Saturday, December 2, 2023

Pack Your Bags! Overnight Trips are Back at the Senior Center

The Southlake Senior Activity Center celebrates wanderlust at any age. Programming for our members keeps getting better, and our upcoming overnight trips are no exception. Pack your bags, and get ready to hop on a plane to these must-see destinations!

The Senior Center is partnering with Mayflower Cruises & Tours and The Travel Corporation (TTC Group) to bring our members world-class travel opportunities. Here are the bucket-list journeys available to our members in the coming months!

Tulip Time on Jewels of the Rhine
It’s never too early to start planning your Spring 2023 vacation, and what could be better than a Tulip Tour through the Rhine? Marvel at the spectacular blooms that made put The Netherlands’s economy on the map during the Tulip Mania of the 1600s. Enjoy a relaxing and inspiring cruise along the Rhine as you discover The Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland. This trip is right in time for the end of the tulip season, from May 5 to May 15, 2023. Take advantage of free airfare when you book by September 30, 2022. Don’t forget to reference Group #1190919 Southlake Senior Activity Center when phoning.

New England Rails and Sails
Take an old-fashioned trip by train through the historic New England region of the East Coast. There’s no better way to experience this gorgeous and historically significant area of our nation than by train. This trip leaves on October 4 and returns on October 13, 2023. Take advantage of free airfare when you book by September 30, 2022. Reference Group #1190919 Southlake Senior Activity Center when phoning.

Best of Italy
This 13-day/12-night trip will guide you to Rome, the Ruins of Pompeii and Sorrento, Isle of Capri, Assisi, Verona, St. Mark’s and Venice, Milan and scenic Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Pisa and Florence, and treasures or San Gimignano. The trip date is April 28 to May 10, 2023. Mention Southlake Senior Activity Center Reference Group B746033 when booking.

Sound of Music Tour
Retrace the steps of the famous Von Trapp family as you take a cultural tour through the beautiful Austrian Alps! Discover Bavarian Munich, Neuschwanstein Castle and Oberammergau, Alpine Innsbruck, Salzburg, Mondsee, and Vienna. This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the beautiful backdrops made iconic in the 1965 film! The trip is scheduled for August 26- September 3, 2023. Mention Southlake Senior Activity Center Reference Group B746033 when booking.

Don’t miss out on these once-in-a-lifetime journeys! Applications are available at the Senior Center’s front desk.

Travel the World with Southlake Sister Cities

Southlake Sister Cities is now accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Ambassador Tour of Tome Japan and Suzhou China. If you are interested in traveling the world and seeing new places then get your applications in fast because the deadline is approaching quickly.

The Southlake Sister Cities Youth Ambassador Program offers students of Southlake an opportunity to represent the City as a Youth Ambassador to Southlake’s Sister Cities. The Youth Ambassadors and adult chaperones are immersed in a cultural experience while living with host families and experiencing a variety of activities planned by the city and their hosts. If you are a Southlake Sister Cities member and interested in representing the City of Southlake on a Tour of Tome Japan and Suzhou China, we are now accepting applications until October 30th, 2016.

Applications for the Youth Ambassador Trip can be found online at For more information about Southlake Sister Cities or the Youth Ambassador Trip, please call (817) 713-9667.

Planning to Travel Outside the USA? Passport Day in the USA

UPDATE: While Passport Day in the USA has been canceled by federal agencies due to the sequester, this event will still take place at the City level. Some recent news stories have created some confusion so to clarify, the City of Southlake and all Tarrant County locations will host Passport Day in the USA on March 9th.

The Tarrant County District Clerk’s Office is hosting four separate Passport Fairs in Tarrant County on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.  The Tarrant County District Clerk’s Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2013, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.

U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government.

Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at the County website at, or on the State Department’s website at


Event:                   Passport Day in the USA Passport Fair

Date:                     Saturday, March 9, 2013

Time:                    10:00 am – 3:00 pm


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1400 Main St., Suite 340
Southlake, TX 76092

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700 E. Abram St., Suite 204
Arlington, TX 76010

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6551 Granbury Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133

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6713 Telephone Rd.
Lake Worth, TX 76135