Senior listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11
SOUTHINGTON
MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020.

THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 628-5656.

SUNDAY, OCT. 12
OTHER
CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMONS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Dr., Newington. RSVP. (860) 665-7901.

TUESDAY, OCT. 21
PLAINVILLE
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.

OTHER
THE MULBERRY GARDENS AT MARIAN HEIGHTS FRIENDSHIP CLUB. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights Adult Day Center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 357-4264.

NOW thru NOV. 26
PLAINVILLE
TAI JI QUAN. Wednesdays for eight weeks. An evidence based balance training and fall prevention program. Taught by Meghan Mitchell. Focuses on center of gravity seniory perception, cognitive skills and pain management. Plainville Senior Center members only. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $24 per person. (860) 747-5728.

NOW thru DEC. 4
PLAINVILLE
QIGONG AND TAI CHI. Thursdays. Internal Chinese meditative practices that use slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to strengthen your mind-body connection, reduce stress and improve circulation. Taught by Meghan Mitchell. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Members only. (860) 747-5728.

ONGOING
PLAINVILLE
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. seniors

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