Senior Soirée Returning to Nigra Arts Center!

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts will host its third Senior Soirée on Friday, June 22, on its campus at 2736 State Highway 30, Gloversville.  The Summer Senior Soirée runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes lunch, mingling and the opportunity to explore many artistic offerings at the Nigra Arts Center.

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Participants can choose between classes in yoga and meditation, essential oils, jewelry making, POUND exercise, cooking, sign making and smartphone photography. They are also welcome to view the solo show in the Nigra Arts Center’s Community Gallery, featuring the wood sculptures, paintings and drawings of local artist Tyler Schrader, in between classes.

Admission is $25 per person. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please call (518) 661-9932 or visit

Senior Soirée Coming Back to Nigra Arts Center 

On Friday, October 20, senior citizens are invited to participate in the Fall Senior Soirée at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts. The event, sponsored by Fidelis Care, will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the center, located at 2736 State Highway 30 in Gloversville.

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“We held our first Senior Soirée back in June and it was a huge success,” said Sue Nigra, director of the Nigra Arts Center. “The demand for a second soirée was overwhelming. We can’t wait to welcome more men and women to enjoy our next one.”

The Senior Soirée will feature lunch and live entertainment. Participants will be able to choose in advance from several classes, ranging from African drumming, chair yoga and painting to how to make holiday hors d’oeuvres. Other classes will include holiday bow making and accessorizing fall/winter fashions.

Admission is $25 per person. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by visiting or calling the Nigra Arts Center at (518) 661-9932.