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July 2022 Newsletter

A note from our President…..

            AAhhh….Although way too hot, these are some perfect summer days.  I hate to think they they’ll start getting shorter this week. Come on out and take advantage of this great Minnesota (but sadly way to short) season with us.

Saturday Brunch—relax at Carol’s “Staycation” Garden Party

Needlecrafters—have settled on a new home at SD’s Rustica

Lunch Bunch—meet us at the new Smack Shack

Garden Happy Hours—come sit among the flowers in Sally & Pam’s Gardens

Card Sharks—there’ll be lots of fun and laughs at Linda’s

Coffee Break—enjoy something sweet or savory at People’s Organic

Lake M’tonka Cruise—kick back on the lake

Books & Booze—discuss Carnegie’s Maid

See you there!

            Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

ACTIVITIES

6th ANNUAL GARDEN BRUNCH: Saturday, July 2nd, 10:00AM—At Member’s Home

Come join this casual Wanderers gathering for conversation and good food. My garden has lots of shade; however, if you are sun-sensitive wear a hat.  Menu is potluck – so bring one of your favorite dishes. Come prepared to share one good thing that came out of COVID lockdown–no Negative Nellies—we need more positivity in our lives! I will have my preserves available for anyone who wants to purchase. If it rains we’ll reschedule.

RSVP by Saturday, June 25th to carol.schaub@comcast.net

Please indicate what you plan to bring so we achieve some balance.  Later responses may be asked to help “round out” the offerings. I prefer that you email your response (that makes it easier for me to keep track

Directions: Hwy 100 north, exit to Cedar Lake Road, go west to Oregon and turn left. Fyi, stoplight at Nevada, then Oregon comes up just one house lot further. 

FLICKS & FUN:  Tuesday, July 5th—Time & Show TBA—AMC Southdale

Catch one of the latest movies at a discount with us.  Anne will announce the movie and meeting time as it gets closer.  Happy Hour to follow at PF Chang’s.

GARDEN HAPPY HOUR: Thursday, July 7th, 5:30PM—Sally’s Garden

4501 Claremore Court, Edina

I love sharing my ever-changing garden. Please bring a hearty appetizer to share. Lemonade and iced tea provided. BYOB if you prefer.

RSVP by Monday, July 4th to Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

NEEDLECRAFTERS: Mondays, July 11th & 25th, 10:00AM—Rustica Bakery

Southdale

Bring your fun projects and personalities back to Rustica Bakery, which has proven to be a good place to meet.

RSVP by the day before to GailS@TheWanderersMSP.org

COFFEE BREAK:  Tuesday, July 12th, 10:00AM—People’s Organic

At Southdale near PF Chang’s

On the patio if weather is nice. I’m liking this place. Large breakfast menu, great coffee and service.

RSVP by Monday, July 11th to Gail S@TheWanderersMSP.org

LUNCH BUNCH:  Thursday, July 14th, 11:30AM—The Smack Shack 

3801 Minnesota Blvd, Bloomington (Formerly Fudrucker’s)

Committed to serving sustainable seafood and known for lobster boils and lobster rolls served in a fun, casual atmosphere. Fully vaccinated only please. 

RSVP by Wednesday, July 20th to MaryOC@TheWanderersMSP.org

CARD SHARKS:  Wednesday, July 20th, 6:00PM—at Member’s

We’re playing any game{s} the group wants.  Tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your choice–or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Sunday, July 17th to Linda S@TheWanderersMSP.org

GARDEN HAPPY HOUR #2:  Friday, July 22, 5:30PM—-Pam Hart’s Garden

6305 Russell Ave., Richfield

Enjoy Pam’s garden at it’s prime.  Please bring a hearty appetizer or salad to share.  Iced tea provided.  BYOB if you prefer.

RSVP by Tuesday, July 19th to PamH@TheWanderersMSP.org

BOOKS & BOOZE: Tuesday, July 26th, 3:30PM—-Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave, Edina, MN 55439

Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict (historical fiction)

Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She’s not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh’s grandest households. She’s a poor farmer’s daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home.

RSVP by Friday, July 23rd to AnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org

COMING UP

GARDEN COFFEE BREAK: Tuesday,  August 16th, 10:00AM—At Member’s

Enjoy complimentary coffee and treats in Marcia‘s beautiful garden!  Come and enjoy visiting outdoors!

Bring a fun sun hat!  Postponed if it rains. 

RSVP by Saturday, August 13th to GailS@TheWanderersMSP.org

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, August 30th, 3:30 PM – Cahill Bistro,

7078 Amundson Ave, Edina, MN 55439

The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah (nonfiction) (facilitator – Chantel Hacker)

“Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong.

RSVP: by Friday, July  27th tAnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org

June 2022 Newsletter

A note from our President…..

The long wait is over.  Spring has finally sprung.  My garden is looking spectacular—tulips, iris, red bud tree—along with all the magnolias and crabs that are in full bloom around town.  Come out and enjoy the weather and all the fun & food we have planned!

