Seniors 07.04.19

Special Luncheon with Paul Slusar

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold a Special Luncheon (Bacon Cheeseburger) on Wednesday, July 10th at noon. Following the meal there will be music entertainment by our popular friend, Paul Slusar. All residents 60 and older are encouraged to come and singing along, or join in with dancing. This is free entertainment. Lunch is served daily at the Senior Center daily for a suggested $3 donation. Call 518-279-3413 to be added to the list.

Sand Lake Seniors

The regular meeting for the Sand Lake Seniors will be on July 11, 2019 at 12:00.  We meet at the Church of The Covenant Methodist Church on Route 43 in Averill Park.  We have a short meeting, a speaker or entertainment and then a light luncheon.  For the July 11th meeting we are asking members to bring a “BAG LUNCH”.  This can be a sandwich, salad, fruit, such as a apple, orange or banana, some chips and some cookies, cupcake, etc.   The club will furnish drinks.  We will be playing Bingo.  There will be prizes.  On July 25 we will be holding a clam steam at The Methodist Farm on Methodist Farm Road off route 66.  This event will be from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The steam consists of 1/2 BBQ chicken, 1/2 dozen clams, potato, sweet sausage links, corn on the cob, coleslaw and pasta salad. We will be playing games, door prizes and will be having live music by Paul Slusar. You can still purchase tickets for the event.  Come to the meeting and see all that is planned for the rest of the year.

July Special Luncheon

The Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host a Special Luncheon (Chicken Patty) for residents 60 and over on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at noon. The center will have music entertainment by Glenn Hankle with his banjo following lunch. All residents 60 and older are invited to attend this free entertainment. Come and dance, sing-a-long or just listen to the music and reminisce. Please call (518) 686-7561 to sign up for the meal.

Senior Golf Partners Wanted

The SECOND nine week session for two senior golf leagues is looking for duffers, golfers who want to have fun and do not want to keep score. The revitalized Pheasant Hollow is reserving Thursday and Monday mornings at EIGHT o’clock for these two leagues.  Golf clubs to use are available in the Pro Shop.


Starting Thursday, July 11.  Call the Center for more information (518) 463-2166.


Starting Monday July 22.  Call (518) 423-5010.

Guest Speaker – Avoiding SCAMS

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton NY will host Jeff Russo with the Rensselaer County Sheriff Department to speak on ‘Avoiding Scams’ on Friday, July 12th at 11:00 am. Mr. Russo will speak on ways to avoid becoming a victim of scams. Seniors tend to be a target for con artists for many reasons. Knowing what to watch for and taking precautionary measures in very important. Scams, in one form or another, hit almost every household each month. All residents 60 and over are encouraged to attend this free presentation. Stay for a nutritious lunch (Tuna Salad Plate) followed by games. Please call to be added to the list at 518-279-3413.

Watervliet Senior Center Events

Friday, July 12- Annual Strawberry Festival and BBQ fundraiser with PICNIC SALAD COOK-OFF WITH LOCAL RESTAURANTS! From 4-6pm. $10 per person. Sign up by calling the center at 518-273-4422, or stop in at 1501 Broadway, Watervliet, 9-2.

Grafton Merry Makers

The July meeting of the Grafton merrymakers will take place on July 12th at 5:30 pm at the Everett Wager Senior Center, Grafton, NY.

The evening will start with a covered dish at 5:30 pm followed by our monthly meeting at 6:15 pm. We will play bingo after the meeting. If you are interested in this senior group or are planning on joining the Merrymakers please come to our meetings. Any questions please call Betty Jean at 518-272-8624.

Rensselaer County Community Senior News

Edward C. Swartz Senior Center

July Special Dinner will be held on July 19th, with Paul Slusar providing our entertainment for the afternoon. On the Menu: Pork Chops with vegetable & potato. A little something sweet to eat will follow the entertainment to end a great afternoon of food & fun. All Rensselaer County seniors are welcome to join us for the celebration.

Please call 477-6581 to make a reservation or for more information about the events here at the Senior Center.

