Groton Senior Citizens "Club 55"

GROTON, Conn. - The Groton Senior Center is open to anyone age 55 and over to participate in all its programs and events. You do not have to be a Groton resident to use our Center. Membership in “Club 55” is open to those eligible to use the Center for a nominal dues payment of $5 per year. Club 55 meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. The next meeting will take place July 9. Stop by the Groton Senior Center to learn the benefits of becoming a Club 55 member!

A Club 55 favorite, the Great American Picnic will be held at the Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road,, July 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Your favorite picnic fare will be served while you enjoy music by Airborne Jazz. This event is open to the public, however, registration is required prior to July 12 with payment of $10 for Club 55 members and Groton residents and $15 for non-residents. Stop by the Senior Center or call (860) 441-6785 to make your reservations.

Attention all NBHC Groton Beneficiaries

GROTON, Conn. - Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC) Groton’s Pharmacy will be CLOSED July 13 due to safety restrictions related to construction in the Pharmacy. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, thank you for understanding.

Author to share, sign books at local library

GROTON, Conn. - As part of the 11th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, Christopher Wigren will be at the Bill Memorial Library, July 13 at 11 a.m., to share his book, “Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places.” Christopher Wigren is an architectural historian and Deputy Director of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.

Connecticut boasts some of the oldest and most distinctive architecture in New England, from Colonial churches and modernist houses to refurbished nineteenth century factories. Connecticut’s history includes landscapes of small farmsteads, country churches, urban streets, tobacco sheds, libraries, quiet maritime villages and town greens. In his guide to this rich and diverse architectural heritage, Wigren introduces readers to 100 unique places across Connecticut.

Books will be available for sale at the event for author signing. Space is limited and registration is required by calling the Bill Memorial Library at (860) 445-0392.

Beginner Stock Investment Discussion Group

GALES FERRY, Conn. – The Gales Ferry Library will host this event for beginners, who are interested in getting started in stock investing and learning how to manage an existing or new portfolio, July 16 at 7 p.m. Discussion and questions and answers are encouraged as participants learn how economic conditions affect the stock market. The group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call (860) 464-9912.

Groton Senior Center to host "What's it Worth?"

GROTON, Conn. – The Groton Senior Center, located at 102 Newtown Rd. in Groton, will host a community antiques appraisal event, “What’s it Worth?” July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your treasured antiques, family heirlooms, and vintage pieces for consultations with certified appraisers. Limit two items per person, $5 per item for appraisal. For more information, call (860) 441-6785.

Groton Veterans' Coffeehouse

GROTON, Conn. - The Groton Veteran’s Coffeehouse provides a comfortable location for all veterans-both men and women of any age to meet, socialize, communicate and receive information regarding veterans benefits and services through state and federal agencies. Meetings take place on the third Friday of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at Groton Human Services, 2 Fort Hill Rd. in Groton. For more information, contact Gina King at (860) 425-6617.

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