Seniority on the Go

Spring 2015

Day Trips

South Pacific at LaComedia Dinner Theatre

  • Wednesday, April 22: Bethesda North Hospital and Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 9:30 a.m.
  • Return: 3:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $91 per person
  • Limited to 42 travelers only

Price includes: Excellent seats, buffet lunch, special dessert, big musical story, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/ tips/gratuities.
South Pacific—one of the most loved of all Broadway musicals—is set on an unnamed island during WWII. The music of Rodgers and Hammerstein will come to life before you with lyrical hits like “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” “There Is Nothing Like A Dame,” and “Bali Hai.” As the love story unfolds, you will understand why the original production won 10 Tony Awards. Delicious lunch buffet with dessert included.

Cincinnati—Then and Now! A Limited Walking Tour

  • Wednesday, May 13: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Thursday, May 14: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Friday, May 22: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 9 a.m.
  • Return: 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $88 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, tour of downtown Cincinnati, delicious lunch, all taxes/tips/gratuities. Did you shop at Shillito’s, McAlpin’s, Gidding-Jenny or Mabley’s? Where do folks shop now? Where were the newspapers, our Enquirer and the Times-Star? Old parks like Washington, Piatt, Lytle and new ones—Smale, Riverfront and Bicentennial Commons. Old streetcar stops and where you went for entertainment like the Schubert, Albee, Keith’s, Taft. Now it’s the Aronoff and Ensemble Theatre! Cincinnati Heritage Programs will show us the places you remember, and even ones you forgot. Lunch will be at Washington Platform, established in 1860. You must be able to get on and off the bus for this trip, but the only walking will be at the restaurant.

I Love Lucy! (Don’t you?)

  • Tuesday, June 9: Bethesda North Hospital and Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Depart: 6 p.m.
  • Return: 11 p.m.
  • Cost: $138 per person
  • Limited to 48 travelers only

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, excellent seats, and all taxes/tips/gratuities. Be part of the audience for three of the favorite episodes of one of the funniest, most warmly remembered situation comedies of all time, I Love Lucy! You are part of the television audience and filming. From our excellent seats, you will see how these shows were made as well as experience the laughter and good times of a stage full of your favorite I Love Lucy! characters.

Blooms of Summer

  • Wednesday, June 24: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Thursday, June 25: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 10 a.m.
  • Return: 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $88 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, delicious lunch, make your own culinary herb pot or fairy garden, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.
McCabe’s Garden Center in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, has beautiful flowers and live plants. On this tour, you will make your own item to take home. Choices will be made ahead of time: either an herb pot with three fresh selections or a little fairy garden! If you haven’t heard of a fairy garden, think of magic in miniature—a container garden that incorporates small plants, furniture, bridges or stones. Lunch will be your choice of items from a short menu at local favorite Crescent Brewery. Grounds within the garden center are uneven and it is not wheelchair accessible.

Cincinnati Reds, Our Hometown Team

  • Wednesday, July 1: Blue Ash Target, Plainfield Road
  • Depart: 11 a.m.
  • Return: After the game
  • Cost: $64 per person

Price includes: Reserved seat ticket, bottled water, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities. Join us for our annual outing to Great American Ballpark to cheer our hometown team onto victory against the Minnesota Twins. Nothing says “summer” more than a day of Cincinnati baseball that also includes no parking hassles and reserved seating with shelter from the sun.

Vrroooom! Jet Boats!

  • Tuesday, July 28: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Wednesday, July 29: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Thursday, July 30: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 10 a.m.
  • Return: 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $115 per person

Price includes: High-speed jet boat ride, delicious lunch, special tastings and demos at Galina Garlic, Antique Firefighting Museum, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities. Twelve passengers at a time will get the thrill of a lifetime during a 30-minute high-speed jet boat ride down the Ohio
River. Others will get to enjoy samples, tastings and demos at the Galina Garlic shop in Downtown Madison, while yet a third group will visit the Antique Firefighting Museum. We will switch around so everyone will get to participate in all the events. This trip requires uphill walking, ability to climb into the jet boat, and the desire to have fun! Limited to 36 persons per day.

D-Day! Normandy 1944

  • Tuesday, August 18: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Wednesday, August 19: Good Samaritan Western Ridge
  • Thursday, August 20: Bethesda North Hospital
  • Depart: 10:30 a.m.
  • Return: 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $101 per person

Price includes: Motor coach transportation, Washington Platform lunch, OmniMax theatre movie, Treasures of our Military Past exhibit, and all taxes/tips/gratuities.
Normandy, D-Day—events that played vital roles in America. The incredible OmniMax Theatre will bring this important part of history to life. We will then view the Treasures of our Military Past in the special exhibit hall that highlights artifacts from the Revolutionary War to the first Gulf War. Lunch is included at the Washington Platform downtown. Entrance ticket is included to the Cincinnati Historical Museum.

Multi-Night Trips

Mystery 2015–Where? It’s a Mystery!

*Adding a second bus!