Dollar Bingo Mondays in July

Rensselaer County’s Hoosick Falls Senior Center at 69 Church Street, Hoosick Falls, will continue Dollar Bingo the first 4 Mondays in the month of July starting at 10:30. Participants should bring a wrapped $1.00 mystery item to be used as a prize. Items can be practical, funny, edible, or whatever you wish to give. A limited supply of $1 items will be available for purchase at the center. Please plan to stay for a nutritious lunch at noon. Call the center at 518-686-7561 to be added to the lunch list. All residents 60 and older are invited to attend this fun event.

Calendar for Everett Wagar Senior Center
2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton NY

July 8 HairCuts/mani/pedi by Appt
10:00 Chair Yoga
12:00 Congregate Lunch (Cube Steak)
12:30 Scrapbooking
1:00 Cards and Games

July 9 Reiki by Appt
9:30 Aerobic Swimming
12:00 Congregate Lunch (Macaroni n cheese)
1:00 Cards and Games

July 10 10:00 Chair Yoga
12:00 Special Luncheon (Bacon Cheeseburger)
12:30 Music entertainment by Paul Slusar

July 11 Reiki by Appt
9:30 Aerobic Swimming
12:00 Congregate Lunch (Chicken Patty)
12:30 Knitting and Crochet Group
1:00 Cards and Games

July 12 10:00 Chair Yoga
11:00 Guest Speaker – Sheriff Dept on SCAMS/Drug take back
12:00 Grafton Center Picnic (Tuna cold plate)
12:45 Fun and Games

July Membership Meeting

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton, will hold the Eastern Membership meeting at 11:00 am on Friday, July 5th. All residents 60 and older are encouraged to attend. Upcoming activities, events and fundraisers will be discussed at this meeting. Please join us at noon for a nutritious meal (Sausage & Peppers). Call 518-279-3413 to sign up for lunch.

Poestenkill Seniors

Weekly meetings every Tuesday at 1pm at the Sullivan-Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting, followed by Bingo and cards. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. The Poestenkill Seniors have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons at various restaurants, informational talks on senior safety and bus trips to casinos, theaters and other points of interest.

Senior Center Grafton Groups

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, has 3 groups that meet on a regular basis. Groups include the Scrapbooking Group, the Quilting Club and the Stitching Chicks Knit and Crochet group.

Residents 60 and older have a good time, sharing ideas, patterns, and fellowship.

For more information on the groups, call 518-279-3413.

Rensselaer Senior Center Community Service Volunteers Needed

Looking For Dedicated Seniors To Help With our Community Service Program Every Thursday After Lunch. Making Afghans and Lap Robes For People in Nursing Homes, Stuffed Animals For The Pediatric Departments in hospitals and emergency rooms, Heart Pillows for Heart and Lung Surgery patients. This Is a Very Rewarding Program and we are Needing A Few More Angels to keep this program in place, or if you are homebound and willing to Crochet or knit from home to help us out, then please call us if interested.

We Are Open Monday thru Friday, 9am-3pm. We are Located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets. Call for Further Info. 518-463-2166.

We Are Taking Empty Clear Pill Bottles; Must Be See Thru.

Senior Domino Group Seeks More Players

The Town of East Greenbush Senior Domino Group meets each Wednesday from 12-3 PM in the Town Hall Community Room.

Join in the fun by stopping by any Wednesday to check it out! You do not need to be an experienced player. They will teach you. For questions call 518-477-4194.

The Rensselaer Senior Center Lobster Feast

Lobster Feast! Jimmy Buffet Tribute, August 15th at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA.

Changes in Latitudes is the country’s premier tribute show to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet, the master of the tropical lifestyle. This Show is the ultimate beach party, musically transporting you to the tropical paradise, Margaritaville. Each show is good, clean fun, with conga lines, beach balls and leis. Tickets are $78 All Inclusive. Call Today for Reservations (518) 512-4026. We are open Monday Thru Friday, 9am to 3pm. We are Located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets. 

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