Seniors

Seniors 06.17.21

Grafton Senior Center Reopens With Limited Hours

CROPSEYVILLE – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, has been closed since March, 2020 due the pandemic. We are excited to announce that as the state and county start to re-open, the senior centers will be re-opening with limited hours. State and County Guidelines will be posted and must be followed at all times.

Grafton’s Everett Wagar Senior Center will open its doors on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The center will only be open on Tuesdays until further notice. Hours will be 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. There will not be van transportation to and from the center at this time.

A nutritious congregate meal will be available at noon by reservation only. June 22nd the meal will be sausage with gravy, buttered noodles, and green beans. June 29th the meal will be stuffed shells and a veggie blend. Please call the center at least 24 hours in advance to be placed on the list so staff can make sure they have enough food prepared. If you have questions, or want to be added to the lunch list, please call (518) 279-3413.

Rensselaer County Senior Center Proudly Presents a Vermont Autumn Experience

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Tuesday, September 21st 2021 – 8:30 AM Board our Yankee Trails Bus and we are off to the Apple Barn Country Bake Shop. After a sweet experience in Bennington Vermont we are off to the New England House for a delightful lunch.

Menu choices consist of: New England Beef Pot Roast

Orange Terrazon Salmon or

Chicken Breast with broccoli, Cabot cheese and onion cider sauce.

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.

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. 

Poestenkill Seniors

POESTENKILL – Our weekly meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:00 in the afternoon at the Sullivan Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. We have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons that are held at various restaurants and best of all bus trips to casinos, theaters and points of interest.

Informational talks on senior safety and health are given from time to time. Dues are $15.00 a year. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting followed by Bingo and cards. Come join the fun and a afternoon out. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. Hope to see you there.

Attendees must wear a mask until seated and social distancing is encouraged

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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