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Young & Energetic At Heart

Senior Ministries is offered through an active “Young and Energetic at Heart” (YEAH) group
which meets monthly for fun activities, as well as four day trips each year.

    Please sign up with Rich for any of these trips.  Please only sign up if you are definitely planning on going.  Please do
    not simply sign up to “save a spot” should you decide to go!  No deposit is requested at time of sign-up, however
    payment in full is requested 30 days in advance.

    Thursday, January 26                                9:30 and 1:00 movies                        Movie Day!                 
    Enjoy two uplifting movies with a pizza buffet in between.
    Movies to be announced closer to the time, but they will be selected to be encouraging and uplifting.
    Appetizer & Dessert Pizza by Lisa Bush; Hot Pizza by Co-Z Corner
    Come for the morning movie, the afternoon movie, or both!
    Price: $10.00 per person includes pizza, beverages and desserts

    Thursday, February 16                        11:30 a.m.              Beat the Winter Yuck potluck &  fun day!!
    Come and beat the winter doldrums’ as we enjoy a great potluck meal together and visit and fellowship.
    After the meal, play some cards, shoot a game of pool, toss the bags or just visit.
    Table service and drinks will be provided. Please bring a dish or two to pass.
    Price: Free!!  (No offering will be received)

    Wednesday, March 29                        Depart: 7:30 a.m.                  Return at 6:30 p.m.               Booth Brothers at Fireside!!
    Real life brothers Ronnie and Michael Booth, along with Paul Lancaster make up the Booth Brothers trio, recipients of “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” “Trio
    of the Year,” “Male Group of the Year” and “Best Live Performers,” take the stage at Fireside Theatre for a wonderful concert of Southern Gospel music!  Using
    refreshing humor, inspiring songs and encouraging words, your spiritual lives will be uplifted and refreshed after an afternoon with them.
    Price: $81.00 per person includes Fireside’s famous Fish & Chicken Buffet, concert, motor coach and drivers tip.

    Thursday, April 27:                        Depart: 9:15 a.m.                Return: approx. 4:00 p.m.      Trip to Mont Rest Inn, Bellevue, Iowa
    For a Comedy Murder Mystery Luncheon
    We will enjoy a trip to Bellevue, Iowa to the beautiful 1893 Victorian mansion, Mont Rest.  While there, you will enjoy a self guided tour of the mansion before sitting
    down to a delicious luncheon complete with dessert!  Afterwards, we will delight ourselves with a murder mystery which will be fun and comedic…a real “whodunit”
    Price: $65.00 includes motor coach, mansion tour, meal and entertainment, along with all tips

    Thursday, May 25                                Depart: 9:00 a.m.                Return: 7:00 p.m.                Mystery Trip!!!!!
    Everything, including breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on this mystery trip that will take us to lands far, far away!  Don’t miss out!!  Who knows what you
    might miss???
    Price: $77.00 includes the entire day!

    June 5-14 is the 10-day, 9-night trip to Williamsburg, Virginia & surrounding areas. This trip is sold out…if you wish to be placed on the waiting list,
    please contact Rich.

    Weds, August 30                        Depart 10:45 a.m.                Return: 5:00 p.m.        Circa 21 for “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”
    Bursting with the rambunctious energy of the original MGM film, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory
    days of the movie musical. A truly rollicking adventure that teaches that it takes a bride to turn seven unshaven unkempt brothers into manly gentlemen and to turn
    desire into romance.  Set in Oregon in 1850, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850's Oregon wilderness. Her plan
    to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage backfires when the brothers, in their enthusiasm, kidnap six
    women from a neighboring town to be their brides.
    Price: $74.00 includes motor coach, lunch, show, dessert of choice, and all tips

    Mon through Friday, September 18-22       Depart: 9:00 a.m. Monday Morning     Return: 6:00 p.m. Friday night   
    Trip to Shipshewana, Indiana!
    This fun trip will take us into the heart of Amish country as we are immersed in the lifestyle of simplicity, horse and buggies and wonderful cooking!  Staying all four
    nights at the beautiful “Blue Gate Garden Inn” provides a wonderful hot breakfast each morning and incredible food at local restaurants and Amish homes.  Time for
    fellowship around the fire pit and fountains, card playing in the common areas and relaxation will be included.  Wander on your own at the huge “Flea Market” held
    each week, featuring Amish made furniture, crafts, food as well as home-grown produce.  See livestock being auctioned as well.  Theatre performance, fabulous
    shoppes, bulk grocery stores, woodworkers, and beautiful floral quilt gardens are included in this trip.  On our way home on Friday, we will stop at Fair Oaks Farm,
    Fair Oaks, Indiana for an opportunity to see calves be born, pigs be birthed and the operations of a huge farm.
    Price: $700.00 per person includes everything!

    Monday, October 9                Depart: 5:45 a.m.                  Return: 7:00 p.m.
    All Day LeClaire to Dubuque Celebration Belle Fall Foliage Cruise
    Join our Captain and Crew as we board the Celebration Belle at 6:30 a.m. for a full day on the Mighty Mississippi River.  You will be starting in LeClaire, Iowa and
    cruise north to Dubuque, Iowa. Your day can be what you make of it, a learning experience or simply a leisurely cruise up the Mississippi. Come hungry, no cruise
    would be complete without food!   Our chefs stay busy all day long preparing 3 fresh meals right aboard the boat.
    Price: $169.00 includes all day riverboat cruise, three meals, coach transportation and all tips

    Tuesday, November 14                        Depart: 8:30 a.m.                        Return: 5:00 p.m.                                                          
    Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, IL
    Celebrate a Veteran’s Day tribute as the “Ladies for Liberty” take you back in time!  This singing troupe is dedicated to performing the Andrews Sisters style of music
    through their own renditions of vocals, costumes, hairstyles and the spirit of patriotism reminiscent of the 1940’s.  Remember “Boogie, Woogie Bugle Boy” and
    “Shoo Shoo Baby?”  These are just a few melodies sure to bring back old memories for some and establish new ones for all!  While there, you will be able to guide
    yourself through the 40-room Victorian mansion, built in 1873.  After the show as you head back to the motor coach, visit the Old Central Church, completely
    remodeled and painstakingly kept is much of its original condition, from the hand carved stained pillars to the massive domed ceiling and the working pipe organ.
    Price: $83.00 includes self guided mansion & church tours, luncheon, musical show and all tips.

    Wednesday, December 13                        Depart:  10:45 a.m.                        Return:  5:00 p.m.          
    Christmas with Circa 21!!
    At time of this being printed, we are not sure what the Christmas show will be for Circa 21 for 2017…but we know it will be great and we look forward to going.  A
    wonderful plated meal, dessert of choice and Christmas festivities will abound in this afternoon matinee still to be announced.
    Price: $74.00 includes motor coach, meal, show and all tips.

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