WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16
FINANCIAL CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Learn how to manage your Financial Investments, including stocks, bonds, CDs, money markets, mutual funds, and other investment instruments with Connie Proll, a Southington based certified financial advisor.
DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with photo guru Peter Freeman. Occasional field trips are planned.
THURSDAY, DEC. 17
CALENDAR HOUSE FESTIVE HOLIDAY PARTY. 12 p.m. at The Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. The annual holiday party begins at noon at Kay’s Pier South. Tickets cost $31 per person, but the final day to purchase tickets is Friday Dec. 11. Indicate table and group requests at time of purchase. Menu: Tossed Salad; Penne Pasta; Baked Scrod; Roast Beef; Maple Glazed Carrots; Garlic Whipped Potatoes; Cherries Jubilee. Entertainment provided by “Simply Swing”, a five-piece swing orchestra and a cash bar.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23
COMPUTER CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Review any and all computer related topics; take part in building or upgrading computers, learning in the process how each component works.
THURDAY, JAN. 7
CALENDAR HOUSE MEMBERSHIP MEETING. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. All are welcome. A brief update on the membership business and installation of officers.Then sit back and enjoy “Temple Grandin” on the big screen. Emmy winner Claire Danes stars as Temple Grandin, a brilliant young woman coping with the stigma of autism at a time when it was misunderstood. Light Refreshments. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
TUESDAY, JAN 12
SENIOR CITIZEN COMMISSION/ ADVISORY BOARD. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Calendar House members and the public are encouraged to attend.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
FINANCIAL CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Learn how to manage your Financial Investments, including stocks, bonds, CDs, money markets, mutual funds and other investment instruments with Connie Proll, a Southington based certified financial advisor.
THURSDAY, JAN. 14
COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – DEALING WITH MEMORY ISSUES. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Michelle Wyman, LSW, Alzheimer’s/Dementia specialist for CT Center for Healthy Aging will present “Best Communication” when dealing with memory issues, Alzheimer’s or dementia. Discussion will include the healthy brain and what it does, what changes happen with memory loss and the challenges that occur. Also ways and strategies for response and care to help persons with memory loss. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20
FRAUD SCHEMES. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Senator Joe Markley, Representative Sampson, and Judge of Probate Matt Jalowiec will offer an informational session on Fraud Schemes and how to protect yourself. Register at (860) 621-3014.
THURSDAY, JAN 21
COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – CARING TRANSITIONS. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Rachelle Campbell of “Caring Transitions” will provide information regarding this service that offers a total solution for senior relocations, downsizing and estate sales with services tailored to each client’s specific needs. A free -in-home consultation is available. 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.
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.