Adult Programs & Day Trips

Upcoming Programs & Day Trips

Mystery Lunch Trips

Enjoy a good mystery? Then join us for our Mystery Lunch Trips. You never know where you might end up! Registration is required.

  • Sept 6, Nov 8, Jan 14, Mar 19
  • Cost: $10 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM and return at 2PM
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Chick-Fil-A Bingo (ages 50+) Western Blvd Ext

Join us for bingo, breakfast & prizes!

  • Sept 9, and Nov 11
  • Cost: Free (breakfast included)
  • Starts at 8:30AM

Mystery Day Trips

Join us for a day of adventure!  Registration is required.

  • Aug 20, Oct 10, Feb 26, April 7
  • Cost: $20 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 5PM
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Big M Cruise  Little River SC

Enjoy the beautiful sites along the South Carolina Intercoastal Waterway and try your "luck" aboard the Big M.  Must be 21 years of age to register and attend.

  • Sat, Aug 17
  • Cost $60 per person 
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Senior Breakfast

Start your day with a hearty breakfast and then join us in creating a portion of the Community Art Project mural.  We will provide the materials for you to paint a portion of the mural that depicts activities of the Adult population in Jacksonville.

  • Sat, Sept 7 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $5 per person
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center

Spaghetti Lunch

Enjoy some spaghetti lunch with all the fixings.

  • Tues, Sept 17 @ 11:30AM
  • Cost: $7 per person
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center

Starrlight Meadery    Pittsboro NC

Join us as we explore and taste mead; you never know, it may become your new favorite drink!

  • Sat, Oct 19 @ 9AM
  • Cost: $25 (meal not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Dementia Live Presentation

Gain a heightened awareness of the chalenges faced by those who live with dementia.  Presented by the Onslow County Health Department. Light refreshments will be provided.

  • Wed, Nov 6 @ 10AM
  • Free to attend; refreshments will be provided
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center

Spice Bouquet    Kinston NC

Enjoy a delicious lunch with cooking demonstration, to learn how to spice up your life!  On the menu for lunch is Greek salad, Athenian chicken and chocolate ganache cake for dessert.  Registration deadline is Oct 20.

  • Thurs, Nov 14 @ 9AM
  • Cost: $33 (meal is included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Thanksgiving Covered Dish Lunch

Show off your favorite Thanksgiving recipes while sharing with others.  Once you have registered, be sure to stop by the front desk and list your name and the dish you will be preparing.

  • Wed, Nov 20 @ 11:30AM
  • Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center 

Christmas Show & Dinner   Myrtle Beach SC

Celebrate the holidays with "The South's Grandest Christmas Show" at the Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood Restaurant. Guaranteed to put you in the 'holiday spirit'!  Registration deadline is Dec 8.

  • Wed, Dec 18 @ 1PM
  • Cost: $76 (dinner is included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 18 registered

Chinese Lantern Festival  Cary NC

Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheater will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the NC Chinese Lantern Festival returns.  The festival features illuminated displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts and thousands of LED lights.

  • Thurs, Jan 9 @ 3PM
  • Cost: $36 (dinner not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 18 registered