Brewers vs Cubs
Sunday, September 8, 2019

The Gathering Place is partnering with Grinnell Hall in Beloit for a Brewers vs Cubs baseball game. You may pick up a registration form at the front desk. Please make your check out to Grinnell Hall and give to our receptionist. The Van Galder Coach will pick up here at TGP on Sunday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m.


Diamond Jo Casino, Dubuque, Iowa
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Join us as we head to one of the premier gambling casinos of the Midwest! You will enjoy beautiful autumn scenery on our way to Dubuque. While at Diamond Jo's you will receive $10 in play money as well as a complimentary buffet.

Diamond Jo has over 975 slots and you can try your hand at Blackjack, Craps, Roulette or Mississippi Stud.

We will leave TGP at 7:30 a.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. This trip fills up quickly so don't delay. Call 608-868-3500 to register.


December Fireside Theater

A Christmas Story
Fireside Dinner Theater
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Cost: $70.00
Leave at 10:15       Return approximately 4:00

Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200 shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, the Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. It is based on the classic 1983 movie. Featuring a funny and heartfelt score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul who wrote music for the his movie La La Land; A Christmas Story, the Musical, captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike!


Majestic Mekong River Cruise
March 17, 2020
15 days, 30 meals
Free airfare if booked by March 31, 2019

You will be aboard the brand new Emerald Harmony. You will be treated to 30 meals (12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners) with complimentary wine, beer or soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinners while on-board the Emerald Harmony. There will be 12 shore excursions, a variety of on-board evening entertainment and first class service from an English speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides.



New Trip! We are excited to announce that we have booked a Sunny Portugal Tour for November 7-16, 2020! Preview presentation on October 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

New Trip! Charming French Canada tour August 28-September 5, 2020. 12 meals featuring Montreal, Quebec City, Charlevoix and Montebello. Preview presentation on October 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.



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Trip Cancellation Policy
(these rules do not apply to the extended travel tours. Those policies are set by the individual tour companies).

Fees for Day Trips are non-refundable within 14 working days of the trip if a replacement can not be found for your seat.

Trips with pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable at anytime unless a replacement is found.

Overnight trips: There are no refunds within 8 weeks of tour date unless you find a replacement or one is available on the wait list.

(These rules do not apply to the extended travel tours. Those policies are set by the individual tour companies.)

Travel Tips for Seniors
1. Get appropriate vaccines
2. Travel with your Meds
3. Request assistance at the airport
4. Enjoy eased security restrictions
5. Request airplane boarding assistance
6. Travel judiciously to prevent injury
7. Inquire about airfare discounts

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