JAY - The Jay Entertainment and Music Society's third Coffee House in its 2010 series is Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. and features jazz saxophonist Jonathan Lorentz at the Amos and Julia Ward Theatre, which is at the junction of Routes 9N and 86 in Jay.
Lorentz, who now makes his home in Round Lake, N.Y., has a doctorate in music from NYU and has performed at Radio City Music Hall, CBGB's, The Mercury Lounge, Blue Note, and other well-known venues.
Admission is $6 and includes coffee and refreshments. Audience members are encouraged to bring their own mugs.
This Coffee House will also feature a new babysitting service. Parents can bring their kids, age 5 or older, to participate in art activities with Grace Potthast. From 7-8:45 p.m., the cost is $5 per child. Parents must bring children upstairs to sign them in ad out during the event. There will not be pre-registration for this service.
The Coffee House Series at the Amos and Julia Ward theatre is made possible, in part, with a Developing Community Arts Grant with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program administered locally by the Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks.