TRIPS & EXCURSIONS
MOHEGAN SUN, MON., MAY 9. Bonus package $15 food & $15 free bet. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 9:00
am. Please be in the bus lobby at 4:00 pm and onboard the bus, ready to leave promptly at 4:15
pm. PRICE $20.00.
NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM, BRISTOL, THURS., MAY 12. Tour the magical
Carousel Museum which includes the art gallery & the Museum of Fire History. Lunch at the
museum: meat & cheese platter, rolls, salad, fruit, dessert, coffee & tea. End the day with a visit
to the gift shop. Mini-bus. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 9:30 am. Rtn. approx. 3:30 pm. PRICE: $20.00
FOXWOODS CASINO, MON., MAY 23. Bonus package of $15 food & $10 keno. Lv. Sr. Ctr.
8:00 am. Please be in bus lobby at 4:00 pm and on board bus, ready to leave promptly at 4:15
pm. PRICE $20.00.
WEST SIDE STORY, BUSHNELL, THURS., MAY 26. Over 50 years ago, a Broadway show
about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love changed musical theatre forever.
West Side Story is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Featuring such classics as Tonight,
Somewhere & Maria. Front balcony; some stairs. Mini-bus. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 6:45 pm. Rtn. approx.
9:30 pm. PRICE:$32.00
*MOHEGAN SUN, THURS., JUNE 2. Bonus package $15 food & $15 free bet. Lv. Sr. Ctr.
9:00 am. Please be in the bus lobby at 4:00 pm and onboard the bus, ready to leave promptly at
4:15 pm. PRICE $20.00.
TRIBUTE TO ELVIS, CHEZ JOSEF, AGAWAM, MA., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8. Ray
Guillemette, Jr., 10 time 1st place Elvis Presley impersonator rocks the house with his striking
look & high energy performance. Enjoy favorites such as Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Now or
Never, Return to Sender. Lunch: Chicken Francaise, vegetables, potato & Mud Pie. Mini-bus.
Lv. Sr. Ctr. 10:30 am. Rtn. approx.4:00 pm. PRICE: $50.00
HUDSON VALLEY WINERIES, TUES., JUNE 14. We will travel to Marlboro, NY, in the
heart of the Hudson Valley to visit the beautiful Benmari Winery, where we will tour the
vineyards, see the winemaking process and taste 6 of their popular wines. Lunch will be at the
waterfront Torches on the Hudson. Menu includes garden salad, chicken breast with artichoke &
sun dried tomatoes in a Marsala wine sauce or bruschetta tomatoes & fresh basil with penne
pasta, apple cobbler, soda or coffee. Our last stop will be at the Brotherhood Winery. A tour
guide will take us on a journey through history that ends with a tasting of their award-winning
wines. Coach bus. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 8:30 am. Rtn. approx. 6:45 pm. Meal choice due at sign up.
*MARTHA’S VINEYARD,_MON.,_ JUNE 20. (rain or shine). Join us as we travel to “The
Vineyard” for the day. Grandchildren over the age of 6 are welcome. Spend the day on your
own, visiting the beach or exploring the island. At the conclusion of our day, we will meet at a
pre-designated time and area to return to the ferry. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 5:00 am. Rtn. to Sr. Ctr. approx 8-
9:00 pm. PRICE $52.
POMPEII, THE EXHIBIT, NEW YORK CITY, THURS., JUNE 23. First stop, lunch at
Piestransanta Restaurant where you will choose an entrée upon arrival before going to the
Discovery Times Square Exposition Center for the New York premiere of Pompeii, The Exhibit.
Experience Pompeii before & after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago. Imagine the moment their
world vanished; see the miraculous artifacts unearthed since. Witness the life & death of those
frozen in time by ash. See over 250 artifacts, including the largest collection of body casts ever
displayed, as well as a dramatic skeleton collection. Enjoy a brand new, immersive movie
experience depicting a time lapsed representation starting from the moment of Vesuvius’
massive explosion. Coach Bus. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 8:15 a.m. Rtn. approx. 7:00 pm. PRICE: $98.00.
*FOXWOODS CASINO, THURS., JULY 7. Bonus package of $15 food & $10 keno. Lv. Sr.
