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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Calendar House activities.


Welcome to Calendar House

Dial-A-Ride Bus Service

Web Page Links

Calendar House Mailing List

Gentle Supported Yoga

Ping Pong

Pool Players

Folk Art

Learning Center History

The New Calendar House

Computer Course Descriptions

Libre Office Guidance

Trip Desk is located in the lounge and will normally be open Monday 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm and
Wednesdays from 10am-12noon to answer questions and reserve your trips.
All reservations and payments should be made at the 'Trip Desk'.
PAYMENT IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE A SEAT

Date Trip Info Cost Transp
April 16 Tues GLEN CAMPBELL TRIBUTE at AQUA TURF - Join Jimmy Mazz in his tribute to Glen Campbell. Enjoy salad, pasta, chicken Marsala, sliced ham, vegetable, potato and dessert, served family style. $43 You Drive
May 15 Weds SICILIAN TENORS at AQUA TURF (Through Friendship Tours) - Aaron Caruso, Elio Scarrio & Sam Vitale, who recently sang at Carnegie Hall, take you on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy. Enjoy salad, pasta, chicken Piccata, baked salmon with dill sauce, vegetable, potato, rolls and dessert.
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$75 You Drive
May 23 Thurs GAVIN'S ALL YOU CAN EAT BBQ - Join us at Gavin's Country Inn in the Catskills of New York with homemade scones upon arrival, all you can eat BBQ including spare ribs, BBQ chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, and apple crisp ala mode. Live music and BINGO!
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$90 Depart: 7:00 Return: 6:30
May 29-31 Weds-Fri MAINE - 2-night stay at Meadowmere Resort, Ogunquit. Indoor pool. Dinner at Foster's Lobsterbake. Next morning, on to Portland where a guide will tell us about its history. Visit Wadsworth-Longfellow House, then to Perkins Cove. Dinner at a local restaurant, then on to Ogunquit Playhouse. Stop at Kittery Outlets on the way home.
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$535 pp db $653 single Depart: 8:30 Return: 6:00
June 04 Tues (1) GARDEN IN THE WOODS & (2) TOWER HILL BOTANICAL GARDENS - Visit two lovely botanical gardens in Massachusetts. The first offers a guided tour through a naturalistic setting of rare and common plants set on 45 acres with a pond, a wooded bog, streams and a brook, which bring wildlife to the area. Visit the garden shop. Boxed lunch will include several sandwich choices, cookie, fruit, and water, soda or tea. After lunch, visit the second botanical garden, 132 acres of the finest plant collections, surrounded by 1,000 trees and under-planted with more than 200,000 spring bulbs.
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$97 Depart: 7:15 Return: 5:30
June 04 Tues MGM CASINO - (Springfield MA) Just opened August 2018. Casino offers gaming, dining, shopping, bowling, movies and a spa. This trip includes free time at casino, and a casino package.
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$45 Depart: 10:45 Ret 5:15
June 19 Weds ON YOUR FEET WESTCHESTER THEATER - Takes you behind the music and inside the real story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan's humble beginnings to the top of the pop world. Iconic music and inspiring story. Enjoy the elegant theater and wonderful extensive menu for your delicious lunch.
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$106 Depart: 9:00 Return: 6:00
June 25 Tues SAIL AWAY ARGIA - Sail from Mystic to Fishers Island Sound on this 81’ schooner for 2½-hours of sightseeing in smooth, protected waters. See captains’ homes, coastlines, islands and lighthouses. Relax! Or, volunteer to help crew! Afterwards, lunch at Go Fish with advance meal choice at sign-up. Shopping at Olde Mistick Village.
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$106 Depart: 7:00 Return: 5:15
June 27 Thurs GORGEOUS GLASS IN BOSTON - Glass Flowers Exhibit at Harvard Museum of Natural History. Realistic flowers made of glass, and The Mapparium. Lunch at Maggiano's Little Italy.
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$124 Depart: 7:15 Ret 7:30
