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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December Events

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November 16, 2017
Monthly Breakfast
Fri., Dec. 1, 9AM-9:30AM
Open to the public.
Catch up with friends or make new ones over a delicious pancake breakfast. Let staff cook for you as you wait for November dinner and trip sign up to begin at 9AM! Admission is $5.

Charitable Giving – Year-End Gifting with Debra Verni of Herzog Law Firm
Fri., Dec. 1, 11AM
Free and open to the public.

Holiday Speed Friending
Fri., Dec. 1, 1:30PM
Free and open to the public.
Like speed dating, but for making friends! Meet a new network of people to hang out, travel or simply chat with!

Native American Storytelling with James Bruhac (Hosted by Memory Cafe)
Tues., Dec. 6, 10AM
Free and open to the public.
Listen to the stories of Native Americans from James Bruchac, an award-winning author, storyteller, tracking expert, wilderness instructor, and guide.

Holiday Card Making
Thurs., Dec. 7, 1PM, $5 includes supplies
Make personalized holiday cards with rubber stamps and more. You may bring any little extra items you would like to add. 

End of Year Planning and Getting Ready for Next Year
Fri., Dec. 8, 11AM
Free and open to the public.
With Ray Bryan, Janney Montgomery Scott  - “Long term care isurance: take advantage of the tax advantage” and Thomas Layton, NY Long Term Care Brokers - “End of Year Planning”
Charlie Kuenzel Presents, “Mineral Baths: Not Just for Saturday Nights”
Fri., Dec. 8, 2PM
$2/members    $5/non-members
Learn about the history of Saratoga’s mineral baths. Sponsored by Zieker Eye.

Saratoga Artifacts with Charlie Kuenzel (Hosted by Memory Cafe)
Wed., Dec. 13, 10AM
Free and open to the public.
View and discuss a variety of Saratoga artifacts with Charlie Kuenzel.

"State of the Senior Center” Member Meeting
Fri., Dec. 15, 12:30PM. Free. Sponsored by CDPHP.
As we are now in the tsunami of aging with our baby boomers driving our growth, we need to hear from you, as we grow with you. Lois will present on our growth and 2018 plans. What are your needs? What programs are most valuable to you? What do you need from your Senior Center?

Holiday Party
Fri., Dec. 15th, 2-4PM. Free. Sponsored by Centers Health Care.
Let’s celebrate the holidays! Mixing, mingling, entertainment, food & friends! • Music & Dancing by Steve Keller • Light Fare • Raffles • A visit from Santa Claus • BYOB! Bring your favorite beverage.

Holiday Cookies and Stories (Hosted by Memory Cafe)
Wed., Dec. 20, 10AM, Free and open to the public.
Make & eat holiday cookies while you share fun holiday traditions

Holiday Movies and Cookie Decorating
Fri., Dec. 22nd, 10-2PM. Free and open to the public.
Get in the holiday spirit with some classic holiday movies and cookie decorating. Cookie materials provided.

Music with Jeff Walton (Hosted by Memory Cafe)
Wed., Dec. 27, 10AM
Free and open to the public.
Settle down from all the excitement of the holidays with a performance from Jeff Walton.

Bread Basket Cookies For Sale
Cookies are a great hostess gift during the holidays, but who has the time to bake? Our good friends at Saratoga’s Bread Basket Bakery do! We will be selling tins of their delicious cookies beginning Dec., 4th for $11 each.

Senior Center Wall of Honor - A thoughtful holiday gift!
Get a head-start on your holiday shopping! Give yourself or your loved one a gift that will last a lifetime. Purchase a tile and be honored the walls of the senior center for years to come. You can create your own tile or have one designed for you. See the front desk for details or call 518-584-1621.

9 Miles East
Wednesdays, 10:55-11:20
A convenient local weekly meal delivery service to the center to make it easy for you to enjoy healthy, delicious food including vegan and gluten-free options.

 BUS TRIPS – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

•Washington DC (5 days 4 nights) $599
March 16-20th 
Trip Highlights: 8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, two guided tours featuring the WWII Memorial,
Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans
Memorial, the Smithsonian, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more!

•Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg, & Historic Norfolk (7 days- 6 nights) $815
$75 deposit due by 6/14/18
October 14th-20th
Trip Highlights: 10 meals, 6 breakfasts, 4 dinners, the VIRGINIA BEACH BOARDWALK, guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg, dinner cruise on the SPIRIT OF NORFOLK, admission to the NAUTICUS & BATTLESHIP WISCONSIN and more!

•Niagara Falls (Canadian) & Toronto(5 days 4 nights) $539....$75 deposit due by 2/11/18
June 11-15th
Trip Highlights: 8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, GUIDED TOURS OF NIAGARA FALLS & TORONTO, a visit to Casa Loma, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE & QUEEN VICTORIA PARK, a journey to The Falls on a “HORNBLOWER NIAGARA CRUISE” and much more!

2018 Excursions 
Presented by Collette

Shades of Ireland
Trip Date: April 26 - May 5, 2018

Pacific Northwest + California ft. Washington and Oregon
Trip Date: July 15-22, 2018

Imperial Cities ft. Prague, Vienna and Budapest
Trip Date: Sept. 3 - Sept. 13, 2018

Colors of Morocco
Trip Date: Oct. 31-Nov. 10, 2018

Americas Music Cities (Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans)
Informational Slideshow, Jan. 17th, 2018, 1PM
Trip Date: Dec. 7-14, 2018
Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights 
Informational Slideshow, Jan. 17th, 2018, 1:30PM
Trip Date: March, 13-19, 2019

SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES

Community Connections
Do you need help with transportation, respite, home visits, etc? Please call Jane at 584-1621 ext. 206.

Volunteer Opportunities
Do you have an hour to assist with transportation, friendly visiting or shopping? Flexible hours and no time commitments! Please contact Lisa at 518-584-1621 ext 210.
 
Contact:
Colleen Kelley, Director of Programs and Special Events
seniorcenterprogram@gmail.com, (518) 584-1621

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