Daily Archives: November 21, 2013

Doing Up The Town

IMG_1713Volunteers Fred Trimbach, Mike Farmer and Nick Rose placed the new holiday baskets along Main Street, Old Forge this week in preparation for the annual An Adirondack Christmas on Main Street weekends.

Photo by Marianne Christy

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Old Forge: Ad’k Christmas on Main Street promises two fun holiday weekends

Old Forge will be bustling with Christmas activities for the whole family to enjoy over the weekends of November 29, 30 and December 1 and December 6, 7, and 8 during the annual Adirondack Christmas on Main Street celebration.

The event kicks off on Friday, November 29 with most activities set for Saturday as well.

Area shops will open their doors at 10 a.m. and the Thendara Town Hall will host Candy Land, with holiday crafts, treats and decorations, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Continue reading

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Inlet plans bounty of events for Christmas on Main Street

The Town of Inlet invites all to enjoy the festivities planned for its Adirondack Christmas on Main Street celebration on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 29, 30, and December 1.

Stop by the Inlet Information Office when you get to town for a list of shops that will be open.

While you are there, you can drop off your letters to Santa.

At the end of day bring your receipts from purchases made at Inlet businesses and receive a raffle ticket for every $10 spent to qualify to win a Holiday Basket.  Continue reading

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Old Forge Library announces poster contest for children

The Old Forge Library is sponsoring a Book Poster Contest for school age children to introduce the 64 new books donated by the Friends of the Old Forge Library and the Libri Foundation

The Libri Foundation, a non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the U.S. matched, in a two to one ratio, the amount of funds raised by the Friends. Continue reading

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Summit reveals findings, touts impact of nonprofits on the Adirondack Park

A report highlighting the significant economic impact of Adirondack region nonprofit organizations was unveiled at a first-of-its-kind summit held at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake on Thursday, November 21.

The Nonprofit Summit was hosted by the Adirondack Nonprofit Network (ANN) and the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) and attracted approximately 200 people, including staff, volunteers and board members representing over 100 Adirondack region nonprofits. Continue reading

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