Tag: senior center

Senior transportation open house on June 28

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Plainville Senior Center will soon be able to offer more flexible rides to members through a partnership with Senior Transportation Services, Inc., a division of Human Resources Agency (HRA) of New Britain. A meet-and-greet…

Plainville’s 150th celebration planned for July 20-21

The Plainville community will commemorate the town’s 150th anniversary with two days of family-friendly events planned for Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. These events will take place rain or shine. “We wanted to mark this milestone occasion by…

Petit brings health care coverage info session to senior center

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER State Rep. William Petit (R-New Britain, Plainville) and the office of the Healthcare Advocate invited older adults to the Plainville Senior Center on Tuesday, April 30 to discuss many aspects of health care coverage that seniors…

Senior center honors the late Betty Boukus

The Plainville Senior Center honored the late Betty Boukus recently as part of their month of service celebration. The former state representative inspired the event with her long legacy of doing good deeds for others. Boukus’ family members were in…

A mystery at the museum

Dave Campochiaro tries to identify a photo on display at the “mystery at the museum” event at the Plainville Senior Center last Tuesday. The fundraiser was part scavenger hunt, part history test, and all fun as participants tried to uncover…

Plainville celebrates 150th anniversary: More events to come

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville 150 Anniversary Committee has been actively planning and organizing activities to celebrate the anniversary of the town’s establishment. Ben Gediman serves as the chair of the committee, and explained that the group will be…

Veterans council to take over memorial wall management

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville’s town hall is home to a special keepsake which memorializes the town’s veterans who once served in the military and have since passed away. The Veterans Memorial Wall sits proudly on the wall in…

Seniors’ listings for the Feb. 1 edition

SATURDAY, FEB. 19 PLAINVILLE UCONN LADY HUSKIES. Bus trip offered by the Plainville Senior Center. Leave center, 200 East St., Plainville at 10:30 a.m. Game starts at 1 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. Against Temple University. $28 due at signup. (860)…

Senior class registration begins next Wednesday

On Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m., the Bristol Senior Center will begin its class registration for classes that will be held at the Senior Center. The following classes will be held: Tai Chi (Beginners and Experienced); One Stroke Painting;…

Tales are told to please the ears of both young and old

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Folk tales and songs lit up the Plainville Senior Center last week with the CT Storytelling Center’s event, “Tellabration.” Presented by Ann Shapiro, the Executive Director of the CT Storytelling Center, “Tellabration” serves as a…