A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman. In this debut novel from one of Sweden’s most popular authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.
Gather with friends for a game of mind-boggling Christmas trivia. Bring your favorite snack to share. Conference Room.
Join our friends at Travanse for a lunch and tour of their newly renovated facility including 2 new bedroom layouts. FREE - Sign up in the blue AOA binder to reserve your spot for the lunch/tour.
Enjoy the holiday treats and the sounds of Bob Rogers and his friends for Merry Tuba Christmas. Please register at the Welcome Center.
Join us at AMC Theatres off Barry Road for an afternoon movie followed by a meal at The Olive Garden off Barry Road. Movie selection will be determined by the group. Participants will be responsible for the cost of the movie ticket and dinner. Kathy will call you the Thursday before 3 p.m., to give the movie and meet-up time. Please register at the Welcome Center.
This year’s Christmas trip features The Haygoods, the most popular show in Branson. They’ll perform their special Christmas show at The Lied Center in Lawrence for one night only. It features the tight harmonies, performances on over 20 instruments, and energetic choreography that create audience acclaim at their home theater in Branson. Before the show we’ll enjoy dinner at The Merchants Pub and Plate, housed in a building that was once a bank. On the drive back to Olathe we’ll view local Christmas lighting. Register in the blue three-ring binder at the Coaches Station. There are only 46 seats. To guarantee your spot, make payment at the Welcome Center. No refunds will be possible after November 1. $100/person + $2-$3 driver gratuity until Nov. 1, $118 thereafter. Includes transportation, dinner, ”The Haygoods” Christmas show, tour of local Christmas lights, staff escort.
Enjoy a matinee performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts. Space is limited. Cost: $60 per tickets. Tickets are non-refundable. The group will have brunch at
Nick & Jake’s at 11 a.m., then carpool to the Kauffman Center. Cost: $60, Non-member rate $75. Please register at the Welcome Center.
Food, fellowship & Bingo! In December, we will be enjoying a lovely holiday ham, please bring a dessert or side that you love to share during the holidays. Meet in Community Room C. Register to attend and sign up for a dish at the AOA Bulletin Board.
Join friends for a traditional Christmas potluck. We will enjoy ham and turkey and all the traditional holiday fixings. Sign up in the blue AOA binder to bring a side dish or dessert.
Gather with friends for fellowship and traditional Christmas dinner of ham. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. $2 donation. Sign up in the food sharing book at the Welcome Center.