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Posted on: April 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - April 9, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of April 9, 2018




Thanks to a new funding from the North Central Area Agency on Aging, Enfield seniors have the opportunity for increased in-home services. Many seniors, age 60 and older, may become isolated and are often unaware of what benefits they are entitled to. Seniors who enroll in this new program can get access to specialty food items and hygiene products as well as information about the many resources and services available free of charge from Enfield Town Services.  For more information or to enroll in the program, contact Jessica Russell at 860-253-6403 or via email at


What’s your story? We all have memories that we want to pass on to our family and friends. Beryl Notman, an Enfield resident, has written a memoir titled Life is Like That. She was born in Middlebury, VT in 1940 and grew up on a farm in the VT countryside. Quiet miracles and unbelievable tragedy are all here. Learn why and how to preserve precious memories for those you love. Wednesday, April 11, 1 pm. Call 860-763-7425 to sign up.  This is a free program.


The Investment Club meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Share information and discuss smart investment strategies. No money is collected or pooled, as this group meets for discussion only. Thursday, April 12, 2 pm.  Just drop in. No fee.


Make Yourself Smarter In 90 Minutes”. Profiling the Revolution Underway in The Oceans Worldwide and the 12 Leading Technologies. A revolution is now underway involving the oceans and the undersea environments worldwide.  The role of 12 technologies are leading the way and will result in changes to the ways we harvest food, create energy, discover minerals, perform mining, and develop new medicines.  These topics will be discussed and explained. Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 am.  Just drop in. No fee.


The first day of class registration for non-residents for the May-June classes will be Tuesday, April 10, starting at 8:30 am. Registration deadline for May and June fitness classes is April 20.   




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. 

·         Wright’s Farm & Twin River Casino, May 24, 2018.  Cost $72 per person. 

·         NYC by Land & Sea, June 19, 2018.  Cost $97 per person. 

·         Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.  Cost $142 per person.

·         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.

·         Savor the Flavor, Providence, RI, September 19, 2018.  Cost $98 per person.  Trip sign up date is July 13, 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.

·         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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