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CAP-21 COVID RELIEF:  While COVID relief legislation stumbles along through state and federal government, CAP-21 is launching more assistance for local business owners.
Starting October 13, CAP-21 will make available Round 2 of the CADK COVID Business Grant Fund. Small businesses impacted by the pandemic within the region of Woodgate through Raquette Lake with less than 25 employees are strongly encouraged to apply.
Click on CAP-21.org to see the full press release and all details

 

 

Recreation Programs: For additional information on any recreation program please call Jackie at 315-399-0748

 

    

     Ongoing Adult Pilates Mat Class - Please call 315-399-0748 for dates/times. Pre-registration is required. FREE

    

     Ongoing Adult Kettleball Class - Please call 315-399-0748 for dates/times. Pre-registration is required. FREE

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     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Basketball
- Mondays & Wednesdays 8:15pm-10:15pm at Park Ave.
Pre-registration is required.

                                                          19yr of age & older. FREE

       

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Pickleball -  Every Monday & Wednesday starting at 6pm. Call for location.. Please call 315-399-0748 for registration. FREE

    

 

    

 


  

Ongoing   Mission Boutique - Gently used clothing and housewares at the former Thrift Shop at Niccolls Memorial Church in Old Forge.  Open Fridays 10 am - 12 Noon & 7 - 8:30pm, and Saturdays 10am - 12 Noon.

Ongoing   Old Forge Social Service Outreach & Health Insurance Sign-up  - 10AM-2PM at the Town Offices. Need Health Insurance or Social Service assistance? Certified NYS Navigators are available to help you enroll through the NY State Health Marketplace the last Thursday of each month in the Town of Webb Board Room at the Visitor Information Center in Old Forge. They will also be available to help with Temporary Assistance, SNAP Benefits, Medicaid, Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) and Child Support and Day Care Services referral. Call 315-369-6799 for additional information or click here for a list of dates and services.

Ongoing   Morning Yoga - Yoga is now offered as a 10 session punch card.  You can go to whichever 10 sessions you choose to attend.  You can now also go online and sign up.  Yoga has been shown to increase muscle strength, maintain bone integrity, and improve balance, coordination, and mobility.  These gentle, therapeutic classes are open to anybody and any age.  No Restriction needed. Yoga classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 am, and evening classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday starting at 5:30 pm.  Cost for 10 sessions is $100/$70 members.  For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org  

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2021

 

Wed April 14 through Tue April 20 Kinky Boots The Musical (From London’s West End) - View’s Virtual Cinema Series. Captured live from the London stage, the ‘freshest, most fabulous, feel-good musical of the decade’ (The Hollywood News) KINKY BOOTS dazzles! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this ‘dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting’ (Time Out) award-winning musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan! There will be four showings each day; 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, and 10pm. Tickets are $15. Visit View online at www.viewarts.org for tickets and more information.

 

Thurs April 22 Earth Day Celebration - 5:00pm at the Old Forge Library. Therà Levi, of Mountain Mystic Guides Company, will open the ceremony to connect us to the earth. Then the library will lead participants in earth day activities. Those attending may bring seeds for the conclusion led by Naomi Kelly of Weaving Home who will conduct a blessing of seeds. Let’s celebrate the official opening of the annual Seed Library.

 

Sun April 25 Cooking with Friends Fundraiser- 4pm via ZOOM. We have 3 special event fundraisrs planned for late spring. The Friends have arranged with local chefs to share their recipes and techniques with you. Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes, and promise to be both fun and informative. For each of these events, attendees will receive shopping lists, recipes and resources. For the first 20 registrants, a goodie bag will be available to pick up at the library. A gift certificate from the participating restaurant will be a door prize at each class. Tim Hardiman and Paul Rivet will kick off the Cooking with Friends series. These two chefs first became friends over 20 years ago, when they worked together at Van Auken’s Inne. They both continue to inspire each other in the kitchen and enjoy sharing meals and their love of food. Tim is currently the owner and chef at The Tailor and the Cook restaurant in Utica. He is a graduate of Paul Smith’s College. Paul Rivet graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY but has recently hung up his chef’s coat after 30+ years in the business. With a nod to the spring season, they’re planning to present a shrimp and asparagus salad. To register for any or all of these events, please visit www.oldforgelibrary.org and follow to the Cooking with Friends page. The fee of $40 per event or all 3 for $100 can be paid through PayPal on that page or by check payable to Friends of the Old Forge Library. All registrations and payments must be received 4 days prior to the event.

