Fall Foliage lovers, “aka,” Leaf Peepers, have arrived in the Adirondacks. Be on the lookout for busloads of tourists and out-of-state cars slowing down to admire the mountains. They are a boost to our local economy when they stop for gas, food and gifts to take home.
The recent Thrift Shop winners were: Joe Martin - a hand crocheted tablecloth, Bev Martel - Maple Syrup, Alyson Hutchins- a bag of sunflower seeds, Paul Herrmann-a basket of wine, Janet Daly - a decorative clock, Barbara Harwood - Grand Union gift certificate, Bob Phinney - Aubuchon’s gift certificate.
The Elizabethtown Fish and Game club had their last outdoor dinner at the club grounds. Angie Wallace’s hot chili was a treat on a cold night. The fish and game club is selling raffle tickets for a fall drawing on Nov. 3. Prizes include a $200 gift card to Cabela’s. Call Angie at 873-3277 for tickets.
The Social Center is offering Teen/Adult Zumba classes, led by aerobic fitness instructor Marci Wenn, on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. A second class will start Saturday, Oct. 29, at 9 a,m.
Repairs to the flood-damaged footbridge are under way, but the bridge is still closed. A temporary bridge is now in place at Lobdell Lane, south of the village. Folks from New Russia are pleased the red light that controlled one-way traffic is gone.
The Hospital is hosting a Women’s Health Night on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Any woman can have a free osteoporosis screening, BMI assessment, snacks, prizes and a 5-minute chair massage. Schedule a mammogram by calling 873-3036.
A second Meet the Candidates night will be held at the school on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. All candidates on the Nov. 8 Elizabethtown ballot have been invited. Refreshments will be served.
Piano by Nature will present two concerts by the Ricochet Duo. The first is Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., the second at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. Admission is $15 adults and $5 for children under 15. Seating is limited so call ahead: 962-2949.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is hosting its first Oktoberfest potluck on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 4 p.m. in the parish hall. Folks are asked to bring a German dish to share. Please RSVP to Judy Salg at 873-9274 if you’re coming.