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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of
March 27, 2017
School vacation is coming soon! On Tuesday,
April 11 from 1 to 3 p.m., Enfield Culture & Arts is sponsoring an activity
for grandparents and grandchildren. Paint a terra cotta pot in the class and
take home seeds and soil. Once the pot is dry, you can plant the seeds
together. Enfield Culture & Arts will provide everything you need. Register
in the Senior Center office. Space is limited.
Featuring the look and sounds of the 1960s, Union Jack takes you back to the days
of the Rolling Stones, Kinks, Hollies, and of course, the Beatles. Union Jack
is a five-piece band from Western Massachusetts. They will journey through the
British Invasion from the early days of Beatlemania to the end of the decade.
They also have an American Artist segment where they feature artists like the
Monkees, Credence Clearwater Revival, Grass Roots, Rascals, Neil Diamond and
more. Tickets are $7 per person for the concert and includes dessert and
coffee. Remember the 60s with each song on Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m.
Our friends at Suffield by the River are sponsoring
a free four-week exercise program at the Enfield Senior Center. The Active & Fit class is taught by a
Certified Personal Trainer who will focus on cardio fitness, flexibility
training to prevent stiffness and strength training. This class begins on
Thursday, April 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. for four sessions. Please register in the
senior center office.
Our Gluten Free Support Group is sponsoring a
free presentation by Naturopathic
Physician, Dr. Jonathan Goodman on Wednesday, April 19 from 6:30 to 7:45
p.m. RSVP to ShopRite Dietician Michelle Mattia, the group facilitator at email@example.com or
860-253-4173. Learn about the benefits of eating fewer carbohydrates.
Enfield Single Seniors would like to invite singles 55+ to
join us for their Spring Pot Luck dinner at 6 p.m. on April 19 at the Enfield
Senior Center. Bring a dish, salad,
entrée, or dessert to share. Bring your own dinnerware and come to socialize
and make new friends. Their motto is
"Loneliness is not a friend.” Join the group and make a new friend. For
any information call coordinator Helen Olander at 860-263-9188.
Home & Community Health Services is
sponsoring a new support group at the Enfield Senior Center beginning Tuesday,
March 28 from 10:30 to noon. Loss Due to
Aging Support Group is for those who are dealing with feelings of
loneliness, loss of independence, living with chronic health conditions, or any
feelings of loss. The group will reflect on the past and find hope in the
future. Please call Bereavement Counselor JoAnn Taft at 860-763-7612 to
Minor Home Repair Program begins on Tuesday, April 4. This volunteer run
program assists older Enfield residents with minor repairs such as fixing
railings, changing light bulbs, and pretty much anything that does not require
a licensed professional. Do you need some minor repairs? Call 860-253-6395 to
schedule an appointment. Residents are not charged for the service, only for
the supplies needed.
Information from the State of CT Public
Utilities Regulatory Authority – Wednesday, March 29 at 1 p.m.
Reduce the Risk of Food-borne Illnesses – Wednesday, April 5 at 1 p.m.
Estate Planning – Wednesday, April 12 at 1 p.m.
Trip flyers are available on
our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or can be picked up at the Senior Center.
Day trips are available for sale on or after the trip sign-up date. Trip sign ups take place at the Senior Center
at 10 a.m.
West Point Dress Parade, April 29, 2017. Cost: $101 per person. Must bring valid photo ID.
The Tall Ships Boston Harbor Cruise, June 21, 2017. Cost: $115 per person. Trip
sign-up date is April 7, 2017.
Sail Away Argia, Mystic, CT, July 20, 2017. Cost: $77 per person. Trip
sign up date is May 5, 2017.
Block Island Breeze, July 27, 2017. Cost: $130 per person. Trip
sign up date is May 12, 2017.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Holland, Michigan - Tulip Time, May 9 – 16, 2017. Cost $1695 pp/double.
Ogunquit, ME - June 5 – 7, 2017. Cost $409 pp/double - SOLD OUT
3-Day Vermont, September 11-13, 2017. Cost $529 pp/double.
Caribbean Cruise, January 28 – February 9, 2018. Cost $1649 pp/double.
Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double. Trip
Presentation date is May 18, 2017.
Meal reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. I can be reached
at firstname.lastname@example.org, as well. We look forward to hearing from you.