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Safety guidelines and rules at the Senior Center:

Members and program participants are NOT required to wear masks while at the Saratoga Senior Center.

Help us maintain a healthy and safe environment for all.
•If you feel sick, please stay home
•Wash your hands often

The safety of our members, participants and staff remains our top priority.

Lois Celeste
Executive Director



To-Go Meals from PaL's Meals To Go
Prepared meals you just have to heat up. Pick up any time Monday or Tuesday between 9:30 & 3:30 pm.
Monday & Tuesday, March 6 & 7 Golumpki Casserole - Stuffed Polish Cabbage
Monday & Tuesday, March 13 & 14 Shepherd's Pie
Monday & Tuesday, March 27 & 28 Eggplant Parm with Ziti
Call or stop by the front desk to order. Orders must be placed by noon the Friday prior. $12 per dinner.

Dine in Dinner - Chef Details TBD
Tuesday, March 14th. 5:30pm.
Dinners are held at the Senior Center. Please sign up. $12 per dinner.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21ST 3:30-6:00pm
Choose from Chicken Dinner $14 or Rib Dinner $20. Dinners include baked potato, coleslaw & dinner roll. Drive through pick up, skip finding a parking space and getting out of the car! Bulk Orders Delivery available for orders of 10 or more. We will deliver to your home or office! Day of sales will be available, while they last. Call the Center to order now! (518) 584-1621


Live Irish Music with Tim O'Shea & Friends
Thursday, March 23rd. 1:00pm.
Experience the music of Ireland's west coast with a master of the genre, Killarney's own Tim O'Shea! His musical repertoire draws from the dance music of his native Sliabh Luachra and West Kerry folk traditions. Scones and coffee served. Please sign up, $5.

Trivia Night!
Monday, March 27th. 5:15pm
"Where all those useless facts you've been collecting can finally come in handy!" Pizza bites served. Bring your own beverage. Join us for fun, friendly competition! Please sign up, seating is limited. $5.00.
Sponsored by Highmark Northeastern New York.

50th Anniversary of Secretariat's Triple Crown Win, presented by Brien Bouyea, National Racing Museum.
March 30th. 2:30pm.
Secretariat is a superior athlete with unmatched celebrity status. In 1973, Secretariat swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes to claim the coveted Triple Crown, breaking the 25-year drought and setting track records that stand to this day. Learn more about Secretariat's award-winning career. Please sign up, $10.

Speed Friending Happy Hour
Friday, March 31st. 2:00.
We're all likely familiar with the concept of speed dating. Speed friending is its more innocent cousin; quick, short conversations where the goal is to meet new people. Enjoy a happy hour with your new friends. Light fare and party punch served! Please sign up, $10. Sponsored by Aetna.


Tarot Card Reading facilitated by Mary Shimp
Thursday, March 2nd 10-2pm.
Do you have some unanswered questions about your life? A tarot card reading provides insight into what the future holds. Call for a 15-minute appointment. $5 donation.

The Hot Widows Club
Tuesday, March 7th 2:00pm.
Our goal is to help women and men restart life after the death of a loved one. It's a way to connect with others and learn.

Barber at the Center
Monday, March 13th. 9:00-12pm.
Ryan will be coming to the Center to cut our male members' hair. Call the front desk to make an appointment. $5 haircuts for men.

NEW! Grief and Loss Support and Discussion Group facilitated by Lois Streit
Beginning, March 14th, Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month. 2:00pm.
Whatever type of loss you've suffered, there's no right or wrong way to grieve. Often, the pain of loss can feel overwhelming. You may experience all kinds of difficult and unexpected emotions, from shock or anger to disbelief, guilt, and profound sadness. Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life's biggest challenges. Any loss can cause grief, including: divorce or relationship breakup, loss of health, loss of financial stability, retirement, death of a pet, serious illness and more. The purpose of this group is to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process.

