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Sunday September 25, 2016 2:00PM Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, 6 Lakeside Blvd., Landing, NJ. Meet in front of the museum at 2pm.  Admission is free, but a donation is requested.  Enjoy seeing memorabilia of Lake Hopatcong in the olden days, when the lake was booming with celebrities and Bertram’s Island was a popular summer destination. After the museum, we will head to Pavinci’s Italian Grill 453 River Styx Rd, Hopatcong, NJ for an early dinner (order off the menu). . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday October 2, 2016 11:00 AM Appalachian Trail Walk & Lunch We will meet at George’s Inn on Route  94. We will then car pool to the boardwalk on the Appalachian Trail for a nice easy 2 mile walk across Pochuck Valley in Vernon. After we will have lunch at George’s Inn on Route 94 in McAfee. Directions: Route 23 North to intersection of Route 94 and Route 23 in Hamburg. Right onto Route 94 North for 2.5 miles, George Inn is on your right. Rain will cancel. . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Wednesday October 5, 2016 Morristown Airport this event has been postponed until late February due to the scheduling conflicts with the flight department that we were going to tour.  The new date and information will be posted in a future Newsletter.  Shirley Fern


Friday—Monday October 7--10, 2016 Murder Mystery Weekend “Deadly Reunion” Wolfe’s Maple Breeze Resort, 360 Cauterskill Rd., Catskill, NY 12414  Call 1-518-943-3648 to make your reservations. Be sure to tell them you are with OSF  $100.deposit. Prices are 2 adults $330each, 3 adults $290 each, single $380 includes 2 meals daily, 3 nights entertainment. . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Saturday October 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM Hudson Farms Hike Charity Hike. Free. Hudson Farm will make a charity donation of a dollar for each year of your age. We will meet AT THE REGISTRATION DESK at 10am. This is a challenging hike involving uneven ground and hills. Wear sturdy shoes and if you like, take a walking stick. After the walk, lunch for all will be provided by Hudson Farm. Directions:  Rt. 80 W to exit 25. Proceed for 1/4 mile, bear left onto Rt. 206 N. At third traffic light, turn right onto Lackawanna Drive (Rt. 607S), near the Shop Rite Plaza. Continue for two miles, (see Lake Lackawanna on your right). At the stop sign go straight, but veer to your right a little. Proceed through a tunnel and continue for 1/2 mile. Come to flashing red light, turn left onto Stanhope Road (Rt. 605 N). Continue for 500 yards. See a gap in the guardrail and a sign for Hudson Farm. Turn right into driveway.  Got GPS use this address:  270 Stanhope Sparta Road, Hopatcong NJ.  . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11AM Camp JeffersonMeeting Acupuncture Lecture & Trail Maintenance. The October Meeting will feature Katy Lin Lac., MSN who will speak to us on acupuncture, an alternative medicine commonly used for pain relief, though often used to treat a wide range of conditions.  Katy is a trained practioner and has her own clinic located in Morris Plains. We will be having coffee and bagels. Then at the end, we will need to do some trail maintenance around the camp; this service is needed so that we can use the camp for our meetings. Please bring gloves and clippers. . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday October 23, 2016 2:00PM “The Passion of Dracula” at Dover Little Theater  69 Elliot St, Dover, NJ.  This version of the Dracula legend based on the 1897 Bram Stoker novel is set in the English countryside in 1911 where several village girls have died under mysterious circumstances. “Funny, serious, scary, hilarious, and…bloody enjoyable, cross my heart.”-WABC TV. The cost is $18.00. Send your check for $18.00 made out to Patricia Hemsley 4 Beck Lane Hopatcong NJ 07843.  I will buy the tickets so that we can all sit together.  Please carpool if you can because you will have to park on the street.Directions: From the North:  Rte 46 E, slight right onto W. Blackwell St.(hwy 659). Right onto Randolph Ave.  Right onto Elliot Street.  From the South East: take I80 West. Merge onto Rte 15 S at exit 34A.  Right onto Rt.46 West.  Left onto W. Blackwell (hwy 659).  Right onto Randolp Ave.  Right onto Elliot Street.  Dinner will be at Charlotte’s Web (directions will be provided at the theater). . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday  October 30, 2016 at 8:30AM Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s  Walkers meet promptly at 8:30 AM (note time change) near Registration Table at Bergen County Community College, 400 Paramus Rd., Paramus NJ.  RAIN OR SHINE.  Please join the OSF Team in supporting this cause.  Free food, beverage and give-aways.  Each walker receives a new T-shirt (please do not wear last year’s).   Walk is on a level plane. Even if you do not walk or attend, please consider a donation.  Checks payable to “Alzheimer’s NJ” will benefit NJ families and programs.  Sign-up sheet at meetings, or mail check to Joan Moir, 58 Village Dr., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 to arrive by Oct. 23. . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday November 6, 2016 11AM Mahlon Dickerson Park Walk & Lunch We will walk out to the old mines about 1 mile each way on old railroad bed and old dirt road. Saffin Pond from Rt. 15 is on Weldon Rd. about 1 ½ mile past Camp Jefferson,  Pond is on right. From Oakridge on Weldon Rd. up the hill past Jefferson High School. Past 3 park entrances then the 4th entrance is Pond on the left. We will have lunch at Jefferson Diner. Take Rt. 15S from Weldon Rd. Diner is in the center island. Rain will cancel. For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday November 13, 2016 11AM Thanksgiving Feast Camp Jefferson It's that time of year again for our annual Thanksgiving Feast. Price/person is $10.00 and a dish to share. Since only 80 members are able to attend, please make your check payable to OSF and mail it to Donna Gorman, 103 Drake Lane, Ledgewood, NJ 07852 to reserve your seat. Please call Donna Gorman to arrange the dish you are going to bring. She can be reached 973-919-1530. Sign-up sheets will be at the October monthly meeting for reservations and helpers. We still need helpers to clean up, if you are willing to help with this task, please call Sharon Mahedy - 973-334-2594. All hot foods need to be hot when brought to Camp Jefferson and in the serving pans that will be given out at the October meeting so everything fits into the warming trays. All meats need to be sliced (unless you have spoken to Joan Behonick about this) - all hot foods need to be at the Camp by 10:30AM. As usual, all proceeds from this event will be going to local charties!!!!!!!   


