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August 2016

Dining in the Deep Part III

August 17, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
US Submarine Base New London, 1 Crystal Lake Road
Groton, 06340 United States
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to eat on a submarine?  Here’s another chance to find out. Ten lucky participants will be chosen in a drawing to experience Dining in the Deep: Food Preparation, Food Service and Life of the Culinary Specialist Aboard a Submarine.  The drawing winners will visit a Virginia Class Submarine Galley Replica Trainer and also watch food prep and dine there on August 17 at 11:30 a.m.  Space is limited to ten (10) attendees and…

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Groton New London Airport Open House & Walking Tour

August 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Groton / New London Airport, 155 Tower Avenue
Groton, 06340
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Get an insider look at the Airport! Join the Groton Business Association at Groton-New London Airport on Friday, August 19 from 10-1 for the 3rd Annual Open House and Walking Tour in celebration of NATIONAL AVIATION DAY and CONNECTICUTS SUBMARINE CENTURY! Did you know the Army National Guard breaks down and rebuilds helicopters here? That pilots and first responders from throughout the United States and Canada receive travel to Groton for survival training in the event of water-ditching an aircraft?…

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Air & Sea Celebration in Honor of CT Submarine Century and National Aviation Day!

August 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mystic Jet Center (Noth Hangar), 255 Tower Avenue
Groton, CT 06340 United States
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Time: 6:00-9:00pm, Mystic Jet Center North Hangar, 255 Tower Ave., Groton Tickets: $40pp in advance, Purchase on-line at grotonbiz.com $50pp at the door Special Active Duty BOGO tickets: Buy one, get one free! Also includes one free drink ticket. Purchase these keepsake quality tickets at the First Class Association and Public Affairs Office on the Sub Base   JOIN IN THE 2016 CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL AVIATION DAY AND CONNECTICUT'S SUBMARINE CENTURY AT THIS SUMMER PARTY IN AN AIRPLANE HANGAR! Details:   Dance and relax to Live…

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September 2016

Sub Box Derby

September 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Washington Park, Meridian St
Groton, 06340
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CT Submarine Century will be holding a Soap Box Derby nicknamed the Sub Box Derby on September 4th @ 0900 at Washington Park, Groton CT. This is a first ever Submarine Themed Race to be held on Mitchell St overlooking Washington Park. This event is a qualifying race for Boys & Girls Super Stock Division for age groups 9 (years of age by July 31st) to 18 (Must Not Turn 19 by July 31). Participants still have time to order…

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival

September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016
New London Waterfront Park, 1 Water St
New London, 06320
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The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 9-10-11, 2016. As in the past, it will feature a range of fun-filled activities for visitors of all ages to celebrate Connecticut’s maritime heritage, history and spirit of innovation tied to our state’s significant relationship with the sea.

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Mystic Aquarium Submarine Century Week

September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 25, 2016

Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Groton, CT 06355 United States
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Mystic Aquarium proudly supports Connecticut’s Submarine Century, a celebration for the 100th anniversary of Naval Submarine Base New London and the people who make Groton the Submarine Capital of the World. Join us for a week filled with special activities that will give you an exciting glimpse at the lives of our Navy submariners. Watch our volunteer Navy divers as they submerge into exhibits on the Main Gallery. Show your support for our deployed submariners and write a letter or…

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Diving endeavers related to Squalis sinking in 1939

September 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
146 Blydenburg Ave.
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Name of Event: Ed Uditis, on the Board of Directors of the Historical Diving Society, telling of his experiences including his endeavors related to the search and rescue of the Squalis submarine in 1939. Ed Uditis will also refer to the current exhibition: Submarine Memorabilia from the Collection of Ed Uditis: 1940s through 1990s, with additional items from Axel Westerberg and the New London Maritime Society Collection. It will be at 1pm on 9/20/16 in the US Custom House, 150…

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October 2016

How the Navy Learned to Fly: The Millionaires’ Unit

October 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road
Groton, 06340
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A slide lecture. The Millionaires’ Unit is the story of a gilded generation of young men from the zenith of privilege: a Rockefeller, a Taft, the son of the head of the Union Pacific Railroad, a son of J.P. Morgan’s leading partner, and several who counted friends and relatives among presidents and statesmen of the day. Most were students at Yale in 1916, striving for rewards on the athletic fields, in school organizations, and in Skull & Bones. They had…

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Groton’s Fall Festival

October 8, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Poquonnock Plains Park, 150 Long Hill Road
Groton, 06340
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Join us for the last major Submarine Century community celebration!  Groton’s annual Fall Festival attracts visitors from the area to come to the park and browse vendor booths staffed by local businesses, artists, crafters, service organizations and more.  The event also features entertainment, local restaurants serve delicious menu items, and this year, several groups from the Subase will help make the event even more exciting.  We’ve invited the Silver Dolphins precision drill team, an ensemble from the Navy Band, the…

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November 2016

Red, White and Blue Mass

November 6, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
Unnamed Venue, 213 Broadway
Norwich, CT United States
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Annually, the Diocese of Norwich sponsors a Mass and reception popularly known as the Red, White, and Blue Mass. This celebration invites members of all faiths of our Nation’s uniformed services, i.e., Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Merchant Marine, and Navy and their families to thank God for their calling, to pray for their safety, and to remember their fallen comrades. Now in its twenty-fifth year, the Red, White, and Blue Mass celebrates key events marking our history.…

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