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View Past Events & Trips

2017
AUGUST
 
 
 
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

What's Cookin' Picnic
     
Brookview Park, Golden Valley
"Beef Brisket"
70's & 80's Birthdays Celebration
Hosted by West, Swanberg
Foundation Raffle!  Six tickets for $5

2 $25 Battery-operated neck warmers,
3 $35 Valley Fair tickets,  2 $20 Cub gift certificates,
$40 Ceiling-mount bicycle lift, $25 Target gift certificates
Gail West
Thursday
August 24, 2017
Thursday Ride

(18+ 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
Sun-Tues
Aug 27-29, 2017

 Lanesboro Bike & Golf Trip

Bike the Root River Trail

Golf at Lanesboro Golf Club,

Rivers Bend, or Ferndale Country Club

Stay at Green Gables Inn

303 Sheridan Street West, Lanesboro

Biking, Golf, Shopping, Winery, Theater

Joan Roe
Nancy Navis
Thursday
August 31, 2017
Thursday Ride

(23 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
SEPTEMBER
 
 
 
Sunday
September 03, 2017

Brown's Creek-Gateway Trails Ride

(21 mi RT) Meet 9:30 am, Ride 9:45 am
Brown's Creek Trailhead parking lot
Hwy 95 & Laurel Street, Stillwater
Lunch after ride at the Dock Cafe
425 Nelson Street East, Stillwater
RSVP:
Charlie Brown
Joan Roe
Tuesday
September 05, 2017

South Bloomington Overlook Ride

(23 mi RT) Meet 10:00 am
Parking lot by Jerry's Foods
9625 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie
Lunch after ride at Brugger's Bagels
9641 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie
RSVP:
John Vogt
Wednesday
September 06, 2017

What's Cookin' Picnic
     
Brookview Park, Golden Valley
"
Turkey, Ham, Beef Croissants"
Hosted by 
Johnson, Ronning
Vicki Johnson
Thursday
September 07, 2017
Thursday Ride

NOTE: "Grand Rounds" All-Day Ride!

(50 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
Thursday
September 14, 2017
Thursday Ride

(24 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

Bill Brechtel
Saturday
September 16, 2017

15th Annual Fort Snelling Hike

Meet at 11:00 am, Leave at 11:15 am

At the Ft Snelling History Museum Parking Lot

200 Tower Avenue, St Paul

(follow the brown signs on Hwys 5 & 55)

For a brisk hike around the park

Lunch after hike TBD

John Egan
Carolyn Buswell
Monday
September 18, 2017

Taylors Falls Hike
Interstate Park, St. Croix Falls, WI
Meet 10:45 am, Hike 11:00 am
Interstate Park Ice Age Center & Gift Shop
Daily Non-Resident Park Fee $11
Hiking/Walking Sticks Recommended
Lunch after hike at Dalles House
720 State Road 35, St. Croix Falls, WI
RSVP:
John Vogt
Thursday
September 21, 2017

24th Annual Chocolate Lover's Ride

(25 mi RT) Meet 9:00 am, Ride 9:30 am

Meet at the Lynnhurst Field parking lot,

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Breakfast at 9:00 am, "sweets" provided

Bring foil to make a "Hershey Kiss" helmet

(12 mi RT) For shorter ride...

Meet at Minnehaha Falls at 11:00 am

Bring money for lunch at Cafe Latte' or Billy's

Karen Holmquist
Wednesday
September 27, 2017

Long Lake Regional Park Hike
Meet 10:30 am, Hike 10:45 am
Long Lake Park Pavillion parking lot
~1500 Old Highway 8, New Brighton
Lunch and/or bowling after hike
The Mermaid Entertainment Center
2200 Mounds View Boulevard, Mounds View
Barb Kolbe
Mary Ellen Gabel
Thursday
September 28, 2017
Thursday Ride

(18+ 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

TBD
OCTOBER
 
 
 
Thursday
October 05, 2017

LAST Thursday Ride

(23 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
October 07, 2017

State Capitol Tour
Meet 10:45 am
Capitol Information & Tour Center
MN State Capitol, Room 126
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, St Paul
Lunch after tour at Fern's Bar & Grill
400 Selby Avenue, St Paul
RSVP:
Nancy Sand
Sunday
October 08, 2017
   
Schulze Lake Hike
Lebanon Hills Regional Park
Nancy Navis
Craig Navis
Wednesday
October 11, 2017

Arboretum Hike
U of M Landscape Arboretum
Meet 10:00 am
Oswald Visitors Center
3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska
Lunch after hike in Arboretum cafeteria
Jim Habeck
Saturday
October 14, 2017

