TUESDAY, OCT. 6
SENIOR HEALTH FAIR. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St.. Admission is free. Sponsored by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, The Orchards at Southington, Mulberry Gardens of Southington, Southington Care Center, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Calendar House and Spring Lake Village. Enjoy demonstrations and meet experts in the healthcare industry. Hospital of Central Connecticut and the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging will provide valuable information and free screenings for balance, blood pressure, bone density, hearing, memory.
THURSDAY, OCT. 8
GREEN MOUNTAIN FLYER RAILROAD. 9 a.m. Board the Green Mountain Flyer for a two hour roundtrip ride along the Connecticut and Williams Rivers between Chester Depot and Ludlow Vermont. Relax and experience a narrated journey into Vermont’s rich history and scenic splendor on fully restored vintage train. Then enjoy lunch at the Chandler’s Tavern located at Yakee Candle in Deerfield Mass. Choice of roast turkey or baked Boston scrod plus time to shop at Yankee Candle. Cost is $94. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14
FINANCIAL CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Learn how to manage your Financial Investments, including stocks, bonds, CD’s, money markets, mutual funds and other investment instruments with Connie Proll, a Southington based certified financial advisor.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21
DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman our photography guru. Occasional field trips are planned.
THURSDAY, OCT. 22
CONCERT WITH LINDA WENTZ. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. “Music that Transcends the Ordinary” – One Woman, One Piano, One Incredible Performance, as pianist Linda Wentz tickles the ivories with a entertaining program entitled “The Way We Were”. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP at (860) 621-3014 or at Calendar House.
SUNDAY, OCT. 25
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST. 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. All-you-can-eat breakfast to support the Knights of Columbus. Tickets available at the door that day.
MONDAY, OCT. 26
DANCING IN THE STREET. 11:30 a.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Featuring music of the 50s, 60s and 70s featuring Doo Wop, Motown and Disco with the Latshaw Pops Orchestra, singers and Katie Kelly dancers. Enjoy lunch served family style.
Cost is $65. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.
TUESDAY, OCT. 27
FLU SHOT CLINIC. 10 a.m. to noon at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Plainville-Southington Regional Health Department will provide a “flu shot” clinic for Plainville and Southington residents. You must bring your insurance card and/or Medicare Part B card. If you do not have either, there is a $20 fee. Consent forms are available at Calendar House.
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.