Groton Rotary Club Dinner to raise funds for Academic Scholarships is May 4th

    Groton Rotary Club Dinner to raise funds for Scholarship fund takes place Friday, May 4th at Groton Senior Center.

    Join us for this evening dinner to benefit Groton Rotary Club Academic Scholarship Fund. 2018 Rotary scholar awards of $2,000 will be given to three graduating seniors from any of the Groton high schools: Robert E. Fitch High School, Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School, or the Marine Science Magnet High School. The fundraising dinner takes place MAY 4TH 2018 at 5 pm.  The cost is only $6.00 per person.  Menu is BBQ Pork ribs, mac and cheese, green beans, corn bread and dessert.

    Deadline to sign up for this dinner is Wednesday, May 2nd.  Please register at or at Groton Senior Canter front desk.   Inquiries:  860-441-6785


    Day trip to Newport Playhouse: Edwards Twins Show

    Groton Senior Center presents day trip to Newport Playhouse: Edwards Twins Show TUESDAY, MAY 8.

    This will be a matinee 11 am show.  The World Famous Edward Twins, is the top Twin and Impersonation act in the world. Their vocals and looks will amaze you. You will think you are seeing and hearing the real superstars right before your eyes. From Barbara Streisand, Sonny and Cher, Andrea Boccelli, Bette Midler, Johnny Mathis, Perry Como, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder to Neil Diamond all in one show. We leave at 9:45 am and return approximately 5 pm at Groton Senior Center via GSC bus.  Cost includes transportation, lunch and show is $65/resident and $75/nonresident.

    Register at or at Groton Senior Center front desk. Inquiries?  860-441-6785

    Pickleball update

    Pickleball options are expanding to Fitch Middle. Fitch Middle School has three full courts which will provide additional play time and less waiting.

    Wednesday’s from 4:30-8pm and Friday’s 2pm-5pm.
    The fee is $3.00 and its pay as you go.

    There will be a pickleball social the 3rd Saturday a month from 5-9pm.
    The fee is $4.00 and its pay as you go.

    Beginner instructions will be held Wednesday’s from 4:00-5:00
    Call ahead to join, Groton Senior Center 860-441-6785


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    Outdoor Excursions: Friday’s Hike Postponed

    Well, thank goodness that snow storm wasn’t too bad.  Yet, our scheduled  Avery West Trail hike with Avalonia Land Conservancy for tomorrow,  Friday, March 23rd has been postponed with a TBA April date.  We should have the new date within the week.

    Next week, weather is looking good for our  SEAL WATCH  Tuesday, March 27th in the afternoon with Project O that we privately chartered (instead of sharing with a school group)

    Here are the details (just I case you weren’t aware):

    March  27th 1:00-3:30pm  Project Oceanology Seal Watch Cruise

    Please join us for a privately chartered boat excursion to observe the harbor seals in their natural habitat. The program begins with a brief presentation about these marine mammals that visit Fisher’s Island Sound each winter. We are scheduled for 1-3:30pm. After the presentation, participants board the Enviro-lab, binoculars in hand, and travel to popular seal destinations.  Cost is $38 pp

    You can register online at !