Bolton Library announces lineup of events
This Saturday, June 19, the Bolton Library will begin its summer hours: Monday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; and Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Sembrich Studio will begin its movie night at 7:30 p.m. Monday June 21. This first film at the Bolton Free Library for summer 2010 will be "Moonstruck."
Emma Calautti will host a fundraising meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday June 22 at the library.
Note that the library is planning a community spelling bee to be held this fall, and they could use help from local citizens in organizing and conducting the event.
The Library Board of Trustees are to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday June 23, and the meeting is open to the public.
Kathy Bozony of the Lake George Waterkeeper will present a PowerPoint program "Lake George Water Quality is Changing" at 7 p.m. Thursday June 24. This program will depict Kathy's investigation of algae blooms around the lake.
Reunion of local CCC workers planned
On Sunday, June 27, the Historical Society of the Town of Bolton will host a reunion of Civilian Conservation Corps alumni, family, and friends from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bolton Free Library. This event will commemorate the 77th anniversary of the founding of the CCC. For more information, call Pat Babe at 644-9960 or Ted Caldwell at 644-2343.
Town of Bolton Summer Recreation events set
All are welcome to stop by the Bolton Town Hall and pick up a calendar of the town's 2010 summer youth recreation programming. The lineup of events offers something for everyone: music, adventure, sports, arts and crafts, and much more. Their goal is to provide every member of the Bolton summer community with fun-filled experiences that will make your summer more enjoyable. Details are available at www.town.bolton.ny.us. All are welcome to contact Michelle Cushing, Recreation Director at 928-3176 or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org) with any ideas or questions.
Bolton Recreation Department is once again offering "Yoga with a Touch of Pilates" at the Bolton Town Hall on Saturday mornings. Intermediate classes from 8 to 9 a.m. and beginners classes are from 9:30 a.m.. to 10:30 a.m., with the exception of June 26 when the class will begin at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $12 per session with the seventh session free. For details, call Darlene at 522-4069.
Thanks expressed to Linda Bennett
On June 6, the Bolton Central School PTO honored Linda Bennett as group's 2010 Citizen of the Year. Congratulations, Linda and thanks for your commitment to Bolton Central School and the community.
Cheap Great Escape tickets offered by Chamber
Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce is offering discounted Great Escape Tickets for $27. Cash only and exact change is appreciated.
Seniors head for the greens
On Tuesday June 22, Bolton Seniors will be gathering at Hillbilly Hills, Rte. 149 in Fort Ann, to play a round or two of miniature golf, complete with a serving of ice cream. Lunch at Country Meadow is part of the trip. Participants will leave the Senior Center at 10:30 a.m., carpooling to Fort Ann. The cost of $9 includes greens fee, lunch and ice cream.
Food pantry seeking donors, folks in need
If any Bolton resident is in need of the Bolton Food Pantry services or would like to make a donation of money or non-perishable food, contact Elaine Chiovarou-Brown at 644-2299 or 644-3831.
Business group seeking donations for raffle
The Bolton Landing Business Association is currently looking for donations for their 4th of July raffle baskets. They raffle off two baskets filled with merchandise and gift certificates to help pay for the fireworks display that they sponsor each year. Call 644-2015 if you have an item to donate. The Bolton Landing Business Association is also responsible for the flowers and banners in the business district as well as a BCS scholarship and holiday decorations.
New shop features handcrafted furnishings
Lori George has launched a new shop in town featuring handcrafting home furnishings, decor items and gifts, with an emphasis on presenting the creations of Adirondack artisans. The store offers select vintage furnishings as well.
The shop, named "...by George! of Bolton" is located behind the red door at 4960 Lake Shore Drive adjacent to Lily's Bar.
Whether shoppers are seeking hand-painted wall hangings or photographic art prints, mantle mirrors or table linens, trendy earrings or wooden watches, there are pleasant surprises throughout the store.
The store also offers a variety of gift items for infants, including handmade baby quilt & pillow sets, christening bonnets, and washable fabric books.
The new "...by George! Bolton" shop also includes locally crafted food items including maple syrup, candy, jams, baking mixes and sauces.
It also takes in consignments of quality home furnishings and jewelry, Artisans interested in offering their creations through consignment are encouraged to contact Lori George at 644-2850.
State attorney to talk to seniors about scams
A representative from the state Attorney General's office will be making a presentation entitled "Smart Senior Citizens" to area residents at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday June 30 in the Bolton Senior Center.
The program includes tips on general consumer awareness, home improvement scams, Internet safety, identify theft, and state "Lemon Laws regarding the purchase of new and used cars.
The program, featuring Maurice Padula, will include distribution of instructional handouts following a question-and-answer session.
Lunch is to follow at the Country Diner. For more information or to make a reservation, call Lorraine Lefev at 644-9247.