Seniors 01.19.23

Grafton Senior Center News

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will be open with limited hours. The center is now open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 3:00 with congregate lunch and activities. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays the center will be open 9:00 to 12:00. Chair Yoga Monday, Wednesday and Friday is offered at 10:00 (note the change in days). Come check it out. Seniors that attend the Yoga sessions say they feel better and have more energy. 

There are lots of activities going on at the center. Stop in for the monthly calendar of activities and a lunch menu. Jan 26th is Bring A Friend Ice Cream Social, with lunch at noon and ice cream to follow. Feb 2nd will be Craft Time following lunch. The next Senior meeting is Feb 7th. Bring your thoughts and ideas for events and activities at the center. 

Congregate lunch is served at the senior center Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for a suggested donation of $3 for seniors. Grab-n-Go meals (take out) are also available on those days. Please call early to be added to the lunch list at (518) 279-3413 so we can be sure to have enough food pre-pared.

Feeling Stiff and Tired?

It’s Not The Weather! Join the Rensselaer County Senior Center and get moving. We have great programs that will nourish your minds like Art Class, Crafts Class, Card Games, Line Dancing and Silver Sneakers. We also have Special Dinners with Entertainment. One ingredient you will find beneficial is laughter and we have plenty of that. After nourishing your mind nourish your body with a great lunch served every day at 12 noon. Call us for more information and seriously consider joining us. You’re going to like the way you feel I guarantee. 

Attention Happy Hookers: You Ladies Knocked It Out Of The Park

You touched so many hearts with your unique talent. This past year because of you we delivered 260 gift bags of lap robes, shawls, hats and scarf sets, booties and other goodies. It’s so nice to visit the nursing homes after Christmas and seeing all your beautiful work and the joy it brought to so many people. You are truly Christmas Angels and I feel so proud and blessed to have you in our lives. 

We have yarn that was donated to the center and will always welcome all donations. We did have some lap robes and hats that were very small we donated to CEO for the children in their care (From 3 months on up.) In going forward and preparing for “Christmas 2023” Lap Robes should measure 40×36 and shawls should measure 54×20. If you only knew how much you are appreciated for your thoughtfulness and kindness. Thank you so much! Please feel free to call or visit the center. Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm. 518-463-216. 

Lunch is served every day Monday Thru Friday Call Today for a reservation. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Cabin Fever Party At The Rensselaer Senior Center Friday, January 27th

Join us as we enjoy a beautifully prepared lunch of fresh Pork Loin w/gravy, mashed Sweet Potatoes, Peas and Onions, Dinner Roll, Cinnamon Applesauce and a Special Desert. 

After Lunch no napping!! Its time to move to the music of the 60’s and a little more with Pete and Friends. These gentlemen are top notch musicians that will get you up and moving. After a delightful afternoon of good food, company and dancing its home to take that nap you wanted to take right after you had lunch. 

Call today to make reservations (518) 463-2166. We are open 9am to 3pm. We are located on East and Herrick Streets Across from The Rensselaer Train Station.

 Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be February 14, 2023, at The American Legion, 199Main Av., Wynantskill. Meetings start at 12:30, with the Pledge to the Flag. We have openings for the Wildwood Trip, JUNE 4 to JUNE 8, This is always a fun trip and experience. Deputy Mayor Chris Nolan will be our guest at the meeting with good news. Dessert will be served, and games of choice, will be played.Hope to make new friends and futrure members. Hope to see you!!

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