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August 2017 Newsletter

TRASH COLLECTION DAY CHANGE:

Per County Waste, The Spinney at Pond View’s trash collection day is changing to WEDNESDAYS as of the 1st week of AUGUST.  This means, that the week of July 31st, you will need to place your trash and recycling receptacles out on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND.

FunPlex Mini Golf

Monday, August 7th, 11AM

Play a friendly game of mini golf!

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10AM beginning August 8th

Join resident instructor, Ann Yetmen, for a program involving exercise, balance and stretching which benefits all ages and fitness levels.  This program is sponsored by RSVP of the Capital Region in partnership with Sunnyview Hospital and is free!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Pot Luck Dinner

Thursday, August 10th, 5PM

Bring your favorite dish to share with your friends and neighbors.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse so that everyone knows what delicious dish you’ll be bringing!

Captain J.P. Cruise Line Hudson River Lock Tour

Saturday, August 12th, 10:30AM-2PM

Cost: $32/person

Cruise through the first federal lock and enjoy a buffet lunch with entertainment!

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, August 16th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Tuesday, August 16th!  Come and relax with friends.

Happy Hour

Friday, August 18th, 5-6:30PM

Enjoy your favorite summer cocktail!  Appetizers to share are welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, August 18th, 6:30PM

A new Spinney favorite!  Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.

Chicken BBQ

Thursday, August 24th, 4PM

Cost: $10/person

Enjoy a BBQ at the Clubhouse!  Eat on the patio or inside if you prefer.  Pre-order forms will be available in the Clubhouse.

Sing-A-Long

Saturday, August 26th, 1PM

Join “New Generation” for a sign-a-long in the media room!

Meet and Greet Picnic/BBQ

Saturday, August 26th, 3PM

Bring a dish to share and meet new neighbors!  Event starts at 3PM and dinner will be served at 5PM.

July/August Birthday Celebration

Monday, August 28th

Celebrate those residents with birthdays in July and August.  Cake and beverages will be provided.

Ideas for new events?

Do you have hobbies or interests that you would like to see featured in future newsletters?  Please let us know!

July 2017 Newsletter

TRASH COLLECTION DAY CHANGE:

Per County Waste, The Spinney at Pond View’s trash collection day is changing to WEDNESDAYS as of the 1st week of AUGUST.  This means, that the week of July 31st, you will need to place your trash and recycling receptacles out on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND.

Day Bocce Games

Mondays at 12:30PM

Bocce games will be weather permitting.  If the weather will not allow for a game, please meet in the Clubhouse for indoor games!

Pool League

Mondays at 6PM

Let’s play pool!  All interested in playing a game or two of billiards, come enjoy a friendly game in the Clubhouse.  No experience necessary.  Regular evening activities will continue as scheduled.

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, July 12th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Wednesday, July 12th!  Come and relax with friends.

Potluck Lunch

Wednesday, July 12th, 12PM

Bring your favorite dish to share with your friends and neighbors.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse so that everyone knows what delicious dish you’ll be bringing!

Captain J.P. Cruise & Lunch

Saturday, July 15th, 10:30AM

Cost: $32/person

Enjoy a cruise on the Hudson and a buffet lunch.  Boarding of the boat occurs at 10:30AM

Make Your Own Sundae

Monday, July 17th, 1PM

Cost: $3/person

Take a break from the July heat and enjoy a make your own sundae bar at the Clubhouse.

Cocktail Hour

Friday, July 21st, 5-6:30PM

Enjoy your favorite summer cocktail!  Appetizers to share are welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, July 21st, 6:30PM

A new Spinney favorites!  Come join your neighbors and friends in a friendly game of trivia.  Last month the women won – who will it be this month?!

Mini Golf at Fun Plex

Monday, July 24th, 11AM

Cost: $4.75/person

Play a friendly game of mini golf with your neighbors and friends.

 

Nunsense

Saturday, July 29th, 4PM

Cost: $27/person

Take a trip to the Theater Barn to enjoy the musical “Nunsense”.  Called inspired madness, this wacky and outrageous musical takes place at a fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters that were accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia.  The musical is guaranteed to lift your spirits!

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, July 30th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a home cooked pancake breakfast in the Clubhouse!

*Please note that Karen will be on vacation the week of July 3rd

June 2017 Newsletter

Day Bocce Games

Mondays at 12:30PM

Bocce games will be weather permitting.  If the weather will not allow for a game, please meet in the Clubhouse for indoor games!

