Category: Trips

Newport Playhouse day trip Thursday, October 6

We are going back to Newport Playhouse!

We will be seeing “Social Security “written by Andrew Bergman. This hilarious Broadway comedy surrounds a married couple who are art dealers. Their domestic tranquility is shattered upon the arrival of the wife’s goody-goody nerd of a sister, her uptight CPA husband, and her archetypal Jewish mother. They are there to try to save their college-student daughter from the horrors of living only for sex. The comic sparks really begin to fly when the mother hits it off with the elderly minimalist artist who is the art dealers’ best client!

Newport Playhouse has been running long enough to be considered a Rhode Island institution. They have found the perfect formula

ENJOY A GREAT BUFFET – A WONDERFUL PLAY – A FUN – FILLED CABERET!

Buffet 11:30am, Curtain 1:00pm & Cabaret always follows the play

We do the driving on one of our own Thrive 55+  buses. We meet at Thrive55+ Center and depart from our parking lot.

$78 resident/88 non resident. Cost includes, transportation, driver, admissions, refreshments/meals.

 

Goodspeed Opera House – 42nd Street day trip

Thursday, October 27 we are off to the Goodspeed Opera House to enjoy the 42nd Street musical. 

Please join us in our orchestra seats for the 2:00 pm show of 42nd Street  at the beautiful Goodspeed Opera House on the banks of the Connecticut River in East Haddam. Goodspeed Opera House is the home of the American musical.

42nd Street  is the toe tapping show biz fairy tale of the chorus kid who becomes an overnight star, filled with pizazz and a hit parade of songs! The show is approximately 2 1/2  hours including a 15 minute intermission. We will take our own Thrive55+ bus. Cost is $74 per resident/ $84 for non resident

Trip: Martha’s Vineyard

Tuesday, August 16th

 

Free- first come, first served

Sign-ups begin on Monday, August 1st

 

Our first trip of the year will be to Martha’s Vineyard and is being sponsored by funds made available to the Town and approved through the Town Council.

Tour includes: Martha Vineyards Island Tour, Shopping time in Edgartown, Island Queen Ferry, Delicious Bertucci’s Dinner, Luxury Silver Fox Coach.

Extended Trip: The Colorado Rockies

August 12th to August 20th

Featuring National Parks and Historic Trains

 

Denver, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Arches National Park, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park (UNESCO), Choice on Tour, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods.

9 Days /11 Meals

 

Please email colsen@groton-ct.gov or call 860-441-6623 for more trip information

Trip: New London Classic Lighthouse Tour

Friday, August 12th 

 

Enjoy views of eight lighthouses from New London to Long Island including the Plum Island Light, the supposed sight of the first amphibious assault by an American army in 1775, plus two Revolutionary-era forts and much more!

 

Lunch on your own before cruise at Capt. Scott’s Lobster Dock

Bus leaves at 10:30am

 

$37 for bus and cruise

*50% due at sign up– full payment by July 29th

 

Call Lisbon Senior Center to sign up at 860-376-2329

Trip: Summer Rock A Thon at New London Senior Center

Thursday, August 11th from 9:30am-2:00pm

 

Come join us for a free trip to the Summer Rock A Thon at the New London Senior Center

 

There will be food, games, music, and prizes!

Tour: 8-Dat Alaskan Cruise

August 26th to September 2nd 

 

An 8-day Alaskan cruise on board The Celebrity Solstice. Airfare included. See the wonders of Alaska from the comfort of a cruise ship.

Depart from T. F. Green Airport in Providence, RI.

Prices start at $2,501pp not including trip insurance.

If you’re interested, we can email you the link to view the details of the trip and even to register online. This trip is a definite go so if you are interested book now!

Tour: Providence Italian Style

Wednesday, August 17th

 

Enjoy a walking tour of Providence showcasing the Italian connection. A delectable Italian style lunch on Federal Hill followed by a Venetian Gondola ride.

Trip fee is $130 per person.

Lots of walking.

Registration now open.

Trip: Lighthouse Cruise

Wednesday, August 10th 

$35 Per Person *cash* payable in advance.

Lunch on own at La Luna Ristorante
Departure time is 11:00am and expected return is 4:30pm.

The cruise fee is $35.00, but if we can get 20 people to register (some will have to drive and meet us there), we can get 25% reduction off the ticket price.

Senior Center Fun Trips use a bus from the Center for transport to and from destination. # of seats very limited. Registration begins the 1st business day of the month starting at 8am. Call the office to register and then make your payment by 4pm on the next business day.

Registration begins Aug 1st.

Trip: Providence Italian Style

Wednesday, August 17th 

 

Enjoy a walking tour of Providence showcasing the Italian connection. A delectable Italian style lunch on Federal Hill followed by a Venetian Gondola ride.

Trip fee $130 per person
Lots of walking. Registration now open.