Southington Calendar House

A community resource for Southington Seniors 55 and over.

Southington Calendar House Senior Center.

388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone 860-621-3014

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TRIPS! TRIPS! TRIPS!
PLEASE NOTE: Trips will depart from the GRACE METHODIST CHURCH parking lot, down Pleasant Street at corner of Spring Lake Road, accessed from Spring Lake Road. The church is in front of Hatton School and you may park in the back of the church parking lot.
TRIP DESK (located in mini lounge by fireplace) open every Wednesday, 10am-12 noon. BOOK EARLY - Trips are selling fast! Payment is required at trip desk to reserve your seat.
*Mon/Dec 4: "CHRISTMAS MEMORIES" @ Aqua Turf $64.pp
*WAIT LIST: Thurs/Dec 7: "DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW" Newport Playhouse: Enjoy a great buffet with wide variety of salads, hot & cold entrees, desserts, beverage; Enjoy the play in reserved seats. After, return to the dining room for Cabaret Show! $89.pp
*Tues, Dec 12: "HOLIDAY WINTER WISHES" featuring the Steppin' Out Band @Aqua Turf $41.pp
*Sun/Jan 28: "GALVANIZED JAZZ BAND" traditional New Orleans Jazz @ Nelson Hall $32.pp **
*Fri/Mar 9: "AMERICAN LONGBOARDS" Roy Orbison music @ Nelson Hall $37.pp **
**To book seats at Nelson Hall events, call Karen Simonetta at 203.272.3547
*Tue/Mar 20: "ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION" @ Aqua Turf $42.pp
*Wed/Mar 28: "WESTCHESTER THEATRE - A CHORUS LINE" Enjoy this long running Broadway show, full scale musical with the music of Marvin Hamlisch as 17 dancers try out for a spot in the chorus line. Reserved seating; select from an excellent menu for pre-show lunch. $104.pp
*Fri/Apr 6: "GILBERT & SULLIVAN" with a twist! @ Nelson Hall $35.pp **
*Fri/Apr 20: "BUDDY & BEYOND" Buddy Holly tribute @ Nelson Hall $37.pp **
**To book seats at Nelson Hall events, call Karen Simonetta at 203.272.3547
*Tues/Apr 17: "TRIBUTE TO THE DIVINE MISS M" Bette Midler hits @ Aqua Turf $43.pp
*Sun/Apr 29: "CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL" at the 52 acre Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Admission to Sakura Matsuri Festival of Japanese culture, arts & performances in tribute to the over 200 dazzling cherry trees in the Japanese Garden. Food vendors, sword fighting, tea ceremonies, more. $77.pp
*Tue/May 22: "LUNCH AT CULINARY INSTITUTE" Founded in 1943, CIA specializes in culinary, baking & pastry art education! Enjoy a student guided tour followed by a three course lunch at Caterina de Medici that includes salad, roasted chicken, gnocchi, glazed carrots & dessert. Then off to the Millbrook Winery for a five-star wine experience w/educational tour & tasting. $120.pp
*May 9-16, 2018: "IRELAND UNCOVERED" Explore Ireland like never before on this eight day adventure. Featuring Bunratty Castle, Muckross House, Waterford Crystal, Guinness Storehouse, St Patrick's Cathedral, Trinity College & much more. Includes roundtrip air, 6 nights hotel, 6 full Irish breakfasts, 4 dinners, Merry Ploughboys Show, Bunratty Banquet dinner. Tour director, local guides, airport transfers and gratuities included. $2899.pp/dble
*Mon/May 21: "THE EDWARDS TWINS" @ Aqua Turf. World famous impersonation act. $78.pp
*Thurs/Jun 1: "GLEN CAMPBELL XPERIENCE" w/Jimmy Mazz @ Nelson Hall, $37.pp **
*Wed/Jun 21: "SIMPLY DIAMOND" Authentic Neil Diamond tribute band @ Nelson Hall. $39.pp **
**To book seats at Nelson Hall events, call Karen Simonetta at 203.272.3547
*Thurs/June 14: "BEST OF BOSTON" New England Aquarium with more than 2,000 aquatic animals in the brand new Giant Ocean Tank; plus over 70 exhibits including penguins. Lunch on your own at Quincy Market, enjoy narrated tour of Boston aboard the "Duck"(everyone loves the “Duck”) & splash down into the Charles River for a breathtaking waterside view of Boston. $104.pp
*June 26-July 4: "FRANCE HIDDEN CANAL CRUISE & TOUR" Discover the Loire Canal in the heart of France, charming cities reveal their secrets. Includes: Transfers, airfare, private guided tour of Paris. 7 night cruise w/CroiseEurope on the canal barge Deborah. 7 guided excursions, 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners, unlimited beverages, Port charges & taxes. $3,859.pp/dble
