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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - August 13, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082

860-763-7425

 

News Release for the Week of August 13, 2018

 

 

 

The First sign up day for September & October classes for non-residents begins Tuesday, August 14 at 8:30 am. Please bring cash or a check payable to the Enfield Senior Center. The last day Fitness September & October registrations will be accepted is on Wednesday, August 29.

 

We host a Stroke Support Group the second Tuesday of the month, facilitated by Baypath College. Join others for support, friendship, laughter and education.  If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Clark at nanclark@baypath.edu or Andrea Cordis at acordis@baypath.edu or call 413-565-1025. The next meeting is Tuesday, Aug 14, 10 am. Please call 860-763-7425 to register. 

 

The Enfield Senior Center hosts TED Talks from 10:30 to 11:30 on the first and third Thursday of each month. The next TED talk is on August 16.  The discussion will be Architecture That’s Built to Heal.  Architecture is more than a clever arrangement of bricks. In this eloquent talk, Michael Murphy shows how he and his team look far beyond the blueprint when they're designing. Considering factors from airflow to light, theirs is a holistic approach that produces community as well as (beautiful) buildings. He takes us on a tour of projects in countries such as Rwanda and Haiti, and reveals a moving, ambitious plan for The Memorial to Peace and Justice, which he hopes will heal hearts in the American South.

 

We have a volunteer, who was the president of the Chess Club at High School of Commerce in Springfield, who likes to teach chess.  He is available August 13, 14 and 16 from 9 – 11 am.  Stop by in the dining room if you are interested.

 

Tickets are still available for Beatles For Sale. You will see a fun and energetic performance. Listen to I Want to Hold Your Hand, Can’t Buy Me Love, Ticket to Ride, All You Need Is Love, and other iconic Beatle masterpieces. Friday, Aug 17, 6 pm.  Only $10 per person and enjoy coffee and dessert served at the break. Doors open at 4 pm.

 

 

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. 

·         The Lighthouses of Boston Harbor, August 29, 2018.  Cost $113 per person. – SOLD OUT

·         Savor the Flavor, Providence, RI, September 19, 2018.  Cost $98 per person. 1 seat left!

·         Goodspeed Opera, The Drowsy Chaperone, October 3, 2018. Cost $142 per person includes pre-show lunch.

·         Berkshire Railroad Foliage Express, October 14, 2018.  Cost $90 per person. -SOLD OUT

·         Toast to the Armed Forces & Veterans, November 13, 2018.  Cost $88 per person.  Trip sign up date is September 7, 2018 at 10 a.m.

·         Radio City Christmas Spectacular, November 28, 2018.  Cost $174 per person.  Trip sign up dates is August 24, 2018 at 10 a.m.

·         La Salette Shrine Festival of Lights, December 4, 2018.  Cost $$86 per person. Trip sign up date is September 21, 2018 at 10 a.m.

·         Aqua Turf – White Christmas, December 10, 2018.  Cost $91 per person. Trip sign up date is September 28, 2018 at 10 a.m.

 

Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         Nashville Music City, October 9 – 16, 2018.  Cost $1,763 pp/double – 2 seats left! 

·         British Landscapes, March 21 – 30, 2019.  Cost $2,999 pp/double for reservations made before September 21, 2018.  Trip Presentation is August 21, 2018 at 2 pm.

·         Bermuda, May 5 – 12, 2019.  Cost from $1,249 pp/double.  Trip Presentation is August 28, 2018 at 2 pm

·         Viking River Cruise, Rhine Getaway – October 9 – 17, 2019.  Cost from $2,999 pp/twin including taxes and shore tours.  Airfare priced separately.  Trip Presentation is August 28, 2018 at 2 pm

 

 

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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