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July 2019 | August 2019
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Recreation Programs:

    

      Summer Recreation Registration    (Ongoing through June 15)

          

           Adventure Day Kamp -  Town of Webb Adventure Day Kamp offers a fun-filled, action-packed 5 week summer adventure for kids in a
            safe environment. We offer both enrichment and recreational activities for your child.  
                Click here to download the forms

            
           
Sports Programs - The Town of Webb’s recreational sports programming is both fun and exciting for children. Our goal is to help
            children stay active, develop confidence, build positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and team work.  
                Click here to download the forms

            Swim Class - Classes will be held at the Town of Webb Beach.
            Click here to download the form

 

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Basketball - Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-9pm at the Town of Webb School Gym.

                                                          18yr of age & older

    

     Ongoing Coed Volleyball - Grades 9 - 12 and Adult. Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30pm at the TOW School Gym..

    

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Pickleball -  Every Monday & Thursday starting at 6:15pm at the Park Ave Gym.

    

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Badminton - 6:15pm on May 8, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 3 & Dec 11 at Park Ave Gym

   

     Basketball Skills & Drills - Contact Tom Greco

    

 

Ongoing   Mission Boutique - Gently used clothing and housewares at the former Thrift Shop at Niccolls Memorial Church in Old Forge.  Open Fridays 10 am - 12 Noon & 7 - 8:30pm, and Saturdays 10am - 12 Noon.

Ongoing   Health Insurance Sign-up  Need Health Insurance? Have the comfort of knowing you have protection against the surprises that life may bring. Certified NYS Navigators are available to help you enroll through the NY State Health Marketplace the last Thursday of each month in the Town of Webb Board Room at the Visitor Information Center in Old Forge.

Ongoing   Morning Yoga - Yoga is now offered as a 10 session punch card.  You can go to whichever 10 sessions you choose to attend.  You can now also go online and sign up.  Yoga has been shown to increase muscle strength, maintain bone integrity, and improve balance, coordination, and mobility.  These gentle, therapeutic classes are open to anybody and any age.  No Restriction needed. Yoga classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 am, and evening classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday starting at 5:30 pm.  Cost for 10 sessions is $100/$70 members.  For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org  

Ongoing through Sept 1 CAA Car Raffle Fundraiser - Only 999 tickets sold. Chance to win a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro or one of ten cash prizes. For additional information or to purhcase tickets online please visit www.visitmyadirondacks.com or Click here to download the form to mail it in.

 

July 2019

Sundays through September 1 Summer Concert Series -Free concert at the Old Forge lakefront at 7pm, every Sunday thru Sept. 1. Bring a chair or blanket. Rain location Hiltebrant Pavilion on North Street. Check back for complete listing of performers. Sponsored by the Town of Webb.

Mondays through Aug 26 Bingo! - Every Monday at the Old Forge Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:45pm. Games begins 6:30pm.

Tuesdays through Aug 27 Lecture Series - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel, beginning. Speakers TBA. For additional information please call the Town of Webb Historical Association at 315-369-3838.

Fridays through Oct 4 Old Forge Farmer's Market - 1pm - 5pm on Park Ave., behind Old Forge Hardware. Held every Friday through October 4th. Vendors from surrounding areas bring produce, baked goods, cheese, wine, craft beer, meats and herbal products. Some of the returning vendors are the 1000 Islands Winery, Wild Mountain Apiaries, Grassy Cow Dairy, MAWS Farm, Shaw's Maple, Cozy Haven Farm, Fulton Chain Brewery, Matteson's Market, Mapleview Farm, Tug Hill Artisan Roasters, Slate Creek Farm, Exeter Park Produce, Jones Family Farm, Utica Soap, Mama Rella's Originals, Arcadian Acre Farm, Montezuma Winery, Heidelberg Bread, Aurora's Donuts, Martin's Pretzels, Awesome Country, Cheese Filled Co., Fairhaven Farm, Della Terra Farm, plus various artisans with handcrafted jewelry, clothing, artwork, wood carved products, pottery, knitted items, candles, etc. On market days you can also enjoy some local musicians. No matter where you are in town, you can walk down to the market to purchase your farm fresh produce and baked goods.

