Seniors

Seniors 09.08.22

Rutland Railroad presentatin at Grafton Senior Center

The Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host the Grafton Historical Society to do a presentation about the Rutland Railroad on Wednesday, September 21st following lunch. All are invited to jump aboard for a nostalgic adventure along the Rutland RR fabled Corkscrew Subdivision through Bennington, Petersburgh, Berlin, Cherry Plains, Stephentown and points south. 

Explore rails and tales, and history and mystery along this route via a video presentation. Historians, railroaders and local residents’ anecdotes will all be included in this presentation. Plan to come early for a healthy lunch (Sausage and Peppers with Spaghetti) served at noon. 

There is a suggested $3 lunch donation for seniors and a $5 charge for non-seniors. You won’t want to miss this informative and interesting presentation. Please call (518) 686-7561 to be added to the event/lunch list.

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 are low impact classes that ALL seniors can do at their own pace. 

Sept 13th will be the monthly Eat Smart Celebration and Trivia at 11:15 and Senior Games following lunch. Also, Sept 13th Rachel will do haircuts/mani/pedi’s by appt only. Sept 15th will be the monthly Birthday Celebration and Trivia following lunch. Sept 20th, Donny ELVIS will provide entertainment at the Special Luncheon. A special thank you goes to CDPHP for sponsoring this event. Please call to let us know you plan to attend lunch and the event. Sept 22nd will be Movie Day with Root Beer Floats. 

Congregate lunch is served at the senior center Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for a suggested donation of $3. Grab-n-Go meals are also available on Tuesday and Thursday. Please call early to be added to the lunch list at
(518) 279-3413 so we can be sure to have enough food pre-pared.

CDPHP sponsors Donny ‘Elvis” at Grafton Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will host Donny ‘Elvis’ on Tuesday, September 20,2022. A special thank you goes out to CDPHP for sponsoring this event. Bring your friends for this Special Luncheon (Veal Pattie Mushroom Marsala with mashed potatoes) starting at noon. Be ready to dance, listen to the music, sing-a-long, and be entertained. You don’t want to miss this event. There is a $3 suggested donation for all seniors. Call 518-279-3413 to sign up.

Volunteer Appreciation Day Special Dinner

Tuesday, September 13th Join the Rensselaer County Senior Center as we celebrate our wonderful volunteers. We will be dinning on Fish Fillet w/butter sauce, quartered potatoes, sliced carrots, dinner roll and fresh fruit. Music by The Paul Slingerland Trio Band. After some dancing we will be ready for our make your own sundae bar. 

We would love to see our Happy Hookers who work hard day and night at home hooking beautiful shawls, lap robes, blankets, hats, scarfs booties and mittens. Join us please we appreciate you so much. Volunteers are so important to the great success we have here at the center. 

Thank you and please join us. Call today for a reservation or for more information (518) 463-2166 we are open Monday through Friday 9am to 3pm we are located on East and Herrick Streets In Rensselaer

Sycaway Seniors

We will be having our first meeting this season on Sept. 12th at noon at the Park Pub on Lavin Court. Our Entertainment will be Elvis. Please call President Nancy McCloskey at 518-279-0847 to make reservations.

Since Labor Day falls on the 1st Monday, our next meeting will be Sept. 19th at the Community Center on Keys Lane. We will be having a tag sale at this time to help fund our adoption of a family for Christmas, 

Looking forward to seeing all our precious members and we welcome anyone that would like to join us. We meet the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month (unless there is a holiday that month), at the Community Center at noon.

Boutique Bag Sale

Rensselaer County Senior Center will be having a bag sale. Starting September 12th through the 16th. All our spring and summer clothes need a new home. Special thanks to all you wonderful people that donated to the boutique. You make us beautiful! Thanks. 

Call for more information 518-463-2166 we are open Monday through Friday 9-3pm we are located on East and Herrick streets in Rensselaer.

East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be on September 13th, at 1:00 PM, at the American Legion Post, Main St., Wynantskill. 

We will have a dessert after the meeting. Bingo or games of choice will be played. We are looking forward to a BIG turn out as our Bocci season begins. 

Be at the ICC AT 9:00, Monday 12th to play, and enjoy the fun. We will have two meetings each month the 2nd AND 4th Tues. at 1:00. come make a suggestion for a trip, outing just games. Hope to see you at the meetings.

AARP Defensive Drving Course at Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Rd, Cropseyville, will host an AARP Defensive Driving Course on Wednesday, September 14th from 8:30 to 3:00. Residents 60 and over can refresh their driving skills, and may be eligible for a reduction in auto insurance. 

Pre-registration is required as space is limited and material needs to be ordered. The cost is $25 for AARP members and $30 for non-members. Checks are preferred and should be made out to AARP. Participants should sign in at 8:15. Please bring a bag lunch (no lunch provided as in the past) and your AARP card with you. Call the center at
(518) 279-3413 to sign up.

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