Wednesday, Sept. 6

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

10 a.m.-noon Donation sorting for the Mission Boutique at Niccolls Church.

10 a.m.-noon Stencil class with Dawn Lenci at the Raquette Lake school building.

7-8:30 p.m. Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

Thursday, Sept. 7

8 a.m. Kiwanis regular meeting at Walt’s Dinner.

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

5:30 p.m. Kundalini Yoga at View.

Friday, Sept. 8

8 a.m. Adirondack Canoe Classic takes off from the Old Forge Lakefront.
8-9:30 a.m. Yoga with Nanette Shovea at the Raquette Lake School.

9:30-11:30 a.m. Adirondack Canoe Classic passes through Arrowhead Park, Inlet. Great place to watch the participants paddle across Fourth Lake and then cheer them on as they enter the channel to Fifth Lake. (315) 357-5501, www.inletny.com

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

10 a.m.-noon Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

1-5 p.m. Old Forge Farmers Market behind Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue.

7-8:30 p.m. Mission Boutique thrift shop open at Niccolls Church.

Saturday, Sept. 9

8:30 a.m. Old Forge Marathon runners leave the George Hiltebrant Pavilion on North Street.

10 a.m.-noon, Ceramic Cracker Tray with Wendy Seifried at View, Old Forge. Join View’s independent potter Wendy Seifried as she guides you through the construction of one of her signature creative cracker trays. This is an introductory level class and requires no prior clay experience. It is $25 or $20 for View members. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected]

Noon- 5 p.m. Brewfest 17 at the George Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street. Old Forge on Tap will showcase over 60 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will receive three hours of sampling along with a souvenir sampling glass. If you like hanging out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food and great beer, then this is the event for you. Admission is $30 for View members or $40 for non-members. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit ViewArts.org/events or call (315) 369-6411 extension 201.

Sunday, Sept. 10

9 a.m.-4 p.m. “Writing Powerful People: Making Your Character-Real and Fictional-Come to Life” with David Hazard at View, Old Forge. Character development is essential to certain types of writing, including memoirs and character-driven novels and short stories. This workshop will help you understand how to find or create the dynamic element within your people, real or imagined. If you want to improve your character skills, this workshop is for you. Preregistration is required. It is $70 or $50 for members of View. Registration deadline is Aug. 19. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected]

3 p.m. A performance of George Orwell’s “1984” adapted for the stage by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Mason Wagner. The show is produced by Pendragon Theatre and will feature Leslie Dame, Bren Gotham, Terry Kemp, Chris Leifheit, Mark Mainville, and Liv Paulson.

Monday, Sept. 11

8:30-10 a.m. Morning yoga at View.

Through Oct. 22

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, an exhibition by Old Forge based photographer Kurt Gardner. (Transitional Period) is a body of work based around Kurt’s utilization of natural world as a self-healing agent, in the Henry M. Kashiwa Eco Gallery at View. Gallery admission is $10 or $5 for members of View. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org,
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Through Oct. 29
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, a collaborative exhibition between glass artist Robin Cass and designer Bill Klingensmith, in the Vandervort Gallery at View in Old Forge. Gallery admission is $10 or $5 for members of View. (315) 369-6411, www.ViewArts.org, [email protected], [email protected]

Visitor Information
-Old Forge, Thendara, Eagle Bay, Big Moose (315) 369-6983
-Inlet (315) 357-5501
-Raquette Lake, Long Lake (518) 624-3077
-Blue Mountain Lake, Indian Lake (518) 648-5112
Libraries
-Old Forge Library
Open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (315) 369-6008
-Inlet Public Library
Open Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. Closed Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday (315) 357-6494
-Raquette Lake Library
Open Monday 2-8 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; closed Wednesday and Friday (315) 354-4005
-Woodgate Free Library
Open Monday 3-8 p.m.; Wednesday 2-6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Tuesday and Friday (315) 392-4814
Organizations
-Herkimer County Department of Motor Vehicles on Park Ave. in Old Forge. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; closed noon-1 p.m. for lunch. Call (315) 369-3301
-View: year-round art exhibits, performances, events and workshops. Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. Call (315) 369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org (Old Forge)
-Town of Webb Historical Association: year-round free museum open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment. Call (315) 369-3838 or visit www.webbhistory.org (Old Forge)
Services
-Meals on Wheels. Herkimer County Office for the Aging (315) 867-1414
-St. Elizabeth’s Health Center. Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call (315) 369-6619 for an appointment (Old Forge)
-HASCA. A licensed home care service agency. Call (315) 369-6183