is supported by staff from the Department of Development, Planning & Zoning Division.

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Senior Center Programs & Activities

  1. Pocket Billiards

    September 21, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  2. Stained Glass Class

    September 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Open to all Senior Center members, registration is required for this class. Learn about stained glass design and creation and make your own works of art. This class is taught by Jayne Baker and Rudy Cindric. Call 414-302-8700 to register. No classes June – August.

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  3. Nightingales Sing-A-Long

    September 21, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Sing along to favorite tunes with this relaxed and informal group. Enjoy singing old time favorites spanning a number of decades. Free for all Senior Center members. No experience necessary and all are welcome.

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  4. Chair Yoga

    September 21, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join instructor Susie Melott for relaxing chair yoga. Susie guides participants through seated and standing postures with the support of a chair. Breathing techniques and a brief meditation round out this class. Visit yogaisserved.com to learn more about Susie and the benefits of yoga. Free for members of the West Allis Senior Center.

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  5. Senior Meal Program

    September 21, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  6. Wii® Bowling Group

    September 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Senior Center

    No experience necessary! Come enjoy fun, easy bowling on the video game system, Wii®. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  7. Depends on You! AA for the Older Adult

    September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Senior Center

    Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from alcoholism. Free and open to the public.

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  8. Pocket Billiards

    September 22, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  9. Walk with Ease

    September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Senior Center

    The Arthritis Foundation walk with Ease Program is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be in your feet for 10 minutes with increased pain, you can have success with Walk with Ease. Walk with Ease will help you motivate yourself to get in shape, walk safely and comfortably, improve your strength and stamina, and reduce pain. Classes are one hour each, three times per week for six weeks. This class is $20 for all participants, and you do not have to be a Senior Center member to join. Checks may be made payable to City of West Allis.

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  10. Arthritis Exercise Classes

    September 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join Shirley Laux, certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor, for these gentle exercise classes. Relieve arthritis pain through gentle motion and activities designed to help increase joint flexibility and increase range of motion, while gaining muscle strength. These sessions feature gentle stretching, low intensity aerobics and chair exercises. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  11. Senior Meal Program

    September 22, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  12. Sheepshead

    September 22, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    On going sheepshead card playing group for experienced players. Free for Senior Center members.

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  13. Pocket Billiards

    September 25, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  14. Walk with Ease

    September 25, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Senior Center

    The Arthritis Foundation walk with Ease Program is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be in your feet for 10 minutes with increased pain, you can have success with Walk with Ease. Walk with Ease will help you motivate yourself to get in shape, walk safely and comfortably, improve your strength and stamina, and reduce pain. Classes are one hour each, three times per week for six weeks. This class is $20 for all participants, and you do not have to be a Senior Center member to join. Checks may be made payable to City of West Allis.

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  15. Card Making Group

    September 25, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join us and learn techniques for creating fabulous greeting cards, gift tags, and more! Group members share a variety of techniques and explore methods on video including ink stamping, paper punching, applique, recycling/repurposing and more! Proceeds from the sale of cards made in this group are used to replenish card making supplies. Donations of used cards are gladly accepted. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  16. Arthritis Exercise Classes

    September 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join Shirley Laux, certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor, for these gentle exercise classes. Relieve arthritis pain through gentle motion and activities designed to help increase joint flexibility and increase range of motion, while gaining muscle strength. These sessions feature gentle stretching, low intensity aerobics and chair exercises. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  17. Senior Meal Program

    September 25, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  18. Sheepshead

    September 25, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    On going sheepshead card playing group for experienced players. Free for Senior Center members.

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  19. Acrylic Painting Group

    September 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Senior Center members who love to paint are invited to work with others in this informal group. Participants work on their own stretched canvas or canvas boards and provide their own materials. This is a fun opportunity to share creativity with other senior painters.

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  20. Eat Better, Move More

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Senior Center

    This fun program will improve your eating habits and fitness level. Open to all adults aged 55+, this program offers weekly nutrition and exercise topics with simple exercises and nutrition tips. The cost is $20, which includes a step counter and exercise band for use in class and at home. Open to Senior Center members and the public. Registration required at 414-302-8700.

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  21. Pocket Billiards

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  22. Quilting Group

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Senior Center members are invited to quilt together in this informal group. Quilters may bring their current projects and share advice and ideas to keep skills strong and creativity flowing.

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  23. Adult Coloring Group

    September 26, 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Senior Center

    Drop in and color for awhile! Adult coloring is a popular trend that is relaxing and fun. Materials are provided, or bring your own and join in the fun. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  24. Open Dancing

    September 26, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join us for freestyle, rhythmic dancing to music from the 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s. No prior dance experience necessary. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  25. Senior Meal Program

    September 26, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  26. Wii® Bowling Group

    September 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Senior Center

    No experience necessary! Come enjoy fun, easy bowling on the video game system, Wii®. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  27. Living Well with Chronic Conditions

    September 26, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Want relief from aches, pains, or fatigue? This six week workshop will help you gain control of your life through management action plans and support from peers. Topics include dealing with frustration, pain and isolation; exercises for maintaining strength, flexibility and endurance; appropriate use of medications; communication with family friends, and healthcare professionals; evaluating new treatment options; and healthy eating. This program was developed by Stanford University and is supported by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging and the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging. Living Well with Chronic Conditions is Free. Senior Center members and the public are welcome. Registration required at 414-302-8700.

