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Travel to southeast Missouri during 50 Plus Day Trip on Oct. 27
POSTED: 10/04/2017
Travel down Old Highway 71 to visit the W. F. Norman Corporation in Nevada, Mo., and tour a turn-of-the-century factory during an late October day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

The W. F. Norman Corporation is known for their gorgeous tin ceilings and still operate some of the same machinery from the company original opening in 1898. After lunch, the group will continue to Carthage, Mo. to explore the Precious Moments Chapel. The chapel was built as a gift of thanks to God and has 30 unique stained glass windows and many beautiful wall and ceiling murals.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under travel. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “day trip.”

This trip will leave at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and return at approximately 6 p.m. that day. The cost is for this nine day trip, including admissions, lunch, and transportation, is $75 per person. For more information or to register, call (913) 826-3030. To see this program online at, click on Activity Registration in the upper left part of the screen and perform a barcode search for 40339.

While 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 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-3030 for space availability.

Printed copies of the My JCPRD Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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