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Friday, May 17: Ultimate Chocoholic Tour to benefit Schreiber Pediatric. Chocolate ice cream, cupcakes and candy will all be sampled on this trip to Maryland. Includes a lunch cruise on the Lantern Queen Riverboat and a guided tour of Havre de Grace with some free time to browse the shops on Main Street. Cost: $98. Trips runs from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. from Lancaster Shopping Center. Call Melissa Warner, 569-7593.
Thursday, March 21: Mystery trip. Cost: $70. Includes a family-style lunch. There will be a fast food stop on the return trip not included in the cost.Call Doris Warfel, 872-4474, or Charlotte Hook, 464-4978.
Tuesday, March 26: Mount Airy Casino Resort with casino rebate package and visit to Premise Maid Candies. Leave from Columbia. Meals and free time on your own. Cost: $45. Deadline: Feb. 24.
Sunday, April 7: Washington, D.C., for cherry blossom trees in the Tidal Basin, George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate with tour, and a sightseeing cruise on the Potomac River. Leave from Columbia. Meals and free time on your own. Cost: $65. Deadline: March 3. Call Tiffani K. Lynn, 799-6093.
Saturday, May 11: Valley Forge and Merrymead Farm. Includes 90-minute narrated tour, including a tram tour at the American Treasures tour near Oaks. This is one man's expansive memorabilia collection. Buffet lunch and box meal. Guided tour of Valley Forge. Cost: $100. Nedra Bearinger, 336-7444.
Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24: Eastern Shore-Ocean City, Md., Tour to John Dickinson Plantation, Dunes Manor Hotel, Assateaque Island National Seashore, Phillips Seafood Restaurant, and Dover Agricultural Museum & Village. Cost: $394.
lThurday, June 20: Odyssey Cruise & Gaylord National Resort. Cost: $124.
Call Helen Hoover at 859-1619.
Tuesay, April 23: Philadelphia Murals Tour with lunch at Maggiano's Restaurant then Sugarhouse Casino with $15 free slot play. Cost: $100. Deadline: March 11.
lTuesday, May 21: Mystery tour. Includes lunch. Cost: $99. Deadline: April 8.
lTuesday, June 25: Historic Bedford Dine Around at Bedford Springs Hotel, Bowser Bridge, Fisher's Store and Apple Bin Restaurant. Cost: $123. Deadline: May 10.
lFriday, Aug. 12: Mystery tour with upscale lunch and visit to U.S. Mint. Cost: $112. Deadline: July 1.
Call Utha Webb at 665-5030.
Friday, March 29: Delaware Park Casino. Cost: $25 for members, $27 for nonmembers. Leaving Columbia VFW, 401 Manor St., Columbia, at 8 a.m. and returning at 4 p.m. Call Helen Bechtold, 397-2267.
Monday, March 25: Bally's Casino. Cost: $35, get back $25 upon arrival. Leaving A.C. Moore parking lot at Lancaster Shopping Center at 7:45 a.m. and returning at 7:30 p.m. Call Janice Finefrock, 656-8288.
Saturday, April 6: Washington, D.C., on your own. Cost: $35. Leaving at 7 a.m. and returning at 6 p.m. Call Jeanne Forsyth, 768-0965
Saturday, May 18: A guided tour of the art and architecture in Philadelphia's National Historic Landmark, Laurel Hill Cemetery. Includes lunch at the Water Works Restaurant and tour of the Fairmont Water Works Interpretive Center. Cost: $97. Call Jane Moore, 684-0657
Friday, May 17: Peddlers Village and sightseeing tour with train ride in New Hope. Cost: $85. Eat at Cock and Bull Restaurant. Leave from Elite Coach in Ephrata at 8 a.m. and return at 6:30 p.m. Call Mary Lou Weaver, 733-6811.
Thursday, May 9: Mansions Along the Delaware. Tour includes three 17th- and 19th-century homes and gardens like Andalusia, Glen Foerd and Pennsbury Manor, country estate of William Penn. A hot buffet lunch, served in the formal dining room of Glen Foerd, is included. Leave at 7:15 a.m. from the Ephrata Cloister. Cost: HSCV members $90, nonmembers $95. Call Marcia Spohn, 626-8468.
Thursday, April 25: Adventure Aquarium, Camden, N.J., and Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. Leave Elite Coach in Ephrata at 8:30 a.m. Return at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $85 per person, which includes museum admissions ($46). Lunch on your own at Reading Terminal. Deadline: April 18.
lMonday, Sept. 9: Atlantic City, N.J.,and Casino. Leave Elite Coach in Ephrata at 7:30 a.m. Return at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $50, includes casino money. Deadline: Sept. 2.
Call Bill Donecker, 587-6350.
Friday, April 26: Lancaster County Amish Tour from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. See broom making, a buggy maker, visit an Amish school, a quilt shop, a bakery and dinner in an Amish home. Cost: $55.
lMonday-Thursday, April 29-May 2: Ohio's Amish Country & Longaberger Basket Tour. Includes Warther's Knife-Carving Museum, Lehman's Old-Fashioned Hardware Store, Heini's Cheese Chalet, plus an Amish wedding meal in an Amish home. Cost: $498 double occupancy. Bus, hotel and seven meals included. Deposit of $100 is due with reservation.
lTuesday, May 21: Mystery tour. Leave from Ephrata and Brethren Village, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Bus, several attractions and two meals. Cost: $83.
lThursday-Monday, July 11-27: Canadian Rockies. Includes Glacier National Park, the Calgary Stampede, Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper National Park. Cost: $4,490 double ocupancy. Includes 11 nights' lodging, and 18 meals. Deposit of $600 is due with reservation.
Call Earl Ziegler, 560-6488
Saturday, May 18: Baltimore. Includes guided tours of historic Old Otterbein Church, Lovely Lane Cathedral and Museum. Free time for lunch and sightseeing at Inner Harbor. Leave at 7:30 a.m. from Boehm's UMC Church, Willow Street and return 5:30 p.m. Cost: $55, Chapel Society members; $65, nonmembers. There is a short walk of two or three blocks to Inner Harbor. Call Dolores Myers, 872-4133. Deadline April 14.
Friday, March 8: Philadelphia Flower Show. Leave at 8 a.m and return from Philadelphia at 4 p.m. Cost: $45 members and $55 nonmember (prices include flower show ticket). Call Amy Howett, 626-5096.
Tuesday, March 5: Philadelphia Flower Show and Edwards-Freeman Nut Company and lunch at Cracker Barrel. Includes ticket to show, meal at Cracker Barrel, and bus. Cost: ages 62 and older, $78; ages 61 and older, $80. Pickup at the Lancaster Shopping Center. Call Brenda Berger, 336-6886.