Do-Gooders Day—help us feed the needy at VEAP

Coffee Break—meet us at Yorktown’s Panera Bread

Needlecrafters—it’s “show and tell” at Rustica

Lunch Bunch—we’re taking the train downtown to Dayton’s

Flicks & Fun—-catch the latest film and discuss at PFChang’s

Card Sharks—have some fun playing cards at Linda’s

Happy Hour—enjoy apps & bevs on the patio at Tavern 23

Books & Booze—discusses “Tortilla Curtain”

Garden Tour—spring has sprung at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden

Books and Booze—discuss Tortilla Curtain at Cahill Bistro

See you there!             Sally Ebnet             sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

ACTIVITIES

DO-GOODERS DAY: Tuesday, June 7th, 1:15PM Carpool Departure—-Bloomington VEAP 

9600 Aldrich Avenue South, Bloomington, MN  55420

VEAP is a basic needs organization whose programs include access to healthy foods, social services, housing stability and supportive services. We will sort donated produce for the VEAP food shelf from 2:15-5:15.  Training is provided.  Our commitment to VEAP is the first Tuesday, every other month: June 7, August 2, October 4 and December 6.

We can have dinner/Happy Hour at Lucky 13 near Southtown after our service.

A carpool leaves the east side parking lot of the Southtown Bowling Alley at 1:15PM.  Please indicate if you plan to carpool or meet us there. If you drive: go around to the west side of the building (overlooking 35W) and park farther back if possible—keep closer rows open for Food Shelf clients. Enter through Door 2 on the west side marked “VEAP Volunteers and Staff”

RSVP by Wednesday, June 1st to PattiS@TheWanderersMSP.org

COFFEE BREAK: Tuesday, June 7th, 10:00 AM—Panera Bread

Yorktown Shopping Center

Enjoy friends and delicious treats.

RSVP: by Saturday, June 5th to GailS@TheWanderersMSP.org

NEEDLE CRAFTERS:  Tuesday, June 14, 10:00AM—Rustica Bakery

Southdale (Near North entrance where JC Penney’s used to be)

We will meet only once in June. Bring any show and tell you have been working on!

RSVP by Sunday, June 12th to GailS@TheWanderersMSP.org


LUNCH BUNCH:  Thursday, June 16th, 10:45 AM Departure—-Wood & Paddle Eatery

31 S 7th St, Minneapolis

Let’s take the light rail downtown for lunch. After lunch we’ll walk over and check out The Dayton’s Project in the the historic downtown Minneapolis department store building on Nicollet Mall.  

We’ll meet at We will meet at the Mall of America light rail station at 10:45 and travel to the Nicollet Mall station. Trains depart every 10 minutes.   Fully vaccinated only please.

RSVP by Monday, June 13th to MaryOC@TheWanderersMSP.org

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, June 21st—Time & Show TBA—AMC Southdale

Catch one of the newest movies at a discount with us.  Anne will announce the movie and meeting time as it gets closer. Happy Hour to follow at PF Chang’s.

CARD SHARKS:Monday, June 20th, 2:00PM-at the home of a member

NOTE THE EARLIER TIME!  

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants.  Tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Saturday, June 18th to LindaS@TheWanderersMSP.org

HAPPY HOUR: Thursday, June 23rd, 4:30PM—-Tavern 23

7651 France Avenue

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!  That’s our motto—let’s live it!  Join us—hopefully on the patio overlooking Centennial Lakes.  You too, non-imbibers!       https://www.tavern23mn.com/menu/happy-hour/

RSVP by Tuesday June 21st to Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, June 28th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Tortilla Curtain by T. Coraghessan Boyle (fiction) 

Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Cándido and América Rincón desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Cándido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

RSVP by Sunday, June 26th to AnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org

GARDEN TOUR: Thursday, June 30th, 10:30AM Departure—Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden                      1 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Mpls.

We’ll join a naturalist for an 11-11:45AM tour to learn about the seasonal plants blooming inthis peaceful, 14-acre sanctuary. Founded in 1907, this Garden is the oldest public native plant garden in the United States. More than 500 native plant species grow within the Garden’s woodland, wetland, and prairie habitats. More than 130 resident and migratory bird species travel through or reside within the Garden. Lunch to follow somewhere nearby.

A carpool will leave from the  Hoigard’s parking lot at Miracle Mile Mall at 10:030AM  Please let me know if you plan to be there or will meet us at the garden at 11:00. 

RSVP by Tuesday, June 28th to Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

COMING UP

CAROL’S ANNUAL JULY GARDEN PARTY: Saturday, July 2nd, 10:00AM 

At the home of a member

Come join this Wanderers casual gathering for conversation and good food. Her garden has lots of shade; however, if you are sun-sensitive wear a hat. Menu is potluck – so bring one of your favorite dishes. Later responses may be asked to help “round out” the offerings. Come prepared to share one good thing that came out of the covid lockdown – no “Negative Nellies” – we need more positivity in our lives! I will have my preserves available for anyone who wants to purchase. If it rains we’ll reschedule.

RSVP by Saturday, June 25th to carol.schaub@comcast.net

May 2022 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

April showers bring May flowers—let’s hope! It’s coming down again as I write this.  Will this week be the last of it?  We Minnesotans don’t let a little bad weather keep us home.  Come on out for all the new and fun things we’ve got on the calendar.  Be assured there’s always great food and drinks involved.

Coffee Break—don’t miss breakfast at People’s Organic

Garden Tour—walk around Centennial Lakes and HH at Tavern 23 

Card Sharks—Linda’s place is always a blast!

