PARA4Life--Seniors

Carole Taylor
205-562-3235

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

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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

Hotdogs & Hymns - 402164

Come and join us on the 1st Monday of each month for fun and fellowship as we grilled hotdogs and have an old fashioned hymn sing-a-long. Invite your friends. We will sing your favorite.

Hotdogs & Hymns

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

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!

 

6:45-9:45pm

Northport Community Center

$5/person

Refreshments will be served

 

West Alabama Dance

Day Away Trips

Wine Tours of Alabama - January 24

Travel with PARA on a fun and exciting adventure through some of the famous wineries of Alabama.

We will first travel to Calera to the Vizzini Farms Winery which offers a variety of wines such as Merlot, Sangiovese, Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Peach Dessert, White and many more.  While we are at Vizzini Farms Winery we will enjoy a delicious Dutch treat lunch from their wonderful menu of starters, salads, pasta, pizza, sandwiches, wraps and more.

From the Vizzini Farms we will travel to the Morgan Creek Vineyards in Harpersville, Alabama that features nine different wines from a dry muscadine to a sweet blueberry. While there, we will tour the winery and gift shop.

 

Leave from Hughes Center at 7:30am.

Leave from McAbee Center at 8:00am.

Return to McAbee Center by 5:00pm.

Return to Hughes Center by 5:30pm.

Cost of the trip is $25 and includes transportation.

More information, call Carole Taylor 562-3235.

Wine Tours of Alabama

BB King Museum - February 1

Travel with PARA to Indianola, Mississippi.

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, where the mission is to preserve and share the legacy and values of BB King.

 

Leave McAbee Center at 7:00am.

Leave Hughes Center at 7:30am.

Return to Hughes Center at 6:30pm.

Return to McAbee Center at 7:00pm.

Cost of the trip is $70 - includes motorcoach transportation, 2 hour tour, plus lunch and concert.

For more information, call Carole Taylor at 562-3235.

Deadline to register is January 15.

BB King Museum

Silver Star - February 15

Plan to join us!

Wednesday, February 15

More details to come.

Silver Star

Etheridge, TN - Amish Country - March 8

Join us as we travel to Etheridge, Tennessee.

While in Etheridge we will enjoy a wagon tour of the Amish and enjoy an Amish cooked meal at te Country Mill Restaurant. You may also purchase the many items the Amish have for sale, such as cheese, jellies, jams, clothing, funiture and much more.

Leave from the Hughes Center at 7a

Leave from the McAbee Center at 7:30a

Return to McAbee Center around 6p

Return to Hughes Center around 6:30p

Cost of the trip is $65 and includes motorcoach transportation, wagon tour of the Amish farms and an Amish lunch.

Must have registration form filled out and payment into the office by Friday, March 3, 2017.

For more info, call Carole Taylor at 562-3235.

Etheridge, TN - Amish Country

Extended Trips

Beau Rivage Casino: Biloxi, MS & New Orleans, LA - February 20-23, 2017

"Winter Blues Getaway"

$549/person-Double

$699/person-Single

A $50 deposit is due at time of registration.

Final payment is due: January 10, 2017

 

Includes:

  • 3-nights hotel accomodations 
  • including 2 nights at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
    • $10 free slot play
    • 20% voucher for spa & retail shopping
    • 1 welcome cocktail and/or coffee
    • 2 buffet breakfasts
    • 1 dinner buffet at the Beau Rivage
    • 1 dinner at Mulate's the Original Cajun Restaurant
    • standard taxes, meal gratuities and baggage handling
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • Guided Tour New Orleans
  • Free Time in New Orleans French Quarter

 

Travel Protection:

Travel Protection can be purchased at $51/person-double occupancy and $79/person-single occupancy. If you wish to purchase the Travel Protection, please send in a separate check made payable to the PML Travel & Tours. Travel Protection sholuld be purchased at the time of your initial deposit to ensure full benefits. Travel Insurance Premiums are non-refundable. (Casino bonus packages subject to change at the Casino's discretion). 

Washington, DC - April 23-28, 2017

6 Day / 5 Night PACKAGE

Includes:

  • 5 Nights Hotel Accomodations
  • 5 Breakfasts at your Hotel
  • 2 Wonderful Dinners
  • Luncheon Cruise aboard the Odyssey
  • Guided Tour with wonderful views and live entertainment
  • Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument & Memorial, National Air & Space Museum, Arlington National Cemetary, 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
  • Standard Taxes, Meal Gratuities, Baggage Handling
  • Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation

 

PRICE:

$849/person- double occupancy

$939/person- single occupancy

A $75 DEPOSIT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION.

FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE MARCH 6, 2017.

 

Travel Protection:

Travel Protection can be purchased at $92/person-double and single occupancy. If you wish to purchase Travel Protection, please send in a separate check made payable to: PML Travel & Tours. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of your initial deposit to ensure full benefits. Travel Protection premium is "non-refundable" once paid.

 

Alaskan Cruise - June 8-16, 2017

Alaska speaks to you like no other place can.

From breathtaking ocean coasts to majestic mountain peaks and the wilderness in between, Alaska is a land of natural wonders.

