REINDEER RANCH EXPERIENCE - Rantoul, IL
TUESDAY - July 24
Depart: 8:00am Staples parking lot on Calumet Ave in Munster and returning approximately 5:00pm
Join us for the Reindeer experience, buggy tour, lunch, and "Branson" type entertainment. 
$75/pp  Lunch included
​Contact: Karen 219-577-7133

ISLE CASINO & JUMER'S CASINO - Bettendorf, Iowa
TUESDAY June 19 thru THURSDAY June 21
Depart: 7:45am from parking lot behind Wendy's on Kennedy Ave 
This trip incudes lunch at Jumer's Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, IL with $5 off toward lunch and $5 free slot play. Then on to The Isle Casino Hotel for two (2) nights with "all you can eat" breakfast Buffet each morning; $15 free slot play each night; a cruise on the Celebration Belle on the mighty Mississippi River with a hot entrée Buffet lunch; and a band on board that will start your toes tapping!
​$250/pp DBL; $293 Single

$100/pp deposit due upon reservation. Final payment due March 30.
Contact:  Barb 219-844-1090
JACOB HENRY MANSION ESTATE - "Big Band Radio Show"
WEDNESDAY - April 18
Depart: TBA
Take a tour of the Jacob Henry Mansion, then on to the Ballroom for the "Big Band Radio Show." Relive the 1930's Swing era complete with vocalists and radio actors.  Afterwards, tour the Old Central Church.
$71/pp  Lunch included
​Contact: Fritzie 219-322-8042

​MAY

Golden Times is a non-profit corporation established in March 1989.  Our purpose is to offer entertainment venues for seniors 55+ from Northwest Indiana and our next door neighbors in Illinois

"ISLAND OF COUDRES, QUEBEC CANADA"
MONDAY May 14 thru TUESDAY May 22
Depart: TBA 
Includes 3 days on the Island of Coudres, a tour of Montreal and Quebec City, a visit to Baie Saint-Paul, St. Anne De Beaupre Shrine and gaming at the Casino De Charlevoix.
PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP

$915/pp DBL
Contact: Fritzie 219-322-8042
There is nothing scheduled
CHICAGO FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
WEDNESDAY - March 14
Depart: 9:30am from Staples parking lot on Calumet Ave in Munster
Get ready for Spring by visiting the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier.
$29/pp  Lunch on your own or brown bag it
​Contact: Barb 219-844-1090

DAS ESSENHAUS/YODER CHEESE SHOP - Middlebury, IN
WEDNESDAY - May 30
Depart: 9:30am from Staples parking lot on Calumet Ave in Munster
Enjoy lunch on your own at the famous Das Essenhaus Restaurant known for their fabulous Buffet.  Spend time checking out their Amish bakery and take home one of their pies selected from a dozen different flavors.  Stroll and shop their halls, then check out the other shops located on the premises.  Later, we will venture to the Yoder Cheese & Meat Store to shop their different cheeses and meats.
$30/pp  Lunch on your own
​Contact: Pam 219-627-4028

PINOCHLE
MONDAY - June 4, 11 and 18
10:00am each day
Clarendale of Schererville
7770 Burr Street (Rt 30 & Burr), Schererville, IN 
​$11 for all three (3) Mondays

Contact: Doc 708-474-7435

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Golden Times Seniors

"AMTRAK TO COLORADO" TRIP - Presentation only
THURSDAY - March 22
1:00pm
Towne Centre
7250 Arthur Blvd., Merrillville, IN
Come and listen to an Amtrak representative give details about this exciting October adventure.
Contact: Barb 219-844-1090
THEATRE AT THE CENTER - "Lady with all the Answers"
THURSDAY - July 19
2:00pm
Play about the popular advice columnist Ann Landers in 1975 Chicago.
(Note: Tickets need to be purchased in advance. If you want to be seated with your friends, please let Judy know at time of reservation.  
​$32/pp

Contact: Judy 219-365-5150

​JUNE

PARAMOUNT THEATRE, Aurora, IL - "Once"
WEDNESDAY - April 25
Depart: 10:30am Staples parking lot on Calumet Ave in Munster
An award winning Best Musical, Best Actor, and Best Book.  Enjoy the play after lunch at Meyers Restaurant. 
$72/pp  Lunch included
​Contact: Barb 219-322-844-1090

