The Inlet Information Office would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who helped make the 4th Annual Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet such a success.
Special thanks to Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, Gary, Carol and Justin VanRiper of the Adirondack Kids series, Paul and Reggie Chambers, Adele Burnett, Mitch Lee, Town of Inlet Parks and Highway, DEC Officer K.C. Kelly, Inlet Community Church, Word of Life, Town of Webb Key Club. Continue reading
Adirondack Kids Day, an Inlet event that celebrates the outdoor activities described in the Adirondack Kids series of books by authors Gary and Justin VanRiper, was enjoyed by children of all ages on Saturday, October 4th.
Central Adirondack Kiwanis Members assisting with Kids Day include, from left, Gary VanRiper, his wife Carol VanRiper, Jim Connerty, Linda Bamberger, Penny Stuart, Carolyn Trimbach and Fred Trimbach, Mike Griffin.
The day of family fun, co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, included a demonstration of birds of prey, a slide on Wildlife in the Adirondacks, horseback riding, and a petting zoo featuring the animals of the local Moose River Farm. Continue reading
The 3rd annual Adirondack Kids Day, inspired by the best selling book series, The Adirondack Kids by Gary and Justin VanRiper, will be held at Inlet’s Arrowhead Park and the Inlet Town Hall on Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
The day will be filled with a variety of free activities as described on the pages of the popular books, and will take place rain or shine. Continue reading
The 3rd annual Adirondack Kids Day™ is set for Saturday, October 4 in Inlet, New York with major sponsor, KIWANIS of the Central Adirondacks.
Gary and Carol VanRiper sign books and talk to visitors at the Adirondack Kids table at last year’s Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet. Photo by Dave Scranton
The event was inspired by the best-selling children’s book series, The Adirondack Kids™, by Gary and Justin VanRiper, and last year received Honorable Mention status from the Adirondack Park Agency for “Most Authentic Adirondack Event.”
With a day full of fun for kids from near and far—Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet hosted its 2nd Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, October 5th. Forty-one children—22 girls and 19 boys—showed up for the event with fishing on their minds.
Young fishing competitors at the Adirondack Kids Fishing Derby at Inlet’s Arrowhead Park. Photo by Dave Scranton
Chelsea Clark of Eagle Bay, won awards for Biggest Fish Overall, and Biggest Fish for Girls. Photo by Dave Scranton
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the kids were boated out to a lucky fishing spot on Fourth Lake. Secret lures, floating bobbers, winning worms and the zing of a successful cast were drowned out by participants’ vocal enthusiasm, also known as squeals of pleasure.
Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet on Saturday, October 5 provided hours of fun outdoor activities for kids—as well as parents and grandparents—at various venues throughout the downtown area and Arrowhead Park.
Magician Jim Okey Photo by Dave Scranton
The event, which was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and Justin, Gary and Carol VanRiper, creators of the Adirondack Kids series of books, featured a petting zoo, bouncy house, face painting, mini-golf and opportunities to meet the authors of books geared for children. Continue reading
Adirondack Kids Day™, a day-long event that celebrates the outdoor activities described in the Adirondack Kids series of books, will be held at various locations throughout Inlet on Saturday, October 5th.
The event is inspired by the best-selling book series by Gary and Justin VanRiper, and its major sponsor is the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks.
The day begins with a Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Inlet Emergency Services Building, sponsored by the Inlet School’s PTP in support of the children’s ski program.
The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Continue reading