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April 16, 2014 - May 01, 2014
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When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Donations go towards the materials and expenses and are appreciated.
Whether you're an experienced spinner or a beginner looking for some hints and tips, bring your wheel every 3rd Wednesday from March through October and be prepared to enjoy an evening of open spinning with other fiber enthusiasts. Open Spinning Nights are March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, and October 15. If you do not have your own wheel, call the school ahead of time to check on wheel availability. This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Lower Adirondack Arts Council.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA), Lake Placid 91 Saranac Avenue Lake Placid, NY 12946
Cost: Tickets are $6 in advance and $10 at the door.
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP combines archival footage and remarkably insightful interviews from the ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project to explore how a small group of men and women of all races and classes came together to change the world and save each other’s lives. The film takes the viewer through the planning and execution of a dozen major actions that forced the U.S. government and mainstream media to deal with the AIDS crisis.
When: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: ORDA Conference Room, 2634 Main St, Lake Placid
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Clarkson University's Adirondack Semester students are presenting a panel discussion open to the public on local living. The focus is on local energy solutions, economic development programs, and food production. We will feature two professionals in each field from the surrounding area as speakers, including: Wholeshare, Juniper Hill Farms, ANCA, Adirondack Cooperative Economy, Northern Forest Center, and New York Biomass Energy Alliance.
When: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: The Yarn Shop, 460 West River Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $20.
Early settlers to this area brought the art of spinning fiber to us. Come learn a craft that has been passed on for generations. In this three-session class, you will learn the traditional art of spinning and about different types of fibers, with a focus on local fiber production. You may bring your own fiber, but you will also receive a 1/2 lb of fiber to work with during the class. Bring your own drop spindle or spinning wheel if you have one.
When: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $105. Materials Fee $30.
The sound of the triangular dinner bell is unmistakable and usually means that some good eats are about to be served. In this class you will learn the basics of blacksmithing while creating a classic triangular bell. Learn the skills that will become your foundation for more advanced projects.
When: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $15.
In this class you'll be guided through the process of making your own Welsh Love Spoon. The Love Spoon originated in Wales in the 17th Century and was carved by young men as a token of their affection for their sweethearts. Both decorative and utilitarian, this spoon will be sure to delight - and it makes a wonderful gift, too! This is the perfect class for the first-time carver.
When: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 1:15 PM
Where: Crandall Park Glens Falls, NY
Cost: $1 per person, will be donated to local Food Pantry
The 2014 Vantage Pointe Annual Easter Egg-stravaganza will be on Saturday, April 19th at 1:15PM in Crandall Park, Glens Falls. Goodie Bags for all children ages 2-yrs to 5th grade. We are asking for a donation per person of a canned food item or $1 per person. This will be donated to the Open Door Mission in Glens Falls.
When: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: Free
Join the Wetland Detective Monitoring Corps! Research has shown that climate change may cause drastic changes to Adirondack wetlands. Become a citizen scientist and conduct amphibian surveys that will be used to help preserve these vital ecosystems. This is the perfect opportunity to not only learn about the natural world, but help protect it as well. A 2nd workshop focused on plants and birds will be held on May 17th. Contact us for more information.
When: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: High Peaks Resort
Cost: Adults $26.95 - Children (6-12) $15.95 - Children under 6 free
Join High Peaks Resort for Easter Sunday Brunch! We will be serving a variety of salads and starters such as an imported and domestic cheese display and our famous chilled jumbo shrimp with cocktail sauce. There will be an option of made to order eggs and omelets as well as a carving station with roast turkey and sirloin of beef au jus.
When: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 until Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
Discover the hazards and hopes of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the summer of 1776 during this exciting living history weekend! Explore how Revolutionary War soldiers utilized their boats on the strategic Lake Champlain waterway in their fight for liberty. Fighting sickness, lack of supplies, and hunger, discover the miraculous story of how America overcame incredible odds on the road to independence at Ticonderoga.
When: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Lowville, NY
Cost: Free
Solar power presentation about programs for commercial and residential. This event will be held at jeb's Resturant, 5403 Shady Ave. Presentations will be held from 6:00pm - 6:45pm for residential programs, 6:45 - 7:30pm for commerical programs, hors d'oeuvres will be served. Sponsored by Monolith Solar and Green Volt Solutions. For more information contact us at (315) 775-8786.
When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 until Sun, Apr 27, 2014
Where: Adirondack Folk School and the Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center
The Adirondack Folk School is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ADK Fiber Experience Getaway Weekend event scheduled from Thursday night, April 24, 2014 through Sunday, April 27, 2014. We've grown so much we now have two Fiber Experience sites: the Adirondack Folk School and the Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George.
