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Coming Attractions - 10/31/2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - Updated: 9:24 AM

BIRDING

GOING TO THE BIRDS

NEWCOMB—Join Northern New York Audubon President Charlotte Demers for a bird walk Saturday, Nov. 3, at Arbutus Lake here. Meet at Adirondack Interpretive Center at 5922 State Rt. 28N at 9 a.m.

Participants will hike a two-mile loop around the shore of Arbutus Lake in Huntington Wildlife Forest. This flat trail goes through mostly softwood and mixed wood forest. There is the possibility that red and white-winged crossbills will be in softwoods along the trail.

Email cdemers@frontiernet.net or call the AIC at (518) 582-2000 to register.

CHILDREN/TEENS

ART FROM THE START

BLUE MT. LAKE - New and exciting workshops for ages 2-4 are planned at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. The fall Arts from the Start workshops run from 10 a.m. to noon and cost $20 / $15 members. Snack and play are included.

Nov. 6 and 7 is Mommy and Me Yoga with Amy Kohanski. Bring a yoga mat if possible.

Nov. 13 and 14 is Music with Jason Hall. Sing some favorite children’s songs to foster a love of music in the children.

EVENTS

TELEWORKERS TO MEET

INDIAN LAKE—Join fellow teleworkers in a free informal reception Thursday, Nov. 1, starting at 7 p.m. at Indian Lake Restaurant on Main Street here. RSVP to Alyssa at (518) 648-5112.

The gathering has two goals: to help the Adirondack Teleworks project identify more ideas and concerns related to teleworking and to build a support mechanism for teleworkers who live in the Adirondack Park. It is sponsored by www.AdirondackTeleworks.com.

Those who cannot attend are asked to email any concerns, ideas and comments to cuthbertalyssa@yahoo.com.

TRICKY TRAY TIME

LONG LAKE—Abenaque Chapter 745 Order of the Eastern Star will holds its 28th Annual Tricky Tray Friday, Nov. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Long Lake Town Hall.

The Eastern Star is also again sponsoring the Community Mitten Tree and will be accepting donations through Nov. 15. The tree is in the foyer of the CVW Long Lake Public Library.

FALL FESTIVAL AT SCHOOL

LONG LAKE—The Long Lake Central School Student Council will hold a Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 3, from 2-5 p.m. at the school. Admission is $2 each. Call (518) 624-2221 for more information.

SHOP AND EAT

LONG LAKE—The Cellar Restaurant & Pub here will hold Ladies’ Night from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. Do some early holiday shopping while enjoying great food and fun. Julie of Saratoga Jewels will bring handmade jewelry. Purses and accessories will be brought by Tavian.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Choices are Panko & Lemon Chicken, Bourbon Ribeye Steak or Rotini Pasta with Red Pepper Cream Sauce. Reservations are recommended. Pre-order meals by calling (518) 624-5539 or going to www.thecellarlonglake.com.

VENDORS ARE WANTED

MAYFIELD—Vendors are wanted for the annual Christmas Faire and Chocolate Festival to be held at the Mayfield United Methodist Church at 19 N. Main St. here Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Sandy at (518) 725-6309.

FOOD

HAM IS ON THE MENU

WELLS—Wells United Methodist Church will hold its annual Election Day Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 4-6:30 p.m. The menu is ham, mashed potatoes, winter squash, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, homemade pie and a beverage. Adults pay $9 each; children ages 6-12 are charged $4.50 each. Those under age 6 eat free. Take-outs will be available.

HOMEMADE TURKEY DINNER

INDIAN LAKE—The Indian Lake Methodist Church Election Day Dinner will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. Takeouts start at 4:30 p.m. and sit down dinners at 5 p.m. Vote and then enjoy a nice homemade turkey dinner with stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls, coleslaw, apple or pumpkin pie and beverages. Dinner costs $9 per adult and $4 ages 4-11. Children under age 4 eat free.

TIME FOR TURKEY

SPECULATOR - The women of the Grace United Methodist Church here are planning for their Traditional Election Day Turkey Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 5-7 p.m. in the Oak Mountain Ski Center Lodge. The menu will include turkey dinner with all the trimmings topped off with a variety of homemade pies and cakes. Take-out dinners will be available starting at 4:30 p.m.

The cost of the dinner is by donation; all proceeds will go toward the support of local, regional, national and international mission projects supported by Grace United Methodist Women.

