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Summer program ready to launch

All children from ages 4 to 14 can soon sign up to have lots of fun at the Thurman Summer Youth Program which begins July 11. Sessions are held Monday through Friday on the field behind the Harris House, from 9 a.m. to noon. Children need to have papers signed authorizing trips and specifying guardians in case of an emergency. Each day there might be games, crafts, contests, reading and gardening. Snacks are provided and are usually donated by good friends and neighbors. The children routinely take trips once a week to fun places and new adventures. Parents or guardians are responsible for rides to and from the program.

Events and activities in the hills

The John Thurman Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at the thurman Town Hall. Guest speaker at the event is Dr. Thomas Devol, offering a presentation on researching the history of the Duell and Devol families in Warren County. Meetings are open to all, and refreshments are to be served. For details or to join the group, call 623-9305.

The Thurman Volunteer Fire Co.will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6 at the firehouse in Athol. Meetings are open to the public and new members who wish to join and help out in the community are welcome to stop by.

A session of The Gleaning free food program will be held at the Thurman Town Hall Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. This is open to all Thurman residents. Just stop by and bring a used grocery bag if you can. For more information, call 623-9649.

The Southern Adirondack Four-Wheeler Club will meet at the Thurman Town Hall at 7 p.m. Friday, June 10. To join this club, which follows the safety rules and still has many enjoyable rides and get-togethers, give Joan a call at 623-2007.

The senior bus service will make a trip to Glens Falls on Friday, June 10. All Thurman residents age 60 or over can take advantage of this free transportation which allows riders to shop, have lunch out, and go to appointments. All must call Laura at 623-9281 by Wednesday to reserve a seat.

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