NOTICE - NJLS BUSINESS MEETINGS WILL BEGIN AT 11am from now on,
beginning with the October 20, 2019 meeting. This will allow us time
after the meetings to have fun. So, we hope to see you at 11 am on Oct. 20th and Nov. 17th. (There is never a meeting in December.)
WE HAVE FUN - EVERYDAY!!
"Official" NJLS Work days: Work days are the first Saturday of each month....although
every day could be a work day. We always need you! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!
If you have any
concerns, such as the weather, the condition of the parking lot, or you're
wondering if people are actually there working that day, you may want to
CLUBHOUSE before you leave home: 908-604-2770
at about 8am and end "when we're done with the project
day," usually ending at about 3pm.
Bring your own
- AND -
Try to bring
your own tools, so that many
people can work at the same time.
(Write your name
on your tools with permanent marker.)
Please help to
maintain and improve the club whenever you can.
You don't have
to wait for a designated Work Day to do work.
If at any time
you are ever looking for something helpful to do, the following tasks always
need to be done, and re-done, and re-done:
Cleaning up debris
and leaves, mowing the grass, weed-whacking & trimming the areas that can't
be reached with the mower, cleaning the kitchen and the bathrooms, sweeping
& washing the floors, etc.
Many thanks to
all of you who so willingly come out and work on our club.
INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF NJLS AND OTHER LIVE STEAM TRAIN CLUBS REGARDING ATTENDANCE AT NJLS MEETS: Reminder regarding Signing-in: Absolutely everyone on the NJLS property must sign in - immediately upon arrival. Please go in to the Clubhouse, and write your name & the time you arrive (and leave), so we know you
are on the grounds somewhere. This is for everyone's safety. Also, Absolutely
everyone who enters the NJLS property (all members and all visitors) must sign the required Liability Waiver
forms (once per year).
Please come to the
club house immediately upon your arrival,
and ask for a
copy of the forms -
for each and
every individual person, including each minor (who must be signed for by their parents or
The 2019 NJLS BlowDown is: Sat. Nov. 2nd, with Raindate the next day, Sun. Nov. 3rd. FOR FUTURE REFERENCE: The following information relates to the 2 Meets per year (Spring/usually June & Fall/usually Oct.): If you plan to attend, please send us an email, and let us know when you plan to arrive, so we can facilitate the process. Email us at: njlivesteamersATgmailDOTcom
(There are no
set times, but members are often here from about 9am to 6pm on
Fridays and Saturdays, and about 9am to about 3 pm on Sundays, during Meets.
Note that people
are usually packing up their equipment to go home on Sun. afternoons.
As always, you
can call the clubhouse, if you want to verify that members are present -
LIKE ALL OTHER NJLS EVENTS, ARE FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY. NJLS is
never open to the public. We are a 501c7 hobby club (not a 501c3), and we are not
allowed to give public rides.
Only NJLS members & our invited guests from
other live steam clubs may attend Meets, so it won’t be crowded, and we can
enjoy talking “shop.”
Please email us
if you are a live steamer and you wish to attend our Meet: njlivesteamers AT gmail
- to help make the Meet great! Thanks!
For example, Food
will available only IF members volunteer to do it.
YOU SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER? ???
EMAIL US AT: njlivesteamers AT gmail DOT com - and
specify the jobs you will do, and the days and times that you will do them. WE NEED YOUR HELP.
baked goods, and coffee, tea, water, and soda - are always available.
snack-type food is the only food available in the mornings, only snacks like
Hotdogs, pre-packaged snacks and baked goods -
available on Sat. and Sun. at lunchtime (about 11am-2pm).
We usually place
a group order of pizza, etc. (“Take-out”) from a local restaurant - IF you
order in time. We have to order BY 5pm, so we can eat at 5:30pm, and then still
have time to run trains afterwards.
dinner is: ? (served at 5:30
pm, sharp, so we can run trains afterwards).
The meal is: unknown at this time. We need volunteers!!
Maybe you will volunteer ?!
If you would
like to eat at a local restaurant, we can direct you to some good ones about a
5 to 10 minute drive from the club.
IF YOU NEED
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE CLUB, PLEASE EMAIL US AT
AT gmail DOT com,
AND WE WILL SEND
YOU THE DIRECTIONS.
WE DO NOT POST
DIRECTIONS - NOR OUR STREET ADDRESS - ONLINE, DUE TO PRIVACY CONCERNS.
POST OUR ADDRESS, NOR PHOTOS WITH LOCATION IDENTIFIERS, ON YOUR OWN
SOCIAL MEDIA SITES. Thanks!
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