When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 until Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: varies, visit website.
Come to the 2nd Annual Adirondack Fiber Experience event. Scheduled from Thursday night, April 24, 2014 through Sunday morning, April 27, 2014, this year we've grown so much we have two Fiber Experience sites: the Adirondack Folk School and the Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $5.
Knitters, why not have stitch markers as unique and creative as your knitted item? Throw away your plastic markers and handcraft your very own stitch markers using wire, beads, and charms. Easy to make, join us for this fun class and make stitch markers that will be the envy of your fellow knitters! The materials fee covers the cost of brass or copper wire and beads to make a number of stitch markers. Additional beads and silver wire will be available to purchase from the instructor during the class.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $7.
Come join us and learn the basics of spinning on a drop spindle. We will cover drafting, spinning, plying and finishing your yarns. If you do not have a spindle, one will be provided. Spinning fibers will be provided. No experience necessary!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $10.
Come make a unique case for your phone or pocket-style camera using a seamless wet felting technique, merino wool, and decorative embellishments. You'll be amazed at what you can create in this fun 1/2 day class. Supplies to bring: a plastic dish tub or bowl, small yogurt size cup, plastic grocery bag, soap-either liquid dish soap (ivory) or bar (preferably olive oil based, or glycerin), 2-3 towels, scissors and notepad. Open to all skill levels.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $23.
Felt is a perfect medium to capture the essence of the Adirondacks in a landscape. In this workshop we will use natural fibers and learn a simple wet felting technique to make our felted "sketches". You will discover the unique felting characteristics of various fibers and how to use them to their best effect: wool batt, wool roving, nepps and locks, mohair, silk hankies, silk top and silk blends, linen and hemp.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $18.
Experiment with an array of fabrics and fibers as you learn to wet felt a textured art collage. This is a freeing form of fiber play. No prior felting experience required, just let your creative side flow. Please bring two old hand towels. All other materials will be supplied. Please wear sleeves that can be rolled up out of your way to stay dry; a heavy cloth apron or a waterproof apron is helpful too.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $12.
Add a little glamour to your wrists! We will be knitting a pair of traditional beaded "pulsvarmers" with a pattern of knit in beads. These are fun and easy to knit! Learn a provisional cast on, how to add and knit in beads, and read a chart. Bring a pair of 8" double-points US #1 and a pair of point protectors. Yarn and beads will be provided. Open to all skill levels.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $10.
In this class we will use Norwegian C1/Pelsull wool to create a vessel over a resist. Surface texture and shaping using several sculptural techniques will be explored. You'll create a small lovely vessel in this 1/2 day class. Supplies to bring: a plastic dish tub or bowl, small yogurt size cup, plastic grocery bag, soap-either liquid dish soap (ivory) or bar (preferably olive oil based, or glycerin), 2-3 towels, scissors and notepad. Open to all skill levels.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $10.
If you know how to knit you can make these lovely, playful, wearable bracelets with just a handful of beads and lots of wire! Create your own knit bracelet that will catch everyone's eye. You can't miss with this fun class.
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $250. Materials Fee $25.
Table runners are a great home décor item that can spice up your table. Over the course of two days, you will dress your loom with soft, durable cotton yarn, and weave off a table runner that will compliment your home! You will select from a variety of patterns, and structures. This course will also include different methods of fringe tying and hemstitches to really make your weaving pop!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 11:00 AM
Where: Garnet Hill Lodge
Cost: $450-$550 for the weekend, lodging, meals , and activities
RAW Fitness' Women's Weekend Retreat:Get away from it all by yourself or with a friend for the ultimate women's getaway! A healthy, but not strict, retreat that will encourage movement in the great outdoors through guided hikes and yoga/pilates as well as fun activities to let you blow off steam and feel great about giving back to yourself for once. A judgment-free weekend to try something new and feel great doing it!
When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Mon, Apr 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $380. Member Tuition $340. Materials Fee $50.
The art of blacksmithing begins with a solid foundation and a focus on the fundamentals: safety, the proper construction and control of the forge fire, hammer control, and an introduction to tooling and its purpose. Beginning with the basic techniques of tapering, upsetting, squaring, rounding, scrolling, basic joinery and more, you will leave with a finished project of your own design.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $125. Materials Fee $10.
Gloves and mittens are still hand knit in Shetland today. These traditional pieces of knitting combine the elements of Fair Isle through the use of color and pattern. You will begin a pair of patterned fingerless mitts using your choice of colors of Shetland wool.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $15.
