Come join Friendship Force New Mexico’s Journey to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada from June 18th to June 25th. Come and discover the charms of what some people call the “Paris of the prairies.”
The flyer below has information you will need to know about this journey.
We hope you will be a part of this journey to Saskatoon, a city that made the New York Times 2018 list of 52 Best Places to Visit.
Dianne Rand, Phil Moskal, Lori Enright
Friendship Force New MexicoJourney to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada June 18-June 25, 2020Come join us as we journey to Saskatoon, known as the “City of Bridges” for its seven bridges that spanthe South Saskatchewan River linking east to west. Saskatoon is home to the University of Saskatchewanwhere leading-edge technology such as the Canadian Light Source Synchrotron draws the best mindsfrom around the world. The Meewasin Valley Trails are a hiker’s delight. The city’s vitality and culturalrichness are evident in every neighborhood. Saskatoon made the New York Times 52 Best Places to Visitin 2018.Friendship Force Saskatoon, will host us for an activity filled week. Some of the places we may visitinclude Wanaskawyn, a First Nations Cultural Centre, soon to become a UNESCO site; the WesternDevelopment Museum, highlighting the early years of Saskatoon’s development; Manitou SpringsMineral Spa, which is known as The Dead Sea of Canada, legendary for its natural buoyancy and mineralrich properties and curative powers.We may enjoy a river boat ride on the Prairie Lily, go on a nature or river walk, visit a farm and exploresome shops and restaurants outside of the city. We will enjoy touring this culturally rich city whichhouses a world renowned art gallery, a Ukrainian Museum, and innovative and plentiful restaurants.
All activities would require a moderate mobility level.9The temperature in June averages in the mid-70s providing a welcome respite from the usually high Junetemperatures in Albuquerque.The approximate cost of the journey would be $420 not including air fare. A deposit of $170 will be dueon March 15th.There are flights from Albuquerque and Phoenix to Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker InternationalAirport located 3 miles northwest of Saskatoon.If you are interested in taking part in this interesting journey please call one of the Journey Coordinators,Dianne Rand 505-800-8026 or Phil Moskal 505-410-8337Applications for this Journey can be found on the FFI website. https://www.thefriendshipforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Ambassador–Application–and-Agreement–1.pdf . Please complete anapplication asap and send it to Phil Moskal at email@example.com so we know how many ambassadorswill be going. This club can host up to 10-12 persons.For those going on the Journey to Saskatoon a meeting will be held on March 15 at 3 p.m. at the CasaClara Community Room, 1408 Vassar Dr. NE, Albuquerque 87106, to collect a deposit of $170 andprovide further information about the Journey.