Everyone needs a vacation! A.L.C. is your travel and recreation company. Scholarships, payment plans, are all available. No one will be denied a vacation because of
financial needs. Everyone will have a blast with Drew and his staff.
welcome people who use walkers on our trips.
CELEBRATING 33 YEARS IN
worked with Special Needs people for over 40 years.
started in September 1974.
A.L.C. is a Family......We Want You To
Be A Member Of Our Family
Marketing & Budget Director to our Office Team. She joins Drew's Executive Office Administrator, DONNA JOHNSON,
and ERIN M. SWEET- Executive Trip Administrator/Director
See pictures from other trips on the
has an L.P.N. that will accompany us on a lot of our day
trips and weekend trips. We also have an R.N. that can also
join us on longer trips,
as well as a number of one-to-one staff members available!
A.L.C. has a staff person that is fluent in sign
***** SPECIAL DEALS *****
off all "BIG TRIPS" leaving November 1 or later (Expires
$50. off all "WEEKEND TRIPS" leaving Nov. 1 or
later (Expires Oct. 1)
up for 4 days trips, take off $40
PAYMENT PLAN BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE
Hope you and your family are doing well. I miss you (never
thought I'd be saying that- just kidding) and I also miss all
the clients. I am looking forward to attending the dance to say
hello to everyone I love. I just wanted to say again, thanks for
so many wonderful years working with you and all the clients. -
ALC really has my heart and is always going to be special to me.
Even though I don't work for you any longer, you can't get rid
of me! I'll make sure I continue to touch base and drop by every
now and then to see everyone. Look- I even enlarged this font so
you don't have to squint to read this because you're getting OLD
which I know you love to hear (see, I'm still making fun of
THE TOP DAY
TRIP IN OCTOBER
Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey Circus
Saturday October 18, 2014
ready for the big top..........the circus comes to Boston and we
have 13 loge seats to see the "Best Circus" on the East Coast.
We have loge seats (real close to the three rings) for the 11:00
a.m. show. Plus after the show Drew takes everyone to- THE
CHEESECAKE FACTORY for a delicious lunch. All this on Saturday
Tour Price: $139.
THE HOBO TURKEY TRAIN
ON DREW'S FAMOUS HOBO TURKEY TRAIN
Sunday October 19,
a day in Meredith, New Hampshire as we board the
Lake Winnipesaukee Hobo Railroad for a two hour train ride
around Lake Winnipesaukee in the middle of leaf season. As the
train goes clickety clack you will be served a delicious
Dinner" with all the fixings by the famous Hart's Restaurant of
Meredith. Don't miss this fun day trip with Drew and the Gang!
Tour Price: $159.
TRAIN TO MAINE
DOWNEASTER GOES TO PORTLAND, MAINE TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Saturday October 25 - Sunday October
2 Spots Open
ready to take AMTRAK'S DOWNEASTER as it zooms
from Woburn to Portland, Maine. In Portland you'll have a chance
to shop in the "Old Port", have dinner at Becky's, take a drive
if you want to the NEW CASINO in Oxford, Maine. A highlight will
be to see "Lenny the Moose"- a large Moose made out of
chocolate. Drew will also have
seats to see a Broadway play at the
Ogunquit Theater- "The Addams Family" from TV days. On Sunday,
after the train ride back, we will take you
to the Annual ALC Halloween Dance at Bedford's Town Center.
Bring a costume.
TOUR PRICE: $549. (Take off $50. for
the Early Bird Special if you pay in full = $499.)
FAVORITE TRIP IN OCTOBER
THE SANDWICH FAIR, THE TURKEY TRAIN, & GOLDEN POND
Columbus Day Weekend,Saturday October 11-Monday October 13, 2014
3 Spots Open
up today for (3) big events in Fall. First,
the Great Fall Fair and Festival in Sandwich, New Hampshire.
Lots of fun at this small country fair. Get your cotton candy
and hot popcorn. Then board the Hobo Train in Meredith for an
Old Fashion Train Ride around Lake
while being served a delicious Turkey
Dinner prepared by Hart's
Turkey Farm. Then on Sunday afternoon go for a cruise of Squam
Lake in Holderness, New Hampshire and view the changing of the
leaves and beautiful homes. Shopping, swimming, and staying at
the Black Bear Lodge will make this trip the best ever!!!!!!
Tour Price: $649. (Early Bird Special- take off $50. and
make it only $599.)
JACKSON TRIBUTE SHOW
BIGGEST TRIBUTE SHOW TO MICHAEL JACKSON
November 8, 2014
Lynn Auditorium and ALC present the greatest night ever! One of
the greatest Michael Jackson impersonators will perform all
Michael Jackson's musical songs in a night that you will never
forget. He looks like Michael, he acts like Michael, you will
think that your with the real Michael Jackson. Tickets will go
TOUR PRICE: $165.
