1245 8th St. Ste B.
West Des Moines, IA 50265
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Signs & Symptoms of Hearing Loss
Tues, Mar 27th at The Hampton Inn & Suites,
8811 Plum Drive, Urbandale, 11:30 a.m.
Members attend FREE! Non-members $15
Greek Heritage & Boystown Tour - Omaha
Tues, April 10 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
A trip to Omaha that includes a visit to the Durham Railroad Museum in the morning and a tour of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. While there, we will get to tour St. John's Church and see a presentation and have Q&A to learn more about the Church and its history. After we will enjoy an authentic Grecian luncheon with Baklava for dessert and be entertained with Greek folk dancing!
Before heading home we will stop for a quick tour of Boystown, celebrating 100 years of saving children.
7:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.
10:00 a.m. Arrive at Durham Railroad Museum for a tour of Museum.
11:15 a.m. Depart for St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.
11:30 a.m. Church tour followed by an authentic Grecian Luncheon and demonstration of Greek folk dancing.
1:00 p.m. Depart for Boystown for a guided tour, stopping to see the Boystown museum, church, Flanagan home and much more.
6:30 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.
(Itinerary may be subject to change.)
Cancellation Policy - Payment is 100% refundable if canceled 30 days prior to tour. Payment may be credited toward a future trip. Registrations are also transferable. In the case of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to reschedule.
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Czech, African American & Grant Wood Tour - Cedar Rapids
Thur, May 10 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
A tour of the Czech Museum followed by shopping and site seeing in the Czech Village. Lunch on your own time in the New Bo Market.
In the afternoon, we will visit the African American Museum, followed by a tour of the Grant Wood studio.
10:00 a.m. Arrive at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for short films in the theatre and a tour of the galleries
12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own time in the New Bo Market. Shopping in the Czech Village.
1:45 p.m. Tour of African American Museum which includes two galleries.
3:00 p.m. Tour of the Grant Woods Museum/Studio.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 ≈ 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Airport Holiday Inn
6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
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2018 Senior Retreat Day Prospectus
Join nearly 1,000 men and women age 50+ in West Des Moines for the 2018 Iowa Senior Games June 6-10.
Come for fun and fellowship! Choose from 30 sports and nearly 100 events.
For more info or to register: Iowa Senior Games
Scenic Empress & Site Seeing Tour - Iowa Falls
Tues, June 12 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The day will include site seeing and tours of many Iowa Falls historical and cultural venues, like the Carnegie-Ellsworth Building, The Dow House, and the International Art Collection.
We will enjoy a beautiful luncheon cruise on the Scenic City Empress, a double-deck riverboat with and enclosed lower level.
7:15 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.
7:30 a.m. (Tentative stop off Corporate Woods Dr. in Ankeny if there are attendees who are closer to this location for pick up.)
9:30 a.m. Arrive at Carnegie-Ellsworth Building for rolls and coffee and a tour of the Historical Dow House and Museum and the International Art Collection.
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Organ concert at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Scenic City Empress Boat for luncheon and cruise.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a backyard garden at Ramona Welden's.
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Shopping in downtown Iowa Falls
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Enjoy a drink of your choice at Coffee Attic. (drink coupon provided)
Flower Power Tour - Ames, Boone, Jefferson
Tues, July 10 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
We begin the day at the beautiful Reiman Gardens in Ames, followed by a tour of the Boone History Museum.
Then we travel to Jefferson for lunch and some fun at the Wild Rose Casino. Our last stop is at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County.
8:30 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.
9:15 a.m. Arrive at Reiman Gardens and tour gardens.
12:30 p.m. Arrive at Wild Rose Casino for lunch and some fun at the Casino.
4:00 p.m. Arrive at Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County.
Mamma Mia Tour - Quad Cities
Weds, Sept 12 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
From engaging exhibits to a German gift shop, there is something for everyone at the German American Heritage Center and Museum, which we will tour in the morning.
Then it's off to a Lunch Matinee performance of Mamma Mia! At Circa 21 Playhouse. People everywhere have fallen in love with the story and music which make the ultimate feel-good show!
7:00 a.m. Departure on an Arrow motor coach from the backlot of Seniors on the Move's office at 1245 8th St. in West Des Moines.
9:30 a.m. Arrive at German American Heritage Center and Museum for tour and shopping.
11:45 a.m. Arrive at Circa 21 Playhouse for plated lunch, pre show and performance of Mamma Mia.
7:45 p.m Estimated time of arrival back in West Des Moines.
Fall Foliage Tour - Villages of Van Buren
Tues, Oct 9 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Our day begins at the Dutchman's Store where we will meet our guide. Lunch is served in an Amish Home with a home-raised and home-cooked meal.
Following lunch, we will drive through Lacey-Keosauqua State Park and then see the Indian Artifact Museum. We finish up the day with shopping and browsing in the Bentonsport National Historical District and a tour of Bonaparte Pottery.
10:00 a.m. Arrive at the Dutchman's Store to meet guide and begin tour.
11:30 a.m. Enjoy Lunch in an authentic Amish Home. Everything is home-raised and home-cooked! Meat entree, potato, vegetables, salads, desserts, bread and even homemade butter & jam!
12:30 p.m. Drive through Lacey-Keosaqua State Park. An abundance of wild flowers and other natural beauty in the Fall.
1:00 p.m. Tour the Indian Artifact Museum and Bentonsport National Historic District. Here you'll see working artisans in a historic village of the 1800's.
2:30 p.m. Explore Bonaparte Pottery archeological site. Established in 1865, digging continues and you'l take a fascinating, guided tour through this historical wonder!
6:00 p.m. Estimated Arrival back in West Des Moines.
Holiday Shopping & A Show Tour - Amanas Colonies
Thurs., Nov 15 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The day starts with shopping at Tanger Outlet Malls in Williamsburg and then it's off to the Amana Colonies for more holiday shopping!
A delicious family style lunch will be served at the famous Ox Yoke Inn. Then it's off to the Old Creamery Theater for "Away in the Basement" - A Church Basement Ladies Christmas. The show is about a church Christmas pageant, and anything that can go wrong, probably will... it's the Church Basement Ladies to the rescue! A hilarious and fun holiday show to get you in the spirit for the holiday season.
9:00 a.m. Arrive at the Tanger Outlet Malls for some shopping.
10:30 a.m. Depart for the Amanas Colonies and more holiday shopping!
12:15 p.m. Enjoy a family style lunch at the Ox Yoke Inn.
1:30 p.m. Depart for the Old Creamery Theater to watch the 2 p.m. performance of "Away in the Basement" - A Church Basement Ladies Christmas!
6:30 p.m. Estimated Arrival back in West Des Moines.
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