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[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - February 19, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of February 19, 2018




The Enfield Clean Energy Committee will be here on Wednesday, February 21 from 10 am to 12 pm.  They recently received a grant for a LED light bulb exchange program.  If you bring in one or two of your old incandescent light bulbs they will exchange it for a two pack of new energy efficient LED bulbs.  Stop by and take advantage of this energy savings program. 


An Alzheimer’s Association representative will be at the Enfield Senior Center every fourth Thursday to discuss any concerns, address information and referral needs, and help in any way possible. They will be here Thursday, February 22, 10 am - 2 pm. Please schedule a 30-minute appointment by calling the Senior Center office. Walk-ins are welcome as time permits.


Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting and other needle work? Do you wish to brush up on your skills? Do you want to learn the basics of needlework? We have a group of enthusiastic needle crafters known as Creative Stitches. In fact, intermediate and advanced knitters and crocheters are more than delighted to help those getting started. If any this applies to you, please join us on Wednesday mornings from 9-12.  We welcome new members of any age, gender or ability! Class is free – no need to sign up – just drop in.


The Art of Writing is for those who are interested in writing. Whether it be poems, stories, memoirs, essays or writing casual thoughts, this is an opportunity to share your creativity!  Come join us on 2nd Friday of the month. The next meeting is March 9 and it is a free program.


The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day.


Please don’t forget that the last day of registration for the MAR-APR exercise classes will be February 23.




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. 

·         Newport Playhouse – Exit Laughing, April 10, 2018.  SOLD OUT

·         NYC by Land & Sea, June 19, 2018.  Cost $97 per person.  Trip sign up date is April 6, 2018.

·         Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.  Cost $142 per person. Reservations currently being accepted.

·         All You Can Eat Lobster at the Delaney House, July 11, 2018.  Cost $100 per person.  Trip sign up date is May 4, 2018.

·         Webster Lake Riverboat Cruise, July 31, 2018.  Cost $96 per person.  Trip sign up date is May 11, 2018.

·         The Lighthouses of Boston Harbor, August 29, 2018.  Cost $113 per person.  Trip sign up date is June 15, 2018.




Multi-Day Adventures

Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

·         1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY, June 6 – 8, 2018. Cost $513 pp/double.

·         Summer in the Green Mountains, Stowe, VT, August 6 – 8, 2018.  Cost $401 pp/double. 

·         Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.

·         Atlantic City & Cape May, September 12 -14, 2018. Cost $339 pp/double.

·         Lancaster, PA Sight & Sound Theatre ‘Jesus’, September 24 -26, 2018. Cost $453 pp/double.

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

·         Nashville Music City, October 9 – 16, 2018.  Cost $1,763 pp/double.

·         Iceland, November 29 – December 5, 2018. Cost $3,759 pp/double. 

·         American Queen River Cruise, New Orleans to Memphis, December 2 – 10, 2018.  Cost $2,599 inside cabin pp/double includes Air, shore excursions and more.


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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