City Paths

City Paths

City Paths are our day excursions to the parks, museums and neighborhoods of our metropolitan areas. Led by AFW members and an experienced trip coordinator, City Paths are our “urban hikes.” A day of walking and sightseeing often includes a lunch or dinner in a local restaurant.



Sculptures Along the Schuylkill River, PA

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Fairmont Park, along the Schuylkill River, has an amazing collection of sculptures. We will walk along the park and explore these sculptures. In addition, we will visit some of the outdoor sculptures associated with the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Bring a bagged lunch and something to sit on in the grass. The total amount of walking is about 6 miles on flat surfaces. Travel time from Morristown, NJ is about 1 1/2 hours. Carpooling is encouraged.

Please register with full payment by May 1, 2017.

FEE: $30 (members $15)
DATE: Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Rain date: May 7)
TIME: 10am – 3pm, excluding travel to and from Philadelphia
MEETING PLACE: Rocky Sculpture in front of Philadelphia Museum of Art
TRIP LEADER: Judy

More details will be sent to those who sign up.

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The New York Chinese Scholar's Garden - Snug Harbor Staten Island Botanical Garden, NY

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Join us on a 2-hour guided outdoor tour of The New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden and meander through Snug Harbor Staten Island Botanical Garden during summer bloom. We will be walking 2-3 miles on paved, gravel and woods roads.

There will be an optional late lunch at a local restaurant (TBD) after our tour. Lunch cost is additional

Please register with full payment by July 1, 2017. Group size is limited to 25 participants. Fees are non-refundable for events where AFW must pre-pay for the event.

FEE: $35 (members $25). Includes admission and guided walk. Lunch cost is additional.
DATE: Saturday, July 15, 2017, weather dependent
TIME: 9:30am. Tour is 10am – 12pm
MEETING PLACE: Snug Harbor Staten Island Botanical Garden
GUIDE: Snug Harbor
TRIP LEADER: Christine

More details will be sent to those who sign up.

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Sailing the Hudson on the Clearwater Sloop

Date: TBD - DETAILS WILL BE POSTED HERE WHEN AVAILABLE.

Come join AFW as we sail up and down the Hudson for about 4 hours during which time we’ll learn about the Clearwater, her mission and her history. We’ll feast on an array of wonderful hors d’oeuvres and be entertained by singer, song writer and activist Holly Near.

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