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Tina Gordon, Senior Coordinator
11 Conti Pkwy.
Elmwood Park
(708) 452-3962


In order to make the trips available to all of our seniors, we do our best to keep the cost of the trips as low as possible. Booking early gives everyone a chance to go. Deposits are required at time of reservations. Cash or checks are accepted for deposits and payments. When booking more than one trip at a time, separate checks must be made out for each trip. Each trip is its own entity. Balances are due 35 days before the trip date.


Theater tickets, shows and special events are non-refundable. Our goal is to give a refund only if we can find someone to replace you on a one-day trip. Otherwise, we suggest you find someone to take your place or give the ticket to a friend as a gift.

Trips are on a time schedule, and it is our policy to leave promptly at the stated departure time. We are unable to wait for late arrivals. We regret that no refunds can be given to seniors who miss the motor coach.

All seniors are required to notify Tina Gordon if there are any last-minute changes. After 5 p.m. leave a message at (708) 452-3962. All trips are subject to change without notice.


Participants must be 21 years of age or older. A photo ID is required. Compliance with casino policies – Players card must be used to receive casino benefits. All trips are non-refundable, unless stated. Insurance is available for most trips.

2018 TRIPS

Jan. 17, Four Winds Casino
Fee: 24 @$43 per person, 32 @ $33 per person. Tour includes $15 Instant Slot play & $10 used toward food.
Booking early brings down the price.

Feb. 13, Ameristar Casino
Fee: $25 per person. Tour includes $10 food voucher.
Booking early brings down the price.

March 7, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat” (Drury Lane)
Fee: $78 per person.
Lunch included, choice must be made at time of reservation: Herb Roasted Chicken Breast or Bistro Steak – Bordelaise Sauce. Included: One nonalcoholic beverage and dessert.

March 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday)
Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan


April 24-26 (Tuesday-Thursday)
Lake of the Torches, Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin
Fee: $165 per person double occupancy, $235 single.

May 16, Four Winds Casino
South Bend, Indiana


More info to follow

June 20-22 (Wednesday-Friday)
Meskawki Casino, Tama, Iowa
Fee: $165 per person double occupancy, $215 single.
On the way to Meskawki, we will stop at Riverside Casino. Second day excursion to Amana Colonies.

July 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday)
Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan
Fee: $170 per person double occupancy, $230 single, $140 triple.
Weather permitting, second day we go to town, lunch and shopping. Lunch is at your own expense.

Aug. 15, Blue Chip Casino
Fee: $25 per person.
Packages includes a lunch buffet and $10 in downloadable e-play credits for that day when you earn 1,000 points on your card.

Oct. 31-Nov. 2 (Wednesday-Friday)
Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan
Cost to be determined.

Weather permitting, second day we go to town, lunch and shopping. Lunch is at your own expense.


For more information, visit For reservations, call Tina at (708) 452-3962.


Laura Bilben is the Senior Advocate for the Village of Elmwood Park. The Senior Advocate Program connects residents with various community resources that are available to senior citizens. Senior Advocate drop-in hours are Mondays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or call Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (708) 359-0143.


The River Grove Senior Citizens Club, a nonpolitical, nonsectarian and nonprofit organization, is open to adults age 55 years or older. Meetings are held the first and third Mondays of the month at noon in the American Legion Recreation Center, 8664 Grand Ave., River Grove.

Trips, entertainment, speakers, community service and various luncheons are part of the group’s proceedings. Bingo and card games are played after the meeting and light refreshments are served. For more information, call the village hall at (708) 453-8000.