VERNON – Vernon Senior Center located at 26 Park Place, offers the following trips and events. For more informaiton, call 860-870-3680.
Come to the center on Friday, Aug. 15th at 1:30pm for strawberry shortcake and strawberry trivia! Join us for this delicious summertime treat and games! Prizes will be awarded. Cost is $2. Call to sign up.
Around the Globe from Home event will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. Learn what makes Poland so unique. We will be serving a taste of traditional polish food! Sign up now.
The next Movie Matinee will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. The feature film is "A Summer Place." Ken & Helen look forward to a pleasant summer at the shore with their daughter. When Ken rekindles a 20-year-old affair with local island resident Sylvia, scandal sweeps the seaside paradise. Melodrama doubles when the adulterous pair's children begin their own romance. Call to sign up.
TRIPS: The following Trips are for seniors only, age 55 and older. We welcome Vernon residents and nonresidents.
100 Year Canal Celebration & Trip to Cape Cod, Wednesday, Sept. 17. The trip starts with lovely ride to Cape Cod to the Victorian seaside village of Onset. Lunch will be at the elegant Salerno's with loads of historical charm. Lunch wlll include a celebration birthday cake. After lunch board the Hy-Line Cruise Ship for a narrated cruise down the Cape Cod Canal. Cost is $87 includes transportation, sit down lunch, harbor cruise, and all taxes and gratuities including the driver. Call to register, only two spots remaining.
Trip to Albany, New York in the fall, Wednesday, Oct. 15. Join us to a region with spectacular ranges of fall foliage color in the United States. We'll begin with lunch at Reel Seafood Co. Following lunch visit the New York State Museum. This museum traces NY's natural and cultural past including 9/11 artifacts and a working 1890s carousel. On the way home we will make a stop at the Lee Outlets Shopping Mall. Everyone will receive a VIP coupon booklet. Cost is $76 includes round tip transportation, NY State Museum, sit down lunch and all taxes and gratuities including the driver. Call to register.
"Wicked" at the Bushnell, Thursday, Nov. 6. This is the musical story of how two girls grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, long before "that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland." Cost is $75 includes Orchestra – Front Mezzanine ticket and round trip transportation. Show begins at 1 p.m. and runs for 2 hours and 45 minutes. Payment due at sign up (non-refundable unless trip is canceled). Sign up before Sept. 5, seats are limited.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun