Our travels have taken us to Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Atlanta, Asheville, and the list goes on.
We travel in comfort in our 15 passenger Church bus and/or personal cars.
We enjoy eating out at a number of venues including Old MacDonald Fish Farm, Red Lobster, Eejay’s, Cumberland Village, Harbor Chase (formerly Eden Gardens) and many others. We have also made trips to nearby theaters such as; the Fort Gorden Dinner Theater, Newberry Opera House and Abbieville Opera House for enjoyable musicals and plays.
Our Seniors participate in various Church activities: folding Church bulletins, sprucing up the sanctuary, ACTS, Habitat for Humanity — the list goes on and on.
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Upcoming Young at Heart Senior Activities: Please sign up ASAP on the sheets posted on the bulletin board in the back hall (just past the water fountain). Half the cost for an overnight trip is due when you sign up. Make checks payable to SAPC and please list the event for which you are paying. One event per check please. All checks for our Out-to-Lunch meals are made to the place providing the meal.
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Please check over the events listed below and sign up on the appropriate Sign-up sheet in the back hall of the Sanctuary building. We also encourage you, as participants, to offer any suggestions you might have for future trips, activities, etc So, put your thinking caps on and provide your Planning Committee with some ideas on places to visit and things to do either here in Aiken and/or elsewhere. To offer your suggestions please call one of the members of our committee. Remember, half of the cost for an overnight trip is due when you sign-up. Make checks payable to SAPC and please list the event for which you are paying. One event per check, please. All checks for our Out-to-Lunch meals are to be made to the place providing the meal. Please refer to our announcements in each Sunday’s bulletin for additional information.
- Tue & Wed., May 14 & 15 - An overnight trip is being planed to Gibbs Garden which is located about an hours drive north of Atlanta. The Southern Living magazine in its Feb. 2012 issue described it as follows: This magnificent 300-acre estate, graced by 220 acres of artistically landscaped gardens, is set in a mature forest with 30 spring fed ponds, waterfalls and bridge crossings . . . With 16 superb garden venues that will dazzle your senses. In addition to the tour of the gardens on Wednesday we will also visit a variety of other scenic places including a visit to Amicalola Falls State Park and other areas of interest. A shuttle is available in Gibbs Gardens to transport visitors to and from their Manor Garden and their Japanese Garden. Cost will be around $70.00 per person which includes your motel room, d/o, and all admission fees. It will cost an additional $5.00 if you want to ride the garden tour shuttle; $18.00 if you ride our bus. There will be 6 meals, not included. If you have not reserved a space for this trip and still want to go’ please call Phil Lockard.
- May 24 – 5:30 PM – Leave for the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre to see the play Fox on the Fairway. “This play which mixes golf, romance and fashion keeps the audience in stitches. Pitching wedges, drivers, putters and nine irons – golf was never so much fun.” Cost is $40 for a delicious buffet meal followed by the play; plus $2 if you ride our bus. Deadline is May 12.
- June 2 - Out-to Lunch Bunch will go to Cumberland Village for lunch and fellowship following the 11:00 AM worship. Cost is $11.00. Menu will include turkey, cornbread dressing, vegetables, salad, dessert, and drink. Deadline is May 26.
- June 22 - 8:30 AM – Leave for a day trip to Greenwood, SC to attend their forty-first Festival of Flowers month-long event. While there we will tour the grounds of Cokesbury College, visit the Greenwood Historical Train Museum and Display, and view the Fugi Film Photography Exhibit. Following lunch we will attend a 2:00 PM performance of the musical Oliver at the Community Theatre. We may visit other places of interest, if time permits. Cost is $20.00 for the musical and any admission fees, plus $3.00 if you ride our bus plus your lunch. Deadline is June 2 and payment is due that week.
Plans for additional exciting activities and trips will be forthcoming as they are developed.
Your YAHS (Young At Heart Seniors) Planning Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM in the Church Library. Committee Members include: Sandy Bartlett, Mo Empie, Alice Heineman, Emily & Phil Lockard, Georgia & Joe Lookabill, Dot & Felder McLaurin, and Betty & Bob Rapp. Visitors to our meetings and/or anyone who would like to become a committee member are encouraged to attend any and all planning meetings. For more info call Phil Lockard or Mo Empie.