Munster Parks and Recreation trips announced

2011-09-06T15:48:00Z Munster Parks and Recreation trips announcedContributed by Barbara Holajter | Munster Parks and Recreation nwitimes.com

MUNSTER | The Munster Parks and Recreation Department announce their upcoming planned trips. From Four Winds to Downtown Chicago, these voyages are sure to please.

For more information, contact the Munster Parks and Recreation at 219-836-6923.

CASINO TRIPS

Try your luck at Four Winds, Blue Chip or Rivers Casinos. On September 20, travel to Four Winds Resort Casino (New Buffalo, MI) for a trip including: motorcoach transportation, $10 food voucher, and $15 instant play; on October 25 to Blue Chip Casino (Michigan City) including: motorcoach, $15 food voucher, and 500 pts. receives $5 slot dollars; and on October 5 to Rivers Casino (Des Plaines, IL) including motorcoach transportation. Fees: Four Winds - $30 Resident/$35 Non-resident, Blue Chip - $30 Resident/$35 Non-resident and Rivers - $29 Resident/$34 Non-resident. For more information on casino trips and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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CHICAGO'S NORTH SHORE

Trek along beautiful Lake Michigan from downtown Chicago on scenic Lake Shore Drive. See the lakefront neighborhoods: Lincoln Park, Lake View, Edgewater and East Rogers Park as well as the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Loyola University and the high-rises on Sheridan Rd. In Evanston, view Charles Gates Dawes House, Gross Pointe Lighthouse, and Northwestern with a stop at the Baha'I Temple, one of seven in the world. Enjoy lunch at Hackney's Restaurant, featuring their famous Hackneyburger and French fried onions! After lunch ride past Winnetka ad Kenilworth mansions on the way to the Chicago Botanic Gardens where you will enjoy a relaxing narrated tram tour. The motorcoach will depart from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr.) at 9:00 am and returning at 5:45 pm, on Tuesday, October 18. Fees: $79 Resident/$84 Non-residnet/$78 Keen-Ager Members . For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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CHURCHES TOUR

Join us on our 6th annual churches tour with historian and tour guide Ted Golat. This year Ted will be taking you to Second Presbyterian Church, Holy Family Church, St. Hyacinth Basilica, and Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral. At mid-point on the tour, you will enjoy lunch at the Parthenon Restaurant. (Menu choice will be made upon registration.) The motorcoach will depart from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr.) at 8:00 am and returning at 5:30 pm, on Tuesday, October 11. Fees: $82 Resident/$87 Non-residnet/$79 Keen-Ager Members . For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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KICK BACK IN SAUGATUCK

"Get out of town!" Enjoy a relaxing day in Saugatuck doing whatever suits your fancy! You can stroll along the boardwalk, ride a hand-cranked ferry or WWII amphibious "duck," take a self-guided walking tour o historical homes ad/or explore dockside shops. The fee includes motorcoach transportation ONLY. Area information will be supplied upon registration. The bus departs from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr., Munster) at 7:00 am and returns at 6:00 pm, on Friday, September 16. Fees: $45 Residents/$50 Non-residents/$42 Keen-Ager Members. For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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LONG GROVE APPLE FEST

Any way you slice it, visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at the annual Long Grove Apple Festival. Celebrate fall's favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it from Long Grove's famous brown bag apple pies and apple cider donuts to hot apple cider, caramel apple lattes, apple martinis, and more! Stroll the cobblestone paths, enjoy the flowering gardens, and find an exciting new mix of contemporary gifts and styles, music and fine arts. The bus departs from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr., Munster) at 8:30 am and returns at 4:30 pm, on Friday, September 30. Fees: $32 Residents/$35 Non-residents/$30 Keen-Ager Members. For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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PREMIUM OUTLET MALL - MICHIGAN CITY

Enjoy a day of shopping at the Premium Outlet Mall in Michigan City. This trip includes motorcoach transportation, directory and a VIP Coupon Book. The bus departs from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr., Munster) at 8:30 am and returns at 3:30 pm, on Tuesday, October 25. Fees: $30 Residents/$35 Non-residents/$29Keen-Ager Members. For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

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SHIPSHEWANA SHOPPING & FLEA MARKET

Shipshewana, the home of the largest flea market in the Midwest, with over 1000 vendors, is your destination. There is also shopping downtown, two blocks from the flea market, along street lined with quaint, specialty retailers and home-style restaurants. Join us on this motorcoach ONLY trip for a day of shopping in Amish country. The bus departs from Centennial Park North Parking Lot (901 N. Centennial Dr., Munster) at 8:00 am and returns at 4:30 pm, on Tuesday, September 27. Fees: $35 Residents/$40 Non-residents/$34 Keen-Ager Members. For more information on this trip and other programs and services of Munster Parks and Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

 

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