The Shelton Senior Center is planning trips

Here are some upcoming trips the Shelton Senior Center is planning:

On the day of registration, all members interested in the trip should come to the center at 9 a.m. and take a number at the Reception Desk. Each member may register them self and one  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.


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.  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.  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.

PLANETS & SPACE:  March 27.  Cost:  $91.00.  (Maybe multiple pick-ups.)  REGISTRATION:   December 20.  Off we go to NYC.  Lunch will be at either Pietrasanta or Da Rosina's with a choice of entree upon arrival.  After lunch we will visit the $210 million addition to the American Museum of Natural History, The Rose Center for Earth and Space.  You can also view other museum exhibits at your own pace.  There is something of interest for everyone.  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.

"A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE" (WARNER THEATRE):  April 6.  Cost:  $85.00.  REGISTRATION:  February 7.   Today we are off to the San Marino Restaurant where you'll enjoy Veal Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala or Stuffed Filet of Sole. After lunch we're off to the Warner Theatre (Torrington) for the hit Broadway play "A View from the Bridge." Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

"MY HUSBAND'S WILD DESIRES" AT THE NEWPORT PLAYHOUSE: April 10. Cost: $89.00. REGISTRATION:  February 14. today we're off to the Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant. You will enjoy a great Buffet, a wonderful play and a fun-filled cabaret. Gratuities included. Checks payable to Getaway Tours.

HEART & LIGHTS ~ WITH THE ROCKETTES:  April 15.  Cost:  $137.00.  REGISTRATION:  January 17.   Deposit:  $50.00 pp. Final Payment:  April 4.  Off to NYC to enjoy lunch at the famous Italian restaurant Carmine's. After lunch we will depart to Radio City Music Hall to enjoy a brand new show, "Hearts & Lights" starring the world-famous Rockettes! 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.