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M-F 8a-5p

 

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M-F 5a-9:30p
Sat. 6a-5p
Sun. 1:30p-5p

 

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M-F 9a-12p and 1p-6p

Sat. 9a-1p

 

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Pool & Fitness Center

Closed 4/21
Closed 6/15-16

 

No Classes
5/27


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Under Age 55?

People under 55 years of age are placed on a waiting list. Two weeks prior to the trip date this list will be called.


Tips

Arrive 10-15 minutes early.
We will leave on time. You may get left behind if are late so please allow yourself enough time.
End times are estimated.
Please park vehicles in the back of the parking lot, near Lake Drive.
We use motor coaches when possible. When we do, it is customary to tip the driver $2-3 cash.
Make sure you have emergency info/contacts in your wallet.
Some are allergic to perfume so we ask that you keep your fragrance to a minimum.

Senior Trip Program

55+ Trip Day Trip Registration

 

In-district residents may begin walk-in registration Monday, 3/18 at 10a.
Phone and online registration will begin at 1p.
Out-of-district residents may begin walk-in registration Tuesday, 3/19 at 10a.
Phone and online registration will begin at 1p.

 

instant Registration for trips with this symbol began last term, so you can sign up at any time. The trip may be full. If it is, please ask to be placed on the waiting list.

 

Please call or email Kat if you have specific questions about any given trip. Food allergies and moblility issues are probably the most common. 541-688-4052 or katrinas@rrpark.org

 

Day Trips

 

instantPortland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden

Today we visit China without ever leaving Oregon. Once inside the garden walls, you’ll feel as if you’ve traveled through time to another era in a faraway world. Lan Su is a window into Chinese culture, history and way of thinking. This garden is one of Portland’s greatest treasures and is much more than just a beautiful botanical garden.  Lan Su is a creative wonder, a powerfully inspiring experience based on a 2,000 year old Chinese tradition that melds art, architecture, design and nature in perfect harmony. Next, we are headed off to eat. Guess what’s for lunch? You guessed it…Chinese! Your cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
4/30 . . . Tu . . . 8a-5p . . . $62

5/13 . . . M . . . 8a-5p . . . $62    NEW!               

 

May Grub Club- Olive Garden

Every month we’re getting together to enjoy a hot, new food spot. We’re the “grub club”. If you like to try new restaurants and are an adventurous eater then this is the group for you. Each month it’s a different place so you never know where we will end up. Get ready to grub! Your cost includes transportation and lunch. Start times may vary. Some will include dessert, others will not.
5/1 . . . W . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $22

 

A Women’s Symposium

The 4th annual women’s symposium in Eugene. This event is not just for women, it’s also for those who love and support the women in their lives.  The goal is to inspire women & their families to understand the importance of community involvement. They want those who volunteer to understand the significance they play in their communities.  In addition to 2 great motivational speakers they will have vendor tables with valuable information and resources.  Plus, there will be 3 breakout “hands-on” sessions, focusing on small ways anyone can “pay it forward” by volunteering. Join us for a fun & inspiring day.  Your cost includes: appetizers, beverages and transportation.
5/9 . . . Th . . . 3:15-7p . . . $18

 

Boomerama Eugene

The 1st Annual Eugene BOOMERAMA Expo is  here. This event will be fun filled and information packed that will bring a positive and life affirming message to the ever growing senior population of Oregon.  Picture an educational summit, a Home & Garden Show, travel expo and a health & wellness fair all rolled into one, but with the focus being on seniors and their loved ones. Don’t miss out on our fantastic activities like the Complimentary Massage Beauty Bar and Massage and Relaxation Lounge and a chance to win trips and lots of amazing prizes. Your cost includes: transportation and lunch. 
5/18 . . . Sa . . . 9:45a-2:30p . . . $30

 

Playcraft

Today we will go to Grants Pass to see how playground equipment is manufactured.  We will tour their advanced designs and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities. Their manufacturing facility is one of the most modern in the industry and is virtually self-contained. What does this mean?  It means they can control in house all aspects of the manufacturing process thus producing the highest quality, most innovative products in a timely fashion.  From steel fabrication, to play-tuff coated steel decking, custom routed sheet plastic components, to rot-molded plastic production, their world class facility is poised to deliver.  Your cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
5/24 . . . F . . . 8-5p . . . $65

 

instant“Fools” – Pentacle Theater

It’s a comedy that will have you in stiches. Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic! He’s landed a terrific teaching job in a small town. The town has been cursed with chronic stupidity for 200 years, and Leon’s job is to break the curse. Friendships form, love prevails, and the sheep are always missing in this fast-paced comedy. Your cost includes: transportation, dinner and this hilarious show.
5/31 . . . F . . . 3:15-11:30p . . . $75

 

June Grub Club- Chapala

Every month we’re getting together to enjoy a hot, new food spot. We’re the “grub club”. If you like to try new restaurants and are an adventurous eater then this is the group for you. Each month it’s a different place so you never know where we will end up. Get ready to grub! Your cost includes transportation and lunch. Start times may vary. Some will include dessert, others will not.
6/5 . . . W . . . 11:30a-2:30p . . . $25

