Here & There – Vikings, Fashion & Photographs – ROM Toronto

ROM Toronto, ON

Enjoy all three special exhibitions that are underway exclusively at the Royal Ontario Museum.  On a guided tour, learn about the Viking Age and discover the lifestyle, religion, and daily lives of these legendary explorers, artisans, and craftspeople. Next,  celebrate the House of Dior’s 70th anniversary with a collection of Christian Dior’s stunning designs from 1947 to 1957. Finally, get […]

Here & There – Wheelers Maple Festival

Wheelers Maple Festival McDonalds Corners, Lanark Highlands, ON

McDonalds Corners (Lanark Highlands) Wednesday April 4.  Spend a day experiencing all that is maple at Wheelers Maple Festival. Enjoy a guided tour of the Maple Heritage Museums, barnyard, and sugar shack. See the largest collection of maple syrup production artifacts in the world, then enjoy lunch served in their log chalet restaurant. Includes a stop at the Balderson Village Cheese Factory […]

Armchair Travel – Morocco

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Harira Soup (Chickpea & Lentil), Moroccan Chicken Couscous, and a traditional dessert.* At 12:30pm, Mel Hazell will take you on a picturesque, historical slide show of interesting sites.  Advance tickets only.  $12.50/person (lunch & presentation); $14.50/non-member (lunch & presentation); $5/person (presentation only)

Featured Speaker – Travelogue – Majestic Canadian Rockies

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour 53 Younge Street, Kingston, Ontario

 The Rocky Mountaineer is key to unlocking a hidden world as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain in the Canadian Rockies. Discover the sights Western Canada has to offer by rail.  Speaker: Rocky Mountaineer representative.  Location: Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.

Day Trip – Monuments Old & New

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Experience the power and beauty of the newest Canadian monument, the National Holocaust Monument, Landscape of Loss, Memory and Survival. After a three-course meal at L’Orée du Bois, take a step back in time and enjoy a guided tour through the spectacular grounds and buildings of the MacKenzie King Estate.  $110/person. Cost includes: coach, admissions, taxes, driver’s tip, another gratuities; […]

Cruising Down the River on the Island Star

The Island Star Crawford Wharf, 1 Brock St, Kingston, Ontario

Featuring: 3 Hour Cruise Sponsored by James Reid Funeral Home; Mediterranean Buffet Dinner; Sponsored by Conservatory Pond Retirement Residence by Chartwell Retirement; Glass of Wine Sponsored by Response IT; Dessert; Auction; 50/50 draw.  $75/person.  at Crawford Wharf, 1 Brock Street.  Board at 6:00pm; Depart 6:30pm; Return 9:30pm. GET TICKETS

Here & There – Ship Ahoy and All Aboard

Rockport Rockport, ON

Rockport & Brockville.  Join us on a refreshing St. Lawrence River cruise, which leaves from the picturesque hamlet of Rockport. Enjoy a tasty meal at a local favourite – the Brockberry Grill.  Take a gentle stroll through the recently restored Brockville Train Tunnel. End the day with a visit to the Brockville Museum if time permits. This trip is […]

Featured Speaker – Travelogue: Long-stay Vacations

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Sail Room Kingston, Ontario

Explore unique destinations where you can spend up to 30 days living life like a local with the perks of a tourist. Two presentations are offered, one in the morning, one in the afternoon. Speaker: Lori Copeland, Merit Travel.  Location: Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.

Day Trip – Lavishly Lavender

Prince Edward County Ontario

Enjoy an early three-course lunch in Picton at The Waring House Restaurant, followed by a visit to Prince EdwardCounty’s Lavender Festival for a day of fragrance, taste, and live entertainment. Experience the beauty and aroma of the purple fields, and indulge in the many flavours of the culinary treats on-site. On the way home, stop at Hagerman’s Farm for some […]

Here & There – The 39 Steps

Port Hope Port Hope, Ontario

Visit the historic Capitol Theatre in Port Hope – Canada’s last remaining fully restored “atmospheric theatre” – and enjoy sitting beneath the twinkling stars while watching The 39 Steps. Set in 1930s England and Scotland, this fast-paced melodramatic spy story will delight audiences with non-stop laughs, and its talented cast of 4. A delicious 3-course lunch will be served at Railside Restaurant […]

Here & There – Come From Away

Toronto Toronto, ON

Enjoy lunch in the heart of Toronto’s entertainment district, at Penelope fine greek cuisine. Then head to the Royal Alexandra Theatre for the critically-acclaimed musical Come From Away. Watch the incredible true story of what transpired following the September 11 attacks, when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town of Gander Newfoundland.  $160/person

Here & There – Gardens and History

Belleville ON

Explore the recently restored Glanmore National Historic Site. On the guided tour, you will see the hand-painted ceilings, ornate woodwork, and some original furnishings. After enjoying a 3-course lunch at Dinkle’s Restaurant, connect with nature at the Quinte Botanical Gardens with its 6 acres of unique horticultural displays.  $95/person

Here & There – Le Chateau Montebello

Le Chateau Montebello

Escape the ordinary and experience a delightful retreat at the world’s largest log cabin! Enjoy the festive Christmas decorations in this historic hotel. Explore the wildlife in Parc Omega and the collections of the Museum of History in Ottawa, including an imax film. Includes coach transportation return from Kingston, 2 nights accommodation, meals, (1 breakfast, 1 brunch & 1 dinner), sightseeing admissions, […]

