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Posted on: February 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of February 22, 2016

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of February 22, 2016

The Enfield Intergenerational Alliance is an exciting new pilot program that partners high school students and older adults to connect generations. We will hold the first meeting on Tuesday, March 8, at 3 p.m. at the Enfield Senior Center. If you would like to be a part of the group, please register by calling the Senior Center office.

The 50+ Employment Expo is almost here! Over fifteen employers will be on hand to discuss available positions and take your application. A financial advisor will offer free consultations and the Technology Center will be staffed with volunteers to assist in applying online or setting up a Linkedin profile. Stop in on Saturday, February 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a great chance to meet employers who are looking to hire mature employees for both full and part-time positions.

Community Health Center, Inc. will provide dental hygiene at the Senior Center for $30 or services at 100% covered by HUSKY/Medicaid. Make an appointment for Monday, February, 29 through Friday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by calling the Senior Center office.

Mark your calendars for an important date. Enfield EMS will be providing free CPR Training on Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. You must register in the Senior Center office so we can provide enough instructors and materials.

Enfield area based band, Usual Suspects, takes the stage for a great evening of dancing on Friday, March 11 at 6 p.m. The Usual Suspects play a variety of rock and roll dance favorites. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person. Dessert and coffee will be served at the break.

Summer will soon be here and it’s the perfect time to travel to the beautiful White Mountains in New Hampshire. During this two-day trip, on June 20 – 22, 2016, enjoy a relaxing lunch cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee and have the opportunity to visit Settlers Green Outlet Village with over 60 factory outlet stores. Hop aboard the world’s first mountain climbing train, The Mount Washington Cog Railway and visit the Castle in the Clouds, a majestic 5,500-acre mountain estate with breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee. Cost: $473 per person/double occupancy. Reservations are being accepted at the Senior Center.


• Winter Weight Management for People with Diabetes – Wednesday, February 24 at 1 p.m.
• Cataracts, Glaucoma, and Macular Degeneration – Wednesday, March 2 at 1 p.m.
• The Five Wishes – Wednesday, March 16 at 1 p.m. Making decisions about a living will.

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.
• Boston’s 2016 Flower Show, March 18, 2016. Cost: $108 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• “Motown the Musical” at the Bushnell Theater, March 26, 2016. Cost: $154 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• Newport Playhouse “One Slight Hitch”, April 12, 2016. Cost: $91 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• Albany Tulip Festival, May 7, 2016. Cost: $84 per person. Trip sign-up date is March 11, 2016, 10 am.
• “Shadows of the 60s” at Foxwoods Resort, May 18, 2016. Cost $80 per person. Trip sign-up date is March 18, 2016.
• Captain JP II Cruise on the Hudson River & NY State Museum, June 8, 2016. Cost: $99 per person. Trip sign-up date is April 15, 2016, 10 am.
• Berkshire’s Hidden Gems, July 8, 2016. Cost: $99 per person. Trip sign-up date is May 6, 2016, 10 am.
• Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruise, July 21, 2016. Cost: $103 per person. Trip sign-up date is May 20, 2016, 10 am.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• America’s Canyon Country, June 9 – 17, 2016. Cost: $3529 pp/double.
• Journey to the White Mountains, June 20 – 22, 2016. Cost: $473 pp/double.
• Atlantic Canada Cruise Tour, July 2 – 8, 2016. Cost: $1667 pp/double.
• Discover Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria, September 14 – 23, 2016. Cost: $3799 pp/double.
• Long Island & the Hamptons, September 15 – 16, 2016. Cost $349 pp/double.
• Danube River Cruise, September 24 – October 4, 2016. Cost: $4995 pp/double/Riviera Deck
• Autumn Repositioning Cruise, October 28 – November 11, 2016. Cost: $1999 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Tropical Costa Rica, March 20 – 28, 2017. Cost: $2649 pp/double.
• Alaska Land & Cruise, June 11 – 23, 2017. Cost: $4599 pp/double/plus taxes.

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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