Southington senior listings for the Nov. 18 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, NOV. 18

SOUTHINGTON

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

SUNDAY, NOV. 20

SOUTHINGTON

UNICO BIG BREAKFAST. 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. Tickets cost $7 ($5 seniors and kids). Tickets available at the door.

TUESDAY, NOV. 22

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 am. to 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

TUESDAY, NOV. 29

SOUTHINGTON

CHRISTMAS TREE SHOP BUS TRIP. 9:15 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Shopping at Christmas Tree Shop in Manchester with lunch at HomeTown Buffet (on your own). Cost is $5 for transportation. Space is limited RSVP (860) 621-3014.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30

SOUTHINGTON

SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE. 10 a.m.to noon at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. By appointment only. Get information, answer questions, and address concerns in private consultation. Limited number. Register at (860) 621-3014.

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 am. to 11 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

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 seniortransportationservices@yahoo.com

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