Group’s agenda to include auction

MOUNT UPTON — The Mount Upton Seniors will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Rockdale Rod and Gun Club.

On the agenda is an auction followed by lunch and fellowship. It is suggested that members think about fall cleaning and bring any unwanted items from their homes to be auctioned.

Survey to address community needs

COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County Office for the Aging’s Community Needs Survey that seeks input from Otsego County residents 60 and older and their caregivers is nearing its completion deadline.

Residents are asked to complete the survey before September to provide feedback regarding services and supports that may be helpful to ensure older residents are able to remain living independently in their home and community.

Subjects include transportation, social activities, housing and caregiver support. Paper surveys will be made available to those who call 607-547-4232 or 607-432-9041. Surveys are available at www.otsegocounty.com and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/otsegoagingsurvey.

Call OFA at 607-547-4232 for more information.

Composting facts to be presented

LAKE DELAWARE — At the Our Place program at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, Maria Schermerhorn of Delhi Community Compost will give a presentation on the basics and reported benefits of composting.

Our Place is a free weekly enrichment and activity program for seniors, at St. James’ Church on state Route 28 near Bovina. The doors at are open from noon to 3 p.m. Senors may drop in for any portion of the afternoon. No reservations are necessary.

Coffee, tea and other refreshments are available throughout the afternoon. Homemade soup is served at noon. Donations are welcome.

Contact program facilitator Laurie McIntosh at 845-676-4727 for more information.

Course for drivers to be in Norwich

NORWICH — The United Church of Christ at 11 W. Main St. will host the AARP Driver Safety course on Sept. 10 and 11. The six-hour course will be from 9 a.m to noon each day. Participants must attend both days.

Anyone with a New York driver’s license that completes the course may earn a deduction on their automobile insurance for a three year period, or have points removed from their driver’s license. If a family owns more than one vehicle, a second person must take the course to qualify for the second vehicle discount.

The fee is $20 for AARP members (with proof of membership) or $25, which should be paid to AARP on the first day of the course. Paying by check is preferred. Participants should bring their NY driver’s license, AARP card if they have one and a pen. class.

Call 607-337-1770 for more information and to register.

Survey to address community needs

COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County Office for the Aging’s Community Needs Survey that seeks input from Otsego County residents 60 and older and their caregivers is nearing its completion deadline.

Residents are asked to complete the survey before September to provide feedback regarding services and supports that may be helpful to ensure older residents are able to remain living independently in their home and community.

Subjects include transportation, social activities, housing and caregiver support. Paper surveys will be made available to those who call 607-547-4232 or 607-432-9041. Electronic surveys are available at www.otsegocounty.com and an online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/otsegoagingsurvey.

Call OFA at 607-547-4232 for more information.

Overnight journey set in late March

ONEONTA — Susquehanna Valley Seniors will present “Spring in Lancaster” featuring “Queen Esther” on Wednesday and Thursday, March 25 and 26.

Passengers will leave the Hale Transportation office in Oneonta at 6 a.m. Any passengers in Sidney and Binghamton may board as well.

Upon arrival in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the group will partake of a smorgasbord lunch at Miller’s.

The Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre’s performance of “Queen Esther” a Bible story from the Old Testament set at the time of the Persian Empire, will be presented from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

After check in at the Best Western Eden Resort, passengers will dine at their leisure at the hotel restaurant with included meal money.

After a breakfast buffet on Thursday, passengers will travel to Kitchen Kettle Village for 90 minutes of shopping. The next stop will be the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre for a lunch buffet and matinee performance of “Grumpy Old Men” based on the 1993 movie of the same name about two aging men who have differing views on life.

The bus will depart Pennsylvania at about 3:15 p.m., make one fast food rest stop and arrive in Oneonta at 8 p.m.

The cost of the trip will be $360 per person per double occupancy; $318 for a triple; $308 for a quad; or $390 for a single. Payment is due by Feb. 4. Checks should be made payable to SVSC and mailed to Linda Martinez at 131 Dorr Edison Road, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Call Martinez at 607-434-1054 for more information and to request a brochure for the trip.

Bus booked for NJ tribute show

Area seniors are invited to join the Tri-County Seniors on a bus trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in West Hampton, New Jersey, on Saturday, Oct. 19, for lunch and a rock ‘n’ roll tribute show featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and the king of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley.

Passengers will be served a lunch entree they select from a menu. An all-you-can-eat dessert buffet with more than 50 choices will be featured.

The bus will leave Sidney at 7:30 a.m. and return about 7 p.m. There will also be a 7 a.m. pickup at Hale Transportation garage in Oneonta, returning at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $140 per person.

Call Carol at 607-563-8065 for more information and to book the trip. Deadline for reservations and payment is Friday, Sept. 13.

Survey to address community needs

COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County Office for the Aging’s Community Needs Survey that seeks input from Otsego County residents 60 and older and their caregivers is nearing its completion deadline.

Residents are asked to complete the survey before September to provide feedback regarding services and supports that may be helpful to ensure older residents are able to remain living independently in their home and community.

Subjects include transportation, social activities, housing and caregiver support. Paper surveys will be made available to those who call 607-547-4232 or 607-432-9041. Electronic surveys are available at www.otsegocounty.com and an online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/otsegoagingsurvey.

Call OFA at 607-547-4232 for more information.

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