Senior Citizen Center

 THE EVANS SENIOR CENTER
Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Town of Evans Senior Center is to empower adults age 50 and over for social connection, promote independence by providing opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that sharpen the minds and improve the physical and emotional health of its members.

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Veronica
Sullivan-Yeager
Director of 
Senior & Youth Services

con tel (716) 947-0974

Email


con address 999 Sturgeon Point Road
Derby, New York 14047

WELCOME!
Friendships begin at the Town of Evans Senior Center

947-0974
Come and Join the Fun!
Anyone 50 years of age or older is welcome.

Goals:
•To develop meaningful opportunities and teach skills through a variety of activities.
•To promote opportunities for interactions with the community and other participants for social enrichment.
To create programs that encourage continued independence for all members.
•To offer services and life-long learning opportunities that enrich and enhance participant's quality of life and positive feelings of self-worth.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

Membership:
There are no dues to be a member at the Town of Evans Senior Center.  To join in, all one has to do is be present (and fill out a simple form).  Stop in once and a while or everyday - VOILA!  You have become a member.  As a member you must be a resident of the Town of Evans.  Non-residents are welcome as a guest of yours.

Senior Programs and Services:
Older, active adults are invited to enjoy meaningful person and group activities offered at the Town of Evans Senior Center.  Services and programs include an integrated array of advocacy, health, nutrition, social services and leisure activities in addition to:
•Speaker Seminars
•Defensive Driving Class -  Defensive Driving Class 2022 Apr, June, Sept & Nov
•Referral Services, Information and Resources

•Bingo
•Exercise Classes & Health & Well Being
      Resistance Band Exercise with Karen
      Balance & Strengthening with Lynn
      Sitting in Motion Exercise
      Yoga Class with Susan Brown
      Love Movement with Lisa!Line Dancing with Gloria
      Drum Fit
      Healthy Self
•Open Gym with Exercise Equipment

•Numerous Workshops

       Advanced Integrative Care - June 20th
       Secrets of Voodoo, Revealed! - June 6th
       UB/MD Neurology Brain Train - June 27th
       Learn Your Local Trees at Evangola State Park - June 13th
•Arts, Crafts & Home
      
      Acrylic & Water Color Painting Class
      Quilters' Open Workshop
      Beginner Crochet Class

      Painting Class
      Plastic Canvas Crafting with Ralea
•Cards, Games, Coloring Corner & Puzzles

•Computer Lab for Beginners
Library 2 Go - Erie County Public Library - 4th Tuesday of the month at the Senior Center
•Lunch Program
•Events and Picnics for Seniors
•Travel Club
     
     

•Horseshoes (seasonal)
•Afternoon @ the Movies -   Afternoon @ the Movies - May 2022
•Activity Schedule - Please check with the center for an updated list of activities

 

Nutrition Services:
Partnership with Erie County allows us to provide a nutritional meal Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon for a suggested contribution of $3.00 per meal.
Please call the center to make reservations for lunch 2 weeks ahead @ 947-0974. 

Dining Menu - 2022 May
Dining Menu - June 2022

 

Transportation:
The Town of Evans offers two option of transportation:
Evans Senior Van, which provides transportation to the Senior Center and directly back to the individual's home Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:00pm.  Please call the Senior Center prior to the day of pickup. The Fee for each ride is $2.00 both ways.
Erie County Senior Services - Going Places Van - Provides transportation to the following:   
1.) Medical Appointments
2.) Food and Nutrition (Stay Fit Lunch Programs and grocery stores)
3.) Personal Business
4.) Social Activities
Erie County Going Places webpage

Rural Transit Service
•Transportation service is from 8:00am - 3:00pm.  Phone (716)858-RIDE or (716)858-7433 between 8:30am to 4:30pm.  You must call the number to find out how far in advance you need to reserve your ride for Monday - Friday. Please note, however, there is no transportation on Thursdays.  FEE:  $3.00 each way.

Volunteers:
It takes a lot of time and effort to run a successful Senior Center.  Volunteerism serves both the donor and recipient. Our Center is looking for generous people to volunteer their time to fulfill tasks that are needed to help run the Center more smoothly;  such as cooking, serving our clients at our daily nutrition lunch program, leading various scheduled programs and activities, teaching classes, bingo calling, decorating the Center for parties and changing seasons.

Erie County Senior Services 858-8526
Website: Erie County Senior Services

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER  (For Prior editions please visit the Document Center)   
Pause to Consider Monthly Newsletter - June 2022
Pause to Consider Monthly Newsletter - May 2022
Pause to Consider Monthly Newsletter - April 2022

 

Join our Travel Club!!
Meetings are held as follows at the Evans Senior Center.

Day Meeting - The Travel Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:00pm.
Evening Meeting - The Travel Club meets the 2nd Monday of each moth at 7:00pm.

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