July 06-12 Sat-Fri SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH - 7-day, 6-night tour including Memphis/Graceland/Sun Studios/Stax Museum of America Soul Music/Blues Hall of Fame/Rock n Soul Museum/Overton Square & Beal Street/Memphis City & Nashville City Tour/Historic Studio B/Reserved Seats to the Grand Ole Opry/Country Music Hall of Fame/Dinner Show 'Legends Behind the Lyrics'/Kentucky Derby Museum & Churchill Downs/Tour & Tasting at Evan Williams Bourbon/Tour of Lexington/Keeneland Park Race Track/Visit to a Horse Farm/2 nights in Memphis/2 nights in Nashville, Opryland Hotel w/Atrium Views/2 nights Lexington/12 meals, 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 4 dinners. Airport transfers, roundtrip airfare & motor coach. Tour Director and baggage handling plus gratuities.
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$2395 pp db $3055 single TBD
July 11 Thurs RIDING THE TIMES RHODE ISLAND SHORE - Experience the outdoors like never before riding the Rail Explorers. These open air vehicles are easy to pedal and are perfect for all ages. Choose your own speed as you ride the rails along historic Aquidneck Island and Narraganset Bay. Then spend time at Newport Car Museum, and have free shopping time in Newport. Late-day lunch on your own. (You may want to bring along snacks).
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$120 Depart: 6:00 Return: 7:30
July 16 Tues CELEBRATE ITALIA at AQUA TURF - Dance to an amazing band from New Jersey, First Kiss Orchestra, and enjoy salad, penne Norma, chicken Parmesan, veal and peppers, vegetable and dessert, served family style. $42 You Drive
July 30 Tues WEBSTER LAKE MA RIVERBOAT CRUISE – Also known as Lake Chargoggagoggmanchaugagoggchaubunagungamaugg! 90-minute cruise aboard the Indian Princess, a 19th century Mississippi riverboat. Lunch at the Indian Ranch. Advance meal choice at signup. Afterwards browse produce/products of Foppema’s Farm.
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$90 Depart: 9:00 Return: 6:45
Aug 11-23Sun-Fri 13-DAY TOUR -- ALASKA FRESH AND WILD - Start the tour with 1 night in Vancouver then set sail on the Norwegian Jewel for a 7-night cruise on the Inside Passage with all meals and entertainment, unlimited beverage package, and prepaid gratuities. Sights include Sawyer Glacier, Hubbard Glacier, and stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway. In Steward, disembark for Anchorage, Denali Park, and Fairbanks. Enjoy an Alaskan salmon bake, gold panning, Goldstar Car on the Alaska Railroad. Includes airport transfers, roundtrip airfare, tour director and gratuities. SAVE $350 BY BOOKING BEFORE AUGUST 31 2018.
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Starting at $5,389 for inside state- room TBD
Aug 12 Mon TOGETHER AGAIN at AQUA TURF (Through Friendship Tours) - #1 tribute to Kenny & Dolly recreates the magic of these two seasoned professionals and their incredible songs. Enjoy salad, pasta, chicken Francaise, baked scrod with cracker crumb topping, vegetable, potato, rolls, and dessert.
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$76 You Drive
Aug 13 Tues DANCE AND ROMANCE at AQUA TURF - Featuring Richie Mitnick & Friends. Enjoy salad, pasta, chicken, roast pork loin, vegetable, potato, and dessert, served family style. Put on your dancing shoes and dance the day away! T20190812_togetheragain.pdf $42 You Drive
Aug 26-28 Mon-Wed 3-DAY NIAGRA FALLS - Stay on the Canadian side in the Hilton Niagara Falls with first night dinner at Betty's Restaurant. Day 2 meet guide to see Canadian and American Falls from many vantage points, and shop in the English community of Niagara on the Lake. Afternoon set sail on the Hornblower boat into the mist and right up to the falls. Dinner in the revolving Skylon Tower. Next day on our way back, after visiting the duty-free shop, enjoy wine tasting and lunch at Ventosa Vineyards on beautiful Lake Seneca.
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$675 pp dbl $909 single Depart: 7:00 Return: 10:30
Sept 03 Tues BLOSSOMS AND BUTTERFLIES - Spend the day surrounded by beautiful things. First stop Yankee Candle, next head for Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens where you will have a guided tour. Bring your camera! Lunch at Deerfield Inn with a choice of apple brandy pork loin, herb crusted whitefish, or lemon-rosemary chicken. We end our trip at the Bridge of Flowers by Shelburne Falls.
