Fit For Life Fettle Centermost Opens
SOUTH WINDSOR — The South Windsor Senior Centermost afresh opened the Fit for Life Fettle Centermost with accompaniment of the art accessories including ellipticals, collapsed bikes, treadmills, nu-steps and backbone equipment, lat and accept press, bicep/tricep extension, built-in leg extension/leg coil and a weight bank and dumbbells.
This could not accept been accessible afterwards the abutment of the South Windsor Association Foundation and the Max Challenge, which combined, donated a absolute of $22,000. The Fit for Life Fettle Centermost is accessible to South Windsor association 55 years of age and earlier for $75 per year or $10 on a account basis. Opportunities for a chargeless associates is accessible to those who are able to beforehand in the fettle centermost two hours per week; or a bisected amount associates for those who can beforehand in the fettle centermost four hours a month. Susan Gouin, Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, will appearance guests how to use the accessories based on anniversary individual’s needs. For added advice on the Fit for Life Fettle Center, stop in to the Senior Center, 150 Nevers Road, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or alarm Susan at 860-648-6361, ext. 339.
Pictured are Roy Normen, Secretary of the SW Association Foundation (far left) Andrew Paterna, Deputy Mayor (far right) Jan Snyder, President of the SWCF and affiliate of the SW Boondocks Council (holding check) John LaChapelle, co-owner of the Max Challenge (holding check) and volunteers and associates of the Fettle Center.
Senior Centermost News
SOUTH WINDSOR — The South Windsor Senior Center, 150 Nevers Road, is alms the afterward contest and activities. To annals for any chargeless program, alarm Human Casework at 860-648-6361, ext. 335. Annals in the arrangement for any affairs acute payment.
A pre-retirement alternation will booty abode on Mondays at 6 p.m. Alarm to register. There is no amount to attend.
Social/Volunteer Opportunities: Monday, Oct. 15. Apprentice about programs and trips, educational and fettle classes and beforehand opportunities accessible aural the Human Casework Department. Victoria Hellberg, Affairs Coordinator, will be the speaker.
Medicare : Monday, Oct. 29. Urania Reyes Rivera, CHOICES Regional Coordinator from the Arctic Axial Breadth Agency on Aging, will be at the centermost to allege about Medicare, back and how to enroll, Medicare A and B, Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare’s decree biologic plan (Part D).
Pumpkin Aroma Diet: Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 1 p.m. Attic aroma muffins, attic aroma cheerios, attic spice… toothpaste!? Join SaraBeth, registered dietitian from ShopRite in Maner, for a fun presentation on the attic aroma diet. Samples will be provided. Free.
Oktoberfest Aboriginal Bird Banquet and Entertainment: Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. for an aboriginal bird banquet of beer anesthetized bratwurst, broiled German potato salad, sautéed sauerkraut, pretzel cycle and atramentous backwoods cake, provided by Crestfield Rehab. Afterwards dinner, be entertained by the Armentano Brothers. Amount is $5. Annals by Monday, Oct. 22.
Monte Carlo Whist: Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. for a Whist agenda party. Arrive at 6:15 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded and aliment will be served. Cost: $4. Proceeds account the beforehand accumulation projects. Allotment is requested; walk-ins are accustomed if amplitude is available. No accomplice needed. Annals and pay in the arrangement any time. Busline is accessible if abundant interest. Alarm by Oct. 23.
Halloween Party: Fun, amateur and ablaze refreshments at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Adore a chargeless CRT cafeteria at noon, adulation of the South Windsor Democrats. Alarm 860-648-6361, ext. 328, to annals for cafeteria by apex on Oct. 29. Wear a Halloween apparel and get a prize.
Pound Class: Due to accepted demand, the centermost is alms a batter chic with Jessalynn. In this activating class, participants use drumsticks to exhausted to the music and add anatomy movement.
Evening Ablaze Aerobics: Linda Hull will be alms her accepted ablaze aerobics on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. Cost: $2 per class. Drop-in.
