Activities and Travel – PSOP Center
New at PSOP
PSOP now has a pingpong table that can be used from 2-4 p.m. any day except Tuesday in the Activities Room on the lower level. Get your paddles from the Activities office.
Mondays, 2 – 4 p.m.
Pronounced “we,” this home video game is a fun way to get together with your friends and play baseball, golf, bowling, etc. by using a hand-held remote and television screen. You’ll get a little stretching exercise and a lot of fun when playing. After a little practice, you’ll even be able to impress your kids and grandkids with your knowledge when they talk about their Wii! The game and flat-screen television are located in the Activity Room, lower level, at PSOP. For more information, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7016.
Mondays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
This class will be taught by Roger Schmidt. Beginners as well as seasoned players are welcome. There is no cost for the class, but let us know you are coming. Class will be held in the Discussion Room. Call 618-234-4410, ext. 7016 for reservations.
Tuesdays, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
If you like to play contract bridge in a casual atmosphere, this is your place to be. Stay and have lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $5. Join table games right after lunch for a nice eventful day. For lunch reservations, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015, then press 2.
Table Games and Lunch
Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy a nice afternoon with table games and prizes. Cards are 25 cents each. Game starts at noon. Lunch is optional, but you won’t want to miss it. We have great lunches cooked right here with scrumptious desserts, all for $5. For lunch reservations, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015, then press 2.
Feb. 5 – Lunch and Learn
Feb. 12 – SWIC Closed
Feb. 19 – Lunch with the Doc
Feb. 26 – Lunch & Table Games
Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 9 a.m.
If you are an old pro or a beginner, this is a friendly group to play with. Come join us, and maybe have a hot lunch with us before you play!
Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Warm up with some line dancing. Great people and awesome instructors will have you doing a happy dance all over the dance floor. $2 per session.
Table Games and Activities
Thursdays, Noon, $5
For just $5 you get a delicious homemade lunch and dessert made by our amazing volunteers right here in the PSOP kitchen. Come after card playing, stay for games or fitness. For lunch reservations, call 618-234-4410 ext. 7015, then press 4 by Wednesday at noon.
Feb. 7 – “Mardi Gras Ball” Dance with Country Western Band
Feb. 14 – Lunch and Table Games
Feb. 21 – Lunch and Table Games
Feb. 28 – Lunch and Table Games
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Lumiere Casino
Our lunch bunch this month is combined with the day trip to Lumiere casino. We leave from Shiloh at 10 a.m. and travel by motor coach to Lumiere Casino where we will have a wonderful buffet and even get $15 back in play! Great Valentine’s Day for $22! Pay with check in activities office.
Book Discussion Group
Thursday, Feb. 14 • 10 a.m.
“The Faith Club” by Rayna Idilby is this month’s book selection. The discussion leader is Eileen Cartwright.
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m. – Main Street Cafe
Main Street Café is where we are meeting to have all the classics! Great pancakes, French toast and omelettes! Please call Activities, so we can have the right size table for us! 1601 W. Main St. in Belleville.
CALLING ALL CRAFTERS!
We are starting a new Friday craft group. We will have supplies and instructions; we just need some willing hands to craft with us. We will make a variety of crafts together. When we have quite a few items collected, we will have a sale table before an event. All proceeds from craft sales will help Activities keep these programs going. Also, if you no longer craft, but have materials on hand, we would love to have them. Call Activities for more information.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 5 p.m – Hokaido, 4580 N Illinois, Fairview Heights
Enjoy a world culinary experience with traditional Japanese items mixed in with American favorites. Try the large variety of seafood and a whole area just for dessert. Please call Activities to let us know you are dining with us!
Whether a dance is in Shiloh or at PSOP please call and make a reservation. It helps us keep an accurate count and keep our lunch price at $5. Call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015 then press 5 and leave your name and number.
"Mardi Gras Ball"
Thursday, Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Feurer Hall at PSOP
Celebrate Mardi Gras the New Orleans way. Beads, Beads, Beads! You can dress up or not; either way it’s a fun time for all. Lunch is $5. Please make your reservation before Feb. 6. Please call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015 then press 5 for reservation.
Fridays, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fridays, 9 a.m.
Bring your art supplies and join this group of artists who paint or draw and share ideas and suggestions.
Gone with the Wind Card Game
Learn an exciting new card game designed by one of our own PSOP participants, Chris Niemann. The game is played with a standard two-card deck and uses the characters from Gone with the Wind! Cost is $1 per person. The game will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m.
Charlie Kennedy is the special guest. Charlie is a seven-year Lindenwood University softball coach with a 203-132-1 Lynx record, including United States Collegiate Athletic Association national championships in 2013 and 2014! Come hear stories from this awesome coach.
“Lucky in Love”
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Whether you are lucky in love or not so much, try your luck at the slots at the beautiful Lumiere Casino. Just $22, and you will have their wonderful all you can eat buffet and $15 back to play! Take your special someone for a nice day out on Valentine’s Day. Bus Leaves from Shiloh Senior Center at 10 a.m. This will sell out fast. Pay with check in Activities Office.
San Antonio, Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico
April 6-13, 8 days, 7 nights $755
This trip has seven night’s lodging including five consecutive days in San Antonio. There are 12 meals. See the Gulf of Mexico at Padre Island National Seashore, admission to the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, guided tour of San Antonio, lots of time on San Antonio River Walk, Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio Missions, tour the LBJ Ranch and visit the Wildflower farm. Full payment due upon signing. Call Melissa in Activities to see if there are any spots left!
New York City & The Statue of Liberty, 2 trips
Sept. 19-25 or Oct. 17-23
Seven days, six nights, $809. Six night’s lodging including four consecutive nights in the NYC area, 10 meals, tours of New York City! See Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Wall Street and more. Visit the 9/11 Memorial and the New 9/11 museum. Be on the 102nd floor of the One World Observatory building. Take a ferry ride to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Call Melissa or Theresa in Activities to get on this amazing trip!
Travel & Activities Reservation/Cancellation Policy Changes
We are making some changes to provide everyone with a fair opportunity to sign up for trips, avoid empty seats and keep trips affordable.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014 – To make a reservation for a day trip, dial the extension listed with the trip description. The recording will ask you to give your name and phone number, the date and name of the trip, and the names of people you are making reservations for. You will then be given seven working days to complete the registration form in the PSOP newsletter and mail it or bring it to the Activities & Travel office along with your payment. Any payment not received within seven days will result in your reservation being cancelled.
If a cancellation is received seven days or more before the trip, then a full refund will be given. If a cancellation is received seven days or less to the start of the trip, and a replacement is found, then a full refund less a $5 processing fee will be given. If no replacement is found, no refund will be given. Special cancellation policies may apply if the trip involves the purchase of non-refundable tickets.
Day Trip Reservation Line
TO MAKE A RESERVATION, CALL 618-234-4410, EXT. 7059.
Download the PSOP trip reservation form