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We are 23 years old this year!

October-November 2017

Sunday walks are at 5:00 in October and 3:00 in November

Socials will take place rain or shine about one hour and 15 minutes after walk

Bimonthly schedules usually handed out at the walks or call Peg Marsh at 908-788-7072

If you have an interesting EVENT that you would like the group to know about please pass this

information on to one of the social committee members. Consider volunteering to host an event!

BYOB - Bring Your Own Beverage, RSVP - TELL US IF YOU ARE


As a courtesy to your hosts please let them know who you are when you RSVP especially

if you have not attended a walk or event for the past 6 months. The parties are usually

for members only and attendees are limited due to space. Thank you for your



October 1 - Walk at 5:00 HUNTERDON COUNTY ARBORETUM, Rte. 31

Clinton Twp. Take Rte. 31 North from Flemington about 5 miles towards Clinton.

Pass Stanton Station Rd. and slow down for entrance to Arboretum parking lot. (There’s

a second entrance and parking area just past the building if you miss the first one.) From

north, take 31 south and make U-turn at Stanton Station Rd. Meet in the first lot.

Socialize at Flemington-Raritan Diner, 324 Route 31 Northbound, just a few miles south

of Arboretum, at 6:15 rain or shine.

October 8 - Walk at 5:00 - CREEK ROAD/ FRENCHTOWN BORO PARK Take Rt.

513 from Clinton to Frenchtown. When you come down the hill into Frenchtown, turn left

at blinking light. Go over small bridge and turn left into park. (Or, from Flemington, take

Rt. 12 and turn right before bridge just before light.) We will do the walk behind the

playground and on a trail through the woods instead of just walking on Creek Road

so wear appropriate footwear. Socialize at Artie’s Bar and Grill, 1121 Route 12

Frenchtown (about one mile east of Frenchtown on Rt. 12, on left as you go east towards

Flemington at 6:15 rain or shine.

October 15 - Walk at 5:00 SPRUCE RUN Take Rt. 31 north from Clinton. At third

traffic light north of Rt. 78, turn left onto Van Syckles Road, go to the main entrance to

Spruce Run on left. Meet in 1st parking lot after booth. Socialize at Riley and Jakes

Restaurant (formerly the Sunset Inn) on Route 31 S. just before turnoff for High Bridge

at 6:15 rain or shine.

October 22 - Walk at 5:00 - DUKE ISLAND PARK Take Rt. 206 off Somerville circle

(toward Princeton), Go a short distance under bridge to light.  Turn right onto Somerset St.

(becomes Old York Road), go through town of Raritan.  A few miles after town look for

park on left.  Coming from Flemington, go north on Rt. 202 and turn right onto Old York

Road (bank on corner). Look for park on right. Meet in front of the administration

building. Socialize at Thirsty’s, Rte. 202 N. (less than a mile north of Old York Road), at

6:00 rain or shine.

Saturday October 287:30 PM - Attendance at all socials may be limited due to space consideration.

October 29 -Walk at 5:00 -COLUMBIA TRAIL HIGH BRIDGE - -Take Rt. 31N to

Rt. 513 north into High Bridge.  After underpass, turn left (Main St.) and go a short way,

just past liquor store and church to municipal parking lot on left, before right-hand turn for

Rt. 513.  The municipal park has a gazebo as a landmark. Socialize at Casa Maya, High

Bridge at 6:15 rain or shine.

Daylight Savings Time ends! In November the walks will begin at 3:00 and the socials at


November 5 - Walk at 3:00 ROUND VALLEY RESERVOIR - Take Route 22; west of

Lebanon, look for signs for Round Valley. Turn right or take the jughandle left, depending

on your direction and follow the road to Round Valley. Take a left onto Cherry Street at

boat ramp sign. The boat ramp entrance will be to your immediate right. Socialize at

Cryan’s, (formerly Miller’s) just off Annandale exit of Rte.22 west at 4:15 rain or shine.

November 12 -Walk at 3:00 - CALIFON (NOT High Bridge!) COLUMBIA TRAIL

-Take Rt. 31 N to Rt. 513 north (through High Bridge, past Voorhees Park) into Califon.

Turn right at Rite Aid (Main St / Rt. 512) and follow road over bridge. Stay right and park

in the lot on the left, across the street from the old train station. Do not park in the train

station lot since the lot is actually owned by the funeral home and they no longer permit

public parking there. Socialize at Frank’s Italian Restaurant, Rte. 513 Califon (in strip

mall next to former A&P) BYOB, at 4:15 rain or shine.

November 19 - Walk at 3:00 - LANDSDOWN TRAIL (Clinton Town Entrance) Meet in

Weichert/Fox Lumber parking lot. Take 173 (Old Route 22) past Leigh St. going west

towards Walmart. It’s on the left, across from Clinton House. Socialize at Riley and

Jakes Restaurant on Route 31 S (just past turnoff for High Bridge if going north from

walk) at 4:15 rain or shine.

November 26 - Attendance at all socials may be limited due to space consideration.

December 3 - Tentative!! See note at end. Walk at 3:00- MORALES NATURE PARK

From Flemington circle, take Route 12 towards Frenchtown. Turn right at 1st light onto

will be on left. Socialize at Capuano Ristorante Italiano, 67 Church Street Flemington

(in strip mall next to Little Brothers Wine), BYOB at 4:15 rain or shine.

The Flemington Holiday Parade is usually held this first Sunday in December but no

info is currently available. Since many members like to attend, we may modify time

of walk and dinner to work around the parade time. Look for an update and it will

also be revised on the Dec. / Jan. schedule.