Town of Tonawanda Senior Center

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Our Senior Citizens Recreation Center is a community focal point where seniors who are 60 & older can come together to enjoy a wide array of programs.
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Our Senior Citizens Recreation Center is a community focal point where our residents who are 60 years and older can come together. Some of our 75 recreation programs available include:
Boutique store
Choral group
Classes - art, dance, exercise
Clubs - social, photography, sewing, singles, kupples
Dances - dinner, luncheons
Games - bingo, board, cards, pool, table tennis
Medical programs
Movie pr

Our Senior Citizens Recreation Center is a community focal point where our residents who are 60 years and older can come together. Some of our 75 recreation programs available include:
Boutique store
Choral group
Classes - art, dance, exercise
Clubs - social, photography, sewing, singles, kupples
Dances - dinner, luncheons
Games - bingo, board, cards, pool, table tennis
Medical programs
Movie pr

Operating as usual

Get your spot now for Shakespeare & Love on the Town of Tonawanda Showmobile, on the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic & Fitness...
05/05/2021

Get your spot now for Shakespeare & Love on the Town of Tonawanda Showmobile, on the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic & Fitness Center lawn - Friday, July 16! FREE - registration link below 🎭 Shakespeare in Delaware Park

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Registration is now LIVE! Head to www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org to reserve your FREE ticket to our summer season productions. We can't WAIT to see you!
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The senior center is very sad about the passing of our past director, Marietta Lafornara. She ran the center up until th...
03/22/2021
Marietta LAFORNARA Obituary (2021) - Tonawanda, NY - Buffalo News

The senior center is very sad about the passing of our past director, Marietta Lafornara. She ran the center up until the end of 2006. Marietta loved her job and all of the seniors that participated in the programs that the senior center had to offer during her tenure. She will be greatly missed.

LAFORNARA - Marietta C. (nee Lipomi)March 17, 2021, age 76. Beloved wife of Anthony J. Lafornara Jr.; loving mother of Anthony J. (Jeannie) Lafornara III, Carol (Robert) Kirk, and Patricia (Charles) A

Photos from Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation's post
03/18/2021

Photos from Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation's post

We’re very happy to be starting up Bingo again at the Senior Center! Call us at 874-3266 for more information about how ...
02/23/2021

We’re very happy to be starting up Bingo again at the Senior Center! Call us at 874-3266 for more information about how you can join our center.

We’re very happy to be starting up Bingo again at the Senior Center! Call us at 874-3266 for more information about how you can join our center.

The Senior Center staff was busy handing out frozen meals today. Any senior interested can sign up for this program. Eac...
02/01/2021

The Senior Center staff was busy handing out frozen meals today. Any senior interested can sign up for this program. Each Monday at 11:00am they drive through the parking lot & receive 5 nutritious frozen meals and an additional bag with milks, bread, dessert etc. The suggested donation is $3.00 per meal. It is necessary to sign up in advance so that the correct number of meals are ordered. Please call 874-3266 for more information & to sign up.

The Senior Center exercise classes have started up again! Of course everyone is socially distant & answers a series of w...
02/01/2021

The Senior Center exercise classes have started up again! Of course everyone is socially distant & answers a series of wellness questions as they enter the building. Some of them have even gotten their vaccine! Additional classes will begin next week. Please call 874-3266 for more information.

01/22/2021

Go Bills!!!

01/22/2021

Kathleen & Sandy are ready to cheer on the Bills!!! 🏈❤️💙

01/22/2021

Mikey’s practicing his cheers for Sunday!! 🏈💙❤️

A little BuffaLove from the senior center... GO BILLS! 🏈❤️💙
01/22/2021

A little BuffaLove from the senior center... GO BILLS! 🏈❤️💙

01/20/2021

The senior center will begin scheduling appointments for AARP Tax preparation tomorrow, January 21, at 8:30am. Due to Covid 19 the process will be different than other years. The senior center building is currently closed so please CALL for information & to make an appointment- 874-3266.

Are you a senior citizen that’s looking to improve your well-being and add stability to your life? Erie County is offeri...
01/07/2021

Are you a senior citizen that’s looking to improve your well-being and add stability to your life? Erie County is offering their first 10 week virtual Aging Mastery Program. If you’re interested or have questions about the program, please contact Julie at Erie County Senior Services 858-6403.

Are you a senior citizen that’s looking to improve your well-being and add stability to your life? Erie County is offering their first 10 week virtual Aging Mastery Program. If you’re interested or have questions about the program, please contact Julie at Erie County Senior Services 858-6403.

12/31/2020

Wishing everyone a very happy & healthy 2021! Hope to see you soon!

The Senior Center is a part of the Youth, Parks & Recreation Department so that facility will also be closed beginning F...
11/18/2020

The Senior Center is a part of the Youth, Parks & Recreation Department so that facility will also be closed beginning Friday. Please note: the van service will still be running as well as the frozen meal distribution.

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FRIDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2020 WE WILL BE IN AN “ORANGE CLUSTER ZONE” UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. All of our YPR Facilities will be closed with the exception of the Sheridan Park Golf Course. All YPR programming will be suspended.

We will continue to operate normally today and tomorrow.

Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation
11/18/2020

Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation

EFFECTIVE BEGINNING FRIDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2020 WE WILL BE IN AN “ORANGE CLUSTER ZONE” UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. All of our YPR Facilities will be closed with the exception of the Sheridan Park Golf Course. All YPR programming will be suspended.

We will continue to operate normally today and tomorrow.

