SATURDAY, AUG 20
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.