Senior listings for June 12

TUESDAY, JUNE 16
PLAINVILLE
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, and 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. Register. (860) 747-5728.

CAREGIVING CONNECTIONS. 10 a.m. Hosted by Bette Smith, Plainville Senior Center Outreach coordinator. Caregivers from all towns welcome. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
PLAINVILLE
PLAINVILLE SENIOR CENTER’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CLUB. Visit to Nod Brook Wildlife Management in Simsbury. Wear sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes and bring a bottle of water and a snack. Open to Plainville Senior Center members only. $3 due on day of trip. Register. (860) 747-5728.

MONDAY, JUNE 22
PLAINVILLE
CTFASTRAK PRESENTATION. 10 a.m. Information about Connecticut’s first Bus Rapid Transit System, which operates seven days a week to and from Waterbury, Cheshire, Southington, Bristol, Plainville, New Britain, Newington, West Hartford, Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester. Learn the details. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Free. Open to the public. (860) 747-5728.

AUG. 19-21
PLAINVILLE
DENTAL CLINIC. Provided by Community Health Center, Inc. By appointment. Registered dental hygienist will provide a complete exam, dental cleaning, scalants, and X-rays when appropriate. Help in paying for the clinic in form of scholarships provided by a grant through the Older Americans Act through the North Central Area on Aging are available to members of the Plainville Senior Center. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Appointments. (860) 983-2990. For information on scholarships, call (860) 747-5728.

NOW
PLAINVILLE
EIGHTH ANNUAL CONNECTICUT SENIOR JURIED ART SHOW. All seniors 70-plus are invited to participate at show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury in September. Entries accepted for painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. First, second, third and honorable mention awards will be given in each category. Winning art in each category will be on exhibit at Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury Oct. 4 to Nov. 15. Entry forms, rules, and information is available at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville or PomperaugWoods.com

ONGOING
PLAINVILLE
CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.

BRISTOL
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Bristol Senior Center is host to a remote Social Security office. No need to reserve time. First-come, first-serve. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.

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