A Note from Kathy… Another Holiday Season has come and gone! I wish everyone all the best for another New Year, and count our blessings for all family and friends we have in our lives. We have some wonderful trips in store for 2019, beginning with our annual Travel Expo January28th! Be sure to pick up the new Shorter Version for a full list of trips to come – an exciting new menu to keep you busy. Warmest wishes Kathy Wachter, Travel Coordinator
MONDAY JANUARY 28th... 4:30 PM – Our 3rd year Travel Expo! I will have a full calendar of trips available for 2019 and 2020 even for some big ones! Keep watch for a full menu of the evening on the Travel Wall or stop in and ask for one in the Travel Office. I can only list some here now, some still in the works to confirm!
“COACH TOURS” (the Big Buses) - Open to members & non-members! Bring a friend or two! Longer days can be out of state, bit more expensive, more comfortable ride … same amount of fun! Mohegan Sun Monday, April 8th - $27.00 Here we go again!
March 13th...Let History Come Alive-$146.00. Take a trip back in time to the history filled Hudson Valley; A guided tour of Staatsburgh State Historic Home; Lunch at Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn, then we will be partaking in a Living History Tour of America’s Oldest Inn…who might we meet there?
April 11th …Wicked Tulips -$141.00 (lunch at Greggs famous in RI!) Paint your own masterpiece of tulips; paints, canvas & beverages provided; then walk through the incredible Tulip Farm (pick 5) included. What a day!
April 27th…West Point Dress Parade in NY-$116.00 (lunch Hotel Thayer)West Point step-on-guide for tour!
“SHORTER VERSION” Trips – Open to members first. These sell out FAST! Trips are operatedon our transit buses, shorter, inclusive and less expensive… (We will waitlist nonmembers).
March 19th …ST. Patrick’s Day Celebration @ Aqua Turf - $65.00. The Maclean Avenue Band!! Old Irish Celtic folklore and rock pop Celtic music of today; Corned beef, cabbage and Scrod entrée’s always a sell out!
March 21st …The Andrews Sister’s @ Nelson Hall, Cheshire - $55.00 (lunch in Conservatory) a wow show!
April 5th...Moondance, the Music of Van Morrison @ Nelson Hall, Cheshire- $55.00 (lunch in Conservatory) Rock’n’Roll doesn’t get any better than this! One Van Morrison classic after the next.
April 7th…Burt & Me @ Ivoryton - $70.00 (lunch included). If you love the music of Burt Bacharach, you will love this romantic musical comedy of highschool sweethearts who separate and find each other again years later!
April 16th…The Glenn Campbell Experience @ Aqua Turf - $65.00 (lunch incl) Starring Jimmy Mazz!
Broadway @ The Bushnell. Pick up the Broadway Preview on the Travel Wall…2019 is a wonderful line up!
Feb. 3rd…CATS Based on The Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, Cats is sung through British music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicoes and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicoe choice” a new life. Cats introduced the song standard “Memory.”
March 3rd … RENT, a rock musical with music, lyrics and book by Jonathon Larson, loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Boehme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City’s East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Share the “Seasons of Love” once again.
March 31st … BEAUTIFUL its back!!! The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Geffen, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts.
May 5th … COME FROM AWAY the true story of the small town that welcomed the world. The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran tight, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. ON 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
June 23rd … WAIITRESS Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker. Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the courage to rebuild her own life.
Flyers for all of these trips (and more) are on the Travel Wall…Always ask! More trips ahead. Trips are
NON Refundable unless they CAN be re-sold. And we do take a waitlist for all our trips! For more details of Call…203 877-5131 ext. 2119.