 

Sun July 14 An Evening with Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary) - 3:30pm Meet & Greet Reception. 5pm Concert.
$125 VIP Reception and Concert tickets with reserved seats (limited to 40); $50 guests / $45 members for concert-only General Admission Tickets.Legendary musician Peter Yarrow weaves a narrative of his life in music while punctuating the major events with renditions of the iconic songs we all know and love. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon July 15 Eco Gallery Talks: Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation with Dr. Nina Schoch - 6pm at VIEW. Reception Cash Bar begins at 6pm, followed by a presentation at 7pm. Free of charge. Learn about the secret life of the Common Loon found throughout the Adirondacks. Dr. Schoch leads a research effort to track and advocate for this unique symbol of the Adirondacks. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Tues July 16 Library Digital Resources Workshop - 5:30pm at the Old Forge Library. A library card has more benefits than borrowing books! Learn how to download free audio books, e-books, magazines, foreign language lessons, movies and music through your library membership using Overdrive, Hoopla and other free apps on your phone or tablet. Led by librarians, Kathryn McCauley & Heather Urtz, from the Mid-York Library System. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008, or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Wed July 17 - Secret Garden Tour - Tours at 9am and 10am. The annual Secret Garden tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences on a ten-mile one way tour. Due to high demand, we will be holding two tours. One with a 9am start and another at 10am, both with limited spots available. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Thurs July 18 Mini Golf Tournament - 4pm - 7pm at Nutty Putty. Hosted by the Town of Webb Historical Association. Lots of fun prizes and always a great time! Call 315-369-3838 to pre-register. For additional information please call the Town of Webb Historical Association at 315-369-3838

Thurs July 18 Adirondack Stories with Mitch Lee - 5:30pm at the Old Forge Library. Mitch’s stories, told “in character”, weave together the lore and magic of Adirondack traditions through humor, awe and empathy. For over 25 years, Mitch has been telling tales about life in the mountains and the big woods. He was born and raised in the west-central Adirondacks. When not busy spinning tales, Lee runs the Parks Department in Inlet where he promotes local tourism. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Sat July 20 Author’s Seminar, Author’s Fair & Adirondack Storytelling Festival - Many of the library’s best loved and longstanding traditions will be combined for one full day celebrating literature and folklore of the Western Central Adirondacks. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Mon July 22 Mary Poppins, Jr. - 2pm and 7pm at VIEW. $15 adults / $13.50 student / $8 Child / Child 5 and under free with adult ticket.
Join us as we journey to the Banks home in London in this classic live musical that features memorable songs like “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilistickexpialidocious”! A Pendragon Theatre Musical for family audiences. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Tues July 23 Music in the Gazebo with Beth & Fritz- 4pm at the Old Forge Library Gazebo. Performances will be held every 2 weeks throughout the summer. Bring a blanket or folding chair. In the event of inclement weather, we will move indoors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Wed July 24 Eco Gallery Talks: Moose in The Adirondacks - 6pm at VIEW. Reception begins at 6pm followed by a presentation at 7pm. Presenter will be Steven Heerkens, Senior Wildlife Biologist Big game and migratory waterfowl biologist for NYSDEC Region 6. Heerkens administers the day to day wildlife program in Oneida and Herkimer Counties. He has worked extensively in the Adirondacks with black bears, moose, and conducts annual migratory bird surveys in portions of the Park. Heerkens has spent considerable time addressing nuisance bear issues in the Old Forge-Inlet corridor. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Thurs July 25 Planet of the Rude Dudes Puppet Show - 12pm at the Old Forge Library. Performed by Ken Carman, his “songtale” combines music, puppets, props, puns, parody, music & magic with audience participation. He will include plenty of pretend, play, storytelling, and a tremendous amount of fun! For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Thurs July 25 Adirondack Life: Our Towns - 6pm at the Old Forge Library. Book presentation by Senior Editor of Adirondack Life, Niki Kourofsky. Compiled from the magazine’s popular “Our Towns” columns, Niki will share quirky tales & unforgettable characters from more than 130 communities in the Adirondack Park. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Sat & Sun July 27 & 28  45th Annual Old Forge Antiques and Vintage Show and Sale - 10am at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center. Admission is $6 good for both days. Explore the largest Adirondack antiques show. This year's show will feature over 50 dealers with an array including antique and vintage furniture, camp decor, oriental rugs, jewelry, hotel china, books, fine art, sporting goods, coins and taxidermy. Don't forget to get there early to checkout this year's $99 booth where everything is only $99. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon July 29 The Legend of the Snow Queen - 2pm at VIEW. $15 adults / 13.50 student / $8 Child / Child 5 and under Free with Adult Ticket. Created by puppet master Matt Sorenson as part of the family fun series, this is a story of friendship, magic, and adventure that celebrates compassion and high epic fantasy. Performance by Pendragon Theatre. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org


Mon July 29 Next to Normal - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25 guests / $20 members. Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical combines loss and laughter as it explores just what it means to have a normal life. Performed by Pendragon Theatre. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Wed July 31 Harry Potter’s Birthday - Stop by the Old Forge Library for a cupcake and present to celebrate the beloved boy wizard who studied at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

