Carole Taylor

Contact Carole for more information about all upcoming trips, travel and Senior activities at the McAbee Center.


PARA4Life Membership - $99/year

PARA4Life offers an exclusive membership for ages 62+ at the McAbee Activity Center.

You will gain access to all the amenities the McAbee has to offer, including group fitness classes, an indoor pool, basketball gym and fitness equipment.

This membership is valid only at the McAbee Center and is only $99 per year!

Additional family members are $25 for age 16-61 and $20 for age 62+.

PARA4Life Membership

Senior Adult Activities

Brunch & Bingo - 903420

Come and join us for fun and a delicious brunch for only $4. Afterwards, those purchasing the brunch can play bingo FREE. This event is designed especially for seniors and is a joint effort between PARA and North River Village Assisted & Independent Living.

Brunch & Bingo

Breakfast & Bingo - 903421

Come and join us for a fun and delicious breakfast! Afterward, those purchasing breakfast can play bingo for FREE! This event is designed specially for seniors. Breakfast is only $4.

Breakfast & Bingo

- Monday Night Dance

Join us every Monday Night at the McAbee Center from 6:30-9:15 pm.
The Silver Eagle Band AND a SPECIAL Guest!
$5- Food Provided

Come out and enjoy the music, dance, laugh and sing along with them. Bring your friends and meet new ones!

Thursday Night Dance

Every Thursday night at the Northport Community Center the PARA4LIFE dance is  held from 6:45 until 9:30, with Bob Sullivan and the Country Gold Band Playing.  The cost of the dance is $5 per person.

West Alabama Dance - Friday NIghts

Come out and enjoy the fun on Friday nights with Keith Porter and the band!



Northport Community Center


Refreshments will be served


West Alabama Dance

Day Away Trips

Pearl River / SilverStar Casino - January 17

Pearl River / SilverStar
January 17
Please have ID!
Cost-$35- Includes motor coach transportatio, $25 freeplay, lunch.

Pearl River / SilverStar Casino

Extended Trips

Biloxi - January 23-24

Jan. 23-24
Round trip motor coach, breakfast, overnight accommodations, $25 bonus play.


Tasmania & Southern Australia - January 23 - February 4, 2018


Leaving from Sydney, Australia on Royal Caribbean's New Ship

   "Ovation of the Seas"



  • 2 Night stay in a 4 Star Hotel in Sydney PRIOR TO YOUR CRUISE
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • Cruise
  • Cabin
  • Shipboard Meals
  • Port Charges
  • Taxes & All Transfers


Thursday, January 25 - Welcome to Sydney Australia

   Enjoy Two Days in Sydney- Museums, galleries, world class restaurants and OUTBACK, Sydney.


Ovation has it all!

Casino Royale, Broadway musicals, live comedy, spa massage and poolside, wonderful  variety of dining, rock climbing, bumper cars, skydiving simulator and much more.



Day 1- Saturday, January 27

   Board Royal Caribbean

Day 2- Sunday, January 28

   Enjoy the day aboard the Ovation

Day 3- Monday, January 29

   Arrive in Hobart, Australia

Day 4- Tuesday, January 30

   Enjoy the day aboard the Ovation

Day 5- Wednesday, January 31

   Arrive in Adelaide, Australia

Day 6- Thursday, February 1

   Enjoy a tour to the Adelaide Hills

Day 7- Friday, February 2

   Enjoy the day aboard the Ovation

Day 8- Saturday, February 3

   Enjoy the day aboard the Ovation

Day 9- Sunday, February 4

   Arrive BACK in Sydney Australia (and flight home)



$4949/person...Inside Cabin Cat. V2 & V3 - Located on Decks: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, & 13

$5049/person...Outside Oceanview Cat. I - Located on Deck: 3

$5149/person...Outside Oceanview Cat. H - Located on Deck: 3

$5319/person...Balcony Cabin Cat. D7 - Located on Decks: 9 & 10

$5349/person...Balcony Cabin Cat. D6 - Located on Deck: 11

$5389/person...Balcony Cabin Cat. D5  - Located on Deck: 12


Payment Schedule:

1. $300/person-due with names immediately, to hold your reservation. Cabin selection will go to the earliest bookings. The cruise line reserves the right to lower our inventory or raise our prices at any time.

2. Final payment is due by 11/10/17. Fuel surcharges by all transportation companies may be assessed.

 (All prices based on Double Occupancy. Cabin Selection subject to Availability.) 


Travel Protection:

Cancellation policy is severe. Travel Protection can be purchased for $499/person for Cat V2, V3, Cat I & H; $590/person for Cat D7, $599/person Cat D6, & $611/person for Cat 5D- prices are based on double occupancy. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of initial deposit. Insurance premiums are non-refundable once purchased.



New Orleans / Avery Island - February 5-8, 2018

Includes 4 days/3 nights trip, 3 nights hotel accommodations in New Orleans, breakfast at your hotel plus evening receptions including hot food and spirits, dinner at the New Orleans school of cooking, 3.5 hour Tabasco Culinary tour, guided tour of New Orleans, tour an old fashioned Louisiana Plantatio, travel and explore Avery Island, visit historic French Quarter, free time to enjoy Cafe Du Monde for beignets.

