Senior Adults / JOY

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JOY Daytrips

The Sounds of Burt Bacharach & Hal David

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Cost:  $30

Depart from Grace – be at the church by 2:45 p.m. and depart at 3:00 p.m.
Return to Grace – 7:00 p.m.
Registration deadline:  Sunday, February 5th.  No refunds after this date.

The distinctive style of Burt Bacharach and Hal David is immediately recognizable and recorded by the biggest music stars of the 1960’s and the 1970’s.  Come enjoy the tunes that dance around in our memories and lean more about the details of each song!

This is a Bayou City Concert Musical.  We will sit at tables surrounding the stage.  Bring some snacks to munch on.  Drinks are purchased there, but are reasonably priced.

Seating is limited.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

We are currently working out the details for this trip.  Please check back later.

 Greater Tuna at the Ground 1894 Opera House in Galveston

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Cost: $40.00

Greater Tuna is a comedic play set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, the “third smallest” town in the state.  The play is at once an affectionate comment on small-town, Southern life and attitudes, but also a withering satire of same.

  • Registration deadline March 5th (no refunds after this date).  Seating is limited.
  • Lunch on your own at Little Daddy’s Gumbo Bar in Galveston
  • Please arrive at Grace by 11:45 a.m.  We will depart Grace at noon and will return around 6:00 p.m.

Questions or to make reservations? Contact Becky Morris at , 713-267-5091 or Denise Phelps at , 713-267-5063.

Fun and Fellowship

Mahjong: JOY Ministry is offering Mahjong, a game that originated in China, which is commonly played by four. Similar to the card game rummy, mahjong is a game of skill, strategy and calculation and involves a certain degree of chance. This group meets on Thursdays from 1 – 4 p.m. If you would like to learn how to play and would like to join us, please contact Becky Morris at [email protected] or 713-267-5091.

Bridge: Social Bridge players meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch ($5.00) is available with required reservation. For both attendance and lunch reservations contact Becky Morris by the Friday prior to bridge week at 713-267-5091 or .