Tai Chi classes
St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church
Mondays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 12
Join Taekwondo brown belt John Jones as he leads this weekly class. Tai Chi is a collection of movements/postures, providing exercises in balance, coordination, physical control and regulation of breathing. To register, call Westview Senior Center at 482-2120, St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church at 489-4442 or just come to the class.
After Lunch Bunch group discussion
Wednesdays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
You are invited to join our new “After Lunch Bunch” group. A variety of subjects of topical interest will be discussed including women’s issues, family dynamics, travel stories, famous celebrities, election issues, etc. If you are interested in being a facilitator on a particular subject, please contact Lynn Gross at 482-2120.
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Larry Steffler, BSW, CLYL, invites you to laugh your way to less stress and more joy. No previous yoga experience is needed. All fitness and mobility levels are welcome. Laughter yoga is just deep breathing, the willingness to let go, and reconnecting with our childlike nature and laughing.
Sewing Class for Beginners
Thursdays through Sept. 29 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — continuing after lunch 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
The sewing class will be having another four-week session to finish the summer sewing projects they have been working on. The sewing department can supply fabric; however we ask that you bring your own pattern if possible. All seniors are welcome. Instructor: seamstress Alena Taylor. Call 482-2120 to register for the class.
Albany County Veterans Service Bureau presentation
Friday, Sept. 9
The Albany County Veterans Bureau will be coming to Westview Senior Center to explain all the benefits and assistance that can be provided to senior veterans. The presentation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. If you are a veteran and are in need of any kind of assistance, you may call 447-7710 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Senior Legal Services
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Brian Levine of Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc. will meet, via appointment, with seniors age 60 and over. He will provide confidential legal advice and services. The program is funded by the Albany County Department for Aging. Please call Westview Senior Center at 482-2120 to make your appointment.
Shuttle Bus schedule
ShopRite: Tuesdays. Pickup at Westview is at 10:30 a.m. Call 434-4219 for more information.
Walmart in Albany Shopping Trip — Tuesday, Sept. 6. The Senior Service bus will leave Westview Senior Center at 12:30 p.m. and will return at 2:15 p.m. Call 482-2120 to reserve your bus seat.
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Westview Senior Center hosts Happy Hour every Wednesday from 3 to 4:45 p.m. and weekly Wednesday night dinners at 5 p.m. To make your dinner reservation, call 482-2120 by the date of each dinner by 11 a.m. The suggested contribution is $3.
The following is the Wednesday night dinner program schedule for September:
Popcorn and a Movie: Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Relax and enjoy the timeless movie “Singing in the Rain” with us while you munch on soda and popcorn. Following the movie, we will have our community dinner.
Entertainment with Joe C.: Sept. 14 from 4 to 5 p.m. Enjoy a cup of wine, soda and delicious munchies while you listen and dance to the music of Joe C. from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by a delicious community dinner. There is a nominal fee of $3 for the entertainment.
Popcorn and a Movie: Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Come and see a contemporary movie with us, along with snacks and soda. Following the movie, join us for dinner.
Bingo: Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Come and play bingo with us for only 10 cents per card and $1 for the jackpot following the community dinner.