Trips

    Tuesday, March 28th- March Mini Trip to Lunch at Norwich Tech

    March Mini Trip to Lunch at Norwich Tech (open to members only)

    Tuesday, March 28th

    Enjoy a student prepared meal by the Culinary Students at Norwich Technical School. Go as a group across the street to enjoy your delicious 4 course meal. You will choose from the banquet menu on that day. Your freshly prepared meal will consist of soup, salad, entrée and dessert all for $10.  Cost paid directly that day to the school.

    Transportation available or walk over.

    Bus leaves the Senior Center at 10:45 a.m. and returns approximately 12:30 p.m.

    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting Wednesday, March 1st

    The Foursome Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Theater, Newport, RI

    March Day Long Trip – This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older. The Foursome Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Theater, Newport, RI Thursday, March 30th Start with a delicious buffet luncheon with all foods prepared on the premises. Following lunch enjoy the hilarious Matinee performance of The Foursome! Rick, Ted, Donnie, and Cameron are home for their fifteenth college reunion.  During the weekend, the men go out for a game of golf, and the four get caught up on each other’s lives since their college days.  The play is set on the eighteen tees of The Windemere Golf and Country Club and is bound to be on par with lots of laughs and a good time! Following the Matinee, return to your seat in the dining room for a fun-filled Cabaret Show! SAMPLE BUFFET MENU: FRUIT SALAD, COLE SLAW, LETTUCE BOWL, THREE BEAN SALAD, BEETS, CUCUMBER SALAD, RIGATONI WITH MEAT SAUCE, MEATBALLS, ROASTED CHICKEN, BBQ CHICKEN, GLAZED HAM, ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS, BAKED SCROD, GREEN BEANS, GLAZED CARROTS, PEAS & CARROTS, VEGETABLE MEDLEY, SWEET POTATOES, BAKED BEANS, ROASTED POTATOES, RICE, FRESH BAKED ROLLS, ASSORTED DESSERTS, COFFEE AND TEA COST: $70 per person includes roundtrip motorcoach, fabulous buffet lunch, matinee performance of “The Foursome”, and cabaret show. Driver tip is not included. 9:30 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich 6:30 PM Approximate return time to Norwich This trip has Minimal Walking REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE* Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents-Begins Sunday, January 22nd at 5:00 p.m. Senior Center Members, Non-Residents-Begins Monday, January 23th  at 5:00 p.m. Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 and older)-Begins Tuesday, January 24th  at 5:00 p.m. *On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960.  When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 3433 for the trip registration voice mail and follow the instructions.*

    Nana’s Naughty Knickers

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

    Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Theater, Newport, RI
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Sign up starts in September. Please see the September Newsletter for more information!

    Nana's Naughty KnickersBridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates.  But it seems her sweet Grandma is selling hand-made naughty knickers from her apartment to every senior in the five borough area!

    COST: $70 per person  includes roundtrip motorcoach, fabulous buffet lunch, matinee performance of “Nana’s Naughty Knickers”, and cabaret show.  Driver tip is not included.

     

    Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz

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

    Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 

    This trip has Some Walking

    COST: $62 per person  includes Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz side orchestra ticket and transportation.  Lunch is on your ownLimited tickets available.

    First, you will be dropped off near Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam to enjoy time on your own for lunch.  Restaurants located next to Goodspeed Opera House to choose from are either La Vita Gustosa or Gelston House and both offer many options for lunch.  If you would rather (and weather permitting), you can bring a picnic lunch with you and enjoy outdoor seating at picnic tables located on the grounds of the Goodspeed Opera House overlooking the Connecticut River.

    Following lunch, enjoy the 2pm matinee performance of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz at the Goodspeed Opera House.  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!

    Chasing RainbowsChasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz ~ An awkward girl with a golden voice blossoms into Judy Garland in this new musical about the bumpy road to “Oz”. The musical chronicles the early life of Judy Garland as it follows her (and her family) from their home in Minnesota through the vaudeville circuit and to Hollywood.  The future superstar’s complicated life comes alive with heartbreak, hope and the music that made her famous.  “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “You Made Me Love You” and “Over the Rainbow”.  Meet stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood like Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Deanna Durbin, Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow, and Shirley Temple, experience the rush of stardom as Judy Garland is cast in The Wizard of Oz, and understand what ultimately drove this extraordinary woman to become a legend.

    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.

    10:45 AM  Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    5:15 PM  Approximate return time

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE:

    Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents-Beginning Sunday, August 21 at 5:00pm
    Senior Center Members, Non-Residents-Beginning Monday, August 22 at 5:00pm
    Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 years and older)-Beginning Tuesday, August 23 at 5:00pm

    *On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960.  When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 3433 for the trip registration voice mail and follow the instructions.*

    Wright’s Farm Restaurant, Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery

    September Mini-Trip: Mini-Trips are open Rose City Senior Center members only

    Harrisville & North Smithfield, RI

    Thursday, September 8th 

    Cost: $16 which must be paid when you sign up.

    No refunds given after September 1st unless your spot is filled.
    Bus leaves Senior Center at 10:15am and returns approximately 4:15 pm.
    Sign up at reception starting Monday, August 15th

    Wrights FarmEnjoy a delicious, all you can eat, family-style chicken luncheon at Wright’s Farm Restaurant!  Your fabulous meal consists of dinner rolls with butter, fresh green salad with Wright’s Farm Classic Italian dressing, pasta with red sauce, Wright’s amazing French fries and of course Wright’s famous, tender and juicy roast chicken.  Included with your meal will be coffee or tea and if you have room –ice cream for dessert!

    Following lunch, a short ride brings you to Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery.  Wright’s Bakery specializes in a number of baked goods, including dessert cakes, cupcakes, cream pastries, flaky pastries, pies, bars, sweet rolls and buns, plenty of assorted cookies and much more!

    cute-baby-cowTheir bakery is renowned for using only the highest quality ingredients including fresh milk and cream from their own cows.  Fresh dairy products are also available including milk, cream, coffee milk, chocolate milk, cheddar cheese and ice cream!

    Be sure to leave some time to “visit” the cows and learn more about a working dairy farm before you leave!