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Recreation Programs: For additional information on any recreation program please call Jackie at 315-399-0748

 

    

     Ongoing Adult Pilates Mat Class - Please call 315-399-0748 for dates/times. Pre-registration is required. FREE

    

     Ongoing Adult Kettleball Class - Please call 315-399-0748 for dates/times. Pre-registration is required. FREE

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     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Basketball
- Mondays & Wednesdays 8:15pm-10:15pm at Park Ave.
Pre-registration is required. 19yr of age & older. FREE

       

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Pickleball -  Every Monday & Wednesday starting at 6pm. Call for location.. Please call 315-399-0748 for registration. FREE

    

 

Ongoing As part of the Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force probe, North Country lawmakers are also urging area residents to complete a State Broadband Survey to identify and close service gaps in the Adirondacks. Click here to take the survey.

 

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

Ongoing   Old Forge Social Service Outreach & Health Insurance Sign-up  - 10AM-2PM at the Town Offices. Need Health Insurance or Social Service assistance? 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. They will also be available to help with Temporary Assistance, SNAP Benefits, Medicaid, Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) and Child Support and Day Care Services referral. Call 315-369-6799 for additional information or Click here for a list of dates and services.

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 2022

 

Fri & Sat Jan 14 & 15 Grab n’ Go Kids Activity Bags - Call the library to reserve bags full of fun crafts and
activities for kids to work on at home. Pick up at the library! 315-369-6008

 

Sat Jan 15 Youth Snowmobile Safety Course - Inlet Fire Hall. Pre-registration required. Registration opens on January 3. Space limited and no walk-ins will be accepted. Call Sharon Bartel at 315-369-2347.

 

Thur Jan 20 Free Financial Workshop - 7pm at Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church. Free monthly financial workshops and counseling offered through a collaboration between LivingADK, Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church, and Big Moose Community Chapel. A combination of public financial workshops and individual counseling will offer participants assistance in achieving their financial goals. The free monthly workshops will be offered the third Thursday of each month. Workshops will last approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours. Topics will include, but are not limited to, budget management, debt management, improving credit reports and/or scores, financial goal setting, and developing savings and investment strategies. These topics will rotate each month and can address a variety of financial situations, ranging from hardship to more comprehensive financial planning. Counseling sessions are free and confidential, and they can assist individuals in developing plans and tracking progress. Sign up by calling the Niccolls Church office at 315-36-3475.

 

Sat Jan 20 Jonathan Zaharek Winter 46 Lecture - 1pm at VIEW. Join VIEW from 1 to 2 PM for a special lecture by mountaineer/photographer Jonathan Zaharek. Jonathan will dive deep down into his passion and the meaning behind what it means to be a Winter 46er, The history and meaning behind these mountains, and his story.
After the lecture check out the galleries and Ice Bar and Snowmobile Movie. For additional information please call 315-369-6411

 

Sat Jan 20 Ice Bar & Snowmobile Movie w/ North Street Power Sports - 2pm - 5pm at VIEW. View will be serving drinks at our Ice Bar in our Courtyard for a fun experience that is sure to be memorable. At 3pm View will feature a special 509 Extreme Snowmobile Movie on our big screen with giveaways, sponsored by Northeast Power Sports. The movie is Volume 15 from 509 and the details about the movie from 509 are “509 is back for another year of snowmobile action! How does adrenaline push our riders to send it year after year? What keeps them searching for the next big jump or breathtaking view? We travel across the West, Midwest and Sweden to capture the best in the world in their natural element.”  There will be access to View via snowmobile, check out a video posted on View’s facebook before the event. Prior to this event there will be a lecture by Jonathan Zaharek. For additional information please call 315-369-6411

 

Sat Jan 29 Olympic Round Table Discussion - 4pm - 7pm at VIEW. The Opening Reception for "Winter in Action, “The Winter 46,” “Lawrence Van Alstyne Olympic Poster Series,” and “Take the Scenic Route: A Journey Through America’s National Parks”. The Opening Reception is open to the public. There will be a View Members & Exhibiting Artist Preview starting at 4pm then will open to the general public at 5pm. The reception will include hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and live music featuring John Kelsey.

 

Sat & Sun  Jan 29 & 30 Annual Ken Lyons Sr Memorial Ice Fishing Derby - $25 adults/$10 kids under 10.Fishing 1st thru 4th Lakes only as ice conditions allow. Weigh stations located at Alger Island Access Area on 4th Lake. Cash prices for largest fish. Trophies for kids under 10. For additional information or to make a donation please call Chris 315-922-4868, Chip 315-392-4705, Dylan 315-796-2795

 

February 2022

 

Wed Feb 2 Crafting Get-Togethers Heart Treasure Box - 5pm on Zoom. Craft supplies provided. Patrons pick up a grab n’ go craft kit to make a craft at home. Then join your neighbors from your own home on Zoom to make a craft together. Be sure to register ahead. Pick-up craft materials on Tuesday or Wednesday Zoom Crafting Party, Wednesday at 5 pm. Call the Old Forge Library for additional information. 315-369-6008

 

