Events

CRAFT BEER NIGHT AT KIP IS FRIDAY, MAY 10TH WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!  Live music, local Entertainers & Breweries made this event extra fun!  Looking forward to next year!

55 Kip Center Event Updates.......

posted Feb 12, 2019, 8:06 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated May 29, 2019, 1:31 PM by Dana Monaghan ]

55 Kip Center's Calendar is filled with fun & educational activities!  
(always call 55 Kip at 201-460-1600 to confirm events)

SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST
9am to 4pm is the AARP Drive Safety Program
AARP members cost is $15.00 and non-members are $20.00
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

10am is a Nutrition Program highlighting the nutritional value of strawberries!

TUESDAY, JUNE 4th
11:30am to 1:30pm the Union School Service Club is visiting to participate in chair aerobics, lunch and BINGO!

SATURDAY, JUNE 8th
10:30am COME ON DOWN....and join us for the Price is Right

THURSDAY, JUNE 13th
9am to 1pm is a Free Memory Screening for Alzheimer's disease & related dementia sponsored by ACT NOW Foundation of NJ.  
Pre Registration is REQUIRED.
ALSO...
12:30PM TO 2PM  BERGEN COUNTY DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES WILL BE GIVING OUT VOUCHERS FOR THE FARMER'S MARKET TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14th
10am to noon is Car Fit Program
sponsored by AARP & Rutherford Police Department and takes place on 3rd floor of Municipal Parking lot.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15th
10:30am to 1pm is Beach Ball BINGO with live entertainment

TUESDAY, JUNE 18th
10am Art Workshop

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19th
11:30am is MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR DOCTOR'S VISIT.
St. Mary's General Hospital Nurse Practitioner, Rachel Thomas will discuss techniques for better communication with your doctor.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

THURSDAY, JUNE 20th
10am Paramus Park bus trip.  Cost is $3.00.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
also
1:00pm Funeral Planning 101 with a presentation from Angelo & Debra Mania of Calhoun Mania Funeral Home.  Refreshments will be served.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd
Join Girl Scout Kylie Wasserman as she goes for 'Gold' and help create wall art for children at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital.
also...
1pm BING

MONDAY, JUNE 24TH
'Under the Boardwalk' Trip to the Tropicana in beautiful Atlantic City includes transportation, admission to 3pm show, family style lunch at Carmine's and $20.00 in bonus slot dollars.  Cost is $85.00 per person.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH
Last day of Classes.  6 week Summer Program begins on Tuesday, July 9th.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH IS OUR STRAWBERRY TEA!
Friday, June 26th is Strawberry Tea
Tickets are on sale now and we usually sell out fast!
(non members are welcome)  

SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH
9:30am to 10am is seminar with Ann Marie Banout about Medicare Supplemental Insurance:  Benefits and Consideration.
also...
11:00am is BINGO and old fashioned Icecream Social sponsored by Humana.

Upcoming events.....

Friday, October 4th is our JUKEBOX MEMORIES GALA at Fiesta

Saturday, November 30th is FESTIVAL OF TREES

Friday, December 6th is MIXOLOGY
(non members are welcome)

Saturday, December 7th is Tree Raffle Drawing

55 Kip is a vibrant center where active Seniors can learn, socialize and have fun.
VISIT US FOR A TOUR!

Our Beefsteak featuring entertainment by Irish Comedian, Mick Thomas was a great success!  Special Thanks to our wonderful Staff, Board of Directors & especially our Cathy Baviello!  

Thanks to the local businesses who advertised or made donations including:
Jim Dandys, Cafe Matisse, Mason's Cellar, Board & Brush, Lyndhurst Pastry, Paisano's Restaurant, Ferazzoli's Italian Kitchen, Macagna-Diffily-Onorato Funeral Home, BCB Rutherford, a Reiki Realm, Calhoun Mania Funeral Home, Wellness One, Rutherford Lions, Glenn D. Elliot/ERA, Rutherford Wine Shoppe, Kearny Bank, Joseph P. Mazza, D.M.D/Caroline J. Hicks D.M.D., James V. Gardella with PIA, Peter S. Van Winkle & A.W. Van Winkle Real Estate, Rutherford Community Blood Bank, Rutherford Democrats, Ryan & Peyton John Monaghan and Impressive Printing in Carlstadt for designing and printing our placemats.   Donations are key to keeping our Center going strong and we appreciate local support.   

2019 Spring Sessions are going on NOW!

posted Dec 30, 2018, 10:03 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated May 29, 2019, 12:27 PM by Dana Monaghan ]

Kip Apparel- Great Gift!

posted Oct 26, 2017, 8:25 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 9:01 AM ]

We now have a line of Kip Apparel for sale.  Each item is ordered by your size and color. We offer t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, fleece vests, and fitted and unisex fleece jackets.  May of our members have requested these items and the apparel would be great holiday gifts!  We also offer gift certificates in case you aren't sure of size. The jackets and vests can be embroidered with a name on it for a small additional cost. Please see the forms attached.  

URGENT: Volunteers Needed

posted Jan 19, 2016, 7:54 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 7, 2019, 9:24 AM by Charlene Mariano ]

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.  This program is partially funded by the Bergen County Division of Senior Services.

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!

Daily Voice does an article on our 30th Anniversary!

posted Sep 10, 2015, 8:22 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Sep 10, 2015, 8:27 AM ]

Great article about 55 Kip Center in the Daily Voice!  Please check out the link below!


WPIX Segment on our Knitters and Operation Wounded Warrior

posted Nov 13, 2014, 11:35 AM by Charlene Mariano   [ updated Nov 13, 2014, 12:32 PM ]

  Unfortunately, the segment WPIX's Andrew Ramos did with our Knitters who knit for Operation Wounded Warriors was not shown on Veteran's Day as planned. However, this is the link to the segment.
http://pix11.com/2014/11/11/patriots-knit-for-wounded-warriors-returning-home-from-service/#ooid=x3N25ucTqKKKu75AGsy_D5roZkcaa2cC

PIX 11 Visits 55 Kip Center!

posted Aug 10, 2014, 8:13 PM by Administrative Account   [ updated Aug 10, 2014, 8:16 PM ]

PIX 11's Andrew Ramos visited The Kip Center in May to solicit some sage advice from its members! 

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