Winter Reading event, sing-along set at library
The Friends of the Bolton Free Library will host their annual Winter Reading event at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20. Readers this year include Ron Conover, John Gaddy, Carole Newell, Linda Perry, Paul Rice, and Betty Spinelli. Refreshments will be served.
"This is a wonderful way to put all in the holiday spirit," a library representative said.
On Thursday, Dec. 16, Mark Perry and Bonnie Donnelly will present a Christmas Sing-Along at 7 p.m. at the Bolton Library. Participants are urged to bring their best singing voices and prepare to join the festivities. Refreshments will be served.
News from Bolton Central School
The singers and musicians of the Bolton Central Middle School and the Senior High Chorus are to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16. All in the region are welcome to attend the free event.
Bolton Central primary-grade students already showcased their talents in a Holiday Assembly Dec. 3, followed by grades 3 through 5 singing seasonal music in a concert held Dec. 9.
Scholarships offered to BCS graduates
The Bolton Scholarship Association will be accepting applications for the 2010-2011 year beginning Dec. 17. Bolton Central School graduates are eligible to apply for each of their four years of undergraduate study. Applicants must have been enrolled for at least 12 credit hours per semester, provide an official college transcript and have at least a 2.5 GPAto qualify. Applications are available in the guidance office at Bolton Central School or on the school Web site at boltoncsd.org. For details, contact Michelle Borgh at 644-2400.
Night janitors sought
Applications are open for substitute night cleaners at Bolton Central School. Apply in person at the BCS main office or call Kathleen Dennin at 644-2400 for details.
Annual Christmas bird count launched
Bird watchers and other wildlife enthusiasts are urged to join Bolton area's annual Christmas Bird Count event to be held Saturday, Dec. 18.
A representative of the Lake George Land Conservancy, sponsor of the event, is urging Bolton residents to assume the role of "Volunteer Citizen Scientist."
"You can be part of this nationwide activity by joining Lake George Land Conservancy in observing birds in the Bolton and southern Lake George areas," she said.
Observations are reviewed by a panel of regional experts and included with the cumulative data made available to the public and researchers for review and scientific study.
Participants are asked to pay a $5 Audubon fee, but the activity is free for bird feeder watchers.
Bolton Seniors schedule of activities
Wednesday, Jan. 5, 10:30 a.m. - Monthly Seniors Club business meeting at Senior Center, followed by lunch at mealsite. Call ahead at 644-2368.