WEDNESDAY, AUG 19
DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman. Occasional field trips are planned.
SATURDAY, AUG. 15
OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement councilor, will facilitate. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org
TUESDAY, AUG. 18
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, and 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, insurance company should give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. $15 for AARP members, providing a membership number, and $20 for other attendees. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Sign up at the Plainville Senior Center, Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. to noon. Mondays between 5 to 5:30 p.m. (860) 747-5728.
THURSDAY, AUG 20
CATCHING HEALTHY HABITS. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House. Enjoy a delicious nutritious snack as Delores Wisdom, Program Coordinator, CATCH & RSVP, provides practical tips on healthy eating and physical activity along with information about the U.S. obesity epidemic and the chronic illness linked to overweight and obesity. Each participant will also receive a “Healthy Living Guide for Adults 50+” filled with easy-to-make, nutritious recipes and simple exercises you can incorporate into your weekly routine, along with more tips for adopting a healthy lifestyle. Sign up at (860) 621-3014.
FRIENDSHIP CLUB OF MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monthly club for seniors in the community. Coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo, more. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Limited seating. Transportation may be provided. (860) 276-1020.
FRIDAY, AUG 21
ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House. Presented by the Summit at Plantsville. Make your own sunday with plenty of gooey, fruity, sweet toppings and get ready to enjoy BINGO with prizes to make you smile. Tickets cost $1 and are avalable at the office.
TUESDAY, AUG 25
BOSTON DUCK TOUR AND OUTLET TOUR. 8:30 a.m. from the Calendar House. Take a ride aboard an amphibious vehicle that rides on land and water. Enjoy a narrated tour of Boston by your conDUCKtor, and enjoy the afternoon at Boston’s hottest new destination “The Outlets at Assembly Row in Somerville.” Set in a waterfront park the outlets offer outstanding shopping and dining options. Cost is $75
WEDNESDAY, AUG 26
SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE. 10 a.m. to noon at Calendar House. Benjamin Rhodes from the Social Security Administration will meet with individuals BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. He will provide information, answer questions, and address concerns in private consultation. Limited number of appointments. Schedule at (860) 621-3014.
WHEELER SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR JUSTINE MICALIZZI. Mondays, 10 a.m to noon. Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Receive information about mental health, substance use disorders, treatment recovery resources, early childhood, and local programs and services. Southington Library and Museum, 255 Main St., Southington.