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Saturday, September 27, 2014 9/11 Memorial & Museum and Lunch. Be one of the first 25 to see the completed memorial and museum.  The cost is $89.00.This trip will be handled through Lakeland Bus. There will be three departure points:

Arlington Plaza Park & Ride               Departure 10:25AM   Return 5:45PM

Dover Terminal                                   Departure 10:05AM   Return 6:05PM

Rockaway Mall Lot #36                     Departure 9:50AM     Return 6:15PM

Please note your departure location on the sign up sheet. Before arriving at the memorial & museum we will lunch at Ryan Maguire’s a local favorite in the Financial District of New York. When you sign up for the trip, please note your entrée choice on the sign up sheet.  The choices are: Shepherd’s Pie – Chicken in a Lemon Thyme sauce – Salmon in a dill mustard sauce.  Each meal comes with a salad, your entrée, cheesecake and soft drink, coffee, or tea. Our guide will lead us from the entry point through security. I have received the first 25 checks. Everyone else will be on a waiting list.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014    10:30AM Guided tour of Long Pond Iron Works,   West Milford, NJ.  Guided tour of Long Pond Iron Works, Hewitt (West Milford), NJ.  Begins at 10:30 a.m. from the visitors center (approx. 1to 1 ½ hours). LONG POND IRON WORKS STATE PARK, Greenwood Lake Turnpike, Hewitt NJ DIRECTIONS:  Take I-287 to Exit 57 (Skyline Drive) and continue on Skyline Drive to its western end at Greenwood Lake Turnpike (County Route 511) in Ringwood. Turn right and proceed for about 4.6 miles to the parking area for the Long Pond Ironworks visitor center (the parking area is on the right, immediately after crossing the Monksville Reservoir (water on both sides of bridge), and is marked by a large sign saying “Long Pond Ironworks Historic District.” Those attending will receive a map to Ringwood Manor after Long Pond tour. Following the tour we will move to the Ringwood Manor picnic area a few miles away to enjoy the bag lunch that you will bring. A tour of the Ringwood Manor house will follow at 1:30 p.m.  A goodwill donation would be appreciated for LPIW, and there will be a $3.00 fee for tour of Ringwood Manor House.  Wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Rain date Monday October 6th.

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Saturday October 4, 2014  10:00AM Silas Condit Park  Kinnelon Walk & Lunch  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. After the walk we will lunch at one of the eateries in the shopping mall on Rt 23. Rain will cancel.

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Sunday October 5, 2014 Whippany Train Ride, Museum & Breakfast 10 AM  We will meet at the Brookside Diner at 10AM on Rt10 in Whippany. After breakfast we will proceed to the train station. If interested, go on line to purchase your train ticket we will be taking the 12:30pm Train ride, at cost of $14.00 (tickets@whippanyrailwaymuseum.net). You will pick up your tickets 30 mins. before the train departs.

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Thursday October 9, 2014 10:00AM Walk AT Ramapo Valley County Reservation& Lunch We will meet in the parking lot at 10:00 AM for a walk on the beautiful grounds of the Reservation and afterwards have lunch nearby at the Mason Jar in Mahwah.   Directions:  I-287 North to Exit 58, at end of ramp make a left.  At the next traffic light make a left onto Rt. 202. About 5 miles down on the left you will see the signs for the Reservation. Rain date October 16.

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Sunday October 12, 2014 11:00 AM Camp Jefferson Meeting & A Sing-A-Long &Trail Maintenance Please bring bug spray, hat, gloves and clippers so that you can help with the trail maintenance. 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. Park in the established parking spots.

 

Friday October 17, 2014 Wawayanda Walk & Lunch 10:30AM  We will meet at a 10:30AM in the main parking lot by the beach. The trail is about 2 miles and has a LONG STEEP HILL.  Bring bug spray, hat, good walking shoes(sneakers) , walking stick. We will lunch afterwards at the Doo Woop Cafe on Union Valley Road in the Bearfort Shopping Center(lower level). Rain cancels. 

