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Sunday July 26, 2015 11AM Red Mill MuseumVillage, We will meet at the Waterview Park and Ride in Parsippany. The village is the most photographed historic place in New Jersey, located at 56 Main St. Clinton NJ, open from 12 to 5 PM. Take a journey & explore life in America from the American Revolution through the Age of Industry. After the tour, take a stroll across the historic iron bridge to have a perfect view of the Mill dam and the Red mill’s iconic waterwheel. Dinner optional at a local café. Admission is $8 for seniors, $10 adults. Directions: from I-78 East or West, take exit 15 (Clinton/Pittsbown). Turn right onto West Main St. Turn left at Clinton House, then proceed 50 yards to the Museum entrance. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday August 1, 2015 5:30PM Camp Jefferson Amphitheatre Concert & Dinner   The Glimmer Twins (Rolling Stones Tribute Band). Optional dinner before the concert at 5:30PM either at Frank’s Restaurant or Betsy Ross Diner, (we will order off the menu) both located in the New A&P shopping ctr. Tickets are $10 & will be distributed at dinner or at the concert entrance at 7:30PM. Directions: take Rt. 80 from either direction to Rt.15 N. take Rt.15 N to Weldon Rd. Camp will be on Left. Directions to Restaurant: Continue down Weldon Rd to end, make right & then first left onto Schoolhouse Rd., at blinking light right onto Ridge Rd. follow until traffic light & make left onto Berkshire Valley Rd. and right into New A & P shopping ctr. If inclement weather, the concert will be held at Jefferson High School Auditorium on Weldon Rd.. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday August 2, 2015  11AM Walk Kittatiny Valley State Park,  Andover & Brown Bag Lunch

We will meet at the parking lot, then a 1.5 hr. gravel road walk to the runway to watch the planes

and eat our lunch. Directions. From Rt. 206 in Andover to Goodale Rd. Park will be on the right. From Newton Sparta Rd. to Lake Iliff Rd. by town hall; at traffic light turn right onto Goodale Rd.Park will be on left. Rain will cancel. Park in first parking lot.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday August 5, 2015 9:15AM Sculpted Ice Works Tour & Museum Rte. 590, Lakeville Pa

We will meet at Lafayette Village Rt.15N to car pool approximately 30 miles to Lakeville Pa. The tour begins at 11AM cost is $6 followed by off menu lunch at local restaurant & a stop for homemade ice cream. Weather permitting we will walk Lake Wallenpaupack trail. Directions & itinerary will be available at starting point For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday August 9, 2015 11AM  Horseshoe Lake Picnic Come join us for a wonderful day of picnicking events such as eating, bocce ball, mah-jongg, card games. Admission is $6.00. Please bring a dish to share. We will start cooking hamburgers & hot dogs around 11 AM. Park is located off of Route 10 on Eyland Ave. Succasunna. Directions:  From Rt. 10 East make right on to Eyland Ave. From Rt. 10 West. Follow left jug handle signs ,cross over Rt. 10.then left into Horseshoe Lake. Follow road all the way around to back. Park on gravel parking area. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday August 12, 2015 11 AM Lambert Castle Museum-Garrett Mountain Paterson

We will tour the first floor of the museum approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour with a guide. Afterwards we can visit the second and third floors on our own. Elevator is available. Cost is $4.We will meet in the Willowbrook Mall at 11AM  in the Bloomingdale/Lord & Taylor parking lot to car pool. Lunch will be decided on day of event. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday August 15, 2015 5:45PM Marakesh Restaurant, 321 Rt. 46 East, Parsippany NJ  Come and join us for an exotic Moroccan evening, including a four course Moroccan feast, (salad, Mediterranean dip platter, family style main course of traditional mixed grill or tagine, Orange blossom Bastilla dessert with Moroccan tea) and live belly dancing entertainment. The cost if $40 per person. Please send check payable to OSF to Mia Breazna, 1480 US Hwy 46 W, Apt 163A, Parsippany NJ 07054 by August 1. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Friday August 21, 2015 10:30AM Hike at Wawayanda State Park, Warwick Turnpike, Warwick, NY  & Lunch   Meet at the main parking lot by the swimming lake at 10:30AM.  Senior Pass will give you free admission , otherwise $10 per car.  The hike will take approximately 1.5 hours and  there is a long hill for the return to the parking lot with no shade.  We will select a nearby restaurant for lunch.   Rain cancels. Directions:  Take Route 23 to Union Valley Road continue thru stop sign making a left at the Shop Rite, make a left at the y in road onto White Road, at the end make a left onto Warwick Turnpike continue to main entrance on the left. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

