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Senior Activities and Information Sept./Oct.
Release Date: September 15, 2005

PARKS AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES FOR THE MULTIPURPOSE CENTER AT VETERAN PARK

Call Judy Glinert at 693-8985 x116 for more information 






EVENTS

 

Matinee Club Meeting

September 1st, Thursday 11:30am

All members are invited to attend. New members welcome.

 

Classic Movie Friday

September 2nd, Friday 11:00am

“All About Eve”

 

Labor Day - Multipurpose Ctr. Closed

Monday September 5th

 

Visiting Nurse

September 8th Thursday 12:30

Nurse will be available to take blood pressure an answer questions.

Classic Movie Friday

September 9th, Friday 11:00am

“Far From Heaven”

Benefits Check - Up

September 12th, Monday 1:00pm

Jack Scarangella (retired social security employee) will discuss benefit entitlements and the new Medicare program.

 

Arts & Crafts Workshop

September 12th, Monday 1:00pm

 

Lamp Repair

September 13th, Tuesday 10:00am-12Noon

Leonard Sussels will do minor repairs. Make appointment at front desk. No Fee.

 

Saxon Woods Pool Party

September 13th Tuesday 10:00am-3:00pm

Pool Party, Barbeque, Entertainment. Fee $3.00 for lunch, Pay at front desk.

 

Photography Class

September 13th Tuesday 10:30am

Class will begin for the Fall-Winter season.

 

Advisory Committee Meeting

September 15th  Thursday 1:30pm

 All members invited

 

Classic Movie Friday

September 16th, Friday 11:00am

“Dead Man Walking”

 

Tai Chi Class

September 16th, Friday 11:00am

Classes will begin for Fall – Winter session

 

Knitting Class

September 16th, Friday 1:00pm

Classes will begin for Fall – Winter session

Concert & Barbeque

September 19th, Monday 11:30am

Barbeque followed by a live concert with Laura Wetzer –“The Great American Song Book” & Jewish Favorites. At the Multipurpose Center Fee: $3.00.

Nutritionist

September 20th, Tuesday 2:00pm

By appointment only.

 

Duplicate Bridge

September 21st  Wednesday 12:30pm

 

Classic Movie Friday

September 23rd, Friday 11:00am

“Witness”

 

Medication Management

September 26th Monday 1:00pm

Pharmacist will discuss “How to Manage Your Medications”. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center front desk

 

Book Discussion

September 27th, Tuesday 10:30am

“Eight months on Gazzah Street  by Hillary Mantel.  Greenburgh Librarian will be the discussion leader. Books can be reserved and picked up at the Multipurpose Center.

 

Podiatrist

September 29th, Thurs 12:30pm

Dr. David Shuster, a local podiatrist, will perform routine foot care. Fee will be paid by Medicare. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

 

Classic Movie Friday

September 30th, Friday 11:00am

“Zorba the Greek”

 

Matinee Club Meeting

October 6th, Thursday 11:30am

All members are invited to attend. New members welcome.

 

Classic Movie Friday

October 7th, Friday 11:00am

“Exodus”

 

Columbus Day – Multipurpose Ctr. Closed

October 10th , Monday

 

Jewish New Year Sweets

October 11th Tuesday, All Day

 Sweets will be served all day long at the Center to celebrate the New Year.

 

Visiting Nurse

October 13th Thursday 12:30

Nurse will be available to take blood pressure an answer questions.

 

Italian Columbus Day Party

October 14th, Friday 11:30-1:30pm

Enjoy an Italian lunch and Music. Bring your favorite antipasto. No Fee. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Embroidery & Needle Class

October 17th, Monday 1:00pm

No Fee.

Nutritionist

October  18th, Tuesday 2:00pm

By appointment only.

Duplicate Bridge

October 19th Wednesday 12:30pm

Advisory Committee Meeting

October 20th,  Thursday 1:30pm

 All members invited

 

Classic Movie Friday

October 21st, Friday 11:00am

“South Pacific”

 

Embroidery & Needle Class

October 24th, Monday 1:00pm

No Fee.

 

Book Discussion

October 25th, Tuesday 10:30am

“My Name is Red ” by Orhan Pamuk. Greenburgh Librarian will be the discussion leader. Books can be reserved and picked up at the Multipurpose Center.

 

Occupational Therapist

Oct 26th, Wednesday 1:00pm

How through education & exercise the quality of life can be improved. Sign up at the front desk.

Podiatrist

October 27th, Thurs 12:30pm

Dr. David Shuster, a local podiatrist, will perform routine foot care. Fee will be paid by Medicare. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

 

AARP Safe Driving Class

October 28th  & November 1st, Friday 9:00am -1:00pm

Class available for insurance premium reduction. Both Classes must be taken. Pre- registration is required.

