Silver Branchers

Calling all Seniors!  Retired?  Bored?  Ready to meet some new friends?

Join the Silver Branchers!

The Silver Branchers began in 1988 as a group of seniors interested in meeting for fun and fellowship. The current group has continued this tradition and would like to extend an invitation to any and everyone who might be interested in making new friends. Meetings are held Thursdays from 1-3pm at the Wells Branch Rec. Center, 3000 Shoreline Drive, to visit and play games. We also have socials and take day trips to local places of interest from time-to-time (list below). Membership is free. Anyone 50 or older is welcome.

ALL Meetings and Day Trips are temporarily cancelled.  Watch wellsbranchmud.com for updates as to when regular operations may resume.

2020 Day Trip Schedule

CANCELLED! April 9 or 16*—Spring Trip: Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, New Braunfels, with lunch at The Gristmill.  We will leave the Rec. Center at 9am, returning by 4pm.  Cut off for registration is April 1.  https://wildliferanchtexas.com/

October 15 or 22*—Fall Trip: Mammoth Monument, Waco, with lunch at Magnolia Market at the Silos.  We will leave the Rec. Center at 9am, returning by 4pm.  Cut off for registration is October 7.  https://www.nps.gov/waco/index.htm • https://magnoliacom/

December 3 or 10*—Christmas LuncheonThe Oasis, Lake Travis. We will leave the Rec. Center at 11am, returning by 3pm. Cut off for registration is November 25.  http://www.oasis-austin.com/

*Alternate dates for each event are to account for weather. If the weather is good on the first date, we’ll go on that day. If it is not, we’ll try on the second date.

You are responsible for paying your entrance fees and meals. We car pool for transportation, so you may be asked to contribute for the driver’s expenses. Transportation is limited, so please sign up for a ride by calling Wells Branch MUD customer service at 512-251-9814 or in person at at the Wells Branch Recreation Center by the cut off date.  For more information call Glen at 512-461-1665 or see our information on the Wells Branch Neighborhood Association website: http://wbna.us/community/silver-branchers/

In case you may be looking for day trips in addition to those we have planned, the BACA Center in Round Rock has a list of outings at the following link:

https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Spring-Trip-Guide.pdf

To avoid the $5 extra surcharge for every trip, seniors can sign up for a yearly Baca Center Pass at 301 W Bagdad, Round Rock. The office is open 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday thru Friday. If you are only interested in avoiding the $5 surcharge on each senior trip, and not interested in the Baca Center facilities and weight room, then the yearly fee is $30.  Without the yearly Baca Center card, you can still register for and attend Baca Center trips, but it will cost you $5 more per trip.

For questions, call the Baca Center at 512-218-5499.

 

 

 

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