$649 per person-double occupancy

$769-single occupancy


$75 Deposit due at time of registration

Registration Deadline: August 11, 2018

New Orleans / Avery Island

Savannah, Georgia - April 16-18, 2018

Springtime in Historic Savannah Georgia!
Package includes 3 days/2 night hotel accommodations, dinner at Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room, One dinner at Lady and Sons, guided tour of Historic Savannah, performance at the Savannah Historic Theater, experience Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, visit famous River Street, standard taxes, baggage handling, meal gratuities, deluse motor coach transportation

Savannah, Georgia

Mackinac Island - May 5-12, 2018

Mackinac Island
May 5-12, 2018
A deposit of $500 per person is due upon reservation. If you purchase your travel protection plan, the deposit is only $250 per person plus the cost of the insurance. A lot of fun things to do on this trip!
Included: 8 days with 7 breakfast, and 4 dinners
Enjoy the beauty of Mackinac Island and the Great Lakes Region, a guided tour of Chicago, Holland, Michigan and the Tulip Festival, Mackinac Island and 2 nights stay at the Grand Hotel, enjoy tour on horse-drawn carriage, and enjoy many more exciting things to see and do in Mackinac, Frankenmuth, Michigan and Dearborn, Michigan.

Mackinac Island

Alaskan Cruise - May 17-25

Visit Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska and Victoria BC; Excursions offered from each port.
Includes round trip airfare, one night hotel accommodations in Seattle with breakfast, guided tour of Seattle, cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Seattle. Motor Coach transportation to and from airport.
Trip Requirements: Fill out registration form, pay deposit and insurance at the time of registration (2nd deposit of $500 is due by November 15, 2017), get passport (with name as it appears on drivers license).
Monthly payments may be made.

Alaskan Cruise

Northern European Cruise - May 28 - June 7, 2018

Northern European Cruise

12 day/11 night Northern European Cruise aboard Celebrity Cruise's "Eclipse".

Visit Dublin, Ireland - Reykjavik, Iceland-Akureyri, Iceland, Lerwick/Shetland, Scotland-Cork (Cobh), Ireland.

Round trip airfare, cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Dublin, Ireland plus transportation from Tuscaloosa to and from airport.

Northern European Cruise

Niagra Falls, Canada - June 19-22, 2018


Niagra Falls, Canada
June 19-22, 2018
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018
Must have passport!
Includes: 5 nights hotel accommodations, Niagra Falls, Clifton Hill, Casino's, Meet and greet by local guide, 5 breakfast's, 3 dinners, guided tours, Hornblower Niagra Cruise, wine tasting & tour, standard taxes, meal gratuities, baggage handling and transportation.

Niagra Falls, Canada

Denver-Majestic Rockies and Colorado Springs - August 12-17, 2018

Round trip airfare & motor coach transportation in Colorado, 5 nights hotel accommodations with hot breakfast every morning! Spend 2 nights in Denver and 3 in Colorado Springs. Evening receptions at your hotel to include hot food and beverages, 3 wonderful dinners, 3 fabulous lunches, lunch at the Historic Broadmoor. Lunch aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad Vista Dome Dining Car, picnic lunch in Rocky Mt. National Park, tour and wine tasting, guided tour of Colorado Springs, visit Garden of the Gods, Guided Tour of Denver, visit Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Visit Rocky Mountain National Park Guide service by our local guide throughout your Colorado vacation. Standard taxes, meal gratuities and hotel baggage handling.
Deadline for Registration is June 1, 2018.

Denver-Majestic Rockies and Colorado Springs

Wester Caribbean Cruise - October 15- 20

Carnival Cruise -Costa Maya & Cozumel
Trip includes cruise, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges &taxes, motor coach transportation to and from Mobile Cruise Pier.
$100 per person deposit is due immediately to hold your reservation.
Final payment is due August 15, 2018.

Wester Caribbean Cruise

Panama Canal Cruise - November 4-16

Panama Canal Cruise

November 4-16

Must have a registration form and passport!

Registration Deadline: August 20, 2018

Sun- Arrive in Miami for the night
Mon- Board Norwegian's "Jade"
Tues & Wed- at sea
Thurs- Visit Cartagena, Colombia
Fri- Panama Canal- Gatun Lake, Panama
Sat- Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Sun- at sea
Mon- Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Tues- Harvest Caye, Belize
Wed- Costa Maya, Mexico

Panama Canal Cruise

Pigeon Forge, TN - November 26-28, 2018

Two nights resort accommodation, 2 full breakfasts at the resort, one wonderful dinner show at Dolly's Dixie Stampede, a full day at Dollywood Theme Park, Shopping at Tanger Outlets, standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling , Deluxe motor coach transportation.
Registration Deadline is Sept. 1, 2018.

Pigeon Forge, TN

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights - February 4-19, 2019

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights
February 4-19,2019
Registration Deadline is December 6, 2018
A deposit of $500 per person is due upon reservation. If you purchase our travel protection plan, the deposit is only $250 plus the cost of the insurance.
7 days, 5 breakfasts, 5 dinners
Trip Highlights Include: Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Vik, EyjafjallaJodull Volcano Visitor Center, Skogar Folk Museum, Skogafoss, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull Glacier, Blue Lagoon and much more!

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights