Southington senior listings for the Feb. 26 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



SOME ENCHANTED EVENING. 2 p.m. matinee, 7:30 p.m. evening show at the Nelson Hall in Elim Park, 150 Cook Hill Rd. Cost is $29. Drive yourself. No meal included.



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 led by local financial advisers.

MARCH 10-13


GOODBYE GRACIE AT THE NELSON HALL. 2 p.m. matinee, 7:30 p.m. evening show at the Nelson Hall in Elim Park, 150 Cook Hill Rd. Cost is $29. Drive yourself. No meal included.



COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – PLANNING HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT? 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Laurie Lee, RPT from the Southington Care Center will address concerns like what you can do to prepare for surgery, questions you should ask your doctor ahead of time and other questions. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.



SENIOR CITIZEN COMMISSION/ ADVISORY BOARD MEETING. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Calendar House members and the public are encouraged to attend.



  1. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION. 11 a.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St. Featuring the Mclean Avenue Band, an eclectic mix of musicians that masterfully combine traditional Irish tunes and ballads with up tempo chart toppers. There will also be step dancers. Coffee and donuts, door prizes, complimentary beverage and family style luncheon featuring salad, pasta,corned beef and cabbage, backed scrod,vegetable, potato, and desert. Cost is $40. Waiting list only. Call (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.

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.


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.

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