The 5 Tibetans: This branch consists of a beginner-friendly set of yoga contest which breed strength, antithesis and flexibility. Physical Therapist Caroline Woodard will advise you the 5 Tibetans forth with her modifications and able insights into why these contest are so effective. Free. Thursday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. Alarm to register.
Wii Bowling will booty abode on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. Alarm to register. There is no amount to attend.
New Ameliorative Massage: Tracy MacLaughlin, Licensed Massage Therapist, will action ameliorative massages on Thursdays in October from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Amount is $30 for 30 account or $50 for one-hour, payable that day. Alarm for appointment.
COPD and Congestive Heart Failure: On Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 a.m., Anna Marianska, Transitional Affliction Nurse from Fresh River Healthcare, will allege on active with CHF and COPD. She will altercate symptoms, adapted care, exercise, diet and accepted well-being. Free. Alarm to register.
Town Topics: The centermost will be alms a array of programs presented by boondocks agents to apprentice about what’s action on in this abundant boondocks of South Windsor. Aboriginal up: Michele Lipe, Administrator of Planning, will allege about development action on about town. Monday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m. Alarm to register. Free.
Learn CPR and Aboriginal Aid: Appear a academy and a appearance and acquaint by Susan Gouin, certified CPR/First Aid adviser with the National Assurance Council. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Free.
The Plant Man: Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. Jeff Eleveld, accepted at the Plant Man, will allocution about aggregate you appetite to apperceive about pumpkins. Guests may accompany a sample of plants they accept questions about. Free.
Dental Affliction Seminar: Goodwin Dental Hygienist acceptance will be presenting a academy on articulate affliction and/or apropos on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 9:30 a.m. Anyone absorbed in a clandestine screening may sign-up in advance. Screening starts afterwards the academy at 10 a.m. Accessible to seniors and their caregivers. Alarm to annals and/or assurance up for a screening.
AARP Safe Driver Course: Friday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon. Apprentice arresting active techniques, assurance strategies, new cartage laws and rules of the road. Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members, payable day of the course. Alarm to register.
iPhone/iPad Help: Get one-on-one advice with your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook with Paul Theriault. Accompany your accessory and your questions. Date: Thursday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alarm for an appointment. Free.
Book Club: October’s bone-chilling affair is “mystery.” Choose any abstruseness to apprehend and appear allocution about what you apprehend on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. There will be a abstruseness bedfellow aing who will allocution about a book of their choosing. Led by Kathy Longo. Free.
Flower Arranging with Liz: Friday, Nov. 2, at 10 a.m. Liz O’Brien will advise you how to accomplish a abatement centerpiece appliance cottony flowers. All food are included for $10 per citizen and $15 per non-residents. See the sample in the office.
The Happiest Paddler Kayaking: The aftermost kayaking cruise for the season. Adore two hours of canoeing on Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton, followed by cafeteria at Angelico’s Lakehouse. Amount is $35 and includes accessories and transportation. Accompany money for lunch. On Saturday, Oct. 13, the bus leaves the centermost at 9 a.m. and allotment at about 3 p.m. Single or bike kayaks and canoes are available; Specify back registering.
Rail Explorers Abatement Ride: This is a six mile analysis of the celebrated railroad amid Portsmouth and the Sakonnet River. This is a one way bout with a shuttle bus. Ride forth the amazing Narragansett Bay on custom congenital pedal-powered vehicles. The eco-friendly business aims to accommodate an amazing adventure appliance absolute railroad tracks. The bout takes about 90 minutes. On Friday, Oct. 19, the bus will leave the centermost at 8 a.m. and acknowledgment at about 4:30 p.m. Amount is $35 and includes transportation, the experience, candy and water. Accompany money for lunch.
Walking History Tour, City New Britain : On Monday, Oct. 15, the bus leaves the centermost at 9 a.m., en avenue to the Fastrak at Union Station in Hartford. From there, attendees will booty the Fastrak to city New Britain and accommodated bout adviser and historian Andrea Kulak. Afterward the tour, the accumulation will stop for cafeteria at the Kitchen Eatery. Amuse accept exact change of $1.70 for the Fastrak book round-trip, $5 for the bout adviser and money for lunch.
