Trips

    MiniTrip: Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock & Downtown Mystic

    Tuesday, July 12th
    Cost: $2.00 (Lunch is on your own!)

    Bus leaves Norwich Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. and returns approx. 3:00 p.m.
    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting on July 1st

    Voices 2016-07 pg 5_page1_image2First stop will be for lunch at Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock in New London.  This casual, outdoor restaurant is a local summer favorite for seafood lovers!  They offer the freshest seafood at reasonable prices.  Not a seafood lover?  They also offer hot dogs, hamburgers and chicken sandwiches.  Captain Scott’s is located right on the water with beautiful views of downtown New London and Shaw’s Cove Marinas. (Please note: Dining is outdoors with a covered seating area available).

    Voices 2016-07 pg 5_page1_image3After lunch a short ride will bring you to Historic Downtown Mystic.  Here you will have time on your own to explore over 40 specialty shop, boutiques and galleries.  You can also visit Mystic Museum of Art to enjoy the current art exhibit or just sit by the water at Mystic River Park with views of the Mystic River Bascule Bridge and enjoy the day.  In the mood for a sweet treat?  Be sure to head over to Mystic Sweets Shoppe, Lis’ Bake Shop or Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream before you leave!

    Annual Senior Center Directors’ Event: Denim & Diamonds

    Port ‘n Starboard Restaurant at Ocean Beach
    Friday, September 30th
    11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Voices 2016-07 pg 5_page1_image1Wear your best glitter and your comfortable denim!
    Buffet Dinner: Prime Rib, Rosemary Chicken, Vegetables, Roasted Red Potatoes, Rolls, Coffee, Dessert – Cash Bar
    Entertainment: Memories of Patsy – Patsy Cline Tribute Show

    Limited transportation available from Norwich Senior Center.

    Cost: $25.00 – make checks payable to Senior Resources
    Tickets are available at any Senior Center listed on this web site.

    Trip: 06-23-16 Boston on Your Own

    June Day Long Trip #2 – This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older

    Boston, MA
    Thursday, June 23rd

    This trip has Mostly Walking

    A great opportunity to visit Boston for some fantastic sightseeing, fun shopping and wonderful restaurants. Your drop off and pickup location will be next to Fenway Park on Ipswich Street. With multiple restaurants in the area, you will have a hard time choosing where to eat!

    The sights within one mile walking distance include Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Symphony Hall and the Prudential Center which is home to multiple shops and restaurants. Feeling more adventurous? Jump on the “T” (Boston subway) and your Boston sights to visit are endless!

    8:45 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    (Please note: We will be leaving Boston following the Red Sox game at approximately 5:00 p.m.)
    8:00 PM Approximate return time to Norwich

    COST: $25 per person includes transportation. Driver tip is not included.

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE – On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960.
    When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 104 and follow the instructions.

    Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents: Begins Monday, March 28th at 5:00 p.m.
    Senior Center Members, Non-Residents: Begins Tuesday, March 29th at 5:00 p.m.
    Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 and older): Begins Wednesday, March 30th at 5:00 p.m.

    Click here for link to printable copy

    Trip: 06-23-16 Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox

    June Day Long Trip #1 – This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older

    Fenway Park, Boston, MA

    Thursday, June 23rd

    This trip has Moderate Walking (including stairs)

    Enjoy a great afternoon watching the Boston Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox at Historic Fenway Park. Great seat location on the 3rd base side in Grandstand section 31. These seats are located under an overhang (so no sitting in the sun) and have an awesome view of the action on the field!

    Our coach bus will drop us off and pick us up right next to Fenway Park. We will arrive with enough time for you to enjoy lunch at one of the many local restaurants outside of Fenway or in plenty of time to watch all the warm-up action on the field before the game. (Game time 1:35 p.m.)

    8:45 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    8:00 PM Approximate return time to Norwich

    COST: $88 per person includes transportation and game ticket. Driver tip is not included.

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE – On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960.
    When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 104 and follow the instructions.

    Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents: Begins Monday, March 28th at 5:00 p.m.
    Senior Center Members, Non-Residents: Begins Tuesday, March 29th at 5:00 p.m.
    Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 and older): Begins Wednesday, March 30th at 5:00 p.m.

    Click here for link to printable copy

    Trip: 05-11-16 Anything Goes

    May Day Long Trip – This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older

    Anything Goes at Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Limited tickets available. This trip has Minimal Walking.

    First, enjoy a delicious lunch at Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub in Norwich (lunch on your own). Following lunch, a short ride will bring you to the beautiful Goodspeed Opera House for the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance of Cole Porter’s musical – Anything Goes! Set along the tranquil Connecticut River, the Goodspeed Opera House was built in 1876 by William Goodspeed. This intimate theater brings you closer to the excitement of live musicals and will delight, inspire and entertain you with their shows!

    Anything Goes ~ Bon voyage! Set sail on a “de-lovely” cruise through some of Cole Porter’s most famous songs. A brassy nightclub singer, a starry-eyed stowaway and Public Enemy No. 13 are booked on a transatlantic luxury liner bound for romance and laughter. Hum along with an easy-to-love score packed with hits including “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “You’re the Top,” “It’s De-Lovely,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” and more! This tap-happy classic docks at Goodspeed for the first time. A sure hit!

    COST: $62 per person includes Anything Goes side orchestra show ticket and transportation.

    Lunch is on your own at Ninety Nine Restaurant.

    This trip will be using the Senior Center bus for transportation.
    You are responsible to find your own ride to the Senior Center before and after the trip.

    11:15 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    5:15 PM Approximate return time

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE – On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960. When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 104 and follow the instructions.

    Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents-Beginning Sunday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m.
    Senior Center Members, Non-Residents-Beginning Monday, March 14 at 5:00 p.m.
    Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 years and older)-Beginning Tuesday, March 15 at 5:00 p.m.

    Click here for link to printable copy