Senior Adults: 2016 Fall Events


Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars and invite your friends!  For more information and reservations contact: Dean Busboom >
(512)659-0705


SENIOR MOBILE LOAVES & FISHES SERVING OPPORTUNITY

This is a great time for fellowship and an opportunity to serve the homeless in Austin.
Day: Every Third Tuesday of Each Month
Time: 2:00PM Kitchen Prep and 5:00PM Truck Run

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**Make sure you tag the Senior Adults run!


February

"WESTSIDE STORY"  |  PALACE THEATER IN GEORGETOWN
FEB 19 @ 2:00PM

COST: $25 (for 20 or more); otherwise $28
DEADLINE: FEB 7

We will meet at the Theater between 1:30-1:45.  Please sign up by Feb. 7 with your $25.  We will eat a meal following the show at a place to be determined at your cost. Book By Arthur Laurents; Music By Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics By Stephen Sondheim; Based on a concept by Jerome Robbins

The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical.  From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is powerful, poignant, and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written, with songs such as “Maria,” “Tonight,” and “Somewhere.”  This search for love and meaning amidst the backdrop of race and identity will move you as it has moved audiences for nearly 60 years.


March

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TRIP TO THE HISTORIC CITY OF GONZALES
MAR 23

COST: $80 INCLUDING LUNCH
DEADLINE: MARCH 12

Come and visit the “come and take it” historic Gonzales Tx. This is a Centennial Historical Memorial Museum that commemorates the Immortal 32 who died in the Alamo. Memorabilia from the founders of Gonzales is prominently displayed. The Come and Take It Cannon which fired the first shot for Texas Independence on October 2, 1835 is prominently displayed.  No single statement sums up Gonzales, Texas more than “Come and take it!” Why? Because that single defiant phrased uttered about a tiny but powerful cannon is believed to have launched the Texas Revolution in 1835. Rarely has such a small piece of hardware launched such a contentious battle.

The Pioneer Village: The Gonzales Living History Center, often referred to as “The Village,” houses a collection of 1800s and early 1900s era houses and buildings from Gonzales County. Visitors strolling through the village often feel as if they have just stepped the same era as that of the original occupants. All are manned by costumed volunteers.  Admission $5 per person and is included in the cost above.

We will leave from in front of the Quads at 8:30 a.m.  The exhibits are open from 10-12 a.m.  On our way back we will stop and grab a bite to eat.  We will need at least13 to make the trip for $80 each.


April

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"MAN OF LA MANCHA"  |  PALACE THEATER IN GEORGETOWN
APR 23 @ 2:00PM

COST: $25 (for 20 or more); otherwise $28
DEADLINE: APR 11
 
Written by Dale Wasserman;  Music by Mitch Leigh;  Lyrics by Joe Darion
 
Dream the impossible dream full of adventure and music led by the storyteller Miguel de Cervantes as he portrays the ultimate Knight Errant, Don Quixote! The wild winds of fortune have swept Cervantes into the Spanish Inquisition where he sits in jail awaiting trial. There he entertains his fellow prisoners with tales of chivalry and battles with evil (and windmills). We’ll meet his side-kick Sancho and the serving girl, Aldonza, whom he imagines is the beautiful lady Dulcinea. Both the prisoners and the audience will be deeply affected by the sweeping story and the soaring music of this timeless tale of adventure and love in unexpected places.
 
We will meet in Georgetown at the Theater at 1:30-1:45.  Please register with your money by April 11.  Following the play we will eat a meal together at a place to be determined at your cost.


May

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MAGNOLIA MARKET IN WACO (Chip and Joanna Gaines)
DR. PEPPER MUSEUM TOUR
MAY 19

COST: $80 INCLUDING LUNCH AND THE DR. PEPPER TOUR
DEADLINE: MAY 5
 
There's a little something for everyone at Magnolia Market at the Silos. Shopping, games, the garden and even a bite to eat. The Market itself is staged and set up with one goal in mind: to inspire you to own the space you're in. We hope that you'll come to visit and leave excited about your home. We can't wait to welcome you to Silos Baking Co., our on-site bakery filled with Joanna's personal recipes and hand-picked favorites—like "The Silos Cookie", "The Prize Pig" bacon and cheddar biscuit, and the "Nuts & Bolts" cupcake. So, grab a treat and enjoy our eat-in patio, or if you're on the go, grab a quick bite at the Silos Baking Co. Airstream in the food truck park. We don't want you to miss this little corner of the Silos—it's definitely the sweetest!
 
Dr.Pepper Museum Tour: Our most popular tour, Waco: Home of Dr. Pepper, tells the story of the invention of Dr. Pepper and the growth of the soft drink industry. We will see the room of the inventor of Dr. Pepper, in the Old Corner Drug Store, explore the bottling room, enjoy new exhibit areas around the Museum, and see the soda jerk “shoot a Waco” in the Soda Fountain.
 
We will leave from in front of the Quads at 9 am and return around 4 pm.  The cost includes the bus, lunch and the Dr. Pepper Museum Tour.