Author Archives for Polly Bangs

Harvesting New Friendships at Urban Excursions!

October 9, 2018 7:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Harvesting New Friendships at Urban Excursions!

Urban Excursions continues to offer fun things to do for seniors in our  community and we haven’t slowed down for fall! Our senior trips have been embracing the change in weather to enjoy fun outings with friends and watching the seasons change. We enjoyed fun trips to Oregon Heritage Farm, The Pumpkin Patch  on Sauvie Island,... Read More

Whirlwind Summer of Fun, Fun, Fun!

September 10, 2018 9:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Whirlwind Summer of Fun, Fun, Fun!

Urban Excursions had a whirlwind summer of fun on our senior outings! Thanks to all of our community partners like PDX Pedicab, Kruger Farm, McMenamins in Kalama and of course, all the fun wineries we visited including Blakeslee Vineyards, Ponzi Winery, and Kramer Vineyards! We won’t forget all of the Portland Farmer’s Market’s and of course the... Read More

Hats and Smiles (and good deeds!)

July 5, 2018 9:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Hats and Smiles (and good deeds!)

So, this happened today! Urban Excursions went to the Fubon Asian Market today on our senior outing. As many of you may know, we offer two different kinds of outings and today’s outing was what we call our Scenic Group which specializes in outings for people with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. After lunch, we took a... Read More

Retirement+Urban Excursions+Friends=Summer Wine Tasting!

June 26, 2018 4:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Retirement+Urban Excursions+Friends=Summer Wine Tasting!

Urban Excursions has been enjoying the early summer with some fabulous senior outings to Oregon’s Wine Country! We have enjoyed some fun days at Blakeslee Vineyard Estates,  Hawks View Cellars and Ponzi Vineyards!  Special thanks to the amazing hosts at each of these unique locations, they have been all such a joy and so good to our... Read More

Meet Some of our Great Staff!

May 31, 2018 4:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Meet Some of our Great Staff!

Urban Excursions’ weekly social outings for older adults would not happen without these amazingly caring, enthusiastic people who we get to work with! Meet Ilars and Paul, who are heading out with our Scenic Group to the Audubon Society today; and Jessica and Lulu who are taking our Exploratory Group to the World Forestry Center!... Read More

Bunnies and Tea!

May 30, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Bunnies and Tea!

Urban Excursions wants to thank Bunnies in Baskets for one of our sweetest, funnest and definitely uniquest senior outings! Today we enjoyed a delightful tea service including sandwiches, finger food, sweets and an array of teas followed by BUNNY SNUGGLES! These therapy bunnies made us all smile for the rest of the day and their... Read More

Rosse Posse Elk Farm-So Cute, So Fun!

April 17, 2018 11:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Rosse Posse Elk Farm-So Cute, So Fun!

One of Urban Excursions’, outings for seniors‘, Springtime favorites, a trip to Rosse Posse Elk Farm! Located in Molalla, we enjoyed a beautiful country drive and a trip to this very active Elk Farm! Not only did we get to enjoy the sunshine, but all the baby goats, and spring babies the farm had to... Read More

Tulip Time!

April 5, 2018 3:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Tulip Time!

An annual Urban Excursions favorite, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival! Nothing launches us into spring like a sunny spring day among rows and rows of tulips with friends!

Oregon Ballet Theater and Sushi-Why Not!

February 6, 2018 8:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Oregon Ballet Theater and Sushi-Why Not!

Urban Excursions wants to give a special shout out to Brook at the Oregon Ballet Theater for being such a great host for our senior outing! We were able to get a sneak peak of the upcoming Alice and Wonderland rehearsal as well as a tour of the costume shop. . just so cool! We... Read More

Fun Memories!

January 10, 2018 7:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Fun Memories!

Urban Excursions wants to say thanks to 2017 for introducing us to so many new friends and fun places in our community on our outings for seniors! December was just SO much FUN! We celebrated the festive season with a trip to Pittock Mansion, NW Dance Project, NW Senior Theater, the Festival of Trees, Cornell... Read More