Special Events



 Chair Yoga is Back!

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

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

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 – 4:15PM

Must attend both dates.

NOTE: price increase effective 7/1/2020 – AARP Members $25.00; Non-AARP Members $30.00.


Presidents' Day

Monday, February 17th

We are closed on Presidents' Day.

NO Bingo on 2/17.


"Your World" Round Table - Protecting What Matters to You

Tuesday, February 18th, 10:30 – 11:30AM

Nick Romo, State Farm Agent, diagrams "Your World" with all that matters to you: "your" people and assets.

He reviews risk factors that can impact your world including health, passing, out-living savings, home and auto claims and major events.


Chef Weaver

Tuesday, February 18th at 1:30PM

Chef Weaver joins us from The Hearth at Castle Gardens. She'll demonstrate a yummy recipe!

Delicious Nutritional Recipes for Seniors


Red Hat Society

Tuesday, February 18th at 3:30PM

Our theme this month is storytelling.


Humana Here

Wednesday, February 19th, 10:00 11:30AM

Stephanie Taylor, from Humana, is at the Johnson City Senior Center to answer your questions.


Blood Pressure & Glucose Checks

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

Wednesday, February 19th, 10:00AM 12:00PM


Legal Aid

Thursday, February 20th, 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.


Presidents' Day Luncheon

Thursday, February 20th at 11:45AM

Celebrate a Presidents' Day Lunch at the Johnson City Senior Center. Lunch will be served at 11:45 AM.

Lunch menu:
Roast Turkey
Mashed Potatoes
Peas & Corn
Cherry Crisp with Whipped Topping

Please reserve your lunch no later than Wednesday, 2/19 at 12:00 PM by calling 607-797-3145.


Telehealth Education Class

Thursday, February 20th, 1:00 – 2:30PM

Presented by Binghamton University's TRUST program* (a group of students on a rural and underserved education track from the Schools of Pharmacy, Social Work and Nursing).

This program is presented via a large-screen TV with the students broadcasting live, so questions can be asked/answered in real time.

This is the first of three classes that'll be offered.

The topic of this first Telehealth Education Class is "Chronic Pain & How to Deal With It" by the Binghamton University TRUST Program Pharmacy Students.

Come check it out and learn more about telehealth as a means of enhancing healthcare using telecommunication technologies!

* BU's TRUST program is "The Rural and Underserved Service Track" (TRUST). It's a cocurricular track that aims to develop a group of healthcare professionals dedicated to caring for rural, underserved populations through interprofessional teamwork.


Chop & Chat

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

Monday, February 24th at 10:30AM -- Barley Vegetable 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.


 

Rock Steady Boxing & LSVT BIG

Tuesday, February 25th, 10:30 – 11:30AM

Evelyn Deeley, from Deeley Physical Therapy, presents two programs, Rock Steady Boxing and LSVT BIG, that help those dealing with Parkinson's Disease and other neurological conditions. These programs can help with walking, self-care and other everyday tasks.

For more information on Rock Steady Boxing, click here. The website will open in a new window/tab.

For more information on LSVT BIG, click here. The website will open in a new window/tab.

Rock Steady Boxing Southern Tier was recently featured on WBNG. Click here for the story. The story will open in a new window/tab.


Beautician

Wednesday, February 26th, 10:00 – 11:30AM

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

By appointment at the receptionist desk.



Tech Assistant Available

Wednesday, February 26th, 3:00 – 4:00PM

We're going to try something different with our Tech Assistant.

Katie will be coming Wednesday afternoons so that she can help you with your questions on your cell phone, tablet and/or laptop.

She'll visit every Wednesday afternoon for Binghamton University's spring semester.


Monthly Raffle!!!

Get in on the February raffle for a $50 gift card for Aldi's!

To enter the raffle, 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, February 28th at 12:00PM.


Book It to Book Club!

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

Lady Clementine

by Marie Benedict.

Please plan to provide your own book. This book will be available on January 7th, 2020.


Chop & Chat

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

Monday, March 9th at 10:30AM -- Cabbage 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.


Nutrition Education: March Into Fitness

Tuesday, March 10th at 11:30AM

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


Birthday Cake

Presented by Marilynn Fanto from EmblemHealth

 

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

Wednesday, March 11th at 11:45AM


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 – 4:15PM

Must attend both dates.


Chop & Chat

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

Monday, March 23rd at 10:30AM -- Spring Quinoa Vegetable 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.


Site Council

Tuesday, March 24th, 12:30 – 1:30PM

If you'd like to learn more about what's going on at the Senior Center, or help shape upcoming projects and fundraisers, or have concerns regarding the center, join us! We value your input.


Book It to Book Club..... A Field Trip!

Having read the book, The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict, the Book Club decided to see

The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

on Saturday, April 4th at 7:00PM

at The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage.

All are welcome to join us. Tickets are $20/$25. By purchasing a group of 10+ tickets, the price is discounted 20% (to $16/$20). Those age 65+, get a senior ticket for $16 (discounted price). We have enough people that want to go to get the discounted price.

If you're interested in joining us, please let Kim Robinson know by February 14th that you want a ticket.

For more information on the show, visit goodwilltheatre.net/upcoming-events.


Blue Velvet Band - Veteran's Day / USO Dance

Sunday, November 15th, 2:00 – 5:00PM

They're back! 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.