Athol-Thurman 8/8/09

Movies on the hill

The town of Thurman and its Youth Commission is using some of the town's occupancy tax receipts to offer the public free movies at the town park at 7 p.m. on most upcoming summer Saturdays: Aug. 15, 22, and 29 plus Sept. 5, 19 and 26. The movies, suitable for all ages, are Chronicles of Narnia, Spiderwick, Dreamer, Alaska, Fly Away Home, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua. The showing dates will be available in an upcoming issue. Food is available at a nearby concession stand, operated by the Youth Commission. Viewers are welcome to bring chairs, blankets for seating.

Local groups set activities, meetings

The new Nature Explorers Club will have a get-acquainted meeting at 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at the town hall. All youth ages 10 and up - who like to hike, conduct experiments, learn about and enjoy the outdoors - should get signed up for this meeting. To participate, children will need a signed permission slip. For details, call 623-9649.

The Southern Adirondack Four-Wheeler Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 14 in the Thurman Town Hall. Those interested in joining this safe-driving group can stop by the meeting or call Joan for information at 623-2007.

The Thurman Emergency Squad meets 6 p.m. Sunday Aug. 9 at the High Street Squad building. The squad has welcomed some new members which we will publicize soon. Thank you Ed for my expert ambulance ride on July 20. Meetings are open to the public and new volunteers are always needed - both males and females age 18 or over. For information, call 623-9810.

Quilting meetings are now held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at in the town hall. The next meeting is Monday Aug. 10 and everyone is welcome to join.

The senior bus service to Glens Falls will run Friday Aug. 14. Those who wish to go must call Laura by Wednesday at 623-9281 to reserve a seat.

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