Friday, May 6th, 2022 11:30 am – 1:30 pm **Seating will be limited. Join in this fun-filled event as see the latest fashions for this mother's day! The Mother’s Day Fashion Show and Luncheon promises to be a fun and pleasing day to see this summer’s stunning fashions. All proceeds from this year’s Fashion Show and Luncheon support CSSC’s Transportation Services Program. Our fleet of vehicles has the capacity to complete over 100 trips per day taking seniors to medical appointments, shopping and other activities. This service assists seniors to age-in-place in their own home in the community. [...]
Roger Dames, CSSC’s Driver Fitness Coordinator, will conduct a Defensive Driving Class on: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, NY. Cost is $25 per person, due before day of class. To reserve your seat, call 518-459-2857, ext. 340.
Korean food is some of the healthiest on earth, with an emphasis on vegetables, meats cooked simply and without much oil, and a near obsession with the fermented vegetable kimchi. Much of the food that exists in Korea today and the customs surrounding it have come from royal cuisine and the complex customs of the ancient court. The food is a study in balance with careful consideration given to temperature, spiciness, color and texture along with considered presentation. With generous support from CDPHP, please join a Chef from Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen, and Jennifer Zhao, Executive Director of the International Center [...]
Friday, May 13, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. “Cruising to the Islands” Menu • Bermudian Fish Chowder with Black Rum • Arugula Salad with Cucumbers and Dill with White Balsamic Vinaigrette • Roasted Chicken with Mango Sauce • Rice & Peas, Spinach • Key Lime Pie These wonderful drive thru meals are available to anyone in the community. Reservations are required and the cost is $15 per meal. To make a reservation or for additional information, please call Louis at 518-459-2857 ext. 340.
The Beltrone Living Center has scheduled their spring open house for Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Come tour one of our region’s premiere independent senior 55+ living communities. Adjacent to the Crossings Park of Colonie, The Beltrone is about affordability, a multitude of on-going planned activities and outings, wonderful cuisine prepared on premise by Mazzone Hospitality and location, location, location; close to shopping and area attractions. Many apartment models to choose from. For questions or for additional information call 518-459-2711.
May’s Outing – Korean Anyone? Join Diane on her next scheduled international dining excursion to Sunhee’s Farm & Kitchen, 95-97 Ferry Street in Troy on Tuesday, May 17, 2021. The name “Sunhee’s” is derived from the combination of the ends of the chefs’ Korean names, Sun Hwa and Chun Hee. Just as the namesake draws upon each individual to create a single entity, Sun Hwa and Chun Hee’s passion for food and complimentary syles come together to form an impeccable partnership in the kitchen. Having immigrated separately to the US in 1993, Sun Hwa and Chun Hee share in more than [...]
Join us on Friday, May 20 for our third free community concert in a four-part series entitled World Concert Series – Music for the Ages. May is dedicated to Italian music, culture and cuisine. Formed forty years ago, The Good Times Band with members John Rizzo on guitar, Nick Rizzo on base and Todd Sardella on keyboard and vocals know all the pop and classic Italian tunes. All originally from Schenectady and related to one another, John explained that their music is as important to them as their family. This event is possible with the generous support from the New York [...]
Roger Dames, CSSC’s Driver Fitness Coordinator, will conduct a Defensive Driving Class on: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, NY. Cost is $25 per person, due before day of class. To reserve your seat, call 518-459-2857, ext. 340.
Join Diane on her next scheduled international excursion to Moliendo Café, 791 Madison Avenue in Albany on Wednesday, June 1 at 4:30 p.m. (CSSC bus will be leaving by 4:00 p.m.) Humble and brightly lit, Moliendo Café feels as warm and welcoming as their traditional Colombian cooking. Owner Diane Murcia, a native of Medellin, Colombia, opened the restaurant in 2017 which is known for its delicious ethnic Colombian menu complete with soups, cheese breads and empanadas (soups are integral to Colombian cuisine). The cost of the meal is $30. Attendees will be ordering off a specially chosen event menu which will [...]
The journey continues on Tuesday, June 7, as we visit another area sacred space. Join Diane as we visit the Grafton Peace Pagoda located at 87 Crandall Rd in Petersburg. If you are looking to truly get away from it all and seek out an attraction that will leave you feeling nothing short of zen, then it's time to discover our very own peace pagoda. The Grafton Peace Pagoda took 8-years to complete and came to be after Buddhist nun and activist, Jun Yasuda was gifted the land by another long-time activist. The CSSC shuttle bus will leave The Beltrone Living [...]
Join us on Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 PM for our fourth free community concert in a four-part-series entitled World Concert Series – Music for the Ages. June is dedicated to German music, culture and cuisine. We will be entertained by the Accord-A-Tones, Becky and Herb Liebenhagen of Cohoes, a husband and wife team who play authentic International music, specializing in German Folk Music. This event is possible with the generous support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Arts Center for the Capital Region. Weather permitting, the concert will be held in the south-end gazebo at [...]
Join Abby from SABBA Vineyards in the community room at King Thiel Senior Community on Thursday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m. for a class entitled NYS WINE 101. Established in 2012, SABBA Vineyard is a small family-run vineyard in New York State’s Hudson Valley. They are both sculptors and winemakers. Their dedication to the art of sculpting, growing the best grapes and making the most delicious wine is born out of their love for the beauty it bringsto our cherished land and the joy of sharing fine award-winning wine with friends and family. Attendees will be presented with a flight of [...]
