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May, 2017

Wednesday
3
Rupert's House
10:00 AM
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The 27 mile ride goes around White Bear Lake, to Bald Eagle Lake and back to our house. A shorter version will be to do just White Bear Lake and return. There will also be hiking options
Sunday
7
Square Lake Park
10:00 AM
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This ride is designed to help you get over your fear of hills. It will be an out-and-back ride totaling 12 miles. You may repeat all or part of it as many times as you want. There is one moderate long climb and descent and multiple rollers.
Wednesday
10
Phalen Park Beach House
10:00 AM
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Let’s bike Dick Stardig’s popular 24-mile route through some of the scenic north metro lake country. We’ll roll past Lake Phalen, Vadnais Lake and Snail Lake and explore some bike trails along the way.Generally rolling terrain (1 climb at Snail Lake)
Saturday
13
Nerstrand Woods State Park
10:00 AM
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Nerstrand Woods State Park, south of Northfield. Karen will lead the wildflower walk and Julie will lead the hike. The entire group will check out the wildflowers on the way down to Hidden Falls.
Saturday
13
Maplewood Community Center south end of the parking lot
10:00 AM
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This 25- to 30-mile ride is geared towards those who have some biking experience and want to improve their skills. Newer members are especially encouraged to join us to learn about safe group riding techniques
Tuesday
16
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.
Wednesday
17
To be announce in the e-Loype
10:00 AM
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Meeting place will be announced two weeks before the ride in the eLoype
Thursday
18
Sand Castle Restaurant
6:30 PM
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Meet near the Sand Castle Restaurant (near the main beach) There is free parking in the street and no softball games yet. We‘ll stop at Tom‘s Popcorn Shop
Friday
19
Wolf Ridge Environmental Center
 
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Northstars and other hikers at The SHTA’s Annual Spring Hike Fest. Register online at http://shta.org/event/hike-fest-2017/ or by snail mail. Then check in with trip leader to arrange carpooling and room sharing.
Saturday
20
Wolf Ridge Environmental Center
 
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Northstars and other hikers at The SHTA’s Annual Spring Hike Fest. Register online at http://shta.org/event/hike-fest-2017/ or by snail mail. Then check in with trip leader to arrange carpooling and room sharing.
Saturday
20
Richardson Nature Center of Three Rivers Parks Hyland Park Reserve
10:30 AM
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We can check out free kits for bird
watching or pond exploration and play in their nature
exploration area, as well as check out the great indoor
displays.
Sunday
21
Wolf Ridge Environmental Center
 
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Northstars and other hikers at The SHTA’s Annual Spring Hike Fest. Register online at http://shta.org/event/hike-fest-2017/ or by snail mail. Then check in with trip leader to arrange carpooling and room sharing.
Sunday
21
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Ride #2, is designed to help you be comfortable biking hills. This ride totals 16.5 miles, repeats some of the Ride #1 course OR you can cut it shorter. We‘ll add a few additional hills and a more difficult climb as we bike out of Marine on St. Croix
Wednesday
24
Cannon Valley Trailhead
9:45 AM
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Meet at Trail head in Cannon Falls Bike on country roads to Red Wing. We will eat at a local restaurant and bike the trail back to Cannon Falls
Sunday
28
Sal’s Angus Bar & Grill
10:00 AM
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Let’s explore northern Washington County on a route that is a favorite of many North Stars. This 39-mile route will start in beautiful downtown Withrow and head north to Scandia, returning via Marine on St. Croix and roads north of Stillwater.
Wednesday
31
Depot Coffee Shop (The)
9:45 AM
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This will approximately 25 miles on the Cedar Lake trail to the River Road and returning to the Depot by way of the Greenway Trail. If there is no parking at the Depot there is another parking lot at Excelsior Blvd & 8th.