Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2019 - Page 82

ADULT & SENIOR TRIPS DAY TRIPS Long Grove Chocolate Fest Dining by Electric Rail Start/end at The Abbey – 407 W. St. Charles Rd. Elmhurst Start/end at The Abbey – 407 W. St. Charles Rd. Elmhurst Age: 18 & Up Historic Downtown Long Grove’s quintessential festival kicks off the season each year with three days dedicated to old-world charms, family frills and delicious chocolate. Local vendors dot cobble- stone streets wheeling out chocolate-infused creations, everything from chocolate pudding pie pops to burgers with chocolate sauce. Chocolate Festers are also invited to peruse the town during the fest and enjoy specials at many of the charming shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Fee includes transportation only. Any purchases and the $5 admission fee to the Fest are on your own. Min/Max: 4/8. (jm) Age: 18 & Up Join us as we head to East Troy, Wisconsin for this unique railway experience. Our scenic ride will include a lunch of house salad, chicken with roasted garlic parmesan cream accompanied by herb mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable and pull apart pan rolls with whipped butter. Dessert will be Spice Cake and coffee and hot tea is also included. (Beer, wine and soft drinks may be purchased separately). Afterwards, we'll make a stop at The Elegant Farmer before heading home. Any purchases at The Elegant Farmer are on your own. Please note that the historical rail-cars were designed and built long before current ADA requirements were enacted and therefore may not be readily accessible to or usable by persons with special needs. Min/ Max: 5/13. (jm) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 2 CODE DAY DATE TIME R/NR FEE 114149 F May 17 11:30am-4:30pm $34/$39 West Side Story at the Lyric Opera REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 28 CODE DAY DATE TIME R/NR FEE 114146 Th June 13 9am-5pm $89/$94 Start/end at Maryknoll Park Age: 18 & Up Tony and Maria are two wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs who fall in love. As their friends and family battle with one another, Tony and Maria long for “a place for us…somewhere.” Their songs illuminate every scene and permeate our culture, from the romance of “Maria” to the exuberance of “America” and the humor of “Gee, Officer Krupke.” Add to that the bold, sexy, iconic dances of Jerome Robbins and you have a musical-theater experience you’ll never forget. Fee includes transportation, pre-opera talk, and ticket to the show at Lyric Opera of Chicago (Main Floor 5). This is a cooperative trip with Elmhurst Park District. Min/Max: 5/7. (jm) Bible Bingo REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 3 Start/end at Maryknoll Park Age: 21 & Up From Vicki Quade, the creator of the popular comedy Late Nite Catechism, comes the new interactive comedy Bible Bingo. The Archdiocese's new bingo department needs to raise money for the parish. That's where you come in: Get ready to play bingo for a variety of wacky prizes. Along the way, you'll be drawn into conversation about everything from Adam and Eve to modern sins. Just be careful: You might laugh so hard you forget to yell "bingo." Min/Max: 8/13. (jm) CODE DAY DATE TIME R/NR FEE CODE DAY DATE TIME R/NR FEE 114152 W May 22 11:30am-6pm $64/$69 114147 W June 18 12pm-4:45pm $34/$39 82