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Posted on: April 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - April 16, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of April 16, 2018



A big thank you to Mr. John Ferraro for donating a Merlin Electronic Magnifier to the Enfield Senior Center.  The Merlin lets people with low vision read and write and regain visual independence.  Stop in our Computer Lab and give it a try.


Join a Wadsworth Atheneum docent on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @1:00 pm for the program:  Explore Art from the Atheneum, an interactive discussion of highlights from the Atheneum’s collections. Participants will learn more about the history of the museum and its diverse holdings through this hour-long exploration using poster reproductions of collection objects. Call 860-763-7425 to sign up.  This is a free program.


There will be an iPhone Planner class on Tuesday, April 17 at 1pm. This class is for those who want to learn the basic usage of the iPhone contacts, calendar and reminders. Registered at the Senior Center Office. R$3 and NR $4.


Tickets are still available for: A Tribute to the Platters on Friday, April 27 at 6pm. Tony Funches, former Lead Vocalist of the “Original Platters,” he will be performing the nostalgic classic hits such as "Only You," "The Great Pretender," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," and many other timeless gems. Spend a fun night out with us for just $10, including dessert and coffee.


A Jewelry Workshop is being offered on Thursday, April 19 from 1- 5 pm.  Spend the afternoon crafting beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Jewelry always makes a great gift. Instructor supplies all the tools, and beads are purchased separately. Registered at the Senior Center Office. R$8 and NR $9.


This month’s movie is The Darkest Hour.  While the German Nazi regime bombarded Britain and continued its attack on Europe, the British were faced with choosing a new Prime Minister. Their only hope was British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman). Churchill had to decide to focus on British military resistance or negotiate a peace treaty with Adolf Hitler. Tickets are $2 at the door. Movie starts at 4 pm on Thursday, April 19. 


Registration deadline for May and June fitness classes is April 20.   




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. 

·         Wright’s Farm & Twin River Casino, May 24, 2018.  Cost $72 per person. 

·         NYC by Land & Sea, June 19, 2018.  Cost $97 per person. 

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

·         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.

·         Savor the Flavor, Providence, RI, September 19, 2018.  Cost $98 per person.  Trip sign up date is July 13, 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.

·         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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