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.
New York City – Springtime on Broadway
May 2 – 6, 2016
$1,861.00 per person (Double Occupancy Rate); $2,355.00 (Single Occupancy Rate)
Alaska Grand Land Tour
May 13 – 22, 2016
$2,651.00 per person (Double Occupancy Rate); $3,470.00 per person (Single Occupancy Rate)
For more information, please contact Robert Watanabe at the Walnut Senior Center – 909-598-6200.
*** The Extended Excursions are provided by Travel Time Tours.
Spring 2016 Senior Excursions:
Registration is now OPEN. Click here to preview these trips online!
A Day at the Races – Santa Anita Park - Active
Join us for a day at the races! We’ll visit the beautiful Santa Anita Park, horse racing’s tour de force. This renowned track with a spectacular view of the San Gabriel Mountains is home to Seabiscuit, Zenyatta, Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah and up and coming California Chrome just to name a few of the thoroughbred winners. Upon our arrival, we’ll board the Santa Anita tram for a guided tour of the track, the paddocks, stable areas and discover the ins and outs of the property. We’ll be escorted to our very own reserved box seats, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, and learn all about handicapping from a pro Santa Anita Handicapper. Then, it’s place your bets! Whether it’s win, place or show you’ll be shouting for your favorite horse racing down the stretch. The first post time is at approximately 1:00pm. To ask any questions about the dress code at the track or to register, please call the Walnut Senior Center at 909-598-6200.
May 5, 2016
9:00am to 5:00pm
Vatican Splendor – The Reagan Library - Active
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is the exclusive West Coast destination for Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art. This 12,000 square foot exhibition, comprising one of the largest Vatican collections ever to tour the United States, includes an extraordinary collection of historical and religious objects, some of which date to the first century, as well as works of art by Michelangelo, Bernini, Guercino and others. From the opening theater experience, where visitors will become immersed in the grandeur of the Vatican, to the closing object of a cast of Saint John Paul II’s hand (which guests may grasp), visitors will encounter the art, history and culture of the Vatican with unprecedented access and insight. Lunch is included with this trip.
May 17, 2016
7:45am to 5:00pm
Festival of the Arts – San Diego - Active
The San Diego Festival of the Arts will be held at Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego. Waterfront Park boasts interactive fountains, intimate gardens, harbor views and excellent access to public transit. For three decades, the festival (previously held in La Jolla) has showcased stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from a world of renowned artists. In addition to art displays, guests will enjoy live music and entertainment, a craft beer garden and bites from San Diego's top restaurants. All proceeds from this festival benefit San Diegan's with disabilities in over 30 programs. Lunch will be on your own.
June 11, 2016
8:00am to 5:00pm
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.