Take an Alaskan Cruise aboard Royal Carribean's "Explorer of the Seas"

Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • 1-night hotel accomodations in Seatle with breakfast
  • 8-day, 7-night cruise
  • cabin
  • shipboard meals
  • port charges
  • taxes & transfers in Seattle
  • Motor coach transportation to and from airport

 

PRICE:

$2179/person...Inside Cabin Cat. N

$2199/person...Promenade Cabin PR

$2499/person...Outside Cabin Cat. H

$2999/person...Balcony Cabin Cat. E3

(Price based on double occupancy. Cabin selection subject to availability)

 

Payment Schedule:

1. $250/person deposit due with names immediately; cabin selection will go to the earliest bookings. The cruise line reserves the right to lower our inventory or raise their prices at anytime.

2. Final payment is due April 21, 2017.

3. Travel Protection should be pruchased at the time of initial deposit.

Fuel surcharges by all transportation companies may be assessed.

 

Travel Protection: Cancellation policy is severe. Travel Protection can be purchased for $259/person for Cats N, Cats H & PR and $318/person for Cats E3-prices are based on double occupancy. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of initial deposit.

 

 

 

Helen Keller Festival & Muscle Shoals, AL - July 14-16, 2017

3 Day / 2 Night Package Includes:

  • 2 Nights Hotel Accomodations
  • 2 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners ...with 1 Dinner at the famed "Rattlesnake Saloon"
  • Visit to WC Handy home (Father of Blues)
  • Tour Helen Keller home
  • "The Miracle Worker" play
  • Tour Alabama Music Hall of Fame
  • Guided Tour of Muscle Shoals
  • Tour FAME recording Studios
  • Tour Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
  • Tour Cypress Moon Studios
  • Visit Tom Hendrix's Wall
  • Enjoy free time in historic Florence, AL
  • Shop and Explore the ARTS and CRAFTS in Spring Park at the "Helen Keller Festival"
  • Baggage, Taxes & Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation

 

PRICE:

$469/person-double occupancy

$539/person-sinlge occupancy 

A $50 deposit is due at time of registration.

Final payment is due on June 3, 2017.

 

TRAVEL PROTECTION:

Travel Protection can be purchased at $51/person - double occupancy and $79/person - single occupancy. If you wish to purchase Travel Protection, please send in a separate check made payable to the PML Travel & Tours. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of your initial deposit to ensure full benefits. Travel Protection Premium is "non- refundable" once paid.

 

Helen Keller Festival & Muscle Shoals, AL

Las Vegas, Grand Canyon & Sedona - August 19-25, 2017

Fabulous 7 Days / 6 Nights Vacation includes:

  • Round Trip Airfare
  • Meet and Greet Service in Las Vegas
  • Transfers to and from your Hotels
  •  3 Nights Manager's Reception at your Hotel
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accomodations at the Harrah's Hotel and Casino
  • 2 Night Hotel Accomodations in Flagstaff, AZ near the Grand Canyon
  • 1 Night Hotel Accomodation in Phoenix, AZ
  • Enjoy a Scenic Train Ride and Visit to the Grand Canyon
  • Visit Hoover Dam
  • Guided Tour of Sedona, AZ-Red Rock Country
  • Explore the Quaint Town of Scottsdale, AZ- Old West meets New West
  • Standard Taxes, Meal Gratuities and Baggage Handling
  • Round Trip Airfare & Motor Coach Transportation Outwest

 

PRICE:

$1809/PERSON-DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

$2249/PERSON-SINGLE OCCUPANCY

 

Travel Protection:

Travel Protection can be purchased at $171/person-double occupancy and $199/person -single occupancy. If you wish to purchase Travel Protection, please send in a separate check made payable the PML Travel and Tours. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of your initial deposit to ensure full benefits. Insurance premiums are non-refundable. Fuel surcharges by all transportation companies may be assessed.

 

7-Night Pacific Coastal Cruise - September 21-29, 2017

Pacific Coastal Cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Sea".

Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • 1-night hotel accomodations in Seattle
  • cabin
  • shipboard meals
  • port charges
  • taxes & transfers in Seattle
  • Motor coach transportation to and from the airport

 

PRICE:

$1949/person...Inside Cabin Cat. N

$1979/person...Inside Cabin Cat. M

$2099/person...Promenade Cabin Cat. PR

$2149/person...Outside Cabin Cat. I

$2339/person...Balcony Cabin Cat. E3

 (Price based on double occupancy. Cabin selection subject to availability)

 

Payment Schedule:

1. $250/person deposit is due with names immediately; cabin selection will go to the earliest bookings. The cruise line reserves the right to lower our inventory or raise their prices at anytime.

2. Final payment is due by June 21, 2017.

3. Travel Protection, on an individual basis, should be forwarded to PML Tours as peole give their initial deposit.

 Fuel surcharges by all transportation companies may be assessed.

 

Travel Protection: Cancellation policy is severe. Travel Protection can be purchased for $199/person for Inside, Promenade & Outside, and $259/person for Balcony-Prices are based on double occupancy. Travel Protection should be purchased at the time of initial deposit.

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

 

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

   "Ovation of the Seas"

 

Includes:

  • 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.

 

CRUISE ITINERARY:

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)

 

PRICE:

$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.