Pool League

Mondays at 6PM

Let’s play pool!  All interested in playing a game or two of billiards, come enjoy a friendly game in the Clubhouse.  No experience necessary.  Regularly scheduled evening activities will continue as scheduled.

Schodack Music in the Park

Tuesdays, 6PM – 8PM

Weather permitting, enjoy music at the Schodack Town Park.  Bring a lawn chair, kick back and relax.

Clubhouse Concert: Betty & The Baby Boomers

Thursday, June 1st, 7PM

Enjoy a concert performed by Betty & the Baby Boomers in the Clubhouse!  ALL ticket sales benefit the charity, Heroes at Home.

Town Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, June 3rd, 9AM – 3PM

The Spinney portion of the Town Wide Garage Sale will take place in the Clubhouse parking lot.  The Garage Sale will take place rain or shine. Please bring your own table for set up.

French Toast Breakfast

Saturday, June 10th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a prepared breakfast in the Clubhouse.

Mac-Haydn Theatre: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

Saturday, June 10th, 4PM

Cost: $33/person

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this irreverent farce.  This 11-time Tony nominated musical is sure to keep you laughing hysterically and guessing all the way ’til the end!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

Summer Chair Yoga

Wednesday, June 14th, 10AM

This summer, chair yoga will be offered once a month.  This month’s session will take place on Tuesday, June 14th!  Come and relax with friends.

Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundaes

Wednesday, June 14th, 6PM

Cost: $3/person

Kick off summer by making your own sundae at the Clubhouse!

Cocktails on the Patio

Friday, June 16th, 5PM – 7PM

Enjoy cocktails on the Clubhouse patio.  Appetizers to share are always welcome.

Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, June 16th, 7PM

Find out whether it’s the Spinney men or women who know the most trivia!

Pot Luck Lunch on the Patio

Monday, June 19th, 12PM

Bring your favorite lunch dish to share!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

Spinney Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, June 20th, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading Still Live by Louise Penny and will be discussing the book in the Media Room or the patio if the weather is nice!  If you’re interested please come and join!

Mini Golf at FunPlex

Thursday, June 22nd, 11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a friendly game of miniature golf with your neighbors and friends!

May/June Birthday Celebration

Monday, June 26th, 6PM

Celebrate neighborhood May and June birthdays with cake and refreshments.

Annual Spinney BBQ

Thursday, June 29th, 5PM

This year’s BBQ will take place at the Schodack Town Park.  BBQ provided by Guiliano’s Premier Party with entertainment by “Rockin’ Rob”.  Bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

May 2017 Newsletter

Resident Clubhouse Use

Please feel free to stop into the Clubhouse whenever you would like!  Whether it be to have a cup of coffee with friends, read a book or play pool, we would love to see more residents using the space during the day.  We hope to have outdoor furniture for the patio in upcoming weeks once some of the outdoor construction subsides and look forward to providing more space to enjoy!

Day Activities

5/8: Bocce – 12:30PM

5/15: Pot Luck lunch on the patio – 12PM,

Bocce – 1:30PM

5/22: Bocce – 12:30PM

Clubhouse Concerts: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Ron MacDonald

Thursday, May 4th, 7PM

Thursday, May 18th, 7PM

Thursday, June 1st, 7PM

The Spinney at Pond View and A Still Small Voice 4U Inc. are pleased to present 3 acoustic folk concerts this spring in the Clubhouse.  ALL ticket sales for each concert will benefit a local charity.  Tickets at the door will have a suggested donation of $20, but Spinney residents and their guests can buy discounted advance sale tickets for just $15 in the Clubhouse.  Homemade treats will be provided to enjoy with the concerts:

May 4th: Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, benefitting children attending summer theater program at Sand Lake Center for the Arts

May 18th: Rod MacDonald, benefitting Anchor Food Pantry in Castleton

June 1st: Betty and the Baby Boomers, benefitting Heroes at Home

 

*More information about each performer will be posted in the Clubhouse on the bulletin board.

Happy Hour on the Patio followed by Battle of the Sexes Trivia

Friday, May 19th, 5-7PM

Enjoy the outdoors and a drink with neighbors and friends!  Battle of the Sexes trivia will take place at 6:30PM.

Egg Breakfast

Saturday, May 20th, 9-11AM

Cost: $6/person

Enjoy a prepared breakfast in the Clubhouse.