Crosby Farm Regional Park Hike
Meet 10:30 am, Hike 10:45 am
Picnic shelter parking lot
2595 Crosby Farm Rd, St Paul
Lunch after hike at Buca di Beppo
2728 Gannon Road, St Paul
RSVP:
Nancy Sand
Sunday
October 15, 2017

Geneology 101
Ancestors: Who, When, Where, What, How?
Valley Community Presbyterian Church
3100 Lilac Drive North, Golden Valley
Limit 20 folks - sign up!
RSVP:
Margie Deutsch
Wednesday
October 18, 2017

Lebanon Hills Regional Park Hike
Meet 11:00 am, Hike 11:15 am
West Trailhead parking lot
4801 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Eagan
Lunch after hike at Doolittles Woodfire Grill
2140 Cliff Road, Eagan  
RSVP:
Linda Heintz
Saturday
October 21, 2017
   
Country Walk Around A Lake
Spring Peeper Meadow
Sally Chevalier
Thurday
October 26, 2017
   
Hyland Hills Hike
Hyland Lake Park Reserve
Pat Nelson
Saturday
October 28, 2017

Carver Park Reserve Hike
Meet 9:45 am, Hike 10:00 am
Lowry Nature Center
7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria
Lunch after hike at
School of the Wise
1750 Tower Boulevard, Victoria
RSVP:
Patty Fitzgerald
John Stiefel
NOVEMBER
 
 
 
Saturday
November 04, 2017
   
Full Moon Hike
Lake Elmo Park Reserve
Sharon Tornes
Wednesday
November 08, 2017
   
Coon Rapids Dam Hike

Carol Bush
Wednesday
November 15, 2017

Nine Mile Creek Hike
     Meet 11:00 am, Hike 11:15 am
Moir Park parking lot
104th St South & Morgan Ave, Bloomington
Lunch at Willy McCoy's after hike
10700 France Ave S, Bloomington
RSVP:
Linda Heintz
Monday
November 20, 2017

Mississippi River & Milwaukee Ave District Hike
     Meet 10:15 am, Hike 10:30 am
Park on Mpls city streets
Near E 29th St, S 46th Ave & W River Pkwy
(just north of Lake Street)
Lunch after hike at Longfellow Grill
2990 W River Pkwy, Mpls
RSVP:
Patty Fitzgerald
John Stiefel
DECEMBER
 
 
 
Saturday
December 09, 2017

   Cross Country, Snowshoe or Hike
French Regional Park
Meet at 1:30 pm at Park Headquarters Bldg
12605 Rockford Road,  Plymouth
Stop at Chili's afterwards
4000 Vinewood Lane, Plymouth
Jim Habeck
Thursday
December 14, 2017
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Wednesday
December 20, 2017
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
     
2018
JANUARY
 
 
 
Thursday
January 04, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Fri-Sat
January 05-06, 2018
   
MSC at Indianhead & Blackjack
Jerry Schuster
Thursday
January 11, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
   
Gale Woods Snowshoe
Bill Brechtel
Wednesday
January 17, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
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 31, 2018
   
Hyland Hills Snowshoe or XC Ski

Sharon Marini
FEBRUARY
 
 
 
Thursday
February 01, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Monday
February 05, 2018

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
Wednesday
February 07, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Highlands Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
Monday
February 12, 2018

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
Thursday
February 15, 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 22, 2018
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:30 am in Main Lodge

No Host
Mon-Thur
Feb 26-Mar 01, 2018
   
Ski Lutsen Mountain
Bruce Warner
MARCH
 
 
 
Sun-Sat
March 04-10, 2018
Flyer &
Signup Sheet

Ski Winter Park

Trip includes: Roundtrip Airfare to Denver,
Roundtrip Coach Bus 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
Sunday
March 18, 2018
   
Bike Season Planning Party
4 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
APRIL
 
 
 
Sunday
April 15, 2018
   
Minnehaha Falls Hike

Karen Holmquist
Saturday
April 21, 2018
   
Lake of the Isles Hike

Carol Bush
Friday
April 27, 2018
   
Kaposi Park Hike

Sharon Tornes
MAY
 
 
 
Sunday
May 05, 2018
   
Bike Season Kick-off Ride
Hopkins to Minneapolis Lakes

(12 mi RT) Meet 10:00 am, Ride 10:30 am

The Depot Coffee House

9451 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins

Lunch at Big 10 Restaurant after ride

1106 Mainstreet, Hopkins 
John Stiefel
Patty Fitzgerald
Wednesday
May 09, 2018
   
Como Park Hike

Barb Kolbe
Kyle McClintick
Thursday
May 10, 2018
   
First Thursday Ride

(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
Wednesday
May 16, 2018

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
JUNE
 
 
 
Monday-Thursday
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