Thursday, March 2, 2017

Spring Activities

Summer 2017 Activities  
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Intercultural Friends Summer Activities 2017
·        Fri. 5/19: 6-10pm; 6pm dinner in Chinatown (Shang Hai 1 123 N. 10th St.) then Chinese Lanterns at 8pm Chinese Lantern Festival - Franklin Square $17 buy your own ticket online …. 
3 meeting places …. Meet at 5:30 36th & Walnut St. to ride subway together; meet at 6pm Shang Hai 1 restaurant 123 N. 10th St.; meet 8pm 6th & Race St. RSVP to or 215-300-2164if going and reply which time and place you will meet us
·        Sun. 5/21: 3-5pm; Dramatic Moments in Opera (101 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086).  Featuring Roger’s wife, Joy Converse and others. Music from La Bogheme, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Carlo, La Forza del Destine, Lakme, I1 Trovatore, La Vestale, I1 Tabarro.  Admission at door is $15. Contact Roger for more information.  and

·        Fri. 6/9; 4-11pm; - Longwood Gardens outdoor & indoor gardens More than 1,000 acres of outdoor gardens & indoor gardens of various climates & lighted, animated fountains at 9:15.Bring your own picnic dinner. Meet at 3722 Baring St. OR  CVS 43rd& Locust:  Cost is $20 for non-students; students with ID $20; others are $23 (more discounts for groups over 15).
  RSVP by 6/7 for transportation Sarah215-300-2164
·        Sat. 6/17; 1-6pm;  Penn’s Landing Spruce St. Harbor Park;

  - Relax in hammocks, enjoy the water & boats, play a variety of free games, or mini golf $5 or roller skating (fee for rink & for skate rental).   RSVP if coming to Roger rwolcottc@gmail.comor 215-964-3563Meet at 36th & Walnut St. at 1pm or at the Spruce St. Harbor Park at 1:30pm
·        Tues. 7/4; 4-11pm "Drop In" Cook-out/Potluck party for America's Independence Day; with Americans and internationals; come anytime and leave anytime;  cook-out, bring food to share, make home-made ice cream the traditional way; walk to see fireworks; 3722 Baring St.  (about 4 blocks north of Market St.) RSVP if you are coming is appreciated Contact:  215-300-2164
·        Sat. 7/22; 6:30-10:30pm American Rodeo in NJ; Authentic Western Rodeo with roping, bucking horses, bulls, etc.
  for more information.  Meet at 3722 Baring St. OR  CVS 43rd & Locust:  Cost: $20 adults, $10 children, $6 for transportation (drivers will be reimbursed)  (RSVP by 7/20)   215-300-2164
·        Sat. 8/5; 10am-3pm; Picnic, boating, & hiking at Bartram’s Garden –meet at 3722 Baring St… OR …. CVS at 43rd & Locust; This is the first professional garden built in the U.S. after Europeans arrived.  It is in W. Philadelphia only a few minutes from U. of Penn and Drexel.  We will stroll around the gardens, eat lunch together, and take a 30 min. free ride on a row boat or a Kayak (you will paddle the kayak by yourself) – bring your own picnic lunch –.. Contact:: Sarah  215-300-2164  RSVP by Thurs. 8/3

·        August date TBAnnounced –– 9am-10pm - Day Trip to New Jersey Beach:  meet at 308 N. 37th St. (about 4 blocks north of Market St. & ½ block north of Lancaster Ave.) OR  CVS 43rd & Locust:  bring own lunch, blanket or towel to sit on, swimming suit & other clothing, beach balls, toys, or games, sunscreen; Cost:  $16 for transportation & parking, about $12 to buy supper at restaurant,Must RSVP by 8/18  (drivers will be reimbursed)   215-964-3563

Friday, February 3, 2012

Ski Trip

Sat. 2/18 9:30am-9:00pm Ski Trip in Poconos (Blue Mountain)  
A Chance to enjoy the snow and various snow sports What to bring: warm pants, warm jacket, winter hat and mittens (gloves may not be warm enough)… bag lunch or extra money for lunch (or at least money for the warm, delicious and traditional hot chocolate!) and possible dinner on the way home · Money for lift ticket, lessons and or rentals
WHERE: leave University City (308 N 37th St) at 9:30 am and return about 9:00 pm; Blue Mountain Ski Area 1660 Blue Mountain DR Danielsville, PA 18038. About 1 hour and 45 minutes from Philadelphia. Carpooling will be arranged Meet at 308 N. 37th St.   We will drive you to your home when we return.
COSTS: It might be best not to buy tickets on line at the Blue Mountain website in case of possible cancellation.  Instead, please bring money to buy tickets, etc. at the mountain so not to risk losing your money. The cost depends on certain factors:  8 hour ticket $70 (click here), Click here for equipment rentals costs, if you never skied before you can get ticket, lessons and equipment for $95 (Click here for details).

Please click here to register, pay the $16 transportation fee to mountain and back and for further information.  The deadline for registration is February 12.