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Tips and Travel

Our handicapped-accessible van offers reasonably priced trips to local sites of interest. Most trips also include a stop for lunch—“delightful dining” with friendly companions. Please call our Program Coordinator, Nisha Burke, at (978) 372-1101 to reserve your place!

Groveland COA Van Trips: March & April

Imagine Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibition- Tuesday, March 15

Imagine Van Gogh, is an exhibition where one can admire The Starry Night, Irises and Sunflowers, or be drawn into the intimacy of his Bedroom in Arles.

An experience that brings viewers to the heart of its images, Imagine Van Gogh is accompanied by the music of the great composers Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Bach, Delibes and Satie. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time, COA staff can assist with purchases. Full info available at https://www.imagine-vangogh.com/about/

  • Van Cost: $10.00
  • Admission: $34.99
  • Lunch: On your own
  • Depart: 9 a.m.
  • Return: 3:30 p.m.

Assembly Row- Tuesday, March 29

This trip is designed to be an “on your own” day trip. Enjoy a movie at AMC theaters, bowling at Lucky Strike, or photo ops at Selfie World. Dining at a Mexican Restaurant, Shake Shack, BBQ or Mike’s Pastry. Shopping at Ann Taylor, Loft, Nike and more (over 40 shops to choose from)For a complete list of options please visit:https://assemblyrow.com/

  • Van Cost: $10.00
  • Lunch: On your own
  • Depart: 9:30 a.m.
  • Return: 3:30 p.m.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum- Monday, April 11

When Isabella Stewart Gardner created her museum, she wanted it to be “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever.” It’s important to know that Isabella designed it as an immersive environment.

The result is a highly singular collection that includes not just art but also flowers and plants, textiles, furniture, and architecture. As Isabella said, “It’s my pleasure,” but it is likely to be yours as well. Exhibit: Titan: Women, Myth & Power. Lunch at Café G or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the courtyard. Reserve a museum pass with our local library.

  • Van Cost: $10.00
  • Admission: $18.00
  • Lunch: On your own
  • Depart: 10:00 a.m.
  • Return: 4:00 p.m.

Encore Casino in Everett- Tuesday, April 26

Encore Casino in Everett! This trip is on your own. Time for table games, slots, 15 dining options, exhibits, and spa.

Sign up for a free membership card ahead of time or when you arrive (Space is Limited Call Early)

  • Van Cost: $10.00
  • Lunch: On your own
  • Depart: 9:00 a.m.
  • Return: 3:30 p.m.

Day Trips- Motor Coach (Rite Way Travel)

Coming Summer 2022

Please follow the link with the list for Summer 2022: https://www.ritewaytravelagency.com/ 

Overnight Trips (Collette Vacations)

Cancelled at this time

Overnight Trips (Grand American Tours)

Cancelled at this time

Trips/ Programs Offered by Nichols Village

Call Nichols Village Program Coord. at (978) 372-3508

Programs/ Events Offered by Haverhill COA (Open to Groveland Seniors)

For more information, call the Citizens’ Center at (978) 374-2390

Please follow the link for their Newsletter https://www.cityofhaverhill.com/departments/human_services1/council_on_aging/events_and_excursions.php