Friday, April 23, 2010

Adirondack Family Fun: April 23-25, 2010

By Diane Chase

Earth Day is every day and to prove it here is a continuation of fun activities happening around the Adirondack Park. Also, even though the ski season just ended don't miss out on discounts for season passes to Gore Mountain or Whiteface.


Southern Adks

4/23/10
all day The Adirondack Living Show
7:00 p.m. Benefit concert for the United Way and see FLAME at the Gloversville High School
7:00 p.m. Free Film Forum: Sharkwater Rock Hill Café, 19 Exchange St, Glens Falls

4/24/10
all day The Adirondack Living Show
all day: Lake George Land Conservancy Earth Day Celebration
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Feeder Canal Annual Clean-Up, Queensbury
9:00 a.m. - noon Farmer's Market at Christ Church Methodist Church, Glens Falls
11:00 a.m. Wood Carving workshop at the Adirondack Center for the Arts
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Make May Baskets at the Chapman Historical Museum
2:00 p.m. 30th Anniversary Ice Show
5:30 p.m. Tannery Pond Community Center spaghetti dinner ($) and free slide show of Adirondack Attic author Andy Flynn
6:00 p.m. Titanic Party and Movie at the Indian Lake Theatre
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fourth Saturday - Contra Dancing at Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls
8:30 p.m. Free live music at Tannery Pond Community Center with Dan Dugan, Peggy Lynn and Dan Berggren

4/25/10
all day The Adirondack Living Show
4:00 p.m. Family Movie Night showing of State Fair at Indian Lake Theatre

Tri-Lakes and Beyond

4/23/10
7:45 a.m. Paul Smiths College Woodsmen Competition
7:30 p.m. Film at LPCA "Shine A Light"

4/24/10
7:45 a.m. Paul Smiths College Woodsmen Competition
noon: Junk to Funk Show at NCCCGarbage Art and Recycled Fashion Show
7:30 p.m. Bluseed Studios presents Natalia Zukerman and Andy Friendman
9:00 a.m. Lake Placid Village clean -up. Wear gloves takes place with registration at the Olympic Center Box
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 Saranac Lake Free Library Mini Golf
10:00 a.m. Celebrate Earth Day at the Paul Smiths VIC and go see the Adirondack Fish Hatchery
2:00 p.m. Meet the author of Grandpa's Farm at the Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid
7:00 p.m. Kathleen Thomas will present a one-woman performance piece, "A Trojan Woman," in the auditorium of Keene Central School in Keene. Greek desserts will be available. Admission is free 7:30 p.m. High Peaks Opera Studio will present "An Evening of Operetta and Broadway" at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, a $5 donation is requested.
8:00 p.m. Reading of A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters" at 8 p.m. at Pendragon Theatre
8:00 p.m. David Knopfler (founding member of Dire Straits) performs at LPCA
8:00 p.m. Historic Saranac Lake will present a new chamber musical, "At Saranac," by Phill Greenland and Tyler Nye at the John Black Room of the Saranac Laboratory, 89 Church Street, Saranac Lake. 518-891-4585.

4/25/10
7:45 a.m. Paul Smiths College Woodsmen Competition


Western Adks

4/23/10
10:00 a.m. Preschool story hour and crafts at Town of Johnsburg library
7:00 p.m. Frog and Toad performance by Long Lake Central School

4/24/10
1:30 p.m. "Out and About: Birds and Woodland Wildflowers," with guest naturalist Peter O'Shea at the Newcomb VIC
2:00 Eskimo Basketball fundraiser for the Town of Webb with Dale Shackleford
6:00 p.m. Fiddle Jam at Long Lake 518-624-3077 ext. 13
7:00 p.m. Frog and Toad performance by Long Lake Central School

4/25/10
6:00 p.m. Fiddle Jam at Long Lake 518-624-3077 ext. 13


Champlain Valley Adks

4/23/10
noon - 4:00 p.m. Child passenger safety seat check at Essex County Public SafetyBuilding in Lewis
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Turn-Off TV celebration at City of Plattsburgh Recreation Gym
7:00 p.m. The Sound of Music performed by Chateaugay Central School497-6611
7:30 p.m. A Musical Revue being performed at Clinton Community College 7:30 p.m. Almost Maine theatre production at Hartman Theatre at Plattsburgh State,

4/24/10
10:00 - 2:00 p.m. Fun of Wheels - bike rodeo, face-painting. at the Plattsburgh State Field House
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the AuSable Forks Free Library Children's Room. 518-547-5596
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Coffeehouse for Earth Day at the North Country Co-Op in Plattsburgh
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kids Night Out Children ages 6-13 take part in sports, games, swimming, movies and arts and crafts. $10 per child at Memorial Hill Plattsburgh State
8:00 p.m. Champlain Valley Film Society will screen "The Cove" at the Willsboro School


4/25/10
1:30 p.m. Stories with Miss Karen at the Plattsburgh Public Library
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Art In Nature Series presents a Painting program at the Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center in Willsboro

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