Upcoming Events

SUMMER HOURS AND CHANGES

  • The Saratoga Senior Center will close at 2:30pm on Fridays during July and August.
  • There will be no Reiki during the summer - it will resume in September.
  • There will be no Aerobics on Tuesday, July 2nd, or Thursday, July 4th, and no Tai Chi on

AUGUST RAFFLE:

Enter to win one of these fantastic prizes!

  • One night stay Marriott Courtyard, Clifton Park
  • Hand made wooden Saratoga sign / Hand made wooden Coffee sign
  • $25 gift certificate to Briarwood Flower Shoppe, Ballston Spa
  • Wooden flower sign
  • Insulated picnic wine & cheese tote
  • 2020 Senior Center Membership

ENTERING IS EASY!

Either try a new and different class for free, attend our Annual Staff Dinner, bring in a
non-member / friend, attend the Summer Social, and/or try one of our Social Groups:

  • Chit Chat - Monday, August 5th, 1-2pm, serving ice cream novelties
  • Reminiscing - Wednesday, August 14th, 10-11am, serving make your own sundaes
  • Music, Memories & Nostalgia - Thursday, August 15th, 1-2pm, serving a candy bar buffet
  • Getting Better with Age - Thursday, August 22nd, 11am-12pm, serving pizza
  • Travel Club - Friday, August 30th, 11am-12pm, serving pizza.

MEET & GREET WITH DONNA BROTHERS, FORMER JOCKEY, NBC SPORTS COMMENTATOR AT OUR ANNUAL STAFF DINNER.

Monday, August 19th, 5:30pm, $10. Sponsored by Centers Healthcare
Let Us Be Your Chef!

  • Lawrence - Chilled Beet, Asparagus & Feta Salad
  • Tawn - Mac & Cheese
  • Lois - Sausage & Peppers
  • Brigitte - Cheesecake Bites
  • Joann - Summer Salad
  • Jody - Sausage & Kale Soup
  • Colleen - Cajun Chicken with Honey Mustard
  • Kris - Texas Sheetcake

And more.

SPAC'S FAMOUS FOOD & WINE FEST JUST GOT BETTER!

NEW DATE - OCTOBER 5TH
SPECIAL MEMBER PRICED TICKETS ON SALE AT THE CENTER ON FRIDAY
AUGUST 2ND! $75 SENIOR CENTER MEMBER.
On October 5, SPAC will celebrate the bounty of the region from the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks
with curated gourmet tastings that focus on sustainability, international wine and local distillery and brewery tastings, art and performance by musicians and artists within the community, and more!. NOT A MEMBER? Join today and take advantage of this member perk and more! One ticket per member per show. Purchase at Front Desk. For information, call 518-584-1621.

FRIDAYS AT THE CENTER!

Friday Activities are sponsored by Saratoga Life

I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM, WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!
Fridays, 12:30-1:00pm, $2

FARMERS' MARKET Every Friday, 11:00am-1:00pm
OFA Farmers' Market coupons accepted

Friday, August 9th, 10:00am, $2.00
MOVIE - Bohemian Rhapsody
A chronicle of the rock band Queen, who rose to fame thanks to their revolutionary sound and the theatrics of their frontman, the iconic Freddie Mercury

Friday, August 16th, 11:00am, $2 members / $4 non-members
LIVE MUSIC
- "Hot Club Saratoga with Max O'Rourke." Sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield
Max is a guitarist and composer, born and raised in Vermont.

Friday, August 23rd, 9:00am, $3.00
BREAKFAST & LEARN
Katie Keary, our representative from the Alzheimer's Association will be here to talk about her new office hours at the Senior Center, services the Alzheimner's Association provides, and upcoming programs.
Presentation only is free.

Friday, August 30th, 11:00am-12:00pm
TRAVEL CLUB, serving pizza
Colby from Collette will be here to talk about our trips for 2020. Take a look at our travel book and pick somewhere you want to go. 2020 trips include:

  • Discover Spectacular South Africa
  • Discover Panama: The Land Between the Seas
  • Shades of Ireland
  • Discover the South Pacific Wonders - Australia and New Zealand
  • Discover Scotland
  • Spotlight on Sante Fe Holiday
  • Painted Canyons of the West - Utah's 5 National Parks

SIPPING FOR SENIORS! Sunday, August 18th!

Join us for a night out at Gaffney's with the finest Jockeys, Trainers, and Owners in town! They'll be serving cocktails for tips to help raise funds for the Senior Center.
Come eat, drink, and tip big! ALL TIPS and 20% of food and drink sales will go directly to support the Saratoga Senior Center.
Can't wait to see you all there!

SPAC TICKETS - SPECIAL MEMBER PRICING!

Have you purchased your SPAC tickets yet? Are you a member of the Center? Get your tickets to the
Ballet, Orchestra, Chamber Music and more for ridiculously low prices at the Senior Center Front Desk!
Not a member? Join today and take advantage of this member benefit and more! One ticket per member per
show. Purchase at Front Desk. For information, call 518-584-1621.

ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/ COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Supported by Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga OFA and The Wesley Community
Are you a senior over 50 who needs help with friendly visits, transportation, light chores or errands?
We need volunteers to help with this program.Call Nicole at 518-584-1621, ext206.

TRANSPORTATION

Supported by Stewart's Shops, United Way and Price Chopper's Golub Foundation
Are you looking for rides into the Center? Rides are available Monday - Friday to the Center. $2 Saratoga City residents/ $5 non-city residents. Wednesdays there is a complimentary shuttle from area housing sites to the Price Chopper. Call Nicole at 518-584-1621, ext206.

FRESH PRODUCE

The Senior Center is partnering with the Regional Food Bank so we can provide you with free produce on Tuesdays after 10:30 am. Everyone must check in on the Food Bank button on the computer. Bring your own bags.

FOOD ASSISTANCE

The Senior Center is partnering with the Elks and local food pantries to get food to you if you can't get to the them. Call Nicole at 518-584-1621, ext206.

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.