Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7198 | Fax: (518) 447-7188
George Brown, Commissioner

Calendar of Community Events of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Calendar of Community Events of Interest to Seniors and Caregivers

Senior Technology Training Series
Albany Guardian Society
14 Corporate Woods Blvd. Suite 102, Albany, NY  12211
(518) 434-2140

Topics include:

  • surfing the web
  • using a tablet
  • Microsoft Word
  • using a smartphone
  • social media basics

These classes are offered frequently, and classes tend to fill quickly. Call for more information, or click here

Sunday Cinema: "Florence Foster Jennings"
Thursday, January 5th
2:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Click here for Bethlehem Public Library information
This PG-13 movie stars Meryl Streep as a socialite-turned-opera performer who can't actually sing.

Qi Gong
Friday, January 6th
10:00 a.m.

Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Explore this gentle, ancient art that combines physical movement with breathing techniques to promote health and wellness.  Suitable for all abilities; wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

How to Use Your iPad
Friday, January 6th
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. or 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314 ext. 3023 - Natalie
Sign up in advance to learn what your iPad can do.  Bring your iPad, cables and Apple ID / password.

Sunday Cinema: "The Light Between Oceans"

Sunday, January 15th
2:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
The story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife, who raise a baby they find in a drifting rowboat in Western Australia.  Rated PG-13.

Knit One, Purl One
Sunday, January 15th
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Experienced knitters, bring current project.  Beginners, bring size 8 knitting needles; we'll provide yarn and get you started.  

Intro to MS Word
Monday, January 23rd and January 30th

10:00 a.m. - noon
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Learn the basics of Microsoft 2010 in this two-session program.  Registration required.

"From Wonderland to the Jewel in Victoria's Crown"
Sunday, January 29th

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Skidmore professors will discuss the importance of tea in the Victorian era and beyond.  Tea and refreshments provided; registration required.

DayWriters
Monday, January 30th

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Spend a solid hour writing, with the final half-hour reserved for optional sharing and feedback.  All genres and ability levels welcome; registration required.  

Sew it Yourself:  Zippered Pouch
Tuesday, January 31st
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. or 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518-439-9314
Bring 1/4 yard each of two coordinating cotton fabrics and one 12-inch zipper. Optional: bring coordinating thread. Basic sewing machine knowledge recommended.  Sign up for one session.














Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177