Seniors 01.13.22

Poestenkill Seniors

POESTENKILL – We will be closed during January 2022, Re-Opening Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Our weekly meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:00 in the afternoon at the Sullivan Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. We have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons that are held at various restaurants and best of all bus trips to casinos, theaters and points of interest.

Informational talks on senior safety and health are given from time to time. Dues are $15.00 a year. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting followed by Bingo and cards. Come join the fun and a afternoon out. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. Hope to see you there.

Attendees must wear a mask until seated and social distancing is encouraged

Grafton Senior Center News

CROPSEYVILLE – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will be open with limited hours. State and County Guidelines will be posted and must be followed at all times. The center is now open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 3:00 with congregate lunch and activities.

Jan 17th the center will be closed for the Holiday. Jan 18th there is Yoga at 10:00 and Senior Feud following lunch (Hawaiian Turkey Burger, potato, vegetable). Ice cream will follow Senior Feud. On Jan 20th following lunch (Chicken Alfredo with broccoli) there will be Special Music by 1927 Music Machine. All residents 60 and over should plan to attend this fun event. The center is also open on Friday from 9:30 to 11:00 for our 10:00 Yoga class. Jan 19th the Crochet/Knitting group will meet. Come and join this group if you have interest in crocheting or knitting.

Looking ahead, January 27th following lunch (Spaghetti and Meatballs) there will be a special presentation on the History of Grafton Lake. The Center invites everyone to join us for this very informative presentation which was used for the 50th anniversary celebration of Grafton Lake. Mark your calendar.

Also, February 1st Rachel will be at the center for haircuts, manicures and pedicures by appointment only. Please call the center for available appointment times.

There is a $3 suggested donation for all lunches at the center. Call (518) 279-3413 to be added to the lunch list.

Attention Seniors!!

CASTLETON-ON-HUDSON – We here at the Edward C. Swartz Southern Tier Senior Center want to wish you a Happy New Year and share some exciting news: We are now open 5 days a week, come in and have lunch with us!! See old friends and meet new ones! If you prefer we also offer Grab and Go meals 5 days a week at 11am.

If you want to get moving, we have you covered. Chair Yoga classes every Monday at 10am and excercise classes every Wednesday at 12:45pm. More Activities coming soon!!

Each month we host a Special Dinner with Entertainment. January’s Special Dinner is on the 27th serving Spaghetti & Meatballs and Pete& Friends will be entertaining us.

We hope to see you soon!!!

History of Grafton Lake State Park at the Senior Center

GRAFTON – Last year Grafton Lakes State Park celebrated its 50th anniversary. To honor this milestone and to honor all those associated with the park, members of the public were interviewed to gain an insight into their memories, preserving their oral histories for generations to come. Former employees, long-time visitors, and those who used to own land where the park is today were all interviewed and their contributions complied into a 75-minute one-of-a-kind film. Oral Histories of Grafton Lakes State Park will be showing at the Everett Wagar Senior Center in the town of Grafton at 12:30 on Thursday, January 27th.

All are invited to attend this event. Lunch (Spaghetti and Meatballs) will served at noon with a suggested $3 donation. Please call the center at (518) 279-3413 to be added to the lunch list.

Good News, Grab and Go Lunch is Available Five Days a Week

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center are offering nutritious meals Monday through Friday. Pickup is at 11:30. Please call the day before to order your lunch and enjoy a hot homemade meal 5 times a week. Must be 60 years old to participate in this great program. Suggested contribution is $3 per meal. No one is denied a meal due to inability to contribute. Call 518-463-2166 for more information. Located on East and Herrick Streets. 

You Don’t Have to Dine Alone

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is open 5 days a week for lunch. We have wonderful people at the center and we have room for more. So please join us for lunch. The food is great and the atmosphere is cheerful and the company is enjoyable call for reservations. We are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick streets. Call for more information Monday Thru Friday 9am to 3pm

Attention Closet Cleaners

RENSSELAER – We, at the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center, thank you so much for responding to our request for spring and summer gently used clothing we are still accepting donations and are still in need of shoes pocketbooks and costume jewelry. For those of you who have thought of cleaning your closets but haven’t gotten around to it you still have time. we are also accepting fall and winter clothing as well. Call the center at 518-463-2166 for more information or to make a donation. Located at East and Herrick Streets. Again thank you.

Rensselaer Senior Center Boutique

RENSSELAER – Rensselaer County Corner Boutique open by appointment. We are so Thankful for the generosity of all of the people that donated to our boutique. We have beautiful clothes (Loft, Talbots, Anne Klien, Alfani, J.Jill, Alfred Dunner, Eddie Bauer, LL Bean Etc.) designer shoes, pocketbooks, jewelry, household Items all priced to go home with you. All proceeds go to senior functions. All are welcome to come and shop. Call today for an appointment 518-463-2166 Monday through Friday 9-3pm. Rensselaer County Rensselaer Center East and Herrick Streets

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