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Posted on: May 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - May 7, 2018

Enfield Senior Center

299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT  06082



News Release for the Week of May 7, 2018



What You Need to Know to Save Energy, Money and the Planet at Home or at Work on Wednesday, May 9 at 1 pm. Melissa Everett, Chair, Enfield Clean Energy Committee. It isn’t just the products you buy - it’s how you use them and how you understand the building you’re in.  Energy technology is changing fast and so is our ability to control our indoor environment.  Whatever your budget, there are actions you can take.  Learn how energy can be the entry point into home comfort, health, and resale value. 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. Call 860-763-7425 to sign up. This is a free program.


The following topics will for the May TED Talks will be, May 3, Inside the mind of a master procrastinator. Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on before we run out of time. May 17, A simple way to break a bad habit. Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction - from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving.


Smartphone Workshop. Do you have a new smartphone? Do you need help understanding how to use it and the features? Then try this new workshop designed around your I-phone, Samsung Galaxy, or LG Cricket. Join us May 9, the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10 am to noon. Just drop in. No fee. No registration.




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.  SOLD OUT

·         Red Sox Game at Fenway Park, June 24, 2018.  SOLD OUT

·         All You Can Eat Lobster at the Delaney House featuring Jimmy Mazz, July 11, 2018.  Cost $100 per person. 

·         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. SOLD OUT

·         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. ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT!

·         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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