Here & There – Cold War & Cold Cash

Trips Ontario

Tour the famous and fascinating Diefenbunker, the engineering marvel built to withstand a 5-megaton nuclear blast. Then travel to Ottawa and enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Canal Ritz, overlooking the Rideau Canal, before enjoying an interactive guided tour of the historic Royal Canadian Mint. $100/person

Festival of Lights and Daniel O’Donnell

Domino Theatre 52 Church St, Kingston, Ontario

  Niagara Falls / St. Catharines December 4 & 5, 2016 Enjoy a deluxe winter getaway with McCoy Tours, in partnership with the Seniors Association, starting with platinum seats for Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell. Then, enjoy a tour and sumptuous dinner at one of the region’s premier wineries, followed by a drive past the sparkling […]

$549 – $599

Here & There – Miracle on 34th Street

Trips Ontario

Be filled with the wonder of Christmas magic. Come on a day trip to the Upper Canada Playhouse in Morrisburg to see a professional production of the heart-warming show, Miracle on 34th Street, complete with live music, a choir, and Yuletide songs to make your Christmas merry. A hot buffet lunch is included. $100/person.  Morrisburg.

Here & There – Mystical Landscapes

Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON

Toronto, Thursday January 19, 2017.  Enjoy a magical afternoon at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Take a self-guided tour (with audio guides) of masterpieces from the landscape paintings of Monet, Van Gogh, Emily Carr, Whistler, and others. A buffet lunch at the Mandarin Restaurant en route, and a stop on return at the Big Apple […]

Here & There – Making a Monarch

Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto, ON

Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private meetings between Queen Elizabeth II and each of her Prime Ministers in the riveting new play The Audience. Along the way, catch a glimpse of the woman behind the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Enjoy a lovely lunch in the […]

Here & There – Dwellings & Divas

Brockville Brockville, Ontario

Begin your day with a guided tour of Fulford Place, a palatial Edwardian mansion constructed at the turn of the 20th century, and stroll the beautiful Italian-style gardens. Following a leisurely lunch at The Mill Restaurant, enjoy the St Lawrence College Music Theatre production, SUPERSTARS . . . The Diva’s Tour, a variety show featuring […]

Here & There – Mercer and the Wolf

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Start the day with a self-guided tour of the fascinating Canadian Museum of Nature, then join the fun with the NAC Orchestra’s Musical Menagerie, including excerpts from Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals and comedian Rick Mercer’s retelling of Prokofiev’s classic tale, Peter and the Wolf. Includes a lovely late afternoon three-course meal at Baton Rouge […]

Here & There – Wouldn’t it be Lovely

Port Hope Port Hope, Ontario

Delight once more to the tale of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle in the Port Hope Festival Theatre’s revival of My Fair Lady. This production features a professional Canadian cast, amazing sets, and stunning visual effects. Enjoy favourite songs, such as “I Could Have Danced All Night”, and “The Rain in Spain”. Includes a delicious […]

Sweet Sailing Cruise on the Island Star

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

Join your friends for a sunset cruise on the St. Lawrence. Enjoy Chocolate Mousse Torte and other goodies while sipping a glass of wine. Advanced tickets only.  $60/person.  In support of the Seniors Association.  Board 6:30pm, depart 7:00pm, return 9:00pm, at the Crawford Wharf 1 Brock St.  Sponsored by James Reid & The Whig Standard

Here & There – Window on Islam

Aga Khan Museum Toronto, Ontario

Delve into the history and culture of Muslim civilizations at the internationally renowned Aga Khan Museum. Led by trained tour guides, explore the gallery, learn about the architecture of the site, and uncover the ties that bind us all across time and continents. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Diwan Restaurant, followed by free time […]

Here & There – Million Dollar Quartet

Thousand Islands Playhouse Gananoque, Ontario

Start your afternoon in Gananoque with free time to enjoy a quick lunch or explore the downtown shops, followed by a dockside chat at the 1000 Islands Playhouse. Then, prepare to be transported back to 1956 with the red-hot rock and roll musical Million Dollar Quartet featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl […]

Here & There – On the River

Ottawa Ontario

Experience a spectacular view of the site that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain.  This cruise allows you to see the river as it was used long ago: as a highway to transport resources.  View important Ottawa sites including the Parliament Buildings, Embassies, Rideau Falls and 24 Sussex Drive.  Enjoy […]

Here & There – On the River

Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario

Experience a spectacular view of the site that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain.  This cruise allows you to see the river as it was used long ago: as a highway to transport resources.  View important Ottawa sites including the Parliament Buildings, Embassies, Rideau Falls and 24 Sussex Drive.  Enjoy […]

Here & There – The Glorious Gaspe

The Gaspe Quebec

Journey along shores of the St. Lawrence River to the spectacular Gaspé Peninsula. Discover the history and culture of the early French settlements. Visit Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island Bird Sanctuary, stop at Rivière-du-Loup, Rimouski, and Québec City, visit the sand dunes near Tadoussac, and cruise the Saguenay. Includes return transportation from Kingston, accommodation, meals, […]

Here & There – Indulge the County

Prince Edward County Ontario

Prince Edward County.  Monday September 11.  Spend the day tasting what the County has to offer.  From craft beers at Barley Days Brewery to wine tasting and lunch at Huff Estates Winery, your taste buds will be jumping for joy.  If that isn’t enough, sample artisan goat and buffalo cheeses and stunning varieties of cheddar […]

Mystery Trip

      Intrigue and adventure await at this year’s mystery locations. Evening meal included. $105/person

Le Chateau Montebello

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Escape the ordinary and experience a delightful retreat at the world’s largest log cabin! Enjoy the festive Christmas lights in this historic hotel, the wildlife in Parc Omega, and the grand estate of Louis Joseph Papineau, a leading figure in Canadian Politics. En route, visit the Museum of History in Ottawa and view an imax […]

A Christmas Story

The Seniors Centre 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON

Spend the day exploring historic Perth, on the banks of the Tay River. Visit the Matheson House, a national heritage site, and enjoy a guided tour of the museum. A delicious 3-course hot lunch will be provided. In the afternoon, attend a lively performance of the holiday comedy A Christmas Story, which follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker on […]

Trip: Magnifique Montréal

Trips Ontario

Discover the world-class Museum of Fine Arts, the most visited museum in Canada, in Montreal’s historic Golden Square Mile. Enjoy an in-depth guided tour of the museum’s European collection in the brand new Pavilion for Peace, followed by a delicious lunch in the onsite Beaux-Arts Bistro. $110/person

Trip: Les Misérables, NAC Ottawa

Trips Ontario

Enjoy a matinee performance of the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and the resilience of the human spirit. After the performance, indulge in a three-course dinner at the Canal Ritz. $195/person