JANUARY

WELCOME TO ALL GOLDEN TIMES MEMBERS
The 2020 year is shaping up to be very exciting (except for January and February).

March will start the fun and we hope that all well be happy and well this year.

FEBRUARY

Golden Times will be offering one day trips and longer tours during the year ahead. Departure and returns are from the Indiana Welcome Center 7770 Corinne Dr. Hammond Indiana. Parking is behind Wendy's but stay clear of the garbage disposal area. We have permission from the Visitors Center to park there

MARCH

Pinochle -- CANCELLED ALL MONTH

Mondays​ 2, 9, 16 Start time is 10 AM
Price for the three sessions is $11.
Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, Room 3, Burr St. and Route 30.
Call Doc 708-474-7435


UPDATE: Polka Fest is rescheduled from June 24 to Thursday November 5, 2020. Call BARBARA For more information at 219-844-1090
CANCELLED


March 26-April 1, 2020 Wednesday-Friday Washington DC See overnight trips for more information on Page 4
CANCELLED

APRIL

Pinochle -- CANCELLED ALL MONTH

Mondays​ 6, 13, 20 Start time is 10 AM
Price for the three sessions is $11.
Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, Burr St. and Route 30.
Call Doc 708-474-7435


April 22 fun and games at the Bunco Bash at Towne Center 7250 Arthur Blvd., Merrillville. Bunco Bash is $5.00 PP You will certainly have a good time and leave with a prize.
Call for reservations Karen 219-577-7133.
CANCELLED


April 29-May 5, 2020 Wednesday-Tuesday Parade of Nations & Virginia International Tattoo Trip. 6 days and 5 nights. See overnighttrips page 4 for more information.
CANCELLED

MAY

Pinochle -- CANCELLED ALL MONTH

Mondays 4,11,18. Start time is 10 am price for the three sessions is $11. Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, room 3, Burr Street and Route 30.
Call Doc at 708-474-7435.

UPDATE: Odyssey trip is filled. Please call Barbara to get on the waitlist. If enough interest she will try to get another date for this trip. See page 3 for new date.


May 12, Tuesday, day trip on Odyssey River Cruise in Chicago. $80 PP Includes lunch while rolling on the river. See day trips on page 3 for more information and reservations.
CANCELLED


May 20, Wednesday. General meeting at the towne center 7250 Arthur Blvd. Merrillville IN. This is the only meeting this year. Meeting starts at 1:00 pm. Call Pat Holman at 219-865-2745 if you will ​attend.
CANCELLED

JUNE

Tuesday June 2 Shipshewana Flea Market Day Tour
Call Barbara Jacobs at 219-844-1090 for reservations.
See more info. on page 3.
CANCELLED


Mt. Rushmore and The Badlands Trip
June ​14-20 Sunday-Saturday.
See overnight trips for more information on Page 4.
CANCELLED


Thursday, November 5, 2020. New date for Polka Pest ​there are a few spaces left on this new date. All information remains the same. See page 3.
CANCELLED

JULY

Annual Golden Times Picnic
Wednesday July 15, at Wicker Park.
The fun starts at 11 am with games, friends, at noon a box lunch soft drinks or water. No alcohol this year. Happy to have volunteers help.
Price is $11 per person. No tickets will be sold at the door. Call Doc 708-474-7435 or 708-856-2601 to reserve your ticket.


July 22 - 24 Wednesday - Friday Trip to Jumer's Casino and Hotel at Rock Island IL, $250. PP double occupancy $100 due upon reservation. Final payment due July 14, 2020 Lots of comps for this trip. To get a brochure with all the perks and comps for this trip call Barbara Jacobs at 219-844-1090. See page 4 for more information.
CANCELLED AND RESCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 10, 11. SEE PAGE 4 FOR NEW INFORMATION

CANCELLED ALL DATES FOR THIS TRIP

AUGUST

THE ARK ENCOUNTER & CREATION MUSEUM TRIP
AUGUST 3-7 2020 MONDAY-FRIDAY | $549.
PP double occupancy. See overnight trips for more information call Fritzie at 219-322-8042
CANCELLED: If you signed up and paid for this trip, you will be refunded.


