Trips

Great trips are offered with new trips posted the first Friday of every month at noon.
Farmers Branch residents may purchase trips that first week. Identification is required to prove Farmers Branch residency.
Non-residents may purchase trips the following Friday at noon if space is available.

Trips are subject to cancellation if not filled 14 days prior to the trip.

Buses are handicap accessible.

On the day of your trip, please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure in order to check in at the front desk and board the bus. If you need additional time for boarding, please ask the front desk staff for a pass that will allow you to pre-board the bus.

May Trips

The Velocity of Autumn at 1:30 Theater at the Cultural Bath House on White Rock Lake

 
Fri, May 11
11 am - 4:30 pm
Fee $17, Limited Walking 
The Velocity of Autumn swirls around Alexandra, an 80 year old artist in a showdown her family over where she will spend her remaining years.  In a comic twist, her youngest son climbs up a tree and crawls in the window to reason with his mother.  Lunch at Highland Park Cafeteria (on your own) before the show. 


Cruisin’ Cuisine 


Thu, May 17
11 am - 2 pm, Fee $5 
Smoky Rose on Garland Road is the destination for this month’s lunch outing.  Menu options include soup and salads, sandwiches, and smokehouse selections such as; brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey and smoked sausage.  Desserts include warmed apple spice cake, chocolate pecan pie and Henry’s Ice Cream.  Prices range from $7 - $15. 


June Trip


Cruisin’ Cuisine 


Thu, June 21
11 am - 2 pm, Fee $5 
Call for restaurant information. 972.919.8740.


Trip Registration Policy

 
 



Trip Registration

  • Trips are posted at the Senior Center the first Friday of each month.
  • Registration must be made at the Senior Center. No telephone requests for sign up will be honored.
  • Registration is for Farmers Branch residents only that first Friday through the following Friday. Each Farmers Branch household may purchase 2 tickets/seats during this week. Residents may not purchase tickets for non-residents.
  • On the following Friday, non-residents may purchase tickets/seats. Both residents and non-residents may purchase a total of 4 tickets/seats.
  • When the bus becomes full, a waiting list will be started. As space becomes available, staff will notify people on the waiting list in order.

Cancellations


  • Should a cancellation become necessary, the individual will contact the front desk and staff will use the waiting list to replace the cancellation. Trips costing more than $5 and filled will be refunded. Trips costing $5 or less are not refundable.
  • Trips are not transferable.

Handicapped Policy


  • Individuals purchasing trips must be able to be independent or bring an aid to assist them.
  • For the safety of the individual, staff will be available to secure wheelchairs and assist with seat belts. Individual care will be dependent upon the participant.