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    Handling The Holidays with a Nutrition Workshop Monday, November 23

    We have a GREAT virtual presentation for you all coming up!  Be sure to sign up for this!

    Handling The Holidays – Nutrition Workshop (virtually) will take place Monday, NOVEMBER 23 3:30 to 4:30 pm via ZOOM with Groton Senior Center’s  Registered Dietitian Deb Downes.  Please call 860-441-6785 to receive the log in information.

    You will learn tips for heart-healthy holiday eating while you also learn how to enjoy your favorite foods without feeling deprived.

    FREE YET REGISTRATION IS NEEDED!  860-441-6785.  We will email you the Zoom link.

    Virtual Art- Painting a Harvest Pumpkin

    Please join us virtually for another Senior Learning Presentation. This time we will learn how to Paint a Harvest Pumpkin offered by : Art Online Sherita Sparrow.  This presentation will take place Monday , November 23, 2020 1:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. via ZOOM. Please call the front desk for the ID  to Zoom for the program. 441-6785

    Sherita is back, and ready to paint again! No experience necessary! Join us as we create art from our hearts. We’re designing a painting that celebrates the beauty of fall. This opportunity is open to anyone looking to decompress and unleash the inner artist. No art experience is required. Just bring your creative self, paint (orange, yellow, red, blue, black, and white) paintbrushes, and 11 x 14 canvas or 8.5 x 11 white paper. Paint Brushes & Art Palette (Alternative: Paper Plate) Cup of Water / Paper Towel/ Acrylic or Tempera Paint Colors.

     

     

    November Hikes and Outings

    O.A.T.S. November 2020 Hikes  [Outdoor Active Traveling Seniors (55+)]

    A group with a shared interest of being outdoors and adventure run by Groton Senior Center. Registration required for any OATS outing.Please call 860-441-6785.

    • Thursday, November 19 at 1 pm we hike with GOSA /Groton Open Space Association at Avery Farm Nature Preserve approximately an 1 1/2 hour for a hike on the northern loop. About 2 miles on level terrain.
    • Wednesday, November 25th 9:30 am is our annual Pre-Thanksgiving  Hike.  TBA
    • Also in November is our fun, outdoors & active TURKEY CHASE scavenger hunt beginning November 13. Can you find all the turkeys? You may possibly win a turkey!

    **Due to COVID19, we are following the proper protocol with hikes:

    • social distancing of 6 feet if not from the same household,
    • masks when in closer proximity.
    • not participating if you have shown symptoms.

    Registration is needed for each OATS outing.  RSVP at  860-441-6785

     

    GSC Take Out Meal Nov 16-20, 2020

    Take out menu 11/16-11/20

    Monday – Beef stew, side salad, roll.

    Tuesday – Meat lasagna, spinach, garlic bread.

    Wednesday – Oven fried pork chops, mac & cheese, vegetable rice, apple sauce.

    Thursday – Chicken cordon bleu, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable.

    Friday – Baked ham w/ cherry sauce, sweet potatoes, green beans.

    Call 860-441-6785 after 9 am the day of to get your meal ordered!!

     

    Turkey Chase (scavenger hunt) starts this weekend

    Don’t forget about our town wide, family fun TURKEY CHASE scavenger hunt this weekend. The weather is looking perfect for this on Saturday. This is for anyone in our community! You can possibly win a turkey!

    How to get in on this?  Call us to register 860-441-6785. Stop by the center Friday to pick your clue brochure up (it will be right outside the front doors on a table) or give us a call so we can email them to you. Again, you can sign up online at www.grotonrec.com or by calling the center at 860-441-6785. We can’t wait to see what fun you have!

    For the details please check out our event at this link https://www.facebook.com/events/759984521244831/