Away for the Day

YANKEES VS. BOSTON RED SOX

OPENING WEEKEND!

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Tickets - $125 p/p

Each ticket includes a hot dog, beverage and Yankees Branded Backpack!

Game Time: 7:08pm

Seats:  Section 205

Bus departs Midland Park High School at 4:30 p.m.


Click here to register  https://register.communitypass.net/midlandpark


BROOKLYN  BOTANIC GARDEN’S CHERRY TREES                                            FEE: $104

Brooklyn Pizza Walking Tour

Thursday, April 28                                                          

Revel in the exuberant blossoms of the Cherry Esplanade and the Japanese Pond Garden.   Explore a dozen specialty gardens and the Steinhardt Conservatory.  We'll take a guided one block tour of Front St., America's most tasteful pizza district. Learn the stories behind Grimaldi's Pizza, Juliana Pizza, and Spumoni Gardens.  Lunch, in Brooklyn Bridge Park, will feature two slices of pizza.  Tour led by Paul Boddy. Stage Right requires all participants to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and wear masks in order to attend their trips.  Proof of vaccination is required at time of entry to the bus.   Bus departs MacFarran Field Parking Lot at 9:00 a.m. and returns 6:30 p.m. 

 

CLINTON-A PICTURE PERFECT NORMAN ROCKWELL TREASURE               FEE: $130

Thursday, May 5

Today we visit the Western New Jersey Town of Clinton (voted one of the best small towns in America by Architectural Digest) where we will experience historic architectural treasures, fine art, great food and quaint main streets.  Our first stop is The Red Mill Museum Village, the most photographed building in New Jersey, where we will enjoy a guided tour and discover Hunterdon County’s 19th industrial and agricultural past.  Then it’s off to lunch at the beautiful Clinton House and Inn, established in 1743. Here we partake in an elegant dining experience.  The menu includes salad, choice of entrée: Two 3oz filet medallions, grilled salmon or sautéed chicken w/asparagus and Vegetarian option: eggplant rollatini or seasonal vegetable pasta (indicate meal choice when registering).   Dessert: cheesecake w/fresh berries, and coffee. After lunch we will take a tour of the award winning Huntington Art Gallery and conclude our day with a stroll down Main Street for some unique shopping and beautiful photo opportunities.   Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Proof of Vaccination is required with valid I.D. upon entry to the Museum and Art Gallery.  Trip led by Melinda Scarso.  Bus departs from the Faith Reformed Church, 95 Prospect Street, MP promptly at 8:30 a.m. and returns approximately 6:00 p.m.

 

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AT PEDDLER’S VILLAGE                                             FEE: $65

Saturday, May 14

Back by popular demand! Come and have fun at the annual Strawberry Festival located in picturesque Peddlers Village. Browse amongst the booths of over 70 exceptional craftspeople from all over the region.  Enjoy a variety of strawberry treats including chocolate dipped strawberries, assorted pastries, strawberry shortcake, strawberry jam, strawberry fritters and much more! Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 8:30 a.m. and returns approximately 5:30 p.m.

 

TOUR OF THE SHORE                 FEE: $110

Tuesday, May 17

.We'll enjoy a guided bus tour from Sea Girt, with its historic light house, to Long Branch, where seven US presidents vacationed. We’ll learn of the sinking of the Morro Castle and the rise of Bruce Springsteen.  Buffet lunch at at the Breakers hotel features Manhattan clam chowder, seafood salad, spring green salad, chicken scampi, honey ginger salmon, roast potatoes with rosemary and garlic and chocolate mousse for desert (Lunch included).  Strolls on boardwalks of Spring Lake and Asbury Park.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes.  Tour led by Paul Boddy.  Stage Right requires all participants to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and wear masks in order to attend their trips.  Proof of vaccination is required at time of entry to the bus.   Bus departs MacFarran Field Parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and returns approximately 7:00 p.m.

 

HISTORIC KINGSTON NY WALKING TOUR                                                          FEE: $120

Saturday, June 4,

Walk the Kingston street plan designed by Peter Stuyvesant in 1658 through the heart of the largest intact Dutch settlement in NY, and where New York State was born in 1777. Guided by “The Friends of Historic Kingston”, our tour passes 18th century limestone houses, the Old Dutch Church, where graves of Revolutionary War soldiers and New York’s first governor are found. You will enter the Johnston House, built in 1812, containing American decorative arts and a museum of local history in Kingston’s “stockade District” to name a few sights. Following our tour, we will eat lunch at “The Hoffman House”, once a lookout for native American attacks, and severely damaged when the British burned Kingston in 1777, the building has been beautifully restored. Please indicate choice when registering:   London Broil, Salmon; Chicken Francaise or Pasta Primavera.  A tour of the “Senate House” follows lunch. During the Revolutionary War, New York’s Constitutional Convention met there and on April 20, 1777, adopted the first New York State Constitution.  Galleries, a museum and the grounds may also be explored (the 2nd floor art and furniture gallery is not handicapped accessible).   Masks must be worn on the bus and visiting indoor spaces.   Subject to change.  Tour led by Cindy Mahoney.   Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 8:30 a.m. and returns approximately 5:00 p.m.

