Senior center plans trips

Here are trips the Shelton Senior Center is planning. For more events, click here.

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.


GERMANFEST (THE WILLIAMS INN): October 24.  Please note date change. Names Called:  7:30 AM. Cost:  $81.00.   We depart from our Center heading to The Williams Inn in Williamstown, MA for a Germanfest Celebration. Enjoy authentic cuisine: Bratwurst, Knackwurst, Sauerbraten, Potato Pancakes, Pork Loin, Roast Baron of Beef and a fantastic Dessert Table!  Laugh and enjoy the interactive German-influenced entertainment. Our next stop is in South Deerfield and the famous Yankee Candle Company.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of their candle production and museum. There is also time for shopping. Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

SPELLBINDING DAY IN SALEM, MA:  October 29.  Cost:  $95.00.  Names Called:  6:45 AM.  Today we board our Motorcoach (not a broom) en route to Salem, MA.  We will visit and tour the House of Seven Gables, which was built in 1668 and inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous novel.  Lunch is included today at Victoria Station located at Pickering Wharf at Salem Harbor.  A choice of Prime Rib or Baked Haddock is served with all the trimmings.  After Lunch, we will visit the Salem Witch Museum.  View a powerful, half-hour, multisensory presentation on the famous 1692 Witch trials.  Gratuities included.  Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

RADIO CITY ~ CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR:  November 20.  Cost:  $155.00.  This is a no minimum tour, there will be multiple pickups. We are off to NYC to enjoy the spectacular Christmas Show at Radio City Music Hall.  Upon arrival you'll enjoy lunch at Carmine's~ served family style with platters of Rigatoni & Broccoli and Chicken Parmigiana.  Then to RCMH to enjoy the 2013 Radio City Christmas Spectacular. This is a wonderful way to start the Holiday Season! Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours. 

UCONN HUSKIES WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:  December 22.  Cost: $71.00. Calling all UCONN Fans ~ travel with us to Madison Square Garden for the Maggie Dixon Classic between the UCONN Women's Basketball Team and the University of California.  We will begin the day with a late morning drop off at Madison Square Garden and enjoy free time before the game.  Enjoy lunch on your own or get in a little last minute holiday shopping.  Then cheer on the defending Champions - there is nothing like seeing a game live!  This is the perfect gift for the UCONN fan - think of your family and friends. Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.



"BACKYARD PARADISE" ~ AT THE CT FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW:  February 20.  Cost:  $75.00.  REGISTRATION:  December 6.  Today we're off to Hartford with a lunch stop at the Chowder Pot.  Enjoy a choice of Prime Rib, Baked Stuffed Scrod or Chicken Cutlet Parmesan.  Next stop, the Connecticut Convention Center for the 33rd Annual CT Flower and Garden Show.  The theme this year is "Backyard Paradise."  The show boasts over 250 booths and over 12,000 square feet of competitive and horticulture exhibits.  The Flower Show is sure to brighten your day and lift those Winter doldrums!  Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

ESCAPE TO SOME SUN ~ MOHEGAN SUN:  February 25-26.  Cost:  $163.00 Double; $153.00 Triple or $233.00 Single.  REGISTRATION:  November 22.  Day One:  Depart from our Center en route to Mohegan Sun Casino.  Upon arrival you'll receive your bonus package and check into the hotel.  The remainder of the day is yours to gamble and enjoy your time at the Sun.  Dining in on your own ~ there are many restaurants to choose from. Enjoy swimming in the magnificent pool or  treat yourself to the luxurious day spa.   Day Two:  Enjoy breakfast on your own and another day of gambling, shopping or relaxing.  Check out is 11:00 AM.  Please have your bags ready - they can be held for you until departure time.  Departure and return time TBA.  Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


BROADWAY ~ BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY:  February 26.  Cost:  $183.00.  REGISTRATION:  November 15.  Deposit:  $50.00 PP.  Off we go to the Great White Way in NYC!  Upon arrival we'll lunch at the ever popular Carmine's.  Your meal is served family style with platters of Rigatoni with Broccoli and Chicken Parmigiana served with all the trimmings.  After lunch enjoy one of Broadway's newest sensations, Bridges of Madison County.  Based on the novel by Robert James Waller, this musical centers on a brief, four-day love affair between a National Geographic Photographer and an Italian-American housewife in 1965 Iowa - a beautiful love story.  Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

HISTORIC SOUTH ~ SAVANNAH, GA & CHARLESTON, SC:  April 4 ~ 11.  Cost:  $1,234.00 Double; $1,214.00 Triple or $1,699.00 Single.  Registration:  January 10.  Deposit:  $100.00 PP.  Final Payment:  March 21.  Full itinerary at Center.  Insurance available and suggested. Gratuities included.  Checks payable to Getaway Tours.


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.