August 2019

Thurs Aug 1 Phoenix Project Dance - 7:30pm at VIEW. $20/$15 members/$8 students. Phoenix Project Dance, a nationally recognized dance company, will defy your senses, illuminate your spirit, and blow your mind. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 3 2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Walkabout Lecture and Brunch with Kathleen S. Giles - 10am - 12pm at VIEW. $15/$10 members. Please join us for our annual Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Walkabout Lecture and Brunch. This year Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Judge, Kathleen S. Giles, NWS will be discussing a selection of the paintings featured in this year’s exhibition. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

 

Sat Aug 3 Nick Ziobro Live at View - 7:30pm. $30/$25 members. Ziobro, actor, singer, and pianist, has had the opportunity to perform all over the country and has been honored to perform in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, and more. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon Aug 5 Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. This hit Broadway musical celebrates the doo-wop sounds that skyrocketed to the top of the 60s charts. With a hit parade of her music: “Chapel of Love,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “Be My Baby,” “Hanky Panky,” Do Wah Diddy Diddy,” and more. Brought to you by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Tues Aug 6 Music in the Gazebo with Joe Bolton & Mary Moore- 4pm at the Old Forge Library Gazebo. Performances will be held every 2 weeks throughout the summer. Bring a blanket or folding chair. In the event of inclement weather, we will move indoors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Fri Aug 9 10th Annual Ice Cream Social at Point Park - 11am at Point Park. Come enjoy your favorite ice cream in a handmade bowl at Point Park, in the center of Old Forge across from the Old Forge Hardware Store. Local potters make these one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls in the Meyda Tiffany Lighting Creative Arts Wing at View. Be sure to arrive early! There are many bowls and other ceramic pieces to choose from and plenty of ice cream and toppings at the ready. Pottery prices range from $10 to $25 includes ice cream or a donation of $5 for an ice cream sundae. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 10 Cahal Dunne: Ireland’s Piano Man - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. Pianist, singer songwriter, comedian - from Irish to Country, Broadway to The Eagles, funny ditties to classical piano solos, Cahal Dunne does it all with style. Co-sponsored by Souvenir Village. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun Aug 11 Friends of the Old Forge Library Bash - 3–5 pm. You’ll want to attend this annual fundraising event hosted by the Friends! It is always a good time and a great way to support an organization that does so much for the library. The Friends have gathered donations from artists and craftspeople and gift certificates from local businesses. Raffle tickets may be purchased on these items up until the day of the
Bash when lucky winners will be drawn. Hors d’oeuvres & wine tasting. A donation of $20 is requested for admission For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Mon Aug 12 Eco Gallery Talks: Understanding Ticks and Their Diseases in New York State - 6pm at VIEW. Cash bar reception begins at 6pm followed by a presentation at 7pm. In this talk Brian F. Leydet will discuss the history of tick-borne diseases in the state as well as current and future opportunities that will help us understand and prevent this growing threat to human and animal health. The presentation is free of charge. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Wed Aug 14 Moss Lake Walking Tour - 9am at the Moss Lake trail head.

Thurs Aug 15 Broadway Meets Opera - 7:30pm at VIEW. $35 Reserved Seating This 9th Annual event stars Baritone David Pershall and Tenor Matthew White accompanied by Arthur McManus. The first half of the show will introduce the audience to wonderful arias from famous Operas while the second half will be hit broadway songs. This performance is in cooperation with Vero Beach Opera. Sponsored by Robert and Nell Kleinschmidt. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 17 Trio Kisosen - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. Journey through a summer evening full of virtuosity, passion, romance, and sassy wit as Trio Kisosen performs works of Mendelssohn and Smetana, and the jazzy "Cafe Music" of Schoenfeld. Trio Kisosen is a comprised violinist Matheus Souza, cellist An-Lin Bardin, and pianist Naomi Niskala. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon Aug 19 A Doll’s House, Part 2 - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. In this modern addition to a seminal classic, Nora returns to the house she abandoned and the domestic life she thought she had given up forever. But will her family hear her story? It is a funny, probing, and bold new play from Pendragon Theatre. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org


