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Senior Excursions

Please note the following three items:
1. Senior excursions are funded through a Community Development Block Grant that requires that all participants be age 55 or older. Thank you for your cooperation.

2. All senior and community trips depart from Parking Lot A (formerly known as the Park N' Ride Lot) which is located at 20983 La Puente Rd. in Walnut (near the corner of La Puente and Gartel).

3. The following rating scale has been implemented to help you select the trip that is right for you:
  • Easy: Generally only light walking.
  • Moderate: Some walking necessary. Should be able to stand and/or walk for a longer period of time without assistance.
  • Active: Better physical condition is necessary. Lots of walking included.

Summer 2014 Senior Excursions:
Registration begins Monday, May 19, 2014 for Walnut residents and Monday, May 27, 2014 for all others.
Click here to register for these trips online!

Little Tokyo Nisei Week Festival - MODERATE
One of only three such districts in the United States, the Little Tokyo community in Downtown Los Angeles beckons visitors with its vibrant culture, rich history and delicious Japanese restaurants. The Nesei Week Japanese Festival is celebrating its 75th year in Los Angeles. You will see the Japanese culture in its glory during this festival. For most of the year Little Tokyo is fairly quiet, especially during the week but during the Nesei Week Festival Little Tokyo comes to life. Activities include a parade, exhibits of Japanese arts and culture, a taiko drum festival a Japanese Street Faire, a car show, and other events. Lunch is included with this trip.

Aug 10
9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Lake Arrowhead Cruise & Lunch - EASY
A visit to Lake Arrowhead isn’t complete without a view from the water. You’ll ride in style in the enclosed Lake Arrowhead Queen paddlewheel boat. Experience the beauty and excitement of a narrated tour of Lake Arrowhead aboard the elegant Arrowhead Queen. You’ll enjoy the lush forest, sparkling water and blue skies as you glide by lakefront homes and learn about the fascinating history of the lake. Next is lunch at Woody’s Boathouse. Lunch is included. Then shopping on your own at Lake Arrowhead Village.

Aug 19
9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Lobster Festival - ACTIVE
The world’s largest lobster festival is held at the Port of Los Angeles and features dancing, arts and crafts vendors, street performers and live music. Included is a lobster meal complete with lobsters that are flown in fresh from the cold, clean Atlantic Ocean, cole slaw, potatoes, a bread roll, lemon wedges and delicious buttery dippin’ sauce.

Sun Sep 14
10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Danish Days in Solvang-MODERATE
Velkommen! Come and celebrate the 78th annual Danish Days Celebration in Solvang. Enjoy time in this picturesque
Danish town for shopping on your own and experiencing all the festivities the day has to offer. Lunch at the Green House Café is included.

Sep 21
8:00 am to 8:30 pm

Thoroughly Modern Millie & Shopping - EASY
First we’ll head to Glendale’s premier shopping destination, The Americana at Brand where you can shop to your heart’s content. Lunch is on your own and there are plenty of wonderful places to eat. Next, it’s off to the Glendale Centre Theatre where we will see Thoroughly Modern Millie, a high-spirited musical romp that took Broadway by storm, winning the TONY award for Best Musical! Set in 1922, the story is about young Milicent Dillmount, who has just moved to New York City in search of a new life for herself. Based on the popular movie, filled with frisky flappers, zany characters and toe-tapping dance numbers, Millie is a perfect afternoon of madcap merriment.

Sep 27
11:00 am to 6:30 pm

Photo Policy: On occasion, staff or independent photographers of the Community Services Department may take photographs or videos of participants in our programs, parks, and special events. Please be aware that these are for the department's use in future brochures, pamphlets or for local public access. If you object to having photos of you or your family used for future publication, you should notify the photographer at the time the photo is taken.
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