Please join THE CENTER at CSSC on Sunday, June 12 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. as we participate in the Pruyn House’s Global Wellness Day on the grounds of the beautiful historic site located at 207 Old Niskayuna Road in Latham. The event is free and open to the public with many demonstrations and vendors. The main aims of the day are: • To recognize the value of our lives • To pause and think, even if for just one day of the year • To be free from the stress of everyday city life and bad habits • To [...]
Tuesday, June 14, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Menu • Watermelon Gazpacho • Grilled Asparagus Salad w/Arugala and Honey Apricot Dressing • BBQ chicken dinner w/corn bread, baked beans and potato salad • Chocolate Strawberry Trifle These wonderful drive thru meals are available to anyone in the community. Reservations are required and the cost is $15 per meal. To make a reservation or for additional information, please call Louis at 518-459-2857 ext. 340.
Back by popular demand, come join cssc for summerfest, a senior community block party open to the public! Featuring an active aging fair, live music, vendors and car show with free admission. Monday, June 20, 2022 from 2-6 p.m. at The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany. Brought to you be these local sponsors: • Centers health care • Adirondack radiology open mri • Aetna medicare solutions • Captioncall phone service • Marquis certified home care
Roger Dames, CSSC’s Driver Fitness Coordinator, will conduct a Defensive Driving Class in June as follows: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, NY. Cost is $25 per person, due before day of class. To reserve your seat, call 518-459-2857, ext. 340.
July's Community Drive Thru Dinner On Thursday, July 7, let’s celebrate summer with a fabulous lobster roll dinner prepared by Mazzone Hospitality that will make you feel like you are vacationing at the ocean. July’s menu will consist of the following: • Lobster Salad Roll • New England potato salad • Tomato and Cucumber Salad • Cole Slaw • Berry Bar The cost of a meal is $22 and reservations are required. Meal pickup will be between 4 and 5 p.m. at The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany. To make your reservation, please call 518-459-2857, ext. 340.
Standard Time Trio is a trio of keyboard, drums and female vocalist, playing entertaining standards from different eras, including swing, Latin, and 60s pop! Concert takes place at the south-end gazebo at The Beltrone Living Center. Bring your lawn chair. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Music at 6:00 p.m. Food will be available for purchase
Roben and Kosek Jazz and Blues plays songs from the American song book, jazz standards, blues, Latin, popular and French cafe selections. Concert takes place at the south-end gazebo at The Beltrone Living Center. Bring your lawn chair. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Music at 6:00 p.m. Food will be available for purchase Monday, July 18 – Roben and Kosek Jazz and Blues
Monday, July 25 – Band of Gold Band of Gold has a wide repertoire spanning many generations of popular music. Something for everybody!
July's Outing – Pakistani Anyone? Join Diane on her next scheduled international excursion to Curry Patta, 187 Main Street in Altamont on Wednesday, July 27 at 4:30 p.m. (CSSC Bus will be leaving by 4:00 p.m.) As their website states, Curry Patta strives to serve the best authentic Pakistani food. Their special curries are prepared from recipes handed down by their ancestors and they are always conscious of freshness in all their ingredients. The cost of the meal is $33. Attendees will be ordering off a specially chosen event menu which will include a choice of beverage, appetizer, entrée and dessert. [...]
On Monday September 12th, Colonie Senior Service Centers, Inc. (CSSC) will host the 29th Annual Salvatore R. & Anna E. Beltrone Golf Classic, at Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville. Proceeds from The Beltrone Classic benefit CSSC’s Transportation Services which enables seniors to get to medical appointments, attend and socialize at senior dining sites, participate in social adult day service programs, volunteer in the community, get to their pharmacy and grocery store, attend religious, cultural, social and life-long learning activities, and other errands and events affordably and safely. Golfer Attire for the day: Collared shirts are required and cargo short/pants are not [...]
Monday, September 19, 2022 The Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, NY All proceeds of this event will benefit the CSSC Transportation Services, which annually provides over 25,000 rides for seniors in our community, allowing them to safely age in place. To make a reservation, call 518-459-2857 ext. 302 Event Sponsorship -Premiere placement of your company logo on the event invitation, during the Chefs in Motion event, in the event program, in the Times Union’s event ad, as well as radio and TV advertising (as secured) · Premiere placement of your company logo hyperlinked to [...]
Thursday, October 27, 2022 11:30 am – 1:30 pm The Lakeview Room in The Beltrone Living Center Event Sponsorship -A prominently placed complimentary reserved table for six -Premiere placement of your company logo on the event invitation, table signage, in Times Union event ad (as secured), as well as radio and TV advertising (as secured) -Premiere placement of your company logo on CSSC’s Founders’ Celebration webpage with a hyperlink to your website -Your company logo included and hyperlinked in Founders’ Celebration posts on CSSC’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) -Premier placement of you [...]
The Beltrone Living Center Lakeview Room, 6 Winners Circle Colonie Senior Service Centers, Inc. Monday, November 7, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Colonie Senior Service Centers and the members of the American Legion Joseph E. Zaloga Post #1520 as we honor Veterans from all branches of the Armed Services. Nearly 300 individuals attend; with over half of the attendees being veterans. To make a reservation, call 518-459-2857 ext. 305.