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We have something special just for you at our Centre! For more info, call us at 433-1886.
Bingo, card tournaments and games!
Organized day trips and travel!
Volunteer opportunities for everyone!
Social events, sewing, quilting and more!

Social Events... and you're invited!

Calling All New Members!
Please join us for our Welcome Coffee Hour to see just how valuable a new Dale Association Membership can be: Monday, May 21 at 9:00 am, or Wednesday, June 20 at 9:30 am. Please RSVP by calling 433-1886, or email us now.

University Express Classes
Join us for free one hour courses in a variety of topics such as current events, history and science. No homework and no tests, just exciting discussions on academic topics alongside peers with similar interests. Call 433-1886 to register today! Sponsored in part by Erie County Department of Senior Services, Wegmans, Excelsior Orthopaedics, and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York:

The History of Buffalo Roadways
Ken Kuminski, licensed Professional Engineer with NYSDOT, will be at The Dale Wednesday, May 23 at 10:00 am to discuss the history of transportation in Buffalo, dating back to the Holland Land Company up until the modern expressway.

Early Buffalo Music and Entertainment
Rick Falkowski, founder of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame will be here Wednesday, May 30 at 1:00 pm to take us back to the beginning of Buffalo's rich music and entertainment heritage. We'll discuss Canal Street to early theaters, vaudeville, burlesque, big band, and music prior to the advent of rock 'n' roll.

Threats to the Great Lakes Today
Dave Rosenthal, Managing Editor of Great Lakes Today, WBFO, will present Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00 am. He'll speak about the Great Lakes, which contain one-fifth of the world's fresh surface water supply. But the health of our Lakes is threatened by problems such as climate change, untreated sewage and invasive species. We'll examine the impact and how they can be mitigated.

Recipe for Positive Emotional/Mental Health
Melanie Washington, Behavioral Health Clinical Coordinator at BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, will be here on Wednesday, June 13 at 10:00 am to discuss emotional and mental well-being. Maintaining our emotional and mental health is just as important as maintaining our physical health, but something many of us neglect. We'll discuss ways to improve our emotional and mental health.

Email Basics
Navigating the Internet can be a challenge, especially when you need an email address to do most things. An active email address is needed for signing up for social media sites like Facebook, shopping online, or even just catching up with local news. Join Marketing Coordinator Rikki Cason on Tuesday, June 26 at 10:00am to learn how to sign up for an email address. We will also go over various thngs you dan do with an email address and tips on pitfalls to avoid. Come with questions. Tablets will be provided, or participants can bring their own devices. Register by calling 433-1886. FREE

Save the date for a Facebook Basics Class
Tuesday, July 31 at 10:00am
where you will learn how to create an account or ask questions about your existing Facebook profile. FREE

Baby Picture Contest!
Join in on the fun and bring a picture of you from your younger years. The Senior Centre will be having a picture contest throughout the month of July. Photos will be on display near the front desk and ballots will be available to guess who is in the pictures. Then on August 1, we will display the names by the photos and announce the winner of the most photos named correctly. Members and staff are invited to participate, by bringing in a photo with your name on the back. Please have your photos in by June 27. We hope to have all of your support in this fun activity. If you have any questions please contact Gretchen Doty at 433-1886, ext. 103.

AARP Driver Safety Program
Monday, May 7 9:00 am-3:45 pm
Monday, June 4 9:00 am-3:45 pm
Monday, July 2 9:00 am-3:45 pm

Cost: $20 AARP members, $25 non-members. This class fills quickly please register by calling 433-1886. Please make checks made payable to AARP, they do not accept cash. Thank you.

Keenagers Club
The Keenagers Club is for any single senior who enjoys meeting others, going for lunch, and attending local events.  Call us at 433-1886, if you are interested in becoming a member. 

Dale Apparel
We are proud to share our Dale-wear apparel for men, women and children in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Please visit the Dale-wear site now and make your selection!

"Discovering The Dale Association"
See your Dale Association friends and their guests (including our dedicated business sponsors) discover topics of interest to Niagara County residents.

Tune into LCTV's (Spectrum) channel 20 to watch our program: "Discovering The Dale Association":
Monday - 5:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. 
Tuesday - 3:00 p.m. 
Wednesday - 12:30 p.m. 
Thursday - 10:00 a.m.
Friday - 12:30 p.m., 7:00 pm
Saturday - 2:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.
Sunday - 5:00 p.m.   

Traveling Entertainers: "The Bag Ladies"
The Traveling Entertainment group is comprised of fun-loving women, age 60 and older, who perform at meetings, functions and events in the Western New York area. The act includes "The Bag Ladies", and "Line Dancers". The group provides a positive image of aging with their energy, hilarious antics, and sassyness. Their talent for playing an audience has made them a favorite among all ages. To book a performance, call: 433-1886.

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