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Newcomb, North Creek to celebrate Teddy Roosevelt

Joe Wiegand as Theodore Roosevelt

Joe Wiegand as Theodore Roosevelt

— •Activities for Pre-K to Grade 3: • Fishing Derby 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Matt Winslow Pond, Rt. 28N (look for sign) Bring a rod--bait provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. • Miniature Golf 12-3 p.m. – School Athletic Field (clubs will be provided) • Creating Fairy & Troll Houses 12-3 p.m.—School Athletic Field

•Activity for Grades 4-8: • Field Day activities—Beach or Athletic Field 1-3 p.m.

•ESF Guide Boat Regatta on Rich Lake 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rich Lake Boat Access, Rt. 28N (look for sign) • Goodnow Fire Tower: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mike Gooden SUNY ESF Forester and former NYS Ranger will be manning the restored tower between 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

•Arrival at NCS of President Teddy Roosevelt (aka Joe Wiegand) 4:30-5 p.m. The “President” will meet with diners before dinner to discuss “TR and Trains.”

•BBQ, Music, and Fireworks at the Overlook at Dusk. BBQ 5-6:30 p.m., Music provided by Eric Peter 7-8 p.m.

Sept. 8

•Ty Yandon Memorial 5K: 9 a.m. (adults/Teens) 9:15 a.m. (children under 10) 8 a.m. Registration at the Health Center. $15 entry fee. For more info email: adkpa@aol.com • Upper Works Tour: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tour will be co-lead by ESF and Christine Campeau of the Adirondack Museum. Event includes a guided historical, social and industrial tour of the Upper Works Village and McIntyre Iron Company’s New Furnace. Tour begins with shared memories from former residents of the Village and concludes with lemonade and cookies at the Tahawus Club. Bring lunch and comfortable shoes for light walking. • Huntington Forest and Lodge Tour: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Easy hike with Stacy McNulty. Meet at SUNY ESF Adirondack Ecological Center, 6312 Rt. 28N New this year: Stacy will discuss “Native Plants of the Huntington Forest” • Interpretive Signage Ribbon Cutting 12 p.m. at the Upper Works Blast Furnace. Open Space Institute will hold an informal ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the installation of new interpretive signage at the blast furnace, the first phase of a comprehensive interpretative plan that will grow to extend through the Upper Works village.

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