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                                                                        New       Noshing Tour of NYC
                                                                      (early deadline, April 1, 2010)
                                                                      Our trip will begin at the world-famous deli, Zabar’s on the
                                                                      Upper West Side to enjoy coffee, cheeses, and prepared foods.
                                                                      Then we’ll head down to Greenwich Village for a stop on Bleeker
                                                                      St. to check out the bakeries, pastry cafes, cheese shops, and
                                                                      much more. Then it’s off to the Lower East Side for stops at many
                                                                      neighborhood bakeries. Next up is Chinatown, filled with live fish
                                                                      markets, fruit markets, and exotic food shop. Finally, the tour ends
                                                                      in Little Italy to check out the many bakeries, restaurants and
Day #2 in an Advanced                                                 shops. This trip includes a tour guide, and each stop will include
                                                                      time on your own to explore, with time after the tour as well.
Alien Civilization - New York City
                                                                      Itinerary is subject to change, and there is no formal lunch time as
Romp through the most preposterous landscapes of New York
                                                                      the idea is to “nosh” your way through NY.
City. See the walled Centrum in Forest Hills, Queens, visit a
neighborhood where the houses are built on stilts in the water.       Location:      NYC
Walk across the Cross Bay Bridge in Brooklyn, walk the Bayonne        Day:           Sat., June 5 (registration deadline is April 1)
Bridge (the world’s longest arch bridge) and ride on the Pulaski      Time:          (480005-A) Bus departs W lot at 7 a.m. and will
Skyway. The total hiking distance is approximately 7 miles so                        return approximately 8 p.m.
wear good walking shoes. Carry at least $45 for meals,                Fees:          (480004-A) $79 for residents of Mansfield,
subway, etc.                                                                         Tolland, Coventry, and Ashford
                                                                                     $89 for residents of other towns.
Group Leader: David Whitworth is an experienced tour guide
                                                                                     Fee includes the bus and the tour. All food will be
              with over 25 years experience in leading tours in
                                                                                     purchased on your own.
              New York City.
Location:     New York City                                           James Taylor and Carole King
Day:          Sat., April 24 (Registration deadline is April 2)
                                                                      at Tanglewood (registration deadline is June 15)
Time          (380002-A) Bus departs “W” lot on Rt. 195 at 8
                                                                      James Taylor and Carole King return to Tanglewood as part of
              a.m. and returns approx. midnight.
                                                                      their 2010 World Tour, featuring a band of legendary musicians.
Fee:          $56 for residents/$66 for non-residents
                                                                      Fireworks will follow the concert. Register early. Tickets are
              For residents of Ashford, Coventry and Tolland the
                                                                      expected to sell out. We will not have a stop on the way to
              $10 non-resident fee is waived.
                                                                      Tanglewood. The show starts at 7 p.m. The grounds open at 4.
              (fee includes transportation and guide)
                                                                      We will arrive shortly after 4 p.m. There are plenty of places to
Bronx Zoo                                                             buy dinner inside, but you’re welcome to bring in food, coolers,
                                                                      wine, etc. There is no cooking allowed on the grounds.
The Bronx Zoo is one of the premier zoos in the world and covers
more than 265 acres. It is home to more than 4000 animal              Location:      Tanglewood, Lenox, MA
species. Your POP (Pay one Price) pass includes the exhibits,         Date:          Sun., July 4
attractions and special rides. You will want to experience the Zoo    Time:          (480005-A) Bus will leave W lot at 2 p.m. and
Shuttle, Wild Asia Monorail, Skyfari Cable Car (one way)                             will return approximately midnight (2 hours after
Children’s Zoo, World of Darkness, World of Reptiles, Jungle                         the fireworks are over.
World, Tiger Mountain, Congo Gorilla Rain Forest and the              Fee:           $60 for residents of Mansfield, Tolland, Ashford,
Butterfly Gardens. Exhibits are both inside and out, and it is hard                  and Coventry. $70 for residents of other towns.
to see the entire zoo in just one day. Bring your camera, your                       Fee includes bus and lawn ticket to the show.
best walking shoes and your lunch if you want or you may
purchase it at the zoo.
Location:      Bronx, NY
Day:           Sat., May 8 (registration deadline is April 23)               Looking forward to Summer?
Time:          Bus departs “W” lot at UConn at 7 a.m. and
               returns approx. 8 p.m. There will be a dinner stop
               on the way home.                                              Save the dates
Fees:          (480003-A) Bronx Zoo Adult $65, Child/Senior
               (ages 2-12 or 65 and up) $60                                         Whale Watch Plymouth, MA
               All prices listed are for Mansfield, Tolland,                             end of July or beg of August.
               Ashford, and Coventry residents. Residents of all             Maker Faire in NYC
               other towns should add $10 for each person.                           Sept. 25 Details in Summer brochure