‘Get in the Flow’ workshop planned
LAKE DELAWARE — Dancer and creative movement therapist Ellen Crawford will lead the workshop “Get in the Flow” Wednesday.
According to a media release, she will blend yoga, creative movement and exercise in a fun and relaxing, yet energizing way.
It also states in the release that Crawford studied classical ballet as a child and continued her study in contemporary dance in Europe as a dancer, choreographer and teacher.
She pursued her interest in movement to include yoga and exercise techniques which led to her position as adviser and personal trainer with a physical therapy team in New York City.
Our Place is a free weekly enrichment and activity program offered to seniors from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at St. James Church at 55 Lake Delaware Drive near Bovina.
There is no participation fee. Donations are always welcome.
Coffee, tea and other refreshments will be available.
Contact program facilitator Laurie McIntosh at 607-746-7739 for more information.
Course to be given in driver safety
NORWICH — The AARP Driver Safety Course will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the United Church of Christ at 11 W. Main St. in Norwich. The six-hour course will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Anyone with a New York driver’s license (not a permit) that completes the course may earn a deduction on their automobile insurance for a three-year period, or they can 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 for the course is $20 for AARP card-carrying members or $25. Checks are preferred and should be made payable to AARP on the first day of the course. Participants should bring lunch and a drink, their (New York only) driver’s license, AARP card and a pen to class.
Call the Area Agency on Aging office at 607-337-1770 for more information and to register.
Holiday trip set with country flair
ONEONTA — The Susquehanna Valley Seniors will sponsor a bus trip to Hawley, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to see “A Country Christmas Show.”
Departure from the American Legion in Milford will be at 7:30 a.m. Passengers may board at the Hale Transportation office in Oneonta at 8 a.m.
Passengers will be welcomes at the Waterfront at Silver Birches, a resort on Lake Wallenpaupack in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountain Region. Music and dancing with Donna and the Country Mystics will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
A family-style lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
Donna and the Country Mystics will perform their show from 2 to 3 p.m or thereabouts. According to a media release, the award-winning band is best known for its repertoire of old country classics and new country hits.
Departure will be around 3:45 p.m. with a dinner/rest stop at Bingham’s Restaurant in Lenox, Pennsylvania.
Arrival in Oneonta should be at 7:30 p.m. and Milford at 8 p.m.
The trip will cost $95 per person. Payment is due by Nov. 5. Checks made payable to SVSC may be 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.
Assistance available with digital devices
ONEONTA — Area seniors in need of technical assistance with digital devices such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, as well as ebooks and digital audiobooks, will be helped from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Dec. 18, at Huntington Memorial Library at 62 Chestnut St. in Oneonta when honor students from Oneonta High School’s Youth to Alliance group will be available to assist them.
No appointments are needed. Fully charged devices should be brought to the event.
Call 607-432-1980 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.