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Posted on: May 28, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of June 1, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of June 1, 2015

The Knightsmen Band will be playing your favorite songs from the 50s and 60s on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m. Dance, sing, and clap your hands to this fun band. Dessert and coffee will be served at the break. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person.

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is off to a great start. If you or someone you know is over 60 and has a monthly income of $1,276 or less for a single person, they are eligible for a once a month free box of food. You can sign up on Monday, June 1 and Monday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Enfield Senior Center. Please make an appointment. Bring proof of income. The boxes include, cheese, shelf stable milk, juice, oats, cereal, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, canned fruit and vegetables.

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.

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.


• 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.
• 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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