Fri Feb 4 Ghosts of Old Forge: Paranormal Investigation - 7:00 pm at the Old Forge Library. Experienced paranormal investigator Kenny Harris. Harris will explain the different types of ghost hunting equipment he will bring along that evening. His equipment includes electromagnetic frequency (EMF) detectors, a spirit box, motion detectors, and more. Harris will set up cameras and motion detectors. This is an evening program for the paranormally curious. For additional information please call 315-369-6008

 

Wed Feb 9 Crafting Get-Togethers Felt Pine Cones- 5pm on Zoom. Craft supplies provided. Patrons pick up a grab n’ go craft kit to make a craft at home. Then join your neighbors from your own home on Zoom to make a craft together. Be sure to register ahead. Pick-up craft materials on Tuesday or Wednesday Zoom Crafting Party, Wednesday at 5 pm. Call the Old Forge Library for additional information. 315-369-6008

 

Fri & Sat Feb 11 & 12 Grab n’ Go Kids Activity Bags - Call the library to reserve bags full of fun crafts and
activities for kids to work on at home. Pick up at the library! 315-369-6008

 

Wed Feb 16 Crafting Get-Togethers Fabric Pom Pom Pen - 5pm on Zoom. Craft supplies provided. Patrons pick up a grab n’ go craft kit to make a craft at home. Then join your neighbors from your own home on Zoom to make a craft together. Be sure to register ahead. Pick-up craft materials on Tuesday or Wednesday Zoom Crafting Party, Wednesday at 5 pm. Call the Old Forge Library for additional information. 315-369-6008

 

Sat Feb 19 15th Annual Chili Bowl Luncheon - 12pm - 3pm at VIEW Arts Center. Join VIEW for our first event of the year – View's 15th Annual Chili Bowl Luncheon. Escape winter, experience a tasty event, and warm up with a warm bowl of chili at View. VIEW will be serving over a dozen chilis and soups made by local restaurants, with a variety of desserts made by our wonderful volunteers. Choose from a variety of beautiful, handcrafted, ceramic bowls created by our talented local and regional potters for your chili. For additional information please call 315-369-6411

 

Wed Feb 23 Crafting Get-Togethers Felt Calla Lilies- 5pm on Zoom. Craft supplies provided. Patrons pick up a grab n’ go craft kit to make a craft at home. Then join your neighbors from your own home on Zoom to make a craft together. Be sure to register ahead. Pick-up craft materials on Tuesday or Wednesday Zoom Crafting Party, Wednesday at 5 pm. Call the Old Forge Library for additional information. 315-369-6008

 

Sat Feb 26 Pink Ribbon Riders' New York Snow Run - The 2022 New York Snow Run is the combination of a scavenger hunt that can be done by snowmobile, car or anything you can drive on the trails or road. Their is a grand prize of $250. to the winner of the scavenger hunt. The evening ends with an awards dinner and recognition of the Top Fundraiser. The Snow Run is open to men and women and is a pledge raising based event with awards and a prize program. Registration opens in August and offers a FREE PRE-REGISTRATION! Goal yourself to raise pledges and help a breast cancer patient in need. The Pink Ribbon Riders is a 501 C 3 non profit organization that gives $500 in financial assistance to a patient in need. To learn more about the Snow Run event or the Pink Ribbon Riders, or our official merchandise and apparel, visit our website at: www.pinkribbonriders.com

 

March 2022

 

**CANCELLED** Fri & Sat March 4 & 5 Snofest- By 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 2023 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 **CANCELLED**

 

Fri & Sat March 11 & 12 Grab n’ Go Kids Activity Bags - Call the library to reserve bags full of fun crafts and
activities for kids to work on at home. Pick up at the library! 315-369-6008

 

Fri March 18 St Patrick's Day Parade - 5pm Parade down Main Street.

 

 

April 2022

 

Sat April 16 Easter Egg Hunt - 11am at the Old Forge Library. A traditional Easter Egg hunt for children. Outside on the library lawn - dress for the weather!

 

 

May 2022

 

Wed May 4 Community Pride Day  - Area residents volunteers to clean up our communities and receive a free t-shirt and lunch.

 

Fri  - Sun May 27 - 29 Annual 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 additional information or to sign-up, please visit www.GreatAdirondackGarageSale.com

 

June 2022

 

Fri - Sun June 24 - 26 17th Annual Vintage Snowmobile National Show - Check back for more information.

 

Fri & Sat June 24 & 25 Antique Snowmobile Club of America Summer Meeting - Check back for more information.

 

Fri June 17 - Oct 7 Old Forge Farmers Market - Fridays from 1pm - 5pm. Old Forge Farmers Market is a vibrant community market pulling farmers, crafters and artisans from all over upstate NY. The market provide fresh and nutritious food to the Old Forge and surround community while also providing support for our local producers. While the market is primarily food based, we reserve several spots for local and regional artisans to bring great variety, quality and people! A weekly spot is also reserved for a single local non-profit or governmental agencies to promote community resources. For additional information on attending or being a vendor please call 315-369-3353.

 

Sat June 18 25th Annual Father's Day Weekend Parade & Car Show - 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 19 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.

 

 

July 2022

 

Fridays in July Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware.

 

Sundays in July Concerts at the Lakefront - Check back later for a complete schedule.

 

Mon July 4 Fourth of July Celebration - Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

 

Sun July 9 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. For additional information please contact Rob Kidd at 315-635-6187

 


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