Not to be missed is a travelogue/slide show depicting Egypt and Jordan, by Dr. Walt McConnell of Bolton at 7:30 p.m. in Hillview Free Library in Diamond Point. McConnell, incidentally, produced a nationally-broadcast documentary on the health-care crisis, as you recall from a Journal article.
On Friday, Aug. 20, Bolton will be hosting the incomparable Men's and Boys' Choir of St .John's Cathedral in Warsaw in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Blessed Sacrement, 7 Goodman Ave. The event is presented by Bolton's Sembrich Opera Museum for free, but donations are welcome. See details elsewhere in this issue.
Then Friday, Aug. 20, the Lake George Club in Diamond Point will be hosting the historic 125th Annual Meeting & Luncheon of the Lake George Association. The keynote address will be offered by Ken Wagner, Ph.D, on "Lake and Reservoir Management." Reservations are required, to be called in at 668-3558. The free meeting begins at 10 a.m., followed by the luncheon which has a fee.
Then Saturday, Aug. 21, art enthusiasts will gather for a good cause and some spirited bargaining in the annual auction of painted Adirondack chairs to benefit Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust. The free party is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Road. Proceeds from the chair auction go to High Peaks Hospice.
Half-off sale at local church's thrift shop
Henriette's Attic, a thrift shop linked to an outreach program at Church of St. Sacrement, is offering a 50 percent off sale. The church is located on Lake Shore Drive in Bolton Landing.
Also, the shop is accepting donations of clean and gently used or new men's, women's and children's clothing, household items, jewelry, giftware and toys. The community support and quality donations have been very much appreciated, church officials said. The thrift shop is run by volunteers that set up and sell merchandise. Those interested in donating a few hours a month may call Trudy Roepe at 668-4084 or Ida Barlow at 644-9688.