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Posted on: July 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of July 18, 2016

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of July 18, 2016

Take an entertaining musical journey to Nashville, Tennessee featuring stories and songs from classic country stars who performed at the Grand Ole Opry. Join us on Friday, August 5, at 6 p.m., for the Gunsmoke Band Grand Ole Opry Show. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person and includes dessert and coffee at the break.

The Nifty Fifties Band is sold out for Friday night. Get your tickets for the Gunsmoke Band Grand Ole Opry Show soon.

Care for Me At Home is sponsoring an afternoon of great American music on Thursday, August 4 at 12:30 p.m. We Got Rhythm Band is providing the music. Everyone is invited and there is no charge for this fun-filled musical show.

On Wednesday, August 10 at 1 p.m., join presenter Chelsey Lafleur to learn about essential oils. She will teach you how to use oils to improve your overall health and wellness. No registration is necessary.

Volunteers deliver pet food to older adults who are homebound but have treasured pets. Our AniMeals-on-Wheels program is in need of small cans of cat food. If you would like to contribute, please drop off donations in the collection box at the Senior Center. Small cans of dog food, small bags of dry dog food and treats are also welcome. Thank you for supporting this worthwhile cause.

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.

Don’t miss the trip sign-up on Friday, July 22, 2016, at 10 am, for the Rail & Sail trip on September 23, 2016. Enjoy the colors of fall as you venture on the Essex Steam Train through the Connecticut country side and a relaxing cruise down the Connecticut River. You’ll enjoy a wonderful lunch on the Dining Pullman Car and the sites on the Connecticut River include viewing Gillette’s Castle and the Goodspeed Opera House. Come join us!


• 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.
• Stand Up to Joint Pain with MAKO Robotic Surgery – Wednesday, August 3 at 1 p.m.
• Essential Oils – Wednesday, August 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.
• Exploring Boston & Whale Watch, August 18, 2016. Cost: $135 per person.
• Discover Woodstock Vermont/Billings Farm Museum, September 6, 2016. Cost: $139 per person.
• “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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