Ctr. 9:00 am. Please be in bus lobby at 4:45 pm and on board bus, ready to leave promptly at
5:00 pm. PRICE $20.00
*I WISH YOU LOVE, HARTFORD STAGE, WED., JULY 13. In 1957 America was
entertained on tv and radio by the sweet sounds of Nat “King” Cole. His carefully manicured
image distracted a generation of white viewers from the reality of racial violence raging the
streets. Still, he believed that with enough talent and persistence he could be valued for the
strength of his character rather than the color of his skin. But as storm clouds gathered on the
horizon, trouble brewed in the studio where Cole was trying to live his dream. Mini-bus. Lv. Sr.
Ctr. 1:15 pm. Rtn. approx. 4:30 pm. PRICE: $35.00.
*BLOCK ISLAND, RI., FRI., JULY 15. Travel by coach bus to Pt. Judith, RI, and board the
ferry to Block Island. You will have approximately 4 hours to explore the island on your own.
Enjoy the restaurants, browse the shops, go to the beach, enjoy the sights. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 7:30 am.
Rtn. approx. 7:30pm. PRICE: $52.00
*SARATOGA RACES, MON.,_ JULY 25. Travel with us to Saratoga Springs, NY to enjoy
thoroughbred racing. We are taking a coach bus once again this year! Reserved grandstand
seating. Coffee stops en route. All food on your own. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 8:00 am. Rtn. approx. 8:00 pm.
*MOHEGAN SUN, MON., AUG. 1. Bonus package $15 food & $15 free bet. Lv. Sr. Ctr.
11:00 am. Please be in the bus lobby at 5:45 pm and onboard the bus, ready to leave promptly at
6:00 pm. PRICE $20.00
RED SOX BASEBALL THURS., AUG 4. Travel to Friendly Fenway to see a night game vs
Cleveland. Grandstand seating, Section 2, right field. All snacks/food on your own. Shared coach
bus with West Hartford. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 3:15 pm. Rtn. approx. 1:00 am (3 hours after the last out).
Limited number of tickets. Payment due by July 5. No refunds after that date. PRICE $65.00
*WICKED, THE BUSHNELL, THURS., AUG. 25. The untold story of the witches of Oz.
Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with Emerald
green skin, is smart, fiery, & misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious & very popular.
This is their story: how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West
& Glinda the Good. Mini-bus. Lv. Sr. Ctr. 12:00 noon. Rtn. approx. 4:30pm. PRICE: $75.00
“CRUISE TO NOWHERE” ON THE NORWEGIAN DAWN CRUISE SHIP, FRI., OCT.
28 - SUN. OCT. 30. Sail from Boston to international waters, where you will spend the next 2
nights. Enjoy lunch upon arrival, then relax and enjoy the amenities: variety shows & live music,
an action-packed casino, fitness center, pools, sports courts, and much more. Prices include
roundtrip land transportation, stateroom, port-related fees & taxes. (Cruise line terms &
conditions apply.) PRICE: inside stateroom $325.00 per person, DO/$565.00 SO; ocean view
stateroom $365.00 per person, DO/$615.00 SO; balcony stateroom $395.00 per person,
DO/$695.00 SO. Deposit of $150 due with reservation; balance due Aug. 15. Trip insurance is
available at an additional cost. Please note: no refunds without insurance.
ARE YOU INTERESTED?
We’ve got some great Senior Center trips in the planning stages . . Spring 2012: The bright
lights and excitement of Las Vegas. Fall 2012: Visit our beautiful national parks: Mt. Rushmore,
& Yellowstone. Spring 2013: London & Paris. See upcoming newsletters for more information.
The Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce notified us on April 8 that they have decided not to
sponsor the China trip they had been planning. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Bloomfield residents receive a 2-week priority registration for all trips.
The Senior Center reserves the right to substitute a mini-bus if any coach bus trip does not fill
The Senior Center is not responsible if casino bonus packages change.
Payment for trip reservations must be made within 3 days.
Coach bus seat assignments are made upon receipt of payment.
There is a 2-week cancellation policy for all day trips unless otherwise stated. Overnight trips
are nonrefundable without the additional purchase of cancellation insurance when available.
We appreciate separate checks for each trip. Checks for trips should be made payable to the
“Town of Bloomfield.”