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Posted on: February 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - February 12, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of February 12, 2018



Ballroom Dance will be held on February 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Dance to the sounds of Richie Mitnick on keyboard and enjoy and afternoon of easy listening music and dancing.  Tickets at the door $3 per person.


The Senior Minor Repair Program, sponsored by the Enfield Commission on Aging, will begin the 2018 repair season on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The program will start taking requests on Monday, March 19, 2018. Requests can be made by calling 860 253-6395 (Social Services). The program focuses on minor home repairs that can help Enfield Seniors remain more comfortable and safe in their homes. Examples of the assistance provided include window air conditioner installation & removal, leaking faucets, changing smoke detector batteries. There is no charge for labor however, there may be a charge for supplies (at cost). The program is staffed strictly by volunteers who have had background checks performed and carry an ID. A brief description of the repair requested is needed to help ensure the proper tools and/or supplies are available.


How to Avoid the Greatest Financial Dangers Retirees May Face presentation covers will your income last as long as you will? Will your assets pass to your loved ones avoiding Probate Court, nursing home spend downs and unnecessary taxes? Learn how to map it 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. Wednesday, February 21 at 1 pm. Call 860-763-7425 and sign up. This is a free program.   


If you enjoy singing, please consider joining the Goldtones, our Senior Center Chorus.  There are no “auditions”.  Just come over and join the group.  The Goldtones meet on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  We would love to see some new faces and add more voices to our enthusiastic group of vocalists.




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. 

·         Newport Playhouse – Exit Laughing, April 10, 2018.  Cost $94 per person. 

·         NYC by Land & Sea, June 19, 2018.  Cost $97 per person.  Trip sign up date is April 6, 2018.

·         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.

·         The Lighthouses of Boston Harbor, August 29, 2018.  Cost $113 per person.  Trip sign up date is June 15, 2018.


Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY, June 6 – 8, 2018. Cost $513 pp/double.

·         Summer in the Green Mountains, Stowe, VT, August 6 – 8, 2018.  Cost $401 pp/double. 

·         Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.

·         Atlantic City & Cape May, September 12 -14, 2018. Cost $339 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 from you.

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