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Posted on: November 15, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - November 20, 2017

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of November 20, 2017



Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for all of the wonderful people who participate at the Enfield Senior Center. Enjoy your holiday. Please keep in mind that the Senior Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24.


For Weather Closing information at the Enfield Senior Center an announcement will be posted on the following news stations: WFSB, Channel 3; WNBC, Channel 30 or Fox Local News, Channel 61.  Please be sure to tune in to stay informed.


The holidays are fast approaching and jewelry always makes a great gift.  Come spend the afternoon crafting beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.  Instructor supplies all tools, and beads are purchased separately.  Jewelry Workshop is on Thursday, December 14 from 1 pm – 5 pm.  Cost is $8 for residents, $9 for non-residents.  Register for class at the front desk.


The Goldtones 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 can be purchased in advanced at the front desk or 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.  Please register at the front desk.


Join us on November 30 at 6:30 pm for Dementia Conversations presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.  Please register at the front desk.


As part of its mission to provide social and educational opportunities to enrich the mind, body and spirit, the Senior Center is offering a Men’s Group that meets on Wednesdays from 9 to 10 am. The group will be facilitated by Staff but will be guided in its focus by the interests and needs of the participants themselves as they relate to the goal of healthy aging and opportunities for mutual aid and support.  No registration is required.



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. 

·         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. 


Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         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 pm.

·         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 We look forward to hearing from you.

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