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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of November
We are happy to see new faces and excited that so
many patrons have continued to enjoy the Senior Center activities and classes.
We want to thank you for making our senior center a warm and welcoming place
They Called Her Reckless
is a true story about war, love and one extraordinary horse. Join us and author Janet Barrett to celebrate
the story of an unusual war veteran on November 7 at 11 am. When the Fifth Regiment’s Recoilless Rifle
Platoon acquired a small Korean pony to haul ammunition to the front lines,
what they got was a real-life warhorse, the courageous and indomitable
Reckless, who stood with her Marines for two years during the Korean War,
saving many lives, raising spirits, and winning the love and respect of all who
knew her. Please register at the front
Join Leila Bruno
from the Saint Francis Diabetes Care Center for The ABC’s of Diabetes, a discussion of current diabetes and
nutrition management guidelines. Learn
how to better understand your home blood glucose testing results and improve
your glucose control. This seminar will
be held on November 8 at 1 pm. Please
register at the front desk.
Department of Social Services is extending hours for CHOICES appointments during Medicare Open Enrollment which ends
December 7th. Call Andrea
today at 860-253-6396 to make your appointment during our extended hours on
November 27 from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM at Parkway Pavilion; November 29 from 3:00 PM-6:00
PM at DSS - 110 High Street; December 2 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM at DSS - 110 High
Street; or December 4 from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM at the Enfield Public Library on
Join us on the 2nd
and 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am for our new seminar program How Things Work in our World Explained in
Uncomplicated English. The topics
for discussion at our next meeting on November 14 will be the internet, world
wide web, the cloud, GPS and use of satellites.
No registration required, just drop in.
How to Avoid the Greatest Financial Dangers Retirees May
Face seminar on November 15 at 1 pm
presented by John Dee of Wealth Preservation Group. Learn how to map out and protect your assets
for your lifetime and to build a bridge to safely guide your assets to your
loved ones. This is a broad overview of
many estate planning topics you won’t want to miss! Please register at the front desk.
Join us for our
movie and meal featuring The Zoo
Keeper’s Wife on November 16 at 6 pm.
The real life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to
hundreds during World War II. Tickets
are $5 in advance for movie and meal or $2 at the door for the movie only.
Join us for TED Talks the first and third Thursdays
of the month. The next TED Talk will be
held on November 16 at 10:30 a.m., Ellen Dunham-Jones, Retrofitting
Suburbia. Award-winning architect Ellen
Dunham-Jones teaches at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a board
member of the Congress for the New Urbanism.
She shows how design impacts some of the most pressing issues of our
times – reducing our ecological footprint and energy consumption while
improving our health and communities and providing living options for all ages. No registration required, just drop in.
The Hot Flashes are
an exciting and eclectic group of three female vocalists who have made a name
for themselves on the New England music scene showcasing their tight vocal
harmonies and jazzy acoustic stylings.
The Hot Flashes will perform on November 17 at 6 pm. Tickets are $7 and include dessert and
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.
Westchester Theatre – Chorus Line, March 1, 2018. Cost $111 per person includes
pre-show lunch. Trip sign up date is December 15, 2017 at 10 am.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double.
Virginia Beach, VA & The Outer Banks, NC, April 30 – May 4, 2018. Cost $701 pp/double.
1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY, June 6 – 8, 2018. Cost $513 pp/double.
Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.
Lancaster, PA Sight & Sound Theatre ‘Jesus’,
September 24 -26, 2018.
Cost $453 pp/double.
Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018. Cost $2999 pp/double.
Iceland, November 29 – December 5, 2018. Cost $3,759 pp/double. Trip presentation is December 12, 2017 at 2
American Queen River Cruise, New Orleans to
Memphis, December 2 – 10, 2018. Cost $2,599 inside cabin pp/double includes
Air, shore excursions and more.
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.