Trips

    October Mini Trip to Olde Mistick Village- Tuesday, October 19th Leaving at 9:45am

    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting on October 6th

    Enjoy time on your own to explore the shops and have lunch at Olde Mistick Village.  Olde Mistick Village is a unique collection of outdoor shops that has become a favorite for local residents as well as for Mystic’s many visitors searching for that “perfect something”.  For lunch, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants including Go Fish, Mango’s Wood Fired Pizza, Pink Basil, Jealous Monk or Bleu Squid.  Lunch is on your own.

    Cost: $2 for transportation (Senior Center bus).  Lunch is on your own.

    Bus leaves the Senior Center at 9:45 a.m. and returns approx. 2:45 p.m.

    Per the TSA & State of CT, masks are mandatory to be worn on the bus.

     

    Friday, September 17th at 8:30-7:45pm- Day Trip to The Big E Fair in Springfield, MA

    September 17th is opening day of The Big E so the fair will be freshly presented and clean!

    This is the 105th year of The Big E.  The Big E is the largest fair in New England with lots of food, fun and great entertainment such as – the Avenue of States, musical entertainment, the Marti Gras Parade, agricultural and livestock exhibits, Clydesdales, plus an array of exhibits, rides, shopping, crafts, entertainment and TONS of foods.  Don’t forget to try The Big E Cream Puff or The Big Éclair!

    Opening Day is also Military Appreciation Day!  Active Military and Veterans get free admission to the fair with a Veteran or Military ID.  Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from across New England will be stationed along the Avenue of States to answer questions and provide information on both national and state Veteran resources.  A great day to visit!

    COST: $48 per person – Includes coach bus transportation and The Big E admission fee.

    $38 Active Military and Veterans – Includes transportation.  Free admission with Military ID.

    8:30 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich

    7:45 PM Approximate return time to Norwich

    Per the State of CT, masks are currently mandatory to be worn on the bus.

    This trip has MOSTLY walking.

    This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older.

    Call Hilary to sign up   (860) 889-5960

     

    Mini-Trip to Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock in New London on September 21st

    Mini-trips are open to Rose City Senior Center Members only.   Mini-trips may be subject to cancellation due to severe weather or unforeseen circumstances.

    Tuesday, September 21th  – Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock

    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting on September 7th

    Join us for lunch at Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock in New London.  This casual, outdoor restaurant is a local favorite for seafood lovers!  They offer seafood dinners, lobster rolls, chowder, salads, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and more!  They also offer Gifford’s of Maine ice cream for dessert.  Captain Scott’s is located right on the water with beautiful views of Shaw’s Cove Marina.

    (Please note: Dining is outdoors with a covered seating area available).

    Cost: $2 for transportation (Senior Center bus).  Lunch is on your own.

    Bus leaves the Senior Center at 11:00 a.m. and returns approx. 1:45 p.m.

    Per the TSA & State of CT, masks are mandatory to be worn on the bus.

     

     

    Tuesday, August 24th- August Mini Trip to Point Judith and Galilee

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

    Mini-trips may be subject to cancellation due to severe weather or unforeseen circumstances

    Sign up at Reception (by phone or in person) starting on August 4th

    Enjoy a beautiful 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.  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!

    Cost: $3 for transportation (Senior Center bus).  Lunch is on your own.

    Bus leaves the Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. and returns approx. 4:00 p.m.

    This trip is MOSTLY walking.

    Per the State of CT, masks are currently mandatory to be worn on the bus.

     

    Wed. July 1st- Trip to Boston Red Sox Game or Boston on Your Own

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

    Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners
    Fenway Park, Boston, MA
    Wednesday, July 1st
    Enjoy a great early July afternoon watching the 2018 World Series Championship team Boston Red Sox play the Seattle Mariners at Historic Fenway Park.  Great seat location near 3rd base in Grandstand section 29.  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: $105 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
    Wednesday, July 1st
    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: $35 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

     

    REGISTRATION BY TELEPHONE (For Both)
    *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, March 30 at 5:00pm
    Senior Center Members, Non-Residents
    -Beginning Tuesday, March 31 at 5:00pm
    Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 and older)
    -Beginning Wednesday, April 1 at 5:00pm