Southington seniors listings for the July 29 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, JULY 30

SOUTHINGTON

MULBERRY GARDENS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 58 Mulberry St. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is an assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Light refreshments will be served. (860) 276-1020.

THURSDAY, AUG. 4

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Provided by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services and the CT Center for Healthy Aging.

THURSDAY, AUG. 11

SOUTHINGTON

COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – “PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS”

1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Christine Barracca of Liberty Mutual Insurance will provide information about the importance and affordability of Homeowner’s, Renter’s, Automobile and other insurances. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

TUESDAY, AUG 16

SOUTHINGTON

TRIBUTE TO GRAND OLE OPRY. 11 a.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, Mulberry St. Dave Colucci, Judy Brinn, Sarah the fiddlier, and Richie’s country Wranglers band with songs from Eddie Arnold, Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash, and more. Coffee, donuts, door prizes, and family style luncheon. Cost is $40. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

WEDNESDAY, AUG 17

SOUTHINGTON

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

CALENDAR HOUSE BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Be aware of the activities surrounding the development of the new Calendar House. The public is welcome.

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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