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Posted on: July 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - July 10, 2017

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of July 10, 2017



It may be hot outside but it is cool in the Senior Center. Enjoy the movie La La Land on Thursday, July 27. If you would like, purchase a ticket in advance for a Turkey Grinder for $5. Grinders are served at 5 p.m. and the movie begins at 6 p.m. The movie only is $2. Assistive hearing devices are available for the movie.


Ballroom Dance with Richie Mitnick is on Friday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Dance away the afternoon and have a snack at the break for $3 at the door.


Parkway Pavilion is hosting a Pasta Dinner at the Enfield Senior Center on Thursday, July 20 starting at 4:30 with appetizers. Make reservation by calling the Senior Center office and then pay $3 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Enfield Food Shelf.


Tickets are sold out for California Dreamers in Concert on Friday, July 21 at 6 p.m. You may want to get a jump on the Truck Stop Troubadours Concert on Friday, August 18 at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person. We are fortunate to have such great audiences for our concerts.


The Goldtones Summer Show on Sunday, July 16, at 2 p.m., features our own Enfield Senior Center choral group under the direction of Cindy Palmer. They put together a delightful, fun-filled musical show. Tickets are on sale for $5 per person. Keep in mind that the Goldtones practice on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and are always looking for new members.


The Enfield Senior Center hosts TED Talks and discussion groups on the first and third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. The topic, How the Wonderful and Terrifying Implications of Computers That Can Learn is on July 20. Exercise your brain by joining this class in the Technology Room. There is no fee or registration for the TED Talks discussion.


Learn How to Minimize Stock Market Risk and Eliminate the Cost of Nursing Home Risk at this seminar on Wednesday, July 12, 1 p.m. presentation. Bill McCloskey of Stateline Senior Services will address the two biggest financial concerns of older adults.


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters will be presented on Wednesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, this is a great way to learn the facts. Attend this interactive workshop to learn the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s disease from Alzheimer’s Association Director Esther Corcoran.  



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. 

·         Sail Away Argia, Mystic, CT, July 20, 2017. Cost: $77 per person.  

·         Bennington, VT, October 5, 2017. Trip sign-up date is July 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. Cost: $84 per person.

·         National 911 Memorial Museum, November 5, 2017. Trip sign-up date is August 25, 2017 at 10 a.m.

·         Radio City Christmas Spectacular, November 30, 2017. Cost: $165 per person. 



Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         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 September 7, 2017 at 2 p.m.

·         Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018.  Cost $2999 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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