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    SENIOR KARATE program starts January 3

    SENIOR KARATE program with Sensei Ralph starts January 3rd. Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-1:15

    “Three more classes and I get my belt.”

    pm. Martial arts for seniors focuses on improving stamina and endurance, maintaining physical safety, and even promoting mental acuity.

    This program promotes positive personal development of the student. This class is an introduction to traditional karate-do taught in a safe and structured manner which will cater to every students personal needs. Students will learn basic karate technique which will strengthen them mentally as well as physically. Mobility and stretching will be a consistent part of class as well as learning fundamentals for self-protection. The cost will be $65 for 8 weeks. (that is ONLY $4 a class!)

    You can register yourself from comfort of home too! www.grotonrec.com (call us at 860-441-6785 and we can walk you through it)

    Fun and Crafty NEEDLE FELTING Class starts Jan 9th

    Try something new in 2018!

    We have a fun and crafty class on NEEDLE FELTING starting Tuesday, January 9th 9-10:30 am. This is a 4 week class that meets every other week. In class, beginners will learn the technique of using felting needles on wool/alpaca fibers to complete the simple but unique craft item. All materials will be provided.

    You can register yourself from home too! www.grotonrec.com (call us at 860-441-6785 and we can walk you through it)

    This week at Town of Groton Senior Center 

    This week at Town of Groton Senior Center we are open ALL week!

    TUESDAY, December 19th, is our beloved annual HOLIDAY LUNCHEON (there are a few spots left to get in!) The Ledyard High School Carolers will be here to entertain as well! This is such a fantastic time!!

    After the luncheon, please join us TUESDAY, December 19th 1:30-2:30 pm for Christmas with FDR. Offered by: Franklin D. Roosevelt President Library & Museum. Learn about how the holidays were spent with President Franklin Roosevelt and his family!

    THURSDAY, Dec. 21st we have BEA SMITH 10 am – 2 pm. Meanwhile, at 12:30 pm we will have the wonderful NEA Arts Magnet School band here for a free holiday performance as well.

    Please join us! ALL are welcome!

    Friday, December 22nd, AARP Driving Safety Course

    Friday, December 22nd 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!

    Call 860-441-6785 to sign up

    Tuesday, December 12th- “Robbers, Rattlers, and Glass Slippers”– Stories That Have to be Told!

    Senior Learning Network
    Join us for one or all of these fascinating sessions using a virtual classroom with skype type technology using our Smart TV in Classroom 1. Topics and times are subject to change, a $2.00 suggested donation per session. Pre-registration preferred, walk-ins welcome!

    “Robbers, Rattlers, and Glass Slippers”–
    Stories That Have to be Told!
    Offered by: Historic Washington State Park
    Time:  1:30-2:30