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$110 Depart: 7:30 Return: 6:30
Sept 14 Sat RHINEBECK AIR SHOW - Guided tour of museum with over 60 vintage aircraft, then witness some of these amazing planes during the airshow. Then on to the Rhinecliff for dinner (advance entrée choice of roast chicken breast with sundried tomato pesto, boneless braised beef short ribs, or vegetarian pasta primavera, plus dessert, coffee or tea.
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$105 Depart: 9:00 Return: 7:00
Sept 17 Tues COME FLY WITH ME at AQUA TURF - Rob Zappulla celebrates the music of Frank Sinatra. Enjoy salad, pasta, chicken Florentine, baked scrod, potato, vegetable, and dessert, served family style. $43 You Drive
Sept 18 Weds THE BIG E - Attend “New England’s Great State Fair” on Connecticut Day! There’s something for everyone at the Big E!
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$55 TBA
Sept 25 Weds BROADWAY - Your choice of two of Broadway’s hottest shows: “Tootsie” or ”Ain’t Too Proud to Beg.” Lunch at Carmine’s, served family-style, includes rigatoni Bolognese, penne ala vodka, and chicken Marsala. Then to either (1) Tootsie, the musical comedy with laughs galore, updated from the movie; or (2) Ain’t Too Proud to Beg, the extraordinary journey of The Temptations—from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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$249 TBA
Oct 01 Tues VINE TO WINE IN VERMONT - Learn about the distilling process at Vermont Distillers best known for Metcalfe's Liqueurs. Enjoy a tour and tasting. Next, Honora Winery and Vineyards in Jacksonville VT. Enjoy a tour learning grape growing to wine making. Also, a true Polish lunch here including pierogi, kluski, zawijanie golabki and much more. Then cheese making at Grafton Village Cheese Co.
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$101 Depart: 7:15 Return: 8:15
Oct 11-20Fri-Weds WESTERN MED CRUISE FROM BARCELONA - To CANNES, FLORENCE, ROME, NAPLES, PALMA MAJORCA and BARCELONA. Includes roundtrip transfers to and from airports, airfare, 1 pre-night accommodation in Barcelona and city tour, 7-night cruise aboard Norwegian Epic, all meals and entertainment onboard, unlimited drinks package and prepaid onboard gratuities. THIS TRIP IS SELLING FAST!!! ALMOST FULL—DON’T WAIT!!!
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From $2585
Oct 15 Tues POLKA at AQUA TURF - The Polka Family Band is back! Four-time Grammy nominated, and the dance floor is open! Family style salad, pasta, kielbasa and kraut, stuffed cabbage, pierogis, and dessert. $42 You Drive
Oct 16 Weds DELAWARE & ULSTER RAILWAY IN CATSKILLS - Experience elegant travel and dining aboard the Rip Van Winkle Flyer and take a scenic ride through the Catskill Mountains. Enjoy lunch with linens and china served in beautifully restored dining cars. Afternoon visit to Emerson Country Store with preserved 19th century dairy barn.
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$109 Depart: 7:30 Return: 5:30
Oct 23-25 Weds-Fri DOVER DOWNS - With a breakfast stop en route, travel to the AAA, Four-Diamond resort Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, one hour south of Philadelphia. Features luxury accommodations, simulcast harness racing, 24-hour casino, entertainment, restaurants and spa, and includes an incentive package. The second day, enjoy an afternoon of extraordinary music and entertainment by Four By Four at the Casino Event Center. These four entertainers present the music of four iconic pop styles: The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees and Motown, fully staged and choreographed. On the third day, depart for home, making a stop en route for dinner on own.
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$321 pp dbl $467 single $311 triple TBA
Nov 07 Thurs TASTE OF ITALIAN NEW YORK - Visit three New York hot spots. Zabar's gourmet market, then Carmine's for lunch, and Arthur Avenue covered retail market. Bring a cooler!
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$98 Depart: 7:15 Return: 8:00:
Nov 12 Tues CROONING THE CLASSICS at AQUA TURF - Dave Colucci and his musical guests, with songs from John Denver, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow, and more. Enjoy salad, pasta, beef Burgundy, pan-seared salmon, rice pilaf, vegetable, and dessert, served family style. $42 You Drive
