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July 2018 | August 2018 | September 2018

 

Recreation Programs:

    

     Ongoing 2018 Summer Programs Registration - Registration for summer programs such as camp,
                                                    baseball, tennis, t-ball, and kickball will begin May 1 through June 15.

                                                       Click for:   Program Overview        Forms          Camp Information

     
     Ongoing Youth Swim Class Sign-up- Registration for Summer Swim Classes.
                                                        Click for:: Swim Class Registration Form          Class Information

    

     Ongoing Adult Men's Basketball - Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-9pm at the Town of Webb School Gym.

                                                          18yr of age & older

    

     Ongoing Coed Volleyball - Wednesdays 6:30 - 8pm at the TOW School Gym or Park Ave.

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

    

     Beginning in April Basketball Skills & Drills - Every Monday from 5pm - 7pm & Wednesday from 5pm -                                                        6pm for grades 3rd - 6th at the TOW School Gym. Led by Tom Greco.

    

     Beginning in April Basketball Skills & Drills - Every Tuesday & Thursday from 5pm - 7pm for

                                                            grades 7th - 11th at the TOW School Gym. Led by Tom Greco.

 


 

Ongoing until August 2  Summer Reading Program - Thursdays at 12pm. Get ready for an exciting summer reading program as the Old Forge Library sponsors “Libraries Rock”. Don’t miss this timely way to encourage your child to continue reading throughout the summer! On each Thursday from July 5 – August 2 there will be a variety of activities for children pre-k and up (K & younger must be accompanied with a parent or care giver).

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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  Town of Webb Beach is open for the season- Beach will be open every day 9am - 6pm, weather permitting. Swim classes will be available July 9 - August 7. For additional information please call 315-399-0748. 
Click for:: Swim Class Registration Form          Class Information

Ongoing until Sept 7 First Friday Art Walk - On the first friday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the First Friday Art Walks offer a selection of artists, events, art work, refreshments, music and hands-on experience to engage everyone. 

 

July 2018

Sundays in July Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront - 7pm - 9pm. Enjoy Live Music on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

        July   1- Thirsty Coyotes ~Country, Rock & Blues

        July   4- Floyd Community Instumental Ensemble & Fireworks (music starts at 7:30pm followed by fireworks).

        July   8- Easy Money  ~Swing, Jazz & Popular Music

        July  15- Joe Angersoa "Elvis Show" ~Elvis Tribute Band

        July  22- Gwen Tracy Band

        July  29- Lost Souls ~Southern Rock

Mondays in July BINGO at the Old Forge Fire Station - Every Monday in July & August. Doors open at 6pm. All games start at 7pm.

Wed July 11 Charlie Herr: The Fulton Chain in Photos- 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Fri July 13 Friends of the Library Book Sale - 1pm - 5pm at the Farmers Market behind the Old Forge Hardware. Leslie Stolins will be on hand to talk about the Mid York Library System.

Fri July 13 The River Runs Through it Gala- 5:30pm at VIEW. The River Runs Through It Gala, a fundraising event that celebrates the future of arts programming.The River Runs Through It Gala is sure to be a night you won't want to miss! The night startswith signature cocktails, hor d’oeuvres and a silent auction of unique items donated by artists and businesses. Then enjoy a delicious dinner with music performed by local favorites Hooch ended with the night’s big live auction. Following dinner make your way to View’s courtyard for a dessert reception and dancing! This year's Gala image was designed by Bonnie McClellan! Proceeds will go toward funding a year of programming in View’s state-of-the-art, 28,000 square-foot building. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Sat July 14 Antique Wooden Boat Show and Fulton Chain Rendezvous - Awards for best historic, antique and classic categories. Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Central Adirondack Association. Click here for additional information.

Mon July 16 Marjorie Prime - A Pendragon Play sponsored by Barney and Jamie Baxter at View, Old Forge, 2015 Pulitzer Prize Finalist from Pendragon Theatre. In this richly spare, wondrous new play, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits — if any — of what technology can replace. Admission: $22 Members will receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Tues July 17 Prof William Powell: American Chestnut Project - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues July 17 Finding True North - 7:30pm at the Old Forge Library. Fran Yardley will share stories from her book "Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks"

Wed July 18 Jay O'Hern Sprint Trout & Strawberry Pancakes- 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Fri July 20 Authors Day at the Old Forge Library - 10am Writer's Workshop led by Nancy Best and Gary Van Riper. Then at 1pm meet area authors, buy books and have them autographed under the tent on the Library lawn.

