ALL SUMMER - 2017 On-Going Events & Activities
Some events occur daily, some are weekly.
Check each listing for specifics!Daily: Washington Park Fitness Circuit
Time: 6am-11pm (regular park hours) at Washington Park, FREEDetails: 1.1 mile, 9 Piece Outdoor Fitness Circuit (near the tennis courts) All machines have instructions on themMore info at: cityofgroton.recdesk.com
Tuesdays, June 20-August 1:
Summer Reading Program at Bill Memorial Library
Time: Walk-in, during regular library hours at Bill Memorial Library,
240 Monument St., FREE
Details: Weekly program for grades 1-12. This year's theme is BUILD A BETTER WORLD! The program offers special activities, prizes, and more.
Special programs are held on Thursdays in July for teens in grades 6-12.
More info at:http://billmemorial.orgSponsored by: Bill Memorial Library
Tuesdays, June 27-August 1:
Summer Time Story Time at Bill Memorial Library
Time: 10:30am, Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St.Details: Meet on the library lawn for stories under the shady tree. In case of inclement weather we meet inside the library. No registration necessary.
More info at: 860-445-0392
Sponsored by: Bill Memorial Library
Tuesdays, July 11-October 31: GROTON CITY FARMER'S MARKET
Time: 3:00-6:00pm, Washington Park, FREE ADMISSION
Details: Multiple local farmer stands with produce, specialty foods, and more! Buy local, and have fun doing it!!!OPEN CALL FOR FARMERS, SPECIALTY FOODS, ARTISTS and AUTHORS! There is plenty of space at Washington Park for additional vendor stands. If you, or someone you know might be interested in joining this market, please call 860-625-4896 or access the application here: http://fog.newlondonfarmersmarket.com
More info at: Field of GreensSponsored by: New London Field of Greens & City of GrotonWednesday - Saturday: Fort Griswold Monument & Museum House
Time: 9am-5pm, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, FREEDetails: Revolutionary earthworks fort & museum with historical artifacts. Climb stairs in Monument tower for sweeping view of river and surrounding area.More info at: ct.gov/deep/fortgriswoldSponsor: State of Connecticut DEEPThursdays: Groton Elks Lodge Bingo Night
Time: Doors & kitchen open 4:30, Card sales start 5:00, Game starts at 6:30, $9-on package & $2 admission required to play. Groton Lodge of Elks, 700 Shennecossett Rd.Details: Bingo (21 games), specials, quickies, $1,000 progressive,$3,000 progressive, daubers, 50/50, door prizes, food availableMore info at: Groton Lodge of Elks
Fridays, July 9 - August 25: Whittle's Farm Stand
Time: 1:30-5:00pm, West Side Middle School parking lot, 250 Brandegee Ave.,
Details: The Whittle's Farm Stand returns with another season of their local, freshly harvested produce!
More info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: Whittles & City of GrotonFriday, Saturday, Sunday (Memorial Weekend - September 18):
THAMES RIVER WATER TAXI
Time: 10:00am-9:00pm, TAXI STOPS & FEE SCHEDULE BELOW
Details: Take a ride on the exciting new Water Taxi, cross the Thames River between Groton & New London with no car, and see the river from a whole new perspective!
The Taxi Schedule will run on an hourly loop between three stops - City of Groton, Thames St. at the bottom of Fort St., Fort Trumbull, & the New London City Pier. More Frequent stops as well as an additional boat Taxi will run on busy event days or when demand requires. The time for each stop is on the minute after the hour.
Water Taxi Schedule:
City of Groton at Fort Street, Fort Griswold - 40 Minutes after the Hour (10:40, 11:40 etc.)
Fort Trumbull - (10:00, 11:00 etc.)
New London City Pier in the Historic Waterfront District, 20 Minutes after the Hour (10:20, 11:20 etc.)
Water Taxi Tickets:
Three Location Ride - $10.00
All Day Ride - $15.00
Season Pass - $50.00 (pick up at the boat and places TBD)
Payment is accepted as Cash or Credit Card
Ridership is considered to be anyone that takes a seat. We expect children 3 and under will ride free and we will make every possible attempt to take strollers and other carrying devices. Please be patient with our Mates as we will try to accommodate all requests for children, it's a family event.
More info at: http://www.trwtllc.com/#!hours/mainPage
Sponsored by: Thames River Heritage Park
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Ebenezer Avery House MuseumTime: noon-4pm, 57 Fort Street, FREEDetails: Historic House Museum where casualties were brought following Battle of Fort Griswold. Includes memorabilia, sampler collection, and colonial herb garden. More info at: 860-446-9257, email@example.comSponsor: averymemorialassociation.com
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Avery-Copp House Museum
Time: 11am-3pm, Thames Street, DONATION APPRECIATEDDetails: Historic house museum occupied by one family for two centuries includes memorabilia, grounds, and river viewsMore info at: averycopphouse.orgSponsor: Avery-Copp House Museum
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