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.

  • May 20, 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.

  • April 7, June 3, 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

St. Patty’s Day Lunch

Don’t be green with envy!  Help us celebrate the Irish culture during a St. Patrick’s Day lunch packed with fun, good luck charms, leprechauns and all things green.

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

Murder Mystery Lunch

You are cordially invited to the Oceanside Palace Hotel of Maui as they host their nightly luau on Sunset Beach.  Exciting Polynesian spirit fills the air as guests are greeted with festive Hawaiian leis and a traditional Luau.  With stuffed bellies, luau party-goers gossip and laugh, and to everyone’s horror, a dead body is discovered!  Who is the culprit?

  • Tues, March 31 @ 11AM
  • Cost: $12
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center

Southern Women’s Show Raleigh NC

Discover hundreds of boutiques filled with the latest fashions, trendy jewelry, gourmet treats, and so much more.  There will be fashion shows, top chefs, and celebrity guests.  Bring your mom, sister or best friend for all the fun!

  • Friday, April 17 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $28 (meals not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Mt. Olive Pickle Festival Mt. Olive NC

Enjoy live entertainment, an antique car show, carnival rides, petting zoo, games, food, vendors, and a vintage farm equipment display.

  • Saturday, April 25 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $15 (meals not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Cinco de Mayo Lunch

Join us for a Mexican-themed lunch full of fun and festivities as we celebrate this holiday.

  • Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:30AM
  • Cost: $7
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Register online

Fort Fisher Aquarium Kure Beach NC

Touch a stingray’s smooth skin, get eye-to-eye with an alligator, and talk with the divers who swim with the sharks.

  • Thursday, May 7 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $30 (meals not iincluded)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Annual Spring Picnic

Celebrate the season with a free picnic in the park!  Don’t forget your sunscreen.

  • Wednesday, May 13, 12-2PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Northeast Creek Park Shelter #1, 910 Corbin Road
  • Register online

The Climbing Place Fayetteville NC

Enjoy exciting activities for everyone from beginners to the most experienced climbers.  Equipment will be provided.

  • Saturday, May 16 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $43.50 (meals not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Dinner at Dixie Queen Seafood Winterville NC

We’ll do the driving.  You enjoy the ride, food and fellowship.

  • Thursday, May 28 @ 6PM
  • Cost: $12 (meal not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Jordan Lake Tour Monscure NC

Sit back and relax during a 2.5 hour pontoon boat ride in the shade, and watch for wildlife that abound on Jordan Lake.

  • Wednesday, June 10 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $60 (meal not included)
  • Trip goers are asked to bring a bagged or picnic lunch
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Eating Healthy on Vacation - Lunch & Learn

Discover ways to incorporate healthy food and stick to your nutrition plan while vacationing.  Lunch will be provided.

  • Tuesday, June 16 @ 11:30AM
  • Free, registration is required
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Register online

Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores NC

Thousands of aquatic animals take you on a journey from our stat’s grand peaks to the open Atlantic.

  • Thursday, June 18 @ 8AM
  • Cost: $27 (meal not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Broadslab Distillery Tour Benson NC

Join us for a tour of our state’s first farm distillery.  Receive a free  tasting and souvenir shot glass.

  • Thursday, June 25 @ 9AM
  • Cost: $27.50 (meal not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

5th Tuesday Lunch - Summertime Subs & Salads

Join us for some fun, food and fellowship on our 5th Tuesday Themed Luncheon.  Come in side and cool off with a delicious sub sandwich and a cool salad.

  • Tuesday, June 30 @ 11:30AM
  • Cost: $7 (meal is included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Register online

Lunch at the Country Squire Restaurant, Inn, & Winery Warsaw NC

Experience old-world charm under Carolina pines at this Duplin County restaurant.

  • Thursday, July 9 @ 10:30AM
  • Cost: $8 (meal not included)
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online