Trips

    Tuesday, June 11th- Trip to Point Judith and Galilee Narragansett, RI

    Departure 9:30am and return 4:00pm

    Enjoy a beautiful early Summer day in Galilee and Point Judith!  Your drop off location will be near George’s of Galilee Restaurant.  You will have time on your own to enjoy lunch, sightseeing and shopping!  You will be within walking distance to Salty Brine State Beach (Galilee Beach) and Roger W. Wheeler State Beach.  You will have multiple restaurants in the area to choose from or you can pack a lunch and eat by the water as you enjoy the fishing boats come and go.  Be sure to bring your camera, sunblock and hat!
    This trip has mostly walking.

    Cost: $3 for transportation.  Lunch is on your own.
    Bus leave the Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. and returns approx. 4:00 p.m.
    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting on May 6th

    Thursday, June 20th – Trip to see Always A Bridesmaid Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Theater, Newport, RI

    Departure 9:45am and return 6:30pm

    Start with a delicious buffet luncheon with all foods prepared on the premises.
    Following lunch enjoy the hilarious Matinee performance of Always A Bridesmaid!
    In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other’s weddings…no matter what.  Thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still determined to honor that vow.  If you’ve ever elbowed a stranger out of the way to catch a bride’s bouquet, seriously questioned the mental stability of the duo saying “I do” or been forced to wear the world’s ugliest bridesmaid dress, this deliriously funny Jones Hope Wooten comedy is definitely for you…and your dearly beloved!
    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: $75 per person includes roundtrip motorcoach, fabulous buffet lunch, matinee performance of “Always A Bridesmaid”, and cabaret show.  Driver tip is not included.
    9:45 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
    6:30 PM Approximate return time to Norwich
    This is a minimal walking.

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE

    *On your registration day, Dial (860) 889-5960.  When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 3433 and follow the instructions.*
      Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents
    -Beginning Monday, May 13 at 5:00pm
     Senior Center Members, Non-Residents
    -Beginning Tuesday, May 14 at 5:00pm
     Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 and older)
    -Beginning Wednesday, May 15 at 5:00pm

    Thursday, May 23th and Tuesday, June 18th- 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