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Millbrook Village Victorian Christmas, Short Walking Tour
Saturday December 1 10:00 am Millbrook Village Victorian Christmas, Short Walking Tour of Victorian Belvidere, Belvidere-Riverton Bridge and Martins Creek Environmental Preserve We will meet at the entranceway of Millbrook Village, Millbrook Road & High Street, Millbrook Flatbrook Road, Hardwick, NJ, 07825, 908-841-9531, www.millbrooknj.com/index.htm. The cost is free. We will do a self guided tour of the 22 buildings that are decorated in a Victorian Christmas fashion. At 1:00, we will do a short walking tour of Victorian Belvidere, www.belviderenj.com. We will meet at the entranceway of the Belvidere Cemetery, Oxford & Pequest Roads, Belvidere, NJ, 07878. From there, we will see the courthouse, war memorial, slaughterhouse/grist and saw mills, hotel, theatre, bank, shops and historic homes. Once we have completed our Belvidere minitour, we will walk across the scenic Belvidere-Riverton Bridge Preserve beginning on Four Rift Road, Riverton, PA, 18013, www.pplweb.com/citizenship/environment/preserves/martins-creek/things-to-do.aspx. For more information contact Ruth at 856-375-7405.
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Philadelphia Walking Tour
Sunday December 2 10:15 am Philadelphia Walking Tour Come enjoy a 2 hour walking tour of the historic areas of Philadelphia. We will meet at 6th and Chestnut at 10:15 am, and the tour is free, although a tip is requested. For more information contact Gale at 215-331-8194.
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Chemical Heritage Foundation, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Museums
Thursday December 6 10:00 am Chemical Heritage Foundation, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Gingerbread Historic Homes of Fairmount Park and Philly Museums at the Shops of Liberty Place, Comcast Center Holiday Light Show and Borowsky Gallery Free Opening Reception for Zero Mostel. We will meet at 10:00 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, 215-925-2222, www.chemicalheritage.org. The cost is free. At 1:00, we will go to St. Joseph's Church, 321 Willings Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106, 215-923-7733, www.oldstjoseph.org. The cost is free. At 3:00, we will go to the Fabric Workshop and Museum, 1214 and 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, 215-561-8888, www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org. The cost is $3. At 5:00, we will go to the Holiday Light Show, Comcast Center, 17th & JFK, Philadelphia, PA. The cost is free. At 5:30, we will go to The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/11/18/positively-philadelphia-fairmount-park-mansions-in-gingerbread/ to see the Gingerbread Historic Homes of Fairmount Park and Philadelphia Museums. The cost is free. From 6:00-8:00, we will go to the Borowsky Gallery, Gershman YMHA, 401 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19147, 215-545-4400, http://www.gershmany.org/borowsky-subpgs/mostel.cfm for a free reception for Zero Mostel's Artwork, which will be on display. For more information contact Ruth at 856-375-7405.
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Christmas Open House Tour/Alloway Creek Watershed/Elmer Lake WMA
Sunday December 9 10:00 am Christmas Open House Tour at Church Landing Farm Museum/Alloway Creek Watershed Wetland Restoration Site/Elmer Lake WMA (Wildlife Management Area). We will meet at 10:00 at Elmer Lake WMA, Route 40 (Harding Highway and North Main Street), Elmer, NJ, 609-984-0547, www.njfishandwildlife.org and www.njwildlifetrails.org/DelawareBayShoreTrails/Sites/Tabid/440/Scope/site/Guide/DELBAYSH/Site/39/Deault.aspx. At 12:00, we will go to the Allway Creek Watershed Wetland Restoration Site, Money Island and Fort Elfsborg Roads, Elsinboro, NJ, 888-627-7437, www.pseg.com/environment/estuary and www.njwildlifetrails.org/DelawareBayShoeTrails/Sites/tabid/440/Scope/site/Guide/DELBAYSH/Site/80/Default.aspx. At 2:00, we will go to the Christmas Open House Tour, Church Landing Farm Museum, 86 Church Landing Road, Pennsville, NJ 08070, 856-678-4453 or 856-381-2510. For more information contact Ruth at 856-375-7405.
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Longwood Gardens

Tuesday December 25 10 am Trip to Longwood Gardens Come enjoy beautiful gardens, a garden railway display, an organ sing-along, and a fountain light show. We will eat lunch and possibly dinner out. We will meet in front of the Target store at the intersection of Bustleton and Bleigh in the Northeast at 10 am, and for more information contact Jon at 856-787-0325.

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