100 Essex Rd.
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: (860) 395-1414
Fax: (860) 388-9578
Binding the people of the small town of East Lyme just a few miles away from Mystic, this Community Center is plays a vital role in the life of the people living here. It hosts numerous concerts, local events and private functions and is very popular among all age groups. The center is part of a complex which also houses the East Lyme Public Library. The office of the Parks & Recreation Department is also located in this center.
For any necessity in every area of your life from health care to household to gifts, toys, personal items, food, electronics, and more, Walgreens is a must-stop convenience shop. Get your prescription filled, develop your vacation photos, stock up on toothpaste, grab some snacks, and find just about anything you're looking for. With thousands of stores throughout the U.S., Walgreens is often just a quick trip away. Select locations are open 24-hours and some stores offer drive-thru pharmacies.
The Fox Hopyard Golf Club is open from March through November in the lovely Connecticut River-town of East Haddam. This is a Par 71 golf course that spans roughly 7000 yards (6400 meters) and includes facilities such as a restaurant, tee shop, sports bar and banquet hall. The club also houses the on-site restaurant, On the Rocks, where delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served.
All Souls Unitarian Church, now called the All Souls Unitarian Congregation, is home to a multitude of community and religious service programs on a regular basis. Attend Sunday morning services, hold religious debates and discussions, buy books on religion at the on site bookstore or simply partake in one of the group sessions organized for one and all. Special religious services and programs are held for children and adults at the Unity Hall. You can also avail of regular meditation, health, yoga and spirituality courses on offer. Check website for more details.
Formerly known as the Union Church, the Emmanuel Church was built by a group of farmers. Featuring an organ, which is well known for it's design and construction is truly historic, the case that is made up of white oak and is carved by hand has a 22 karat gold leaf on it. There are 636 pipes in all. The church now contains of a parish hall, kitchen and an indoor bathroom.
East Haddam Historic District is located in East Haddam, Connecticut and is spread over 110 acres (45 hectare) of land. The district is linear and runs along Route 149. It has several contributing buildings and structures, totalling to over a 100. All the buildings are constructed in Greek Revival, Federal, Late Victorian styles of architecture. It got listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 29, 1983.
Congregation Tifereth Israel Synagogue is located in Suffolk County, New York. It is a one-and-a-half story structure with a front-gabled roof and a one-story projecting entrance with a low-pitched, front-gabled roof. It was added to National Register of Historic Places on March 22, 2006.
For all those, who love the sea, join the Shennecossett Yacht Club that offers memberships at a reasonable fee. Started in 1928, this yacht club holds numerous yacht races throughout the year and attracts several tourists and admirers. Situated amidst the beautiful surroundings, this club features a clubhouse, which consists of a covered deck, a bar, kitchen area, a fireplace and a television. The main hall can accommodate about 130 people, and is ideal for holding private parties and events. Apart from this, the club also boasts of five docks and about 191 ships.
The Shelter Island Country Club or Goat Hill welcomes one and all to enjoy a game of golf. Founded in 1901, apart from a golf course, it also features a restaurant, bar and a clubhouse. You can also hire the club house for private as well as corporate events. Check website for details.
The lands of the Manhanset House Hotel were the original location of the Manhanset Chapel. Since its 1924 relocation to a new address, the chapel holds a prominent position as a venue for special occasions. Randy Osofsky, the current owner of the church transformed it into an arts center. The space can be hired for private events as well as film shooting.
For a walk through a district of some of the most beautiful architectural buildings in the country, head down to Belltown Historic District and enjoy a visual treat of buildings of various styles of architecture including Greek Revival, Late Victorian and Federal architecture. There are 145 contributing buildings and six contributing sites in the district. The district also includes old mill buildings from the bell industry, residential buildings and also some modern institutions. The Belltown Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
Mystic is a picturesque village located on its namesake river that divides the towns Groton and Stonington. It was established in 1654 and is a significant port in eastern Connecticut. This place is a great tourist destination among families, and garnered popularity with the film Mystic Pizza. Explore the shore, take a walk on quaint sidewalks, and visit cafes, bars, stores and world-class casinos nearby. Visit the Mystic Aquarium and one of America’s largest maritime museums Mystic Seaport.