It may be difficult for families to get together this year for Thanksgiving. If you or someone you know lives in the Tow...
11/07/2020

It may be difficult for families to get together this year for Thanksgiving. If you or someone you know lives in the Town of Tonawanda or Village of Kenmore and would like to pick up or have a Thanksgiving dinner delivered to your home free of charge, please contact Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels. They will prepare a delicious turkey dinner & pack it in individual serving containers. Please call 874-3595 by November 13th to reserve your meal.

This year there will NOT be in person assistance available to apply for HEAP. Please enroll virtually or use the email b...
11/06/2020

This year there will NOT be in person assistance available to apply for HEAP. Please enroll virtually or use the email below to ask questions or schedule a phone interview.

They finished lunch a little while ago and now the seniors are having a lot of fun playing bingo today! It’s been so nic...
11/03/2020

They finished lunch a little while ago and now the seniors are having a lot of fun playing bingo today! It’s been so nice being back in the senior center.

Happiest of birthdays to our AMAZING ceramics instructor Helen! We are so lucky to have her on our staff and so HAPPY th...
09/16/2020

Happiest of birthdays to our AMAZING ceramics instructor Helen! We are so lucky to have her on our staff and so HAPPY that’s she’s back to work & teaching again. 🎈🎉🎂❤️

We are so happy to have the lunch program back up & running at the senior center! If you’d like to join us for lunch ple...
08/03/2020

We are so happy to have the lunch program back up & running at the senior center! If you’d like to join us for lunch please call 874-3266 for menu information & to sign up. You must be pre-registered to come in. You will be required to wear a mask upon entering the building, have your temperature taken & will be asked a series of wellness questions. All of the tables in the cafeteria are spaced 10 feet apart & chairs are set at the end of 6 foot tables. It looks very different than we’re used to, but the meal was just as delicious as ever. There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for the meal. Hope to see you soon!

07/08/2020

The Senior Center will be open as a cooling center July 6-10 from 11:00am-4:00pm. You will need to wear a mask, have your temperature taken & asked wellness questions before you may enter. We are NOT open for regular programming at this time.

Free breakfast & lunch will be given to all Ken-Ton youth 18 & under at both the Lincoln Park craft house & Sheridan Par...
07/07/2020

Free breakfast & lunch will be given to all Ken-Ton youth 18 & under at both the Lincoln Park craft house & Sheridan Parkside spray pool. They are available all summer, Monday-Friday from 11am-1:00pm or while supplies last. No registration necessary.

We’re at the Lincoln Park Craft House for the next 15 minutes giving away free breakfast and lunch to Ken-Ton youth under 18! We will be here every weekday 11am-1pm through the end of August.

05/26/2020

On Friday, May 29th, starting at 10:00am, The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center will be handing out PPE kits to senior citizens that reside in Erie County. Each kit will contain a mask, gloves, disinfecting spray & a personal thermometer. The kits are provided by Erie County & are for senior citizens 60 years of age or older. Each senior citizen in the car will receive a kit. We have 250 kits & they are first come first served. The senior center is located at 291 Ensminger Rd in the Town of Tonawanda. Please drive into the parking lot & pull up to the distribution area located near the garage. You will remain in your car, receive your kit through your car window & proceed on your way! Hope to see you then!

Today I woke up to find beautiful butterflies and a painted stone that says HOPE on my front door!  What a wonderful sur...
05/19/2020

Today I woke up to find beautiful butterflies and a painted stone that says HOPE on my front door! What a wonderful surprise. I don’t know who put them there, but it was so kind and thoughtful. I love them! I’ll be working on finding the angel responsible.

Missing all of my friends at the Senior Center!
05/13/2020

Missing all of my friends at the Senior Center!

Trish, our Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Director, is trying out a new gig working at our Sheridan Golf Course! We wear many hats here at YPR!

05/04/2020
Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation

Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation

We're launching a new contest next week, so your homework for this weekend is to go through your old photos to post on the appropriate theme day for a chance to win a prize! Only photos of Town of Tonawanda facilities, programs, and events will be considered. Please include a caption of what the photo is of and when it's from, if you can!

Monday - Parks/Playgrounds/Golf Courses
Tuesday - Sports (leagues, tournaments, learn to play programs, etc)
Wednesday - Pools & Aquatics
Thursday - Camps/Youth Centers
Friday - Events/Senior Center/Misc

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05/01/2020

To all my Senior Center Friends: Happy May Day and
Happy Older Americans Month!
I miss you all and can’t wait until we are together again, until then ......
Stay Safe! Stay Healthy!

Any senior center member that has plants or flowers in the greenhouse off of the office, don’t worry! We’re taking very ...
04/23/2020

Any senior center member that has plants or flowers in the greenhouse off of the office, don’t worry! We’re taking very good care of them & many are blooming! We’ll get them to you as soon as we are told it’s ok. We miss you & hope all of you are well.

04/12/2020

Missing all my Town of Tonawanda Senior Center friends. Wishing you a Happy Easter. Stay home. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Air hugs and kisses.

04/04/2020

Try this simple way to make a mask using a scarf or tea towel. No sewing involved.

Address

291 Ensminger Road
Tonawanda, NY
14150

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30

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(716) 874-3266

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Hi, My mom has been a resident for many years, 93 now, she needs help at home and I am hoping the Senior Center has resources for our seniors in the town. I was very disturbed to call ERIE COunty going places who offer wheelchair van service to every town, and I mean every town EXCEPT Town of TonawandaCan someone explain why this is? And why when I call, or any information or help no one is interested to help.
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I love the senior citizens center nice people I met