Classes and Trips

BUS RIDING CLASSES


Bus Riding 101 - Getting the Most Out of the Transit System

Find out about the public bus systems: where to get schedules and what the buses cost to ride. Discover how easy it is to map out a bus trip. Learn about door to door transportation, eligibility, and how to sign up for services.  Uber and Lyft information will be available as well.  Registration preferred. Please call either senior center to register: Seymour (919-968-2070) Passmore (919-245-2015)

Fee: FREE

Chapel Hill Public Library 
Tue, Jun 11; 10 - 11:30 am

Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough        
Tues, Jun 18; 1-2:30 pm

Seymour Center 
Tue, Aug, 27; 1-2:30 pm

PUBLIC BUS TRIPS

DPAC and the American Tobacco Campus 
Mon, Aug 12 

If you want to experience some of the wonderful sights of Durham, but worry you’ll get lost driving there - this trip is for you!  We meet at in the parking lot near Bed, Bath and Beyond, in Patterson Place, Durham.  Take the 400 bus to the Durham Bus Station and then a 10 minute walk to the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) for a “Behind the Scenes tour” of the theater.  (We will not be seeing a show).  Lunch will be at the charming American Tobacco Campus, complete with the sounds of a waterfall.

Cost: Bus fare (exact change): $2 round trip 65 yrs + (bring Medicare card or photo ID)/ $4.50 for those under 65 yrs. Bring money for lunch.

Time: 9:40 am – 2:30 pm
Meet in the parking lot of Bed Bath and Beyond at Patterson Place, Witherspoon Blvd. and McFarland Drive (Call Lisa Berley for directions: 919-717-1853)

Register by calling Lisa Berley at 919-717-1853 or by emailing her at lberley@orangecountync.gov

Morehead Planetarium, Chapel Hill
Wed, Aug 21        

Many of us have fond memories of visiting a planetarium when we were young.  Come with us for the sky show, We are Stars, stroll to eat lunch on Franklin St and then catch a bus back to the senior centers.  Grandchildren (6 and older) are welcomed on this trip.

Passmore Center 10 am – 3:30 pm
Seymour Center 10:45 am – 2:45 pm

Fee: Tickets: $6.75 paid the day of the trip. Bus fare (for those leaving from Passmore): Free for people 60+/ $1 each way for children.  Chapel Hill buses are free.      

Register by calling Lisa Berley at 919-717-1853 or by emailing her at lberley@orangecountync.gov

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION TABLE


Stop by to see Lisa at the monthly Transportation Information Table for help on the following days:

  • Passmore Center: 1st Wednesday of the month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Seymour Center: 1st Tuesday of the month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.