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Posted on: July 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of July 11, 2016

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of July 11, 2016

Do you have an interest in Digital Photography? The Enfield Senior Center is starting a Digital Photography group to meet once a month to start and post their photos to a photo sharing site. Interested? Call the Senior Center to sign up. Once we have a group of interested participants we will have the first meeting.

We are starting Dominoes on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning July 11. Bring your own set and drop in to play in the air-conditioned Senior Center. A group also plays Dominoes on Fridays at 1 p.m.

The Nifty Fifties Band is coming back! They will be performing highly charged hits of the 50s and 60s and beyond on Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m. This is no typical oldies band. Their sense of fun is contagious. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person and includes dessert and coffee.

Enjoy a free movie this summer at 1 p.m. in July and August. On Thursday, July 14 watch “Brooklyn” and on Thursday, July 28 we will show the movie “Daddy’s Home.” Beat the heat with an indoor movie.

During the five weeks of August, we are offering a trial Zumba Gold class on Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Nicole, our new instructor, encourages those new to Zumba to take part in her class in the air-conditioned Senior Center. The cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. What a good way to try Zumba Gold!

We are also offering a wonderful eight-day trip to Ireland, with direct flights from Bradley International Airport, on March 22 to 29, 2017. This trip combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and sumptuous food. For more information, a trip presentation will be held on Monday, August 8, 2016, at 3 p.m.

September is a perfect time to visit Vermont and we have a day-trip planned to “Discover Woodstock” on September 6, 2016. We’ll visit the Billings Farm & Museum and Rockefeller Mansion with a delicious Vermont Turkey Luncheon. If you’re interested, registration is scheduled for Friday, July 15, 2016, at 10 a.m. The cost of this trip is $139 per person.

Parkway Pavilion Health and Rehabilitation Center is partnering with Town of Enfield Neighborhood Services to sponsor an Alzheimer’s Support Group on the third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. Jessica Russell, MSW, will facilitate the group. The first meeting is July 19. Please call 860-745-1641 to RSVP.


• Your Home and Title 19 – Wednesday, July 13 at 1 p.m.
• The Real Estate Market- Wednesday, July 20 at 1 p.m.
• CPR Training for the Community – Wednesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. Must be registered.

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.
• Exploring Boston & Whale Watch, August 18, 2016. Cost: $135 per person.
• Discover Woodstock Vermont/Billings Farm Museum, September 6, 2016. Cost: $139 per person. Trip sign-up date is July 15, 2016, 10 a.m.
• “CT Rail & Sail”, Essex Steam Train, Becky Thatcher Riverboat, Lyman Orchards, September 23, 2016. Cost: $107 per person. Trip sign-up date is July 22, 2016, 10 a.m.
• Lake Winnipesaukee Brunch Cruise, October 16, 2016. Cost: $119 per person. Trip sign-up date is August 19, 2016, 10 a.m.
• National September 11 Memorial Museum, November 6, 2016. Cost: $81 per person. Trip sign-up date is September 16, 2016, 10 a.m.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Hawaii Cruise Tour, January 11 – 21, 2017. Cost: $4799 pp/double/inside cabin.
• Irish Splendor, March 22 – 29, 2017. Cost: $2499 pp/double (rate expires 9/23/16).
• The Wonders of Italy, April 25 – May 5, 2017. Cost $4899 pp/double.
• Alaska Land & Cruise, June 11 – 23, 2017. Cost: $4599 pp/double/plus taxes.

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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