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Posted on: June 1, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of June 6, 2016

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of June 6, 2016

Patricia Dennis was the President and founding member of the Friends of the Enfield Senior Center. The Friends of the Enfield Senior Center Board has planted a garden in Pat’s memory. Please join us on Thursday, June 9 at 2:30 p.m. for the garden dedication. We will have cookies and lemonade on the patio following the dedication.

The first sign up date for July and August classes is Tuesday, June 14, at 8:30 a.m., for residents and Tuesday, June 21, at 8:30 a.m., for non-residents. All classes are listed in the June edition of Front & Center, the Enfield Senior Center newsletter.

Medication Take Back Day is Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Enfield Police Department. Bring your expired or unused medications for safe disposal. Enfield Together Coalition is partnering with the Enfield Police to help prevent prescription drug abuse. Learn how to safeguard your medicines, enjoy refreshments and enter for a drawing for gift cards. Medications can be dropped off at the Police Department every day, also!

The Truck Stop Troubadours bring their Solid Gold Country Show to the Enfield Senior Center on Friday, June 17 at 6 p.m. This popular four-piece band is bringing special guest Vicky St. Pierre with them for this performance of covers from the golden age of country music. Dessert and coffee will be served. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person. Last time the Truck Stop Troubadours played at the Senior Center, they were a sellout. Get your tickets early.

Our Morning Toast gets rave reviews! Stop in for a toasted English muffin, wheat or white toast, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. Top it off with butter, jelly, peanut butter or Nutella. Drop in a donation for the coffee, tea and muffin and enjoy. Our friendly volunteers will make your morning toast to order. What a great snack after walking the trail or while visiting with friends.

Enfield Police Senior Picnic is sponsored by the Enfield Police Union and Police Benevolent Association. Join our wonderful Enfield Police on Friday, June 10 at noon for a free hot dog and hamburger and musical entertainment by Rock Solid Alibi. Bring a chair, your dancing shoes and an appetite. In the event of inclement weather, the event is moved indoors. Free tickets are available in the Senior Center office.

The Enfield Senior Center Goldtones have put together a delightful show to be held on Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. Dessert will be served following the performance. Tickets are on sale for the Goldtones Concert for $5 per person.

Meals-on-Wheels is looking for a few more volunteers. If you have some time to help with this important program, stop and pick up an application at the front desk.

Spend the day in the Berkshires of Massachusetts on Friday, July 8, 2016. Join us as we explore some of the “Berkshire’s Hidden Gems”. Our first stop will be at the Berkshire Botanical Garden. These public gardens are both functional and ornamental and are among the oldest in the United States. A great meal and relaxation will be enjoyed at Michael’s Restaurant. We’ll also tour Chesterwood, which is the country home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French who is the foremost sculptor of public monuments. Some of his works include: Minute Man, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. Cost: $99 per person. Reservations are being taken at the Senior Center Front Desk.


• How to Protect Your Assets From Nursing Home Costs Even Without Long Term Care Insurance – Wednesday, June 8 at 1 p.m.
• Can You Hear Me Now? – Wednesday, June 15 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.
• Berkshire’s Hidden Gems, July 8, 2016. Cost: $99 per person.
• Texas Tenors at Foxwoods, August 3, 2016. Cost: $90 per person.
• Exploring Boston & Whale Watch, August 18, 2016. Cost: $135 per person. Trip sign-up date is June 10, 2016, 10 am.
• Discover Woodstock Vermont/Billings Farm Museum, September 6, 2016. Cost: $139 per person. Trip sign-up date is July 15, 2016, 10 am.
• “CT Rail & Sail”, Essex Steam Train, Becky Thatcher Riverboat, Lyman Orchards, September 23, 2016. Cost: $107 per person. Trip sign-up date is July 22, 2016, 10 am.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Rhine & Mosel Rivers Cruise, September 10 – 20, 2016. Cost: $4899 pp/double/Haydn deck.
• Hawaii Cruise Tour, January 11 – 21, 2017. Cost: $4799 pp/double/inside cabin.
• The Wonders of Italy, April 25 – May 5, 2017. Cost $4899 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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