The Fulton Chain of Lakes Association is celebrating its 45th anniversary as advocates for keeping the waters of the Fulton Chain healthy and clean with a special two-hour cruise aboard the Clearwater.
The anniversary event will be held Friday, August 2 at 5 p.m.
The cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members and includes the annual meeting, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
The fee for non-members includes a membership to the organization.
The Association began in 1968. Spurred by concerns over poor water quality in the Fulton Chain, a group of concerned residents formed the Fulton Chain of Lakes Improvement Assoc-iation, as it was known at the time.
Thendara Golf Club is offering a free golf camp to kids between the ages of six and 15 starting the week of July 29th. The camp is made possible through the fundraising efforts of the Thendara Golf Club Memory Celebration.
The two sessions run Monday through Friday and each clinic is an hour long. Junior Camp I runs from July 29 through August 2nd.
Instruction for kids ages six to 10 will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. and instruction for ages 11 to 15 will be from 11 a.m. to noon.
The Thendara Golf Club will host the 4th annual Kinderwood Classic Golf Tournament, on Monday, August 5th.
The event is the biggest fundraising event for the Kinderwood Program for Early Education.
Monies raised will assist with the school’s operational costs and costs related to the construction of a new playground on the grounds of View, home of the pre-school program.
The theme of this year’s tournament is, “Come Play in the Adirondacks,” which models the design vision of the future playground.
According to Kinderwood President Page Hannah, the organization is hoping to construct an Adirondack-themed play area.
Performers from in and around the Old Forge community will come together at View on Saturday, August 3 at 5 p.m. for a musical performance, “Songs for the Strand-Movie Music You Know and Love,” to benefit the Strand Theatre’s digital conversion.
Robert Moore will emcee the event that will highlight iconic songs from popular movies of the last 75 years, performed by actors ages nine to 90.
Chelsea Hanford, of Old Forge & Alaska, Katie Brophy of Baltimore & Old Forge, and Leslie Bailey with Daughter Caitlin invite the public to join them on a trip down a yellow brick road in Mountain Theater Company’s Aug 3rd concert to benefit the Strand Theater’s digital-projection conversion challenge
Among the songs are selections from Rodgers & Hammerstein films including South Pacific, Sound of Music and Oklahoma.
There will also be movie and music trivia throughout the show.
Singers representing the Niccolls Church choir, Mountain Theatre Company as well as the community will perform in choral groups, as well as solos, duets, trios and octets.
The final hike of View’s annual summer hikes series will be held Friday, August 2 with naturalist Gary Lee leading participants on a short informative butterfly hike.
The hike can be enjoyed by participants of all ages. It is free of charge and anyone interested in attending should meet at View at 10 a.m.
More information is available by calling View at (315) 369-
6411 ext. 201, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join licensed Zumba® instructor Deb Daiker as she leads a Zumba® Gold workout on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. throughout August.
From left, Zumba instructors, Liz Lorentzsen, Deb Daiker, and McKenzie Liddle
This easy-to-follow program lets participants move to the beat at their own speed. It is a specially designed classes for the active older adult or deconditioned participant. Come join in this modified, low impact, invigorating, dance-fitness class that will make you feel fresh and exhilarated.
Regular Zumba® classes in August will be held Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m. and Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Instructors include Liz Lorentzsen, Deb Daiker, and Mckenzie Liddle.
Zumba® is a fun, energetic, Latin and international-based dance exercise that provides a workout that is great for the mind and body.
More information is available by calling View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, or email email@example.com.
The Central New York Watercolor Society currently has a signature artists’ exhibition on display at View which features 72 paintings by 43 signature artists.
The exhibit is located upstairs in both workshop rooms and in the halls and is on display through September 2nd.
An artists’ reception on Friday, August 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. will be held in conjunction with the Old Forge First Friday Art Walk.
Many of the presenting artists will be in attendance.
The CNYWS aims to foster advancement of watercolor art by furthering the interest of painters in watermedia; to inform and educate the general public through exhibitions, lectures and demonstrations; and to encourage and promote its study by art students and others engaged in watercolor painting. Continue reading