Fri July 20 Meet me at the Library Gazebo with Nick Piccininni - 5pm at the Old Forge Library. Bring your own blanket or chair.

Sat July 21 Lowville Village Band: Americana Music - 5pm at the Old Forge Library. Under the tent on the library lawn. Bring a blanket or folding chair.

Sun July 22 Adirondack Storytelling Festival- 12pm on the Old Forge Library Lawn. Joe Bruchac, Bill Smith and Mountain Quick Step: Sara Milonovich, Greg Anderson and Trish Miller.

Sun July 22 Sunset Party Cruise - 6pm. Hop aboard as we travel up to Fourth Lake while enjoying breathtaking views, live music and wine tasting! General Admission for an individual is $80 and member individual is $75. For General Couple $150 and Member Couples $145. All attendees must be 21 years or older. Limited tickets available, so don't miss out on your chance to get your tickets! For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Mon July 23 Beauty and the Beast Jr - 2pm & 7pm at VIEW. Based on the original Broadway production and motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice. This live musical tells the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast that transforms and shows true inner beauty. Admission: $15 Adult/$8 Children/ Free under 5 with Adult Purchase For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Tues July 24 TOW Historian Peg Masters: The William P Weedmark Photographic Collection - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues July 24 The Fulton Chain: A New History - 7:30pm at the Old Forge Library. Book Presentation by Charles Herr.

Wed July 25 Dennis Webster: Haunted Old Forge - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Thur July 26 Dan Brubeck Quartet - 7:30 pm at VIEW. Dan Brubeck is a renowned jazz drummer, and a member of one of America's most notable musical families. He is the son of legendary American jazz icon Dave Brubeck and the rhythmic force behind the highly successful Brubeck Brothers Quartet. Admission: $35. Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Sat & Sun July 28 & 29 44th Annual Old Forge Antiques & Vintage Show & Sale - At the George Hiltebrant Recreation Center. Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday 10am - 4pm. The Old Forge Antiques and Vintage Show and Sale returns to the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.  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, and taxidermy. $6 admission for the whole weekend. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

August 2018

Sundays in August Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront - 7pm - 9pm. Enjoy Live Music on the Old Forge Lakefront.
           August 5- Douvle Barrel Blues Band
           August 12 - Kids Again
           August 19 - Gwen Tracy Band
           August 26 - TBA
           Sept 2 - Paul Case, Car Raffle and Fireworks
          

Mondays in August BINGO at the Old Forge Fire Station - Every Monday in July & August. Doors open at 6pm. All games start at 7pm.

Aug 1 John Taibi: A Soldier's Journey through the Heart of the Park - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues July 31 Meet Amelia Earhart - 7:30pm at the Old Forge Library. A portrayal by Actor Eleanor Stearns.

Fri Aug 3 10th Annual Ice Cream Bowl Social -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. The pottery will have a range of prices depending upon the choice, from $10 to $25, which includes ice cream. If you choose not to purchase pottery, you may make a donation of $5 and receive an ice cream sundae. This annual event benefits the Rintrona Ceramics Studio and has become a favorite destination for an afternoon ice cream treat with friends and family. Should it rain, the event will be moved to the Old Forge Fire Hall located next to Point Park. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Sat Aug 4 Jay Ungar and Molly Mason - 7:30pm at VIEW. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason achieved international acclaim with Jay’s composition, Emmy nominated Ashokan Farewell, which became the musical hallmark of Ken Burns’ The Civil War on PBS. Jay and Molly draw their repertoire and inspiration from a wide range of American musical styles—19th-century classics, lively Appalachian, Cajun, and Celtic fiddle tunes, and favorites from the golden age of country and swing—along with their own songs, fiddle tunes, and orchestral compositions. Admission: $25. Members recieve a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Sat Aug 4 - Sept 30 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors - The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors features aqua media works on paper from many of the best living painters in North America.  It has been ranked one of the ten best competitive watercolor exhibitions in the country by The Artist’s Magazine and has received many endorsements and accolades. Come and revel in the breathtaking work that has been selected for this highly competitive watercolor exhibition.  For additional information please call 315-369-6411, or visit

