Dateline January - March 2019 - Page 5

Exciting Winter Ed-Ventures Planned Just for You FlyOver America Pack your bags! Enjoy a simulated light that gives you a bird’s eye view of the Maine countryside, New York City, Niagara Falls, Florida Keys, Minnesota, Glacier Bay Park, Napa Valley, the Golden Gate Bridge, and many other U.S. attractions and landscapes. FlyOver America is an attraction at Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America. Your “ light” faces a spherical screen and combines the motion of your seat with the special effects of wind, mist and scent to give you the sensation that you are truly soaring. Note: your feet are dangling. Following your “ light,” walk to the FireLake Grill House in the new Radisson Blu Hotel, where you will enjoy a luncheon of your choice of soup, salad and sandwich combinations. Fee includes admission, inclusive lunch, coach bus, and tour guide. A $2-3 gratuity per person is recommended and may be paid directly to the driver following the tour. Tour leaves promptly at 10:30 am and returns at approximately 2:00 pm. Register by Feb 13. No refunds after this date. A processing fee will be deducted from the refund when canceling before Feb 13. Date: Thu, Feb 28 Time: 10:30 am–2:00 pm Cost: $49 Class #: AET4 Location: Gladstone, parking lot Minnesota History Center Tour One visit is never enough to this award-winning museum that’s all about Minnesota! Start with a 30-minute guided tour of the Minnesota’s Greatest Generation exhibit. Reminisce as you view a vast array of artifacts, displays and hands-on elements that highlight accomplishments, sacri ices, disappointments, challenges, and enduring legacies. Next, you will have an additional hour to explore the other exhibits in the museum. You came for history, now stay for lunch at the newly renovated Market House by D’Amico. This café pays tribute to the irst St. Paul public market that was built in 1852. The menu connects you to Minnesota’s past and present agricultural movement, featuring delicious seasonal salads and sandwiches. The bus departs at 9:30 am from Oak-Land Middle School parking lot (820 Manning Ave N, Lake Elmo—there is no building access to the school) and returns to the same location at approximately 2:00 pm. The fee includes museum admission, guided tour, lunch, school bus transportation and the tour host. Cancellation policy: A $10 processing fee will be deducted from the refund when canceling before March 15. No refunds after this date. Date: Fri, Mar 29 Time: 9:30 am–2:00 pm Cost: $55 Class #: AET3 Location: Oak-Land Middle School, parking lot 50+ Travel—Sharing the Wisdom Travel is high on many people’s retirement list. How do you decide where, when and how to go? What resources are available on the web? Whether you are experienced and widely traveled or will be new to the world outside your backyard, talking with others is a valuable resource. This class will provide some basics on using internet travel sites and tour groups, as well as encouraging group input on personal travel experiences to share wisdom. Mary O’Brien Date: Tue, Feb 5 Time: 6:00–8:00 pm Cost: $15 Class #: AET2 Location: Gladstone, 105 District 622 Community Education • Gladstone 55+ Center • • 651-748-7250 5