ON THE HILL GANG LOS ANGELES (OHGLA) - CALENDAR

★ WINTER IS HERE!!

If you are a skier, this is the time you've been waiting for. 

But don't miss out on hiking, urban walks, socials, Hollywood Bowl, and more . . .

2019 SKI SEASON
★ MAMMOTH 2019 MIDWEEK SKI TRIPS (SUNDAY-FRIDAY) 

January 13-18 •  February 10-15 •  March 10-15  •  April 7-12

We have new lodging this year at the Best Western Sierra Hotel.


NoteFor those who would like to fly, Horizon (Alaska Airlines) provides service between LAX and Mammoth (baggage fees apply). There is new service to Mammoth this year from Orange County and Burbank by Jetsuitex with fares comparable to Horizon and two free checked bags (including ski equipment).
★ MOUNTAIN HIGH SENIOR STARS PROGRAM

$25 for 2-1/2 Hour Clinic by Senior Certified Instructors.
Lift ticket $10 (over 70 free)  
Wednesdays January through March
          ★ LOS ANGELES COUNCIL FAR WEST SKI ASSOCIATION

OHGLA members are welcome to participate in all FWSA activities. 
For general information on L.A. Council activities/events click here.

Click on the links below for flyers:

                                                       March 24-29      Winter Park Mini Ski Trip
OHGLA EVENTS CALENDAR
(Scroll down for Special Events detail)
 
DATE DAY TIME EVENT LOCATION LEADER CONTACT*
MARCH
Mar 2 Saturday 9:30 Hiking West Elysian Park, L.A. (canceled) Dick C. hiking@ohgla.org
Mar 7 Thursday 12:00 Ethnic Lunch

Fukurou Japanese Cuisine (canceled)

Odette R. dining@ohgla.org
Mar 10-15 Sun-Fri 5 nights Skiing Mammoth Midweek Ski Trip Carl McL. skiing@ohgla.org
Mar 24-26 Sun-Tue 2 nights Special Event Anza Borrego Wildflower Trip Annette M. hiking4@ohgla.org
Mar 31 Sunday 12:00 Special Event "The Name's the Same," Northridge Carol R. events3@ohgla.org
APRIL
Apr 6 Saturday 9:30 Urban Walk Los Angeles Zoo - docent tour Evelyn F. hiking3@ohgla.org
Apr 7-12 Sun-Fri 5 nights Skiing Mammoth Midweek Ski Trip Carl McL. skiing@ohgla.org
Apr 28 Sunday 11:00 Special Event Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Kirsten L. events2@ohgla.org
MAY
May 4 Saturday 9:30 Hiking West Elysian Park, L.A.** Dick C. hiking@ohgla.org
May 7 Tuesday 10:30 Board Meeting El Segundo Library Annette M. president@ohgla.org
May 11 Saturday 9:00 Biking Sepulveda Basin to Porto's Fred T. biking@ohgla.org
May 25 Saturday 9:30 Kayak/SUP Sunset Beach OEX Jacky G. kayaking@ohgla.org
JUNE
Jun 1 Saturday TBD Urban Walk TBD Annette M. hiking4@ohgla.org
Jun 8 Saturday 9:00 Biking Marina del Rey Fred T. biking@ohgla.org
Jun 29 Saturday 9:30 Kayak/SUP Newport Beach Aquatic Center Jacky G. kayaking@ohgla.org
JULY
Jul 6 Saturday
9:30 Hiking TBD Dick C. hiking@ohgla.org
Jul 13 Saturday 9:00 Biking West Fork San Gabriel River Fred T. biking@ohgla.org
Jul 20 Saturday 9:30 Kayak/SUP Redondo Beach Harbor Jacky G. kayaking@ohgla.org
Jul 28 Sunday 5:00 Special Event Hollywood Bowl - Into the Woods Grace H. events4@ohgla.org
LATER
Aug 7 Wednesday 12:00 Annual Picnic Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey Audrey J. events@ohgla.org
Sep 22 Sunday 5:30 Fall Gala Taix French Restaurant, Los Angeles Carol R. events3@ohgla.org
*Please click on Email links to contact leaders for details regarding scheduled activities.
**Rescheduled from March due to rain.

Biking and kayaking are on hiatus until May.
SPECIAL EVENTS

★ ANZA BORREGO WILDFLOWER TRIP

March 24-26, Sunday-Tuesday


This is expected to be a prime wildflower year, with the best time for viewing in March. If you are interested, make your own reservations at the Palm Canyon Hotel and RV Resort, located at 221 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, phone (760) 767-5341 (click here for website). King and 2-Queen rooms are currently $155 per night plus tax, and there is a 3-day cancellation deadline. This is a very popular time of year and rooms are going fast. The hotel is a short walk from the visitor center where arrangements can be made for guided tours. There will be no organized activities but there is plenty to do - hiking, biking, and sightseeing galore. Attendees can informally arrange social hours and dinner. See the following links for additional information:         State Park  Tours  Park Guide 

Please Email Annette M. at hiking4@ohgla.org to let her know if you are planning to go after you have made your reservation.

★ "THE NAME'S THE SAME" LUNCHEON

March 31, Sunday, 12:00-3:00, Northridge


Carol R. and Charlie C. invite you for cocktails and lunch. Come and enjoy food and drinks named after famous people.  Margarita, anyone?  The cost is $14.00 per person and attendance is limited to 20. 

Please RSVP ASAP to Carol R. at events3@ohgla.org. After return Email from Carol that space is available she will give you payment information, address and directions.



★ NORTON SIMON MUSEUM

April 28, Sunday, 11:00, Pasadena


The museum features a stunning collection of Renaissance and Southeast Asian art. We will look at the exhibits first and then have lunch at the garden cafe run by Patina. Entrance fee is $12.00 for seniors over 62 years. Parking is free. Audio sets can be rented for $3.00 or use the website to listen online. We will meet at the entrance. RSVP by April 22 to Kirsten L. at events2@ohgla.org.

★ OHGLA NIGHT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
Sunday, July 28, 5:30
Information coming soon!!