Administrator: Waynetta Rodgers
thelunchbox@sbcglobal.net

23 West Stoddard

Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-7234

Center hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lunch served: 12 p.m.

Communities served:  Bernie, Bloomfield, Dexter, & Essex

Changes have come to the Dexter OAKS Center. It is now "The Lunch Box," and an official member of 'Meals on Wheels.'

The senior center is a warming/cooling station, with coffee and tea.

Visit us on Facebook:  The Lunch Box

Lunch Notes: 

  • Fried catfish as an extra on Wednesday

Regularly scheduled activities and programs (scheduled daily activities are at 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.):

  • Activity Chair Bingo | Wednesday at 11 a.m.
  • Art "n Craft activity | 4th Thursday in p.m.
  • Bible Trivia | 4th Tuesday each month at 11 a.m.
  • Bingo | Mon. Tues. & Fri. | 1 p.m.
  • Birthday/Anniversary celebration | 1st Friday of the month
  • Blood pressure checks | 3rd Tuesday monthly | 10 a.m.
  • Game night held the 2nd Thursday each month 5-8 p.m.
  • Jigsaw puzzle table always going
  • Laptop computer with Wi Fi available for use
  • Movie night held the 4th Friday each month 5-7 p.m.
  • Music Special with David Fowler | 3rd Friday each month | 10:30 a.m.
  • Nail spa | 2nd Tuesday at 1 p.m.
  • Various other activities are posted on the menu as they are scheduled

Annual fundraisers are held throughout the year:

  • January/February | fine Jewelry Raffle
  • February | Death by Chocolate Event
  • August - Bakes Goods / Fish Dinner fundraiser
  • September | Chili-Stew Supper Parade Night
  • October/November | Fine Jewelry Raffle