Calendar House Activities
Schedule for Wednesday 5th October
TimeActivityWhere
8:30
Ping Pong Players
Ping Pong Room
8:30
Cardio Room
Cardio Room
8:30
Pool Players
Pool Room
8:30
Conversation in the Cafe/Lounge
Cafe
8:30
Library/Puzzle Makers
Library
8:30
Calendar House Active Walkers
Undecided
8:30
General Check-In
Undecided
8:30
Stained Glass
Craft Room
9:15
Seated Yoga w/Clementine
Fitness Room
9:30
Dancercise w/Terry
Main Hall East
10:00
Beginning/Advanced Drawing (Wednesday)
Class 2
10:00
Android Phone Basics
Card Room
10:00
Trip Desk Wednesdays
Lounge
10:00
Granny Squares
Class 1B
11:15
Sit and Be Fit Physical Fitness
Fitness Room
12:00
Lunch
Main Hall West
1:00
Computer Lab / Wednesdays
Computer Lab
1:00
Watercolor
Class 2
1:30
The White House Butler
Main Hall
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When
Highlight Events.
Wed
Oct 5th
1:30 PM
The White House Butler
Former White House butler Alan DeValerio is coming to the Calendar House Senior Center!! He's going to give you the inside details about all the preparations involved in White House entertaining. Not only will he relate his first-hand experiences with history, but he will pass on the stories from those people that he worked with (like Eugene Allen, on whom the movie "The Butler" was based) who have been taking care of our First Families ever since the Franklin Roosevelt administration! Alan will also display many of the White House artifacts (menus, programs, personal photos, etc. ) that he has collected over the years. And after the program, his new book "A History of Entertainment in the Modern White House" ($20, cash or check) will be available for purchase and signing. This is a presentation that you won't want to miss! To register, call Calendar House at 860-621-3014 or stop by the front desk.
Thu
Oct 6th
1:00 PM
What Computer Should I Buy?
Registration Date - 10:00 AM Monday 29th August 2022 What Computer should I buy? - Thursday 6 Oct 2022 at 1 PM - $10 There is a vast range of different computers available today with lots of different capabilities and cost. What you want to do on a computer should help you decide what to buy. Let's review the specifications available and help decide what you need.
Mon Oct 10th
Calendar House Closed - Columbus Day
Tue
Oct 11th
1:00 PM
Sea Glass Bracelet Workshop
On October 11th join Victoria Woolard from Still Waters USA to create an adjustable sea glass bracelet! The cost of the workshop is $30 per person. All supplies are included to make a beautiful piece of jewelry and no experience is necessary! This is a great opportunity to make something special for yourself or give it away as a gift to a special someone. Registration begins Monday, September 12th at the Calendar House front desk. The $30 fee will be collected at registration.
Tue
Oct 11th
1:00 PM
Tours of Distinction Presentation
SAVE THE DATE! On Tuesday, October 11th at 1 pm in Room 1B, Tyler Zajac, owner of Tours of Distinction, will give a travel presentation on day and overnight trips for 2023. Come and enjoy the slide show and ask questions of Tyler and members of our Trip Desk team. All are welcome, and refreshments will be served! To register, please call 860-621-3014 or stop at the front desk.
Wed
Oct 12th
1:30 PM
Coffee 'n Dessert - Estate Planning
Estate Planning Documents Every Adult Should Have Wednesday, October 12th @ 1:30 p.m. Presented by: Attorney Colleen Masse Sponsored by: Czepiga, Daly, Pope & Perri The past couple years have taught us that life circumstances can change in an instant. If they do, are you prepared? Consider some difficult questions…. Do you want to be on life support? Who will pay your bills if you can't? And if you pass away, how will your estate be divided amongst your heirs? In this program, you'll learn about Wills, trusts, powers of attorney (POA), and healthcare directives. You'll walk away understanding what these documents are for, and what you need to do to create yours. Even if you have already created an estate plan, come learn about recent law updates and discover if you should have your existing documents reviewed and updated. Registration is required. Please call 860-621-3014 to register for this program. Light refreshments will be served.
