Recently repaired and resurfaced, the town of Warrensburg tennis courts off Library Avenue offer a prime family sports activity that can provide healthful exercise for all.
VFW Auxiliary BBQ
The Men’s Auxiliary of Post 4821 V.F.W. based in Warrensburg is planning a chicken barbecue from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the VFW post on Main St.
The menu includes barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, potato and macaroni salads.
The cost is $6 per person; takeouts will be available. A portion of the profits will be donated towards care packages for retired veterans. For details, call Ed Bates at 260-1212.
Artifact search begins
The Warrensburgh Historical Society is planning to publish a book on local history in conjunction with the town’s bicentennial in 2013. In preparation, town historian Sandi Parisi is seeking information to bolster existing historical accounts of the town. Those who have historic photos, souvenirs, ledgers, programs, diaries, or news articles helpful in her compilation, call her at 623-2207 or leave a message at 623-5153.
Those contributing historical materials need not give up the originals, as most items can be copied or scanned. On the other hand, those who are looking for a safe and secure home for photographs or documents pertaining to the town, the Warrensburg Museum of Local History may be interested in them.
Sandi Parisi’s office is located at the rear of the Senior Center on Elm St., with office hours on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The town’s bicentennial is to occur Feb. 12, 2013, and the town is planning a series of events to celebrate.
Maria Ligon and Sally Feihel of Other Realm Investigations, a duo of paranormal investigators based in Thurman, are presenting the event “Historical Hauntings — Ghosts of Warrensburg Tour” set for Oct. 8.
Two tours will be offered, one at 10 a.m. to noon, and the second from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tours of various historic homes, to be conducted on a trolley, are to feature reports of encounters with ghosts and other paranormal phenomena.
Visits are scheduled to take participants to Emerson House Bed & Breakfast, Grace's Restaurant, Raven and Rings Antiques, the Warrensburgh Senior Center, and the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History. Tickets are $20 each, and proceeds are to benefit the museum.
Call 623-9961 to obtain tickets.
Tennis courts fixed
The tennis courts owned by the town of Warrensburg have recently been repaired, resurfaced and repainted.
Located at the town recreation field off Library Avenue, the courts are open to all to use at no charge.
The repairs were accomplished with a state Physical Activity & Nutrition public health grant of $5,000 obtained with assistance from the Adirondack Rural Health Network.
Local residents and visitors alike have been impressed with the renovation of the courts, and the resulting enhancement of a favorite family sports activity in town.
Garage Sale music
Those who sing, play an instrument, dance or are willing to present some other entertaining act, you are needed to perform at the World’s Largest Garage Sale on Oct. 1 and 2.
There is no pay for the performance, however talent acts are welcome to set out a donation bucket or sell CDs at the event — as well as have their talents revealed to many thousands of people attending the sale.
Those with a talent to share, call Kelly at 623-2161.
Seniors’ Maine trip
Members of the Warrensburg 50-Plus Club are headed to Portland and Kennebunkport on Sept. 12 through 15, and all are invited to sign up for the jaunt.
Included in the price of $434 per person (double occupancy) are three nights’ lodging, three breakfasts, two full-course dinners, and one lobster bake dinner. Taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation are included in the price.
To make a reservation, call Jo Pereira at:623-3428.
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