​JULY

8th and 9th       "THE DANCING HORSE"
               Lake Geneva, Illinois
Our first first day we will enjoy the "Dancing Horse" a circus like performance,
a beautiful bird video and a petting Zoo.  The there will be some free time and shopping time on your own.  Day Two we will have a
90 minute cruise which will take us to Black Point Estate to enjoy a 90 minute tour of the Victorian House and Gardens.
$230 p/p dbl   Comfort Suits
We will leave the Welcome Center at 9 AM  Please call Fritzie 219-322-8042

11th Thursday      ANNUAL PICNC
Come and picnic with us at Wicker Park
More information coming soon.
Please call Ralph 219-937-8483

17th Wednesday     BUNCO BASH    #2
Towne Center, 7250 Arthur Blvd, Merrillville   1 PM to 3 PM   Prizes and refreshments
$5 p/p  Please call Karen 219-577-7133





4th , 11th, 18th  Mondays    PINOCHLE​​                         Clanendale Assisted Living
       7770 Burr St./Rt 30  Schererville
Cost is $11 for all 3 sessions.  Games begin 10 AM  Call Doc, 708-474-7435


5th, Tuesday         MARDI GRAS
   
    
     Diplomat West Restaurant
Great Dixie Land Music & Entertainment AND Dinner.  Get the feel of New Orleans "Chicago Style".  Coach leaves 9 AM from the Welcome Center on Kennedy Ave.
Price $59 P/P  ​Call Barb  219-844-1090


14th  Thursday   "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
       
  Theater at the Center   2 PM
The True story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins. These four legends of Country Music make up one of the greatest "Jam Sessions" ever.
ALL CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE PREFORMANCE


20th Wednesday    BUNCO BASH   #1
Towne Center, 7250 Arthur Blvd, Merrillville                    1 PM to 3 PM     $5 p/p
Enjoy a touch of "Para Dice", includes prizes and refreshments.  This is the first of three Bingo Dates.  Your hostesses are Gerry Nangle and Karen Vonderak.  Call Karen 219-577-7133 Check out July and October for #2 and #3.


22nd FRIDAY    CHICAGO FLOWER SHOW                          Navy Pier
Another beautiful and spectacular show featuring, "What's New In The Garden World" Coach leaves Welcome Center at 9 AM.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch.  Price for bus and show tickets is $29 p/p.  Call Barb, 219-844-1090

Golden Times is an all VOLUNTEER organization.  We are looking for people to help us out. Please consider lending a hand--every little bit helps.  Call any of our Board members to inquire.

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Golden Times Seniors

​JUNE

10th thru 14th    MACKINAC ISLAND and
          Beautiful NORTHERN MICHIGAN
This exciting trip includes 4 nights lodging/4 breakfasts/4 dinners/a guided tour of Mackinaw City/boat ride through The Soo Locks/gaming at Kewadin Sault Casino/AND MUCH MORE. $490p/p dbl   $669 Single  Trip requires a 75 deposit.  Coach departs from the Welcome Center 8 AM
With Diamond Tours.  Call Fritzie, 219-322-8042


18th Tuesday    SAGATUCK, MICHIGAN
Enjoy a summer's day in this quaint "shopping and yacheting area"   You can take a boat ride or brouse through all the shops.  Coach departs from the Welcome Center at 8 AM   $30p/p  Bring your own lunch if you like.   Call Barb  219-844-1090

Michigan is one hour ahead of us that is why the early departure.

Please Note:  We will NOT be buying Yachets! 

25th/26th/27th     BETTENDORF, IOWA
        ISLE CASINO-HOTEL  CELEBRATION BELLE                    CRUISE, LUNCH, ENTERTAINMENT
Another exciting trip to Iowa that includes a stop at Jumers Casino for lunch and $5 free slot play money.  Also, Hotel at Isle Casino, $15 free slot play per day and all you can east Breakfast Buffet each day.    $250 p/p dbl    $293 Single   Deposit of $50 due at time of reservation/final payment due June 18th.  Starlite Coach will pick up at the Welcome Center at 9 AM, There will be no refunds unless you can find a replacement.
Call Barb 219-844-1090   Park behind Wendy's in the far lot.  DO NOT block the ability for the large carbage containers to be moved.  

