SATURDAY, SEPT. 19
AARP DRIVER SAFETY CARFIT EVENT. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calendar House. A
FREE interactive, educational program teaching participants how to make their personal vehicle “fit” them to increase safety and mobility as they drive. To schedule your 20-minute appointment, call (860) 375-3227. For more info, visit www.car-fit.org.
MONDAY, SEPT. 21
SIMPLY SWING. 7 p.m. at Calendar House. Free and open to the public. The Farmington Bank Community Concert Series features “Simply Swing”, a 10-piece swing orchestra performing Big Band and Swing Dance favorites.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23
SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE. 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment only, at Calendar House. Benjamin Rhodes from the Social Security Administration will meet with individuals to provide information, answer questions, and address concerns in private consultation. Limited number of appointments. Call (860) 621-3014 to schedule.
COMPUTER CLUB MEETING. 1 p.m. at Calendar House. Review any and all computer related topics, take part in building or upgrading computers, learning in the process, how each component works.
CALENDAR HOUSE MEMBERSHIP MEETING. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. All are welcome to to come for a brief update on the “business” and offer thoughts, comments, and suggestions. Meeting followed by stand up comedian Linda Belt. Her humor touches on the absurdities of modern life and includes any subject she feels like discussing. Light refreshments. RSVP at (860) 621-3014
FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS. Hartford HealthCare Senior Services offers free balance screenings provided by licensed physical therapists at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Such screenings can play an important role in preventing falls. Appointments are required. Call (860) 378-1234.
BRIDGE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 1 p.m. on Mondays at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Do you like to play cards and meet new people? Learn the game of bridge and become a member of their Bridge Club. For more information, please call Edesa Ciscar at (860) 628-5656.
DONATIONS OF USED PERSONAL MUSIC DEVICES. Southington Care Center accepts donations of used iPods or MP3 players to engage residents in a music and memory program. Music has proved to be beneficial in various therapies for people who have dementia. Contact Stacy Carleton, Southington Care Center director of therapeutic recreation, at (860) 378-1286.
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.