SUNDAY, SEPT. 28
OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS AT MARIAN HEIGHTS ADULT DAY CENTER. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Showcasing the adult day program that features activities, meals, exercise, and more for individuals with a variety of socialization and cognitive needs. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. (860) 357-4264.
SEPT. 29-DEC. 8
ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS. 10 a.m. to noon. Course is instructed by Abbe Wade, who has over 50 years of experience teaching art around Connecticut. Acrylic is a fun style of painting that gives you the effects of both oils and watercolors. Learn some special techniques to make your paintings stand-out. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $24 for members, $48 for non-members. Call (860) 747-5728 for information, a supply list, and how to sign-up for the class.
TUESDAY, OCT. 21
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members, providing a membership number, and $20 for other attendees. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Sign up at the center has begun.
NOW thru OCT. 14
INTRO TO MEDITATION CLASS. 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays. Course is instructed by Jayaprabha Mare who has trained, practiced, and lived a meditative and yogic lifestyle for more than two decades. Perfect for anyone new to meditation. It will provide simple, accessible techniques to foster the skill of conscious and sustained attention, which connects you to the equanimity and objective that allows for internal wisdom, happiness, and peace. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $18 for members and $36 for non-members. (860) 747-5728.
SENIOR CENTER BAND JAM. Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Live band. Dance or just sit back and enjoy. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.