Upcoming Events

CENTER HOURS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS!

  • The Saratoga Senior Center will close on Fridays at our regular hours at 4:00 pm.

OPEN HOUSE:

Saturday, September 28th

The event is free and open to the public. The Center will be offering a variety of free activities, classes to try, educational/historical presentations, live music, raffles, membership specials, free ice cream sundaes and more. Scheduled activities include:

  • Cooking class and tastings with Siobhan
  • Try an exercise or art class
  • Red Cross Blood Mobile
  • Walk with Skidmore Outing Club
  • Tech assistance: learn IPhone, tablet, Uber, Facebook & more
    • Community presenters:
    • "Living Independently with Aging Vision" by Northeastern Association for the Blind at Albany
    • "Stories of Old Saratoga" by Charlie Kuenzel
    • "Fire Safety for Families" by Saratoga Fire Department


Sponsored by: Herzog Law and NABA

LOOKING FOR HOUSING OPTIONS

Tuesday, September 17th

Retirees, Empty Nesters, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers!
Should I sell? If I sell, should I buy smaller? Maybe rent? Should I Age in Place? Can I rent rooms in my house? Build an Accessory Dwelling Unit?
It's not too early to start the decision-making process. Get assistance from a Real Estate Professional. Celeste Caruso, a local 23-year practitioner and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), will help guide you through the process. This one-hour presentation will give you some of the information you need to make an informed decision.

MONTHLY CHEF DINNER- DINNER DANCE

Thursday, September 19th

$12 per person, members only. 5:30pm dinner. Music and dancing 6-7:30. Enjoy delicious Chicken Parmigiana from Spring Street Catering with music and dancing to "The Lakesiders" . Please sign up. Sponsored by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

PEACE WEEK SENIOR LUNCHEON

Tuesday, September 24th

"Armchair Travel to Uganda". 12:30. Reservations required. Limited seating. Enjoy lunch, courtesy of Druther's and immerse yourself in this small African country's landscape, wildlife and residents. Learn how hundreds of local volunteers have visited Uganda over the past 15 years bringing much needed supplies, medication and hope with them. Jewelry and crafts from Uganda will be for sale.

HISTORIANS AT THE CENTER!

Wednesday, September 25th

HISTORIANS AT THE CENTER - The Reminiscing Group invites you to two historical presentations, 10-11am. Free and Open to the Public. Join Lori Wies, Saratoga Public Library as she presents on History of Saratoga. Wednesday Oct. 2nd, 10-11am. Free and Open to the Public. Join Lauren Roberts, Saratoga County Historian as she presents on “Spirits of Sacandaga”

"BREAKFAST & LEARN"

Thursday, September 26th

Independent Living with Aging Vision" Presented by Lisa Jordan, Sponsored by Northeast Association for the Blind at Albany. 8:30am- breakfast. 9am presentation. $3.00 for breakfast. Presentation only - free. Enjoy a hot breakfast while getting some great information on living with aging eyes.

FOOD, SPIRITS, & MORE! JOIN OUR PROGRESSIVE HOUSE CRAWL

Thursday, October 3rd

$10.00, Open to the Public, Sponsored by Home of the Good Shepherd

  • 10:30 Start at the Saratoga Senior Center - iced coffee & cider donuts
  • 11:00 Home of the Good Shepherd,Wilton - mimosas & treats
  • 12:30 Wilton Commons - cookies & desserts, juice & beverages
  • 2:00 The Summit -soup, finger sandwiches, apple cider cocktail.
  • 3:30 Embury Apartments, Wesley - fall treats, beverages
  • 5:00 Home of the Good Shepherd, Saratoga Springs Farm to Table -roast beef & pear sliders, pulled pork & pineapple Hawaiian roll sliders, zucchini chips, apple cinnamon cupcakes. Wine tasting.
Reservations Required. Transportation provided by the Senior Center & Home of the Good Shepherd. Limited handicap accessible seating

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.

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.