MONDAY, OCT. 6
CANDIDATE MEET AND GREET. 1:30 p.m. All candidates running in November who are Bristol residents can vote for are invited to participate. Meet and greet is designed to be a casual gathering with each candidate allotted three minutes to introduce themselves to those in attendance. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol in the Main Dining Room. Coffee, desserts, and informal mingling follow. RSVP. (860) 584-7895.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8
HEALTH FAIR FOR OLDER ADULTS. Presented by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services, The Hospical of Central Connecticut, Bradley campus, Calendar House, and Spring Lake Village. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Demonstrations, educational materials, free health screenings (balance, bone density, memory, more) and experts from the healthcare industry. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. Free. Pre-register for blood glucose/ cholesterol and bone density screenings. Call (860) 621-3014.
SCAMS TARGET YOU. PROTECT YOURSELF. 7 p.m. Detective Sergeant Nicholas Mullins and Detective Eveln Rodriguez of the Plainville Police Department will hold an informational meeting and will address the common and recent scams that many people have fallen victim to. Background information on how scams work. Preventative measures. What to do if you’re a victim. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 747-1616.
TUESDAY, OCT. 21
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members, providing a membership number, and $20 for other attendees. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Sign up at the center has begun.
SENIOR CENTER BAND JAM. Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Live band. Dance or just sit back and enjoy. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.