Welcome back to another episode of Get Outside with GPL! This week we visited UConn Avery Point. Beautiful water views, walking paths, and an outdoor art exhibit are just a few features that make this spot a must see.
Our goal this summer is to challenge YOU to explore the Groton Area. New videos of locations around town are released every Friday - join in the fun by engaging with the Library via Facebook at facebook.com/grotonpubliclibrary and Instagram at instagram.com/grotonpubliclibrary.
A sunny day walk along the scenic Poquonnock River Boardwalk in Groton, CT. The Poquonnock is a tidal river that flows out from the Groton Reservoir and empties into Long Island Sound with Groton-New London Airport to its west and Bluff Point State Park to its east.
This week we stopped by the Groton Open Space Association (GOSA) property Sheep Farm. There is something for everyone at this beautiful location.
It is our goal this summer to challenge YOU to explore the Groton Area. We have chosen a variety of locations for you to explore and learn about each week. Watch our short videos released every Friday, and join in the fun by engaging with the Library via Facebook at facebook.com/grotonpubliclibrary and Instagram at instagram.com/grotonpubliclibrary.
In an online event on June 15, the brand managers from Miranda Creative, led by Maria Miranda, outlined the best methods to prepare and elevate as we bounce back as a business community.
This information-packed webinar is essential viewing for any small business struggling to adapt to the accelerating pace of change that we are facing today.
A virtual meeting was held on Monday, June 8, presenting the latest updates on what businesses need to know as they re-open.
The Reopening Groton Businesses Webinar was held on Tuesday, May 12, at 9:30am. In an effort to reopen Groton Businesses as safely as possible, the Town of Groton, along with the City of Groton, and Ledge Light Health District discussed what reopening business will look like for Groton. Some guidelines and recommendations were given along with time for Q&A with Town, City, and Ledge Light Health District staff.
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Thousands gather in Mystic to watch Santa arrive on a 60’ tug boat, the John Paul, and to listen to the wishes of children. The Downtown Mystic Holiday Stroll features caroling and Christmas shopping. Holiday events are beloved traditions in Mystic.
The Groton Holiday Kickoff Celebration was presented and facilitated by Town of Groton Parks and Recreation, Groton Senior Center, Groton Public Library, Groton Economic & Community Development, and Groton Utilities in coordination with the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce. It was held at the Groton Senior Center on December 7, 2019.
Record crowds turned out to enjoy perfect weather for this year's annual Groton Fall Festival held at Poquonnock Plains Park on Saturday, Oct. 5.
This video features a sunny day hike around Bluff Point State Park located in Groton, CT. With its natural beauty and gorgeous water views of Long Island Sound, Bluff Point is the last remaining significant piece of undeveloped land along the Connecticut coastline. The park encompasses over 800 acres and measures one and one half miles long by one mile wide.
Drone video montage of Spicer Park in Groton. Join the Groton Community Boating Club and get access to kayaks, standup paddleboards and rowing shells! The annual membership includes the use of Club boats and the boathouse, located on Beebe Cove in Spicer Park in Noank.
Drone footage of Esker Point Beach. Esker Point Beach offers a man-made beach that is about 600 feet long. Facilities include saltwater swimming, picnicking under a grove of shade trees, restrooms, and free parking. In the summertime you can enjoy beach volleyball and our Summer Soundwaves Concerts, free music concerts right on the beach.
Planned and executed by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is the oldest of its kind in the Northeast region, and draws more than 85,000 people from around New England and beyond during this two day event. A juried art show, the festival showcases over 230 artists from around the United States, with more than two miles of arts and crafts including oils, watercolors, photographs, pastels, sculpture, woodwork, comics, acrylics, and more.
This video is part of Thames River Innovation Place’s Community Concierge initiative aimed at welcoming newcomers to eastern Connecticut. This resource is available for any eastern Connecticut business to use to attract skilled workers. Learn more about this workforce recruiting initiative here.
A recently published Relocation Guide designed to complement the video provides a reference for people who have recently relocated to the area or are planning to do so in the future. Download our free Relocation Guide here.
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