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Posted on: January 14, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Enfield Senior Center Weekly Column - Week of January 19, 2015

Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

News Release for the Week of January 19, 2015

Have you made your appointment for Tax-Aide at the Enfield Senior Center? Free tax assistance is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment. If you have taken advantage of this valuable program before, this year you will notice a change in location. The IRS-trained, AARP volunteers will be located in the Multipurpose Room which is between the Dining Room and the Fitness Room. Remember to bring last year’s Federal and State tax returns, all original documents for 2014, W-2s, 1099s, Town property tax bills for your house and car, and Social Security statements. We could not offer this free program without our wonderful volunteer tax preparers. Thank you!

A free class on Mindful Meditation is offered on Monday, January 26 at 10:30 a.m. Learn a gentle way to relieve tension and stress through guided imagery. Please call to reserve a spot in this complimentary class.

Landmark at Monastery Heights in West Springfield is sponsoring a free lunch at their facility on Friday, January 30. They will be sending a bus to the Enfield Senior Center to pick up those who are interested at 10:30 a.m. Please register in the Senior Center office. Space is limited.

The Enfield Single Seniors group is for active over 55 older adults who are single. The next meeting is Wednesday, January 21 at 6 p.m. for a fun night of Wii Bowling. For information about the group please call Helen Olander at 860-253-9188.

Stop in for Afternoon Ballroom Dance on Friday, January 23 at 2 p.m. Richie Mitnick plays the keyboard and a snack is included at the break for $3 at the door.

Movie Night features the movie, The Judge, with Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, will be shown on Thursday, January 29. See the movie and enjoy a ham grinder for $5 per person at 5 p.m. The movie is shown at 6 p.m. and the fee is $2 at the door.

The Dukes of Hazardville are back at the Senior Center on Friday, January 30 at 6 p.m. Whether you are a dancer or a listener, you will enjoy the music of the Dukes. Enjoy a slice of pizza before the show and dessert and coffee at the break. Tickets are on sale for $7 per person.

We are offering a wonderful 2-day New York Adventure on June 9-10, 2015. Try your luck at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, with 120,000 square feet of Las Vegas-style gaming. The existing casino bonus package, consisting of a $40 free play coupon, $15 meal credit, a breakfast buffet will be available for you to enjoy (bonus subject to change without notice.) A 90-minute Eric Canal Lock Cruise will highlight the trip along with a visit to the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard. Here, you’ll enjoy exploring a working water-powered cider mill, farm winery and mill store marketplace. A stop in Cooperstown, NY and a visit to the famous Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum will be included. The Museum is comprised of the Museum itself, the Hall of Fame and Research Library, all together to preserve and honor the greatest players of the game. Price: $311 per person/double occupancy. Reservations are currently being accepted at the Senior Center Front Desk.


• Preventing Falls – Wednesday, January 21 at 1 p.m.
• Caring for Yourself When You are No Longer a Caregiver – Wednesday, January 28 at 1 p.m.

2014 TRIPS
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.
• AAC Women’s Basketball Tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2015. This trip is sold out!
• Newport Playhouse – “When The Cat Gets Away,” Thursday, March 26, 2015. Cost: $106 pp. Sign-up date: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10 a.m.
• West Point Dress Parade, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Cost: $104 per person. Sign-up date: Friday, March 6, 2015, at 10 a.m.
• “Let’s Hang On!” at Foxwoods Casino, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Cost: $75 pp. Sign-up date: Friday, March 20, 2015, at 10 a.m.

Multi-Day Adventures
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.
• Washington DC Cherry Blossom Special, April 10 – 13, 2015. Cost: $652 pp/double.
• Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island, May 30 – June 5, 2015. Cost: $1298 pp/double.
• New York State Adventure, June 9 – 10, 2015. Cost: $311 pp/double.
• Atlantic Canada Cruise Tour (Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island), July 1- 7, 2015. Cost: $1637 pp/double.
• Ocean City Maryland, October 11-14, 2015. Cost: $622 pp/double.
• Sunny Portugal, October 15 – 25, 2015. Cost: $2999 pp/double.

Meal reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. I can be reached at, as well. We look forward to hearing from you.

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