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Hebron Community Calendar

October 2021

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  • St. Peter's Church - Harvest Festival
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  • St. Peter's Church - Harvest Festival
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  • Hebron Housing Authority-canceled
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  • Zoning Board of Appeals-cancelled
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  • Open Space Land Acquisition Committee
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  • Public Building Committee
  • Board of Selectmen
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  • Holiday - Town Offices closed
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  • Food Share Van - Red Barn
  • Chatham Health
  • Planning & Zoning Commission (Public Hearings)
  • WPCA Meeting
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  • Hebron Board of Education
  • Historic Properties Commission
  • Conservation Commission
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  • Fall Outreach Collection
  • St. Peter's Church - Oktoberfest Dinner
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  • Public Building Committee
  • RHAM Board of Education
  • Douglas Library Board of Trustees
  • Economic Development Commission
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  • BOS/BOF/BOE Joint Meeting
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  • Reg 8 Insurance Consortium
  • Board of Selectmen
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  • National Drug Take Back Day
  • TTCP - Harvest Moon Festival
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  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Republican Town Committee
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  • Food Share Van - Red Barn
  • Chatham Health District
  • Planning & Zoning Commission (Workshop)
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  • Hebron Green Committee
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  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
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Upcoming Events

Recreational, Social, Educational & Community Service Programs

Please check the Hebron Senior Newsletter for monthly dates.

Ongoing groups do not meet when the Senior Center is closed due to inclement weather or on town holidays.

Please come to the Senior Center or call during normal business hours to have your name put on a list         860-228-1700
Payment in the form of a personal check or cash must be received by the deadline date listed in the Senior Newsletter. If paying by check make sure phone and license number are on the check.

Payment:
• Typically fees are associated with instructional classes, exercise programs, trips and special events.
• For programs or trips requiring payment: Payment in the form of a personal check (payable to Russell Mercier Senior Center) or cash must be received at the time of signup. If paying by check make sure phone and license number are on the check.
• Payment for separate programs must be kept separate. For example, when paying for a $25 trip and $5 cooking demonstration, one check for $30 is not allowed.

Recreational:
Arts & Crafts:
Open Art Studio (Every Monday at 10:00 a.m.)
• This group meets to socialize and work on independent art projects.
• Always looking for individuals to join.

Knitting, Crocheting, & Sewing (Every Monday at 10:00 a.m.)
• This group meets to socialize and work on independent projects.
• Individuals in this group are willing to teach crocheting and knitting to those interested
in learning.

Games:
Setback (Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.)
• Members of this group are willing to teach the game of Setback to interested individuals.
• Always looking for individuals to join.

Bridge (Every Monday at 12:45 p.m.)
• This is a competitive, traveling Bridge group that meets at area senior centers and is for
the more experienced Bridge player.

Bridge – Non-Competitive (Every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.)
• This is a “just for fun” Bridge group
• Always looking for individuals to join.

Mah Jongg (Every Thursday at 1:00 p.m.)
• This group is willing to teach the game of Mah Jongg to interested individuals.

Bingo (Every Thursday at 1:00 p.m in Hebron & Monday in Marlborough.)

• Marlborough Bingo (Every Monday at 1:00 p.m.  The van leaves the Russell Mercier
Senior Center at 12:40 p.m.)
• Dial-a-Ride transportation is provided for interested Hebron & Amston seniors to play
bingo at the Marlborough Senior Center provided we do not have medical appointments.
• Please call the Russell Mercier Senior Center to schedule a ride.
• Fee for transportation $2.oo round trip

•Thursday at the Russel Mercier Senior Center at 1:00pm

Social:
Community Café (Every Monday-Thursday at Noon)
• A nutritionally balanced mid-day hot meal, coordinated by Community Renewal Team
(CRT), is served four days a week in a group setting.
• Community Café is available to individuals 60 and older, at a suggested donation of $2.50
per person.
• Advanced reservations by noon the prior business day are necessary. Reservations may
be made by calling the Senior Center at 228-1700. Reservations for Mondays must be
made by noon on the prior Thursday.

Sunshine Singers (Practice is held each Thursday at 10:40 a.m. at the Russell Mercier Senior Center)
• The Sunshine Singers are the quickly expanding and very talented choral group of the
Russell Mercier Senior Center, led by Director Richard.

Book Discussion Group (meets on the last Tuesday of each month at the Russell Mercier Senior Center)
• Please check the Hebron Senior Newsletter at the beginning of each month for the month’s selection. For assistance with locating copies of the book, please contact Judy at Douglas Library at 228.9312 extension 15.

Monthly movies: see weekly update/monthly newsletter for dates and movie titles

Trips
We offer day trips to destinations in Connecticut and occasionally out of state.
Some trips offered in the past included:
• Foxwoods Casino
• University of Connecticut’s Jorgensen Theatre
• Mystic Aquarium
• Chef’s Hat
• XL Center Flower & Garden Show
• Thomas Hooker Brewery
• Woodland Gardens
• New Britain Museum of American Art
And many more

Inter-generational Opportunities
• Inter-generational programs are typically offered during school vacations and we encourage you to bring your children and grandchildren.

Musical Entertainers

Special Events
• Special events vary, and include monthly birthday parties, Summertime barbeques,
holiday parties, and others.

Educational:

Topic-specific presentations
• Presentations include those that are health-related, informative regarding benefits &
supportive programs for seniors and adult-disabled individuals, and educational.
• Some of the topics offered have included:
• Blood Pressure
• Cholesterol
• Medication Consultations with a Pharmacist
• Community Preparedness
• Low Tech Assistive Devices
• Electronic Workshop
• Cooking Demonstrations
• Staying Hydrated in the Sweltering Summer Months
• Staying Healthy During the Cold & Flu Season
And many more