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Thursday, September 14th – 1:00 pm Cost - Ice cream purchases will be paid at the venue. RSVP: If you can come, please let us know which location you will attend by September 1st.
The locations are: Bellvale Creamery – 1390 Route 17A, Warwick – please contact us that you are coming to this venue Riverside Creamery- 5 Water St, Port Jervis – please contact us that you are coming to this venue
Leaded Glass Class -beginner class/advanced class– Here is another opportunity to learn how to create leaded glass window decorations. Maximum of 6 participants. Classes consist of an hour lesson and then creating an 8"x10" suncatcher. All materials supplied. You keep the glass cutter and goggles. Some examples of suncatchers you can make.
Beginner - Monday, September 18th 10:00 am -3:00 pm Cost - $60 which includes a light lunch
Advanced - Tuesday, September 19th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Cost - $50 which includes a light lunch (bring your glass cutter and goggles) RSVP - send form to MARTA and check made out to Frank DeBiase by September 1st Address will be shared when you register.
Storm King Art Center – Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley, where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky. Individuals can walk the property or do the tram tour. Friday, September 22nd – 10:30 am Cost - $23 paid at venue RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by September 1st 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553
Lake Minnewaska Hike - We will repeat the hike we did before, approximately a 2 Mile loop around the lake and starting at the visitor center. The views and scenery are beautiful! This time, we get to appreciate the fall colors along the trail and reflected in the lake. Nothing formal, but for those who are interested, lunch possibilities nearby. Thursday, September 28th – 10:30 am (rain date – 9/29) Cost – Free RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by September 15th
D & H Interpretive Center - Hike at the D & H Interpretive Center on Bova Rd in Summitville. Approximately 2 1/2 hr. walk, 2 miles along the D & H canal towpath, with a loop on the railbed above the canal. Bring binoculars, insect repellent and good walking shoes. The new Interpretive Center will be open.
Friday, October 6th – 10:00 am Cost - Free RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by September 15th
Heritage Trail Walk or Bike – Come walk or bike a section of the 19-mile Heritage Trail which runs through Middletown, Goshen, Chester, Monroe, and Harriman. Tuesday, October 10th – 10:30 am Cost - Free RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by October 1st Meet in parking lot across the street from Mason’s Marketplace, 550 County Rd 50, New Hampton Lunch option: Mason’s Marketplace (afterwards) Please let us know if you will be walking or riding.
Sip N Paint - Join us as we gather in the home of renowned artist, Nancy Reed Jones, who will once again help us tap into our hidden artistic talent. Our project will be to paint a lovely fall picture on a round canvas. Nancy lives in Balmville and can accommodate up to 7 people in her home. Bring your own smock, apron, or old shirt. You will receive Nancy's address when you register.
Wednesday, October 18th - 1:00 to 3:00 pm Cost - $38 RSVP – send form to MARTA and check made out to Nancy Reed Jones by October 1st. If more than 7 people sign up, we will put you on a wait list.
Bear Mountain Zoo - Trailside Museums and Zoo are located within Bear Mountain State Park. The zoo is part of a short section of the Appalachian Trail overlooking the majestic Hudson River. The paved trail takes visitors by exhibits of native wildlife, which are permanently injured and unable to live independently in the wild. Thursday – October 19th -10:30 a.m. Cost:Free RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by October 1st Meet in the parking lot by the Bear Mountain Inn, 99 Service Rd, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986
Appalachian Trail Hike – ADVANCED HIKE! This hike traverses the ridge of Bellvale Mountain, climbing over unusual puddingstone conglomerate rock outcrops and reaching many beautiful viewpoints over Greenwood Lake.
Tuesday, October 24 - 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free RSVP – send form to MARTA or (contact us) by October 15th Appalachian Trail, 78 Continental Rd, Warwick, NY 10990
Royal Icing Decorating Class – Join us in the home of Lynne Gates who will teach you how to prepare Royal Icing and demonstrate beginner level cookie decorating for the holidays. A group participated in the spring class, which was lots of fun! Lynne takes you from creating the icing to tricks of the trade when decorating. Bring your own apron, mixer, mixing bowl, spatula, AND your own SLIPPERS, as shoes are not worn in the home (Bring lunch if you wish.) Lynne will provide the ingredients for the icing and two dozen baked cookies. You will keep the cookies, a cookie tray, two mixing bowls, and a scriber needle for decorating. Limit 4 – if more sign up, we will put you on a wait list.
Wednesday, November 1st - 11:00 am to completion Cost - $15.00 RSVP – send form to MARTA and checkmade out to Cash by October 15th Washingtonville address will be shared when you register.
OU Health/Medicare Coordination Seminar – Once you switch over to Medicare, the way OU Health coordinates your insurance benefits changes. Coinsurance versus copayments. Deductibles. Come find out how OU Health handles your insurance claims after Medicare and be prepared for the difference in how your medical bills will be paid. An OU Health representative will explain the process and answer questions. We offer this presentation yearly and members have found it to be extremely helpful for those who have recently or will soon be switching over to Medicare. We will offer this through Zoom.
Tuesday, November 14th – 3:30 p.m. Cost - None RSVP - send form to MARTA or (contact us) by November 1st Zoom – attendees will receive a link to the Zoom meeting the day before
Ringwood Manor Victorian Christmas - Come wander through the first floor of Ringwood Manor, beautifully decorated by the Women's Club of West Milford for the holidays! The self-guided format allows visitors to spend as much time as they wish in each room! Brochures and interpretive signs, along with their knowledgeable volunteers, will provide those interested in the history of the site with plenty of information. Crafters will be selling hand-made items at the Craft Fair.
Friday, December 8th – 10:30 am Cost – $8.00 for seniors (paid at venue) RSVP - send form to MARTA or (contact us) by November 15th
Lunch at Rhodes Tavern, Orange Turnpike (Rt 17), Sloatsburg, NY- please indicate if interested.
1304 Sloatsburg Rd., Ringwood, NJ Directions: (Follow Rte. 17 South through Tuxedo Park and Sloatsburg. Take the Sterling Mine Rd. exit. Proceed on Sterling Mine Rd. (changes names to Sloatsburg Rd. in NJ) for about 4 miles. The Ringwood Manor section entrance will be on the right.)