Lunch Bunch—meet us on the patio at Redstone

Books & Booze—join us for a drinks, apps and a great discussion

Flicks & Fun—get out for a new flick and Happy Hour

Needlecrafters—the knitters are finally back at Patisserie Margot

Happy Hour—meet the girls at Tavern on France

See May 15th RSVP Deadline for July 18th Lake Minnetonka Sunset Cruise—under “Coming Up”

See you there!         Sally Ebnet     (952) 920-4042      SallyEbnet@yahoo.com

ACTIVITIES

NEEDLECRAFTERS: Monday, May 2nd and Monday, May 16th, Noon—-Patisserie Margo

4510 Valley View Rd. 

We’re back to Margo’s twice this month! Bring your needlework and enjoy delicious treats or soup.

RSVP by Sunday, May 1st to Gail at gasa6540@gmail.com or 952-484-6127

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, May 3rd—Time & Show TBA—AMC Southdale

Catch one of the newest movies at a discount with us.  Chris will announce the movie and meeting time as it gets closer. Happy Hour to follow at PF Chang’s.

GARDEN TOUR: Friday, May 6th, 3:00PM—Centennial Lakes Walk and Happy Hour

Meet us on the path near Tavern 23’s patio. We’ll build up a thirst and head back for their Happy Hour.

RSVP by Thursday, May 5th to Jane at 952-925-2066. 

COFFEE BREAK:  Tuesday, May 10th, 10:00AM—People’s Organic

East side of Southdale Center

We’ll enjoy the patio if we have good weather. If not, the inside is huge and very comfortable.

RSVP by  Sunday, May 8th to Gail at 952-484-6127 or gasa6540@gmail.com

THEATRE OUTING: Thursday, May 12th, 10:30AM Departure – Maynards/Old Log Theater 5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN 55331
11:00AM Lunch (Maynard’s, 685 Excelsior Blvd.) & 1:30PM Play –
Escape to Margaritaville 

Welcome to Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforget- 

table songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it “A little slice of paradise!” and En- tertainment Weekly raves, “It will knock your flip-flops off!” So don’t let the party start without you. 

Cost: Pay your own tab at Maynard’s. Play is $30 at the door 

Carpooling: A carpool will leave the back parking lot of Kohl!s at Knollwood (Hwy.7/#169) at 10:30AM. Please indicate when you RSVP if you plan to participate and are willing to drive.
RSVP: by Friday, April 29th to Kathy Vaughn at 612-310-3934 or KVDesigns@hotmail.com Please provide your cell phone number, if you want to carpool, and if you will be joining us for lunch. 

Directions to the Old Log: Hwy. 7 West to Excelsior. Turn RIGHT (N) at Christmas Lake Road stoplight. Turn LEFT (W) onto Excelsior Blvd. Go three blocks and turn RIGHT onto Minnetonka Blvd/Old Loge to the theatre immediately on your right.+99

CARD SHARKS:Wednesday,May 18th, 6:00PM—-at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, May 17th to Linda at SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com or 612-616-6557

HAPPY HOUR: Monday, May 23rd, 4:30PM—-Tavern on France

6740 France Avenue

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!  That’s our motto—let’s live it!  Join us—hopefully on the patio—for this new monthly activity.  You too, non-imbibers!            https://www.thetaverngrill.com/event/happy-hour/

RSVP by Sunday, May 22nd to Sally at SallyEbnet@yahoo.com

1st ANNUAL RETREAT: Tuesday May 24 – Friday May 27, 2022

Boyd’s Mason Lake Resort, Fifield, WI (3½ hour drive from Mpls.)

owned by our new member: Chris Simon    

Cost:   $520 – includes 3 meals a day, and your own bed.  Share carpool gas costs

Events:   Nature, nature and more nature, plus companionship. That’s it!

·      Pontoon boat ride and a cookout is included, bring your own wine

·      S’mores by the fire

·      Walking on trails, 

·      Quiet and rural

·      On a lake with 5 lakes joining together

·      Easy and fun games hour

·      Craft hour – bring your own craft or knitting

·      Time to read if you want to bring a book by the indoor fireplace

·      Private dock, wildlife and loons

·      Big beautiful house on the lake with heat

·      Screened in porch

RSVP: by Friday, April 8th to Anne Shea 612-327-7763     $200 deposit down                  

For more information, check out the website:  http://www.boydsmasonlakeresort.com

Who is going so far: Anne Shea, Carla Hawley, Laurie Thro, Anna Wanglie, Mary Olson Coleman, Chris Simon

LUNCH BUNCH:  Tuesday, May 31, 11:30 AM —Redstone American Grille 

8000 Town Center Place, Eden Prairie

Lovely large patio overlooking a pond (weather permitting). Fully vaccinated only please.

RSVP by Monday, May 23rd to Mary text 612-804-9489 or molsoncoleman@yahoo.com

COMING UP

D0-GOODERS DAY: Tuesday, June 7th, 1:15PM Departure—-Bloomington VEAP

9600 Aldrich Avenue South, Bloomington, MN  55420

VEAP is a basic needs organization whose programs include access to healthy foods, social services, housing stability and supportive services. We will sort produce for the VEAP food shelf from 2:15-5:15.  Training is provided.  Our commitment to VEAP is the first Tuesday, every other month: June 7, August 2, October 4 and December 6.

We can have dinner at nearby Lucky 13 after our service.

