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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of November
The Enfield Senior Center Craft Fair was a
great success! A special thank you to our dedicated, hardworking volunteers
working along with Program Coordinator, Nancy Darrah, who put together a
wonderful display of creative talent. We
truly appreciate all who attended this wonderful event and thank you all for
your continued support!
Take advantage of the wonderful free services
and support programs offered at the Enfield Senior Center. Call the Senior Center office to make an
appointment or for more information on any of these services. We offer Medicare
Assistance, Alzheimer’s Association Office Hours, and we also have a Medical
Equipment Loan Closet. Many participants take advantage of Blood Pressure
Clinics or our many support groups such as Alzheimer’s Caregivers, Blood
Cancer, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Bereavement or Stroke Support Groups. More
information can be found on our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors, in our
newsletter, Front & Center.
Join us for Morning
Toast starting at 8:30 am and enjoy toast or an English muffin with a cup of
coffee or tea. Lunch is also offered
daily for $2.50 at noon by calling 860-763-7428 the day before. The menu can be found on our website www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or you
can pick up a copy at the Senior Center.
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
Holiday Concert is on Sunday, November 26 at 2 p.m. and includes
traditional holiday music and some new songs. Tickets are on sale for $5 per
person and include dessert and coffee after the concert. Doors open at 1 pm and
tickets may be purchased at the door.
Exercise Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease presented by Mt. Sinai Rehab Hospital will be held on
November 29 at 1 pm. A therapy team
consisting of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists will discuss “LSVT
BIG and LOUD”, a research-based program that addresses movement and voice
difficulties in people with Parkinson’s Disease. LSVT BIG and LOUD is an outpatient program
offered at Mt. Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital.
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.