See a play, eat some lobster or cruise the Danube
Bayer Retirees is offering the following trips:
⏩ May 23: “Newsies” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Package includes roundtrip motor coach, full-course luncheon at theater, matinee performance, meal taxes and gratuities and driver gratuity. Cost is $105 per person; payment due April 1. Bus departs at 9:15 a.m. from Yale Parking Lot on Frontage Road in Orange, returns at approximately 7 p.m. For reservations or information, call 203-878-7966. Make checks payable to Senior Board of Retirees Inc. and mail to Toni Raccio, 443 Swanson Crescent, Milford CT 06461.
⏩ July 23: “The Magic of Motown” and twin lobsters at the Log Cabin. Package includes roundtrip motorcoach, twin lobsters (or prime rib) show, meal taxes and gratuities and driver gratuity. Cost is $92 per person. Bus departs at 9:15 a.m. from Yale Parking Lot on Frontage Road in Orange, returns at 5 p.m. For reservations or information, call 203-878-7966. Make checks payable to Senior Board of Retirees Inc. and mail to Toni Raccio, 443 Swanson Crescent, Milford CT 06461.
⏩ Dec. 8-18: Christmas on the Danube, featuring a 6-night Danube River cruise. Trip includes 11 days, 21 meals (9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners). Highlights include Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Gluhwein Party, Vienna, Hofburg Palace, Vienna Opera House, Christmas Markets. Book now at save $450 per person; prices start at $3,998 (call for rates after April 9). Included in price are round-trip air from New York, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers. Not included is cancellation waiver and insurance of $385 per person. For reservations or information, call 203-878-7966.
Show Extravaganza Trip
Horizons Travelers and Diamond Tours is offering a Branson, Mo., Show Extravaganza Trip June 8-16.
Cost is $849 per person, double occupancy. Single and triple rates are also available.
Cost includes 8 nights lodging, including 4 consecutive nights in Branson Missouri area, 14 meals, admission to 7 fabulous Branson shows (3 morning shows, 3 evening shows, and one dinner show on the showboat Branson Belle).
Trip departs Miller Library parking lot, 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden at 8 a.m., with a pickup at the commuter parking lot at Exit 40 off Interstate 95 in Milford at 8:30 a.m.
A $75 deposit per person holds a seat. For information or reservations, call 203-671-9384.
Milford Senior Center events and trips
The Milford Senior Center is offering the following:
⏩ A presentation will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 15 for a trip to Jekyll Island, Savannah and Charleston slated for May 19-25. Trip is 7 days and includes 11 meals, 2 nights at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 2 nights in historic Savannah and 2 nights in Charleston, tours of plantations, Fort McAllister Historic Park, Charleston Harbor cruise, air from LGA, transfers from Senior Center, tour manager and driver gratuities and more. Cost is $2,999 per person, double occupancy. Early booking discount available at presentation.
⏩ Annual Travel Expo Showcase, 4 p.m. Jan. 28. Trips for 2019 and 2020 will be available for booking, as well as slideshow presentations for many of the trips. Take advantage of early booking discounts. Destinations include Switzerland, New Mexico, Arizona and more.
For information on available day tours or to RSVP for presentations, call 203-877-5131, ext. 2119.
Bus trips, shows available
Christ the Redeemer Knights of Columbus is running the following bus trips.
⏩ Atlantic City, Cape May and Philadelphia, May 7-9, $377.
⏩ Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, June 26-July 4, $1,099.
⏩ Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Norfolk, Sept 9-13, $711.
⏩ Lancaster show trip, “The Miracle of Christmas” and “Joy to the World,” Nov 6-8, $392.
Call John Benard at 203-8772737 for fliers.
See D.C., Cape May and more
Several spring trips are available locally with departures from Cromwell, North Haven, Milford and Fairfield:
⏩ April 24: Culinary Institute of America & Millbrook Winery tour and tasting, $145.
⏩ April 26/May 17: Washington, D.C., 4 days, 3 meals, guided day and night tours, Capitol Building, Library of Congress, Old Towne Alexandria, Baltimore, $569.
⏩ April 27: Harlem Apollo Theater, Carmine’s lunch, Harlem bus tour, $142.
⏩ April 27: NYC Botanical Gardens, Orchid Show: Singapore theme with time on Arthur Avenue, $102.
⏩ April 27: Bronx Zoo, Total Experience Ticket, $95, child $85.
⏩ May 19: Cape May, 3 days, 4 meals, LaMer Beachfront Hotel, trolley tour, Washington Inn, winery, mansions, $519.
⏩ May 28: Niagara Falls, Embassy Suites with fallsview rooms, 4 days, 3 meals, $669.
Overnight tours have a $10 discount per person if booked by March 15. For information or a brochure on all tours, call 203-4836330 or visit www.tatoursonline.com.
Take a Caribbean cruise
A 14-day Caribbean cruise is being offered Jan. 19-Feb. 2, 2020, aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Bliss.
Visits San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Tortola, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Barbados and Antigua. Choose 2 offers: Beverage Package; $50 Per Port Shorex Credit (per cabin); Specialty Dining Package; $100 On Board Credit for Balcony Cabin; $50 On Board Credit for Inside Cabin.
Balcony is $2,464.89 per person, inside is $1,754.89 per person. Outside prices upon request. Transportation to pier in New York TBA. If interested, call Terry at 203-464-9993.
Friendship Club outings
The Sikorsky Retirees Friendship Club is offering the following trips:
⏩ Feb. 19-21 to Bally’s and Caesar’s in Atlantic City. Trip is 3 days, 2 nights, includes two nights at Bally’s Hotel Casino, $50 slot bonus, $50 in meal vouchers, two shows in the Caesar’s theater. Cost is $225 per person, double occupancy, or $325 single.
⏩ May 21: “We’ve Only Just Begun,” the Carpenters remembrance show, at Chez Josef in Agawam, Mass. Cost is $89 per person and includes luncheon and show.
⏩ June 13: “On Your Feet” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Cost is $101 per person and includes full-course luncheon and show.
⏩ July 23: Twin lobsters or prime rib at the Log Cabin with “The Magic of Motown” show. Cost is $91 per person.
⏩ Aug. 22: “Mambo Italiano” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Cost is $101 per person and includes full-course luncheon and show.
For reservations or information, call Ruth Pavluvcik, 203-783-1173.