Past Events & Trips

Jan 2018 to Present


Listed in reverse chronological order 
Updated 06/23/2018
Date
Info
Event
Chairs
     
2018
Saturday
June 23, 2018
 Dakota Rail Trail, St Boni to Mayer Ride

(20 mi RT) Meet 10:00 am, Ride 10:15 am

Dakota Rail Regional Trail
Trailhead parking:
4150 Bell Street, St Bonifacius
Lunch after ride at Mackenthun's Deli
4275 County Road 92, St Bonifacius
Sally Chevalier
Thursday
June 21, 2018
 Thursday Ride

(22 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Wednesday
June 06, 2018
 What's Cookin' Picnic
Brookview Park, Golden Valley
"Chicken Salad"
Hosted by
the ULLR Singles
ULLR Singles Coordinator
Mon-Thur
June 11-14, 2018
 

Bike the Paul Bunyan Trail

Stay at Good Ol' Days Resort

26050 Oak Lane, Nisswa MN

Bike-Golf-Shop-Socialize-Fish-Swim-Eat-
Sit around the fire pit-Play in the sand!
Carol Thelen
Carol Bush
Saturday
June 09, 2018
  Manfred Deutsch Memorial Ride
and Music, Bratwursts & Bier
Join ULLRs at the Germanic American Institute,
301 Summit Avenue, St. Paul for Deutsche Tage
Bikers meet at 10:30 am for the 20-mile
"Manfred Deutsch Memorial Ride"
Hikers Meet at 11:30 pm for a stroll on Summit Ave
Everyone Else Meet at 12:30 pm
For Brats and Bier in the Paulaner Biergarten
German Music and Dancers!
John Stiefel
Margie Deutsch
Friday
June 08, 2018
 Human Ancestry & Evolution Discussion
Starts at 11:15 am
Apple Valley Senior Center
14601 Hayes Road, Apple Valley
Gary Gray
Thursday
June 07, 2018
 Thursday Ride

(22 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Wednesday
June 06, 2018
 What's Cookin' Picnic
Brookview Park, Golden Valley
"Brats"
Hosted by
Deutsch
Foundation Raffle!
Margie Deutsch
Sunday
June 03, 2018
 Woodbury Ride
(20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am
Carmine's Restaurant lot
9900 Valley Creek Road, Woodbury
Lunch at Carmine's after ride
Sharon Tornes
Thursday
May 31, 2018
 Thursday Ride

(19 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Sunday
May 27, 2018
 

  Theodore WirthShingle Creek Trail Ride

(24 mi RT) Meet 9:15am, Ride 9:30am
Golden Valley Shopping Center
in front of New Bohemia Wurst & Bierhaus
8040 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley
Lunch after ride at New Bohemia
John Stiefel
Patty Fitzgerald
Thursday
May 24, 2018
 Thursday Ride

(20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Note: Different Location

Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Park

4655 46th Street South, Mpls

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Friday
May 18, 2018
Pictures
 
68th Spring Banquet & Dance
American Legion Post 580
290 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen

5:00 pm - Social Hour (cash bar)

6:00 pm - Buffet Dinner

6:45 pm - Awards Presentation

8:00 pm - Music & Dancing

American Flyer Band

Joan Roe
Nancy Keyes
Diane Erlandson
Thursday
May 17, 2018
 Thursday Ride

(16-19 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Wednesday
May 16, 2018
Pictures
 
Battle Creek Regional Park Hike
(~4 mi RT) Meet 10:30 am, parking lot
Lower Afton Road ~ 1 block east of McKnight Road
Lunch after hike at Bonfire
1424 Weir Drive, Woodbury 
Nancy Sand
Thursday
May 10, 2018
Pictures
 
First Thursday Ride
With surprise guest rider Astronaut Mark VandeHei!

(14 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Route & lunch location to be decided before ride

John Stiefel
Saturday
May 05, 2018
 Bike Season Kick-off Ride
Hopkins to Minneapolis Lakes

(12 mi RT) Meet 9:45 am, Ride 10:00 am

The Depot Coffee House

9451 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins

Lunch at Pizza Luce after ride

210 North Blake Road, Hopkins 
John Stiefel
Patty Fitzgerald
##Cancelled##
Friday
May 04, 2018
Cancelled ## Cancelled ##
Directory publishing has been postponed
Directory Folding Party
N/A
Tuesday
May 01, 2018
Pictures
 
Como Park Hike
Meet 10:45 am, Hike 11:00 am
Spring Cafe in Pavilion by Lake Como
1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul
Eat after event at TBD
Barb Kolbe
Kyle McClintick
Friday
April 27, 2018
Pictures
 
