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"Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty"  John Ruskin.  Our outings take place on weekend and weekdays, and any time that nature beckons, from early morning walks to moonlight hikes.  Our activities center around hiking, kayaking, biking, but included will be museums, galleries, music festivals and concerts, perhaps traveling our of state, who knows? Being retired offers so many possibilities.  We will be adventurous but aware of our surroundings and respectful of the environment.  Our urban and country explorations are preferably local and free or minimal cost. There are many bargains around and we try to take advantage of all the CSRA has to offer. The main idea is to get outside and make more human connections and perhaps lasting friendships.  This technology is wonderful for starting a conversation and making a plan, but if we don't get up and get outside and reach out, then it's no good.

"Keep not standing, fixed and rooted... briskly venture, briskly roam!" Goethe

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  • January 16 · 10:00 AM

    Hike to Keg Creek

    3 Outdoors enthusiast | 5.00 | 8 Photos

    I am sharing this hike with our members,  we will be hiking with the Augusta Hiking Meet-up Group! If interested we can carpool from Aiken. We're headed to Keg Creek!... Learn more
  • Nov 24, 2015 · 4:00 PM

    Crystal River Paddle with manatees

    6 Outdoors enthusiast | 5.00 | 13 Photos

    This is a lunch place in Homossasa with fish and shrimp tacos. Manatees are returning from the gulf, at 3 Sisters springs. The annual Crystal River trip will take... Learn more
  • Nov 11, 2015 · 9:00 AM

    A hike and quilt show in old Aiken

    4 Outdoors enthusiast | 5.00 | 9 Photos

    This is not your Granny quilt show.  Mostly contemporary and some traditional take on the art of quilting. This are magnificent pieces of art and craft, rich in design... Learn more
  • Nov 10, 2015 · 12:30 PM

    Tour the SRS (Savannah River Site)

    14 Outdoors enthusiast | 5.00 | 2 Photos

    SRS Driving Tour.     www.srs.gov/general/tour/public.htm Make plans now to take a tour of the Savannah River Site, the tour will include the main building, several... Learn more
  • Nov 8, 2015 · 3:00 PM

    Concert with a cause

    3 Outdoors enthusiast

    NOTE:  Concerts are usually at St. John's UMC, but for this concert it will take place at St. Paul Church. 1945: Peace with Wycliffe Gordon 3 p.m.. Concerts with a Cause... Learn more
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