Sporting Activities
Mary Beth Braun

Payment Options for All Events (unless otherwise noted):
1. Online Registration with Credit Card payment;
2. In person with completed Event Coupon and credit card or check;
3. By mail, send completed Event Coupon with check to Event Leader.

 


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SUNDAY bIKE rides
May 31 @ 1:30 pm • Greendale to Froemming Park
For the first bike ride of the season, we will take the Oak Leaf Trail along Root River to Froemming Park in Franklin and back for a total of 13 miles. Meet at Picnic Area No. 2, parking on North Root River Parkway. After the ride, we will gather at Panther Pub and Eatery in Greendale. Leader: Jay Zinn; Sweep: Terese Zinn. Contact them at JayCZinn@gmail.com or (414) 708-1663.

 

June 7 @ 1:30 pm • Nashotah to Oconomowoc Lake to Oconomowoc and back to Nashotah circle ride
Meet at Dickton Park in Nashotah: Take I-94 west to Hwy 16 west to Exit C. Go south on Hwy C to Ramus St., which is across from the post office in Nashotah. Go east a quarter-mile to Dickton Park, which is next to the fire department.
The ride is about 18 miles on paved roads, with 4 miles of paved Lake Country Trail. There are a few hills. We will ride along Oconomowoc Lake, stop at the Kiltie (drive in) for a black cow or ice cream shake. In downtown Oconomowoc, we can stop again to look at Fowler Lake and have a gelato at the Golosi Cafe or more ice cream at Whelans. After the ride, we will meet at the Nashotah Clubhouse for food, drink and camaraderie. Leaders: Carol Zahorik, (262) 367-7335 or (262) 893-7467, and Marcia Northouse, (414) 351-1124 or (414) 239-5062.

 

June 14 @ 1:30 pm • South Shore Park to Grant Park
Meet at intersection of South Shore Drive and East Estes St. at the two bicycle racks in South Shore Park.
Parking is available in South Shore Park or any of the side streets. Length: 15.5 miles Surface: Oak Leaf Trail, and a short distance on S. Superior St. Description: Meet at bicycle racks in South Shore Park. Travel south on Oak Leaf trail along Lake Michigan from South Shore Park to Grant Park. Then return using same route. Restaurant: We’ll decide beforehand where to meet afterward. Leader: Jay Zinn; Sweep: Terese Zinn. Contact them at JayCZinn@gmail.com or (414) 708-1663.

 

June 21 @ 1:15 pm • Mount Pleasant/Racine/Kenosha
Meet at the north side of the J.I. Case High School parking lot (7345 Washington Ave. (Hwy 20), about 5 miles east of I-94) and be ready to ride at 1:30 p.m. This paved bike trail travels east and south through Racine County and south through Kenosha County to 35th Street. Total ride is about 24 miles on a mostly flat pathway. If we can, we will dine at the Charcoal Grill (8300 Washington Ave, about a mile west of the school parking lot). Leader: Joyce Szulc; Sweep: Jim Stephens. Contact Joyce at (262) 886-9328 or jszulc@wi.rr.com.

 

June 28 @ 1:30 pm • South Shore Park to Bradford Beach
Meet at intersection of South Shore Drive and East Estes Street at the two bicycle racks in South Shore Park. Parking is available in South Shore Park or any of the city side streets. Length: 15.4 miles Surface: Oak Leaf Trail, Bay View and Milwaukee city streets, KK River trail, Hank Aaron state trail. Description: Meet at bicycle racks in South Shore Park. Travel north on Bay View City streets, and then north on Kinnickinnic Avenue across the KK River. Pick up KK river trail into the city, cross the Milwaukee River and catch the Hank Aaron State trail. Pass the Milwaukee Art Museum and take Oak Leak Trail to Bradford Beach. Return to South Shore Park by the same route.

Restaurant: We’ll decide beforehand where to meet afterward. Leader: Jay Zinn; Sweep: Terese Zinn. Contact them at JayCZinn@gmail.com or (414) 708-1663.


 

Bike Ride Leaders Needed
Thanks to those of you who have already volunteered to lead a bike ride this summer. There are still open dates, and we also are looking for someone to coordinate and schedule the weekly rides. Share your favorite route with other Vagabonds. We usually ride on Sunday afternoon but are open to other days and times.

Leaders map out routes of 12-15 miles or more. We also have a “sweep” to help monitor the group and assist in case of emergency. After each ride, we meet for food, drink and camaraderie. Dates still available: July 5 and 12; Aug. 16 and 30; and Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27. To schedule your date, contact Mary Beth Braun at mbbraun4@wi.rr.com or (262) 443-7291.


 

Elroy-Sparta Bike Trip  •  July 16–19
Our weekend bike trip this summer will be the original “rail trail,” one that includes three tunnels – the Elroy-Sparta Trail, in the state’s Driftless Region.

We will stay at the Best Western Plus Sparta. Breakfast is included; all other meals are on your own. Speeds Bike Shop will provide shuttle service to the trail (cost on your own).

regRegistration fee: $185 per person, double occupancy. No rooms may be booked separately on your own, and no guests permitted. Sign up online or contact trip coordinators Denise Kremel, (262) 524-1023, or Dan Heidemann, (414) 416-1678.


