WEDNESDAY, NOV 4
FOXWOODS CASINO AND ‘4TROUPS.’ 8:30 a.m. departure from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Celebrate our troops past and present with the music of the 4TROUPS, a vocal group comprised of four seasoned singers who are also United States combat veterans as seen on Good Morning America. Cost is $77 and includes 2 p.m. show with reserved seating, $10 slot play, and free lunch buffet.
THURSDAY, NOV 5
ATLANTIC CANADA CRUISE TRIP PRESENTATION. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Rene Dupuis of Tours of Distinction will present information about the Atlantic Canda Cruise Tour, scheduled for July 3 to 9. This seven day offering includes one night private cabin on the Nova Star and five nights hotel accommodations; guided tours to Nova Scotia (Lunenburg & Peggy’s Cove), Halifax, Prince Edward Island, the Royal Scotia International Tattoo and more.
TUESDAY, NOV 10
TRIP TO THE CHRISTMAS TREE SHOP. 9:15 a.m. departure from the Calendar House, 388, Pleasant St. A shopping trip to the Christmas Tree Shop in Manchester with lunch at HomeTown Buffet (on your own). Return around 2:30 p.m. Cost is $5 and covers transportation only. Pre-register and pre-pay at Calendar House. Space is limited.
TUESDAY, NOV 10
POETRY READING. 9:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. A reading by Calendar House poets, who will share poems by, for, and about our Veterans to commemorate Veteran’s Day. These poems go straight to the heart of what is not found in history books. Instructor Pat Mottola will coordinate and conduct the reading. The event is free. Pre-register at (860) 621-3014. Walk-ins welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
THURSDAY, NOV 12
COFFEE ‘N DESSERT. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Mark Colello, exercise physiologist at Southington Care Center, will present “The Path to Wellness,” detailing stepping stones on the way to wellness. 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.