Arkell Center sets programs for seniors

CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for February.

Each Monday through Friday: At 11:45 a.m. the Office for the Aging Meals of Montgomery Program serves hot meals, $3 donation for ages 60 and older. Call (518) 673-2000 for reservations.

Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday: From 10 to 10:30 a.m. is senior exercise program in the basement. Coffee after.

Each Tuesday: From 10 to 11 a.m. beginner Tai Chi; from 11:10 to 12:10 intermediate Tai Chi, both sponsored by MCOFA, with Earl O’Bryon, instructor. Donations accepted.

Each Wednesday: Both classes are cancelled for Feb. 7.

From 2 to 2:25 p.m. is chair yoga in the gallery.

From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. is gentle yoga with Patty Pietrowicz, instructor, in the basement. $5 donation.

Each Friday: From 9 to 10 a.m. vinyasa flow yoga in the gallery. $10 fee.


Feb. 6: From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. is the blood pressure clinic in the gallery by Home Health Care Partner’s Corp. (co-sponsored by St. Mary’s and Nathan Littauer hospitals).

Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28: From 12:30 to 4 p.m. senior citizens pinochle card party. Donation $2, prizes and refreshments. If anyone wants to sub, call (518) 673-5635.

Feb. 8, 15, and 22: From 10:15 to 11 a.m. the Diet Club meets in the gallery. Call (518) 673-2112.

Feb. 13: At 6 p.m. Canajoharie-Palatine Bridge Chamber of Commerce meeting.

Feb. 14: At 11:30 a.m. Meals of Montgomery Valentine’s Day special manicotti with sauce, green beans, garlic bread, and strawberry shortcake.

Feb. 15: At 1:30 p.m. water color with Shanna Becker. Bring a friend; $10 each.

Feb. 22: At 9:30 a.m. Breakfast with our Senior Neighbors — bring a dish to share.

Feb. 23: At 1 p.m. Canajoharie Senior Citizens meeting.

Feb. 27: From 10:15 to 11 a.m. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meeting.

Feb. 28: From 9 to 10 a.m. core strength and stability class in the basement. Donation $5. Sharon Charles is the instructor.