Senior center is sponsoring trips

PARTY TICKET PURCHASE: When buying tickets for table-assigned parties all Members can pick up numbers at 9:00 AM for ticket sale at 9:30 AM.  Members buying party tickets at 1:00 PM can pick up numbers at 11:30 AM.   When purchasing Birthday or Social Party tickets, no numbers are used. Please present your up-to-date Membership Card and your partner’s Membership Card at sign up.  (Two tickets may be purchased.)  If you live out-of-town, you can have another member purchase your ticket with your Membership Card. Only on the first day of ticket sales do we follow the specified time for selling: 9:30 to 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Tickets will be sold up until the Wednesday (12:00 Noon) before the event. Checks payable to: Shelton Senior Center.

TRIP REGISTRATION: On the day of REGISTRATION, all members interested in the trip should come to the Center at 9:00 AM and take a number at the Reception Desk.  Each member may register them self and one (1) other member.  Registration begins at 9:30 AM.  Please have Membership Cards for both you and your partner; your check and meal selection if needed. Registration will be on a first come ~ first serve basis.  After the initial Registration, you may register any time.  Please Note:  Trips must be paid for by check (no cash) made payable to the Travel Agency sponsoring the trip.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you have to cancel your trip, please notify the Center.  We will make every effort to reimburse your ticket from our “Wait List.”  Please do not transfer the ticket yourself or ask another member to do so - we will need the proper information for the replacement, registration and refund.


There may be multiple stops for some of these trips.


September 5.  Cost:  $111.00. Join us for Music Week at Mohonk Mountain House located in New Platz, NY.  The breath-taking views and hospitality are yours to explore throughout the day.  You’ll feast at the fabulous Grand Buffet for lunch and then have time to stroll the award-winning gardens or relax by the lake.  Because this is music week, you’ll enjoy two concerts throughout the day. Music varies from classical to contemporary, Broadway to Big Band and everything in between!  You’ll also enjoy a trip into the Mohonk Barn Museum.  Inside you’ll find an extensive collection of antiques and treasures from Mohonk’s past.  Complimentary Tea and Cookies will be served following the afternoon music performance. There will be a 15% discount at the Gift Shop or Greenhouse Garden Shop for our travelers.  Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


September 8 ~ 12.  Cost:  $559.00 PP Double: $554.00 PP Triple; $724.00 Single. Deposit:  $50.00 PP.  Final payment due:  August 8.  we take a morning departure from the Center with a lunch stop en route, on own. By mid-afternoon we arrive at The Villa Roma Resort located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains in Callicoon, NY for the next four nights.  the resort will serve us three delicious meals a day throughout our stay, beginning with dinner.  Enjoy a full day of scheduled activities with Indoor and Outdoor Bocce and Shuffleboard tournaments, BINGO, Horse and Turtle Racing, Water Aerobics, Sit & Get Fit, Arts & Crafts, Dance Classes, Cosmetic Demonstrations and much more.  Also included is nightly entertain and use of the indoor and outdoor heated pools. We  will also stop at the Monticello Raceway and Casino in NY for a few hours of trotter horse racing. Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

BIG “E” FAIR: September 17. Cost: $49.00. The Big “E” is New England’s Great State Fair. Enjoy a wide variety of events, including: The Avenue of States, agricultural and livestock events, the Magic Midway, the paradise of shopping and browsing and food for all tastes!  Includes transportation and admission to the Big “E.” Gratuities included.   Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


October 14. Cost:  $105.00. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


October 15 - 17.  Cost:  $455.00 PP Double; $440.00 PP Triple; $579.00 Single.  Deposit:  $50.00 PP.  Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


October 28. Cost: $22.00.  REGISTRATION:  September 5.  Names Called:  7:45 AM.  Includes:  Land Jet Motorcoach, Casino Package and gratuity.  Cash or Check payable to the Shelton  Senior Center.


November 6.  REGISTRATION:  September 12.  Cost:  $65.00.  Get out your poodle skirt and comb back your “DA” ~ we’re going back to the 50’S.  And it’s in Milford, CT at the Costa Azzurra Restaurant.  First enjoy a delicious lunch with a choice of:  Sliced Sirloin Steak, Stuffed Sole or Chicken Parmesan.  After lunch, the show “It’s All About the Fifties” staring Big John Hartman begins.  He’ll take you back to the many styles of music that came over the airwaves during this incredible decade.  Tap your feet and sing along!  Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR: November 20.  REGISTRATION:  September 19.  Cost:  $161.00.  An annual Holiday event.  Delicious family style lunch at Carmine’s and then enjoy the beautiful Christmas show. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


December 4.  REGISTRATION:  October 10.  Cost:  $99.00.  Today we travel to Williamstown, MA to the Williams Inn for a day filled with merriment and a wonderful Christmas Feast.  You’ll be greeted by the Beefeater Guards and the festivities begin with the Cook’s Procession.  Feast on the grand Holiday Buffett.  After, you will be entertained by Miss B. Haven Cabaret Troupe ~ they will sing and swing to some of your old favorites ~ songs of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s as well as Holiday favorites.  We will later make a brief stop at the Yankee Candle and then head over to the dazzling Bright Nights holiday light display at Forest Park. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


TRUMP TAJ MAHAL IN ATLANTIC CITY:  December 7 - 8.  REGISTRATION:  October 17.  Cost:  $139.00 PP Double; $134.00 PP Triple or $173.00 Single.  Deposit:  $50.00 PP at registration.  There may be multiple pick-ups on this trip.  Day One:  Depart to the Trump Taj Mahal located on the Boardwalk.  You’ll receive your Casino package upon arrival and the remainder of the day is your to enjoy.  Day Two:  After Breakfast (on your own) we depart for the Tropicana Casino and Resort. Your morning is free until 2:30 PM when you’ll enjoy the matinee performance of Hollywood Christmas, featuring Laura Roth.  Amazingly versatile, she will appear as Barbara Streisand, Brenda Lee, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and more.  After the show we depart for home, with dinner on route (on your own). Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


THIS JUST IN ~ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  UCONN WOMEN V/ UCLA AT MOHEGAN SUN ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21.  More information to follow in October Newsletter.  Save the Date.  Great Holiday Gift!


April 7~16, 2015. Cost: $2,999.00 PP Double; $3,399.00 Twin.  Includes: Air out of NYC, air taxes/fees, hotel transfers and early booking discount of $250.00 and ground transportation to/from Airport from our Center.  Ten day tour includes 14 meals.  To learn more, join us for a presentation by Collette Tours on Friday, September 26 at 10:30 AM.  Deposit of $250.00 PP plus insurance due by October 7.  Final Payment due February 7.  More information to follow.

TRIP PARKING:  When traveling with the Senior Center, please park in the Police/Senior parking lot if there are spaces available.  If there are no available spaces, you may park in the outer and far end area of the Senior Center Lot. Thank you for your co-operation.