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The New Hartford Senior Center is located on the 3rd floor of the New Hartford Town Hall, 530 Main Street in New Hartford, CT. 

New Hartford is fortunate to have a part-time Senior Director, Jean Barnicoat, who is in charge of organizing events and functions.  There are several on-going exercise classes that meet regularly and there is always room for more participants.

Please call JEAN at 860-379-3980 if you are interested in learning more about what activities the Senior Center offers.

Jean is also the "Municipal Agent for the Elderly" - if you have any questions regarding services available for the Elderly or know of someone who may need services (but they won't call for help), please call Jean and she may be able to offer some guidance.

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Don't forget to reserve your spot for lunch at the Community Cafe on Wednesday and/or Thursday! You must call by 11:30 am the day before to reserve your lunch  860-379-3980

COMMUNITY CAFE MENU

REMINDER: As we are entering the winter weather season and inclement weather cancellations are more likely, IF NEW HARTFORD SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED - ALL SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED.

On-going events in MARCH:

(but be sure to check below and see if there are any "extra" that may be offered on a specific date..)

MONDAYS:
Fitness at 9:00 -- $3.00; Coffee at 10:00

TUESDAYS:
Pilates at 9:00 - $6.00; Fitness at 10:45 $3.00
Scrabble and Cards at 1:00

WEDNESDAYS:
Fitness at 9:00 - $3.00; Mat Stretch at 10:00 - $2.00 for seniors; $5.00  for non-seniors; COMMUNITY CAFE at 12:00

THURSDAYS:
Line Dancing at 9:30; Fitness at 10:45 - $3.00 
COMMUNITY CAFE at 12:00

FRIDAYS:
Pilates at 9:00 - $6.00; Yoga at 11:00 - $7.00 (Except 2/3)

Every Wednesday and Thursday join us for the Community Café. $4.00 suggested donation. Must call 860-379-3980 by 11:30 the day before you wish to come.

 

SPECIAL HAPPENINGS/EVENTS in MARCH:
Please sign up so we know how many to expect -- payment required when you sign up.  Minimum of 10 reservations required for Special Events.  Just a quick phone call 860-379-3980 for free events.

Monday, March 6: Needlecrafts and More 11:00 am - Free.  Bring any craft project you may be working on and come join the fun

Tuesday, March 7 at 5:00 pm - Annual Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner.  The catering has been arranged with A.C.'s Eatery of Torrington.  Tommie O'Stankus will perform his Irish humor and music.  Cost is just $10.00 per person thanks to cost sharing by the senior center.  Reserve your seat by March 1.

Monday, March 13: Bring Your Own Mug Soup Potluck.  Noon.  Once again the popular and tasty soup potluck returns.  We need a few folks to sign up to bring soup, rolls or biscuits and/or cookies for dessert.  The offerings are always varied, diverse and delicious.  Beverages will be provided.

Thursday, March 16:  Team Trivia - 1:00 pm.  Exercise your brain with some extreme trivia questions developed by our Community Cafe manager Pam.  Come to lunch and stay for trivia.

Thursday, March 23:  Bingo - 1:00 pm.  Come to lunch and stay for free Bingo.

Monday, March 27: Needlecrafts and More 11:00 am - Free.  Bring any craft project you may be working on and come join the fun

Thursday, March 30: Adult Coloring 1:00 after Community Cafe

New Policies - Prepayment is required when signing up for a senior center event.   

 

SAVE THE DATE:

Monday, April 17 - American Museum of Tort Law in Winsted and lunch at Monaco's afterward.  $5.00 admission to museum, lunch on your own.  Bus seating limited to 12, but others can follow the bus.  Reserve your spot now.

Monday, April 24 - Lunch and a movie at the historic Gilson.  Just $18 for lunch and The Intern with Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway.

Tuesday, April 25 - New York Botanical Gardens ($71 per person)

May 8-10 - Atlantic City and Philadelphia (Mon - Wed $344)

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm for Janice Dompke aka "Patsy Cline" returns to celebrate Mothers Day and the 2 year Anniversary of the Community Cafe. ($5.00 Good Will Donation would be appreciated).

Friday, May 12, 2017:  Free concert presented by the Traveler's Chorale at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford.  Sign up to take a free bus to the concert.  Bus will leave from Town Hall at 6:00 for a 7:30 show at the Bushnell.  It is a free concert but they ask that everyone bring a non-perishable food item for distribution to local food banks. 

Wednesday, June 7 - Westchester Broadway Theater to see Mamma Mia ($104)

Tuesday, July 11 - Lobster and Comedy Show in Holyoke, MA ($99)

Tuesday, August 1 - Best of Boston ($83) includes a visit to the JFK library and a Boston Harbor Cruise.

Thursday, September 28 - Green Mountain Flyer Railroad with lunch at Chandler's Tavern ($98)

October 2-5 - Ocean City Maryland staying at the luxurious Dunes Manor includes a day trip for the Wild Ponies of Assateague Island and the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art. ($609 pp)

November 4-5 Franklin Institute in Philadelphia for the "Terracotta Warriors" exhibit ($319 pp dbl occupancy)

If you know of anyone who might like a complimentary newsletter sent to them, have them call or send an email and I’ll be delighted to send one out.

The Community Café is now open at the New Hartford Senior Center! Every Wednesday and Thursday come for a yummy hot lunch for just a $4.00 suggested donation for folks 60+ and $5.50 for you youngsters under 60! You can make a reservation anytime for future lunches but you MUST make your reservation at least before 11:30 am the day before you would like to attend! Call me!

 

NEW HARTFORD SENIOR CENTER

Jean Barnicoat, Director & Municipal Agent for the Elderly

530 Main Street / P.O. Box 316
New Hartford, CT 06057
860-379-3980
seniors@town.new-hartford.ct.us

 

CALL 860-379-3980 To request that the newsletter be sent to you either electronically or via US Mail

 

AND BE SURE TO “LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK! https://www.facebook.com/nhseniors

 

Never been to a Senior Event and want more information? STOP by and see Jean during her office hours; Monday through Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Visitors are ALWAYS welcome!

See you at the Senior Center and don't forget.....

NEW HARTFORD SENIORS ROCK!!

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jean Barnicoat Senior Director (860) 379-3980
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