Upcoming Special Events & Programs

Dementia Friends


Wednesday, February 7  11 a.m. 
Highview Hills, 20150 Highview Avenue, Lakeville

Have you or someone you know been affected by dementia! Each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia by helping community members understand what dementia is and how it affects people. Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act and talk about dementia. Join us as we help Lakeville become more dementia friendly. Jess Luce of Dakota County Public Health will lead the discussion. Everyone is invited to attend.

Mardi Gras with PolkaSol!

Tuesday, February 13, 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate mardi Gras with the one and only PolksSol!, a group dedicated to music, fun and polkas. Twin Cities musicians Ann Reed, Jan Griffith and Anita Ruth Share music of many genres - Scandinavian, Irish, French, folk and popular, to name just a few. Join us for this interactive performance. Treats provided by Highview Hills. Co-sponsored by the Dakota County Heritage Library and Lakeville Area Active Adults. Open to all—membership not required. Sign up at the
Heritage Center or by calling 952-985-4620.


Chocolate & Motown Hits
Friday, February 23, 2-4 p.m.

Apple Valley Senior Center, 14601 Hayes Road, Apple Valley

Don't miss this fun event, perfect for singles and couples. Enjoy tasty appetizers, and a velvety, melt-in-your mouth chocolate buffet. Games, door prizes and photo booth also included in this fun-filled experience. $15 per person. (Transportation is NOT included - carpooling is encouraged.) Sign up soon. Space is limited. Sign up at the Heritage Center online or by calling 952-985-4620. Don’t miss this fun event!  Sponsored by Senior Centers of Lakeville, Apple Valley, Rosemount, Farmington, Burnsville and Eagan; Ecumen Centennial House, Ecumen Seasons of Apple Valley, The Legends of Apple Valley, The Commons on Maurice, Applewood Pointe of Eagan and Presbyterian Home & Services - Orchard Path.

TED Talk and Discussion - Lessons from Past Presidents

Tuesday, February 20  1-1:45 p.m.

This session will start by viewing a video in which Doris Kearns Gooodwin takls about what we can learn from American presidents Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon Johnson. Following the video there will be a short discussion. No preparation is needed for this discussion group. Sign up at the Lakeville Heritage Center, online or by calling 952-985-4620.



Polka Sol!
Abe Lincoln
Music Motown