Curtain Call Theater: Steel Magnolias

Sunday, May 21st, 3PM

Cost: $24/person

Helped by her eager new assistant, the wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoo and free advice to a rich curmudgeon, an eccentric millionaire, the local social leader, and the prettiest girl in town. A hilarious and touching story of women coming together in a heartwarming story of life, love, and loss in a small Louisiana parish.  Sign up in the Clubhouse!

The Spinney Book Club

Tuesday, May 23rd, 6PM

The Spinney Book Club is currently reading The Underground Railroad by Colsen Whitehead and will be discussing the book at the next meeting in the Media Room (or the patio if the weather is nice!).  If interested, please join!

Mini Golf at Fun Plex

Thursday, May 25th, 11AM

Have a little friendly competition with a game of mini-golf!

“Pets on Parade” & Memorial Day Picnic

Saturday, May 27th, 1PM

Dress your pet in your favorite patriotic attire.  Why not go as twins?  Prizes will be given out for best costume!  Parade will be followed by a Memorial Day potluck picnic at 2PM.  Please bring an item to share!  Games will also be played like horse shoes, bocce, cards, you name it!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

LOOKING AHEAD: Town Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, June 3rd, 9AM – 3PM

Time to start that spring cleaning and get ready for the town wide garage sale the first weekend in June!  The Spinney portion of the garage sale will take place in the Clubhouse parking lot.  Please bring your own table for set up.

April 2017 Newsletter

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program TIME CHANGE
Thursday afternoon’s Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program will now take place between 3:30 and 4:30PM.

Day Activities
Karen will be onsite from 11AM – 3PM in the new Clubhouse for events during the day as well as to receive any feedback or suggestions residents may have about events. All below events begin at 12PM.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.
4/3: Games
4/17: Trivia games
4/24: Afternoon movie

Bocce Games
Thursdays in April, 6:30PM
Play a game of bocce on the green space between Maastricht and Zeeland (weather permitting)!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 8th, 10:30AM
Open to all grandchildren and great-grandchildren under the age of 12. The Hunt will take place in the Clubhouse and the Clubhouse parking lot.

Performance of “Lost Radio Rounders”
Saturday, April 8th, 8PM
Cost: $12/person
Enjoy this themed program of Historic American Music – songs such as “Battle Cry of Freedom”, “Marines Hymn”, songs to commemorate victories, to praise fallen comrades and to remember sweethearts back at home.  Performance will take place at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts.

Make Your Own Spring Centerpiece
Monday, April 10th, 6PM
Cost: $ /centerpiece
Create a centerpiece for any spring occasion!

Cocktail Hour
Friday, April 14th, 5-7PM
Bring an appetizer to share!

Pot Luck Dinner
Wednesday, April 19th, 6PM
Prepare your favorite dish and share it with your neighbors and friends.  Be sure to sign up in the Clubhouse.

March/April Birthday Celebration
Monday, April 24th, 6PM
Celebrate residents with birthdays that occurred in March/April.  Cake and beverages will be provided.

Spinney Book Club Meeting
Tuesday, April 25th, 6PM
The Spinney Book Club is currently reading Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson and will be discussing the book at the next meeting in the Clubhouse Conference room.  If you’re interested, please come and join us!

Battle of the Sexes Trivia Challenge
Friday, April 28th, 6:30PM
Teams of men and women will battle it out to be #1!

French Toast Breakfast
Saturday, April 29th, 9-11AM
Cost: $6/person
Enjoy a French toast breakfast in the Clubhouse!

LOOKING AHEAD: Concert Series
Thursdays in May & June, 7:30PM
The Spinney at Pond View and A Still Small Voice 4U Inc. are pleased to present 3 acoustic folk concerts this spring in the Clubhouse.  ALL ticket sales for each concert will benefit a local charity.  Tickets at the door will have a suggested donation of $20, but Spinney residents and their guests can buy discounted advance sale tickets for just $15 in the Clubhouse.  The following concerts are what are coming this spring, alongside the local charity which proceeds will benefit, so mark your calendars!:
May 4th: Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, benefitting children attending summer theater program at Sand Lake Center for the Arts
May 18th: Rod MacDonald, benefitting Anchor Food Pantry in Castleton
June 1st: Betty and the Baby Boomers, benefitting Heroes at Home
*More information about each performer will be posted in the Clubhouse on the bulletin board.

March 2017 Newsletter

Day Activities
Karen will be onsite from 11AM – 3PM in the new Clubhouse for events during the day as well as to receive any feedback or suggestions residents may have about events. All below events begin at 12PM.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

3/6: Pot Luck lunch
3/13: Make your own Easter/Spring door wreath
3/20: Trivia games
3/27: Afternoon movie

Cocktail Hour
Friday, March 10th, 5-7PM
Bring your favorite beverage and appetizer to share!

