A wrap of this weekends events in the region
This is the first in a new weekly series at thevalleynews.org, looking at events and activities coming up over the weekend, from plays and concerts to craft fairs and gatherings.
Donations still being taken for underprivileged children
The countdown until Christmas may be something that officially begins with many people after Thanksgiving, but the countdown to help underprivileged children in developing countries through one specific effort is one that is already under way.
Annual tradition builds on event started by Barb and Dick Bushey
The Rev. Al Johnson wants to make sure no one goes without a warm, home-cooked meal this Thanksgiving.
St. Mary’s pastor credited for commitment Champlain
The life of one of the region’s arguably most influential men of his time has not been forgotten.
On the evening of Sept. 17, well over 100 people gathered for an evening of “recognition and gratitude” at Thurman Baptist Church.
Event starts off with early registration before noon
The Walk of Faith will celebrate its fifth anniversary this weekend and it’s an event coordinator Christa Covell-Reyell looks forward to each year.
After tending to her parish for seven years, BJ Stewart said she and her husband, Bill, are ready to spend their golden years soaking up sun rays in Myrtle Beach.
St. Mary’s Mission Center has received another sizeable donation that will help clothe those in need.
The First Congregational Church of Crown Point will celebrate “Heritage Sunday” Aug. 21.
Sister Catherine Schuyler has invested her life into teaching others while enhancing their spiritual awareness and bridging cultural divides. She’s been at it a long time — since 1933.
The Westport Federated Women are hosting a crafts, jewelry, pillow, knitted & quilted items, bake sale on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Westport Federated Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Souled Out Community Thrift Store, located at the Mooers United Methodist Church, 20 Blackman Corners Road, will hold a bag sale Friday, Aug. 19; Saturday, Aug. 20; and Friday, Aug. 26.
Brainardsville United Methodist Church and Chateaugay United Methodist Church will host a special worship service at the Brainardsville Church Camp Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 11 a.m.
St. Mary’s Mission Center, 88 Oak St., Champlain, will donate proceeds from all sales Saturday, Aug. 27, to the Mooers Food Pantry at the Mooers Wesleyan Church, 149 Maple St., Mooers.
The village of Champlain will be the first stop on a free family movie tour across the region sponsored by Dunkin Donuts.