Special Events



 Chair Yoga is Back!

Weekly on Wednesdays, 10:15 – 11:00AM (NOTE: time changed)

Seated and standing yoga poses; a chair can be used as needed.

Improves balance, strength and flexibility.


CHOW Bus

Suspended for the winter months.

We'll post on the website and post a sign in our reception area when they start up again.


AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety Class

NOTE: No December class at our Senior Center.

We posted the early 2020 class dates below.


Chop & Chat

Faith in Action presents this program to offer socialization and delicious nutritional recipes.

Monday, December 9th at 10:30AM -- making Winter Lentil Soup

Sign-up required prior to the event (by the Wednesday before). See the receptionist to sign-up.

Please plan to stay and socialize with us!

Limited to 20 people.


Holiday Line Dance Show

Monday, December 9th, 11:00 – 11:30AM

The Line Dancers, led by Julie Allen, always look like they're having so much fun!

Don't miss this opportunity to watch them perform.


Nutrition Education: Healthy Holiday Swaps

Tuesday, December 10th at 11:30AM

Presented by Kathleen Cook, from the Cornell Cooperative Extension, through the USDA SNAP Program.


Craft Time with Roxanne: Candy Cane Decoration OR Wreath

Tuesday, December 10th, 1:00 – 3:00PM

See the samples in the reception area, along with the sign-up sheets.

Materials fee: $12.00.

All materials will be provided; pay Roxanne at class.

Class participants limited; sign up soon!


Birthday Cake

Presented by Marilynn Fanto from EmblemHealth

 

Happy, happy birthday to our December birthdays! Come celebrate with us!

Wednesday, December 11th at 11:45AM


Book It to Book Club!

On Wednesday, December 11th, 3:00 – 4:00PM, we’ll discuss

The Day the World Came to Town

by Jim DeFede.

Please plan to provide your own book.


"Toys for Tots" Toy Drive

Thursday, December 12th, 9:00AM – 1:30PM

DJ Ryin Nugent spins holiday tunes for us.

New, unwrapped toys for newborns to 10-years old welcome.

Refreshments will be provided.


Art Show

Friday, December 13th, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Our talented art classes are hosting an Art Show featuring their work, which would make great holiday gifts!

This is a free event and open to the public.

Stop by and browse!

Refreshments will be provided.


Craft Time with Roxanne: Elf Gnome, Candy Sleds, Reindeer/Santa 6-Pack

Tuesday, December 17th, 1:00 – 3:00PM

See the samples in the reception area, along with the sign-up sheets.

Materials fee - Elf Gnome & Sled (makes 2 sleds): $5.00.

Materials fee - Reindeer/Santa 6-Pack: $6.00; bring your own 6-pack including the carry case.

Perfect for hostess gifts and stocking stuffers.

All materials will be provided; pay Roxanne at class.

Class participants limited; sign up soon!


Chef Weaver

Tuesday, December 17th at 1:30PM

Chef Weaver joins us from The Hearth at Castle Gardens.

Nutritional Recipes for Seniors


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Red Hat Society

Tuesday, December 17th at 3:30PM

Not at the JCSC this month.


Hair Cuts

Beautician

Wednesday, December 18th, 10:00 – 11:30AM

Dry haircuts for men and women by Debbie Roberts. $15 each.

By appointment at the receptionist desk.


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Blood Pressure & Glucose Checks

Joyce from The Medicine Shoppe joins us. Know your numbers!

Wednesday, December 18th, 10:00AM 12:00PM


 

Quilt Raffle!!!

Have you seen this beautiful handmade quilt hanging in our Dining Room?

This one-of-a-kind, queen-sized (80”x100”) quilt was made by our very own JCSC Quilters!

They fondly refer to it as their “Scrap Happy Quilt”.

To enter the raffle, purchase a chance at the receptionist's desk.

1 ticket = $1.00     |     6 tickets = $5.00

We'll draw the winner at our Holiday Lunch on Wednesday, December 18th at 11:45AM.


Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, December 18th at 11:45AM

Join us as we celebrate with all your delicious favorites!

A contribution of $4.25 is requested for people age 60+ and spouse of any age. Those under age 60 are charged $5.25 per meal.

Menu: Sliced roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, Monte Carlo vegetables and strawberry shortcake.

The Soup, Salad and Sandwich Bar will NOT be available.

Please plan to reserve your holiday lunch no later than Tuesday, 12/17 at noon.


Legal Aid

Thursday, December 19th, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Melissa Krause, from the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, is available to meet one-on-one and provide free legal services. Offered monthly.

Call us at 607-797-3145 or see the receptionist for an appointment.


Monthly Raffles!!!

Get in on the December raffles!

We're offering 3 different raffles this month. All in time for the holidays!

1 - $50 Gift Certificate to Cortese Restaurant

2 - Two Tickets to a Regular-Season Binghamton Devils Game of Your Choice

3 - $50 in Lottery Tickets ($45 in one-dollar tickets and one $5 ticket)

To enter the raffles, purchase a chance at the receptionist's desk.

1 ticket = $1.00     |     6 tickets = $5.00

We'll draw the winners at lunch on Friday, December 20th at 12:00PM.


Sing-Along Part 2 - Holiday Caroling!

Friday, December 20th, 12:15 1:15PM

Jack's got more fun planned as he and his guitar friends lead us in a sing-along of all our holiday favorites.

Lyrics will be provided.

Join us for a fun time that includes hot chocolate and cookies!


JCSC Closed

Wednesday, December 25th

We'll be closed for Christmas. 


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JCSC Closed

Wednesday, January 1st

We'll be closed for New Year's Day.

 Happy New Year! May 2020 be good to you!


Trip Fair

Thursday, January 9th at 1:00PM

The Trip Committee will announce their full lineup of 2020 trips!

The Johnson City Senior Center trips (and Trip Fair) are open to everyone!

Deposits accepted for trips.


   AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety Class

Payment required to secure your spot. Check or money order (payable to AARP). See our receptionist to register and pay.

AARP Members $20.00

Non-AARP Members $25.00

Tuesday, January 14th & Thursday, January 16th, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Must attend both dates.


MLK Day of ServiceTechnology Help

Monday, January 20th, 10:15AM – 12:00PM

Binghamton University students will be available to answer your tech questions on your cell phone, tablet or laptop.

Assistance provided on a first come, first served basis.


Hearing Screening

Wednesday, January 22nd, 9:00 – 11:00AM

Amanda VanFossen, with Tri-City Hearing, will be onsite to provide free hearing screenings.

Call 607-797-3145 or see our receptionist for an appointment.


Book It to Book Club!

On Wednesday, January 22nd, 3:00 – 4:00PM, we’ll discuss

The Red Tent

by Anita Diamant.

Please plan to provide your own book.


  AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety Class

Payment required to secure your spot. Check or money order (payable to AARP). See our receptionist to register and pay.

AARP Members $20.00

Non-AARP Members $25.00

Tuesday, February 11th & Tuesday, February 18th, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Must attend both dates.


Blue Velvet Band - Sweetheart Dance

Sunday, February 16th, 2:00 – 5:00PM

Come enjoy the Blue Velvet Band as they play classics for your dancing and listening pleasure.

General Admission $10   |   SUNY Students $8

Light refreshments available for sale.


 AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety Class

Payment required to secure your spot. Check or money order (payable to AARP). See our receptionist to register and pay.

AARP Members $20.00

Non-AARP Members $25.00

Tuesday, March 17th & Thursday, March 19th, 1:00 – 4:00PM

Must attend both dates.


Book It to Book Club!

On Wednesday, ???, 3:00 – 4:00PM, we’ll discuss

Lady Clementine: A Novel

by Marie Benedict.

Please plan to provide your own book.