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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of September
From the Suggestion Box - You asked, We answered! Thank you for taking the time to share your
ideas, comments & suggestions. Each week, the notes you leave in the
Suggestion Box are compiled, grouped into categories and addressed by the
Senior Center Staff. We are sharing some questions and answers on our website www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors, click on the “From the Suggestion
Box – You Asked, We Answered” link where you will find responses to your
Congratulations to the Sassy Sewer Group! The quilt that was sewn for our
November Quilt Raffle was entered into the Four Town Fair exhibit and won First
Place. Stop by the Craft Fair on Saturday, November 4 and take a
chance on this beautiful winner!
The Enfield Senior Repair Program is
scheduled to end October 31 for the season. We ask that seniors who need air
conditioners removed and/or gutter cleaning performed or other tasks we can
help with, submit their requests by calling 860-253-6395 as soon as possible so
we may get to all who need our service.
The Winter Wonderettes are returning to the Stageloft
Theatre in Sturbridge, MA featuring great 60’s versions of holiday classics.
Trip sign up is September 29 at 10 am in the senior center dining
room. The trip date is December 9 and
the cost is $92 per person which includes lunch at the Salem Cross Inn.
There is partial
information published in the November Front & Center for the Craft Fair time
printed as 1 pm. Please note the Senior Center Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 8 am to 1
Physical Activity for Seniors will be presented by
St. Francis Care on Wednesday, September 27 at 1 pm. If you are interested in getting more
activity but don’t know where to begin, join us for this interactive
lecture. Register at the senior center
Join Rafael Rodríguez
Cruz, an attorney with Greater Hartford
Legal Aide, for a new hour long workshop at the Enfield Senior Center on
Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 5 to 6 pm. Mr. Cruz will present on health and
financial matters of special interest to seniors including Health Care
Directives and Powers of Attorney. Mr. Cruz will also be available immediately
after the workshop to answer any specific questions you may have. This workshop
is offered free of charge and is open to Enfield residents aged 50 and older. Register
at the senior center front desk or by calling 860-763-7425.
Mediterranean Cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s
Vision of the Seas, September 22 – October 5,
2018, 14 days/12 nights. Cost is $2999 per
person which includes transportation to and from the airport, roundtrip flights
to Barcelona visits to Nice, France, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Amalfi Coast, an
overnight onboard in Venice, Bologna, Italy and Kotor, Montenegro. Come to our trip presentation on October 17 at 2 pm for all the details on this
Enjoy an afternoon of
seldom played original solo piano arrangements that Gershwin himself made. Included will be a little history, more humor
and many anecdotes that make the man who made the music come alive. Paul
Bisaccia performs George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue on Sunday, October 15
at 2 pm. Tickets are $7 per person and
the event is sponsored by the Enfield Cultural Arts Commission.
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.
Thomaston Opera House – It’s A Wonderful Life, December 3, 2017. Cost $91 per person includes lunch at the
Black Rock Tavern.
Stageloft Theatre – Winter Wonderettes, December 9, 2017. Cost $92 per person includes lunch at the
Salem Cross Inn. Trip sign up date is September 29 at 10 am.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Atlantic City, November 13-15, 2017. Cost $239 pp/double includes
slot and meal credits
Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double.
Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018. Cost $2999 pp/double. Trip
presentation date is October 17 at 2 pm.
Lunch reservations can be made by calling
860-763-7428. Comments, questions or concerns email SeniorCenter@enfield.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.