We can still take deposits for our cruise to the Southern Caribbean February 6 – 18, 2021. The deposit is $100 and needs to be paid as soon as possible to hold the cabin. The prices are $1600, $1650, or $2000 depending on the type of cabin you want. If you need further details, please call Linda Bonner at 304-478-2423.
Lancaster trip #2
We still need more people to sign up for this trip. PLEASE call as soon as possible if you are interested. It will be the same as the May trip. We will see “Esther”, see the British Invasion at the American Music Theater, visit the Kreider farm where they milk the cows on a large carousel, and visit Kitchen Kettle. The cost is $485.
TRIPS FOR 2020
The trips we are working on for 2020 are:
1. June 30 & July 1—Pittsburgh Pirates, Gateway Clipper Luncheon Cruise, Heinz Museum, strip district shopping, and the Trolley Museum. $285
2. July 21 – 23—second trip to Lancaster to see “Esther”, visit Kreider Farm, and go to The American Movie Theater for a British Invasion show. $485
3. September 14—A visit to the churches in Cumberland, MD with the history of the area. This is a “Faith & Food” tour. We will be having a Jewish holiday breakfast, a lunch of ethnic German dishes, and an Italian dinner at Puccini’s restaurant. There will also be 2 musical performances and a visit to the Underground Railroad site. $170.
4. August 12–We are also planning a trip to the Johnstown/ Altoona, PA area. This would be a train ride around the famous Horseshoe Curve, visits to the Boyer’s Candy Outlet, Benzel’s Pretzel Outlet, lunch, Horseshoe Curve Visitor’s Center, Railroader’s Memorial Museum and a wine tasting at Oak Spring Winery. This trip will have considerable walking and steps. $185
The deadline to sign up for these trips is Friday, April 3, 2020. No reservation will be taken after that date. At that time we will determine if we take the trip or if we have to cancel. If you are interested in any of these trips, PLEASE call the Parsons Center atas soon as possible. We realize that some of them are not for several months but if we don’t get some deposits made for the buses and activities, we will need to cancel the trip. Most companies require some payment 6 to 8 months in advance.
For our Christmas trip, we have decided to do a New York and Philadelphia trip December 8th through the 12th. The cost of this trip will be $900. This is a 5 day/4night trip which includes 4 nights’ accommodations, 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners including one at a New York City restaurant, and the Holiday Show including the world-famous Rockettes. We will tour New York City, and the 911 Museum along with the 911 Memorial. In Philadelphia we will tour the city with a visit to Independence National Historical Park, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and much more. We will visit the National Constitution Center where we can see “We the People” and visit the Reading Market Terminal, one of America’s largest and oldest public markets. The price includes taxes, gratuities, baggage handling and motor coach transportation. Please get your $75 nonrefundable deposit in as soon as possible. We already have 32 people on the list of those who may want to go.
Save the dates of June 16 -19, 2020 for the Senior Olympics. More details later but we would love to have more of you join us for this fun time. You don’t have to be athletic to go to the Olympics. There is a time where you can display you creative side with baked goods, wood crafts, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and/or painting. There is a picnic, talent show, banquet and many awards. Please contact Linda Bonner atto let her know you are interested. When the registration materials come in she will contact you. If you’re not sure if you would like to participate, talk to someone who has been there in the past or come to Keyser on June 17, 2020 at about 8:30 a.m. and watch the outdoor events.
ATTORNEY GENERAL’S REPRESENTATIVE TO BE AT PARSONS CENTER
The representative from the Attorney General’s office will be at the Parsons Center on Thursday, February 20th at 11:00 a.m. If you have a problem you would like to discuss, please come and speak with her.
The Parsons Center will be honoring those people having February birthdays on Thursday, February 20th. The Goldenaires choir will be singing for us beginning at 10:30 a.m. This will be followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. Dessert for the day will be a delicious cake provided by WV Caring. Please come and join us for a great time of fellowship and a blessing from the singing.
NUTRITION LESSON AT MT. TOP
A state mandated nutrition lesson will be presented at Mt. Top Center on Monday, February 24, 2020. It will be from noon until 12:30 p.m. Please plan on joining us for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and staying for this short meeting.