Seniors 02.03.22

East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be on Feb. 8th, at 1:00, at The American Legion Post, Main St., Wynantskill. Bring your lunch, coffee and desert will be provided. 

We will be meeting ONLY ONCE A MONTH, it will be on the SECOND TUES. We have many openings for Boccie players, all members welcome. Come join us for some fun and a laugh or two.

Sand Lake Seniors Club

Our monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at noon at the Averill Park Firehouse Hall on Eastern Union Turnpike. All Sand Lake seniors 55+ are invited to join our wonderful group. Our dues are $15.00 a year. To become a member, please fill out an application at our meetings. 

We have planned day trips and overnight trips, and this year will be no exception. We have lunches prepared by group members, catered lunches, and lunches at various restaurants. In fact, Sand Lake Kiwanis is providing our members with lunch at our February 10th meeting. Our members will be providing the desserts. On February 17th a luncheon will be held at Lakeview Restaurant. We are fortunate to have occasional guest speakers who give worthwhile informational talks on various topics, and occasionally entertain us with music and song. There is a saying that rings true: “Variety is the spice of life”. The chairpersons are collaborating in providing some new experiences in 2022.

Members and guests are expected to wear a mask until seated. Masks are worn whenever a person is “up and about” in the Banquet Room. Social distancing is encouraged. When the Averill Park School District is closed due to inclement weather, the Sand Lake Seniors Club’s meeting will be canceled.

Grafton Senior Center News

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. 

Tues, Feb 8th at 12:30, guest speaker Peter St. Germain, PT/owner of Brunswick Physical Therapy, will do a workshop/seminar geared to those that suffer from lower back pain or sciatica. He will talk about the most common causes of back pain, and present what you can do to prevent episodes of back pain, quickly decrease an acute episode of back pain, and will give exercises and stretches to do to help relieve the symptoms. All residents 60 and over should plan to attend this informative presentation. 

Plan to come at noon for a nutritious lunch (Veal Pattie Marsala). Thurs, Feb 10th following lunch (Chicken Tenders) we will have a Valentine craft time (please pre-sign up) with Valentine Sundaes to follow at 1:15. Tues, Feb 15th there will be an Eat Smart Demonstration with Jillian from Cornell Cooperative Extension at 11:15 and then a Special Luncheon (Chicken Breast w BBQ sauce) at noon with music by Country singer and writer, Ray Gifford. Thurs, Feb 17th come for lunch (Butter Crumb Haddock) and stay for our February Birthday Celebration and a fun game of Trivia. 

The center will be open Mondays and Fridays from 9:30 to 11 for the 10:00 a.m. Yoga class. Tuesdays there is Senior Yoga Plus class at 10:00. All residents 60 and above are invited to attend these low-impact Yoga classes. Quilting group meets Feb 9th and the Knitting/Crochet group meets Feb 16th,both starting at 10:00.

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

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

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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