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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of March
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
253-6396. 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.
Do you know what disease brought down
Superman, a heavy weight champ, and a beloved Pope? Sepsis! Learn how to Prevent Sepsis and Surviving a Life Threatening Illness,
why you may be at risk, and when to seek medical attention. Every minute counts
if you suspect sepsis. Wednesday, March 28, 1 pm. Call 860-763-7425
and sign up. This is a free program.
Ask the Lawyer - Attorneys Marcia Hess and Neil
Kraner will be available for 15-minute private appointments on Wednesday, March
28, 10 am – noon. Call the Senior Center office for your free appointment.
There could be a little waiting, because some appointments may take a little
longer than others, but this is a great opportunity to have questions answered.
The first day of class registration for Enfield residents
for the May-Jun classes will be Tuesday, April 3, starting at 8:30 am. Registration
for non-residents begins, Tuesday, April 10 at 8:30.
Bring in your assistive equipment for an Equipment Tune-Up Clinic. They will inspect your canes, wheelchairs
and walkers to make sure everything is in working order and fits properly. Tuesday April 3, 11:30 am - 12:30
pm. Free program.
The Senior Center will be closed on Friday, March 30 in
observance of Good Friday.
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.
Wright’s Farm & Twin River Casino, May 24, 2018.
Cost $72 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. 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.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
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. SOLD OUT
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 SeniorCenter@enfield.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.