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Card making class slated for Wednesday

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

The Fulton County Senior Council will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 17, at the senior center. Come at 9:30 a.m. to have coffee and refreshments and socialize before the meeting. Join attendees to hear what all the different clubs have been doing and what events or trips may be coming up.

The senior center has some new classes: Mahjong from 10 a.m. to noon each Monday; a beginner computer class from 10 to 11 a.m. or 11 a.m. to noon each Tuesday; knit and crochet group meets from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday — beginners to all levels of ability are welcome to come stitch and socialize; yoga has a new class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.

Chair caning with instructor, Linda Eastman, has started again from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Eastman welcomes anyone interested to come and see what chair caning is about. If anyone is new and wants to try chair caning or has questions, call Eastman at Linda’s Antiques at (518) 883-8306. 

Card making with Julie Passero will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The price is $3 and participants will get to make some cards and have some refreshments. Call to sign up so the center can plan accordingly.

Oct. 15:

∫ From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. free blood pressure clinic; walk in the center.

∫ At 1 p.m. bingo with a chance to win a prize. Refreshments and socializing will follow the games.

A representative from Collette Travel will be at the center at 1 p.m. Oct. 23, to discuss a trip to the Pacific Northwest and California scheduled for September 2020. 

Anyone who is interested in going on the Collette trip to the British Isles from April 23 to May 2, 2020 will need to register by Oct. 24, but final payment is not due until February 2020. For more information about this trip, brochures are at the center.

Quilt raffle tickets are available for $5 until Oct. 10, when will have the drawing at Nicolino’s during the 50 Plus Club’s anniversary luncheon. The raffle is to raise money for a barn quilt square for the center.

The membership drive is in full swing. Anyone who signs up or renew their membership by Dec. 31, will be entered in a drawing to win $50. The membership cost is $15 for the year and members have the benefit of saving money on classes, trips, and some events.

For more information about classes, events and activities, stop in at the center or call (518) 762-4643. The center has books and magazines available in the lobby along with general information including services that may be helpful to seniors. Go to Facebook at and now the center newsletter, “The Eavesdropper” is available on Facebook or it can be e-mailed to keep current with all the happenings.

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