Join us at the Senior Center and you will find everything under the sun for those 55 and older. There is a wide selection of classes and programs to choose from. Our monthly LIFELINES newsletter lists the many programs and services available. We offer programs from Fitness and Cards to Computers and Wii bowling. Here is a quick summary of what you can expect in the next few months:
August: The Dick Campo Big Band will entertain on Friday, August 8 at the Groton Municipal Building. Open to all ages. Registration for fall classes will begin in the mid-month. The Senior Club Luau will be on August 12. Baby Boomers A to Z will present “H is for Housing”. Or join us for Waterfires in Providence, RI.
September: Attorney General Richard Blumenthal will be speaking on Identity Theft at the Groton Inn & Suites as our “I” in the Baby Boomer A to Z program. All are welcome. Try a trip to the Putney Inn and see the Friesians of Majesty (Vermont’s answer to the Lipizzaner Stallions)
October: Start your month out with a free day in New York City on Oct. 4 or join us for a trip to see the races at Suffolk Downs on Oct.8. Baby Boomer A to Z will be “Jobs: Redefining Retirement”.
November: Look for our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 18. Don’t want to go all the way to NYC to see the Macy’s parade? Take a trip to see the giant balloons before they head to the parade on Nov. 23. Baby Boomer A to Z will be “Keys to Safe Driving”.
December: Bring your family to the Santa Breakfast sponsored by the Senior Club. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance for pictures with the kids. Join us for the US Coast Guard Band’s annual concert in New London. Senior Club holiday luncheon at the Groton Inn & Suites. Baby Boomer A to Z will be “Leisure”.
There are so many more exciting things happening under the sun. They include Computer classes (just drop in), trips to the Rose Parade, Alaska, Savana/Charleston, and the Imperial Cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. We also provide transportation to medical appointments, shopping, the bank and the center if you don’t drive. We’re here to serve you. Come check us out! For more information, call 860.441.6785.
There’s a World of Possibilities at the Groton Senior Center!
Mary Jo Riley
Groton Senior Center