Seniors’ listings for the Aug. 31 edition

Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489.
Phone: (860) 621-3014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

SOUTHINGTON

911 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM BUS TRIP. TBA departure from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Visit the memorial. Enjoy a late lunch family style at Carmines. Cost is $117. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.

 

CANAL STREET ANTIQUES BUS TRIP. 7 a.m. departure from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. The Canal Street antique mall is over 30,000 square feet and has over 100 unique dealers of the best selection of antique and vintage goods that New England has to offer. Shop then enjoy buffet lunch at Salvatore’s Restaurant. Cost is $80. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11

SOUTHINGTON

BROADWAY COMES TO CONNECTIOUT. 11 a.m. at the Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Performers from the Connecticut and New York theater scene present an afternoon of Broadway show tunes from both classic and current musicals. Cost is $44 and includes family style lunch. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

SOUTHINGTON

FRIENDSHIP TOURS – THE ACCHORDS. 10:45 a.m. at the Grand Oak Villa, Oakville. New York’s top oldies group will perform their sweet sounding harmony and strong vocal versatility. Cost is $86 and includes family style lunch and carafes of red and white wine on every table. Call Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

SOUTHINGTON

REGISTRATION FOR COMPUTER, TABLET & PHONE CLASSES. 10 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. The classes on offer are: Windows 10 Computing Fundamentals, Tuesdays, 1 p.m. (Oct. 16 to Nov. 20); Tuning up your computer, Thursdays, 9 a.m. (Oct. 18-25); iPad and iPhone Basics, Mondays, 9 a.m. (Oct. 1 to Nov. 19); Kindle Fire Fundamentals, Thursdays, 1 p.m. (Oct. 4 to Nov. 8); Android Phone Basics, Wednesdays, 9 a.m. (Oct. 3 to Nov. 7); One-on-One Training on any topic, by appointment. Ongoing registration if available in the computer lab, 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays or 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays until classes begin.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19

SOUTHINGTON

BIG E BUS TRIP. Parking TBD. Cost is $53. Contact: Calendar House, (860) 621-3014.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 25

SOUTHINGTON

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services and the CT Center for Healthy Aging. Referrals and resources available.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

PARTY BRIDGE. Second, fourth, and fifth Wednesdays of the month, 1 to 3:15 p.m., at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. All are welcome. Open to all levels of bridge players. Sign up at front desk or contact Kathie Connolly, (860) 621-4663.

 

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St. Second Tuesday of every month (except December). Facilitators provide suggestions, community support, and a safe environment to listen or share thoughts and feelings. To register, call Marie Terzak, (860) 276-1020.

 

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

CALLING ALL BINGO CALLERS. Thursdays and Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Volunteers needed for bingo callers. Contact Carol Volpe, (860) 628-5656.

 

IN HOME ASSESSMENTS FOR OVER-55. Geriatric specialists provide free in-home assessments to Southington residents. Paid by the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust of the Main Street Community Foundation. Provided funding to Hartford HealthCare Center at Home for free home consultations with a geriatrician, geriatric pharmacist or occupational therapist. For more info, call HHC Center for Healthy Aging, 1-877-4AGING1 (877-424-4641).

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.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB. Third Thursday of the month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St. A free monthly club for older adults seeking socialization and meaningful activities. Coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo and more while socializing in a safe and friendly setting. Limited seating and transportation may be provided. RSVP Marie Terzak at (860) 276-1020.

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