Fri
Oct 14th
10:00 AM
Hearing Screening
FREE HEARING SCREENING! Fri., October 14th, 10am-1pm Myranda LaPira, HIS, of Bristol Hearing Aides LLC will be at Calendar House for ear exams and hearing test screening. Each appointment will last approximately 30 minutes. Advice on first steps of hearing health based on the hearing screening will be given. Please call 860-621-3014 to schedule your appointment!
Tue
Oct 18th
5:00 PM
Italian Night at Hawk's Landing
ITALIAN NIGHT-Hawk's Landing Tuesday, October 18th, 5-9 pm Our very popular, always much anticipated ITALIAN NIGHT returns Tuesday, October 18th at 5:00 pm (please do not arrive before 5!), at Hawk's Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Dr., Southington. On the menu: Cheese & Crackers, Bruschetta w/Crostini, Salad w/Italian Dressing, Italian Meatballs, Marinara Pasta, Chicken Parmigiana, Mixed Vegetable Medley, Garlic Bread, Coffee, Tea, Water, and Soda. CASH BAR available. French Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce for dessert! Entertainment is provided by DJ Bryon Daley. Tickets are $22./pp having been generously subsidized by your Membership Association at $.50/ticket! Tickets go on sale at the Calendar House office Monday, September 12th through Tuesday, October 11th, or until sold out. Cash or check only. If you are sitting with a group, please determine the "table name" before purchasing tickets. Dial-A-Ride Transportation is available upon request
Wed
Oct 19th
1:30 PM
Coffee 'n Dessert - Medicare Workshop
Medicare Workshop Wednesday, October 19th @ 1:30 p.m. Presented by: Jamie Finkelstein Sponsored by: Beacon Retirement Benefits Group LLC This Medicare workshop will center on helping individuals who are at or near Medicare age. Learn more about the enrollment processes, enrollment periods, timelines, deadlines, penalties, benefits, and costs relating to Medicare coverage and Medicare plans. Coordination of benefits issues, Medicare, and HSAs will also be discussed. Presented by: Jamie Finkelstein. Sponsored by: Beacon Retiree Benefits Group. Refreshments served. Please RSVP to Southington Calendar House, 860-621-3014. Space limited to 18 participants
Fri
Oct 21st
9:00 AM
Quilts of Valor "Sew Day" Event
The Veteran's Committee is calling all sewers/seamstresses! Please join us at the Calendar House for our fifth "Sew Day" event on Friday, October 21st from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will be making quilts for veterans, approximately 60 x 80 inches. Please bring a sewing machine, sewing supplies, and any patriotic fabric you may have. Some kits will be provided. All abilities are welcome; no registration is needed! For more information, please contact Judy Cutler at 860-877-0466 or Dot Novak at 860-621-7041.
Tue
Oct 25th
1:30 PM
Lotus Lantern Craft Workshop
The Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP) will be at Calendar House to lead us in a paper lantern craft workshop on Tuesday, October 25th at 1:30 pm. Create a beautiful, traditional Korean lotus lantern using colored paper and wire frames, and learn more about Korean culture by watching a documentary film. The cost to participate is just $5 which covers the cost of materials. Register at the Calendar House front desk beginning Monday, September 12th. The $5 fee will be collected at registration.
Wed
Oct 26th
1:30 PM
HHC Breast Cancer Awareness Talk/Bingo
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join Linda Ivey, Outreach Educator for Hartford HealthCare's Cancer Institute for an informative talk and bingo game on Breast Cancer Awareness on Wednesday, October 26th at 1:30 pm The number of women affected by breast cancer is 1 out of 8 and as we age, we need to be more aware. Men are affected too! Come learn about the risk factors, what you can do to foster early detection, and what the good news about it is. A bingo game will be played based on the talk to reinforce the information, encourage questions and conversation and have some FUN! Everyone will win a small prize and light refreshments will be served. Call 860-621-3014 or stop at the Calendar House front desk to register.