Athol Thurman 11-14-09

Annual Christmas Bazaar approaching

Adirondack Journal readers who are thinking of Christmas and trying to get ahead of last minute purchases can plan on attending an upcoming hometown holiday sale. The annual Country Christmas Bazaar Saturday Nov. 28 at the Thurman Town Hall will have many unique yet affordable gifts on their sale tables.

To be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the sale features a wide array of crafts and gift items for sale by local artisans and vendors. There will also be food and snacks available through out the day.

A sneak preview of the sale shows home-knit mittens, crocheted items, Christmas tree decorations, knickknacks, wooden items, afghans, fleece items and so much more. Door prizes will be awarded and the sale benefits the local Christmas Basket Fund. Event organizers hope to see you there.

Also in time for Christmas, I still have a few copies left of the Adirondack Gold book books by local author Perky Granger, both book No. 1 and No. 2 in the series. Give me a call at 623-2580 if you want one reserved for your family gift-giving.

Events, activities set in the region

The H.E.A.P. heating fuel assistance program outreach through the Warren County Office of the Aging will be held 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 17 at the Lake George Town Hall. For information call 761-6347.

The Mommie & Me pre-school play group will be working on autumn and Thanksgiving projects Friday Nov. 20 at their get-together. The group meets at 9:30 a.m. at the youth building in Athol. For information, call 623-5024.

The Gleaning food distribution will occur at the town hall at 10 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 17. This free food program is open to all Thurman residents. For information, call 623-9649.

The Sugar Loaf Mountain Seniors Club meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 18 at the Thurman Town Hall. Bring a covered dish and join the club members in a pot luck supper. New members and visitors are invited to join us. At this meeting, new officers will be elected for the upcoming year. For details, call 623-9425.

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