Seniors 01.20.22

Happy Birthday To You

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Join the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center as we celebrate “Joy’s” Birthday Tuesday January 25th, 2022 sponsored by a special admirer. Cake, Ice Cream and Elvis ! Who could ask for anything more? Make your reservation early Donny Elvis is always a popular performer. He is just what the doctor ordered on a cold winter day and will definitely warm you up. Lunch will be Butter Crunch Haddock w/Tartar, Baked potatoes, Whole Baby Carrots followed by Cake and Ice cream Call 518-463-2166 for more information we are located on east and herrick streets in Rensselaer

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!!!

Appointments No Longer Needed!

RENSSELAER COUNTY – The Rensselaer County Senior Center boutique is open five days a week and walk ins are welcome. You no longer need to make an appointment. We do ask you to be aware of social distancing. We have some beautiful gently used clothing thanks to the communities generosity in donating. Everything is priced reasonably. We serve lunch Monday Thru Friday at 12 noon with a reservation. Please join us and enjoy a great social experience and the potential for a new wardrobe. We are now excepting spring and summer clothing, pocketbooks, shoes, sandals and costume jewelry. Call for more information (518) 463-2166 , we are open Monday thru Friday 9 to 3pm, we are located on East and Herrick streets in Rensselaer

Thinking of Not Putting a Big Tree Up Next Year?

RENSSELAER COUNTY – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is accepting donations of Christmas ornaments and other decorations for our Christmas sale this fall. If you are downsizing give us a call we are most appreciative of your thoughtfulness. Call (518) 463-2166 Monday thru Friday 9 to 3pm for more information while you’re at it make a lunch reservation, we would love to dine with you. We are located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

Attention Happy Hookers “You girls did it again!!”

RENSSELAER – Thank you and hats off to you wonderful happy hookers. This past year because of your unbelievable skills and thoughtful generosity we were able to give out 225 gift bags with afghans, shawls, booties, hats, scarves and lap robes. Because of the pandemic and some health issues our Community Service Group did not come back. Because of you wonderful ladies who work throughout the year from your homes, we were able to once again let our nursing home residents know they are remembered and loved, we have yarn at the center for any one that needs it. And for you girls hanging up your crochet needles and are looking to donate yarn we are accepting donations. Again thank you so much God Bless you rock.

Grafton Senior Center News

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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.

Tuesday, Jan 25th there is Yoga at 10:00 and lunch (Butter Crumb Haddock, potato, vegetable) at noon. Thurs, Jan 27th following lunch (Spaghetti and Meatballs) there will be a special presentation on the History of Grafton Lake State Park. The Center invites everyone to join us for this very informative presentation which was used for their 50th anniversary celebration. The center is also open on Friday from 9:30 to 11:00 for our 10:00 Yoga class.

Looking ahead, February 1st Rachel will be at the center for haircuts, manicures and pedicures by appointment only. Please call the center for available appointment times. Feb 3rd there will be craft time at the center. Pre-signup is required. February 8th there will be a quest speaker from Brunswick PT with some therapy tricks for our aches and pains. All residents 60 and over should try to attend this event. Feb 15th will be our Valentine Special Luncheon with country singer Ray Gifford.

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

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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