VAN TRIPS- A day out and we do all the driving!

Do you like to go on multiple trips, but have a tight budget? Become a volunteer driver! As a driver, you will receive $10 towards lunch and up to $20 for admission.

Lunch Bunch - Plum Blossom

Wednesday, June 12 | 11:45 am | $10

Enjoy lunch at the Plum Blossom in Troy, NY. Try a variety of Chinese dishes, from appetizers to sizzling platters.

Pay $10 at sign up. Bring lunch money. Leave the Center at 11:45 am. Return about 3 pm. 

 

Shaker Heritage Society | Albany, NY

Tuesday, June 18 | 9:30 am | $10

Take a tour of Shaker Heritage Society, site of America's first Shaker settlement. Enjoy a guided tour of the museum and Shaker sites - the Shaker buildings and heritage herb garden, the barnyard and animals, the trails around the Ann Lee Pond Nature preserve, and the Shaker Cemetrey where the society founder, Ann Lee, and other early Shakers are buried. After, enjoy lunch at Lanie's Cafe. *Must be able to walk independently dueing tour*

Pay $10 at sign up. Bring lunch & donation money. Leave Center at 9:30 am. Return about 3 pm. 

 

New York State Capitol | Albany, NY

Monday, June 24 | 9:30 am | $10

Enjoy a 45-minute tour including the legislative chambers, Hall of Governors, Governor's Reception Room, Hall of New York, historic staircaes, and the recent Ruth Bader Ginsburg Portrait carving. Afterf, enjoy lunch at Iron Gate Cafe

Pay $10 at sign up. Bring lunch money. Leave the Center at 9:30 am. Return about 3:30 pm. 

 

New Skete Monasteries | Cambridge, NY

Thursday, June 27 | 8:45 am | Must RSVP

A visit to New Skete includes a tour of the churches, a question-and-answer session, a visit to the Meditation Garden, a visit to the monks' gift shop and a stop at the nuns' monastery to purchase cheesecake for home. You may even catch a glimpse of the famed New Skete German Shepherd dog. After enjoy lunch at Sweeneys, in Schuylerville, NY. 

Pay $15 at sign up. Bring lunch & donation money. Leave the Center at 8:45 am. Return about 2:30 pm. 

 

TRIP POLICY

• Van trips are for members only

• One day bus trips are open to anyone regardless of age or residence.

• Multi-day bus trips and excursions are open to anyone regardless of age or residence.

• There are no refunds for van or bus trips unless canceled by the Center

• All times for our van trips are approximate. We do not guarantee a return time to the Center