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January 2019 | February 2019 | March 2019
April 2019
| May 2019 | June 2019

 

Recreation Programs:

    

   

     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.

    

     Badminton - Ongoing Adult Co-Ed Badminton-Second Wednesday of each month at 6:15pm at Park Ave Gym

   

     Basketball Skills & Drills - TBA

 

     Ongoing until January 29  Adult Co-Ed Bocce - Every Tuesday for the month of January. 6pm at the North st Pavilion.

     Please  contact Jackie at 315-399-0748 with any questions.   


 

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.

 

January 2019

Fri Jan 18 - Feb 22 Winter Toddler Story Time - 10am at the Old Forge Library. For ages 1 & 2 with a parent or caregiver. Led by Jackie Englert. For more information or to register, please call 315-369-6008

 

Fri Jan 18 - Feb 22 Winter Story Hour- 11am at the Old Forge Library. For ages 3, 4, & 5. Led by Linda Weal & Beverly Meeker. For more information or to register, please call 315-369-6008

 

Sat Jan 19 Student Poetry Writing Workshops- 11am. Grades K-6 led by Chris Holt. Grades 7-12 led by Alison Albright. For more information please call 315-369-6008

Sat Jan 19 Youth Snowmobile Safety Course - Inlet Fire Hall, Inlet NY. Registration begins Wednesday, January 2nd. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins will not be accepted. Register by calling instructor Ernie Gilbert at 315-369-3695.

Thurs Jan 24 Adult Art Instruction Workshop - 5pm at the Old Forge Library. Led by Loretta Lepkowski. For more information, please call 315-369-6008

 

Fri & Sat Jan 25 & 26  Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club Poker Run - Pick up a card from any of the 25 area sponsors. Have as many sponsors as possible stamp the back of the card. Meet at Daikers at 5:15 on Saturday for poker games, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. For complete details, rules and sponsor list, visit inletbarnstormerssnowmobileclub.com or call (315)369-2444.

 

Sat Jan 26 Student Art Instruction Workshops - 11am at the Old Forge Library. Grades K-6 led by Cynthia Brownell. Grades 7-12 led by Jim Tracy. For more information please call 315-369-6008

 

Sat & Sun Jan 26 & 27 Ken Lyon Sr. Memorial Fishing Tournament- Starts at 7:30 am both days. Fishing 1st Lake through 4th Lake. Cash prizes for largest fish. Buffet on Sunday at 3:30 pm at Forestport Town Hall. Registration forms available for PICK UP at the following locations: Sled Works, Wigwam, Randy’s Restaurant, Kratzy’s Bar, Keith’s Taxidermy, Rookies, Otter Lake Station, Hometown Bait, Trackside Garage & Bait. Registration Forms can be PAID and DROPPED OFF at the following locations: Sled Works, Wigwam, Randy’s Restaurant, Keith’s Taxidermy, Hometown Bait, Alger Island Access Area. For more information call: Sharon - (315) 533-6235, Dorrinne - (315) 942-3600, Chris - (315) 796-3801, or Chip (315) 392-4705.

 

Mon Jan 28 Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon - 11:45am at the Front Door Diner. $15 per person. Includes entree, dessert, beverage & gratuity. Sign up at the Library by Friday, January 25. For more information please call 315-369-6008

 

February 2019

Fri - Sun Feb 8 - 10 McCauley Mountain Winter Carnival- Parade down Main St. on Friday night, as well as an ice skating party. Races, live music, dinner, coronation and fireworks at McCauley Mountain on Saturday. Card board sled races on Sunday.

Fri & Sat Feb 15 & 16 Pink Ribbon Rider's Snow Run- The Snow Run is a two day event open to both men and women, including a welcome party, snowmobile ride(s), awards banquet and more. Pink Ribbon Riders© (PRR) provides financial assistance to both men and women diagnosed with breast cancer. For additional information please visit https://www.pinkribbonriders.com/new-york-snow-run/

 

Tues Feb 12 Sweetheart Dessert Contest - Old Forge Library. Entries accepted 11am - 4:30pm. Reception and winners announced 7pm.

