The town of Bolton will be flushing hydrants from May 2 through May 6, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Some discoloration of water is likely to occur during this period, town officials said this week. Consumers are advised to check water conditions before doing laundry to avoid stains. It is recommended that residents flush their water heaters to prevent future problems.
Stony Creek Band
The regional favorite group Stony Creek Band, which has been performing its original American roots music to appreciative crowds since the 1970s, has been booked for the first-ever Bolton Bike & Art Fest scheduled for Saturday June 11 in Veteran's Park.
The event, organized by the Bolton Chamber of Commerce, will include craft works as well as motorcycle-related accessories.
The Bolton Chamber is still seeking vendors for the fest, to stretch from June 9 through 11. It incorporates three days of music, food, vendors, and more. The town will also be participating in the Americade scavenger hunt, which is expected to draw thousands of motorcyclists through town over the weekend, as is traditional during the nation's largest touring motorcycle rally. Call 644-3831 or visit www.boltonchamber.com for details on the local fest, or to sign up as a vendor.
The Bolton Landing Business Association will be offering scholarship money to eligible Bolton Central School seniors heading off to college this year. High school Seniors who are planning a future in business or tourism are urged to pick up a scholarship application form from the Bolton Central guidance office or call: 644-2015.
Also, the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce will be awarding two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors attending college or an institution of higher learning. For requirements and forms, consult with a guidance counselor. Call 644-3831 for details.
•Don't forget the benefit dinner for local resident James Palazzo, a cancer patient. The event is to be held Saturday April 30 to raise money to pay for his spiraling medical costs. The benefit will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lakeside Lodge and Grille on Main St. in Bolton Landing. Adults will be charged $15 and children are free. A live auction, a Chinese auction, and raffles will be featured. For details or to arrange for transportation or a donation delivery, call Mike and Linda at 644-3020, or Cindy and Mike at 743-0338. Donations can be mailed to: 121 Federal HillRoad, Bolton Landing, 12814. Send emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
•The reservation deadline of May 3 is approaching for the annual regional Senior of the Year luncheon. The event honors seniors from Warren and Hamilton counties who have dedicated many hours of service to their communities. The luncheon is to be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday May 19 at Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George Village. a.m.
To be awarded Outstanding Contributing Senior locally is Maureen Mihalics of Diamond Point, who was nominated by three senior groups in the area.
Entree choice for the $16.95 meal is Canadian salmon, chicken breast or top sirloin. For details or to make reservations, contact Pat Pratt at 644-9459.
•Wednesday, May 4 - Business meeting of Seniors club, 10:30 a.m. at Senior Center. Lunch to follow, noon at Bolton Mealsite. To reserve, call 644-2368 24 hours in advance. Sign-ups held for May and June off-site activities - bring your checkbook.
•Tuesday, May 10 - Trip to the Saratoga Racino. To participate, call Pat Merchant at 644-9359.
•Wednesday, May 11 - Trip to Albany for a historic tour and a viewing of the city's decorative plantings for their annual Tulip Festival. Lunch at Lombardo's Restaurant. Meet at the Bolton Senior Center at 8:45 a.m. Carpool leaves Bolton at 9 a.m. For more details, call Lorraine at 644-9247.
•Wednesday, May 18 - Bowling at Sparetime Lanes in Lake George, 10 a.m. Lunch follows at Chinatown Restaurant.
•Thursday, May 19 - Senior of the Year Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Fort William Henry Hotel. See details on the event elsewhere in this column. For reservations, Contact Pat Pratt at 644-9459.
•Wednesday, May 25 - Bingo, 10:30 a.m. at Bolton Senior Center. Participants share the cost of submarine sandwiches for lunch, plus bring a dessert and chips.