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The Bolton Bulletin

Summer lecture series set

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute is hosting a series of free evening presentations on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks.

The Bolton Historical Society is jointly sponsoring this series along with the Institute, located on Rt 9N in Bolton Landing,

On Monday July 29 at 7:30 p.m., local resident Sally Defty will present “Passionate Pursuits: William Keeney Bixby: Industrialist, Collector, Philanthropist.”

On Monday Aug. 5, Anthony DeFranco of Hague, a professional landscaper, will offer a presentation “Rain Gardens to Shoreline Buffers – The How and Why” at 7:30 p.m.

Bolton to host varied events

A wide variety of interesting materials is to be found at Bolton Library’s Gigantic Book Sale, to be held Friday July 26 through Sunday July 28, under the tent at the library.

A vocal recital at The Sembrich studio is to be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday July 27. Titled “Verdi and Wagner: The Unity of Opposites,” the concert features Viktor Antipenko, tenor, and Alexandre Tchaplinsky, piano. Admission is $25. See: www.thesembrich.org for a full list of upcoming events.

On Tuesday, July 30 from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m., the acclaimed group Matt Finley and Rio Jazz is performing a free concert in Rogers Park. Finley, a multi-instrumentalist and composer, is an accomplished flugelhorn player with decades of experience in the jazz world. Among the many instruments he plays are the saxophone, flute and vibraphone.

The series of free movies in Rogers Park continues on Wednesday, July 31 with Akeelah and the Bee, starting at 8:30 p.m.. The rain location is the Bolton Town Hall.

Bolton’s Antiques & Collectibles Show and Sale is to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from Friday July 26 through Sunday July 28 in Rogers Park, and there is likely to be a wide array of intriguing items for sale. The proceeds go to the Bolton Library.

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