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Monday, Aug 6 

Navah Perlman

7:00 Aug. 7  KV Library and  Lake Placid Symphonetta  partner to present a lecture and music evening.  At 7 PM Navah Perlman will introduce the players, the instruments and the background of the music which will be presented at a concert at 8 PM in the KV Congregational Church, and is sponsored by East Branch Friends of the Arts.


Tues. Aug 8  7:30 PM   Karen and RL Stolz  book Signing.   Classic Adirondack Climbs


Wed.  Aug 9, 2017   9 – 4 PM   meet at Keene Valley Library

Plein Air Workshop to benefit the Keene Valley Library with J.C. Parker

Suggested donation  $25

Open to children and adults.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by adult


Wed., Aug. 9   Lorraine Duvall   Waters of the Adirondacks Lorraine Duvall will present an historical narrative on how the waters of the Adirondacks were saved from industrial pollution, impoundments that would have resulted in the flooding of towns and thousands of acres, and housing developments built on the shorelines of the lakes and rivers.


Thursday August 10  6:30 PM

Children’s prints.

  Welcome summer fun with fish, mermaids and some landlubbers too. Take a break from the heat, and get creative with Ed Emberley’s.


August 12  4 PM


Poetry Reading with Andrea Scarpino: Please join poet Andrea Scarpino as she reads from her third collection of poetry, Once Upon Wing Lake, and talks about fairy tales, childhood mythology, and the many ways memories shape our lives.

Andrea Scarpino is the author of the poetry collections Once Upon Wing Lake (Four Chambers Press, 2017), What the Willow Said as it Fell (Red Hen Press, 2016) and Once, Then (Red Hen Press, 2014). She received a PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, and an MFA from The Ohio State University. She served as Poet Laureate of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 2015-2017. she is also a graduate of Keene Central school



Aug 13, 4 PM      Book Signing: Richard Longstreth



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