Sporting Activities
Carol Gavigan

carolJune Bike Rides (Bike for the Fun – Or Just for the Health of It!!!)

Sun., June 3, 1:30 pm, Monches. Join us for an early June ride that kicks off our bike riding season. Located on the north edge of Waukesha County, just south of the corner where Q, K & E meet, Monches is 6 miles north of Hartland on Co. Hwy. E. Park in back of lot across from Ox & Cats Sports Bar & Grill (W302 N9510 County Hwy. E). Be ready to ride at 1:30. This 18-mile ride is on 100% paved, mostly low traffic, country roads with several hills; there is one long hill near the end of the ride that you may want to walk up. Rest stop for ice cream will be at historic Kuhtz General Store in Stone Bank. After, we will meet at Ox & Cats for refreshments and food. Questions? Contact Carol Zahorik, 262-367-7335 or 262-893- 7467; or Marcia Northouse, 414-351- 1134 or 414-239-5062.

Sat., June 9, 9 am, 60th Anniversary Bike Ride. See the 60th Anniversary page 4 for additional details. Meet at Brown Deer Park and then bike on the Ozaukee Urban Trail. Questions? Call Ron Sonntag, 414-788-4907, or email him at ron@rspr.com.

Sun., June 17, 1:15 pm, Oak Leaf Trail (Southeast). A paved, mostly flat trail ride starts at 1:30 pm at Abendschein City Park,1003 E Drexel Ave, Oak Creek. The ride will be on the Oak Leaf Trail towards Lake Michigan. There are a few city streets to cross and part of the ride will be on County Park roads. Total ride is 20 miles or 25 miles (the longer route will take you to the beer gardens at South Shore Park). After the ride, stop at Water Street Brewery (southwest corner of W. Drexel Ave & S. Howell Ave) for food & drinks. Questions? Contact Mike Gerard, 414-721-8114, or Peggy Lea at 262-995-3033.

Sun., June 24, 1:30 pm (Full Route) and 2:00 pm (Half Route), Bugline Trail. Ride the Bugline trail from Sussex to Merton. Meet at The Thirsty Duck (N64 W23180 Main St, Sussex), just east of where Hwy. 74 turns south and along the railroad tracks. Go west on Silver Spring until Hwy. 74, then north. Park in the VERY rear of the parking lot behind the building. The Bugline is a flat trail, easy to ride and shaded most of the way. The full route is about 22 miles. If you only bike half of the trail to either North Lake or Menomonee Falls, it is about 11-16 miles in either direction. In addition to food and beverages at The Thirsty Duck, you can try duck pin bowling! Questions? Call Bonnie Lemmer, 262- 370-6673, or email at bojean05@ sbcglobal.net.

Join the fun and great exercise. For more info, call Ron Sonntag, 414-788-4907.


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Whitnall Park Picnic / Hike/Walk Sun., May 27, 11 am - Dusk
Get together with Vagabond friends at Whitnall Park, Area 7, on Sun, May 27, Memorial weekend. Hike or walk is at 12:30 pm through the scenic park. Play cards, games or just get to know more people at the picnic. Bring your own food, drinks, utensils, plates, chairs, grills, games and other items for the picnic.

The parking lot is just west of Area 7. Arrive anytime after 11 am. We will be having fun until dusk. Donation $2. Bring a dish to share if you like to eat from the share table. Questions? Call Sue Cummings, 414-421-6248.


 

Monches Bike Ride Sun., June 3, 1:30 pm
Join your fellow active Vagabonds for an early June bike ride that will kick off our bike riding season. Located on the north edge of Waukesha County, just south of corner where Q, K and E meet, Monches is 6 miles north of Hartland on Co. Hwy. E. Park in back of lot across from Ox and Cats Sports Bar and Grill located at W302 N9510 County Hwy. E. Give yourself plenty of time to get there so you will be ready to ride at 1:30.

