Special Events

Special Events

All of our programming is special, but the events you’ll find on this page don’t happen every single month. They are unique! A calendar is below, and you can scroll down to see what’s coming up.

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Paint Pouring with Binley’s Florist 10:00 am
Paint Pouring with Binley’s Florist
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Try a fun & creative craft — where you feel like an artist without having to be one! The folks at Binley’s Florist will be teaching us to “Paint Pour” on a glass vase & canvas. Take home 2 beautiful masterpieces! When: Thursday, August 8th...
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Travel Presentation: River Cruise 2:30 pm
Travel Presentation: River Cruise
Aug 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn all about our 2020 River Boat Cruise!
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Lunch & Program at Camp Wiawaka

Tuesday, August 6, 11 a.m to 3 pm.

Join us at Camp Wiawaka for an afternoon of fun!

Tuesday, August 6th at 11 am we will meet at the Camp and be fascinated with a presentation on the Camp itself, its history and more. *This is a Ladies Only Event*

At Noon we will enjoy a delicious Farm-to-Table buffet style lunch.  After our bellies are full, we will take a leisurely tour around the grounds and learn about the different buildings and spaces. You are welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy a dip in the lake, a quiet spot under the trees or whatever you would like!

Must RSVP & pay by Thursday, August 1st to  QSC: 518-761-8224 Cost: $20

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Paint Pouring with Binley’s

Thursday, August 8th, 10 am – Noon.

Try a fun & creative craft — where you feel like an artist without having to be one!

The folks at Binley’s Florist will be teaching us to “Paint Pour” on a glass vase & canvas. Take home 2 beautiful masterpieces!

COST: $30

Class is limited to  15 members and will fill up quickly!

RSVP to 518-761-8224 TODAY

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Armchair Destination: PERU

Friday, August 9th, 1 pm

Join us to explore different countries each month: their culture, history, food, and MORE!

Please RSVP

Members Free

($1 Suggested Donation)

$3 Not-Yet-Member OR At The Door

Contact Sharon (518)761-8224

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Let’s Get Acquainted: New Member Welcome

 

Tuesday, August 13th, 10 am

We have been fortunate enough to welcome 130 (and counting!) new members to our Center since the 1st of 2019!

On Tuesday, August 13th at 10 am we will be holding a special time to meet, learn about and share about QSC with our newest members.

If you would like to welcome these members in person, or if you run an activity or group that you would like to share with new folks — please join us!

We will be serving light breakfast items, coffee & juice.

You must RSVP to Sharon at 518-761-8224 by Friday, August 9th

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Nature Series: Water Ecology

Thursday, August 15, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Ever wondered what lives in your drinking water? Puddle water? Lake & Stream water? Or even ocean water? We will explore the importance of the tiniest bacteria to the largest whale and how they all interact! We will also discuss the role of water in every ecosystem on the planet. We will even make a splash with an interactive experiment.

                          

*Minimum of 5 registered for class to take place*

$2 per member; $4 per not yet member

 

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Membership Meeting & Vote for Proposed Bylaws

Friday, August 16, 1 p.m.

QSC Board of Trustees will be hosting a Membership Meeting. All are invited to attend. This is a time to learn what is going on in the organization, how we are doing financial and future plans/goals.

We will be voting on accepting the proposed Bylaws. If you have not yet reviewed these,  and would like to, there is a copy hanging in the lobby of QSC. You can also request an email version by emailing Alisha at  alisha@seniorsonthego.org

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Blood Pressure Clinic

Monday, August 19th, 10 a.m to Noon

Come to QSC and have your vitals taken by a professional. Courtesy of the Pines Center  for Rehabilitation.

 

No RSVP necessary — just walk in!

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90 + Golden Senior Celebration

Friday, August 23rd, Noon

Please join us as we CELEBRATE all of our members who are 90 years (or more!) young!

Featuring: Music, door prizes, “History Mystery” presentation and MORE!

On the Menu:

Four Cheese Lasagna Bolognese & Tossed Salad

Rolls with Butter

Berry Crisp & Whipped Topping

$12 per person

Complimentary admission for each member 90 years or older + first guest

MUST RSVP BY August 16th to 518-761-8224

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Alzheimer Association Presentation: Effective Communication Strategies

Tuesday, August 27th, 11 a.m to Noon

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at every stage of the disease.

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Monthly Movie: Going In Style

Friday, August 30th, 1 p.m.

Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

No charge!                            Free Popcorn & Soda.

Movie Candy for $1. RSVP to 518-761-8224

Lake George Steamboat Co the Lac du Saint Sacrement

Cruise on Lake George with Lunch

Thursday, September 19th, 11 a.m.

Join QSC, and other area Senior Centers, for a scenic cruise on the Lac du Saint Sacrement.

 

When: Thursday, September 19th

Boarding Time: 11 am

Cruising Time: 12:00 pm

Finish Time: 2:00 pm

 

Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch while cruising. Space is limited, RSVP today!

RSVP & Payment of $39.50 due by September 11th.