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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of
April 3, 2017
Jaime Ingaran, our Evening Program Assistant,
has taken another position in her field. While we are very happy for Jaime as
she uses her education and training in Human Services, we are really going to
miss her. We have come to count on Jaime for her organization skills, her
helpful attitude and her calm and confident demeanor. Best of luck, Jaime! We
have really appreciated the contributions you have made over the six years you
have worked at the Senior Center.
The North Central Area Agency on Aging
(NCAAA) will be holding a Focus Group
at the Enfield Senior Center on Monday, April 3 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. NCAAA is a
private non-profit agency that funds programs and services for seniors. They
are interested in hearing from you about what you see as gaps in services and
ideas to make your life easier. Come share your opinion with key
decision-makers. Find out how your opinion influences regional plans for older
adult services. This is your opportunity to make your voice heard.
Michael Ciriello, the Director of Development
Services for the Town of Enfield will discuss how small changes can make it
easier for older adults to remain in the community for as long as possible.
Structuring community design to meet the needs of seniors creates benefits for
the entire community. Join us for Aging
in Place in Enfield on Wednesday, April 19 at 1 p.m. for this interesting
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Reduce the Risk of Food-borne Illnesses – Wednesday, April 5 at 1 p.m.
Estate Planning – Wednesday, April 12 at 1 p.m.
Aging in Place in Enfield – Wednesday, April 19 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 email@example.com, as well. We look forward to hearing from you.