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Glenville Senior Citizens

32 Worden Road
Scotia, NY 12302
(518) 374-0734


Barbara Brown


Vicki Hillis

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Friendship Cafe

The Best of the Best

Senior Center 2020

Come and say hello.
We would love to meet you!

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Glenville is proud to operate one of the most active senior centers in the region.  Built in 1997 through a combination of town support, local grants and fundraising, the Glenville Senior Center houses the Scotia-Glenville Senior Citizens, Inc., a non-profit organization.


Angelo Grasso

Selwyn Harlos Sr.

Ginny Rovelli

Paul Trudell


Glenville Dining Center

The Scotia-Glenville Friendship Cafe is operated by Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services at the Glenville Senior Center and is open to all seniors. Senior Center membership not required.

A hot, nutritious noon meal is offered Monday through Friday. Menus are  balanced and approved by a registered dietician. Bingo and a variety of other activities are offered each day.

Reservations are required; please call 518-393-1946, 9am to 1 pm, a day in advance. Please call ahead if you need to cancel a reservation. Full menus are also available on site.  Substitutions available. Make request when you call for a reservation.

Suggested Meal Contribution: $3.50 for those 60+. Guests and those under 60 are charged $6.75 per meal.  Participants must complete registration forms at first visit.

Please arrive by 11:45 am for the noon meal.



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Thursdays in the Park returns this year with a great line up! Special thanks to Stewart's for returning with free ice cream every night. Also, this year, we will have a different food truck and beverage vendor at each event.

The 2022 season kicks off on August 4th with the party band, Upstate Funk.  August 11th we'll welcome the big band, Melody Makers which will be followed by a classic rock band, Nymbis on August 18th; another classic rock band, Rhythm Pilots, will play on August 25th and a dance music band, West Side Drive on September 1st.  Movie Night will be held on a special night, Saturday, August 27thMovie Night will be held at Maalwyck Park featuring Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! 


Sunshine Committee

 Know someone who needs a ray of sunshine or support during a difficult time. They will send a card or make a phone call to let someone know that they are in our thoughts and are special to us.

Senior Services


Medicare                                   What To Do If You Paid A Scammer

Caregiver Conversations                   Spectrum Internet Assist

Catholic Charities                          NiMo Scam

Spot A Stroke Fast                        Free Table

E-Z Pass                                                      

HIICAP Health Insurance Information

        and Counseling Program

Free Legal Consultations

Copy Your Wallet Cards for Free

Donate Eyeglasses

Recycling at the Center 

Property Tax Questions

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)


A Mystery CruiseTo Die For

Save the Date

Friday, September 9th at 1:30 Annual Outdoor Picnic

Join us for hot dogs, salad, and other picnic fare. Tables and games inside and out. Come and visit with you friends and make new ones. Cost $3.00 per person. Members only. RSVP by September 2.

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Senior Moments Mailing Party

Thursday, August 18th at 9 am

Come join us as we prepare the Senior Moments newsletter for mailing. We seal and apply the pre-printed address labels. Task is completed in about 1 1/2 hours. Refreshments are served. Come join us and have some fun! 

Needed Drivers and Dispatchers  

Call Maureen Adamek at (518) 377-8497 

Free Legal Consultations

Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 1:30 pm

Do you have questions about estate planning? Medicaid applications? Glenn Witecki, Esq will be offering free consultations at the Center on the second Wednesday of every other month. For members only. Call the Center to schedule an appointment. 

Driver Safety Course

Tues/Wed August 9 & 10, 2-5 pm

This program may reduce your auto insurance cost. Class xonsists of two three-hour sessions held on two consecutive days. Senior Center membership is not required. Payment is due at sign-up. Please make check payable to Armand Canestraro. No cash. Checks are not cashed until the class is held. Participants must register in person at the front desk. No phone reservations are accepted.

Cost: Members $25 

Non Members $29

Gardening Help Needed

Even if you don't have the greenest of thumbs, we could use your help planting and maintaining the gardens. Please leave your name at the front desk if you are willing to volunteer for a few hours this summer.


Independence w/Aging Vision

Thursday, August 18, 1:30 pm

The Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA) & the Glenville Senior Center present an engaging presentation designed for adults to learn about the early warning signs and leading causes of vision loss eye health, and vision rehabilitation therapy and low vision adaptive aids, such as magnifiers, large print and talking items. Signup at the Front Desk.


Coffee and Conversation

Tuesdays, 9-11 am

Bring a cup of coffee to enjoy while you share your thoughts with others. If you are new to the Center, this is a great way to meet new friends.

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Card Making
Card Making

Card Making

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Van Transportation

For senior residents of Glenville and Scotia only. Senior Center membership not required.

Our van must stay within Glenville/Scotia.

On-request pickup and delivery

Call 518-374-0734 M-F between 9 am and noon at least a day ahead (up to two weeks ahead)

to reserve space and schedule a ride to take you on your errands: to the barber or hairdresser,

Wal-Mart, grocery store, bank, etc. within the town. 

The van  operates Wednesday through Friday, 9am to 3pm.

Donations are gratefully accepted to help defray costs.

The center cannot offer transportation to medical appointments, but Catholic Charities may be able to, with ample advance notice.

Please be mindful of your fellow van riders and be prompt for your pickup times. 

We Need Drivers & Dispatchers: Be a substitute driver or dispatcher.  Call Maureen Adamek at the Center for information

Medical Transportation

Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services offer transportation to medical appointments for Schenectady County seniors aged 60 and older who are not on Medicaid. Our door to door service is also able to transport wheelchair clients. Our donation only program suggests $4.00 for ambulatory services; $6.00 for wheelchair services.

A brief phone registration is required.

Complete program information will be shared at that time. Please call (518) 357-9801,

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Additional Transportation


Stop by the reception desk at the Center for a booklet listing additional options for transportation in Glenville, including many which offer handicapped services.

  Display Case


Be sure to check out the display case in the library to see some unique collections.       











May: Sue Reilly - Cherry blossom depression glass

June:  Sue Reilly - Buttons

July and August: Polish Pottery by Gladys Cox


We need collections for the rest of the year. If you would like to display your collection, please contact Janet Neary at 518-393-0331 or leave a message at the front desk. The case is lighted and always locked. Thank you to Janet for coordinating the displays.




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And Things Are  Even Better!

On Friday, September 18th, 2020, we celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new addition to the Glenville Senior Center. The new space includes a dedicated office for senior volunteers, a new classroom for increased programming and a recreation room complete with pool table, shuffle board table and large screen television. 


Barbara Jones