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For more information, contact Steve Parisi, museum director, at 623-2207.

Americana roots band to perform

A free concert featuring an acoustic band named The Nellys will be held Friday, March 18 at the Stony Creek Town Hall.

Sponsored by the Stony Creek Free Library, the concert is to begin at 7 p.m.

The Nellys are a alt-country band of the Americana roots genre. The band is driven by singer-songwriters Karen Gilpin on guitar and banjo, plus Peggy Lecuyer on mandolin and harmonica. This duo threads stunning harmonies throughout their songs. They are joined by Gene Lemme on stand-up bass and Kevin Maul on the dobro guitar and vocals.

Also note there will be a dog sled demonstration at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Stony Creek Town Hall. This event is also sponsored by the Stony Creek Free Library.

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The Annual Scott Remington & Friends Spinal Cord Benefit is set for Saturday, March 26 at Jimbo's Club off state Rte. 8 in Brant Lake. Proceeds are to benefit the Christopher Reeves Foundation for spinal cord research.

The event's guest speaker is Reeves Foundation founder Henry Stifel, former CEO of Xerox of Canada. Stifel's son Henry Stifel III was paralyzed from a spinal cord injury following a 1982 automobile accident.

Admission is $30 per person, and it includes a for a pasta dinner are $30 per person. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are obtained by calling Scott Remington at 494-2374 or Renee Smith at 494-7255.

Donations for the raffles at the event will be accepted until March 20.

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