Picnic baskets make great gifts for couples and families. After you have given these presents to your friends and relatives, they will think of you when they are enjoying their outdoor meals. There are many different styles to choose.
At ACE Adventure Resort, you can experience a little bit of everything that West Virginia has to offer the outdoor lover. ACE is North America’s largest adventure resort and is located on 1500 acres in the New River Gorge.
Look for unique shapes of picnic baskets. Some are designed specifically for a special event. One might be a white washed basket in a heart shape meant for a wedding couple. Another special shape and style could be an oval basket with deep rose lid and handles to signify romance. This could be given to any couple.
Also in the Stroudsburg area is this charming hotel that boasts an indoor pool, exercise room, restaurant and lounge and whirlpool baths in some of the rooms. Prices start at $55.00.
Owl Prowl, 7pm, Indian Village fitness Center, 3200 Indian Village Rd., Columbus. Take a hike in the night to look for owls. All ages are welcome to attend (adults only, bring flashlights) & bring a mug for hot chocolate! $3 per person.
Then at 3 pm that day, the center begins the 20th anniversary of Pohick Rangers, a winter program that meets twice a month and spends as much time outdoors as possible. Participants will explore topics ranging from winter habitats to amphibians, mammals, nocturnal wildlife, etc. For ages 6-11. Registration: $150 for 12 after-school classes.
November 7, 2pm: Off-Trail Hike for Kids at Glacier Ridge Metro Park. This program, for children and teens, age 7 and up, involves exploring the fields and wetlands for signs of wildlife. Waterproof boots and clothes that can get dirty are highly recommended, as are binoculars.
Board Games- In our technological age, board games have become a thing of the past. Drag them out of their hiding places! Card games, Checkers, Chess, Monopoly, Pictionary, Trivia, Clue, and all of the other classics are great counting and strategy games that will help keep their minds sharp.