Monthly special trips: Kent Park and Recreation organizes monthly outings for Kent seniors utilizing the Northwest Connecticut Rural Transit District bus. These trips feature destinations within the State of Connecticut. The bus transportation is free, and passengers pay the cost of any other trip-related expenses, i.e., admission or tickets and meals.
Outings have included shopping outlets and malls, museums, parks and gardens, foliage tours and holiday light tours. Destinations visited in recent months include Prudence Crandall Museum, Torte Museum, Ballard Institute and Puppetry Museum, West Farms Mall, Connecticut Flower Show. Stops for ice cream are a popular ending to many trips!
Trips are scheduled monthly on a Tuesday or Thursday. The bus departs from Kent Town Hall parking lot. Pick-up service is available. Upcoming trips are: October 22 - the Shoppes at Farmington Valley; November 19 - Hobby Lobby, Milford/Christmas Tree Shops, Orange; December 10 - Red Lobster and Fantasy of Lights, Lighthouse Park, New Haven.
Contact Park and Recreation, 860-927-1003, if you are interested in being placed on the mailing list to receive notices about upcoming trips or to make a reservation for a trip.