Seniors 08.01.19

August 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, August 2nd. 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 following the meeting. Call 518-279-3413.

Birthday Celebration / Trivia

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton NY will celebrate the August birthdays on Friday, August 9th at 12:30. Join us for a nutritious lunch at noon (Chef Salad) for a suggested donation of $3.00. There will be birthday cake followed by a fun game of Trivia. All Rensselaer County residents 60 and older are welcome join the fun. Please sign up for lunch at 518-279-3413.

Grafton Merrymakers

The  August meeting of the Grafton merrymakers will take place on August 14th 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.   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.

Troy Senior Center Upcoming Events

· GYM: Come join our Gym! Stay active, build strength! Open Monday-Friday 8:30-2:45. Free to all seniors 60+

· LINE DANCING: Join our Uncle Sam Sparklers!!! Looking for more Line Dancers to join our class! It’s a fun way to keep active!

· SWIMMING: Wednesdays @9:00 a.m. Lansingburg Boys/Girls Club

· DART LEAGUE: Join us on Fridays @10:30 on the second floor.

· CHAIR YOGA: Mondays @ 9:30 followed by Aerobics.

· REIKI: Twice a month @9:00 -Must sign up ahead of time.

· GAME DAY: Mondays, starting at 10:00 a.m. Ping Pong, Darts, Yahtzee, Chromino, Card Games! Come join the fun! Followed by a delicious, nutritious lunch and then BINGO!

· SHOPPING TRIPS: Twice/Month.

· LAKE GEORGE-CRUISE ON THE Lac Du Saint Sacrement (Sponsored by Blue Shield of North Eastern NY) Call 518-270-5348 for more information

Senior Bowlers Wanted! 

The Rensselaer Senior Center Bowling is looking for senior bowlers for the upcoming 2019-2020 season starting on August 27th.  We bowl every Tuesday starting at noon for 27 weeks at the East Greenbush Bowling Center on Columbia Turnpike.  Individuals have to be 60 years old to join the Rensselaer Senior Center.  This is a fun, relaxed, no pressure bowling league.  All bowlers are welcomed from beginners to experts.

For more information call the Rensselaer Senior Center at (518)463-2166 or Frank Putallaz at (518)477-4412

Calendar for Everett Wagar Senior Center

2 Roxborough Rd, Grafton NY

Aug 1 Reiki by Appt

9:30 Aerobic Swimming

12:00 Congregate Lunch

12:30 Quilting Group

1:00 Cards and Games

Aug 2 9:45 Chair Yoga

11:00 Eastern Membership Mtg

12:00 Congregate Lunch

1:00 Cards & Games

Aug 5 Haircuts by Appt

10:00 Chair Yoga

12:00 Congregate Lunch (Cube Steak w gravy)

1:00 Cards and Games

Aug 6 Reiki by Appt

9:30 Aerobic Swimming

12:00 Congregate Lunch (Ham Steak w Glaze)

1:00 Cards and Games

Aug 7 10:00 Chair Yoga

12:00 Congregate Lunch (Chicken Pattie w Gravy)

1:00 Cards & Games

Aug 8 Reiki by Appt

9:30 Aerobic Swimming

9:30 Quilting Group

10:00 Northern Tier covered dish Picnic for residents 60 and over. With music by Bob Trufilette, games and bingo

12:00 Congregate Lunch (Pollock)

Aug 9 10:00 Chair Yoga

12:00 Congregate Lunch (Chef’s Salad)

12:30 Birthday Celebration and Trivia

1:00 Cards and Games

The Month Of August Is Elvis Month At The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center

(EVERY Friday is Root Beer Float Day For Those Who Dine With Us For Lunch )

1st – He’s Alive Part 1 at 1pm

6th – He’s Alive Part 2 at 1pm

8th – Elvis Movie – Viva Las Vegas at 1pm

13th – Special Dinner W/ Paul Slingerland BBQ Cold Plate Lunch and Lots of Good Music. Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

16th – Elvis Movie – Blue Hawaii at 1pm

20th – “Long Live The King” W/ Donny Elvis. Lunch Is a Bacon Cheeseburger Must Dine With Us To Enjoy The Show Sponsored By Lyons Funeral Home. Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

22nd – Elvis Movie – Girls, Girls, Girls at 1pm

August 27th Strawberry Shortcake Day Sponsored by CDPHP. Must Dine With Us To Enjoy Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

29th – Senior Day At The Schaghticoke Fair W/ Donny Elvis at 1pm sponsored By CDPHP Motorcoach Transportation Call for reservations (518) 463-2166 We are open from 9am to 3pm Monday Thru Friday we are Located on East And Herrick Streets in Rensselaer

Stay Tuned For Pop up Events at The Center

Always looking to receive Donations of good and gently used clothing and shoes for our corner boutique all proceeds benefit senior programs

Grafton Fitness Opportunities

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, has several opportunities to keep our residents 60 and older in shape. Chair Yoga is offered 3 times a week at no charge. This is a low-impact workout for the body and mind. Aerobic Swimming is available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Bennington Rec Center with transportation. Water aerobics offers a resistance and buoyancy that cannot be experienced on ground. The center has a small exercise room with a treadmill and stationary bikes. Regular exercise reduces the risk of injury, decreased symptoms of depression, and improves mobility. Regular exercise can lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles, correct body posture, relieve pain and promotes weight loss. Residents 60 and older are encouraged to get into a good exercise routine. For more information, call the center at 518-279-3413.

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.

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.

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.

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

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