Current Trips

Viking Event at Mystic Seaport

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 -  Let's all join ILR on Tuesday, September 25 to see the International debut of "The Vikings Begin" at the Mystic Seaport Museum. We will discover how this maritime society lived more than a millennium ago. This is one of the world's finest early Viking age collections, with helmets, glass, weapons, shields, and many other artifacts. [ more ]

Louisa May Alcott Home

Thursday, October 25 - We will set off for Concord, Massachusetts to the ORCHARD HOUSE. This was the home of Louisa May Alcott and her family.  Were you aware of other Alcott family members and their accomplishments? The father of the family, Amos Benson Alcott was a teacher, the Superintendent of the Concord schools, and in 1879 [ more ]

Trip to Bruce Museum

Thursday, July 26, 2018 is the date that ILR will learn about ANIMALS. We are headed to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. This museum is one of the lucky institutions that had been vying, along with many in the United States, to obtain this exhibit. It is the National Geographic Photo Ark: the photographer aims to protect animals by documenting every species. [ more ]

New York Bronx Botanical Garden Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibit

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - ILR members love the warm outdoors, the gorgeous trees and flowers at the Bronx Botanical Gardens. What could be better! To go see a major exhibit of GEORGIA O'KEEFFE'S visions of Hawaii . . . [ more ]

Bus Trip to the New York Historical Society and Its Vietnam War Exhibit

Tuesday, April 10, 2018  - It has been more than 40 years since the war in Vietnam ended and yet we all still discuss the pros and cons of that conflict as it affected all of us in two ways: at home and at war. ILR feels that this subject is still so important that we will go to the NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY  ... [ more ]

Bus Trip to Norwich Slater Museum

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - What has been around in Connecticut for more than 100 years? What is located in a historic building? Come to the SLATER MUSEUM and find a gem . . . [ more ]

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