FRIDAY, NOV. 4
CHOICES COUNSELING EVENT. Held during Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period. 9 a.m .to 4 p.m. The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington. Register. 1-877-424-4641.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5
OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5666.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8
FLU SHOT CLINIC. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Provided by the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District for any Southington resident ages 4 an up and any Southington municipal employee. Proof is required. Cost is $20 (Free with insurance or Medicare Part B card). Consent forms available.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10
THE ART OF HEALING. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Dr. Eric Secor of Hartford Hospital Dept will talk about integrative medicain, such as acupuncture, reiki, hypnotherapy, massage therapy and other therapies can be used to keep you healthy and help to alleviate symptoms such as pain, insomnia, anxiety/ stress reduction, and more. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
MONDAY, NOV. 14
SALUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS. 11 a.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St. Deborah Wang and a full band will supply the music for dancing. Features presentation of the colors, complete w/bagpiper. The Glamour Girls will regale you with USO style set during lunch. Coffee, donuts, glass of wine or beer, lunch. Cost is $40. RSVP, (860) 621-3014.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMISSION. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Open to the public.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER THE MUSICAL. 9:15 a.m.at Calendar House. Departure for Westchester Dinner Theater to see the musical based on the film. Enjoy the Bee Gees songs like ‘Staying Alive’ “How deep is your love’ and many more. Enjoy a pre-show lunch where you select from an excellent menu. Cost is $100. RSVP, (860) 621-3014.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
CALENDAR HOUSE BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Open to the public.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17
CALENDAR HOUSE MEMBERSHIP MEETING. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. All are welcome. Following the brief meeting, grab a piece of pizza and sit back to enjoy “The Intern” on the big screen. RSVP, (860) 621-3014.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. No written or road tests to pass (formerly known as 55 Alive Safe Driving). Cost is $20 ($15 for AARP Members). Register at (860) 621-3014
LAUGHTER YOGA. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. at Mulberry Gardens of Southington. The free sessions Leslie Cotton and Elaine Hobart. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and no special equipment is necessary. The moves are gentle and can accommodate any person’s ability and range of motion. More info, call Donna Johnson, (860) 276-1020.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. Second Tuesday of every month, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. Free support group for families and caregivers. To check for availability, call Marie Terzak at (860) 276-1020.
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.
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.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED. Senior Transportation Services, Inc. is a nonprofit transportation service for senior citizens, age 55 and older in need of volunteer drivers willing to commit to 2 hours a week to meet the needs of their community in aiding seniors to “age in place.” Mileage for volunteer drivers is reimbursed. Contact: (860) 224-7117 or at firstname.lastname@example.org