Hikes: Annals anytime for hikes. The centermost needs at atomic 10 bodies for the bus, contrarily attendees accommodated at the centermost to carpool. Free.
Mashamoquet Brook Accompaniment Park: Located in Pomfret, affluent with history, fable and lore, this arena was already the breadth of the Mohegan Chief Uncas. This esplanade is over 1,000 acres. Date: Saturday, Oct. 20. The bus leaves the centermost at 9 a.m. and allotment at about 2 p.m. Accompany money for lunch.
SOUTH WINDSOR — St. Junipero Serra Parish, 80 Hayes Road, will be captivation a admiral fair on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21, afterwards the masses at St. Margaret Mary and St. Francis of Assisi Churches. All the archdiocese ministries will accept assembly present that can acknowledgment questions on how you can serve the archdiocese and association with your time and talent. Refreshments will be served.
SOUTH WINDSOR — Book Club Bookstore, 869 Sullivan Ave., offers two chargeless columnist contest on Saturday, Oct. 20. Appointment www.bookclubct.com or alarm 860-432-7411 for added information.
From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., accompany the accouchement for a chargeless adventure time with columnist Donna Marie Merritt. She will apprehend from her latest book, Teensy Meensy Mice, and advance the accouchement in an activity.
From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., a chargeless accommodated and accost with wrestler/author Bob Backlund will booty place. Signed copies of his memoir, Backlund, will be accessible for purchase. Backlund is an American retired able wrestler with an in-ring career spanning over 30 years, best accepted for his tenures in the World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation, breadth he is a backstab WWWF/WWF Heavyweight Champion/WWF World Heavyweight Champion
Backlund’s aboriginal administration is the second-longest administration in the appellation history, abaft Bruno Sammartino’s first, as able-bodied as actuality inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.
Life Is A Dance
SOUTH WINDSOR — The Network Against Calm Abuse anniversary Purple Event, Life is a Dance, will be captivated at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Maneeley’s Banquet & Catering, 65 Rye St.
Guests will adore a array of wine and beer tastings provided by Joe’s Fine Wine & Spirits of East Windsor and Ellington, aces refreshments including butler anesthetized hors d’oeuvres, pasta, abstraction and ambrosia stations. Entertainment will be provided by Pair Extraordinaire, a ablaze applesauce amalgamation additional aces bashful and alive auctions.
The Network Against Calm Abuse agilely works to abate the blow of calm abandon by accouterment abundant bare abetment to developed victims and their accouchement as able-bodied as blockage apprenticeship in the academy arrangement and communities they serve in arctic axial CT. The Anniversary Purple Blow supports the abounding casework that are provided chargeless of charge.
Committee associates are adamantine at assignment planning a fun-filled event. Among those confined on the board are Chairpersons Eileen Hargreaves and Maureen Sampl, Brielle Browne; Kathy Barron, Kathy Boylan, Diane Dobrowolski, Mina Flebotte, Debra Gish, Donna Jones-Searle, Maureen Leddy, Yogini Majmudar Liz Mullin, Mary Tiroletto and Joanne Verallis.
Sponsor opportunities ambit from $125 to $5,000. Tickets amount $75 and accommodate a tax-deductible donation. They can be purchased by visiting www.thenetworkct.org or calling Chris Casey at 860-698-6267.
Services provided by the Network are chargeless and accommodate outreach, crisis intervention, abutment and counseling services, as able-bodied as a 15-bed emergency apartment for women and children. The Network operates a arcane 24-hour crisis hotline, seven canicule a week. For added advice about the network’s services, appointment www.thenetworkct.org or alarm 860-763-7430.
A WWII Veteran’s Claimed Reflections
SOUTH WINDSOR — A WWII Veteran’s Claimed Reflections on Liberating Dachau by Corporal Ben Cooper will booty abode from 10 a.m. to apex Sunday, Oct. 14, at Temple Beth Hillel, 20 Baker Lane.
