Arkell Center sets September schedule

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

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:

∫ Sept. 18, and 25, class is cancelled. From 9 to 10 a.m. core strength and stability class in basement with Sharon Charles, instructor. Donation: $5.

∫ 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:

∫ 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: The Sept. 21, and 28, class is cancelled. From 9 to 10 a.m. vinyasa flow yoga in the gallery. $10 fee.


Today: Arkell Center will be closed for Labor Day.

Tuesday: 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).

Sept. 5, 12, 19, and 26: 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.

Sept. 6, 13, 20, and 27:

∫ From 10 to 11:15 a.m. Molly Capito of the Montgomery County OFA, will present Eat Healthy be Active with nutritional tips, taste test, handouts, prizes weekly. Call (518) 843-2300 and reserve a seat.

∫ From 10:15 to 11 a.m. the Diet Club meets in the gallery. Call Capito at (518) 673-2112.

Friday: At 1 p.m. Canajoharie Senior Citizens Club meeting.

Sept. 10: At 6 p.m. Palatine Literary Society meeting — bring a dish to share.

Sept. 11:

∫ From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. defensive driving with the Shults Agency.

∫ At 6 p.m. Canajoharie-Palatine Bridge Chamber of Commerce meeting.

Sept. 12: From 6 to 8 p.m. knit-crochet with Carol Balfe. Bring a friend.

Sept. 20: At 1:30 p.m. water color with Shanna Becker. Bring a friend; $10 each.

Sept. 21: At 1 p.m. Canajoharie Senior Citizens meeting; at 1:30 p.m. Kelly Farquar, Montgomery County historian, will present Memories of Montgomery County.