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Posted on: September 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - September 18, 2017

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082


News Release for the Week of September 18, 2017

The Enfield Senior Repair Program is scheduled to end October 31 for the season. We ask that seniors who need air conditioners removed and/or gutter cleaning performed or other tasks we can help with, submit their requests by calling 860-253-6395 as soon as possible so we may get to all who need our service.

Join us for TED Talks the first and third Thursdays of the month.  The next TED Talk will be held on September 21 at 10:30 a.m., Alexander Betts – Our Refugee System is Failing, Here’s How We Can Fix It.  In this insightful talk, Alexander Betts offers four ways to change the way we treat refugees, so they can make an immediate contribution to their new homes.

Enjoy the movie Fences, on Thursday September 21. Denzel Washington directed and stars, alongside Viola Davis as his wife Rose, in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which centers on a garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh. Purchase a ticket in advance for $5 which includes movie and a grinder.  The grinder will be served at 5 p.m. and the movie begins at 6 p.m. Movie only tickets can be purchased at the door for $2. Assistive hearing devices are available for the movie.

Trip sign up for the Thomaston Opera House “It’s a Wonderful Life” show on Sunday, December 3, 2017 will be on Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m. at the senior center dining room.  This trip includes a delicious pre-show lunch at the Black Rock Tavern.  Trip cost is $91 per person.

Physical Activity for Seniors will be presented by St. Francis Care on Wednesday, September 27 at 1 pm.  If you are interested in getting more activity but don’t know where to begin, join us for this interactive lecture.  Register at the senior center front desk.

Don’t miss your chance to see Beatles For Sale on Friday, October 20 at 6 pm.  An award winning, New England based Beatles tribute band that is committed to recreating the sounds of the Beatles live in concert.  Tickets are $7 per person with coffee and dessert served at the break.


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.  

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.

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

Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double.

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 you.

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