Maine, the Big E and more
Several trips are available in September and October:
1 Sept. 6: Maine Rocky Coastline, 4 days, 3 nights at the Rockland Harborview Hotel, Rockland, Camden and Boothbay Harbor, guided tour of the rocky coast of Maine, Mount Battie, cruise and lobster bake, Boothbay Harbor, wine tasting at Cellardoor Winery, Cabbage Island, Maine State Prison Showroom, Portland and 4 meals. Cost is $549.
1 Sept. 19: Big E, Connecticut Day, includes admission, $74.
1 Oct. 3: Culinary Institute of America Caterina de Medici Ristorante, lunch, guided tour of Culinary and FDR Home, $142.
1 Oct. 7: Brooklyn Neighborhoods, guided tour of landmarks, movie sights and great views, lunch at Juniors, $124.
1 Oct. 21: Hudson River, 2-hour cruise, lunch overlooking Hudson, Brotherhood Winery, $135.
All bus tours depart from Cromwell, North Haven, Milford and Fairfield. For information call 203-483-6330 or 800-967-1993 or visit www.tatoursonline.com.
Boston or Atlantic City
F. Seniors and Friends is offering the following trips:
1 Aug. 25: Quincy Market and St. Anthony Feast. Cost is $45 per person. Pickup at 8 a.m. in West Haven and North Haven.
1 Jan. 2-4, 2019: Atlantic City, at the Resorts Casino. Cost is $229 per person and includes 4 m,eals, $20 slot play and two shows.
For information or reservations, call Fred at 203-389-5808 or 203-927-4249.
Tree Swallow Cruise and Wine Tasting
The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District’s 14th annual Tree Swallow Cruise and Wine Tasting to benefit the Connecticut River Watch Program will be held from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 21 aboard the RiverQuest at Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam.
Three-hour sunset cruise, fine wines and food, and the swallow ballet.
Tickets are $95 per person, can be reserved by calling 860-346-3282. For information and photos of last year’s cruise, visit www.conservect.org/ctrivercoastal. The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Middletown, works to conserve the natural resources of towns in the lower Connecticut River watershed and coastal areas.
Visit Providence or Lancaster
MFR Travelers is offering the following trips: Aug. 18: Providence, Italian Style. Visit Rhode
1 Island’s Federal Hill neighborhood, including a bakery tour, historical sites of the Renaissance City aboard a Venetian gondola, guided tour of Providence showcasing the Italian connection, and an Italian-style lunch on Federal Hill. Cost is $138 per person; a deposit of $65 is due on signup with balance due 30 days prior to the trip. Bus leaves at 7:45 a.m. from West Haven’s First Avenue Commuter Lot, Exit 43 off Interstate 95 south; returns approximately 6-7 p.m.
Oct. 3-5: “Jesus” at the Sight & Sound Theatre
1 and “Songs of the Silver Screen” at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster County. Trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights at the Eden Resort, dinner at the Stockyard Inn, the two shows, Kreider Farm, inhome Amish dinner, Amish farmland tour, shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village and Bird-inHand Farmers Market, Sands Casino w/bonus package, hotel baggage handling, all taxes, meal gratuities and guide gratuities. Cost is $500 per person, double occupancy; $582 single and $446 per person triple. A $50 deposit is due upon signup with balance due Sept. 1. Trip departs at 7:30 a.m. from West Haven’s First Avenue Commuter Lot, Exit 43 off Interstate 95 south.
For information or reservations, call Mary at 203-430-1161 or Frances at 203-469-6290. Phone reservations must be made before sending payment via mail to: Frances Amendola, 37 Bradley Ave, East Haven, CT 06512.
Special rates to Canada
Special rates are being offered on Boston to Canada cruises aboard Royal Carribean’s Serenade of the Seas Sept. 23 and Oct. 7, 21 and 28 as “a big thank you to our heroes.”
“We value the valor of our brave police,firefighters and military personnel and appreciate everything you do to keep us secure,” organizers said in a release.
For list of sailings this fall, contact Sal at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-669-5697; or Nancy at 860-391-5435.
