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Posted on: January 10, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - January 15, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of January 15, 2018



Reservations are currently being accepted for the following Day Trips:  Westchester Theatre to see the Chorus Line on March 1, 2018, trip cost is $111 per person - only 8 seats left for this trip; Pasta & Shamrocks at the Grand Oak Villa on March 20, 2018, trip cost is $92 per person; and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 24, 2018, trip cost is $142 per person.  Please sign up at the front desk.


Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting and other needle work? Do you wish to brush up on your skills? Do you want to learn the basics of needlework? We have a group of enthusiastic needle crafters known as Creative Stitches. In fact, intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters are more than delighted to help out those getting started. If any this applies to you, please join us on Wednesday mornings from 9-12.  We welcome new members of any age, gender or ability! Class is free – no need to sign up – just drop in.


We would like to thank Joe Ravalese and The Country Diner for their generous donation of coffee creamers. We greatly appreciate your continued support!


Tickets available for the Night Shift Dance band performing on January 19 at 6 pm.  Join us to warm up your winter and begin your year with a great time!  Five of Connecticut’s most well known and experienced musicians play the most popular, fun, and danceable songs that audiences of all ages love to dance to and sing along with.  Tickets are $7 per person.


See the Opera at the magnificent Metropolitan Opera House Lincoln Center New York City on Saturday, May 5, 2018 for a performance of Romeo & Juliet.  The sweeping Shakesperean tragedy will star Ailyn Pérez and Bryan Hymel as the crossed young lovers. Plácido Domingo conducts. You do not need to be an expert of opera to appreciate the enormous scale of these productions or the amazing voices booming through the Opera House with no microphones! Sign up for this trip on January 26 at 10 a.m. in the senior center dining room. Trip cost is $150 per person.



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. 

·         Westchester Theatre – Chorus Line, March 1, 2018. Cost $111 per person includes pre-show lunch.

·         Grand Oak Villa – Pasta & Shamrocks, March 20, 2018.  Cost $92 per person. 

·         Newport Playhouse – Exit Laughing, April 10, 2018.  Cost $94 per person.  Trip sign up date is February 2, 2018 at 10 am.

·         The Metropolitan Opera – Romeo & Juliet, May 5, 2018.  Cost $150 per person. Trip sign up date is January 26, 2018 at 10 am.

·         Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.  Cost $142 per person. Only 20 seats available for this trip!  Reservations currently being accepted.

·         All You Can Eat Lobster at the Delaney House, July 11, 2018.  Cost $100 per person.  Trip sign up date is May 4, 2018.

·         Webster Lake Riverboat Cruise, July 31, 2018.  Cost $96 per person.  Trip sign up date is May 11, 2018.



Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         Spain’s Classics, April 26 – May 6, 2018.  Cost $3,999 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.

·         Nashville Music City, October 9 – 16, 2018.  Cost $1,763 pp/double.

·         Iceland, November 29 – December 5, 2018. Cost $3,759 pp/double. 

·         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 fro

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