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Posted on: June 10, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of June 15, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of June 15, 2015

We are thankful for the dedication of our Enfield Police Department every day. It was so nice of these officers to buy, prepare and serve over 700 community older adults last week. We appreciate how much you care.

The Fire and Police Departments are hosting a Safety Fair on Wednesday, July 1. Mark your calendars for this free event. You will get valuable information while experiencing hands-on safety measures. Bring a chair for this outdoor event. It will be postponed if the weather is inclement.

We are offering a new creative arts class on Monday, June 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. Jumping Clay is a non-toxic, air drying clay. In the Introduction to Jumping Clay class you will express your creativity while making adorable magnets with a patient instructor. The class is free but there is a material fee of $12 payable to the instructor. Please register in the Senior Center office.

The Afternoon Ballroom Dance is scheduled for Friday, June 19 at 2 p.m. What a great way to get exercise, enjoy the music and meet friends. Dance and enjoy a snack for $3, payable at the door.

Join us on Monday, June 15 at 4 p.m. for a Scandinavian Splendor Cruise Trip Presentation. A Tours of Distinction representative will present details of the Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise to the Baltic capitals on June 1-11, 2016. On this cruise you’ll experience six incredible cities in nine days. Embark from Copenhagen, Scandinavia’s most cosmopolitan city, and experience the fascinating Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag in Berlin, Peter the Great’s Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, and the palaces and cathedrals of St. Petersburg. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the culture and history of Helsinki and Stockholm. Cost: $3409 per person/double occupancy/inside stateroom. Shore excursions are optional and are available through Norwegian Cruise Lines.


• Medicare Made Clear – Wednesday, June 17 at 1 p.m.
• Wills and Power of Attorney – Wednesday, June 24 at 1 p.m.
• Obituary Writing Seminar – Wednesday, July 8 at 1 p.m.

Trip flyers are available on our website at 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.
• Martha’s Vineyard, Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Cost: $96 pp.
• “Mimosa Monday” – Newport, RI, Monday, August 24, 2015. Cost: $113 pp. Sign-up date: June 26, 2015, 10 a.m.
• Block Island Breeze, Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Cost: $126 pp. Sign-up date: July 10, 2015, 10 a.m.
• Hyde Park, Culinary Institute, FDR Home & Museum, Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Cost: $131 pp. Sign-up date: July 17, 2015, 10 a.m.
• American Museum of Natural History in NYC, Saturday, September 26, 2015. Cost: $81 pp. Sign-up date: July 24, 2015, 10 a.m.
• “Vermont Charm”, Friday, October 2, 2015. Cost: $112 pp. Sign-up date: August 7, 2015, 10 a.m.
• National September 11 Memorial Museum, Sunday, November 1, 2015. Cost: $74 pp. Sign-up date: August 28, 2015, 10 a.m.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• California New Year’s Getaway, December 29, 2015 – January 2, 2016. Cost: $2399 pp/double (reserve by July 29, 2015 for this discounted rate).
• Eastern Caribbean Escape Cruise, January 22 – February 1, 2016. Cost: $1395 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Scandinavian Splendor Cruise – Baltic Capitals, June 1- 11, 2016. Cost $3409 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Discover Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria, September 14 – 23, 2016. Cost: $3599 pp/double.

Meal reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. I can be reached at, as well. We look forward to hearing from you.

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