Thursday, May 23th- Trip to The Music Man at the Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

    Departure: 10:45am, Returns 5:30pm

    This trip has minimal walking.

    First, enjoy a delicious lunch at Olive Garden (lunch on your own).  Following lunch, a short ride will bring you to the beautiful Goodspeed Opera House for the delightful musical The Music Man.  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!
    The Music Man ~ You got trouble in River City!  Professor Harold Hill and Marian the Librarian march into a rousing new production of this great American musical.  When huckster Harold promises to save an Iowa town by selling the dream of a boys’ band, Marian is the only skeptic.  Until she starts to buy his pitch.  Fall in love all over again with “76 Trombones,” “The Wells Fargo Wagon,” “Trouble” and “Till There Was You.”  A glorious classic that will have you parading in the streets!

    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.
    COST: $65 per person  includes The Music Man side orchestra ticket and transportation.  Lunch is on your own.  Limited tickets available.

     A second date may be added.  Call Hilary for availability (860) 889-5960


    Tuesday, May 14th- Trip to ​The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk South Windsor, CT

    May Mini-Trip: Mini-trips are open to Rose City Senior Center Members only.

    Enjoy a fun day exploring the many stores at Evergreen Walk!
    The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk offers an outstanding collection of the most coveted national specialty retailers and restaurants in South Windsor covering over 374,979 square feet and including over 50 stores and 7 restaurants.
    Providing a pedestrian friendly environment, Evergreen Walk resembles a traditional New England village with spacious walkways or a “promenade”, a cascading fountain and fire pit with seating in a park-like setting.  Restaurants include Burton’s Grill, Flatbread Co. Pizza, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Sakura Garden, Red Heat Tavern, Ted’s Montana Grill and Panera Bread.
    Whether shopping, dining or simply strolling around enjoying the day, The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk is sure to please.  Hope you join us!
    Cost: $3 for transportation.  Lunch is on your own.
    Bus leave the Senior Center at 9:45 a.m. and returns approx. 3:15 p.m.
    Sign up at Reception (by phone 860-889-5960 or in person) starting on April 8th
    This trip will be using the Senior Center bus for transportation.
    This trip has mostly walking.

    Wednesday, June 26th- Trip to Red Sox vs. White Sox or Boston on your Own!

    Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park, Boston, MA
    Enjoy a great afternoon watching the 2018 World Series Championship team Boston Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox at Historic Fenway Park.  Great seat location behind home plate in Grandstand section 21.  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 on Ipswich Street which is 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 1:05 p.m.)
    COST: $99 per person includes transportation and game ticket. Driver tip is not included.
    8:45 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    8:00 PM Approximate return time to Norwich
    This trip has moderate walking (including stairs).

    Boston on Your Own
    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 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!
    (Please note: We will be leaving Boston following the Red Sox game at approximately 5:00 p.m.)
    COST: $33 per person includes transportation. Driver tip is not included.
    8:45 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    8:00 PM Approximate return time to Norwich
    This trip has mostly walking.

    Call Hilary to Sign Up at 860-889-5960

    Thursday, April 11th- Trip to Wright’s Farm Restaurant & Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery

    Enjoy a delicious, all you can eat, family-style chicken luncheon at Wright’s Farm Restaurant located in Harrisville, RI.  Your 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 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!
    Bus leaves Senior Center at 10:15am and returns approximately 4:15pm.  Limited seats available.
    Cost: $20   No refunds given after April 2nd unless your spot is filled.

    Call in Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13th.  Do not call before 5:00pm.
    *At 5:00pm on March 13th, Dial (860)889-5960. When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 3433 for the registration voicemail and follow the instructions.*
    This trip is open to Senior Center Members ONLY.  You may register yourself plus one additional member when you call in to sign up.  You must be an up-to-date member.

    Thursday, April 4th- Trip to Newport Playhouse “Clothes Encounters”

    Start with a delicious buffet luncheon with all foods prepared on the premises.
    Following lunch enjoy the hilarious Matinee performance of Clothes Encounters!
    Alan, a real estate broker, shows a property to Betty when a misdirected shower inadvertently soaks her, requiring her to disrobe.  Alan’s wife, Kathy, also a real estate broker, arrives to show the property to Betty’s husband, Ralph, who also falls victim to the goofy shower.  Betty and Ralph, must be kept out of each other’s way by the artful, ridiculous machinations of Alan and Kathy.  The plot thickens with a bumbling handyman, double-meanings, mistaken identities, and sexual innuendo resulting in riotous satisfaction of all.
    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, Baked Scrod, Green Beans, Glazed Carrots, Vegetable Medley, Sweet Potatoes, Baked Beans, Roasted Potatoes, Rice, Fresh Baked Rolls, Assorted Desserts, Coffee and Tea
    COST: $74 per person includes roundtrip motorcoach, fabulous buffet lunch, matinee performance of “Clothes Encounters”, 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