Bolton Landing

Entertainment in the park The musical group Now Playing billed as offering a fun-filled, energetic performance will be playing from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 in Rogers Park bandstand. This band offers a fusion of popular, classic, rock, country and R&B with some blues mixed in. Now Playing will take the blame if you cant stop your toes from tapping! Bring your own blankets or chairs; the concert is free. On Wednesday, July 16 the Towns free Movie in the Park is Martian Child starting at 8:30 p.m. in Rogers Park. In case of rain, activities will be held in the Town Hall. Summer Recreation activities On Wednesday, July 16 locals will be treated to the Lake George Youth Theatre production of Miss Saigon. The musical will be an excellent presentation, as all of Mickey Luces productions have traditionally been. Those who appreciate the arts should meet in Veterans Park office at 9 a.m. for departure. The cost is $3 per person. Swimming lessons are available in Veterans Park weekday mornings. Beginners through Advanced Red Cross Swimming Level Cards are available in two-week sessions. Those with only one-week availability should speak to the instructor when signing up. Youth Arts and Crafts are held in Veterans Park Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. No sign up is required, and its free. Projects are intended for youth 8 and up or younger if accompanied by an adult. Adults Arts and Crafts are available Monday and Wednesdays in Vets Park at 6 p.m. Projects and topics are varied and it is offered at no charge. Beginners tennis lessons are on Mondays and Wednesdays and advanced on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tiny Tots tennis lessons are on Fridays. All lessons start at 9 a.m. at the Fire House courts. Michelle Cushing is the towns Recreation Director and she may be reached at 928-3176. Bolton Library Open House set The Bolton Free Library and the Friends of the Library will host an Open House on July 17 from 6 to 8 pm. Everyone, including residents, visitors and international students are welcome. Plans have been drafted to hold the Open House as an annual event. Hal Heusner, President of the Board of Trustees, will be providing narrated tours of the library at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Ed Sheridan has prepared a running slide show that shows the many phases of the Library. Refreshments, provided by the Friends of the Library and the Lakeside Lodge and Grille, will be served. Visitors and townspeople are urged to attend and see what the Library has to offer. A new library Plan of Service was prepared by a committee of library patrons. Diane Jacko headed up this planning committee and shes also spearheading the Open House. Tibetan children helped, program offered On July 18 at 7pm, Nancy Corliss will present a multi-media program at the Bolton Free Library, detailing her many trips to India and her efforts in helping Tibetan children. A retired teacher, Nancy began traveling to India ten years ago, and has just returned from her sixth trip. She has studied under the teachings of the Dalai Lama and has come to know some of the more than 16,000 Tibetan refugee youngsters living in Tibetan Childrens Villages in the Himalayan Mountains of India. Nancy has launched a program entitled Shoes on Students, and last month she was able to buy 58 pairs of shoes for children who have never in their life owned a new pair of shoes. Her Power-Point presentation chronicles her experiences with the Dalai Lama, his people and the Tibetan children who have lost their homes, families, and country. Nancy will be returning to India in September. Three churches join for healing Together with prayer teams, members from the Assembly of God and the Baptist churches, and The Church of St. Sacrement are offering Healing Services on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 pm at the Church of St. Sacrement. These services are for healing of every kind, whether physical, spiritual or emotional. Some need healing from broken relationships; some need healing from psychological distress; some need the gift of physical healing. A service of healing and wholeness is not by any means a new thing for the church. Healing services are an ancient and accepted practice. They are open to everyone regardless of religious beliefs or affiliation. Annual $20,000 raffle upcoming This years winner of the annual raffle gets $10,000 and the local non-profit recipient this year of $5,000 will be the Bolton After-School Program at St. Sacrement Church. The church will keep another $5,000. Tickets are now on sale. Look for a table at the Fire House, Stewarts Shoppe, the local Grand Union, or call the church at 644-9613. Hansel & Gretel at BCS A free performance of Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel" will be held 10 a.m. Fri. July 18 at the Bolton School. Performed by the Seagle Colony Singers of Schroon Lake, this free program for children of all ages is sponsored by the Sembrich Museum of Bolton Landing. For information call the Seagle Colony at 532-7875, or Sembrich Museum at 644-2431. Three staged readings The Lake George Theater Lab will present the second of their summer productions Staged Readings 7 p.m. July 14 through 16 at Fredericks Restaurant on Lake Shore Drive, at the traffic light in Bolton. No reservations are required for this free entertainment. Fuel-free and green transportation available As a service to youth who are in Bolton to work for the summer, there is a free bicycle service available to help young workers with transportation from their living quarters to their jobs. It is operated by Judy Sammis at 644-3509. Free bicycles are available to anyone who is working locally. Those who need assistance to reach Mrs Sammis, should ask their employer to help make the call. Bibles relevance mulled in Lifes Lessons Local Pastor Jim Loughren is leading a bible study and discussion at 6:30 p.m. each Monday night in the Church of St. Sacrement Parish Hall. The series is called "Life Lessons" and this series addresses the integration of biblical lessons into the fabric and substance of our daily lives. The program is fun, informative, and relevant, we hear, and its open to everyone. The lessons are not cumulative, so people may come when they can as their schedules permit. For more information, call Loughren at 644-9613. Sembrich studio offers glimpse of history The Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum was once the summer teaching studio of Diva Marcella Sembrich. Exhibits feature gowns, period furnishings, and mementos that belonged to Sembrich. Photographs with notes from colleagues including Caruso, Paderewski, Strauss, Puccini, Verdi, and Rachmaninoff are on display. Located on a wooded peninsula, the former studio is now a unique time-capsule and oasis situated among commercial resort properties. Visitors can walk along 1,000 feet of Lake George shoreline paths, experiencing the pristine, natural beauty of this Queen of American Lakes among towering 200-year-old white pines. The Sembrich Museum property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Sembrich Museum building is open daily through Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A $2 donation is appreciated from adults to help preserve the collection.

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