Dementia Event to Celebrate Dementia Week
Thursday, March 16th, 12:30PM
David Troxel will be visiting our Clubhouse to educate and speak to Spinney residents and their families about the challenges that dementia can bring.  Atria, the Capital District’s leading provider of assisted and supportive living, will be providing lunch prepared by one of their chef’s!  If you would like to attend, please sign up in the Clubhouse, e-mail pondviewleasing@thespinneygroup.comor call (518) 479-0800, letting us know how many people will be in attendance.

Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
Thursday, March 16th, 6PM
Cost: $10/person
One of the most popular events all year!  Enjoy a traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner in the Clubhouse!  Be sure to wear green!

French Toast Breakfast
Saturday March 18th, 9-11AM
Cost: $6/person
Enjoy a French toast breakfast in the Clubhouse!

Sunday Brunch Buffet at Treviso (IACC)
Sunday, March 19th, 11AM
Cost: $21.95/person
Enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch at the Italian-American Community Center!

Spinney Book Club Meeting
Tuesday, March 21st, 6PM
The Spinney Book Club is currently reading LION by Saroo Brierley and will be discussing the book at the next meeting in the Clubhouse Conference room.  If you’re interested, please come and join us!

Lunch at SCCC
March 23rd, 12PM
Cost: $16/person
Enjoy an Italian themed lunch prepared by Schenectady County Community College culinary students!

Tropical Beach Themed Party
Saturday, March 25th, 7PM
We may be far from summer, but this beach-themed party will transport you to those warmer months!  Be sure to dress the part!

Yankee Trails Trip to Culinary Institute of America
Tuesday, March 28th, bus leaves at 8:45AM
Cost: $90/person (includes bus, lunch and tour)
Take a trip to the CIA and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared on site.  Top the trip off with a tour of the facility.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse.

Pot Luck Dinner
Wednesday, March 29th, 6PM
Prepare your favorite dish and share it with your neighbors and friends.  Be sure to sign up in the Clubhouse.

February 2017 Newsletter

Resident Directory
Resident, Linda Kospa, will be spearheading the effort of creating a new Community Directory.  If you would like to be a part of this, please provide your name, address and/or phone number to Linda Kospa by calling her at (518) 465-3282 or dropping your information off at her cottage (6 Antwerp Drive, #5).  The new Community Directory will only be distributed to those residents who choose to provide their information.

Day Activities on Mondays starting February 6th!
Starting Monday, February 6th, Karen will be onsite from 11AM – 3PM in the new Clubhouse for events during the day as well as to receive any feedback or suggestions residents may have about events.

2/6 at 11:30AM: Afternoon games – Bring your lunch and enjoy an afternoon of games
2/13 at 12PM: Valentine’s Day themed potluck lunch – Bring a pink/red colored dish to share!
2/27 at 12PM: Afternoon movie

Please sign up for these events in the Clubhouse.

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program
Tuesdays at 10AM, Thursdays at 4PM
Join resident instructor, Ann Yetmen, for a program involving exercise, balance and stretching which benefits all ages and fitness levels.  This program is sponsored by RSVP of the Capital Region in partnership with Sunnyview Hospital and is free!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Chair Yoga
Wednesdays at 10AM
Cost: $8 for 4-week class
Spinney resident, Joan Haggerty, recently relocated to Castleton to be nearer to her children.  Joan is very passionate about teaching others about the benefits of the yoga practice as it has assisted with her own recovery and management of health challenges throughout the years.  Join Joan and learn why yoga is so good for you! 

Spinney Book Club
Thursday, February 9th, 6PM
Do you enjoy reading?  Would you like to gather with others to review and discuss a good book that you’ve all recently read?  If you’re interested, please come the first meeting at the Clubhouse to help set up the Spinney Book Club.  If you’re interested, but cannot attend, please call resident Sue Pilipczuk at (315) 717-2946 or send her an e-mail at sue.pilipczuk@gmail.com to sign up!

Cocktail Hour
Friday, February 10th, 5-7PM
Bring your favorite beverage and appetizer to share!

