Crane’s Mill Blog: Trips

Join the Mill Club and Fill Your Calendar with Fun!

Mill Club offers New Jersey retirees a glimpse of the good life “We wish we’d made our move earlier,” is something we hear often from residents at Crane’s Mill. There are simply so many fantastic services, amenities, activities and people that it’s no surprise once a resident moves in, they quickly realize the fun, carefree way of life at Crane’s Mill is one to envy. Now you have a chance to experience a taste of this exclusive lifestyle before you make your move by joining the Mill Club. Mill Club Membership Benefits include: -12 complimentary dinners in our Candleberry Dining Room …Read More »


Join the Mill Club and Fill Your Calendar with Fun!

Mill Club offers New Jersey retirees a glimpse of the good life “We wish we’d made our move earlier,” is something we hear often from residents at Crane’s Mill. There are simply so many fantastic services, amenities, activities and people that it’s no surprise once a resident moves in, they quickly realize the fun, carefree way of life at Crane’s Mill is one to envy. Now you have a chance to experience a taste of this exclusive lifestyle before you make your move by joining the Mill Club. Mill Club Membership Benefits include: -12 complimentary dinners in our Candleberry Dining Room …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity: Boston & The North Shore

Are you interested in joining the Crane’s Mill Residents and Mill Club Members on a 4 day, 3 night getaway? Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5. Now’s your chance! Our director of community programming has planned an amazing trip to Cape Ann, Rockport, and Manchester-by-the-sea in Massachusetts. The trip includes three nights’ hotel accommodations, luxury transportation, all taxes and gratuities, and seven full course meals (including a lobster bake overlooking the water!). Plus, tours and activities will include: Guided Bus Tour of The North Shore Cape Ann Museum Captain Elias Davis House Ipswitch John F. Kennedy Library and Museum …Read More »


August 2016 Millstream Calendar is Now Up!

Don’t miss the August edition of the Millstream calendar, featuring hundreds of on- and off-campus activities! This month features a lunch cruise on Lake Hopatcong, a trip to see “Fiddler on the Roof” on Broadway, a guided tour of the Yogi Berra Museum, plus live entertainment in Hinman Hall, daily exercise classes, socials, club meetings, and more! Check out the calendar here! …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity – “An American in Paris on Broadway”

You can join the Crane’s Mill residents and Mill Club members on this exciting day trip to Broadway! Enjoy a delicious lunch at Italian restaurant ViceVersa in Manhattan followed by a matinee show of the smash hit musical, “An American in Paris” on Broadway. Trip Highlights: ViceVersa Restaurant: Since the establishment of ViceVersa in 1999, owner and chef Franco Lazzari and Stefano Terzi have distinguished themselves for their continued use of only the highest quality ingredients. In the comfort of the ViceVersa’s kitchen, Stefano makes all pastas from scratch. His cooking respects the characteristics of each ingredient and values their …Read More »


Back-to-Back Excitement for Patrons of the Arts at Crane’s Mill

Our February 2015 Millstream Activities Calendar is packed with fun! This month’s calendar includes a multitude of live stage shows, both on campus and off! If you’re a Crane’s Mill resident, and you’re a fan of the arts, including live theater and music, then you’re in luck. Each month, our Activities Director works hard to both bring live entertainment to Crane’s Mill, and plan off-campus trips to local performances. Take today and tomorrow for example: This afternoon, our residents will enjoy “In the Car with Blossom and Len” at the Centenary Stage in Hackettstown, NJ. Tomorrow, two programs are on …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity: Christmas in Hershey, PA

Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity Christmas in Hershey, Pennsylvania The Spirit of the Holidays Glows Brighter than ever in “The Sweetest Place on Earth”  Wednesday, December 10th   — Thursday, December 11th, 2014  (2 days, 1 night)     $362.00 per person (double occupancy)       $422.00 per person (single occupancy) *price includes gratuities for driver, tour guides and wait staff at restaurants* Motor coach transportation (full-size coach with lavatory) TRIP HIGHLIGHTS Overnight at Historic Hotel Hershey – Considered one of the finest Historic Hotels of America, Hotel Hershey is known for its refined elegance and signature service.  The 1930’s hotel, situated high atop a …Read More »


The Millstream: Our Resident Activities Calendar is Online

The Millstream is updated each month with an array of resident activities, trips, programs, and more. This month, there are countless activities in the Millstream calendar—truly something for everyone! This week, patrons of the arts (we have many at Crane’s Mill) are in their glory. Yesterday, the Harmonium Choral Society performed to a packed house right on campus in Hinman Hall. Tomorrow, our residents take a trip to enjoy Sophie Tucker – Last of the Red Hot Mamas at the Bickford Theatre, then on Friday, a trip to the Westchester Broadway Theatre, and Saturday afternoon features a jaunt to the Paper …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity: Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA

Join the fun! Here’s your chance to travel with the Crane’s Mill residents! Trip Date: Thursday, August 28th This day trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, arranged through Elaine Tours, includes lunch at the award-winning Miller’s Smorgasbord Restaurant and a production of “Moses” at the famous Sight & Sound Theatre. Lancaster has long been a popular destination for visitors who are looking for a taste of Pennsylvania Dutch country hospitality. Trip Highlights: Miller’s Smorgasbord Family owned tradition of good food and exceptional service since 1929!  This buffet-style eatery is a local institution, with views looking out onto Amish farm fields and enough …Read More »


Highlights from the January Crane’s Mill Activity Calendar

Each month, the Crane’s Mill resident activity calendar is filled with an array of, events, outings, classes, lectures, exercise programs, and much more! Here is a look back at some highlights from January 2014: Jan 7: Classis Hollywood Romances: On and Off Screen in Hinman Hall Jan 8: Reading and Writing in Community to Explore Graceful Aging in the Library Jan 9: NY Philharmonic Open Rehearsal trip Jan 10: Frick Museum trip Jan 11: Barn Theatre “Master Class” trip Jan 11: Piano Recital – Part 1 in Hinman Hall Jan 15: “Tech Support” for Seniors with JCHS students in Hinman …Read More »