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Laurel Senior Travel offers variety of trips [Senior Scene]

Senior Activity Locations:

North Laurel 50+ Center: 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. 410-313-0380.

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Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center: 7120 Contee Road. 301-206-3387.

City of Laurel Division of Senior Services: 422 Montgomery St. 301-776-6168.

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City of Laurel Robert J. DiPietro Community Center: 7901 Cypress St.

City of Laurel Cabana: 14403 Greenview Drive.

Laurel Senior Friendship Club/Laurel Senior Travel, 7120 Contee Road. 301-206-3380.

Mother's Day Treat, Fathers Welcome, Harrisburg/Hershey, Pa. — Laurel Senior Travel, service of Laurel Senior Friendship Club, sign up as soon as possible for trip Fri., May 15, departs 6 a.m., returns 6 p.m., Laurel Hospital employee parking lot, entrance off Contee Road. Cost $110 due at sign up covers motor coach transportation, Pennsylvania State Capitol, Pennsylvania's Historic Fire Museum, lunch at Toney Hershey Hotel, Hershey Gardens, Chocolate World, entrance fees and all gratuities. Call or stop in LSFC office between 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Talkin' Broadway Series: The Golden Age of the Musical 1950-1960 — Mon., April 6, 1-2 p.m., North Laurel 50+ Center. Follow evolution of Broadway's rich history through discussion and live song presentation. Sign up at front desk.

2015 Seniors on Stage — Wed., April 8, 10:30-noon, doors open 9:45 a.m., Bowie Center for Performing Arts. Barcode 1607689. Prince George's County seniors perform on stage. Register in SMARTlink, sign up for transportation separately at front desk at LBSAC. Limited transportation provided. Ticket, $8 resident; $10 non-resident; mailed to you. Donations of non-perishable food items for local Bowie Interfaith Pantry requested. After show, lunch at own expense. Transportation departs 9 a.m. and return 2:30 p.m.

Kennedy Center: Jay Leno — LBSAC trip, Wed., April 8, 4-10 p.m., Concert Hall stage. Leno recipient of Kennedy Center's 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. $100 residents; $120 non-residents. Dinner on own expense. Transportation aboard Commission bus. SMARTlink 1623419.

Totem Pole Playhouse, Fayetteville, Pa. — Laurel Senior Travel, service of Laurel Senior Friendship Club, last day to sign up Wed., April 8 for trip Sat., June 27, departs 10 a..m; returns 6:30 p.m., Laurel Hospital employee parking lot, entrance off Contee Road. $82 due at sign up covers motor coach transportation, musical "Shenandoah," lunch at General Pickett's Buffet, Gettysburg, admission to theatre and all gratuities. Call or stop in LSFC office between 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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Smooth Sounds for Seniors — Indigo Sings Sarah Vaughan, Thu., April 9, noon, Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Walk down memory lane for those who remember Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan. Complete with music, photography, costume changes and interactive Brazilian dance troupe. For seniors age 60 and better. Tickets $12 per person. 301-377-7800. montpelier.arts@pgparks.com.

Kennedy Center: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock — LBSAC trip. Two of most legendary jazz pianists, Fri., April 10, 5-11 p.m. Two-piano pairing once-in-a-lifetime collaboration. $85 residents; $102 non-residents. Dinner at own expense. Transportation aboard Commission bus. SMARTlink 1623384.

Lyric Opera: Fabulous Fifties — Wed., April 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Laurel 50+ Center. Lunch contribution for ages 60+. Enjoy lively concert of popular tunes from 1950s. Music by talented artists of Lyric Opera Baltimore. Reserve lunch by Wed., April 8.

Great American Hot Dog Restaurant, Maryland — Sun., April 19, departure time 11 a.m., Robert J. DiPietro Community Center, 7901 Cypress St. Course 6892. Small but packed full of flavor, place offers varied menu of specialty hot dogs grilled to order plus fries and sweet treats. Dine on your own with friends. Transportation fee $10. Sponsored by city of Laurel Senior Services Division. Sign up at least two weeks before trip.

Ballet Mobile: A Celebration of Spring — Mon., April 20, noon-1:15 p.m., North Laurel 50+ Center. Free program: Lunch contribution for ages 60+. Enjoy spring themed lunch and beautifully choreographed ballet from Ballet Mobile Inc. Register by Mon., April 13.

Baltimore Basilica and Jewish Museum of Maryland — LBSAC trip, Wed., April 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit America's first cathedral, symbol of religious freedom and historic treasure for all faiths. Lose yourself in discovery of A-Mazing Mendes Cohen, Jewish Museum exhibit about personal discovery, dangerous voyages, religious freedom and American Pride. $20 residents; $24 non-residents. Lunch at own expense. Transportation aboard Commission bus. SMARTlink 1627072.

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April Tea Time — Wed., April 22, 1 p.m., Cabana. Course 6877. Grandmothers, mothers and daughters join us for tea. Share in multigenerational experience. If you need ride to event add $3 and you must call transportation at 301-498-3384 and schedule it at 9:30 a.m., at least two weeks prior to event date. Total cost $10. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

The Village in Howard — Thu., April 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m., North Laurel 50+ Center. Learn about this member-based supportive community option for residents age 55+. Sign up at front desk.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Maryland — Fri., April 24, departure time 7 p.m., Robert J. DiPietro Community Center. Course 6893. Dallas Black is back with whole new program planned just for the Playhouse with modern jazz, and spiritual dance. Total cost $30. Ticket cost included. Show starts 8 p.m. Sponsored by city of Laurel Senior Services Division. Sign up at least two weeks before trip.

Vials of Life and Free Cellphones — Wed., April 29, 10 a.m., Laurel Armory. Course 6878. Enjoy free brunch and look at some ways to be savvy and safe. Beverages and snacks will be served. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame, Inc. — Nomination forms must be postmarked by Thu., April 30. Seeking nominations of residents of Maryland, 65 years of age or older who as active volunteers made outstanding contributions to improve lives of others in community. Up to 50 qualified nominees selected for induction into 2015 Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Nomination forms, mschf.org or written request: MSCHF, 800 Southerly Road, Box 1, Towson, MD 21286-8403.


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