Sail to the Bahamas
Terry’s Family & Friends is offering an 8night cruise to Bahamas and Bermuda June 28-July 6, 2019, departing from Cape Liberty, N.J., aboard the Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas.
Balcony cabins are $1,348.36 per person, $978.36 per person for inside cabins. and outside cabins available upon request; $50 onboard credit per cabin. Transportation to pier to be announced.
For information, call Terry at 203-464-9993.
Casino trips set
The East Haven Senior Center and Pearls of Pauline are co-sponsoring trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino Aug. 15, Sept. 5, Oct. 10 and Nov. 7.
Cost is $25 per person and includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation, casino package ($10 slot play and food voucher for free buffet or $10 in any food vendor), and driver’s tip. Bingo on your own.
Coach departs from the senior center at 7:30 a.m. with a pick-up in Madison at 8 a.m.
For information and reservations, call senior center at 203-468-3277 or Pauline at 203-4682148.
The East Haven Senior Center is offering the following trips:
1 Sept. 12: Best of Stockbridge including the Red Lion Inn and the Norman Rockwell Museum, cost is $139.
1 Sept. 19: The Big E, cost is $55.
1 Oct. 10: Oktoberfest at Krucker’s Resoirt, cost is $113.
1 Oct. 24: Lunch at Carmine’s, then your choice of show, either “Wicked” or “My Fair Lady,” cost is $259.
1 Nov. 7-9: Atlantic City Resorts Casino, $249.
1 Nov. 8: “Phantom of the Opera” at the Westchester Broadway Theater, cost, is $105.
1 Nov. 14: A musical tribute to Neil Diamond at the Twin River Casino, cost is $91.
1 Nov. 30: Christmas in Connecticut, with the Festival of Trees, lunch and the Mark Twain House, cost is $105.
1 Dec. 6: Blue Christmas with Elvis at the Log Cabin, cost is $101.
1 Dec. 11: The Times Square Band at the Aqua Turf, cost is $79.
1 March 12, 2019: “Rhythm of the Dance” at Westchester Broadway Theatre, $109.
1 April 25, 2019: “Newsies” at Westchester Broadway Theatre, $109.
1 July 16-19, 2019: Niagara Falls, $630 per person, double occupancy.
Fliers available at the East Haven Senior Center, 91 Taylor Ave. in East Haven. Call 203468-3277.
Pearls of Pauline
Pearls of Pauline has several trips planned: 1 Aug. 14: Lobster Feast at the Log Cabin. Cost is $82 and includes a show, “The Kings and Queens of Country,” and all gratuities.
1 Oct. 16: Jeff Barnhart and the Swingin’est German Band in the Land at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Mass. Cost is $80 per person and includes transportation, show, hors d’oeuvre welcome platter, luncheon and driver gratuity.
For information or reservations, call Pauline at 203-468-2148.
Sikorsky Retirees trips
Sikorsky Retirees Union 1150 is offering the following trips:
1 Aug. 16: Bobby Rydell at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Family-style meal, $106.
1 Sept. 13, 2018: The Accords, Memories Are Made Of This, at the Grand Oak Villa in Oakville. Family-style meal, wine, $87.
1 Sept. 23-29, Myrtle Beach and a show, trip to Charleston, S.C., 6 nights lodging, 10 meals, 3 evening shows, matinee show, free time in Charleston, visit to Broadway on the Beach, visit to the amazing Brookgreen Gardens, $679. 1 Octoberfest at Krucker’s in Pomona New York. A full day of entertainment, food, fun and music, $83.
1 Dec. 10, 2018: White Christmas the holiday music of Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Family-style meal, $90. 1 May 5-18, 2019: Mediterranean cruise, ship overnights in Venice, round-trip Barcelona Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas. Nice, France; Florence/Pisa, Italy; Rome; Amalfi Coast, Italy; Croatia; Kotor, Montenegro. Cost is $2,549 flights included, 14 days, 12 nights, round-trip transportation to airport.
For fliers and information, contact Ramona Rubin 203-736-7900 or 203-736-0071.