Rouses Point plans village-wide
ROUSES POINT — The July Fourth Committee will be hosting a village-wide garage sale starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 30.
All Rouses Point residents are invited to participate.
Those who would like more details or to be placed on the sale list can call Carol Hanfield at 297-5502.
to help detect
emerald ash borer
KEENE VALLEY — The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program and Cornell University Cooperative Extension are hosting an Emerald Ash Borer First Detector Training from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 29, at the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy.
Participants will learn about emerald ash borer and what individuals can do to prepare for it and help slow its spread. The training will cover in-depth details of emerald ash borer biology, signs and symptoms, host trees, control and management, reporting and available resources.
The session includes both presentations and a hands-on field activity and is eligible for continuing education credits for foresters and herbicide applicators.
The training is free, but registration is required by Wednesday, June 27. Register at http://tinyurl.com/7b9l3ep.
For more information, contact Rebecca Hargrave at jrh45//nyis.info/eab.
Schroon Lake library group to host
AKE — The annual Friends of the Schroon Lake Library House and Garden Tour will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, rain or shine.
All proceeds will benefit the Schroon Lake Public Library.
The tour offers visitors the opportunity to visit beautiful and unusual gardens, homes with soaring beams and windows, inviting wraparound porches, beautiful lake views and unique renovations.
Tour participants get free admission to a presentation by Kerry Mendez, owner of Perennially Yours, at the Boathouse Theater from 4 to 5 p.m., after the tour. Perennially Yours, based in Ballston Spa, is a cottage business dedicated to teaching gardeners of all ages about low-maintenance, ever-blooming perennial gardening.
Starting July 1, tickets, $20 per person, will be for sale at the Schroon Lake Public Library, located in the Town Hall Building on Leland Street, 532-7737, Ext. 13. The library is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are non-refundable.
Tickets will also be available on the day of the tour in front of Town Hall from 10 a.m. to noon.
People unable to attend the tour can pay $10 to attend the presentation at Boathouse Theater.
MOOERS — Mooers Food Pantry volunteers are asking area gardeners to consider planting a row in their garden for the pantry, which is housed within the Mooers Wesleyan Church at 149 Maple St.
According to a press release, needs in the community are growing each week.
For questions or to donate, call the church at 236-5330.
Keeseville Farmers Market now open
KEESEVILLE — The new Keeseville Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday through August at Riverside Park, behind the library on Front Street, rain or shine.
The market will offer a variety of in-season vegetables, herbs and fruit; locally raised meat and poultry; wine; cut flowers and bouquets; artwork; furniture and crafts.