This 18-mile ride will be on 100% paved, mostly low traffic, country roads with several hills; there is one long hill near the end of the ride so you may want to walk up. Rest stop for ice cream will be at historic Kuhtz General Store in Stone Bank. After ride we will meet at Ox and Cats for camaraderie, refreshments and food. Leaders are: Carol Zahorik 262-367-7335 or 262- 893-7467; and Marcia Northouse 414- 351- 1134 or 414-239-5062.


 

Fun on the Water IV Sat., June 23
Same river, same fun! Our outfitter will provide paddles, life jackets, canoe or kayak rental and the transportation to the put-in on the Bark River at Burnt Village County Park for our five-mile trip to Ft. Atkinson. We will carpool from the north end of Goerkes Corners Park ‘N Ride, leaving promptly at 8:00 am for a one-hour drive to Ft. Atkinson.

The canoe trip will take approx. three hours. Lunch will be on your own at a place yet to be chosen. The cost is $28 per person in a canoe, $38 in a kayak. If you have your own canoe or kayak, the cost is a $16 spotting fee. The trip includes fruit and a beverage.

The trip is limited as the outfitter has only eight canoes and five kayaks. Send a completed Event Coupon and a check, payable to VSSC, to Carol Gavigan, 2820 Wexford Rd., Mt. Pleasant, 53405. Questions? Call Carol or Mike Mitchell at 262-632-1922.


 

Wed., July 4, 9:15 am, 3rd Annual Mel Malcolm Memorial Ride, Interurban Trail
Meet at Libby Montana’s Restaurant located west of Green Bay Rd. (Hwy 57/ Cedarburg Rd.) at 5616 W. Donges Bay Rd., Mequon. Restaurant is next to the bike trail and has a large parking area on its east side. Meet at 9:15 am, and be ready to leave at 9:30 to ride to Cedarburg in time to watch the 4th of July parade. This part of the ride is 14 miles round trip. For riders who wish to do the short ride, there are many activities in the area including music, food vendors and the Madison Scouts Marching Band who will perform at Cedar Creek Park at 1 pm. Those who wish to will ride to Port Washington where we will eat and enjoy the harbor area. The long ride is about 33 miles round trip.

All riders are invited to stop at Gloria Zenger’s house, 9957 N. River Rd., Mequon (between Brown Deer and Mequon Rds.) after their rides. Please bring a dish to pass, your beverage and chairs. Brats and water will be provided. We will eat about 4:00 pm. Gloria will be at Libby Montana’s to pick up the “dishes to pass” that bikers don’t feel comfortable keeping in their cars all day.

RSVP to Marcia Northouse, 414-351-1134 or marcia.northouse@gmail.com. Event Leaders: Gloria Zenger, 414-234-0039 or Jim Luling, 262-695-1191.


 

Summer Bike Trip Leaders Needed!
If you haven’t signed up to lead one of our rides, Sept. 23 & Sept. 30 are still available.

Thanks to those of you who have already volunteered to lead a bike ride (or two) during the upcoming summer biking season. Share your favorite route with other Vagabond bikers. We usually bike on Sunday afternoons but are open to Saturdays and/or alternative starting times and days. Leaders need to map out routes of 12-15 miles (or longer). After each ride, we meet at a nearby restaurant for food, beverages and conversation. We would like each ride to have a leader and a follower to ensure a safe ride for all.

To schedule your date, call Joyce Szulc at 262-886- 9328 or email her at jszulc@wi.rr.com.


 

Golf Substitutes Wanted Wednesday League
Substitutes are needed for the Wednesday 9-Hole Golf League at Songbird Hills. The cost is only $35, plus one pays $12 to the person for whom you are subbing and an $8.50 cart fee. The $35 includes beer or soda after each round of golf. To sign up, send a check for $35, payable to VSSC, enclose a SASE, along with a completed Event Coupon to: Dave Nicholson, 15930 Raven Rock Rd., Brookfield, 53005


 

Labor Day Picnic
We need a trip leader and a park for the Labor Day Sunday picnic. If you know of a place and would like to help us out, please call Carol Gavigan, 262- 632-1922.