*Tues/July 10: "ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER" Delauney House - Lobster, Lobster, Lobster - with cheese & vegetable platter, shrimp cocktail, salad & bread basket served at your table then to the buffet for Lobsters, Pork Marengu, Grilled Haddock, Chicken Marsala, Baked Ziti, salads, fruit & dessert. High energy entertainment with Jimmy Mazz. $98.pp
*Tues/July 17: "CELEBRATE ITALY" @ Aqua Turf w/Dominic DePasquale & orchestra. $42.pp
*July 16-July 22: "CRUISING ADRIATIC’S EASTERN COAST" Start in Venice with stops in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Kotor, Montenegro, Corfu, Greece, Ravenna Italy and back to Venice this 8 day pkge includes: airfares w/deluxe motor coach transfers, 7 day Adriatic cruise on NCL's Star, port charges & taxes. Meals, nightly entertainment on-board, prepaid on-board gratuities, on-board cocktail party & full time director. Cost: Starting at $2,699
*July 23-27: "THE REAL QUEBECOIS" Five day-4 nights. Guided tour of Quebec City; Two nights at the 4-star Palace Royal; Two nights at 5-star Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu at La Malbaie & Casino de Charlevoix; 3 hour whale watch from Baie-Sainte Catherine; and Dinner cruise on the Spirit of Ethan Allen, Burlington VT. $1079.pp/dble
*Thurs/July 28: "WESTCHESTER THEATER-SISTER ACT" tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life has taken a turn after witnessing a murder. Hidden in a convent, she helps the sisters find their voice and rediscovers her own. Music by Tony award winning Alan Menkin (Disney's Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast & more). Elegant fine dining - select from an excellent menu. $103.pp
*Aug ?: "LOCKS AND LUNCH" (DATE, DETAIL INFO TO FOLLOW)
*Thurs/Sept 6: "BOSTON CANAL STREET ANTIQUES" this Mall, with over 100 unique antique & vintage goods dealers, is the king of treasure chests! After a fun day shopping, end the afternoon with a buffet style lunch at Salvatore's Restaurant perched on the serene Merrimack River in a beautifully restored historic mill. $80.pp
*Sept 17-19: "CAPE MAY" Three days, two nights at the Grand Hotel, oceanfront on scenic Beach Drive, Dinner at the Washington Inn. Visit Emien Physick Estate w/view of Cape May Lighthouse. Learn about famous Cape May diamonds found on the beach and admire Cape May's unique architecture. Visit Washington Street Mall and enjoy a trolley ride. Dinner at Union Park Restaurant. $451.pp/dble
*Sept 24-26: "SIGHT N SOUND" 'JESUS' (Brand New Show)Three days, 2 nights at the Comfort Inn Suites, Lancaster with welcome smorgasbord dinner at Bird-in-Hand family restaurant. Visit Landis Valley Village Museum's demonstration of early German life. Dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant after show. Spend day three enjoying Longwood Gardens. $451.pp/dble
*Wed/Oct 3: "SHAKER FOR A DAY" at Utopian Village in Pittsfield, MA. Founded in 1783 and active until 1960 members enjoyed simple, peaceful, hardworking lives. Upon arrival, enjoy buffet lunch and Shaker Music Program. Glimpse the Shaker daily life on 90 minute guided tour, followed by cider & cheese reception. $139.pp
*Thurs/Oct 23: "OCTOBERFEST AT KRUCKER'S" Enjoy a full day of food, fun, entertainment, music & dancing at Krucker's in Pomona NY. Reception: coffee, tea, buttermilk scones, pancakes w/maple syrup & apple cider. Lunch: Barley soup, applesauce, choose sauerbraten w/red cabbage or sliced pork loin w/sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, vegetables, apple strudel & vanilla ice cream. Beer, wine & soft drinks. Bratwurst sandwich & cucumber salad served at 4 pm. $93.pp.
FOR MORE INFO on any of these trips, and to see what's coming up, log-on www.calendarhouse.org & click "trips" tab! Or pick up a flyer on the "rounder" in Calendar House lobby. BE ASSURED Trip Desk (Reservations/Payments) will be available during transition to new building. (Look for signs)
A single event on Wednesday 20th December, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Hall Lounge.
