The transfer station is open on Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have garbage to be disposed of and are unable for any reason to do so, please contact Jim at 623-4254 and arrange for pickup. The cost is $5 for weekly pickup or as needed. Also, please remember to use the orange bags made available at the Town Hall for $1 a bag/$10 a roll for the smaller size or $2 a bag/$20 a roll for the larger bags.
Athol Hardware & Variety is open for the summer and fall seasons Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information please visit their Facebook page by searching ‘Athol Hardware & Variety’.
Join the John Thurman Historical Society at the Town Hall at 7 p.m. on September 2 to reminisce and view photos of the ‘Bygone Days of Thurman’. This event is open and of no cost to the public.
Alongside the above event, Johnsburg Historical Society, with the help of author Glenn Pearsall, will be hosting a public tribute of John Thurman’s ‘Elm Hill’ homestead at its location Sept. 13. Please note that the society would like RSVPs by Sept. 2. Take advantage of this historical moment.
Thurman Fiddler’s Jamboree will be hosted Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7 at the Veteran’s Memorial Field. This event will be a two day festival celebrating Adirondack Mountain music with performances by local favorites, rain or shine. Of course, there will be live music and dancing along with concession offered by local vendors, music workshops, instrument repair, showcase of antique instruments, games for children of all ages, ‘Gospel Day’ on Sunday, and even a time for those who play to join in playing with other musicians. Musicians performing will include The Adirondack Fiddlers, The String Dusters, The Perkins Family Band, The Bluebillies, Jim Davis, Marty Wendell, and much more. As with the Monday night concerts, it is asked that attendees bring their own chairs as seating is limited. Admission is $10 on Saturday for anyone over the age of 11. There will be a breakfast offered by Thurman Fire Company on Saturday for a fee of $5 adults and $3 for children. Sunday admission for the Jamboree is donation based and food concession will be made available all day.
Thurman Quilting Group holds their weekly meeting at the Thurman Town Hall on Monday evenings. This week’s session will occur September 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Light refreshments of tea or coffee will be made available. For more information, please contact Myra at 623-2633
Thurman Town Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Thurman Town Hall. The next meeting will be held September 8. If you are interested in learning more about what is happening in our town, this is a great opportunity for you to become better acquainted with such
The Sugar Loaf Seniors group holds their monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of the month. The next meeting will occur September 17 at 5:30 p.m. A yearly membership is available for only $10. Please call Norma at 623-9425 for more information.
Thurman Fire Company holds their monthly meeting 7 p.m. on the Friday after the first whole week occurs. The next meeting will occur September 19. Interested volunteers are encouraged to attend.
Gleaning food distribution is a non-profit food service offered to those in need at the Town Hall the first Monday of each month. Food will be available for pick-up at 1 p.m. The next available food distribution will be September 1. Please bring your own reusable cloth bags. If you are unable to attend on Monday, food is available again the next day, Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The senior bus service to Glens Falls makes their trip twice a month on the second and fourth Friday. The next scheduled trip will occur today, September 12. The service will pick you up at your home. To arrange pickup, please contact Laura to ensure that you will have a ride. Please call her at 623-9281.
Happy Birthday wishes extend to the following people this week: Nicole DeLoria on August 29, Bill Galusha on September 2, and Beth Galusha, Donna Herrmann, and KyleLee Combs on September 3. Also celebrating birthdays this week include Jean Coulard, Daniel Cobb, and Beth Ligon on September 4.
Happy Anniversary wishes this week go to Red & Debbie Pitkin on August 30.
Best regards to each of you to enjoy the celebration of your special day!
A more personal note
I have received phone calls or emails asking me to publicize events. I am more than willing to do so but please remember that I cannot if I do not have at least a two week notice. Please contact me if there are any events, birthdays, or anniversaries you would like to see mentioned via Facebook, email, or phone at 623-4552. Thank you for reading!