January 28 th
Bonnet House Museum and
900 North Birch Road,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
This is a private tour for our
group only! Since they are normally closed to the public on Mondays our garden
club will be the only group there
You are invited to a private world on Fort
Lauderdale Beach. Take a step back in time to a period of gracious living, charm
and whimsy. Nestled among miles of beachfront development are 35 pristine acres
of a pristine barrier island ecosystem that make up the Bonnet House Estate and
Gardens. See one of the finest orchid collections in the continental U.S. A
guide will take us on a tour of the main house one of the few complete homes and
studios of two American artists open to the public. View the murals on the
ceilings and the balustrades that are really paintings. A Nature Trail driver
will take us on a 15-minute tram tour.
We will be traveling by a coach bus
with a restroom for this event.
||Meet at Treasure
Coast Mall by Macy's
Bus will depart
Arrive at the Bonnet Museum
||Depart Bonnet House for Lunch in the Las Olas
Blvd area & some shopping (Lunch is not included)
||Depart Las Olas Blvd area/
to TC Mall 4:30 - 5:00 PM
You must sign up and pay by
January 5th .
We have only 48 spots available.
*** Please let Wendy D. know if
you would like to be included in the 12:30 Cheesecake Factory group reservation
for lunch when you sign up and pay by replying “YES” in the memo area of your
March 29 th
Island Princess Jupiter
We will depart from the
Hutchinson Island Marriott Marina
555 NE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996
*Private charter for our group
As you cruise the calm waters of Florida's
Intracoastal Waterway, our Captain, a marine biologist, will bring history to
life with his narration.
He will acquaint us with the many bird sanctuaries
& spoil islands as we cruise past the vast nature preserves on the island
pointing out wildlife & exotic birds along with manatee and dolphins.
This delightful luncheon cruise travels south
along the Indian River to Florida's most exclusive island where America's
ultra-rich reside. You will hear tidbits about Stuart's infamous and famous
residents as we cruise by homes of celebrities such as Tiger Woods, Greg Norman,
Burt Reynolds and many more. The historic Jupiter Lighthouse makes for the
ultimate cruise destination.
Coffee/Danish buffet in the morning
Boxed Sandwich Lunch with beverage
Cash bar available.
||Carpool - Meet at Pin Oak Club House (3735
Pin Oak Dr. inside Jensen Beach Country Club)
|9:15 AM SHARP
||Leave for Hutchinson Island Marriott
Friends and Family are Welcome
You must sign up and pay by
Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Trip
4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray, FL
Carpool Trip: Leave at 8:30 am Sharp
Pin Oak Club House, Jensen Beach Country
Enjoy 16 acres of authentic Roji-en Japanese
Gardens: Garden of the Drops of Dew and a
bonsai garden. The rotating exhibitions of Japanese art in the museum's
authentic tea house, museum store, and the award winning Cornell Cafe, which has
on the Food Network all offer a restoring experience delighting all of your
senses. The park
and museum are named after George Morikami, a native of Miyazu, Japan, who
donated his farm
to Palm Beach County to be used as a park.
10:00 AM – Arrive
10:30 AM - Noon - Meet with a museum Docent,
watch a short video, visit the museum & gift shop.
Noon - 1 PM - Lunch on your own Cornell Cafe (Everyone
will order what they wish) or bring your own lunch to enjoy to eat on the
1:00 - 2:30 PM - Walk the garden paths and take in the views
from the occasional benches
Register by: November 15th
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
3750 S Flamingo Road
Davie/ Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Visit 60 Acres of Tropical Paradise! The
Wray Botanical Collection features over
3000 species of rare & exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants.
The Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary is home to the largest collection (over 90
of native wildlife including Otters, Eagles, Panthers, Peacocks, Bobcats and
Specialized gardens include Butterfly, Hummingbird, Croton, and Bromeliad.
Narrated 30 minute Tram tour through a tropical rainforest and some of the
last natural jungle growth in Florida.
8:00 AM - Meet
at Treasure Coast Mall by Macy's
8:30 AM - Bus departs
10:30 AM - Arrival at Flamingo Gardens. We will be
met by our tour guide, John
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM - Included in this
time we will:
a 30 Minute Narrated Tram tour.
(on your own) at the Flamingo Cafe,
Garden Grill, or bring your own lunch.
Wildlife Encounter Show (60 Minutes)
Visit the Wray Home Museum
*Visit the Wray Botanical Gardens
2:30 PM - Departure (Return time 4:30-5:00 PM)
Cost: $45 We will be traveling
by coach (with a bathroom) for this event.
You must register no later than
January 5th, 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
River Lilly Eco-Cruise
River Park Marina, 500 E. Prima Vista
Boulevard, Port St. Lucie
Carpool Trip: leave 10:00AM SHARP
from Pin Oak Club house, Jensen Beach Country Club
Meander up the pristine North Fork of
the St Lucie River in the covered pontoon boat
reserved just for our group. Relax and enjoy the "Old Florida" feel as you see
alligators and other wildlife on this 1 1/2 hour guided tour. Bring your
binoculars & cameras. Bring your own beverage.
Boat Departs at 10:30AM from River
500 E. Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL
Lunch at Tin Fish
327 SE Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St.
12:30 PM: - Lunch together at Tin Fish
(separate checks). Enjoy a wide variety of seafood
items, salads, 10 oz. burgers, fritters & more in a casual, relaxed setting.
Registration Deadline for this
trip is: March 7th, 2018