Julianne O'Donnell of Bolton High School has received Sage College's distinguished designation as a Sage Student Scholar.
Students receiving the award are chosen by Sage officials after reviewing nominations by submitted by high school guidance counselors and principals.
Sage and must exemplify Sage's motto, "To Be, To Know, To Do." Award winners are invited to visit the college in the fall for a special Student Scholar Reception recognizing their academic achievements and community involvement.
Golf at The Sagamore
Once again this year a special discount rate will be offered to Bolton residents that would like to golf on Monday afternoons starting at 2 p.m. Local golfers have their choice of 9 or 18 holes. For rates and details, contact Bill Bashant at 644-2015.
"Happy Birthday, Gian Carlo" at the Sembrich museum in Bolton is a two-day event devoted to celebrating composer Gian Carlo Menotti and his music on his 100th birthday. July 7 marks the centennial of the birth of the Italian-American composer best known for his dramatic operas "The Medium," "The Consul" and "The Saint of Bleeker Street" - and for his perennial Christmas favorite "Amahl and the Night Visitors."
The celebration begins at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 with a free screening of an early television production of "The Consul." The party culminates at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7 with a live musical performance featuring the Young Artists of Opera Saratoga. The cost is $25.
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is by donation. For details about the Sembrich Museum or for a calendar of the 2011 summer performances, visit www.thesembrich.org or contact the office at 644-2431 or the museum at 644-9839.
Conservancy art talks
The Lake George Land Conservancy is hosing an Art Talk series to promote the local arts in conjunction with its Art Raffle for the Last Great Shoreline fundraiser.
The series of talks, covering a range of art mediums and topics, will be held every Wednesday in July and August, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Conservancy headquarters, 4905 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton. Refreshments will be served.
The first program, set for July 6, will be presented by Bernie Brown, of Bernard R. Brown Fine Art. Mr. Brown focuses his attention on paintings of Lake George and the Adirondacks, specializing in 19th and early 20th century American paintings. He will bring some of his noted Lake George and Hudson River School paintings and discuss the artwork and artists. Pieces will also be available for purchase, with a portion of proceeds to benefit LGLC. Also on display will be LGLC's Art Raffle for the Last Great Shoreline pieces: five original paintings by local artists representing the Last Great Shoreline property in Putnam. The raffle is a fundraiser to help towards the payment of the Last Great Shoreline acquisition. Tickets and more information are available online at lglc.org.
• Friday, July 1 - Last day to sign up for the joint trip with Queensbury Seniors to Adirondack History Center and other destinations. See July 17. Cost: $39.
• Wednesday, July 6 - Seniors' Club Business Meeting, 10:30 a.m. at Senior Center. Trip sign-ups, details available. For lunch at the mealsite, call 644-2368.
• Friday, July 8 - Previously scheduled "Floating Classroom" trip on Lake George is now postponed to September, with a date to be determined.
• Tuesday, July 12 - Trip to the Saratoga Racino. Call Pat Merchant at 644-9359 for details.
• Sunday, July 17 - Joint trip with Queensbury Seniors to Adirondack History Center, various gardens, Ausable Chasm with barbecue lunch, plus "Riffin' and Tappin' at Depot Theater in Westport. Cost: $39.
• Wednesday, July 20 - Travelogue by Ed Sheridan, detailing his recent trip to Crete, 10:30 a.m. at Senior Center. Followed by lunch at "Son of the Sailor." Cost: $5.