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Whether you’re a serious player or just looking for a unique entertainment experience, Par-A-Dice (Peoria) has what you’re looking for. With more than 1,000 slot machines and 24 table games, Par-A-Dice is central Illinois’ place to play! Fee includes transportation and buffet.
Age: 55 and up  Fee: $55/r - $82/nr  
Wednesday  1/18  8:00am - 5:00pm

amc woodridge movie matinee 

Lights, Camera, Action! Take a day trip to the AMC Woodridge Movie Theatre with Natalie.  Check in at the Recreation Department to find out what movie is playing!  Fee includes at home pick-up and ticket.  We will stop for lunch at Bar Louie in Bolingbrook.    
Age: 55 and up   Fee: $11/r - $11/nr
Monday  3/6  9:45am - 1:00pm

Four Winds Casino

Are you up for a fun filled day of gaming?  If you are, then hop aboard the recreation bus with Natalie for a trip to Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo Michigan.  This trip includes transportation and a lunch buffet, gaming is on your own.    
Age: 55 and up   Fee: $22/r - $33/nr 
Friday  3/24  8:00am -5:00pm

lake geneva shopping

It doesn’t matter if you’re searching for that perfect souvenir, unique addition to your home, or looking to expand your wardrobe, Lake Geneva has one-of-a-kind shops and stores for all kinds of shoppers! Keep your vacation memories alive - visit the downtown galleries for that special memorabilia. Pick up a painting, sculpture or beautiful stained glass design. Explore the area’s antique shops for that unique gift or home item you’ve been looking for.  You’ll find something that is sure to catch your eye as you browse the many specialty stores from home accessories to designer fashions. Lunch is on your own. Fee includes transportation.
Age: 18 and up  Fee: $12/r - $17/nr 
Monday  4/10  8:00am -5:00pm

Mayflower trips must be registered and paid in full 30 days prior to departure. Downpayments of $300 per trip can be made to hold an available spot.  All of these trips offer home pick-up to make travel easy for you!


backroads of sunny florida

Feel the warmth of sunny Florida, and enjoy an 8-day motorcoach trip to visit the Plantation Resort on Crystal River in Florida.  Visit Marjorie Rawlings Historic State Park, stay on the Crystal River and ride a boat into manatee country and the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.  Visit Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park and Tarpon Springs.  Visit the Greek community and enjoy the Sponge Factory.  The farewell dinner offers a show at the Derby Dinner Playhouse featuring great entertainment.
Age: 18 and up  Fee:$1,549/double (per person) $2,188/single (per person)      
Sun - Sun  3/19 - 3/26

The Lake Erie’s Fantasy Island

The Lake Erie’s Fantasy Island trip begins in Shipshewana, the heart of Indiana’s Amish Country.  From there, we will take a ferryboat to Put-In-Bay, one of Lake Erie’s “Fantasy Islands.” There will be a guided tram tour of the island with stops at Crystal Cave and Heineman Winery to witness the art of winemaking.  There will also be a viewing of the Perry Victory and International memorial, commemorating Commander Perry’s naval victory.  Lastly, we will take a tour at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House.  It is newly restored with leaded glass windows, hand-carved oak woodwork, and beautiful tile work.
Age: 18 and up  Fee:$789/double (per person) $968/single (per person)
Mon - Wed  6/26 - 6/28

Noah’s Ark Encounter

Nestled in the Indiana Heartland is Belterra Casino Resort & Spa where we spend two nights in this oasis of luxury with buffet meals and non-stop action in its exciting casino. At the Sisters of St. Francis Oldenburg we take a guided tour of the convent. Learn about everyday convent life and hear the sisters’ impact on the community. The highlight of the day is the new Ark Encounter. This full-sized, all wood replica of Noah’s Ark presents a number of historical events centered on this one-of-a-kind historically themed attraction. It is designed to be family oriented, historically authentic and is the largest timber frame structure in the country. Before returning home, we visit the Creation Museum, a state-of- the-art museum which brings the pages of the Bible to life through the retelling of its stories.
Age: 18 and up  Fee:$589/double (per person)  $738/single (per person) 
Sun - Tue  4/23 -4/25

Frankenmuth Oktoberfest

We begin this trip at the Kalamazoo Air Zoo, one of the country’s premier aviation attractions where interactive displays help to understand the history of flight.  Continue to Michigan’s Little Bavaria - Frankenmuth.  Enjoy a German dinner with live music. A guided tour of the village includes a visit to St. Lorenz Church and a stop at Bronner’s Christmas Store.  There is also a strudel making experience and wine sampling before our family-style chicken dinner.  Attend the Oktoberfest celebration filled with the sights and sounds reminiscent of the world-famous festival in Munich, Germany.  In Michigan’s state capital, Lansing, we enjoy a lunch cruise aboard the Michigan Princess complete with live entertainment and beautiful scenery as we sail along the Grand River.
Age: 18 and up  Fee:$799/double (per person) $938/single (per person)    
Wed - Sat  9/13 - 9/16