Travel with the OPC: Portugal

2016-05-20SunnyPortugal

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 beste online casino 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

2015_09-10SaugatuckEscape

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...]

Travel with the OPC: Detroit Tigers’ Game

2015-08-27_Tigers Vs Angels

Spend a day at Comerica Park watching the Detroit Tigers take on the Anaheim Angels, Thursday, August 27, 2015. You'll enjoy lower baseline box seats, hot dog and pop, and hopefully a Tigers' victory! Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, July 24. 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) … [Read more...]

Paddle to the Symphony July 11

Kent Lake at Kensington Metropark welcomes Paddle to the Symphony every year - photo by Michael Dwyer

Paddle to the Symphony 2015 For over 20 years, Kensington Metropark in Milford, MI has been the home to Paddle to the Symphony. Once again, the event returns to the park and to Kent Lake for an evening of music and paddling. The Michigan Philharmonic performs a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Maple Beach. However, Paddle to the Symphony goers will meet on the other side of the lake on the shoreline of North Martindale Beach – hence the term “paddle to the symphony.” Started by the … [Read more...]

Live from Mackinac Island – It’s ‘Under the Radar Michigan!’

The folks at Pure Michigan got their hands on a brand new camera technology called Georama. It streams a feed directly to the Internet and allows viewers to communicate with the person wearing the camera and Michigan is the first state in the U.S. to use one! So, naturally they turned it over to Under the Radar Michigan (UTR). Today, from noon to 4 p.m. (EDT) Tom Daldin, the host of UTR, is going to be wandering around Mackinac Island talking to people, exploring the shops and hotels, and … [Read more...]

Sea Life Michigan Welcomes Benson the Sea Turtle

Benson the Green Sea Turtle waits to be released from the Med Pool Tank - Photo by Michael Dwyer

A Green Sea Turtle named Benson After being hit by a boat last year, Benson, a Green Sea Turtle, was stranded at the Anastasia State Park in St. Johns County, Florida. A reaction called cold-stunning was induced by the fracture to his shell caused by the collision. Benson spent a year at the Georgia Sea Turtle Hospital in Jekyll Island where he was nursed back to health. Sea Life of Michigan gives Benson a New Home On May 22, SEA LIFE Michigan Curator, Kelli Cadenas, escorted Benson … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: Charity Island

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Join the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) as they take off on another adventure on Wednesday, August 5, 2015! Enjoy a leisurely cruise and a scrumptious dinner as you travel from Caseville to Charity Island. Breathtaking views are thrown in at no extra cost. Hurry! The refund deadline for this trip is Friday, June 26. 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 … [Read more...]