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2019 TRIP SCHEDULE!

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival/Soaring Eagle Casino

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Cost: $38

Deadline: April 10th, 2019


Meadow Brook Theatre—Marvelous Wonderettes

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019


"This hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we

meet four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As

we learn about their lives, the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits

including “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” and “Stupid Cupid.” When the girls

reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten-year reunion we learn

about the past decade’s highs and lows."


- Round trip motor coach transportation to Rochester, MI

- Family-Style Italian Luncheon at Alfoccino Restaurant, Auburn Hills

- Tickets to see “Marvelous Wonderettes” at Meadow Brook Theatre

Bus Departs at 9:45 AM | Returns at 6:15 PM

Depart from Swartz Creek Senior Center

11:30 PM to 1:00 PM – Alfoccino Restaurant

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM – Meadow Brook Theatre

Cost: $99

Deadline: April 1st, 2019


Father Solanus Casey Center

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to Detroit, MI

- Tour, Lunch, and Healing Service at the Solanus Casey Center

- Free time at the Solanus Casey Center

- Guided Tour or the Historic Ste. Anne's de Detroit Catholic Church

Trip Itinerary:

8:30 AM Depart | 6:30 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

10:30 AM to 3:00 PM – Solanus Casey Center

3:30 AM to 4:30 PM – Ste. Anne's de Detroit

Cost: $68

Deadline: April 24th, 2019


Discover Sagatuck

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to Saugatuck, MI

- Lunch at Coral Gables Restaurant in Saugatuck

- Take a trip on the Saugatuck Dune Rides

- Free Time in Downtown Saugatuck

Trip Itinerary:

8:45 AM Depart | 6:15 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM – Lunch at Coral Gables Restaurant

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Saugatuck Dune Ride

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM – Downtown Saugatuck

Cost: $95

Deadline: May 29th, 2019


Creation Museum & Ark Encounter

July 23rd & 24th, 2019

Cost: 394 PP Double

$389 PP Single


Trip Includes:

● Round Trip Motor Coach Transportation to Cincinnati, OH area

● Overnight Stay at The Hampton Inn & Suites

● 1 Breakfast

● Dinner Buffet at The Farm (Cincinnati, OH)

● Admission to the Creation Museum

● Admission to The Ark Encounter

6:30 AM, July 23rd – Depart from Swartz Creek Senior Center

8:30 PM, July 24th – Return to Swartz Creek Senior Center

Deadline: May 23rd, 2019


Firekeepers Casino

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to Battle Creek, MI

- 4 hours of gaming at Firekeepers Casino

- Each person to get back $20 in gaming and $5 in food from the casino

Itinerary:

8:30 AM – Depart from Swartz Creek Senior Center

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Firekeepers Casino

3:30 PM – Return to Swartz Creek Senior Center

Cost: $40

Deadline: July 22nd, 2019


Purple Rose Theatre—Welcome to Paradise

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019


"Welcome to Paradise, set in the Caribbean, centers around two

people, who, despite their age difference, find love and

acceptance in each other. With a generation gap (or more)

between them, they discover they have more in common with

each other than they thought. At what age can one find one’s

soulmate? Are there boundaries to true friendship and affection?

What, exactly, is the meaning and nature of love?"


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to Chelsea, MI

- Lunch at The Common Grill

- Some Free time to shop Downtown between Lunch and the Show

- Ticket to see “Welcome to Paradise” at The Purple Rose Theatre

Itinerary:

10:45 AM Depart | 6:15 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

12:00 PM to 2:15 PM – The Common Grill

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM – The Purple Rose Theatre

Cost: $94

Deadline: August 8th, 2019

  

Detroit Princess Riverboat 

Thursday, September 5th, 2019


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to Detroit, MI

- Cruise on the Detroit Princess River Boat

- Bountiful Buffet on board the boat

- Musical Entertainment all while you Cruise down the River

Trip Itinerary:

9:30 AM Depart | 4:30 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

11:30 AM to 2:30 PM – Detroit Princess Riverboat

Cost: $80

Deadline: July 29th, 2019


Cell Block 7 with Sandhill Crane Vineyards

Tuesday October 8th, 2019 


Trip Includes:

