Senior News Briefs

Collins 50 Plus Seniors

Activities for the week of Dec. 30 to Jan. 5

Tuesday, Jan. 1: Happy New Year !

Wednesday, Jan. 2: Exercises with Pat, 10 a.m. in Painter Center gym; Quilting with Florence, 10:30 a.m. in Collins Library Community Room; Games & Crafts with Pat, 1 p.m. in Painter Center Yellow Room; Senior Bowling, 1 p.m. at K&L Lanes in Gowanda, small fee.

Thursday, Jan. 3: Yoga with Donna, 11 a.m. Painter Center gym, small fee.

Friday, Jan. 4: Percussion & Exercises with Kim, 9 a.m. in Painter Center gym, small fee; Exercises with Pat, 10 a.m. Painter Center gym; Movie Day, 1p.m. at the Collins Library. This month’s film is a comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Gillian Jacobs. Popcorn will be served.

*In case of bad weather check out Channel 2 News WGRZ for closings listed under 50 Plus Seniors, L.K. Painter Com. Ctr.

** Just Announced ** Join the Collins 50 Plus Seniors on Wednesday, May 1 as they travel to Erie, PA to the Station Theatre for the comedy show “Four Old Broads.” Flyers are available at the Collins Town Hall lobby or the L.K. Painter Center. We will be traveling by comfortable coach bus, dinner and show all for $89. Call 532-2006 ext. 21 for more details and to sign up.

Grape Belt Senior News

Aerobics and Weights with Catherine on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. In the event that Catherine cancels aerobics and weights, she will post it on the Grape Belt Seniors Facebook page, on her own Facebook page, WDOE and Chautauqua Today.

There will be no Aerobics and Weights classes on Dec. 31.

2019 dues are now being collected at the Center.

All trips, extended as well as day trips, are open to the public; members and non-members. Fliers for upcoming trips for 2019 are available at the Center.

Trips planned for 2019 FIRST PAID – FIRST RESERVED!

May 13: DelLago Casino. Get $25 slot dollars and free lunch buffet. $32 per person. Pay by Feb. 10.

May 24: BPO “An American Salute.” Includes lunch at Pearl Street Grill. Sign up by Jan. 10. Pay by Feb. 10

June 9: 1:10 p.m. Yankees and Cleveland Indians game. All you can eat buffet until 7th inning. Club seating! This trip is full and finalized. May sign up in case there are cancellations.

June 26: Customer Appreciation. Seneca Niagara. Pay $30. Get $30 in slots and free buffet.

July 26: Customer Appreciation. Seneca Niagara. Pay $30. Get $30 in slots and free buffet.

Details forthcoming on the following trips:

July: Wellsville Balloon Festival

August: Belhurst Castle in Geneva

October: Bradford dinner theater, “Witches Brew.” Zippo Museum.

Casino Trips:

Oct. 8: Musical Tribute to Beautiful and Carole King. Carol King’s – all male Carole King Tribute. Family friendly comedy. Custom musical arrangements. A cast from NYC. $78 per person for show, $20 free slot play, and buffet lunch. Seneca Niagara Casino.

Nov. 5: The Rat Pack. Tribute to Dean, Frank, and Sammy. Seneca Allegany. $78 per person for show, $20 free slot play, and buffet lunch.

Dec. 10: The Lettermen Hits and Holiday Show. Seneca Niagara. $78 per person for show, $20 free slot play, and buffet lunch.

Extended trips for 2019:

Mid-Atlantic Rail Adventure: April 24 to 27. Trip includes motor coach transportation to Pittsburgh and a river cruise on the Gateway Clipper. Rail transportation to Washington, D.C. aboard Amtrak’s full-service Capitol Limited. Monuments and memorials. Baltimore – Inner Harbor. National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Arlington National Cemetery. Return trip by motor coach departing from Baltimore.

New York, New York on July 4: July 3 to 6. Includes Hyde Park – F.D. Roosevelt’s home, West Point Military Academy, Hudson River/NYC Harbor Cruise – view Macy’s fireworks from the Capt. J.P. II. Two-night stay at Edison Hotel in the Times Square area. Shopping. Tour of NYC. Broadway musical. Travel is by motor coach.

Bavarian Europe: Sept. 10 to 20. Includes air fare to and from Austria. Then tour Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Milan. Fliers re: this trip are now available.

For information and to sign up for any of the extended trips, call Marianne Serio at 672-5274. For more information and to sign up for any day trips, call Judy Marino at 672-5778.

Find Grape Belt Seniors on Facebook. Active members are eligible to join the FB group.

Happy New Year!