 Sunday August 23, 2015 1:15PM Sussex County Miners Baseball Game, 94 Champion Dr., #11, Augusta, NJ.   Meet me at the front gate at 1:15 PM. The Miners will play against Three Rivers Aigles. Parking is free at the stadium. The cost for the game is $12.00 per person, reserved seating.  Dinner will be at Villa Capri and is at your expense. Directions to Stadium: From Rt. 80 take Rt. 15 N continue until you come to Rt.565 (Ross Corner Rd.) Make a right here; stadium ahead on left. FromRt 23 N continue to Rt 94 make a left follow to Rt 15 make right onto Rt.15 and then right onto Rt.565 (Ross Corner Rd) Stadium ahead on left. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Thursday August 27, 2015 10AM Historical Breakfast Tour of Lake Hopatcong on the Miss Lotta During this 90 min. cruise, the lakes rich history comes to life as it is narrated by the captains. Enjoy a light breakfast as you learn about the historical significance of various sites. Cost is $23.03. Purchase your ticket at lakehopatcongcruises.com/book-a-cruise or call 973-663-5000. After the cruise we will head to the State Park, so bring a brown bag lunch. There are picnic tables, swimming etc. The park is open till 4:30pm (free). It might be fun to bring some games, cards etc. Directions: Rt.80 West merge onto Rt.15 S, turn right onto Edison Rd/County Hwy 615 Left onto Espanong Rd. Slight Right onto Nolan’s Point Rd. ,#37 is on the Right. (GPS use 37 Nolan’s Point Rd Lake Hopatcong, NJ) this is a rain or shine event. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday August 30, 2015 2:30PM  Miniature Golf & Jefferson Dairy for Ice Cream will meet at 2:30PM at the Lake Hopatcong Miniature Golf Club for a round of golf and then off to the Jefferson Dairy for a tasty ice cream treat. Directions from Route 80 to 15 North: Take Route 15 North from     Rt. 80 in 1.3 miles make slight right toward Berkshire Valley Rd. (Country Rd. 699). Make immediate left at end of exit, go through two sets of light remaining on Berkshire Valley Rd. make right onto Minnisink Rd. At end of Minnisink make right onto Espanong Rd. (County Rt 615). Make sharp left  to Nolans Point Rd. Stay on Nolans Point Rd., bearing left at three way intersection make right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. shortly after Alice’s restaurant  From Rt. 15 South: Exit Rt.15 South at Edison Rd. (Lake Hopatcong). At end of Edison Rd. make right onto Espanong Rd. (Country Rt. 615) Make slight right onto Nolans Point Rd. At three way intersection bear left remaining on Nolans Point Rd. make right onto Nolans Point Park Rd. shortly after Alice’s restaurant.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday September 6, 2015 11AM Silas Condit Park Walk & Brown Bag Lunch We will meet in the top parking lot.. Silas Condict Park in Kinnelon off Kinnelon Rd. Directions: From Rt 23 take Kinnelon Rd up the hill past the little cemetery to right on Louis Arthur Dr to top parking lot. If coming out Kinnelon Rd. past Kinnelon High School left on Louis Arthur Dr. to top parking lot For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com. Rain will cancel

 

Saturday September 12, 2015 11AM Great Falls & Paterson Museum We will meet at 11 AM at Willowbrook Mall near the Olive Garden. We will car pool to the falls stopping for lunch at Libby’s. After a tour of the falls & museum, we will then proceed to the Paterson Museum, cost is $2.00.

We will return to Willbrook for dinner at the Olive Garden. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday September 13, 2015 11AM Montville Picnic more info to follow

 

Tuesday September 15, 2015 10AM Guided tour of New Jersey Botanical Garden & Skyland Manor, Ringwood State Park, Morris Road, Ringwood NJ At the conclusion of the tours, we will have lunch (bring your brown bag lunch) in the picnic area above Shepherd’s Lake. After lunch you can hike on the trails, or stroll along the road leading to the manor house. You can also bring a chair and sit by the lake to chat & enjoy the beautiful scenery. Cost of both tours is $12. per person. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com. Directions Via CR-511/Alt 511 North from Pompton Lakes with the Wanaque Reservoir on your left you will pass Skyline Dr, then take the 2nd right onto Sloatsburg Rd. Go about 2 miles past Hewitt School, Carletondale Rd both on your right and Margaret King Ave on your left. Take the next right onto Morris Rd. Skyland is 1.25 miles at the top of the hill & parking is straight ahead on left. Via I-287 North or South take exit 5. After exiting turn left from 287 N or right from 287 S following signs for Skyline Dr. for about 4.8 miles. Go straight a the traffic light (Erskine Rd) then turn right at the stop sign onto CR 511 (Greewood Lke Tpke.) Go about 1.5 miles take the 2nd right onto Sloatsburg Rd. Continue as above from Sloatsburg Rd. to parking lot.

 

Saturday September 19, 2015 10AM Talk & Tour of the Byzantine Eparchy Museum & Library located in Woodland Park NJ, followed by off the menu lunch at Royal Warsaw Restaurant, Garfield NJ. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com. A donation of at least $8 will be collected prior to tour by Donna Gorman. More information to follow in future newsletters. 

 

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. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday September 27, 2015 11AM Big Pocono State Park Walk & Lunch Big Pocono State Park is the mountain location of Camelback ski & water parks. The lovely summit has vista parking & restrooms. Fifty feet below is a 1 mile Rim Road around the mountain and a snack bar at the top of a ski lift. We will meet at the snack bar. For those who wish, we will ride share to the summit, then walk down and around the Rim Road, finishing at the snack bar. Total mileage would be about 3 miles. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

September 30- October 3, 2015 New Hampshire White Mts Trip   THIS TRIP IS CLOSED       CALL LAKELAND BUS TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS BE SURE TO MENTION OSF.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday October 17, 2015 Hudson Farm Fall Charity Hike More info to follow.

 

Sunday October 18, 2015 Corn Maze and Dinner. More info to follow.

 

Saturday October 24, 2015 11AM & 2PM Cemetery Walks at Laurel Hill, Milford PA. Between walks lunch in quaint Milford restaurant. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday October 25, 2015 8:15AM Walk to End Alzheimers. We will meet at Waterview Park & Ride to carpool to Bergen County Community College Campus, Paramus. 10AM Rain or Shine. Walk the level route to end Alzheimers. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.