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, February 18th, 9-11AM
Cost: $5
Enjoy a homemade breakfast in the Clubhouse

Capital Reperatory Theater presents “Assisted Loving”
Saturday, February 18th, 3PM
Cost: $30 per person due 2/3 (cash only)
Broadway Director Gordon Greenberg and NY Times writer Bob Morris collaborate on the World Premiere of Assisted Loving (Dating with My Dad), a hilarious dating comedy for every generation.  Please leave money due in the cashbox.

Pizza & Movie Night
Saturday, February 25th, 6:30PM
Sign up in the Clubhouse.  Movie will be selected closer to the 25th!

January/February Birthdays
Monday, February 27th, 6PM
Celebrate residents whose birthdays fall in January and February.  Cake and drinks will be provide


January 2017 Newsletter

Resident Directory
Resident, Linda Kospa, will be spearheading the effort of creating a new Community Directory.  If you would like to be a part of this, please provide your name, address and/or phone number to Linda Kospa by calling her at (518) 465-3282 or dropping your information off at her cottage (6 Antwerp Drive, #5).  The new Community Directory will only be distributed to those residents who choose to provide their information.

Tying Up of Dogs on Property
There have been reports of many dogs being tied up to front porches, posts, chairs, and the like throughout the community.  Per the Pet Lease that all pet owners sign with The Spinney at Pond View, pets (dogs and cats) must be controlled by their Owner at all times when outside of their cottages.  Please ensure that this rule is followed as to avoid any damage made to your cottage, keep your neighbors feeling safe, and keep your pet within the community.  Not abiding by this rule will result in rescinding of Pet Leases going forward.

Field Goods Pick-Up Location
Field Goods is a subscription-based service that delivers produce from small farms to consumers year-round.  With the Clubhouse as a pick-up location it would be the next best thing to fresh produce being dropped off at your doorstep!  The Clubhouse is set up as a pick-up location so if you’re interested sign up online!  For more information or to sign-up, please visit www.field-goods.com or pick up a flyer in the Clubhouse!

Chair Yoga
Wednesdays at 10AM
Cost: $8 for 4-week class
Spinney resident, Joan Haggerty, recently relocated to Castleton to be nearer to her children.  Joan is very passionate about teaching others about the benefits of the yoga practice as it has assisted with her own recovery and management of health challenges throughout the years.  Join Joan and learn why yoga is so good for you! 

November & December Birthday Celebration
Monday, January 9th, 6PM
Celebrate all neighbor’s birthdays that occurred in November & December!

Trip to Turning Stone
Tuesday, January 10th, 8:15AM
Cost: $19/person
Take a trip to Turning Stone and try it out at the casino!  Bus trip will leave at 8:15AM.

Paint & Sip
Friday, January 13th, 6:30PM
Cost: $28/person
Bring out your inner artist by creating a painting with the aid of an instructor and a glass of wine!  Sign up in the Clubhouse.

Zumba Classes Resume!
Mondays starting January 16th, 6PM
Cost: $6/class
Zumba Gold classes will be offered in the new Clubhouse space starting Monday, January 16th.  Attend 5 classes and the 6th class is free!

Healthy Bones for Life Exercise & Education Program
Tuesdays at 10AM (1/3, 1/10, 1/24, 1/31)
Thursdays at 4PM (1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26)
Join resident instructor, Ann Yetmen, for a program involving exercise, balance and stretching which benefits all ages and fitness levels.  This program is sponsored by RSVP of the Capital Region in partnership with Sunnyview Hospital and is free!  Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Neighborhood Potluck
Wednesday, January 18th, 6PM
Cook your favorite dish and share it with your neighbors and friends!  Sign up with what you are bringing in the Clubhouse.

Pizza & A Movie
Saturday, January 21st, 6PM
Come enjoy the first movie night in the new Clubhouse!

Clubhouse Grand Opening Event
Thursday, January 26th, 4-7PM
Come celebrate the grand opening of the Clubhouse space with food, drinks and socializing!

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, January 28th, 9-11AM
Cost: $5
Enjoy a homemade breakfast in the Clubhouse!

December 2016 Newsletter

Field Goods Pick-Up Location
Field Goods is a subscription-based service that delivers produce from small farms to consumers at community sites year-round.  With the Clubhouse as a pick-up location it would be the next best thing to fresh produce being dropped off at your doorstep!  We have already set up the Clubhouse as a pick-up location so if you’re interested, simply sign up online!  For more information or to sign-up for a delivery, please visit www.field-goods.com or pick up a flyer in the Clubhouse!