Nov 22 Fri RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - Lunch at Carmine’s, served family-style, includes rigatoni Bolognese, penne ala vodka, and chicken Marsala. Then to Radio City Music Hall for their new Christmas show, including the world famous Rockettes.
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TBA TBA
Dec 10 Tues HOLIDAY WINTER WISHES at AQUA TURF - With The Cartells and special appearance by The Glamour Girls. Enjoy salad, pasta, roast turkey, sliced roast beef, vegetable, potato, and dessert, served family style. Put on your dancing shoes! $42 You Drive
Dec 10 Tues NASHVILLE MUSICAL CHRISTMAS SHOW - To Chez Joseph in Agawam, MA for lunch, served family style, including Yankee pot roast, Boston baked scrod, all the fixings, coffee/tea and dessert. Then enjoy the Country Jamboree Cast presenting Christmas classics and country music, comedy, Roy Orbison and Elvis tributes, and a singing Santa! En route home, visit Bright Nights at Forest Park in Springfield MA for a drive-through tour of New England’s largest holiday lighting display.
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$115 TBA
Dec 12 Tues GLEN MILLER at AQUA TURF (Through Friendship Tours) - World famous swing orchestra. A fun and lively holiday show. Salad, pasta, roast turkey, baked scrod, vegetable, potato, rolls and dessert.
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$78 You Drive
Dec 30 2019 Jan 3 2020 Mon –Fri TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA – Travel to southern California—home of the Grand Dame of Parades, the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade—for four nights at the Renaissance Long Beach. Next day activities and sites include tour of Los Angeles and Hollywood, including our Lady of the Angels Cathedral, Disney Concert Hall (home of the L.A. Philharmonic), the Hollywood Bowl, Kodak Theater, and legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Ring in the New Year at a private gala evening event with a live orchestra, dancing, dinner, and a New Year’s champagne toast. After breakfast the next day, we have reserved bleacher seats along Colorado Boulevard for the famous Tournament of Roses Parade, followed by a behind-the-scenes post-parade up-close viewing of the floats! Fourth day includes a morning visit to J. Paul Getty Museum, and a free afternoon with availability for an optional excursion to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. This evening, we travel back in time to enjoy a fabulous farewell dinner aboard the once-finest ocean liner in the world, The Queen Mary, now converted to a hotel, historical landmark and dining venue. Travel home on the fifth day. Note: This trip departs from Bradley International Airport. Discount automobile parking coupons will be available.
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$2,799 pp/dbl Round Trip flights from Bradley Int’l Airport; deluxe motor-coach on tour.
May 13-22 2020 (11 Days) COLORS OF JAPAN – To Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Hakone, and Tokyo. Includes round trip airfare, tour director, airport transfers, first class accommodations, 3 Bullet Train experiences, private local guide, Mt. Fuji, Ikebana Workshop, Okonomiyake Workshop and Tea Ceremony. Luggage transfer, 15 meals, UNESCO Ancient Shrines and Castles. SMALL GROUP SIZE: 15-24 TRAVELERS!
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$5,800 pp/dbl $6,600 Single `
June 16-18 2020 Tues -Thurs LANCASTER IN STYLE, AND “QUEEN ESTHER” AT SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE Includes round-trip motor coach, stop at Appalachian Brewing Company in historic Lititz, 2 nights at historic Cork Factory Hotel in Lancaster, 6 meals (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners), Kitchen Kettle Village hands-on experience, private wine/cheese/painting party, Reserved Orchestra tickets for “Queen Esther” at Sight & Sound Theatre, Mount Hope Estate and Winery with tasting, roundtrip baggage handling, Tours of Distinction tour director, gratuities for tour director and bus driver. $590 pp/dbl $540 pp/trpl $750 single
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