TIMERLAKE "LIVE" AT MOHEGAN SUN
CHRISTMAS GIFT.....TICKETS TO SEE JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AT THE
MOHEGAN SUN CASINO
Saturday December 13 - Sunday December
just bought 8 tickets to see the famous
performer Justin Timberlake perform "Live" at the Mohegan Sun
Casino on Saturday December 13th. We have excellent seats for
this one night musical
Extravaganza. Don't miss it with time at the Mohegan Sun slots,
a Sunday Brunch and Slot Time at Foxwoods, and game time at Dave
& Busters. What a great Christmas Gift!!!! This show is
Sold Out and Drew has tickets.
TOUR PRICE: $649. (Early Bird
Special-Take off $50. and make it $599.)
NEW YEAR'S IN BOSTON AND FOXWOODS
NEW YEAR'S EVE
"FIRECRACKER CRUISE" OVER BOSTON HARBOR and FOXWOODS FOR BRUNCH
AND TOAST ON NEW YEAR'S DAY
Wednesday December 31 -
Thursday January 1, 2015
our friends that don't want to travel to Las Vegas or
Disney World during the New Year's vacation - escape with Drew
and his staff on a "Dinner-Party Boat Cruise" sponsored by
Boston Harbor Cruises that will dine you, provide party
noisemakers, and see the fireworks over Boston Harbor as the
clock strikes midnight. Then Drew will have you stay at a
hotel overnight and then drive you to Foxwoods where you will
get to enjoy a New Year's Brunch and Toast with plenty of time
at the casino. All this for one price and ready for New Year's
TOUR PRICE: $599. (Early Bird Special - Take
off $50. and make it only $549.)
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT
A- LEXINGTON and ANDOVER - Mara and Marty
Saturday September 20 (Night)
- Bowling or Movies/Dinner (your choice)
Saturday October 4 (Day)
- The Famous Topsfield Fair/Lunch at the Fair
Saturday November 1 (Night) -
"Screamfest" at Canobie Lake Park/Dinner at park
CLUB B- CONCORD, BEDFORD, STONEHAM,
PEABODY - "Erin & Friends" Erin & Patti
Saturday September 6
(Night) (Make Up) - Movies and Dinner Night
Saturday September 13 (Day) -
Apple Picking, Hayride, Lunch at Applebees
Saturday October 16-
(Day) - "Alice in Wonderland"
and Casual Food
Saturday October 26
(Day) - The Big Halloween Orange Bash: Lunch,
Prizes,Dress in Costume
November 1 (Night) - Screamfest at Canobie dinner at
CLUBS- Eric and Cindy Schofield
Saturday September 27-
Bowling or Movies/Dinner- Members Choice
Saturday October 18 - "Alice in
Wonderland" Wheelock Family Theater- (3:00 p.m. show)
Saturday October 26 - The Big
Halloween Orange Dream Bash: Lunch, Come in Costume
CRAZY & WILD AUTUMN DAY TRIPS----
Greatest Trip Ever. Portsmouth-Isle of Schoals Sat.
Sept. 20 $139
"The Lion King" Sunday Set. 21, 2014 $165.
Newport & Visit a Mansion Saturday Sept. 27 $
and the Birthday Club Sunday September 28 $129.
& Best Topsfield Fair Saturday October 4 $ 139.
Pizzeria Regina Sunday October 5 $129.
Ringling , Barnum, Bailey Circus Saturday Oct. 18 $139.
"Cinderella" Saturday October 18
Famous Turkey Train Sunday October 19 $159.
Salem and the Salem Trolley Saturday October 25
Annual Spooky, Funny,Halloween Dance Sun. Oct. 26 $69.
Breakfast Club and Chunky's Sunday Nov. 2
Greatest Arcade in the World Saturday November 1 $149.
Tribute to Michael Jackson Saturday Night Nov. 8 $165.
Moose Pub, Shop Till You Drop Sunday Nov. 9 $149.
Day at Foxwoods Sunday Nov. 16 $ 129.
Feast at the Plimoth Plantation & Edaville Railroad Sun.
The Bruins Thanksgiving Game
Friday Nov. 28 $ 175.
Basketball Hall of Fame and Bright Nights in Springfield
Sunday November 30 $175
Casino and the Outback Steakhouse Sat. Dec. 6 $99
The Celtics vs Washington Wizards 1:00
p.m. Game Sun. Dec. 7 $199
"Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer"
Sunday December 14th. $165.