Here & There – Festival of Trees

West Lake Prince Edward County, ON

West Lake, Prince Edward County.  Friday November 23.  Get into the festive spirit while experiencing the beauty of Isaiah Tubbs Resort and the visual delight of nearly 200 decorated Christmas trees. Pick up your Christmas baking, jams, and jellies; enjoy musical entertainment and a delicious 3-course hot lunch. $80/person

Here & There – Come From Away

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

This event will go forward on Wed. Feb. 13th as scheduled. Enjoy this critically acclaimed musical. Watch the incredible true story of what transpired following the September 11 attacks, when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town of Gander,  Newfoundland. Enjoy a buffet dinner after the show at the Mandarin in Pickering.  $195/person *Tickets available starting […]

Here & There – The King and I

National Arts Centre Ottawa, Ontario

Enjoy the new production of Rodger & Hammerstein’s, The King and I. Set in 1860s Bangkok, this musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist king brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Includes a delicious lunch at Baton Rouge restaurant before the […]

Here & There – Stars on Ice

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Relive the amazing artistry, excitement, and athletic triumph of Canada’s beloved 2018 Olympic Team.  Thrill to the performances of Gold Medalists Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, and Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford. Also performing are medalists Elvis Stojko and Jeff Buttle. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Baton Rouge before the show. Show ends at 7:30pm, resulting in a later return home. $130/person

Here & There – Tiptoe Through the Tulips

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Start the day in the Nation’s capital with a guided tour of Rideau Hall and a self-guided stroll through the Estate Gardens. Experience the thousands of blooms in Commissioners Park near Dow’s Lake, where the Tulip Festival is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. Enjoy lunch with a view at the Canal Ritz.  $120/person

Here & There – Parkwood & Peonies

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Step back in time and experience Parkwood Estate, the home of the late R.S. McLaughlin, founder of General Motors of Canada. Experience a tour of the first floor where the Auto Baron would have entertained visitors. Savour a two-course meal at Baxters Landing, and enjoy the Peony Festival’s gardens, live music, and Matsuyama Bonsai Society Show.  $100/person

Camp4Adults – Biker Bros

Perth Perth, Ontario

Join “biker bros” Don and Barry on a leisurely tour of Eastern Ontario. Gather at The Seniors Centre for an overview of the trip to historic Perth Ontario, then explore the open roads. Enjoy lunch at O’Reilly’s Ale House in Perth. Lunch not included.  Snacks provided. All bikers welcome! Provide own motorcycle.  Facilitators: Don Amos, Executive Director, Barry Malmsten, Board Member.  10868 Wednesday […]

Biker Bros

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

On the Road Again . . . with the Biker Bros! Join “biker bros”, Don and Barry, for a Mystery Trip. Leave The Seniors Centre at 9:30am and head east to begin your tour of some little known destinations and delights in Eastern Ontario. The Bros have a planned a day of beautiful scenery, with […]

Here & There – Come From Away

Elgin Theatre Toronto, Ontario

Enjoy this critically acclaimed musical at the Elgin Theatre. Watch the incredible true story of what transpired following the September 11 attacks, when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland. Enjoy a buffet dinner after the show at the Mandarin in Pickering. Tickets available starting Monday August 26.  $195/person

Here & There – Mystery Trip

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Join us on our annual mystery trip (includes five experiences, with treats at each). Bring a bag for your goodies and wear close-toed shoes and long pants.  Lunch is included.  $100/person  (Activity level = Vigorous)

Multi-Day Trip – Montebello

56 Francis Street, Kingston, Ontario

Le Château Montebello 2 nights, November 22 to 24 Escape the ordinary and experience a delightful retreat in Montebello, Québec! Enjoy the festive holiday lights and gourmet food at this elegant and historic hotel – the world’s largest log cabin. $1,265/person, double occupancy. Includes return travel by coach, accommodation, tips, event tickets, and some meals. […]

Here & There – Westben Christmas Carol

Campbellford Westben Barn, Campbellford, Ontario

Enjoy a day in the country at the Westben Barn near Campbellford for a production of “A Westben Christmas Carol”, a concert-style version of the popular favourite.  A three-course roast beef buffet lunch at Chubby’s is included. We will also stop at a “Taste of Country” store seasonally decorated and full of tasty treats. Bring a blanket and dress warmly […]

Biker Bros – On the Road Again

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Join Barry and Don as they weave their way up the Rideau Canal system exploring the history of this world heritage site, and as always, they will find a good spot for lunch. Locks include: Kingston Mills, Upper & Lower Brewers, Jones Falls, Davis, and Chaffey’s. Meet at The Seniors Centre. To register, email DonA@SeniorsKingston.ca […]

Biker Bros – Prince Edward County

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Join Barry and Don as they travel the countryside in search of strange and unusual sites. Stop for lunch at Bailey’s Family Restaurant in Picton. $10/member. To register, email DonA@SeniorsKingston.ca

Biker Bros – Calabogie Fall Colours Tour

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Join “biker bros” Don Amos and Barry Malmsten for a day of beautiful scenery, a splash of colour, and great camaraderie. Leave The Seniors Centre at 9:00am and take the scenic route to Calabogie. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant along the way and  return to Kingston by 4:00pm. $10/member To register, email DonA@SeniorsKingston.ca