Activities

At Heritage Commons you’ll find lots of things to do and lots of friends to do them with!

Heritage Commons offers a diverse, extensive, and very enjoyable social and recreational program. Many of our most popular activities were suggested by our residents, so if you have a favorite hobby or activity please let us know. We’re always expanding and updating our program to best suit our residents’ interests and needs.

Regular Activities

The following activities are presented at least weekly and some activities take place several times each week.

  • Contract Rummy
  • Pinochle
  • Bridge
  • Set-Back
  • Cribbage Doubles
  • Bingo
  • Rummikub
  • Evening Movies
  • Book Club
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Pool Playing
  • Oil Painting
  • Music and Art Appreciation Program
  • Shopping trips to area department stores, supermarkets, pharmacies, and banks
  • Picnic Lunch on the Patio
  • Exercise Classes
  • Yoga, Stretching, and Balance Classes
  • Video presentations on travel, nature, history and many other subjects
  • Meditation
  • Current Events
  • Saturday Morning Coffee Social

Outside Events

  • New Britain Museum of Art
  • Bushnell Auditorium Play and Concert Series including opera, Broadway shows and classical music concerts
  • Fall Foliage Rides
  • Wadsworth Mansion Summer Concert Series
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Art Gallery
  • Russell Library Concert Series
  • Ivoryton Playhouse Summer Play Series
  • Trips to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos
  • Lunch trips to area restaurants
  • Hubbard Park Holiday Light Display
  • Trips to United States Coast Guard Academy Band Concert Series
  • Florence Griswold Museum and Art Gallery
  • Trips to Hammonassett State Beach
  • Outlet Mall Shopping Trips
  • Elizabeth Park Rose Garden Tour and Lunch
  • Nature Walks
  • Plus trips to many other leading Connecticut attractions
  • Butterfly Museum in Massachusetts