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Grotaan March!

Once again, the Town of Groton, Connecticut has asked the Society for Creative Anachronism to march in their 4th of July Parade which will be on July 4th.

This is a great way to show our fancy dress, wave and take a leisurely stroll down the main street. It's a mile and a half so wear comfy shoes.

Why should you care?



The Town of Groton has provided the SCA with a year round indoor site for Heavy List, fencing, Youth, Sewing, Drumming, dancing, whatever, for five years at No Cost. They gave us a friggin' school to play with. Although we have lost the site, the Town of Groton is currently actively looking for a new site for us. Now, what town has bent over for the SCA like that? This is a great way to show our appreciation for what they've done for us.

The SCA has participated in this march for several years now and it's always been a lot of fun!

After the parade, there will be a Pot Luck Bar-B-Que at my place. This year we celebrate a new seneschal and a new exchequer!



Details!



Day: July 4th.



Where:

We meet at the Groton Shopping Plaza Rt 1 by the post office at 0800hrs. Park and take a shuttle to the parade start. Parade starts at 10am and we walk back to the Shopping plaza. Bring a basket for candy.



Directions:
100 Plaza Ct, Groton CT 06340

From the South.

Take I95 New England north to exit 88. Turn right off the off ramp to 117S. Go to the end and turn right onto RT1. Follow RT for about 2 miles. There is a CVS on the left and a Sunco gas station on the left. Turn right, Drozdyk Drive, then into the big parking lot. You should see the post office.



From the North.

Take I95 south to exit 88. Turn left off the off ramp to 117S. Go to the end and turn right onto RT1. Follow RT1 for about 2 miles. There is a CVS on the left and a Sunco gas station on the left. Turn right, Drozdyk Drive, then into the big parking lot. You should see the post office.


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This event is a lot of fun and is great for getting the SCA noticed. If you can't walk the mile and a half, support positions are needed so let me know. You can email me at lordfrodo@comcast.net.
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