Day Trips for 2017

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WHY DO GOOD TRIPS AND PROGRAMS GET CANCELLED?
Nothing kills a good program or trip faster than everyone waiting until the last minute to register. Registration deadlines are very important for planning purposes, for Community Center staff and for the travel companies, instructors or speakers. If there are not enough registered participants by the deadline, the class or trip will have to be cancelled.  So please……Register Early!!!!  Thank you.


Day Trips

 

 

 MARCH



ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCH BUFFET AT OCC
Grab a four leaf clover, some friends and follow the rainbow to find a magically delicious buffet featuring corned beef and cabbage as well as many other St. Patty Day delights served with the luck o’ the Irish! Senior Bus Transportation.
Date: Thursday, 03/16/17

Depart ure: 10:00AM #151118
Fee: $16.00

TURKEYVILLE - HOW GREAT THOU ART
Inspiring Theatre! Art is an ordinary man, and he has seen a lot in his years. Join the journey with Art as he finds the true meaning of giving. Lots of laughs! Wonderful turkey luncheon included. Motor coach transportation
Date: Tuesday, 03/28/17
Depart ure: 8:45AM #151119
Fee: $77.00


APRIL

LUNCHEON ON THE AISLE AT
MEADOW BROOK THEATRE
We would like to invite you to attend this year’s Luncheon on the Aisle presented by Meadow Brook Theatre Guild.  This year’s feature presentation will be select songs & scenes from the Meadow Brook Theatre Production “I Love a Piano.” You will also enjoy our newly expanded Boutique shopping, delicious Bake Shoppe plus a Gourmet Box Lunch.
Date: Thursday 04/20/17
Departure: 9:45AM #251101
Fee: $34.00


2017 SENIOR DAY AT THE DETROIT ZOO
Join us for this special day set aside especially for senior citizens. Explore the amphibian conservation center, take a ride around the zoo or enjoy strolling amongst the animals. Lunch will be on your own at one of the many snack bars. Senior bus transportation.
Date: Wednesday, 04/26/17
Departure: 9:30AM # 251102
Fee: $8.00


DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS COUNTY DAYS
SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
Ever wanted to visit the DIA? The DIA is offering a Free opportunity for Auburn Hills residents to visit the Detroit Institute of Arts. Browse the museum’s collection, take part in a free drop-in art making workshop.  General museum admission is FREE. Transportation provided.  Depart the Community Center at 9:30AM & return approximately at 3PM. Reservations required. Please call the DIA at 313-833-4005 to register.




MAY

DETROIT HISTORIC CHURCHES
Your trip will include guided tours of five historic churches Detroit Churches.  They include Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, St. Charles Borromeo Parish, St. Augustine St. Monica Roman Catholic Church, and Cathedral Abbey of St. Anthony.  You will also enjoy a wonderful lunch at Fishbones Rhythm Kitchen.
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Tuesday, 05/09/17
Departure Time:         8:00 AM #251103
Fee:                             $78.00
 

 

SEE THE T
An exciting day in Toledo!  Your day will include  time at the Toledo Zoo, lunch at Tony Packo’ at the Park, next you will visit the National Museum of the Great Lakes and you will finish with a  trip to the Haas Bakery.  
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Tuesday, 05/23/17
Departure:                  8:00AM#251104
Fee:                             $87.00


TIGERS BASEBALL - DETROIT VS CLEVELAND
Join the Auburn Hills Seniors for an exciting day at Comerica Park. We will be seeing the Detroit Tigers play the Cleveland Indians in an afternoon game. Your ticket will include a soft drink and a hot dog. Join us for a fun afternoon out! Note: This trip includes a lot of walking.
Senior Bus transportation.
Date: Thursday, 05/04/17
Departure 11:15AM #251105
Fee: $ 32.00



JUNE

FireKeepers Casino
Experience incredible gaming action at south central Michigan’s hottest new gaming and entertainment destination-FireKeepers Casino.  You will receive $20.00 in Red Hot Credits for slot play and $5.00 to be used for food or slot play.  Good Luck and have a great day at the casino! 
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Thursday, 06/08/17
Departure Time:         9:00AM # 251130
Fee:                             $ 40.00   

 

JEWELS OF DETROIT
 Tour the Detroit Masonic Temple the world’s largest Masonic temple, and discover the mystery   behind this secret society.    Next make a stop at the Detroit Beer Company for a tour and lunch, you will finish your day at Detroit Eastern Market. 
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Tuesday, 06/20/17
Departure Time:         9:15AM #251106
Fee:                             $67.00 

 

