All classes require registration, Center membership is required: must show current membership card at registration. Please feel free to come and observe any class. Refunds for missed classes must be requested from the instructor.



La Bella Lingua 

Friday at 1:30

Everyone is welcome. The class consists of reading and translating intermediate Italian stories, vocabulary and some study of Italian culture, food and traditions. There is no fee. The only expense is to buy your own books. The classes are informal and enjoyable. We have fun as we learn to read, write and speak the beautiful language. Ciao! For details send John Alfano an email at or call him at 518-881-8985.

First Monday Book Club

First Monday of the Month,10 am

All Center members are welcome to join our monthly sessions. For each meeting, please read the book and be prepared to join the discussion.

                                                      11/7:  The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell

                                                      12/5:  Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

                                                        1/9:  The Last Flight by Julie Clark

                                                        2/6:  I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

Silver Threads Quilters

Thursdays, 1-3 pm

We are a group of friendly, mentoring ladies who share threads of wisdom and create works of art. This year our group has made quilts to donate to Camp Erin, a camp for bereaved children. Also, some of our generous members made hats, mittens and scarves to give to the camp for the cold Adirondack nights. Everyone is welcome. There is no fee. 

Senior Center Photographers

Thursdays, 10 am

Activities include taking photo trips to local sites, sharing slides and prints, demonstrating the capabilities of a photo-editing program on the Center's computer, and discussing any aspect of film or digital photography. Free to members. Come check us out some Thursday. If you have questions, please contact Bill Rolston

at (518) 383-3183.


Fridays, 10:00 am

Please join us in the library for fun, laughter and cards. If you don't know the game, we will teach you.


Mon, Wed, Fri 4 pm

Novice Play is scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays except where noted on calendar. Questions? Leave a message at the desk.

Card Playing

Mondays and Thursdays, 12:30 pm

We play bridge, pinochle, canasta, hand-and-foot card games and more. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends. Generally, foursomes are established and seldom have openings for drop-in players. If interested, stop by the front desk and add your name to the list of new interested players, indicating the game(s) of your interest. Then follow up with people on the list to establish new groups of play.

Duplicate Bridge

 Tuesdays 12:30 



Haven’t played bridge for a while? No problem! No duplicate bridge experience is necessary. This is a friendly game. Sign-up starts at 12:15 and play begins promptly at 12:30. Join us with your partner. If you need a partner or have any questions, please contact

Ruth Armbruster at 518-399-7871 or Anne Bishop at 518-372-7254.

Mah Jong

Mondays and Thursdays 9:00 am

Anyone interested in having a foursome play at the Center is welcome to play at the card sessions on Monday and Thursdays. We have the game boards or you can bring your own.

Oil, Acrylic & Art

Fridays, 10 am - 1 pm

Certified by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the instructor, Dani Morette provides her expertise as she guides you through your current piece of art. Whether a beginner or an experienced painter, you can learn new techniques or brush up on what your already know. Bring your own supplies for your intended new creation. Paint whatever you desire. See instructor for information on fees and schedule.

Paint with Peggy

Monday, Nov. 21, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to try oil painting? Are you afraid you can't paint because you can't draw? Welcome to "Paint with  Peggy"!  Peggy is a certified Alexander Art Instructor and Wilson Bickford Painting Partner. These classes do not require drawing skills, and they are also not paint-by-number. Peggy provides everything to complete the oil painting: canvas, brushes, palette of paints, etc.  Then through classroom instruction, each person creates their own unique oil painting.  If you have questions, email Peggy at: or call/text 518-925-2238. Just bring a box (such as a clean pizza box) to take home your completed painting! Beginners are welcome!! Try It!  It's FUN!. 

Monday, Nov. 21st "Winter Peace"

A peaceful landscape that reflects the stillness of winter.


Watercolors with Mary 

Monday,  November 7, 10 am - 12 pm

Monday, December 5, 10 am - 12 pm


Complete an entire painting during this class. List of supplies you need to bring with you are available at signup; paper provided. Sign up at the front desk in advance and make checks payable to the instructor, Mary Fekete. 518-384-3393. Fee $6.00

Qigong Class

Fridays, Nov. 11 - Dec. 16 (5 week session)

10:30 - 11:30 am

This is a lass to help with breathing and blood circulation.  This Qigong is also good for balance and putting harmony back into your life. Qigong is an ancient form of breathing and movement. Come experience this slow moving experience and put your body and mind back into focus. The cost is $35 paid in full on the first day of class. Please contact Tony Grimaldi (certified instructor and 3rd Duan rank) from New Moon Tai Chi at (518) 469-4462 to register.


Stampin' Up Card Workshop

Tuesday, November 29 27 at 1 pm

Tuesday, December 27 at 1 pm

Join us for an afternoon of creativity and paper-crafting fun. Materials and instruction are provided to make four greeting cards. Sign up in advance at the front desk. Please make checks payable to the instructor, Brigid Meyer. 

Cost: $10 per class. Please bring your own adhesives to class, or contact instructor ahead of class if you need to purchase them. 

Country Line Dancing

Fridays, 1:15 - 2:30 pm

 This is a fun class for anyone to get started in Country Line Dancing. Steps will be broken down and taught at an easy pace. Dances are done to fun, upbeat music!  Must be a Senior Center member.

Instructor: Robin Dyanick has been teaching in the area since 2014. for more information and to sign up  email Robin at Pay as you go. Cost: $7.00 per class.

Affirmations Group

Wednesdays at 10 am

Affirmations are positive statements, about ourselves. Come to our group and feel even better about who we are. The first group meeting willl be on September 7th. Looking forward to meeting you.

Moderator:  Kathleen D. Russo MSW

Zentangle Class

November 30 - 1 pm - 3 pm  

Using simple Zentangle (patterned) designs to create gift tags. For beginners and those who have taken the Zentangle introduction class. All materials will be provided by the instructor. Cost $ 

January 4, 11, 18, 25*, 1 pm - 2 pm / *1 pm - 3 pm  

One hour session (first three we weeks) will focus on a different Zentangle patterns.

 Fourth week is a culmination in "found poetry" from the previous 3 classes.

It is recommended that those who plan on attending the final workshop attend at least two of the three sessions prior.

Cost: First 3 classes $5.00, Class 4 is $10.00

Attend all 4 classes: Cost is $20.00

Make checks payable to Linda Fasno. 

Members only. Max 10 people