WEDNESDAY, JULY 8
POETRY WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS. 2 p.m. Taught by poet Andy Weil. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Free and open to the public. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org
THURSDAY, JULY 9
LUNCH AND LEARN. ‘THE SOCIAL MEDIA ADVANTAGE.’ Noon to 1 p.m. Presented by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging. Unravel the mysteries of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. The Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain campus, 100 Grand St., New Britain. RSVP 1-877-4AGING1. CTHealthyAging.org
AUG. 12, SEPT. 16
ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH TRAVELERS. Wednesday, Aug. 12, “Remember the Good Times” with Bobby Rydell at the Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. Enjoy lunch and music. $82. Drive on your own. Wednesday, Sept. 16, The Docks of Point Judith, Galilee, Rhode Island, “A Fisherman’s Story.” Seafood lunch then take a stroll by the harbor, check out the shops. $83 per person. Reservations. (860) 589-5597.
DENTAL CLINIC. Provided by Community Health Center, Inc. By appointment. Registered dental hygienist will provide a complete exam, dental cleaning, scalants, and X-rays when appropriate. Help in paying for the clinic in form of scholarships provided by a grant through the Older Americans Act through the North Central Area on Aging are available to members of the Plainville Senior Center. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Appointments. (860) 983-2990. For information on scholarships, call (860) 747-5728.
EIGHTH ANNUAL CONNECTICUT SENIOR JURIED ART SHOW. All seniors 70-plus are invited to participate at show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury in September. Entries accepted for painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. First, second, third and honorable mention awards will be given in each category. Winning art in each category will be on exhibit at Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury Oct. 4 to Nov. 15. Entry forms, rules, and information is available at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville or PomperaugWoods.com
CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Bristol Senior Center is host to a remote Social Security office. No need to reserve time. First-come, first-serve. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.