Southington senior listings for the May 27 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

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

SOUTHINGTON

UNITED WAY SENIOR LUNCHEON. 12 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Entertainment by actor, singer, voice-over artist Michael Ciulla. Tickets $5. Available at Calendar House, Southington Community Services, Senior Housing Office, and Resident Coordinator (3 Darling Street).

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

SOUTHINGTON

ORCHARDS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Coffee will be served. Call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Presented by HHC Senior Services.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

SOUTHINGTON

ICE CREAM YOUR WAY. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Southington Care Center chef Jack Hodes creates quick freeze ice cream with liquid nitrogen. Choose your own ingredients in this science experiment meets kitchen table adventure. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

SOUTHINGTON

55 ALIVE SAFE DRIVING CLASS. 8:45 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Latest driving techniques with emphasis on defensive driving. No in-the-car training involved, only classroom. $15 for AARP Members ($20 for non-members). Payable to AARP. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

MONDAY, JUNE 13

SOUTHINGTON

COUNTRY WESTERN NIGHT. 5:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Singer Guitarist Jim Moore providing classic country songs. Buffet includes BBQ chicken and trimmings. Cash Bar. Cost is $14.

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 11 a.m. to noon at ShopRite, 750 Queen St. Presented by HHC Senior Services.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Presented by HHC Senior Services.

WEDNESDAY, June 15

SOUTHINGTON

LUNCHEON SHOW AT SAINT CLEMENTS CASTLE. 10:45 a.m. in Portland. John Timanelli pays tribute to some of the great songwriters and singers (Neil Sedaka, Paul Anka, Barry Manilow, Peter Allen, Elton John, Barry Gibb, etc.) Choice of chicken Franciscan or tropical Mahi Mahi. Cost is $80. Call (860) 621-3014.

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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

SOUTHINGTON

SOCIAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE. 10 a.m. to noon by appointment, at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Answers to questions and concerns in private consultations. Space is limited. Call (860) 621-3014 for appointments.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

SOUTHINGTON

ORCHARDS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Coffee will be served. Call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

SOUTHINGTON

55 ALIVE SAFE DRIVING CLASS. 8:45 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Latest driving techniques with emphasis on defensive driving. No in-the-car training involved, only classroom. $15 for AARP Members ($20 for non-members). Payable to AARP. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

SUNDAY, JULY 10

SOUTHINGTON

BUS TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Southington 581 Meriden Ave. Hear the Boston Pops under the direction of Keith Lockhart with guest Seth MacFarlane. Lunch will be prior to the concert. Reserved seating in “the Shed.” Call Bev, (860)-621-3924.

THURSDAY, AUG. 25

SOUTHINGTON

BUS TRIP TO LOG CABIN IN HOLYOKE. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Southington 581 Meriden Ave. Buffet includes chowder, lobster, BBQ ribs, chicken and more, followed by a tribute to the music of Patsy Cline. Call Bev Tooley, (860)-621-3924.

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.

PLAINVILLE

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.

BRISTOL

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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