Scrapbooking and Photo Organizing Workshop facilitated by Emily, our Skidmore Intern
Thursdays, beginning March 9th. 1:00pm.
Scrapbooking is a method of preserving, presenting and arranging personal and family history in the form of a book, box or card. We will work with photographs, printed media, and artwork. Please bring your photos and any personal items you wish to include in the scrapbook. Bring a shoebox. Please sign up, seating is limited. $10.00 materials fee.

Sales Start Thursday, March 16th. 11:00-1:00pm.
There's simply no place like SPAC! Are you a member of the Center? If not, this member benefit is a great reason to join! Discounted seats for the NYC Ballet and Philadelphia Orchestra. One ticket per member per show. If you are planning to sit with someone, please sign up together. Tickets will be sold Tuesday - Thursday 9-3. For information call 518-584- 1621. Sponsored by Highmark Northeastern New York.

The Hot Widows Club
Tuesday, 21st. 2:00pm.
Our goal is to help women and men restart life after the death of a loved one. It's a way to connect with others and learn.

New Member Social Hour facilitated by Emily, Skidmore BSW Intern
Wednesday, March 22nd. 2pm.
Calling all new members! Join us for a fun, friendly social hour where you can meet other members. Conversation, fun and laughs. Please sign up.

Long Term Planning Expo Friday
March 24th. 1:00-3:00pm
Hear brief presentations and meet with representatives from Advisors Insurance Brokers, Burke Funeral Home, Herzog Law Firm, KeyBank, and more. Get updates on the latest in long term planning from estate planning, mortgages financial planning and more. Refreshments served. Sponsored by Highmark Northeastern New York

SilverSneakers and Renew Active Expo
Monday, March27th. 1:00-3:00pm
How can you get free classes at the Senior Center and the YMCA? Meet with Medicare Advantage representatives about SilverSneakers and Renew Active eligibility. Meet with Aetna, CDPHP, High- mark, Humana and WellCare. Sponsored by Key Bank

Ankle Bracelet Workshop facilitated by Karin Burch
Monday, March 27th. 1:30pm.
Spring is around the corner! Join Karin and make some cute and stylish ankle bracelets. Optional - you can make a regular bracelet instead. Please sign up, seating is limited. $10.00 materials fee.

Book Club at The Center
Tuesday, March 28th. 3:00pm.
New Members Welcome! Please sign up. March Book: The Elephant of Belfast by S. Kirk Walsh. Inspired by true events, this vivid and moving story of a young woman zookeeper and the elephant she's compelled to protect through the German blitz of Belfast during WW II speaks to not only the tragedy of the times, but also to the ongoing sectarian tensions that still exist in Northern Ireland today.

Tarot Card Reading facilitated by Mary Shimp
Thursday, March 30th. 10-2pm.
Do you have some unanswered questions about your life? A tarot card reading provides insight into what the future holds. Call for a 15-minute appointment. $5 donation.

Beading Workshop facilitated by Jerry Matthews.
Date to be determined. 1:30pm.
Whether you are just beginning or an experienced beader, join Jerry to create beautiful and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Please sign up, seating is limited. $10.00 materials fee.


Mondays, 1-4 pm
We have had many members ask about starting bridge back up. So, if you are interested in playing, come to the Center on Mondays, and let's get the games rolling again.

Chit-Chat Social Group facilitated by Jamie, our UAlbany, MSW Intern
Mondays, 1 pm
Join us for a fun hour of chit-chat, music, laughs, and snacks.

Women's Pool League facilitated by Rachel Baum
Tuesdays, 9:00 -11:00 am
Calling all women who want to get out of the house and have some fun! Join our new pool league. Must have some understanding of the game. There will not be any formal instruction.

Improv Games for Grown-ups. facilitated by Susie Kane-Kettlewell and Paula Jo Smith
Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm
It's not too late to join in the fun! Let's have some fun together! Join two Silly Senior Ladies, experienced with playing Improv, who will introduce you to many Improv games for grownups. What are Improv games, you ask? Remember when you played pretend games with your friends when you were kids? Do YOU want to FEEL like a kid again?