OFFICE CLOSED: Friday, December 23rd, Monday, December 26th & Monday, January 2nd
The Spinney at Pond View offices will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays.  We all wish you a happy and healthy holiday season and new year celebration with family and friends!

This Month’s Bible Study Schedule
This month the Bible Study group will be meeting on Thursday, December 8th, 6:30PM.

Jewelry Class
Monday, December 5th, 6PM
Make your own jewelry – perfect for gifts for family or friends!  There is a cost associated with this event which will depend on what you decide to make and the supplies you use.

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride
Saturday, December 10th, 6:30PM
Cost: $15/person
Enjoy the Capital Lights in the Park (Washington Park, Albany) from a festive horse drawn carriage!  Be sure to sign up for the fun!

Many Moods of Christmas
Sunday, December 11th, 3PM
Cost: $25/person
A program with renowned Opera Tenor Rafael Devila and Orchestra Pro Musica at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall!

Cottage Decorating Contest Judging
Monday, December 12th
If you would like to participate in this year’s decorating contest, please have your decorations completed by December 12th.  Judging will occur on the night of December 12th and the winners will be announced at the Holiday Party!

Annual Spinney Holiday Party
Friday, December 16th, 6PM
Cost: $23/person
Based on resident feedback, this year’s holiday party will take place at Muscatiello’s on Route 4 in East Greenbush.  Please sign up!

Capital Community Voices in Concert present “All is Calm, All is Bright”
Saturday, December 17th, 7:30PM
Cost: $8/person (senior pricing)
Performed at the Genet Elementary School (Route 4, East Greenbush) – get in the holiday spirit!

Make Your Own Holiday Centerpiece
Tuesday, December 20th, 6:30PM
Cost: $20/person
Create a homemade centerpiece for your holiday table! 

Cookie Swap
Wednesday, December 21st, 6PM
Celebrate the holidays with cookies of all kinds! Make and bring your favorite cookie and go home with a variety! Sign up in the Clubhouse as the number of participants will dictate how many cookies each participant should make.

Caroling Through The Spinney
Thursday, December 22nd, 6:30PM
Get into the holiday spirit by singing carols around the community.  Hot cocoa and treats will be served in the Clubhouse afterwards.

Community New Year’s Eve Party
Saturday, December 31st, 7:30PM
Ring in 2017 with your neighbors and friends!  The ball drop will be watched and fun times will be had by all!


November 2016 Newsletter

Be sure to stop into the new Clubhouse and pick up your key fob to access the building outside of operation hours!  The Clubhouse is filled with activities for your enjoyment – come shoot a game of pool with neighbors or organize a movie night on the projector in the Media Room.  The opportunities are endless!  We will be hosting a Grand Opening party for the Clubhouse after the Holiday Party – most likely in January, but the space can be used and reserved!
Starting in December, all monthly Newsletters will be available in the Clubhouse, in the receptacles found throughout the community, The Spinney at Pond View’s website and via e-mail.  Please ensure we have your current e-mail address on file to guarantee online delivery of Newsletters going forward. 

OFFICE CLOSED: Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th
The Spinney at Pond View offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We all wish you a happy and healthy holiday with family and friends!

This Month’s Bible Study Schedule
Due to upcoming holidays, the Bible Study group will be meeting on the following dates:
Thursday, November 10th, 6:30pm
Thursday, December 8th, 6:30pm
The regular schedule of the 2nd and 4thThursday of each month will resume in January. All residents interested are welcome.

Veterans’ Day Celebration
Friday, November 11th, 11AM – 2PM
Celebrate Veterans’ Day with a commemorative raising of the American Flag and a soup lunch in the Clubhouse.

Fall Centerpiece Making Class
Tuesday, November 15th, 6:30PM
Cost: $20/centerpiece
Create a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table in the Clubhouse! 

Community Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, November 19th, 9-11AM
Cost: $5
Start your day with a delicious homemade pancake breakfast with your neighbors.  Event will take place in the Clubhouse. 

Equinox Thanksgiving Volunteers Needed!
Sunday, November 20th, 4:45PM – 7PM
Sign up in the Clubhouse if you are interested in volunteering for a great cause this year!

Tai Chi Offering in 2017
We have contracted a YMCA instructor to teach a 50-minute tai chi class taking place on Fridays in 2017 in the Clubhouse.  This class will be a 10-week commitment and the more people who participate, the lower the cost.  To commit to this class we are asking for 12 people with the upfront cost of $50/person.  This cost will pay for the 10 weeks of classes.  Please sign up in the Clubhouse if you are interested!

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