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Thursday, June 2, 2016  10:00 AM Columcille Megalith Park (Stonehenge) This is an outdoor event located at 2155 Fox Gap Road, Bangor in eastern Pennsylvania on the Kitatinni Ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.  This park has been placed in conservation easement with Heritage Conservancy to ensure its preservation as a sacred space and outdoor sanctuary.  More information to satisfy your curiosity can be obtained on their website at columcille.org. The terrain is a bit hilly and paths are natural so sturdy footwear is necessary (walking stick would be helpful). After enjoying the park, we will have lunch in town at a 100-year-old hotel (at modest prices, your expense).The park is free. We will meet at POLE #36 across from Hilton Hotel at the Rockaway Mall at 10:00 AM to car pool, and should arrive at Columcille approx. 11:00 AM. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday June 5, 2016  11:00 AM Park Lake, Rockaway, NJ Walk & Lunch. We will meet at the Gazebo. Once around the lake is ¾ of a mile, we will try to go around 4 times (you can go around as many times as you like). After our walk we will go to the Pot Belly for lunch. Directions:Take Rt. 80 to Exit 35 toward the Rockaway Mall, left on to Mineral Spring Rd., right onto Fleetwood Rd., right onto Mt. Hope Ave. You can park on the right by the Gazebo. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com. Rain will cancel.

 

Sunday June 12, 2016 11:00AM Montville Picnic at the Montville Community Park, Changebridge Rd., Montville,NJ. Admission is $6.00 and please  bring a dish to share. We will supply the hamburgers, hot dogs & the drinks. Directions: RT287 North to Exit 47 (Montville), at the end of the ramp turn left, go to the next light (Changebridge Rd) turn right. The park is approx 2 miles down on the left. Once you enter the lower parking area go past the rest rooms, following the road up to the back of the park area. The Pavilion is on your left. Area is flat, no stairs and plenty of parking. We need everyone to bring a chair to sit on. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 -10:15AM Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, 240 Main  St, Goshen, NY. 2 hour tour of Museum from10:30 to 12:30. Lunch at a local restaurant following.  Tour cost is $4.00. Lunch will be off the menu.  Directions:  New York Thruway to Exit 16 (Route 17W) to  Exit 124 (about 12 miles) left at traffic light,  At next light, turn right onto Route 207.  Museum is 1/4 mile past next traffic light on the right.  Turn into driveway just before museum (tudor style building) and park behind museum near the track. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday June 25, 2016 10:30 AM Princeton University Campus & Lunch. We will meet in parking lot #23 on the university campus where we will take a shuttle bus to an area of the campus that has some of the sculptures. The sculptures are scattered through out the campus. After we have finished our leisurely walk, we will head back to our cars and have lunch at the Witherspoon Grill.. Directions: Take RT287 S to Exit 17 for RTs 202 & 206 follow Route 206 into the town of  Princeton, make a left onto NJ 27N then turn right onto Elm Dr., keep on Elm until you come upon Parking Lot 23. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday June 26, 2016 11:00 AM  Willowwood Arboretum in Chester. Please join us for a walk. There is an old country home with beautiful gardens and walking paths – signs are present to identify the various species.  Great chance to get some fresh air and see this historic place – PLEASE wear sturdy walking shoes. As a group we will decide where to eat lunch. DIRECTIONS: RT 80 W to RT 206 S continue on RT 206 thru Chester (about 3 Miles) Turn right onto Spring Lake Dr. go 1 block, turn LEFT onto Bamboo Ln to Stop Sign.  Turn right and WillowWood Arborteum will be on LEFT. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Tuesday June 28, 2016 10:30AM  Biking at Goshen,NY  We will meet at the Shop-Rite on the corner of Route 94 and Upper Greenwood Lake Tpk and caravan to Goshen,NY.  If you enjoy biking on macadem trails and own a bike  and helmet, come join us for a 1 to 4 mile ride between Goshen, NY and Chester, NY.  We will stop for lunch afterward (at your own expense) in Warwick, NY.  Be sure to pack sunscreen, snack and water.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.comRain will cancel.

 

Sunday July 3, 2016 11:00AM Walk Kittatiny Valley State Part & Brown Bag Lunch We will meet at the parking lot , then 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.. Park in first parking lot.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.  Rain will cancel.

 