Mon Aug 6 Seussical: The Musical - 7pm at VIEW. Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Admission: $15 Adult/$8 Children/ Free under 5 with Adult Ticket. Members recieve a 10% discount. . For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Tues Aug 7 Bruce Steltzer: William Covey and the Memorial Bridge - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 9 Moss Lake Walking Tour - 9am. Meet at the Moss Lake Trailhead. Call to reserve your spot. 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 9 Secret Garden Tour - The tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences in a ten-mile radius.Michele DeCamp and Kate Russell, who has organized the Secret Garden Tour for several years, has been busy choosing this year's gardens of choice. "The Secret Garden Tour allows the public to take in the beauty of some fantastic but hidden flower and vegetable gardens in our area," said deCamp. Tickets available to purchase May 2018.For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Sat Aug 11 Will Knuth: European Holiday - 7:30pm at VIEW. Violinist and a member of Duo Sonidos with Adam Levin, Mr. Knuth, has traveled and performed all over the globe, including Madrid Royal Conservatory of Music and the Berliner Ensemble in Berlin. Recent concerts in the US have included performances in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall, Columbia University’s Miller Theater, and Boston Symphony Hall. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Admission: $25 Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Tues Aug 14 Geof Longstaff: Longstaff Legacy- 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 16 Broadway Meets Opera- 7:30pm at VIEW. Starring America Tenor Matthew Maness and Soprano Anush Avetisyan accompanied by Arthur McManus. Admission: $35. More information will be posted as it becomes available. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Thurs - Sat Aug 23 - 25 Friends Annual Book Sale - Old Forge Library during library hours.

Fri Aug 24 Sweetback Sisters - 7:30pm at VIEW. A fresh take on the golden age of country music featuring vibrant vocal harmonies in a six-piece rockin' country band. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Admission: $25. Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Tues Aug 28 Dan Josephson: The Adirondack Fishery Research Program - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues Aug 28 Atkinson Family Band- 7:30 at the Old Forge Library. The Atkinsons are a well established family band, rooted in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the small town of Harrisville NY.

Thurs - Sat Aug 30 - Sept 1 Plein Air Paint Out 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. The event includes the live auction, with more artwork in the lobby by participating artists, consignments, a raffle and more. The event is free and open to the public and all proceeds will go to underwrite programming at View. If you are an artist interested in participating, please contact Donna Stoner, dstoner62@gmail.com. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

September 2018


Sun Sept 2 CAP-PY Duck Derby - Join in on what is becoming an Adirondack family event. 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.

Sun Sept 2 Labor Day Labor Day Weekend Celebration- Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Fri - Sun Sept 7 -9 Adirondack Canoe Classic “The 90 Miler” - A three-day paddling event following the original "highways of the Adirondacks" the inter-connected lakes, rivers ponds and carries from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. Preregistration is required. There are solo, tandem, 4-person and Voyageur canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and Adirondack guide boats. There is a 275 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. Start Time: 8:00 AM Entry Fee: $200pp for solo boats, $175pp for tandem boats and C-4 paddlers, $150pp for Voyageur Canoe paddlers (AWA members get $25 discount) Contact: Brian McDonnell, macscanoe@gmail.com 518-891-2744

Sat Sept 8 Old Forge Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k - The full marathon, half marathon 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. A portion of the Race proceeds will benefit MAC's Safe Ride, Old Forge Little League, Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. For additional information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/OldForge/OldForgeHalfMarathon5K

Sat Sept 8 Sip Fest - 12pm. Get ready to sample the art of craft beer, wine, ciders and liquors while enjoying live music with good friends presented by View and Fulton Chain Craft Brewery! You may just discover your new favorite drink! All attendees will be given a souvenir sampling glass. General Admission $35 and Members $30. Designated driver $10. All attendees including designated driver must be 21 years or older. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Fri & Sat Sept 14 & 15 Firefighters Drill School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sun Sept 16 Big Bucks Drawing - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.


 

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