 


 

New Golf League, Thursdays, June – August Deer Haven Golf Course
Like to golf but are slowing down? Need to work on your short game, are a beginning golfer, or just want to have fun? This new league may be just for you. The 12-week program runs June through August at Deer Haven Golf Course, 19180 West Cleveland Ave., New Berlin. It is a ninehole, par 3 course where one can walk or rent a cart. Cost is $127 for the season, which includes golf, a few prizes and a party. Cart rental is $7.

It has not been decided if it will be a shotgun start or tee times starting at 1:00. This will depend on how many people join the league. This new league is being lead by Diane & Greg Zarse. To register by mail, send your check payable to VSSC to 11810 W. Coldspring Rd., Greenfield, 53228. Indicate on your Event Coupon if you prefer a shotgun or tee time start and your e-mail address. Questions? Contact Diane or Greg Zarse by email at dzarse2@att.net. Phone questions will be accepted after April 1 at 414-530-9181.


 

Thursday Golf League
The new league at Deer Haven Golf course in New Berlin is accepting substitute golfers for a $7 fee. This will include snacks after golfing. The cost of golf is $10 and an additional cart fee of $7. If interested, contact Diane or Greg Zarse, 414-530-9181.

 

High Trestle Trail Bike Trip Ankeny, IA • July 27 - 29
SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST ONLY.
Contact Denise Kremel, 262-524-1023, for availability. We will be biking on the High Trestle bike trail in Ankeny, IA, July 27 to July 29. The trail is 100% paved. Transportation will be on your own. Breakfast is included in the diner. All other meals will be on your own. We will have a group dinner on Saturday night at a local restaurant, cost is on your own, I will make reservations for the group.

We have a very limited number of rooms reserved. Questions? Call Denise Kremel at 262-524-1023. Send your completed Event Coupon, indicating roommate, to Denise Kremel, 2711 Portage Circle, Waukesha, WI 53189. Double-occupancy cost is $194 each.


 

60th Anniversary Golf Scramble Fun Returns Songbird Hills Golf Club - Sat., August 4
Registration at Noon Golf Warm ups and Putting until 12:45 pm Shotgun Start at 1 pm Sign up alone, as a twosome, threesome, or foursome. We’ll make up foursomes where needed. Cost: Only $68 for 18 holes with cart, prizes, and buffet dinner. Or $52 for golf only, or $17 for guest dinner. Send check, payable to VSSC, with an Event Coupon, to include names of others you want to play with, to: Ron Sonntag, 9406 N. 107th St., Milwaukee, 53224. Indicate if you are signing up for golf and dinner, golf only, or dinner only.

 


 

 

 

Labor Day Picnic
We need a trip leader and a park for the Labor Day Sunday picnic. If you know of a place and would like to help us out, please call Carol Gavigan, 262- 632-1922.

 


 

New Golf League Thursdays, June – August Deer Haven Golf Course
Like to golf but are slowing down? Need to work on your short game, are a beginning golfer, or just want to have fun? This new league may be just for you. The 12-week program runs June through August at Deer Haven Golf Course, 19180 West Cleveland Ave., New Berlin. It is a nine-hole, par 3 course where one can walk or rent a cart. Cost is $127 for the season, which includes golf, a few prizes and a party. Cart rental is $7.

It has not been decided if it will be a shotgun start or tee times starting at 1:00. This will depend on how many people join the league. This new league is being lead by Diane & Greg Zarse. To register by mail, send your check payable to VSSC to 11810 W. Coldspring Rd., Greenfield, 53228. Indicate on your Event Coupon if you prefer a shotgun or tee time start and your e-mail address. Questions? Contact Diane or Greg Zarse by email at dzarse2@att.net. Phone questions will be accepted after April 1 at 414-530-9181.


