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Cultural Day Trips
Sit back and let us take coordinate the details and handle the driving! The Mandel JCC will offer a broad array of cultural tours, including full-day bus tours back by popular demand to sights along the coast. During day trips, you’ll learn about Jewish gangsters, travel to Art Basel, discover the Coral Gables, and much more. For questions, please call Gail at 712-5253 or Sharon at 712-5232
Cultural Day Trips
Sit back and let us take coordinate the details and handle the driving! The Mandel JCC will offer a broad array of cultural tours, including full-day bus tours back by popular demand to sights along the coast. During day trips, you’ll learn about Jewish gangsters, travel to Art Basel, discover the oldest synagogue on Miami Beach, and much more during exciting trips planned for 2015-2016 calendar.
Art Basel 2015- Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami presents artwork from across the globe. With over 250 of the world's leading galleries participating, it is the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world. Galleries show work from masters of modern and contemporary art as well as pieces by newly emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, instillations, photographs, films, and edition works of the highest quality are displayed in the main exhibition hall. Enjoy exhibits at your leisure. Lunch is on your own.
A pre visit Art Basel Miami Lecture will be given.
>Monday; Nov 30
Boynton Beach- 11:00am
Palm Beach Gardens- 4:30pm
>Friday Dec 4; Pre- registration by Nov 13
Palm Beach Gardens: 9:30am Departure / 6:15pm Return
Boynton Beach: 10:15am Departure / 5:30pm Return
$60/ Members; $70/Guest
Bonnet House and Gardens & the NSU Art Museum
Spend the morning touring the Bonnet House and Gardens. This historic estate on Fort Lauderdale Beach, was the winter home of artists Frederic Clay Bartlett and Evelyn Fortune Bartlett. A narrated tram tour provides a view of the gardens. After lunch, we will have a docent led tour of the NSU Art Museum.
The trip is all inclusive.
> Thursday; Jan 7; Pre- reigstration by Dec 17
Palm Beach Gardens: 8:00am Departure/ 6:00pm Return
Boynton Beach: 8:45am Departure / 5:15pm Return
$75/ Member; $87/Guest
The Elliot Museum, Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge & The Fish House Art Center
Join us as we travel to beautiful Hutchinson Island to visit the Elliott Museum and the Refuge House at Gilbert's Bar. The museum was built by Harmon Elliot as a tribute to his father, Sterling Elliot, an inventor. Leaving the Elliot, our next stop is the Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge, the only one of ten houses of refuge that still exist. After lunch at the Prawnbroker Grill, we will visit the Fish House Art Center which is "home" to resident artists' studios. You will be able to watch them work and purchase their creations.
This trip is all inclusive.
>Thursday; Feb 18; Pre-registration by Jan 27
Boynton Beach: 8:00am Departure / 6:00pm Return
Palm Beach Gardens: 8:45am/ Departure / 5:15pm Return
Pre- Registration January 27
$70/ Member; $82/ Guest
The Jewish Experience in Miami Beach and in Florida
Join us as we spend the day in Miami Beach taking a walking tour which highlights the Jewish history as well as the art deco style of the southern part of the area visiting the Jewish Museum of Florida. The museum focuses on the history of the Jewish experience in Florida, the ways in which Florida Jews influence and are influenced by the cultural dynamics of Florida, the nation, and the world, and issues of discrimination against all peoples in Florida throughout history. In order to provide a more personalized experience, we will be splitting our group into two smaller ones. While one group is inside exploring the museum with a docent, the other group will be outside taking a narrated walking tour with a guide. We all meet for lunch at the museum, and afterwards the morning inside group will tour outside, and the morning outside group will explore the museum. The cost for this trip includes lunch, admission to the museum, and tours.
>Wednesday; Mar 9
Palm Beach Gardens - 8:00am Departure; 5:30pm Return
Boynton Beach - 8:45am Departure; 4:45pm Return
Behind the Scenes at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts & A Narrated Cruise of Fort Lauderdale
Ever wonder what it’s like on the other side of the curtain? Come with us as we go behind-the-scenes at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Overlooking the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Center brings Broadway musicals, operas, ballets, concerts, plays, and education events to South Florida. Recently renewed and expanded, the Center has updated theaters, more dining spaces, and two new buildings, the Huizenga Pavilion and the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. After lunch it’s all aboard for a narrated cruise through the “Venice of America”. The tour takes us along the New River, to the Intracoastal Waterway, and into Port Everglades. Among the sights you will see are the Stranahan House, the oldest surviving structure in Broward County, elaborate mansions and celebrity homes of Millionaires Row, and the massive yachts docked outside these homes and at Bahia Mar Marina, Hyatt Pier 66 and the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Grande. Cost of trip includes lunch.
>Thursday; Apr 7
Palm Beach Gardens - 8:30 AM Departure; 6:15 PM Return
Boynton Beach - 9:15 AM Departure; 5:30 PM Return
$75/ Member; $88/Guest