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SOM Dental and Vision Plans - FREE Virtual Workshop w/Doorprizes!
Learn how you can access affordable dental and vision benefits through Seniors on the Move. Choose any dentist. Annual deductible as low as $25. NO WAITING PERIODS.
Pre-register and upon attendance you will be entered to win 1 of 2 Doorprizes that will be given away at the end of the presentation.
"Moving on from 2020!" - presented by Vicki Monaco of Life & Legacy Advisors
Virtual Lunch-n-Learn! Feel free to munch your lunch along with us as Vicki Monaco walks us through some year-end tax tips and some meaningful things you can do now to ensure your legacy lives on. If you are a member of Seniors on the Move, you will receive a credit of $10 on account for participating along with us!
Once registered, you will be sent a link to join our meeting online - as well as instructions on how to connect through the Zoom platform. It's easy to do...
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Tulip Paradise in Pella
Thursday, April 29th
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Spring is here! Come with us to delight in the beauty of Pella's colorful tulip display and all things Dutch. The tour begins with the Pella Historical Village and Vermeer Mill. A traditional Dutch meal will be served at the Pella Opera House and include a Dutch Costume style show.
After lunch, a step-on guide provides a city tour, including the Scholte House Museum and The Klokkenspel. But, no worries... there will be plenty of time in the afternoon to explore boutiques or pick up some Dutch pastries or Pella Bologna.
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Hits of the Decades - Celebration Belle Cruise
Thursday, May 20th
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Cruise down the Mississippi River on this graceful 750 paddlewheel boat - an all time favorite! The morning starts off with homemade sticky rolls and fruit, followed by a delicious 2-entree luncheon, dessert and coffee.
You'll be entertained throughout the 4-hour cruise by a live performance. Whether it's the music of Frank Sinatra or Frankie Valli, John Lennon or Elton John, or maybe even CCR, Journey or the Eagles, you are in for a great afternoon!
Adventures in Omaha Tour
Tuesday, June 8th
7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A 50-minute narrated tram tour of the beautiful 100-acre Lauritzen Gardens kicks off our day in Omaha. We travel to the Old Market next for lunch at Spaghetti Works and shopping. We wrap up the afternoon with a tour of Crystal Forge Glass Studio at the Hot Shops Art Center where we can watch the creation of fused glass, torch glass, and blown glass and visit the in-studio gallery to see many of the artists' completed works.
Showtime @ Circa 21 - BEEHIVE
Wednesday, June 16th
7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join all the groovy guys and gals at this fun-filled matinee performance of BEEHIVE. This fun, frothy flashback to the fabulous females who left their mark on 1960s pop music, matches big voices with big hairdos. If you like 50s and 60s music, this musical will have you dancing in your seats and coming back for more!
You'll enjoy a freshly prepared meal, a performing waitstaff, and professional entertainment in this beautifully renovated theater.
Thursday, July 1st
Our first stop will be a guided tour of the Hoover presidential Library and Museum in West Branch. We'll dine at the Brick Arch Winery and shop Historic West Branch Main Street.
That afternoon we head to Iowa City where we tour Plum Grove, the Old Capitol Museum and the Museum of Natural History.
Farm to Table Tour
Tuesday, July 20th
8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
This "Agri-Foodie" Tour starts with a few surprise stops near Winterset. Our lunch destination is the Henry Wallace Country Life Center where we will tour the grounds and be treated to a delicious locally sourced farm to table luncheon. We'll learn about the history of the Wallace family and their contributions to agriculture that continue through today.
On our way back, we stop for a quick tour of Saints Center for Culture & the Arts in Stuart and then a final stop at Drew's Chocolates in Redfield.
Minnesota Lakeside Retreat
Wed, Aug 11 - Friday, Aug 13
6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
What will you say that you did on YOUR summer vacation? Will it start with sitting in an Adirondack chair with friends overlooking a beautiful Minnesota lakeside? It can!
Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge is located on the quiet side of the Brainerd Lakes area and is the oldest continually owned family resort in the state of Minnesota. Ruttger's Bay is among the leading lake resorts in the Midwest, welcoming families and groups to its shores for 120 years!
We arrive at Ruttger's midday with plenty of time to explore the resort before our Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception where we will be given an overview of the gourds and assigned lodging.
The 3 Day/2 Night Resort Stay in lakeside cabins, condos or villas includes complimentary breakfasts and nightly Seniors on the Move dinners in the Main Lodge Dining Room.
In addition, these activities are INCLUDED in your package:
As we travel back from Ruttgers, we'll make a stop to stretch our legs at the Como Conservatory in St. Paul, MN. Its gardens include exotic plants and beautiful displays.
You'll return home with the peace of Bay Lake and the long lasting memories you made with your friends on this fun-filled summer vacation!
Back to School Metro Tour
Thursday, August 26th
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Get set for a day of "Field Trips" across the Metro! We will set out in an open air trolley to explore some of the historical and cultural treasures in our own backyard. Our first stop will be the Iowa State Capitol where we tour this iconic state treasure, the only 5-domed capitol in the country.
Next, it's off to the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates to tour this world-class museum that recognizes great achievements in agriculture and fighting hunger. We will wander by Terrace Hill and the Salisbury House as we make our way west.
NO SACK LUNCHES on this field trip! A delicious meal will be prepared by Tangerine at the Des Moines Art Center. We finish off the day with some Back-to-School shopping in Valley Junction. Bonus: It's Thursday in the Junction and the Farmer's Market will be in full swing!
Waterloo Must-See Sites
Thursday, September 16th
7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Our day begins with a visit to the Sullivan Brothers Veterans Museum honoring the service and sacrifice of Iowa veterans. After working up an appetite, we take a short drive to Barn Happy in Cedar Falls where we enjoy a delicious lunch and shopping.
Next, we tour the John Deere Tractor Museum at the site of its first factory. And on the way home, we stop in Gladbrook for an afternoon snack and tour "Matchstick Marvels" to see the incredible creations of an Iowa artist who has been building matchstick models for more than 40 years!
Magical Mason City
Wednesday, October 6th
Discover why Mason City is ranked among "The World's 20 Best Cities for Architecture Lovers". We spend the morning on a guided tour of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings including the Stockman House and Historic Park Inn.
Lunch will be served at the Decker House, a beautiful restored 1890s mansion. After lunch, we tour the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum and finish out the day at the famous Music Man Square.
Mississippi River Towns Tour
Tuesday, Oct 19 - Thursday, Oct 21
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Travel with us as we wind our way down the great Mississippi River! From Dubuque to Burlington, we will explore one of our nation's most valuable treasures.
Starting with the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, a Smithsonian Affiliate, we will learn about the history of this mighty river and the people who sprang forth from its banks to make incredible contributions to our country.
Mississippi river towns have a flair all their own. From major American history events to industries and fine art - these towns have played a key role in defining our culture.
We'll delight in the beauty of the fall foliage colors as we travel down the Great River Road - stopping at many scenic spots to take in the views.
And, a Mississippi attitude isn't entirely all museums and big views, Restaurants along the river embrace the beauty and personality of the Mississippi and have created dining experiences to match. Join us for a 3 day/2 night adventure that you'll be talking about for a long time to come!
Jamesport Amish Country Tour
Tuesday, November 16th
Join us on an Amish Country Tour! You'll be transported back in time as we explore this Amish community. First, we venture into the charming town of Jamesport for shopping and a candle-making demonstration.
After lunch at the Gingerich Dutch Pantry Restaurant, you may want to take a horse-drawn buggy ride to explore a little bit more before we head to tour an authentic Amish farm. You may do a little wine tasting, visit the bakery, country store or fabric barn. No matter which direction you follow, this final tour of the year will delight!
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