Zany Bowling.
POSTPONED: New date to be announced This bowling party is a Vagabond tradition celebrating its 15th straight year. Event leader: Ron Sonntag, 414-788-4907.


 

Golf Leagues

REVISED DATES and fees

Wednesday at Songbird Hill, Now starting June 3
The Wednesday golf league will run from June 3 to Aug. 19, with a first tee time at about 1:30 p.m. each week. All levels of play are welcome. Fee: $160 for regular players and $20 for subs. Subs pay the $12 green fee to the regular player. Cart fee is $8.50, even if only one person per cart. You will be on your own for beverages after golf.

Included is a season-ending corn roast and banquet. Register online or send an event coupon and check to Dave Nicholson, 15930 Raven Rock Road, Brookfield 53005. Call (262) 782-0599 or (414) 418-5243.

regRegister online or send an event coupon and check to Dave Nicholson, 15930 Raven Rock Road, Brookfield 53005. Call (262) 782-0599 or (414) 418-5243.


Thursday at Deer Haven, June 4– Aug. 27

Like to play golf but are slowing down? Need to work on your short game? Are you a beginning golfer, or maybe just want to have fun? Then this par-3 league may be just for you.

regFee is $131 for the 12-week season, which begins June 4 and includes nine holes each week, a few prizes and a party. Optional cart rental is $7 at the course.

The shotgun start is at 1 p.m. every Thursday. Register online or send a check and event coupon to Diane Zarse, 11810 Coldspring Road, Greenfield 53228. Contact her at (414) 530-9181 or DZarse2@att.net.


 

Friday at Brookfield Hills, RESCHEDULED: Now starting May 29
This “no-frills” league will run from May 29 to Aug. 28, including July 3. Tee times will be between 1 and 2 p.m., assigned in advance. We will again be paired up, with different pairings each week.

regFee is $162 for the season, which includes a season-ending pizza party. Carts available for $7.50. Register online or send a check and event coupon to Judy Cimbalnik, 2390-B Walnut Grove Court, Brookfield 53005. Contact her at (262) 391-9869 or JCJudyCim@gmail.com.


 

Golf Scramble, Aug. 1 at Songbird Hills
Sign up now for the annual golf scramble at Songbird Hills, this year hoping for better weather! Registration at noon, golf warmups and putting until 12:45. A shotgun start at 1 pm. Sign up alone or as a couple, threesome or foursome; we’ll form foursomes where needed.

regFee: $68 for 18 holes with cart, prizes and buffet dinner. Or $52 for golf only, or $17 for guest dinner. Sign up online with credit card at VagabondSkiClub.com or send a check and event coupon with names of your preferred playing partners, to: Ron Sonntag, 9406 N. 107th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224.

 


 

Door County condomini–break, Sept. 8-11
A world away yet close to home, come enjoy Door County. This year, we will stay at the Landmark condominium resort in Egg Harbor from Tuesday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 11.

The Landmark has tennis courts and indoor and outdoor pools. It is close to shopping, theaters, golf, hiking, sightseeing, art galleries and many restaurants. To find out more about activities in the area, visit DestinationDoorCounty.com.

Meals and beverages are self-pay, but you can cook in your condo or visit the onsite restaurant. Each night, we will meet in the lodge for a cash bar and socializing.

Nightly lodging rates: $140 and up for one-bedroom suites, $179 and up for two-bedroom suites. Each unit has a full kitchen, dining area, living room and sofa sleeper.

For reservations, call Sonya at (920) 868-5164. Then please register at VagabondSkiClub.com and let us know if you want to participate in the bike ride or other activities. Contact Jean Dueling, (414) 321-0258 to coordinate roommates.


 

 

Camping
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Stephanie and Ron will be off to Devil’s Lake State Park from June 8-12, staying at Northern Lights campground Site No. 141. To reserve a site of your own, call (888) 947-2757. Later this summer, they’ll hit the road again, staying Aug. 1-4 at Gov. Dodge State Park, then heading to Ishpeming, Mich., where they will set up at Country Village RV Park Site No. 59.

They plan to be there Aug. 4-12, during the Ore to Shore bike race, so if you’d like to catch up with them, call (906) 486-0300 to reserve a site. And to find out what else there is to see and do around Ishpeming, contact Stephanie at (414) 525-0405 or RonHartig@gmail.com.


 

Fishing
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Manny DeVera is organizing fishing outings this summer. If you need fishing equipment, he can provide you with a complete outfit, including bait, for $22. A fishing license, available at Fleet Farm and Walmart, is $7 for seniors, $5 for a basic, first-time buyer. Boat rentals are available, or if you have a boat, email MannyVDevera@gmail.com or call (703) 786-9776.

Each outing starts at 4 p.m. Or, for those who want to fish all day, show up at 7 a.m. and bring brats, hamburgers or hot dogs for the grill.

Tentative schedule May 28 – Friess Lake - CANCELED
June 23 – Pewaukee Lake
Aug. 25 – Pike Lake
To be announced—Port Washington outing and Lake Michigan charter..


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