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Events and activities in the hills

Would you like to put a smile on a forgotten veteran's face? How about joining the local Valentines for Veterans effort!

Everyone is invited to the Thurman Town Hall on Saturday Feb. 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to help us make valentines to be given to or sent to our veterans. All ages are needed to help. Folks can bring extra decorations for the cards if they wish, but everything is going to be available to make the basic cards. Come on down and make some original and unique valentines! Pizza follows the valentine creating session. The event is sponsored by the Thurman Youth Commission.

The John Thurman Historical Society will not meet this month, allowing all members to take a long winter's nap and to be ready for the Spring sessions, we hear.

There also will not be a town Youth Commission meeting in February, but one is being planned for March.

The Thurman Volunteer Emergency Squad is holding a meeting Wednesday Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the squad building on High St. Those seeking to become a volunteer, or anyone interested in pursuing training to become a medic for the ambulance can stop by and obtain information. For details, call 623-4254.

The Thurman Connections Snowmobile Club is looking for anyone wishing to help with opening up and grooming trails. New members are also being sought. Call 623-9234 and tell Doug how and when you can help out.

The Glens Falls YMCA is sponsoring a free Family Fun Night on Friday Feb. 4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for all families from near and far. The event is primarily intended for children ages 5 through 11 and their parents. Featured are crafts and games followed by open gym and swimming. Take the family out for a fun-filled evening!

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