Southington Seniors listings for the Feb. 5 edition

Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

SATURDAY, FEB. 6

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Coffee will be served. People are welcome to just stop by. The Orchards at Southington, which offers independent and assisted living, is a not for profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. To learn more, visit southingtonorchards.org. For more info, call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 10

SOUTHINGTON

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.

VALENTINE’S EVENT. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Indulge your sweet tooth with an assortment of special treats. Enjoy the musical entertainment of “Sal” presenting a variety of sounds to delight and lift your spirits. Cost is $3. Tickets available in the office.

THURSDAY, FEB 11

SOUTHINGTON

COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – FALLS & BLANCE SCREENING. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging will provide an informative presentation on preventing falls and offer balance screenings. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

SATURDAY, FEB 13

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. People are welcome to just stop by. Light refreshments will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is an assisted living, adult day and memory care community. For more info, contact Mulberry Gardens at (860) 276-1020 or visit them at mulberrygardens.org.

FRIDAY, FEB 12

SOUTHINGTON

VALENTINE’S DAY BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Grand Care Companions will be providing the sweet treats and prizes. Cost is $1. Tickets available in the office.

MERIDEN

MAINTAINING A HEALTHY BRAIN AS YOU AGE. 11 a.m. to noon at Boscov’s, 480 Lewis Ave., Meriden. Michelle Wyman, LSW, life enrichment coach, will present this free semina. Registration is required. Call the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, 1-877-4AGING (1-877-424-4641).

WEDNESDAY, FEB 17

SOUTHINGTON

DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with photography guru Peter Freeman. Occasional field trips are planned.

THURSDAY, FEB 18

SOUTHINGTON

COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – ‘WHO QUALIFIES?’ 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Dave (Harry) Harrington will provide an overview of the Medicare Savings Plan, Supplements and other programs that may be available to you. Are you getting everything you qualify for? RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Coffee will be served. People are welcome to just stop by. The Orchards at Southington, which offers independent and assisted living, is a not for profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. To learn more, visit southingtonorchards.org. For more info, call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 24

SOUTHINGTON

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.

MERIDEN

STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES FOR HEALTHY AGING. 11 a.m. to noon at Boscov’s, 480 Lewis Ave., Meriden. Marc Levesque, MSW, senior resource case manager, will present this free semina. Registration is required. Call the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, 1-877-4AGING (1-877-424-4641).

THURSDAY, FEB 25

SOUTHINGTON

WESTCHESTER THEATER ‘ALWAYS PATSY CLINE’ TRIP. 9 a.m. from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Westchester dinner Theatre located in Elmsford, N.Y. is an elegant year round theater with fine dining and full scale musical productions. Cost is $100. For reservations, call (860) 621-3014.

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

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.

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