Jan. 30 is the deadline for an early May regional trip to Pella, Iowa, being offered in Early May by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.
Pella Tulip Time Festival is the name and destination of this three-day trip, which will take travelers to Pella, which was founded by immigrants from the Netherlands, and is located forty miles southeast of Des Moines. The trip leaves on Wednesday, May 1. On the way north, the group will make a stop in West Branch, Iowa to visit the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. After an overnight stay in Des Moines West, the group will spend most of Thursday, May 2, in Pella at the Tulip Time Festival, including some free time, and grandstand seats for the Grandstand Show and Volksparade. After vising more sites in Pella on Friday, May 3, travelers will head back home.
Participants will depart for the Pella Tulip Time Festival trip from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam. For more information or to register, call (913) 826-3031 or email [email protected]
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 “regional trip.”
This three-day trip includes four meals, transportation, and tickets. The cost is $523 per person for double occupancy or $599 per person for single occupancy. The registration deadline, including a $50 deposit, is Jan. 30, and final payment is due by Feb. 20. See the the complete itinerary and sign up.
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.