Southington senior listings for the June 10 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, 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.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

SOUTHINGTON

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

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.

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.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

SOUTHINGTON

FRIENDSHIP CLUB AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Socialization and activities for older adults. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Limited seating. Transportation available. (860) 276-1020.

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.

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.

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 info 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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