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Senior Day Trips

Explore Cincinnati and beyond with our exciting day trips. Enjoy lunches, behind-the-scenes tours and exciting journeys.


Belterra Park

February 7, 10am – 2:30pm
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, an entertainment destination located in a park-like setting on the banks of the Ohio River, features live racing during the summer, video lottery games, and a great buffet. Don’t forget to bring a federal ID and your Belterra card if you have one. If you do not have a Belterra card, we will get you one when you arrive.
RSVP required by January 31.

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Matinee: In the Heights

February 13, 12 – 4pm
Cost: $38 for ticket and transportation
Walking: Low amount

Don’t miss Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway smash hit and winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical. Set to a hip-hop and Latin-flavored score and featuring high-energy choreography, In the Heights captures the vibrant spirit of a tight-knit New York neighborhood. We will not eat lunch on this trip, so please eat before we leave.
RSVP & payment required by February 6

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Taft Museum of Art: From Winslow

Homer to Georgia O’Keeffe: American Paintings from the Phillips Collection
February 20, 10:30am – 2:30pm
Cost: $15 for tour and transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Join us for a docent-led tour of the Taft Museum’s From Winslow Homer to Georgia O’Keeffe exhibit. This fascinating exhibition traces a century of the modern creative spirit in the United States, ranging from realistic landscapes to bold abstract forms. Fifty-five works by American masters—including Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Helen Frankenthaler—span the 1860s through the 1960s. Nineteenth-century landscapes and portraits set the stage for light-filled scenes by the American Impressionists. Carefully structured cityscapes by the American Modernists give way to Cubist-inspired works, and, finally, to colorful experimental paintings by the Abstract Expressionists. We will enjoy lunch at the Taft Café.
RSVP required by February 13.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House Tour and Lecture

March 6, 9:30am – 2pm
Cost: $8 for transportation and tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Low amount

Our tour of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House will focus on Harriet’s life and experiences in Cincinnati, which enabled her to write the pivotal anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. We’ll also learn about Harriet’s family connections, the Lane Seminary Debates, the Underground Railroad, and the 20th-century history of the house which focuses on African-American agency and the continuation of social justice. We will eat lunch at O Pie O in East Walnut Hills.
RSVP required by February 27

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Belterra Park

March 14, 10am – 2:30pm
Cost: $5 for transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, an entertainment destination located in a park-like setting on the banks of the Ohio River, features live racing during the summer, video lottery games, and a great buffet. Don’t forget to bring a federal ID and your Belterra card if you have one. If you do not have a Belterra card, we will get you one when you arrive.
RSVP required by March 7

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Concert: American in Paris

Friday, March 15; 10am – 2pm
Cost:$5 for transportation and ticket
Walking: Moderate

American composer George Gershwin’s jazzy postcard from France contrasts French composer Edgard Varese’ raucous reflection of America. Grammy-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich shares playing technique “revealing something from a plane beyond ours” (Washington Post). After the lyrical first movements of Barber’s concerto weren’t thought challenging enough, the composer responded with a finale believed unplayable. Thank you to the Segoe Fund for providing our tickets. Limited tickets available.

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Behringer-Crawford Museum Tour and Lunch at the Greyhound Tavern

March 27, 10am – 2:30pm
Cost: $13 for transportation and tour; lunch is on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Come join the fun at the Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington, KY! We’ll enjoy the guide’s stories of the history of Northern Kentucky through the railways, roads, rivers, and runways, as we venture through floors of interactive experiences and gain a new understanding of life in Northern Kentucky. We will then enjoy a delicious lunch at the Greyhound Tavern. RSVP required by March 13

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Cincinnati Ballet Morning Matinee Dress Rehearsal: Aladdin

Thursday April 4, 9:30am-2:30pm
Cost: $20 for tickets and transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Low amount

Join us for a fun adventure as we enjoy the Cincinnati Ballet’s dress rehearsal for their production of Aladdin. After the rehearsal, we will have lunch at First Watch. RSVP required by March 28

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Spring Meet Horse Racing at Keeneland Park in Lexington, KY

Wednesday April 10, 9am – 6pm (Departing JCC at 9am; Departing Keeneland at 3pm)
Cost: $20 transportation and grandstand seating; lunch and races are on your own
Walking: Moderate amount

Spring horse racing is here! Enjoy your day in the Grandstand reserved seating area with backs and armrests under cover. Tasty concessions are available for drinks, snacks and lunches. We will arrive at 11am and stay until 3pm. Please note: no food or drinks can be brought into the horse park. RSVP required by April 3

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Cincinnati Museum Center-Cincinnati History Museum & Natural History Museum

Wednesday May 1, 9:30am-2pm
Cost: $18 for a discovery pass and transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking: Considerable amount

Come join us at the newly renovated Cincinnati Museum Center as we visit the Cincinnati History Museum. Walk the cobblestone streets and stand under the glow of street lamps in the reimagined Public Landing, the first of many exhibits to open in the Cincinnati History Museum. We’ll also visit the New Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History and Science Museum before enjoying lunch at the Camp Washington Chili. RSVP required by April 24

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Cincinnati Symphony at Music Hall: MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

Friday May 10, 10am-1:30pm
Cost: $5 for ticket and transportation; no lunch out
Walking: Low amount

Mahler’s Fifth Symphony is a fitting finale to the CSO’s 2018-19 season. The opening trumpet solo gives way to the full forces of the CSO, attending to Mahler’s vision that a symphony “must embrace everything.” Thank you to the Segoe Fund for providing our discounted tickets. Limited tickets are available. RSVP required by May 3

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Spring Grove Cemetery Tour and Lunch at Melt

Wednesday May 15, 10am-2pm
Cost: $12 for tour and transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking:Low amount

Spring is here in Cincinnati! Join us for a tram tour of Spring Grove Cemetery. Spring Grove is a National Historic Landmark and one of America’s loveliest rural garden cemeteries. This unique Cincinnati cultural resource offers 733 acres of beauty, including a magnificent arboretum, open air museum, and tranquil sanctuary just minutes away from downtown Cincinnati. We will enjoy a lunch out at Melt Café in Northside. RSVP required by May 8

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Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Wednesday May 22; 9am-2pm
Cost: $20 for ticket and transportation; lunch is on your own
Walking:Considerable amount

Come enjoy the spring blooms in our very own zoo and botanical gardens. Meet our famous Fiona and make some new friends. We will enjoy a wonderful lunch together at Ambar India. RSVP required by May 15

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