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JOIN US ON A RIVER CRUISE : TREASURES ALONG THE GOLDEN DOURO

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TRAVEL WITH US ON A RIVER CRUISE DISCOVERING PORTUGAL AND SPAIN: TREASURES ALONG THE GOLDEN DOURO

Join us for 15 days, arriving in Madrid and departing from Lisbon

Departure date: November 1, 2019

Madrid * Salamanca * Barca d’Alva * Pinhao * Regua * Entre-Os-Rios * Oporto * Lisbon

We will discover the beauties and treasures of Portugal and Spain. 

Highlights include:

–Discover the gems of the striking city of Madrid, one of Europe’s most historic and cosmopolitan capitals.

–Set out on a city tour of Oporto, the chief export city of Port wine. (A visit to a Port wine cellar is included.)

–Take a walking tour of the gorgeous university town of Salamanca, Spain that has a UNESCO World Heritage historic center. 

–Visit Mateus Manor House and Gardens, a magnificent 18th C. historic estate.

–Sample fine vintage wines at the Avessada Winery.

–Stroll through Obidos, a beautifully preserved walled town known as the “Wedding Present Town”. 

–Let the adventurous spirit of the Age of Discovery inspire you as you cruise along the storied Douro River Valley.

–Explore the historical center of Guimaraes.

–Enjoy cultural activities like a Tuna band show, Portuguese cooking demonstration and a lecture on “Portuguese Society and Economy” 

Call the  Senior Citizens’ Center at 708-848-5251 for more information and to get the special code to use when booking your trip.

Travel website:    

When booking mention the following codes: P.O. Code: FA07040, Group #: 89415, Trip Code: PTL19  

WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!!

SCC: THE LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER

scc logo smallTHE SENIOR CITIZENS’ CENTER OF OAK PARK AND RIVER FOREST:

THE LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER

414 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302

Telephone: 708.848.5251

Email: sccoprf@sbcglobal.net

Chartered in 1954, the SCCOPRF: The Lifelong Learning Center is the oldest senior citizens’ center in Illinois. We provide educational, social and cultural activities for people over the age of 50. Through educational, social, and cultural activities, the Senior Citizens’ Center inspires older adults to continue their quest for lifelong learning, supports their independence, broadens their horizons, and encourages their involvement with the community.

Membership is $50/year and this enables participation in all of our ongoing activities. There is a member discount given for the special workshops we offer periodically, such as Stained Glass. You do not have to live in the villages of Oak Park or River Forest to participate in our activities.

Ongoing activities include: art, ceramics, crafts, weaving, lapidary and jewelry making, woodshop, sewing, language classes, creative writing, drop-in bridge games, creative workshops and duplicate bridge. We also have group travel opportunities.