A carpool leaves the east side parking lot of the Southtown Bowling Alley at 1:15PM.  Please indicate if you plan to carpool or meet us there. Drive around to the west side of the building (overlooking 35W) and park further back if possible—keep closer rows open for Food Shelf clients. Enter through Door 2 on the west side marked “VEAP Volunteers and Staff”

RSVP by Saturday, June 4th to Patti Stuhlman at PattiStuhlman123@gmail.com

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, June 28th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Tortilla Curtain by T. Coraghessan Boyle (fiction) 

Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Cándido and América Rincón desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Cándido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

LAKE MINNETONKA SUNSET BOAT CRUISE: Monday, July 18th, 4:45PM Departure—Al & Alma’s

Port of Excelsior, 2 Water Street

NOTE:  Deadline May 15—Cost is $48 per person.

Celebrate summer! Come on our annual cruise for 2 hours on beautiful Lake Minnetonka.  Enjoy visiting with members that you have and haven’t met. Take in the magnificent sights of the lake and sip your favorite beverage (cash bar) while enjoying a beautiful buffet of their most popular appetizers. Since 1973 Al & Alma’s has been offering this perfect way to take in the sites and fantastic history of Lake Minnetonka. The captain and crew share stories of the lake, point out beautiful estates, and navigate the shores, channels, many bays and islands on the lake’s 114 miles of shoreline.  

Boarding begins at 6:15pm; boat departs promptly at 6:30pm and returns to port at 8:30pm.  

Buffet Menu:

·       Al’s Famous Slow Cooked BBQ Ribs

·       Southern Fried Chicken

·       Italian Mandarin Salad

·       Au Gratin Potatoes

·       Guacamole Dip and Chips

·       Whole Wheat Rolls

·       Alma’s Brownies and Lemon Berry Bars

A carpool will leave TBD at 4:45 PM.  **Please indicate if you plan to car pool or meet us there at 6:15.

RSVP by Sunday, May 15th with your check payable to: Kathy Vaughan, 3100 Burr Oak Circle, Chaska, MN 55318.   We cannot reserve seats until they are paid for.

April 2022 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

Coffee Break—don’t miss breakfast at OPH—the best!

Garden Tour—check out the spring flowers at the Como Conservatory

Card Sharks—Linda’s place is always a blast!

Lunch Bunch—meet us at Jimmy’s 

Books & Booze—join us for a drinks, apps and a great discussion

Flicks & Fun—get out for a new flick and Happy Hour

See you there!         Sally Ebnet     (952) 920-4042      SallyEbnet@yahoo.com

ACTIVITIES

GALLERIA FLOWER SHOW AND HAPPY HOUR: Thursday, March 31st, 3:30PM—Galleria

Spring keeps wanting to Spring.  In the meantime, let’s meet inside the NW door near Big Bowl and take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful Bachman’s displays.  We’ll finish up at the opposite end at Pittsburgh Blue for Happy Hour.  https://pittsburghbluesteak.com/uploads/PittsburghBlue-Edina-HappyHour-Menu.pdf

RSVP by Wednesday, March 30th to SallyEbnet@yahoo.com.

COFFEE BREAK:  Tuesday, April 5th, 10:00AM—The Original Pancake House

3501 W 70th Street, Edina, MN 55435

It is time to get out and live a little with your friends at the #1 best breakfast place. Be sure to RSVP so you get on the reservation under Wanderers.

RSVP by Sunday, April 3rd to Gail at 952-484-6127 or gasa6540@gmail.com

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, April 12th—Time & Show TBA—AMC Southdale

Chris will announce the movie and meeting time as it gets closer. Happy Hour to follow at PF Chang’s.

CARD SHARKS:Thursday, April 14th, 6:00PM—-at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, February 12th to Linda at SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com or 612-616-6557

GARDEN TOUR: Friday,  April 15th, 11:30AM Departure—Como Park Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Dr, St Paul, MN 55103

We’ll start with lunch at the conservatory cafe before touring. The 2022 Spring Flower Show will feature a primary color scheme of red, blue and yellow with white/silver accents. Red and yellow bulbs will dominate the show with blue hydrangeas adding contrast..

RSVP by Thursday, April 14th to Jane at 952-484-2760.  Indicate if you plan to carpool leaving Jane’s (6112 Sherman Circle, Edina) at 11:30 and are willing to drive if necessary.  Give her your phone #, too.

LUNCH BUNCH:  Tuesday, April 19th, 11:30 AM —Jimmy’s Kitchen and Bar

11000 Red Circle Drive, Minnetonka

Jimmy’s is located at Hwy 62 and Shady Oak Road in Minnetonka. They specialize in serving contemporary and traditional American cuisine. Fully vaccinated only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, April 5th to Mary text 612-804-9489 or molsoncoleman@yahoo.com

BOOKS & BOOZE: Tuesday, April 26th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo (fiction)

A multigenerational novel in which the four adult daughters of a Chicago couple–still madly in love after forty years–recklessly ignite old rivalries until a long-buried secret threatens to shatter the lives they’ve built.

RSVP by Friday, April 23rd to AnneShea2@gmail.com or 612-327-7763

COMING UP

THEATRE OUTING: Thursday, May 12th, 10:30AM Departure – Maynards/Old Log Theater 5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN 55331
11:00AM Lunch (Maynard’s, 685 Excelsior Blvd.) & 1:30PM Play –
Escape to Margaritaville 

Welcome to Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforget- 

table songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it “A little slice of paradise!” and En- tertainment Weekly raves, “It will knock your flip-flops off!” So don’t let the party start without you. 

