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Friends of the Ashland Senior Center

The Friends of the Ashland Senior Center have collaborated with the Callahan Senior Center, in Framingham, MA, to create multiple travel opportunities for its members and friends. All efforts have been made to offer a wide range of trips to all seniors over 55 who are independent and can maneuver without assistance.
Plans are in the works to announce specific and general information about each trip at a Travel Information Night to be announced soon. In the meantime, take a look and see what’s happening.
June 6, 2023 - Day Trip:
Travel to the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Ma, and get ready for lunch, then relive your teenage years through the music sung by Dave Colucci & Donna - Lee DePrille as they pay tribute to the Teen Idols of the 50s & 60s.
Menu includes:
• Welcome, Hors D’eouvre Tray
• Red or White Wine
• Clam Chowder
• Chicken & Ribs (family style)
• Baked Potato with sour cream
• Whole New England Steamed Lobster
• Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae

August 22, 2023 - Day Trip:
Tribute to Kenny Rogers
The LobsterFest Menu at the Log Cabin in Holyoke Ma is one of a Kind! Don’t miss this special presentation of a Tribute to Kenny Rogers performed by Danny Lee & the Colt 45 Band.
Menu includes:
• Welcome, hors d’oeuvres tray
• Red or White Wine
• Clam Chowder
• Chicken & Ribs (family style)
• Baked Potato with sour cream
• Whole New England Steamed Lobster
• Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae
October 2023 - Day Trip:
Baking with King Authur
Enjoy a three-hour hands-on baking class at King Arthur Flour company. Whether a novice or highly experienced baker, you will be sure to truly relish this delicious experience!
Sunday, November 2023 - Day Trip
A New England Christmas - Salem Cross Inn & Sturbridge Village Roaring fires, festive foods, and early New England holiday traditions will help us experience what Christmas was like in the 17 and 1800s. Our first stop will be a Salem Cross Inn for their Fireplace feast prepared on the open hearth fieldstone fireplace. Watch the prime rib roast, make the apple pie, stir the chowder in the antique cauldron, and enjoy hot mulled cider or wine. The day’s menu will consist of Prime Rib, Choder of the Sea, Homemade rolls and muffins, herb-roasted potatoes, spinach Friends of the Ashland Senior Center pie, butternut squash, and fresh apple pie.
Our day will continue with a stop at Old Sturbridge Village for their Christmas by Candlelight event. You will view authentic demonstrations of holiday traditions and witness Victorian carolers as they stroll the village.
December 12, 2023 - Day Trip
Christmas Celebration with the Corvettes
A Doo Wop Christmas celebration and rollicking ride through the good old days of Rock and Roll!
The Log Cabin menu includes:
• Red or White Wine
• Rolls & Butter
• Chop, chop salad
• Mt. Tom Sirloin
• Cape Codder Chicken
• Mashed potatoes
• Seasonal vegetables
• Brownie a la mode
• Coffee
February 15-25, 2024 Escorted
Cruise to Hawaii
• Oceanview: $5,469 pp dbl | $7,329 single
• Balcony: $5,999 pp dbl | $8,439 single
• Insurance: Double: $373 pp
• Single Ocean View $736pp
• Balcony: $826
**Reserve your spot with a $250 deposit and a completed Trip Reservation Form
• Featuring
• Airport/Pier Transfers
• Roundtrip Airfare
• 2-Nights Waikiki with Breakfast
• 7-Night Cruise on NCL’s Pride of America
• All Meals & Nightly
Entertainment Onboard Ship Port Charges & Taxes |
• Private Shore Excursions:
• Dole Plantation |
• Fern Grotto
• Luau
• 5 Amenities:
• Hawaii Beverage Package,
• Ultimate Dining Package (2 Meals), Internet Package (150 Minutes per person),
• USD 100 Onboard Credit (per cabin)
• 10 Photos Package (per cabin)
Fun For Seniors
Detailed flyers and trip insurance information for each trip will be available soon at the Ashland and Callahan Senior Centers.
Contact Donna Shaw, Trip Coordinator, with any questions or trip inquiries at 508-740-8054 or [email protected]