The Gillespie Center
2590 Commerce Blvd.             Mound, MN  55364
The Gillespie Center is the pride and joy of the Westonka area. The Center has a beautiful building that was built and is maintained by donations and efforts of the citizens of the community.  The Center is set in beautiful surroundings. It is located next to a wetland overlooking Lake Minnetonka.  Seniors and other community members can gather, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee, a roll, and participate in the many fine programs and activities that are available. 

Our Center is also available to rent for all events:  weddings, funerals, school banquets, anniversaries, birthday parties or any activity where you need space.

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The Gillespie Center
March 2017 Lunch Menu
Wednesday - February 1 - Mardi Gras
Fish Tacos
New Orleans Rice & Beans
Fruit & Dessert

Wednesday - March 8 - Luck O' The Irish St. Patty's
Reuben Sandwich
Potato Soup
Veggie Tray & Dip

Wednesday -March 15 - *Kickin Back BBQ & Blues*
Classic Country Jam
Homemade Pulled Pork Sandwich
Cole Slaw
Baked Beans 
Dessert & Beverage

Wednesday - March 22 - Take a Walk Down
Memory Lane - Comfort Food
Greg's Famous Meatloaf
Mashed Potatoes w/gravy
Creamed Corn
Apple Pie w/Ice Cream & Beverage

Wednesday - March 29th - Good Ol' Southern Cooking
Country Fried Steak w/gravy
Biscuits & Gravy

Wednesday's at noon for a total cost of $5.00
Call the Center at 952-472-6501 to sign up 2 days prior to the day, to let the cook know how much to prepare.
March -  2017 Gillespie Center Activities
*IRS Certified AARP Tax Preparation  -  Free Service
AARP Tax-Aide tax preparation services will be available for seniors and low-income persons/families every Friday until April 14th.  Trained and certified I.R.S. Tax-Aide counselors will be available from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. to assist you with your federal and state income tax and state property tax/rent rebate preparation.  You do NOT have to be a member of AARP to take advantage of thius service.  Call the Gillespie Center at 952-472-6501 to make an appointment.

*Trip to Diamond Joe's Casino
Tuesday, March 7, 7:50 a.m. bus departs.  Arrive at the Center by 7:40.  Cost: $23.  Take a scenic trip on the coach bus.  Receive $20 slot play upon arrival.  Sign up and pay to reserve your place on the bus.

*Classic Country Jam - Wednesday, March 15th, noon - 2:00 p.m.
Live music!  Musicians play and jam.  Sign up by Monday, March 13 if you want to eat lunch for $5.00.

*Free Movie:  "Sully" - Thursday, March 16, 12:40 p.m.
Rated:  PG-13, 1 hour 36 minutes.
Starring Tom Hanks.  Directed by Clint Eastwood.  On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane into the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard.  However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

*Program: "Living the Dream-Historic Homes of Minnesota" Presented by Doug Ohman - Wednesday, March 22, 10:30 a.m.  Take a tour of Minnesota's most elegant homes.  Hear the stories and personalities that surround many of these historic treasures.  "If these walls could talk," will become reality in the most interesting photo presentation.