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  28. Pocket Billiards

    September 27, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  29. Walk with Ease

    September 27, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Senior Center

    The Arthritis Foundation walk with Ease Program is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be in your feet for 10 minutes with increased pain, you can have success with Walk with Ease. Walk with Ease will help you motivate yourself to get in shape, walk safely and comfortably, improve your strength and stamina, and reduce pain. Classes are one hour each, three times per week for six weeks. This class is $20 for all participants, and you do not have to be a Senior Center member to join. Checks may be made payable to City of West Allis.

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  30. Craft Corner

    September 27, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Learn to make traditional Japanese Temari or Kusudama Curlers, Polish Porcupines and Ecuadorian Eight Point Stars in this fun paper crafts class. Participants work at their own pace to create these beautiful handicrafts, which make wonderful gifts, decorations, and ornaments. Materials are provided. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  31. Arthritis Exercise Classes

    September 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join Shirley Laux, certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor, for these gentle exercise classes. Relieve arthritis pain through gentle motion and activities designed to help increase joint flexibility and increase range of motion, while gaining muscle strength. These sessions feature gentle stretching, low intensity aerobics and chair exercises. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  32. Folk Dance Class

    September 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join instructor Sandy McCormack for lively folk dancing classes. No partner or prior experience needed. Folk dance is not only fun, but increases balance, agility, and coordination. It’s a great workout! Open to all Senior Center members.

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  33. Senior Meal Program

    September 27, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  34. Beat the Blues

    September 27, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Feeling depressed or anxious? You are not alone, and support is available. Seniors are invited to join this peer support group, facilitated by a caring member of West Central Interfaith. Free and open to the public, but new members are encouraged to the Senior Center in advance to ensure this week’s session is meeting.

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  35. Knitting and Crochet Group

    September 27, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Senior Center members are invited to learn crochet or bring in their current projects to work on in a fun group setting with other Senior Center Members. Some materials available. Newcomers welcome.

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  36. Sheepshead

    September 27, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    On going sheepshead card playing group for experienced players. Free for Senior Center members.

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  37. Bowling League

    September 27, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Burnham Bowl

    Fun, friendly league bowling for Senior Center members. Any Senior Center member interested in joining league bowling may contact Christina Vana at 414-778-1785.

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  38. Pocket Billiards

    September 28, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  39. Stained Glass Class

    September 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Senior Center

    Open to all Senior Center members, registration is required for this class. Learn about stained glass design and creation and make your own works of art. This class is taught by Jayne Baker and Rudy Cindric. Call 414-302-8700 to register. No classes June – August.

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  40. Nightingales Sing-A-Long

    September 28, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Sing along to favorite tunes with this relaxed and informal group. Enjoy singing old time favorites spanning a number of decades. Free for all Senior Center members. No experience necessary and all are welcome.

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  41. Chair Yoga

    September 28, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join instructor Susie Melott for relaxing chair yoga. Susie guides participants through seated and standing postures with the support of a chair. Breathing techniques and a brief meditation round out this class. Visit yogaisserved.com to learn more about Susie and the benefits of yoga. Free for members of the West Allis Senior Center.

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  42. Senior Meal Program

    September 28, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  43. Wii® Bowling Group

    September 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Senior Center

    No experience necessary! Come enjoy fun, easy bowling on the video game system, Wii®. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  44. Depends on You! AA for the Older Adult

    September 28, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Senior Center

    Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from alcoholism. Free and open to the public.

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  45. Pocket Billiards

    September 29, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Senior Center

    Play billiards from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the West Allis Senior Center (billiards may be cancelled if a special event is scheduled in the lower level). A donation of $.25 per session is requested. These funds help maintain the billiards equipment. Open to all Senior Center members.

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  46. Walk with Ease

    September 29, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Senior Center

    The Arthritis Foundation walk with Ease Program is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be in your feet for 10 minutes with increased pain, you can have success with Walk with Ease. Walk with Ease will help you motivate yourself to get in shape, walk safely and comfortably, improve your strength and stamina, and reduce pain. Classes are one hour each, three times per week for six weeks. This class is $20 for all participants, and you do not have to be a Senior Center member to join. Checks may be made payable to City of West Allis.

    More Details
  47. Arthritis Exercise Classes

    September 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Senior Center

    Join Shirley Laux, certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor, for these gentle exercise classes. Relieve arthritis pain through gentle motion and activities designed to help increase joint flexibility and increase range of motion, while gaining muscle strength. These sessions feature gentle stretching, low intensity aerobics and chair exercises. Free for all Senior Center members.

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  48. Senior Meal Program

    September 29, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Meal Program is open to all seniors aged 60+ and their spouse of any age. Advance reservations are required by noon the day before. Call 414-289-6995 to reserve a meal. Participants are encouraged to contribute $3 per meal to help defray program expenses. For more information on this program including this month’s menu, visit MCDA’s website.

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  49. Sheepshead

    September 29, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    On going sheepshead card playing group for experienced players. Free for Senior Center members.

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