Trip Desk CANCELLED
Their will be no trip desk on Wednesday
December 20th
A single event on Wednesday 27th December, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Hall Lounge.
Trip Desk CANCELLED
Their will be no trip desk on Wednesday
December 27th
An ongoing weekly event on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM in the Hall Lounge
Trip sale 10-12am
The Trip Desk (located in mini lounge by fireplace) is open every Wednesday 10am-12noon to answer questions and reserve your trips. Payment is required to reserve your seat. Payments should be made at the Trip Desk during these times, or see Harry in the office.
A single event on Tuesday 20th March, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf St. Patrick's celebtration.
Padraig Allen and the Maclean band playing
old lrish celtic folklore and rock pop celtic music of today.family style sit down lunch.
COST $42
drive on your own
A single event on Wednesday 28th March, 2018 at 9:00 AM Off Site.
WESTCHESTER THEATRE
a chorus line. enjoy a matinee performance of this long running Broadway
hit, featuring the music of marvin hamlisch.you select from an excellent menu and enjoy a pre-show lunch.
COST $104
park at the church
A single event on Tuesday 17th April, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - Tribute to the divine miss M.
Kathy Thompson singing the hits of Bette Midler. Bette's repertoire has something for everyone.Bid band,swing era tuned, country, blues. Family style sit down lunch.
COST $43
drive on your own
A single event on Sunday 29th April, 2018 at 8:00 AM Off Site.
" cherry blossom festival"
Brooklyn botanic garden the cherry blossom festival.this is peak blooming time for over 200 dazzling trees in the Japanese garden.also sakura matsuri festival of japanese culture, arts and performances.
COST $77
park at the church
A single event on Wednesday 9th May, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
Ireland Uncovered
Explore Ireland like never before on this 8 day adventure.$2,899 double/ $3,379 single. See flyer or contact Lana White.
860-621-3779.
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Monday 21st May, 2018 at 11:30 AM Off Site.
Friendship Tours - The Edwards twins.
Friendship Tours at the Aqua Turf. The Edwards twins are the number one impersonation act in the world.you will think you are seeing and hearing the real superstars. Family style sit down lunch.
drive on your own
COST $78
A single event on Tuesday 22nd May, 2018 at 7:30 AM Off Site.
Culinary Institute of America
You will be led on a student-guided tour
followed by a three- course lunch at the CIA's caterina de medici. After lunch your next stop will be at the Millbrook winery with a educational tour and tastings of award-winning wine's.
COST $120
parking tbd
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Thursday 24th May, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
Washington D. C.
May 24-27. Spend 4 days/ 3 night's in Washington D.C guided tour of Washington. Tour of the united states capitol. Tour of Arlington National Cemetery. see mount Vernon & the new African American history museum.
COST $ 785 DOUBLE $695 TRIPLE
$ 1049 SINGLE
parking tbd
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Thursday 14th June, 2018 at 8:00 AM Off Site.
Best of Boston
visit the new England aquarium.lunch on your own at Quincy market. then a ride aboard the duck an amphibious vehicle that rides on land and becomes a boat in water.
a narrated tour on land, then splashdown into the Charles river.
COST $104
parking tbd
A single event on Tuesday 26th June, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
France canal cruise and tour 2018
France hidden canal cruise and tour.
June 26-July 24 2018. Discover the Loire canal in the heart of France. 7 night cruise on the canal barge Deborah.
cost $3859 double $ 5849 single
SEE Lana at the trip desk
A single event on Thursday 28th June, 2018 at 9:15 AM Off Site.
Westchester Broadway theater
SISTER ACT at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Lunch includes an extensive menu
to choose from (at your table). After lunch stay in your seat and watch a great show.
COST $ 103
parking tbd
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Tuesday 10th July, 2018 at 10:15 AM Off Site.
All-you-can-eat-lobster - Delaney House
All you can eat lobster. Legends & laughter, Jimmy Mazz takes you on a musical journey with his impressions of Tom Jones. The Temptations, Tony Orlando
plus
Jimmy captures the voices of John Wayne, Ed Sullivan and more.
