‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ slated
Bolton recreation department will be offering a puppet show intended for children ages 5 through 12 and their families — as well as adults.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is to be performed at noon Sunday Oct. 27 with shadow puppets. The room will be blackened for portions of the show — some younger children may be overwhelmed by the headless horseman. The presentation, 45 minutes long is narrated with the text Washington Irving’s classic work.
After the performance, the audience is given a backstage view of how the puppets are manipulated to control the shadows seen on screen. This will be held at the Bolton Town Hall, and admission is free.
Following the show, the Bolton After Care Program is hosting a children’s parade and party at 1 p.m.
Area children are invited to dress up in costume and meet at the Bolton firehouse at 1 p.m. then join a parade to the local Episcopal Church for a Halloween party with food, crafts, and activities.
Community computer workshops
Bolton Central School will hold a series of monthly community education computer workshops from 6 to 8 p.m. on various Tuesdays.
The classes, to be held inn the school’s first floor computer lab in Room 106, are open to area residents and are free of charge.
An 18-year veteran of teaching at BCS, Jennifer Trowbridge is the school’s computer coordinator and PK-12 computer teacher. She will teach the following topics on the dates listed below:
• Nov. 5: Buying a New Computer: Tablet, Desktop or Laptop? — The class provides details about specifications such as RAM, processor speed, hard drive, etc., useful when purchasing a new computer system.
• Dec. 17 – iPhone/iPad operation — Learn iOS 7 basics such as backing up photos, using iCloud, downloading apps, etc.
• Jan. 14 – On the Go: Mobile apps — Details on mobile applications and travel websites before, during and after you travel.
• Feb. 25 – Google functions — Learn about Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Voice, and Google Maps.
• March 18 – Facebook features — Learn about privacy settings on this popular social networking site.
• April 1- Managing Your Photos — Find out how to download, back up, email, print, upload, and create photo books with your photos.
• May 6 – Open Lab — Topics recommended by students in the class through the year will be explored.
For details, contact Trowbridge at 622-2400, ext. 433 or: email@example.com
Help plan 2014 Hike-A-Thon
BOLTON LANDING — The Lake George Land Conservancy is hosting a brainstorming session for the 2014 Lake George Hike-A-Thon from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the LGLC office in Bolton Landing.
The conservancy is seeking volunteers to assist with planning, fundraising, promotion, and implementation of the event for 2014.
The public is welcome to attend this brainstorming session to learn how they may be involved. Participants of the 2013 Hike-A-Thon are especially encouraged to attend to share suggestions for next year. Attendance does not imply commitment, but sign-ups for specific tasks or committees will be available.
Initially intended as a one-time event to celebrate the Conservancy’s 25th anniversary, the 2013 Hike-A-Thon was such a success that it has been converted to an annual event. The next Hike-A-Thon is to be held July 5, 2014.
RSVPs are suggested. Those interested in attending or volunteering, contact Sarah at 644-9673 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.