News Updates


2017 Best of the Best Celebration Gala

posted Aug 22, 2017, 10:58 AM by Maria Johnson   [ updated Aug 23, 2017, 1:51 PM ]

You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Fall Gala, to be held at The Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack, NJ on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:00pm. Enjoy an evening of fine food, drink, music and dancing as we pay tribute to our 2017 “Best of the Best” honorees:  Rev. Peter Wilkinson, Karen Ohland, Ed Pfeifer, Sadie Gattuso. 

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Fall classes

posted Aug 15, 2017, 11:11 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Aug 23, 2017, 6:37 AM ]

The sign up sheets for the fall classes are available now! The session runs from Sept. 5 until Dec. 22nd.  Some new classes and some new instructors will be added to our already successful list of classes.  Check out a class one time to see if it is what you want!

Broadway Play- Come From Away

posted Aug 15, 2017, 11:06 AM by Charlene Mariano

For the holidays, a true "feel good" play Come From Away on Sunday, Dec. 10th.
A remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Bus ill leave 55 Kip at 1:30 and return by 9:30.  After the 3:00 performance dinner reservations are at Tony DiNapoli Restaurant.  Cost is $190 a person, and can be paid in 2 installments. Don't wait to reserve your spot!

Coming in September- A New Men's Fitness Class

posted Aug 15, 2017, 11:00 AM by Charlene Mariano

New Men's Senior Strength, Balance and More! This class is designed for the Guys! Appropriate for the experienced as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.  This workout will use your body weight, exercise bands and hand weights to improve strength, flexibility and balance. Modifications for exercises to meet your individual needs.  Instructor: Chris Ford, PT

Christmas by the Sea Trip

posted Aug 15, 2017, 10:49 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Aug 15, 2017, 10:50 AM ]

Join us Friday, Dec. 1 to Monday, Dec. 4th for a trip to Newport and Cape Cod. Package includes motor coach transportation; 2 nights at Hampton Inn at Coventry, RI and 1 night at the Heritage House Hotel in Hyannis, MA.' 2 expanded continental breakfasts; 1 lunch in Newport, 2 full dinners, tax and tips for $580 double occupancy. Sightseeing includes:  La Salette Shrine Christmas Festival of Lights; Marble House Mansion; Bowen' Wharf Annual Tree Lighting in Newport Harbor; holiday evening at the Breakers Mansion; Sandwich Glassblowers Christmas display; Spectacle of Trees at JFK Museum; and the Heritage Museum Gardens Aglow and exhibits. Seats are going quickly! Call for more information.

50/50 Raffle Tickets on Sale

posted Jul 28, 2017, 9:55 AM by Charlene Mariano


Our Annual 50/50 raffle has begun!  Tickets are $10 each and the drawing will be held on Oct. 6th at our Gala at Stony ill Inn in Hackensack.  Winner need not be present at the drawing. Proceeds will assist 55 Kip Center in providing programs and activities to the older adults in the area.  If you would like more information or would like to buy a 50/50 please call us at 201-460-1600 or visit us at 55 Kip Center.











"Sounds of the Sixties" Trip

posted Jul 28, 2017, 9:31 AM by Charlene Mariano

Monday, Oct. 2nd we will be going to Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars in Atlantic City for a  performance of the "Sounds of the Sixties".  Bus will leave at 9 am and return at 8:30 pm.  The cost is $45 that includes bus transportation, the performance and $20 casino slot play. Reservations by September 15th!

Festival of Trees and Wreaths

posted Aug 17, 2016, 2:21 PM by Maria Johnson   [ updated Sep 30, 2017, 4:45 PM ]


Never too soon to start planning for our 

23rd Annual Kip Festival of Trees,  Wreaths and Centerpieces!


Applications are available either at the Center or you can download from the subpage Festival of Trees on this website.



URGENT: Volunteers Needed

posted Jan 19, 2016, 7:54 AM by Maria Johnson

55 Kip Center Home Friends - volunteers provide escort for essential transportation needs including doctor appointments and grocery shopping. Volunteers will also provide food shopping for those unable to shop for themselves. A little of your time can make a BIG difference in the life of a senior in Bergen County! For more information on this program or to become a volunteer, please call Cathy Baviello at 201-460-1600.

55 Kip Gift Certificate

posted Dec 11, 2015, 10:10 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Sep 29, 2017, 11:11 AM ]

Looking for a last minute gift?  55 Kip Center Gift Certificates make the perfect gift for a member who takes classes, eats meals at the Center, attends special events or goes on trips! Certificates can be purchased at any denomination and for any occasion!   Newly added Kip Apparel can also be purchased with gift certificate!

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