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October, 2017

Wednesday
4
Jan Rupert Home
10:00 AM
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20 mi Bike ride around White Bear & Bald Eagle Lakes.
Thursday
5
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The North Arm trails near Ely, Mn have been developed and maintained by the North Stars for nearly forty years
Thursday
5
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Enjoy fall colors from spectacular vistas on the ridgeline overlooking Lake Superior. Hikes will be on the Superior Hiking Trail with opportunities available for both casual and aggressive hikers.
Friday
6
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The North Arm trails near Ely, Mn have been developed and maintained by the North Stars for nearly forty years
Friday
6
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Enjoy fall colors from spectacular vistas on the ridgeline overlooking Lake Superior. Hikes will be on the Superior Hiking Trail with opportunities available for both casual and aggressive hikers.
Saturday
7
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The North Arm trails near Ely, Mn have been developed and maintained by the North Stars for nearly forty years
Saturday
7
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Enjoy fall colors from spectacular vistas on the ridgeline overlooking Lake Superior. Hikes will be on the Superior Hiking Trail with opportunities available for both casual and aggressive hikers.
Sunday
8
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The North Arm trails near Ely, Mn have been developed and maintained by the North Stars for nearly forty years
Sunday
8
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Enjoy fall colors from spectacular vistas on the ridgeline overlooking Lake Superior. Hikes will be on the Superior Hiking Trail with opportunities available for both casual and aggressive hikers.
Tuesday
10
St. Peter's Catholic Church
6:30 PM
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Greg Weier of Finn Sisu will talk about the latest in ski technology and innovations, with emphasis on the popular skin-tech skis. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7:00.
Wednesday
11
Park in the northeast corner of Hwy 55 and Winnetka Ave.
9:45 AM
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Meet at same time and place as long ride( meet at 9:45, bike at 10:00 from NE cor of Hwy 55 and Winnetka Ave, Golden Valley).
Wednesday
11
NE Corner of Highway 55 and Winnetka Avenue
9:45 AM
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Meet at 9:45 a.m. and begin biking at 10:00. This 30-mile ride will be on the many connecting trails and bike- friendly roads in the Hopkins, Minnetonka, Wayzata and Medina area. We will average 12-13 MPH. There will be some rolling hills.
Friday
13
DanceLife Ballroom
7:00 PM
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Meet at 7 pm at DanceLife Ballroom, 6015 Lyndale for 1-hr lesson followed by dancing 8-9:30. Everyone has fun, even first timers! No experience necessary. Meet at 5:15 pm, Saigon Uptown, 3035 Lyndale if group dinner before dancing is desired. $10
Sunday
15
Boom Island Park
10:00 AM
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John used to call this the “Mississippi River Ramble.”Meet 10 a.m. at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. Start hiking at 10:15 a.m. We’ll hike along the Mississippi River,cross at the Stone Arch Bridge,explore the paths & below the falls
Sunday
15
Wood Lake Nature Center
12:30 PM
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Fall is
definitely here! Let‘s explore at Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield, for signs of fall - colorful leaves, different birds migrating, or animal signs.
Tuesday
17
The Food Group
9:30 AM
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Looking for volunteers to work one day a month at the Food Group facility in New Hope. We usually volunteer from 9:30 a.m. to noon, packaging produce.
Tuesday
17
Wood Lake Nature Center
6:30 PM
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This fall hike at Wood Lake Nature Center.Meet at the entrance to the park. We’ll walk on wood-chip paths through the woods so we might see some wildlife. Flashlights might be a good idea. After the hike, refreshments at one of the local restaurants.
Wednesday
18
Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitors Center
10:00 AM
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Meet at the visitors‘ center on Schulze Lake, 860 Cliff Road in Eagan, at 10:00 a.m.; begin hiking at 10:15. The Voyageur Trek loop takes about two hours. Bring water and a bag lunch.
Thursday
19
Theodore Wirth Park Beach
10:00 AM
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Prepare for the ski season. Bring your poles and climb the hills of Theodore Wirth Park by using your arms and legs.
Friday
20
Eagle Lake Regional Park
9:45 AM
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Mileage options of 21, 22 or 24 miles. Bike Maple Grove & Plymouth streets & trls. Bike past Eagle, Arbor, N Arbor, W Arbor, Rice, Fish, Edward & Camelot Lakes. Bike over 12 boardwalks & 3 trail bridges.
Friday
20
Como Zoo and Conservatory
10:00 AM
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"Wing s: The Beauty of Powered Flight in the Natural World," a photo exhibit of butterflies, bees, dragonflies, and birds in action, photographed by Ken Epstein, a long time North Star member.
Sunday
22
Lake Elmo Park Reserve
1:00 PM
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Meet at 1 pm at Ski Shelter at Lake Elmo Park Reserve to try geocaching. No experience or equipment necessary. Hiking required to find caches. Washington County park daily permit of $7 for car required for park entry.
Sunday
22
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
1:45 PM
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Meet 1:45pm, bike at 2:00 from W Side Coon Rapids Dam Park. Mileage 22, 23. or 24 miles. Bike city st & trails of Champlin, Anoka & Coon Rapids. Bike thru Coon Rapids Dam Park, Peninsula Point Park, Riverside Park, Rivers Bend Park, and other parks.
Wednesday
25
Wayzata = Dakota Rail trail head
9:45 AM
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Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the Dakota Rail trailhead in Wayzata; begin biking at 10:00. Bike the Dakota Rail Trail, the Andrews Sisters Trail, and city streets past bays of Lake Minnetonka. Along the way we‘ll look for heaven on earth and a big fish.
Thursday
26
Banadad Trail
 
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The Banadad is the only groomed x-c ski trail in the BWCAW. We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush and dead fall that is impacting the trail and work with volunteers from the Banadad Trail Association. We‘d like to have nine people.
Friday
27
Banadad Trail
 
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The Banadad is the only groomed x-c ski trail in the BWCAW. We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush and dead fall that is impacting the trail and work with volunteers from the Banadad Trail Association. We‘d like to have nine people.
Friday
27
Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area of North Shore
 
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We’ll be clearing many ski trails and staying at resorts in the Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area. Our sponsor requires a minimum participation of 20 North Stars. Send waiver form plus a $25 deposit check to trip leader by October 3.
Saturday
28
Banadad Trail
 
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The Banadad is the only groomed x-c ski trail in the BWCAW. We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush and dead fall that is impacting the trail and work with volunteers from the Banadad Trail Association. We‘d like to have nine people.
Saturday
28
Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area of North Shore
 
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We’ll be clearing many ski trails and staying at resorts in the Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area. Our sponsor requires a minimum participation of 20 North Stars. Send waiver form plus a $25 deposit check to trip leader by October 3.
Sunday
29
Banadad Trail
 
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The Banadad is the only groomed x-c ski trail in the BWCAW. We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush and dead fall that is impacting the trail and work with volunteers from the Banadad Trail Association. We‘d like to have nine people.
Sunday
29
Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area of North Shore
 
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We’ll be clearing many ski trails and staying at resorts in the Tofte/Lutsen/Cascade River area. Our sponsor requires a minimum participation of 20 North Stars. Send waiver form plus a $25 deposit check to trip leader by October 3.