 

Wed April 28 through Tue May 4 Secret Impressionists- View’s Great Art on Screen Series. Secret Impressionists, a virtual event film, reveals the story of the art revolution sparked by the Impressionist movement of the late 1800s. The art-documentary unveils 50 previously unseen works by Impressionist masters Manet, Caillebotte, Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Signac, Sisley, and Morisot. Audiences will be taken on a fascinating journey through the most captivating and intriguing artistic movement which created some of the most beloved works of art in the world, depicting the late nineteenth-century film stills of Paris, alluring portraits of women, and splendidly vibrant light-infused masterpiece works.There will be four showings each day; 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, and 10pm. Tickets are $10. Visit View online at www.viewarts.org for tickets and more information.

 

May 2021

 

Wed May 5 Community Pride Day - Area residents volunteers to clean up our communities and receive a free t-shirt and lunch.

Wed May 5 Cooking with Friends Fundraiser - 5:30pm via ZOOM.. Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes, and promise to be both fun and informative. For each of these events, attendees will receive shopping lists, recipes and resources. For the first 20 registrants, a goodie bag will be available to pick up at the library. A gift certificate from the participating restaurant will be a door prize at each class. Father-Son duo, Frankie and Julian Zammiello will lead our second Cooking with Friends session on Wednesday May 5th at 5:30 pm. Frankie has run Frankie's Taste of Italy in Old Forge for over 25 years. He hails from a cooking family and grew up watching and helping in the kitchen with his grandmother and mother. He still enjoys cooking those family recipes in his restaurant and has passed this passion for food on to his son Julian. After working with his father for years, Julian has ventured out on his own this past year and opened Keen Kitchen. Julian brings his own flair to his menu using modern influences while honoring his Italian background. To register for any or all of these events, please visit www.oldforgelibrary.org and follow to the Cooking with Friends page. The fee of $40 per event or all 3 for $100 can be paid through PayPal on that page or by check payable to Friends of the Old Forge Library. All registrations and payments must be received 4 days prior to the event.

 

Fri & Sat May 7 & 8 Spring Craft Grab N’ Go for Kids - At the Old Forge Library. Pick up: Friday, May 7 or Saturday, May 8 Bags will include activities, and craft supplies and instructions to keep learning fun and keep kids busy! The theme is Spring! Fun for ages 4-11. Please call or email to reserve a kit. Supplies are limited.

 

Wed May 12 through Tue May 18 42nd Street The Musical (From London’s West End) - View’s Virtual Cinema Series. Captured live from the London stage and directed by the original author of the show, Mark Bramble, 42ND STREET is one of Broadway's most classic and beloved tales. Full of crowd-pleasing tap dances, popular musical theatre standards including “Lullaby of Broadway”, “We’re in the Money", “42nd Street” and more, plus show-stopping ensemble production numbers. Not to be missed! There will be four showings each day; 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, and 10pm. Tickets are $15. Visit View online at www.viewarts.org for tickets and more information.

 

Wed May 20 Kripalu: Mindful Outdoor Experience - 5pm at the Old Forge Library. Led by Mountain Mystics Guide Company founders
John and Therà Levi, this is an opportunity to learn and practice techniques for mindful connection with nature, cultivate balance and inspiration and release stress. Strengthen the connection between nature and self. For people of all ages and backgrounds. Dress for the weather.

