Shirley Luck plans Capital Region trips

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St.

The center is sponsoring trips as follows: Nov. 27, to Colonie Center for some early Christmas shopping and a meal at The Golden Corral; Dec. 2, to Proctors for “The Nutcracker” with a stop at the Blue Ribbon Diner on the way home; May 5, 2019, to Proctors for “The Phantom of the Opera.” If interested, stop by or contact the center at (518) 762-4643 for more information and to sign up.

Upcoming events:

∫ Aug. 21: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. blood pressure free clinic with Julie Passero; at 1 p.m. bingo with refreshments and prizes.

Hosted by the 50 Plus Club:

∫ Aug. 23: “Harnessing Nature” a film and presentation on the making of the Sacandaga Reservoir by Lauren Roberts.

∫ Aug. 30: Cold plate luncheon served by the Office for the Aging. The cost for is $3. Call the center for reservations.

The American Association of Retired Persons defensive driving course are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the senior center are as follows: Sept. 29; Oct. 19; and Nov. 14. Pre-registration is required by calling or stopping at the center.

To keep up on all the center events, trips, and classes, those interested can read the monthly newsletter, “Eavesdropper” which can be e-mailed, picked up at the center, or mailed for the price of postage.