NEW! Massages facilitated by Zuzia
Wednesdays, 11-1pm.
$5 donation. Zuzia's work is deeply relaxing and supports profound release, gently and effectively, of long-standing patterns that may be causing pain or limiting movement. Call for a 10-minute appointment.

Wednesdays, 1 pm
Join in for some fun!

Belly Dancing facilitated by Elaina Rudman, professional dancer and choreographer
Thursdays, 1:00pm.
A fun and inspiring introduction to the ancient art of belly dance A perfect form of exercise taught in a non-threatening way for all ages and body types. Learn basic steps and combinations to exciting world music. Wear loose comfortable clothing, no jeans. Bring water. Sorry gents, ladies only.

Chinese and American Mahjong.
Thursdays, 1-4 pm
New players are welcome! Mahjong is fun and enormously popular, a classic Chinese game of strategy, skill, and summation

One-on-One Tech Assistance Did you receive a new phone, iPad, laptop or smartwatch? Do you want to learn Facebook, Instagram, or something new? Let our savvy students help you. Call front desk to make your private appointment.


Mat Yoga with Monica is moving to Fridays at 1:15. No Friday class March 3rd.

Strength with Aidan is moving to Thursdays at 1:00 for the months of March and April.


• Every Monday. 1:00 Bridge
• Every Monday. 1:00 Chit Chat Social Group
• Every Tuesday. 9:00. Women’s Pool League
• Every Wednesday. 1:00. Bingo
• Every Wednesday. 11-1. Massages
• Every Thursday. 11:00. Regional Food Bank
• Every Thursday. 1:00. Belly Dancing
• Every Thursday. 1:00. Mahjong
• Wed., Mar. 1st. 9:00. Senior Life Transitions Mtg.
• Thurs., Mar. 2nd.10:00-2:00. Tarot Cards
• Mon., Mar. 6th. 9:30-3:30. To Go Meals
• Tues., Mar. 7th & 21st. 2:00. Widows Club
• Thurs., Mar. 9th.1:00. Scrapbooking
• Mon., Mar. 13. 9:00. Barber
• Mon., Mar. 13th. 3:30. To Go Meals
• Tues., Mar. 14th & 28th. 2:00. Grief & Loss
• Tues., Mar. 14th. 5:30. Dinner
• Thurs., Mar. 16th. 11-1. SPAC Sales Kick off
• Mon., Mar. 20th. 9:30-3:30. To Go Meals
• Tues., Mar. 21st. 3:30. Brooks BBQ
• Thurs., Mar. 23rd.1:00. Tim O’Shea Irish Music
• Fri., Mar. 24th. 1-3. Long Term Planning Expo
• Mon., Mar. 27th. 9:30-3:30. To Go Meals
• Mon, Mar. 27th. 1-3. Silver Sneakers Expo
• Mon, Mar. 27th. 1:30. Ankle Bracelet Workshop.
• Mon., Mar. 27th. 5:15. Trivia
• Tues., Mar. 28th. 3-4. Book Club
• Wed., Mar. 29th. 2:00. New Member Social
• Thurs., Mar. 30th.10:00-2:00. Tarot Cards
• Thurs., Mar. 30th. 2:30. Secretariat
• Fri., Mar. 31st. 2:00. Speed Friending
• Beading- Date & Time TBD


Do you carry United Healthcare & are 65+ years old? You maybe eligible for RENEW ACTIVE.

Do you carry any of the following Medicare Advantage Programs?

Did you know that your SilverSneakers and Renew Active membership allows you to attend all programming at the Center free, some exceptions may apply. It is not just for your exercise classes, it includes presentations, art classes, ZOOM classes, produce and food programs.

If you are taking a class in person, please register by calling the front desk at 518.584.1621