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Posted on: January 21, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of January 26, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of January 26, 2015

Don’t stay in! Come dance with the Dukes in January and enjoy a classy Valentines event in February.

The Dukes of Hazardville are back at the Senior Center on Friday, January 30 at 6 p.m. Whether you are a dancer or a listener, you will enjoy the music of the Dukes. Enjoy a slice of pizza before the show and dessert and coffee at the break. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person.

We have a wonderful Valentine’s Day celebration for you. Experience the elegance of The Great American Songbook Live on Friday, February 13 at 6 p.m. Classics like Unforgettable, Night and Day, and At Last are just a few of the legendary songs that will be performed. The $7 admission includes coffee and a special Valentine dessert.

The February newsletters are in. Stop in to pick one up if you have not received your copy.

The Computer Learning Center is being slowly changed into a Technology Café. You will notice subtle changes as we incorporate new equipment into the room and make some design changes. Right now, iPads and Kindle Fires are available for use. Give them a try.

Landmark at Monastery Heights in West Springfield is sponsoring a free lunch at their facility on Friday, January 30. They will be sending a bus to the Enfield Senior Center to pick up those who are interested at 10:30 a.m. Please register in the Senior Center office. Space is limited.

Movie Night features the movie, The Judge, with Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, will be shown on Thursday, January 29. See the movie and enjoy a ham grinder for $5 per person at 5 p.m. The movie is shown at 6 p.m. and the fee is $2 at the door.

We are offering a wonderful 2-day New York Adventure on June 9-10, 2015. Try your luck at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, with 120,000 square feet of Las Vegas-style gaming. The existing casino bonus package, consisting of a $40 free play coupon, $15 meal credit, a breakfast buffet will be available for you to enjoy (bonus subject to change without notice.) A 90-minute Erie Canal Lock Cruise will highlight the trip along with a visit to the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard. Here, you’ll enjoy exploring a working water-powered cider mill, farm winery and mill store marketplace. A stop in Cooperstown, NY and a visit to the famous Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum will be included. The Museum is comprised of the Museum itself, the Hall of Fame and Research Library, all together to preserve and honor the greatest players of the game. Price: $311 per person/double occupancy. Reservations are currently being accepted at the Senior Center Front Desk.


• Caring for Yourself When You are No Longer a Caregiver – Wednesday, January 28 at 1 p.m.
• Financial Elder Abuse – Wednesday, February 4 at 1 p.m.
• A Heart Healthy Lifestyle – Wednesday, February 11 at 1 p.m.

2014 TRIPS
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.
• AAC Women’s Basketball Tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2015. This trip is sold out!
• Newport Playhouse – “When The Cat Gets Away,” Thursday, March 26, 2015. Cost: $106 pp.
• West Point Dress Parade, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Cost: $104 per person. Sign-up date: Friday, March 6, 2015, at 10 a.m.
• “Let’s Hang On!” at Foxwoods Casino, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Cost: $75 pp. Sign-up date: Friday, March 20, 2015, at 10 a.m.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Washington DC Cherry Blossom Special, April 10 – 13, 2015. Cost: $652 pp/double.
• Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island, May 30 – June 5, 2015. Cost: $1298 pp/double.
• New York State Adventure, June 9 – 10, 2015. Cost: $311 pp/double.
• Atlantic Canada Cruise Tour (Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island), July 1- 7, 2015. Cost: $1637 pp/double.
• Ocean City Maryland, October 11-14, 2015. Cost: $622 pp/double.
• Sunny Portugal, October 15 – 25, 2015. Cost: $2999 pp/double.
• California New Year’s Getaway, December 29, 2015 – January 2, 2016. Cost: $2399 pp/double (reserve by July 29, 2015 for this discounted rate).

Meal reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. I can be reached at, as well. We look forward to hearing from you.

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