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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - May 21, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082

860-763-7425

 

News Release for the Week of May 21, 2018

 

 

Memorial Day is a solemn day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American armed forces. Take a moment to remember and celebrate our freedom for those who fought for it. We will be closed on Monday, May 28.

 

This program will discuss the epidemic of prediabetes and diabetes in the United States. Do you have prediabetes or are you at risk for it?  We will discuss what prediabetes is and the health risks associated with it.    The good news is that research has shown that relatively simple lifestyle measures may prevent or delay the progression of prediabetes to diabetes.  We will discuss this research and the methods that have been shown to helpful. Wednesday, May 23, 1 pm, rescheduled from March 21. Call 860-763-7425 to register.  This is a free program.

 

Coloring is an activity very beneficial to adults – namely for its de-stressing power. Coloring generates wellness, quietness and stimulates the brain’s areas related to motor skills, senses and creativity.  Wednesday, May 23, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Please sign up in the Front Office.

 

Ask The Financial Professional will be available for 15-minute private appointments to answer personal money questions. Whether you are looking for safe alternatives for your nest egg or trying to protect your money from probate, unnecessary taxes and nursing homes, you’ll get your questions on Tuesday, May 22 from 10 am to noon. Call the Senior Center office 860-763-7425 to schedule your free appointment.

 

6 more seats just became available to see the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, MA on Sunday, June 24, 2018.  Come see the Boston Red Sox take on the Seattle Mariners.  Game time is 1:05 pm and seating is Grandstand Section 30.  These limited tickets will go fast so make your reservations today!  Trip cost is $142 per person and includes transportation to and from Fenway Park from the Enfield senior center.

 

First sign up day for July & August classes for Enfield residents is Tuesday, June 5. Sign up day for nonresidents is Tuesday, June 12. Registration starts at 8:30 am.

Last day that Fitness July & August registrations will be accepted: Friday, June 22

 

 

TRIPS

Trip flyers are available on our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or can be picked up at the Senior Center.

 

Day Trips

Day trips are available for sale on or after the trip sign-up date. 

·         Wright’s Farm & Twin River Casino, May 24, 2018. Cost $72 per person. SOLD OUT

·         NYC by Land & Sea, June 19, 2018.  Cost $97 per person.  SOLD OUT

·         Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.  6 seats left!

·         All You Can Eat Lobster at the Delaney House featuring Jimmy Mazz, July 11, 2018.  Cost $100 per person. 

·         Webster Lake Riverboat Cruise, July 31, 2018.  Cost $96 per person. 

·         The Lighthouses of Boston Harbor, August 29, 2018.  Cost $113 per person.  Trip sign up date is June 15, 2018.

·         Savor the Flavor, Providence, RI, September 19, 2018.  Cost $98 per person.  Trip sign up date is July 13, 2018.

 

 

 

Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY, June 6 – 8, 2018. Cost $513 pp/double.

·         Summer in the Green Mountains, Stowe, VT, August 6 – 8, 2018.  Cost $401 pp/double. 

·         Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double. SOLD OUT

·         Atlantic City & Cape May, September 12 -14, 2018. Cost $339 pp/double.

·         Nashville Music City, October 9 – 16, 2018.  Cost $1,763 pp/double.

·         Iceland, November 29 – December 5, 2018. Cost $3,759 pp/double. ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT!

·         American Queen River Cruise, New Orleans to Memphis, December 2 – 10, 2018.  Cost $2,599 inside cabin pp/double includes Air, shore excursions and more.

 

Lunch reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. Comments, questions or concerns email SeniorCenter@enfield.org. We look forward to hearing from you.

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