On a typical day, 25 to 40 participants use the Friendship Place facility for a variety of activities. Programs include educational, recreational, and social activities and events. Please see our most recent calendar for details.
Friendship Place can be a busy place with 40+ activities occurring in a single month. Some of our ongoing programs on the calendar are as follows:
Monthly all agency meeting to discuss current month’s calendar, next month’s proposed activities, issues discussion, staff concerns, etc.
Celebration with cake for all birthdays that fall within the month.
A club of service-minded members. Each month members participate in volunteer projects. Past volunteer opportunities have included serving lunch at local community table, singing at nursing home, making cards for children at Children’s Hospital, and park clean up.
A chance to get out for lunch/supper. Restaurant is chosen by participants at the monthly “Getting In Touch” meeting. Members bring their own money (BYOM).
Educational and Recreational Programs
Healthy Lifestyles Program (YMCA, drum circle. art therapy, walking group, Procovery Group, St. Joe’s Food Pantry visits, UW-Ext. Nutrition Program, relaxation/breathing exercies, etc.)