Groton Municipal Meetings
Monday: The Board of Education - Policy Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. in the BOE Central Office, Board of Education - Special Meeting at 6:30 and at 7; the Golf Advisory Board meets at 7 p.m. at the Spicer House.
Tuesday: The Town Council Committee of the Whole meets at Town Hall Annex at 6 p.m.; Noank Fire District Executive Committee meets at 7 p.m. at the Noank Fire House; Planning Commission meets at Town Hall Annex at 7 p.m.
Wednesday:The Community Development Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. at Town Hall Annex; Center Groton Fire District Executive Board meets at 7 p.m. at 163 Candlewood Drive; Inland Wetlands Agency meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Annex; Library Board meets at 7 p.m. at Groton Public Library; Mystic River Park Commission meets at B.F. Hoxie Fire House at 7 p.m.; Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Groton Senior Center; Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Annex.
Thursday: The Fort Hill Homes Neighborhood Revitalization Zone meets at 5:30 at Town Hall Annex, Ledge Light Health District Board of Directors meets at LLHD at 5:30; Mystic Fire District Executive Board meets at 7 p.m. at B.F. Hoxie Fire House; Noank Fire District Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Noank Fire House; Poquonnock Bridge Fire District meets at 7 p.m. at Groton Senior Center; Shellfish Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Annex; Zoning Commission - Special Meeting meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Annex; Noank Park Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. at Noank Fire House; Old Mystic Fire Department Board of Directors meets at 7:30 p.m. at Old Mystic Fire District Station.
Just for Fun
Monday: Tracy Burrell, Master Gardener from the County Extension Office, will speak on composting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Groton Public Library. Discover the art and science of composting, become familiar with the techniques for creating and maintaining backyard composting systems and understand the benefit of making compost.
Tuesday: At 7 p.m., the Groton Public Library will host a panel on estate planning and help identify the various types of estate assets as well as examine the types of ownership and their significance. Estate planning documents such as a Will, a Living Will, Powers of Attorney and Attorney for Health Care will be discussed, including their purpose and their place in estate planning.
Wednesday: Bring your 3 to 5 year old to Bill Memorial Library’s Fabulous Fall StoryTime, which features classic stories as well as new favorites, song time with live music, finger plays, and simple crafts. Registration is necessary; for more information or to register please stop by the library or call 445-0392.
Thursday: Sign up for a seat to hear an inspirational speaker Eileen Kaplan, author of “Laughter is the Breast Medicine” at The Pink Mermaid at 1 p.m. today. She has spoken with humor and heart on making the lifestyle changes necessary for coping with cancer. Her speeches are always upbeat and enlightening about her personal journey as a "Survivor Thriver". Register by calling 860-865-0825.
Friday: Tonight’s the opening night of Groton Regional Theatre’s production of Harvey by Mary Chase. GRT says the play is a, “ delightful 1940s classic about Elwood P. Dowd, an amiable middle-aged man whose favorite pastime is drinking in bars with his best friend. This sounds perfectly normal—until one considers that his best friend is a six-plus-foot-tall invisible rabbit named Harvey…” Tickets are $12, performance is at 8 p.m. at the Groton Senior Center.