----AMAZING SUMMER VACATIONS
provide "door to door" service at anytime for an extra fee. This service is provided for day trips, weekend trips, and our big trips. Please feel free
to call Drew on his Cell Phone at (781) 454-6463.
CLICKETY, CLACK RAILROAD IN VERMONT
THE CLICKETY, CLACK RAILROAD IN
SCENIC, BEAUTIFUL VERMONT
COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND Saturday
Oct 11-Sunday Oct. 13, 2014
aboard ......as we drive to Springfield, Mass. , take in the
FAMOUS SIX FLAGS or the BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME
(members pick one) and then board AMTRAK'S VERMONTER for a train
ride through the Autumn leaves and the hills and mountains of
We will go through Brattleboro, Bellows Falls, White River
Junction, and arrive in Ben & Jerry Country- Waterbury,
Vermont. You will take in tours of Ben & Jerry's and the Teddy
Bear Factory, visit the Chocolate Factory and have cold apple
cider from the Hollow Apple Mill. You'll have lunch and dinner
at Vermont Diners and search for pumpkins to bring home. What a
great Fall Weekend escape.
Tour Price: $674.
DAY IN DISNEY WORLD, FLORIDA
VETERAN'S DAY IN DISNEY WORLD, FLORIDA
6 - Monday November 10, 2014
2 Spots Open
Veteran’s Day in DISNEY WORLD , FLORIDA. We will fly you down
early Thursday morning to Disney. You will pick the
parks….Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, Universal
Studios, Islands of Adventure, Sea World. This will be a fun
FALL VACATION and you will stay at the Hampton Inn and
enjoy our selection of great eating places. Sign up-remember 10
is the limit.
Tour Price: $1,999.
(Early Bird Special- take off $ 200. -now only $1,799.) Payment Plan Booklets Are Available.
ESCAPE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
THE ELVIS ESCAPE
Saturday November 8 - Sunday November 9, 2014
is a "Drew Bargain Trip" and a "CLUB $399" Special!
This one night trip- "Downeaster AMTRAK TRAIN" to Dover, N.H.
and on this trip we will stay at the Black Bear Lodge. We have
great seats to "ALL SHOOK UP" an Elvis Musical at the Palace
Theater. We hit the arcades near
and Funworld in Nashua. Have lunch at
JOEY'S 1950's Diner in Amherst. And take in a great movie at
CHUNKY'S. All this on the Veteran's Day Weekend and for only
CHRISTMAS CRUISE WITH A.L.C. FROM NEW YORK
"I HATE TO
Sunday December 21 - Sunday December 28, 2014
3 Spots Open
will offer a "Special Cruise" over the Christmas Holiday for
those members that want to do something "Special" for Christmas
this year. You will board a motorcoach from Braintree that will
take you to New York City. There you will board
the largest ship in the world- THE BREAKAWAY. Your ship will
take you to Orlando, Florida, Nassau-Paradise Island, and
Gilligan's Island for a fun and exciting 7 day cruise. You will
take in one of your favorite Disney Parks or Sea World, spend
Christmas Day in Nassau, and have a huge barbecue on NCL's
Island. One price covers everything!!!! Sign up today and
get ready to spend the Holidays in a HOT, HOT, Place.
CRUISE PRICE: $2,099. (Sign up by October 1, 2014 and take off
$200. Bargain Price Now- $1,899.)
EVE IN PARADISE ISLAND/BAHAMAS
NEW YEAR'S IN PARADISE
Wednesday January 14- Saturday January
Martin Luther King Holiday
ready to experience PARADISE as we fly into
Nassau, Bahamas. You will be guests of the Comfort Inn located
right on the Exclusive Paradise Island. Your vacation will
include a visit to the "Straw Market"- to shop, to the many,
many, Casinos, to the beach and pools, Dining at one of the
BARBECUE RESTAURANTS on the Island, and an Italian Night at
Camilla's of New York. We will take you on a boat cruise and a
Special New Year's Dinner and Dancing Spot. Leave the cold of
Boston and spend your Winter Vacation on Paradise Island.
TOUR PRICE: $2,099. (Early Bird Special- Take Off $200. = Only
WARMTH AT DISNEY WORLD
GET OUT OF THE COLD AT DISNEY
Thursday January 15 - Monday January 19,
Martin Luther King Holiday
ready to leave the cold of Boston behind and
head for the warmth and fun of Disney World, Florida. You will be in heaven
with chocolate flowing everywhere, and red hearts all over
Cinderella's Castle. We will take you to the parks of your
choice- Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom,
Hollywood Studios, Universal, Sea World..........all your
favorite parks in one big trip. This will
be our first Winter Trip in Disney and everyone is invited. Get
out of the cold and bask in the HOT, HOT, SUN.