 

Tues May 25 Cooking with Friends Fundraiser - 5:30pm via ZOOM. We have 3 special event fundraisrs planned for late spring. The Friends have arranged with local chefs to share their recipes and techniques with you. Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes, and promise to be both fun and informative. For each of these events, attendees will receive shopping lists, recipes and resources. For the first 20 registrants, a goodie bag will be available to pick up at the library. A gift certificate from the participating restaurant will be a door prize at each class. He is a 2009 Town of Webb graduate. Ricky gained kitchen experience in Naples, FL before returning to his hometown. Back in Old Forge, Ricky was the Sous Chef first at Sisters Bistro and then at Five Corners Cafe. He is now the Chef/Owner of the popular Brewside Grill and Test Kitchen and is cooking new American pub fare. He will be accompanied by Matt Conley, his right hand man at the Grill. The two also worked side by side at Five Corners Café. To register for any or all of these events, please visit www.oldforgelibrary.org and follow to the Cooking with Friends page. The fee of $40 per event or all 3 for $100 can be paid through PayPal on that page or by check payable to Friends of the Old Forge Library. All registrations and payments must be received 4 days prior to the event.

 

Wed May 26 through Tue June 1 Hermitage: The Power of Art - View’s Great Art on Screen Series. This spectacular documentary virtual event tours through St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum, a wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, to retrace two and a half centuries. Audiences pass through the magnificent interiors that provided a meeting point for foreign artists, architects and intellectuals creating connections through art and culture. There will be four showings each day; 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, and 10pm. Tickets are $10. Visit View online at www.viewarts.org for tickets and more information.

 

Fri May 28  - Sun May 30 Great Adirondack Garage Sale - Over 200+ miles of garage sales with treasures to behold Cranberry Lake to Speculator and everywhere in between! With offerings of vintage antiques, rustic furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, toys, clothing and more — there is always something for everyone. Towns located along NYS Routes 28, 30 & 3, including: Old Forge, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Tupper Lake, Cranberry Lake, Piercefield, Newcomb & Speculator. Click here to sign up

 

Sat & Sun May 29 & 30 Calypso's Cove Open - Arcade, Mini Golf, Food: 11am - 10pm. All Attractions : 12pm - 10pm.

 

 

June 2021

 

Fri June 18 - Oct 8 Old Forge Farmer's Market - 1pm - 5pm every Friday through October 8th. We have vendors from surrounding areas who bring produce, baked goods, cheese, wine, craft beer, meats and herbal products. We have a beautiful spot behind the famous Old Forge Hardware store. No matter where you are in town you can walk on down to the market to purchase your farm fresh produce and baked goods.

 

Fri June 18 Enchanted Forest/Water Safari Opens for the Season  -New York's Largest Water Theme Park with over 50 rides and attractions including 3 new water rides! Click here for park hours

 

Sat June 26 - Monday Sept 6 Calypso's Cove Open for the Season - Open daily. Arcade, Mini Golf, Food: 11am - 10pm. All Attractions : 2pm - 10pm.

 

 

July 2021

 

Fridays in July Old Forge Farmer's Market - 1pm - 5pm every Friday through October 8th. We have vendors from surrounding areas who bring produce, baked goods, cheese, wine, craft beer, meats and herbal products. We have a beautiful spot behind the famous Old Forge Hardware store. No matter where you are in town you can walk on down to the market to purchase your farm fresh produce and baked goods.

 

Sun & Mon July 4 & 5 Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts - 9am - 5pm. View announces the return of the annual Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts, which hosts skilled vendors and features an extensive assortment of food and hand crafted items. This year’s 2-day event, which is Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is sponsored by Adirondack Bank. The festival will be located at Adirondack Bank’s parking lot at 108 Codling Street, which is right across from the Old Forge Public Beach.Proceeds will benefit View. Free parking is available near by. For more information or a vendor application, please visit https://www.viewarts.org/events/upcoming-events/2021-forge-festival-of-arts-and-crafts/

 

Sat July 10 Antique Wooden Boat Show and Fulton Chain Rendezvous - Awards for best historic, antique and classic categories. Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Central Adirondack Association. For additional information please contact Rob Kidd at 315-635-6187

 

Sat & Sun July 24 & 25 46th Annual Antique Show - The 46th Annual Old Forge Antiques and Vintage Show and Sale returns to the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street. This year's show will feature dealers with an array of goods including antique and vintage furniture, camp decor, oriental rugs, jewelry, hotel china, books, fine art, sporting goods, coins and taxidermy. Show Hours: Saturday, July 24, 2021: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday, July 25, 2021: 10 am - 4 pm Admission: $6.00 good for the entire weekend. For more information or a vendor application, please visit https://www.viewarts.org/events/upcoming-events/2021-antique-show/

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