Slow Roll Detroit, Group Bicycle Ride on Mondays

Slow Roll Detroit, A Group Bicycle Ride every Monday

What it is? Slow Roll Detroit is Michigan’s largest weekly bike ride with over 3,000 riders each week. Roughly, from the beginning of April until the end of October, bicyclists of all ages and skill levels take to the streets of Detroit, most Monday evenings. Everyone is welcome to participate with the slow pace to provide a safe and unique way to see the city and its neighborhoods. While membership is required, it’s inexpensive at only $10.00 to join at the basic level. Sponsors … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: New Year’s Year

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Celebrate the New Year in style on Thursday, December 31 at the Rattlesnake Club in Detroit. Enjoy a leisurely four-course feast and beverages. On the return trip (weather permitting) the motor coach will drive along Lakeshore Drive in Grosse Pointe for a chance to view the spectacular holiday lights. Hurry! The refund/sign-up deadline for this trip is Friday, November 20. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Royal Park Luncheon

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Get into the spirit of the season with lunch in the Conservatory at the Royal Park Hotel on Tuesday, December 8. In addition to delicious menu options, 'Santa' has a few other surprises as well. So be on your best behavior! Hurry! The refund/sign-up deadline for this trip is Friday, November 6. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50 to travel on these trips and all non-members pay a $10 fee. … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: ’42nd Street’

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Head downtown to the fabulous Fox Theatre on Friday, February 12 to enjoy the "Lullaby of Broadway" -- 42nd Street! Before the show you'll dine at Loccino's of Troy and then be whisked away via motor coach to Detroit, which is home to the second largest theatre district in the United States (the Great Way Way being number one, of course). Hurry! The refund and sign-up deadline for this trip is Friday, December 18. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please … [Read more...]

Huzzah! The 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival Begins

2013 Michigan Renaissance Festival Returns - photo by Michael Dwyer

The Annual Festival Returns! The 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival once again sends guests back to the 16th century. This is that one time of year where southeast Michigan residents can dress up as elves, knights, faeries, and princesses and go to the Village of Hollygrove. This made-up land, on the border of Holly and Groveland Township, is ready to go with new attractions and returning favorites. Beat the crowds and arrive early, they open at 10:00 a.m. with free parking. Upon … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Portugal

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Explore sunny Portugal, May 20-29, 2016. Your weekend getaway highlights include: Cascais, Lisbon, museums, two winery tours, and more. Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, November 3. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50 to travel on these trips and all non-members pay a $10 fee. Call (248) 659-1030 or (248) 608-0258 for more information. … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Polish Pierogies & Polkas

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Get in touch with your Polish side on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. On the agenda is historical churches, neighborhoods, markets, and lunch at a Polish restaurant. Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, September 11. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50+ to travel on these trips and all non-members pay a $10 fee. Call (248) 659-1030 or (248) 608-0258 for more information. … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Motor City Brew Tours

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Sample the best Detroit breweries have to offer with the Motor City Brew Tour happening Thursday, September 24, 2015. You'll have an opportunity to try four samples at each of the three stops and non-alcoholic options will be available at two of the locations. A light lunch, water, and snacks will also be offered on the bus. Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, August 21. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Saugatuck

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Discover firsthand on Thursday, September 10, 2015 why USA Today has named Saugatuck, ‘Best Summer Weekend Escape’ and ‘Best Coastal Small Town in America.' During your daylong excursion you'll experience a Victorian ferry ride, a harbor and land tour, and of course, shopping! Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, August 21. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50+ to travel … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: NOLA

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Let the good times roll in the the New Orleans, Louisiana, March 9 - 13, 2016. During your stay in the Big Easy, you'll enjoy three guided walking tours through the French Quarter, Garden District, and Cemetery District, along with other opportunities to explore the city. Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, October 2. All OPC trips can be found online at www.OPCSeniorCenter.org. Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, but they must be 50+ to travel on these trips … [Read more...]