Seniors 03.17.22

Brunswick Seniors

BRUNSWICK – On March 21st, Monday, we will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at noon, 12 Keyes Lane, Brunswick Recrecation Center for our members. 

Pizza for lunch by Domino’s and Entertainment by musician Ray Gifford singing 1950’s to 1960’s songs for our pleasure and sing-a-long. 

President Nancy Spring McCloskey strives to have her meetings with members enjoying food, fun and friends.

Hoosick Area Senior Bus Trip Announced

The Hoosick Area Seniors have planned an over-night bus trip April 6-7, 2022 to Newport, RI. Day 1 will include the Newport Dinner Theater and Cabaret. This will include a great buffet, the comedy play “A Carol Burnett Show”, and a fun-filled cabaret. Following the cabaret, there will a guided bus tour of the area. Over 1,200,00 daffodils will be in bloom to view and a light dinner will be served at the hotel. 

Day 2 will include breakfast at the hotel. The first stop is Mashantucket Pequot Museum, and then on to Foxwoods Casino and Tanger Outlets, all under the same roof, for a full afternoon of lunch (on your own), gambling, and shopping before heading back to New York.

The bus will leave Hoosick Falls TOPS at the 6th at 7:00 am and will return on the 7th about 8:00 pm. Cost for the trip is $170 for two in a room, $160 for 3 in a room, or $150 for four in a room. Hoosick area senior deadline is March 21st. All others have a deadline of March 28th, or until the bus is filled. Money is due at the time of sign-up. Please call Julie for reservations at (518) 686-7561.

East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be on April 12th. at 1;00, at American Legion Post, Main St.,Wynantskill. Dessert will be served after the meeting. We always welcome members to join the FUN on Monday mornings at the ICC to play bocci. If you want to just try bocci be a SUB. Hope to see you all soon at the meeting or BOCCI.

An Afternoon With Norman Rockwell

Tuesday April 12th 

Board our Yankee Trails motor coach at 10:30am and off we go to Michaels of Stockbridge for a home cooked meal. 

Dinner consists of either Herb encrusted oven roast beef, topped with brown gravy, Baked stuffed chicken with bread stuffing covered with supreme sauce. Or Baked Cod with seasoned bread crumb topping. All dinners are served with chef’s choice of vegetables and starch. Also included are salad, rolls with butter, coffee or tea, and dessert. 

After a delightful lunch we are all off to the Norman Rockwell Museum where we will enjoy an afternoon of fine art and memories of time gone by. Do you remember The Saturday Evening Post? After a fun afternoon at the museum we are off to a pastry shop “Peace Love and Chocolate” to purchase nibbles for our ride home, as well as gourmet coffees. 

We guarantee a good night sleep after a day full of good food, conversation and mental stimulation. Call 518-463-2166 for more information. One Bus Only! We are open Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm We are located on East and Herrick streets in Rensselaer.


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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. Mondays and Fridays the center will be open 9:00 to 11:00 for our 10:00 Chair Yoga class. This is a low impact class that all senior citizens can do.

On March 22nd there will be Senior Yoga Plus class at 10:00, an Eat Smart Demonstration at 11:15 and lunch (Chicken Cordon Bleu) served at noon. On March 24th plan to attend lunch (Pork Loin with Gravy) and stay for a presentation about the Rutland Railroad, which passes through Bennington, Petersburgh, Berlin, Cherry Plains, Stephentown and points south. This is a presentation you won’t want to miss.

There is a $3 suggested donation for all meals at the center. Please call to be added to the activity and/or lunch list at (518) 279-3413.

History of Rutland Railroad Presentation at Senior Center

The Grafton Community Library and the Grafton Historical Society will host a presentation about the Rutland Railroad on Thursday, March 24th at the Everett Wagar (Grafton ) Senior Center at 12:30. All are invited to jump aboard for a nostalgic adventure along the Rutland RR fabled Corkscrew Subdivision through Bennington, Petersburgh, Berlin, Cherry Plains, Stephentown and points south. 

Explore rails and tales, history and mystery along this route via a video presentation. Historians, railroaders and local residents’ anecdotes will all be included in this presentation. Plan to come early for a healthy and delicious Pork Loin lunch served at noon. There is a suggested $3 donation for all lunches at the center. Please call (518) 279-3413 to be added to the event/ lunch list.

Jennie Carpinello Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday on May 3rd

Jennie is a outstanding lady who is an inspiration to us all. She was a longtime entertainer with the Rensselaer Yankee Doodle Entertainers and a Lifetime Achievement Recipient. Jennie still continues to line dance on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Rensselaer Senior Center. The only deficit Jennie has is her hearing. 

She is a remarkable lady who will often greet you with “Hey Baby !” with just the right emphasis on “Baby”. We will be partying to the Gone Grey Band and munching out on goodies. “Diabetics you’re on your own”. Menu will consist of Italian Sausage, Pasta Bread and Butter with Cake and Ice Cream for desert. 

Make your reservation early at (518) 463-2166. This will be a day you won’t forget.

We are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer. We are open 9am to 3pm. Looking forward to seeing you

Rensselaer County Senior Center Proudly Presents a Vermont Experience

Thursday May 26th 2022

Back by popular demand!!

8:30 AM Board our Yankee Trails Bus and we are off to the Village Chocolate Shop. After a sweet experience in Bennington Vermont we are off to the New England House for a delightful lunch. 

Menu choices consist of: 

Caesar Salad, New England Beef Pot Roast, Herb Crusted White Fish or Maple Barbecue Pork Loin, Homemade Bread and Maple Walnut Brownies for Desert. 

Next stop: Friesians of Majesty Equestrian Farm where we will all enjoy a show and tour. Friesians have a long rich history originating in Friesland in the Netherlands. Friesians date back to the 4th century and are the most graceful and nimble for their size. 

We will see a show not soon to be forgotten by these magnificent animals. We will also have an opportunity to tour the farm and have pictures taken. To complete our day we will stop at the Grafton Cheese Factory where we will have an opportunity to purchase a wonderful selection of Vermont cheeses. Then we head home with fond memories of a beautiful day spent in Vermont. 

Call Today for more information or to make your Reservation 518-463-2166 Monday through Friday 9am to 3pm. We are located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer. Keep reading The Advertiser for more upcoming trips

Sign Up Date Is Wednesday, April 13th

It’s Never Too Early To Talk About Lake George Steamboat Company.

Every year the Rensselaer County Senior Center hosts a trip to Lake George for a buffet luncheon and a two – hour cruise sponsored by the city of Rensselaer. To be eligible for this great day you must dine with us 12 times or more during the year. 

We charter a deluxe Motor coach for transportation out of Yankee Trails and the buffet is wonderful. We never get tired of the narrated tour of the million dollar beach, lakeside mansions and the people that lived there in the hay day. Hope you join us. 

We take ONE bus only!. Please start planning for this day by dining with us early and often

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

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. 

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.

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