Bolton Bike & Art Fest slated
Bolton is now gearing up to hold its first "Bike & Art Fest," set for Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11 at Veteran's Park.
Among the activities planned are an art festival, live music, plus used and new motorcycle-related items for sale. Bolton will also be participating in the scavenger hunt associated with the Americade rally to be held in the region that weekend. Those seeking details or interested in being a vendor at the Bike & Art Fest, or seeking details, see: www.boltonchamber.com or call the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce at 644-3831.
Thrift Shop seeking clothing
St. Sacrament Episcopal Church Thrift Shop volunteers are looking for clean and lightly worn men's, women's and children's clothing suitable for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. All are welcome to bring them to the shop on Tuesday mornings through fall. They are also seeking kitchen items, gardening implements, china and knick-knacks. The shop will be open for business beginning Friday and Saturday until Memorial Day weekend when they will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Thursdays through Saturdays. For details, call Sally Defty at 644-9641.
Winter 'Warm Up' event
launches family fun tradition
The Lake George Land Conservancy hosted its first-ever Winter Warm Up event March 12 and is pleased to report the occasion, was a great success. The Warm-Up was held at the Lake George Recreation Center and entertained about 50 guests.
Among the activities were a guided snowshoe hike, downhill sledding, a scavenger hunt, roasting marshmallows by a bonfire; and creating wildlife creatures from natural materials.
"I'm delighted with the positive responses we've received from guests," event organizer Sarah Hoffman of the Conservancy said. "We are grateful to the business and individuals who helped make it happen."
Four soups were donated for the event by the Bank Caf and Bellas Delicatessen of Lake George, and Lakeside Lodge and Grille of Bolton Landing, as well as rolls by Rock Hill Bakehouse, she said.
"We know families are looking for fun activities this time of year, and we want this to become an event that people look forward to each year."
Support for the event was provided by Bolton's Grand Union, Price Chopper and Hannaford of Queensbury, the Lake George Association and Bolton Central School. Volunteers included Corrina and Jeremy Parnapy, Joan Robertson, Deb Hoffman, Kathy and Ron Miller, and Scott Mosher.
O'Donnell on Dean's List
Jacqueline O'Donnell of the Bolton High School Class of 2010 has been named to the Dean's List of Seton Hall University for the Fall 2010 semester. She earned this distinction by achieving a grade-point average of 3.44. Jacqueline is pursuing a degree in Finance at the university's School of Business.