Seniors 06.16.22

Sycaway Seniors

On June 6th we had our annual picnic at the Brunswick Community Center on Keys Lane. DJ-singer Bob Trifaletti had our members singing and dancing on the floor. We had a wonderful day of great food, friendship and much laughter. We had visitors from R.O.U.S.E., and all our members chipped in making delicious food. Many thanks to all those who helped with set up and clean up. We thank the Brunswick Town for providing the Keyse Lane building for us to have a safe place to meet, and for their financial contributions.

We meet twice a month, and our next meeting will be on June 27th at the Keys Lane building at 12:00. Or guest speaker will be Supervisor Phil Herrington and there will be a time for questions by all present.

We will not be meeting during July and August but will resume our meetings on September 12 with our yearly banquet. This will be at the Frear Park Pub on Lavin Court at noon for a turkey dinner. Donnie Romaine (Elvis) will be our entertainment. Members must make reservations with Pres. Nancy McCloskey 518-279-0847. Membership renewal will be due at that time.

Rensselaer County Senior Center Corner Boutique

We would like to thank all of you wonderful people that make our boutique so beautiful with your gently used quality clothes. We are always in need of donations of clothes, pocketbooks, shoes and costume jewelry. To all you who gained weight during Covid 19 and just lost it! You deserve a new wardrobe. Donations can be made from 9am to 12pm and 12:30 to 2:30pm. Call us from outside if you need help. Again thank you so much for supporting activities at our Center. We are located on East and Herrick streets in Rensselaer Call (518) 463-2166. Open Monday Thru Friday 9am to 3pm

Troy Senior Center’s Captain JP Luncheon Cruise

Troy Senior Center is hosting a cruise on the Captain JP, July 14, 2022. We will board the boat at 11:30 and sail from Noon till 3:00 p.m. A buffet lunch of prime rib, chicken cordon blue, fish and vegetable lasagna will be served. Entertainment will be provided by a DJ. Join us for an afternoon of fun, good food and awesome company as we sail the Hudson. Cost is $40 per person. Call 518-270-5348 to reserve your ticket.

Attention Seniors: Elvis is coming to Schodack!!

The Edward C. Swartz Senior Center located at 1800 East Schodack Road is excited to announce that on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 Elvis will be in the building for our special dinner. The menu will be chicken with barbeque sauce, Sweet potatoes, a green vegetable, bread, milk and a special dessert. Elvis (Donny) will entertain us after lunch! 

As always we offer the following activities: Chair Yoga on Mondays, Game day on Tuesdays, Exercise Class on Wednesdays, and Dart League on Fridays. Due to popular demand BINGO will return on the last Thursday of the month at 12:30pm right after lunch beginning June 30th, 2022. 

If you would like to reserve a seat for lunch or for any questions, please call the center at 518-477-6581. Hope to see you soon!

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. Mondays and Fridays the center will be open 9:30 to 11:00 for our 10:00 Chair Yoga class. On Tuesdays, there will be Senior Yoga Plus class at 10:00. Both classes are low impact that all senior citizens can do.

The center will be closed on June 20th is observance of Juneteenth Day. June 21st is Bring a Friend Ice Cream Social following lunch. Everyone that brings a new guest age 60 or over to the center for lunch will receive a gift. June 23rd is Movie Day with Root Beer Floats. June 28th is the Eat Smart Demonstration at 11:15. Lots of new and exciting things are going on at the senior center. Come and check it out. 

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.

Spring Cleaning Donations Welcomed at Senior Center

Are you doing your Spring cleaning? Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, has an ongoing Tag Sale table, as well as a Second Hand Clothing Closet. Money collected helps to fund activities at the center, including entertainment, games prizes, decorations, and Special events. Donations of new and/or slightly used small items are welcomed and appreciated. 

We also accept assistance yarn, material and craft supplies as we have seniors that make items to donate to different organizations.

Please call the center at (518) 279-3413 for more information or to check drop off times.

Card Game Thursdays

Thursdays at the Rensselaer County Senior Center there is Pinochle games. Like to play pinochle? Join us for lunch and a card game or two. This is great mental stimulation and a good time. Laughter is the best medicine. All are welcome! Are there any other games you would like to lead? Call for more Information (518) 463-2166 Monday thru Friday 9am 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. 

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