Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center offers programs, day trips
Become a member of the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center and enjoy discounts on our many "in house" programs and day trips. For more information or to register for trips and programs, stop by the Senior Center at 199 N. First Street or call 847-459-2670.
Join us for Lunch at Pavilion on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Funds for this program are provided by an award from AgeOptions through the Illinois Department on Aging and the Federal Administration on Aging. Many times there is entertainment or a speaker following lunch. Reservations are required and there is a suggested donation of $4.00 per meal. Stop in or call the Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Some of the many upcoming programs include:
Scam Prevention Program
Dorann Swanson from the Village of Wheeling Police Department will discuss various scams and how to protect yourself from being a victim. This program will take place after our Lunch at Pavilion Program on Friday, February 8, 2013,at approximately 12:15 P.M. If you will be joining us for lunch, please make your reservation by calling the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Mardi Gras Party
Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center. We'll have a delicious lunch followed by a musical program featuring Dixieland music. This program will take place on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. The cost for this program is $12 for members and $27 for non-members. Reservations must be made by February 5, 2013. Stop by the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, 199 N. First Street, to register for this program. If you have any questions contact the Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Harrah's Casino Trip
Join the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center as we journey to Harrah's Casino in Joliet, Illinois to try our luck. Enjoy exciting slots, table games and more! Please note: the cost of this trip DOES NOT include food. The cost of your meal depends on which restaurant you choose to eat in while at the Casino. This trip will take place on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Meet at the Senior Center (199 N. First Street, Wheeling) at 9:00 A.M. The cost of this trip is $13 for members and $28 for non-members. For more information, please contact the Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Tuesday Evening at Pavilion
The Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center will be open on Tuesday Evening, February 19, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. for games and conversations with friends. Please bring your own snacks, if desired. There is no charge for this event, but we ask that you call 847-459-260 to register so we know how many people will be attending this program.
Lincoln's Assassination: Very few people know the details of this tragic event that took place on April 15th in the year 1865. The 10 day manhunt for Wilkes and his fellow conspirator alone is full of many stories. Also included is insight about the others who were arrested and hung, including a woman. John Boda will be our presenter as we learn about the stories behind the story. This program will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 immediately after our Lunch at Pavilion Program at approximately 12:15 P.M. If you will be joining us for lunch, please make your reservation by calling the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Join Jim Kendros as he discusses the music of Henry Mancini. Mr. Mancini has a long history of collaborating with film director Blake Edwards and is known for such songs as Moon River, Days of Wine and Roses, and the score to Victor Victoria. . This program will take place on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 immediately after our Lunch at Pavilion Program at approximately 12:15 P.M. If you will be joining us for lunch, please make your reservation by calling the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
Sunset Boulevard Theatre Trip
This Tony Award –winning stage production is a visually spectacular tale featuring breathtaking music by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Weber. It weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. The cost of this trip includes your choice of stuffed chicken breast or baked salmon for lunch. Please select your lunch choice when registering for this program. This trip will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Meet at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, 199 N. First Street in Wheeling, at 10:15 A.M. The cost of this trip is $83 for members and $98 for non-members. Reserve your space by February 21, 2013.
Four Winds Casino
Are you ready to try your luck? Today we will take an excursion to the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan. Take a chance at the slots and table games. Hopefully you will get lucky and take home a windfall! The cost of this trip includes round trip transportation, $10 food credit, and $15 in instant slot credit. This trip will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Meet at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, 199 N. First Street, Wheeling at 8:45 A.M. The cost for this trip is $46 for members and $61 for non-members. Please reserve your space by March 19, 2013. For more information, contact the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center at 847-459-2670.
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