St. Paul Hiking Club

The St. Paul Hiking Club announces these April hikes:

• Sunday, Apr. 1 - 2:30 p.m. - Annual awards banquet, 1 p.m. at Governor's for members and guests only.

• Tuesday, Apr. 3 - 7:30 p.m. - Meet at the Groveland Tap, 1834 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul for a hike.

• Sunday, Apr. 8 - Easter Sunday, No Hike

• Tuesday, Apr. 10 - 7:30 p.m., - Meet at the Oakdale Nature Center at Hadley Ave. about a half mile south of Highway 36.

• Sunday, Apr. 15 - 2:30 p.m. - Meet at 509 Lovell Ave., Roseville, for a hike of paved trails and sidewalks.

• Tuesday, Apr. 17 - 7:30 p.m. - Meet at Jefferson and Victoria for a residential hike.

• Sunday, Apr. 22 - 2:30 p.m., - Meet at Champp's Americana, 2401 W. 7th St., St. Paul, in Sibley Plaza for a hike along the river to Hidden Falls

• Tuesday, Apr. 24 - 7:30 p.m. - We remember Charles Kuhlman who died 4/25/1945. A former member of the Hiking Club killed in WWII. Enter The Visitors Center of Como Park Zoo by 5:30 p.m. The memorial will begin at 5:40 p.m. sharp. The Visitor Center closes at 6 p.m. At. 6:15 we'll have a pot luck supper in an area just south of the Como Park Amusement Center.

• Sunday, Apr. 29 - 2:30 p.m. - Meet in the parking lot of Gallagher's Bar, 888 Ohio St. at Dodd Rd., West St. Paul for a hike including Cherokee Park and along the bluffs.

Sunday hikes are about five miles and last about two hours. Tuesday hikes are about three miles and last about one hour.

Call JoMarie Beckenbach at 651-646-6421 or Charlotte at 651-455-0052 or go to the website at www.stpaulhike.org for more information.