MARCH

Make all checks payable to "Golden Times" - Please include your 2019 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 $10. 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 Pat Perry, 9204 W. 190th Ave., Lowell, IN 46356 

NOTE:  If you loose your card or event calendar, there will be a $1.00 each, replacement charge.
             Write down your number.

The GOLDEN TIMES' staff would like to wish everyone a very HAPPY NEW YEAR.  We hope that 2019 finds you in good health, wide eyed and bushy tailed.  


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

APRIL

1st, 8th, 15th  Mondays   PINCHOLE     10 AM
​               Clanendale Assisted Living
          7770 Burr St./Rt 30  Schererville
Cost is $11 for all 3 sessions.  Games begin 10 AM  Call Doc, 708-474-7435

2nd Tuesday    "DANCE OFF THE CHOCOLATE"

                     Mundeleine, IL
         
This is really something different
      1st stop:  Long Grove Confectionary
                It Is "Chocolate Time"
      2nd stop:  Dover Straits Restaurant
       This is a delicious lunch on your own.
     3rd stop:  The Dance Studio
          to dance the Dance It All Off.
​  Watch and join the pros​ as they show you how.
Coach leaves from the Welcome Center at 7:30 AM
$30 p/p    Call Barb   219-844-1090

11th Thursday      FIRST - GENERAL MEETING
Towne Center,7250 Arthur Blvd., Merrillville
Starts at 1 PM    Call Pat Holman to let 
her know is you plan to attend.  219-865-2745

April 29 thru May 3rd
    " ARK ENCOUNTER-CREATION MUSEUM"
Witness the 450" wide, Bibical interpretation of Noah's Ark. Trip Includes the Ohio Riverboat Ride, sights seeing on the Ohio, Newport Aquarium, Creation Museum and more. This is with Diamond Tours.   Pricing: $525/dbl,  $704/single 
Require a $75 deposit.  Call Fritiie  219-322-8042

6th, 13th, 20th  Mondays      PINOCHLE   10 AM
​Clanendale Assisted Living 7770 Burr St./Rt 30  
Cost is $11 for all 3 sessions.  Games begin 10 AM  Call Doc, 708-474-7435​

FEBRUARY

JANUARY

Note:  Correction to June 10th-14th               Mackinaw Island
       Should Read   $490 p/p dbl
                Sorry for the printing error

12th, Tuesday   CRUISE Presentation
Towne Centre, 7250 Arthur Blvd. Merrillville, In

We welcome our GOLDEN TIMES SENIORS to a Presentation introducing a CRUISE DOWN THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA on the Norweign Ship "JEWEL" at 1 PM.  Please call Carol Leeny, 219-864-5717 to make your reservation.  This will be the only Presentation offered. 

​The Cruise is scheduled for October 2019

​MAY
6th, 13th, 20th  Mondays    PINOCHLE​        Clanendale Assisted Living, 7770 Burr/Rt 30  
Cost is $11 for all 3 sessions.  Games
begin 10 AM  Call Doc, 708-474-7435

22nd Wednesday   "WHITE FENCE FARM"
     "Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner"
Famous White Fence Farm offers us a great meal and Super, great Entertainment, presented by
"MOTOWN and More".  
Coach leaves Welcome Center at 9 AM
$57p/p  Call Barb, 219-844-1090

30th Thursday   "DAMES AT SEA"
        Theater at the Center    2 PM
A loving parody of early Hollywood movie musicals, filled with songs, dance and lots of laughs.  $32    Call Judy  219-365-5150
ALL CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE PREFORMANCE