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  65th Annual Stepping Stones Lois' Family Groups Picnic

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12 Noon (Speakers at 2:00 p.m.), Rain or Shine

Advance Tickets Required (Tickets not available day of event. See wait list info below.)

Food is not provided or sold at the Picnic. 

Soft drinks, water and coffee are provided while supplies last.


PARKING & SHUTTLE TO PICNIC (NO STREET PARKING)

Guest Parking, Ticket Check-In, and Shuttles to the Picnic are at 

Bedford Hills Train Station off 1 Railroad Avenue, Bedford Hills, NY 10507. 

Guest shuttles begin at 12 Noon at the train station and run throughout the day. The last shuttle from the picnic to the train is at about 4:30 p.m. 

Volunteer shuttles begin at 9 a.m. and are for volunteers only.   

Read your ticket fine print for additional information.


SCHEDULE OF TOURS AND MEETING

Historic home and writing studio open for viewing from 12 Noon to 2:00 p.m.

Open Speaker Meeting with Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous, and Alateen Speakers at 2:00 p.m.


LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE

Armless wood folding chairs are available for approximately half of the guests in the area of the speaker meeting. If you plan to sit on the ground, you may want to bring a garbage bag or some plastic to sit on because the ground is damp. 

To join the ticket wait list, email info@steppingstones.org with your name, quantity desired, email address and phone number. 


HELP FRIENDS ENJOY THE PICNIC! Please only order the quantity of tickets you are sure you will use. If it turns out you ordered too many, email info@steppingstones.org with your name and the ticket #s you would like to return so that others may attend. 

WAIT LIST: If tickets are no longer available, please place your name on the wait list right away.

SUPPORT: Donations are welcome to help make the picnic a self-supported event. Donations can be made at the time orders are placed and are non-refundable.  The suggested donation toward the Picnic is $10 per guest. 

ORDER ISSUES: If you are unable to order online, due to technical difficulty or other reasons, please email info@steppingstones.org or call (914) 232-4822 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

 Volunteer!  

Sign up by sending an email  with your contact information and the hours of availability between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on picnic day and  your preferred volunteer tasks to office@steppingstones.org. 


Nominate Next Year's Picnic Speakers!  

If you know someone who knew or met Lois or Bill, we would especially like to hear from them. Send suggestions with name and contact information to info@steppingstones.org.

Speaker Recordings are Available

CDs of past speakers are available for purchase. Email info@steppingstones.org for more information.

 


Notification of Upcoming Medium and Large Events Reserved by Groups 

(Updated Jan. 26,  2016)

In addition to the ticketed Annual picnic listed above, the following are days when Stepping Stones has group reservations of more than 50 visitors:

Sat. April 16, 2016 & Fri. Oct. 28, 2016

Note: If you are interested in tour on a date listed above when a Medium or Large Event is already scheduled/reserved by a group, please contact Stepping Stones to check availability by sending an email to info@steppingstones.org or by calling (914) 232-4822. Please make advance reservations.


For Regular Tour Visits See Our Visiting/Directions Page

For tour visits, please see our Visiting/Directions for complete tour reservation information. An overview follows.

All access to the inside of each historic building is by guided tour only. Contact us to check availability for your desired tour date by using the Tour Reservation System below. Guided tours are available Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. (A very limited number of requests for other times and dates may be available by appointment based on scheduling limitations.) If you are traveling to the region, we encourage you to make a reservation well in advance. The Welcome Center (the Wilsons' two-car garage), which houses a orientation display, shop and the restrooms, is open Monday-Saturday from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. On your tour date, we encourage you to arrive between noon and 12:40 p.m. for your 1 p.m. tour so that you will have time to see the orientation display in advance of the guided tour. Reservations are strongly recommended for everyone and are required for groups of 10 or more. Groups are encouraged to contact us 6-12 months in advance.

 

NOTE: If you do not wish to take a tour inside the structures, individuals may visit the outdoor areas of the property Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Groups must have reservations.

Our Tour Reservation System is as follows:

Please use one of the following methods to request a reservation indicating date, contact information, number in party, and type of vehicle (passenger cars, SUVs, 16 passenger van, etc.) you will be traveling in to the site (oversized vehicles such as school and coach buses and RVs are not permitted). Once submitted, you will be contacted about your request to confirm availability and to provide details about the tour.

OPTION 1: Complete the ONLINE FORM at very bottom of the following page:http://www.steppingstones.org/visiting.html

OPTION 2: EMAIL info@steppingstones.org

OPTION 3: CALL 914-232-4822 and leave a detailed message and your contact information (name, email,  phone number, requested visit date, vehicle information / transportation plans and number in party).

We can make suggestions for a daylong or overnight excursion to the area, including discount group rates on transportation, off-site lodging and dining, and more. Stepping Stones does not have any on-site lodging, food service or camping. For more information, see our visit/directions page or call (914) 232-4822, or email info@steppingstones.org.

 
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