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Senior Excursion:: Ancient China, Modern Humor

Sun, March 12, 2017 10:45 am - 5:30 pm


Senior Excursions
are made possible,
in part, by generous grants from

The Namm Family


Michele Spitz / Woman of Her Word


The Senior Mobility Initiative of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund



Donors to the Osher Marin JCC’s Annual Fund in support of Adult & Senior Programs 

To make a gift in support of our senior excursions, please click here and designate your gift to "Older & Frail Adult Support"

Ancient China,
Modern Humor

Board our coach for a little known San Francisco event! After lunch at a local Chinatown spot, head to the annual play at the Buddha’s Universal Church. For 45 years the community at the church has written, or reprised, produced and acted in an original play. Performed in classical Chinese and modern English, this bilingual production depicts universal themes and values to which everyone can relate. Between scenes take in commentary on the history of the Buddha’s Universal Church which stands on the site purchased by the congregation in 1951. We sill enjoy lunch at the Far East Café and then make our way to the church for the production. This year the epic tale reaches its finale with the play “Will Auntie Face Justice?” This epic tale, The Ming Family Drama, has been underway in cycles for decades depicting universal human drama and humor-this year we will see the outcome. With the disappearance of the young lady, Peony, and the danger to her child who is in at the hands of the jealous Golden Pearl-what fateful scheme will Auntie devise to indulge her spoiled daughters wishes? Join us and see!

Event Location:  SF Chinatown and
Buddha’s Universal Church

$35.00 - Includes brunch, show ticket, transportation, parking, tolls, tax & gratuities.

To register, call the Osher Marin JCC at 415-444-8000 

Note: Excursions do not leave from the Osher Marin JCC.

Please note: Registrations are non-refundable.

Bus Departs:
10:45 a.m. at San Rafael 
11:00 a.m. At Greenbrae
and 11:15 a.m. at Mill Valley
Bus Returns:
5:00 p.m. at Mill Valley
5:15 at Greenbrae
and 5:30 p.m. at San Rafael

Bus Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations for these Excursions are at the Park & Ride Lots below:

San Rafael: Park & Ride lot – Hwy 101 at Smith Ranch Road.

For a map to this location click here.

Greenbrae: Park & Ride lot–Sir Francis Drake Blvd at Drakes Landing Office Park.

For a map to this location click here.

Mill Valley: Park & Ride Manzanita lot – Hwy 101 at Shoreline Hwy 1. For a map of this location click here.