Cost: Pay your own tab at Maynard’s. Play is $30 at the door 

Carpooling: A carpool will leave the back parking lot of Kohl!s at Knollwood (Hwy.7/#169) at 10:30AM. Please indicate when you RSVP if you plan to participate and are willing to drive.
RSVP: by Friday, April 29th to Kathy Vaughn at 612-310-3934 or KVDesigns@hotmail.com Please provide your cell phone number, if you want to carpool, and if you will be joining us for lunch. 

Directions to the Old Log: Hwy. 7 West to Excelsior. Turn RIGHT (N) at Christmas Lake Road stoplight. Turn LEFT (W) onto Excelsior Blvd. Go three blocks and turn RIGHT onto Minnetonka Blvd/Old Loge to the theatre immediately on your right.+99

1st ANNUAL RETREAT: Tuesday May 24 – Friday May 27, 2022

Boyd’s Mason Lake Resort, Fifield, WI (3½ hour drive from Mpls.)—owned by our new member: Chris Simon    

Cost:   $520 – includes 3 meals a day, and your own bed.  Share carpool gas costs

Events:          Nature, nature and more nature, plus companionship. That’s it!

·      Pontoon boat ride and a cookout is included, bring your own wine

·      Smores by the fire

·      Walking on trails, 

·      Quiet and rural

·      On a lake with 5 lakes joining together

·      Easy and fun games hour

·      Craft hour – bring your own craft or knitting

·      Time to read if you want to bring a book by the indoor fireplace

·      Private dock, wildlife and loons

·      Big beautiful house on the lake with heat

·      Screened in porch

RSVP: by Friday, April 8th to Anne Shea 612-327-7763     $200 deposit down                  

For more information, check out the website:  http://www.boydsmasonlakeresort.com

Who is going so far: Anne Shea, Carla Hawley, Laurie Thro, Anna Wanglie, Mary Olson Coleman

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, June 28th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Tortilla Curtain by T. Coraghessan Boyle (fiction) 

Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Cándido and América Rincón desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Cándido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

4TH ANNUAL LAKE MINNETONKA BOAT CRUISE: Monday, July 18th 

March 2022 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

When March arrives can spring be far away? Sure feels like spring today!  We can finally feel safer venturing out! Enjoy the company of your fellow Wanderers while taking in all our fun March activities.  

Coffee Break—Enjoy bakery treats and good conversation at E.P. People’s Organic

Books & Booze—Discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv “ over drinks and snacks

Flicks and Fun—See the the latest new movie with Happy hour afterward

Card Sharks—There are always lots of laughs at Linda’s

See you there!         Sally Ebnet     (952) 920-4042      SallyEbnet@yahoo.com

ACTIVITIES

CARD SHARKS:Thursday, March 10th, 7:00PM—-at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, February 8th to Linda at SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com or 612-616-6557

COFFEE BREAK:  Thursday, March 17th, 10:00AM—People’s Organic

990 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie

It’s St Patrick’s Day – wear green if you want!  Let’s gather for some delicious coffee and treats and long awaited conversation.  Vacinated only, please.

RSVP by Thursday, March 15th to Gail at 952-484-6127 or gasa6540@gmail.com

LUNCH BUNCH:  Thursday, March 24th, 11:30AM–Book Club Restaurant

5411 Penn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Minneapolis charm and great California food & drinks.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, March 1st text Mary at 612-804-9489 or molsoncoleman@yahoo.com

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, March 29th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg (fiction)

A moving novel about three people who find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of happiness. Arthur, a widow, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who is avoiding school by hiding out at the cemetery, where Arthur goes every day for lunch to have imaginary conversations with his late wife, and think about the lives of others. The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation. 

RSVP by Friday, March25 to AnneShea2@gmail.com or 612-327-7763

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THEATRE OUTING:  Thursday, May 12th,10:30AM Departure – Maynards/Old Log Theater

5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN 55331

11:00AM Lunch (Maynard’s, 685 Excelsior Blvd.) & 1:30PM Play – 

Escape to Margaritaville

Welcome to Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it “A little slice of paradise!” and Entertainment Weekly raves, “It will knock your flip-flops off!” So don’t let the party start without you.

Cost: Pay your own tab at Maynard’s.  Play is $30 at the door

Carpooling: A carpool will leave the back parking lot of Kohl’s at Knollwood (Hwy.7/#169) at 10:30AM.  Please indicate when you RSVP if you plan to participate and are willing to drive.

RSVP: by Friday, April 29th to Kathy Vaughn at 612-310-3934 or KVDesigns@hotmail.com

Please provide your cell phone number, if you want to carpool, and if you will be joining us for lunch.

Directions to the Old Log:  Hwy. 7 West to Excelsior. Turn RIGHT (N) at Christmas Lake Road stoplight.  Turn LEFT (W) onto Excelsior Blvd.  Go three blocks and turn RIGHT onto Minnetonka Blvd/Old Log Way.  Turn LEFT at the street sign marked Old Log Way/Meadville Street.  You will see the entrance to the theatre immediately on your right.

