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Saratoga Senior Center Calendar

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

FREE Pitney Meadows Pop-Up Fresh Pantry

Mondays • 9:30 a.m. until gone
We are collaborating with Pitney Meadows in their Food Security Access to Farm-Fresh Produce program. They are committed to providing fresh produce donations to food pantries, senior

programs, and other programs to feed the community.

UKULELE THURSDAYS 

Thursdays  • 10 a.m.
Facilitated by Marshall Swift. Dust off your ukulele and join your friends at the Center for some singing and playing.

BRIDGE, CANASTA, PINOCHLE & POKER GROUP 

Welcoming new players. Call the front desk for times and information.

Special Events & Programs

FRIDAY BACKYARD BBQ LUNCH! 

Friday, September 24 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Let’s enjoy the beautiful days of fall. Join your friends for some
food and games. Let’s make the most of the beautiful fall days.

IN HOUSE CHEF DINNERS ARE BACK!    
Dinners sponsored by Home of the Good Shepherd & Humana. 

Tuesday, September 14 • 3 - 4:30 p.m. 
Simply Food by Maura. Roast Turkey Dinner - stuffing, mashed
potato, gravy, green beans. $11.
To-Go dinner, curbside

pick-up: 3-4:30 p.m.. 

Tuesday, September 28 • 3 - 4:30 p.m. 
Staff. Pasta & Meatballs, salad and garlic bread. $11. Dine in at the Center with your friends at 4:30 p.m. OR take your dinner To-Go 3-4:30pm. Please indicate your choice at sign up.

SENIOR TECH FAIR    

Tuesday, September 14  • 1 - 4 p.m.
Where older adults come to learn, explore and share smart technology. KeyBank staff will be here to help you with ANY & ALL questions regarding technology! How to use: E-mail, cell phones, IPADS, Laptops, Kindles and more.

Snacks provided. Please register!

SENIOR “RIGHT SIZING” HOUSING SEMINAR     

Friday, September 17  • 10 a.m.
Free. Own a home and not sure it’s still right for you? Come join us for a 90 minute informational seminar on rightsizing housing for seniors. Learn about the resources available to help you make informed decisions about whether you should downsize or age in place.

NEW YORK STATEWIDE SENIOR ACTION COUNCIL MEETING      

Thursday, September 23  • 2 p.m. at the center and via ZOOM
Presents Saratoga Initiatives in Supporting People with Chronic Illness. Overwhelmed by the complexities of the health system? Wondering how to sort all this out, and what it means for the future? The Senior Life Transitions Program may be able to assist you with these challenges. Open to the Public. Call the Front Desk to register and get ZOOM link.

LEARN TO FALL IN LOVE WITH “ART” 

Monday, September 13 & 27    2 p.m.
$5 material fee. Facilitated by Barry, member and artist. Afraid of expressing yourself through art? Barry has a foolproof easy method to get you to draw! Using designs provided by Barry, you will create pictures that are unique and colorful! Open to any level of experience but geared to those with none.

PAINT & SIP

Friday, September 24  • 2 p.m. 
$5 supply fee. Facilitated by Skidmore students. A Paint & Sip combines the fun and relaxation of a party with a paint class. Guided by Skidmore artists, you will create a masterpiece that is suitable for framing. The emphasis is definitely on the fun. We

encourage conversation and laughter rather than serious focus. All levels of experience welcome.

CHIT CHAT & MUSIC GROUP 

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

BARBER AT THE CENTER

First Monday of the month • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Ryan will be coming to the Center to cut our men members hair. Must call the front desk to make an appointment.

TAROT CARD READINGS

Last Thursday of the month • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Facilitated by Mary Shimp. $5 suggested donation. Do you have some unanswered questions about your life? A tarot card reading provides guidance to gain an insight into what the future holds using a special deck of cards. Call to make a 15-minute appointment.

VAN TRIPS 

Dinosaurs in Motion at Universal Preservation Hall 

Friday, September 17
Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art and innovation which engages and educates you by using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures inspired by actual fossils. Pay $27

at sign up. Leave at 9:45 a.m.

The Big E 

Tuesday, September 21
Shopping, entertainment, midway rides and foods from around the world - all during New England’s most colorful season! We leave the Center at 8:30 a.m. Pay $32 at sign up. Please bring any additional money for lunch and spending.

Lunch Bunch - 550 Waterfront 

Tuesday, September 28
Enjoy lunch at one of Saratoga Lake’s restaurants with a magnificent view. Pay $3 at signup. Bring money for lunch. Leave the Center at 11:30 a.m.

ONE DAY BUS TRIPS 

BURLINGTON/SHELBURNE MUSEUM   

Thursday, October 7
Member price $60. Non-members welcome, please call the front desk. Sponsored by Blue Shield. From weathervanes, quilts and American art to transplanted 1950s-era homes, a railroad station and a fully outfitted steamboat, the Shelburne Museum really does have a little of everything on display. Nearly 40 buildings, filled with various exhibits, span the museum’s 45 acres. 

A DAY IN BOSTON 

Thursday, November 14
Member Price $53. Non-members welcome, please call the front desk. Between the beautiful architecture, unique culture, amazing history and delicious food, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations on the East Coast. November is a great time to get unique gifts for the up-coming holidays. 

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