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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of May
What You Need to Know
to Save Energy, Money and the Planet at Home or at Work on Wednesday, May 9
at 1 pm. Melissa Everett, Chair, Enfield Clean Energy Committee. It isn’t just the products you buy - it’s how you use them
and how you understand the building you’re in. Energy technology is
changing fast and so is our ability to control our indoor environment.
Whatever your budget, there are actions you can take. Learn how
energy can be the entry point into home comfort, health, and resale value. If you bring in one or two of your old
incandescent light bulbs they will exchange it for a two pack of new energy
efficient LED bulbs. Call 860-763-7425
to sign up. This is a free program.
The following topics will for the May TED Talks will be, May 3, Inside
the mind of a master procrastinator. Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never
been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things
done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban encourages us to think
harder about what we're really procrastinating on before we run out of time.
May 17, A simple way to break a bad habit. Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them?
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and
addiction - from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even
though we know they're bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit
development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat
your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving.
you have a new smartphone? Do you need help understanding how to use it and the
features? Then try this new workshop designed around your I-phone, Samsung
Galaxy, or LG Cricket. Join us May 9, the 2nd Wednesday of the month
from 10 am to noon. Just drop in. No fee. No registration.
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. SOLD OUT
Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.
All You Can Eat Lobster at the Delaney House
featuring Jimmy Mazz, July
11, 2018. Cost $100 per person.
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.
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. SOLD OUT
Atlantic City & Cape May, September 12 -14, 2018. Cost $339 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. ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT!
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.