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Saratoga Senior Center Calendar

August Events at the Center! 

Dinner & a Drink

Dinner prepared by Old Bryan Inn. Enjoy a wine tasting!  

Tuesday, August 16 5:30 p.m. 

$12 per dinner. Chicken Cordon Bleu: pan-seared in garlic butter & white wine with prosciutto, topped with Swiss cheese & roasted garlic-black pepper cream sauce, smashed potatoes & Chef’s choice vegetable. Please sign up, seating is limited. To-go dinners may be available if sit down is not sold out.

Wine & Cheese Pairing

Wednesday, August 17 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

facilitated by Jennifer Harvey, Touching Hearts at Home. The mouthwatering combination of wine and cheese. Each is delicious on its own, but when you pair the two, magic can happen. Join Jennifer and learn about and try some unique pairings. Must RSVP as seating is limited. No walk-ins allowed. 

Simply Food by Maura 

To-Go only. $12/dinner. 3:30-5:30 p.m. drive through pick up is in front of building. Orders must be placed by noon the Friday prior. Sponsored by Humana. 

• August 23 - Turkey Tettrazini with a side of fruit 

• August 30 - Eggplant Rollatini with Pasta and Garlic Bread

Newcomer’s Social Hour

Thursday, August 25 2 - 3 p.m. 

Calling all new members and regular members! Join us for a fun, friendly social hour where you can meet other new members. Conversation, fun, and laughs. Snacks provided. Please sign up.

Watercolor Workshop

Monday, August 29 10 a.m. 

Facilitated by Susan Peters. Please sign up, seating is limited. $5 material fee. No experience necessary. Paint an adorable teacup or dragonfly. Perfect for beginners and experienced alike.

“The Fascinating Life of Katrina Trask” 

Tuesday, August  30  • 3 p.m.

Presented by Betty Spinelli, Literary Dramatist. $10. Lite fare. Best known as the founder of Yaddo, Katrina Trask led an accomplished and intriguing life with many Lake George connections.

NEW! Choral Group under the direction of Choir Director Richard Russo   

Tuesdays • 2 p.m.

Yes, singing is back at the center. Please join us and fill the center with music and song. Consider joining the new Senior Center Choir! Please sign up!

NEW! Pilates facilitated by Natasha 

Thursdays 9 a.m. 

Join weekly pop-up pilates classes with Natasha! Explore standing, sitting, floor movements (and more!) in a playful and personalized setting.

PITNEY MEADOWS POP-UP FRESH PANTRY IS BACK

Mondays 9:30 a.m. until supplies last

Sponsored by Highmark BlueShield of Northeastern NY. At the Saratoga Senior Center. Pitney Meadows farm is unique because “we don’t grow to make money; we grow to give. Our philosophy of farming means growing for the community.” They are committed to provide fresh produce donations to food pantries, senior programs to feed the community. See van trips for more collaborative programs with Pitney Meadows.

Fresh Produce

FREE every Thursday 11 a.m.
Sponsored by CDPHP. 

Van Trips for August


Sponsored by Zieker Eye

Lunch Bunch - The Alley Bar & Grill in Schuylerville 

Friday, August 12. Enjoy lunch art Schuylerville’s newest restaurant on Still’s Cove. Pay $10 at sign up. Please bring additional money for lunch. Leave the Center at 10:45 a.m. Return about 2 p.m.

Pitney Meadows - Make & Taste 

Wednesday, August 17. This program will feature the season’s freshest produce in some quick and easy recipes! Participants will create the recipe and enjoy a summer snack on the farm, fresh from the fields! Leave the Center at 9:45 a.m. Program runs 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.. Pay $10 at sign up.

Rivers Casino, Schenectady 

Wednesday, August 17. The venue’s 50,000 square foot gaming floor boasts 1,150 of the hottest slots around, along with 67 gaming tables featuring classics like Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette, as well as other specialty games including but not limited to Heads Uphold Em and Pai Gow Poker. Guests will also find a 15-table poker room at the casino, featuring nonstop action. Pay $10 at sign up for van fee. Bring additional money for gaming and lunch. Leave center at 9 a.m., return about 4pm.

Norman Rockwell Museum - featuring “Lincoln Memorial Centennial Exhibition: The Lincoln Memorial Illustrated”

Thursday, August 25. Created in collaboration with Chesterwood to honor the Lincoln Memorial’s centennial in May 2022, this exhibition will highlight the work of illustrators and artists who have incorporated the Lincoln Memorial into their art as a symbolic element – an instantly-recognizable icon upon which to build meaning. And more... Lunch at Pleasant & Main. Pay $39 at sign up for museum admission and studio tour and van fee. Bring additional money for lunch. Leave center at 9 a.m., return about 4 p.m..

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