 

Classic Movie Friday

October 28th, Friday 11:00am

“Meet the Fockers” Pizza will be served.

 

Embroidery & Needle Class

October 31st & November 7th, Monday 1:00pm

No Fee.

 

 

 

SERVICES

Social Services Available

Every Thursday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Joe Murphy, MSW, social worker from the Westchester Clearing House, will be available to help with your social concerns, housing-medical-health-psychological-anything of interest to you. He will be at the Multipurpose Center every Thursday.

 

TRIPS

If you are going on a trip, it is your responsibility to check for the exact time the trip is scheduled to leave.

REFUNDS: Please fill out a refund form, available at the front desk. There is a service charge for cancellations.

 

Art Show

September 14th, Wednesday 11:00am-5:00pm

Greetings from Home – 350 years of American Jewish Life” at he Gallery at Yeshiva University. Lunch will be eaten at nearby restaurants. Space is limited, register early. No Fee. Deadline September 9th .

 

Bendheim Theatre

September 21st Wednesday 12:15pm –3:00pm

A Very Special Musical Play. Pay fee at the door $35.00 day of play. Deadline September 19th.

Tallix Foundry & Dia Center for the Arts-Beacon NY

September 28th, Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm

Visit Tallix, where most of the world’s sculptures are cast.  Then on to the DIA Center, which is housed in a beautiful space. Lunch will be eaten at the DIA Center. Trip includes entrance fees, tours, lunch & transportation.  Fee: $60.00 Deadline: September 1st

 

Hudson River Museum

Oct 5th Wednesday 11:00am-5:00pm

“Real is Unreal” Photographer fro Law & Order explains how she captured the TV series in photographs. No Fee. Deadline Oct 3rd.

 

Kent, Connecticut  &  Skitch Henderson Silo

October 5th, Wednesday 9:30am – 6:00pm

Visit the Silo, which houses gourmet foods, a Cooking School, Museum, Art Gallery, & a Country Store. Lunch at the Fife & drum & in the afternoon enjoy scenic Kent. This trip will be at peak foliage seasons. Fee: $79.00 Make ck payable to the Upper Class. Deadline: September 14th.

 

Culinary Institute (CIA)

Oct 18th, Tuesday 9:45am – 5:30pm

Lunch at Katarina de Medici. This is Peak Foliage. We will also visit Locust Grove, Samuel Morse’s Home. Fee: $49.00 Deadline September 20th

Hudson River Museum

November 3rd  Wednesday 12:30pm-3:30pm

James Kaplan on Jerry Lewis. Author explains his relationship with Jerry Lewis. Pay fee $1.50 at door day of trip. Deadline Nov. 1st 

 

Jefferson Valley Mall

November 9th, Monday 10:am-3:00pm

Macys & Sears are the anchor stores at this “Manageable Mall” Fee $1.50 Deadline: November 3rd.

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum

Nov 16th, Wed 9:30am -3:30pm

Visit this amazing place. We will eat lunch in NY. Fee includes museum entrance & Transportation. Fee:$40.00 Deadline: Oct 6th

 

Annual Holiday Trip

December 8th, Thursday 4:00pm –10:30pm

See NY dressed up in Holiday Attire. See the tree at Rockefeller Center, Department Store Windows, and Museum Facades. We will eat dinner at a local restaurant. Susan Teltser Schwartz will accompany us on this trip.

 

Sunnyside

December 14th, Wednesday 9:15am-3:00pm

Visit Washington Irving’s house in Tarrytown decorated for the holiday season. We will eat lunch at a nearby restaurant. Fee: $10.00 Deadline November 23rd

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Medicare Part D Explained

A representative will be at the Multipurpose Center to explain the Medicare Part D coverage for prescription drugs. This program will go into effect January 1, 2006. The date of this program will be announced in October. Sign up at the Front Desk.

Public Announcements

Do Not Call Registry

To stop unwanted telemarketing calls: Call 1-888-382-1222

Epic Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage

Call: 1-800-332-3742

Project Time-out: In home Respite Program

Call: 761-0600 ext.340

Drug Price Comparison Website

This interactive website allows consumers to compare retail prices for 25 commonly prescribed medications at specific NY Pharmacies.

Resources

 

Eldercare locator

Provides information on local long term care resources & programs. Call: 1 800-677-1116.      www.AOA.DHHS.gov   -    www.medicare.gov

 

In Case Of A Storm

Keep flashlights & a battery powered radio or TV handy, plus a supply of fresh batteries. Keep refrigerator & freezer doors closed. Food will stay frozen up to 36 hrs. in a full freezer. Have containers of water on hand. To report a power outage or faller power lines, call Con Ed at 1 800 752-6633.

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