Cards & Games

Board Games

  • VLP: Janet Sosnicki and Toni Finkle
  • Dates:  Mondays 
  • Time: 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Come join Janet and Toni each Monday in the Activities Room for a classic board game such as Scrabble, Cribbage, Trivia Pursuit, ect. No experience necessary! Come for the fun of it! Walk-in.

board games


Billiard Tournament Notification:
There will be no regular play during the following dates and times:
Mondays, April 30-May 21
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
For more information, contact Will Maynard: or 860-875-6023

  • Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m., Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,  Thursdays 9 a.m.- 3:45 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m.- 1:15 p.m., Saturdays 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

  • Billiards is generally open during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events, which will be noted in the calendar section on the homepage, and posted at the center.

Card Games - Billiard


  • VPLs: Riffat Zulfiquar, Richard Gillogly

  • Dates: Tuesdays 

  • Time:  9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join this group for some good competitive fun.
Cards Games - Bridge


  • VPL: June Lyons

  • Dates: Tuesdays 

  • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

This is a fun, laid-back game for all and a wonderful way to make new friends. New players are always welcome - and all participants are willing to instruct beginners.

Ellington Chess Mates

  • VPL: Alex Cardoni

  • Dates: Mondays 

  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Looking for a nice activity that can bring you satisfaction, provide congenial interaction with peers while exercising your brain?

Come by the Ellington Senior Center on Monday mornings and play chess with the Ellington Chess Mates. These chess aficionados enjoy the royal game while getting together with friends over coffee and donuts.

You don’t need to be an expert player to join in the fellowship. You don’t even have to know how to play the game. Instruction is provided for those who are beginning to explore the world of chess. 

Cards Games - Dominoes
Cards Games - Ellington Chess Mates


  • VPL: Dave Lehmann

  • Tuesdays: 

    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. (

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Also known as Pitch, teams compete to obtain the high, low and jack of the trump suit and the most game points. This large group of players has a lot of fun.
Cards Games - Setback


  •  VPL:  Shirley Pinard

  • Dates: Wednesdays

  • Time:  2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Join us on our indoor shuffleboard as we launch pucks down the court. This welcoming group of individuals is open to instructing beginners who enjoy friendly competition and a good time.
Cards Games - Shuffleboard

Wii Bowling

  • VPL: Dennis Varney 

  • Dates: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Laugh as balls are accidentally dropped or thrown in the gutter, all in an attempt to score a virtual strike. Players' scores are calculated and top players are acknowledged weekly

Come down on Fridays and join us.

  • Congratulations to Judy Varney, the first to bowl a perfect game - 300

  • Congratulations Shirley Pinard and Linda Dzan, who also have bowled a perfect 300! 

Senior Center Newsletter Wii Bowling