Kaposia Park Hike
Meet 09:30 am
Kaposia Landing Dog Park
800 Bryant Ave, South St. Paul
Lunch after at Holman’s Table (Airport)
644 Bayfield Street, St. Paul
Sharon Tornes
Saturday
April 21, 2018
 Lake of the Isles Hike
   Meet at 10:15 am, Leave at 10:30 am
Meet at 28th Street, East side of Lake of the Isles
West of Hennepin Avenue, Mpls
Lunch after hike at Famous Dave's
Calhoun BBQ & Blues Club
3001 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
Carol Bush
##Cancelled##
Sunday
April 15, 2018
 ## CANCELLED Due To Bad Weather##
Minnehaha Falls Hike
Meet 10:45 am, Hike 11:00 am
4801 South Minnehaha Park Drive, Mpls
Lunch after Hike at 
The Howe
3675 Minnehaha Avenue, Mpls
Karen Holmquist
Wednesday
April 11, 2018
 Old Log Theater Matinee
5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN
"Guys and Dolls"
Showtime: 1:30 pm, $28, send check to Sally
Optional: 11:30 am, Meet for lunch at Maynards
685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN
    
Sally Chevalier
Sunday
March 18, 2018
 Bike Season Planning Party
4:00 pm, Shorewood
Main dish and beverages provided
Please bring $1, a side dish, and your ideas
for bike trips you are willing to run
John Stiefel
Patty Fitzgerald
Sun-Sat
March 04-10, 2018
Pictures

Ski Winter Park

Trip includes: Roundtrip Airfare to Denver,
Roundtrip Coach Between
Denver and Winter Park,
Six Nights Lodging at the Vintage Hotel
(2 per room, luggage handling, ski lockers,
and daily breakfast buffet),
Pre-Trip Party and Welcome Party,
Group Dinner at Smokin’ Moe’s in Winter Park
See flyer for trip options
Nancy Sand
Sharon Marini
Wednesday
February 28, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
Sun-Tues
Feb 25-27, 2018
Pictures
Ski Lutsen Mountain
Caribou Highlands Lodge
Ski In/Ski Out
Make Your Own Reservations
Drive/Carpool up
Bruce Warner
Thursday
February 22, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Saturday
February 17, 2018
Elm Creek Regional Park  XC/SS/Hike
Meet 1:00 pm at
Eastman Nature Center
13351 Elm Creek Road, Osseo
Stop at Maple Tavern after outing
9375 Deerwood Lane North, Maple Grove
Jim Habeck
Thursday
February 15, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Tuesday
February 13, 2018

Valentine Day Social Party 

12:00 Noon, Maple Plain
Coffee & water provided
Bring a dish to share, your beverages, $1 donation
Mary Jane Hochstein
Galen Hochstein
##Cancelled##
Monday
February 12, 2018
## Cancelled Due to Expected Cold ##
Snowshoe or Hike
Whitetail Woods Regional Park
Meet 11:00 am
17100 Station Trail, Farmington
Lunch after at Vivo Kitchen
15435 Founders Lane, Apple Valley
Nancy Sand
Saturday
February 10, 2018
R U Feeling Electric 2day?
A discussion of electrical generation,
sources & usage

2:00 pm, Gramercy Club Party Room

15001 Burnhaven Drive, Burnsville

Dinner following at Olive Garden
1451 County Road 42 West, Burnsville
Gary Gray
Wednesday
February 07, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
##Cancelled##
Monday
February 05, 2018
## CANCELLED ##
Snowshoe or Hike
Minnesota River Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Meet 10:30 am, SS/Hike 10:45 am
Old Cedar Avenue Bridge
Parking lot
Lunch after at TGI Fridays
2201 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington
John Vogt
Thursday
February 01, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
##Cancelled##
Wednesday
January 31, 2018
## CANCELLED ##
Hyland Lake Park Reserve
Snowshoe or XC Ski
Hike (crampons suggested - icy)
Meet 10:15 am, XC/SS 10:30 am

Richardson Nature Center
8737 East Bush Lake Road, Bloomington
Snowshoe rentals available
7 miles of cross country trails
5 miles of snowshoe trails
Lunch TBD
Sharon Marini
Thursday
January 25, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Wednesday
January 16, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
##Cancelled##
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
##Cancelled Due To Poor Conditions##
Event To Be Rescheduled
Gale Woods Farm Snowshoe or Hike
Meet 10:30 am
7210 County Road 110 West, Minnetrista
Snowshoe or Hike ~3 miles
Snowshoes available for rental at farm
Lunch after at Dakota Junction
2281 Commerce Boulevard, Mound
Bill Brechtel
Thursday
January 11, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Fri-Sun
Jan 05-07, 2018
MSC at Indianhead & Blackjack
 2 nights lodging, in complex or trailside
Round trip motorcoach from Minneapolis or Rochester
2-day downhill ski lift ticket
Drink ticket for tap beer, wine, or soda
Saturday wine and cheese party on the hill
Turtle Races with $400 in MSC prizes
Poker Run with award, and even maybe the Human Slalom
Two course dinner banquet Saturday night  
Jerry Schuster
Thursday
January 04, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
                                         
       
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