YOU WON’T FIND SUMMER BORING IF YOU JOIN YOUR FRIENDS IN SOME OF THESE TRIPS:
June 30, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. – Tour a recycling Plant at the Westchester County Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Yonkers (opposite Stew Leonards). Contact Diona Koerner,
Sunday, July 5 at 11:00 a.m. Marilee Scheuneman will lead a tour of the beautifully restored Untermyer Park & Gardens, with allusions to the gardens of Persia, Spain, India and Italy, and an overlay of classical architecture. It is located at 945 North Broadway, immediately south of St. John’s Hospital. $10 donation requested.
July 11, Saturday at 10 a.m. — Old Croton Aqueduct at Ossining — Weir Tour — Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center to watch a short film about the aqueduct. Following the film, it is a short walk to the Weir on the Double Arch Bridge, where you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history. Address: 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte. 133) (from Metro-North Ossining Train Station by taxi or 15-minute uphill walk). Contact: Sara Kelsey
July 15, Wednesday for lunch at X20. Contact Selena Barron
July 18, Saturday at 10 am ‒ Sara Kelsey will lead a tour of the Old Croton Aqueduct Distributing Reservoir Stones at New York Public Library Tour ‒ Meet at the New York Public Library in New York City at the Old Croton Aqueduct Distributing Reservoir’s former site. View the original stones from the reservoir that form part of the foundation of the NYPL. Library staff and Friends will show a short film and exhibit old aqueduct maps, documents and pictures. Donation to NYPL: $7 per person ($5 for seniors). Reservations required. Contact: Sara Kelsey
August 12, Wednesday at noon – Lunch at Royal Palace, an Indian buffet, located at 77 Knollwood Road, Greenburgh (around the corner from the Greenburgh Public Library.) $16 RSVP to Roli Wendorf and Marilee Scheuneman
Anyone who would like to lead another trip, please email Paulette Didato