 

instant“Into the Woods” – Broadway Rose

Take a journey up to Portland and into the enchanted world of magic beans and moonlit nights, towering giants and handsome princes, and fates sealed (and unsealed). Stephen Sondheim’s witty, powerful score and James Lapine’s imaginative, darkly humorous book combine to make the Tony Award winning “Into The Woods”  a favorite among musical lovers and a timeless masterpiece. Dinner and conversation will follow the show. Your cost includes: transportation, dinner and show.
6/9 . . . Su . . . 10:45a-8p . . . $84

 

Exploring Silverton

Today, our travels will take us to remarkable Marion County.  The city is named after Silver Creek, which flows through the town from Silver Falls into the Pudding river, and thence into the Willamette river.  On July 16, 1855 Silver Creek became Silverton. How many times have you driven through and said sometime, I’m going to stop and explore?  Well, today you will.  We will have a knowledgeable Silverton ambassador who will show and tell us about life in Silverton. You may be surprised at what you discover.  We will complete our day with lunch.  Your cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
6/14 . . . F . . . 8a-4p . . . $55

 

Oregon Coast Rail Riders

This will be a great group event so bring your friends! Grab your friends who are nature enthusiasts, birders, cyclists, and rail fans.  This ride starts in Wheeler and follows the Nehalem river.  We will go through dense tunnels of trees, over a historic steel bridge and enjoy the beautiful views of the Oregon Coast mountain range.  The custom designed aluminum frame is light weight and moves along easily.  The four seated pedal powered rail road bicycles have four recumbent seats, and pedals that propel the unit at your speed.  There is a 210 lb. weight limit.  Your cost includes transportation, early dinner and guided tour. 
6/21 . . . F . . . 7:30a-6p . . . $75

 

instant“The Sunshine Boys”- Little Theater on the Bay

Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs. We’ll continue to our dinner destination on the hilltop. Your cost includes: transportation, dinner and show.
6/23 . . . Su . . . 10:30a-9:30p . . . $74

 

Glide Into it! . . . Bucket List #3

Get ready for an experience like nothing else, it’s time to ride and glide in North Plains, Oregon!  Riding in a sailplane (or glider, if you prefer) is the purest form of flying there is.  You’ll be sitting in the front seat of the glider with your pilot flying from the rear seat behind you.  The view will be breath taking.  In the small, quiet setting of a sailplane, you will experience the true freedom of the skies!  Up to 220 pounds can be accommodated.  You are encouraged to bring a camera but a strap is required. This trip is all inclusive. Your cost will cover transportation, plane ride and lunch.
6/26 . . . W . . . TBA . . . $210

 

July Grub Club Dinner- Billy Mac’s

Every month we’re getting together to enjoy a hot, new food spot. We’re the “grub club”. If you like to try new restaurants and are an adventurous eater then this is the group for you. Each month it’s a different place so you never know where we will end up. Tonight we’ll enjoy a special menu including but not limited to prime rib. Yum! Get ready to grub! Your cost includes transportation and dinner.
7/8 . . . M . . . 5-7p . . . $35

 

Santiam Excursion Train

The Albany & Eastern Railroad Company has a long history in the mid-Willamette valley. The excursion train runs over 17 miles of track on the Sweet Home branch line and is unlike any other in the Valley, or even the west coast.  While on board you will see amazing stretches of farmland, forest ranges and the beautiful Santiam river while rolling past the shipper’s sites and seeing the railroad world in action.  The round trip ride will include a delicious brunch buffet.  Your cost includes:  transportation, excursion and brunch.  NOTE:  We will pick you up at the River Road Annex , 1055 River Road.
7/14 . . . Su . . . 9:30a-3p                                  
64 and under $72 . . . 65 and older $65

 

Shop the Docks!

Have you ever wanted to buy seafood right from the boat, but weren’t sure what questions to ask or what to look for?  If so, now is your chance to learn more about buying seafood.  Experts with Oregon Sea Grant and the OSU will demystify the process during a 90 minute guided dockside tour in Newport. Seafood lovers will unite with commercial fishermen.  Participants will learn what seafood is in season, how it’s caught, whether it’s sustainable, etc. We will bring ice chests. Your cost includes: transportation, tour and lunch.
7/19 . . . F . . . 7:30a-5p . . . $57

 

“Jest a Second”- Pentacle Theater

Fridays were made for dinner, theater and friends! We hope you can join us as we make our way to Salem. We’ll start with a delicious meal and then head over to the Pentacle Theater. Tonight’s main characters are Sarah and Bob who are expecting their first child and hosting a birthday party for Sarah’s mother. Sarah’s brother, Joel, arrives early to tell Sarah some news he’s put off telling anybody: He’s gay and has picked this evening to come out to his family. Realizing that no one is quite ready for Joel’s big reveal, Bob decides some deception is in order. The complications pile up in hilarious layers and build to a heartwarming conclusion. Your cost includes: transportation, dinner and show.
7/26 . . . F . . . 3:15-11:30p . . . $85

