Thursday, 13 May 2021 14:45

Saratoga Senior Center Calendar

WHAT’S NEW THIS MONTH!
...adding new programs all the time.

MAY IS MEMBERSHIP MONTH!

Members are the backbone of our organization and help ensure the continuity of our mission. If you’re not yet a member, or if you’ve let your membership lapse, now is the time to be part of the family.Already a member? Consider purchasing a membership as a gift for a friend, family member or scholarship a senior in need. It’s $25 a year, and with a membership, you instantly get access to our services. Memberships can be purchased online at saratogaseniorcenter.org/membership. If you have any questions call the Center: 518-584-1621.

RAFFLE! 

Celebrate the gorgeous month of May by winning a great basket for Memorial Day: Koozie cooler, throw blanket, bottle of wine, flowers and a cake from Bread Basket Bakery. Raffle tickets are $15. BONUS! Purchase a $25 membership and $15 raffle ticket and get an extra raffle ticket. Call 518-584-1621 to purchase your ticket. Sponsored by United Healthcare.

OUR TENTS ARE BACK!

Weather permitting, we will hold classes, presentations and more on the lawn under the tents! Take advantage of our outdoor space and enjoy the Center again.

CHIT CHAT & MUSIC GROUPS ARE BACK! 

Mondays •  1 p.m. at the Center
Facilitated by Abby and Jackie, Summer Skidmore Interns. Join us for a fun hour of chit chat, laughs and music! Meet new friends and connect with old ones! 

GENTLE YOGA FLOW with Leanne

Tuesdays • 11:30 a.m. via ZOOM      
Leanne will be leading a Gentle Yoga Flow class on ZOOM! Let’s give Leanne a warm welcome, try her class.

WE ARE BACK! GOLF LEAGUE

Tuesdays • 9 a.m.
Call the Front Desk if you are interested in joining our golf league. We play 9 holes at Spa State Park on Tuesdays usually around 9 a.m. We would love for the league to grow. We are looking for someone to assist the front desk in facilitating the league. 

BINGO & SOUP! 

Wednesdays • 12 p.m. 
Bingo: 12:30 p.m. Join us for homemade soup, $3 per cup and then try your luck at a rousing game of Bingo!

“WHY NOT WEDNESDAYS” SOCIAL CLUB

Wednesdays • 5 p.m. via ZOOM 
Our first meet together! We are having so much fun in our Social group! We laugh, share stories, sip on tea or our favorite wine! First in person get-together is Wednesday May 19, 4 p.m. at the Center under the tent! Bring snacks and your favorite beverage.

BREAKFAST & LEARN! 

Thursday, May 20 • 9:30 a.m. • $5 at the Center 
Under the tent weather permitting. Guest presenter is Maria Spagnola, Home Instead. Maria will discuss “Stress Management.” We all could use a little help managing our stress in these trying times. Please sign up as seating is limited.

VAN TRIPS ARE BACK! 

Lunch Bunch • Friday, May 14
Raindancer Restaurant. Enjoy lunch at the iconic traditional American restaurant in Amsterdam. After lunch stop at Waterwheel Village Country Store for here amazing cheese and an excellent selection of craft beers, old fashion candy more. We leave the Center at 11 a.m. Pay $10 at sign up. Please bring additional money for lunch and shopping. 

Dakota Ridge Llama Farm Tuesday, May 25
Do not miss this unique opportunity for a working farm tour at Dakota Ridge in Ballston Spa. You will have a personal hands-on experience as we bring out a llama for you to pet, brush, feed and walk. The tour will be outdoors so dress appropriately! Afterwards we’ll stop for lunch at Carson’s Woodside Tavern. Pay $20 at sign up. Please bring additional money for lunch. Leave at 10:30 a.m. Return about 3 p.m. 

Van Trip Protocol - Van trips are open to members only. You must sign up with the front desk. Masks must be worn on the van.

THE SENIOR CENTER IS THE PLACE TO BE!   

TUESDAY “TO-GO” MEALS
Every Tuesday the Senior Center will offer “To-Go” meals for curbside pick-up from 3-4:30 p.m. We ask that you preorder meals by 4 p.m. the day before: 518-584-1621. Sponsored by The Home of the Good Shepherd and Humana. 

  • Tuesday, May 18: Chicken Stir Fry $11 hosted by Senior Center Staff. 
  • Tuesday, May 25: Creamy Vegetable Soup $3. Available at 11 a.m. Hosted by Senior Center Staff. 

2021 EXCURSIONS
Collette Tours. Open to the Public

Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise
September 11-22, 2021

Pacific Northwest -Washington, Oregon & California
October 4-11, 2021

Greece Island Hopper
October 16 -26, 2021

Canyon Country Feat. Arizona & Utah
October 20 -27, 2021

Christmas on The Danube River Cruise
December 2-10, 2021

Spotlight on Sante Fe
December 5-10, 2021

JUST ADDED! Details Coming!

Spotlight on South Dakota
End of September

Bluegrass Country & The Smokey Mountains
Mid October

BUS TRIPS 2021

Maine ft. Portland & Kennenbunkport
September 20-23, 2021

Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun
October 25 - 27, 2021 • $287

ONE DAY BUS TRIPS Details Coming!

Friesians of Majesty (rescheduled from last year)
Sonnenburg Mansion and Boat Ride on Lake Canandaguia, New York City and More!

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