A affiliate of the Jewish War Veterans of America, Corporal Ben Cooper formed at Colt as allotment of the WWII accomplishment and served as a Combat Medic with the U.S. Army’s 45th Infantry that absolved Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany. He will be speaking about his wartime experience.
Cooper enjoys interacting with teenagers and has presented his affairs to abounding groups of teens, as able-bodied as adults. His presentation is actual adapted for acceptance in grades 7 to 12, to advice them bigger accept our history. Afterward the presentation, there will be an befalling to ask questions. All are welcome. For added information, email [email protected], appointment tbhsw.org or alarm 860-282-8466.
Bag Of Books Sale
SOUTH WINDSOR — The Accompany of the SW Library will authority a bag of books auction from Oct. 11 to 14 in the Accompany Auction Room and Library Board Room of the library, 1550 Sullivan Ave.
For $8, you can being a canvas bag provided by the Accompany with your best of books, music CDs and audio books. DVDs and alone books are additionally accessible at abrupt discounts. Auction hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 and Oct. 13; and 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14.
Historic Abode Applique Project
SOUTH WINDSOR — The South Windsor Celebrated District Agency is ablution a celebrated abode applique activity to accommodate signs anecdotic houses throughout the boondocks that were congenital 75 years or added ago and are advised locally significant. The HDC afresh completed a alternation of surveys, documenting South Windsor homes that accommodated accustomed belief categorical by the Accompaniment Celebrated Preservation Office. To be included in the survey, structures had to be either of architectural, actual or cultural acceptation aural the community.
The Celebrated District Agency has advised signs that will accord the date of architecture of the abode and if known, the name of its architect or cogent resident. Homeowners can acquirement the PVC signs afterwards commutual an appliance anatomy and appointment it to the agency for verification. The signs are 14″ X 20″ or 18″ X 12.5″ and amount $30.
Applications are at https://www.southwindsor.org, beneath the Celebrated District Agency and can be downloaded and printed. Instructions are included on the form. For added information, amuse acquaintance the Boondocks Hall at 860-644-2511, ext. 203.
Helping Parents Heal
SOUTH WINDSOR — A new abutment and healing accumulation for beggared parents and families is advancing to South Windsor. Helping Parents Heal goes a footfall above added affliction abutment groups by acceptance an accessible altercation of airy adventures and afterlife evidence. This accumulation welcomes everyone, behindhand of their religious or non-religious backgrounds.
Helping Parents Heal recognizes several factors that accord to the healing process: caring abutment from others, alternation with bodies who accept additionally accomplished loss, account to others, claimed transformation and, conceivably best importantly, advertent a acumen for hope.
This accumulation provides abutment for parents, grandparents, siblings, and added aing about and accompany of a adolescent who has died by any means: accident, illness, homicide, or suicide; admired ones of a age-old adolescent of any age since, for example, an 80-year-old mother abounding acutely ache back her 60-year-old babe passes on; and bodies of any religious affiliation, race, ethnicity, animal orientation, age, gender or socioeconomic status.
Dolmens And UFOs
SOUTH WINDSOR — Curiouser and Curiouser will booty abode with Apostle Geoffrey Whittum, who will altercate dolmens and continuing stones on Monday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave. No allotment is all-important for these chargeless programs.
Whittum is a dupe ambler and a apprentice of cartography and archaeology. He is absorbed by the megalithic structures he apparent in the dupe of New England. His presentation and abounding photographs will appearance some of these abnormal bedrock formations in New England and the mid-Atlantic states. Are these counterbalanced rocks and ample stones affirmation of an age-old civilization? Appear to this evening’s presentation with an accessible mind.
Speaker Michael Panicello will altercate the history of UFOs in Connecticut, accomplished and present, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26. Panicello is the accompaniment administrator of MUFON Connecticut and the Connecticut UFO Network. He will allocution about some accepted and actual sightings in Connecticut and the surrounding area. There will be time for anyone in the admirers to altercate any UFO sightings they would like to see MUFON certificate for the actual record.
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