Grafton Senior Center News
CROPSEYVILLE – Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will be open on Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. State and County Guidelines will be posted and must be followed at all times. There will not be van transportation to and from the center at this time.
In addition to Tuesdays, the center will be open on Monday and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 only to offer Chair Yoga to residents 60 and over. Yoga is also offered on Tuesday mornings.
Tuesday, July 27th, lunch will be Sloppy Joes with Corn. Following lunch seniors are invited to stay for Bingo and games. Please call the center at least 24 hours in advance to be placed on the lunch list so staff can make sure they have enough food prepared. There is a $3 suggested donation for each meal.
Seniors are encouraged to visit other senior centers that are open on days Grafton’s center is closed. 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.
Sycaway Seniors Meeting
BRUNSWICK – Sycaway Seniors meet twice a month. Our 1st meeting will be Monday, September 20th at 12 noon at Keyes Lane Town Bldg. in Brunswick. We will have a new speaker from Choices, regarding Balance and Senior Dues of $10 for the year will be collected also. Our 2nd meeting will be our Annual Banquet on Monday, September 27th, at Noon at McGreeveys Restaurant, Broad St., Waterford. Music by Brian following the luncheon. Parking in the rear. Banquet for members only. The plans for Brunswick Greens Rest. has been cancelled, they are closed. Questions call Nancy at 518-279-0847.
East Side Seniors
WYNANTSKILL – We will have our first meeting on Sept. 14th, 2021 at The American Legion Post, 111 Main St., Wynantskill, starting at 12:30. Please bring a lunch and a beverage. We are always glad to renew old friendships, hope to see many new seniors.
Sand Lake Seniors Club 2021
SAND LAKE – The Sand Lake Seniors is a social club dedicated to promoting the cultivation of friendships and development of mutual interests among senior citizens within our community. If you’re a resident of the Town of Sand Lake, you are invited to consider joining our group on the second Thursday of the month at the Averill Park/Sand Lake Firehouse at noon. Our elections are held in October for the upcoming year. If you are a member of SLS’s, you are encouraged to participate in the Club election process and even to volunteer for a position. The change in leadership has kept the SLS’s growing with new ideas and enthusiasm amongst its over 100 members. Our group is wonderful at sharing the workload of any and all positions.
Our picnic is July 29 at the Sullivan Jones VFW7466 in Poestenkill. The VFW has very generously donated the use of their Pavilion to us, for which we are very thankful. We are also busy planning other fall, winter, and spring 2022 activities.
Hope to see you at our next meeting!
Sandy Daus, President
Dancercise Classes Starting at The Rensselaer County Senior Center
RENSSELAER – Classes start out with chair exercise and advance into Dancercise class. Taught by Linda Lou a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. Linda is a volunteer who is committed to helping people get healthy and having fun doing so. Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. Consider ordering our grab and go lunch to enjoy after class or early dinner. It’s fun time at the Rensselaer County Senior Center Located On East And Herrick Streets In Rensselaer Call Today (518) 463-2166 Ask for Gloria.
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 – 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