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Posted on: January 20, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of January 25, 2016

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of January 25, 2016

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the sounds of The Platters. On Friday, February 12 at 6 p.m., Tony Funches and his full band, perform hits including, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” “Only You,” and “The Great Pretender.” A special dessert will be served at the break. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person.

Did you get your Front & Center newsletter? If you have not received it, you can pick it up at the Senior Center.

Register for a 6-week Weight Management Series with Dietician Michelle Mattia. Learn strategies to make healthy lifestyle choices to accomplish your goals. The series begins on Wednesday, February 3, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is free! Start the year off right with this wonderful program sponsored by ShopRite.

If you know someone with Parkinson’s, let them know about a special new Boxing class that begins on Wednesdays, February 3 from 3 to 4 p.m. This trial 4-week session will be continued if there is enough interest. The cost is $16 for residents and $20 for non-residents.

Rob Zappulla and his band will be bringing his very popular show, Sinatra & All That Jazz, to the Enfield Senior Center on Friday, January 29 at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the Senior Center office for $7 per person and includes coffee and dessert at the break.

Join us for a fun-filled Saturday afternoon out on the town on March 26, 2016 to see “Motown the Musical” at the Bushnell Theatre in Hartford. This musical is the true American story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and many more. A delicious lunch is included at the Chowder Pot restaurant. Reservations are being accepted at the Senior Center Front Desk for $154 per person. We are also taking reservations for a trip to the Lincoln Center in New York City to The Metropolitan Opera to see “Otello” on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Often cited as opera’s greatest tragedy, “Otello” is a miraculous union of music and drama, a masterpiece as profound philosophically as it is thrilling theatrically. Ticket price ranges from $153 - $162 per person for Balcony seating. Don’t wait; tickets are going fast for these two great shows.


• Winter Wellness Tips for People with Diabetes – Wednesday, January 27 at 1 p.m.
• How to Minimize Stock Market Risk on IRA and 401K Accounts – Wednesday, February 3 at 1 p.m.
• Home Safety – Wednesday, February 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.
• Boston’s 2016 Flower Show, March 18, 2016. Cost: $108 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• “Motown the Musical” at the Bushnell Theater, March 26, 2016. Cost: $154 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• Newport Playhouse “One Slight Hitch”, April 12, 2016. Cost: $91 pp. Trip sign-up date is February 5, 2016.
• The Metropolitan Opera “Otello”, April 23, 2016. Cost $153 - $162 pp. Reservations being taken at this time.
• “Shadows of the 60s” at Foxwoods Resort, May 18, 2016. Cost $80 per person. Trip sign-up date is March 18, 2016.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• 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.
• Long Island & the Hamptons, September 15 – 16, 2016. Cost $349 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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