Northfield Senior Center offers a variety of travel opportunities including “Out to Lunch” excursions, day outings to specific events, and longer-term trips to both United States and world-wide destinations.
The Travel Committee plans, schedules, and escorts all events. “Out to Lunch” diners meet at the chosen restaurant. Trip attendees are transported by charter bus to many delightful, insightful and entertaining venues. Past adventures have found us visiting many of the Twin Cities’ museums or theaters, taking historical tours of many wonderful cities, or attending the State Fair. Occasionally, an overnight trip is planned.
Brochures and sign up information are available at the reception desk. For more information call 507-664-3700.
You may sign up for any of these trips ONLINE with credit card payment, or come into the Center and fill out a registration form, attach payment and put into registration slot behind the Reception Desk. To sign up online, click on the NAME of the trip.
TRIP: King’s Room St Olaf College
Thu, Dec 7
Join friends for the holiday luncheon at St. Olaf’s King’s Room. Since parking is a problem, either try to carpool or take the Hiawathaland Blue Route transit bus. You need to fill out a class registration slip and pay for this meal in advance. The cost includes a gratuity. Reservations are absolutely required.
Register by: Dec 4
Wed, Jan 10
10:30am – 4:30pm
Return to Springfield High and meet the “Crooning Crabcakes,” the boy group banned from the senior prom. The singing foursome is headed for fame and fortune by trying to win the local radio contest on Big Whopper Radio. Songs from this musical journey to the past include “Runaround Sue,” “Tears on My Pillow,” “Earth Angel,” and “The Glory of Love.”
Register by: Dec 22
TRIP – Noises Off (Artistry Theater, Bloomington Center for the Arts)
Sun, Feb 11
1 – 5:30pm
Laughs come in abundance in this hilarious play-within-a-play, inspired by the backstage antics of putting on an on-stage farce. Noises Off relishes in the sheer delight of just how ridiculous working in the theater can be, offering finely-tuned jokes and a sparkling ensemble cast that’s sure to leave you laughing.
Register by: Jan 19
Thu, Mar 15
7:30am – 7pm
Enjoy a fun-filled day trip to Wabasha. We will visit the National Eagle Center, take a candy tasting tour, then head off to view tiffany stained glass at the Grace Memorial Episcopal Church and visit SVI Creative Design to see demonstrations of the creation of concrete lawn ornaments. The final two stops are to Lark Toys and dine at Lake House on Pepin. The trip includes coffee, lunch and dinner
Register by: Feb 27