Cards and Games

Reservations are necessary 
Please call The Groton Center, 978-448-1170


Learn to PLAY and/ PLAY Cribbage

Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: none

Cribbage, or crib, is a card game, traditionally for two players, that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations which gain points. It can be adapted for three or four players.

Equipment provided

Hand & Foot Card Game

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: none

Hand and Foot is a North American card game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards – the hand, which is played first, and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up. There are numerous variations of this game and no standard rules. It’s a quick and easy game to learn, and there is always room for newcomers!


American Mahjong

Tuesdays 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: none

Mahjong is a popular Chinese game played with sets of tiles. All are welcome even if you are new to the game. The players would be happy to teach you so consider joining us anytime.


Open Play for Billiards

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: None

Reservations are necessary for your 1-hour time slot.  Reserve for yourself or to play with friends. Call 978-448-1170.


Ping Pong Open Play

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: None

Register for you and your friends for your 90-minute time slot. Reservations are required, call 978-448-1170. Equipment provided.


Scrabble Club

2nd Thursday of the month,  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: None

COA volunteer Pat Fairchild is leading Scrabble Club in the Community Room once a month. Come test your Scrabble skills and enjoy some great company!