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October

The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District will provide blood pressure, glucose and pulsox (blood oxygen level) readings at both senior centers!

Walk-in basis, no appointment needed!

For more information, call 860-561-7583 (Bishops Corner) or

860-561-8180 (Elmwood) or email WHSC@WestHartfordCT.gov

Cost: $10.00M/$15.ooNMProgram #: 303007

Storyteller Adwoa Bandele Asante starts the audience out in 1839, West Africa. From here came the captive Africans whose tenacity and willpower would ultimately strike a death blow to the

Trans-Atlantic trafficking in humans of that era. La Amistad, the now famous coastal schooner whose name means "friendship," spent two years in New London harbor. Come learn about how it came to be here and its historical impact.

Finger sandwiches, Coffee, Tea & Dessert will be served.

IN-PERSON AT ELMWOOD SENIOR CENTER. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL 860-561-8180 OR REGISTER AT: https://westhartford.recdesk.com/Community/Home

Join us for a weekly dance to the music of the Hi-Tones Band!

Bingo will be played on alternating Wednesdays (at Elmwood) and Fridays (at Bishops Corner). 50 cents per card per game. River Ridge of Avon Finale Game is Free! Fall Bingo is sponsored by: River Ridge at Avon. Please call 860-561-7583 or 860-561-8180 to register.

Weekly walks happen every Monday at 10:00 am at a different location, sent out by email. To be added to the email list please call 860-561-8180 or email WHSC@WestHartfordCT.gov.

Cost: $15 one-time material fee payable at first session

How to begin (or continue) finding your roots and growing your family tree both on and offline. Discover many of the tools to trace your ancestry, organize your findings and learn the stories on which your family is built.

Facilitator: Linda Mecchi

N-PERSON AT ELMWOOD SENIOR CENTER. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

PLEASE CALL 860-561-8180 OR EMAIL: WHSC@WESTHARTFORDCT.GOV

Soar over Minnesota, where the Mighty Mississippi begins and the blue Midwestern sky never ends. This aerial exploration of the North Star State whisks you across ancient glacial landscapes, iconic bodies of water and the farm town that have fed our country for over a century. From warring settlers and Indians, to battling flour titans, and from the massive Mall of America to the mythical Lake Wobegon, see how Minnesota is more than the "Land of 10,000 Lakes."

To pre-register, please call: 860-561-8180 or email: WHSC@westhartfordct.gov


Welcome to Wisdom Road Adventures. Our facilitator, Kevin Ryan, an active senior professional and gerontology student at Central Connecticut State University, will lead the discussion. Kevin combines an appreciation for life lessons learned with notions of adventures on the road ahead!

Join us for interesting conversations and a call to action for ourselves! Don't look at life in a negative way but a chance for some super engaging dialogue around where we are and where we might want to go!

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL 860-561-7583 OR EMAIL: WHSC@WESTHARTFORDCT.GOV

Join Rebecca Sears, Director, for a tour and overview of programs and services offered at the West Hartford Senior Centers

PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER FOR THIS FREE PROGRAM! CALL BISHOPS (860) 561-7583ORELMWOOD (860) 561-8180

Bingo will be played on alternating Wednesdays (at Elmwood) and Fridays (at Bishops Corner). 50 cents per card per game. River Ridge of Avon Finale Game is Free! Fall Bingo is sponsored by: River Ridge at Avon. Please call 860-561-7583 or 860-561-8180 to register.