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Posted on: August 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - August 28, 2017

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of August 28, 2017


Experience Spain and all of its culture and history in 11 wonderful days scheduled for April 19-29, 2018.  Please join us for the trip presentation on September 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Trip highlights include Madrid, Royal Palace, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville Flamenco Show, Granada, The Alhambra, Valencia Paella Experience and Barcelona. Step back in time in Toledo, the former capital of the Spanish Empire.  Explore Madrid’s monumental 18th century Royal Palace, the official residence of the royal family, with an expert-led tour.  In Seville you will enjoy a tour of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter and Maria Luisa Park, one of the loveliest in all of Europe and that evening you will experience an authentic Flamenco Show.  In Valencia savor a “paella experience” including a boat ride on the canals surrounding rice field plantations. Travel to Barcelona one of Europe’s most beautiful and exciting cities. Cost: $3,899 per person/double occupancy includes 14 meals.

We would love to hear from you and welcome any and all of your suggestions!  Please complete a Suggestion Form, located throughout the Senior Center or on our website, and place in the Suggestion Box located next to the scan computer by the front desk.  Thank you for taking the time to share your ideas - we greatly appreciate your input!

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s a seminar on Wednesday, August 30 at 1 pm, will provide information on diagnosis, risk factors, disease stages, treatment options, and much more.  Please register at the senior center front desk.

Tickets for the Corvettes Doo Wop Revue are on sale now and going fast!  The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue is a true favorite. The memorable music of the 1950s is performed with great energy along with comical stage antics.  Join us on September 15 at 6 p.m. and tap into those wonderful memories!  Tickets are $7 with dessert and coffee served at the break.

The 14th Annual Firefighter picnic is scheduled for September 13 at noon.  Bring along a folding chair and enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs made by our fabulous firefighters.  Rock Solid Alibi will provide a great background for a wonderful day with music from the gazebo.  Many thanks to the firefighters for doing this annually in honor of our older adults.  Free tickets are available at the Senior Center front desk.

We can all use a laugh, so join us for a big dose of humor on September 8 at 1 p.m. Cartoonist and illustrator Rick Stromoski will provide an amusing and informative presentation.  His work appears in national magazines, book publishing, advertising and newspaper syndication, including the Hartford Courant.  Please call the senior center to register for this free program.


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.  

National 911 Memorial Museum, November 5, 2017.  Cost: $81 per person

Thomaston Opera House – It’s A Wonderful Life, December 3, 2017.  Cost $91 per person includes lunch at the Black Rock Tavern.  Trip sign up date is September 22 at 10 a.m.

Stageloft Theatre – Winter Wonderettes, December 9, 2017.  Cost $92 per person includes lunch at the Salem Cross Inn.  Trip sign up date is September 29 at 10 a.m.


Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

3-Day Vermont, September 11-13, 2017. Cost $529 pp/double

Atlantic City, November 13-15, 2017. Cost $239 pp/double includes slot and meal credits

Caribbean Cruise, January 28 – February 9, 2018. Cost $1649 pp/double.

Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double. Trip Presentation date is September 7, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018.  Cost $2999 pp/double.

 Lunch reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. Comments, questions or concerns email We look forward to hearing from

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