Monday, September 7, 2009

Enjoy Some Fall Trips with the AAUW of Kingston

AAUW 2009 Fall Bus Trips

Friday, September 25th
New York City
and the New York Philharmonic performance of
Brahms’ Violin Concerto with Frank Peter Zimmerman as Violinist
Arnold Schoenberg’s Pelléas and Mélisande
Alan Gilbert, Conducting

Leaving at 8 AM for an 11 AM performance; lunch on your own;
returning by 4:30 PM

Cost (for bus, driver tip & orchestra seats):
NOTE: $78 (before 9/12); $88 (after 9/13)
Bus to New York City alone, including driver tip: $49

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday, October 3rd - 5th

Two nights; three-day trip to
Toronto to visit the new Frank Gehry Art Museum;
Niagra-on-the-Lake at a luxurious Victorian Inn; six gourmet meals;
tickets to Noel Coward’s, Ways of the Heart;
and a visit to the Peller Estates, a beautiful winery.
Leaving Saturday from Kingston at 9 AM; returning Monday around 8 PM

Cost: $685 (per person based on double occupancy); $210 single supplement
For this trip only, call Linda Gold at 845-255-5256 or email then make your check payable to AAUW include your phone number, and mail to Linda Gold, 1 Jacobs Lane, New Paltz, NY 12561. A deposit of $200 is due with your reservation. Bus and theatre seats are assigned in the order in which reservations are received.

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Tuesday, October 27th
NY Botanical Gardens

and dinner in the "Little Italy of the Bronx"

After a quick picnic lunch (brought or bought), join a guided tour of Kiku in the Enid A Haupt Conservatory Courtyards. Kiku pays homage to the time- honored tradition of fall flower viewing in Japan. Afterwards, go by bus to Arthur Avenue, renowned "Little Italy" of the Bronx. There participants can chose a restaurant for a leisurely dinner or spend a bit of time shopping in the well-stocked Italian groceries. Every place is wheelchair accessible.

Bus leaves at 9 AM and returns to Kingston by 7:00 PM
Cost of $65 includes bus, driver tip and admission to the Gardens.

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Annual Holiday Trip: Thursday, December 17th
to New York City
and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

for the special exhibits:
Cinnabar: The Carved Art of Chinese Lacquer;

Imperial Privilege: 18th Century Viennese Porcelain;
Robert Frank's The Americans;
Silk and Bamboo: Music and Art of China;
Pablo Bronstein at the Met;
Surface Tension in Contemporary Photographs;
Eccentric Visions of Luo Ping (1733–1799);
Paintings of Everyday American Life, 1765–1915;
The Young Archer (attributed to Michelangelo);
plus, the annual Christmas Tree & Crèche

Leaving at 8 AM and returning around 6:30 PM
Cost (includes bus, driver tip and entrance into the museum): Seniors $63; Adults $67
Bus to New York City alone, including driver tip: $40

All trips leave from the rear of the former Ames in the Kingston Plaza
(On city-bound trips, pickups and dropoffs can be arranged for the New Paltz Park-n-Ride)

For reservations, call Pat Whelan between noon and 9 PM at 845-657-6807 or write, then send your check, made out to AAUW–Kingston Branch, to Pat Whelan, 1321 County Rt. 2, Olivebridge NY 12461.
(Ask about our member discounts and cancellation policies.)

Open to all, our trips are part of our mission to offer community enrichment and to raise funds for scholarships and grants to local, national and international programs, especially in support of women.
Membership in Kingston Branch of American Association of University Women is open to all people.

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