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February 2020 | March 2020
April 2020 | May 2020 | June 2020 | July 2020
August 2020 | September 2020 | October 2020


 

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

     Ongoing Kettleball Class - Tues 6:10pm - 6:50pm & Thurs 6:10 - 7pm at Park Ave Gym. Please call contact Jackie at 315-399- 0748 for details and to register.  

     
     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 & Wednesday starting at 6pm at the Park Ave Gym.

    

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Badminton & Mountain Toss (Cornhole) - 6pm on Oct 8 at the Park Ave Gym

   

     Basketball Skills & Drills - Contact Tom Greco

     Beach Hours -  CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.


    

 Informational Meetings — Webb Schools Capital Improvements
- Thursday, 1/30 - Woodgate Fire hall (6:30pm)
- Tuesday, 2/4 - Big Moose Fire hall (6:30 pm)
- Thursday, 2/6 - Eagle Bay Fire hall (6:30pm)
- Wednesday, 2/12 - Inlet Common School (5:30 pm)

- Thursday, 2/13 - Otter Lake Fire hall (6:30 pm)
- Tuesday, 2/25 - Town of Webb UFSD Public Hearing - School Gymnasium (6:00 pm)
- Wednesday, 2/26 - Old Forge Fire Hall (6:30 pm)

 

Capital Project Public Vote:
Tuesday, March 3rd - 2 pm-8 pm - Town of Webb UFSD School Gymnasium


  

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   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  

 

 

 

 

February 2020

 

Sat Feb 15 14th Annual Chili Bowl Luncheon - 12pm - 3pm 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. View's volunteers are preparing to put on another great event. There is already a lot of buzz and excitement going around about Chili Bowl! For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

 

Sat & Sun Feb 15 & 16 Lumberjack Pancake Breakfast - 8am - 12pm at the American Legion. Enjoy juice, bacon, eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, coffee/tea and, of course, pancakes. $8/adults, $4/Children (under 12), Free/Children under 5. Family Maximum $20. Benefits the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

Wed Feb 19 Music Performance by Amber Nadine - 5:30pm at the Old Forge Library. Amber Nadine describes her music as country pop. She typically performs solo, focusing on guitar and vocals. While singing has always been a part of her life, writing music only took root after she graduated from high school. She plays out regularly in Central Pennsylvania where she grew up. 

 

Fri & Sat Feb 21 & 22 Vintage Snowmobile Weekend - Big Moose Lake. Details on registration and classes TBD.

 

Sat Feb 22 Chicken BBQ - Noon until gone at the North Woods Community Center . $12 each (eat in or take out). 1/2 chicken, potato salad, beans, roll and dessert. Pre-orders accepted by calling 315-369-6889.

 

Thurs Feb 27 Free Tax Preparation - 9:30am - 4pm at the Town of Webb Office Building. Call 315-369-6799 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

March 2020


Fri & Sat Mar 6 & 7 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 2021 models. Demos rides, conditions permitting. Please contact Old Forge’s local dealerships for exact days & times of demos; Big Moose Arctic Cat & Yamaha at (315) 357-2998, Don’s Polaris at (315) 369-3255 and Smith Marine at (315) 369-9911. Thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts take advantage of this opportunity to be the first to preview next year’s line of sleds and gear.

 

Fri Mar 13 St Patrick's Day Parade - 5pm down Main Street in Old Forge. This is a "don't miss" event! This is the best (and only) Irish Parade in the Adirondacks. Creativity is always the main theme of this parade. Along with the usual participants, many groups are secretly making costumes and floats that will be a surprise for this year’s parade. Individuals now try to outdo their prior year’s costumes or floats. Parade favorites return year after year. Local pickups with snowplows will entertain while in formation, under the name Synchronized Snowplows. The Old Forge Redheads group will be there, as will the Old Forge Irish Setters Club (which still has many dogs, but no Irish Setters). The Precision Shopping Carts will again be weaving their formations up Main Street, in spite of the poor physical conditioning of the pushers!

 

Wed Mar 25 Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Experience with John and Thera Levi - 5:30pm at the Old Forge Library. This is an opportunity to learn and practice techniques for mindful connection with nature. Cultivate balance and inspiration and release stress. Get outside and go within and learn the benefits to body mind and spirit. John and Thera are the founders of Mountain Mystic Guide Company. For additional information please call 315-369-6008.

 

Thurs March 26 Red Cross Blood Drive - 9am - 2pm at the Town of Webb School. Click here to make an appointment

 

April 2020

 

Wed April 8 - 29 Mud Season Craft Night - Each Wednesday from 5pm - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. This is a great way to stay busy during mud season! All supplies will be provided. All ages are welcome. There will be themed crafts for spring holidays including an Easter Craft and one celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. For additional information please call 315-369-6008.

