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    LAST CALL for our trip Saturday, Nov 25th to Radio City Music Hall Nov

    Join us on our trip to see the Rockettes on Saturday!!  Or just go see NYC on your own! 

    TODAY and TOMORROW are your last chance to get in on our trip to NYC this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017! We have a few seats left for those who want to go see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular and then a few also for those who just want to visit NYC. What a great thing to do with family and/or friends!

    Every year, the Rockettes push themselves further to put on a show that’s more dynamic, more challenging and more magical than the last. Take in cherished moments and create new memories with the 2017 Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular!

    Let us worry about the driving, traffic, and parking…. you just enjoy the day! 

    We have rear orchestra seats. Doors open at 3 pm. 4 pm show. $138/resident OR You can just ride the bus and have fun in NY on your own for a mere $47 /resident !
    Depart 10 am Approx. return 9:30 pm

    860-441-6785 www.grotonrec.com

     

    Coming Up

    GROTON SENIOR CENTER is a regional senior center providing recreational opportunities for those 55 and older. Please join us on one of our upcoming day trips or special events

     

    CALIFORNIA COAST trip presentation

    Free Trip Presentation at Groton Senior Center Tuesday, November 21st 2pm   (FREE but please register please at 860-441-6623)

    The trip is Sunday, May 6 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 •Depart and return at Groton Senior Center. Highlights of the Collette trip will be : San Francisco, Choice of Cruise on San Francisco Bay or City Tour of San Francisco, Carmel by the Sea, Monterey, 17 Mile Drive, Hearst Castle, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez Wine Country, Hollywood, and San Diego.  8 Days – 10 Meals: 6 Breakfast and 4 Dinners.

    RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017

    Every year, the Rockettes push themselves further to put on a show that’s more dynamic, more challenging and more magical than the last. Take in cherished moments and create new memories with the 2017 Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular! We have rear orchestra seats. Doors open at 3pm. 4 pm show. $138/resident. Depart 10am Approx. return 9:30 pm

    Deadline to register for this for this trip is Nov 20th.  To register call  860-441-6785 or go to  www.grotonrec.com

    New York On Your Own 

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017  Limited seats!  Travel to NYC with the RCMH day trip yet do NYC on your own. Drop off and Pick will be near Rockefeller Center.   Deadline for this trip is November 21th. $47/person

    DINING OUT program is Groton Senior Center’s way of giving back to the community.  Each month one special Restaurant will be Featured: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH we are going to

    APPLEBEE’S.  The senior van will pick you up or you can meet us there.  Order off the menu a full entrée or just appetizers. Pay for yourself.  An evening outing of dining, socializing, and enjoyment! Registration is required.  To register call  860-441-6785 or go to  www.grotonrec.com

    HOLLY BERRY BALL Dinner and Dance at Groton Senior Center  Saturday, December 9, 2017  5:00 pm.  Maple Glazed Salmon, Italian Seasoned Chicken Breast, Rice Pilaf, Roasted Corn & Sweet Peppers, Tossed Salad, Rolls, Cheese Cake, Punch, Coffee. Live music by As Time Goes By  Cost is $15 pp register by  Wed. December 6th.  To register call  860-441-6785 or go to  www.grotonrec.com

    COMEDY MUSICAL: CHRISTMAS SURVIVAL GUIDE AT GRANITE THEATER (Westerly)

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017

    This intimate revue takes a wry and knowing look at a stressful season. Armed with a copy of A Christmas Survival Guide by James Hindman and Ray Roderick and an optimistic attitude, the characters charge into an urban holiday landscape searching for the true essence of Christmas. In songs and vignettes, they learn to cope with the season in ways that are both hilarious and heartwarming.  Show is at 2 pm.  We depart GSC at 12:45pm • $25 per resident.   To register call  860-441-6785 or go to  www.grotonrec.com

    GROTON SENIOR CENTER CLUB 55 HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

    Luncheon  at Groton Senior Center Tuesday, December 19th  at 11:30 AM.  Braised Flank Steak, Mushroom Gravy, Baked Ham, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli Medley, Vegetables, Rolls, Fruit of the Forest Pie, punch, coffee.  Ledyard High School Carolers will perform.  Club 55 Members ONLY $ 10 / Nonmembers $15  Register by Friday, December 15th. To register call  860-441-6785 or go to  www.grotonrec.com

    AARP Driving Safety Course

    Friday Nov 17th, is AARP Driving Safety course here at Groton Senior Center 12-4 pm. This course is $15 AARP members, $20 non-members (includes all materials) Register with Groton Senior Center IMPORTANT: Make check out to “AARP”

    For anyone 50 or older wanting to drive longer & safer ! Plus most insurances give a discount to those who take this class!

    Next class is Friday, December 22nd

    Call 860-441-6785 to sign up

    Free MEDICARE Presentation Thursday Nov. 9th

    On Thursday, November 9th 6- 7;30 pm we have a FREE presentation for you on Medicare! You MUST register by calling 860-908-7094.

    Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are age 65 or older and those younger than 65 with a disability. The definition of disabilities used to determine Medicare eligibility is the same as that used for Social Security benefits.

    Medicare can be a maze all by itself. It has various components, designated by the letters A through D. Each one provides different benefits. In general, out-of-pocket costs are lower in Medicare than in commercial health plans

    Wonderful holiday Day trip Dec 14th

    We are offering a delightfully fun day-trip STOCKING STUFFER HOLLY DAYS on Thursday, December 14th.

    Everyone will receive a Christmas Stocking at the start of our day. Every stop will include a gift for your stocking!

    Our first stop will be at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts. HOLLY DAYS has become a sparkling tradition at Tower Hill with unique themed Christmas trees decorated by local garden clubs, and a great shop full of unique gifts.

    Delicious lunch awaits us at the Old Mill in Westminster . (Upstairs Dining- NO ELEVATOR) This special restaurant over looks a lovely pond, has a waterfall, and dates back to 1761. Menu: Fresh fruit, Choice of : Pork Chop with Apple Cinnamon Glaze OR Baked Stuffed Filet of Sole Almadine, Potato, Vegetable, Homemade Apple Crisp, Beverage (entree choice in advance)

    Next we”ll visit Herbert’s Candy Mansion in Shrewsbury the first roadside retail confectionary operation in the United States.

    Our final stop will be the Oakwood Farm Christmas Barn in Spencer, MA This 160 year old barn is filled to the rafters with a dazzling selection of Christmas trim, featuring thousands of ornaments, nativities, Santas, and their own “homemade” wreaths and centerpieces.

    We depart Groton Senior Center at 9:15 am with an estimated return 7 pm. Cost is $107 pp