Trips

Spots are going fast on all our trips and some are already filled up.  We do our best to get you the best seats for the best price with a quality trip!  Check our flyers in the Groton Senior Center Newsletter Discover 55+ or on our Facebook page for added information.

We offer day and extended trips around the US and abroad. Great for singles, couples, families – there’s something for everyone and all ages. Trips are open to the public. Check back often to see new trips added!

Questions about a particular trip??  If you just want to know if there is a spot for you you may call 860-441-6785 or if a more specific question call 860-441-6623.  THANK YOU for traveling with us!

Payment must be made upon registering for a day trip. No refunds unless your spot can be filled. To see all our upcoming trips, please visit GrotonRec.com/Trips or call the main desk at (860) 441-6785 for more information.

    Daytrip to Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra  ”Paintings and Pictures”

    Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra  ”Paintings and Pictures

    at Garde Arts Center    Saturday, February 24

    Orchestra Center seats to enjoy ECSO, Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director and Conductor, Hannah Lash’s This Ease, Maurice Ravel’s Pavane for a Dead Princess , Tchaikovsky’s Variations of a Rococco Theme, Op. 33 featuring 2017 Instrumental Competition Winner Yi Qun Xu, Cellist Mussogorsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

    Pre-concert chat 7-7:30 pm/Concert starts at 8 pm.

    We take our own Groton Senior Center bus and have a limit of 12 seats.

    Let us do the driving—we drop off and pick up right at the Garde Arts Center entry. We depart GSC at 6:30 pm

    $55/resident.

     

    Thursday, April 26th- Trip to Newport Playhouse Show and Cabaret: Exit Laughing

    At Newport’s only Dinner Theater enjoy their  great home-style buffet,  a wonderful play in their intimate theater and a fun-filled cabaret in the dining room. Buffet 11:30am. Curtain 1:00pm Cabaret always follows the play. We leave at 9:45 am & return approximately 6 pm at GSC   $65/resident

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.

    Thursday, April 17th- Trip to Tribute to the Divine Miss M at the Aqua Turf – Show and Lunch

    Kathy has been singing the hits of Bette Midler for more than 20 years on stages around the world.  Bette’s repertoire has something for everyone! Big Band, swing era tunes, hip-hop, country, ballads, blues, dance and “Sophie” jokes for a good belly laugh.   Please note: Dancing  will not be offered at this event.  Coffee & Donuts Door Prizes Complimentary Glass of Beer or Wine.  Family Style: Salad/ Pasta/ Chicken Marsala/ Baked Meatloaf/ Potato/ Vegetable/ Dessert. We depart GSC at 10am  $55/resident

    ​Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.

    Saturday, February 24th- Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra ”Paintings and Pictures” at Garde Arts Center

    Orchestra Center seats to enjoy ECSO, Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director and Conductor, Hannah Lash’s This Ease, Maurice Ravel’s Pavane for a Dead Princess , Tchaikovsky’s Variations of a Rococco Theme, Op. 33 featuring 2017 Instrumental Competition Winner Yi Qun Xu, Cellist Mussogorsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.  Pre-concert chat 7-7:30 pm/Concert starts at 8 pm.  We take our own Groton Senior Center bus and have a limit of 12 seats. Let us do the driving—we drop off and pick up right at the Garde Arts Center entry. We depart GSC at 6:30 pm  $55/resident.

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.

    Satursday, January 27th, Trip to Trip to UConn Women basketball at Gampel Pavilion

    Game time is noon.  Via coach bus we travel to Gampel Pavilion at the Storrs UConn Campus to see our home team UConn Women Basketball team play against Tulane. Game time is noon.  Departure time TBA.    $ 79/resident

    Our trips are not just for Groton seniors – they are open to the public.
    An additional $10 fee is charged to non resident for trips unless otherwise noted.

    Payment is REQUIRED to register for any day trips.