 

 

 

Overnight Trips

 

Ashland Interlude | May 7-8, 2019

We return to the beautiful city of Ashland and the wonderful Oregon Shakespeare Festival. This year we will take in two outstanding shows, “As You Like It” and “Hairspray.” Accommodations are at the lovely Plaza Inn right in downtown Ashland, close to shops, restaurants and Lithia Park. There will also be plenty of free time for shopping in Jacksonville and Ashland! Fees include transportation, lodging, tickets, breakfast, one dinner and snacks; other meals are on your own. Space is extremely limited. Register asap.  Full refunds not guaranteed after 4/2.
May 7-8 . . . TuW . . . Double: $329 . . . Single: $399

 

Whales and Wildcards | June 25-27, 2019

Enjoy the sights, sounds and incredible marine wildlife of the San Juan Islands! We’ll stay two nights at the luxurious Angel of the Winds Casino Resort near Everett, WA. Spend an entire day on a fully narrated cruise aboard a 100-foot vessel through the islands in search of whales, porpoises, bald eagles and so much more! The fee includes everything except one lunch, plus a visit to the Mt. St. Helens visitor center, casino play vouchers, the incredible Olympia Farmers market along Budd Bay and free time in Friday Harbor. You may reserve your spot now with $200. Final payment due May 23; full refund not guaranteed after this date. This trip has been planned by Willamalane and co-sponsored with River Road and Campbell Center.
6/25-27 . . . T-Th . . . Double: $519 . . . Single: $654

 

Christmas in Leavenworth | December 2-5, 2019

Leavenworth is a town specifically designed with Christmas in mind so get ready! You’re going to love it! We will be staying at the Enzian Inn, right in the heart of things. We’ll be busy during our 3 night stay but you will also have free time to do as you please.  It’s the perfect mix. We will indulge in an incredible daily breakfast that will get your motor going every day, enjoy a fun sleigh ride with humor and hot chocolate and visit a reindeer farm. We have planned three special dinners that will have your taste buds singing. Two special and wonderful concerts; a hand bell concert and a harp concert. There will be a visit to Liberty Orchards where they make aplets and cotlets and we’ll stop at a wonderful market on our way back to Leavenworth. Your cost covers everything except two lunches. Space is limited. Reserve your spot now with a $200 deposit. This money is only refundable if money has not been paid out. You can sign up immediately following the presentation. This trip has been planned by River Road and co-sponsored with Willamalane and Campbell Center. Final payment is due 9/1. Want to check it out? Come to our presentation on 4/16 at 1p.
12/2-12/5 . . . M-Th . . . Double: $749 . . . Single: $899 . . . Triple: $699

 

 

 

Extended Trips

 

Exploring Britain & Ireland- featuring England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales | April 12-26, 2019 & May 3-17, 2019

Call to check current availability.

 

The Great Smoky Mountains | October 10-18, 2019

Experience the warm hospitality of the southeast! Come to know its rich history and deep traditions on this tour highlighted by stays in Atlanta, Gatlinburg and Asheville. We’ll tour CNN, Coca Cola, Stone Mountain Park, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampead and dinner show, Dollywood , UNESCO World Heritage Site- the Great Smoky National Park, Smoky Mountain Railroad, Grandfather Mountain, Blueridge Parkway, etc. This trip is done through Collette specifically for us. It’s special and  not regularly offered. Your cost includes: round trip air out of Eugene, taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel, transfers, 9 fun filled days and 11 meals. Travel insurance is available for $275 per person. Final payment is due 8/11/19.
Double: $3749 . . . Single: $4749 . . . Triple: $3699

 

Coming to you in 2020: Costa Rica & Rhine River Cruise!

 

 

Cancellation Fees

If you cancel and want a check refund, $5 will be deducted for admin processing. No cancellation fee for refunds in the form of a credit. No refund will be given if you cancel the day of the trip or if you're a no show. No refund or a partial refund will be given once River Road has incurred costs for booking trips (tickets, meals, hotel, etc. ).

 

Information Meetings & Document Parties

 

Exploring Britain & Ireland Doc Party

This is for those of you going on this trip. Please make sure you make it to today’s document party or call Kat if you’re unable to attend. We’ll be meeting to go over the details of your trip.
April trip . . . 4/2 . . . Tu . . . 1p . . . Campbell Center
May trip  . . . 4/17 . . . W . . . 1:30p . . . RR Park

 

Christmas in Leavenworth Presentation 2019

Looking for a fun holiday trip? The details of this festive, four day trip will be given out today. Stop by and get more information. It was really incredible last time so if you decide to join us, you are in for a treat!
4/16 . . . Tu . . . 1-2p . . . Free . . . River Road Park

 

 

 

 


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