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Sunday March 1, 2015 10AM Silas Condict Trail Walk and Lunch We will meet in the parking lot of Silas Condict. Directions Take RT 23 North or South to Kinnelon Rd. Up the hill thru 3 traffic lights to William Louis Arthur Drive. Entrance to Park is on the Right, after the little Cemetery. If you pass the municipal building you missed the turn. After the walk we will lunch at one of the eateries in the shopping mall on Rt 23. Rain will cancel. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

           

 Saturday March 7, 2015 1:00 PM Grasshopper Irish Pub and Restaurant, Rt 23, Newfoundland. Join your friends for an early St. Patrick's Day lunch. The Grasshopper serves traditional Irish and American foods, and is located in the center island of Rt. 23 at Clinton Rd., in Newfoundland.. Directions: if traveling northbound on Rt 23, from Wayne, Pompton area, take the right hand jug handle at Clinton Rd in Newfoundland, turning left at the end of the exit. Crossover Rt 23 north and make a right into Grasshopper parking lot. Traveling south on Rt. 23 from the Sussex County area, exit at Clinton Rd jug handle just past the BP gas station. Cross over Rt. 23 south and make a left into restaurant parking lot. Entrance is on Clinton Rd. between Rt.23 north & south. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com  for more info.

 

Sunday March 8, 2015 11 AM Plant Swap & Election for the New 2015-2016 Board We will have a special two event meeting. There will be a return to our highly successful plant swap and voting for the New OSF 2015-16 Board. We will have sub sandwiches and light refreshments. Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon, and don’t forget to bring a plant to swap. Directions to Camp Jefferson  Take Route 80 from either direction to Route 15 North.  Take 15 North to Weldon Road (which is approx. 5 miles north of Route 80).  The Weldon Road exit from Route 15 is immediately after the Lake Shawnee exit.  Proceed on Weldon Road 7/10 of a mile. Camp Jefferson will be on the left turn in and proceed to the log cabin buildings. Please park in the established parking spots. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com

 for more info.

 

Sunday March 22, 2015   12 PM "Jesus Christ Superstar" at the Smiling Rhino Theater, & Lunch            245 Wanaque Ave, Pompton Lakes, NJ SOLD OUT  The show starts at 2 PM and if you would like you can meet us for lunch at Tony's Pizza/Italian Restaurant (across from the theater) at 12 PM. Directions: Route 287 North exit 53 (Bloomingdale/Pompton Lakes), at the end of the ramp (at the traffic light) make a right turn onto the Hamburg Turnpike. Go through another light, go over the railroad tracks and pass one more traffic light then stay to your left and make the 1st left (at the bell) onto Wanaque Ave. About 0.2 miles on your right you will see the Rhino Theater, directly to the right of the theater there is a driveway, go down driveway where there is a big parking lot behind the theater. Tony's Restaurant is across the street from the theater. Let me know if you are joining us for lunch where you will pay on your own. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

Saturday April 4, 2015 10AM Walk at Park Lake Rockaway & Lunch  We will meet

at the Gazebo. After our walk we will go to the Pot Belly for lunch. Directions take Rt 80 to exit 35

toward the Mall left onto Mineral Spring Rd., right onto Fleetwood Rd. right onto Mt. Hope Ave.

Park on the right by the Gazebo. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

Sunday April 12, 2015 Installation Lunch La Strada Restaurant 1 to 4 PM 1105 Route 10 East Randolph NJ 07869, cost is $40.00 Come enjoy a sit down lunch with your OSF friends and meet the new board members for 2015-2016. Make your check payable to OSF and send to Pat Leili 141 Harris Ave. Stanhope NJ 07874  or Louise Farrell, 100 Pierson Miller Drive, unit E14, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442.  Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday May 2, 2015 Annual Sandy Hook Outing, We will meet at the Parsippany Waterview Park & Ride on Route 46, at 11:00 AM. Or you can meet us down at the Sea Gull’s Nest Restaurant parking lot in Sandy Hook between 12:00 – 12:30 PM, just over the bridge on the hook. It is the first parking lot on the right with a restaurant. There is no parking fee. Bring a lunch & drink of your choice. After assembling at the beach we will eat our lunch, take a head count for dinner and then head out to enjoy the park, you can go biking, walking or just sit on the beach; it’s your day go out and enjoy it. At 3:30 we will reassemble to drive to the restaurant, location to be determined. The trip is weather dependent. An email will be sent during the week preceding the event to confirm. Please advise if you plan to meet at the Park & Ride and also, if you plan to bring a bike: Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info. Otherwise, OK to just show up.   

 

Saturday May 16, 2015 10 AM  Raptor Trust & Lunch, 1390 White Bridge Rd., Millington, NJ (near Basking Ridge).  Meet in parking lot at 9:45 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. program.  This is the foremost facility in the US housing injured birds of prey.  There will be a one-hour program, “All About Owls” and an introduction to a live bird of prey, which is limited to 35 people.  Following the program we will tour the outdoor display aviaries. An optional lunch is offered at a local eatery, ordering off the menu. Cost of the program/tour is $5 per person. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

Sunday May 17, 2015 Annual Weenie Roast & Trail Maintenance Come enjoy the great outdoors while cooking your hot dogs over an open fire. We will need to do some trail maintenance, so please bring your shears, gloves and bug spray and help clear the trail. Directions to Camp Jefferson:  Take Route 80 from either direction to Route 15 North.  Take Route 15 North to Weldon Road (which is approx. 5 miles north of Route 80).  The Weldon Road exit from Route 15 is immediately after the Lake Shawnee exit.  Proceed on Weldon Road 7/10 of a mile. Camp Jefferson will be on the left, turn in and proceed to the log cabin buildings. Park in the established parking spots. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 10:30 AM Grey Towers & Lunch   We will meet at  Lafayette Village to car pool to Milford, Pennsylvania for lunch at a local restaurant, followed by a 2:PM tour of this magnificent National Historic Landmark, home of Gifford Pinchot, a founder of the National Forest Service. Details to follow. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

Sunday June 7, 2015 10 AM Walk at Camp Dawson & Brown Bag Lunch, Jacksonville Rd., Towaco, NJ.  Pack yourself a nice lunch; then come out and enjoy a nice morning walk, breath in some clean fresh air; after which we will eat our lunch. Directions: Take Rt.287 to exit 47 to Rt. 202 North for approx. 1 ½ miles, keep RR station on your right & stay straight at Firehouse Rd. . Make left onto Jacksonville Rd. Follow Jacksonville Rd. for 1 mile then you will see the sign for Camp Dawson on left. We will meet by Big Red Building. After our walk & lunch, we will stop for home made ice cream. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

 

Wednesday, June10, 2015  10:15AM Walk at Ramapo Reservation and Lunch at the Mason Jar. Ramapo Reservation is located on route #202 in Mahwah. We will meet at 10:15 Rain date June 12. Direction will be in a future newsletter. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

 September 26 Trip to Ireland 14 days CIE tour cost $3,048. plus airfare & insurance Single room additional $748. Includes 27 Meals, No cost for extra trips. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com for more info.

 

September 30- October 3, 2015 New Hampshire White Mts Trip Round Trip Bus Tour @ Loon Mt, NH 3 Nights. We will see Loon Mt. Gondola Ride, Rock Estate, Mt. Washington Cog RR ride, White Mt. Central RR, Franconia Notch, Flume Gorge, Clark Trading Post and scenic drive on Kancamugus Hwy.  This will include 3 Dinners, 4 Breakfasts & 1 Lunch.  PRICE is $799/P double occupancy. This is a beautiful time of the year, early fall. Please visit outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.comfor more info.