Tues Aug 20 Music in the Gazebo with Dan Vellone- 4pm at the Old Forge Library Gazebo. Performances will be held every 2 weeks throughout the summer. Bring a blanket or folding chair. In the event of inclement weather, we will move indoors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Tues Aug 20 Free Draw Night - 6-8pm at the Old Forge Library. Join Adam Stone and Eileen Townsend for an evening of drawing. The evening will have a fun theme with a specific prompt. Dinner and basic drawing supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring any drawing materials you may prefer. Please sign up ahead to reserve your dinner! For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Wed Aug 21 Bubblemania! - 2pm at VIEW. $15 adults/$13.50 student/$8 child/child 5 and under free with adult ticket. Part of the family fun series, this show is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Thurs Aug 22 Create a Book: Introduction to Bookmaking - 2 pm at the Old Forge Library. Workshop led by Anastasia Osolin This workshop will cover some of the basics of bookbinding, including an introduction to the structure and mechanics of a book, various types of binding, and the tools & materials involved in bookmaking. Participants will create a simple hand-sewn blank book. All material will be provided. Anastasia is a book conservator, serving the antiquarian book trade, libraries and collectors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Thurs Aug 22 - Sat Aug 24 Friends’ Annual Library Used Book Mart - This popular event will be held during regular library hours. Used books for every age and every interest will be available for a donation. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Fri Aug 23 Meditation with Trees Workshop -10am-noon at the Old Forge Library. Led by Doug Davis, participants will learn about the wonderful healing benefits of quietly being and connecting with trees and mother earth. Doug relocated to the area from Ohio in 2017. He always knew he’d eventually live in the Adirondacks and was drawn here, in part, because of the abundance of nature (and trees)! For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Fri Aug 23 Hanna and the Blue Hearts - 5pm at VIEW. Dance with Hanna and the Blue Hearts as they channel a wide variety of the blues, from pre-war styles to 50’s & 60’s Chicago blues, to boogie woogie. Fueled by a love of jazz, this band also really swings! Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Tue Aug 27 The Fulton Chain: Raquette Lake Railway - 6pm at the Old Forge Library. Author & historian Charles Herr will give a presentation highlighting the chapter on the Raquette Lake Railway from his book, “The Fulton Chain: Early Settlement, Steamboats, Railroads and Hotels”. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Tues Aug 27 Raymond Erickson - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. "Remembering Mirnie Kashiwa: A Piano Recital by Raymond Erickson." Included will be impressionist works by Debussy and Ravel, a set of children's pieces by Vladimir Rebikov, and piano transcriptions of music of Bach. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Wed Aug 28 George Deveny and Blueprints - 5 pm at the Old Forge Library. Join us for an end-of-summer performance. Blueprints plays American styles, including blues, rock, swing, boogie, R&B and folk. The band’s playlist features strong original material, along with classics. Alongside renowned slide guitarist, George Deveny, Blueprints features pianist Dave Liddy and drummer Oscar Crandall. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Sat Aug 31 10th Annual Plein Air Paint Out Art Auction - 5:30pm at VIEW. Admission is free. Join us during this exciting evening for the chance to own an original work of Adirondack art, created for and graciously donated to View by some of the region's most highly regarded plein air painters. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

September 2019

Sun Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Car Raffle, & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.


Sun Sept 1 CAP-PY Duck Derby - Watch as 3,000 rubber ducks sail down the Moose River. Many great prizes from local sponsors. Sponsored by CAP-21. Please call 315-369-3553 or visit cap-21.org for additional information.

Fri & Sat Sept 6 & 7 Old Forge Marathon/Half-Marathon/10K/5K - As one of the western gateway communities of the Adirondack Park, Old Forge is the perfect destination venue for an Adirondack trail running event. The full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K all take place on established bike trails (snowmobile in the winter) that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be about 15%-25% peak. New in 2019, a 10K race event has been added on Friday, the evening before the big event. Do the 10K as a solo event or BE THE LOON- run the 10K Friday and then the half or full marathon on Saturday for the 2-Day Loon Challenge for a great sense of accomplishment and of course some extra LOONY SWAG! A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. Visit their facebook page for additional information https://www.facebook.com/OldForgeMarathon.

Fri - Sun Sept 6 - 8   90-Miler Canoe Race - This three-day, 90-mile flat water race follows the original highways of the Adirondacks from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. The course offers a mix of lake and river flat water paddling with several carries. Participants receive a T-shirt, mileage pins, awards, camping, snacks, boat shuttles and a post race meal. Entry forms for this race go out via U.S. Mail in June ( email or call before June 1 to be added to the mailing list ). The 90 - Miler is limited to 275 boats. Entry deadline is July 25. Entry fee is $150 per paddler ($125 for AWA members.) call 518-891-2744.

Sun Sept 8 Hot: The Music of Cole Porter - 3pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. Presented by the Seagle Music Colony. HOT! The Music of Cole Porte. This musical revue feature songs like “Too Darn Hot”, “So In Love”, “You’re the Top!”, “Night and Day”, and many more! Come hum along to these amazing songs that are the heart of the American songbook! Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri & Sat Sept 13 & 14 Firefighters Drill School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sun Sept 15   Big Bucks Drawing -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department


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