PRICE: $2,099. (The Early Bird Special is $200. off) to
make it to $1,899.)
Payment Plan Booklets Are Available.
WEEKEND IN LAS VEGAS
VALENTINE'S WEEKEND WITH THE STARS IN LAS VEGAS
February 5 - Sunday February 8, 2015
will fly you direct to Las Vegas, Nevada. Stay at the
Hampton Inn on the famous Dean Martin Blvd. right next to the
strip. Drew will take you for a tour of all the resorts on the
strip. Take in two big shows- we can get tickets to see Celine
Dion, Donny &
Marie Osmond, the Beatles or Michael Jackson, maybe Brittany
or a Country Western Superstars show. In honor of Valentine's
Day we will take you for a tour of a real chocolate factory.
Plus the restaurants, the buffets, the shopping, - Las Vegas is
TOUR PRICE: $2,099. (Early Bird Special- Take
off $200. and make it $1,899)
Payment Plan Booklets Are Available.
CARIBBEAN CRUISE (NO FLYING)
WHAT NO AIR?..........."THE GEORGE
NEW YORK CITY TO THE
Wednesday February 18 - Friday
February 27, 2015
a 9 day cruise! Celebrate our First
President, George Washington, as we take you
by Motorcoach to New York City for a 9-day Winter Cruise to the
Caribbean. You will cruise from New York City down the Eastern
San Juan, Puerto Rico, then to St. Thomas, then to St.
Maarten, and finally to Tortola. The beautiful sun in the middle
of February as you cruise on the luxurious ship by NCL"The Gem".
This great price includes everything! Imagine- you don't have to
Cruise Price: $ 2,099. (Early Bird
Special- Sign up by January 1= $1,899.)
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING
THE RED SOX GANG GOES TO
up.....as we fly with Jet Blue for our
Annual Red Sox Training Trip in Ft. Myers, Florida. Believe it
or not, its August and we already have 6 people signed up. Drew
will get us great seats to (3) fantastic games. You will have a
blast as you stay on the beach at an Hampton Inn. This year we
might even make it over to Mike Greenwall's Batting Cages and
Fun Center. Great meals, great friends, great staff, and great
seats make this a WINNING TRIP!!!! Go SOX!
To be announced in December (probably late February/Early
Tour Price: $2,099. (Early Bird
Special- Take off $200.= $1,899.)
THE KING MEETS THE KING
MEMPHIS & NASHVILLE IN SPRING
Thursday April 16 - Sunday April 19, 2015
is your chance to experience two great cities!
First you will visit Nashville: the Country-Western Hall of
Fame, the Opryland Hotel, and take in a Musical Show at the
Grand Olde Opry, and a tour of the City of Nashville plus all
the country-western landmarks. Then off to Memphis to hear the
Blues on Beale Street, tour Elvis' House, plane, auto museum,
more. Take in the Memphis Zoo, and see where Martin Luther King,
Jr. was shot. All this in Spring with ALC.
Tour Price: $1,799. (Early Bird Special- Take off $200.= $1,599.)
DREW WANTS TO KNOW WHEN IT'S YOUR
BIRTHDAY. So, please tell us.
you want to celebrate your birthday on a day trip,
weekend trip, or weeklong trip Drew will get you your favorite
cake- chocolate, vanilla, or marble with your name on it. Plus,
you pick your gift: an A.L.C.
Mug, a Fanny Pack, a T-Shirt, a Travel bag, or Sweatshirt.
This package is only $25., and if you want a sweatshirt then it's
Let Drew celebrate your big
THE ELIZABETH ANDRESS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The family of Elizabeth Andress have
set up a Scholarship Fund in her memory for clients of the
A.L.C. Family . The family would like to give the opportunity to
others to enjoy and have fun on day trips, social clubs, and
overnight trips the way Elizabeth did for so many years. Please
contact Drew at (781) 275-0023 to apply.
We will always remember
Elizabeth "Liz" Andress.
We will beat anyone else's prices on trips and programs.
Scholarships are available.
Please Call Drew on his private line
Alternative Leisure Co. accepts children, teens,
adults, and seniors to all of our programs and trips. Children from preschool to
elementary age attend our after school and summer day camp programs. These
activities use the inclusion model. Children with disabilities are placed with
children without disabilities. Teens and adults attend our social clubs on
Friday and Saturday evenings. All teens, adults and seniors are welcomed on our
trips. We serve people with mental retardation, physical handicaps, learning
disabilities, and behavioral needs. Recently we have been also serving people
with mental health issues and the homeless.
DON'T MISS OUR
CERTIFICATES, A.L.C. STORE,
AND OUR A.L.C. SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
2013 Alternative Leisure Company