4TH ANNUAL LAKE MINNETONKA BOAT CRUISE: Monday, July 18th

January 2022 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

Help ring in another great year of welcoming women to our group. Don’t forget to bring a guest!

In the meantime, Happy Holidays!

Flicks & Fun—See the new “West Side Story

Theater Outing—take in lunch and live theater at the Old Log

Card Sharks—Come for the laughs at Linda’s

Coffee Break—Enjoy bakery treats and good conversation at YUM!

Garden Tour—Get warm at Como park Conservatory

Books & Booze—Discuss “The Boys in the Boat”

Lunch Bunch—Enjoy lunch at Mallard’s

See you there!         Sally Ebnet     (952) 920-4042      SallyEbnet@yahoo.com

ACTIVITIES

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, January 4th —AMC Southdale Theater

Hoping West Side Story has a Tuesday matinee.

Save the date.  Further details to follow.

RSVP interest to Chris McAloon via call or text to 612-747-6719

5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN 55331

11:00AM Lunch (Maynard’s, 685 Excelsior Blvd.) & 1:30 PM Play – The Play That Goes Wrong

NOTE:  December 31 is the RSVP DEADLINE!

THEATRE OUTING:  Thursday, January 6th, 10:30AM Departure – Old Log Theater (Lunch – Maynard’s)

The Play that Goes Wrong is a new comedy, and recent Broadway hit, being called “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (The Huffington Post) and “A Gut-Busting Hit!” (The New York Times).  

This classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania and set on opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous.  With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including the lines).

CostLunch will be on our own at Maynard’s (as a group).

Play:  Play costs $30.00 at the door.

CarpoolingA carpool will leave the back parking lot of Kohl’s at Knollwood (Hwy.7/#169) at 10:30AM.  Please indicate when you RSVP if you are willing to drive.

RSVP by Friday, December 31st   Questions?  Contact Anne at  anneshea2@gmail.com.

Directions to the Old Log:  Hwy. 7 West to Excelsior. Turn RIGHT (N) at Christmas Lake Road stoplight.  Turn LEFT (W) onto Excelsior Blvd.  Go three blocks and turn RIGHT onto Minnetonka Blvd/Old Log Way.  Turn LEFT at the street sign marked Old Log Way/Meadville Street.  You will see the entrance to the theatre immediately on your right.

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

CARD SHARKS: Wednesday, January 12th, 7:00PM at Linda Schiltz’s home

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Monday, January 10th to Linda at SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com or 612-616-6557

4000 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park.

COFFEE BREAK:  Thursday, January 13th, 10:00AM—YUM!  back room

Yum is always fun and delicious! Great coffees, treats, and menu.

Meet in the back room to allow for social distance.

RSVP by Wednesday, Jan 12th to Gail at 952-484-6127 or gasa6540@gmail.com

1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul

GARDEN TOUR: Monday, January 17th, 12:30PM Departure—-Como Park Conservatory

Meet at 1:00PM outside the conservatory entrance. Get in out of the cold and relish the stunning conservatory gardens including seasonal flower shows, tropical gardens, orchids, ferns, bonsai and a world renowned Japanese Garden Coffee nearby for those who are interested. 

RSVP by Saturday January 15th to Jane Carpenter at 952-484-2760.  Let Jane know if you’d like to carpool and she will help make the connections.

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, January 25th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

The Boys in the BoatNine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (non-fiction)

For readers of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics.  The book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention……

RSVP by Saturday January 22nd to Anne Shea at anneshea2@gmail.comor 952-941-6656

2300 W 80th 1/2 St, Bloomington, MN 55431

LUNCH BUNCH:  Thursday, January 27th, 11:30 AM —Mallard’s Restaurant 

Mallard’s Restaurant is a family operated restaurant offering Seafood and Cajun food in a Chef crafted menu selection inspired by the owner’s travels.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, January 4th text Mary at 612-804-9489 or molsoncoleman@yahoo.com

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COMING UP

BOOKS & BOOZE: Tuesday, February 22nd, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave. (7th/Cahill)

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: by Gail Honeyman (fiction) 

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.  But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

RSVP by Saturday, February 19th to Anne Shea at anneshea2@gmail.comor 952-941-6656

February 2022 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

I’m heading to Mexico next week for a month—    Please stay warm and safe!  Best wishes to everyone for a happy, healthy month and a Valentine’s Day that’s filled with love and joy!

Flicks and Fun—See one of the latest new flix with Happy Hour to follow

Coffee Break—Enjoy bakery treats and good conversation at Yum!

Card Sharks—Fun and games at Linda’s

Books & Booze—Discuss “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine”

Lunch Bunch—Enjoy lunch at the new Protagonist Kitchen 

See you there!         Sally Ebnet     (952) 920-4042      SallyEbnet@yahoo.com 

ACTIVITIES

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, February 1st—AMC Southdale Theater

Save the date.  Further details to follow.

RSVP interest to Chris McAloon via call or text to 612-747-6719

CARD SHARKS: Thursday, February 10th, 7:00PM—-at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, February 8th to Linda at SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com or 612-616-6557

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, February 22nd, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman (fiction) 

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.  But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.

