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Carefree Years

Carefree Years is a social group for men and women who are 55-years-old and older. We host multiple social events every year, including potlucks and game days, and attend various plays throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

Morning Mass & Muffins (Monthly)

Fridays, July 8 and August 19
Following the 8 a.m. Mass

All parish members 55+ are invited to join us in the Parish Hall, following the 8 a.m. Mass for social time and to enjoy a muffin, coffee, and orange juice. No dues are required to participate in these events. Information about upcoming events, with opportunities to request and suggest events, will be available at these gatherings.

Games & Social

Tuesday, June 21
1 - 3 p.m.

All parish members 55+ are invited to join us in the Parish Hall on Tuesday, June 21 for games and social time. For this event, you might like to attend Adoration prior to meeting with Carefree Years friends or participate in the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3 p.m. in the Church. Light snacks – pretzels, M&Ms, water and lemonade – will be available. Feel free to bring your favorite snack to share. Some people enjoy games while others like to have the time to visit with friends and get to know others. Hope to see you there!

Grease - Dinner & Show at The Fireside Theatre

Sunday, September 18
1:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Come join your hosts, the SMG Carefree Years group, at the Fireside Theater in Fort Atkinson on Sunday, September 18. We will enjoy a fabulous meal at 3 p.m. with the show at 5 p.m. We will meet in the SMG parking lot at 1:15 p.m. and carpool and convoy there together. Estimated return to SMG is 8:15 p.m.

Each ticket costs $74.25 and includes your choice of Beef Tenderloin, Atlantic Salmon, Chicken & Ribs as part of your multi-course meal as well as tax and gratuity. We will have great seats in the first six rows.

This event is open to all members of SMG as well as your neighbors and friends. We even invited our "neighbors", the Prime Timers from Good Shepherd Lutheran on Raymond Road. There is a special rate for children under age 14.

Tickets - $74.25

Please pay online or send your check (payable to SMG memo Carefree Years) to trip leader Joan Horinek, 1414 Stemp Terrace, Madison, 53711.

RSVP by August 15

To reserve your seats, pay online or send your check to Joan Horinek by August 15.


Please contact Joan Horinek at 608-271-3208 (home) or 608-235-3550 (cell)


If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office at 608-271-7421.

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