Spring into spring at Canton Woods – Eagle News Online

BALDWINSVILLE – Whether you are interested in gardening or just hanging out with friends, the Canton Woods Senior Center offers a wide variety of programs. Make a fresh start this spring – stop by the center to try something new.

things to do

art group is chaired by Mike Conway and meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, April 19.

Be a part of Canton Wood’s Garden come back to life! Bert Mead will be meeting with any seniors who are interested in helping out in the center’s garden. Join Bert for a planning meeting for the 2022 planting season. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20 at 10:30 am.

Looking for something to do on rainy spring days? We have many Puzzle so you can take it home and enjoy it. They are located directly behind the front entrance.

Bunco returns to Canton Woods on Friday, April 22 at 10:00 am. This is a fun, fast-paced dice game. Try it.

book club meets at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. The current book is The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham. Start reading and join the lively discussion.


Canton Woods serves PEACE, Inc.’s Senior Hot Lunch Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtimes in the fully vaccinated dining room. You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination. Please plan to arrive between 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m

Takeaway is also available for those who are unvaccinated or prefer not to dine indoors. Please plan to arrive between 11:15am and 11:45am

Reservations are required for both lunch programs. Call 315-638-4536 to reserve your lunch.

senior services

Free legal advice are available at Canton Woods on several Tuesdays throughout the year. The next meeting will take place on May 10 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call the center at 315-638-4536 to schedule an appointment. You must be a resident of Onondaga County and at least 60 years of age to participate in this program.

Nadine Kerr, a family and consumer science teacher in Baldwinsville, offers Support for smartphones, iPads, tablets or laptops. If you need help figuring out how to use the calendar, send email, or get online, she’s also very knowledgeable about Apple devices. Bring your devices and any questions you may have (preferably write them down). Unfortunately, Nadine cannot help with a Tracfone. Nadine will be in Canton Woods on Monday, May 9th from 2:45 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. Please call the center in advance to make an appointment.

well-being and fitness

Canton Woods can help you stay fit and healthy with one of these fun fitness classes.

tai chi (Yang short form) Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am. The course leader is subject to a fee.

Aerobics for seniors takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:15 am. The course leader is subject to a fee.

Free fall prevention Lessons take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Kripalu “chair optional” yoga, led by the certified Kripalu yoga teacher Yvonne Martin, takes place on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. The professor accepts donations.

line dancing is easy, fun, and great exercise for your body and brain. This course is aimed at line dancer beginners. No experience is required. Instructor Eileen Corlett, who has over 30 years of experience teaching dance to children and adults, will thoroughly explain and teach basic line dancing steps. Beginner line dances are danced to a wide range of music genres (country, oldies, pop, latin and more). So, put on your dancing shoes and join us! Lessons take place on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course leader is subject to a fee.

If you haven’t checked out our new ones yet Senior cardio ball drums Great, now is your chance! This is a low-impact exercise class that uses music, a large exercise ball, and drumsticks to move to the beat. Arlette Folckemer leads free classes on Fridays at 9:30am. Attendance is limited to 12 people, so call 315-638-4536 to reserve your spot.

bottle and can drive

Your nickels add up to help your senior center. There are now two ways to contribute.

The Canton Woods Board and Senior Activity Committee have an ongoing bottle and can collection program. Bottles or cans placed in the bottle and can collection boxes in the center will be returned against a deposit. Funds will benefit you through your Senior Activity Committee.

In addition to the collection program at the center, you and your family members can return bottles and cans at McBride’s Bottle and Can Return, 80 Smokey Hollow Road. Let the clerk know that you are donating your returns to the Canton Woods Senior Center. You credit the amount to our account.

Thank you for attending these fundraising events.

The Canton Woods Senior Center is located at 76 Canton St. in the Village of Baldwinsville. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information visit baldwinsville.org/canton-woods-senior-center or call 315-638-4536.

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