Southington senior listings for the Aug. 5 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, 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.

THURSDAY, AUG 18

SOUTHINGTON

HAWAIIAN SHIRT NIGHT. 5:30 p.m. at Hawk’s Landing CC. Put on your wildest Hawaiian shirt, blouse or dress, and enjoy a Hawaiian feast with salad, chicken kabobs, beef kabobs, wild rice, pasta, fruit salad, pineapple kabobs with cherries, ham with pineapple sauce, dessert, coffee, tea, soda, water; cash bar. DJ Butch Gray will provide music. Tickets cost $17, at Calendar House office.

SATURDAY, AUG 20

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Coffee will be served. For more info, call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656 or visit southingtonorchards.org.

TUESDAY, AUG 23

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 a.m.at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Services. Info at  hhcseniorservices.org

WEDNESDAY, AUG 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.

THURSDAY, AUG 25

SOUTHINGTON

BREAST HEALTH BASICS. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Tina Rodriguez will present the informational session, including the importance of self-breast exams, and what it means to be consistent with your breast health maintenance. Enjoy Coffee ‘n Dessert. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.

FRIDAY, AUG 26

SOUTHINGTON

SUMMER BREAK BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Sponsored by The Summit at Plantsville. Ice cream and cake. Tickets cost $1.

MONDAY, AUG 29

SOUTHINGTON

COMPUTER CLASS REGISTRATION. 10 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Classes begin on Aug. 29. Forms available at 9:30 a.m. Classes: Computer Basics for Beginners; Introduction to Computers; Windows 10 overview; Basic Digital Photography/Picasa; Android Phone Basics; iPad Basics; Kindle Fire Basics.

WEDNESDAY, AUG 31

SOUTHINGTON

THE DUPREES. 11:30 a.m. at the Aqua Turf. Known for their romantic interpretations of the love songs. Family style lunch featuring salad, pasta, chicken francias, scrod with cracker crumb topping, vegetable, potato, rolls, dessert and beverage. Cost $75. Tickets available at Calendar House office.

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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