Sat Feb 16 Annual Chili Bowl Luncheon - 11:30 am at VIEW. Escape winter and warm up at View with homemade meat and vegetarian chili served in handmade bowls created by local and regional potters while trying your hand at trivia. Admission is $18 to $25 for a handmade bowls and these one of a kind bowls are yours to keep! After getting your bowl, grab your trivia card and see how many answers you can get right! Every right answer you will get a raffle ticket to be entered to win our chili bowl basket raffle! Chili may also be purchased without the bowl for $10 for adults and $5 for children.

 

March 2019

Fri - Sat Mar 8 & 9 Snofest - By mid-March many snowmobilers start putting away their sleds and start thinking about summer. Not in Old Forge, New York! The four major dealers: Ski Doo, Yamaha, Polaris, and Arctic Cat will premier their 2019 models, offering demo rides, weather permitting. Thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts take advantage of this opportunity to be the first to preview next year’s line of sleds and gear. Snofest is brought to you by the Central Adirondack Association. For more information, contact the Old Forge Visitor Information Center at 315-369-6983

Fri Mar 15 St Patrick's Day Parade - 5pm on Main St.Watch the annual St. Patrick's Day parade on Main Street in Old Forge beginning at 5pm. This is the largest parade in the Adirondacks – you don’t want to miss out. With synchronized snowplows, wacky grocery cart maneuvers, and imaginative floats, you’re sure to have a wildly good time. Many local restaurants and taverns will also be offering specialties. Take part in the festivities – everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!

 

Thurs Mar 28 American Red Cross Blood Drive - 9am - 2pm at the Town of Webb School. For more information or to schedule an appointment please visit RedCrossBlood.org

 

April 2019

 

May 2019

 

Wed May 1 Community Pride Day - Area residents volunteers to clean up our communities and receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Sponsored by the CAA. For additional information please call 315-369-6983.

 

Fri - Sun May 17 - 19 Paddlefest - The largest on-water canoe and kayak sale in the country and features over 75 of the leading manufacturers of canoes, kayaks, and accessories. Over 1,000 canoes and kayaks will be on sale all weekend at special show prices. There will also be big savings on paddling accessories and outdoor gear. Sponsored by Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company. Click here for additional information.

Fri - Sun May 24 - 26 Great Adirondack Garage Sale- Over 200+ miles of garage sales with treasures to behold from Old Forge to Malone, Cranberry Lake to Speculator and everywhere in between! With offerings of vintage antiques, rustic furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, toys, clothing and more — there is always something for everyone. Towns located along NYS Routes 28, 30 & 3, including: Old Forge, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Tupper Lake, Lake Clear, Paul Smiths, Malone, Cranberry Lake, Piercefield, Newcomb & Speculator. For addtional information please visit www.GreatAdirondackGarageSale.com

 

Mon May 27 Memorial Day Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony - Parade down Main Street at 10am with ceremonies at school, fire hall & cemetery. Refreshments after at Old Forge Fire Hall.

 

June 2019

 

Sat June 1 American Red Cross Blood Drive - 8:30am - 1:30pm at the Town of Webb Park Ave Building. For more information or to schedule an appointment please visit RedCrossBlood.org

 

Fri & Sat June 14 & 15 22nd Annual Father's Day Weekend Parade & Car Show- Friday evening at 7pm, the parade will be escorted down Main Street in Old Forge. On Saturday, the judged show starts at 9am with cars required on the field at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street by Noon. Trophies and prizes will be awarded at 3pm. Cash prizes for Best of Show - Antique and Best of Show - Modified. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.

 

Sun June 16 Annual Father’s Day Frog Jumping Contest- On the lakefront at Noon. Children can bring their champion frog to win prizes and fathers should wear their most outrageous tie! Largest, smallest, and longest jumper. Great family fun! Don’t worry, all frogs are released unharmed. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.

 

Sun June 30 Road Rally Scavenger Hunt - Get a car filled with your friends or family to join us for a fun-filled road rally scavenger hunt through the Old Forge, Inlet, Thendara and Big Moose area! The road rally scavenger hunt you will follow sets of clues leading you through your journey. At each pit stop you will obtain a clue following answering questions, completing a task or stop in to say "hi" and find the clue holder. Each task and correct answer will earn your team points. Finish with the top score and go home with a prize! Don't worry, there are bonus points for all the scavenger hunt items you collect on your journey. For additional information or to sign up, please visit 2nd Annual Road Rally Scavenger Hunt

 


 

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