Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
December 10, 2017, State Theatre Center for the Arts
453 Northampton St., Easton 2 PM & 6 PM, $43/$38/$33
statetheatre.org. Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th North American Anniversary Tour in 2017, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production values and world class Russian artists.
Larger than life puppets and nesting dolls, and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press raves “Knock Out!” – New York Times, “Christmas Cheer!” – LA Times. Get the best seats today and make memories of a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker.
Symphony On Ice
Presented by Miller Symphony Hall, December 14, PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown (610) 224-4625 7:00 PM
pplcenter.com. The Lehigh Valley’s favorite holiday tradition, Symphony On Ice, is sure to put the whole family in the holiday spirit. Showcasing the arts and Lehigh Valley community organizations, Phantoms Charities presents Symphony On Ice will feature the award-winning Allentown Symphony Orchestra and performances by local choirs and members of the Penguin Skating Club.
Model Train Exhibit In Operation
Merchants Square Mall July 1, 2017 - April 1, 2018 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday at Merchants Square Mall 1901 S. 12th St., Allentown
(610) 797-7743 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM Adults $8, Seniors (65 & over) $6, Children (5-12) $3 (4 and under free)
modeltrainexhibit.com. The Model Train Exhibit runs every hour on the half hour for 30 minutes then shut down for 30 minutes to let the trains cool. At that time you will be asked to leave the exhibit, but the ticket you purchase is good for the day, allowing you to come back as many times as you like.
Da Vinci Science Center
One of the Da Vinci Science Center’s most popular exhibits, Tunnel Vision is a hit with visitors because it lets them crawl through a 72-foot maze-like tunnel in complete darkness.
Thanksgiving Food Fight
Spend your Thanksgiving Break exploring food science at the Da Vinci Science Center! Activities take place on Nov. 18-19 and 24-27, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday. Activities include: Marshmallow Shooting Gallery, Carrot Cannons, Flying Turkey, Food Fight Live Science Show and more!