CROSWELL OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
It’s fantasmagorical! The first musical in the Croswell’s 2017 Broadway Season!  Based on the beloved children’s book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!  You will enjoy an included lunch at JR’s Hometown Grill & Pub in Adrian.
Day/Date:                    Sunday, 06/25/17
Departure Time:         10:00AM #251107
Fee:                             $83.00




JULY 

ISLAND QUEEN BOAT TRIP
Enjoy a leisurely summer day at Kensington Park with a tour of beautiful Kent Lake aboard the newly purchased paddle boat, Island Queen. While at the park, we will have a picnic lunch that will be prepared by a local deli and explore one of the area’s most beautiful parks.
Senior bus transportation.
Date: Friday, 07/07/17
Departure: 10:00 AM #251108
Fee: $22.00

 

HURON LADY II
Spend an exciting day in Port Huron!  You will cruise from beautiful downtown Port Huron on an informative narrated tour of the Blue Water Area aboard the Huron Lady!  You will also enjoy a wonderful luncheon waterfront at the Voyageur Restaurant.  Then on to Sweet Tooth of Marine City. 
Motor Coach Transportation.
Day/Date:                    Thursday, 07/27/17
Departure Time:         TBD   #251114
Fee:                             $78.00



AUGUST 

Caesars Casino Windsor
The very prospect of nearly 3000 slot machines will have slot fans reeling with excitement!  Your trip will include a casino package to include a $15.00 voucher that can be redeemed for one of the following: $15.00 in coin, $15.00 in food or a free buffet.   A Passport, Passport Card or Enhanced Driver’s License is required for this trip.
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Thursday, 08/03/17
Departure Time:         9:00AM # 251115
Fee:                             $ 28.00 
 

 

HARVEY AT THE PURPLE ROSE THEATER
The Purple Rose Theater was founded in 1991 by acclaimed actor Jeff Daniels.  You will be treated to the play Harvey by Mary Chase, the story of a young boy and his imaginary six foot tall rabbit.  Your included lunch today will be at the Common Grill in Chelsea. 
Motor coach transportation.
Day/Date:                    Wednesday, 08/16/17
Departure Time:         10:30AM #251109
Fee:                             $92.00

TIGERS BASEBALL - DETROIT VS NEW YORK YANKEES
Join the Auburn Hills Seniors for an exciting day at Comerica Park. We will be seeing the Detroit Tigers play the New York Yankees in an afternoon game. Your ticket will include a soft drink and a hot dog. Join us for a fun afternoon out! Note: This trip has a lot of walking.
Senior Bus transportation.
Date: Thursday, 08/24/17
Departure: 11:15AM #251110
Fee: $50.00


SENIOR DAY AT THE MICHIGAN STATE FAIR
Join us at the Michigan State Fair for this special day set aside especially for senior citizens! You will enjoy a special program designed with seniors in mind. Your day will include entertainment, lunch and admission to the fair.
Senior bus transportation.

Date: Thursday, 08/31/17
Departure: 8:45AM #251111
Fee: $10.00      



SEPTEMBER

DETROIT MEMORIES + MOMENTS TOUR AT THE
DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Experience Detroit as a French Fur trading outpost, follow our city’s growth into America’s Motor City, and track our WWII transformation into the Arsenal of Democracy. You will also be treated to the movie Detroit: Remember When, History of Television including Soupy Sales, Johnny Ginger, Sonny Elliot and much more! Lunch is included.
Senior Bus transportation.

Date: Thursday, 09/14/17
Departure: #251116
Fee: $16.00

 

STRATFORD FESTIVALS “GUYS & DOLLS”
The Festival Theatre began in 1953 as a tent standing over a wooden thrust stage which was surrounded on three sides by the audience. Such a stage had not been seen by theatre-goers for centuries.  You will be treated to the musical “Guys & Dolls”.   Included buffet lunch at Queen's Inn, step into the Queen's and step back in time. The original "Queen's Arms" was established just 18 years after the settlement of Stratford.  
Motor coach transportation
Day/Date:                    Tuesday, 09/19/17
Departure Time:         7:30AM #251112
Fee:                             $145.00


NOVEMBER 

SOARING EAGLE CASINO
WITH WAYNE NEWTON
Known worldwide as “Mr. Las Vegas” entertainer Wayne Newton is known for his signature song “Danke Schoen” plus many hit singles.  The Soaring Eagle Casino is operated by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. The complex is amazing - it covers an area of 3 football fields - and contains 4000 slot machines!   Everyone will receive $10.00 in coin & a $5.00 food voucher!
Day/Date:                    Monday, 11/06/17
Departure Time:         TBD #251116
Fee:                             $46.00