Keeseville Column

The Elks will be having their last family fun movie night this Friday Aug. 9, with a showing of “The Ultimate Gift.” Snacks can be purchased at 7:30 p.m. and the film will start when it gets dark enough.

Champlain Area Trails will be hosting a bridge building workshop on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The class limit is eight people so call 962-2287 or email info@champlainareatrails.comfor more info. CATS also is starting their second Photo and Caption contest. Photographs can be submitted in three categories – Hiking Trails, Scenic and Nature or Towns and Villages. Entries can be submitted until Nov. 30. Visit their website at www.champlainareatrails.com for more information.

The Keeseville Free Library just finished up one Art Show and is about to start another with a Multi-media show running from Aug. 15 through Sept. 12. A reception will be held Aug. 15 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Also the Library will have its annual book sale the third week of August. I always find a lot of great books at the sale.

North Country Honor Flight will be having an Italian/American Picnic in Beekmantown from 12:00 until 3:30 p.m. at the Beekmantown Recreation Grounds on Sunday Aug. 11. All Honor Flight WW-II veterans are invited as the guests of Honor. There is no charge for our Vets, and Honor Flight will pay the admission for all veteran spouses. Cost for any volunteers or Honor Flight members is $5 and are expected to bring a dish. Please contact Pauline Stone at 562-8598 for more information. The Honor Flight is always looking for more members to help with the flights for our Veterans. Contact the Honor Flight either by phone 834-9901 or through their website at NorthCountryHonorFlight.org

Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. is the Keeseville Farmer’s Market behind Front Street right on the bank of the AuSable River. Visit it and support our local artisans and farmers while getting the freshest products and unique art.

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