POTLUCK PLANNED

BLUE MT. LAKE—The Blue Mountain Lake United Methodist Church will host an Election Day Pot Luck Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 5-7 p.m. Please bring a dish to share. The church will provide baked ham, macaroni and cheese, rolls and beverages. It will also be accepting donations for Community Action Agency and the Food Pantry.

HARVEST COOKING CLASS

LONG LAKE—Take a Harvest Spice Cooking Class with Chef Susan Rohrey of Flavor Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Long Lake Nutrition Site. The class is limited to 10 students; advance registration is required by calling 624-3825.

MARINES BIRTHDAY BALL

MAYFIELD—The Marine Corps League, Adirondack Attachment, will celebrate the 237th birthday of the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps Saturday, Nov. 10, at Lanzi’s On The Lake here beginning at 6 p.m. with cocktail hour. Live music and dancing will follow dinner.

All active and veteran marines and attached Navy corpsmen and their guests are welcome. Tickets are $40 each. Specify choice of prime rib, grilled salmon, chicken parmigiana or stuffed Portobello mushroom. Make reservations with Joseph Crean at (518) 863-4500 by Nov. 1.

HISTORY

SEE STODDARD’S WORK

ALBANY—”Seneca Ray Stoddard: Capturing the Adirondacks” is on exhibit in the Crossroads Gallery at the New York State Museum here until Feb. 24, 2013.

Stoddard was one of the first to capture the Adirondacks through photographs. He shared and promoted that vision to a post-Civil War audience that was beginning to have the means to follow in his footsteps. Soon, those footsteps became a flood of tourists.

Growing up in Wilton, Stoddard was no doubt inspired by the Adirondacks from an early age. Although Stoddard was not alone in marketing the Adirondacks, other commercial and competing photographers remain largely unrecognized today. Unlike many of his contemporaries, the tremendous scope of Stoddard’s work remained largely intact. The New York State Museum acquired the Stoddard prints in 1972.

MUSIC

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

NORTHVILLE—The First United Methodist Church at 301 S. Main St. here will hold the 65th annual Community Christmas Concert, “The Song of Christmas,” Saturday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m.

“The Song of Christmas” was the first community Christmas concert performed under Helen Russell’s direction, in December 1948. In honor of her 65th concert it will be presented again, still under her direction.

SNOWMOBILING

SNOWMOBILE CLASS SET

LAKE PLEASANT - Pleasant Riders Snowmobile Club will hold a Snowmobile Safety Course Saturday, Nov. 10, at Lake Pleasant Fire Hall on South Shore Road here from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is for adults as well as children who will be 10 years old by that date. For information and to register call Dick Eliezer (518) 548-3194 or Betsy Bain at 548-5719.

VETERANS DAY

CEREMONY PLANNED

WELLS—The public is invited to attend a brief ceremony commemorating Veteran’s Day Monday, Nov. 12, at 9 a.m. at Wells Community Hall.

Community volunteers will place a memorial wreath there following a prayer from a local minister and a short speech by Town of Wells Supervisor Brian Towers. The observance is to honor not only those local men and women who have served in the military, but all servicemen who have risked life and limb for their country.

VISUAL ARTS

ON EXHIBIT AT ALCA

BLUE MT. LAKE—The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here has mounted four new exhibits, all on display through Nov. 3, when a reception will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Gallery hours are Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Urban Planning” features drawings by Lauren Smith. “Paths in Life” is inferred photographs by Gary Larsen. “3 Tributaries,” prints by Shana Goetsch, are in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The fourth exhibit is “Untitled,” multi-media art by Casey Lupini.

PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY

NORTH CREEK—The Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center here is hosting a showing of current paintings by members of Johnsburg Fine Arts until Sunday, Nov. 18.

Polymer clay jewelry and other keepsakes created by Helene O. Goodman are also on display. Goodman’s pieces are beautifully crafted and most are for sale, as are many of the JFA paintings. A few mosaic pieces created in the adult and youth classes will also be displayed.

Call 251-4349 for information about JFA. TPCC is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOPS

MAKE A MANDALA

LONG LAKE—Make Harvest Spice Mandalas at CVW Long Lake Public Library Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. November is Harvest Spice month at the library. The workshop is open to adults and children age 10 and older accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited so pre-register by calling 624-3825.

THE DEADLINE FOR COMING ATTRACTIONS IS TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE EVENT. ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY NOT EXCEED 130 WORDS. E-MAIL TO editor@hamiltoncountyexpress.com

     

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