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.

  • September 17
  • Cost: $10 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM and return at 2PM
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Mystery Day Trips

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

  • August 11, October 14
  • Cost: $20 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 5PM
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Summer Cook Out

Kick back and relax while staff prepares their favorite summer cook out favorites.

  • July 21 @ 11:30AM
  • Cost: $7
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered: Register online

Get the Scoop Coffee Brief

Join us for a cup of coffee and a treat while you find out about upcoming activities, trips and events.  Will meet on a quarterly basis on the first Thursday in August, November, February and May.  Registration is required; free to attend.

  • August 6, November 5, February 4 and May 6
  • 9AM
  • Cost: Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Dog Days of Summer Lunch

Don’t have heat waves in your kitchen, let us do the cooking and you can stay cool!  All while you enjoy a nice lunch with your friends.

  • August 21 @ 11:30AM
  • Cost: $7
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered: Register online

Mad Hatter’s Tea @ 10

Enjoy a specialty tea and socialize with all of your friends.  Don’t forget to bring your favorite teacup and don your special hat!  Tea and cookies are provided.  Will meet the fourth Tuesday each month; registration is required.

  • August 25, October 27, December 22, February 23, April 27, June 22
  • 10AM
  • Cost: Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Shackleford Banks Sunset Cruise  Beaufort NC

Join us on a scenic cruise while we travel to Shackleford Banks.  On the island, look for more than 110 wild Banker horses that call the island home.  Don’t forget to collect some beautiful seashells along the shoreline.  Enjoy a beautiful sunset as we leave and be sure to watch for dolphins swimming alongside the boat.

  • September 9
  • Cost: $36 (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 2PM and return at 10PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

5th Tuesday Lunch

Join us for some fun, food and fellowship during our 5th Tuesday Lunches.  Each date will have a different theme.

  • September 29 - Confucius Day - $7
  • December 29 - Tick Tock Day - $10
  • 11:30AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Simply Natural Creamery Tour  Ayden NC

What an adventure this trip will be!  We will enjoy a wagon ride, tour of the milking barn, simulated milking of a cow, live calves and a sample of homemade ice cream.  You don’t want to miss this trip!

  • October 6
  • Cost: $23
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 7AM and return at 4PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Zip Line Adventure   Fayetteville NC

With 5 tree-to-tree zip lines, suspension bridges and spiral staircases, it is a thrill you won’t forget!

  • October 24
  • Cost: $80
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 6PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Let’s Do Dinner @ Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant   Beaufort NC

Step back into Beaufort’s past where you can make a little history of your own.  Chefs create daily features using seasonally available, local seafood often accompanied by local produce.  

  • November 6
  • Cost: $11 (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 5PM and return at 10pm
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online