Fall 2019

September/October

Thursday, September 12   •   First general meeting of the 2019/20 ski season
After your long summer’s nap, get back into the swing of all things snow by attending our first monthly meeting of the new season. We meet at the Red Cedar Grille on Rte 309 in Colmar PA at 7pm in the “back room”.  You’re welcome to come for dinner, drinks, appetizers, coffee & dessert – whatever you’re hungry for – after all, the RCG is a restaurant!  However, because we have the back room reserved for our meetings, purchasing food or beverages is not required. Just show up and enjoy the get together!

At this first meeting we will be sharing all the details on upcoming ski trips planned for this season (Elk Mountain day trips and the Winter Carnival, for starters), as well as making last-minute coordinations for our remaining fall activities.  New members and guests are welcome to join us – for the evening, and as members in the club itself.  Current NPSC members that have not already renewed their dues for the 2019/20 season may do so at this September meeting as well. Lots of information will be shared, Wawa hoagie coupons will be available for purchase, and lots of socializing takes place too. Come on out and see for yourself!

September 14   •   Annual picnic with Upper Bucks Ski Club, 11am – 5pm
The past couple of years our two ski clubs have held a joint picnic at Pavilion #1 of Nockamixon State Park – UBSC is based in the Quakertown area, NPSC is in the Lansdale area. There are trails to walk or bike, and Pavilion #1 is very close to the lake so bring your kayak or paddle boards too! The large pavilion provides shade and shelter from the sun (or rain), and there are lots of tables for socializing and eating. UBSC provides grilled meats, condiments, and paper products; NPSC members bring side dishes or desserts. There is always lots of delicious food to enjoy, stories and laughs to share, and much more. See you at the picnic! (non-member guests welcome)

Thursday, October 10   •   Mini Golf, Freddy Hill Farms – 7 pm
Our October general meeting will be at Freddy Hill Farms / Mini golf, at 1440 Sumneytown Pike in Lansdale PA.  Freddy Hill Farms features 2 miniature golf courses, a scenic driving range, batting cages, a farm zoo, delicious homemade ice cream and fresh milk.  There’s a room inside where Freddy Hill hosts kids’ birthday parties, and that is where we hope to hold a very short “meeting” on October 10.  Members will then be enjoying all that Freddy Hill has to offer for the remainder of the evening.  Here’s some pricing info for your reference:

Batting Cages: 7 cages featuring 3 different speeds for baseball and 2 speeds for softball; $1.50 per token or 6 tokens for $7.50

Each token provides 15 pitches. (Must be 7 or older to use the batting cages.)  Mini golf, group of 10-20 people, $5.50 per person (50 cent discount). More than 20 people, $5 each ($1 discount).

Sunday, October 13   •   Fall Hike #2
We will be hiking another section of Wissahickon Park – Andorra Natural Area and Meadow. This is partially an old tree nursery which will offer great colors!  The meadow area is also an interesting section with native plants, birds and wildlife. The hike is mostly easy trails that are relatively flat. Depending on time and desires, there are opportunities for some more strenuous trails. An especially nice hike in the fall. 

We’ll meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center (also known as the Tree House).  Here’s a link to parking lot directions – wectreehouse.wixsite.com/findyourpath/directions.   Plans are for a 10am start again — wear appropriate shoes!  Bruce Schwartz, coordinator, [email protected]

Friday, October 18   •   Happy Hour
At the Pour House in Montgomeryville – 4:00-6:00 pm