Southington Calendar House

Southington Calendar House Senior Center.

A community resource for Southington Seniors 55 and over.
388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone 860-621-3014

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MORE TRIPS! TRIPS! TRIPS!
*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. $123.pp
*Tues/Oct 16: “COMEDY AND DANCING @ Aqua Turf. $42.pp
*Thurs/Oct 18: “VERMONT FALL FOLIAGE TOUR” Bennington, VT Enjoy Lunch with a view at the Publyk House (Choice: Roast Turkey, Homemade Meatloaf, Baked New England Scrod or Pasta Primavera.) Relax on short drive to the Lincoln Family Home, Hildene, built in 1905 by presidential son, Robert Lincoln. Last stop will be the Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop before returning home. $129.pp
*NEW!! Oct 21-28: “BERMUDA CRUISE FROM BOSTON” Eight days with dock in King’s Wharf for 3 days. Round trip motorcoach to Boston, then board Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas with all meals on board, casino, nightly entertainment, full service spa. Inside cabin from $899.
*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
*Nov 2-9: "ICELAND INSPIRED" The place to be! Eight day adventure dives into Iceland’s highlights, discover Iceland intimately, teeming with wildlife, spectacular landscapes, wonderful people & Viking history. Incls airport transfers, airfare, 6 nights hotel, 6 breakfasts, 5 dinners, 3 lunches, many excursions & of course two night hunts for the Northern Lights! Starts at $4,299.pp
*Wed/Nov 14: "SWEET CAROLINE" Tribute to Neil Diamond at Twin River Casino, Lincoln, RI. Includes casino bonus package w/$15 slot play & complimentary lunch buffet. Mid-afternoon, head over to Event Center for musical tribute to Neil Diamond. $91.pp
*Fri/Nov 16: “RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR” Enjoy lunch at Carmines’ served family style. Then depart for Radio City Music Hall to see the 2018 edition of the Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes. $198.pp
*Sat/Nov 24: "MYSTIC BOAT PARADE" Lunch at Steak Loft Restaurant, free time in Olde Mistick Village. At 6pm 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, followed by the Mystic lighted boat parade. $81.pp

NEW FOR 2019
*Jul 6-12, 2019: "SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH" Spend a week learning about the history of Soul, Rock 'n Roll & Country Music with a little 'horsing around' on this 7-day/6-night tour to the south. (Graceland, Grand Ole Opry, Churchhill Downs and more!) $2395. pp/dble
*Aug 11-23, 2019: "ALASKA FRESH & WILD" America's northern and last frontier. Start in Vancouver, set sail on Norwegian Jewel (7 day cruise on inside passage)to Alaska where we enjoy a real Alaskan experience. Come along on this 13-day voyage and surround yourself with the most pristine wilderness, monumental glaciers, incredible wildlife and the local "Alaskan' way-of-life". Starts at $5,389.pp/dble inside room. SAVE $350. BY BOOKING BEFORE AUGUST 31, 2018

**To book seats at Nelson Hall events, call Karen Simonetta at 203.272.3547
*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 **
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 in lounge area.
A single event on Monday 1st January, 2018 at 12:00 AM in the Lobby.
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 lounge) open Mondays, 12 noon - 2pm and Wednesdays, 10am-12 noon. BOOK EARLY - Trips are selling fast! Payment is required at trip desk to reserve your seat.
*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
*Thurs/June 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
*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
*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
*Tues/July 17: "CELEBRATE ITALY" @ Aqua Turf w/Dominic DePasquale & orchestra. $42.pp
*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
*Sat, Aug 4: "LOCKS AND LUNCH" Board Captain J.P.II the largest & most lavish cruise vessel in the Capital Region of upstate NY. Enjoy a 3 hour cruise along the Hudson River to the locks of Troy and watch as the captain maneuvers the boat into the locks where it is raised 17 feet and lowered on the return journey. Enjoy buffet with 3 hot entrees & cold buffet with on board entertainment. Following we will stroll Main Street, Stockbridge. $95.pp
*Tues/Aug 14: “LITTLE BIT COUNTRY/LITTLE BIT ROCK-N-ROLL” @ Aqua Turf w/Jimmy Mazz. $42.pp
*Tues/Aug 16: “BOBBY RYDELL” @ Aqua Turf. $86.pp
*Thurs/Sept 6: "BOSTON CANAL STREET ANTIQUES" 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
*Thurs/Sept 6: “911 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM” Visit memorial, tour museum. Late lunch, family style at Carmines, (Rigatoni & Broccoli, Penne ala Vodka & Chicken Marsala & dessert.) $117.pp
*Tues/Sept 11: “BROADWAY COMES TO CONNECTICUT” @ Aqua Turf. $44.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
*Wed/Sept 19: “THE BIG 'E' CONNECTICUT DAY” $55.pp
*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
An ongoing weekly event on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM in the Cafe
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.
An ongoing weekly event on Mondays at 12:00 PM in the Cafe
Trip sale 12pm
The Trip Desk (located in mini lounge by fireplace) is open every Monday 12 noon-2pm and 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 10th July, 2018 at 9:30 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
park at the church
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 Saturday 4th August, 2018 at 7:00 AM Off Site.
locks & lunch cruise on the Erie canal
enjoy a 3 tour cruise aboard the captain jp to the locks north of troy new York on
the Erie canal.enjoy hot and cold buffet as you cruise locks on the canal.after the cruise you will stop at stockbridge.
COST $95
park at the church
SOLD OUT
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 12:00 AM Off Site.
911 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM
VISIT THE MEMORIAL. ENJOY A LATE LUNCH FAMILY STYLE AT CARMINES.
COST $117
parking tbd
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
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
A single event on Wednesday 19th September, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
the big "E"
Enjoy the big E on Connecticut day.
COST $ 53
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 $123
PARKING AT THE NEW SENIOR CENTER
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 Thursday 18th October, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
Vermont fall foliage tour
lunch at the publyk house in Bennington VT.you will a choice of meal. after lunch you will go on to the Lincoln family home.
the last stop will be the apple barn & country bake shop.
COST $ 127
parking at the new senior center
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 AT THE NEW SENIOR CENTER
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 Wednesday 14th November, 2018 at 12:00 AM Off Site.
musical to Neil Diamon
Musical to Neil Diamon at the twin river casino in Lincoln Rode Island. includes casino bonus package.
COST $91
park at the new senior center
A single event on Thursday 6th December, 2018 at 8:45 AM Off Site.
SAVING GRACE
Newport playhouse presents SAVING GRACE.
Enjoy a very unique experience where you will have a buffet lunch, then enter into the theater to see SAVING GRACE. Followed by a fun-filled cabaret.
COST $98
PARKING AT THE NEW SENIOR CENTER
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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