Lunch and a Flick

Wednesday, Aug. 7, at noon, at the Groton Senior Center

Argo with Pizza Lunch

A gripping movie based on actual event which unfolded in 1979 after Iran revolutionaries invade the American embassy. Six American staff members escaped and hid in the house of the Canadian Ambassador. To sneak these six out of Tehran, the CIA uses the cover of a Hollywood film crew scouting a location for a science fiction movie. Movie stars Ben Affleck and is rated R for language and some violent images. Pizza provided by Right at Home Care! Nonperishable items for Loaves & Fishes accepted. Call 978-448-1170 to sign-up.

Lowell Quilt Festival via the Groton COA Van

Friday, Aug. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., departing from the Groton Senior Center

Spend the day in historic downtown Lowell as we tour the different exhibits offered in this festival of quilts and other fiber arts. The day will begin with the viewing of Images; New England's premier judged & juried quilt show and visiting the shows wide range of vendors located at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Taking a break from the festival, then enjoy lunch (or breakfast if you prefer) at the Owl Diner. A quintessential diner built out of an old Worcester lunch car. Following lunch will be a trip to the New England Quilt Museum. Among its displays will be a traveling exhibit, A Slice of Cheddar, Antique Pennsylvania Quilts.


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Other local museums are included with festival admission and it will be up to trip goers what other stops they would like to make if time allows. These addition museums include: Brush Art Gallery, Whistler House Art Museum, All Arts Center & Appleton Mills.

The cost for the trip is $17 which includes transportation and admission to the judged quilt show and New England Quilt Museum. Lunch at the Owel Diner is on your own.

This trip is limited to eight people so call the Senior Center today at 978-448-1170 to reserve your spot.

Annual Senator & Representative's BBQ

Tuesday, Aug. 13, at noon, at the Groton Senior Center

We are so pleased that Sen. Eileen Donoghue and state Rep. Sheila Harrington will be back again with their staff and volunteers to put on a great summer BBQ.

Sen. Donoghue said, "We are excited to continue this tradition in Groton as a way to celebrate the summer months and better connect with our local constituents. We hope to see you there!"

So come, enjoy a quintessential summer cookout, hear what is happening on the hill, and have an opportunity to connect with these two legislatures in person. Call 978-448-1170 to sign-up.