Upcoming Events

SENIOR CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Senior Center will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday October 12th.

SAFETY GUIDELINES AND PROTOCOLS

Safety guidelines and rules at the Senior Center:
While we miss all of you, we want to keep you safe so please help us by following these guidelines.

•Do not arrive more than 10 minutes before class begins. We need time between classes to disinfect.
•There is no hanging out or wandering to socialize when at the Center.
•Mask must be worn in the building at all times.
•Sanitize your hands upon entering the building.
•When coming for a class or activity, please check in either outside (for outside programs) or front desk for inside programs. You will be asked a series of questions - every time you come in.
•Go directly to your designated space.
•Please remain in your seats. Similar to restaurants.
•Watch your "touchpoints" - everything you touch has to be sanitized
•Art classes: After you check-in and find your seat. You can go to the art room and gather everything you need for that session. Please keep your trips to the art room to a minimum. After using your tools, glazes, etc. wipe off the item before returning it to the shelf. Anything you touch must be sanitized. At the end of class, disinfect your area - table, chair, supplies.
•Lunch Program - Go directly to the back yard to check-in and find a seat. Do not go through the building.
•Signups and Questions -Please call the front desk. Though we miss you all, we must limit people coming in and out of the building.

Thank you for understanding!

OPEN HOUSE / CANCELED

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH 10AM - 12 PM

Meet the Senior Center Staff! Learn about all of our senior services and programs we have available. See how the Senior Center has adapted to better serve our seniors during these trying times. Meet with Phil and discover the resources that are available for your parents, grandparents, and neighbors. Meet with Lawrence and find out about our safe contactless volunteer opportunities and how you can help the seniors in your community!

Presentation and Music Schedule:
• 10:00 am: SILENT WINGS - BIRDS OF PREY on the Lawn (weather permitting) sponsored by Herzog Law Firm
Join Trish Marki for a fun informative presentation about the unique behavior of owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, the conservation issues that impact them, and the human impact on species survival. It is a rare and fun opportunity to see these beautiful and graceful birds up close. Bring your camera.
• 12:00 LIVE MUSIC - RICK BOLTON & JACKIE DUGAS on the Lawn (weather permitting)
sponsored by The Eddy Health Alert
• Siobhan with Cornell Cooperative Extension
• Fresh Produce - Regional Food Bank while supplies last

Sponsored by " href="https://naba-vision.org/" target="_blank">The National Association of the Blind at Albany and BlueShield of Northeastern New York

CHEF DINNER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH

Curbside Pick Up 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
OR Dine-in w/ limited seating outside under our tent (following social distancing protocols.
Prepared for you by the Senior Center Staff.

MENU: Meatloaf Dinner

Sponsored by Herzog Law Firm
Sign up by Oct, 26th by calling the front desk at 518.584.1621.

CDPHP LUNCH BUNCH

EVERY DINNER

Under the tent. CDPHP has graciously extended their free Monday lunch bunch program. You must sign up at the front desk by calling 518.584.1621. Quantities limited.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN

All October long!!!!!

Live music from some of Saratoga's best musicians in our backyard under our NEW TENT sponsored by the Miller/Nugent Family. Bring your lunch, a chair or stay in your car!
Sponsored by Home of the Good Shepherd
• Bill Gervasio, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 12:00 pm
• Garland Nelson, Tues., Oct. 6, 12:00 pm (Health Expo).
• Bonnie Greco, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 12:00 pm
• Tara Treffiletti, Friday, Oct. 23, 12:00pm
• Jackie Dugas & Rick Bolton, Sat., Oct. 24th, 12:00 pm (Open House)

VOLUNTEER "THANK YOU" LUNCHEON CURBSIDE PICK UP - "COVID STYLE"

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Sponsored by BlueShield of Northeastern New York
The Senior Center has "awesome" volunteers! If you are one of our amazing volunteers, please join us as we say "Thank You" with a curbside pickup lunch in your honor! R.S.V.P. required by October 23rd. Calls from the Center will be going out next week. If you are a volunteer in 2020 and have not received a call the front desk and sign- up.

It's Halloween week, maybe there will be some tricks or treats!

Weekly schedule below:

MONDAY

9:30 am- Walking Buddies. / MEET AT THE CENTER
9:30 am - 10:30am CERAMICS / AT THE CENTER
11 am - Building Immunity & Regeneration with Guided Meditation / ZOOM
12:00 pm - Lunch Bunch on the Lawn / BACK LAWN
12:45 pm - Shooting the Breeze with Joe / OUTSIDE & ZOOM
1 pm -2 pm Drawing with Shar! / ZOOM & AT THE CENTER
1 pm - 3 pm Computer Assistance, by appointment only.

TUESDAY

Golf League at Saratoga State Park Par 29. Love to golf but don't have a partner? Grab your clubs and play with your friends from the Senior Center. Times will vary, but will always be morning. Must sign-up by Monday. Sponsored by BlueShield of Northeastern NY

10 am - 11 am Meditation! / ZOOM
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Yoga with Lin! / ZOOM - TIME CHANGE
1 pm - 3 pm Computer Assistance, by appointment only.
3 - 4 pm Book Club! (Last Tuesday of the month) / ZOOM

WEDNESDAY

9 am - 10 am Rug Hooking / ZOOM
9:30 am -11:30 am MOSAICS / AT THE CENTER
1 pm - 2 pm Strength Training with Aidan! / ZOOM
2:15 pm - Yoga on the lawn/ OUTSIDE


THURSDAY

12 pm - 1 pm Card Player Chat Class! / ZOOM

FRIDAY

10:15 am - ZUMBA with Marcia / CANCELED FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

* If you need assistance with signing onto our ZOOM classes to call the front desk at 518.584.1621
Thank you CDPHP for sponsoring our Health and Wellness programs!

Thank you Herzog Law Firm for sponsoring our Arts and Crafts programs!

Thank you Humana for sponsoring our Social Activities!

NEW CLASSES & PROGRAMS

• Yoga with Monica on the Lawn & via ZOOM
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 pm

• ZUMBA with Marcia.
Fridays, 10:15 am.
This is in addition to Emily's Wednesday Zumba.

• Card Making and or Scrapbooking Workshop
Wed. 9/16 & 9/23. 1-3 pm. Take your mind off COVID: be creative, have some fun & laughs with Marylou!

• Shooting the Breeze with Joe - Mondays 12:45 pm. At the Center & ZOOM Babble, blab, gab, chat, chatter, converse, jabber, jaw, kibitz, schmooze, talk! Whatever you call it -join Joe for an uplifting hour of conversation. No class 9/21)

• "Building Immunity & Regeneration with Guided
Meditation". Mon. 11 am via ZOOM. 4 weeks beginning 9/14. Building our immune system is the best defense to flu, virus, and colds. New biology says at any age, we can regenerate all of the body with the right foods, reducing stress, and positive thinking. Join Amejo Amyot in creating a new you!

• "Happiness" - How To Stop Others From Controlling Yours. Monday 9/21. 12:30 pm (at center & Zoom) Join life coach Annette Quarrier and learn how we
each hold the keys to our own happiness and how we often give our keys away to others. This talk will help bring clarity and peace to your life.