- Today's weather is forecast to be just as nice as yesterday. The National Weather Service says it'll be sunny, with a high near 76 today and clear, with a low around 56 tonight. Enjoy!
- The Groton Municipal Building is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross Thursday. There is a shortage of blood and you are literally saving someone’s life with your donation.
- Are you yearning to show the world how smart you are? Come down to Margarita’s and show them what you've got! Trivia begins in the lounge at 9pm. There’s also trivia at the 99 Restaurant and at Applebees at 9 p.m.
- The Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality is hosting its 7th annual "Iron Chef" Competition & Auction for Action. This year’s event features executive chefs from Foxwoods and Mohegan who will go head to head in a culinary battle. The event raises funds to support local families with children facing homelessness. For this year’s event takes place at St. Edmund’s Retreat at Enders Island on Friday, August 16th from 6 to 10pm. The chef competition begins promptly at 6:30pm.
- Tomorrow’s the last Cocktails with the Whales event of the season at the Mystic Aquarium. People are invited to enjoy some signature cocktails and appetizers while strolling around the aquarium and visiting belugas Juno and pals. They will swim elegantly by as you bask in their glory and they will pose for photos. They may possibly make fun of your outfit and flirt with your girlfriend but you'll feel honored nonetheless that they acknowledged your presence.