- Round trip motor coach transportation to the Jackson area

- Lunch and wine tasting at Sandhill Crane Vineyards

- Guided Tour of Cell Block 7 with Free Time

Itinerary:

9:30 AM Depart | 4:15 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM – Sandhill Crane Vineyards

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Cell Block 7 Museum

Cost: $72

Deadline: September 17th, 2019

  

Little River Casino Overnight with Soaring Eagle Casino

October 14th & 15th, 2019

Cost: $119 PP Double

$179 PP Single


Trip Includes:

● Round Trip Motor Coach Transportation to Manistee, MI

● Overnight Lodging at Little River Casino & Resort*

*Get back $20 in gaming credit + $10 food

● 4 Hour Stop at Soaring Eagle Casino*

*Get back $20 in gaming credit + $5 food

10-14-19 | 8:00 AM – Bus Departs from Swartz Creek Senior Center

10-15-19 | 6:30 PM – Bus Returns to Swartz Creek Senior Center

Deadline: September 9th, 2019


Detroit Institute of Arts

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Cost: $57


Trip Includes:

● Round trip motor coach transportation to Detroit

● Admission to the Detroit Institute of Art

● Guided Highlights Tour of the DIA – Permanant Collection

● Free time for lunch on own and touring the DIA

● Exhibition: Detroit Style – Car Design in the Motor City, 1950 - 2020

Trip Itinerary:

8:15 AM Depart | 4:30 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

10:15 AM to 2:30 PM – Detroit Institute of Art

Deadline: October 4th, 2019


Firekeepers Casino & Christmas Lights

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Cost: $55


Trip Includes:

● Round Trip Motor Coach Transportation to Battle Creek, MI

● 4 Hours of Gaming at Firekeepers Casino

● Get back $20 on player's club card & $5 in Food

● Drive Through Christmas Lights at Michigan International Speedway

Trip Itinerary:

12:15 PM Depart | 8:00 PM Return – Swartz Creek Senior Center

1:45 PM to 5:45 PM – Firekeepers Casino

6:45 PM to 7:15 PM – Michigan International Speedway

Deadline: November 18, 2019

Swartz Creek Senior Center Travel Policy

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Travelers' Requirements:

All participants must be 50 years of age or older and have an updated Swartz Creek Senior Center Participation Form on file at the time of sign-up. It is the responsibility of the member to inform the staff at the center prior to signing up for a trip if they have a disability or  health condition requiring accommodations. The trip coordinator will make arrangements for any possible accommodations, and will inform the traveler of any limitations. 

Reservations:

Payment for one-day and overnight trips must be made in full in order to reserve your seat. Trips for two or more nights require a deposit, followed by the payment in full by the deadline date. payment may be made by cash or check payable to the Swartz Creek Area Senior Center. Credit cards are not accepted.

Cancellations:

Please call the center as soon as possible if you are unable to keep your reservation. All cancellations insure a $15.00 administrative fee which id deducted from any refund due to the member. Refund of the balance will be paid only if your seat can be canceled with the tour company, and no loss is incurred by the center. Be sure to read individual trip information - as some trips may require traveler to agree to a departure location other than the senior center. No refunds will be given due to change of departure if it has been disclosed on the trip flyer. During inclement weather, if the tour company providing the trip does not cancel, the traveler will not be entitled to any refund. 

During the Trip:

on the morning of departure, please park your vehicle away from the building entrances. All travelers must check-in with the group leader before boarding the bus. No seats may be reserved in advance, except those for group leader and persons with disabilities who have requested accommodation when signing up for the trip No smoking or alcohol consumption is allowed on the motor coaches.


Please carry emergency information in your purse or wallet. In case of illness or accident, please inform the group leader. An ill or injured traveler needs to understand that the trip itinerary will need to proceed with minimal delays to the groups. 


It is customary (voluntary) to tip the bust driver $1.00 to $2.00 per person per day. If you feel the driver has provided exceptional service, you may want to tip accordingly.


Additional Information

Please contact Melinda Soper, Swartz Creek Area Senior Center, At 810-635-4122