Saturday July 9, 2016  4:30PM Hawthorne Caballeros "Grand Prix" competition in Clifton. It will be held in the Clifton High School Stadium. We will car pool from the Willow Brook Mall in Wayne behind the NJ Transit pick up, directly across from Lord and Taylor. You can pack something to eat or purchase something from the food concession. Tickets will be purchased at the gate. They were $20 last year. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday July 10, 2016 11:00am Picnic Brundage Park Randolph, NJ Come join us for one of OSF fantastic summer picnics. Admission is $6 and please bring a dish to share. We’ll have hot dogs & hamburgers with all the fixings-- also water & ice. We’ll start cooking about 11:00AM. Directions: Take Rt 287 to Exit 39  RT 10 (towards Dover)  Stay on RT 10 for about 6 miles—take the jug handle past Nagel’s Candy Store for Millbrook Ave.,go ACROSS RT 10 for about 5 miles. You will pass Resurrection Church (on right) Firehouse (on left) to Carrell Rd. make a RIGHT –go about 1.5miles and on your left is Brundage Playhouse and the park. We are at the lower Pavilion For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016 6:00 PM Camp Jefferson Amphitheatre Concert & Dinner Evolution – a Journey tribute band.  Enjoy a professional concert under the stars 8 PM at the Camp Jefferson Amphitheatre. The concert will be moved to the Jefferson High School auditorium on Weldon Road in case of inclement weather.  Tickets are $15.  Tickets can be purchased at the venue that evening. Optional Dinner 6 PM before the concert (order off menu)  Jefferson Diner, RT. 15, Jefferson. Directions to Restaurant:  RT. 15 North or South.  Jefferson Diner is in the Center Island of RT. 15 – look for signs for where to turn in off of RT 15.  Directions to Camp Jefferson:  From Jefferson Diner – exit onto RT. 15 North and take a short distance to Weldon Road exit.  Proceed on Weldon Road 7/10 of a mile. Camp Jefferson will be on the left (Camp Jefferson is where OSF holds its meetings). For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.


Sunday July 17, 2016 10:45 AM Sunday Brunch at the Barn , 1178 Route 10W, Randolph Full table included, the cost is $24.11, including tax and tip, please make check payable to OSF, mail to Fred Lewis 311 Lower Berkshire Rd, Wharton, NJ 07885  Must have check by July 8. Indoor/outdoor seating, weather permitting. Coming from the West on Route 10E, pass Eyland Avenue in Succasunna, go right by the Randolph Golf, go extreme left by the underpass. The Barn is on the right. From Route 10 W bear right off the highway at Mt. Freedom sign and proceed to the Barn on the left. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Saturday July 23, 2016 5:30 PM, Trilogy Repertory Theatre presents “In The Heights”, Plays in the Park Outdoor Amphitheater, Valley Road, Basking Ridge, NJ.   Admission is FREE.  Meet at 5:30 PM for an 8:00 PM show.  You need to come early to set up your chair and reserve your space at the amphitheater.   This has been a favorite event for many years.  Bring a picnic meal, non-alcoholic beverage, lawn chair, sweatshirt/jacket, and flashlight.  We eat in the picnic area near the amphitheater.  There are also paved walking trails.  Rain cancels.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday July 24, 2016 11:00 am Hudson Valley Chalk Festival Water Street Market, Main Street, New Paltz, NY. They will have live music, a raffle, face-painting, and many more fun activities for everyone. They will have 21 professional artists this year from all around the United States to create some wonderful works of art. We will meet at 11:00 AM in front of the Water Street Market Entrance in New Paltz, NY. Then at around 1:30PM we will have lunch at a local restaurant. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Friday July 29,2016 7:00 PM. Senior safety self-defense class at Eagle MartialArts, 719 Main St., Boonton, N.J. Cost is $5.00.  Make check payable  to OSF and mail to Maryellen Scerbo, 64 Hickory Way, Mt. Arlington, N.J. 07856  Ice cream to follow at Scoops, Main St.,Boonton.  Directions: RT287NE 42 ,Wooton Ave.  Follow to stop sign, make left, continue thru traffic light, up hill pass shopping mall to stop sign, make left onto Boonton Ave. As you approach Main St. traffic light, parking lot on left, free after 7:00PM.  Walk towards traffic light and Eagle Martial Arts is on the left corner.  RT287S Exit 45, make left, at light make right onto Wooton Ave., follow as above.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday August 7, 2016  2:30PM  Miniature Golf & Jefferson Dairy for Ice Cream  Meet at 2:30PM at the Lake Hopatcong Miniature Golf Club,37 Nolans Point Park, Lake Hopatcong, N J. for a round of golf and then off to the Jefferson Dairy for a tasty ice cream treat. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday  August 10, 2016  10:00AM  Walk at the Ramapo Reservation , Route 202, Mahwah, NJ.  This is an easy walk, once around the lake is approximately 1 mile. Lunch will follow at Portabello Restaurant which is also located on RT 202. Exit 58 fromRT287N. Left on RT202. Reservation is approximately 2 miles on the left. We will meet in the parking lot.  For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

Sunday August 14, 2016 11:00AM HorseShoe Lake Picnic, Roxbury, NJ.  More info to follow.

Saturday August 27, 2016   Skylands Baseball.  More info to follow.

Sunday August 28,  2016 11:00AM  NY Renaissance Faire , 600 NY 17A Sterling Forest, Tuxedo Park, NY  $24 Adults. Discount tickets for seniors available at the gate. Walgreens will sell discounted tickets but are not yet priced. Meet at gate at 11AM, there are plenty of places to eat at the faire. Directions to follow. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.

 

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 $330 each, 3 adults $290each, single $380.  2 meals daily with complimentary Beer & Wine at dinner. Cocktail parties, 3 nights entertainment. For more information please contact outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com.