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September Hike-2 (9/29/18)

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September 29, 2018 11:30 am
September 29, 2018 5:00 pm
Wilmette Metra Station
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722 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, IL, United States, 60091
Come hike through Wilmette on September 29.
We’ll “hike” east and go past:
  • the Bahai Temple and see their pretty gardens
  • the Wilmette Harbor and its sailboats
  • Gillson Park (we’ll walk through it)
  • the Gillson beach
  • a Frank Lloyd Wright house on the way back

The circular route is about 3.5 miles and we’ll likely be back in downtown Wilmette by 2:00 for lunch.


DATE/TIME:   Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:30 am
LOCATION:  Meet on the east side of the Wilmette Metra station in downtown Wilmette (right in front).
                            722 Green Bay Road
                            Wilmette, Illinois 60091    (Park at or near the train station for no charge.)
Following the hike, We’ll have lunch in downtown Wilmette at Valley Lodge Tavern, 1141 Central Ave
You must RSVP by Wednesday evening (9/26) to attend this event and give Sue your cell #.  For contact information, email club50_120@yahoo.com and look for “September Hike-2 (9/29/18)” in the auto-response.  This is an unmanned site so don’t respond to it.
If you want to arrive early, there is a nice French farmers market in the Wilmette Metra station parking lot
from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.
Bring water. There are restrooms at and near the Metra station, and again at Gillson Park and Beach.
You can arrive by Metra train, or if you’d like to catch the second half of the hike you can take
the Purple “L” line to the Linden station and meet up with the group on the Linden Street side of the 
Bahai temple (it’s on the corner of Linden and Sheridan Road). Notify Sue Halloran if this is your plan
so she can coordinate with you.