Seniors 10.21.21

Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center Proudly Presents “Christmas at Staatsburg” Ruth Livingston’s & Dr. Mills House

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Thursday, December 2nd 2021 – Board our Yankee Trails Motor Coach at 10am. First stop Beekman Arms a beautiful Inn established in 1766, rich in history and a wonderful reputation for great food. Lunch is served at 11:30am. Menu Choices consist of Grilled Sirloin w/ red wine mushroom sauce or Roasted Salmon. Desert is NY Style cheesecake, Coffee/Tea. After lunch we are off to the Staatsburg Mills House to enjoy a beautifully decorated mansion located on the Hudson River in Hyde Park. This 65 room mansion was used for six weeks a year when the high society went to the country. The Staatsburg State Historic Site preserves a beaux arts mansion. The mansion is considered a fine example of the great estates built during the Gilded Age. Join us as we enjoy a very memorable day of History, Great Company, and Delicious Food. Call for more info at (518) 463-2166 9am to 3pm we are located at East and Herrick streets. Sign up date is 9am Tuesday October 26th.

East Side Seniors

WYNANTSKILL – Our next meeting will be on Oct. 26, to begin at 12:30, in Wynantskill, at the American Legion Post, Main Av. New members are welcome to join us. Any member who wants to be a sub for BOCCE, ask any member. We enjoy Monday mornings, at the ICC. All are engcoured to give it a try. Remember to bring your lunch, a drink, and stay for BINGO. Hope to see you!

Grafton Senior Center News

CROPSEYVILLE – 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. Van transportation to and from the center will be available on limited days. Please call to be placed on the list.

A nutritious congregate meal will be served at noon every Tuesday and Thursday. There is a suggested $3 donation per meal. On Oct 26th there will be Scratch Off Bingo following lunch with Lemon Garlic Chicken Breast, Rice and Spinach. There will a Halloween Costume Party on Thursday, Oct 28th with Special music by Sal Graziano. Come in costume to receive a prize. There will be games starting at 11, and following lunch (Potato Crunch Pollock, potatoe and Carrots) we will have dancing and singing. All residents 60 and over are encouraged to attend.

The center will be open Monday and Friday from 9:30 to 11:00 am for Chair Yoga. There is also Yoga class on Tuesday. All are welcome to attend the classes.

If you have questions, or want to be added to the lunch list, please call (518) 279-3413.

Rocking Rob Carson at the Rensselaer Senior Center Halloween Party

RENSSELAER – Friday, October 29th – Ghouls, Ghosts, Goblins, Fairy Princesses and Three Old Bags. We have had them all. Join us for a rocking good time. Lunch is served at 12 noon, Manicotti w/ meat sauce. After lunch we will have a costume parade and prizes will be given to the most original, scariest, prettiest and funniest. You have plenty of time to be creative and party with us. Just remember the best thing you can do for yourself is to laugh. I can guarantee you will do plenty of that. Call today (518) 463-2166 for reservations. Rocking Rob Carson will definitely rock us. We are located at East and Herrick Streets in Rensselaer.

Men Senior Bowlers Wanted!

EAST GREENBUSH – Men’s Senior Bowling League (60 years & older) is looking for new bowlers. We bowl every Friday starting at 12:15 PM at the East Greenbush Bowling Center on Columbia Turnpike. This is a fun, relaxed league. All bowlers, beginners to experts, are welcomed. If interested, stop by on any Friday to join the league. For more information, please contact David Parrish at (518) 821-3146 or Mitch Walsh at (518) 847-9116.

The Brunswick Seniors Traveling Again

BRUNSWICK – Join us as we travel to Holyoke Ma. to a luncheon at the Log Cabin Banquet and Meeting House and a show “Country Legends of the Past”. After the show we will visit the Christmas Store for a bit of shopping, then we will board our bus and head for home. Cost is $65.00 pp. For information call Jean at 518-273-7906. Checks are made out to Brunswick Ways and sent to: Jean Krokenberger, 626 23rd St. Watervliet, NY 12189.

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. 

You Don’t Have to Dine Alone

RENSSELAER – The Rensselaer County Rensselaer Senior Center is open 5 days a week for lunch. We have wonderful people at the center and we have room for more. So please join us for lunch. The food is great and the atmosphere is cheerful and the company is enjoyable call for reservations. We are located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick streets. Call for more information Monday Thru Friday 9am to 3pm

Poestenkill Seniors

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

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