 

 

May 2020

 

Wed May 6 Community Pride Day - Area residents volunteers to clean up our communities and receive a free t-shirt and lunch.

 

Fri - Sun May 15 - 17 Adirondack 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.

 

Thurs May 21 Rabies Clinic - 5:30PM - 7PM at the Old Forge Fire Department. All cats, dogs and ferrets three months or older must be vaccinated even if they stay indoors.  Every dog and cat needs two rabies vaccinations one year apart, then one every three years. Bring proof of the pet's vaccinations to receive a three year certificate. Ferrets must be vaccinated every year. Dogs should be on a leash; cats and ferrets should be in a carrier of pillowcase. No exams will be given. Owners are responsible to clean up after their animals; supplies are provided. A $5 donation per pet is suggested to defray costs. To pre-register please call 315-867-1176. Pre-registration will end at the close of the business the day before the clinic.

 

Fri - Sun May 22 - 24 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

 

Mon May 27 Old Forge 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 2020

 

Fri & Sat June 19 & 20 23rd 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 21 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 2020

 

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.

 

Sat July 4 Forge Festival of the Arts & Crafts – 9AM to 6PM. Held in the Adirondack Bank parking lot on State Route 28. Enjoy fine arts and crafts from over 55 vendors in an outdoor venue. Sponsored by Adirondack Bank . Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

 

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

 

Sat July 11 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

 

Sun July 19 Motorcycle Ride For Kids 2020 - Ride travels through scenic countryside, with police escort, to quaint mountain village of Old Forge for the CELEBRATION OF LIFE, individual and chapter/club awards presentation and festivities. Event benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. For additional information please visit https://team.curethekids.org/event/2020-utica-ride-for-kids/e253178

 

August 2020

 

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

 

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

 

 

September 2020

 

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

 

Sun Sept 6 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 315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/ or visit www.cap-21.org for additional information.


Sun Sept 6 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

 

Fri- Sun Sept 11-13 Adirondack 90 Miler Canoe Race - Entry Fee: $200pp for solo boats, $175pp for tandem boats and C-4 paddlers, $150pp for Voyageur Canoe paddlers (AWA members get $25 discount). 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 250 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. For more information please see the Frequently asked Questions page. For an entry form please contact us before June 1st.
Contact: Brian McDonnell 518-891–2744 adirondack90miler@gmail.com

 

Fri & Sat Sept 11 & 12 Old Forge Ky-Tri - A Kayak, Run, Bike event unique in many ways. Each event is it's own stand alone event, combined they make up the Old Forge Ky-Tri. Choose one, two or all three events for a weekend of fitness and fun. The Ky-Tri will be part of the Old Forge Marathon weekend with over 1000 athletes from all over the USA in attendance. Be sure to read the full descriptions of each event to get a better feel for what the weekend is all about. The 3.3 Mile Kayak event will be held on Friday Sept 11 starting at 3:00 PM. The Kayak event will start/finish at the Old Forge Public Beach located on Lakeview Ave in Old Forge (near the Visitor Center). For additional information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1307234472798005/

 

Fri & Sat Sept 11 & 12 2020 Old Forge Marathon (26.2,13.1,10k, 5K) - 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. For the second year a 10K race will take place on Friday, the day before the big event. Do the 10K as a solo event or BE THE LOON- run the 10K on Friday and the half or full marathon on Saturday for the 2 Day Loon Challenge experience and of course earn some extra LOONY SWAG!A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. For additional information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/583218149129490/

 

Sat Sept 12 The Forge 26.2 Gravel Grinder - 11am - 2pm. Come experience epic riding terrain in the Town of Webb on their well groomed high speed trail system. 26.2 is the theme of the day but make no mistake, it will be a barn burner. Hop up on your gravel, cx, 29er hardtail or fatbike. Fast is always fun. The surface is smooth pavé,(pa-vey, you know, like how your Belgian bike friends describe dirt road) the trail system is wide and you're invited to ride as competitively or as comfortably as you like. Recommended low gearing minimum 34/30 for a supported 1 loop grinder from Thendera to Big Moose and back. The Forge is destine to be an instant classic. The Gravel Grinder will be a timed event with overall winners (Male/Female/Masters Male/Female). Race start will be a Trail entrance at Rt 28/Herreshoff Rd. just past the Railroad Bridge. Race will end at the George T. Hiltebrandt Rec Center @ 201 North St., Old Forge, NY https://www.facebook.com/events/609711599790277/

 

Fri - Sun Sept 18-20 Fire School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424.


Sun Sept 20 Big Bucks Giveaway- Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424

 

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