Saturday November 19, 2016 8:00PM The Other Mozart Black Box theatre Centenary Stage Co. The other Mozart presented by Centenary Stage Co. Ticket cost is $25 for this black box performance at Kutz Theater, 400 Jefferson St., Hackettstown, NJ on Centenary College Campus. Please sign-up and pay for your ticket by Oct. 16. Tickets will be purchased in advanced. Send your check payable to OSF to Donna Gorman 103 Drake Lane, Ledgewood, NJ 07852.We will have dinner at Bea Mc Nally’s at 5PM ( off the menu choice) before the show. For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Friday December 9, 2016 at 2:45 PM Manhattan Night Light Tour $29. We will meet at the Arlington Plaza in Parsippany on RT.46W at the I- Hop Restaurant to take the Lakeland Bus into the city.  Stops at Grand Central Station/Bryant Park for 1 ½ hr dinner stop, then on to viewing the city with stops at Rockefeller Center, Macy’s Window and Lord & Taylor Window.  Call Lakeland Bus at 973-366-0600x602 to purchase your ticket and state Waterview Park & Ride in Parsippany for the pick-up.  We will return about 10:30PM.  . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday December 11, 2016 Holiday Party at Paris Inn in Wayne from 12PM-4PM Price will be $40 for members and $50 for guests Directions to follow.


Sunday December 18, 2016  1:00pm  MacCullouch Hall,  45 MacCullouch Avenue, Morristown (973)538-2404. We will meet at the entrance to MacCullouch Hall. Plan to visit this Federal-style mansion built in 1810 and the former home of George MacCullouch, father of the Morris Canal, with nine splendid rooms and a collection of Thomas Nast's works, gift area, and outdoor gardens.  Admission for seniors is $6.00. Directions from Rt. 287S use exit 35 and proceed along South Street to Miller Rd and turn left(St. Peter's Church is on the corner -biggest bldg. around) and Morristown-Morris Plains Library is on the right.  Go two blocks and turn right at flashing light onto MacCullouch Avenue. Parking is on both sides of the Avenue. From the west, go along center of Morristown onto South Street and turn right at Miller Rd. and go two blocks. At flashing light turn right onto MacCullouch  Avenue . Parking is on both sides of the Avenue. . For more information contact Outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.