Art in the Park project Saturday
PORT HENRY — The pH7 Committee is sponsoring an Art in the Park activity from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday by the information booth at the Port Henry Main Street park.
Participants can do a flower-stamping project on slate. All supplies will be furnished by the committee.
JEMS children’s workshops coming up
JAY — Jay Entertainment and Music Society (JEMS) will be holding drama and foreign-language programs for children at the Amos and Julia Ward Theatre, Village Green, Route 9N.
Drama workshops for children ages 5 and up are from 10 a.m. to noon July 23 through 27 and July 30 through Aug. 3, with casting from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, July 20. The sessions, which are led by Tara Mulvey, cost $3 each.
The French Language Camp for ages 6 to 9, taught by Miriam Worthington, will introduce children to French through songs, games, puppet play and hands-on activities. This year, two sessions will be offered; the first is for participants of last year’s program, and the second is for new learners. Session one, which requires a prerequisite, is from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 6 through 10. Session two is from 10:45 a.m. to noon Aug. 6 through 10. French camp is $25 for the five-day camp. There is a limit of eight students per session.
For more information or to register, contact Kate Zientko at 647-5661 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The drama program is made possible, in part, with a Developing Community Arts Grant with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered locally by the Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks.
French Camp has been made possible through a children’s program grant from Stewart’s Corp.
Youth art program offered at BluSeed
SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios is offering two one-week art programs for young artists, “Adventures in Clay” and “Adventures in Color.”
Each program will focus on specific projects that are designed for ages 6 to 14 or those who are in grades 1 through 8. The program seeks to develop and strengthen creative skills, build self-esteem and confidence, develop a sense of individuality, encourage self-expression and stimulate imagination in children. Joanna Merry will lead the classes at BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St.
“Adventures in Clay” runs from 10 a.m. to noon July 23 through 27. “Adventures in Art” runs from 10 a.m. to noon July 30 through Aug. 3.
The cost is $125 per week, which includes all materials. Partial scholarships are available.
Space is limited to 10 students. For more information or to register, visit bluseedstudios.org or call 891-3799.
Museum offers free admission for E-town residents
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Adirondack History Center Museum is offering free admission to Elizabethtown residents on Saturday, July 21, in celebration of Elizabethtown Day.
New exhibitions include “Raging Rivers,” “Cabin by the Creek” and the updated “Fire Tower” exhibit. The award-winning “Worked/Wild” exhibit offers multimedia and interactive features, photographs, paintings, memoirs, objects and videos reflecting the people and the environment of Essex County and the Adirondacks.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
For more information, call 873-6466 or visit www.adkhistorycenter.org.
Ghost Tours offered at Fort Ticonderoga
TICONDEROGA — The public is invited to explore the unexplained past at Fort Ticonderoga during Garrison Ghost Tours offered at 8 p.m. Fridays through August.
The tours will highlight Fort Ticonderoga’s haunted history and recount stories featured on Syfy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters.” The tour is recommended for guests 10 years and older.
Tickets are $35 per person, and advanced reservations are required.
Call 585-2821 or visit www.fortticonderoga.org for details.
Lyon Mountain Railroad Museum opens end of month
LYON MOUNTAIN — The Friends of Lyon Mountain Mining and Railroad Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 25 and July 28.
The museum is located at 2914 Standish Road.