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Mini Bus Trips – All trips require five passengers and weather permitting. Please call 860-668-3844 to make a reservation.

  • Shopping in Holyoke – Tuesday, April 2. Pickups begin at 9 a.m.
  • Shopping at Walmart – Thursday, April 4. Pickups begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • CT Museum of Culture & History followed by lunch at Cheesecake Factory – Tuesday, April 9. Pickups begin at 9:30 a.m. $10 Senior Admission
  • Lunch at Captain Jimmy’s – Tuesday, April 16. Pickups begin at 11:30 a.m.
  • Shopping at Trader Joe’s – Thursday, April 18. Pickups begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch at Maine Fish Market – Tuesday, April 30. Pickups begin at 11:30 a.m.

Lunch Menu –Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Lunches are $5 and include coffee, tea, cold beverage and dessert.


  • April 2. Crispy chicken sandwich with pickles, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and cheese with French fries.
  • April 9. English muffin pizza with sauce, pepperoni, onion and mushrooms with chips, celery and carrots.
  • April 16. Ground beef stroganoff over noodles with cucumber salad, roll and butter.
  • April 23. Hot dogs, baked beans and potato wedges.
  • April 30. Scalloped ham and potato casserole with vegetables.


  • April 3. Bacon cheeseburger, tater tot cups and macaroni salad.
  • April 10. Chicken cordon bleu casserole with glazed carrots, roll and butter.
  • April 17. Homemade chicken parmesan meatballs with pasta, sauce and garlic bread.
  • April 24. Best jambalaya (chicken, sausage & shrimp) loaded cornbread casserole.
  • May 1. Italian sub squares and apple feta tossed salad.


  • April 4. Homemade broccoli cheddar soup, chicken salad with grapes, craisins and pecans on a roll with lettuce.
  • April 1. Ground beef & cabbage casserole, applesauce, rye bread and butter.
  • April 18. Fish sandwich with lettuce and tartar sauce with mac and cheese.
  • April 25. Cattle drive casserole and Caesar salad.
  • May 2. Salisbury steak with onion and mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetables.

Suffield Police Department: Senior Scams & How to Avoid Them Presentation
Wednesday, April 3, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Topics Include: Different types of scams, including Imposter Scams, Grandchild Scams, Charity Scams, Health Care Scams, “You’ve Won” Scams, Home Repair Scams, IRS Imposter Scams, Tech Support Scams

Card Making Class
Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hosted by Karenoughcrafts & Boutique. To register, please call 860-836-1326 or email

Dowd Realty Estate Planning Presentation
Wednesday, April 10 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Free, no registration required. Light refreshments.

Painting Class
Tuesday, April 9, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Canvas Painting of a Spring Bunny.
Join local artist and art instructor, Nina Chrisanthopoulos, in this fun class you will create a painting with guided step by step directions. No art experience required. All supplies included. $25 Residents; $30 Nonresidents per Person.

AARP Safe Driver Course
Tuesday, April 16, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$20 AARP Member; $25 Non-member payment by cash or check to the instructor. $5 per person Facility Fee is paid directly to the Senior Center. By cash or check on the day of the class.
Register at or call 860-668-3862.

Quail Run Estates BINGO
Tuesday, April 16, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Quail Run Estates Senior Living will be hosting BINGO with homemade cookies and prizes!

Flower Arrangement Class
Tuesday, April 23, morning class 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. evening class 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Join local floral design instructor, Bob Whitney AIFD, in this creative class, you will create a flower arrangement with guided step-by-step directions. No previous floral design experience required. All supplies included. $30 per person. Register at or call 860-668-3862.

Haircuts by Rosemarie
Monday, April 29 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Women’s $15; Men’s $10; Cash or check. Must come with clean, washed hair.

Consultation & Resources Available

  • Ask The Attorney – Neil Kraner and Marcia Hess of Kraner & Hess Attorneys offer one-on-one free legal consultation appointments. They are available for 20-minute appointments from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. To schedule an appointment please call 860- 668-8830.
  • Ask The Realtor – Stephanie Salerno of The Stephanie Salerno Team Coldwell Banker Realty offer one on one appointments. This free consultation is an opportunity to ask any real estate related questions you may have! Stephanie and her team are available for 30-minute appointments from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. To schedule an appointment please call 860-668-8830.
  • Choices Counseling – Sherri Burger, CHOICES Counselor, offers free 30-minute appointments the first Tuesday of each month. CHOICES appointments are available to those enrolled in or looking to enroll in Medicare, turning 65 or have other health insurance and are eligible for Medicare. To schedule an appointment please call (860) 668-8830.
  • Veterans Assistance – Fritz King is the town’s Municipal Veterans Representative, offering assistance with veterans’ programs and resources. Fritz is available from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Senior Center and can be reached at (860) 758-0418 or via email at

Exercise Programs
Register at or call 860-668-3862.

  • Active & Fit – Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:50 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
  • Active & Fit Advanced – Mondays & Wednesdays 10:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
  • Active & Fit Advanced Fridays – Fridays 10:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
  • Beat Parkinson’s Today – Mondays 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Call 860-918-9594 or visit to register.
  • Chair Stretch – Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Chair Strength – Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Low Mobility – Thursdays 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Pilates With Yoga – Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Health Screenings

  • Blood Pressure Screenings – Second and Fourth Wednesday of each month 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Sponsored by SCA.
  • Chair Massages – Available by appointment the second Thursday of each month. To schedule an appointment please call 860-668-8830.
  • Foot Care – Available by appointment on the fourth Wednesday of each month 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. $35 fee payable to the Nurse. To schedule an appointment please call 860-668-8830.
  • Hearing Screenings – Free hearing screenings and services provided by NOVA Hearing Services by appointment. To schedule an appointment please call 860-916-6169.

Director’s Corner

Hello April! Spring is finally here, bringing a sense of renewal and excitement. As the flowers begin to bloom and the sun shines brighter, there is a lot to look forward to at the Suf-field Senior Center! From the returning Low Mobility Class, to engaging Flower Arrangement Workshops, and the Suffield Police Department’s Senior Scam Prevention Presentation, there is a lot to await in the upcoming weeks.

We are happy to offer a variety of fitness, recreation and educational classes, so there is something for everyone! It’s a wonderful time to connect with friends, learn new skills, and embrace the joy that comes with this time of year. For more information and to register please visit or call 860-668-3862.

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