Seniors

Seniors 10.06.22

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. 

Sign up now for haircut/mani/pedi appointments for Oct 11th. Also Oct 11th is our monthly Eat Smart Demonstration by Jillian of CCE at 11:15 and games and activities following lunch. Oct 13th is our October Birthday Celebration with a fun game of Trivia. Dominoes, Corn Hole, puzzles and other games are available as well. Looking ahead – mark your calendar for our Special Luncheon on Oct 18th with music by Gone Gray and our Halloween Costume Party Oct 27th. 

Most days, seniors will be working on crafts for the Holiday Bazaar Fundraiser. There will be a basket raffle fundraiser at the center starting October 17th. The drawing will be held November 17th at 1:00. Please stop in the center to view our baskets. 

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.

Sycaway Seniors

The Sycaway Seniors meet the first and third Mondays of the month, at 12:00 at the Brunswick Community Center on Keyes Lane. We have a fun filled time of sharing and caring. We have refreshments, a 50/50 drawing and Bingo. All seniors are welcome.

October 17th we will have a wonderful opportunity to learn some fascinating facts about Brunswick. Our guest speaker will be Sharon Zankel, the former Brunswick Historian. Sharon has done much research and fact finding about Brunswick founding families, farms and businesses. After her presentation there will be a time for Q&A. Perhaps you might discover some interesting facts about you own ancestry. 

Please come and join us and get to know some of your neighbors and a great deal about the community we live in.

East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be OCT. 11th., @ 1:00, at the American Legion, Main Av., Wynantskill. We would like to new faces, and ideas. Our BOCCIE league needs players and/or subs. All are welcome to join in the fun. No experience required!!! We will have refreshments and games of choice. Looking forward to meeting you.

Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center 52nd Year Anniversary Celebration Thursday, October 27th

Join our Senior Center as we celebrate 52 years of success in serving our seniors. The night starts at Melvin Roads Post in East Greenbush with cocktails and hors’ d’oeuvres from 5 to 6pm. 6pm welcome, 6:15pm Dinner is served. Dinner consists of Tossed Salad, Prime Rib with Vegetable, Baked Potato with Sour Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate sauce and Anniversary Cake. Music By The Paul Slingerland Trio from 7pm to 9pm. Tickets are available At the Rensselaer Senior Center for $30 each. Attendance will be capped at 100. First come first served, this is a $45 Value. Each ticket is subsidized $15 By the Rensselaer County Senior Center Membership Fund. We Are Open Monday Thru Friday 9am to 3pm (518) 463-2166 we are located on East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer across the street from The Amtrak Train Station.

Attention Closet Cleaners

Are you switching the seasons over in your closet? If you didn’t wear it this summer don’t pack it away! Donate to our Boutique at the Rensselaer Area Senior Service Center. All proceeds go towards senior programs. We are now accepting quality fall and winter clothes as well as quality spring and summer clothes. If you gained weight over a very social summer, don’t pack it away you deserve a shopping spree when you reach your ideal weight again. We greatly appreciate you. We are located on East and Herrick street across the street from Amtrak Train Station. We are open 9am to 3pm (518) 463-2166

Donny Elvis Tuesday October 18th at Rensselaer County Senior Center

Join us as we welcome in Autumn with an always enjoyable afternoon with Donny Elvis. Donny is the number one Elvis Tribute Artist in the area. Our day starts with a wonderful nutritious lunch of Chicken Parmesan, Italian Blend Vegetables and Pasta. Followed by a show you’re sure to enjoy. Donny Elvis puts his heart and soul into every performance. Call (518) 463-2166 to make your reservation seats are limited. Must dine with us to enjoy the show. We are located on East and Herrick Street in Rensselaer. We are open 9am to 3pm

Speigle-Elders Amish Trip 

The Speigle-Elders Senior group is sponsoring a trip; PA Amish Holiday Tour, 3 days – 2 nights, Nov. 9th-11th. Wade MotorcoachTransportation. 

Trip cost is $439.00 per person, it includes:2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners including Family-style Dinner and a Smorgasbord Dinner, Home for the Holidays at the American Music Theatre. David at Sight & Sound Theatre. Kitchen Kettle Village and Shopping Event, Souvenir Gift, Luggage Handling, 

All Taxes & Meal Gratuities, For Information & Reservations contact: Speigle-Elders: Bert Lattimore 7A Lesson St Extention Schaghticoke NY 12154 (518-235-1325)

AARP Defensive Driving Course offered at Snior Center

Rensselaer County’s Hoosick Falls Senior Center, 69 Church Street, will host an AARP Defensive Driving Course on Thursday, October 13th from 8:30 to 3:00. Residents 60 and over can refresh their driving skills, and may be able 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 or sign up for lunch at the center. You will need to bring your AARP card with you. Call the center at (518) 686-7561 to sign up.

A Tribute To Tina Turner And Whitney Houston

Join the Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center October 11th as we celebrate two extremely talented ladies at Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center. 

Our day starts at 8am as we depart from Yankee Trails. Arrive at the Resort between 10 and 10:45am welcome coffee and cake will be served. Lunch is served in the main dining room at 12 noon. Lunch consists of fruit cup and pumpkin soup. Entrees are choice of Pot Roast, Chicken Francese or Fillet of Cod. All served with chef’s choice of starch and vegetable. Desert will be chef’s surprise, Coffee, Tea and Decaf and a carafe of Red and White wine. Matinee Show will Start at 1:45 pm Starring LaTraia Savage. 

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