Meetings and upcoming trips for senior groups around the towns


Marbletown Seniors meetings and trips

Open to all those over 55, whether living in Marbletown or not, the Seniors hold their meetings at the Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St., across from Key Bank in Stone Ridge, at noon (a lunch meeting) on the first Friday, Aug. 2 (bring a dish to share or drop $3 in the basket on the food table), and at 1 p.m. (for dessert) on the third Friday, July 19 (bring a dessert to share or drop $1 in the basket on the dessert table), each month. For more information, call Donna Lamerson at 845-750-8616. Upcoming group trips are, on Sept. 11 to Silver Birches, Hawley Pennsylvania for Italian Fest featuring the music of John Monforto, dining, comedy, and dancing. Cost $55. Bus departs 8:45 a.m. On Oct. 8, to Villa Roma, Callicoon for a tribute to Cher. Cost $74. The bus departs 8:30 a.m. And November 11-14, Monday-Thursday, for the “Sights & Sounds of Lancaster featuring Daniel, Joy to the World,” at the American Music Theatre plus a guided tour of Amish Countryside including stops at an Amish farm and bake shop, ride on the Strasburg railroad, country store and miniature horse farm. Cost is $709/person double occupancy and $938 for single. All trips leave from and return to Marbletown Reformed Church, 3750 Route 209, Stone Ridge, across from the Stone Ridge Post Office. For more information and reservations on their next expedition, call Sharon Letus at 845-687-9162.

Rosendale Seniors meetings and trip to Niagara Falls

The Town of Rosendale Seniors meetings are held at the Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Route 32, Rosendale, twice a month, excluding November and December, at 1 p.m. every second Wednesday (July 10), a social meeting, and fourth Wednesday (July 24), an executive board meeting at 10:30 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 1 p.m. The Seniors will sponsor a trip to Niagara Falls for 5 days and 4 nights with 8 meals, 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners. A passport is not required. Enjoy the comfort of motorcoach transportation, equipped with video and the necessary comforts. Journey to the Falls on Maid of the Mist, take a cruise on the Erie Canal, and a scenic drive through wine country. Tour downtown Buffalo and the Pierce Arrow Museum. Cost is $735 per person, double occupancy; single occupancy is $150 more. The group will leave from the Rosendale Community Center Parking Lot on Monday, Sept. 2 and return on Friday, Sept. 6. Senior trips are open to all ages. For more information, call Chickie Sterritt at 845-658-9020.