 

High Trestle Trail Bike Trip Ankeny, IA   •  July 27 - 29  •  Opens May 1
We will be biking on the High Trestle bike trail in Ankeny, IA, July 27 to July 29. The trail is 100% paved. Transportation will be on your own. Breakfast is included in the diner. All other meals will be on your own. We will have a group dinner on Saturday night at a local restaurant, cost is on your own.

I will make reservations for the group. We have a very limited number of rooms reserved. Questions? Call Denise Kremel at 262-524-1023. Send your completed Event Coupon, indicating roommate, to Denise Kremel, 2711 Portage Circle, Waukesha, WI 53189. Doubleoccupancy cost is $194 each.

 


 

Summer Bike Trip Leaders Needed!
If you haven’t signed up to lead one of our weekly bike rides, there are still dates available: July 22, Aug. 5, Sept. 2 (Labor Day Picnic), Sept. 23, Sept. 30.

Thanks to those of you who have already volunteered to lead a bike ride (or two) during the upcoming summer biking season. Share your favorite route with other Vagabond bikers. We usually bike on Sunday afternoons but are open to Saturdays and/or alternative starting times and days. Leaders need to map out routes of 12-15 miles (or longer).

After each ride, we meet at a nearby restaurant for food, beverages and conversation. We would like each ride to have a leader and a follower to ensure a safe ride for all. To schedule your date, call Joyce Szulc at 262-886-9328 or email her at jszulc@wi.rr.com.

Time to do a Safety Check on your Bike! Before the summer biking season gets into full swing, take your bike out of the garage or basement for a safety check. It’s worth a few dollars to bring your bike to a local bicycle shop for a safety check. The technicians will inspect your tires, brakes and do an overall check. They will make recommendations to ensure your bike is in top running order. Then, before our biking season begins in June, start riding!


 

2018 Door County Weekend Thurs. thru Sun., Sept. 13 - 16 Opens June 1 – Limited to 40 people
Why not plan to spend a fantastic weekend in Wisconsin’s upper East Coast, in Door County with your Vagabond friends, the group that loves biking, golfing, tennis, sightseeing, partying and so much more. This is your last chance to stay at the Alpine Resort in Egg Harbor on the shore of beautiful Lake Green Bay under the current 11 ownership.

pierThe family has put the property up for sale and they will close it November 1. Lodging is based on double-occupancy. The two-night stay starting Friday, the 14th, inland-view room is $191 per person; harbor-view room is $211 per person; or 2-bedroom cottage for 4 people is $179 per person; this includes 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner. The three-night stay starting Thursday, the 13th, inland-view room is $296 per person; harbor-view room at $326 per person; or a 2-bedroom cottage for 4 people is $274 per person; this includes 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners.

When sending in your reservation, please designate your entrée for the Saturday evening dinner from the following choices: 1) Broiled Atlantic Salmon w/Sour Cream Dill Sauce 2) Door County Cherry Chicken, Grilled Boneless Breast, on Wild Rice Pilaf 3) Rib eye Steak, Baked Potato.

GOLFING ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING 920-868-3232 direct. Call for 9- and 18-hole green fees and tee times. A special rate of $70 for a 2-day pass, or $100 for a 3-day pass, of unlimited golf is available only to Alpine Guests. Golf cart rental is extra.

A bike ride on Washington Island on Sat. Sep. 16th will be led by Gary Kovach. Questions? Contact him at 414-476-8277.

Send your completed Event Coupon, including your email address, or a SASE (BUSINESS SIZE) if you don’t have email, and a check, payable to VSSC to Jean Dueling 7915 W. Wind Lake Rd., #5, Waterford, 53185.

Questions? Call Jean Dueling, 414-321-0258. TRANSPORTATION IS ON YOUR OWN.

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