GENERAL MEETING
THURSDAY - April 19
1:00pm
Clarendale of Schererville
7770 Burr (Rt 30 & Burr), Schererville, IN
​Contact: Pat Holman 219-865-2745

MARCH

ANNUAL GOLDEN TIMES PICNIC - Wicker Park Pavilion
THURSDAY - July 12
11:00am
Includes a "box lunch."
$11/pp - NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD ON DAY OF PICNIC
​Contact: Doc 708-474-7435
THEATRE AT THE CENTER - "Forever Plaid"
THURSDAY - May 17
2:00pm
A quirky quartet of high school chums in the spotlight for the biggest performance of their lives. Hear hits from the 1950's such as "Three Coins in the Fountain," "Heart and Soul," and "Love is a Many Splendored Thing."
(Note: Tickets need to be purchased in advance. If you want to be seated with your friends, please let Judy know at time of reservation.  
​$32/pp

Contact: Judy 219-365-5150
JACOB HENRY MANSION ESTATE - "Mystery in the Mansion"
TUESDAY - March 6
Depart: TBA
Enjoy a tour of the Joliet Historical Museum, lunch and a "Mystery" at the Jacob Henry Mansion, then on to the Rialto Theater for a backstage tour and "mini organ" concert.
$90/pp  Lunch included
​Contact: Fritzie 219-322-8042

BOCCE BALL
THURSDAY - July 26
10:00am
Lansing Sportsman Club 
​$10

Contact: Doc 708-474-7435
BOCCE BALL
THURSDAY - May 24
10:00am
Lansing Sportsman Club 
​$10

Contact: Doc 708-474-7435

​JULY

PINOCHLE
MONDAY - January 22
10:00am
Clarendale of Schererville
7770 Burr Street (Rt 30 & Burr), Schererville, IN
​$11 for all three (3) Mondays in January

Contact:  Doc 708-474-7435
BELTERRA CASINO & "JUSTIN the ARTISTIC HORSE"
TUESDAY May 8 thru WEDNESDAY May 9
Depart: 7:45am from parking lot behind Wendy's on Kennedy Ave 
This is an overnight trip to Columbus, IN at the Belterra Casino that includes dinner and $15 in Casino play money. Also includes a day in Columbus with lunch at Blakerby's Hangar Restaurant at the Attenbury Bakalar Air Museum, and a visit with "Justin the Artistic Horse."  On the way home, we will stop at Zaharako's Ice Cream Parlor.
​$255/pp DBL; $280 Single

Contact:  Barb 219-844-1090


FEBRUARY

"NIAGARA FALLS & TORONTO"
MONDAY June 11 thru FRIDAY June 15
Depart: TBA 
Trip includes a tour of Niagara Falls and Toronto, Hornblower Niagara Cruise, a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake and Queen Victoria Park, and a visit to Casa Loma Castle.
PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP

$480/pp DBL
Contact: Fritzie 219-322-8042
THEATRE AT THE CENTER - "Steel Magnolias"
THURSDAY - March 15
2:00pm
Play inspired by the 1989 film.
(Note: Tickets need to be purchased in advance. If you want to be seated with your friends, please let Judy know at time of reservation.  
​$32/pp

Contact: Judy 219-365-5150

Make all checks payable to "Golden Times" - Please include your 2018 membership number on your check. Each event requires a separate check.  If you are making checks out for multiple persons, please include their membership numbers also.  "NO REFUNDS' on the events/trips/tours unless there is a replacement member available from a waitlist.  Your check is your guaranteed reservation. 

Membership is $7. Make checks payable to "Golden Times."  Include your name, address, phone number, birth date, emergency phone number, and E-mail.  Mail your check and information to Gerry Nangle, 8504 Oakwood Ave., Munster, IL 46321 

JANUARY

APRIL

PINOCHLE
MONDAY - March 5, 12 and 19
10:00am each day
Clarendale of Schererville
7770 Burr Street (Rt 30 & Burr), Schererville, IN 
​$11 for all three (3) Mondays

Contact: Doc 708-474-7435