Events & activities in the hills

The Thurman Food Pantry will be open Tuesday March 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is unopened milk left over from the Jack Wax Party, so ask about obtaining a carton for your family.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.in the town hall. Bring your knitting, sewing, or quilting projects and make some new friends. For details, contact Myra at 623-2633.

The seniors’ bus service to Glens Falls runs on the second and fourth Friday of every month. It will operate next on Friday, March 22 and is free to citizens 60 and over. Those who wish to go should call Laura at 623-9281 by Wednesday, March 20.

The Thurman transfer station’s hours of operation are from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Residents can purchase the required trash bags either at the town hall or the transfer station. The town hall is open for such transactions from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays; on Thursdays the office is closed, so see Sue Baker from 9 a.m. to noon. On Fridays, hours vary, so call first at 623-4588.

Residents having a difficult time getting their trash to the transfer station can arrange for Jim Desourdy to take them to the town landfill for $5 per week. If weekly pick-up isn’t necessary, he will transport the trash as needed. Jim routinely picks up every Saturday starting at 9 a.m., To reach him, call 623-4254.

Richards Library cannot currently accept donated books — as library employees are in the process of moving their collection of books as construction is underway for their building expansion and renovation.

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