 

THE “NEW” EMPIRE STATE BUILDING,                                                                   FEE: $99

EATALY AND THE HIGH LINE

Tuesday, June 7

Experience the “New Empire State Building.” After a 165 million dollar renovation we enjoy the restored magnificent lobby, the renovated museum with amazing exhibits where we will learn about the construction and history of this architectural masterpiece. We continue on our tour to the 86th floor observation deck where we experience a 360 degree view of NYC and beyond with floor to ceiling windows. Then it’s time for lunch at Eataly, a vibrant Italian Marketplace which has an outstanding array of cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping and unique kitchen products for sale. After lunch (on your own) we walk off those calories by taking a  self-guided walk on the High Line where we will see breath-taking views of NYC, sculptures and gardens.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes.  Proof of Vaccination is required with valid I.D. upon entry to the Empire State Building.   Trip led by Melinda Scarso. Bus departs from the Faith Reformed Church, 95 Prospect Street, MP promptly at 9:45 a.m. and returns approximately 6:00 p.m.

 

PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW AT FDR PARK – “IN FULL BLOOM”           FEE: $99

Saturday, June 11

The 2022 Philadelphia Flower Show will be held outdoors at FDR Park, Philadelphia, PA.  "'In Full Bloom” is PHS's celebration of how gardening and plants have helped people navigate these challenging times," said Sam Lemheney, PHS Chief of Shows & Events.. The 2022 Philadelphia Flower Show, “In Full Bloom,” welcomes all as we journey to explore the restorative and healing power of nature and plants, while experiencing all that gardening offers to improve our lives. This year’s theme connotes good health, a positive well-being, and a passion for life that culminates in a gorgeous and colorful spectacle.  Guests will encounter outdoor gardens at the peak of seasonal perfection and beauty that will inspire everyone to plan for a better tomorrow. Bus will depart at 7:30 a.m. from Midland Park High School and return approximately 6:00 p.m.

 

ESSEX STEAM TRAIN & RIVERBOAT CRUISE                   FEE: $130

Lunch AT GRISWOLD INN

Saturday, June 25

Depart for Essex, Connecticut and start your day with a delightful 3-course lunch at one of New England’s truly original country inns, The Griswold Inn. Luncheon includes:  Potato Bisque Soup, choice of Pan Seared Salmon or Sliced Sirloin, Apple Turnover for dessert.  Please indicate choice upon registration. After lunch, depart for the historic 1892 Essex Station, where you’ll board vintage rail cars pulled by an authentic steam locomotive. The train meanders through the scenic countryside to Deep River Landing, where you’re escorted onto the Becky Thatcher Riverboat. Aboard Becky’s 1-1/4 hour cruise along the Connecticut River, you’ll delight in breathtaking scenery and view historic landmarks such as Gillette Castle and Goodspeed Opera House. When Becky returns to Deep River Landing, the steam train welcomes you for the return trip to Essex Station. Masks must be worn on the bus and visiting indoor spaces.   Subject to change.   Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 8:00 a.m. and returns approximately 7:15 p.m.

 

MT. AIRY CASINO/RESORT – FOREVER TINA                                                       FEE: $99

Tuesday, July 12

Come and spend a day of fun at Mount Airy Casino/Resort in the Poconos, where every minute is a thrill.  You will also enjoy a great musical tribute to TINA TURNER!  Fee includes $15 slot voucher and show ticket (show time 3:30 p.m.).  State issued I.D. required in order to receive a voucher.  Face Masks are strongly recommended.   Subject to change.   Bus will depart Midland Park High School at 10:00 a.m. and return approximately 7:00 p.m.

 

MT. AIRY CASINO/RESORT – CAROLE’S KINGS                                                   FEE: $99

Tuesday, November 1

Come and spend a day of fun at Mount Airy Casino/Resort in the Poconos, where every minute is a thrill.  You will also enjoy Carole’s Kings, a musical tribute to Carole King and the music of Beautiful.  Fee includes a $15 slot voucher and show ticket. (show time 3:30 p.m.).  State issued I.D. required in order to receive a voucher.  

Click here to register  https://register.communitypass.net/midlandpark

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