April 24-26: Monterey. Wild Things, Elk Horn Slough Safari, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and more

June 19: “Menopause the Musical.” Date change. Includes lunch at Dante’s, Pier 39

June 20: Yuba Scenic Byway. Downieville, Truckee, docent, picnic lunch, and more

July 8-15: New England

July 17-19: Mendocino Coast. Botanical Gardens, Fort Ross, Korbel Winery, Mac Kerricher State Park, and more

July 30: “Menopause the Musical” for Red Hats. Includes lunch at Dante’s, Pier 39

For more information call Anne Miranda at 273-3494 or e-mail

Gold Country Gad-Abouts Travel Club

March 15: Boomtown – $10 cash back and buffet Ð A fun day for only $8.

March 30: Travel Club meeting 9:30 a.m. in the Lounge

April 19: Tour of Jelly Belly Factory and Budweiser Brewery

May 21-28: South Dakota Black Hills, Badlands, and Deadwood

July 14-22: Canada’s Atlantic Coast Ð Catch, cook and crack your own lobster.

Aug. 16-31: Anchorage, Alaska Ð Cruise the Inside Passage

Sept. 26: Six day Branson Musical Getaway

Oct. 28: Panama Canal Ð Fly to Houston, Texas and visit the Space Center before you begin a 12 night cruise aboard Celebrity’s Galaxy. You will journey thru deep green jungles with fantastic landscape and spend a day exploring San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital.

Dec. 1: New York City Holiday Ð Experience the best of New York in centrally located Manhattan. Includes two Broadway shows and the Rockettes

For more information call the Community/Senior Center Travel Desk at 273-4961 or visit

Nevada County Travel Club

March 23: Mystery Day Trip to celebrate St. Patrick.

June 22: “Big Springs Gardens” for an outstanding buffet luncheon and enjoyment of one of the most beautiful gardens in the Sierra. Many lovely walking trails abound in the area if you’re up toit, but great places to sit and enjoy if you just want to relax.

July 14: “Beauty and the Beast” at the Music Circus

July 21: “Westside Story” at the Music Circus

Aug. 5-25: “Scotland and Ireland” for a wonderful 20-day trip. Includes the best of both countries, some of the Scottish Islands, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the highlands, and Northern Ireland as well as the Republic of Ireland. Transatlantic Air is included in the price, as well all accommodations, most meals and sightseeing. Must be booked right away to secure the air arrangements.

Oct. l0: “Fleet Week in San Francisco” with a delicious luncheon on board the “Spirit of San Francisco.” What a thrill to get to see the Blue Angels do a fly-over from the boat on the Bay. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

Oct. l9-26: “Barging Through America” round-trip from Cincinnati on the ever so beautiful Ohio River at Fall Color Time. Enjoy the lovely Kentucky Horse Country and the races at Keeneland. The name of the trip is “America’s Junction” and it is where North meets South and East meets West. This is a very laid-back informal trip, with no need to dress up; just enjoy the awesome river scenery as you glide ever so slowly on a beautiful part of America and always on “river time.” Scheduled shore excursions are included in the price and there is a “no tipping” policy. Also, this is an all-American vessel with an all-American crew, and do they ever take good care of you! Great food and outstanding entertainment is provided daily. An early booking bonus is allowed of $l00 per stateroom if you book and deposit before April 19, 2005. Do hurry!

The Nevada County Travel Club meets for luncheon and a travel-related program the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 P.M. at the Grass Valley United Methodist Church. Guests are welcome, but reservations are necessary.

Call Jackie McGuigan at 273-8214 for bookings and information.

Roadrunner Travel Club

April 8: Gambling trip to Silver Legacy in Reno. $10 cash back, $5 food credit.

April 23-May 11: Cruise on the new Sapphire Princess. Ports of call include Nagasaki, Japan, South Korea, Vladivostok, Muroran (Japan), Dutch Harbor, Alaska, cruising College Fjord and Glacier Bay with stop in Juneau.

May 6: Gambling trip to Silver Legacy in Reno. $10 cash back, $5 food credit.

May 14: Beauty & the Beast, Carson City Community Theater.

June 10: Gambling trip to Silver Legacy in Reno, $10 cash back, $5 food credit.

June 17: Wonderful Fun Day on the River. River cruise on the Spirit of Sacramento.

June 21-23: Yosemite National Park. One night at Mammoth Creek Inn, one night at Yosemite, tram to Glacier Point, lunch at Hilmar Cheese Factory.

July 14: UC (Berkeley) Botanical Gardens, Oakland Museum, Jack London Square.

Sept. 26-Oct. 7: Southwest and Albuquerque Balloon Festival. Zion, Bryce, Sedona, dinner cruise on Lake Powell, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Sodona, Laughlin, and much, much more.

Oct. 30-Nov. 5: Branson.

For more information call Lucille at 273-6776 or Ronnie at 205-6157.

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