Tropical Getaway set for February 22

SIDNEY — The Tri-County Seniors in Sidney will sponsor a Tropical Getaway Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Sidney American Legion Hall at 22 Union St. All area seniors are welcome.

A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. followed by an afternoon of games and cards. Attendees may bring a tropical-themed dish to pass or a dish of their choice. Place settings and beverages will be provided.

Call Carol at 607-563-8065 for more information.

‘Cats’ performance  to be seen in May

ONEONTA — Susquehanna Valley Seniors Club members and anyone else interested will travel to Proctors Theater in Schenectady on Sunday, May 3, for a matinee performance of the long-running, award-winning Broadway musical “Cats.” 

A motorcoach will leave Oneonta at 9 a.m. and take on additional passengers in Milford at 9:30 am.

Lunch will be at Olive Garden in Albany from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. before re-boarding for the ride to Schenectady.

The performance will start at 2 p.m. and last about 2½ hours. 

Passengers will be dropped off at 6 p.m. in Milford and 6:30 p.m. in Oneonta. 

The cost is $150 per person and includes transportation, meal money and a ticket to the show. Payment is due by April 2. 

Checks may 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 reserve a seat. 

Trip arranged to see March flower show

SIDNEY — Payment is due by Friday, Feb. 21 for the Tri-County Seniors’ trip to the Capital Region Garden and Flower Show in Troy on Friday, March 27.

A bus will leave Sidney at 8 a.m., with a second pick up in Oneonta at 8:30.

Passengers will spend three and one-half hours at the show before boarding the bus for a late lunch at Golden Corral.

Arrival in Oneonta should be about 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in Sidney.

The $85 fee includes transportation, admission to the show and lunch. The trip is open to adults of all ages.

Call Carol at 607-563-8065 to reserve a seat. Send checks made out to Tri-County Senior Center to P.O. Box 275, Sidney, NY 13838. 

Programs scheduled at area senior center

COOPERSTOWN — Upcoming programs at the Cooperstown Senior Community Center 31 Elm St. include at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, Live Strong exercises led by Carol LaChance; “Anything Goes” from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, and at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, a program called “Active Shooter” will be presented by Bob Satriano. 

The center is open from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays.

Email coopseniorcenter@gmail.com for more information.

Seniors need help with transportation

DELHI — The Delaware County Office for the Aging is seeking community members to help transport local seniors to and from non-emergency medical appointments. Mileage will be reimbursed. Anyone interested is asked to call 607-832-5750 for more information.

Volunteer drivers needed by agency

The Otsego County Office for the Aging, in partnership with GetThere, a regional transportation coordination service is looking for volunteers to drive seniors to their medical appointments. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and volunteers can accept transports that work with their schedules. Gas cards may also be distributed.

Those interested in volunteering are asked to call the Office for the Aging at 607-547-4232 or 607-432-9041. 

Medical equipment may be borrowed

WRIGHT — The Schoharie Valley Lions Club will loan medical equipment, including hospital beds, walkers, commodes and crutches to those in need. The club also accepts donations of medical equipment. Call 518-872-0802 or 518-296-8076 about donating or borrowing equipment and for more information.

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