COST $98
Parking tbd
A single event on Sunday 15th July, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
Cruising Adriatic's eastern coast 2018
July 15-July 22 2018. An 8 day Adriatic cruise on NCL' star.starting in Venice with stops in dubrovnik, Croatia, Kotor, MONTENEGRO, Corfu, Greece and Ravenna Italy and back to Venice.
see Lana at the trip desk
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Tuesday 17th July, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
aqua turf " celebrate italia "
Dominic Depasquale & orchestra romanza.
dancing will be offer at this event.
family style sit down lunch.
COST $42
drive on your own
A single event on Monday 23rd July, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
The real Quebecois
july 23-27th. Quebec city *La Malbaie* Baie-Sainte Catherine Burlington vt. 5 days/4 nights. $1079 double * $969 triple* $1509 single. For reservations and information contact. Lana White, 860-621-3779
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Tuesday 14th August, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - a little bit country/ a little bit rock-n-roll.
Jimmy Mazz takes you back to visit great classics by Patay Cline, Hank Williams,
Johnny Cash also Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond Billy Joel - you can dance if you want to.
Family style sit down lunch.
COST $42
drive on your own
A single event on Thursday 16th August, 2018 at 11:30 AM Off Site.
Friendship Tours - Bobby Rydell.
Friendship Tours at the Aqua Turf. Bobby's career spans six decades and encompasses every area of the entertainment world.
Family style sit down lunch.
drive on your own
COST $86
A single event on Thursday 6th September, 2018 at 7:00 AM Off Site.
Canal street antiques
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. After shopping end the afternoon with lunch at salvatore's restaurant, served buffet style.
COST $80
parking tbd
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Tuesday 11th September, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - Broadway comes to Connectiout.
Talented performers from the Connectiout and New York theater scene present an afternoon of Broadway show tunes from both classic and current musicals.
Family style sit down lunch.
COST $44
drive on your own
A single event on Thursday 13th September, 2018 at 10:45 AM Off Site.
Friendship Tours - The Acchords.
Friendship Tours at Grand Oak Villa.
New York's top oldies group will be performing their sweet sounding harmony and strong vocal versatility. Family style sit down lunch. Carafes of red & white wine on every table.
COST $86
parking tbd
A single event on Monday 17th September, 2018 at 7:30 AM Off Site.
CAPE MAY - 3 Days
3 days/2 nights in Cape May. September 17th-19th. Spend two nights at the Grand Hotel. See flyer for more information.
$729 single, $ 579 double, $ 529 triple
Parking tbd
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Monday 24th September, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
Lancaster, PA " Jesus ".
Two nights. brand new show "JESUS". Also Landis valley & village museum. Longwood gardens. September 24-26.
cost $451 double,$561 single
parking tbd
A single event on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 at 10:30 AM Off Site.
Shaker for a day
Hancock shaker village in Pittsfield Massachusetts. The settlement was founded in 1783 and was active through 1960.
Upon arrival be treated to a buffet lunch with a shaker music program. After lunch you will have a 90 minute guided tour that will introduce you to many of the key sites in the village.
COST $ 139
PARKING TBD
Click HERE for more information or HERE for a PDF flyer.
A single event on Tuesday 16th October, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - A show combining both comedy and dancing.
World-Class comedians Chris Rich and Tom Gilmore. These two will leave you laughing in your seat. Perfect Timing band will begin and end the day. Family style sit down lunch.
COST $42
drive on your own
A single event on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018 at 8:00 AM Off Site.
Oktoberfest at Krucker's
Enjoy a full day of entertainment, food, fun, music, and dancing at Krucker's in Pomona, New York. Lunch. beer, wine & soft drinks 12:00-4:30. Entertainment throughout the day - music, dancing & games. Bratwurst sandwich & cucumber salad served at 4:00pm
COST $93
parking tbd
A single event on Monday 12th November, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - BOB HOPE'S USO style show.
Entertainer Bill Johnson as Bob Hope. Special guests Marylyn Monroe, Phyllis Diller and Michelle Dellefave.
Family style sit down lunch.
COST $43
drive on your own
A single event on Monday 10th December, 2018 at 11:30 AM Off Site.
Friendship Tours - White Christmas.
Friendship Tours at the Aqua Turf. The holiday music of Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra. Rob Zappulla & his big band will perform a selection of songs we identify with these two icons.
Family style sit down lunch.
drive on your own
COST $64
A single event on Tuesday 11th December, 2018 at 11:00 AM Off Site.
Aqua Turf - Holiday winter wishes.
Times Square Band plus the outstanding Gina on vocals. Dancing. Family style sit down lunch.
COST $42
drive on your own
 
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