Scandinavians believed they could save the spirit of a good harvest by weaving wheat into characters or shapes and keeping them in a place of honor until the next planting season, thus ensuring a good harvest for the next year. In this class, you will get an introduction to the art of wheat weaving through the exploration of several basic techniques: braiding and knotting.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Cost: Tuition $125. Materials Fee $30.
This project will introduce you to nuno felt, a fabulous contemporary felting technique incorporating fine wool fibers, felted into a light base weave. During the felting process, shrinking of the wool fibers causes the silk fabric to ruche or gather up, creating a rich texture.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $125. Materials Fee $20.
In this class, we will use Merino wool to create a small seamless purse with a pocket and handle. While exploring the basics of seamless wet felting, there will be an emphasis on color mixing and surface design. You will be amazed at the beautiful purse you will create in one day!
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $65. Materials Fee $125.
Connect to early American women in this introductory rug hooking class. Come expand your knowledge of Folk Art, and try your hand at this traditional art form. This class will focus on the color texture and design of a small primitive bird, size 21" x 24". Students will learn how to turn a simple pattern into an instant antique.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 | 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852
Cost: Free
Frogs and toads and salamanders, oh my! Come unlock the secrets of vernal pools and explore the springtime rituals of these amazing animals. All ages welcome. Be sure to wear appropriate layers of clothing and footwear. Pre-registration is required. Please call 518-582-2000.
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $30.
If you've ever admired the wooden pepper grinders you see in kitchen stores, here's your chance to create your own woodturned pepper grinder. This pepper grinder will be a perfect addition to your kitchen or next dinner party. Learn spindle work and boring techniques.
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $5.
Bow drill fire making is an ancient way to start fire. Due to its primitive nature, you will quickly develop an intimate understanding of the principles of fire making. We will discuss wood types and the trees they come from to the structure of your fire itself. Your relationship to fire made through primitive techniques is rewarding beyond description!
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $10.
Most people think of finding water when they hear the word Dowsing. Yes, dowsing is for finding water; however, dowsing is also a way of getting in touch with our "Natural Knowing"… our intuition. We all have the ability to be more connected and know answers to our questions about what is for our highest good or where something is located.
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $10 per person; free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga
Spend an afternoon with Curator of Collections Chris Fox examining some of the rare and important manuscripts, books, and objects in the Fort's extensive collections. Highlights include the chance to get a close look at the autographs of many of the famous people who are connected with the Fort's history, objects associated with important people from the French & Indian War and American Revolution, and rare weapons from America's colonial period.
When: Today until Mon, Apr 28, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: School of the Arts, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: $200
Led by Patricia B. Snyder, this two-hour workshop designed for adults will provide an intellectual, emotional and physical approach to creating a character through script analysis and fundamentals of acting. The focus will be on the preparation of monologues and two-character scenes. This workshop will be held on Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. on the following dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 21, 28.
When: Today until Mon, Oct 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Explore and enjoy a lean-to decked out in 19th century fashion, and a platform tent with sitting porch and writing desk. Look through flipbooks with historic photographs and imagine spending a summer on a remote lake in the Adirondacks.
When: Today until Sat, May 3, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: North Country Cultural Center for the Arts
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts is proud to announce the upcoming exhibition of Tom Semeraro's work being displayed April 4th to May 3rd 2014 in our Main Gallery. The opening reception will be held April 4th at 5:30 in the NCCCA main gallery at 23 Brinkerhoff St and is free to the public.
When: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 until Thu, Jun 12, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Where: National Museum of Dance School of the Arts - 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: 120
Calling all music lovers! Do you love the sound of the violin? Your opportunity has arrived to learn to play! The National Museum of Dance's School of the Arts (SOA) is excited to announce that they will be offering an Adult Beginner Group Violin class. SOA students are no longer just dancing to music, but creating music themselves!
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When: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 until Sun, May 4, 2014
Where: Saranac Lake, New York
Daffest is Saranac Lake's newest community movement to plant One Million daffodil bulbs and to celebrate these blooms each year with a fun filled festival! To date over 70,000 bulbs have been planted! Come join us and you will see our streets lined with these festive, beautiful blooms; a very welcome sight ever spring as we shake off the chill of winter and look forward to the new beginnings of a fresh season that explodes with new life in the Adirondacks.
When: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 until Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: St. Joseph's Church, 7 North Street, Broadalbin, NY 12025
Cost: $40 fee which includes a book and all handout materials.
Beginning Tuesday, April 29, a six week formation and skill building workshop will be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at St. Joseph's Church. The program will occur every Tuesday through June 3 and will provide information on a variety of topics such as: the art of pastoral visitation, communication skills, illness issues, spiritual assessment, grief and loss, suffering and faith, death and dying, ritual and sacraments in pastoral ministry, theology of pastoral care and care giving issues.

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