Carola Anderson will lead a Special Walk to the Spanish Banks and Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver, BC on Wednesday June 18
Description: Spanish Banks is a wonderful tidal, sandy beach on Burrard Inlet. This is the place all the locals go in the summertime. The path is hard dirt with loose gravel and completely flat. Walking east presents great views of downtown Vancouver and the North Shore.
Lunch at restaurant of your choice on 4th Avenue; followed by shopping or a visit to Queen Elizabeth Park.
This will be a full day excursion and members must RSVP with Carola to reserve a place.
Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Virginia Reed will lead a special walk along the Padilla Bay Shore Trail followed by an excursion to La Conner for lunch and museum hopping.
The round-trip walk is 4 and 1/2 miles altogether. The group will carpool to La Conner to visit the Museum of Northwest Art and the Quilt Museum.
Group will meet at 9:00 AM for a 9:15 departure in the Whatcom Farmers Co-0p parking lot off Fairhaven Parkway. You must contact Virginia to reserve a place.
Information about the museums:
The Museum of Northwest Art, MoNA, 121 South First Street, La Conner, www.monamuseum.org is now free of charge for entry. The La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, 703 2nd St. La Conner, www.laconnerquilts.com is $7 for nonmembers and $5 for groups of 8 or more (the group of 8 or more people must enter together in order to receive the discount).
Hikers and Walkers are invited to docent led tours to Lightcatcher Exhibits.
Contact our member, Martie Lopez, to sign-up for a tour or more information.
Tours are about 45 minutes each and entrance fees apply to nonmembers of the museum.
Friday, May 30, 2 p.m., docent: Dewey White Exhibit:Radical Repetition
Friday, June, 6, 12 noon, docent: Martie Lopez Exhibit: Radical Repetition
Friday, June 6, 1 p.m., docent: Elga LaPine Exhibit: Painted Works of Lyle Wilson
Thursday, June 26, 1 p.m., docent: Alfred Arkley Exhibit: Painted Works of Lyle Wilson
Friday, June 27, 2 p.m., docent: Marla Finkelstein Exhibit: Radical Repetition