Adult Programs & Day Trips

Upcoming Programs & Day Trips

Mystery Lunch Trips

Enjoy a good mystery? Then join us for our Mystery Lunch Trips. You never know where you might end up! Registration is required.

  • TBD
  • Cost: $10 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM and return at 2PM
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Mystery Day Trips

Join us for a day of adventure!  Registration is required.

  • TBD
  • Cost: $20 (lunch not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 5PM
  • Limited to the first 20 registered; Register online

Get the Scoop Coffee Brief

Join us for a cup of coffee and a treat while you find out about upcoming activities, trips and events.  Will meet on a quarterly basis on the first Thursday in August, November, February and May.  Registration is required; free to attend.

  • February 4 and May 6
  • 9AM
  • Cost: Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Social Tea @ 10

Enjoy a specialty tea and socialize with all of your friends.  Don’t forget to bring your favorite tea cup for tea and goodies  Will meet the fourth Tuesday every other month; registration is required.

  • December 22, February 23, April 27, June 22
  • 10AM
  • Cost: Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Thanksgiving Harvest Potluck

Bring your favorite or special Thanksgiving dish to share with others and enjoy a feast!  Turkey, gravy and rolls will be provided.

  • November 25 @ 11AM
  • Free as long as you bring a dish to contribute to the meal
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • See Adult Services staff to sign up

Grab and Go Holiday Meal

Although we cannot socially gather for the Holidays, we can all share a meal! Lunches will be available for drive-thru pickup at the Adult Center in the driveway. Please remain in your car.

  • Register for a 11AM or 12PM pickup time.
  • Ages 50+ only
  • Free for those actively registered in the Adult Services Program
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center
  • Registration is required and can be done here

Jingle Bell Bash

Join us for some Yuletide fun at our Christmas Cordial. Please bring a $5 gender neutral gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be provided. 

  • December 16 @ 11:30AM
  • Free
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 15 registered; register here 

5th Tuesday Lunch

Join us for some fun, food and fellowship during our 5th Tuesday Lunches.  Each date will have a different theme.

  • December 29 - Tick Tock Day - $10
  • 11:30AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Broadslab Distillery Tour & Tasting       Benson NC  

Join us for a tour of our state's first farm distillery.  Receive a free tasting and a souvenir shot glass.

  • January 7
  • Cost: $25 (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 9AM and return at 6PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Warm Up Wednesday Lunch

Gather your friends and come out of the cold to warm up with a delicious bowl of soup or chili with all the fixin's prepared just for you by our staff. 

  • January 13 @ 11:30AM
  • $8
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Registration is required; Register online

Sampson County Historical Museum       Clinton NC 

Explore the historical culture of Sampson County's heritage.  The museum boasts 11 buildings that hold a unique "key to the past" with thousands of artifacts and antiques.

  • January 28
  • Cost: $15 (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 4PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Pizza & Pasta Lunch

Come celebrate National Pizza Day with us and enjoy this "cheesy" lunch. 

  • February 9 @10:30AM
  • $8
  • Jacksonville Commons Adult Center
  • Registration is required; Register online

Counter Culture Coffee Workshop       Durham NC

Stop and taste coffee together at a regional training center.  It features special coffees and a complimentary brewing method.  Participants are guided through the tasting with details about where the coffee comes from and we love it.

  • February 5
  • Cost: $20 (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 7AM and return at 4PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Pretty Woman Musical       Durham NC

Fall in love all over again as you experience this dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages.  It will lift your spirits and lighten your heart.

  • February 27
  • Cost: TBD (meal not included)
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 8AM and return at 5PM
  • Limited to the first 10 registered; Register online

Guided Tour of Amish Country  Lancaster PA

Jacksonville Adult Services presents a 3 day, 2 night tour of Amish Country, featuring Lancaster PA.  Trip will include an Amish style dinner feast, the theater production of "Queen Esther", guided tour of Amish Farmlands and much more!

  • May 18-20, 2021
  • Cost: $440 double occupancy, $520 single occupancy
  • Deposit required at time of registration with final payment due April 1, 2021.
  • Register early, space is limited.