RSVP by Saturday, February 19th to AnneShea2@gmail.com or 612-327-7763

LUNCH BUNCH: Thursday, February 24th, 11:30 AM —Protagonist Kitchen and Bar

6601 Lyndale Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423

A thoughtful approach to New American cuisine that is inclusive for all appetites.Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Tuesday, February 22nd text Mary at 612-804-9489 or molsoncoleman@yahoo.com

COFFEE BREAK:  Monday, February 28th, 10:00AM—YUM!  back room

4000 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park.

Yum is always fun and delicious! Great coffees, treats, and menu.

Meet in the back room to allow for social distance.

RSVP by Saturday, February 26th to Gail at 952-484-6127 or gasa6540@gmail.com

COMING UP

BOOKS & BOOZETuesday, March 29th, 3:30PM—Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave., Edina (70th/Cahill)

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg (fiction)

A moving novel about three people who find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of happiness. Arthur, a widow, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who is avoiding school by hiding out at the cemetery, where Arthur goes every day for lunch to have imaginary conversations with his late wife, and think about the lives of others. The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation. 

November 2021 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

The colors have reached their peak and are fading fast. I hate to think that winter is right around the corner! Always sad to see fall come to an abrupt end. I  know there’s still a worry about COVID.  Unless you’re waiting for J&J or Moderna like me, you should have gotten your booster or at least an appointment by now—most of us are eligible. If not—get your’s and get out this month for some fun with The Wanderers!

Card Sharks—-there are lots of laughs at Linda’s

Garden Tour—-enjoy a brisk walk around Bredesen Park

Lunch Bunch—Hell’s Kitchen is a unique, delicious experience

Flicks & Fun—see a movie and enjoy Happy Hour afterward

Holiday Luncheon—RSVP ASAP to hold your spot!

See you there!         Sally Ebnet   Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

ACTIVITIES

CARD SHARKS:  Thursday, November 4th, 7:00PM at a member’s home

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by November 2nd to LindaS@TheWanderersMSP.org

GARDEN TOUR: Monday, November 8th, 2:00PM—Bredesen Park

Meet at a member’s home across the street from the park

Nature trails weave through the center of this 206-acre park, offering views of water and wildlife. We’ll pick another day if it rains.

RSVP by Sunday, November 7th to JaneCarpenter@fastmail.us

LUNCH BUNCH:  Friday, November 15th, 11:30AM—-McCoy’s Restaurant

3801 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, MN 55416 (One block w of Excelsior Blvd/ Excelsior and Grand complex block from Starbucks and CVS.)

Check out their large variety of great American food at mccoysmn.com. Reservation made for table in back room. Easy free parking- street in front or in ramp. Fully vaccinated only.

RSVP by Tuesday, November 13th to Lynnchel@aol.com

FLICKS & FUN:  Tuesday, October 16th—-Southdale AMC

Movie and time will be announced when they become available.  Fully vac’d only please.

BOOKS & BOOZE: Tuesday, November 23rd, 3:30PM—-Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave, Edina, MN 55439, (952) 426-4196  (70th at Cahill)

The Snow Child  by Eowyn Ivey

In this magical debut, a couple’s lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep. Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Saturday, November 20th to AnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org

See attached list of upcoming Books & Booze titles and dates.

COMING UP

HOLIDAY LUNCHEON: Monday, December 13th, 11:45AM, Scoreboard

5765 Sanibel Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55343, 952-935-6537

RSVP Now! On December 13th we can NOW finally gather at our fabulous annual holiday party and celebrate as never before! will be our fabulous Holiday Luncheon where Scoreboard is a fabulous restaurant in Minnetonka.  We can order whatever we wish from of their extensive menu (ScoreboardMN.com). Our festive luncheon will include a happy-hour from 11:45AM-Noon when we’ll say HI to all those that we have missed seeing for almost 2 years! Wear your sparkly festive attire to make this our best Holiday Lunch……Enjoy a holiday cake surprise from the Board.  Fully vac’d only please.

To save your spot – you MUST RSVP no later than Friday, November 26 to AnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org  

October 2021 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

Halloween is coming up at the end of the month. But we promise there will be no tricks—just a month of treating yourself to a variety of fun activities with your Wanderers friends!

Flicks & Fun—see a great show; enjoy happy hour nearby afterward 

Garden Tour:  visit Eloise Butler Gardens

Lunch Bunch—enjoy one last lunch on Pinstripes patio

Card Sharks—-come for fun and laughter at Linda’s

See you there!        

 Sally Ebnet     Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

ACTIVITIES

WALKERS:  Every Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30AM—Centennial Lakes 

The  last walk of the season will be Thursday, September 30th. Due to Covid-19 changes, Southdale Mall does not open until 11:00am, so we are unable to move indoors.  We’ll start back up in the spring, or earlier, if Southdale opens earlier.  Stay safe.  We meet us at the “Big Clock” outside of the Hughes Pavilion.  Walk around the lake or as much or as little as your legs allow. Be on time–we’ll start walking promptly!Cancelled If it rains. No need to RSVP – just come

LUNCH BUNCH: Monday, October 4th, 11:30AM—-Pinstripes Patio 

One last lunch to enjoy on their beautiful patio.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by Thursday, September 30th 5th to lynnchel@aol.com

FLICKS & FUN:  Tuesday, October 12th—-Southdale AMC

Movie and time will be announced when they become available.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP to ChrisM@TheWanderersMSP.org

CARD SHARKS:  Wednesday, October 6th, 7:00PM at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.  Fully vac’d only please.