UPDATE: Ragtime is sold out. Call Barbara to get on a wait list


ODYSSEY CRUISE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19
If you need to cancel please notify Barbara at 219-844-1090.
All information remains same.
CANCELLED


AUGUST 26, 2020 WEDNESDAY
Ragtime at the Cahn Auditorium
Evanston, IL. Roaring 20's see day trips for more information on ​page 3. Call Barbara Jacobs 219-844-1090. CANCELLED: IF YOU SIGNED AND PAID FOR THIS TRIP, YOU WILL RECEIVE A REFUND.

SEPTEMBER

Pinochle -- Mondays​ 14, 21, 28
Starting time is 10 AM
Price for the three sessions is $11.
Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, Burr St. and Route 30.
Call Doc 708-474-7435.


September 9, 10 and 11 new dates for jumers casino and hotel trip. All information is the same. Contact barbara at 219-844-1090. Cancelled all dates for this trip


September 15: Odyssey 2 Architecture River Cruise
Barbara has worked hard to get this one for us. Was sold out first round. See page 3 for full information. ​CANCELLED


SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 2, 2020
TUESDAY - FRIDAY
Trip to Mackinac Island with a visit to Frankenmuth. See overnight trips page 4 for more information and reservations Call Barbara Jacobs at 219-844-1090. CANCELLED

OCTOBER

Pinochle -- Mondays​ 5, 12, 19
Starting time is 10 AM
Price for the three sessions is $11.
Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, Burr St. and Route 30.
Call Doc 708-474-7435


Bunco Bash-- October 14, 1PM-3PM
Meet us at the Towne Center, Merrillville for fun and games. Karen and Gerry do a great job putting this together.
Call Karen, 219-365-3733​ or Gerry at 219-395-4093​. Tickets are $5.00 PP and last date for reservations is October 8, 2020
CANCELLED: IF YOU HAVE PAID, YOU WILL BE REFUNDED.

NOVEMBER

Pinochle -- Mondays​ 2, 9, 16
Starting time is 10 AM
Price for the three sessions is $11.
Meet at Clarendale of Schererville, Senior Living Center, Burr St. and Route 30.
Call Doc 708-474-7435


Polka Fest: rescheduled to thursday november 5, 2020 all information remains the same. This trip is pending.
CANCELLED

DECEMBER

THURSDAY DECEMBER 31, 2020

Our New Years Eve Celebration has not yet been set for this year. Will be posted at a later date.

You may park in the large lot behind Wendy's. DO NOT block the ability of the large garbage bins from being serviced.

ALL persons calling regarding an event are first come, first listed. Requests to participate in an event are held for ONLY two weeks. PLEASE NOTE: Your check is your guaranteed reservation. If you have not paid, you do NOT have a guaranteed reservation.

Please check the Times, A&E Section on Thursday for our ad.

Payments

Payments

HOLD ONTO YOUR 2020 DUES PAID CARD. SINCE WE WERE UNABLE TO TRAVEL, THE BOARD HAS DECIDED TO USE YOUR PAID 2020 CARD FOR THE NEXT CALENDAR YEAR, 2021.

Make all checks payable to "Golden Times" - Please include your 2020 membership number on your check. Each event requires a separate check. If you are making checks out for multiple persons, please include their membership numbers also. "NO REFUNDS' on the events/trips/tours UNLESS​ there is a replacement member available from a wait list. Your check is your guaranteed reservation.

Membership is $10. Make checks payable to "Golden Times." Include your name, address, phone number, birth date, emergency phone number, and E-mail. Mail your check and information to Membership Chairperson, Pat Perry, 9204 W. 190th Ave., Lowell, IN 46356.

NOTE: If you lose your card or event calendar, there will be a $1.00 each, replacement charge.