55+ Events

55+ and Retirees Group

The 55+ and Retirees group offers monthly social and learning events from September through May. The group welcomes event suggestions from participants.

2018 Schedule

  • March 8, 9:30am – 2:00pm

Como Zoo & Conservatory and Lunch

Are you tired of the cold and snow? Join us for an early spring outing! Meet at church on Thursday, March 8 at 9:30 am. We will travel by school bus to Como Zoo & Conservatory.

You can stroll, at your own pace, through the many indoor gardens. In the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is the “Jewel of Como” the Sunken Garden. The Japanese Bonsai exhibit is inspiring. Explore also the Tropical Encounter Exhibit; a neo-tropical rainforest combining both the plant and animal world. We can also venture outside and see some of the animals. Come prepared to purchase a unique treasure in the gift shop!

Following our self-tour, we will bus to the Panda Garden Buffet for lunch. They serve a variety of Chinese and American food.

The cost of only $13 per person, includes transportation, the Conservatory and Zoo, lunch with beverage. Sign up in the church office by Sunday, March 4. Please make a (non-refundable) check payable to St. Philip’s Church. Any questions, call Retzers at 763-574-9559 or Schonebaums at 763-786-2483.

Persons to contact for more information about 55+ events:

    • Arlene and Duane Retzer 763.574.9559

View full slideshows of past 55+ events

Basilica of Saint Mary/Westminster Church

White Hair, Wit & Wisdom

Anoka County History Center

Barn Quilts of Carver County

Wildlife Science Center

Hindu Temple of Minnesota

Russian Art Museum & Bachman's Tour

Old Log Theatre

Showtime Gals

Accordionist Leonard Skeets Langley

Shorewood Grill & Storyteller Pati Kachel

Sealife Aquarium

Skyrock Farm & Carousel

Gammelgarden Museum Tour

Alive & Kickin'

Mill City Tour & Midtown Global Market

Luther Seminary Tour

Gangster Tour