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Library fundraiser

The Bolton Free Library has slated a new fundraiser, “Dancing Under the Stars” for Saturday, Aug. 16 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Rogers Park. Music by the popular local grown Blue Moon Band, there will be food, beverages, and auction prizes ranging from a ride in a world cup winning speed boat to a pizza party with wine for 20 people. If you are looking for more information or would like to make a donation you can call the library at 644-2233.

Bolton Recreation calendar

There is something going on nearly every day this summer with free concerts in Rogers Park every Tuesday at 7 p.m., free family movies every Wednesday At 8:30 p.m. and live entertainment on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. There are also several special events on other days and arts and crafts, swimming tennis and more. This coming weeks line up is: Darlingside performing in Rogers Park on Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m., The Blind Side will be shown at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 in Rogers Park and on Thursday, July 17 and Saturday, July 19 there will be a performance by The Wooly Mammoth Group: “Zombies” at 7:30 p.m. at The Bolton Community Center. The complete schedule can be found on boltonnewyork.com look for Recreation or stop in Town Hall for a calendar.

The Sembrich

1914: Summer of Destiny concert series continues this week with “Polish Compatriots” on Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. Ukranian pianist Marianna Humetska, illuminates the unique musical collaboration and special friendship of Marcella Sembrich and paints/composter Ignacy Paderwski with a set of songs from Madame Sembrich’s repertoire, performed by guest artist, soprano Malgorzata Kellis. Tickets are $25. The East River Ensemble will perform traditional music from China on Wednesday, July 16 with a free children’s workshop at 11 a.m., and performance at 1:30 p.m. for $10. On Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. will be “Not About Heros” a theatrical reading with music. Stephen MacDonald’s insightful play chronicles the friendship of war poets Siegried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. The evening features musical performance by the Brooklyn Art Song Society. Tickets are $25. Please contact The Sembrich for availability and to reserve space at 644-2431.


Please note that there will only be 200 tickets sold (not 2,000) at $100 each for the 50-50 lottery for St. Sacrement Church. For more information on how you can take a chance to win $10,000 call Leona French at 668-9201. The drawing is scheduled for Sun., Aug. 31 at Rogers Park.

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