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Meet the Clydesdales with April 24 50 Plus day trip
POSTED: 03/07/2012
Meet the Clydesdales is the name of this trip. Participants will visit Warm Springs Ranch near Boonville, Mo., where they will tour the picturesque barn tucked into 300 acres of lush fields. The tour will have a chance to talk with he ranch manager, take photos, talk with trainers, and pet the gentle giants. The second stop is the town of Arrow Rock, which has been turned into a National Historic Landmark. Travelers can stroll along the boardwalk with an old-time country store, tiny post office, and quaint shops. Lunch as at the J. Huston Tavern, the oldest continuously-operating restaurant west of the Mississippi. To find this program in the JCPRD's Activities catalog and online listings, browse first by age-based categories and then by topic-based subcategories. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords "day trip."

The Meet the Clydesdales trip will leave at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, from Antioch Park 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and return at approximately 4 p.m. that day. The cost for one five and one-half hour trip is $75 per person and includes lunch.

While the JCPRD's 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the District's Registration Department at (913) 831-3359, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.

The JCPRD's Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at

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