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Posted on: November 18, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of November 23, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of November 23, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for all of the wonderful people who participate at the Enfield Senior Center. Enjoy your holiday. Keep in mind that the Senior Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27.

Moondance is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert and they will be appearing at the Enfield Senior Center on Friday, December 4 at 6 p.m. Listen to classics like “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You”, “Brown Eyed Girl”, “Domino”, “Tupelo Honey” and of course “Into the Mystic” and “Moondance”. Tickets are on sale for Moondance – Van Morrison Tribute Band Concert for $7 per person and includes dessert and coffee.

The Rotary Club of Enfield is having a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 5 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Center. Stop in for breakfast and support the charitable activities of the Rotary Club. Tickets are sold at the door for $5 per person.

On Friday, December 11, you can dance to the sounds of keyboardist Richie Mitnick at our Ballroom Dance beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the door and include a snack at the break.

Create a beautiful Stoneware Ornament on Tuesdays from December 1 to December 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. Start by learning clay techniques to create your ornament, then learn waxing and glazing. You will leave with an ornament ready for hanging. Space is limited, so register early for this brand new class. The cost is $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents.

Registration for January and February classes begins on Tuesday, December 8 at 8:30 a.m. for residents and Tuesday, December 15 at 8:30 a.m. for nonresidents.

Now is the time to start making your travel plans for next year. We have some wonderful European vacations planned. You can cruise the Danube River on The Legendary Blue Danube River Cruise or Discover Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria, both trips being offered in September 2016. We also have a June trip planned to see the Baltic Capitals on a wonderful, fully escorted, Scandinavian Splendor Cruise. In addition to our international trips, we have a once in a lifetime adventure planned to America’s Canyon Country, also in June. This is a great opportunity to celebrate America’s National Park Services Centennial. If palm trees and tropical islands are more your style, join us for an October Autumn Repositioning Cruise with a stop in New Orleans. Many day trips, including a trip to the Metropolitan Opera or a multi-day trip to Pennsylvania, Nova Scotia, or the White Mountains are also available. Pricing and trip flyers can be found on our website at or feel free to contact our trip coordinator at 860-763-7427 for more information.


• Stress Management – Wednesday, November 25 at 1 p.m.
• Grief and the Holidays – Wednesday, December 2 at 1 p.m.
• Exercise with Parkinson’s – Wednesday, December 9 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.
• Boston’s 2016 Flower Show, March 18, 2016. Cost: $108 pp. Trip sign-up date is January 8, 2016, 10 a.m.
• “Motown the Musical” at the Bushnell Theater, March 26, 2016. Cost: $154 pp. Trip sign-up date is December 18, 2015, 10 a.m.
• The Metropolitan Opera “Otello”, April 23, 2016. Cost $153 - $162 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• 3-Day Pennsylvania, “Samson” at Sight & Sound Theatre, Longwood Gardens, May 9 – 11, 2016. Cost: $449 pp/double.
• Scandinavian Splendor Cruise, June 1 – 11, 2016. Cost: $3409 pp/double/inside cabin.
• America’s Canyon Country, June 9 – 17, 2016. Cost: $3529 pp/double.
• Journey to the White Mountains, June 20 – 22, 2016. Cost: $473 pp/double.
• Atlantic Canada Cruise Tour, July 2 – 8, 2016. Cost: $1667 pp/double.
• Discover Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria, September 14 – 23, 2016. Cost: $3599 pp/double.
• Danube River Cruise, September 24 – October 4, 2016. Cost:$4995 pp/double/Riviera Deck
• Autumn Repositioning Cruise, October 28 – November 11, 2016. Cost: $1999 pp/double/inside cabin.

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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