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Posted on: May 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of May 25, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of May 25, 2015

PRIME Fitness at the Enfield Senior Center, our gym, now accepts Silver Sneakers. Sliver Sneakers is a program offered through some insurances that allows you a gym membership for free. You can find out if you are eligible by calling your Medicare supplemental insurance company. PRIME Fitness is different than other gyms because a Fitness Assistant designs a program just for you. You receive one-on-one training on all of the equipment and can ask all of the questions you like in a non-judgmental, friendly atmosphere. Stop in or call 860-272-3554 for more information.

The Enfield Senior Center Bike Group is trying some new trails. On Monday, June 1 and Wednesday June 3, they will meet at Turkey Hill Rd. in East Granby. Back to Miller Road in Southwick MA for Tuesday June 9 and Friday, June 12. On Monday June 15 and Wednesday, June 17 they will be trying the Manhan Trail in East Hampton, MA and meeting at the Ferry Street trailhead. On Tuesday, June 23 and Friday, June 26 it is the Northampton Trail off of Exit 19 from 91N. All rides begin at 9:15 a.m. If you would like more information, please call Melissa at 860-265-2038.

Students from Fermi High School National Honor Society will be in the Technology Center at the Senior Center every Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. Bring your own laptop, phone or tablet and ask any questions you would like. The students provide individualized instruction.

The Enfield Police Union and Police Benevolent Association will again sponsor the Enfield Police Senior Picnic on Friday, June 5 at noon at the Enfield Senior Center. It is always a wonderful afternoon of good food, good music and good friends. The Senior Center provides the entertainment. This year it will be The Voice star, Noah Lis. Free tickets are available at the Senior Center.

The movie “Wild” with Reese Witherspoon will be shown on Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. Come for a ham grinder and chips at 5 p.m. if you like. Tickets must be purchased in advance for $5 for dinner or for $2 at the door for the movie only.

Learn a variety of simple mindfulness practices in the 4–week session of Mindfulness Meditation beginning Wednesday, June 3 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The fee for residents is $12 and nonresidents $16.

Blue Skies Big Band is a 19-piece orchestra featuring a male and female vocalist. These local musicians love the music they play and it shows! Listen to the fantastic sounds of notables like Glen Miller, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, and Benny Goodman. They also play more contemporary artists. Blue Skies Big Band will be in concert at the Enfield Senior Center on Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person. Dessert and coffee will be served.


• What is COPD? – Wednesday, May 27 at 1 p.m. Learn how to live well with COPD by managing and preventing flare ups, conserving energy, and using breathing techniques.
• Town of Enfield Waste Water Upgrades – Wednesday, June 3 at 1 p.m.
• Exercise and Lower Back Pain – Wednesday, June 10 at 1 p.m.

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.
• Saratoga Race Track, Thursday, July 30, 2015. Cost: $99 pp. Sign-up date: Friday, May 29, 2015, 10 a.m.
• Martha’s Vineyard, Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Cost: $96 pp. Sign-up date: June 12, 2015, 10 a.m.
• “Mimosa Monday” – Newport, RI, Monday, August 24, 2015. Cost: $113. Sign-up date: June 26, 2015, 10 a.m.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC – Red Sox vs. Orioles, June 9 -11, 2015. Cost: $527 pp/double.
• Atlantic Canada Cruise Tour (Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island)
Added new trip dates: July 3 – 9, 2015. Cost: $1637 pp/double.
• Ocean City Maryland, October 11-14, 2015. Cost: $622 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).
• Eastern Caribbean Escape Cruise, January 22 – February 1, 2016. Cost: $1395 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Scandinavian Splendor Cruise – Baltic Capitals, June 1- 11, 2016. Cost $3409 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Discover Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria, September 14 – 23, 2016. Cost: $3599 pp/double.

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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