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ALL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS AT THE CENTER ARE NOW CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE CENTER IS CLOSED FOR THE DURATION OF MARCH.

SENIOR CENTER ANNOUNCEMENT!
UPDATE: For information regarding programming email Colleen at seniorcenterprogram@gmail.com. For all other inquiries email Tawn at tawn@saratogaseniorcenter.org and she will direct you to the appropriate staff.

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS AT THE CENTER IS WHERE IT'S AT !

Make sure you check out our special events.

FRIDAY ACTIVITIES/ CANCELED
• Friday March 20, 11:00am: Alzheimer's/Project Lifesaver
• Friday March 27, 9:00- 2:30pm: Brain Health Day
SATURDAY ACTIVITIES
• 9-10am: Vinyasa Yoga with Tristin. $10 month or $5 per class
• 9-11am: Computer Assistance. Free
• 10am-12pm: Clay Arts with artist Betsy Brandt $20 month
• 10:15-11:15am: Zumba Gold with Marcia! $10 month or $5 per class. Free for March. Begins March 21st.
• 11:15am-12:15pm: Magic & the Allied Arts. $10 for the 6 week series. Begins March 21st. (formerly Brain Games) see inside• Stop in, hang out with friends, play pool, ping pong or cards.

NEW CLASSES!

• Latin Line Dancing - Date to be determined. 2:15-3:15. $4.00
• Hatha Yoga - Wednesdays, 2:15am - 3:15pm beginning March 4th. $10 month.
• Aerobics - Wednesdays, 3:15-4:00 beginning March 4th. $10 month
• Vinyasa Yoga - Saturdays, 9:00am. $10 month.
• Zumba Gold - Saturdays 10:15am beginning March 21st. Free for March. Then $10 month
• Magic & the Allied Arts - 6 Week Workshop: Saturday 11:15am Mar. 21-Apr. 25. $10 series, (formerly Brain Games). Join Donald Ambrose, of Brain Games, a lifelong teacher and presenter of all things magical. If you can explain a magic trick, you can explain most anything. Bring 2 decks of poker size bicycle cards and one US quarter. Limited Seating.Please sign up. Members only

NEW CLASS! "BEING WELL." Facilitated by Amejo Amyot, Ph.D

Mondays 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. $2/ CANCELED IN MARCH

BEING WELL focusing on getting and staying healthy It will be a spirit, body, mind support group to bring hope to us as we age. Amejo will use guided meditation to raise spiritual wellness energy. And also address looking at letting "food be thy medicine" as well as other lifestyle issues of exercise, stress, sleep, gratitude, and hope.

GET YOUR IRISH ON ALL MONTH AT THE CENTER!/ CANCELED

Check out there great Irish events we are hosting in March.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2:00. Free. Open to the public.
The Wild Irish Acres Step Dancers Directed by Terri Hughes. A return visit from these lively dancers. Irish step dance is a wonderful celebration of the arts and Ireland's unique culture. Refreshments served.

Thursday, March 19, 1:00-2:00pm. Free. Open to the Public. Sponsored by Janney Montgomery Scott
Live Music Direct from IrelandTim O'Shea and Padraig TimonyTim O'Shea is a native of Killarney, Co. Kerry and has traveled worldwide playing and performing. Joining Tim is Dublin native Pádraig Timony on fiddle and guitar. Delicious Irish scones served.

Thurs., March 19, 2-3pm. $3 a person. Stay after the show for some authentic Irish Food.

PROJECT LIFESAVER PROGRAM/ "UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA"

Friday, March 20th, 11am. / CANCELED

Presented By Saratoga Co.Sheriff's Office And Alzheimer's AssociationProject Lifesaver is a program to target at risk individuals who are at risk of wandering. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia,

MEMORIES IN THE MAKING

Thursday, March 26th, 11:30am - 12:30pm. / CANCELED

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association The Alzheimer's Association. Memories in the Making® program offers creative art expression for individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early to the middle stages of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Memories in the Making participants create imaginative and colorful watercolor paintings. Open to all individuals with mild dementia