  • Monday, April 27–Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  • Cost: Starting at $564 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights accommodations, 1 breakfast treat, 2 buffet breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, professional step-on-guide, all included admissions/tours, motor coach transportation, and taxes/tips/gratuities. We can’t tell you where we are going, but we can tell you it will be LOADS of fun. Our mystery trips always sell out fast, and this one did! But, we have added a second bus to accommodate the mystery lovers. Don’t hesitate or it might be too late; call for your registration form right away!

Historic National Road

  • Wednesday, June 10–Friday, June 12, 2015 (*please note date change)
  • Cost: Starting at $575 per person, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: Two nights accommodations, 1 breakfast treat, 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, tour guide, 2 boat rides, all museums, tours and entertainment, The Wilds safari tour, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities. The historic National Road was early America’s busiest road to the West and it passes right through Ohio. Started in 1806, “Main Street America” helped move people, goods, and crops to the western expansion. Learn about this fascinating piece of our history, while also enjoying the Zane Grey Museum, pottery, the world’s oldest and largest flag manufacturer, Roscoe Village, a boat ride on the Lorena sternwheeler, horse-drawn canal boat ride, Ravens Glenn Winery, and much more. We will take an
incredible safari to The Wilds open-range animal conservation center as well as the Hopalong Cassidy Museum.

Back to the 50s!

  • Thursday, August 13–Friday, August 14, 2015
  • Cost: Double starting at $355 per person (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: One night accommodations, breakfast treats, 1 full breakfast, 2 lunches with dessert, 1 dinner with dessert, tour guide entire trip, museum entrances, factory tours, whistle for everyone, Graeters tour and ice cream cone, Big Band entertainment and all taxes/tips/gratuities.

Small-town America will be showcased and remembered at every stop of this tour. See post-war toy trains, dolls, and a miniature circus at the MidOhio Historical Museum. Lunch on hamburgers, fries, cole slaw and pies in a 50s-style diner. Music and 50s memorabilia will set the mood for our tour of “1950—Building the American Dream.” Visit a porcelain and steel Lustron home—sit on the couch, play on the lawn, spin a record, see it all. Dinner will be at 94th Aero Squadron, a WWI and WWII aviation-themed restaurant, and then enjoy Big Band music with a live, 17-piece band! Your second day includes the Krema Nut Factory with samples and a private tour at the Motts Military Museum, which houses everything from early photos of Robert E. Lee to Hitler’s personal note paper and Colin Powell’s uniform. After lunch at the River Club, we head on to the American Whistle Factory where whistles are made for the NFL, the New York Police Department and the U.S. military. Everyone will get an American Whistle! Our last treat: see the Graeters factory, learn how they make their fabulous ice cream and enjoy a cone as we travel home.

The Hatfields and the McCoys!

  • Monday, October 12–Thursday, October 15, 2015
  • Cost: Double starting at $885, double occupancy (optional insurance at additional cost)

Price includes: 3 nights accommodations, breakfast treats, 3 full breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, narrated train ride, Blenko Glass tour, Bunker tour at Greenbrier, Heritage farm tour, Stolen Pig Dinner, motor coach transportation, and all taxes/tips/gratuities. Will you be a Hatfield or McCoy? Did you marry outside your clan? Hold your fire! Find out what this famous feud was all about, the history of the land, and even enjoy a Stolen Pig Dinner! See a frontier cabin from 1850, and 16 different buildings that bring you from wild open-range life to the industrial society of today. See handblown glass, and visit the area coalfields. See the site of the Matewan Massacre and learn the origin of the expression “redneck.” Travel by train from Huntington to White Sulfur Springs through the scenic New River Gorge. Visit the Cold War’s Greenbrier Bunker built as a fallout shelter for Congress by the Eisenhower administration. Visit Tamarack, see Adena, home of Thomas Worthington, father of Ohio statehood, and enjoy a lunch of smoked ham and apple pie! Join us for this historic and fun tour!

Partners in Travel

London and Paris, Presented by Collette Vacations

  • Monday, October 5–Monday, October 12, 2015
  • Cost: $3,999 per person, double occupancy with discount (OR $4,199 after 4/6/2015)

Price includes: Round-trip airfare, 3 nights in Paris, 3 nights in London in first-class hotels, 9 meals, hometown pick-up, Buckingham Palace, Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, Big Ben, and much, much more! Experience two of the world’s most popular and exciting cities on one fabulous tour. Unpack just once in each city and discover the beauty and allure of London and Paris. Take an overnight flight to London, then visit Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and enjoy one of London’s finest theatre performances! Take the Eurostar high-speed train to Paris and enjoy dinner at the Eiffel Tower! After dinner, enjoy a Seine River cruise against the backdrop of Paris’ glittering skyline—discover why Paris is the City of Light. See the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs-Elysees, and more. This is a wonderful introduction to these world-famous cities. Optional tours offered for Windsor Castle and the Louvre Museum.

Information Slide Shows:

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    RSVP 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 19, Noon
  • Twin Towers, College Hill
    RSVP 513 862 3633
    Thursday, March 19, 2 p.m
  • Bethesda North Hospital
    RSVP 513 865 1700
    Thursday, March 19, 6 p.m.
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