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Posted on: October 16, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly News Release Week of October 20

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of October 20, 2014

Gather your friends, your children, and your grandchildren to celebrate the music of the Beatles together. On Friday, November 7, Beatles for Sale, an amazing Beatles tribute band, will share the music of the Beatles, singing song after classic song. Tickets are $7 per person and include a dessert and coffee.

The Connecticut Association of Senior Center Personnel will be touring the Enfield Senior Center on Friday, October 24 at 10 a.m. After that, we will have a lunch meeting where I will present, “Creating a Welcoming Culture in Your Senior Center.” Please feel free to welcome our visitors from senior centers across the state.

It is open enrollment time. If you need a hand or some advice about enrolling in a Part D or supplemental plan, the Medicare Enrollment bus is on the way! On Tuesday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Medicare Bus will be at the Enfield Senior Center with trained staff and volunteers to help answer your questions. Many people can be seen in just one day, so make an appointment by calling the Senior Center office.

Connecticut actor William Gillette’s first radio broadcast mystery was “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band.” The Sherlock Holmes Radio Show will reenact this 30-minute, live-action, 1930’s show with sound effects and audience participation. Join us on Thursday, October 23. Dessert and coffee will be served at 6 p.m. before the show. Tickets are $5 per person.

Just drop in for a flu shot when it is convenient for you so that you can stay healthy. Choose from Friday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to noon, or Wednesday, November 12 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Don’t forget your Medicare or insurance card.

Play Pickleball at the South Road Tennis/Pickleball Courts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Pickleball equipment packs are available for loan at the Enfield Senior Center for practice. Simply sign them out and return them when you are done.

All programs on Public Access Channel 15 are produced by volunteers. Training and equipment are offered at no charge, to any Cox Enfield franchise resident to produce non-profit shows of interest to the community. On Monday, October 27 at 1 p.m., Access Coordinator, Sandy Zukowski, will be at the Senior Center to talk about Community TV Production. Join us on that day or call 860-698-6124 for more information.

Join us for a day trip, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, to the Garde Arts Center in New London, CT to see The Lettermen. Known for their easy listening vocals, The Lettermen will be performing many of their gold record hits. “When I Fall in Love”, “Summer Place”, “Going Out of my Head”, and “Shangri-La” are just some of the hits you’ll recognize. Prior to the 3 p.m. show, you’ll have time to explore Mohegan Sun Casino, which includes $20 free slot play or free bet, and a $10 meal voucher. To receive a casino bonus, passengers must have a Player’s Club Card or be able to sign up for one on the day of the trip. Price: $88 pp. Reservations are being accepted at the Enfield Senior Center front desk.


• What is New in Medicare Advantage Plans? Health New England – Thursday, October 16 at 6 p.m.
• Knowledge is Power- Wednesday, October 22 at 1 p.m.
• Discount Hearing – Wednesday, November 5 at 1 p.m.
• Blood Cancer Survivorship Program: Living Beyond Cancer – Thursday, November 6 at 6 p.m.

2014 TRIPS
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.
• The Lettermen at the Garde Arts Center, November 12, 2014. Cost: $88 pp.
• Texas Tenors at Foxwoods Casino, December 11, 2014. This trip is sold out!
• Santa & the Goldtones at the Log Cabin Restaurant, December 11, 2014. Cost: $52 pp. Tickets are available at the Senior Center Front Desk.
• It’s a Wonderful Life at the Stageloft Theatre, Salem Cross Inn, December 13, 2014. Cost: $75 pp.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Hawaii Cruise, January 22-February 1, 2015. Contact 860-763-7427 for pricing and availability. This trip is sold out!
• Springtime Tulip River Cruise, Belgium & the Netherlands, April 10 – 18, 2015. Contact 860-763-7427 for pricing and availability.
• Alaska Inside Passage Cruise, May 6 – 16, 2015. Cost: $2489 pp/inside stateroom/dbl. This trip is sold out! The information meeting previously scheduled for Monday, October 20, 2014 has been canceled because this trip is now sold out.
• Sunny Portugal, October 15 – 25, 2015. Cost: $2999 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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