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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507
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Travel

Spring Travel
 
CASINOS
Angel of the Winds
Date: Tuesday, April 4th
Depart: 9:00 AM
Return: 4:30 PM
Cost: Member: $25.00   Non-Member: $35.00
Try your luck at the “World’s Friendliest Casino. $5.00 slot tickets plus discount for buffet lunch!
 
Skagit Valley Casino
Date: Tuesday, April 25th
Depart: 9:00 AM
Return: 4:00 PM
Cost: Member: $23.00   Non-Member: $33.00
We have not visited Skagit in a while so let’s see how our luck goes. Either way we always have a good time with Player Bucks to use for food, etc.
 
Silver Reef Casino
Date: Tuesday, May 16th
Depart: 9:00 AM
Return: 5:00 PM
Cost: Member: $27.00   Non-Member: $37.00
This casino always has a variety of places to eat and you will receive a discount at all of them! A very fun casino to visit.
 
Mystery Lunches  

Mystery
Date: Tuesday, April 11th
Depart: 10:30 AM
Return: 2:30 PM
Cost: Member: $20.00   Non-Member: $30.00
 
Mystery
Date: Wednesday, May 17th
Depart: 10:30 AM
Return: 2:30 PM
Cost: Member: $20.00   Non-Member: $30.00
 
Mystery
Date: Tuesday, June 20th
Depart: 10:30 AM
Return: 3:30 PM
Cost: Member: $25.00   Non-Member: $35.00
 
 
 
 
Crab Cruise Lunch and Tulips
Date: Wednesday, April 19th
Depart: 9:30 AM
Return: 4:00 PM
Cost: Member: $96.00   Non-Member: $115.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Thursday, March 16
Tiptoe through the tulips after enjoying a tasty crab lunch. We will sail from La Conner, hopefully through Deception Pass (tides permitting). After lunch we will drive through the flower fields to view the tulips in all their glory!
 
MILL CREEK TOWN CENTER
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Depart: 9:00 AM
Return: 5:00PM
Cost: Member: $21.00   Non-Member: $31.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Wednesday, April 19
Enjoy the outdoor mall with a park-like setting.  A diverse blend of shops and boutiques, restaurants and a walking trail and creeks.  Spend the day searching out creative shops, enjoy lunch at a restaurant of your choice.  Some options are: Azule (Mexican), Saw Mill Cafe, Blazing Onion Burger Co., and many more.  A day of adventure!  Let’s explore Mill Creek, Washington located between Everett and Lynnwood.
 
 
 
THREE NURSERIES AND LUNCH IN LACONNER
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Depart: 8:30 AM
Return: 5:30 PM
Cost: Member: $20.00   Non-Member: $30.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Wednesday, May 10
Spring is in the air — let’s enjoy the flowers!  Our first stop will be at the Orchard’s Nursery in Stanwood.  Purchase flowers or plants for your garden or patio pots.  The nursery offers several workshops:  The fairy garden class is around $30 and includes all materials - plants, pot, soil, and decor items (small statues of fairies, etc.)  A Living Wreath workshop is also available. If you bring a pot, or purchase one at the nursery, the staff will help you pick out the plants for it.  Lunch will be on your own in La Conner.  Visit one of their great restaurants which include: Seeds, Calico Cupboard, La Conner Brewery or COA Mexican.  The choice is yours.  After lunch we will stop at Christenson’s Nursery for more plants or to enjoy the Old Schoolhouse and flowers.  A stop at Azusa Nursery on the way back will complete our spring-time fling!
NOTE: If you plan to take a class, please let me know when I call you one week in advance of this trip.
 
 
 
Woodinville Wine Tour and Lunch
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Depart: 9:00 AM
Return: 6:00PM
Cost: Member: $72.00   Non-Member: $86.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Wednesday, May 17
Visit 2 Wineries and enjoy inspired comfort food for lunch!
We will visit Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery where we will accompany their Master Gardener for a 45 minute Garden Tour walking through their beautiful historic gardens.
Afterwards we will enjoy a Private Tasting (4 wines).  We have a reservation for lunch at The Hollywood Tavern.  According to Food Network, “you can get one of the best Cheesesteak sandwiches this side of Philadelphia!”  Other inspiring dishes include: quinoa salad, burgers, and fried pickles.  Lunch is on your own.  After lunch we will visit Columbia Winery for a one hour Private Tasting with an educator who will tell us about the wines. (5 wines)  Join us for a relaxing, leisurely day!
 
 
 
A DAY IN EDMONDS, WASHINGTON
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Depart: 8:30AM 
Return: 5:30PM
Cost: Member: $23.00   Non-Member: $33.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Friday, June 16
Let’s visit the walkable waterfront town of Edmonds!  Accented by art, colorful hanging baskets and vintage street lamps, this pedestrian-friendly downtown is worth discovering.  Stroll around the beautiful central fount, discover the many art galleries, cafes, wine bars, coffee shops, antique shops, and more.  Enjoy the beachfront eateries or the many small cafes downtown.  Lunch is on your own.  Bring a friend!
 
 
 
 
SEATTLE CHOICE— NEW MARKET-FRONT EXPANSION
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Depart: 8:00 AM
Return: 5:30PM
Cost: Member: $30.00   Non-Member: $40.00
Sign-Up Deadline: Wednesday, July 12
The New Market-Front Expansion of Pike Place Market opened on June 29, 2017. Here is our opportunity to visit this new section. This project started in 2011 on the land near the waterfront of Pike Place Market.  This piece of property was first developed in the 1920’s and, after a fire, was turned into a parking lot.  Now it is the home of the $74 million expansion of the Market.  It houses 30,000 square feet of open public space, including a plaza and viewing deck that captures the Olympics, Mount Rainier and Puget Sound. Four new artisan vendors - Old Stove Brewing Co., Jarr & Co., Honest Biscuits and indi chocolate will produce, on-site, in 12,000 sq. ft. of production space.  Old Stove Brewery will have a mobile canning line running.  Come and join us for a new adventure in Seattle.  Two drop off sites are available:  Pike’s Market and Westlake Shopping Center.
 
 
 
Overnight in Ocean Shores
Date: July 12-13th
Member:             Single: $240        Double: $175
Non-Member: Single: $280        Double: $215
Sign-Up Deadline: Friday, June 9
Save the date! Two days to relax-visit the casino-eat delectable food. Swim in the indoor pool or just take a beach walk.
Our hotel and Casino now have no smoking rooms each with an ocean view and two queen beds. The trip includes hotel and transportation.
 

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