Southington senior listings for the Feb. 12 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

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.

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

SOUTHINGTON

AN OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020.

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.

SUNDAY, FEB. 20

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

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 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.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB AT MULBERRY GARDENS. The third Thursday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. A free monthly club for older adults seeking socialization and meaningful activities. Participants can enjoy coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo and more while socializing in a safe and friendly setting. There is limited seating and transportation may be provided. For more infor or to reserve your spot, call Marie Terzak at (860) 276-1020.

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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