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Saturday October 18, 2014 GREAT JACK O-LANTERN BLAZE IN CROTON-ON-THE HUDSON, NY  The Jack - O - Lantern Blaze on October 18th is SOLD OUT ! If any one else is interested in attending they will need to contact Lakeland Bus Lines directly at      973-366-0600 x602 to see if they have any additional seats available. This is a rain or shine event - so dress accordingly

 Departure Places are:

Rockaway Mall - lot #36 Leaving 1:55 PM Returning 10:10 PM

Dover Terminal -Leaving 2:10 PM Returning 10:05 PM

Arlington Plaza -Leaving 2:30 PM Returning 9:45 PM 

 We will arrive at Croton-on-Hudson, NY 4:30PM dinner will be at Fino's Resturant (tax and gratuity included). Everyone can order their meal from the selections listed below at the restaurant: Tossed salad with balsamic herb dressing, Dessert and coffee/tea are included. Choice of entrees are:
1. Chicken Martini- breast of chicken with a parmagiano batter sauteed with white wine - lemon & peas
2.  Red snapper in a light tomato broth, garlic, white wine, herbs and little neck clams 
3.  Penne ala Vodka
Tour begins at 6:30PM, it takes 45 minutes to1 hour to complete tour. We will be leaving at  8:PM for home 

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Sunday October 26, 2014 Three Mile Walk to End Alzheimer’s 8 AM   Bergen Community College. Join the 2014 OSF walking team and participate in a 3 mile non-competitive walk to support research for a cure to end Alzheimer’s . The walk will take place at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd., Paramus 07652 at 10 AM.  All participants must preregister, on line at alz.org/walk. A donation payable to ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, GREATER NEW JERSEY CHAPTER via check or credit card is suggested. Please note OSF team on memo line of your check. Once you have registered, please email outdoorsinglefriends@gmail.com and let us know that you will be part of out team. The walk is on the college campus which is flat & is actually short of 3 miles. Rain or shine we will meet at Waterview Park & Ride on Rte 46 East at 8Am to carpool to Paramus.  Final registration as a team will take place on campus at 9AM.

 

Sunday November 2, 2014 10:00 AM Hike at the Tourne in Boonton Off Powerville Rd. We will hike up the hill to the top of the tourne. Quite a steep steep hill, if clear you can see the NY skyline. Directions from Rt. 46 in Mt. Lakes to the Boulevard when you come to the “y” in the road bear left on to Powerville Rd./Elcock Ave. then left onto Mc Caffery Ln. Directions from Rt. 23 take Kinnelon Rd. in Butler it will turn into Powerville Rd. take left at the end then a right on to Mc Caffrey Ln. (Just past Riverside Med Center) We will meet by the pavilion. After our hike we will have lunch at the West Side Diner, 324 Rt. 46 West, Denville. Rain will cancel.

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Saturday November 8, 2014 Sports in America Exhibit at Morris Museum

How Sports Shape America - Home Town Teams. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ Pay at door, adults-$10.00, seniors-$7.00, 10 people or more-$5.00  Come see a selection of photographs, artifacts and memorabilia. The exhibition explores various aspects of sports, teams, the how, where, what and why America loves sports. We will eat after at Red Dog Cafe, Madison.

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Sunday November 9, 2014 Thanksgiving Feast at Camp Jefferson 

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Price is $10.00 person to attend (payable at the time you sign up) - everyone needs to bring a dish to share;  appetizer - vegetable - potatoes - side dishes - meat - dessert.

 

Saturday December 6, 2014 3:00 PM Christmas Market and Early Dinner We will meet at the Saint Moritz Restaurant at 3:00PM. Come join us at the Christmas Market on the boardwalk in Lake Mohawk, Sparta.

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Saturday December 13, 2014 Holiday Party  6:30 pm to 10:00PM  Zeris Inn Mountain 

Lakes   The club will be subsidizing each member $5.00 for the cost of their meal - bring a guest they are more than welcome to join in the festivities!!!! Member  $40.00 Guest $55.00 Dinner includes Appetizer - Salad - Entree(choose one of the following) Choices for Entrees: Roast Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus, Chicken and Shrimp Franchaise, Salmon Rosemary ,Veal Chrisandis. Vegetables - Stuffed Baked Potato - Dessert - Coffee or Tea. Sign up sheet will be at the October and November meetings checks payable to Outdoor All checks need to be in by November 17, 2014.

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Wednesday December 17, 2014 Sacred Heart Cathedral Carol Sing Concert$35.00 per person Newark Sacred Heart  Cathedral Wednesday 12-17-14 We will meet at Hillsdale Church, Ridgedale Ave. Cedar Knolls, N.J. 5:00 pm Make check payable to Longs Travel, and mail directly to Longs Travel, 96 Ridgedale Ave.,Cedar Knolls, N.J. 07927. Write OSF on check so Michael knows you are with the OSF group. A beautiful experience for Christmas time. IMPORTANT: There might be a  possible change in the date for this trip to the cathedral in Dec. Will know shortly.

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