Senior listings for April 4

APRIL 7, 28

PLAINVILLE

QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. Mondays, 12;30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Socy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach coordinator, will be available to answer questions on a “walk-in basis,” no appointment needed. She will be available to answer questions about Medicare, Medicaid Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, housing options, Alzheimer’s help, caregiving, home care, etc. No registration necessary. Open to PlainvilleSeniorCenter members who are residents of Plainville. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

APRIL 8, 22, 29, MAY 6

PLAINVILLE

INTRO TO MEDITATION. 3 to 4 p.m. Perfect for anyone new to meditation. It will provide simple accessible techniques to foster the skill of conscious, sustained attention (presence) that connects one to the equanimity and objectivity that allows for internal wisdom, happiness and peace. Focus will help you develop a personal practice suited to your personality and daily life. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10

PLAINVILLE

EGG AND CHOCOLATE UPDATE. 10 a.m. Learn the latest news in cholesterol. Know the numbers so that you can watch yours and learn what is best avoided and what is best indulged in when it comes to fatty foods. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

PLAINVILLE

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. $15 for AARP members providing a membership number and $20 for other attendees. Sign-up at the SeniorCenter.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB. 1:30 p.m. Learn the game and become a member. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonOrchards.org. (860) 628-5656.

 

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING. Mondays, 12:45 p.m. Laurel Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $8 per person, per week, and includes three games of bowling, automatic scoring, and free weekly beverage. Open to bowlers of all abilities. Frank Robinson, Bowling League president, (860) 747-2918.

 

POOL PLAYER’S CLINIC. Mondays, 10:30 to noon. Improve your game, learn good mechanics, and cue ball control. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville.

 

CANASTA. Friday mornings at 10 a.m. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Sign-up. (860) 747-5728.

 

OPEN PAINTING GROUP. Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. Informal group, no instructor. No registration necessary. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville.