Gibson Senior Center

GSC Trips & Tours

  • All trips depart from the west side of Magnolia Park, located at 651 W. 15th Street, Upland.
  • Please arrive no later than 20 minutes prior to departure time.
  • First registered, first boarded.
  • Refunds will only be made available if there is a wait list and your reservation can be resold.
  • To register by phone, please contact Upland Recreation and Community Services at (909) 931-4280.

Richard Nixon Library

Thursday, February 9
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$66 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Arrive at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda for a two-hour, self-guided tour, admission included. The museum hosts galleries featuring permanent pieces that were gifts of state and personal possessions of the Nixon family, a theater, and gardens along with the gravesites of the former President and his wife, Pat. One of the highlights of a trip to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is the chance to step aboard Army One; the helicopter used by President's Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. The helicopter has been restored and now on permanent display at the Library, along with the small farmhouse that Richard Nixon was born in that was moved to the museum. Enjoy a bit of shopping and a lunch stop in Anaheim in Downtown Disney.  To register, please visit Richard Nixon Library.

Giddy At The Getty

Wednesday, March 15
8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
$49 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Spend the day at the beautiful Getty Villa located in Pacific Palisades, home of the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of approximately 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. Over 1,200 works are on view in 23 galleries devoted to the permanent collection, with five additional galleries for changing exhibitions. The collection and changing exhibitions at the Getty offer 7,000 years of ancient art from the end of the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire. Lunch is on your own today at the museum café, with a large menu to choose from with outdoor and indoor seating or the coffee kiosk where you can find fresh sandwiches, soups, baked goods, and more. You are also welcomed to bring your own lunch to enjoy.  To register, please visit Giddy At The Getty.

Take One! At The Museum Of Motion Pictures

Wednesday, April 19
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$65 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Arrive at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures for a two-hour self-guided tour, allowing access to the "Stories of Cinema", The Pixar Toy Story 3-D Zoetrope, the Dolby Family Terrace, and more!  Then, head on down the street to LA's original Farmer's Market & The Grove for lunch and shopping on your own prior to the return trip home.   To register, please visit Take One! At The Museum Of Motion Pictures.

Journey Of Discovery At The Aquarium Of The Pacific

Wednesday, May 17
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
$73 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Let's explore!  This world-class aquarium explores the waters of Southern California and Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific, featuring three main galleries highlighting the major regions of the Pacific along with an outdoors exhibit area including a Shark Lagoon, the Lorikeet Forest aviary, and much more!  Don't forget to stop by the Pacific Collections Gift store for a memorable gift, representing the Aquarium's animals and exhibits.  We'll head over to The Pike for lunch on your own prior to the return trip home.  To register, please visit Journey Of Discovery At The Aquarium Of The Pacific.

"Looking For Bluebirds": A Musical Tribute To Judy Garland

Monday, June 12
11:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
$118 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Arrive at the Grand Event Showroom located in Long Beach for a musical tribute to Judy Garland, including lunch and show.  Today's lunch choices include Honey Almond Chicken or Pasta Primavera with scalloped potatoes, vegetable medley, gourmet salad, homemade rolls & butter, dessert, iced tea, and coffee.  This 90-minute performance will mark Ms. Garland's 101st birthday, capturing the legend through music and stories from her early years in Vaudeville, illustrious screen, TV, and stage career, featuring many hit songs!  To register, please visit "Looking For Bluebirds": A Musical Tribute To Judy Garland.

Pageant Of The Masters: "Art Colony-In The Company Of Artists"

Wednesday, July 19
4:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
$136 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Spend the evening in Laguna Beach!  Enjoy time on your own for browsing or a bite to eat prior to the 8:30 p.m. themed performance, "Art Colony - In The Company Of Artists", paying tribute to the early artists who settled in Laguna Beach, featuring memorable storytelling with original music all in an outdoor setting under the stars.  Seating included, Main Tier Side.  Pageant tickets also provide admission into the Art Festival located at the Irvine Bowl for hands-on demonstrations, wine tasting, artwork, and much more!  Tickets will go fast!  Don't wait long!  To register, please visit Pageant Of The Masters.

Sunshine Along The Santa Barbara Shoreline

Thursday, August 17
8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
$102 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up

Start the day off at Stearn's Wharf with a short stroll at California's oldest working wharf. Continue to enjoy the fresh ocean breeze and lunch on your own today at one of the many restaurants to choose from, along with time for browsing and shopping prior to our afternoon land and sea tour of Santa Barbara. The 90-minute narrated adventure aboard Santa Barabara's original amphibious tour vehicle, "Landshark", includes exquisite views of the Santa Barbara coastline, the American Riviera, and the Santa Ynez Mountains, as seen only from a boat at sea.  To register, please visit Sunshine Along The Santa Barbara Shoreline.

City
of
Upland
California

460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.