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‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ slated

Bolton recreation department will be offering a puppet show intended for children ages 5 through 12 and their families — as well as adults.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is to be performed at noon Sunday Oct. 27 with shadow puppets. The room will be blackened for portions of the show — some younger children may be overwhelmed by the headless horseman. The presentation, 45 minutes long is narrated with the text Washington Irving’s classic work.

After the performance, the audience is given a backstage view of how the puppets are manipulated to control the shadows seen on screen. This will be held at the Bolton Town Hall, and admission is free.

Following the show, the Bolton After Care Program is hosting a children’s parade and party at 1 p.m.

Area children are invited to dress up in costume and meet at the Bolton firehouse at 1 p.m. then join a parade to the local Episcopal Church for a Halloween party with food, crafts, and activities.

Community computer workshops

Bolton Central School will hold a series of monthly community education computer workshops from 6 to 8 p.m. on various Tuesdays.

The classes, to be held inn the school’s first floor computer lab in Room 106, are open to area residents and are free of charge.

An 18-year veteran of teaching at BCS, Jennifer Trowbridge is the school’s computer coordinator and PK-12 computer teacher. She will teach the following topics on the dates listed below:

• Nov. 5: Buying a New Computer: Tablet, Desktop or Laptop? — The class provides details about specifications such as RAM, processor speed, hard drive, etc., useful when purchasing a new computer system.

• Dec. 17 – iPhone/iPad operation — Learn iOS 7 basics such as backing up photos, using iCloud, downloading apps, etc.

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