MAXIMIZE OUR CENSUS! MAKE SURE OUR SENIORS ARE COUNTED

CANCELED

In association with the City of Saratoga, the Senior Center is helping to get seniors counted. The senior population is way undercounted. Low counts affect our funding for numerous, vital services. We will be there to help you fill out the form.
• Tues., March 10, 9-11am Saratoga Senior Center
• Tues., March 17, 1-3pm Kirby Village
• Tues., March 24, 1-3pm Saratoga West
• Tues., March 31, 1-3pm Woodlawn Commons
• Tues., March 31, 2:30-4:30pm Embury Apartments
• Tues., April 7, 11:30-1:30pm Westview Apartments
• Tues., April 14, 2:00 -4:00pm Raymond Watkins
• Tues., April 21, 2:00 -4:00pm Saratoga Senior Center

CHEF DINNER AT THE CENTER: LONGFELLOWS RESTAURANT

CHEF DINNER AT THE CENTER: LONGFELLOWS RESTAURANT

Monday, March 23rd, Dinner / CANCELED

Sponsored by Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company
Ed Kelley's famous Baked Cod. Sign up at the front desk.

DINNER THEATER -

DINNER THEATER - "Volunteer of the Year: Par For The Corpse."

Monday April 6th. Sign ups taken now. $20 Sponsored by Herzog Law

Presented by the Adirondack Flatline Players.
Join your friends and the ADK Flatliners for their ALL-NEW Murder Mystery performance! Enjoy a delicious dinner and try to figure out "WHO DUN IT??!

SARATOGA SENIOR CENTER & SKIDMORE COLLEGE PRESENTS:  THE 1st ANNUAL BRAIN HEALTH CONFERENCE

SARATOGA SENIOR CENTER & SKIDMORE COLLEGE PRESENTS: THE 1st ANNUAL BRAIN HEALTH CONFERENCE

Friday March 27th, 9:00am - 2:30pm, / CANCELED

Featuring Keynote Speaker Elliot Jardin Ph.D, Visiting Associate Professor at Skidmore College, Research Scientist at Conquer Chiari Research Center.
9:00-10:00am Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elliott Jardin will discuss the best ways to improve and maintain brain health with age. The talk will be interdisciplinary with a focus on cognition and neuroscience.
10:00-10:15am Break
10:15-11:15am Stephanie Crocco, Cognitive Psychology, Visiting Associate Professor at Skidmore College will discuss the science of learning and memory: techniques to improve your life
11:15-1:00pm Lunch and Posters: Undergraduate researchers present current findings in brain health
1:00-2:00pm Abigail Kleinsmith, Cognitive Psychology, University of Albany, will give a talk on emerging research in Cognitive Aging and Music Therapy
2:00-2:15pm Concluding Remarks: Dr. Elliott Jardin

TAKE 5 TUESDAY TO GO DINNERS/ Sponsored by Zieker Eye  Ophthalmology, PC

TAKE 5 TUESDAY TO GO DINNERS/ Sponsored by Zieker Eye Ophthalmology, PC

Pick up is 4-5:30pm at the Center. Call 518-584-1621 by noon to place your order.

Meals By 5 Points Deli at the Center, $9.50/dinner.
Mar 17th Corned Beef & Cabbage, Boiled Potatoes & Carrots
Mar 24th Roast Turkey w/Homemade Mashed Potatoes & Stuffing w/Gravy, Cranberry Sauce
Mar 31st Lasagna w/Sweet & Hot Sausage, Garlic Bread

HUNGRY AFTER CLASS? DON'T FEEL LIKE COOKING?

Check out the food selection in the fridge at the front desk!

Every day at the Senior Center. See the front desk for details. Soup every day while supplies last. Selection from 5 Points Deli on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Perfect for lunch or dinner!

NEW! ALZHEIMER'S AT THE CENTER

A local representative from the Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York will be at the Saratoga Senior Center on Fridays from 9am-3pm, to meet with individuals and families who need information, referral and support services. Please schedule an appointment with Katie Keary at 518-867-4999, ext. 1680

or KgKeary@alz.org. Coming in August: "Memories in the Making" is a unique fine arts program for people with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias that offers a creative and non-verbal way of communicating and capturing precious moments through art.

NEW! GAMES

Funded by Lawrence H. Pohl Charitable Fund
We now have corn hole, giant connect 4, hula hoops to go along with ping pong and pool. Ask at the front desk.

ROLLING WEIGHT RACK

Funded by Lawrence H. Pohl Charitable Fund
YAY! You can now roll your weights from the Kilmer Room to the Strength Class