Four-Seasons of Activities surrounding New York State's six-million acre Adirondack Park
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Adirondack Senior Outing Club: Open to all 55+ looking to enjoy outdoors!
The Will Rogers Senior Outing Club April event will take place at the Ausable Wildlife Management Marsh departing Will Rogers on April 26 at 9:00 a.m. Come walk, bird watch, view the scenery and discover other animals in their natural habitat.
The Ausable Wildlife Management Marsh is located on 660 acres in Peru, NY along Lake Champlain. A one-mile foot trail is available for walking and will guide walkers through the marsh.
This program is free and open to the public. Transportation may be able to be provided. Please RSVP by calling Jenn Grisi at (518) 891-7117 or by emailing her at email@example.com
The Will Rogers Senior Outing Club, is open to all seniors (55+) interested in venutring out for moderate activity at various locations around the area. Their mission is to "offer seniors the change to enjoy outdoor adventures with companionship, safety and fun.
Mirror Lake Inn Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Back by popular demand! My favorite cookie recipe! *reprinted with permission Mirror Lake Inn Chocolate Chip Cookies , Lake Placid, N.Y. Mix until light and fluffy 2 cups butter 2 cups sugar 1 cup brown sugar Blend and add to sugar mixture: 4 eggs Add: 4 tsp. vanilla 4 cups flour 3 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking soda 4 cups chocolate chips 2 cups broken walnuts (I omit) Drop onto greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Yields 4 dozen. Tip: I whip up a batch and keep the dough in the refrigerator and bake a few cookies at a time! Enjoy! *if you stay at the Inn you get complimentary afternoon tea and chocolate chip cookies daily. If not, you can make your own and pretend!
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