RSVP by to SkyBlu5347@yahoo.com

GARDEN TOUR: Friday, October 8th, 1:30PM Departure—-Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary 

1940 Glenwood Parkway and Glenwood Ave in Minneapolis 

This is the oldest public wildflower garden in the US.  In 1907, was created as a botany laboratory and is now home to more than 500 plant and 130 bird species.

A carpool will leave the Perkin’s parking lot (50th/#100) at 1:30PM.  Please let Jane know if you plant to meet us there, or at the Garden at 2:00PM

RSVP by Thursday, October 7th to JaneCarpenter@fastmail.us 

We’ll meet at the park entrance and enjoy the 15 acres in Theodore Wirth Park.

September 2021 Newsletter

A Note from our President –

Summer is flying by! I’m loving today’s rain and hoping cooler weather ahead.  That’s the beauty of Minnesota—there’s always another season to look forward to.  We’re looking forward to more great seasons as The Wanderers. Come along for the fun and friendship—and great food, too!

Garden Tour—-enjoy the last of the summer blooms at the Lyndale Park Gardens

Needlecrafters—winter’s coming—time to start those cozy, warm projects 

Lunch Bunch—meet us on People’s organic’s new patio at Southdale

Flicks & Fun—see the latest at AMC

Coffee Break—enjoy coffee and breakfast at Yum!

Card Sharks—we’ll gather at Linda’s for fun and conversation 

Books & Booze—discuss “Elizabeth is Missing”

See you there!        

 Sally Ebnet         Sally@TheWanderersMSP.org

ACTIVITIES

LUNCH BUNCH: Thursday, September 9th, 11:30AM—People’s Organic

2750 Southdale Center near PF Chang’s and Cheesecake Factory

Check out their New American cuisine (peoplesorganic.com) on the patio at their new location at Southdale Center.

RSVP by Monday, September 6th to Sheryl Polski at Lynnchel@aol.com or 310-714-3669

For fully vaccinated 

WALKERS:  Every Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30AM—Centennial Lakes 

Need motivation to get out, move, and exercise? Join us as we walk around Centennial Lakes.  We meet us at the “Big Clock” outside of the Hughes Pavilion.  Walk around the lake or as much or as little as your legs allow. Be on time–we’ll start walking promptly!If it rains – we cancel. No need to RSVP – just come

GARDEN TOUR: Tuesday, September 7th, 10:00AM—-Lyndale Park Gardens

4124 Roseway Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55408

The Lyndale Park Gardens encompass the Peace Garden, Rose Garden, Annual & Perennial Garden, and a Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden. The Peace Garden features hardy alpine plants and dwarf conifers and begins blooming in mid-April. The Annual/Perennial peaks in mid-June and the Rose Garden typically begins blooming in mid-June and lasts until early October. Butterflies and hummingbirds can be seen throughout the summer.

Located on the northeast shore of Lake Harriet, on Roseway Road between East Lake Harriet Parkway and King’s Highway (aka Dupont Avenue South.)

Lunch to follow nearby.

RSVP by Monday, September 6th to JaneCarpenter@fastmail.us 

NEEEDLECRAFTERS: Tuesdays, September 14th and 28th, 1:00PM—Southdale Library

The Needlework group will resume meeting on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month in the 2nd floor conference room. Whatever your knitting, crocheting or craft skill level, we’d love to have you join us!  You can even bring your mending!  Just come—learn or just chat over your project.  A mask is required at this time to enter the library.  You may bring covered beverages into the conference room.

We hope to have space to meet at the Harriet and Alice yarn shop in Edina by the first of the year.

FLICKS & FUN: Tuesday, September 14th—Time and Movie TBA

Keep cool at an afternoon movie.  Watch your inbox for more info as it becomes available.

Happy Hour to follow nearby for those interested.

RSVP by Monday, September 13th ChrisM@ThWanderersMSP.org

COFFEE BREAK:  Thursday, September 16th, 10:00AM—-Yum!

4000 Minnetonka Blvd, St Louis Park MN

We keep returning because we love this place. Meet In the back room where there is lots of space. They don’t have a huge menu but what they make is good.

RSVP by Wednesday, September 15th to GailS@TheWanderersMSP.org

VEAP: Patti Stuhlman is still awaiting word about when we can start volunteering.  We’ll be meeting every other month

CARD SHARKS:  Wednesday, September 22nd, 7:00PM at Linda Schiltz’s home

2811957 Tiffany Lane, Eden Prairie

We’re playing any game(s) that the group wants. Dessert will be served; tea and water will be available. Feel free to bring a beverage of your own or a snack to share.

RSVP by to LindaS@TheWanderersMSP.org

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, September 28, 3:30 PM – Cahill Bistro,

7078 Amundson Ave, Edina, MN 55439

BOOK – Elizabeth is Missing: A Novel by Emma Healey

A sophisticated psychological mystery that’s also a heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging.  An elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, Her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences.

NOTE – We will discuss meeting every month in winter AND we will be choosing books for the future.

RSVP by Friday, September 26 to AnneS@The WanderersMSP.org

COMING UP

BOOKS & BOOZE:  Tuesday, November 23rd, 3:30 PM – Cahill Bistro

7078 Amundson Ave, Edina, MN 55439

Book: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

In this magical debut, a couple’s lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep.

RSVP no later than Friday, November 19th to AnneS@TheWanderersMSP.org