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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of October
On these crisp fall
days, take a walk on the Senior Center
Walking Trail. Many people have commented about how nice it is to walk on
the trail. Stop and try the outdoor fitness equipment too. Studies have shown
that walking outdoors relieves stress as well as giving you a good cardio
workout. We are very fortunate to have the walking trail and equipment on the
grounds of the Senior Center. Come give it a try.
We would like to thank Bob Bourret for his many years of
service in Enfield as our Tax Aide. This
regular tax season assignment required a tremendous amount of time and
dedication and we greatly appreciate all your efforts. We wish Bob all the best in his future
Andrew Epstein, MD of
Northern CT Eye Association will lead a discussion on the causes, symptoms and
advanced treatment options for Cataracts,
Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration on October 18 at 1 pm. Please register at the front desk.
Please join Colleen
Sullivan, Prevention Coordinator for the Town of Enfield on Wednesday October
11th at 1 pm for a seminar to discuss the opioid epidemic. Learn about local efforts to prevent youth
substance misuse, collaborative work to address the opioid epidemic and how you
can play a role in preventing substance misuse in our community. A discussion
will immediately follow the presentation. For more information please contact
Colleen Sullivan at email@example.com or (860)253-6382.
Join us on
October 19 at 6 pm for the movie Dr.
Strange about a top neurosurgeon whose career
is ruined after he is injured in a horrific car accident which causes him to
lose the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he goes on a
journey determined to find a way to be healed. He comes
across a sorcerer who shows him that he has strong powers within himself that
he never realized. Tickets are $5 in advance for movie and meal; $2 at the door
We have the wonderful
opportunity to work with physical therapy graduate students from American
International College that will be offering Dancing with Parkinson's. They
will share a fun and educational dance experience to improve common symptoms of
Parkinson’s disease. This program will be offered on Tuesdays, Oct 3 – Nov 7
from 10:30 – 11:30 am and Thursdays, Oct 5 – Nov 9 from 11:45 – 12:45 pm for a
total of 12 classes. There is no fee for these classes. Space is limited so
please call or stop by the front desk to sign up.
October is Domestic
Violence Awareness Month, on Monday, October 30 at 9 am we will have a
representative from the Network Against Domestic Abuse facilitate a session on “Domestic Violence”. Please register at the front desk.
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 fabulous trip!
How Things Work in Our World Explained in Uncomplicated English is a new seminar program being offered on the 2nd and 4th
Tuesdays of the month. The first seminar
will be held on October 10 at 10:30 am. The
focus of this first seminar is The Weather and the most significant events
resulting in a variety of weather conditions which are experienced on Earth on
an irregular but constant basis. No
registration is required, just drop in.
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. SOLD
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double.
Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.
Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018. Cost $2999 pp/double. Trip
presentation date is October 17 at 2 pm.
reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. Comments, questions or
concerns email SeniorCenter@enfield.org. We look forward
to hearing from