Bolton-area youngsters take a break after ice skating at Bolton’s Winter Break Party on Saturday, Feb. 23. The event, held at the Bolton Conservation Club, featured an array of winter outdoor activities.
Cabin Fever Party is approaching
BOLTON LANDING - A treasured social event in Bolton annually features local folks reconnecting with old friends and making new ones while enjoying gourmet food plus dancing to live music.
This Cabin Fever Party, to be held this year on Saturday March 9, is a free fundraiser for the Bolton Free Library that attracts as many as 150 people to enjoy delectable offerings prepared by local volunteer chefs.
This year, it may be even more of a hit due to a venue change — it has moved from the Town Highway garage to the Bolton Conservation Club on Edgecomb Pond Road.
To be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the event again has a tropical theme, which not only will be reflected in the food offerings — but attendees are likely to be persuaded to dance the macarena and limbo. Decorations will also reflect a South Pacific influence.
Entertainment will be provided by the "Blue Moon" band, which in years past has inspired many to dance the night away.
Prior years’ Cabin Fever parties have raised as much as $1,800 for the Bolton library.
Attendees are asked to bring dishes to share. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share, along with the recipe so it can be included in a community cookbook now being assembled. Coffee, tea, soda and water will be provided. There will be a bonfire, a 50/50 raffle. Donations are accepted at the door.
Volunteers are still needed for set up on Saturday at 2 p.m. and for clean-up
Sunday, beginning at 9 a.m.
Those who can help with the above are urged to call Library Director Megan Baker at 644-2233 or Emma Calautti at 644-3128, or contact her at Blue_Snow230@msn.com.
More fitness classes in Bolton
Zumba is now being offered on every Tuesday evening from March through May. The sessions are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Bolton Community Center. Zumba is a Latin-inspired aerobic dance workout.
Bring water and wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. People may drop in for $10 per class or purchase a set of five sessions for $40 or 10 for $80. Arrive early the first night to complete necessary paperwork and to make a payment. For details, call 928-3176.
Weight Watchers sessions offered
Bolton Landing residents can now attend Weight Watcher meetings at the Bolton Free Library. The sessions are held at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. U.S. News and World Report, ranked Weight Watchers as the best program for losing weight, for eating healthy and for maintaining a reasonable weight in the long term.
Seniors’ events calendar
• Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Senior club business meeting, 10:15 a.m.at the Bolton Senior Center. Lunch follows at the mealsite. Call the kitchen workers at 644-2368 so they can prepare enough food.
• Wednesday, Jan. 13 — Wii bowling, 10 a.m. at Bolton Senior Center. Lunch is to be determined. A volunteer is needed to set up the Wii equipment.
• Wednesday, Jan. 20 — Bingo games, 10:15 a.m. at the Senior Center. Lunch follows featuring submarine sandwiches, which will be arranged by Howard.
• Wednesday, Jan. 27 — Bowling, 10 a.m. at Sparetime Lanes in Lake George. Lunch follows at the Golden Corral in Queensbury. To participate, call Ed Pratt at: 644-9459.
• Reminder — Racino trips are offered on the first Thursday of each month. To join the trip, call Pat Merchant at 644-9359 at least 10 prior.
Winter Break party a success
More than 50 people attended the Bolton Recreation Department’s Winter Break Party Saturday, Feb. 16. It was attended by more than 50 people, who enjoyed ice hockey, ice skating, snowshoeing, as well as assembling tasty s’more’s and participating in a campfire story session led by Pete Olecheski of Up Yonda Farm.
Ice skating, snowman crafting, ice bowling, and other activities and games were enjoyed by people of all ages. A lunch was also part of the festivities, and area residents offered compliments about the event, which featured plenty of exercise and fun.